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The Importance of Bunk Bed Mattresses
Bunk bed mattresses are perhaps the most important kind of mattresses. This is because safety risks exist when wrong-sized bunk bed mattresses are purchased.
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.
Posters as a Decorating Style
When I think of decorating a room with posters, I think of the 70's with black light, velvet and the famous Farrah Fawcett poster.Times have changed and decorating with posters have also changed.
How To Measure For Window Treatments Like a Pro
When measuring for custom window treatments be sure to always use a steel tape measure, never use rulers, yardsticks or cloth tapes.? Always measure to the nearest eighth of an inch, never round up or down to the next whole inch.
How To Install Window Treatments Like A Pro
Tools needed: a battery operated screwdriver, screwdriver bits (Phillips and standard), hex head driver, tape measure, and scissors.
Although no special tools are usually required when installing window treatments, it is suggested that you use a battery operated screwdriver or drill to make the job easier.
Children's bedroom furniture and nursery furniture can help turn a bland and boring bedroom into a fun and cozy retreat. Since there is a wide range of designs and materials available, you can find the perfect children's furniture for your child's bedroom, whether you prefer a whimsical decorating style or practical, sturdy pieces.
How Do You Choose Art for Your Home?
You have just moved into a new home. Perhaps it's your first real home that you plan to invest time and money into decorating and styling.
Fireplace Screens - A Practical and Beautiful Addition To Your Home
There once was a time when the fireplace was the primary source of heat in most American homes. For those that could not afford a word-burning stove, the fireplace also served as the primary cooking area.
Decorating Your Kitchen With Antique Plates
Antique plates can add whimsy and interest to your décor. Many people hang them right on the walls for a unique look.
Using Vintage Hankies To Decorate The Bedroom
Vintage hankies can make interesting wall décor! These treasures of yesteryear are beautifully made with lace and stamped patterns. Have them framed in vintage style frames for a striking effect.
How to Choose a Sofa for a Family with Kids
If you have children in your home, what sort of sofa should you choose?With kids in the house, you probably need more seats. A 1 seated sofa is not
as cost effective as a 3 seated sofa.
A Vanity Bench Adds a Romantic and Old World Feel to Your Bedroom Decor
One of the easiest ways to add a romantic or "Old World" feel to your bedroom's décor is by adding a vanity bench or set. By placing one of these vanity benches in your bedroom or dressing space, you can create a design element that cannot be obtained using other types of furniture.
Bar Stools & Counter Stools - Tips on How To Select the Right Style for Your Space
If you have a breakfast bar or wet bar in your home, then you need bar stools or counter stools. With so many designs from which to choose, you can be sure there are many styles that will look beautiful while offering complete functionality.
Furniture Bench - The Many Varieties & Uses For One In Your Home
Furniture benches are benches that can be used indoors and for literally any room of the house. For example, a furniture bench would work perfect for entry ways or foyers.
Color Psychology: The Joy and Pain of Yellow
Warm and luminous like sunlight, the right shade of yellow brings cheer to dreary rooms. Some bright yellows, however, cause people pain in interior design.
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The World's Best Interior Designers Hot ListForbesWe bring you the world's best interior designers who've been making headlines thanks to their lust-worthy residential designs sure to give you some home dÃ©cor inspiration. Martyn Lawrence-Bullard. Background: Design allowed the 50-year-old British ...
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Melania Trump's Illustrated Guide to Holiday DecoratingHyperallergicIf you decorate your living room with Ina's ârough-hewn salvaged wooden beamsâ and âriver stone hearth,â people will think your main home was taken away because your husband went bankrupt. Therefore, I advise to not follow the suggestions of Homely Ina ...
Yet another thing to argue about: throw pillowsThe ColumbianIt's a well-known decorating fact that throw pillows are an easy and inexpensive way to change the look of a room. They can add color, texture, interest or a dash of holiday cheer. But that doesn't mean everybody appreciates them. The internet is full ...
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Decorating for the Holidays? Do It QuietlyNew York TimesMATCH YOUR HOME'S STYLE âYour holiday dÃ©cor should echo the style of your house,â said Danielle Rollins, an interior designer in Atlanta and the author of âSoiree: Entertaining with Style.â For a rustic home she decorated, she said, she incorporated ...
Pieces of HomeLadue NewsâWe enjoyed decorating and design, and we always said one day when our kids were older, we'd like to start our own business,â says Neskar, who is a commercial and residential interior designer, while Andrews has a background in furniture and home dÃ©cor ...
The Importance of Waterbed Sheets
Waterbeds provide a unique sleeping experience. They can be great for stress relief and curing insomnia.
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.
The Basics of Cigar Humidor Care
Seasoning a Cigar HumidorTo keep the things we cherish in our lives working properly, there is an element of regular garden tending that needs to be undertaken. Whether it comes in the form of frequently changing the oil in a car, storm-proofing a rosewood deck, or seasoning a cigar humidor, without proper tending and maintenance our investments turn into disappointments.
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.
Live in (French Country) Style
Parlez-vous Françes? Don't worry - you don't need to speak French in order to enjoy the bright, comfortable and classic style of French Country in your home. From weathered walls to wide wooden tables, it is not hard to achieve the French Country look using the following guidelines.
How to Choose Bed Sheets Effectively
Buying sheets is not as easy as it used to be or should be. There's such a wide variety of styles, colours and fabrics to choose from.
Whats Your Design Sign?
If you've been consistently bewildered about how to make your style happen in your home, relax, take a deep breath and forgive yourself. We don't come into this world with knowledge, we learn as we go!At first glance, interior design appears to be about the latest trends, beautiful fabrics, furniture or rugs, and the hottest label.
Buying Down Alternative Comforters
When the frigid winds of winter arrive, many people turn to lavish bed comforters to stay warm. Because of their luxurious feel and unbeatable warmth, down comforters are a popular favorite.
Home Decorating: Planning Lightning
When you are choosing a bathroom light fixtures or lightning for any room in your home, the first thing to take into account is how that room will be used and, thus, the type of lightning you will need. Light is very important in a room, because it affects colors and makes them seem lighter or darker.
Add Beauty and Elegance to Your home with Oriental Rugs
Oriental rugs can be purchased in a great variety of colors and patterns, and will add beauty and elegance to your home décor. When you decide to decorate a room, consider choosing one or more of these exciting and durable area rugs as a cornerstone for your color and design choices.
A Guide to Wine Picnic Baskets
Wine picnic baskets are just the ticket for two, four, or more people. When it's just too nice to spend the day indoors, why not go for a hike in your garden, in the woods, along the beach, or up on a mountainside? The great outdoors beckon.
The Benefits of Pre-finished Hardwood Floors
Pre-finished floors come with an extended factory finish warranty unlike unfinished floors. The heavy duty finishes are urethane-based.
Taking Care of Your Futon Covers
Futon Covers are made from some of the unique & supreme upholstery fabrics produced in the home furnishings industry.Futon covers allow the customers with the exclusive opportunity of changing their room decor by changing the futon covers.
What a Five-year-old Taught Me About Decorating
My 5-year-old grandson is getting his own room. He's very excited at the prospect and quite determined to put his own personal stamp on the decorating process.
An In-Depth Look at Air Filter Manufacturers
Because there are several air filter manufacturers on the market, it is helpful to be able to sort through the different manufacturers and products. The brief manufacturer/product profiles below are intended to help consumers do just that.
Contemporary Bathroom Vanities
Minimal, linear, often metallic and futuristic, contemporary bathroom vanities come in modern finishes such as brushed nickel and chrome, and are usually free of extraneous ornament and decoration. The result can be a synergistic blend of strength and beauty.
Summer Decorating Tips To Cool You
Redesigning your home for summer gives you the opportunity to have fun with your home. A few simple changes can make your home feel refreshed as well as refreshing.
Buying a Bakers Rack
Bakers racks are a perfect enhancement to any kitchen, whether for residential or commercial use. Having been around for many years, this decorative item adds a touch of charm as well as convenience and efficiency.
The ABC of Being a Good Interior Designer
It may seem that all you need to be a good interior designer is a sense of aesthetics and a flair for design. That is a good start, yes, but it gets you about five feet forward in terms of your career.
Granite Countertop Colors
Granite, like marble and other stones, is as old as the earth. Granite is the second hardest stone (diamond being the first) and is created from molten rock.