Monday, April 20, 2009

Bathroom Decorating Ideas: Mediterranean Style

Not every one has the luxury to build a grand and beautiful bathroom. But, if you can and would certainly love to rebuild your bathroom, why not follow the Mediterranean bathroom styles. Aesthetic appeal and the relaxation you can get from a spacious bathroom are two main reasons why you will enjoy having this kind of style. Imagine, bathing just like the old Roman Emperor’s way. So how will you have your bathroom redesigned for this kind of style? The first step to take is to give your bathroom an added space. Perhaps you can extend it into the sun room. You should install an over sized garden tub in the open area. Use one way glass as walls to protect the bathroom from view. The marbles for the flooring s should be done in a classic Roman cut. Copper should be the main theme for faucets and handles. Adding up potted plants of different sizes is a good way to provide seclusion. Follow these simple steps and you’ve got yourself a royal bath.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Home Décor Ideas for Small Spaces

Not every one of us is blessed to have big and spacious homes. Some are living in the grandest mansions while some are living in a cramped space apartment. If you are included in the latter, there’s no need to worry that you can’t make your humble abode beautiful and enticing just like those grand mansions. The key is that you should know how to manage the space in your homes. If your little spaced is dark-toned, repaint it with light colors. Keep a light texture for both the walls and the ceilings to make the room look spacious. Just always remember not to clutter your home. Regularly check your stuffs and throw away those you don’t need. Or you can do a garage sale to let go of things that you are not using anymore. To make your rooms look larger, always put a space between furniture and objects. Also, do not buy large furniture and home decors if you don’t really need them as this will just crowd your small space.

Monday, April 6, 2009

3 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Using African Home Decor

There are lots of trends emerging in home decors and one of them is African home décor. Most interior design experts think that African home décor adds interest and a touch of life to any room. Hence, many DIY home decorators are opting to use this home décor style. But, there few mistakes that you should avoid when using African home decors according to interior design experts. First, you have to make the right positioning. Most home decorators tend to make mistakes when positioning the home decors. The key is that you place the home décor in a location where it can catch eyes but not obstruct other home decors you have. Another mistake to avoid is crowding of the decors. Do not, at all cost, put too many African home decors in the same place. This will give a cluttered impression. Lastly, avoid putting the wrong tones and colors together. Make sure that you use African home decors in complimenting and not contrasting colors.

Monday, March 30, 2009

How to Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery

Your baby is a precious addition to your family. And you should make your baby feel most welcome. You can start by decorating your baby’s nursery. And even if you’re on a tight budget, you can create a beautiful nursery that will look fabulous. How? Just follow these few simple tips. First, you have to think of the specific theme that you want the nursery to have. Make sure to do this before rushing to the supply store so you won’t be buying things that you can’t use and don’t actually need. Next, choose a crib that can last for years. Usually, this is a 3-4 stage cribs called lifetime crib. And be sure to purchase all the bed supplies that you’ll need long with the crib. When painting the room, choose paint colors that will match the design of your cribs and bed accessories. You may also add shelves and toy chests where you can arrange the toys and baby things. Buying these selves and chests with colors matching the room will be good.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Time to Jazz Up The Kitchen?

So you have a perfect bedroom now? And your living room’s just been remodeled. You think you’ve got it all done? How about the kitchen? Well, it’s the place where you prepare your family’s meal. Hence, it also has to be presentable; aside from being clean. But, you know you can also jazz it up just like the other part of your home. First, you have to check everything in there and decide which ones need to be discarded. You know, a clutter-free kitchen will offer more convenience and space when you cook. So, remove all the tabletops and appliances which you seldom use. Put the appliances in the cabinets and only get them when you need to. You also need to say goodbye to old and torn mats and curtains. You can get your kitchen repainted and get mats and curtains that will compliment or match the paint. You can also add complimentary ornaments. Kitchen rugs with designs and colors that would perfectly match everything in the kitchen also make great additions.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Alarms for the DIY

If you are the DIY-type of person and you want to install a new alarm and security system, well you are in luck. There are a number of choices when it comes to alarm and security system, and the only thing that you need to do is to get online and start your search. A number of these alarm and security systems that you get online are best match for the DIY persons like you. If you are interested then you can always get online. Getting these alarms will safe keep your treasured contemporary furniture and of course your valuables.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Why you need home security

If you want to make your home secure, then make sure that your home is equipped with the alarm and the security system. It is not suggested though that you get anything that first got your attention. It is important too that you spend some important time in choosing the one that is quality made. Just remember that home burglars of today can easily disarm the common alarm and security system. You may be tempted to get the remote alarms. Now the issue here is that you give your robber the time to flee. Think about that.