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How To Design A Living Room You Want To Spend Time In

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“How to design a living room you want to spend time in” is a collaborative post. It’s an age-old problem for families everywhere: you spend so much time fighting with your home that you never quite get to enjoy being there. If you aren’t tripping up over toys and accidentally stepping on stray Lego, you are probably chasing dishes around the kitchen and shouting at everyone to tidy up after themselves. The good news is that you can break this…

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How A Messy House Can Affect Your Mental Wellbeing

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This is a collaborative post. You may well remember the episode of Friends where Chandler discovers that his clean-freak wife Monica is secretly messy, hiding all her untidiness behind a secret locked closet door. Having a clean house was, in fact, the key to Monica’s happiness and mental wellbeing. Fast forward to a more modern media example in Queer Eye, and you’ll often see an unkempt, poorly maintained house attached to a subject struggling with some level of anxiety, depression…

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Sprucing Up Your Home This Summer

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This is a collaborative post. Giving your home a few little changes and updates can make all the difference and give it a new lease of life. You don’t need to redecorate the whole place, add a few little touches, some new, and unique accessories and you’ll fall in love with your home again. Sprucing Up Your Home This Summer Give Your Home A Fresh Coat Of Paint A lick of paint can make a world of difference to any…

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Using Spruce Trees To Spruce Up Your Garden

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This is a collaborative post. With spring just around the corner, my thoughts are turning to gardening. Having a garden is wonderful. Once the weather has warmed up, there is nothing better than spending time outdoors with friends and family. It is very relaxing and a great way to enjoy some of what nature has to offer. The other day I was browsing this website and came across their spruce page. I was both amazed and captivated. Using Spruce Trees…

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Preparing Your Home To Move Out

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This is a collaborative post When moving to a new place, there is much preparation to do. For the most part, you will be focused on outfitting your new abode, looking forward to the move-in date, and trying to arrange all of the moving implements to ensure that everything goes smoothly when the big day arrives. But of course, you likely know how to operate when that’s on the horizon. Preparing your home for the moving out process can also…

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Finding Happiness In Your Home

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Finding Happiness In Your Home is a collaborative post. When something doesn’t quite feel right with your home, it can start to preoccupy your thoughts. From a home that feels too small to being unhappy with the decor. It’s time to address the problem to help your house feel like home once more. If you’re feeling unhappiness in your home, take a look at some of the following tips to help you turn things around. Finding Happiness In Your Home…

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How To Bring Your Home To Life Using Accessories

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How To Bring Your Home To Life Using Accessories is a collaborative post. When you’re decorating your home there are a lot of big decisions that you need to make. You need to come up with a great colour scheme for the walls, decide on flooring and pick out all of the furniture and the appliances. But it’s the small details that really bring the place to life, which is why you need to take extra care when you’re accessorizing…

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3 Things People Get Wrong About Decluttering

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3 Things People Get Wrong About Decluttering is a collaborative post. Decluttering is a big craze at the moment and everybody is getting in on the act. It’s a great way to open up more space in the house, make a little extra money by selling things that you don’t need and it can even improve your mindset and make you happier. On the face of it, it seems pretty simple. Just get all of the stuff that you don’t…

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