Published at Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 04:10:08 AM by Quentin Bourque. Area Rugs and Pads. Your rug pads help to soften sound and provide a buffer under your area carpet, as well as helping to prevent them from moving around. When your carpet slides around on the floor it is a serious safety hazard for the young and old alike; pads help prevent slippage. Moreover, rugs that move around and are not aligned with the floor and walls give the room a very shabby look and all your expensive décor can be ruined by an out of place mat. Here again pads are invaluable in helping to keep the rug in place. These pads help to extend the life of an area rug as well as protect carpets and floors. One of the main purposes of these pads is to preserve and protect the carpet.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:13:04 AM. Mirror By Marine Jacquier. A collection of small mirrors can add great interest to a wall. When using a group of mirrors, concentrate on choosing interesting frames in a variety of shapes and sizes. To create a cohesive grouping, you may want to consider using mirrors with the same or similarly colored frames. To arrange a group, hang the largest mirror first, and then add a smaller one of similar shape. Finish with yet another small mirror in a different shape. Space them all evenly on the wall.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:13:01 AM. Fall Decor By Nathalie Bombelles. There is just some basic trademarks that can't be ignored to let you know that fall is on its way; cool crisp mornings, school starting back, and the changing colors on the leaves. When it comes to fall decor in your home, you want to make sure that you achieve a comfortable look that will welcome the changing season and blend in with the fall decor.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:12:55 AM. Home Accent By Robin Rapace. 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 Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:07:08 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. 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 Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:07:02 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. I have been restoring and caring for antique rugs for years and have always used one of two pads. The first is a recycled jute pad that is as dense as can be for its kind. This is a 40 ounce weight, which is on the higher quality level of jute pads. This weight means there is a dense compression of fiber per square yard and this is important for protection and resistance. This pad can be used under all antique rugs that do not tend to slide around, mainly room size ones.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:06:59 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Your mantle will highlight your room so you want to decorate it accordingly. Outline or trim your mantle in leaf garland that can be picked up at any home decorating store. You can accent the mantle with a few candles that are brown in color. You don't want to place too many decorations on the mantle or it will look too crowded. Keep it simple and remember to only accent it. You want the rest of your room to blend in together with the mantle. Place a natural flokati rug down in front of the fireplace, but far enough away that it won't catch on fire when you are burning your wood. The flokati rugs are beautiful ad ca match with almost any decor. You ca also buy colored flokati rugs that can blend I with your decor. These rugs are also made from different material as well.
Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 03:06:56 AM. Pillows and Throws By Marine Jacquier. 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).