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Create a Homework-Friendly Reading Nook

School is officially back in full swing, and with that comes daily homework sessions. Help your kids stay focused and caught up by setting aside a special place at home for homework. With a cozy spot like the ones below, your kid might even look forward to homework time! 5 Reading Nooks That Are Perfect For Homework Closet Turned Book Nook If you have a closet that largely goes unused, why not turn it in to a reading hidey-hole? Get step by step instructions for this DIY transformation at Thrifty Decor Chick. She retained a lot of storage space by installing wall shelves and leaving the bottom of the bench open. Another variation is to turn an entry coat closet…

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Home Decor Trends: Wood Accents

r July 8, 2013 | B Home Decor

Pop into a home decor retailer near you, and you’ll agree – natural wood accents are everywhere. We’re not talking about the lacquered mahogany that’s in your parent’s dining room. This new trend is all about the reclaimed, organic and unfinished. Rustic materials are being used in contemporary shapes for a hybrid look that’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before. We visited Houston home furnishing giants High Fashion Home and Noel Furniture to scope out what’s new and fabulous. 1. Reclaimed barn wood and chippy carved pieces with a beautiful patina make up this console cabinet. 2. Tailored leather furniture gets a casual spin when paired with this rustic end table. 3. This breakfast table has an unfinished wood top…

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Woven Wood Shades for The Back Door + Win a Blinds.com Gift Card!

Last week we¬†introduced you to Tyesha and her blog, House Made Home. She is a lover of all things¬†customizable, and goes beyond builder grade in everything she does. She and her husband have given their home unique finishing touches like window-elongating molding, and a DIY paneled wall. When she started looking for woven wood shades to dress up her back door, all of the custom options available at Blinds.com sealed the deal for her. She used this image as her inspiration and landed on the Bali Economy Woven Wood Shades to get the look.   Hear What Tyesha Had To Say About Her Blinds.com Experience:     “As we all know I like customizing anything I can and doing it…

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The designer look of eco-friendly bamboo blinds

r July 13, 2011 | B Editor's Picks

It seems a bit strange, calling these blinds “matchstick blinds,” but it’s one of their many aliases. They’re the last thing you’d want catching on fire in your home, considering their all-natural construction. Also known as bamboo blinds, bamboo shades…

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