For some lucky grownups, the idea of kitchen design software is like being Peter Pan. You get to play as though you are in a video game but it is all with the very principled aim of designing your new kitchen. With cool photo-quality 3D technology and extremely user-friendly interfaces, kitchen design software can potentially keep a person busy for hours and hours, which is a little counter productive but at the same time, very, very fun.
Archives for March 2006
Roofs provide shelter, sure, but they can be nuisances in so many ways. First, they cost a mint to install, then they continue to cost money in maintenance and repairs. They can also be fire hazards, unsuitable to extreme weather conditions, and totally inconvenient at certain times of the year.
Not so with interlocking metal roofing. Metal is fast becoming the roofing material of choice in some regions, particularly where environmental factors are more significant than in other areas.
Case in point: Los Angeles and its wildfire hazards; not so good for cedar shingle roofs.
Painting a faux granite countertop yourself requires a little artistic flair and attention to detail. Before you even take on the job, find some samples of real granite and take a good look at the composition of the flecks and the highs and lows of color in it. Be sure to practise on a surface of the same material as the one you intend to paint, and wait for it to dry so that you can see exactly how it will appear when finished.
When you want your home decor to stand out from other people’s, you need to have an edge over their ideas. Anyone can install a stainless steel kitchen or have their floors beautifully polished but not everyone comes up with brilliant ideas for personalization.
That’s where ceramic tile murals come in. They’re not only gorgeous to look at but they speak volumes about the kind of attention to detail you enjoy. Commissioning an artisan to create an individual work of art for you says that you have discerning taste and enjoy quality. Ceramic tile murals take pride of place in bathrooms, kitchens, courtyards and swimming pools.
What’s the process?
Move over, Fred Flintstone, cement countertops are now catching on in the twenty-first century! Anyone can choose laminate, tiles or granite, but it takes someone with imagination, creativity and understanding to install cement countertops. With the trend toward natural building materials such as rock and stone, it makes perfect sense to use concrete in home decor applications.