Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:27 AM by Magali Courbis. Area Rugs and Pads. Ideally, your rug should be slightly smaller than the area covered by furniture. Moreover, area rugs should be large enough to set the gathering space while allowing circulation space. Depending on the designer and the space, your rug may vary significantly in size. Nevertheless, a good rule of thumb is to allow the front legs of chairs and sofas to be placed on the rug.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:22 AM. Home Accent By Nathalie Bombelles. Lawrence Essentials has carved a beautiful rectangle bud vase, which is made out of resin. This vase makes lilacs look really elegant. Jan Barboglio's collections have two really distinct votive holders. The Basket Flower Candle Holder is made up of iron and holds a hand-blown glass for votives. This piece will add warmth to your home. The Rail Votive Holder is an iron railroad candle holder that can hold up to 12 votives. This hand finished piece is quite an embellishment.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:16 AM. Mirror By Marine Jacquier. Decorating with mirrors is fairly inexpensive. There's no need to hit designer stores. Any mirrors will do, even those from the local dollar store. A whole house can often be re-decorated with mirrors for under a thousand dollars. Decorating with mirrors can make a home's interior appear larger. This trick has long been used by professionals. Small homes can benefit greatly using this trick of the eye. Mirrors create the illusion of depth. Create perceived space by placing a large mirror or a row or mosaic of small mirrors on a wall. Place mirrors along opposing walls for even more depth.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:11 AM. Window Treatment By Magali Courbis. The term has been evolved as a decorative element, but is often used to describe various coverings like sheers, curtains, blinds, cornices, shutters and valances. For both houses and business firms, blinds are commonly used for window treatments. Now wide varieties of blinds are available like the paper blinds, mini blinds, slat blinds and verticals. The blinds made of wood are a special choice for modern homes. The wooden slat blinds and woven wood blinds are perfect for any stylish interiors. In extreme weather conditions, shutters are the most widely opted treatment for ventilation and insulation. These shutters are made of faux wood and keep the unwanted glare away to give maximum comfort.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:47:06 AM. Fall Decor By Fabien Dubos. 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 Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:53 AM. Home Accent By Magali Courbis. Being too cluttered doesn't make a home more attractive. It just makes it look cluttered. Using accent pieces to spruce up your home shouldn't create a cacophony of various artifacts that just end up needing a good dusting every week. You are looking for spatial relationships that work well within each room of your house. So, if you start with the basics and then work your way from there you can enhance your home without cluttering it.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:42 AM. Mirror By Robin Rapace. Place a mirror over the fireplace. For most home's the fireplace is already the focal point of the room in which it resides. Add more emphasis to the fireplace by placing a beautifully framed mirror above the mantel. This will enlarge the room, and add a reflective surface to the décor you place on the mantle. From candle sticks to seasonal décor, a fireplace begs for a gorgeous mirror to adorn it.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:26:36 AM. Fall Decor By Nathalie Bombelles. Most people keep back a fall collection of decor that they place around their home in order to create a fall look and feel in their room. It can be Halloween decorations or Thanksgiving decor that usually consists of pumpkins, brown, yellow, orange, and red leaves, as well as cornucopia of fruits. Before you begin digging out the decor from last year, consider these possibilities.