Published at Sunday, July 08th 2018, 11:19:02 AM by Quentin Bourque. Wall Decor. Wall decor in your home is almost as important as the furnishings-whilst some homes might look great with absolutely no wall mirrors or wall art, most will look rather dull. A well chosen painting or mirror can greatly enhance any room, but it is vital that the piece is hung correctly. Pictures and wall mirrors should be hung at eye level. This depends on whether the majority of people will be standing or seated in the room at any given time. For example, in a dining room, a piece of wall art or a wall mirror could be hung lower.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:47:25 AM. Fall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Now that you've softened the floor, dressed the sofa, and decorated the table it's time to add inspiration to the walls. Consider creating your own works of art by taking photos of fall imagery and framing them in handsome wood or elegant metals. Most home furnishings stores carry a wide selection of framed prints landscapes, still lifes, Impressionist visions, abstract contemporaries. Special cards and notes you have received can also make a lovely statement as a framed memento. Don't forget children's artwork to add color and whimsy. By using ready-made, standard frames you can change out the work as often as new pieces are brought from school! You can also frame up a host of non-paper elements; try a family heirloom quilt hung on a wall, or a needlepoint scene crafted over several months, elegantly framed. Perhaps you have collectibles that would benefit from shadow boxing, like tickets and programs from shows or sports memorabilia. Make it personal and flexible to suit your mood and the changing seasons.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:47:13 AM. Home Accent By Magali Courbis. High-tech interior design styles are often thought to be for the rich and suave people and appeal to debonair and urbane population. This design style entails a use of a lot brushed or shiny stainless steel, mirrors, chrome and high gloss black accents. Especially in kitchens and baths, they will often have sleek metallic appliances and fixtures, with the latest home appliances and sleek storage cabinets. Drapes or shades typically seen in offices are also used for drawing room windows. Curving window glasses may be set on the walls for that high tech feel.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:47:03 AM. Window Treatment By Fabien Dubos. When you think of a window treatment, the vital part is its functionality and the mode of usage. Considering the exact purpose of treatment, it comes under the broad category of decoration, privacy, light control or meant for all. The type of window treatment depends on the size, design and shape of the window, the direction of natural light, the type of architecture and the mood you wish to create using the treatment. If you need to make it the focal point of the room, the window treatment should be accordingly selected. The style may be contemporary, classical, casual or formal. Next part is the choice of material for your windows, as there are plenty of options available. You can go for wood, bamboo, faux wood, cotton, natural grasses, linen, denim or silk. A special and interesting texture can be created by mixing up the materials.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:46:50 AM. Fall Decor By Robin Rapace. Candles have become ever popular accent today. Look for texture like beeswax, and subtle colors ivory, gold, bronzes and coppers to add a gleam. Available in a wide range of hues, scents, shapes and sizes - you can mix and match to suit your taste. Remember to vary the heights and use odd numbered groupings for a more eclectic and festive feel. Include an array of shapes too, cylindrical, square, triangular, and round are among the most popular. Avoid placing candles on the same surface where there is a lamp - good rule of thumb is to avoid using candles where you have another light source. Use scented candles sparingly and with care so as not to compete with each other. Many are made without scent, particularly for those persons who may be allergy sensitive.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:46:42 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Tibetan area rugs originated in the mountain regions of Tibet and just across the border in Nepal. They are carefully hand crafted using Tibetan knots, traditional knots, or a combination of textile weaving methods. They are generally made of the finest natural silk fibers and the softest refined wool. This combination of fibers produces a luxuriantly soft pad with a light catching luminescent sheen to it. Artisans use numerous designs of customary plants that have symbolic meanings like bamboo fronds, forsythia branches, plum blossoms, and cypress trees.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:46:34 AM. Wall Decor By Nathalie Bombelles. Nowadays, modern wall decor and modern wall artwork are fast becoming decorations of choice especially among home enthusiasts. Even normal home owners are now slowly getting themselves familiar with them. However, the idea of modern wall decor and modern wall artwork are not essentially focused on having the latest interior design fashions. Instead, most designers refer it to the "mid-century" design which means you can combine design elements of 60s or 70s with your choice of the present modern wall decor and modern wall artwork. In any instance, whether your thinking about contemporary or modern interior design here are some basic tips you should keep when you are planning an interior design or just a simple home makeover.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:46:25 AM. Home Accent By Marine Jacquier. Start with the most simple of home accents that are not too flashy and are likely to become more timeless than outdated. These can be simple color schemes, or they can be a single design constant like a pattern or a flow. It is not too difficult to find matching themes from various places, but it can be more cost effective to use one website or store for your designing needs.