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    How to Reupholster Leather Furniture in 5 Easy Steps

    How to Reupholster Leather Furniture in 5 Easy Steps

    Upholstered leather furniture is amazingly beautiful and luxurious. Such level of beauty and magnificence is what makes it sometimes too expensive to afford. However, even something so beautiful can be made affordable with some tools and the right instructions. Here is how to upholster leather furniture. 1- First thing you need to do is to remove the old leather surface. For that you need to flip the furniture over. Get help for that if possible. Now with a flathead screwdriver pry out the staples on the back. If you find tough to pry staple, use needle nosed pliers to remove them. Now you can pull off the leather. If not, check for any more staples and remove them. 2- Now…

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    How to Give your Living Room a Zen Style

    How to Give your Living Room a Zen Style

    By using Asian décor touches, you can create a Zen-inspired living room. You should choose neutral colors and furniture with clean lines. Seek for contrasting all décor items with each other. And here are some instructions to get a Zen-inspired living room. Instructions 1) Paint the living room walls with calm and neutral colors which have the power to prompt a sense of calmness. Moreover, you should consider the visual continuity between walls, furniture and floors. 2) Create a personal space using a Japanese shoji screen. A shoji screen is different from Chinese and other oriental screens in that the panels are rice paper. The paper provides privacy, but also diffuses light throughout the room. Use the shoji screen to…

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