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Lovely Small Balcony Ideas

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Lovely Small Balcony Ideas

10 lovely small balconies. Enough space for a small table + 2 chairs, a very comfy bench seat w outdoor cushion and gorgeous pillows, my collection of small Australian native plants, my attempts at growing edibles, a couple small and quirky decorative items, and a little of space in the corner for my compost. 💗 It's a tough place to be permanently, but it's gorgeous and a great afternoon hangout.

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10 Tips for Getting a Dining Room Rug Just Right

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10 Tips for Getting a Dining Room Rug Just Right

Finding a dining room rug that is both practical and stylish is no easy feat. Fluffy pile can permanently trap every crumb from the table. Too-small rugs can trip up chairs. But a good rug can bring color, texture, warmth and style to the dining room — making the hunt well worth the effort. Read on for 10 tips for choosing the just-right rug for this hardworking room. 1. Err on the side of too big. A dining room rug should have at least 24 inches of extra room on all sides of the dining table to allow enough space...

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Special Offer of June! 15% Off and Free Shipping for All Large Hand Painted Wall Art

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Special Offer of June! 15% Off and Free Shipping for All Large Hand Painted Wall Art

Special Offer of June 15% off entire order • No purchase limit Code: paintingforhome Free Shipping for ALL art paintings Paintingforhome creates art in museum quality canvas and high quality oil paint. Fine art is not far from you. We have professional artists of different painting subjects and art styles. Our painting subjects include Abstract Art, Landscape Art, Flower Art, Flower Field Painting, Mediterranean Sea Art, Seascape Art and so on.

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10 Design Strategies for Art Lovers

10 Design Strategies for Art Lovers

This Ideabook is for art lovers. Artists get into a real tizzy about the subject of people looking for art-to-match-the-sofa. Coming from a background as an artist, I always encourage my interior design clients to select art first if they don’t have any so they feel free to buy what they love and not worry about what it goes with. And then we can plan the decor around the art. I’m sure I’ll get an irate artist or two commenting here. I’ve spoken with some artists who feel the art completely stands on its own and should have nothing to...

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Display Art at Home with Nary A Nail or Hook

Display Art at Home with Nary A Nail or Hook

Display art at home with nary a nail or hook in sight by leaning it like you mean it   Leaning art has one obvious advantage – you don’t have to whip out the hammer and nails and/or consult your landlord to do so. But there’s more to it than that. There’s an elegant carelessness to art resting nonchalantly against the wall that is in keeping with schemes that strive for the ‘imperfect perfect’ look; schemes that don’t take themselves too seriously. In fact, when done well, leaning art not only provides a beautiful accent to a room but is...

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