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Interior design tips improve your mental health

Marie Feltz
 |  Erie Times-News

Having been homebound for the major part of this year, it’s possible you have wondered about the effect your interior design might be having on your mental outlook. It’s a good question. In fact, mental health professionals have been examining the role interior design plays on mental health since long before the pandemic.

Psychology Tomorrow Magazine was at the forefront in its July 2016 article “Aesthetics and Well-Being: How Interior Design Affects Your Happiness.”

“It should not surprise us that interior designers are ‘stealing’ some knowledge from psychology to improve emotional impacts of the space,”

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Kitchen tips for more taste and less waste | Kitchen aide | Food

What are the best hacks for optimising speed and flavour, and minimising waste?
Jess, Glasgow

If you’ve ever fallen down a rabbit hole watching YouTube or Instagram, you’ll know there’s a big, bad world of kitchen hacks (otherwise known as tips) lurking in the depths of the internet. While some will waste your time and ingredients (hello, melted gummy bear jelly), others can make you a more efficient cook.

Ingredient prep is a good place to start, something in which Ixta Belfrage, recipe developer for Yotam Ottolenghi and co-author of the new Ottolenghi Flavour (out in September), is well-versed. To

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New York Homeowners: Tips For A Successful Kitchen Renovation

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Getting your kitchen ready for your contractor will make the project run smoother.
Getting your kitchen ready for your contractor will make the project run smoother. (Shutterstock)

Fall is on its way here in New York state, and it’s time to put away the lawn mower and gardening tools and turn your eye to indoor projects. Why not start with a kitchen renovation and give the most popular room in the house a new look? No matter what your budget, kitchen remodels are a great way to update your home.

Once you’ve

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Homeowners In Rhode Island: Tips For A Winning Kitchen Remodel

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Be kind to your contractor by preparing for your kitchen remodel.
Be kind to your contractor by preparing for your kitchen remodel. (Shutterstock)

Rhode Island is heading into another fall season, and for many homeowners this is the perfect time to think about your next project. Why not start with remodeling the kitchen? Kitchen makeovers are one of the most popular renovations and can make a big impact on the look and value of your home.

Once you’ve made the big decision to remodel your kitchen, there are a few

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2020 Fall Decorating Ideas – Best Autumn Decor Tips

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Courtesy of Keita Turner Design

As the seasons change outside, the design of your home should subtly reflect that inside. Transitioning your space for the fall season can be quite challenging. While it can be tempting and fun to consider kitschy autumn decor, more thoughtful decorating choices will take your space to the next level. From unique accessories to sophisticated wallpaper, fall decorating is all about adding warmth and expressing your style. Our favorite designers shared all the fall decorating inspiration you need to make your home cool and cozy for the autumn season.

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15 Interior Design Tips For The Best First Impression

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Creating inspiring interior design that makes a good first impression on guests is something that every homeowner wants as it’s a nice feeling to hear the oohs and aahs of your guests as they admire your home’s impressive interior design.

To help you make a killer interior design impression, here are 13 ways you can impress guests with brilliant interior design, including tips from Décor Aid interior designers.

Hang Interesting Pendant Lights

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Lighting can make or break even the best interior design. If you want to impress guests with thrilling home interior design, be sure to get lighting right. Pendant

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