Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 23:15:59 PM by Magali Courbis. Home Accent. Interior design doesn't have to be purely decorative. Many household items are functional as well as stylish. Everything from clocks to shower curtains can enhance the look and feel of a room. If you're looking for a way to cool down this summer without breaking the bank, we have a solution that is inexpensive and that can also add a new note of style to a room: ceiling fans. Because the ceiling fan lightens the mood of a room, having one in an ornate, baroque style undercuts the best use of the ceiling fan as a decorative item.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:56 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. 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, 09:28:52 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Tibetan area rugs originated in the mountain regions of Tibet and just across the border in Nepal. They are carefully hand crafted using Tibetan knots, traditional knots, or a combination of textile weaving methods. They are generally made of the finest natural silk fibers and the softest refined wool. This combination of fibers produces a luxuriantly soft pad with a light catching luminescent sheen to it. Artisans use numerous designs of customary plants that have symbolic meanings like bamboo fronds, forsythia branches, plum blossoms, and cypress trees.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:48 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. When buying a pad you will want to understand what area of the house it will be going in. A rug that will be in a high traffic area like a hallway or entry should use a thin, non slip pad. These pads typically are made of a rubber-like material and have a weave look to them. These grip hard surface floors very well, keeping your rug in place. You want a thin pad to prevent too much of a height difference to avoid any trip hazards and create a natural flow when walking. If you are putting it under a rug in a living room that will be creating more cushion and sound absorption, then you will want to use a thicker pad, possibly one made from a felt material. You can even find pads that are meant for use with outdoor area rugs which usually come mildew resistant. If you are using a rug to carpet application you will want to buy a pad that is made specifically for that.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:43 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, 09:28:34 AM. Halloween Decoration By Magali Courbis. Animated Items. Add a little of the unexpected with animated Halloween items near your front door. These characters can move or speak, but remember that smaller children are often frightened by these. Since gaining popularity in recent years, these items are fairly inexpensive and available online and in most stores during the Halloween season.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:19 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Nathalie Bombelles. Protects the floor: Area-rugs can cause scratches to floors. The dust and dirt particles that collect beneath a carpet can easily scratch a floor when it is walked on. Pads under the rugs prevent this from happening.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:10 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. Oriental area rugs can include Persian ones and were originally made in China. Now they can come from rug-makers in India, Iran, and Romania as well. Since these areas have low labor costs this style of rug is of a great quality at an equally great value. They are resilient and durable and will add a sense of luxury to any area. They can be hand-knotted, hand woven, or hand loomed. They can also be more affordable when they're made using a combination of both handcrafted and machine made techniques. The can be made even more affordable when they're completely machine loomed. These can be so well made that they appear as handsome as handmade rugs.