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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, 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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    Jan 11, 2012, 03.17 AMby silkswithattitude

    My living room is in need of the most help. My look is eclectic and it needs window treatments – corner windows are a nightmare… I also need different furniture or better yet, just to recover what I have. Time seems to be the biggest hurdle – and inspiration is always good – that cover has me salivating!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 03.14 AMby hovis1971

    I would redecorate my sewing room, it is small and really needs a new look…one word to describe how I would like for it to be would be scrumptious!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 02.54 AMby JenniferCrosby

    I would like to makeover my bedroom. The ideal look: RESTFUL.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 02.46 AMby ndimi

    I"d like to convert my “bedroom” into a “boudoir”! We’re in a rental with white, white walls EVERYWHERE! I can’t change the white, but everything else is fair game, in my mind. I’d like to feel like the cherished chaste maiden languishing in the Sultan’s chambers in a James Bond movie.

    Martini, anyone?

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    Jan 11, 2012, 02.13 AMby shellster

    I would love to makeover the lounge room which is at the entrance of my unit – I would love it to be warm, inviting, artistic, peaceful, unique and loving! One word to describe it would be luscious :-)

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    Jan 11, 2012, 02.00 AMby basanti

    I would love to make over the lounge, make it nice, bright and inviting.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 01.50 AMby ahtanumsun

    Love the Burda website!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 01.09 AMby willynillyknits

    I would make-over my bedroom. The theme would be “organic spa” – calming, relaxing lots of earthy and organic elements.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 01.03 AMby DesireesChoice

    I would reinvent our living room. No one spends any time there because it’s so cold and impersonal feeling. I would love to do a rustic woods feel to it.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 12.54 AMby teresa201

    If I could makeover one room, it would be my sewing room, It’s dark and gloomy. I would love to make it light and airy. That would make it more comfortable to use!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 12.43 AMby pamelahenry

    The room I would like to make-over is my daughter’s old bedroom. Currently it still has a young girl’s decor and I would like to make it welcoming and restful for when she and her husband come home for a visit.

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    Jan 11, 2012, 12.38 AMby qml347

    i would makeover my daughter bedroom it is so bland and she is will be 15 this year. happy

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    Jan 11, 2012, 12.29 AMby donnarae

    It would be so great to re design my sewing/spare bedroom. It needs a cheery feel to it. I bet this book would be a great tool to use for exactly this type of thing.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 11.45 PMby hannacoutinho

    Como precisava deste livro para me inspirar e ajudar a remodelar o meu quarto de forma romantica e divertida :)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 11.43 PMby jennycuky

    I want to decorate my bedroom, because it has furniture but it doesn’t have life. I want to be more colorful. Because it is like my own little space and I want it to show my personality.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 11.33 PMby jp4u2cme

    I need to redecorate my sewing space. The main thought i have is organized. I want my space to be organized and functional.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 11.18 PMby michalwright

    I’m actually looking to decorate a new home, and my main goal is to create custom pieces that will fit the house perfectly and be completely unique. First up – the bedroom, where I want to make a reading bench that’ll be cosy and fun and some decorative cushions. Our style? Bohemian eclectic and very laid back.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 11.06 PMby Anneroos

    I just have got one room, since I’m just a poor student, so the choice of the room is simple. I would love to make it more fresh and fun, using interesting combinations of prints and colors. :)

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.59 PMby rachelhead

    My living room. It’s mos’ def’ drab. HELP!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.48 PMby doitmomma

    It’s my craft room that needs an overhaul! Needs to be fun, but functional! x

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.45 PMby nani

    I would do the living room.. it doesn’t look bad right now, but it could be so much better! The word i would use is.. simplicity. Thanks for this give away!

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.44 PMby supergirl2000

    I’d choose my bedroom, and I’d go for sumptuous

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.42 PMby wezecapecod1

    If you could make over one room in your home, What is one adjective to describe its ideal look vibrant,the room i would love to make over would be my sewing room in my basement its bigger then the spare room i am in now as i need more room to do my quilts for kids and pillow cases and other sewing I do. i have been making for kids that are in the hospital or just need a needed quilt to make them smile. my hubby is on the road he drives all 48 and canada and i am here with my 2 schnauzers sewing almost ever day as I wait for supplies to get to me as I have no fabric stores close to me . If you could make over one room in your home, What is one adjective to describe its ideal look VIBRANT as it would be a happy space for me to contue to sew and listen to my heart string knowing that someone big or small will be getting some thing from my heart.
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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.32 PMby jtaggart1955

    My den. It gets used a lot but has no real personality or coziness.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.31 PMby lydianna

    It would have to be the room I am trying to set up just for me…my sewing studio! ANY and ALL trips and tricks for design, including adding color, lighting, storage, workspace, organization. I want to be inspired and happy when I enter my dreaming space. Out of this would flow my designs, ideas, creations and ultimately livelihood.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.26 PMby cdnmich

    We are remodelling an entire house so I don’t have a choice!! I am going to have one awesome dream sewing room, though. Our look is mid century modern.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.26 PMby aniratak

    I’m working on making up our bedroom and living room – they should look chic, cozy and cute.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.25 PMby cands2010

    If I could make over one room in my house it would be the master bedroom……I would paint the room a dark beige color and the one wall would be a deep dark burgandy; all the bedding would also be the deep dark burgandy, with beige sheets. I’d have lots of pillows in different beige colors all the furniture would be dark wood. It would be the one room I could go to and be really relaxed in. The one word would be RELAX.

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.24 PMby artepart

    I would make over my now blue victorian room into a more darker version with a lot of black and wine red,robuust walpaper,lots of velvet and lampshades with feathers.(just made one).I use this room to sleep in after nightshifts and even though most of the time my eyes are closed I like to wake up in a great room with lovely items and colours.I would say Victorian nightshades.

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