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An Introduction to Bamboo Flooring
A little known fact: bamboo is technically not a tree at all, but a grass that includes over 1,000 species. Even without planting, bamboo naturally grows back, and it reaches maturity in only four to five years. These qualities make bamboo an excellent, forest-friendly source of wood for flooring.
Bamboo flooring may be new to North America but there are already several importers. Almost all bamboo imported to Canada and the United States is grown and manufactured in China though, it can be found in all of Southeast Asia.
Bamboo flooring is durable, and has a warmth and beauty that makes it especially desirable for flooring. Though there are many species of bamboo, only some are suitable for making flooring. Moso, for instance, is a common choice that reaches 40-50 feet high after just one year of growth. In another three years, the reeds are mature enough for harvesting. After harvesting, the bamboo is dried in the sun and then cut into strips that are shaped and planed. From these strips, bamboo flooring is made through a process of laminating and staining. The two main colors available for bamboo flooring are natural (a light woody color), and carbonized (an amber shade). There are also other color variations depending on the staining method.
Bamboo flooring has many remarkable qualities that make it equal to or better than many other "wood" flooring options. It is as hard as hard maple, and has been confirmed as harder and more stable than red oak. Maintenance for bamboo flooring is no different than for other pre-finished wood floor products -- frequent sweeping or vacuuming, spray cleaners, and occasionally mopping. Environmentally, the impact on world forests would be dramatically lessened if bamboo flooring were more widely used.
When considering bamboo flooring, it is important to know that not all bamboo is equal. Nor is all bamboo processing equal. Some discount or wholesale companies are already selling immaturely cut bamboo for bamboo flooring. The result is low-quality, cheap bamboo flooring that won't last. Timing is also important in processing bamboo. If it is not treated within three days after it has been cut, the bamboo can easily mold, making the resulting flooring look bland and dull. Be sure to confirm that the wholesaler you deal with is knowledgeable and can assure that their bamboo and processing methods are of high quality.
Bamboo Flooring Info provides detailed information about bamboo laminate flooring, discount bamboo flooring, installation, suppliers, and more. Bamboo Flooring Info is the sister site of Hardwood Floors Web.
Online design firms take decorating mainstream CNBC
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Big Budah Stops by the Farmington Home Show KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City
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Today's Best Vases in Interior Design Forbes
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Two Point Hospital now has Workshop support and interior decorating PC Gamer
A free update has hit Two Point Hospital that lets hospital administrators finally add some custom touches to their rooms, including rugs, paintings, floors and ...
From farm boy to mid-century master: How Arthur Elrod became Palm Springs' top designer - The Desert Sun
From farm boy to mid-century master: How Arthur Elrod became Palm Springs' top designer The Desert Sun
A new book tells the story of Arthur Elrod, who rose from a farm in South Carolina to become Palm Springs' top designer.
How 3 Design Couples Combine Their Personal Styles At Home Lonny Magazine
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Interior design firm wins award Florida Weekly
Z Interior Decorations Inc. of Punta Gorda — a full-*service* interior design firm specializing in residential interior design, model home decoration and builder.
Owner of Mia Bella Originals, Interior Design and Event Planning prepares to open new location- Mia Bella Grand - Beckley Register-Herald
Owner of Mia Bella Originals, Interior Design and Event Planning prepares to open new location- Mia Bella Grand Beckley Register-Herald
After purchasing and renovating a 90-acre estate in White Oak, Gail Ray, owner and designer of Mia Bella Originals, Interior Design and Event Planning, has ...
Inside Minnie Driver’s ‘Beautiful, Beachy’ Malibu Mobile Home: 'It's My Favorite Place to Be' - PEOPLE.com
Inside Minnie Driver’s ‘Beautiful, Beachy’ Malibu Mobile Home: 'It's My Favorite Place to Be' PEOPLE.com
Eighteen years ago, Minnie Driver bought a little piece of the California dream: a double-wide mobile home in Malibu. “It was the best thing that I ever did,” the ...
Kennesha Buycks’ Restoration House Uses Faith As A Tool For Interior Design Black Girl Nerds
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Trip down memory lane with courageous charm | Opinion Journal Review
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Home & Garden Show planned this weekend in Fargo INFORUM
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Long Live Eccentric English Design The New York Times
Uninterested in disciplined minimalism, a group of defining interior designers is championing England's long-held preference for color, wit and wackiness.
Top 2019 Interior Design Trends in the Region About Her
Décor lovers are constantly revamping their homes and thankfully every year there are new trends to consider and give a go. If you happen to be looking for tips ...
Weiss/Manfredi Designing New Delhi Embassy, New York School of Interior Design Announces Honorees, and More News This Week - Architectural Digest
Weiss/Manfredi Designing New Delhi Embassy, New York School of Interior Design Announces Honorees, and More News This Week Architectural Digest
Between collection launches, architecture announcements, museum openings, and more, it's hard to keep on top of all the news in the design world. Enter the ...
AD Reveals the Final Project of Late Design Legend Mario Buatta Architectural Digest
As this project—his last—proves, late design legend Mario Buatta retained his masterly vision to the very end.
Lee Radziwill, socialite and interior decorator who struggled to escape the shadow of her sister, Jackie Onassis – obituary - Telegraph.co.uk
Lee Radziwill, socialite and interior decorator who struggled to escape the shadow of her sister, Jackie Onassis – obituary Telegraph.co.uk
Lee Radziwill, who has died aged 85, was a socialite, interior decorator, public relations executive and sister-in-law of John F Kennedy, President of the US from ...
Bedroom interior design: 7 items that will transform your bedroom Times of India
An easy way to change the ambiance of any room is to update it with decor items. You maybe happy with the current setting of your bedroom right now, but ...
Decorating Den Interiors Honors 2018's Top Design Businesses as it Marks its 50th Anniversary - Furniture Today
Decorating Den Interiors Honors 2018's Top Design Businesses as it Marks its 50th Anniversary Furniture Today
Press Release, February 12, 2019. This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. Easton, Md.— Decorating ...
The Ultimate Interior Design Guide The Good Men Project
If you have an interior design project in mind, this should get you started and pointed in the right direction.
New Jersey Home Show: 'Trading Spaces' designer Laurie Smith headlines 30th annual event - MyCentralJersey.com
New Jersey Home Show: 'Trading Spaces' designer Laurie Smith headlines 30th annual event MyCentralJersey.com
"Trading Spaces" designer Laurie Smith is bringing her expertise and inspiration to the 30th annual New Jersey Home Show at the New Jersey Convention ...
What It's Really Like to Be on Property Brothers TVOvermind
Home renovation is a topic with widespread appeal. As a result, it is perhaps unsurprising that the show Property Brothers has managed to make it into the.
Simplify your home’s style Ottawa Citizen
When it comes to your home's interior, pick a single idea and go with it, says Vancouver interior designer and architect Andrea McLean.“Make your material ...
Lee Radziwill, society grande dame and sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, dies at 85 - The Washington Post
Lee Radziwill, society grande dame and sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, dies at 85 The Washington Post
Lee Radziwill, who parlayed her cachet as the younger sister of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis into a varied career as a fashion tastemaker, ...
Modernism Week 2019: Get to the Christopher Kennedy Compound. It could be his last one - The Desert Sun
Modernism Week 2019: Get to the Christopher Kennedy Compound. It could be his last one The Desert Sun
'At this point it might be time to close this chapter,' the renowned interior designer said.
Nickel-and-Diming Democrats The Wall Street Journal
From coast to coast, they're taxing anything that moves.
Article partners with Design Home gaming app Furniture Today
Custom furniture e-tailer Article has partnered with gaming app Design Home to showcase selections of branded home furnishings in the app's virtual format.
Going to the Oscars? The Best L.A. Hotels for Every Hollywood Type Vogue
New awards season, new Oscars furor. This year, there's the Kevin Hart controversy (including a futile Ellen DeGeneres intervention), the clash over a new ...
André Holland Talks Netflix's 'High Flying Bird' and the Racial Politics of Sports Thrillist
Andre Holland, the star of Steven Soderbergh's 'High Flying Bird' on Netflix, talks about his career and working with one of the best Ame...
This Is Your Chance To SLEEPOVER At The IKEA Store! FiveAA
The competition is part of a promo to help improve the sleep of Aussies. According to IKEA, the lucky sleepover winners experience: - A tailored sleep zone.
Interior Design Trends Going Away And Here To Stay In 2019 Forbes
Interior designers share their style predictions for 2019.
Best bedroom decorating ideas you can shop online Evening Standard
Bedroom need a facelift but stuck for good ideas? If you're not an interior designer, it can be hard to know how to pull a look together. It's a good move to look to ...
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.
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.
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.
What’s Hot, What’s Shot in 2019 The Wall Street Journal
So long, totally lacquered rooms. Hello, palate-cleansing rattan. We asked over 200 design pros for the next big decorating trends—and the ones that have ...
Instagram is reshaping the $10B business of interior design Fast Company
The platform has changed the way we discover design–but it's also raised questions about originality, authenticity, and what makes a “real” designer.
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 ...
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.
Design 360: Waverly's Julie Meyers marks 20 years in interior design Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
WAVERLY — Julie Meyers has taken one lesson to heart in her 20 years in the interior design business.
Debra Newell Of Dirty John Talks Interior Design Forbes
Dirty John left listeners with lots of questions about interior designer Debra Newell's career. She answers them in an exclusive interview and reveals what she ...
10 Pinterest-Worthy Interior Design Trends Set To Blow Up In 2019 Guestofaguest.com
New year, new decor! One of our favorite annual reports, 100 Pinterest Trends, was just released for 2019, and we can't overstate how many amazing ideas are ...
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.
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.
8 Swoon-Worthy Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall Vogue.com
These upcoming design books offer a serious dose of house envy.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
10 Daring Interior Design Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2019 Realtor.com News
Striking and memorable—with a bombshell or two in the mix—these 2019 home decor trends are a perfect place to start your redesign wish list.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Thank U, Next: 8 Interior Design Trends That Are So Over in 2019 Realtor.com News
Love 'em or hate 'em, these are the interior design trends that the pros say have worn out their welcome in the new year. How many are in your home?
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 ...
Local interior design business Casa Vilora Interiors brings passion for decor to all budgets - Community Impact Newspaper
Local interior design business Casa Vilora Interiors brings passion for decor to all budgets Community Impact Newspaper
Dec 22, 2018: Veronica Solomon, owner of Casa Vilora Interiors, works to improve her clients' lives by making their homes beautiful and more livable, she said.
Investigators: Duo accused of stealing thousands in interior decorating scam WSB Atlanta
A North Georgia couple is facing charges they stole thousands of dollars from customers who hired them to do interior decorating work.
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, ...
Find Your Life “Style” at the Miami Home Show, March 1-3 – Mana Wynwood - Miami's Community Newspapers
Find Your Life “Style” at the Miami Home Show, March 1-3 – Mana Wynwood Miami's Community Newspapers
The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show will showcase over 150,000 square feet of home improvement products and services, plus seminars, Family ...
2019 Interior Design Trends From Pinterest, So You Can Start Planning Now STYLECASTER
Pinterest just released its Pinterest 100 report, meaning we have our first glimpse at the 2019 interior design trends that will pervade the new year. Here, get a ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
20 kitchen design trends for 2019 you need to know about HouseBeautiful.com
Discover the best kitchen design ideas for your home with our 2019 trends round up of the latest modern kitchen ideas and contemporary kitchen trends.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The most-requested home decor, according to four interior designers Well+Good
Interior designers share their most common client requests.
Is Madeira Interiors A Real Company? Debra Newell's 'Dirty John' Career Is Reminiscent Of Her Real-Life Path - Bustle
Is Madeira Interiors A Real Company? Debra Newell's 'Dirty John' Career Is Reminiscent Of Her Real-Life Path Bustle
Dirty John showcases the real-life story of interior designer Debra Newell and her ill-fated relationship with con man John Meehan. From the very first episode, ...
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 ...
Nawrocki bridges fine art, interior design | Local News Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University's Dr. Selena Nawrocki is one of five artists invited to participate in the 2019 Winners Circle at the 311 Gallery in Raleigh, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Home Decor Trends of 2019, According to Design Pros Architectural Digest
What will be the big home decor trends of 2019? It's time to say farewell to pastels and hello to . . .
Decorating Homes For The Crazy Rich Forbes
The film Crazy Rich Asians has sparked a feverish interest into Asia's mega rich. Roric Tobin of the design firm Bradfield & Tobin has been working with them for ...
Top interior design trends of 2019, according to Pinterest The Indian Express
From quirky wallpapers to adding greenery in the living room and natural swimming pools, here are some of the top interior decor trends to expect this year.
The Best Interior Design Instagram Accounts for Home Decor Inspiration Mansion Global
With the advent of social media has come an endless source of ideas for decorating yout home. We list ten accounts to follow.
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
Mary-Kate Olsen’s stylish New York Townhouse goes on sale for £5.9million Ideal Home
Formerly Mary-Kate Olsen's house, this New York townhouse is a fine example of impeccable style – what else would you expect from the home of an Olsen?
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 with a Southwestern flair | Business 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 ...
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 ...
The Best Things for Decorating an Entryway, According to Interior Designers New York Magazine
Interior designers recommend pieces for an inviting and stylish entryway, including mirrors, console tables, trays, and more from brands like CB2, World Market, ...
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 ...
Design Trends Designers Hope Not to See in 2019 Architectural Digest
Here's what top creatives would like to leave behind as we enter the new year.
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 with Authentic Zebra Decor
We all take a certain pride in the interior of our homes. We all try to create a beautiful extention of our personalities.
Refinishing Hardwood Floors
The quality of the wear layer determines frequency of refinishing of hardwood floors. Poor quality products can not withstand being refinished even once.
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.
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.
An Introduction to Bamboo Flooring
A little known fact: bamboo is technically not a tree at all, but a grass that includes over 1,000 species. Even without planting, bamboo naturally grows back, and it reaches maturity in only four to five years.
How to Make Roman Shades
Roman shades are a simple and elegant window treatment to block the sun or prying neighbors. Nicer than plain plastic shades, but less expensive than ornate window shades, Roman shades provide the perfect start to a beginning home decorator.
Candle Making Supplies
Candle making can be a fun creative hobby. It can also be a great business opportunity.
Heres Why Interior Decorating Makes A Statement About You
Interior decorating is that medium which can make your closed spaces convey to the observer a lot about you and your lifestyle through strategic use of elements which range from the visual (color, lighting, form) to the tactile (surface, shape, texture) to the auditory (noise, echo).The more alluring the result, the more the aesthetic, practical and technical appreciation for these elements the designer must have.
Bakers Wine Racks: Sophisticated Style
Nothing sends a message of sophistication and style quite the same way that an exquisitely styled baker's rack complete with a wine rack does. When it comes to home accessories, baker's racks have long been a favorite of consumers due to their versatility, beauty, and practicality, and the baker's rack with wine rack stands out as a favorite.
Interior Decorating With Picture Frames
There are many ways to decorate the interior of your home, none the least of which is with picture frames. Picture frames have the unique ability to personalize a house in more ways than one.
Fireplace Candelabras - The Easy Alternative To Burning Wood
It wasn't that long ago that the fireplace was the main source of heat in most every home. The hearth was a place for families to gather so that they could enjoy each other's company while they read, played games or worked on a hobby.
Animal Print Rugs - Adding an Animal Print Area Rug Can Complete The Look of Your Room
If you love animal prints or have an exotic theme to your room, an animal print rug can be the finishing touch that really brings the feel of that theme to the room. Make sure when you choose the rug, that the animal print you choose goes with the colors and patterns that are already present in the room.
Book Shelf Decorating Idea & Tip
If you have book shelves in your home, and lots of books, you've probably discovered that bookends don't always keep everything in order. Sometimes your collection of books on the shelf are just too much for the bookend to hold.
Goose Down Comforters - Warm, Cozy, and Lightweight
Who wouldn't want a goose down comforter and a pretty duvet cover to keep warm at night? There is nothing that holds your body heat in and keeps the cold out like goose down. Goose down comforters are made with the down sewn in baffles between specially designed fabric.
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.
Decorating Your Kitchen With Accessories
Just like a nice outfit, your kitchen can benefit from accessories! If you are thinking about redecorating but don't have a lot of dough to put into your kitchen, try simply adding some accessories in a matching theme or color and see how it transforms the room!Now before you rush out to the store, you should probably decide what sort of theme you are going for. Do you want the look of old Italy? How about a cottage theme? Why not try a country style kitchen? You will want to buy different accessories depending on the theme you choose.
Choosing Candles & Scents Part 1 - Candles for July
Deciding on just a few candles is rarely easy. With so much to choose from now (possibly even thousands of scents), it's next to impossible to choose just one.
Summer Every Season
Ahhh, the sumptuous days of summer. Clear skies, green lawns, barbeques and trips to the beach.
A Brief History of Grandfather Clocks
Since the beginning of civilization, humans have searched for a reliable way to keep track of the time. In the earliest days, months, seasons and years were tracked by careful monitoring of the phases of the moon.
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