Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:46 AM by Fabien Dubos. Pillows and Throws. 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, 02:57:14 AM by Fabien Dubos. Pillows and Throws. 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 Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:32:55 AM. Window Treatment By Marine Jacquier. 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.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:32:42 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Now that you've softened the floor, dressed the sofa, and decorated the table it's time to add inspiration to the walls. Consider creating your own works of art by taking photos of fall imagery and framing them in handsome wood or elegant metals. Most home furnishings stores carry a wide selection of framed prints landscapes, still lifes, Impressionist visions, abstract contemporaries. Special cards and notes you have received can also make a lovely statement as a framed memento. Don't forget children's artwork to add color and whimsy. By using ready-made, standard frames you can change out the work as often as new pieces are brought from school! You can also frame up a host of non-paper elements; try a family heirloom quilt hung on a wall, or a needlepoint scene crafted over several months, elegantly framed. Perhaps you have collectibles that would benefit from shadow boxing, like tickets and programs from shows or sports memorabilia. Make it personal and flexible to suit your mood and the changing seasons.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:32:18 AM. Fall Decor By Fabien Dubos. Accessorizing any room can be easy to do in the fall. You simply need to go to your local department store and look for fall decorations that can be under $10 each. You can use these fall decorations every year so you don't need to buy more. Accessories can include throw pillows, blankets, candles, candleholders, and curtains.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:26:57 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. Coordinate the color schemes.That is the style, size, and design of your mirror should match or enhance the color scheme in your home. For example, if it's rustic, choose a mirror that's framed in hardwood with nice carvings. Something eclectic is a nice touch too. Bronze-tinted mirrors make people look younger and healthier.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:26:46 AM. Window Treatment By Quentin Bourque. The cornice is a padded box that is covered in fabric and if desired, a type of trim. The edges can be shaped, such as scalloped, rounded or straight. These are often favored because they can help to conceal any existing hardware that is used to hang other window treatments, thus providing a more seamless overall look in a room.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:26:39 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Replacing hard wood floors and over all cleaning of wall-to-wall carpets can be a big job and is expensive. Area rugs are also good cover ups for floors or carpets that are stained and are hard to clean. But besides its bandage-like characteristic, area rugs as well as carpets can reduce sound wave travels inside a room. Unlike hard wood floors that tend to bounce off the sounds of your televisions or mp3 players, area rugs and carpets help suck up the noise. Sound reduction is helpful especially to those who live in apartment buildings. This would prevent your neighbors from knocking on your door and disturb you watching your favorite TV shows just to shut you up.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:58 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Choose one fall color per room and use that color to accessorize with. For example, you can use red in the living room. You can use what is called Barn Red because it gives your room a rustic look. You can also use white to blend the color into your decor. Complete the look with gold curtains that go all the way to the floor.