Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:11:16 PM by Nathalie Bombelles. Window Treatment. Another popular type of window treatment in interior design, sheers allow light through during the day and are perfect for use in the spring, summer and early fall. They are light weight and attractive to look at. In the late fall and winter, they can be swapped out with heavier curtains or drapery.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:12:55 AM. Home Accent By Robin Rapace. If you are career-oriented, busy and always travelling, you need a modern home that is easy to clean and maintain. A modern home must have the right furniture and fixture. Aside from that, it needs modern accent furniture that blends well with the other furniture pieces. Your modern place must have the right pieces to make it alive and not boring. Do not be afraid to experiment on colors and patterns. Some homes have bold colors such as black and maroon. Printed patterns such as stripes, tiger and abstract designs go well with dark colors.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:07:08 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. Your rug pads help to soften sound and provide a buffer under your area carpet, as well as helping to prevent them from moving around. When your carpet slides around on the floor it is a serious safety hazard for the young and old alike; pads help prevent slippage. Moreover, rugs that move around and are not aligned with the floor and walls give the room a very shabby look and all your expensive décor can be ruined by an out of place mat. Here again pads are invaluable in helping to keep the rug in place. These pads help to extend the life of an area rug as well as protect carpets and floors. One of the main purposes of these pads is to preserve and protect the carpet.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:07:02 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. Protecting your rug from mildew: Rug pads allow air to circulate around the rug. It sort of makes the rug more 'breathable.' This helps to prevent your rug from getting mildewed or getting moldy. Not only are these problems unhealthy, but they will stain your-rug and ruin it quickly. This is especially important in areas of the country that have a lot of humid weather.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:06:59 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Outside, there are many ways to celebrate the autumn. If you have front steps, you may want to place pumpkins, gourds, straw and the like on them, and you can even make a scarecrow to sit on your porch. When trees in your neighborhood shed orange and golden leaves, pick them up and add them to your outside collection of fall decorations. If you are a gardener, buy a collection of mums to spread out amongst the front yard. Mums come in many pretty colors and are usually easy to keep if you just water them every day. They bring much beauty to your landscape.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:06:56 AM. Pillows and Throws By Marine Jacquier. When it comes to decorative pillows, the levels of craftsmanship nearly outweighs the vast designs and patterns available. If you are ready to upgrade your interior and want to add some quality to your decor there are a few things you need to know to help you select the best pillows for your money. The most vital aspect in determining pillow quality is the exterior construction; this should give you great immediate insight into the overall quality of the pillow. You'd be surprised at the shady work you can detect simply by examining the seams. Are the stitches evenly spaced from the edges? Does the pattern uniformly align at the seams, is it aligned in the middle? An easy way to tell a mistake from a unique design element is to compare two or three of the same pillow while you shop to see if they are all the same, as they should be. Also spend time examining the shape, if it is supposed to be a square throw make sure that it is. Many massed producing, quantity-over-quality dealers churn out cheap uneven pillows that are just square-ish.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:55:47 AM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Nowadays, modern wall decor and modern wall artwork are fast becoming decorations of choice especially among home enthusiasts. Even normal home owners are now slowly getting themselves familiar with them. However, the idea of modern wall decor and modern wall artwork are not essentially focused on having the latest interior design fashions. Instead, most designers refer it to the "mid-century" design which means you can combine design elements of 60s or 70s with your choice of the present modern wall decor and modern wall artwork. In any instance, whether your thinking about contemporary or modern interior design here are some basic tips you should keep when you are planning an interior design or just a simple home makeover.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:55:44 AM. Pillows and Throws By Magali Courbis. The interior of your throw pillow is also important and should be well inspected. Most quality pillows are two separate pieces, the cover and the actual pillow. A removable cover is quite handy when it comes time to clean the pillow, and can be reused after years of wear have flattened the original interior pillow. Also note that good fill materials should flatten easily but not permanently. You can test this by giving a little punch to the center of the pillow, if the pillow does not budge then it is made of cheap synthetics that will stay flat forever once they do get a little wear. If the pillow takes a moment but eventually gets it's swagger back this is a good indicator that the pillow can be easily fluffed and will spring back to life over years of usage. Fill materials usually range from synthetic polyester to full on goose down and everything in-between. Down pillows are excellent, but if you are purchasing one be sure to inspect the insulation quality of the feathers. Feather tips sticking out of the pillow are a good indicator of expensive materials coupled with shady craftsmanship (not to mention getting poked).