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5 Times White Walls Made Us Swoon

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White paint doesn’t always get the respect it deserves. Too often it’s considered a default, or a color for people who can’t pick a color.

But white is consistently voted the ‘most popular’ and ‘most likely to succeed’ member of the color spectrum. And in so many cases, it’s white that allows other colors to pop. As Maxwell says, “A good white wall is like a nice formal dress shirt – it’s the perfect foundation. It holds the space of the room while directing attention to the art and the furnishings.” Here are five beautiful rooms that show that white paint is the hero we’ve been waiting for.

5 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Child’s Room

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Creating a room that your children would love has benefits. They will look forward to sleeping in their own rooms and they will be less afraid of the “monsters under the bed” at night.

We often think that a pretty room can only be achieved by means of a weekend paint job or some major renovation, but with little creativity, some art materials, and a nail or two—you can turn a bare bedroom into a whimsical space that’s reminiscent of a fairy tale setting. Consider these ideas:

7 Steps For Renovating Your Home

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The wallpaper is peeling off, the floor tiles are cracked and the kitchen sink is leaking. It’s time for a makeover – time to renovate your home. But how to start the big project if you haven’t done anything similar before? How much will it cost? How long will it take? How do you prevent a massive failure? And what needs to be done?


Today, we introduce you to the challenge of renovating your home the right way. We give seven useful tips so that you can comfortably tackle the big project.

Up, out or under: what sort of extension is right for you?

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Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed building approvals for home renovations in totalled $6.35 billion in 2012 – or around $500 million every month. So chances are you, or someone you know, will be thinking of extending up, out or under – or giving your home a makeover at some point.

To renovate or not to renovate?

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These days more and more people are considering renovating.

Without doubt it has great rewards, both personal and financial. Yet on the other hand renovations can lead to overspending and little to no profit come sale day.

There are a magnitude of reasons why this can happen: market shift, blowing your budget, or not allowing for a monetary buffer for when things go wrong in unexpected areas. To combat this, it is vital to scope out your potential project before you commit.