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Add Privacy and a New Design Element To Your Space With a Barn Door Kit

If you’ve watched a home renovation show in the past 10 years, you know one of the biggest trends in design and decorating is the sliding barn door. These space-saving alternatives to traditional swinging doors offer a cost-effective way to provide privacy without having to frame an opening and install a traditional prefabricated door. They are available in a wide variety of styles and designs, which helps them double as decor pieces. They are also relatively easy to install yourself if you have a high-quality barn door kit. A barn door kit comes with everything but the actual barn door. A typical kit includes wheels that will move the barn door along the rail that sits over the opening, which...

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Design Tips To Make A Small Bathroom Better

Sometimes you fall in love with a house despite its small bathroom size, as there may be some other strong qualities you don’t want to pass up. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to make your tiny bathroom appear larger and more functional. Here are a few options to consider. Decorate in Neutral Colors Avoid the temptation to paint your bathroom lavender or neon red. Instead, use white or neutral shades to brighten the walls and ceiling. Dark flooring is fine for contrast, but you might want to add pastel decorative elements, such as a bathroom mat, shower curtain, and towels. Window blinds or curtains can be more expansive to make a small window appear larger, or a...

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