Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:33:17 AM by Marine Jacquier. Pillows and Throws. 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).
Published at Saturday, November 03rd 2018, 06:44:29 AM by Fabien Dubos. Pillows and Throws. Boyfriend pillows are available only in Japan, and are shaped like a pair of arms. The person curls up with it and it is said to be both comfortable and comforting because it is like a boyfriend who can never leave you. Bed pillows will eventually become soiled, through the accumulation of sweat and potentially saliva and of human skin cells. Dust mites live in pillows, feeding on the skin cells that gather and thus 10% of the weight of a two year old pillow may be dust mites, dust mite feces and dead mites.
Published at Sunday, November 04th 2018, 06:48:06 AM by Quentin Bourque. Pillows and Throws. This is an optional consideration and doesn't apply to many modern pillow varieties. If your decor is based on a traditional Victorian theme then you will undoubtedly opt for aubusson style pillows that are full of tassels and flared edges with trim to spare. Fringes definitely give the pillows more impact and for this reason you will want to use slim small edges on smaller pillows and limit the amount of large throws with big bold tassels and trim.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:35 AM. Kids Room Decor By Quentin Bourque. Colour has a intense impact on how we think. Green is cheering, and can help people recover from stress. Colour really be able to does create a difference in environment, hence I chose the pinaks and pastel greens. But don't be scared, and have confidence in yourself. Colour ought to ideally flow from room to room. This can be achieved by choosing a basic colour palette throughout the house and then accumulation individual style to each room.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:27 AM. Mirror By Nathalie Bombelles. Mirrors come in a variety of shapes and sizes. From large to small, to square, rectangular, round, oval and even free form. Choose a shape of mirror to complement the decor in the room. For example, use rectangular mirror in a traditionally furnished room, or an oval mirror to mimic the shape of an oval dining table. A mirror is a fantastic accent piece for any room.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:20 AM. Home Accent By Marine Jacquier. Wood Accents: These home accents make your home feel warm and refined. Traditional, casual or modern homes can include wood accents on the floors, walls, furniture and the main entrance door. A wood design can serve as focal point when added to a wall. Pieces of furniture with wooden legs and arms, wooden side tables and shelves look dramatic if they have similar wood tone.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:14 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. Decorative pillows are another thing you can use to spruce up your design theme. If you were under the impression that pillows were merely for the bedroom, think again, they can provide a pleasing touch to any room including the bathroom, dining room, living room and kitchen. To bring a fall décor aura to your den or living room, adding pillows to your chairs or sofa can really work great. In the bedroom, compliment them to your design theme but select patterns and fabrics that are all different with one coordinating element. In the kitchen or bathroom, a pillow put strategically on a chair or hamper can add a charming touch. Add a comfortable appeal to your room décor with pillows that have orange and black prints.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:02:08 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 Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 07:25:25 AM. Halloween Decoration By Quentin Bourque. You can start with the traditional carved pumpkin but with a little flare. After you carve the pumpkin, take it to the next level by stenciling designs around the pumpkin then use the pumpkin as a planter with fall branches and leaves from the top. Pumpkins are fun and easy and should be the first item on your list. Get the family involved and let everyone put a piece of his or her creative mind into the masterpiece. Hang black rubber bats on the porch and put cobwebs over everything. In one corner, you can setup a mad scientist lab with a big jar filled with green goo, eyeballs, bats, vampire teeth and whatever else you can dream up.
Published at Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 07:25:17 AM. Halloween Decoration By Nathalie Bombelles. Spider Napkin Rings. Turn any napkin ring into a Halloween hit by using hot glue to attach the spiders from cheap Halloween rings to a napkin ring. These are very inexpensive and normally sold in bags at discount and dollar stores. A very small investment for a unique decorative touch. Placemats and Tablecloths. Go ahead and invest in either an orange or black tablecloth or placemats. This simple change adds instant Halloween charm to any table.