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    • Kitchen Needs Help!, This is our kitchen
My parents are wanting to update it but not sure where to start
The home was built in 1976 so they don't want to make it too modern
They have been considering doing a country kitchen because my mom really wants a farm house sink
They are also going to be putting the microwave above the stove
And also taking out the island where the stools are at now and putting an island in the center of the room
They want to spend less than $10,000 to get it in this century
Please help!, Kitchens Design

      Kitchen Needs
      Help!

    • Be Our Guest, Our recently decorated guest room., Bedrooms Design

      Be Our Guest 

    • Small NY Bathrooms, Small 7 X 8 and, Bathrooms Design

      Small NY
      Bathrooms

    • My Parents Master Bedroom & Closet, This is my parents master bedroom and closet
A lot of hard work and time from my dad and from my mom was put into it
This was actually two separate bedrooms before
My parents opened it up and put in a door to lead into there closet and bathroom,put in new black bamboo flooring,painted the walls,added wallpaper,the new chandelier and put in black crown molding and trim to separate the wall from the wallpaper 
They love their new bedroom 
Please rate and comment, Bedrooms Design

      My Parents
      Master Bed...

    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Boy's room, Classic purple & green paint colors zig-zagged on walls. Dresser painted purple & green. Beds painted green. Green curtains.Turtle bedding & decorations. Very bright & boy friendly. Our boys LOVE it!, Boys' Rooms Design

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    • a three year olds, Pollock like painting is the focus of this family room, My two nieces both did these paintings with me when they were three.  I loved them so much I planned many of the furnishings around them., Living Rooms Design

      a three year
      olds, Pollo...

    • Boring Living Room - Need Help!!, This space is connected with my breakfast room and kitchen- I'd like to keep it simple but not boring! I will be keeping existing couches and rug... Anything else is up in the air. I don't want to spend too much, though!, Living Rooms Design

      Boring Living
      Room - Nee...

    • eph BackYard for Low Maintenance and Water Conservation, Water conserving backyard with putting green, Yards Design

      eph BackYard for
      Low Maint...

    • Blank Canvas-Living Room with Vaulted Ceilings. Help!, This is my new living room. I haven't moved yet, but I would like to know how to decorate it when I do. It is an apartment so I can't mount my tv on the wall. The vaulted ceiling shown at the door is the same heights on the other side. I have a large sofa and an chair and a half, as well as a tv stand. Any ideas on placement of the furniture and especially how to decorate the vaulted ceiling would be appreciative., Living Rooms Design

      Blank
      Canvas-Liv...

    • accent wall in Kitchen, Accent wall just off my kitchen... Painted (Warm Caramel), New mirrors hung horizontally, lamp, vases, metal wall art, and framed art, all items I already had... So I just arranged them... And created a nice warm space off my kitchen..., Kitchens Design

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1-10 of 15 Tile Videos

  1. Radiant In-Floor Bath Heating

    Radiant In-Floor Bath Heating (05:27)

    Comfortable & economical. Installing an in-floor radiant heating system.

  2. Terrific Trowel Techniques

    Terrific Trowel Techniques (00:56)

    Apply tile adhesive like a pro with these terrific trowel techniques.

  3. Curing Tips and Bonding Basics

    Curing Tips and Bonding Basics (01:28)

    Here is everything you need to know about curing.

  4. Bathroom Tile Repair

    Bathroom Tile Repair (01:32)

    Here is a quick fix for replacing broken and damaged bathroom floor tile.

  5. Grouting 101

    Grouting 101 (02:45)

    Learn how to grout like a pro for an absolutely clean and uniform finish.

  6. Perfect Grout Lines

    Perfect Grout Lines (01:03)

    Create perfectly precise grout lines with inexpensive plastic spacers.

  7. Ceramic versus Porcelain Tile

    Ceramic versus Porcelain Tile (02:30)

    Be a savvy shopper when selecting the best type of tile for your home.

  8. Timeless Stone Tile

    Timeless Stone Tile (02:17)

    Discover why natural stone tile adds classic style and beauty to any home.

  9. Decorative Tiles and Borders

    Decorative Tiles and Borders (02:55)

    Jazz up a backsplash, countertop or floor with decorative tiles or borders.

  10. Tile Surface Prep

    Tile Surface Prep (00:02:39)

    Before you can successfully install tile, surface preparation is essential.

1-7 of 7 Carpet Videos

  1. Carpet Cleaning Tips

    Carpet Cleaning Tips (01:56)

    Finally, a solution to remove wine stains and ink marks from your carpet.

  2. Carpeting Rescue

    Carpeting Rescue (05:01)

    In minutes, homeowners can repair damaged carpeting with this quick fix.

  3. Carpet Buying Tips

    Carpet Buying Tips (04:49)

    Before buying carpet, check out this advice from a carpet professional.

  4. Carpet Craters

    Carpet Craters (00:24)

    Check out this tip to raise depressions after moving furniture around.

  5. Repairing a Loose Carpet Seam

    Repairing a Loose Carpet Seam (05:06)

    A carpeting expert offers some easy tips on how to secure separating seams.

  6. Selecting Carpet

    Selecting Carpet (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on selecting carpet.

  7. Installing Carpet

    Installing Carpet (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing carpet.

1-9 of 9 Hardwood Videos

  1. Wood Floor Installation Tips

    Wood Floor Installation Tips (01:12)

    Practice makes perfect, especially when laying a hardwood floor.

  2. Subfloor Options

    Subfloor Options (01:33)

    Learn how to prepare the groundwork for a wood floor.

  3. Selecting the Best Wood Floor

    Selecting the Best Wood Floor (01:56)

    Consider the pros and cons of prefinished versus unfinished flooring.

  4. Squeaky Hardwood Floor

    Squeaky Hardwood Floor (01:44)

    These quick fixes will keep your floors quiet for years to come.

  5. Installing a Hardwood Floor

    Installing a Hardwood Floor (04:05)

    For bathroom renovation, host Amy Matthews lays a hardwood floor.

  6. Install Hardwood Floor

    Install Hardwood Floor (04:25)

    Watch as pros and homeowners tackle a hardwood floor installation.

  7. Squeaky Wood Floors

    Squeaky Wood Floors (01:07)

    Quiet a squeaky wood floor yourself with this inexpensive fix.

  8. How to Install Hardwood Floors

    How to Install Hardwood Floors (01:00)

    Amy Matthews explains how to install hardwood flooring.

  9. Repairing Hardwood Floors

    Repairing Hardwood Floors (01:00)

    Amy Matthews shares tips on repairing hardwood floors.