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Just the Basics: 3 Tips for Setting up a Room

updated Jun 7, 2019
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If you’re setting up a room from scratch, either because you’ve moved or you’re a very ambitious redecorator, the possibilities can be endless — and a little overwhelming. Here are some rules of thumb and helpful hints to guide you into setting up the perfect space.

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