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Budget-Friendly Home Improvement Ideas That Add Value

Everyone’s always looking for ways to increase their home’s value without breaking the bank. It’s a common misconception that you need to spend a fortune on home improvements to see a significant increase in property value. That’s not always the case.

In fact, there are numerous budget-friendly home improvement ideas that can add substantial value to your home. These improvements won’t just enhance your living space; they’ll also attract potential buyers if you’re planning to sell. Let’s dive into some of these cost-effective strategies that’ll give your home

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Nate Berkus shares how to decorate your house for spring

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10 Top Home Decor Trends of Summer 2023, According to Design Experts

Bright colors, eco-friendly features, and entertainment hubs are popular this season.

Statement-making colors and an eco-conscious approach are two of the main driving factors behind our design decisions both inside and out this summer. To find out what’s hot this season, we turned to the experts from Houzz and Yelp for their trend predictions based on consumer insights.

With property prices soaring right now, homeowners want to make the most of what they already have—which is where the design experts come in. For summer decor inspiration, interior designers Carmeon Hamilton and Maggie Griffin weigh in on popular decorating styles

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In new book, Dallas designer Courtney Warren reveals ways to make a home uniquely ‘you’

You may know Dallas-based interior designer Courtney Warren from TV (she’s a frequent contributor to Fox 4’s Good Day program and been on an episode of TLC’s Four Houses) or any number of publications that have featured her work — Better Homes & Gardens, for example, and Abode.

Courtney Warren used an image of her grandmother’s hand-written cake recipe as the basis for this custom wallpaper in her butler’s pantry.(Jerrod Estes)

No matter where you find her, Warren comes across as your design-savvy BFF. She’s the friend who helps you define your own style without imposing her

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8 Patio Decorating Ideas From Interior Designers

These smart patio decorating ideas will turn your outdoor space into an inviting, entertaining-friendly oasis.

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Whether it’s located in the front or back of your home, your patio has serious potential to become an inviting extension of your indoor living space. With that in mind, it makes a lot of sense to invest extra care into your patio so it feels cozy and welcoming to family and guests alike. With just a few designer-approved tweaks and some attention to detail—and lots of comfortable seating—your patio will quickly become a destination to kick back, soak up the outdoors, and make

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11 Living Room Design Ideas Designers Swear By

You’re in need of some living room design ideas but hiring an interior designer or contractor to revamp the space sounds daunting (and expensive)? Before you resign to spending yet another evening in a lackluster living room, consider this: It’s possible to transform the core room in your home with a modest budget and minimal heavy lifting. Noz Nozawa, principal designer and owner of Noz Design, knows that a little bit of savvy can go a long way. “You can absolutely make meaningful improvements to your living space without completely overhauling what you have today,” the San Francisco–based designer says.

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Ready for a Home Redecorating Spree? Get Inspired with These Ideas


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Are you ready to breathe new life into your living space and inject personality and style into your home decor? Look no further than these uplifting and trendy decor ideas that inspire you! Whether you’re longing for a more modern and sleek look or craving a cozy and eclectic feel, these creative and stylish decor pieces will help you transform your space into a reflection of your unique taste and personality. Get ready to embark on a fun and exciting redecorating

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16 inviting ways to bring the outdoors in |

Looking for garden room ideas? If your home is in need of some extra square footage (and some extra light), this windowed structure could be the answer.

By definition, a garden room is a windowed space with a fully shingled roof. Most often, a garden room is a freestanding backyard idea, like a shed or a greenhouse. But, they can also be attached to an existing building, similar to a sunroom, conservatory or orangery.

Fed up with our existing four walls, we are all looking to our outdoor spaces for the answer to how we expand our property’s footprint. With

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38 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Look Like an HGTV Showroom


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Home renovations and decorating can be exciting, but they can also be costly, leaving many homeowners feeling discouraged. However, creating a stylish and sophisticated living space doesn’t always have to come with a hefty price tag. By adopting some smart shopping strategies and taking on a few DIY projects, you can give your home a luxurious look without breaking the bank. In this article, we will provide 38 budget-friendly tips and tricks to make your home look like an HGTV showroom.

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Bored with your home? Explore creative furniture possibilities

Crowded living rooms, plain dorm-issued dressers and half-functional tables from Facebook Marketplace — homes in Oakland don’t have to be this bad. Students’ living space, and how comfortable they are living in it, affects their mental health. 

For everything students go through during the semester, one thing will follow from start to finish — their campus home. So, if you find yourself needing to cry in your dorm or apartment this winter, a change of scenery might at least offer some comfort. 

Here is a list of refreshing interior design ideas to get started. 

Double trouble: turn a dresser into

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