Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:48 AM by Marine Jacquier. Wall Decor. From vintage to contemporary, it's easy to find ways to make any room special with wall art. Creating a motif with unexpected items can be a conversation piece in any room. It's fun to come up with new uses for old items or use new items in unconventional ways. Searching around in thrift stores and other fun places, you never know what you might find to adorn your walls with. Whatever your particular taste, you can personalize your space with decorative wall decor.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:15 AM. Home Accent By Magali Courbis. Picture Frames: The size and shape of a frame determine the outlook of an art. The frame must complement the art work in it. You can use it to enclose a delicate piece of art or a cherished family photograph. Choose a picture frame carefully in such a way that it would serve as a great accent and add to the harmony of your room.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:13 AM. Window Treatment By Robin Rapace. It seems that country homes get to have the most fun with varied textures and prints. Bold colorful organic designs are great for playful atmospheres, while plaids and checkers can really bring you back home. Ruffles, fringes, and lace can all be used to really dress up a window for a bold classic look. Humble country windows are often light and airy, perfect for a warm summer day.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:11 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Area rugs are a great way to show your more adventurous side. Bold and colourful patterns may take you out of your comfort zone, but they are a great piece for adding a bit of the unexpected to a room. Still, you'll want to choose colours that blend with other design elements of your room so that even as a focal point your rug ties in with your overall décor.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:09 AM. Pillows and Throws By Nathalie Bombelles. When it comes to decorative pillows, the levels of craftsmanship nearly outweighs the vast designs and patterns available. If you are ready to upgrade your interior and want to add some quality to your decor there are a few things you need to know to help you select the best pillows for your money. The most vital aspect in determining pillow quality is the exterior construction; this should give you great immediate insight into the overall quality of the pillow. You'd be surprised at the shady work you can detect simply by examining the seams. Are the stitches evenly spaced from the edges? Does the pattern uniformly align at the seams, is it aligned in the middle? An easy way to tell a mistake from a unique design element is to compare two or three of the same pillow while you shop to see if they are all the same, as they should be. Also spend time examining the shape, if it is supposed to be a square throw make sure that it is. Many massed producing, quantity-over-quality dealers churn out cheap uneven pillows that are just square-ish.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:06 AM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Lighting is an important consideration for wall art. Carefully placed spotlights can draw attention to an attractive piece of artwork. The lighting does, however, need to be subdued to avoid inadvertent glare. Be careful to balance the room by not placing all your wall decor in one half of the room. Experiment with the positioning before you commit to hanging the pieces. You can create a nice touch of diversity by using different sized frames in paintings and mirrors.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 02:49:46 AM. Mirror By Robin Rapace. Prepare your handyman tools.You will need a few basic tools to hang mirrors: hammer, small nails, a measuring tape and perhaps some way of checking to see that the mirrors are level. Hardware stores and home-decorating stores now carry a wide variety of hanging clips, wire and other devices that are perfecting for locating mirrors in the room. (Don't hesitate to place mirrors in places other than on the walls. Some mirrors will work very well on a stand if the placement is right.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 02:49:43 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Tips for Using Vacuum Tools - If you choose to use a vacuum tool attachment in lieu of the actual vacuum cleaner itself, take care not to use excessive suction. Many vacuum cleaners allow you to control the amount of suction that is used in such situations; set yours so that it's not sucking too hard on your area rug. Watch Out for the Fringe - The fringed border of an area rug should be avoided when vacuuming. Fringe can fray or even get wrapped up around the beater brush of a vacuum cleaner. Nothing detracts from the appearance of a gorgeous rug quite like stray pieces of fringe, so always use caution.