Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 00:31:53 AM by Magali Courbis. Wall Decor. In a traditionally built house, the walls will most often be square, and symmetrical, with doors and windows placed at geometrically straight locations, in line with one another. More contemporary floor plans will usually call for an open space design, in which there are only a few walls, and most of the space flows naturally into itself.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:41:19 AM. Window Treatment By Quentin Bourque. 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 Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:40:47 AM. Pillows and Throws By Marine Jacquier. Children love pillows as much or maybe even more than their parents. Now there are all kinds of kids novelty pillows available so they can sleep with their favorite cartoon character or TV hero, adding to their sense of comfort and security throughout the night. Kids, however, are not the only ones who have a favorite pillow. Most families know that each family member will claim a pillow on the bed or on the couch and claim it as theirs! Those pillows just seem to fit them in all the right places to add to their sense of well-being and comfort.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:40:43 AM. Home Accent By Nathalie Bombelles. If you are career-oriented, busy and always travelling, you need a modern home that is easy to clean and maintain. A modern home must have the right furniture and fixture. Aside from that, it needs modern accent furniture that blends well with the other furniture pieces. Your modern place must have the right pieces to make it alive and not boring. Do not be afraid to experiment on colors and patterns. Some homes have bold colors such as black and maroon. Printed patterns such as stripes, tiger and abstract designs go well with dark colors.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:40:40 AM. Pillows and Throws By Fabien Dubos. The interior of your throw pillow is also important and should be well inspected. Most quality pillows are two separate pieces, the cover and the actual pillow. A removable cover is quite handy when it comes time to clean the pillow, and can be reused after years of wear have flattened the original interior pillow. Also note that good fill materials should flatten easily but not permanently. You can test this by giving a little punch to the center of the pillow, if the pillow does not budge then it is made of cheap synthetics that will stay flat forever once they do get a little wear. If the pillow takes a moment but eventually gets it's swagger back this is a good indicator that the pillow can be easily fluffed and will spring back to life over years of usage. Fill materials usually range from synthetic polyester to full on goose down and everything in-between. Down pillows are excellent, but if you are purchasing one be sure to inspect the insulation quality of the feathers. Feather tips sticking out of the pillow are a good indicator of expensive materials coupled with shady craftsmanship (not to mention getting poked).
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:40:37 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. Another important feature of a wall mirror is if you want your mirror framed or frameless. If you go with a framed wall mirror, you have a large variety of choices. Here we will start out with what material your mirror frame can be made from. Your frame material choices are metal, wood, resin/acrylic, glass and believe it or not there are also available recycled magazines and recycled newspapers under the category of "Other Frame Materials." So when it comes to frames for your wall mirror, the category is wide open.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:34:04 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Change your view. The view out of your windows changes with the season, so couldn't your window treatments change, too? If you have curtain panels consider changing them to a more seasonal color, whether retail or custom. You may also want to consider thermal panels that can help keep the cold out as the temperature drops. If you have blinds or roman shades you can do the same thing-update them with warmer, fall colors, or in either case, update an existing valance on your windows.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:33:50 AM. Home Accent By Magali Courbis. Victorian design styles are often used by people who love the feel of the nineteenth century and are yet implemented with modern conveniences. Common woods often used in cabinets are oak, cherry or sometimes mahogany and traditional colors are preferred. For such designs, contemporary hardware can work but should have a vintage feel for example iron or antique pseudo pewter. On the other hand, Southern and ocean-side area styles favor stucco as it endures well. This design style will typically have accented windows like the bay type windows or will have narrow, long encased or boxed windows. Often the doors are accented with shutters of wood or slate and painted over with vibrant colors. Clay pots and ceramic statues would complement the ceramic tile flooring, which is often seen in Mediterranean design. This design style will often have big open living areas that make good use of the outside weather and the use of brighter colors in fabrics like drapes would accentuate the design.