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The Color Wheel: Your Guide to Choosing Perfect Paint Schemes --> http://apttherapy.com/1n2GobY The color wheel is a basic tool for decorating, especially for beginners. It's your guide to choosing color schemes that work. Here are the basics and most common strategies, along with tips on how to navigate the wheel to get the perfect paint job.

The Best Anti-Aging Products For Your Home

Your skin gets creams and potions, your home deserves some love to keep it from looking antiquated. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com<p><b>1. A sleek, lovely white paint.</b> The simple backdrop is, and will always remain, the ultimate design classic.<p><b>2. Stripes.</b> Yes, there are a 101 patterns we …

Home Decorating

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Recipes

22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell You

I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments. Here are the highlights of my LinkedIn advice from previous articles, along with additional tips and tricks, many of which remain unspoken by the people at LinkedIn. With this checklist in hand, you can make …

Export Market Development Grants get $50 million boost aimed at SMEs

The Coalition government has announced a $50 million boost to the Export Market Development Grants scheme, as it aims to encourage more SMEs to …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Choosing The Best Indoor Plants For Your Interior

It’s no secret that I’ve been a wee bit obsessed with plants lately. After taking a good look at my interior and realizing that multiple areas of my …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Hang a Chandelier?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is decorating with a chandelier. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q:</b> …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

The Bathroom Renovation Checklist

Planning an overhaul? No matter how big or small, start here.<p>Renovating a bathroom can be overwhelming. You have to decide how much you can spend, select the right products, and determine if you're going to change the layout.<p>And that's often <i>before</i> you call a contractor.<p>To ensure that your bathroom …

Home Improvement

5 Ways To Maximize Existing Natural Light in Your Home

There's not a lot you can do to increase the amount of sunlight coming into your home — unless you're planning on a major remodel. But if you're low …

Seven steps to meet next week’s deadline for new Privacy Act with ‘teeth’

by Alison Baker<p>The Privacy Act is no longer a toothless tiger - significant reforms giving it considerable bite come into effect next …

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Free vending machines at Facebook, no leave limit at Netflix: employee benefits to make you weep

Employee perks don’t make people more productive or keep them loyal, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t salivate over them.<p>A red Ferrari won’t get us …