Archive for July, 2012

PostHeaderIcon Interior decorators or custom décor-which to choose

Interior decorators, home decorWith the concept of home decoration changing from time to time, the ideas relating to it are also evolving with the passing of every single day. People are implementing new trends while decorating their homes. One of the most unavoidable doubts that adds to our frustration while we are about to renovate and redecorate our house is that whether we should do it ourselves or hire the services of an interior decorator.

The answer may vary according to tastes and preferences of different people. While the creative minded people would like to do it themselves, as they want their homes to ooze with the creativity produced by their minds and not trust any hired service, the people who are more career oriented and have no time for channelizing their creativity would like to invest in hiring the services of an interior decorator for giving a pleasing look to their homes.

PostHeaderIcon Build your dream kit home today

Purchase kit homes, home building tipsThere are a lot of people who dream of building their own homes according to their designs. The most common problem is that most people are not affluent enough to afford to pursue such a dream. However, log home kits have made this dream possible to come true. There are a lot of options that are available in these kits and you will be able to choose your own design for building your dream house.

The house kits that are made of logs are less expensive than the costs of building a traditional house. There will be no problem in getting the logs fit as all of them are pre milled in the factories before they are distributed. These kits will come with all the tools and materials that you will need for building a house. Time taken to build these houses is not much and logs are the easiest materials to wok with.

PostHeaderIcon How can you use waterfall fountains at home?

Decorate home with waterfall fountains, home decor ideasWaterfall fountains are really a splendid way of decorating your house and contribute in a great extent in enhancing its overall beauty. If you would like to install a waterfall fountain in your home then you should know the current trends in the market and judge which one would suit best in your home, magnifying its beauty to a large extent and also suit your personal choices. There are four different designs of waterfall fountains currently predominant in the market.

The classic waterfall fountains derive the detailing of their designs from the Roman and Greek cultures and are one of the first styles to be available in the market. Asian waterfall fountains are one of the most common designs available and their designs have detailing of Feng Shui, Zen or Koi and fit perfectly almost everywhere. The European designs of the waterfall fountains derive their designs from the 18th and 19th century European cultures and enhance the elegance of you home adding an antique feel to it.

PostHeaderIcon A clean home is a beautiful home

Tips to clean home, home care tipsCleanliness is next to Godliness. If your home is clean and neat, the environment and your mood will also remain happy and fresh at all times. No one likes a dingy and dirty house. Not only does this kind of a space dampen the mood but it also very unhealthy to stay in such an environment. So one should always make sure that mess and clumsiness is kept at bay.

Make sure you keep a duster and a vacuum cleaner nearby at all times. Dust settles down on furniture everyday, no matter how much you clean. To steer clear of allergies and diseases, use the duster to clean the surfaces of furniture daily. Then vacuum clean the curtains, floor and carpets at least once a week. To keep things clean and, maintain that condition, categorize and organize closets, cabinets and drawers. This helps one keep everything under control even in the long run.

PostHeaderIcon How can an indoor fountain give your home an aristocratic look

Indoor water fountains, home dcor ideasThere are a lot of ways of adding something unique to your house in order to make it look interesting and attractive but there are only a few things as intriguing as an indoor fountain. These fountains are very good looking and they will be very effective in keeping the atmosphere of the indoors cool. If you install lights with them they will look mesmerizing in the night and you and your guests will not be able to look away from the spectacular structure.

The indoor fountains are used commonly in a lot of houses and office spaces. They can make the space impressive without an effort and everybody likes swift flowing water bodies and it looks even better with a proper lighting to the structure. This will help you keep a very healthy and a fresh atmosphere in the space. Therefore, an indoor water fountain can be a very nice option for your house.

PostHeaderIcon Adding personal touches to a long space

Home decor ideas, home decorThere was this nice quotation that I heard a few days ago which said that “members in your family can grow old but their photographs will not”. That is why it is important for you to make use of those photographs you have in your closet. The best way is to get them enlarged and decorate them in the hallway.

Hallway is a place where all your guests will have to pass through while entering or while leaving. If not for the show of the guests you can always do it for yourself. When you see those pictures often it will give you a feel that those persons in the photographs are always with you. That is a special feeling which can be missed. When you are decorating your hallway you may have various ideas but this idea is a unique one. It gives you that peace of mind which no expensive decorations will be able to deliver.

PostHeaderIcon Green homes-how they are gaining popularity

Green homes, green constructionMiles from any doubts green homes are gaining popularity with fleeting time. The growing population and increasing pollution has resulted in the severe need for alternatives to non-renewable materials that have been used for building houses. Home is the best place to sit back and relax. Unfortunately the fast paced life that we are living in today has snatched from us the long hours of rest that once upon a time people used to take in their respective houses. Today life is too hectic. Therefore it is important that a house is constructed in such a manner that it provides its owners with maximum benefit in the small amount of time one stay’s there.

Green houses are absolutely a prudent choice. They are beneficial for both, people who live in it and most importantly the environment. Though commercially it may return less profit to the builders however recently even they have realised the harmful effect of using renewable materials, wasting water, polluting the air. They have understood that the air they have to breadth and the water they have to drink will not be any different and cause harm to them also. Hence the Green homes have are gaining popularity.

PostHeaderIcon Double Decker beds for your teenage twins

The double decker beds have always been an attraction for teenagers. The teenagers are always looking for things which are attractive. The double decker beds are very good looking. There is a small stair on one side and climbing it each and every time to go to the upper bed is a very interesting experience every time for teenagers. They always like it.

 

There are various types of double decker beds available in the market. You can select from a wide range according to your taste as well as the shape and size of the room. You can use the double decker beds for your twins too. This will add a spice to the decoration of the room as well. Installing two beds or one double bed is much more difficult and space consuming than installing a single double decker bed. It can serve the purpose well also.

PostHeaderIcon How to give your lounge a retro look

Home decor ideas, home decorIt’s not only the sophisticated who experience with the retro style and vintage pieces. The last few years has seen explosions in the interior design industry, with a focus on wild patterns, crazy colours, and iconic furniture from the 50s, 60s and 70s which is all for having fun. Leather sofas are very cool, hardwearing and stylish and are the direct pick as centrepiece for all retro-style living rooms. It is fun to explore vintage markets or any antique shop for ancient diner-styles of benches and coffee tables. Glass and chrome are doubtlessly the best shots for that chic vintage look.

Sift through for anything with a glossy surface or shiny legs for the best impact in the living room. Lighting is important for creating the apt ambience in homes therefore don’t be scared to add a few oversized or brightly-coloured lamps also. Two matching lampshades, placed on both sides of a recliner sofa or an entertainment area, can become the focus point. Whether your living room is carpeted or you have hardwood flooring a rug is always a great way to cover up the room. While going for retro design ideas, it is imperative to be subtle. It’s easy to go overboard with the busy and garish wallpapers, therefore keep it simple by adding up music or a film poster from those previous decades.

PostHeaderIcon How to redecorate your kitchen for a lovely look

Kitchen renovation, kitchen decorYou may be fed up and bored with the monotonous look of your kitchen. You may be thinking of redecorating your kitchen to give it an interesting look. Well if you don’t have any limitation regarding the budget then you can go for an overall makeover with a change of wall color and the design patterns. You can even change your set of crockery, shelves to fit them somewhere else or to have a completely new designed modern look.

However if you have a limited budget then if you just reorganize the things in your kitchen properly and change their places you will find that a new look has been achieved in the kitchen. Changing the color shades will help a lot. You can even move some things out of the kitchen and can decorate it with a few indoors plants and some small show pieces. Thus before redecorating you should make a plan about how you can go on with your makeover and not mess up in between.

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