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How to Mix it Up with Eclectic

There is always a reason for everything; from the things that you do to the decisions that you make in life. These choices, however, may not always be appealing to people around you. No matter, you have expressed who you are and what you feel. So, if you’re out to show to the world what your unique taste in design is, perhaps, you might just come across eclectic interior design. This is especially appealing to the artistic ones. Design or style is a sphere, after all, where your taste and thoughts are shown to other people. Whether they approve or…

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Nodding to Unusual ‘Coffee Tables’

Guest Post (McCreery’s Home Furnishings) We all know what a traditional coffee table is like. It sits right in the middle of the living space and it is adorned with the most interesting conversation pieces. But more than the home for the usual  pièce de résistance, the coffee table is an anchor, a huge part of the whole ensemble that comprises your interior design. But you having a coffee table doesn’t necessarily mean that you need a coffee table (scratching your head just yet?). Being bound to the usual coffee table isn’t the only way to decorate your living room…

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Time for a Slipcover Frenzy

Guest Post By McCreery’s Home Furnishings Don’t automatically categorize slipcovers as a shabby chic element. It’s time to veer away from the usual ruffles and floral prints that are often associated with slipcovers. These actually have so much more to offer, it’s just that the interior design industry has given them very little use. Just imagine this, many pet-friendly homes have remained so thanks to the think slipcovers. With the right designs, slipcovers have the power to change the look of any living room. More Than Chairs and Couches If you’re thinking, once again, that the slipcover is just meant…

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How to Set Up the Charming Nursery in 3 Steps

Every parent, especially moms, dream of setting up the perfect nursery where they could welcome their child. This is a spot where most nurturing would take place and the very space where mother and child could bond. Of course, it is but natural to want the best things for this room in your home. It is necessary to put safety at the very top of your priorities. This does not mean that you should stress yourself in creating this room. A stylish nursery can be yours if you let your mind reach creative levels. Also, try to apply these tips…

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Oh, Daddy: Creating the Ultimate Man-Cave

The man cave. This is the ultimate spot where a man could be himself, put his feet up, and just relax. The demand for man cave essentials is becoming bigger and bigger each year. This just says a lot about how men give this space a lot of attention. And as the love of his life, so should you. The English Gentleman’s Den There are many forms of man spaces. He could go for the masculine English country room type. This is where men gather when they retire. This is that spot where they play poker and where they puff…

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Colorful Upholstery for Your Colorful Life

You must be a pretty artistic and jovial person to want to have the most colorful design elements for your home. Not a lot of people would immediately fall for a maroon sofa or a tangerine recliner. But if your heart is aching to have these, then these may be the reasons why – Highly creative people love using fresh ideas. While we all know the safety that neutral hues have to offer, the most artistic persons on the planet do not just conform. It is because they are highly imaginative, they quickly transition from one aspect to another. They…

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Sustainable Interior Design: Why Jumping On The Bandwagon Is Crucial

Have you noticed how, on the past decade, people have become more aware of environmental preservation? Suddenly, people seem to want to live a green lifestyle and to have sustainable interior design in their homes and offices. There are so many things that you can do to contribute to the reduction of carbon footprint to make earth a much cleaner place to live in. Living a green lifestyle is a lot more than installing solar panels or reducing your energy bills. You can also step up from mere water recycling and do more things that would make it possible to…

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ACT Test Preparation Can Save Your Money in The Future…

Most students will study for the ACT Test, however, handing a 900-page study guide to your child does not guarantee a higher score on the Test.  Since doing well on the test can help you in everything from getting in to college to paying for college to skipping prerequisite classes, it makes sense to do the best you can on the test. ACT Test Preparation classes can range from $200-$1000 depending on the scope and length of the class.  What if I told you paying $600 for a preparation class could lead to a $6000 scholarship.  Would you take a…

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Preparing for the Fall ACT: 5 things to consider when signing up for the ACT

As summer is at its peak, reality is starting to strike that the first fall ACT test is only 10 weeks away.  How are you preparing your child for success on this high stakes test?  Before you decide how to prepare your child, consider the timing of the test first. 1) Manage your families schedule to revolve around the week of the test. Look at the test dates and how they are aligned with your families’ schedule.  It is important that your child has the stability in the week leading up to the test to be well rested and mentally…

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Modern Recliners: 50% Function, 50% Style

Do you have fond memories of sitting on your dad’s lap as he told you some bedtime stories? You probably have a recollection of his huge, mostly overstuffed recliner chair and the many movies that you watched as you curled up with him there. These recliners no longer look as they did many years ago. These days, they offer the most beautiful designs and functions which deserve their proper spot inside family rooms, the living room, and entertainment areas. Apart from their designer looks, these recliners now come with more functions that were only dreamt of by our fathers before….