Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:40:43 AM by Nathalie Bombelles. Home Accent. Victorian design styles are often used by people who love the feel of the nineteenth century and are yet implemented with modern conveniences. Common woods often used in cabinets are oak, cherry or sometimes mahogany and traditional colors are preferred. For such designs, contemporary hardware can work but should have a vintage feel for example iron or antique pseudo pewter. On the other hand, Southern and ocean-side area styles favor stucco as it endures well. This design style will typically have accented windows like the bay type windows or will have narrow, long encased or boxed windows. Often the doors are accented with shutters of wood or slate and painted over with vibrant colors. Clay pots and ceramic statues would complement the ceramic tile flooring, which is often seen in Mediterranean design. This design style will often have big open living areas that make good use of the outside weather and the use of brighter colors in fabrics like drapes would accentuate the design.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:42:51 AM. Pillows and Throws By Magali Courbis. The decorative pillows are like jewels in your house. Your decoration will highlight the sharp accents and colors. The textures of the distinct elements make your whole place very inviting and comfortable. The textured pillows with earth colors can enhance the looks of your sofa. Using beads and satin give excitement to your traditional pieces. You are giving your visitors what it is like to be hospitable by giving them the welcoming beauty of your home decorations.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:48 AM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. How many times have you looked in a modern or contemporary home and noticed that it looks a lot like an art gallery? Why not use this effect to it's full potential. If you are creating a contemporary living room, why not use this space as your own personal gallery to show off a special sculpture or piece of wall art. You can use lighting to visually point everyone's eyes towards the piece as soon as they enter the room. You can even arrange the furniture in the room so guests can take a seat and contemplate the beauty in front of them.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:46 AM. Pillows and Throws By Fabien Dubos. Most of the designers recommend that large furniture like loveseats and sofas. Yes, it is true. With large furniture, you can use small patterns for your throw pillows or you can use neutral tones. But small furniture can also be accentuated with decorative throw pillows. These throw pillows are layered to add pattern, color, or theme. If you try to be creative on your choice of design, you can make your place more versatile. Anytime, you can swiftly update and change your pillows.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:41 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Tips for Using Vacuum Tools - If you choose to use a vacuum tool attachment in lieu of the actual vacuum cleaner itself, take care not to use excessive suction. Many vacuum cleaners allow you to control the amount of suction that is used in such situations; set yours so that it's not sucking too hard on your area rug. Watch Out for the Fringe - The fringed border of an area rug should be avoided when vacuuming. Fringe can fray or even get wrapped up around the beater brush of a vacuum cleaner. Nothing detracts from the appearance of a gorgeous rug quite like stray pieces of fringe, so always use caution.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:37:32 AM. Wall Decor By Robin Rapace. From vintage to contemporary, it's easy to find ways to make any room special with wall art. Creating a motif with unexpected items can be a conversation piece in any room. It's fun to come up with new uses for old items or use new items in unconventional ways. Searching around in thrift stores and other fun places, you never know what you might find to adorn your walls with. Whatever your particular taste, you can personalize your space with decorative wall decor.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:37:19 AM. Pillows and Throws By Nathalie Bombelles. You will usually want to pick an odd number of pillows somewhere around three and seven for a natural asymmetrical look. If you're a balance freak like I am you may not be able to help the impulse to place an even number or either side, this is OK but takes a little from the "chic" factor. Also, opting of a smaller number of larger pillows rather than a ton of small ones provides a much cleaner look, but for certain motifs and backdrops you may want a really full appearance where the smaller pillows will be ideal.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:37:17 AM. Mirror By Marine Jacquier. 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.