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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home (That You’ll Easily Keep!)

4 New Year's Resolutions For Your Home

Ahhh, 2017 will soon be upon us. This is when you’ll sit down and draw up a list of everything you are definitely-for-sure-100-percent going to accomplish in order to become a more accomplished person, like finally becoming a dedicated yogi or growing award-winning parsley in the backyard. That’s great, we applaud you for committing to your hobbies or health! But what about your home?

If you are an apartment dweller, renter or homeowner, there are probably some projects you can pick up that will make your home cleaner, updated or just plain safer. We’ve put together some common New Year’s home resolutions with suggestions on achieving and then maintaining these changes through the next year.

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#HouseGoals: 3 Smart Changes Grown-up Homeowners Make

Big Homeowner Changes

You are constantly evolving as a homeowner. In fact, changes are a way of life. You may not have had kids or pets when you moved into your home or you may no longer like the bright yellow couch that (you thought) was super trendy 10 years ago. Maybe you’re tired of buying inexpensive furniture only to have to replace it every couple of years when it falls apart. But now your family may be growing or maybe you’re just tired of mismatched furniture. It’s time to graduate from new homeowner to a homeowner with an established style.

How to Organize your Garage

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a renter or homeowner in possession of a garage must be in want of garage organizing tips and garage storage ideas—or so we’d imagine Jane Austen would tell us if she were alive today. The fact of the matter is a little less flowery—your garage needs help. It doesn’t matter whether you have a cozy one-car garage or a truly outrageous amount of space; if you have a garage of any size, there’s a very good chance you could use a few tips on how to organize your garage.

Hm How-To: Wall Décor Ideas for Rooms with High Ceilings

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It can be difficult to decorate rooms with high ceilings. Take it from us: Here at Homemakers, our fireplace is so tall that we display furniture on the mantel!

Whether you’ve just moved in to your new home, or you’ve been there a while and the vaulted ceilings are still perplexing you, we can help. We talked to Brandon, a senior visual designer at Homemakers, and got the lowdown on some dos and don’ts for decorating your unique space.

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7 Coffee Table Styling Tips for a Chic Tabletop

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Your coffee table is a big deal. It can make a huge statement for—or against—your home design skills. Think about it. It sits in the most visible room in your home, in the center of that central living room. Which is why coffee table styling shall not be overlooked.

Therefore, we bestow you with seven modern coffee table styling commandments. Upgrade your tabletop from bleak to chic. Scroll down to learn how to style your modern coffee table. While you’re doing your home makeover, check out our one sofa, three ways post for more living room style enlightenment!