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How to Wash Throw Pillows

Throw pillows can add a decorative and luxurious touch to any room of your home, from the living room to the bedroom. However, the pillow covers are often made of delicate fabrics that need to be handled with care. It can be a challenge to maintain them in between cleanings. But not to worry. There are many safe ways to …

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How to Clean an Oven Without Oven Cleaner

You could have the cleanest kitchen in town, but if your oven looks like it hasn’t been cleaned since you bought it, you’re going to lose some serious points with your house guests. Plus, a dirty oven can be a major fire hazard.  Before you head to your local market to buy expensive oven cleaners, read this step-by-step guide on …

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How to Organize Books Without a Bookshelf

Too many books and not enough shelving? Believe it or not, the average American reads around 12 books per year. Most of us keep many of those books in case we want to loan them out or read them again. Over the span of a lifetime, that collection can get fairly large. If you can’t find room on the shelf …

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Laundry Room Ideas: How to Decorate a Laundry Room

Laundry can be a tiresome task. In fact, according to a 2,000-person survey conducted by OnePoll, doing the laundry is the second most hated chore by Americans. While there’s not a lot you can do about the laundry piling up, there is a lot you can do to make your laundry room less dreary of a place to spend time. …

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5 Best Neighborhoods in Las Vegas

The city of Las Vegas (or the city that never sleeps) has plenty of neighborhoods to enjoy throughout the day and night. Whether you’re planning to settle down here or are just visiting, it’s important to know where you want to be based on your interests and lifestyle.  If you are considering making an area in Las Vegas your home, …

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Zen Interior Design on a Budget

Historically and culturally Zen is a school of traditional Buddhism that is, in modern times, associated with medieval Japanese culture (tea ceremonies, ink paintings, zen gardens, etc.). For contemporary interiors, creating a zen space is about creating a feeling reminiscent of the goals of practicing Zen Buddhism.  Tips for Transforming Your Home Into a Peaceful Oasis Spiritual awakenings, comfort, calm, …

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What Is Biophilic Design?

Throughout human history, humans have evolved alongside natural spaces. Only until very recently in the evolution of the human species have people spent most of their time in man-made spaces.  With all that time spent in dark and rigid office buildings, schools, and apartments, some humans have opted to infuse their space with elements of the natural world to feel …

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7 Small Kitchen Ideas to Help You Embrace Your Inner Culinary Creative

People often think you can’t explore your culinary side in an apartment kitchen because of a lack of space. But that’s not true. While having fancy equipment is great, it’s important to recognize that you can still put together an impressive space, even in the smallest kitchens.  To help you do just that, here are seven small kitchen ideas to …

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10 Renter-Friendly Apartment Hacks We Swear By

Today it’s hard to know what you’re getting into when renting an apartment. Sometimes you can luck out and find a beautiful place. Other times, you may need to put in some elbow grease to make your apartment shine.  Luckily, it’s never been easier to find easy and effective hacks that can be utilized in nearly any living space. From …