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This page contains tips and advice for choosing or refurbishing the accessories used to decorate your home or apartment.



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Finish For Rusty Coat Hooks?I want to do my bedroom and bathroom with a western theme. I have bought some rusty old coat hooks that I want to use in the bathroom to hang towels on. What can I put on them to keep the rusty look and make sure the rust doesn't come off on the wet towels?


Woman holding picture frame she has purchased

Decorating With Thrift Store FindsYou can find great deals on decorator pieces for a small price tag at your local thrift store. This is a page about decorating with thrift store finds.


Tabletop fountain next to a plant.

Adding Scent to a Tabletop FountainUse your peaceful water fountain to add a calming scent to the air. This is a page about adding scent to a tabletop fountain.


Using Crystal Every Day

Uses for Crystal DishesThis is a page about uses for crystal dishes. Rather than keeping your crystal dishes tucked away in the china cabinet, consider ways you can use them more frequently.



Decorating With FeathersThis is a page about decorating with feathers. You can be bold and creative decorating your home with lovely bird feathers of all kinds.


Hallway Picture Ledge

Making a Hallway Picture LedgeThis is a page about making a hallway picture ledge. When displaying all your favorite family photos you can run out of good places. Here's a way to create more space.


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Choosing Throw Pillows for Living Room?I have light walls with brown and cream carpet, my curtains are burgundy and gold. My furniture is dark brown. What color throw pillows and pictures would look nice?


Decorating With Old Mirrors

Decorating With Old MirrorsThis is a page about decorating with old mirrors. Vintage mirrors often can be used for home decorating, because of their unique frames and appearance.


Man Hanging Picture Frame

Hanging PicturesThis page is about hanging pictures. Depending on the type of material your wall is composed of, it can be a challenge to attach your art or photographs to it.



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Color Advice for Kitchen Accessories?My kitchen has white colored appliances, cream walls, and cream cabinets. What color towels and accessories would look nice? Thank you.


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Ideas for Coffee Table Accessories?I just rearranged our living room and would like some ideas about what to place on the 2 end tables, besides lamps. I want minimal clutter and I have 4 grandchildren, ranging in age from 3-7, so it needs to be things that are not fragile or something they shouldn't have.


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Decorating with Navy Blue Accents?I have a beige couch with hints of red, navy blue, and yellow in the fabric. I have decided to go with navy blue as the main color in the room with slight touches of the others.

My dilemma, I am not sure how many items I should add in the room that are navy.


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Decorating with Pine ConesCollect pine cones from your yard or nearby park or woods. Dry out and place mounds of them in garage sale bowls around your home. They are simple and beautiful. For Christmas, I add a few dabs of white paint around the edges. The plain ones look fine all year through; especially on a coffee table. If desired, add a few drops of essential oil.


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Decor With A Vintage Camera Theme?After getting a hold of a couple vintage cameras, I've fallen in love. Now I'd like my new living room to resemble an old film studio. I'm going to hang photos (black and white/sepia) on the walls and put the cameras up on shelves. I also thought about painting some small boxes to look worn, and label them things like, "flash bulbs" and "film" etc.


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Accessories to Put on the Coffee Table?I need some suggestions for what ornaments to put on my coffee table. I live in an old, small cottage which has old fashioned furniture. I'm not into flowery fabrics. I prefer the simple styles. My living area is just off the kitchen which has very light oak units. The walls in kitchen and living area are cream, sofa is beige.


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Garland Decoration Ideas For Wrought Iron Chandelier?I have a black wrought iron chandelier in my dining room, and I would like to put some kind of old fashioned vine type garland around and through it.


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Decorate Your FanGet stickers, vinyl decals, or cut wallpaper border to match any decor and attach to your floor fan.


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Use Food Coloring In Decorative BottlesWhen I was a kid, there was a designer friend of the family who had designed these beautiful modernistic liquor bottles. We had several of them.


Blue and White China CollectionI just moved and have a blue and white collection. In my old house they were displayed in a built in wall cabinet in the dining room. I had no idea what to do to display them.


Welcome To My Tea ParlorMy curio cabinet display: I am a lover of tea, teabooks, teacups, teapots, etc. I recently bought a double curio cabinet and placed a portion of my collection in the cabinets.


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Look For Old Fashioned Decorative ItemsI have a lovely ivory table runner that looks like it's "tatted". I bought it at a discount store for very little. I have it laid on top of the back of my couch. I've had many compliments on it, as it looks older than it is.


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Use a Tea Light in Pillar CandlesIf you like to decorate with large pillar candles, but don't like it when they get short, just let them burn down to the height you like, pouring out the extra wax each time to form a hollow inside of the candle.



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Bathroom Accessory Color Advice?My bathroom has ashen tan walls with glass tile of burgundy, dark brown, and clear on the counters. I would like to add color that pops for my linens and accessories. What colors should I go with. I am thinking about aqua and burgundy. Help.


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Decorating Cardboard Magazine Holders?How do you decorate your own magazine holders?


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Color Ideas for Bathroom Accessories?We recently remodeled our small bathroom. It has a white tub, toilet, oak vanity with white onyx top, and an oak cabinet on the wall over the toilet. We used brushed nickel for towel racks, toilet paper holder, and all faucets.


Blue and white swirl synthetic vanity top.

Paint Color and Accessory Advise for a Blue and...I would like suggestions on how to decorate a bathroom. We are buying an older house with a master bath with a blue and white swirl synthetic marble shower, sunken tub, and vanity top. There is no window in the bathroom. We will eventually change all of that out.


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