Published at Friday, December 14th 2018, 09:57:14 AM by Quentin Bourque. Area Rugs and Pads. Area rugs are a great way to show your more adventurous side. Bold and colourful patterns may take you out of your comfort zone, but they are a great piece for adding a bit of the unexpected to a room. Still, you'll want to choose colours that blend with other design elements of your room so that even as a focal point your rug ties in with your overall décor.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:26:39 AM by Robin Rapace. Area Rugs and Pads. 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 Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:33:38 AM by Robin Rapace. Area Rugs and Pads. Makes your rug safer to walk on: The right pad will prevent slipping. If you choose one that has a grip to it, it makes the rug much safer to walk on. You certainly do not want anyone slipping on an arearug and taking a fall. Slippery floors such as linoleum and hardwoods can create a real fall hazard when an area rug is put on them with no pad to grip the floor.
Published at Thursday, July 19th 2018, 11:26:01 AM. Pillows and Throws By Nathalie Bombelles. Most of the designers recommend that large furniture like loveseats and sofas. Yes, it is true. With large furniture, you can use small patterns for your throw pillows or you can use neutral tones. But small furniture can also be accentuated with decorative throw pillows. These throw pillows are layered to add pattern, color, or theme. If you try to be creative on your choice of design, you can make your place more versatile. Anytime, you can swiftly update and change your pillows.
Published at Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 11:25:54 AM. Home Accent By Quentin Bourque. Accent Chairs: Examine the rooms in your home where an accent chair may be necessary. There are various styles and materials used in accent chairs and you can be sure there will be pieces that would blend with any existing interior arrangement you may have. You can check home magazines, interior décor magazines, online stores and your local furniture shop for accent chairs.
Published at Monday, July 16th 2018, 11:25:11 AM. Home Accent By Marine Jacquier. 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.
Published at Saturday, July 14th 2018, 11:24:59 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. 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 Friday, July 13th 2018, 11:24:49 AM. Wall Decor By Robin Rapace. Wood is a versatile medium. It can be used to create a number of different wall decor items. For example, the wood can be carved into a mask. A mask can also be the mask of a person or an animal. Wood can also be used to create plaques or other sculpture-like items that can be hung. It can be used to create wooden boxes in which to hold small vases or other miscellaneous knick-knacks.
Published at Wednesday, July 11th 2018, 11:22:13 AM. Halloween Decoration By Nathalie Bombelles. According to allbusiness.com in 2006, it was reported that typical Americans spend at least $60 on one costume during Halloween. This amount doubles to $120 or more if they have two or kids. Because of the recent economic crisis, it is best to cut down on these unnecessary costs that are not even essential. Yet, you should not forego the fun season with boring or no display.
Published at Monday, July 09th 2018, 11:22:08 AM. Mirror By Marine Jacquier. Decorating with mirrors improves interior lighting. A room that is painted in a dark color can seem smaller and even feel oppressive. Adding mirrors to one or more walls can offset the darkness and enhance the color of walls. The best way to improve a room's lighting without using more electricity is to place mirrors opposite windows. The mirrors will reflect natural sunlight streaming through the windows and brighten the whole room. Some homeowners even report a savings in energy costs by simply reflecting the free light from the sun.