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1960s Mod Furniture

Interior design in the 1960s included a mixed approach of handcrafted and industrial motifs. Traditionalists and modernists vied for dominant positions in the contemporary homes of post World War II America. Budget-minded young couples utilized the inexpensive, mass-produced modern furniture while t

Playroom Wall Ideas

Cheerful colors work best for playroom walls.girl painting a wall in green- background image by Cherry-Merry from Fotolia.comThe best playroom walls combine cheerful colors and creative patterns to produce a theme that helps inspire a child's imagination. She colors and patterns shouldn't...

Slipcover Bag With a Fabric Handle

People go and buy slipcovers every day. They want to feel the fabric, test the fabric, and ultimately know that they are getting the quality they pay for. In order to do so they have to remove the slipcover from the bag, unfold it and check the material to see if it is in fact what they want.

Making Garden Totem Glass

Though the word "totem" conjures up images of wooden poles inscribed with stylized animal faces and broad, wooden eagle wings, modern garden totems are quite different. These glass sculptures are actually stacked vintage containers that sparkle in the sunlight and add color to your garden. They can

Primitive & Country Home Decor

Primitive and country decorating has its roots in the early days of America. Early settlers to this country created furnishings and accessories for their home from materials from their immediate surroundings. These handcrafted items became the first primitive country decor.

Small Spaces - Is it Possible to Achieve Great Design?

Interior designers face various challenges when dealing with a particular space. Among the most common challenges is dealing with a very small space. You have to deal with several issues when you have a small area to work on. This includes storage, comfort, and flow. How do you organize all your ite

8 Myths About Decorating the Inside of Your Home

Interior Design doesn't have to be complicated, but their are a lot of myths out there about decorating and "rules" of how to do it. The key to interior design is following your own tastes while trying to incorporate current trends.Here are 8 common myths about interior design.

Contemporary Furniture

If you're looking for a new look for your home, then you should give some consideration to contemporary furniture. Whether you live in an apartment, condo or a mansion you have to decide what would be good for you and your home and one of the most popular furniture on the market today is contem

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How to Change the Color of a Leather Sofa

Leather furniture is a popular, luxurious and durable investment. Due to the fact that the furniture will remain in our lives for many years, some people have a hard time with color commitment. Unlike other types of furniture, leather can be dyed or restored back to its original color.