Published at Friday, November 09th 2018, 05:25:24 AM by Nathalie Bombelles. Fall Decor. Change where you sit and stand. If your upholstered furniture has slipcovers, consider changing those out for the season. Look out below and add an area rug, or change the ones you already have, and you instantly add warmth and update your seating areas. Warm up the kitchen without cooking. Don't forget the heart of most homes-the kitchen. Stews aren't the only thing that can warm up your kitchen on a chilly day, add new dishtowels, table cloths, table runners and even dishes, to give your fall cooking an instant update.
Published at Monday, May 28th 2018, 10:01:37 AM by Marine Jacquier. Fall Decor. Create a beautiful autumn display at your front door to welcome friends, family and guests to your home. Hang a fall-themed wreath on your front door. Use corn stalks, straw, pumpkins and other hearty fall vegetables as decorating accessories. Birch branches, long twigs and corn stalks can fill a large vase for a spectacular autumn arrangement. Tie a wide orange, yellow or red ribbon around the vase to finish off the look.
Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:57:20 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. Mirrors are a great tool to add depth and light to a room. A mirror in a room without windows will reflect the lights and make the room appear brighter. They can also open up a small space by giving the room the appearance of having more depth. Oversized mirrors are a great tool to fill a large wall, while mirrored sets can create a unique focal point over a couch, mantel or console table.
Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:57:14 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Increasing the life of your area rug: Did you know that rugs wear out from the underside first? This is because the rug is constantly being rubbed and crushed against the floor when anyone walks on it. A rug pad will cushion the rug and keep it looking good for a lot longer than just having the rug on the floor. You don't want your new rug to age prematurely.
Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:57:10 AM. Fall Decor By Robin Rapace. Switch out throw pillows and add cozy blankets to your couches and chairs instead of buying new furniture for the living room in fall hues. Covering furniture in slip covers is also an inexpensive way to decorate for the season. Decorate with colors such as red, olive, mustard yellow and different hues of orange. Choose duvet covers and decorative pillows in your favorite fall colors to change up the look in bedrooms.
Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:57:03 AM. Home Accent By Marine Jacquier. Interior design doesn't have to be purely decorative. Many household items are functional as well as stylish. Everything from clocks to shower curtains can enhance the look and feel of a room. If you're looking for a way to cool down this summer without breaking the bank, we have a solution that is inexpensive and that can also add a new note of style to a room: ceiling fans. Because the ceiling fan lightens the mood of a room, having one in an ornate, baroque style undercuts the best use of the ceiling fan as a decorative item.
Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:46:31 AM. Kids Room Decor By Magali Courbis. Display handmade items- Allow your child the freedom to show off things they create by hand. Allow them to decorate their walls with posters or handmade crafts and display handmade items in their room. This shows that you are impressed with their craftiness and also makes the room more personal for them.
Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:38:51 AM. Window Treatment By Fabien Dubos. The best minimalist window treatment is no treatment at all! Unfortunately, not all of us live in an area where we feel comfortable bearing it all and we must provide some sort of boundaries to prevent our home lives from being public peek-shows. This can be done by utilizing untraditional materials such as colored glass, recycled plastics, or luxury textiles. Colorful panes can interact with the light, or a solid block of sheer fabric can produce a very understated window effect.
Published at Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 04:13:33 AM. Pillows and Throws By Magali Courbis. 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).