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Entertainment Centre
Our home entertainment rooms got a real workout in 2020 as hours upon hours of TV, movies, and streaming content were watched. Could your home’s main entertainment space be improved? A small, simple TV stand with a few drawers or shelves may not be enough to meet your needs. A home entertainment setup must accommodate the wide array of audio and video equipment and accessories we use every day.
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Murphy Bed Ideas: A Classic That Never Goes out of Style
Some things just never go out of style and the Murphy bed is more essential today than ever before. Today’s Murphy beds are comfortable, reliable, and can be found in upscale condos and houses and beautifully add a stylish, modern touch to your home’s décor.
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9 Common Laundry Room Problems & How to Fix Them
When we talk about the practice of washing and drying our clothes, most people refer to it as “doing the laundry”, being on “laundry duty”, or taking care of your “laundry chores”. None of those descriptions exactly demonstrate a very enthusiastic attitude towards doing the laundry once or twice a week, do they?
A look at various studies on the makeup habits of consumers indicates that anywhere from a third to half of the women surveyed never leave home without wearing some type of makeup. With makeup application being such a staple of the daily routine of so many women, it makes a lot of sense to have a dedicated space like a makeup table in order to streamline a beauty routine. Make Up, Makeup Area, Beauty Essentials, Makeup Vanity, Daily Beauty Routine, Makeup Yourself, Makeup Application, Makeup, Organization Hacks
Makeup Table Ideas to Streamline Your Daily Beauty Routine
A look at various studies on the makeup habits of consumers indicates that anywhere from a third to half of the women surveyed never leave home without wearing some type of makeup. With makeup application being such a staple of the daily routine of so many women, it makes a lot of sense to have a dedicated space like a makeup table in order to streamline a beauty routine.
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7 Sensible Home Cooling Tips That Don’t Require A/C
As we head into the final stretch of summer, the temperatures will gradually start dropping and those sweltering hot days from the past couple of months will fade further from your memory. But all it takes is one of those late-summer heatwaves to snap you back to reality, reminding you that it’s not time to stop cooling down your home for the year. For many homeowners, that means simply closing the windows and turning on the central air conditioning.
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Linen Closet Ideas and Tips to Improve an Overlooked Storage Space
Where is the messiest closet in your home? Chances are, it’s located in one of your bedrooms. But linen closets are another of your home’s closet spaces that never seem to stay organized for very long. It’s no wonder, considering they’re used on such a regular basis.
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7 Benefits of Custom Sliding Closet Doors You Might Be Overlooking
When Organized Interiors is doing a closet makeover, it’s not just the interior of the space that we’re working to transform. The closet doors are a major part of the makeover process, too. Just as garage doors have a big impact on a home’s curb appeal, the door(s) of a closet can make or break the aesthetic presentation of your closet space.
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The Murphy Bed Sofa: A Perfect Mix of Versatility, Comfort & Style
Murphy wall beds are well-known for their space-saving benefits, practicality, and comfort. But did you know this age-old sleeping solution extends to more than just a traditional bed that folds down from a wall? The Murphy bed sofa takes this clever furniture concept and does it one better by adding a comfortable sofa to the mix.
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Is A Cloffice (Closet + Office) Right For You?
When you do a dictionary lookup of ‘cloffice’ on Meriam-Webster, the result is, “The word you’ve entered isn’t in the dictionary.” Dictionary editors spend their time reading and looking for changes in language. They look at publications and sites (like this one) and identify vocabulary that has entered mainstream life – terms like bucket list, sexting, and unfriend. A word gets into the dictionary when it becomes commonly used by many people who all agree that it means the same thing.
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13 Common Laundry Mistakes You Might Be Making
The modern-day laundry process has come a long way from the days when hand scrubbing and using washboards and clothes wringers made it much more of a time-consuming, physically demanding task. But let’s face it, even with the conveniences of today’s smart, high-tech appliances and more efficient laundry cleaning products, doing the laundry is still one of our least favourite home chores.
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How To Do a Wardrobe Refresh for a Post-Pandemic World
So many things have changed in the last year and a half, to the point where we’re not sure if we’re coming or going. When will we be going back to the office or be able to start travelling again? Do we still need all the clothes that are currently in our closets? How do we assess what might be needed in the future and determine what clothes we can get rid of? As life slowly returns to normal, doing a wardrobe refresh will be one of the tasks calling for your attention.
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Working From Home Is the New Normal. Are You Ready?
Working from home is an acquired preference, and requires discipline. Prior to COVID-19, many people would say that they would have chosen to keep their work and home life separate, going as far to admit that they’d miss the social interaction with their colleagues, meeting people for lunch, and actually having a reason to get up and get dressed every day – so that they could put their best foot forward. Going out to work provided structure to their day.
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The Best View in the House Is From a Window Seat
Sitting in front of a window, and just gazing out, is one of the simple pleasures of life. From the warmth of your own home, you can curl up, no matter the weather, and watch a blizzard blow its fury across a bare field, or stare up at the night sky and wait for that first star to appear so that you can make the ultimate wish.
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A Storage Bed Has It All: Comfort, Functionality & Style!
What if you could instantly gain more valuable storage space in your bedroom that was easily accessible? A bed with storage goes beyond being just a useful dual-purpose piece of furniture that provides a comfortable space to sleep and additional room to store items. It becomes a triple-purpose asset in the bedroom. That’s because modern storage bed designs update a room’s look with stylish décor.