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Outdoor Cedar Patio Furniture Goes Indoors!
It would be obvious to assume that the sudden boom in Patio Furniture sales was due to the hot new trend of building "Outdoor Rooms" that originated on popular Home and Garden TV shows and in Outdoor Decor Magazines. But there's another less obvious explanation as well. Patio Furniture peices like the Garden Bench, Porch Rocker, Athena Adirondack Chair, Classic Adirondack Chair, Adirondack Loveseat, and Picnic Table are more and more being adapted for use indoors, particularly in Cottages and Cabins.
Perhaps the most versatile indoor/outdoor peice is the Garden Bench. The Garden Bench has long ago been adapted for use in cottage entranceways near the hat and coat rack. And more recently, there is a trend towards dressing up Garden Benches for use in Cottage sitting rooms using painting and stenciling techniques and adding designer pillows.
Similarly, Porch Rockers are being used inside Cabins and Cottages. Though many people choose to stain or paint their Rockers, many designers are recommending that you leave them unfinished for an indoor rustic look as the Cedar wood ages naturally.
Perhaps the most surprising recent development is the use of Athena Adirondack Chairs, classic Adirondack Chairs, and Adirondack Loveseats indoors. Many designers are creating sitting rooms in cottages and cabins using these Cedar Patio Furniture peices by adding pillows and sometimes upholstering the chairs with cushions and exotic fabrics.
Finally, the latest Outdoor Furniture peice to go indoors is the Cedar Picnic Table. Whether it's the Oval Picnic Table option or the Round Picnic Table set, people are now using them indoors in country kitchens and cottage breakfast nooks.
With slight adjustments (and sometimes none at all), Patio Furniture can be used indoors in ways that you perhaps never considered. One thing's for sure, wherever you decide to use your Cedar Patio Furniture - indoors or out - you are limited only by your imagination.
You can find a complete line of Cedar Patio Furniture at http://www.GoCedar.com. Your Patio Furniture is shipped free to home and cottages throughout the Continental USA and Canada.
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 ...
Decorating the White House WCAX
A Castleton woman was the only Vermonter selected to help get the White House ready for the holidays.
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 ...
Why Jana Duggar, the Oldest Duggar Daughter, Still Lives With Her Parents The Cheat Sheet
Jana Duggar may be in her late 20s, but she's still living under her parent's roof. Here's why she still resides with Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar despite her ...
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 ...
'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 ...
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.
Check Out the 2018 Atlanta Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse StyleBlueprint
The halls are decked, which means the holidays must be here! Take a look at the Atlanta Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse, and you'll instantly get ...
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 ...
Comfort is on trend for decor in 2019 | Ap Brunswick News
What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019?
It's all about Psychology of Visual Perception: Interior Design Tips to Make a Small Space Seem Big - Hudson Valley Style Magazine
It's all about Psychology of Visual Perception: Interior Design Tips to Make a Small Space Seem Big Hudson Valley Style Magazine
It's all about Psychology of Visual Perception: Interior Design Tips to Make a Small Space Seem Big. by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief / Hudson ...
New Kentville business Your Last Resort aims to help clients clear the clutter - The Register/Advertiser
New Kentville business Your Last Resort aims to help clients clear the clutter The Register/Advertiser
KENTVILLE, NS - If you're overwhelmed by the clutter in your home or want to achieve a different look without investing in new furnishings, these three friends ...
Decorating Your Home for the Holidays Uloop News
One of the best parts of the holiday season is decorating your home, especially if you are doing it with friends and family.
Styling Your Living Area To Make It Multi-Functional GirlTalkHQ
The multifunctional way has become a phenomenal strategy for decorating your living room. After all, it could be annoying having to travel outside to another ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
The Best Books From 2018 For Every Kind Of Reader BuzzFeed News
Once you start thinking and learning about design, it changes the way you see everything. Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture by Louise Harpman and ...
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.
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?”
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Breaking with Tradition National Post
You can blend classics with modern touches, or start with a whole new approach — just focus on what brings you pleasure.
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 ...
Saved Sheffield community centre ready to rise like ‘phoenix from the ashes’ in 2019 The Star
A community centre in one of Sheffield's most deprived neighbourhoods is on course to fully reopen early next year after a major refurbishment.
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
The most-requested home decor, according to four interior designers Well+Good
Interior designers share their most common client requests.
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Renovation Strategies to Live at Home—Stylishly—Into Your 80s The Wall Street Journal
THE HANDSOME East Chatham, N.Y., kitchen of interior designer Kevin Weldon and his partner, real-estate agent Peter Newman, doesn't appear kitted out for ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Everyday to Holiday Jamaica Observer
The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you're a Christmas lover it can't get here...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Richard P. FitzGerald, longtime interior designer known as ‘Mr. Fitz,’ dies at 80 - The Boston Globe
Richard P. FitzGerald, longtime interior designer known as ‘Mr. Fitz,’ dies at 80 The Boston Globe
A talented interior designer whose expertise was sought by many wealthy clients, Richard FitzGerald was unpretentious enough to simply go by “Mr. Fitz.”.
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 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 ...
A Hidden Jewel In Home Decorating, The Powder Room
Typically a small space consisting of just a sink and toilet, you most likely know them by a more common term "half-bath" or "guest bath.Ever wonder where the term "powder room" came from? It's derived from Victorian times, when women needed to "powder their noses".
The Benefits of Outdoor Wood Stoves
Outdoor wood stoves use renewable energy, are less expensive than many other heating systems, and are safer than indoor wood stoves.Outdoor wood stoves create heat by pumping water heated by the wood fire into the house through underground pipes.
Discount Mini Blinds
As with other discount items you want to buy, discount mini blinds are available, but sometimes come with a tradeoff between quality and price.For that reason, consumers should seek out the best-priced mini blinds - rather than the cheapest.
The Demand for Massage Therapy Chairs
Massage therapists are in high demand. Consumers recognize the physical and mental health benefits of a good massage.
The Benefits of Ozone Air Purifiers
Ozone air purifiers or "ozone generators" are known for their effectiveness at reducing and masking the smells of new carpet and acrolein, a chemical partly responsible for the noxious odor of second-hand tobacco smoke. There are two types of ozone generators.
A Look at Portable Dishwashers
Portable dishwashers are just the ticket for those with less than enough space for a more permanent and heavier dishwasher. They range in widths from a slim 18 inches to a maximum of about 24 inches for the "larger" portables.
Rustic Country Decor - How to Decorate Cottage Style Homes
Rustic country decor and how to decorate cottage style homes are extensions of American country style decorating. In addition, traditions are borrowed from French, English and some Swedish country looks.
An Informative Review of Popular Adjustable Beds
This article provides a detailed review of popular adjustable beds available for purchase both on and off-line. Prominent adjustable bed manufacturers include Craftmatic, Sleep Comfort, Sealy, Tempur Pedic, and Spring Air.
A Look at Cuckoo Clock Movement
The inside mechanics of cuckoo clocks maintain virtually the same design since the day they were first created in the Black Forest of Germany. While the parts are now sometimes made out of metal and plastic instead of the all wood versions that started it all, the weights and counterbalance mechanisms that help them perform accurately and to imitate the sound of the cuckoo bird have not changed much in almost 300 years.
Summertime Simplicity in Your Home Decorating
Here in the Northeast, summer is almost here. With hot humid weather approaching-it's already here in the southern part of the country-we can learn a few tricks from our grandparents.
Using Psychology of Color to Influence the Mood of a Room
The living room is the setting which will blend the people in your life into the occasions of your home. It is the hardest room to decorate because it has to be versatile, comfortable, and entertaining.
Home Decor Accessories - How to Create a New Look in a Room
Apart from complimenting your newly painted walls with soft furnishings and effective flooring, home decor accessories in a room are just as equally important. Accessories ranging from flowers in a contemporary vase to art pictures hanging on your walls, all add the finishing touches to any room.
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.
Grandfather Clock Repair
A well-made grandfather clock is an heirloom piece, designed to be handed down from generation to generation. As such, they are made to last over several lifetimes.
Where to Buy Wholesale Picnic Baskets
Perhaps you are a vendor who would like to begin offering picnic baskets at your deli, grocery store, hardware store, gift shop, or other retail outlet. You might be wondering where you can get wholesale picnic baskets.
Wine Rack Kits and Plans
Properly storing wine keeps flavor and lets wine age so that you can taste its evolving, complex flavor. Buying a wine rack, however, can be pricey, especially for someone who is more interested in developing a robust wine collection, not decorating.
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.
Which Air Purifier is Best For You?
Perhaps the best air purifiers are those from the IQAir line. These units are widely used in hospitals to eliminate mold, viruses, and bacteria.
Practical Feng Shui - Debunking the Myths
Most of the information that is available concerning Feng Shui is highly over-simplified. It often comes in the form of out-of-context eastern principals, mixed in with basic interior design horse sense from the west, to form a hybrid which many professional Feng Shui analysts agree can be as harmful as it is helpful.
Are You Hiring The Wrong Florist?
Many people agree that flowers are one of the most important elements in your design. From big parties to small get-togethers, flowers can bring that added touch to any setting.
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