|Interior Decorating Information|
The Basics of Cigar Humidor Care
Seasoning a Cigar Humidor
To keep the things we cherish in our lives working properly, there is an element of regular garden tending that needs to be undertaken. Whether it comes in the form of frequently changing the oil in a car, storm-proofing a rosewood deck, or seasoning a cigar humidor, without proper tending and maintenance our investments turn into disappointments. Interestingly, most cigar hobbyists have at best a tenuous understanding of how to keep their humidors functioning properly - especially when they are expensive.
Take a gentlemen who has recently acquired a beautifully constructed humidor worth several thousand dollars. Let's say the humidor was a gift, but like most humidors sold on the market (whether they are costly models or not), it did not come with instructions on how to properly season it.
Seasoning a humidor is a crucial and necessary step to ensure a beautiful new humidor functions properly - no matter how nice or how expensive. The inside of the humidor is usually lined with Spanish cedar or mahogany. The reason these woods are used to line the inside of the humidor is they hold humidity well, and both woods contain a natural anti-fungal agent that resists mold. This wood has been kiln dried, and if your idea of maintenance is to simply regularly fill-up the humidification device, the kiln dried wood will easily absorb all of the moisture.
In order to properly season a humidor, you need to obtain distilled water, and a brand new sponge. Distilled water should always be used in the humidification device to prevent buildup. Saturate the sponge, and wipe down all the interior wood with the sponge. Don't be shy, but wipe all exposed interior wood generously. Fill up the humidification device according to the specifications, and saturate the sponge once more. Take the sponge, place it inside the humidor, close the lid, and let it sit for 24 hours. Take the sponge out, and wipe down the interior wood one more time. Refill the humidification device and now your humidor is fully seasoned. This is how a desktop humidor that contains a passive humidification device works: the Spanish cedar (or mahogany) retains the humidity, and the humidification device replenishes the moisture in the wood. So be sure you properly season your humidor to make sure it works!
The Real Story with Relative Humidity in Humidors
There is a pervasive myth regarding cigar humidors that a decrease in temperature should be followed by an increase in humidity, and vice versa. This is a common, but totally false belief.
To help set the records straight, we're going to reference The Variable Humidity Myth. This treatise articulates how there are a number of authorities claiming that relative humidity should move in an inverse direction from temperature: i.e. if you're maintaining a 70% RH humidor at 70 degrees, and the temperature falls to 65 degrees, the humidity should be raised to 75% RH to compensate. In fact, the humidity should stay constant regardless of temperature.
This is primarily because the tobacco within a cigar needs just enough moisture to keep it elastic, but not so much as to create expansion. This level is always around 70% independent of temperature. Why? Because we're not talking about how much moisture is physically in the tobacco (to keep the absolute moisture the same if temperature dropped, you would have to raise the humidity). What we are talking about is the sweet spot between tobacco leaves getting too brittle (68% RH or lower) and tobacco leaves beginning to swell (73% or higher). This sweet spot is always around 70% RH.
By taking the time to understand these two basic aspects of humidor care, you are well on your way to being ahead of the game. Regularly seasoning your humidor and not incorrectly tampering with relative humidity principles will ensure the longevity of your humidor and maintain the quality of your cigar collection for years to come.
Matthew Rosen is owner of http://www.whatsknottolove.com, an online cigar boutique that is helping bring the feel of your local cigar shop to the internet. It features a unique cigar collection as well as cigar tips, cigar culture advice and cigar accessories.
The Best Interior-Design Books to Give as Holiday Presents The Wall Street Journal
From deploying pattern deftly to pulling off Parisian chic—actionable décor tips fill these five books. Gift one to the amateur decorator on your list.
Access interior design help — online Las Vegas Review-Journal
Online design is a growing trend that is likely here to stay, however, it's too early to say how much it will bite into the more than $11 billion spent annually in the ...
Snuggle up with 2018's best interior design, gardening books The Detroit News
Looking for the perfect gift for a design-obsessed loved one? Check out Homestyle's recommendations for the best home decor, gardening books of the season.
Accused Interior Decorating Scammer Gets 3 Years In Prison Sandy Springs, GA Patch
Interior Decorating Scammer Gets 3 Years In Prison - Sandy Springs, GA - Randy Hall, along with her husband, Ken, are accused of scamming Sandy Springs ...
JAROD TANKSLEY: Holiday decorating advice from a home stager/interior designer - Nolensville Home Page
JAROD TANKSLEY: Holiday decorating advice from a home stager/interior designer Nolensville Home Page
Holidays are always a great way to showcase your home. I recently had a great conversation with Jamie Watford Owner/President of JW Nash & Co. Interior ...
How to design your house on a budget, courtesy of the 'Queer Eye' guys CNBC
Whether you're moving into a new space or sprucing up an old one, making decor decisions can be challenging. And celebrity stylist and former "Queer Eye For ...
COC Interior Design Students Participate in Henry Mayo's Holiday Home Tour SCVNEWS.com
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Holiday Home Tour annually embodies the warmth and magic of the holiday season, as the doors to exquisitely decorated ...
How (and where) to find your very own elf this Christmas Greenville News
If the busyness of the holiday season is filling you with dread, maybe it's time to recruit some help and reclaim your joy.
These Brenau students helped decorate an Atlanta landmark for Christmas Gainesville Times
With December almost here, it's time to deck the halls all the way to one of the grandest staircases in Atlanta.
Great Escapes The Weekly Standard
Escape-room operators are locking in fun and profit.
Comfort Is a Prevailing Preference Among Homeowners Builder Magazine
People are seeking comfort at home above all else, according to these interior designers.
Pinterest reveals most popular decor trends for 2019 The Independent
If, like us, you're unable to hang a mirror or decorate a room without first lusting over perfectly-poised homeware photos on Pinterest, you'll be happy to learn the ...
Interiors: why televisions are never stylish Financial Times
Televisions are a style abomination. As countless magazine articles, design blogs and hotel rooms illustrate, no interior designer ever knows what to do with the ...
Hotel design: Country Living Hotels The Caterer.com
Country Living magazine – home of rural escapism and countryside style – has branched out into the hotel market, with openings in Bath and Harrogate. Ka...
5 Kitchen Trends That Will Be Huge in 2019—And 3 That Are Officially Over Real Simple
We talked to trend experts to find 5 kitchen trends that will be big in 2019, and 3 trends that are on their way out. These are the paint colors and design features ...
UK Alumna Creates Dream Spaces Across the Country UKNow
UK alumna Liz Toombs went from her undergraduate years to decorating across the country, as well as across campus.
Pinterest reveals the hottest interior trends predicted to take over in 2019! Ideal Home
Step into the future with us, as we reveal the biggest Pinterest home decor trends taking over! Get pinning to start winning for 2019.
14 Boys' Room Ideas - Baby, Toddler & Tween Boy Bedroom Decorating GoodHousekeeping.com
Graphic prints, natural motifs, and blue, black, and white color schemes make for creative havens for boys. If you're in search of some boys' room ideas that are ...
James W. Oxnam Of East Hampton Dies December 5 - East Hampton 27east.com
James W. Oxnam of Palm Beach, Florida, and East Hampton died on December 5, 2018, at Mt. Sinai Hospital after undergoing treatment for the sudden onset of ...
How to decorate your home for Christmas, according to experts The Independent
Christmas is just around the corner, but you don't need to fret if you're feeling unprepared because there's still plenty of time to get festive and break out the ...
Garlands a dazzling option for the holidays The Detroit News
Although nostalgia still kindles much of the decorating fever for the holidays, there are modern options to satisfy those looking for pops of color other than ...
Melania Trump Just Unveiled This Year's White House Christmas Decorations TownandCountrymag.com
First Lady Melania Trump opted for a red color palette with this year's White House Christmas decorations. See photos of the new displays here.
Interior Design Trends for Fall 2018 Forbes
From curved sofas to black accents in the kitchen to a rising global nomadic style, we take a look at the biggest trends in the interior design world for fall 2018.
15 Best Interior Design Apps in 2018 - Apps For Interior Design HouseBeautiful.com
These interior design apps will easily replace Instagram as your new, most-used app. They make updating your home all too easy.
To Define Your Taste in Interior Design, Look in Your Closet The Wall Street Journal
Overwhelmed by décor possibilities? Let the clothes in your wardrobe help you zero in on the interior-design aesthetic you'd love to live in.
8 Swoon-Worthy Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall Vogue.com
These upcoming design books offer a serious dose of house envy.
Pampas grass: How to use the interior design trend in your home decor Today.com
What is pampas grass? Interior designer Tyler Wisler shares how to use pampas grass in your home design scheme to give it a natural, breezy style.
Navy and brass is 2018 interior design trend for kitchens and hotels Vox.com
Meet one of the 2018 interior design trends that's invaded homes and hotels alike.
Metro-Detroit Interior Decorator Wins International Design Award Michronicleonline
Detroit-area Simmons + Co. Design celebrates a win in Decorating Den Interiors 34th Annual Dream Room Contest. More than 10 years as one of Metro ...
New business does retail and interior design services Sequim Gazette
Susan Eiland says she can't remember a time when she wasn't decorating a house. “I can't remember not doing it,” she said. Since she was a young girl, Eiland ...
Inside Wendy Goodman's Interior Design Book, May I Come In? The Cut
New York Magazine design editor Wendy Goodman revisits homes she's covered throughout her career in a new interior design book, “May I Come In?”
Maximalist interior design: homes that get the style right Curbed
Maximalist interior design comes in many guises, be it in swaths of bold color, vibrant layers of pattern, or from sumptuous, varied textures and materials.
Wayfair Spaces uses Magic Leap augmented reality for interior design VentureBeat
Wayfair Spaces uses Magic Leap augmented reality to make interior design easy. You can drop virtual objects into a real space to see what they would look like.
Ryan Korban Releases Second Book, Interiors The Cut
Fashion's favorite interior designer Ryan Korban has released his second book, out now from Rizzoli.
These are the worst interior design trends of the past 50 years HouseBeautiful.com
Samsung has revealed the worst home design trends of the last half of a century, with toilet rugs, taxidermy and beaded curtains named some of the bad interior ...
Investigators: Duo accused of stealing thousands in interior decorating scam | WSB-TV WSB Atlanta
A North Georgia couple is facing charges they stole thousands of dollars from customers who hired them to do interior decorating work.
16 Best Interior Design, Furniture & Home Decor Shopping Websites 2018 HarpersBAZAAR.com
Whether you're simply freshening up your home with a new piece of furniture, or giving it a full-on makeover, these are the best interior design shopping ...
6 Decorating and Remodeling Tips From a Top Interior Designer TIME
Top interior designer Grant K. Gibson shares his best tips to easily decorate or remodel your house in his new book, The Curated Home.
Wayfair Just Launched an Online Interior Design Service That'll Change Your Life - HouseBeautiful.com
Wayfair Just Launched an Online Interior Design Service That'll Change Your Life HouseBeautiful.com
If you didn't think your Wayfair obsession could get any deeper, I'm here to tell you otherwise. The website—which owns some of your favorite labels, like All ...
An interior decorator balanced this Buckhead cottage with a wide array of modern and sentimental favorites - Atlanta Magazine
An interior decorator balanced this Buckhead cottage with a wide array of modern and sentimental favorites Atlanta Magazine
Whitney Durham loves architecture with a history, but she also has a soft spot for contemporary art and '60s-era Lucite. As part of her design philosophy, she's ...
Couple Accused Of Running Interior Decorating Scam Sandy Springs, GA Patch
Couple Accused Of Running Interior Decorating Scam - Sandy Springs, GA - Ken and Randy Hall are accused of scamming residents in Sandy Springs, Milton, ...
Clyde Beal: A satisfying career in interior decorating Huntington Herald Dispatch
Relaxing with Norman Davis in his "man cave" basement, I listened to him talk about his life while music from the big band era played softly in the background. It.
The new frontier of home decorating: Doing it all online CNN
Havenly helps people who might not have time, skill, or patience to figure out how to decorate.
Wendy Goodman's new interior design book May I Come In? Shows 75 of the Best rooms and homes - TownandCountrymag.com
Wendy Goodman's new interior design book May I Come In? Shows 75 of the Best rooms and homes TownandCountrymag.com
New York magazine design editor Wendy Goodman's new book May I Come In? features 75 interior design homes and rooms of celebrities, tastemakers, and ...
Interior design firm opens in Colonial Heights Progress Index
Cabin Creek Interiors relocates from Midlothian to site on Boulevard.
Interior design rules are meant to be broken Chicago Daily Herald
Interior design and decorating are somewhat bound by rules developed over time to regulate housekeeping, maintenance and aesthetics. Some rules are the ...
A Misunderstood Style: Interior Designers On What Really Makes An Eclectic Space Forbes
Is combining mid-century modern, antique and contemporary decor eclectic? Or just a bad idea? Top interior designers set the record straight on true eclectic ...
Could your interior decorating decisions be impacting your mood? Euro Weekly News
WHEN it comes to interior design and decorating, most people tend to go for colour schemes and furniture that just looks good. Unfortunately, while this.
Remembering Interior Design Icon Mario Buatta Robb Report
Renowned decorator and Prince of Chintz Mario Buatta has died.
Mario Buatta, Interior Designer and ‘Prince of Chintz,’ Dies at 82 The New York Times
Mario Buatta, one of the country's leading interior decorators, who was widely known as the Prince of Chintz, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 82.
The most-requested home decor, according to four interior designers Well+Good
Interior designers share their most common client requests.
Where Do Interiors Designers Really Shop For Furniture And Decor? Forbes
Have you ever wondered where interior designers really shop? Their best-kept secrets really aren't secrets at all.
How to Decorate Your Home - Real Estate Guides New York Times
Moving into a new home can be one of life's great joys, but it can also be a time of uncertainty, especially when it comes to decorating. How do you make your ...
Retro Style: 20 Wild Interiors from the '70s, '80s, and '90s Architectural Digest
You don't have to like these '70s, '80s, and '90s interiors to love them, but they do prove that retro style never dies.
Accused Interior Decorating Scammers Indicted On Theft Charges Sandy Springs, GA Patch
Alleged Scammers Indicted On Theft Charges - Sandy Springs, GA - Ken and Randy Hall are accused of scamming residents in Sandy Springs and north Fulton ...
Interior Design April 2018 Interior Design
Featured projects, walk-throughs, products, news, and more from the April issue of Interior Design. > Subscribe to Interior Desi...
Interior Designer Costs: A New Wave of Professionals Is Charging Clients Differently - Architectural Digest
Interior Designer Costs: A New Wave of Professionals Is Charging Clients Differently Architectural Digest
A new crop of designers are ditching the industry's old ways for the benefit of the client.
Milan Design Week’s Most Impactful Installations Interior Design
As Milan Design Week 2018 draws to a close, we revisit the installations that made an impact.
Watch a Design Expert Transform Her Dated Living Room Into a Sophisticated Putting Green - HarpersBAZAAR.com
Watch a Design Expert Transform Her Dated Living Room Into a Sophisticated Putting Green HarpersBAZAAR.com
With a background in fashion and a passion for interior design, Alia Ahmed-Yahia has made it her mission to help more women find their own personal style and ...
Sarah Bartholomew is Our Current Interior Designer Crush! StyleBlueprint
Read our interview with Sarah Bartholomew, a Nashville-based interior designer who delivers crisp, classic designs to homes across the country. Image: Tec ...
State of the Industry 2018: Interior Design at a Crossroads Interiors & Sources
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) 2018 Outlook and State of the Industry (OSI) report, released yesterday, shows signs are pointing in the right ...
Decorating a Room of One’s Own by Susan Harlan Curbed
Susan Harlan's Decorating a Room of One's Own: Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, ...
Go beyond the store for your interior design Chicago Daily Herald
Heartbreaking as it may seem, some homeowners either have no sense of design or simply don't care enough to make their home look inviting.
Interior Design Women Share Their Favorite Interior Pieces coveteur.com
We asked three interior design women with incredible eyes for everything worthy what their current three favorite interior pieces are. Warning: you're going to ...
How Homepolish's Collection Tool Is Transforming the Interiors Industry Forbes
Noa Santos doesn't think he's famous. Yet, over lunch, he relayed how a woman from the Philippines stopped him in his tracks, fawning over him, his company ...
Modsy Predictions: 5 Design Trends That Will Be Big in 2019 Real Simple
2019 is just around the corner, and already everyone from design pros to shopping guides such as the IKEA catalog is coming out with predictions for the ...
Step Inside Dilworth's Interior Design Store, Theory StyleBlueprint
Theory Design Studio's home boutique is filled with items at all price points for the home. The design duo behind the shop stays on top of home trends and ...
Interior Design That Will Let You Party Like a President The Wall Street Journal
The SoCal mix of opulence and ease in the legendary Sunnylands estate encouraged visiting world leaders to kick back. Designer Richard Mishaan shows how ...
16 Top Interior Design Trends to Know in 2018 (And What’s on Its Way out) Vogue.com
Quick: Name the design trends you've been hearing about over and over again in 2017. It's pretty safe to say that millennial pink will top that list, mid-century ...
Lauren Hudson continues legacy of two famed interior designers Houston Chronicle
Lauren Hudson owns Wells Design and the Wells Abbott to-the- trade showroom, keeping two Texas design legacies in tact. And the story of how she got here ...
HGTV Will Now Give You Interior Decorating Advice via Facebook Messenger Architectural Digest
Chatbot Hazel will offer room-by-room style advice and inspiration for your next project.
My favorite room with Duo Design Studio Greenville News
Our favorite rooms feature the duality of design combining beautiful antiques with modern artwork, light and dark, masculine and feminine, high and low and ...
Renovation Strategies to Live at Home—Stylishly—Into Your 80s The Wall Street Journal
In interior design, 'safe' no longer equals 'ugly.' New 'aging in place' design elements and approaches are beautiful, or better, invisible.
Joanna Gaines's Style Evolution: How the Fixer Upper Star's Designs Have Changed over 5 Seasons - PEOPLE.com
Joanna Gaines's Style Evolution: How the Fixer Upper Star's Designs Have Changed over 5 Seasons PEOPLE.com
So you think you know Joanna Gaines's style . . . but when was the last time you spotted a wall of that oft-cited shiplap in one of her rooms? What ever happened ...
Interior design with a Southwestern flair Grand Island Independent
During her travels to Arizona over the past decade, Amy Schutte learned a lot about the decor and design of the American Southwest with its unique blend of ...
Instagram Accounts to Follow for Interior Design Inspiration coveteur.com
These seven interior design Instagram accounts will inspire you to take your space to the next level and give your guests serious home envy.
Project puts interior design class' skills to test The Herald
It's hard to imagine high school students scraping gum off school property by choice, but that's one of the tasks this year's interior design class at Northeast ...
Design-savvy homeowners embrace new trend: Wallpaper is cool again Charleston Post Courier
Wallpaper has had its ups and downs over the past few decades. But lately, homeowners are taking a *fresh* look at wallpaper as a decorating option, thanks to ...
Easy interior design projects for your home Curbed
Introducing The Small Fix, a four-week newsletter challenge with actually achievable projects to make your home look more polished.
Get Professional Interior Design Services at IKEA Frisco CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Don't just stick to the arrows because it's what you find off the path at IKEA Frisco that might surprise you. Their Design Center is the only one in the United States ...
28 Cool Interior Design Ideas to Elevate Your Home My Modern Met
We share 28 interior design ideas to get your creative juices flowing, from DIY home design projects to cool houses that will inspire.
Interior designer Miles Redd dismisses trends, goes with 'what feels right in my gut' - Omaha World-Herald
Interior designer Miles Redd dismisses trends, goes with 'what feels right in my gut' Omaha World-Herald
Interior designer to the stars Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. He utilizes a strong sense of color and fantasy, he says, "taking traditional ...
How does the Interior Design of a Home Affect the Mental Health of the Occupants? - Times Square Chronicles
How does the Interior Design of a Home Affect the Mental Health of the Occupants? Times Square Chronicles
We have tried mindfulness yoga, Tai Chi, barefoot walks and weekly detoxification routines, but nothing seems to work more than a peaceful home. Now the ...
Eporta: The Stunning Global "Airbnb Of Interior Design" Raises $8 Million Forbes Now
Eporta—a booming business that connects trade buyers and designers—is powering the $700 billion global design and furniture industry. “We're the of Airbnb ...
How the Founder of Tinder Taught This Interior Design CEO to Rely on Her Own Stoicism As She Grows Her Company - Entrepreneur
How the Founder of Tinder Taught This Interior Design CEO to Rely on Her Own Stoicism As She Grows Her Company Entrepreneur
Beatrice Fischel-Bock, co-founder and CEO of Hutch, knows entrepreneurship is hard. But thanks to advice from her mentor, Sean Rad, she knows how to work ...
Iris Apfel’s Five Golden Rules for Interior Design AnOther Magazine
The nonagenarian fashion icon has a wealth of experience in interiors too; as she launches a new collection of glasswares, she shares some advice.
Interior design undergoes name change to reflect technical emphasis - College of Health and Human Sciences - Source
Interior design undergoes name change to reflect technical emphasis - College of Health and Human Sciences Source
The name of the interior design major in the Department of Design and Merchandising has been changed to interior architecture and design. The new name ...
Original 'Queer Eye' stars reunite for home makeover show TODAY
They first appeared on TV together in the original “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” now rebooted in a new iteration with a new cast for the Netflix show. And now ...
Vern Yip on Trading Spaces, interior design, and why he loves D.C. Metro Weekly
Vern Yip has built a career on making other people's living spaces better. At the Capital Home Show, he's ready to help you too.
Pandora Sykes' Fashion Girl Guide To Interiors Elle UK Magazine
Pandora Sykes gives ELLE UK the low-down on fashion girl interiors.
This Interior Designer Is Cornering an Untapped Demographic— Urban Bachelors Metropolis Magazine
Taking a sartorial approach, interior designer and entrepreneur Sabrina MacLean homes in on bachelor pads for her new venture, Maison MacLean.
6 floor-to-ceiling ways to decorate your home beautifully The Mercury News
Anne DeCocco is an award-winning interior designer and owner of DeCocco Design, based in Raleigh. Here, she shares some of her favorite decorating tips ...
Kathryn Scott's new interior design book highlights beauty and function Houston Chronicle
When an artist shifts into interior design, the homes they touch are transformed. Rooms become canvases, colors take on new meaning. The proof of it is in ...
Local architect and designer open new Telluride office The Daily Planet
Amid three lush hanging plants, a new business shingle for Morton Architects and Kimille Taylor Interior Design and Decorating dangles on 221 S. Pine St.
Best candle decor: How to choose the right kind for your home Curbed
We break down the main types of candles every well-appointed home should have, and how to make the most of each.
Local decorator under fire for unfinished work Fox 4
A Southwest Florida interior designer, decorator, and supposed-contractor is coming under fire, as many are coming forward claiming she's taken their money ...
Showcase | Home Furnishings | Kearney NE | interior design supplies | room decor | Kearney, NE - Kearney Hub
Showcase | Home Furnishings | Kearney NE | interior design supplies | room decor | Kearney, NE Kearney Hub
SHOWCASE Home Furnishings is your source for interior design supplies & room decor. We are the superior supplier and installation expert of beautiful and ...
See the ‘Will & Grace’ apartment reimagined Today.com
Interior design company Modsy recreated Will's apartment from Will & Grace. See what it might look like if Karen, Jack or Grace took it over.
How to brighten a dark room: 9 ideas to try Curbed
Try these tips out and watch your room light right up.
Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2018 The Wall Street Journal
RIP the white kitchen? Make way for metals you want to look unpolished? We polled over 100 designers for predictions on what's trending and ending in 2018.
Top Tips for Keeping Your Home Tidy
You've got so much tidying to do, so little time. So what's a person to do? You can either lower your standards and just ignore the mess, or you can think smart and keep your house tidy with little effort.
A Look at Electronic Air Filters
Many people mistakenly assume that an air conditioning only controls the temperature of a living space. Air conditioning also involves the cleanliness of the air.
Baby Quilts - Traditional Or With A Twist
I am not a quilter in the typical sense, but I love making small coverlets and quilts for babies when I am not making wall hangings. All you need is some cute and colorful fabric.
Contemporary Rugs Can Transform a Room
When tackling a do-it-yourself home decorating project, you can use rugs as a relatively inexpensive means of enhancing or transforming a room. There are practical considerations in how to use rugs to advantage, and how to get good value for your money.
How to Brighten Your Decor with Hand Painted Ceramic Tile
At one time, ceramic tile was only for the wealthy. No more.
The Charm of an Oak Computer Desk
Oak was always used for furniture because of its strength and durability. Besides, oak furniture has a classic look and is good for ornate living rooms as well as stately office rooms.
Decorate Your Home for Joy Using Design Psychology
What Is Design Psychology?Design Psychology exceeds "traditional" interior design practice by considering the effects of design elements on our five senses, as well as our emotions. Rather than decorating to impress or to follow a certain style, you can choose specific lighting, color, patterns, and other design elements to support your happiness and well-being.
A Look at Faux Wood Blinds
For those who want the warmth of wood, but are concerned with wood damage, faux-wood blinds may b e the answer. They are made of artificial materials but are designed to look just like real wood blinds.
Go Vintage When Decorating Your Hearth
With the weather cooling, it's time to put on the fireplace. Curling up near a cozy fire is a wonderful winter pastime but you'll need the right tools to tend your fire.
An Introduction to Down Comforters
Down comforters are one of the more popular ways of staying warm when the chill of winter fills the air. Made from duck or goose down, they are available in a wide range of prices, depending on the type of down and the surrounding material, among other things.
Summer Every Season
Ahhh, the sumptuous days of summer. Clear skies, green lawns, barbeques and trips to the beach.
Pot Racks - Make a Statement In Your Kitchen
One of the most beautiful, versatile and efficient accessories that you could incorporate into your kitchen is the pot rack. The addition of a custom pot rack brings style, grace and organization to your kitchen's workspace, and makes a stylish, sophisticated statement that is unsurpassed by other accessories.
Powell Furniture - Make Your Kitchen A Gourmet Kitchen
Are you looking for that special something to turn your kitchen into a room that dreams are made of? Are you tired of the everyday hum drum, and envision a gourmet kitchen that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family? If so, you can make your dreams come true with Powell furniture.The Powell brand name of furnishings is one of the most sought after brand of furnishings in the United States.
How a Good Bedroom Design Can Boost Your Confidence
Do you know that your bedroom is responsible for who you are right now.Your own bedroom is the place which you see last when you go to sleep and also is the first place you see when you wake in the morning.
Color Determines The Tone Of Your Flowers Arrangements
Color is influential in every aspect of our lives. It conveys a warm or cool feeling and can draw you in or divert attention.
Let Your Wall Art Define You
Wall art can be defined by family portraits or historical paintings adorned on the walls of a home. In a home with young children, wall art can even be described as crayola mishaps.
An Inspirational Poster Can Really Help!
An inspirational poster can really inspire us!Its benefits to us are based on scientific principles of how our minds work. Almost every inspirational poster has both images and words.
The Many Types Of Light Available Today
The Many Types Of Light Available TodayWhat's in a light bulb? For most people, an incandescent light bulb comes to mind when discussing "light". The incandescent light bulb has traditionally provided homes with light into the wee hours of the night.
Liven Up Your Walls With Decorative Plates
Decorative plates are often overlooked when decorating a home. Yet, it's the details that really make the elements of a room come together-and decorative plates are a detail present in most rooms.
Getting a Grandfather Clock at a Discount
Whether it is a basic bong-bong-bong or a thrilling symphony, the sound of a grandfather clock faithfully chiming the hour is music to the ears for many people. However, the high price tag makes the clock strikes flat for the majority.
|home | site map | Nautical Decor|