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Updating a sofa

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How can we update our homes while bypassing major renovations?We want updates that all of us can do, not just those handy do-it-yourselfers. Let’s look at 10 imaginative ways to update your home without tearing down walls or breaking the bank.

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We won’t be doing a waiting list this time, so stay tuned for a formal announcement over the next few weeks!Also, formal dining rooms seem to be going out of style.Here is your opportunity to create space in your home, making it more appealing to you and to your visitors.I’ll be sharing more of this home staging transformation soon, but in the meantime I thought you’d enjoy this short clip of the homeowner’s reaction upon seeing this living room! She told us later that she thought we had actually brought in a new sofa for the room.I hope this trick can help you update the sofa in your own home.Natural wood has a nice, clean look that works well with a variety of decorating styles.

Stripping table can be a messy project, so you might want to do it in your yard or driveway with cardboard below in case there are any drips.

Use a brush to apply an even coat of paint and varnish remover to take away from the former stain or paint.

For any lingering residue drive a stiff brush over the surface and wipe it down with a lacquer thinner to remove the last traces of the stain.

According to a Bankrate Study, open floor plans are on the top of the list when it comes to home buying and home ownership.

Homeowners want an open floor plan where the kitchen, family room and dining room share one vast open space.

Of course, the latter-mentioned group of people could just hire someone to renovate their homes for them, but then that comes with messy and costly renovations.