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Double Duty Furniture

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 1:13 PM

Need extra storage and seating in your bedroom or family room? With a little creativity, your furniture can often serve more than one purpose. Watch here as DIY expert, Kelly Edwards, shows you how to turn a single bookcase into a double-duty piece of furniture that provides enough room to...

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Headboard Heaven

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 1:11 PM

Bet you didn't think you could create a headboard for just a few dollars, right? Here is a DIY project that will not only create a dreamy look in your bedroom, it will do so without breaking the bank.

All you need are two things, and you're on your way:

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Update Your Patio Space

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 1:09 PM

Ready to throw a party? Take a look at three easy ways to transform your outdoor space into a party-ready space.

When preparing to entertain, the key is to divide your patio into separate, functional zones that are ideal for drinks, dining and conversation. You can define each area with:

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5 Things Every Guest Room Needs

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 1:06 PM

Having company this weekend? Take a cue from professional decorator, Kelly Edwards, as she turns a plain ol' guest room into one that is comfortable, relaxing and functional.

Five simple tips are guaranteed to make your friends or relatives feel right at home:

1. Hide your personal clutter.

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Window Facelift

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 1:03 PM

Sometimes, a little TLC is all your tired windows need for a much-needed facelift. By using three different materials, you can dress up any window in any space. Watch as our designer shows you how to do just that with these simple tricks:

1. Create visual depth and architectural details...

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Make the Most of a Small Bathroom

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 1:01 PM

You may feel limited by the design and storage potential of a small bath, but watch as how-to guru, Kelly Edwards, shares her tips on transforming an undersized space into a room with oversized potential. The key is to maximize every square foot and update the fixtures and surface areas...

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Decorate Walls Without Paint

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:59 PM

Everything looks better with a little color, right? And sure, a coat of bold, fresh paint is a great option. But for those of us who don't want to break out the rollers and brushes, there are other tricks that can spice up your walls too:

1. Wall decals can...

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Kitchen Re-Do with Design

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:57 PM

With the average kitchen remodel costing over $50,000, you may think updating your outdated space is not affordable. But design expert, Kelly Edwards, has a few simple tips that will modernize any kitchen without too much hard work -- or hard-earned cash.

By taking cues from your existing space and...

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One Chair Three Ways

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:54 PM

Have an old dining room chair that you don't know what to do with? Don't throw it out -- transform it. With a few easy steps, you can take that mismatched chair and turn it into one of your favorite -- and most creative -- pieces of furniture that is...

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One Room Three Ways

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:50 PM

Tired of your same old, same old living room? Give your tired, ordinary space some new, extraordinary style -- without spending a dime!

Changing the look can be as simple as changing the furniture placement. Watch as this designer shows you how to create three completely different, functional spaces:


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Choosing the Right Lighting

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:46 PM

Whether it's your kitchen, living room, bath or bedroom, lighting can have a dramatic effect on the entire space. In fact, designer Kelly Edwards says it's the most important part of home décor because if your lighting is off, your whole room will be off.

By simply using the right...

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Make the Most of a Small Bedroom

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:43 PM

Is your bedroom tighter than you would like? Do you lack adequate storage?

If so, here you will find easy steps to create the restful -- and spacious -- haven you've been dreaming of:
1. Rearrange furniture so there is a good flow in the room.
2. Remove...

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Change the Look of Your Appliances

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:40 PM

Are you in hate with your ugly, old refrigerator? Just because it doesn't match the rest of your stainless steel appliances, doesn't mean you have to spend thousands of dollars to upgrade it.

Here, do-it-yourself pro, Kelly Edwards, shows you how to take two simple items and create an updated...

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Faux Painting Techniques

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:37 PM

No doubt, walls are just more interesting with color. But, before you grab that can of chili pepper red, let Kelly Edwards take you through four step-by-step faux paint treatments that can be done on any wall to add a totally custom look -- no matter what colors you choose:

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Customize Your Own Fabrics

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:34 PM

Plain fabrics don't have to be so, well, plain. In this short video, designer Kelly Edwards shows you three quick and easy ways to add some pizzazz to your pillows, napkins or curtains.

With a little imagination, you can be on your way to creating a custom look using:


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Dress Up Your Floors with Carpet Tiles

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:28 PM

Wondering how you could possibly decide on a new rug with all of the choices out there? Learn how how to use carpet tiles instead for a creative, customized area rug that is not only easy to lay yourself, it's so versatile, you could change the pattern every day!


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Cabinet Resurfacing

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:24 PM

What a difference cabinets can make to your kitchen! But what if you don't have thousands of dollars to replace them? Watch as Kelly Edwards shows you some inexpensive DIY tricks to transform the look of your existing cabinets using regular materials like:

1. Contact paper: find a pattern or...

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Office In A Chest

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 12:11 PM

Are you an office pack rat? Do you have files, papers, pens and calendars taking over your space? Are you living in a sea of post-it notes? If you found yourself nodding to any of these, Kelly Edwards has a solution for you!

In this short video, you will learn...

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Divide A Big Room

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2009 | 5:10 PM

Is your open concept living room/dining room a little too open for you? Watch as professional decorator, Kelly Edwards, shows you how to...

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Create Floating Nightstands (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2009 | 10:52 AM

Paging all do-it-yourselfers who are short on space! Just because your bedroom is small, doesn't mean it has to be small on organization and storage. That is, if you use designer tricks like a floating nightstand.

A sleek, wall-mounted table will give you style and storage all in one, and...

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