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Archive for December, 2010

The Hang & Level saves time, walls & frustration

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

This handy picture hanging tool can be used with Sawtooth Hooks, D-Rings & Keyholes.

Cool staging tool for hanging pictures

A cool home staging tool for hanging pictures

Decorate your wall with these basic steps:

1. Place the item on the hook(s)
2. Use 1 hook for small or light items, 2 hooks for larger heavier items.
3. Position your item and the tool on the wall. Find the right spot.
4. Press the button(s) to mark exactly where the nail goes.
5. Hang your item & then level it using the tool.

What’s the difference between plaid and tartan?

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Plaid or tartan?  This conundrum has plagued designers for ages.  At last, here’s the simple secret that will unlock the decorating door and dispel any confusion.

They’re both the same thing!

And they’re everywhere: Christmas balls, wallpaper, perfume bottles, scarves, cushions, foot stools, jackets, and now on chairs in a nice base of caramel… mmmmmmmm ;-)

Christmas decorating tips

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Concentrate your decorating in one area.  If you have a fireplace, then the mantle is a good place to start.

Choose a colour scheme to complement your room, but the look should always be festive, and decorate using two or three colours only.

Don’t overdo it! Too many ornaments and greenery look nasty.  You just need enough decoration to give the room a pleasant, polished, festive look.

Take command when staging or decorating your own house!

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Amazing product just recently advertised on the TV & various décor publications which eliminates a hammer, nails & plugs.  By using the Command, their  hooks or picture hanging strips make things so much easier – all you do is pull on the strip & remove the hook.  Even better there’s no damage & no repairs to the walls.

It’s perfect for home stagers and what a fantastic tool for Christmas to hang up all your decorations & a stocking filler for the other time of the year.


Which reminds me … need to get my list of to Father Christmas or Santa as my boys say !! wall.