Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 02:04:53 AM by Robin Rapace. Pillows and Throws. First off, decide what size you'd like your pillow to be. Let's just say, for the purposes of an example, that I wanted to make a throw pillow that's seven inches square. Now you need to add a half inch to each side (in other words, a whole inch.) That's the size you'll end up cutting your fabric. Mine will end up being eight inches. That gives you enough room to sew around the edges. Cut two pieces of fabric in this size, then place the two right sides together. Pin one side, making sure that the two pieces are secure. Then, using a basic running stitch, sew to the other end one half inch from the edge. Backstitch a few times before ending with a knot. Continue this around two of the other sides, leaving one side open.
Published at Sunday, September 16th 2018, 09:27:21 AM. Window Treatment By Robin Rapace. It seems that country homes get to have the most fun with varied textures and prints. Bold colorful organic designs are great for playful atmospheres, while plaids and checkers can really bring you back home. Ruffles, fringes, and lace can all be used to really dress up a window for a bold classic look. Humble country windows are often light and airy, perfect for a warm summer day.
Published at Saturday, September 15th 2018, 09:27:17 AM. Pillows and Throws By Quentin Bourque. When it comes to decorative pillows, the levels of craftsmanship nearly outweighs the vast designs and patterns available. If you are ready to upgrade your interior and want to add some quality to your decor there are a few things you need to know to help you select the best pillows for your money. The most vital aspect in determining pillow quality is the exterior construction; this should give you great immediate insight into the overall quality of the pillow. You'd be surprised at the shady work you can detect simply by examining the seams. Are the stitches evenly spaced from the edges? Does the pattern uniformly align at the seams, is it aligned in the middle? An easy way to tell a mistake from a unique design element is to compare two or three of the same pillow while you shop to see if they are all the same, as they should be. Also spend time examining the shape, if it is supposed to be a square throw make sure that it is. Many massed producing, quantity-over-quality dealers churn out cheap uneven pillows that are just square-ish.
Published at Thursday, September 13th 2018, 09:27:14 AM. Wall Decor By Robin Rapace. From vintage to contemporary, it's easy to find ways to make any room special with wall art. Creating a motif with unexpected items can be a conversation piece in any room. It's fun to come up with new uses for old items or use new items in unconventional ways. Searching around in thrift stores and other fun places, you never know what you might find to adorn your walls with. Whatever your particular taste, you can personalize your space with decorative wall decor.
Published at Tuesday, September 11th 2018, 09:27:11 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. 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.
Published at Monday, September 10th 2018, 09:18:51 AM. Pillows and Throws By Magali Courbis. Fiberfill is also pretty easy to use, even though sometimes it just doesn't want to work. Basically it's what you commonly think of as stuffing; the stuff that they put inside stuffed animals and pillows. It's pros contain that it's inexpensive and can be found almost anywhere. Those are two very important features. The one con that I can think of off the top of my head is that it's sometimes hard to get it stuffed in evenly. It's sometimes thinner in a certain place than it is in the rest of the pillow. Or several lumps and bumps throughout. But practice does make better, that's for sure. You can also control the firmness of the pillow. That's another pro. Plus, you can make the pillows in absolutely any size you want. That's just that much more control. With a form, you can only make a pillow in the sizes that they offer the form.
Published at Saturday, September 08th 2018, 09:18:05 AM. Pillows and Throws By Nathalie Bombelles. Pillows are cloth cases that are stuffed with soft material such as cotton or foam. They are used to give support to the head while sleeping. On the other hand, throw pillows are decorative pillows that are used mainly on couches and are not used for supporting the head. Throw pillows are decorated by some motifs or design and they blend with the décor of the room. Throw pillows come in different shapes and sizes.
Published at Friday, September 07th 2018, 09:18:04 AM. Home Accent By Fabien Dubos. High-tech interior design styles are often thought to be for the rich and suave people and appeal to debonair and urbane population. This design style entails a use of a lot brushed or shiny stainless steel, mirrors, chrome and high gloss black accents. Especially in kitchens and baths, they will often have sleek metallic appliances and fixtures, with the latest home appliances and sleek storage cabinets. Drapes or shades typically seen in offices are also used for drawing room windows. Curving window glasses may be set on the walls for that high tech feel.