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Whether you are looking for cheap, budget-friendly tips or ways to maximize space and create the appearance of more room, Movers.com has decorating guides for every room in your house.

  • How to Make Your Home Seem Larger

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 2, 2014

    Home decor can be tricky for some people, for others it's second nature. But what do you do when you want your cozy cottage to seem like a massive mansion? There's always one room in a house that can be tricky to decorate because of its size. Whether it's the living room or...

  • Nursery Decorating Tips for Girls

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 8, 2014

    Decorating a nursery can be a fun time for parents. There's no reason to skimp on decorating the nursery for your little girl - here are some quick tips to make it unique.

  • Decorating Tips for a Child's Room

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 8, 2014

    Decorating a child's room can be, well, child's play. Using some creativity and imagination, you won't have to spend a heap of money to make your child's bedroom a comfortable place to play, sleep and grow. Wall colors When choosing a wall color for your child's bedroom...

  • Nursery Decorating Tips for Boys

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 9, 2014

    When decorating the nursery of your new baby boy, there's no limit to the possibilities. Decorating the nursery can be a fun time for parents-to-be, and with some planning and creativity it can be an easy process, too. Theme Come up with some kind of overarching theme for the...

  • Decorating Ideas for Sports Fans

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 14, 2014

    Even if you're a die-hard sports fan, you can't always make it to each and every game. Watching your favorite sports team from the comfort of your living room can be just as fun. Even if you don't have a dedicated sports room, you can still show-off your love of the game with...

  • Decorating Ideas for your Basement

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 14, 2014

    Basements can add useful livable space to any home, but if your basement is unfinished, there are precautions you'll have to take before trying to do any kind of basement remodel . Don't start until it's dry Before you begin framing out walls, adding insulation and...

  • How to Reorganize Your Garage

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 19, 2014

    Whether you just moved in or you've been living there for a hundred years, you may not have given much thought to the organizational status of your garage . If you have, kudos to you! If not, it's time to take a trip into your garage and get ready to organize it. Once your...

  • How to Decorate Your Indoor or Outdoor Sunroom

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 20, 2014

    The sunroom in your home can sometimes become an overlooked extra storage space, but it doesn't have to be. You can easily turn an unused sunroom into a coastal paradise or a fancy outdoor dining area . The options for decorating your sunroom are limitless. A sunroom is a...

  • Cheap Decorating Tips for People on a Budget

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 23, 2014

    So how do you decorate your home on a budget? Using creativity and some elbow grease, you can transform the décor in your home with some cheap decorating tips to fit any budget.

  • Tips for Rearranging Your Furniture

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 23, 2014

    Sometimes, space doesn’t allow you to have your furniture any other way, but with some planning you could make changes to utilize your space better and have your furniture the way you like.

  • Bedroom Storage Ideas

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 30, 2014

    For many people, a bedroom is their sanctuary - a place for restful sleep and relaxation. However, it becomes hard to relax and unwind when clutter gets in the way. With a few bedroom storage ideas you'll be able to stash those unsightly piles of dirty clothes, put away...

  • Easy Storage Tips for Your Bathroom

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on May 30, 2014

    Regardless of your bathroom’s size, it still might be the smallest room in your home which means you’ll have to find creative ways to store all the items you need.

  • How to use Pinterest to Decorate Your Home

    Kelly Martini  Posted by Kelly Martini on June 4, 2014

    With the growing popularity of Pinterest, it's easier than ever to collect and save ideas when decorating your home. The social media website provides an online bulletin board for all your home improvement ideas, including decorating, remodeling, and gardening. Organize your pin...

  • Tips for Buying Artwork in Your First Home

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on June 4, 2014

    You’re undoubtedly excited about moving into your first apartment or house, but a majority of your time and money was probably spent on planning and completing the physical move. Now that you’re all moved in, you can get to some more creative stuff - like buying...

  • How to Set Up a Home Gym

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on June 4, 2014

    You can't beat the convenience of a home gym. Many people don't want to travel farther than their basement to exercise, and others are more motivated when they wake up and see a treadmill in the room. Fortunately, it is easier than you think to set up a home gym. Find the space...

  • Decorating Ideas by Color: Red

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on June 13, 2014

    If you've just moved into a new home , or are simply looking to liven up your space with some fresh décor, you may need a little inspiration before you jump right in - especially if you're thinking about using red as the dominant color in your overall scheme. Though the...

  • Summer Décor Ideas for Your Home

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on June 20, 2014

    You may have spent all winter working on that summer body, but what about your home? Summer is the perfect time to refresh your indoor living space with some bright colors and themed décor - and the best part is, if you do it right, you won't have to redo everything once...

  • Decorating Ideas by Color: Blue

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on June 30, 2014

    There are plenty of reasons you might want to use blue as a starting point for decorating your house or apartment -- it's your favorite color, it reminds you of the ocean, or you want to showcase your favorite piece of furniture that's a rich royal blue. No matter the reason you...

  • Tips for Making Your Home Party Ready

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on September 10, 2014

    Getting your home ready for a party takes more than just setting out a few plastic cups and some snacks. If you're hosting a party in your new or current home, get your home party ready in a flash with these tips. Outdoor parties In the spring and summer, backyards become...

  • Organizing Your Child's Room

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on September 12, 2014

    Once you've got the basic system in place, organizing your child's room is an easy feat. Your child can keep his or her own room organized using these same steps, but first you have to give him the tools he needs to get started. Using these tips, organizing your child's room...

  • How to Maximize Space in Your Children's Shared Bedroom

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on October 28, 2014

    Decorating a child's bedroom can be difficult enough --decorating your children's shared bedroom can be even more daunting. Trying to create a balance between two children in one space will be challenging, but the end result will be worth it. Your children will spend less time...

  • How to Add Storage in Unexpected Places

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on January 18, 2019

    Whether you've just moved or you've lived in your home for 50 years, storage is always a necessity. What do you do when you've run out of space? It's time to think creatively and start adding storage in unexpected places throughout your home. This will also help to clear room and...

  • Low-cost Bathroom Updates

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on November 18, 2014

    If your bathroom is starting to look a little dated, try some of these easy and inexpensive bathroom updates this weekend. You'll have an updated and stylish bathroom to enjoy the next time you indulge in a bubble bath. Mirror, mirror on the wall If you think that adding a...

  • Creating an In-home Movie Theater

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on November 26, 2014

    A movie theater outing can become quite pricey these days. Tickets alone seem to cost more and more each year and that's even before you get to the concession stand. If you're looking to still have that movie theater experience for a smaller price tag consider creating a movie...

  • Low-Cost Kitchen Updates

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on December 1, 2014

    Kitchens can be expensive to update and remodel. Who wants to think about that added cost after you've just completed a move? If you're looking for some inexpensive ways to update your kitchen -- old or new, try one (or a few) of these low-cost ideas for today. Make it cozy You...

  • Retro Decorating Tips

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on March 6, 2015

    Home decor styles come and go and as they say, "everything comes back." If you're looking to incorporate a bit of something old into your new or current home, keep reading for tips on how to add a bit of retro to your home decor. Choose a theme Bright pops of color and...

  • Tips for Choosing a Paint Color

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on April 21, 2015

    If you're lucky, when you first move into your new home it's a blank canvas ready for you to decorate as you wish. Painting is often the number one choice for new home owners when it comes time to decorate, because it's inexpensive and usually easy to do. But how do you decide on...

  • Low-Cost Bedroom Updates

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on April 22, 2015

    You may have painted and decorated your bedroom when you first moved in, but when was the last time you changed things up? If your bedroom could use a bit of wallet-friendly updating, try these tips to create the bedroom of your dreams--without spending your life savings. Add...

  • What to do with a Blank Wall

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on June 25, 2015

    Whether you've just moved in or you've lived there for a hundred years, a blank wall is a boring wall. If you aren't sure how to bring that wall to life, keep reading for some ways to decorate a blank wall that you might not have considered! Fabric as wallpaper If you are a...

  • Setup a Gallery Wall

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on July 1, 2015

    A gallery wall is a simple way to show off family photos, paintings or even your kid's artwork. If you're not sure where to start when it comes to creating your own gallery wall, read on for super simple tips that can be scaled to any budget and size. Ready? Select frames and...

  • 8 Tips for Making Your Home Look and Feel Bigger

    Kelly Martini  Posted by Kelly Martini on October 22, 2018

    If you're living in an apartment or just moved to a smaller house, you'll feel cramped and cluttered if you decorate too much or use too much furniture in your rooms. Make the most of your small space by creating a room that looks and feels bigger than it really is. Use these...

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