One of the things that drives me the most insane as a designer are ill sized rugs. And it’s a mistake seen SO often- even on favorite HGTV shows (not naming names- but there have been large spaces “designed” with what looks like bathmats!) So I wanted to do a thorough post about how to …
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Remove any excess substance To prevent further damage, remove the excess substance using a dull knife or straight object. This will ensure that the blemish does not spread or embed itself further into the material Blot the stain or apply powder If the stain is water-soluble, gently blot it with seltzer water or club soda. Be careful not to saturate the cloth, as the spot may spread. Avoid putting too much pressure as it may deepen the stain. For oil based stains, apply a powder such as talcum or cornstarch. These agents will act to absorb and lift the stain. Let the powder sit for several hours to dry, then brush it away with a clean cloth. These methods may need to be repeated one or two times in order to get the…
What Trump Just Did To The Japanese PM Is An Embarrassment To The U.S. (VIDEO)
Donald Trump is a complete social moron. He has no idea how to take cues, and any possible opportunity to show his alpha male bravado is jumped at with pathetic aggression. The man is a schoolyard bully under the guise of a powerful leader. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe was met with an unfortunate show of …
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Spring is here and so are the newest trends of the season! Our design experts are knowledgable about all the trends hitting floors this season. We’re seeing a lot of pastel hued carpets come …
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While hanging our faux brick panels up in the playroom/guest room I happened to look down and see the grotesque window tracks. I remembered that I hadn't cleane
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