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How to Brighten Your Decor with Hand Painted Ceramic Tile
At one time, ceramic tile was only for the wealthy. No more. Today, for the same price as you will pay for manufactured cast resin, imitation marble or other polymer, you can have a one-of-a-kind piece of fine art, made by an American artist who is willing to work with YOUR ideas and concepts. Suppose you love plants and flowers, but the wall over your sink in the kitchen has no window? Tell the artist your favorites, she will paint your favorite ferns or perennials, in a basket or within its own little garden. What if you moved south and miss your paper birch trees so badly? A mural over your bathroom sink of these gorgeous white and black trees, with or without surrounding fall foliage, will guarantee a lifetime of the perfect view. No wall space for a mural? How about accent tiles placed every foot or so of your favorite cooking herbs in an 1800's style, right out of the Farmer's Almanac? Or an easy-to-clean backsplash behind the kitchen sink of fruits connected by flowering vines all in a lively color scheme?
The best part about tile is you only have to do it once. You choose timeless and tireless motifs and place them where you need something durable. Side-by-side with gold, ceramic is the most durable substance we know. What else has told us the history of human culture as accurately? Nothing the manufacturers have come up with can surpass ceramic tile for lasting beauty. Nothing.
Working with an artist as opposed to a factory has many benefits. The artist has sentimental memories too, and usually does the work she does for other reasons than moving out volumes of product for profit, so she is more than happy to fill your space with warm homey decoration. We all have a favorite old pattern or print, maybe Grandma's stitching or an old tapestry. Everything eventually wears out and must be discarded. Except ceramic. Have it painted on tile and installed for all time.
Framed paintings do not do well in steamy bathrooms or near greasy cookstoves, gathering dust and needing cleaning way too often. A tapestry or rug painted on tile will hang beautifully inlaid into any wall. In the hall where people always bump paintings is a great idea. Stair risers that always get scuffed up can be painted in a myriad of design motifs, like southwestern, Mayan or Aztec, any colorful design, and fill a dull stairway with brilliant color.
Do you work too many hours to have pets? A brilliant parrot on the wall in the corner of your livingroom, gleaming feathers shining, will welcome you home, making no noise and quietly demanding no food or attention! No other art medium can imitate the iridescence and brilliance of bird feathers like ceramic glaze. A skilled hand-painter can imitate textures and colored objects from all around the world. Mayan stone carvings, Egyptian hieroglyphics, even cave art paintings all look so real in ceramic. Solid blocks of color in modern graphic shapes is the other end of the design spectrum. Color makes a very powerful statement, as we all know.
Please do not feel compelled to use what the remodelling stores offer, the dull and unimaginative and very plain tiles they sell in volume. Email a hand-painter and she will help you come up with the only one in the world, a unique piece of fine art that is yours alone. Timeless and elegant decor is only a few weeks away.
Dy Witt has over 21 years experience in painting with ceramic glaze, a difficult and unpredictable medium at best. Find samples of murals, accents and 3-D wall sculpture in the true ceramic process here on her web site. http://www.dyztilz.com
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.
Christmas on Pennsylvania Avenue: Decatur man helps decorate White House for holidays - The Decatur Daily
Christmas on Pennsylvania Avenue: Decatur man helps decorate White House for holidays The Decatur Daily
Like many north Alabama residents, Patrick Martin spent the weekend following Thanksgiving preparing for Christmas. He wrapped lights around evergreen ...
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 ...
Avondale Estates Tudor-style home heralds holiday spirit Atlanta Journal Constitution
Jen Newman recently had a surprise visitor in her driveway.
Festive decorations adorn historic homes Burlington Hawk Eye
The Heritage Trust of Burlington is adding to the festive holiday spirit this season with a Christmas Tour of Homes Sunday, Dec. 16. “The weather looks like it's ...
JAROD TANKSLEY: Holiday decorating advice from a home stager/interior designer - Brentwood Home Page
JAROD TANKSLEY: Holiday decorating advice from a home stager/interior designer Brentwood 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 ...
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.
Local designers ready the White House for the holidays Fauquier Times
When dignitaries and guests have their photos taken with President Donald Trump and the first lady this holiday season, they'll have Amy Lienemann of ...
Decorating your house for Christmas? Here's some advice from three Irish interior designers - Irish Examiner
Decorating your house for Christmas? Here's some advice from three Irish interior designers Irish Examiner
Plagued by Christmas-tree politics and tinsel debates? Aileen Lee spoke to three interior design experts about their own Christmas decorating strategies, the ...
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 ...
Would you live in a modern farmhouse? Builder Magazine
Roughly a decade ago, the term “modern farmhouse” would perhaps have referred to an actual farmhouse with modern accents, but today the design style ...
Don’t have the time or ability to decorate for the holidays? You can hire someone WKYC.com
Between shopping for gifts, cooking for guests, and all the parties, it can be hard to fit in decorating the house for the holidays. For some people, they don't have ...
'Toured' and True Decorating Tips Sacramento Magazine
Before you hit this year's Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour, get inspiration for your own abode from last year's designers. Now in its 45th year, the annual Sacred ...
Eclectic Decorating Tips From A Top Interiors Blogger Livingetc.com
Katie Woods, interior blogger behind Come Down To The Woods, shares the secrets behind her mad, eclectic style.
Interior Design Students Participate in Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Holiday Home Tour - Santa Clarita Gazette
Interior Design Students Participate in Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Holiday Home Tour Santa Clarita Gazette
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Holiday Home Tour annually embodies the warmth and magic of the holiday season, as the doors to exquisitely decorated.
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.
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 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.
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 ...
DC EDUCATION BRIEFS: School Report Card The Washington Informer
Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced the launch of the first annual DC School Report Card and School Transparency and Reporting Framework, ...
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.
Southeast Alumna Tapped as White House Holiday Decorator Southeast Missouri State University News
Southeast Missouri State University alumna Jordan Sandusky recently had the extraordinary opportunity of helping decorate the White House in Washington, ...
Have you been hanging Christmas lights the wrong way? Daily Mail
Most people are taught from an early age to wrap the lights around the tree, but interior designer Francesco Bilotto insists you should be hanging them vertically.
Bay Area woman 'honored' to help with White House decorations FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
For Karla Dettlaff, decorating for Christmas is what makes the holidays the most wonderful time of the year.
Susie Watson: Creating Cosy Interiors & Pottering around in an English Country Garden - Craft Business
Susie Watson: Creating Cosy Interiors & Pottering around in an English Country Garden Craft Business
Angela Sara West chats with Susie Watson about her unique company's concept, her success secrets, her latest products, plus a very tasty Christmas ...
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 ...
Interior designer's tips to style your Christmas table for festive wow factor - Community Newspaper Group
Interior designer's tips to style your Christmas table for festive wow factor Community Newspaper Group
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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.
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.
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.
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 ...
8 Swoon-Worthy Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall Vogue.com
These upcoming design books offer a serious dose of house envy.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Sydney's new Architect's Bookshop is itself a paragon of good design - The Australian Financial Review
Sydney's new Architect's Bookshop is itself a paragon of good design The Australian Financial Review
The new Architect's Bookshop in Sydney features a single palette of Tasmanian oak for the display and seating, a heritage pressed-tin ceiling and a schedule of ...
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.
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.
Local Designers To Help Light Up the Season Alexandria Gazette Packet
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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, ...
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 ...
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?”
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Ryan Korban Releases Second Book, Interiors The Cut
Fashion's favorite interior designer Ryan Korban has released his second book, out now from Rizzoli.
Interior design firm opens in Colonial Heights Progress Index
Cabin Creek Interiors relocates from Midlothian to site on Boulevard.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Remembering Interior Design Icon Mario Buatta Robb Report
Renowned decorator and Prince of Chintz Mario Buatta has died.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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.
Transitional Table Settings Design & Living Magazine
This month, Bobbi Jo Cody of The Red Silo staged table settings that could easily transition from fall to winter-themed.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Netflix binge: 3 shows that will inspire your next home makeover Architectural Digest India
These binge-worthy Netflix shows on interior design and home makeovers will give you plenty of material to draw inspiration from! Popcorn optional.
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.
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.
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 ...
The most-requested home decor, according to four interior designers Well+Good
Interior designers share their most common client requests.
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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
Trending right now: Terracotta is the must-have colour for your home HouseBeautiful.com
Pinterest reveals that terracotta colours, from burnt orange to cinnamon, rust, ochre, pale pink, and burgundy, has become a key home decorating trend with a ...
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 ...
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 ...
Uniquely decorated Chilliwack home combines Halloween and Christmas Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack couple decorates their house for the holidays using Nightmare Before Christmas theme.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nina Campbell Reflects on the Design Industry's Changes Architectural Digest
AD PRO catches up with the designer on the occasion of her newest book.
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.
How to Create a Successful Interior Design Website Architectural Digest
The days of toting around a physical portfolio, filled to the brim with (real film) photographs and sketches, are quickly fading. While designers still work with ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The German Grandfather Clock Tradition
We expect a lot from our clocks. We expect them to be breathtakingly beautiful.
Gourmet Fruit Gift Baskets
Gourmet fruit baskets quickly emerged as a way to deliver a gift of special items that the recipient would never buy for himself, but would probably enjoy. Depending on the tastes and experiences of the recipient, gourmet fruit gift baskets can contain almost anything imaginable.
The Importance of Waterbed Sheets
Waterbeds provide a unique sleeping experience. They can be great for stress relief and curing insomnia.
A Guide to Decorative Picnic Baskets
Decorative picnic baskets come in many sizes, styles, and artistic flares. They can be packed with some basic cheeses and cracker varieties with a couple of napkins, or they can be full-on feasts for four to eight people, stocked richly with salmon, caviar, fruit, vegetables, sweets, wine, water jugs, dinnerware, silverware, glassware, corkscrews, and cutting boards.
Trash or Treasure: Assessing Your Possessions
One personal junk is another personal treasure. Never is that more true than when you are doing a spring clean up.
Feng Shui in Colours
How does choice of colour affect your feng shui?Colours and colour schemes are factors that are considered thoroughly in interior design. And so it is in feng shui, too.
Purchasing Framed Art For Your Home or Office - a Novel Way to Decorate
Framed art is an ideal compliment to any room of your home or office. Decorating an environment using framed artwork is quick, easy and is usually relatively inexpensive.
A Guide to Acrylic Kitchen Sinks
Unlike laminates, acrylic and/or polyester plastics are homogenous nonporous material. Kitchen sinks made from acrylic come in different thickness and numerous colors.
How to Choose the Right Air Conditioner Filter
The air filter in an air conditioning system keeps the cooling coils and air inside the room clean and free from all pollutants, pet dander, ozone emissions and airborne particles.There are many different kinds of air filters available today, such as HEPA, standard, pleated, electrostatic and electronic filters.
Using Candles in Feng Shui Decorating
The basic belief behind Feng Shui is that there are five elements, some combinations of which create a productive cycle, and some a destructive cycle. When one of these five elements - water, wood, fire, earth, and metal, respectively for the productive cycle - are combined with an element adjacent to the main element, a productive cycle is perpetuated.
The Barkeeps Guide to Buying Bar Stools
Purchasing a bar stool is a very meticulous process that you do not want to mess up. My personal road has taken me on a path that makes me qualified to show others what to do when shopping for a bar stool.
Granite Countertops: An Overview
Home remodelers and builders have experienced a boom in the demand for granite countertops in kitchens and bathrooms. The beauty and warmth of granite makes it an ideal material for aesthetic appeal in home design, and the durability and easy care of granite countertops keeps them a favorite for homeowners who are looking into the future.
Decorating Ideas for a Baby Nursery
Creating a comfortable area for your baby is important to many parents. That is why so many parents are interested in decorating ideas for a baby nursery.
Buying bedroom furniture can be an exciting time; unfortunately if you have not shopped for bedroom furniture in awhile or this is your first time to buy bedroom furniture on your own you may not be well versed in the many different kinds of bedroom furniture available.Confusion about bedroom furniture often arises in the different sizes of beds and mattresses available.
A Look at Custom Roman Shades
Roman shades are a classic window treatment. They are simple, elegant, and can fit in any style of room.
Tired of waking every morning with a stripe of blinding sunlight across your eyes? Or perhaps you need a way to dim the lights in the baby's room so he'll nap, or in a conference room so that you can project a presentation on a screen. No matter why you need to block the light from entering a room, you will need the right window blinds for the job.
Ceiling Fans: Past and Present
Philip Diehl first invented the ceiling fan in 1882, around the same time electricity was beginning to spread into homes and businesses throughout the country. Over the next decade, Diehl improved his original idea and made it more practical.
Decorating for Real Life and Real People
I spent a recent weekend curled up with a stack of decorating magazines. I read them cover to cover - usually back to front, but that's the way I read most magazines and newspapers.
A Sofa Slip Cover Will Add New Life To Your Tired Furniture!
A sofa slip cover may be just what you need to add some life to that old, tired looking couch of your. There are many advantages to owning a sofa slip cover.
Do You Really Want The Ceiling Fan Above The Bed?
I love the decorative look of a ceiling fan as much as the next person, but there are things to consider when you put one in your house; especially the bedroom. Ceiling fans make wonderful decorating and utilitarian statements in a room.
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