DIY Home Decorating

©Kathy Burns-Millyard, Published here sometime in April 2012

DIY Home DecoratingDIY Home Decorating: Weekend projects, tips and tricks that fit your budget!
For those who love sprucing up their home. Here is a collection of inexpensive decorating projects, tips and ideas you can put into place quickly.

Decorating Basics
– Tips for Great Home Décor with Small Children
– Pet Friendly Fabrics for Decorating Your Home
– Choosing the Proper Length of Curtains for your Room: Sashes, Skimmers and Puddles
– Choosing Wall Paint Can be Tricky: Tips to Get it Right the First Time
– Hardwood or Laminate Floors: Choosing What Works Best for your Home and Family
– The Beauty (and Pitfalls) of Choosing Wool Carpet for your Home

Master the Art of Accessorizing
– How to Effectively Group Home Accessories for Maximum Impact
– Understanding Scale When Purchasing Artwork and Accessories for Your Home
– The Lo-Down on Hanging Art Attractively & Effectively
– How to Infuse Your Rental Property with Color and Character
– Bedside Tables with a Twist: Great Stashers with Personality
– Practical Ways to Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel
– Black and White Family Photography: Creating an Awesome Wall Montage

Stylish Small Spaces
– Space Saving Decorating Ideas for Small Homes and Apartments
– Apartment Dwellers – Colors Can Actually Make a Space Seem Larger
– Maximize the Space in a Small Foyer or Hall with Style
– Cozy White Rooms That are Chic and Inviting – Not Cold and Impersonal
– Seasonal Decorating with Slipcovers and Accessories
– Mixing Floral and Plaid Patterns: Obtaining Balance for a Professional Interior Design Look

Decorating Styles
– Achieving the Coziness of Cottage Interior Design
– Modern Minimalist Decorating: When it Works and When it Doesn’t
– What is Shabby Chic Home Décor: An Infusion of Warmth and Personality
– Do you Love Retro 70’s? Include it in your Home’s Interior Design
– French Country Home Décor: A Popular Home Decorating Choice
– Is Formal Home Décor for You? Consider Functionality and Upkeep

DIY Decorating Projects
– Creating an Exciting Table Montage in Your Foyer
– Awe Inspiring Mirrors Made from Antique Gesso Picture Frames
– Easy No-Sew Window Treatments for a Little Girl’s Room Complete with Bows
– Floral Arrangements on the Floor: Making a Big Impression from the Ground Up
– Easy Fabric Wall Panels: A Great Way to Add Color and Personality to ‘No Paint’ Apartments
– Turning an Unused Guest Room into a Gift Wrapping Center
– Transform Your Laundry Room from Washed Out to Crisp and Clean
– Convert a Spare Room to a Baby Nursery in 2 Days for $200
– Quick Kitchen Facelift: How to Restore the Heart of Your Home All On Your Own
– Circus Themed Bedroom for Your Child Complete with Tented Ceiling
– Are You Short on Home Office Space? Quickly Convert a Closet to a Home Office Nook
– Choosing and Installing Plantation Shutters for Your Sun Room
– A Fabulous Headboard from an Antique Door

Outdoor Decorating
– Ten Ways to Add Appeal to Your Home’s Front Entry
– Easy Tips for Creating and Decorating an Outdoor Living Room
– Using the Right Fabrics for Outdoor Decorating
– Unique Planters Made from Unusual Vessels for your Backyard Décor
– Do it Yourself Fabulous Deck Fountain: One Day and $75
– The Outdoor Gazebo: An Inexpensive Way to Add WOW to your Backyard

Holiday Decorating
– Put the ‘Boo’ Back in your Yard this Halloween: Quick, Fun and Cheap Decorating Projects
– Set a Fabulous Thanksgiving Dinner Table (Let Your Kids Help, Too!)
– A Victorian Christmas Tree: Get the Look for Your Home
– The Newlyweds First Christmas Together: Inexpensive Decorating Ideas
– Decorating Your Yard for a Fabulous Easter Egg Treasure Hunt
– Creating a Table Centerpiece for Any Holiday

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