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Homeowner's INTERIOR DESIGN LIBRARY

Interior design doesn't have to be expensive.

Redesign On A Budget
Written by Elizabeth Wood
Editor In Chief, United Home Improvement


Redesigning your home doesn't have to be an expensive, overwhelming process. In fact, there are so many ways to turn your home into an easy functioning, eye pleasing space without putting an enormous dent in your bank account. All it takes is a little creativity and effort, as well as some helpful tips. Consider the following suggestions:

Wall Design Techniques:

Design techniques for walls have transcended beyond a simple paint job and into creative methods which include drywall textures, faux painting and unique wall coverings. Retexturing your walls a can bring a fresh, modern appeal to your home. Also, faux painting allows you to imitate many popular textures and finishes giving you the expensive appeal you want, without the additional cost.

Create New Focal Points:

Make your home more functional and useful by turning dull rooms into home offices or a place to showcase china and art. The possibilities are endless. Always keep in mind that even though your house may have been originally designed with certain purposes in mind for each room, you always have the option of turning any room into a space that works better for your lifestyle...more

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Handicap Remodeling
Installing Wallpaper
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Reclaim Your Unused Space
Redesign On A Budget
Storage Tips
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Creating A Guest Room
If you are one of the many homeowners that have a neglected spare room, consider transforming it into a space for welcoming guests and making them feel at home with in your walls. Turning an extra room into a guest room really isn't that difficult.

Just as with any interior decorating project, a guest room requires you to style the walls and floor coverings, as well as selecting unique color schemes. Welcoming pastels are usually a good choice. Also, you may want to use neutral colors that won't interfere with the personal style of... more

Reclaim Your Unused Space
There are many ways for homeowners to reclaim unused space. Some adjustments may require you to remodel a room. Other adjustments are simple, less expensive, and can be done without the help of a professional. As you can see there are easy, cheap, difficult and expensive ways

to create more space. It all depends on what works best with your budget and your living situation. Remodeling the rooms of your house is one of the most effective ways of utilizing unused space. Consider remodeling your basement, attic, garage, and kitchen. These projects are all cost effective ways to enhance your living conditions and create more space... more

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