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Should I Try To Match My Couch?

Leanne writes: Dear diva, I’m having a terrible time deciding on new furniture. Not too long ago I bought a gorgeous red couch and now it’s time to get an arm-chair and love seat. The problem is that the pieces to match my couch are no longer available. Should I try to match my couch… Read more »

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Vermont Castings Resolute Acclaim Wood Stove

Yesterday I shared some information on a really effective wood stove called the Hearthstone Heritage Wood Stove. With winter coming on so cold these days, now more than ever making sure our homes are heated effectively felt more critical than ever. After all, wood is a little more doable should one with electric heat end… Read more »

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Hearthstone Heritage Wood Stoves

As we approach the cold this year at full force, now more than ever it’s time to look at making sure you have a good heating solution in place. So this week, I will be running a series of articles on wood stoves, pellet stoves and related alternative heat sources. The first stove on our… Read more »

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Interior Design Basics: What You Need To Know About Interior Designing

Having a luxurious life style doesn’t require you to live in a mansion. You don’t have to wait until you can afford a bigger house. You can do everything on your own in your current house and make it look appealing to you and everyone else. The luxury is always the quality you want to… Read more »

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American Leather Wingback Chairs

Recently I was tasked with finding a wingback leather chair for a friend of mine who is making over her formal living room.  I had a good idea of what color she wanted and a bit of insight into her style. After looking at a few stores and bringing her back pictures, I was told… Read more »

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Perfect Picturewall

Today Stressed in Syracuse writes: Diva – This year the in-laws are all coming over to my house for the holidays. And even though there is over five weeks to go until Thanksgiving, I’m starting to get stressed out!  Recently I’ve started a bunch of projects and haven’t finished any of them! For example: I… Read more »

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Brick Fireplace Makeover

If you have an old brick fireplace that is dirty and dragging you down, don’t fret. There are some things you can do to give your fireplace some pizazz with a brick fireplace makeover! Whether it’s just a good cleaning or an all out overhaul, there are things you can do to update your fireplace…. Read more »

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Martha Stewart Living At The Home Depot

Love her or hate her, you’ve got to admit that products with the title Martha Stewart Living at The Home Depot, are wonderful.  From a design standpoint the ability to coordinate from product to product, is simply fantastic. One example: I just helped a friend design and choose the colors and products for her new nursery.  Her favorite part… Read more »