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Weekend Recap: Personalize your room, decorate with mirrors, and other handy hints

Catch up on this week's stories and other DIY projects


As we make the most of this weekend, let's look back at the interesting stories that we featured this week. So sit back, relax, and let these ideas, tips, and activities inspire you to improve your home. Happy weekend!

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Decor Hack: Full-Length Mirrors

Create an illusion of bigger space by adding full-length mirrors to your space.

Read the complete story here.

DIY: 3D Geometric Wall Art

Instantly liven up your walls with this easy project shared by a Real Living Reader.

See the list of materials and the complete step-by-step guide here.

Recycle your old CDs.

Turn your old CDs and DVDs into functional pieces like coasters, wall clocks, and more.

View the list of projects here.

Add indoor plants.

Indoor plants add visual interest to the home. Some plants also have additional benefits like filtering toxins such as formaldehyde and benzene.

Click here for the complete list of indoor plants that you can add to your space.

Personalize your room.

A Real Living reader gave a couple of handy hints that will surely help you give your room a personal touch. Reflect your passions and personality by decorating it with the things you love.

Read the complete story here.

Revamp your dining room.

If you're planning to give your dining room an upgrade, we've rounded up eight inspiring dining areasthat will surely motivate you to give your space a new look.

View the complete list here.

Create a country-style home with Filipino touches.

Discover how you can create a country-style look for your home with these furniture and decor picks.

See the complete list of items here.

Feng Shui Tips for the Dining Area

Chinese New Year is just a couple of days away. Invite abundance into the home by having these 12 lucky fruits on the dining table.

Read the complete story here.

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