Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:07 AM by Nathalie Bombelles. Area Rugs and Pads. When you walk on your antique rug, it encounters a lot of stress against the hard floor. The back of the rug, or the knots, as well as the foundation, need to be protected as best as possible. There are rug pads with holes in them and solid rug pads. In this case, the solid on is best. Moving a step ahead, a solid pad with some sort of texture on the surface is even better. This texture can safely grab your antique rug and keep it from crawling, hence reducing wear.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:33:32 AM. Mirror By Robin Rapace. You could use small mirrors of different sizes and varied frames and arrange them on a wall as a piece of art. The wall above your fireplace is a great place to mount a custom mirror. It will reflect the light and images from across the room and create an impression of a much bigger space. Home depot framed wall mirrors do not need to be a continuous one piece panel. You could arrange the panels so they look like one single piece, but the breaks will give your wall a very stylish look.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:33:25 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Nathalie Bombelles. Once you know what kind of pad you need, you will need to know what size. The pad should be slightly less than the length and width of the area rug. You can usually buy already cut to size pads for most standard sized rugs. In some cases, however, you may find that your rug is a unique size. In that case you would want to buy a pad that is larger than your rug and custom cut it to size.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:33:12 AM. Pillows and Throws By Marine Jacquier. Making throw pillows is an easy, yet enjoyable procedure, and after you've learned the running stitch and the backstitch, they are a breeze to work out. There are two different ways to do this; with a pillow form and with fiberfill stuffing. Either way is fine, it's just a matter of how you want to do it and how you feel most comfortable. First, to be able to choose what kind you want to make, you will want to know what a pillow form and fiberfill are, and the pros and cons between the two. First off, we have a pillow form. Basically a pillow form is a non decorative, rather ugly pillow that is stuffed inside of your fabric. It helps your pillow keep it's form, plus they're easy to use, especially for a beginner. The cons are that they can be rather expensive if you don't keep an eye out for sales and good deals.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:29:18 AM. Mirror By Fabien Dubos. Mirrors don't have to be unusual or impressively large to decorate your home either some mirrors are placed in the home for their utilitarian usage, but there is no reason why vanity mirrors, bathroom mirrors needn't be good looking and well designed to enhance the beauty of your home. When you are decorating with mirrors you can really create some exiting effects, why not think about using mirrors of different shapes and sizes on the same wall. When this effect is created using framed works of art it is called the military style and using mirrors instead of works of art is an excellent way to add light and depth to your room.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:29:10 AM. Home Accent By Quentin Bourque. Your home accents and your wall hangings should not clash. It's not uncommon for many people to decorate using their wall hangings as the basis for their accent piece selection. However, sometimes a wall hanging just doesn't lend itself to inspiration. You might find that using new accent pieces as your inspiration gives you a better ability to blend your looks.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:29:04 AM. Pillows and Throws By Robin Rapace. 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 Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:28:53 AM. Window Treatment By Fabien Dubos. Other window treatment ideas for overly bright rooms are curtains with heavy fabrics and dark colors. Such curtains coupled with the valances complete the whole look of the window treatments. Heavy shutters can also enhance the look of the windows drastically. The various shutter styles suitable for the purpose are raised panel or colonial style. Rolling blinds are available in various printing designs, semi-light filtering and black-out type and these also give a new look to the windows. The rolling shutters can be placed both inside or outside the house and can be decorative due to the use of different colors or materials such as bamboo. Awnings are a common choice for highly lit rooms. The positive point in the case of awnings is that the window treatment ideas which make use of awnings allow breeze to come inside while keeping the sun out.