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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.