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Check out these decorating tips to make your home the best it can be.

 

Decorating Tips for Fireplace Mantels

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Fireplace mantels are often the focal point of the rooms they reside in. Learn how to make the most of them with these fireplace mantel ideas. Like with any display, a mantel display needs a certain amount of balance and proportion. Don't just randomly place items. No matter what you put on it, keep these tips in mind.

Decorating Tips for Coffee Tables

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As a large surface that has a prominent place in many living rooms, the coffee table needs to look good while it serves its function. You want to accessorize it with a few items that look great and compliment the style of the room, but you don't want it to be too crowded or obstruct anyone's view. Here are some tips and ideas for coffee table displays that will make the most of form, function and style. 

Decorating Tips for Bookshelves

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Don't just fill your bookshelves with a bunch of books. Use them as an opportunity to make a great looking focal point for you room. Accessorize them, arrange them, personalize them, and have fun with them. Decorating bookshelves in a thoughtful way will ensure they won't just be functional, they'll look great too! 

Decorating Tips for Living Rooms

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Living rooms serve different purposes for different people. In some homes they serve as the main gathering area for family, while in others they're more of a show room, used only when company comes over. Either way, there are certain issues that always come up when trying to arrange living room furniture. Check out these tips for placing furniture in your living room. 

Decorating Tips for Small Rooms

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The most important rule when decorating small spaces is to only include items you love. In a small space there's no room for anything that doesn't make you happy. With that in mind, check out these tips for designing a small space. 

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