Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 02:30:57 AM by Quentin Bourque. Area Rugs and Pads. 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, November 07th 2018, 06:33:38 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Ideally, your rug should be slightly smaller than the area covered by furniture. Moreover, area rugs should be large enough to set the gathering space while allowing circulation space. Depending on the designer and the space, your rug may vary significantly in size. Nevertheless, a good rule of thumb is to allow the front legs of chairs and sofas to be placed on the rug.
Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:33:30 AM. Fall Decor By Nathalie Bombelles. Candles have become ever popular accent today. Look for texture like beeswax, and subtle colors ivory, gold, bronzes and coppers to add a gleam. Available in a wide range of hues, scents, shapes and sizes - you can mix and match to suit your taste. Remember to vary the heights and use odd numbered groupings for a more eclectic and festive feel. Include an array of shapes too, cylindrical, square, triangular, and round are among the most popular. Avoid placing candles on the same surface where there is a lamp - good rule of thumb is to avoid using candles where you have another light source. Use scented candles sparingly and with care so as not to compete with each other. Many are made without scent, particularly for those persons who may be allergy sensitive.
Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:33:17 AM. Pillows and Throws By Marine Jacquier. You can also choose the reversible designs to make your decorative pillows more exciting. There are so many stores that offer home decors. The reversible designs are those that have two fabrics in one pillow cover - one on the front and one on the back. Most of the time, the prints are mixed from the coordinating stripe and solid colors. You can also try botanical pattern for day one and a stripe on the following day.
Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:33:06 AM. Fall Decor By Quentin Bourque. Fall decorating projects are a great idea considering your kids are back at school and the chilly weather outside. You can utilize your time to go through your cupboards and find items which you can use to add to your home decor. Natural Appeal: You can gather a number of organic elements to decorate your home for fall. Colored leaves, pumpkins and gourds, dried corn, fruits or any such decorations are a great idea and you can use them creatively for simple and beautiful arrangements around your home. For instance you can use a rustic basket, fill it with fresh apples, throw in some preserved leaves and you have a great decorative piece.
Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:26:38 AM. Home Accent By Nathalie Bombelles. Lawrence Essentials has carved a beautiful rectangle bud vase, which is made out of resin. This vase makes lilacs look really elegant. Jan Barboglio's collections have two really distinct votive holders. The Basket Flower Candle Holder is made up of iron and holds a hand-blown glass for votives. This piece will add warmth to your home. The Rail Votive Holder is an iron railroad candle holder that can hold up to 12 votives. This hand finished piece is quite an embellishment.
Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:26:22 AM. Window Treatment By Magali Courbis. Window treatments should facilitate looking out of the window from within the room and prevent or hamper looking inside the room. This can be achieved by the proper shades, coverings and shutters. While ventilation is unaffected the view from the window is enhanced while privacy is maintained. Choosing the right blinds for the purpose will go a long way in decorating the inside of the house while maintaining privacy as well. The kind of blinds chosen for privacy will depend on the kind of house and where the window is facing.
Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:26:06 AM. Home Accent By Fabien Dubos. You can infuse any room with style by setting an artist made bowl on a table or a shelf. The Mary Jurek Fidelia Bowl is a very popular artistry bowl made out of hammered stainless steel. This textured bowl can be used to attractively hold many assorted objects! These are just a few home décor accents that you could use to add charm to one of your rooms. There are many collections that are created with themes. Use these themes to decoratively express yourself.