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[Updated 1/16/2012] – Congratulations to member Anjomo for being selected to win this contest!


Comment on the blog or connect with us on Twitter for your chance to win a copy of “Sew Up a Home Makeover” Lexie Barnes.

Published by Storey Publishing, we are so excited to share this book with you! It features 50 free projects for you to customize your home, suitable for advanced and beginner crafters. Some projects don’t even require sewing! Here’s more:

"Sew Up a Home Makeover includes fresh ideas for everything from an entryway message board to tabletop linens, lampshades, curtains, slipcovers, and kids’ play spaces.

[It also] includes guidance for crafty homeowners on identifying their own personal decorating style and sewing beautiful, one-of-a kind projects that create a customized look for their home. They’ll learn to choose the right fabrics, successfully incorporate projects into the rooms in their home, and embrace their inner designer.

Sounds awesome, right?! For purchasing information, please go here.

Until Monday, January 16th at 5:00 p.m. (EST), you can win a copy of this fun book. To enter, answer the following questions as a comment below or on Twitter: If you could make over one room in your home, which would it be? What is one adjective to describe its ideal look (i.e. dreamy, vibrant, mysterious)?

To submit an answer via Twitter, be sure to reply to @BurdaStyle and the hashtag #WinWithBurdaStyle

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle

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    Jan 11, 2012, 08.22 PMby angelical

    well, my home is a dorm-room-ish appartment, with only 2 rooms, a bathroom and an everything-else-room, and I would make-over my everything-room. As it’s in a basement, it’s very dark, so I would make it more fresh, young and light in here!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 08.02 PMby jo-ann-r

    My sewing room/extra bedroom needs to be totally rearranged with a splash of several vibrant colors. Plus have bright lighting.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.57 PMby sala22

    Every since my Grandmother passed away (she lived with us) her room has become a storage place! We’ve tried to figure out how to make it look nice without erasing her memory (she loved to sew) but I can’t seem to put it all together in a nice elegant way. I’d like it to be classically elegant and inspired by the things she loved at the same time.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.52 PMby hutab

    I’d need to work on our third room, that doesn’t even have a name, which is why everything gets lost there. I’d love it to be orderly and gemütlich.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.26 PMby Alisa Vogt

    Over the past year we have been redoing flooring throughout our house and redoing the kitchen cabinets. Right now we are in the process of painting the living room and hallways. We painted the kitchen when we painted our cabinets. I still need to make curtains for the kitchen and our bedroom is in dire need of a makeover! The color palette and style on the book’s cover is clean and fresh! It’s exactly what we need to freshen up our bedroom!! This would be a great resource to get myself motivated!!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.04 PMby tnmomof7

    I’m in the midst of moving my craft room, which definitely needs a make-over. Organizing all my tools, fabric, beads, scrapbooking, and so many other important to me items is overwhelming to me.

    My ideal look would be findable, if that is an adjective. Vintage would be wonderful on top of that :)

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.02 PMby atrinka

    My dining room… right now is like my sewing room, so, maybe I need two makeovers heheheh!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 06.52 PMby alinacostandache

    I would restyle my bedroom. I’d like it to be mysterious and relaxing. Maybe just a little joyful and cozy. I like this site and I’d like it even more if we could have the magazine in english or romanian in my country. Good luck.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 06.38 PMby Romanssi

    my whole house needs make over :<, but if i gotta choose just one gotta say bedroom, id like it to be calm and relaxing

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    Jan 11, 2012, 06.34 PMby thomnormasmama

    My living room for sure. Ugh..it’s a train wreck.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 06.29 PMby etatseht

    my living room! I have 2 mismatched couches that could use a common theme to pull them together. Definitely going for modern vintage feel.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 06.15 PMby akfchef

    I would love to makeover our bedroom. Or just “make” our bedroom. We’re both full time students, and we’re renting so we can’t paint. I would love to have different ways to make the room feel lively, vibrant and comfortable. As it is today it’s just blah, I’d love for it to be a space that made us feel happy and relaxed.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 06.02 PMby sofiahvm

    My 6-yearold son’s room is in desperate need of a makeover. I would like it to be dinosauristylish.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.55 PMby aega

    I’d like to makeover my dining room to be inviting.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.45 PMby kannwilson

    I have been wanting to make over my bedroom. Relaxing is the word that would describe my ideal bedroom.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.41 PMby cowlady1990

    I REALLY need a makeover in my kitchen. It needs to be functional. (at the moment it is very BLUE and very CLUTTERED) Two adjectives I would like to change. lol. However, I am kind of partial to the cow curtains and valence I made for the kitchen . . . .

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.09 PMby Paula Marksman

    Every room in my home needs a make over, but if I had to choose just one, it would be my bedroom. Ethereal would be my one word description of how I would like it to feel.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.52 PMby foteini

    I would like to make over my bedroom. SEXY and RELAXING !!!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.45 PMby susieq3123

    I would luv to makeover my bedroom. I would make it warm & cozy, yet very definitely feminine!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.29 PMby Mai-der

    I woud make-over all our rooms! They need it!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.02 PMby plemos

    The guest room is badly in need of a makeover. The word I would use is cozy. Thanks for the chance!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.33 AMby Alaa Shaaban

    I wish to remodel my living room as I am not happy with what it turned out to be.. I have always wished for a Persian Arabian look! but what I find in the stores doesn’t help get my dream look :)

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.54 AMby dmbattjes

    looking into re-doing the window treatments in dining room and living room – plus updating my sewing room from olive green to tan, blue and brown – dreamy

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.35 AMby bassboo

    I would love to make over my living room in they style of the 1920’s chic such clean lines.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.55 AMby LaddeBugg

    I would love a chance to redo my bedroom. I have had 3 back surgeries and will be having a fourth and would love the chance to recover this time in a comfortable room.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.31 AMby 5294sandras

    I would decorate my bedroom. I am looking for plush. I love colorful fluffy pillows.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.14 AMby Christianne DeHart

    I could use this. I can’t quite decide on my style—I kinda like decadant goth, but also casual.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 04.13 AMby rita61

    I would like to make over the room we use for the computers and office. It is in the basement, and the window is not usable. I would like it to be fresh – airy, welcoming, and bright.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 03.26 AMby bluewillow

    The room I want to redecorate the most is my living room. I want a welcoming home-sweet-home feeling when people walk in. Your book looks like fun.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 03.19 AMby hfbowers

    Well, if you saw how old my house is you’d say everything. I would say my oldest daughter’s bedroom. It’s tiny and I’d love it to be beautiful.

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