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Jan 19

10 Affordable & Easy Ways to Add Lighting to a Closet Without Wiring

I’ve always preferred living in pre-1940s buildings for all their historical and architectural charm (so far, six different places and counting, ranging from 1907 through 1931). But my affinity for the old doesn’t always align with my modern day needs, most notably the absence of overhead lighting inside closets.

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29
Nov 18

Don't Make Vanity Lighting an Afterthought in Your Bathroom

Designers love describing bathrooms as “spa-like”—but there’s nothing spa-like about squinting in the dark. Choosing your bathroom vanity lighting is just as essential as picking out tile or hanging the perfect shower curtain. But wander into your local hardware store and you’ll find a million options. What to choose, what to choose. Follow these guidelines to learn how to pick a good setup, no matter how your bathroom is designed.

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May 18

Renter-Friendly Budget DIYs You Can Do This Long Weekend (That Actually Look Good)

Faced with a long weekend ahead of you, if you’ve got the itch to do a little DIY project to improve the way your rental home looks, this post’s for you. All from the same insanely stylish rental apartment in a basement, these two projects are fast, affordable and most of all… attractive enough you’d actually like to display.

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Apr 18

The Best Way to Add Kitchen Lighting For Under $35

Kitchen cabinets are just big boxes on your wall, which is great for storing dishes and drinking glasses, but bad for casting shadows on your counters. Make cooking so much better, more enjoyable, and just plain visible, by adding lighting to this one key spot. If you don’t want to hardwire anything new, or rent your current home, here are some great inexpensive, easy-to-install options.

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