Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:08 AM by Fabien Dubos. Area Rugs and Pads. 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 Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:42:51 AM. Pillows and Throws By Magali Courbis. Another important quality indicator is the sturdiness of the trim. Cheap throw pillows have a tendency to unravel at the seams. Though double edge stitching is not common, it is a great sign of a quality throw pillow. For aesthetic reasons many well crafted pillows will only have a single stitch so don't rule these out completely. Just make sure that the trim is not already unraveling and that you can't pull it apart with a quick on the spot quality check before you buy. When shopping online this is a hard thing to detect but many websites now offer a zoom feature which will let you get close enough to see the trim quality. On the upside, shopping on major sites usually has the advantage of showing user reviews, make sure you read these to see what other customers experiences have been with the pillow you have in mind.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:48 AM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. If you really want to have a major impact in your modern and contemporary decor one way to do that is to have an explosion of color. If you have done any shopping for modern decor items you have no doubt seen a lot of white, black and chrome pieces as well as some that are in bright and vibrant colors. The way you use these brighter pieces is as an accent in a room that is more traditionally dressed. This means if you have a room that is painted white, with black furniture, you would choose one area of the room to add an explosion of color. This could be a bright accent table or chair on one side of the room that gives the entire space a splash color and brings it to life.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:46 AM. Pillows and Throws By Fabien Dubos. This is an optional consideration and doesn't apply to many modern pillow varieties. If your decor is based on a traditional Victorian theme then you will undoubtedly opt for aubusson style pillows that are full of tassels and flared edges with trim to spare. Fringes definitely give the pillows more impact and for this reason you will want to use slim small edges on smaller pillows and limit the amount of large throws with big bold tassels and trim.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:40:41 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Antique rugs generally are more fragile than newer rugs, yet they are usually more valuable. In order to maintain your investment, you should follow proper care such as the right cleaning, rotation once a year and the right rug pad. Not all rug pads will protect your antique rug and carpet as best as possible.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:37:32 AM. Wall Decor By Robin Rapace. When deciding which wall to use, choose the first one you see when entering the house or the room. Use accent wall decors to define or separate a distinct area from a larger space. This is perfect for open plan houses to characterize the living area, the dining, reading area etc. There are usually two implementations of accent walls. In most cases, accent wall is a bold color against neutral walls. The other version is using a more dominant color against other wall of the same hue.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:37:19 AM. Pillows and Throws By Nathalie Bombelles. There are different kinds of pillows available, but the one people would most commonly know is the bed pillow. These are rectangular pillows that differ in length depending on the size of the bed that they are used on. Generally they are used inside a pillow case to help keep them clean. Bed pillows are used to support the head and neck when sleeping or lying in bed.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 00:37:17 AM. Mirror By Marine Jacquier. If you have a compact dining room or maybe a small dining nook in your house, use framed mirrors for wall behind the table to make it spacious yet cozy at the same time. But if you have a formal dining room, use them to highlight your antique dishes or expensive china. Match the framework with the decor of the room and add a tasteful touch. Similar to the living room and bedrooms, you can experiment with textures, finishes and panels.