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How can I make this hidden door more hidden and less hideous?
Kristy Williams Tillman Kristy Williams Tillman Answered on Nov 26, 2023

I have a hidden door though it doesn't look so hidden at the moment and I like the appeal of a hidden door. We do need to use the door, but not often. This is in a b... See more

How an I update this knotty pine wall without painting it?
Dee B Dee B Answered on Nov 23, 2023

I’m tired of looking at my “70’s” wall but I like the different textures of wood and brick. I’m going to white wash the brick but unsure if I should stain t... See more

What to do with paneling in a dated living room?
Tamara Copple Tamara Copple Answered on Sep 03, 2023

This is my living room. I love the fireplace-flanking book shelves and the vaulted ceiling but it is a cavern. The skylight shaft doesn't let in much light, and the ... See more

Area rug under dining room table?
Donna Naughton Donna Naughton Answered on Sep 03, 2023

We are having new hardwood floors put in our dining and living rooms. Should we put an area rug under the dining room table?

We have 12 ft ceilings in our 1901 home. Odd fireplace and 4 doors!
Michelle Michelle Answered on Aug 06, 2023

The fireplace looks like it’s been chopped off from the room and4 doors come into this room. It looks like this wide open space and nothing there and we live in the... See more

Old heat vents
Niko Niko Answered on Jul 14, 2023

Imagine these in every room of your house...only they have been painted at least 100 times (maybe a little less, but not much) and they are all chipped, rusted and ug... See more

I need to update this wall unit. HELP!! Any ideas?
Cads6679 Cads6679 Answered on Nov 26, 2023

I am in the process of trying to update my decor. But I don't have $ to get new furniture. I would love any ideas for updating this wall unit. I was thinking paint... See more

How can I update my green vinyl accordion door?
Bonnie Jean Bolton Bonnie Jean Bolton Answered on Dec 16, 2023

I'm wondering if there is a way to makeover my olive green vinyl accordion closet door. I don't want to replace it with something else at this point, but I would lik... See more

How to hide an Ugly Vent?
Michael McCleary Michael McCleary Answered on Nov 26, 2023

I live in a restored 1900 farmhouse, but I wasn't the one that did the restoration. I haven't a clue why they placed this living room vent on the main wall instead of... See more

It there such a thing as too many lamps in a room?
MN Mom MN Mom Answered on Mar 02, 2024

My living room is long and narrow with windows at each end. With natural daylight, the room is flooded and bright but at night it gets super dark in spots. Can a room... See more

What to do with our livingroom ceiling?
Kathy Wilson Kathy Wilson Answered on Feb 25, 2024

We took the old popcorn ceiling off in our livingroom and thought we could just paint it. We fixed some hairline cracks where the joint in the sheetrock are, primed a... See more