Monthly Archives: March 2012

10 steps of a cost effective décor

cost effective décor, home decor  If recent expenditure has burned a hole in your pocket and you have your home to decorate then here is a list of the ten things that you can do to decorate your home according to your choice without going bankrupt:


1)      Make a list of what you need and be minimalist. You can add extra accessories when you have the proper resources again

2)      Decide on the necessary furniture and just the right amount of accessories like curtains, flower vases, comfortable rugs etc.

3)      Shop online.

4)      When shopping online, browse through different sites offering world class furniture at the cost of the local market.

5)      Compare between the different sites.

6)      Check twice before you order.

7)      Make sure that you have made the best deal.

8)      Confirm that you are paying less than what the same piece of furniture would have cost at t real store.

9)      Always go for free shipping services.

10)  Insist on payment after delivery and check the quality of the furniture before you accept.

Drastically change your bathroom’s look with effective yet simple guidelines

bathroom décor, bathroom careWant to redecorate your bathroom and give it a total makeover? Bathroom is surely one of the most vital places of your home and it requires proper care. Here are a few simple ways to enhance the appearance of your bathroom. Change the tub fixtures or get new shower combined with tubs.  Sinks of porcelain can be a good option for refinish. Flooring should be done with water-proof materials and moisture retention capability.

Ceramic tiles can be used to give an elegant look. Organic tiles can also be used. You can install new dim lights which will enhance the experience while taking a shower. Spot lights can be fitted above the face mirror. To save floor space, go for the wall-hung toilet. Replace the old sink with a pedestal one. Paint the walls with a lighter shade if your bathroom is not very spacious. Go for vibrant colors if your bathroom is quite big. Finally, put a nice painting on the wall near the tub or door to add to its beauty.

How to balance out your décor accessories

décor accessories, décor   Decorating accessories don’t have any particular rule. Some prefer decorating their walls with nicely crafted wall arts or photographs while others choose to highlight on a particular object. If you follow a few basic rules regarding the texture, color of your house then you can marvelously adorn your home with the right accessories. The shelf, cabinets, fireplace can be adorned with small pieces of accessories and small round shaped tea lights. Placement and symmetry of accessories is another important point to be considered.

The area of your fireplace could be nicely decorated with a number of similar looking candles properly placed around it. Small accessories can be placed in rows to give it a linear look and large decorative pieces could be placed in the front area. Your home décor must reflect your personality and hence you can use a few antique pieces too like old tea pots as vases from your family collection.

Framed art for your living room walls

living room walls art, wall artLiving rooms are a place in your home that requires special attention. You should decorate the living rooms well as they act as a doorway to our home. Every guest visiting your home at first sits in the living room, so to give a good impression you will need to decorate it well. The framed art can be used in making your living room look great and it easily enhances the beauty of your room.

The framed art can be used to make it the focal point of your wall. They can give a unique touch to the wall they are hung on. The colour combination of the walls can be set according to the painting you hang on the wall of your living room. These paintings or the framed art also helps you in creating some extra space, as these hang on the walls so you can remove the extra decorative items. Hence the piece of art will help you to decorate as well as create some space in your living room.