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Simple Ways to Create a More Attractive Television Space

Designing a TV room - DYI Tv Room

Designing a TV room can be a fun way to express your creativity while also developing a space that is sure to get a significant amount of use. At the same time, in order to offer the best sound and visual experience possible, you will likely need to add a great many different electronics components to your setup. Unfortunately, this can result in a large number of unsightly cords that are not only unattractive but potentially dangerous as well. In order to keep your cords and wires safely out of sight while also keeping them and your electronics easily accessible, you might want to consider implementing these simple tricks when designing your TV room. 

Dealing with the TV 

When it comes to the...

4 Steps for Increasing Storage Space in Your Bedroom

Steps to increase your storage space in your bedroom

No matter the size of your bedroom, finding the space to store all of your clothes, jewelry and other items can be difficult. With a little creativity, however, you can increase the amount of storage space that you have available while also keeping all of your belongings within easy reach. To that end, here is a look at some great ideas for better utilizing your bedroom for storage of personal belongings. 

Step #1: Map Out Your Space 

Before you begin looking into storage options or ways to integrate your belongings into your bedroom’s décor, take some time to map out the space that you have available to you. Take measurements of your wall space, making sure to take note of where your...

5 Tips for Making a Small Bathroom Appear Larger

Tips for making a small bathroom seem larger

Dealing with a small bathroom can be difficult at times. Fortunately, while there may not be much you can do to physically expand the overall size of your bathroom, there are a few decorative steps that you can take to trick yourself into feeling like the space is larger than it actually is. 

Tip #1: Get Creative with Mirrors

Mirrors are great assets to any bathroom. Not only do they help you with getting ready to start your day, but they can also help to create the illusion of more space. Rather than simply hanging one small mirror above your vanity, mirror an entire wall. The reflection of light will help to brighten up the space while also fooling your eye...

Simple Tips for Designing Your First Child’s Bedroom

A Child's Bedroom Design

As a first-time parent, you undoubtedly want to create a bedroom for your child that is both safe and adorable. In addition to creating a space that reflects your style and taste, you also need to design the room in such a way that allows you to easily tend to the needs of your child. Since these needs change over the years, your goal should also be to design a bedroom that can be easily modified to reflect the needs of your child at each stage of growth. To that end, here are some tips to keep in mind when designing a bedroom for your child. 

Purchase Transitional Pieces 

Many furniture options currently on the market allow you to change the piece as your child grows older. Cribs that can be converted to toddler beds, for...

5 Tips for Creating a Bathroom that is Uniquely “You”

Bathroom - Calgary Real Estate DYI Tips

Sprucing up a bathroom can be a challenge, particularly if the space is somewhat small and cramped. With little space with which to work, finding a way to make the bathroom express your individuality while still providing ease of use can be particularly difficult to do. By thinking outside of the box, however, you can still keep everything in your bathroom within easy reach to use while still sprucing up the space and creating a look that is uniquely “you”. 

Experiment with Wall Coverings 

While paint is an old standby for decorating the walls of your bathroom, you can also have a little fun with the space by experimenting with other wall coverings. Wallpaper is one option, but virtually anything...