Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 22:57:21 PM by Fabien Dubos. Mirror. What I call custom, is a wall mirror that is shaped in a non-uniform manner. An example of a custom wall mirror is a framed sectional mirror. There is a vanity mirror with a carved wood frame that actually holds 3 separate mirrors. There are 2 arched mirrors on each side, with a rectangle mirror in the center of the frame. Let me tell you this piece of wall mirror woodwork is absolutely gorgeous! Another simpler example of a custom wall mirror would be a triangular shaped mirror.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:38:54 PM. Pillows and Throws By Quentin Bourque. Placing decorative accent pillows on top of even the oldest couch can add not only to its looks, but also to is comfort. Pillows can be blended in with the color of the room or used in contrast to it for a bolder look. Pillows can actually replace couches and chairs when needed. Too many people showed up for the movie night? Just bring out the pillows and everyone is happy.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:38:51 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Nathalie Bombelles. Today more and more people are choosing hardwood, laminate and tile for their main flooring choices. This is because they generate a higher return on value and a more natural and appealing look. Even if you do decide to go with a hard surface flooring you will still want to utilize area rugs throughout your home. The most common areas for using these rugs would include hallways, entry ways, dining rooms and living rooms. Having area rugs in these rooms each has a different purpose. For instance, an entry way rug will help reduce the amount of dirt, water and sand that is tracked through the house, while rugs in hallways will help reduce the risk of wearing down the floors finish in such a high traffic area. A living room typically uses an area rug to help create more comfort, warmth and to reduce sound. Some people will even use rugs in areas where their is wall to wall carpet to protect it. When using an area rug, it is important to use an area rug pad. Knowing where and why you will use the rug will help you choose which pad to use.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:38:47 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Magali Courbis. Regardless of the shape of a room, you will likely find an appropriate area rug. Even a long, narrow room can benefit from a rectangular rug. Indeed, the shape of your rug will depend on the furniture in the room just as much as the shape and size of the room. For example, a long dining room table is complimented nicely by a rectangular rug, regardless of the shape of the room. Also, don't be afraid to use your creativity when choosing rugs which are available in a wide range of shapes from circular, oval, square and rectangular to more abstract shapes.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:38:44 PM. Fall Decor By Fabien Dubos. Fall decorating can be a lot of fun. Using the warm colors of fall, you can make or buy decorations to use inside your home, outside, or both. A good place to start is the front door. All you need is a fall colored wreath to hang on it. These type of wreaths can be bought in many stores in various sizes. If you are a person who likes to work with crafts, you may rather make one yourself. But buying or making, your wreath will remain useful and brought out every year to enjoy.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:38:43 PM. Pillows and Throws By Robin Rapace. The interior of your throw pillow is also important and should be well inspected. Most quality pillows are two separate pieces, the cover and the actual pillow. A removable cover is quite handy when it comes time to clean the pillow, and can be reused after years of wear have flattened the original interior pillow. Also note that good fill materials should flatten easily but not permanently. You can test this by giving a little punch to the center of the pillow, if the pillow does not budge then it is made of cheap synthetics that will stay flat forever once they do get a little wear. If the pillow takes a moment but eventually gets it's swagger back this is a good indicator that the pillow can be easily fluffed and will spring back to life over years of usage. Fill materials usually range from synthetic polyester to full on goose down and everything in-between. Down pillows are excellent, but if you are purchasing one be sure to inspect the insulation quality of the feathers. Feather tips sticking out of the pillow are a good indicator of expensive materials coupled with shady craftsmanship (not to mention getting poked).
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:26:03 PM. Mirror By Robin Rapace. The frame the mirror sits in is the key to having your mirror complement, or even define the decorating style in your room. Frames come in all materials and textures. Try a distressed wood frame for a French Country feel, a wrought iron or embossed metal for a rich Tuscan or Mediterranean look, or sleek chrome for a contemporary room.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:26:01 PM. Home Accent By Quentin Bourque. Add decorative touches to the décor in any room to enhance the look, feel and specialness of the space. Whether you are in the mood for a completely new change, in need of an update, or you are decorating in layers, always use home accents to push your home design to another level.