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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 10, 2012, 06.57 PMby Victoria5487

    This looks like it would have a bunch of great ideas.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.55 PMby Stephanie Blue Sterling

    I would love to redo our bedroom. It was the first room we did when we moved into our house 6 years ago and I think that since then my style has evolved.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.54 PMby turtlegirl00

    i would like to make over our living room. it is a bit stark at the moment. i also need to make over my sewing room!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.40 PMby Lu Fru

    I’d do a make over in my teenage son’s room… I’d have to give it a Japan feel since he loves everything Japanese…

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.34 PMby Mamaduckx2

    I would make curtains for all the rooms in my house. I don’t have any up, just blinds. I would also use it to make over the master bathroom. It needs it badly!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.28 PMby mitmit

    Yay!!! I’m moving to a bigger and better apartment this February, so this book would be THE treasure!!! :-) I have a lot of ideas for the new place, but I need some guidance, so this book would be grand! I would make my sewing space/ bedroom more minimalistic and organized and maybe make my living/dining room a bit more stylish with some pillows for the sofa, painting my dining table, upholstering the chairs etc. (insert dreamy looking face here: ) :-)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.28 PMby eghbravo

    The livingroom. We spend so much time in there but on the decor front, it just doesn’t get the attention it deserves! One word to describe the “look” I want: cozy.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.27 PMby scavengerannie

    I’d make over my bathroom & my one word would be GOTHIC! :)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.24 PMby bellamabella

    this book would be perfect since im re-doing my boyfriend’s former bachelor pad :)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.22 PMby pinkjello

    My bedroom. It is boring and needs some love. One word? Classy. :)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.15 PMby gemmafloyd

    The kitchen! It has no personality whatsoever. I’m thinking of giving it a patchwork/collage feeling to it.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.11 PMby beccaod

    I’d use it to update my dining room and I’d use it make it more inviting.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 05.49 PMby madyb

    I would make over my sewing room.I’d make it inspiring and welcoming!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 05.37 PMby reginaanne

    I would make over our guest room. It is a mish-mash of shades, bed linens, dark walls and furniture. I would like the room to be cozy.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 04.55 PMby lnderrart

    I would makeover the living room. We’ve already started, but I want it to have a romantic woodsy feel to it.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 04.50 PMby Amanda Cox

    I would make over our bedroom for a more romantic/vintage look.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 04.47 PMby lesthor

    I would make over the living room- we just upgraded our couch and now everything else looks shabby!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 04.30 PMby HexhamH

    The bedroom I would like to make as a sitting room for my children to entertain their friends. i would hope to make it welcoming

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    Jan 10, 2012, 04.27 PMby VeggiNerdz

    If I could makeover any room, it would be my bedroom! And I would want it to be Girly, seeing as though I would want a different pov of what I am not.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 03.17 PMby lala86

    I would make over my kitchen! I’t getting old fashioned and it’s lack of colour so I guess I’d make it vibrant and happy!!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 03.00 PMby Jessica Nestor

    I would make over my sewing room for sure. We just got our house, and this is the room that seems to be going to the wayside. I’m heading towards an elegant 50’s vintage look.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 02.14 PMby alissaslagle

    First my sewing room, then the bathroom, then the living room…etc:)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 02.00 PMby Stitchgirl78

    I’d start with my bedroom. After that, watch out!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.29 PMby sarahnicholson0532

    I would love to make over my bed room – the key word: whimsical :)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.27 PMby mrempert

    Just one room? Fiiiine. My boring, plain attic/loft area which I would transform it to inspiring.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.16 PMby jessdunstan

    I would make over my bedroom. I would love for it to have a vintage and romantic look to it.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.12 PMby ravenztarot

    my kitchen…its bad really really bad……I hope to fix it up now the kid is gone.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 12.27 PMby vickit

    I’d love to say my living room because it is SO ugly, but, I have to say my bedroom. It is even uglier and I’ve dreamed of being able to make it more of a romantic and cozy place for us to go each night. It has not had much of anything done to it since I bought this house way back in 1994 so it’s beyond time to do something.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 12.06 PMby renatap

    I’d make over my bedroom and sewing room, which are the same room. I want them to look modern!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.33 AMby pendlestitches

    My sewing room….it’s all a bit Spartan and functional and I’d like it to be more welcoming and cosy.

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