A front porch can add a distinctive look to a home. Front porch designs come in a variety of interesting architectural styles, from traditional to modern themes, outdoor dining rooms and wrap-around designs, to list a few. The addition of a porch should complement the existing architecture, adding functionality and enhance the home’s curb appeal. [...]
If, like me, you love watching those home make-over programs on TV and the ones where people buy up an old property, refurbish it an put it on the market for a vast profit – have you ever wondered how they get all that fabulous new furniture in too without rocketing the price of the job?
Well the answer to that is that they use things from specialist home staging furniture companies, so here are a few ideas how you to might use home staging furniture.
The term closet armoire could refer either to a walk-in closet for storing clothes or a stand-alone cabinet, possibly a wardrobe, in which clothes are stored. However, as a DIY/home enthusiast we rather think you’ll be wondering how to make a walk-in closet into a suitable storage space for clothes, so here are a few quick ideas to get you started on building a closet armoire.
Walk-in Closet as an Armoire
If you’re fortunate enough to have a walk-in closet off your bedroom then it makes perfect sense to maximize the effectiveness of the space you’ve got available by making fitted units to store your clothes and shoes etc inside it.
Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of aesthetic placement. The doctrine of feng shui is based on the belief that the world is filled with energy. For someone to be successful, there must be a balanced flow of energy, or chi, in their life. The words feng and shui literally mean ‘wind’ and ‘water.’ Through the practice of feng shui, practitioners can learn to balance the design of their home, their relationships, and careers to become more successful, happy, and in harmony with their environment.
These days, every homeowner can find inspiration for redecorating his or her home as and when necessary. There are so many ideas and designs out there that choosing between them is very difficult, especially if you are looking for a specific theme, motif or effect. If you are looking for elegance though, you may want to consider decorating with tulle.
Tulle is incredibly popular at the moment because it can be used in all rooms to add a touch of class to your existing decor or even form a focal point for new decoration ideas. Cheap and convenient, decorating with tulle is always a fantastic idea so some of the available ideas are laid out below for you.
What is Tulle?
Rustic kitchen decor is at the height of home redecoration fashion right now and has been for some time. The reason mainly given for this particular trend is that rustic decor automatically gives the kitchen the right level of warmth and homeliness that it needs to become the heart of the house.
The kitchen should always be the heart of the home and the ideas, colours and designs that are to be found in this particular area are perfect. However, before you explore the ideas of rustic kitchen decor, you should know a little about it and what options are open to you.
In this article we are going to discover how to upholster cornice boards. For those of you that are not familiar with cornice boards, they are unique boards made to fit above a window frame that are cut to shape, upholstered, decorated and hung above the window. There are lots of kits available to make many different cornice designs. In this article we will concentrate mostly on upholstering the cornice boards; that seems to be the part of making them that people on this site have the most questions about.
Once you have your cornice board cut and shaped, you are ready to begin the upholstering process and we are here to guide you each step of the way. Here is how:
Did you know that most mass produced carpeting is made with petroleum based fibres? Such materials consume large amounts of water and energy during production, along with the inevitable release of greenhouse gases, air pollutants and volatile organic compounds.
In the home, carpets serve to collect dust as well as chemical that make their way into the household through various means, such as fire retardants, pesticides, and heavy metals.
Back painted glass is glass that has been painted on one side so that the color shows through; it is usually installed on a wall, with the painted side towards the wall, although it can be used on horizontal surfaces too, for example countertops. It makes a good material for backsplashes as well.
When done right, the colors lend a luminous modern look to a kitchen, bathroom or any room in fact. Used in a kitchen, pastel greens and blues have a soothing ocean beach look that sets off silver fixtures and aluminum finish appliances particularly well.