Published at Saturday, October 20th 2018, 02:00:47 AM by Nathalie Bombelles. Pillows and Throws. 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 Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 22:38:54 PM by Quentin Bourque. Pillows and Throws. Making throw pillows is an easy, yet enjoyable procedure, and after you've learned the running stitch and the backstitch, they are a breeze to work out. There are two different ways to do this; with a pillow form and with fiberfill stuffing. Either way is fine, it's just a matter of how you want to do it and how you feel most comfortable. First, to be able to choose what kind you want to make, you will want to know what a pillow form and fiberfill are, and the pros and cons between the two. First off, we have a pillow form. Basically a pillow form is a non decorative, rather ugly pillow that is stuffed inside of your fabric. It helps your pillow keep it's form, plus they're easy to use, especially for a beginner. The cons are that they can be rather expensive if you don't keep an eye out for sales and good deals.
Published at Saturday, September 15th 2018, 09:27:17 AM by Quentin Bourque. Pillows and Throws. There are different kinds of pillows available, but the one people would most commonly know is the bed pillow. These are rectangular pillows that differ in length depending on the size of the bed that they are used on. Generally they are used inside a pillow case to help keep them clean. Bed pillows are used to support the head and neck when sleeping or lying in bed.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:35 AM. Kids Room Decor By Quentin Bourque. But garage sales are a great way to decorate your kid's room. Many well constructed items of furniture or accessories are available as kids grow, and you can take them and remake them into your own with a little paint and adding some other items. Let your child help pick the accessories and also help with the painting; when a child is involved in this process, he will have more of a sense of ownership and will keep the room cleaner. If you don't want to paint a room, consider the use of wall hangings. You can really personalize a room by framing and hanging works of art that your child has done. Old refrigerator art work can be spruced up and matted for beautiful displays. Place them in groups by age done or subject and they make lovely groupings. Even if a child objects to this, they are secretly pleased that their efforts are appreciated. This is another way of involving your kids, spending quality time with them and also makes the decorating project fun and interesting for both of you.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:27 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. Prepare your handyman tools.You will need a few basic tools to hang mirrors: hammer, small nails, a measuring tape and perhaps some way of checking to see that the mirrors are level. Hardware stores and home-decorating stores now carry a wide variety of hanging clips, wire and other devices that are perfecting for locating mirrors in the room. (Don't hesitate to place mirrors in places other than on the walls. Some mirrors will work very well on a stand if the placement is right.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:20 AM. Home Accent By Marine Jacquier. Being too cluttered doesn't make a home more attractive. It just makes it look cluttered. Using accent pieces to spruce up your home shouldn't create a cacophony of various artifacts that just end up needing a good dusting every week. You are looking for spatial relationships that work well within each room of your house. So, if you start with the basics and then work your way from there you can enhance your home without cluttering it.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:14 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Fall decorating can be a lot of fun. Using the warm colors of fall, you can make or buy decorations to use inside your home, outside, or both. A good place to start is the front door. All you need is a fall colored wreath to hang on it. These type of wreaths can be bought in many stores in various sizes. If you are a person who likes to work with crafts, you may rather make one yourself. But buying or making, your wreath will remain useful and brought out every year to enjoy.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:08 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Fabien Dubos. Regardless of the shape of a room, you will likely find an appropriate area rug. Even a long, narrow room can benefit from a rectangular rug. Indeed, the shape of your rug will depend on the furniture in the room just as much as the shape and size of the room. For example, a long dining room table is complimented nicely by a rectangular rug, regardless of the shape of the room. Also, don't be afraid to use your creativity when choosing rugs which are available in a wide range of shapes from circular, oval, square and rectangular to more abstract shapes.
Published at Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 07:25:25 AM. Halloween Decoration By Quentin Bourque. You will also want to think about how scary you would like your decorations to be. If you're opening up your Halloween party to include children then you may want to keep the scariness down to a minimum. You don't want to give your guest's children nightmares for a week after the actual party. When expecting kids, stick more to decorations and accessories that still have elements of the classic Halloween themes, but that are more on the humorous or light hearted side and are age appropriate for your guests.
Published at Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 07:25:17 AM. Halloween Decoration By Nathalie Bombelles. Tombstones. Turn your front yard into a graveyard with tombstones made from inexpensive foam board and a little paint. Thinner than the ones you can purchase in stores, you can personalize these for your family (pretty morbid), your favorite horror film characters, or with funny inscriptions.