Design Tip: Appliance Paint Is Magic!

I left my washer and dryer outside while remodeling my kitchen.  This morning, I went to check on them.  To my dismay, I found that my dryer has started to rust. As I am short on cash, I sent my husband to Home Depot to find a solution that did not involve a new dryer.  After using sand paper to remove the rust and two coats of appliance paint, the dryer looks brand new.  No joke.  For $5 I transformed my old appliance to its original glory.

Design Tip: Warm Weather Room Makeover

You don’t have to spend a fortune to give your home a lighter touch for the warmer Seasons. Here are some quick tips to create a fresh and new design for Spring and Summer.

1. Change out your throw pillows. Need some color inspiration? Go outside. Select colors found right in your backyard.  Look at the blues in the sky, greens from the plants and even fuchsia and yellow from Spring tulips.

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Design Tip: Mirror, Mirror On The Wall…

A mirror is not just there to check your hair. A strategically placed mirror can be magical. Mirrors give an illusion of space.  It can actually make a room look larger.

Mirrors also reflect light.  If you angle one near a window, the light can bounce off the mirror and bring more light into the room.  Make sure you are strategic about your placement. You want to avoid glare.

Whether it is framed, unframed, round or square, a mirror is a neutral and inexpensive wall accessory for any room.