Articles written by: Magee Walker

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7 Ways to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Let’s be honest: it’s not easy to make a shoebox-sized cinderblock-walled space feel like home. Whether you like it or not, your dorm room will be your headquarters for the next several months—so you may as well make it a place you like to be. Of course, for most students, space, […]

6 Autumn Decor Trends

6 Autumn Decor Trends

Wish as you might for summer to last forever, you can’t stop the leaves from drying out and falling to the ground. No matter how you look at it, fall is just around the corner—and that means that change is on the horizon. You’ve probably already contemplated swapping out your […]

The Truth Behind Duck vs Goose Down

The Truth Behind Duck vs Goose Down

Generally speaking, duck down is more readily available than goose down. Since down is an animal byproduct, its availability typically depends on the other uses for the animal. Duck products (meat, eggs, etc.) are more popular worldwide than goose products, so there’s more duck down on the market than there […]

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6 Common Decor Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

Not everyone can be an interior design school grad, and some of us just weren’t born with a natural eye for décor. But that doesn’t mean that you’re doomed to a life of off-scale, iffy-looking rooms. Take a look around your home—see if you’re guilty of committing any of these […]

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5 Dog Beds That Will Have Your Dog Dreaming

It’s no secret that dogs like to sleep. A lot. Just how much a dog sleeps varies from breed to breed, and even dog to dog, but it’s safe to say that your pup definitely sleeps more than you do. Larger breeds like Saint Bernards and mastiffs can sleep up to […]

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8 Must-Haves for Your Home Bar

Put it this way: if you had a home bar, you would never even need to go out. Think of all the money you’d save—that totally justifies installing your own home bar! Home décor magazines are pros at highlighting unique rooms in luxury houses, like the aforementioned home bar. Whether […]

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8 Tips For Creating an Outdoor Kitchen

Got a patio set? That will do… but serious entertainers are taking their outdoor dining spaces to the next level. Meet the outdoor kitchen. It’s more than just a grill—it’s a bona fide prepping, cooking, and serving room that lets you take the joy of making a meal into the […]

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8 Simple Steps for Painting Furniture

You don’t need to invest in a whole new set of furniture to give a room a makeover. A fresh lick of paint over your old furniture will breathe new life into the piece, making it the perfect way to redecorate on a budget. Painting furniture is both a science […]

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9 Tips for Scoring Deals at Yard Sales

There’s something about the thrill of the hunt. The unpredictability. The potential of finding a buried treasure. The concept of beating others to the punch. The excitement is almost primitive. I’m talking, of course, about yard sales. The season is officially upon us: on any given summer weekend, with a […]

8 Tips for Decorating Open Concept Homes

8 Tips for Decorating Open Concept Homes

Open concept floor plans can be airy, flowy…and a pain to decorate! Many open concept-dwellers feel that, given the fact that different spaces blend together, the entire floor can only support a single decorating scheme. Not only can this feel boring, but it also makes it harder to distinguish between […]