Professional Staircase Accents And Railings

Posted on May 21, 2016 By

Professional Staircase Accents And RailingsStaircases are much more than just steps and access routes. In fact, they are an essential part of any home decor or design. While most residences feature wooden banisters and railings, others showcase more contemporary and unique designs. This includes metallic accents, along with stained designs and especially glass components

In recent years, several homeowners have installed glass balustrades in their properties. These units are designed to refortify staircases with more durable components. Many customers have said that these products are an economic alternative to traditional wood banisters and railings. The choice, of course, is yours to consider or reject when opting to remodel or renovate your stairway.

These structures are also said to illuminate home or office lighting systems. Some customers, however, have mentioned that these products are no different than generic windows. As a result, it is essential to conduct adequate research before installing any of these accents or enhancements. This includes reviewing customer testimonials on the Web, along with price comparisons and industry reviews.

Glass railings are supposed to enhance any interior design. In fact, manufacturers consistently claim that they

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8 FAQs About Wallpaper Installation

Posted on May 21, 2016 By

Wallpaper InstallationHome decor matters a lot these days because every homeowner wants their house to look different from anything in their neighbourhood, not the exterior but the interiors as well. Precisely for this reason, the business of interior decoration is experiencing such a boom right now. People have embraced the fact that it’s all about presentation these days which is why new and unique techniques are being invented to make home decor more appealing.

Wallpapers, for instance, are not a new concept by any means but in the last decade or so, have acquired immense popularity. Sure, painting your walls has its merits but it’s still conventional and people these days are looking for that something which is completely out of the box. With such designs available today, it seems only natural that people are more attracted towards it rather than sticking to painting. But unlike painting, this kind of wall decor is a lot trickier to employ. More often than not, people have several confusions regarding wallpapers. Some of these frequently asked questions are:

What sort of tools do I need?

  • Measuring Tape
  • Primer Sealer
  • Water Tray
  • Sponge for

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Creativity in Design With Hunting Wall Decals

Posted on May 21, 2016 By

Wall DecalsThe exceptional quality vinyl made hunting wall decals are something of great attraction not only for the hunters, but also for others as well. Decorating the walls with these decals is quite popular in younger generation because they want to give a chic and bold look to their bedrooms through these hunting wall decals.

Specifications of Hunting Wall Decals:

These wall decorations are made of high-quality vinyl and is given a polished and glossy finish. They are crafted with deep saturated colors and can be installed easily on the wall after peeling it off. Different sizes are available in these to match the varied sizes of the wall and are designed in a variety of colors. These decals are supported with alignment markers so that they can be easily installed according to the measurements. These decals are not made to be reused. However, they can be removed easily from the wall without causing any damage to the paint.

Decorating the room:

Usually, boys with a love of the outdoors tend to decorate their rooms with these type of decals. Various ideas are introduced in these

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Fresh Design Ideas for Old Barn Boards

Posted on May 21, 2016 By

Fresh Design Ideas for Old Barn BoardsAn old barn that is scheduled for demolition offers a wealth of opportunities for the resourceful. Interior beams, joists, and floor boards can be salvaged and restored to their original glory. Uses for the exterior siding are a little more limited, after a lifetime in the elements the boards are weathered, often still holding onto the remnants of their last coat of paint. We think reclaimed barn boards have a wonderful place in contemporary design. They bring a sense of history and character that is hard to find in modern materials and they come with the environmental benefit of reusing a resource that would otherwise be discarded.

Working with reclaimed barn boards is not simple. The boards can be rough, brittle and are by no means square. It takes patience, care and finesse to make these boards work in modern cabinetry. A recent project exemplified the challenges of working with this unique material. The Cabinetmaker first had to mill the boards so they could be attached to a sub-straight for stability and strength while preserving the original face of the boards by milling

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Effective Ways To Add Charm To Existing Interiors

Posted on April 21, 2016 By

Effective Ways To Add Charm To Existing InteriorsNot everyone wants to revamp their home from scratch every single time, and honestly, budget-wise it doesn’t make sense to invest in totally new interiors every year. However, a smart home owner always find ways to create maximum impact. In this post, we will talk about some simple ways to creating a new dimension for your existing home, with ideas that are relatively easy to implement.

Start with letting go of excess

Time to sell, give away or junk stuff that you don’t need or like anymore. Take your furniture to sell at a re-sell store. Stuff you bought from Crate and Barrel or Ikea years ago that are falling apart or totally out-dated should go first. “Decorative” items that are cluttering your space should be removed from the house. Walls that are covered with prints, posters and other stuff that are not worth $10 in resale, should be sold anyway or given away. Leave a relatively clean and manageable space.

Who needs furniture?

High-end residential architecture and interiors don’t need much furniture or for that matter anything else.

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Treat Your Window With Shutters to Create an “Open” Feeling

Posted on April 21, 2016 By

windowsDecorating a home can be difficult. Everything from the floor to the ceiling and to the walls are expected to harmonize and capture the “exact feel” you want. The type of materials, colors, along with many factors are carefully considered so that there will be no clashing in patterns, and the entire home will be designed “just perfectly.” Unfortunately, the task of home decoration gets no easier when it comes to window treatment.

Window Treatment

For anyone who has decorated a home in the past, picking the right window treatment is more than buying curtains. After you have evaluated the face of the window, lighting issues, and privacy concerns, you are still left with the three most common options of drapes, blinds, and shutters.

While drapes and blinds have been popular choices in the past, their lack of lighting and aesthetic appeal has allowed shutters to gain great consumer attention. Shutters are the preferred choice, especially for those who want to create an open feeling in their homes!

The Advantage of Shutters

One of the many concerns homeowners have when it comes to curtains is

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Spicing Up Your Home With Shabby Chic Home Decor

Posted on April 21, 2016 By

Shabby Chic Home DecorThe Shabby Chic décor style popularized by Rachel Ashwell and Arhaus seeks to have an opulent vintage look. Colors prevalent are white, pastel and ecru. Fabrics are generously hemmed giving a soft and deep feeling.

Shabby Chic furniture is given a distressed look by covered in sanded milk paint. The whole décor style has an intriguing flea market look.

Pink peonies collaboration

Items in this range have soft pink fabric covers and include beddings, bed skirts, settee upholstery, and pillows. Styles in this range are charlotte, petticoat, tufted and Lilliput.

Rugs

The Shabby Chic rugs are in sheepskin and vintage designs. The sheepskin rug is made from natural sheepskin and is milk white. The vintage rugs are in soft pinks and browns on white backgrounds depicting natural plant art.

Accents

These are different accessories that show spontaneity in art and craft. Items in this collection include poufs, metal trays, globes, matchboxes and vases. Colors are more divergent with indigo, poufs, blue vases and brown wood decorations.

Mirrors

An opulent décor style is bound to have mirrors in various

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9 Tips for Planning Your Indoor Garden

Posted on April 21, 2016 By

9 Tips for Planning Your Indoor GardenThere’s something special about gardening – the process of growing living things for the enjoyment and possible consumption. Although gardening is a great hobby, not everyone has the outdoor space required. In other instances, the climate may not be ideal for the type of garden you’d like to develop and nurture. Perhaps neither of those apply to you, and you’d simply like to plan an indoor garden in order to bring life to your interior space. If so, you will benefit in numerous ways.

It’s well-known that plants provide a number of mental and physical health benefits, while adding to the overall design of your home. If you have been wanting to plan and execute an indoor garden of your own, here are 9 practical tips.

1. Be Mindful When Positioning Your Plants

When it comes to design, various plants will, of course, look best in certain spaces. With that being said, decide on locations which suit you and your needs. If you spend most of your time in the family room, make sure you bring plenty of life into that

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10 Ways You Can Make Your Home Even Homier

Posted on March 21, 2016 By

10 Ways You Can Make Your Home Even HomierWhile the phrase “home is where the heart is” may seem cliché, in so many ways it’s true. Homes are typically full of life, memories and love.

If you’re looking for ways to make your home even homier, there are some simple things you can do. And this doesn’t have to involve purchasing tons of expensive décor. Follow along for some simple tips to get started today:

    1. Decorate with Pictures: Adding personal memories and mementos to your tabletops and walls will help personalize your home. This gives your home the look and feel that someone is actually living there, rather than looking like a model home, sterile rental or hotel room. This is also a way to finally get those pictures off of your phone or camera and give them a real purpose.
    2. Create Comfy Seating: Your home will automatically take on a homier feel when you decide to create comfy couches and chairs for guests and family. Having enough seating for all of your guests will make your space feel more inviting and decorative.
    3. Make Your Bedroom a Sanctuary: A good

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Tips for Chosing Colours for Curtains & Soft Furnishings With Confidence

Posted on March 21, 2016 By

Tips for Chosing Colours for CurtainsChoosing the right colour for your soft furnishings and window dressings seems a challenging task to many. Understanding what goes with which colour and how to get the best out of your interior through the use of colours in your soft furnishings is fundamental to your dream space.

Many people make choice and combination of colours so complicated that average person is either put off or too afraid to experiment. Well at the very basic, choice of colours and what they mean to you is very personal. Experiment with colours and be bold to test your imagination.

Brighter living spaces bring life to the interior and what can be better than a touch of bright blooms in the living space. Mixing colours with neutral base. Treat your walls as canvas and your choice of interior colours as your art work. Fresh blooms, yellow, pinks, blue can brighten up the space.

Your window treatment plays a significant role in the setting up the mood for your interior. Floral curtain fabric are the best way to bring in that lively feel to the interior.

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Make Over Ideas for Your Bedroom

Posted on March 21, 2016 By

Make Over Ideas for Your BedroomA place where you sleep and live every day you are bound to get bored at some stage. However, change doesn’t have to mean changing structure. It could be as simple as stickers to bed sheets.

If you are more into the neutral type of rooms where the surroundings should just make you feel calm then using lightly toned sheets will do the trick. You can easily buy or paint your lamps in the same tone to match the look. Putting up thin white curtains will break the constant colour and add to the calamity of the room.

Most people prefer to be bold with their home styling. If you get sheets and bed covers to your preference it would be wise not to use too many colours especially if they are bold. Dark wooded furniture suits this kind of style as well as adding wall stickers. The stickers are easily put on and removed if you are not willing to paint.

If you are the type of person who wants to have a feminine room, but don’t want pink or

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How to Choose the Right Colors

Posted on March 21, 2016 By

How to Choose the Right ColorsThat’s the question, and it applies to both interiors and exteriors of homes and other buildings.

What’s the answer?

I remember reading and enjoying an article in the New York Times from a while ago by one of my favorite authors, Lee Child, a master in creating compelling characters and situations in the “action” genre. If you’re looking for entertaining, fast-paced reading his work is a lot of fun to read.

His article, “A Simple Way to Create Suspense” is essentially about his process in creating suspense in his writing.

How can that possibly translate to selecting the best colors for our homes or workplaces? Ask yourself the right questions! Since just about every question you can ask about color will have some kind of answer-and ideally help direct you to a useful solution-try starting with these:

  • Where is the place?
  • Is your subject the interior or the exterior?
  • What do you, or others using the space, want to do there?
  • Do you have specific goals, or is the need a more general one?

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5 Amazing Facts Before You Buy Designer Cushion Covers

Posted on February 21, 2016 By

Cushion CoversCushions are a must item in your house. It is a great home décor piece that will make your simple sofa or bed attractive. These cushions are available in various shapes and sizes. So, what are you waiting for? Bring about a change in your room with the cushions. Let them cast a spell of magic to beautify the room. All you need is, to choose the exact cushion cover that you actually want for your room. There are many cushion cover designs available in the market but, if you do not like the available designs, then you can opt for custom-made designer to make the best one for you.

Why will you choose designer items? The answer is pretty simple; you are open to so many tailor made designs. They look more vibrant and stylish and you will feel very happy to choose them for a flawless home décor. The designer items really look cool and bring a sheer taste of happiness. Here are some interesting tips before you buy the designer cushion covers:

Style: The designers come up with latest styles. These styles are unique

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Create an Interesting Space in Any Media Room With a Modern Wall Television Stand

Posted on February 21, 2016 By

Create an Interesting Space in Any Media Room With a Modern Wall Television StandOn the hunt for the perfect wall TV stand? There is much to know about the other options before making a final decision.

When it comes down to choosing whether to have a wall TV stand or a free standing version there are many things to think about. Going over the good and bad points will give anyone the facts they need to determine which will suit them better, or fit in with their lifestyle and home décor.

The Good and Bad of a Wall TV Stand

Ever since the introduction of the flat screen television, wall-mounting has been the choice way of making them viewable and accessible. In fact, mounting on the wall is even more popular now as it doesn’t require any type of entertainment center or stand which takes up floor space. The flat construction doesn’t stick out at all, or very little from the wall making the room in which it’s mounted feel more open.

For a classy and sophisticated interior,

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Practical Ideas to Make Your Apartment Look Bigger

Posted on February 21, 2016 By

Practical Ideas to Make Your Apartment Look BiggerYou have got an apartment or a home which is not much bigger than a box, so you might be obsessed with decorating your small space. And there are tricks that you could have a try on to make your apartment or home a little bit more spacious visually. And I would love to share those wonderful tips with you. To have a little change in your small apartment, you could make a great big difference to how it looks.

First of all, you have to believe that to make the space of your apartment looks bigger is quite easy, and all you need to do is take advantage of any space you got, even if it seems to be much smaller than it really is.

Color

There is no denying that colors of the walls and ceiling could make a great big difference to your apartment. To make your space looks spacious, you should stick to the light color, for example, solid white and aqua. Some of you might be crazed about the bright contrasting colors or even the

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6 Benefits of Using Stones in Interior and Exterior of Building

Posted on February 21, 2016 By

Stones in Interior and Exterior of BuildingThe use of stone in interior and exterior applications is widely gaining popularity all over the world. Be it commercial building or private houses, owners prefer the use of stones to enhance the beauty of the building. Apart from domestic and corporate use the stone is liberally used in the buildings where the architecture plays a key role in the business like heritage hotels, restaurants and showrooms.

Here are 6 major reasons of the growing popularity of stones in construction of buildings:

Exquisite Visual Appeal

The stone can be employed in variety of interior and exterior applications. The Jalli, pillars or panels made of stone have a distinct air of vintage that add to the overall visual impression of your building. Besides, the modern architects and interior designers have extensively experimented with various types of stones to be used in interior as well as exterior applications. Hence the material that was already famous for its strength is now also used for its designer value.

Negligible Maintenance

Not only does it offer a unique, eye caressing look to the entire

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Four Design Ideas for Revamping Your Interiors

Posted on January 21, 2016 By

kitchen islandContemporary home owners always have their own take on design trends, and for getting a new look, you don’t always need to invest a fortune. Every year, we have a series of trends emerging from varied design books, and these trends can give a few good ideas to create the perfect home. In this post, we will talk of the best four interior design ideas that are definitely worth trying and are not limited to a year.

Add a kitchen island

If you check any of the high-end residential architecture plans and home interiors, you will find that the kitchen island is a stylish yet functional addition. It can serve as the counter for all the kitchen work, double up as a dining space when needed and can be the ideal place to stock some of the table essentials, fruits and dips. You can talk to any known design company, and depending on the space available, you can create a small or an extended kitchen island.

Statement mirrors

Large, sophisticated and stylish statement mirrors should make way into your home right away. Mirrors have the

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Tips to Buying Tribal Rugs Online

Posted on January 21, 2016 By

Tips to Buying Tribal Rugs OnlineDeciding to complete your room design with an authentic tribal rug can be an exciting decision you are going to make, buying the rug is a completely different experience, especially when you will find a much wider variety online.

Buying online can be daunting, even frustrating at times, as you don’t know all the companies and how they will provide you with the best quality product, service and price. There are numerous factors you can take into consideration.

You are going to want to focus extensively on the suppliers offering tribal rugs online. Start by doing a simple search and identifying any companies that have products that interest you or you feel could work with your particular room design.

The next step will be to review each of these companies in detail, learn as much as you can about them to ensure you choose a company that will provide you with the best product, the best price and a great service that you know you will be able to rely on and trust.

Go through the online reviews, don’t only rely

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Important Steps to Buying a Vintage Carpet

Posted on January 21, 2016 By

Vintage CarpetA vintage carpet can be a wonderful addition to any room design, but there are certain steps you are going to want to take to ensure the rug or carpet you choose will provide you with years of use and enjoyment moving forward.

The first step is to set yourself a budget, this is a very important step. You will soon notice as you make your way through the online stores looking at all the vintage carpets on offer, that prices will vary dramatically from carpet to carpet and company to company. With a set budget in mind, you are able to identify which of these items you can afford and which you should skip, this can be one of the steps you use to narrow down your search.

The next step once you have your budget in mind is to go through the online stores and high street stores to identify the quality of the vintage rugs that you are considering. Quality is imperative, as even though the rug may be vintage in design, it should not be so worn that it is only going to

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Geometry Accents in Interior Design

Posted on January 21, 2016 By

Geometry Accents in Interior DesignGeometric patterns and motifs rule today’s world of interior design. When combined with different geometric and other elements of home decor, such as floral patterns, they look unique in the best way. Geometric trend fits in Scandinavian, modern and minimalist styles perfectly. However, it can also be applied in more traditional interiors and look equally beautiful, but also surprising. Geometry does not necessarily imply symmetry, but symmetry can be a part of geometric motifs around the house.

Implementing geometry into an interior is what decor is for. Textiles are very important in home decor, as they can transform any interior enormously. Pillow covers are always excellent in setting the tone in any apartment. In case of adding geometric touches, patterned pillow covers will work wonders. The effect may be even better when geometric patterns are mixed with floral or abstract ones. Rugs, blankets and curtains are the next element of decor you can take one level up with geometric patterns.

A wonderful way to play around with the design of your living room is finding coffee table with geometric legs or with general geometric

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