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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, 08.36 AMby corvus

    I’m mainly working on the kitchen now. I’m thinking “bold”.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 07.55 AMby inspirehope

    I would make my bedroom eclectic. Styles from different time periods and cultures.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 06.53 AMby Justine of Sew Country Chick

    I would make over my daughters room into a retro funky fashionistas haven!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 05.23 AMby Mary P.

    I would like to make over my kids room and make it modern.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 05.13 AMby tcarole

    I actually like my home as it is but I just bought a vintage 60s camper which is just lovely on the outside but which could use some upgrades on the inside, curtains, cushion covers, etc. I’m hoping to make it as lovely as the outside (which is turquoise, white, gold and lots and lots of chrome) on the inside – bright and lively, but not so overpowering for a small space since it’s just a 15’ pull-behind.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 05.12 AMby rebekahricker

    I would love to make over my living room in a modern aesthetic.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 04.16 AMby llh

    I’d love to make over my sewing area… my spare room…

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    Jan 10, 2012, 03.26 AMby ren6496

    My husband and I recently chose a great green for to paint our TV room. I would make over that room. Take it from “drab to fab”! Would be a wonderful book to have.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 03.01 AMby jmelsha

    I’d redo my bedroom into a light, comfortable reader’s retreat so I’d have a place to go enjoy that book.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 02.42 AMby drainl

    Ha! My husband and I are nearing the end of building our own home – all the rooms need decor still! I’d love a cozy, warm, soft living room. We’ll see how it turns out!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 02.27 AMby macoskrm

    I’d make over my kitchen and make it bright and inviting!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.19 AMby becci

    The one room I would make over (well the first room because our house needs a good make over) is the lounge. I’d make it ‘welcoming’

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.17 AMby foursquarewalls

    My kitchen. Ideal look: bright!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.10 AMby Noreen Flanagan Johnson

    If you could make over one room in your home, which would it be? My bathroom!

    What is one adjective to describe its ideal look (i.e. dreamy, vibrant, mysterious)? CLEAN! No, seriously, it is the most hideously decorated (paint, tile, linoleum, etc.) bathroom ever… I would love to strip it to the studs and start over – clean white walls, with maybe light grey shower tiles, white and grey floor tiles in a geometric pattern, and a new shower enclosure. Oh, a ceiling vent would be nice, too…

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    Jan 10, 2012, 01.06 AMby Tiffany Schwedland

    Dining room for sure…. Conversational!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 12.51 AMby runningwithscissors1

    My family room and make it comforting

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    Jan 10, 2012, 12.15 AMby ErikaB3

    if i could makeover one room it would be living room/kids playroom. i would like to make it disapper and turn it into a room just for me.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 12.14 AMby pattisuesews

    I would makeover my living room and make it welcoming.

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    Jan 9, 2012, 11.51 PMby AudioDisco

    We have a kitchenette upstairs from when the house we’re living in was a two family dwelling. We’re in the process of turning it into a sewing/craft room so I don’t have to pack up my work when I’m done for the night. So I would love to actually be able to make it over to how I really want it, and it would be: bright.

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    Jan 9, 2012, 11.41 PMby thisdamselflies

    I would make over my sewing room and make it cheerful.

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    Jan 9, 2012, 11.25 PMby stacystemp

    I’d makeover my bedroom and make it glamorous.

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    Jan 9, 2012, 11.04 PMby Victoria Callas

    I would love to makeover my bedroom! It’s ideal look would be: cozy.

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