Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:48:17 AM by Marine Jacquier. Mirror. Place a mirror over the fireplace. For most home's the fireplace is already the focal point of the room in which it resides. Add more emphasis to the fireplace by placing a beautifully framed mirror above the mantel. This will enlarge the room, and add a reflective surface to the décor you place on the mantle. From candle sticks to seasonal décor, a fireplace begs for a gorgeous mirror to adorn it.
Published at Sunday, February 10th 2019, 21:21:12 PM by Nathalie Bombelles. Mirror. 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 Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 04:01:10 AM by Nathalie Bombelles. Mirror. They are partially transparent and reflective. They are made by coating one side with a thin reflective material. When light in the room reflects on the coated side and into the dark space behind the mirror, you are able to see the lighted room but you can't see out of it. These mirrors are common in interrogation rooms, security observation decks, experimental research rooms, and security cameras. These are the main types of mirrors that you can buy. As you have seen the mirrors are ideal for different applications. For you to buy the right mirror you need to know where you want to use it.
Published at Sunday, February 10th 2019, 21:02:49 PM. Mirror By Fabien Dubos. Two-way mirrors have been an intrinsic part of Hollywood creations. Placed for the security purpose they always served in creating an ideal platform for the romantic twist in it. Watch Bobby yes the superhit Hollywood flick and you would know the best use mirrors can be put to. Mirrors are messengers when you reflect the sunlight in somebody's face and ask them to move out of the library and rather take a lesson in romance. Neolithic mirrors have been discovered, made by grinding down obsidian rocks and polishing them to an incredible sheen. They were then used in India in textiles, crafts and toys as well. Gujrat is the place in India to find beautiful mirror worked dresses. Objects in mirror are closer than they appear, I would rather reframe it and say mirrors in themselves are closer to us than they appear. So, handle them with care.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:34 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Today more and more people are choosing hardwood, laminate and tile for their main flooring choices. This is because they generate a higher return on value and a more natural and appealing look. Even if you do decide to go with a hard surface flooring you will still want to utilize area rugs throughout your home. The most common areas for using these rugs would include hallways, entry ways, dining rooms and living rooms. Having area rugs in these rooms each has a different purpose. For instance, an entry way rug will help reduce the amount of dirt, water and sand that is tracked through the house, while rugs in hallways will help reduce the risk of wearing down the floors finish in such a high traffic area. A living room typically uses an area rug to help create more comfort, warmth and to reduce sound. Some people will even use rugs in areas where their is wall to wall carpet to protect it. When using an area rug, it is important to use an area rug pad. Knowing where and why you will use the rug will help you choose which pad to use.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:31 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. Makes your rug safer to walk on: The right pad will prevent slipping. If you choose one that has a grip to it, it makes the rug much safer to walk on. You certainly do not want anyone slipping on an arearug and taking a fall. Slippery floors such as linoleum and hardwoods can create a real fall hazard when an area rug is put on them with no pad to grip the floor.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:27 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Magali Courbis. When you walk on your antique rug, it encounters a lot of stress against the hard floor. The back of the rug, or the knots, as well as the foundation, need to be protected as best as possible. There are rug pads with holes in them and solid rug pads. In this case, the solid on is best. Moving a step ahead, a solid pad with some sort of texture on the surface is even better. This texture can safely grab your antique rug and keep it from crawling, hence reducing wear.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:23 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Marine Jacquier. If you're using an area rug in a room, don't cover your floor completely. Your original floors will make a nice border to your rug. Even when you want to use a large rug, subtract at least 9-12 inches from your baseboards so that some of your flooring will show through. Finally, always use a non-ski rug pad underneath area rugs to prevent movement of the rug. The rug pad should be about 2 inches smaller than the rug so that it doesn't show through.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:15 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Area rugs come in so many different and unique styles it's sometimes hard to decide which type would best suit your needs. You may have an idea in mind as to which type of rug you'd like to purchase. Or you may need more detailed information to make the right choice. Some styles are named after the region or area where they originated. Others are known for certain characteristics or specific uses. Let's look at three different styles that hopefully will help you make an informed decision when shopping for a special rug.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:11 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. If you're using an area rug in a room, don't cover your floor completely. Your original floors will make a nice border to your rug. Even when you want to use a large rug, subtract at least 9-12 inches from your baseboards so that some of your flooring will show through. Finally, always use a non-ski rug pad underneath area rugs to prevent movement of the rug. The rug pad should be about 2 inches smaller than the rug so that it doesn't show through.