Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:43 AM by Marine Jacquier. Area Rugs and Pads. I have been restoring and caring for antique rugs for years and have always used one of two pads. The first is a recycled jute pad that is as dense as can be for its kind. This is a 40 ounce weight, which is on the higher quality level of jute pads. This weight means there is a dense compression of fiber per square yard and this is important for protection and resistance. This pad can be used under all antique rugs that do not tend to slide around, mainly room size ones.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:55:44 AM. Pillows and Throws By Magali Courbis. First off, decide what size you'd like your pillow to be. Let's just say, for the purposes of an example, that I wanted to make a throw pillow that's seven inches square. Now you need to add a half inch to each side (in other words, a whole inch.) That's the size you'll end up cutting your fabric. Mine will end up being eight inches. That gives you enough room to sew around the edges. Cut two pieces of fabric in this size, then place the two right sides together. Pin one side, making sure that the two pieces are secure. Then, using a basic running stitch, sew to the other end one half inch from the edge. Backstitch a few times before ending with a knot. Continue this around two of the other sides, leaving one side open.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:49:47 AM. Fall Decor By Fabien Dubos. 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.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:49:44 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. A new 'Welcome.' Update your exterior entry way with a new welcome mat, one that can handle the fall/winter traffic and that coordinates with your home. Blanket your rooms with warmth. On your bed and sofa, or on a window seat, add a warm blanket in a fall color that coordinates with your decor (think warm oranges, reds, plums, browns, greens or deep gold tones). This is both practical and beautiful-adding a new color to an often-used living space creates an instant update. If you are changing your entire bedding for the season, consider changing your bed skirt, too.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:49:43 AM. Fall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Change your color without painting. Painting every season is crazy and a bit unrealistic for most people, but there is a way to add different colors to your rooms each season by adding color to the back of your bookcases through removable panels. If you have bookcases in your home you can add colorful panels to the back of the cases, behind the accessories and books. Simply cover a foam core board with paint or fabric and position it firmly against the inside back of your bookcase-instant color update.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:43:56 AM. Window Treatment By Nathalie Bombelles. 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 Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:38:20 AM. Window Treatment By Quentin Bourque. 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 Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:38:12 AM. Window Treatment By Robin Rapace. The best minimalist window treatment is no treatment at all! Unfortunately, not all of us live in an area where we feel comfortable bearing it all and we must provide some sort of boundaries to prevent our home lives from being public peek-shows. This can be done by utilizing untraditional materials such as colored glass, recycled plastics, or luxury textiles. Colorful panes can interact with the light, or a solid block of sheer fabric can produce a very understated window effect.