Published at Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 03:53:10 AM by Marine Jacquier. Home Accent. 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 Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:23:41 AM. Pillows and Throws By Robin Rapace. Neck pillows are also placed on couches and can have a design matching the throw pillows. Silk thread tassels that are of the same color as the velvet can be used to enhance throw pillows and look decorative. Middle Eastern throw pillows are popular for their exquisite floral embroidery. Colors used are predominantly popular in this region. These pillows are soft and are used on either coaches or chairs. An array of throw pillows on a bed also imparts an elegant look to the bedroom.
Published at Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:20:16 AM. Mirror By Magali Courbis. 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 Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:20:12 AM. Fall Decor By Marine Jacquier. 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 Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:20:06 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. 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 Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:19:48 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Marine Jacquier. 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 Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:19:46 AM. Wall Decor By Quentin Bourque. When deciding which wall to use, choose the first one you see when entering the house or the room. Use accent wall decors to define or separate a distinct area from a larger space. This is perfect for open plan houses to characterize the living area, the dining, reading area etc. There are usually two implementations of accent walls. In most cases, accent wall is a bold color against neutral walls. The other version is using a more dominant color against other wall of the same hue.
Published at Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:19:39 AM. Pillows and Throws By Quentin Bourque. Another important quality indicator is the sturdiness of the trim. Cheap throw pillows have a tendency to unravel at the seams. Though double edge stitching is not common, it is a great sign of a quality throw pillow. For aesthetic reasons many well crafted pillows will only have a single stitch so don't rule these out completely. Just make sure that the trim is not already unraveling and that you can't pull it apart with a quick on the spot quality check before you buy. When shopping online this is a hard thing to detect but many websites now offer a zoom feature which will let you get close enough to see the trim quality. On the upside, shopping on major sites usually has the advantage of showing user reviews, make sure you read these to see what other customers experiences have been with the pillow you have in mind.