Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:29 AM by Robin Rapace. Area Rugs and Pads. For choosing the correct rug pad, use the following guideline. A pad needs to provide 3 main functions. For one, it should hold the rug in place on the floor. Two, it should provide a cushioned support. Third, it should protect the floor from harm. There are many different types of pads in the marketplace today. But finding one that can provide all 3 of the main functions we describe can be a challenge. Most rug pads satisfy the function of keeping the rug in place and not slipping. There are thin and thick open mesh types of pads that are made in China and coated with PVC (polyvinyl chloride) that do a great job of keeping rugs from moving on the floor. This same type of product can be found domestically where it is coated with a natural rubber vs PVC. This product does an effective job of keeping the rug from moving as well. Other products that provide good non-slip properties include the felt rug pads that are coated with a natural rubber. So for satisfying this non-slip function in a rug pad, there are many options to choose from depending on your budget.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:16 AM. Mirror By Marine Jacquier. Mirrors are a great design accessory, and when strategically placed, they can liven up a room, making it appear brighter and larger. It is use since old times to enhance the design of a room. Designers have been putting mirrors on furniture for over 100 years. Here are some ideas to take advantage of the mirror and add light to your room, create depth or highlight an interesting focal point:
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:11 AM. Window Treatment By Magali Courbis. Windows can really define a room if utilized properly, but that may not be your intended result. Effectively using window treatments to tone down the source of distraction and compliment the interior of the room. Again, this is done by creating interactions between room elements even after the sun has gone down.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:06 AM. Fall Decor By Fabien Dubos. Paint one wall in a fall accent color, which will dramatically change the look of a room for a minimal time commitment and cost. Choose candles in glorious autumn scents. Try the following scents: apple cider, cinnamon, pine, nutmeg and pumpkin spice. Not only will the candles add a warm glow to match the warm fall colors, but they will also fill your home with distinctive aromas of the season.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:53 AM. Home Accent By Magali Courbis. Southwestern homes, with their stucco or adobe exterior and red tiled roofs have gained popularity recently. Bright color window drapes, Chinese vases and bright artwork are some of the home accents which can complement these designs. What can express home accents? Quilts, picture frames, candles, clocks and mirrors-are what turn a house into a home. It's the combination of all the small things that give a home your personal touch. Sift through the different home décor options in this section to get good ideas on personal touches you can add to your home.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:42 AM. Mirror By Robin Rapace. The next question you should ask yourself is do you want beveled glass or flat edge glass for your wall mirror. Here your choice is a matter of your own taste. Some people think that beveled glass mirrors are more elegant, while others prefer the clean look of flat edged glass wall mirrors. All you have to do is shop and compare until you have made your decision.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:36 AM. Fall Decor By Nathalie Bombelles. 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 Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:35 AM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Another way to have the One Focus effect is to create the effect through one special piece of furniture. Remember all those bright and unique artistic pieces of furniture you have seen while shopping for modern decor? Why not use one of those pieces as the centerpiece for your living space? This eye-catching furniture piece will be the one that all your guests ask about.