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What you need to do before you break out the brushesIt doesn’t take long, you can give your living room an all new appearance in as quickly as twenty four hours. All it takes is a new coat of paint to create a design that looks completely different than it did previously. No need to buy new furniture or accessories, just a change of color to the walls of a room can make a profound transformation. Obviously painting a living room (especially if it’s a large one) will require a financial and physical investment. That’s why you need to take...

Essentials this room shouldn’t be without!If you are about to remodel, or better yet, moving into a new home, you are probably already experiencing the excitement of designing and decorating each room. It is truly anxiety of the best kind! Some rooms, like the kitchen, will take up the majority of your deliberation as well as most of your cash! Bedrooms might need to reflect other personalities so you may get a break on one or two of those, but it is the living room where you really can establish your flair! It’s pretty straightforward. Living rooms typically consist of...

Exquisite craftsmanship & healing properties - the merging of art and health Growing out of the ancient and mammoth cliffs of the Changbai Mountains, a mountain range that lies on the border between China and North Korea, are Eastern White Cedars - better known as “Trees of Life”. Historically, they are considered to have profound medicinal value, especially for treatments found in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). In this capacity these special trees are known under yet another name. For simplicity’s sake this is the one we will refer to it by for the rest of this text. It is, “Mountain Thuja”...

From Glass to Green - A guide to the most prominent cabinet stylesThe choices you make for your kitchen are important, and you have to be able to live with them. They will not only establish the style that will be prevalent for all to see, they will determine how efficiently the kitchen functions as well.In this in-depth directory, we take a detailed look at all of the types and styles of kitchen cabinets that are available. Most of what you need to know is right here (and anything else is surely within the pages of this site!). DOOR...

5 cost-saving tips for choosing cabinets You never really thought twice about your kitchen ‘till someone mentioned that it looked, “vintage”. That could be cool, if it were intentional. The fact is, it’s just old. The kitchen cabinets are chipped, dirty, and there’s that one in particular you always have to slam to make sure it stays shut… what if you replace the cabinets only? You’ve got a little extra cash right now and it’s probably a good investment, why don’t you check online to see?Yup, just as you thought, new cabinets can make the kitchen look all-new and increase the...

Understanding the benefits of that thing above the oven It seems like there’s not much talk about range hoods. In homes that feature one, it’s just sort of there. Not much thought is given to it or the function it serves. But when it comes to designing or remodeling a home, the question of range hoods inevitably pop up. That’s when it’s necessary to know a thing or two about them. You’re about to learn that they are, in fact, among the more important appliances in your home. {Picture reference to Homebunch} Also known as an extractor or ventilation hood, the range hood’s...

Working the Galley to make it work for you A central corridor that is sandwiched between parallel rows of cabinets is called a “galley”. Such a layout works inherently well in a kitchen. Many seasoned chefs embrace it, and prefer to work within a galley setup. They believe the design contributes to greater safety and efficiency.Named after the food preparation area of a multitude of transportation vessels such as ships, the galley is traditionally a compact area that maximizes use of its limited size by cramming in as much storage and work space as possible. This is why the concept is...

You’re thinking about tile for your backsplash. Here are several types you MUST check out! One element of a kitchen that can establish a commanding look is that of the backsplash. Depending on the style chosen, you can have an inconspicuous backsplash or a bold one that screams, “look at me!”The backsplash concept has developed wildly over the last few years, and there’s an abundance of ideas for what’s to be done with it. Even so, it’s the classic standard that remains the most popular – tile. Why does tile remain so favored? It’s certainly flexible style-wise, and its budget and application...