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Mini Makeover: Curtain Edition

Make a curtain rod or lamp feel instantly more sophisticated by swapping a standard ball finial for something more artful and decorative that suits your style of decor, whether it’s mid-century modern or glam boho.

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Mini Makeover: Door Edition

Another quick way to upgrade your home’s curb appeal: Scour your favorite home décor stores — or even eBay for something vintage — for a cool door knocker, then grab your drill to install it in 15 minutes flat.

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Mini Makeover Furniture

Elevate the legs on your furniture — an IKEA couch or chair, for example — by swapping out the legs. It’s a simple way to make the furniture look totally new and unique without the hefty price of buying something new.

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Evaluating Upholsterers

What are the right questions to ask when evaluating upholsterers? A: The best place to start is seeing their work. Ask if they repair foundations such as springs and webbing. Ask if they apply new fiber and foam, and if … Continue reading

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How to Patch a Wall

Tiny nail holes are easy to repair, but what about larger holes caused by door handles or unruly roommates? Depending on the size they can be relatively easy to patch yourself using fiberglass patches. Patching wall holes takes less than an hour … Continue reading

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