Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:10 AM by Fabien Dubos. Area Rugs and Pads. For finding a rug pad that provides cushioned support, we need to look at thicker pad products that are available. There are thicker open mesh PVC products from China that provide some cushion support. But there is a limit to how thick these products can be due to the way they are made. The core material that is coated with the PVC is a polyester yarn that is knitted into a wide continuous roll. The roll is then fed into a big oven where it is dipped into the PVC material and allowed to cure in an oven. When PVC cures, it expands and has the texture of a sponge thus giving it good gripping properties. But the overall thickness of this pad is controlled by making the knitted material differently so that it can absorb more of the PVC when coated. So the polyester material is a limiting factor to how thick the PVC mesh can be. 1/8" is the approximate maximum thickness we found for this product. Another product that provides cushion support is the rubber backed felt rug pads that are approximately 1/4" thick. We also found felt pads that are approximately 1/2" thick with no rubber backing that provide exceptional cushion support properties. The felt pad types are made with recycled carpet yarns and are fed into a needlepunch machine that creates a specified thickness, 12' wide felt material which is very dense and durable.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 22:01:22 PM. Fall Decor By Quentin Bourque. Pillows add punch. This might be the easiest update you can make to change any room. Add new seasonally inspired pillows to every sofa, bed, chair, chaise, window seat and kitchen bench to bring a new punch to your spaces. If you think about this change year-round you can shop for pillows you love throughout the year. You can also have custom pillow covers made for each season and simply switch those out as you please.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 22:01:18 PM. Window Treatment By Robin Rapace. The most appealing thing about blinds is that because they are so versatile, they typically can be blended into existing decor without detracting from the overall design of the room. Installing blinds, no matter what size shape, color or style, will not take away from a prized painting or other accessories in the room.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:56:04 PM. Fall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Collect natural items from the great outdoors to use as accent pieces. Pine cones, corn stalks, acorns and moss can be combined to create a magnificent centerpiece for your dining room or kitchen table. You can arrange these same items in a vase for a beautiful fall accessory for the living room. Other items from nature to consider include: ornamental grasses, pomegranates, squash, acorns and pumpkins. Coasters made from trees, accessories decorated with twine and other woodsy accent pieces are also perfect for the season.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:56:01 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Magali Courbis. In the world of fantasy and fairy tales, an area rug can be a flying magic carpet that you either ride on to take your princess for a ride or save you when you are trapped in a cave. Unfortunately, it doesn't happen in real life. Nonetheless, a stationary area rug has still a lot to offer. Who, in the right mind, wouldn't want to feel comfort under their feet, wearing socks or not? Same as carpets, area rugs gives a nice warm homely comfort that no hard wood floor can replace.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:55:57 PM. Window Treatment By Fabien Dubos. This comes into play in all rooms. A bathroom for instance needs to be an area of complete privacy from the world outside. However, many bathrooms are retreats, spa like mini get-a-ways for individuals to relax. Some people prefer a warm light to be present while others like the serenity darkness brings. Whatever your preference a layered window treatment should blend and give the result you are looking to achieve. Sunscreen roller shades are a natural feel that maintain light while giving off a warm glow combining natural light and privacy. Shades are often paired nicely with a decorative valance.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:11:40 PM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. It's the little things. Lampshades and picture frame mats are often overlooked when updating for the season, but changing them is an easy and effective way to change a room. Whether it's shades on your overhead lighting fixture or the lampshades in your family room, add a new, colorful shade to create a different feeling in the room. If you picture frame mats are white/cream consider adding a mat with color to add a pop to your pictures. Use the same color on all mats to unify your photos.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:11:19 PM. Halloween Decoration By Fabien Dubos. One simple and very cheap idea; costume the people in the paintings and photos in your home. This is easily done with paper masks made out of construction paper, scissors, and low tack artist tape. You can use leaves and weeds for hair. It will add that extra flare for your Halloween party. Wreaths are a great way to add fun to your home. You can make your own or buy them for fairly cheap. Some people aren't crafty and you can purchase ready made wreaths for cheap at craft and/or dollar stores. You u can buy plain wreaths and stick cheap Halloween decorations such as giant bugs, spiders, bats etc. By the way, wreaths are great indoors as well as outdoors.