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Mass Effect-inspiration bedroom decor

From time to time, you'll come across a very special book, video game or TV series that transports you to a unique universe — and does it so well, you could believe it's real. The screen lights on, you turn the page, or press enter, and you find yourself in a completely different place. For me, the Normandy in Mass Effect was one of these places I wish I could really travel to: chill in the lounge, have a drink with Tali and jest a bit with Garrus. So what would I need to bring a little bit of that ultra-modern relaxing vibe home with me?

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Monsters ON your bed: a DIY duvet cover

Maybe monsters under the bed aren't so cool, but what about on top? Offbeat Homie Sully gave us the heads up on this awesome DIY duvet cover from the blog JenThousandWords. Jen took her kid's artwork and traced it onto a duvet cover with a fabric marker. The results of this labour of love are super cute for kids and adults alike.

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Monday Moment: Belinda reads in her colorful room

Here's to our latest Monday Moment fodder: YOU! Or weird portraits of Offbeat Homies in their living spaces. This photo was submitted to us by Offbeat Homie Belinda. She wanted us to make note of the monster blankets, stories, and fantastic animal sheets!

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Disguising the tube: How to make an old-school TV look less ugly

In my living room I have a modern flat screen television but in my bedroom I have a little twenty-something-inch old school tube TV. I have it sitting on a vintage suitcase to raise it off the dresser to make it visible while lying in bed. That helps the aesthetic nastiness of it, but is there any other ways to make it look cooler?

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Make your own city map wall art

One of the blessings/curses of moving to a new and bigger place is having an abundance of blank wall space. If you're like me, you want to fill it with color, color, and more color. Unfortunately, art is expensive. Fortunately, DIY is cheap and easy. I fell in love with graphic city map concept a while ago. So I attempted to make my own for around $37.

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Spa green + zebra print = soothing but badass palette

I don't know that I've ever seen a zebra print combined with this super soothing green color… the effect is simultaneously a totally relaxing but also a little bit badass. Of course it says something that this room was designed for a teenager, BUT I LOVE IT.

And wait until you see the bathroom