Archive for February, 2012
Wall hangings are a fantastic way to liven up your otherwise plain and mundane walls. These are some decorative items which are available in a variety of materials, colors and shapes. Wall hangings are popular everywhere in the world and it’s said that they were in the scene since history.
The most common form of wall hanging is tapestry which is a beautifully woven fabric with intricate designs or themes. These can either be hanged or framed with your walls. Then you have the appliqué art wall hangings. The appliqué pieces are very colorful and are one among the finest of the textile art.
The other wall hangings are paintings or the photographs. If you find the original paintings too costly there are the replica versions which are inexpensive and look as good as the original. If you are counting on photographs, get black & white snaps for dark walls and colorful pictures would create quite a tasteful contrast with light walls. Otherwise sea shells and clocks would also make good wall arts.
As winter is about to bid adieu in a few weeks, we need to prepare our home for the warm sunny summers. Here are some pointers on how to redo your interior decoration to welcome the bright summer days.
Firstly, if it’s not too costly for you, a couple of light paint coats would be perfect to bring the desired refreshing feel in your room. The colors like yellow, blue or green would be very apt for the season. However, one can also place summer themed wall papers if you don’t prefer to paint. You can count on pretty white and light blue striped wallpapers around your furniture pieces.
Besides, get some light wall hangings like seashells and bright flowers to bring the perfect summery touch in your rooms. Lastly, consider the lighting part. Your summer lighting would be inviting soft and dim like a white lampshade or lamps with much light and white accents.
A proper an effective ventilation system is needed in every home for healthy living. The function of ventilation is needed inside the house to maintain a positive air flow with fresh oxygen coming in and the harmful carbon dioxide going out. Ventilation is essential to exhaust the unwanted smells and pollution from different rooms replacing them with the fresh air from outside.
Besides, a well-maintained ventilation system would release the water vapor and thus help a lot in excessive moisture formation that otherwise could damage your metallic fixtures and installations. It would also prevent mold and mildew formation in walls or on bathroom floors.
Good ventilation can be attained through simple activities like regular opening of the doors and windows. Besides, a high quality AC filter would also enhance the air quality in one’s home. In addition, an exhaust fan in your kitchen and bathroom would help in the process.
The Indian pattern of home arrangement brings alive a classy picture of tasteful and exotic interior decoration retaining the rich cultural heritage of the great country. If you too are interested in the Indian form of home décor, here are some tips to get the desired feel.
Firstly, always remember the wooden furniture is an integral part of Indian décor. You will find the wooden pieces in a large variety of woods such as teak, deodar, sandalwood walnut etc. which are carved very artistically and patterned in a number of motifs like birds, flowers and animals. An Indian inspired home décor can get wooden pieces both in the form of large beds, tables, chairs and also in the shape of small accessories like wooden dolls or statutes.
Then, there are the Kashmiri oriental rugs to liven up your home with its rich texture and bright color. Besides, the fine silk Indian saris make great wall hangings, luxury curtains and grand cushion covers.
One is never short of options when it comes to patio furniture. Truly there is a wide range of furniture pieces to do up your patio and make it more inviting. Here is a short account on the popular patio furniture.
The most usual furnishing for your patio is the small tables with matching chairs. The tables could be square or round and these are not only classy but is also space saving and functional. Then there are the coffee tables which are perfect to bring the desired exquisite ambience in your home and these tables come with ceramic, stone, glass and rattan tops as well.
Besides, one can also count on the elegant bar stools if he is looking for an open-air bar counter. These can be both low and high stools with the matching tables. Apart from serving as bar counters the bar stools in your patio would also cater as breakfast and snack venues for your Sunday brunch.