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Decor diva Tamara Chiarello solves your design dilemmas.

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What’s the story with wallpaper—is it in or out?
We have very tired wainscotting in our dining room, and it makes it feel so dark and gloomy. Okay to paint it?
Our blue-grey concrete steps and porch don’t go with any colours on our house. How can we disguise them without replacing them?
What’s the rule for the width of drapery in relation to the width of a window?
We want a neutral area rug in our living room, but can’t find one that suits the room’s odd shape and our small budget. Any tips?
We’d like to stain our aging fence, deck and shed, but aren’t sure what colours to use. Any ideas?
Is it tacky to put hard plastic over our front hall mats in the midst of spring muck?
What do you think of an upper-level laundry?
We plan to rip out carpet (to expose old hardwood) and tile the kitchen and front foyer. Are there any rules to stopping and starting flooring in our small house?
The in-laws gave us some garden creatures. Can we actually use them?
 
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