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Pictures of My Bathroom!

Pictures of My Bathroom!

Here are pics of my bathroom– which I decorated using Magpie Decorative Painting Muralette Designs. At $85 each, Muralettes are an inexpensive way to decorate a room in under 30 minutes. You can find them online at www.magpiepainting.com. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture, Design Your Own, Home and Decorating

A Bright Idea: New Improved CFLs Pay for Themselves

A Bright Idea: New Improved CFLs Pay for Themselves

Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) that screw in to regular bulb sockets consume less than a quarter of the energy of incandescent (tungsten) bulbs that produce the same amount of light.  They cost a lot more than tungsten bulbs, but since they also last at least four times longer they easily pay for themselves. I tried screw-in CFLs a few years ago and found that they had a number of drawbacks: Bad color quality Faint flickering Minutes to warm up … Read entire article »

Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Home and Decorating, Tips