Guide to paint finishes(so you won’t waste your money)

There’s a basic rule of thumb to follow when choosing paint sheens: The higher the sheen, the higher the shine—and the higher the shine, the more durable it will be.

Flat paint has no shine; high-gloss is all shine. In between are eggshell, satin, and semi-gloss, each with its own practical and decorative job to do.

Here’s how to choose the right paint sheen for your painting job.

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Home cleaning hacks that will transform your routine

Whether you constantly clean your house or only really tidy things up before guests arrive, knowing a few quick and easy tricks can make the process a whole lot easier!

So to help save you some time and frustration, along with a lot of wasted money on cleaning products, we’ve put together a list of some cheap and easy hacks that will transform your cleaning routine!

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10 Best Houseplants To De-Stress Your Home And Purify The Air

If you want functional decorations, look no further than the houseplant.

Some well-placed greenery can not only brighten a space but also purify the air — and they’re also helpful in creating a more relaxing, restful ambiance in any room. We know that spending time in nature is linked to reduced stress levels and tension relief. What’s more, in a 2008 study, Dutch researchers found that hospital patients with indoor plants in their rooms reported lower stress levels than patients without them.

That’s why Huffingtonpost have rounded up 10 beautiful houseplants that are easy to take care of and effective at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air, some of which even have the NASA stamp of approval. Try adding one to your bedroom or office space for a little dose of zen.

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5 Easy Organizing Solutions for Small Spaces

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Organizing small spaces can be challenging especially when you are about to store things and can’t seem to find a place to store all your essentials.

However, limited spaces shouldn’t stop you from having a comfortable small home. Proper space planning and opting for the right set of furniture can help you make the most of your space. Interior designer Leatrice Lu shares a couple of solutions to common organizing dilemmas.

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