Monthly Archives: July 2012

Shabby chic designs for your room

Shabby chic designs, home decorWhen we talk about shabby chic designs for you room it simply means comfort is going to lure you soon. Here are some points which if followed will garner a well decorated room in the comfort shedding shabby chic design:

1. Slip covered sofas, antique pieces, distressed furniture, old fashioned patterned romantic or feminine touches all are the nuances of a shabby chic design. These define the style.
2. It’s not good to get sloppy. Looking cosy and comfortable is ok but then seeming undone is a turn off.
3. The best part about shabby chic design is that it believes in adding life to make any old item new. It practices recycling. Try using the old items to put them in a manner that will make it again look useable.
4. Matching clothes or stuff is not mandatory. Just put it because it is supposed to be put should be the headline.
5. Accessorize the room. Try putting pictures on the walls. A night lamp.
As the name goes shabby chic design means doing as u like it way. It has no formalities and rules to follow.

Things to keep in mind while buying mosaic tiles

Buy mosaic tiles, mosaic tilesMosaic tiles are a great way to decorate the floor of your house. These kinds of floorings were available many years ago but recently, they are making their way into home once again. Their looks have changed as well. Many people are opting for the transparent mosaic tiles these days as they give rooms a very calm and futuristic look.

It is quicker to find dealers for mosaic tiles as they are many in number. You can also find constructors online who are ready to sell these in lower prices per tile. The installation of mosaic tiles also takes less time as compared to installation of marble or vinyl tiles. These mosaic tiles come in various pretty colors and even in retro designs and patterns.  But you need to use a strong lamination with them as they can crack after a few years. Cleaning these tiles is easy due to their shiny and smooth surface. Cleaning them with floor cleaning solutions and vacuum cleaning them, once a week should be more than enough.

Organizing kitchen cabinets

Tips to organise kitchen cabinets,kitchen cabinetsHaving a clean, fresh and organized kitchen cabinet is something which is quiet necessary for a clean and happy environment. No one likes a messy and disorganized kitchen as one needs to be a good mood while he or she cooks. Here are some tips on how to keep things organized in your kitchen cabinets. Having in built wall cabinets is a good idea as you can have as many as you want without talking up space.

Organize all the things under categories so that you won’t have to look for the stuff when you want something in particular. For example keep all the spices together, have categorized cabinet shelves for canned food, pickles, fried foods, etc. Keep knives and spoons in one drawer and you can keep rags and oven mitts in one drawer as well. Clean them regularly and make sure that they are free of termites, ants and pests.

Beautifying your home with artificial flowers

Home decor ideas, home decorYou think of a number of ways for decorating your room to make it look beautiful and attractive. Flowers are always a very preferred item for the decoration but the main disadvantage is the longevity of the flowers. You have to change them every day or once in every two days. This is cost consuming as well as requires much time. The best alternative is to go for the artificial flowers. You can now get all types of artificial flowers from carnation, orchids to roses. They are made in such a way that it is very difficult to identify them as artificial at the very first look.

Sometimes they also come with fragrance. Depending of the size and shape of the room as well as the shade of the walls, you should decide which artificial flower will suit your room the best. You can keep them in variety of designer flower vases. This will impart a very royal look to your room.

Importance of quality shelters

Importance of garden shelters, garden sheltersIf you are planning to install a garden shelter for your garden then you must understand that the quality of this product holds extreme significance. Any and every garden shelter is not suitable for your garden. You must first understand the needs and then the supplies to match your requirements. You must ensure that your money is being invested in a durable and high quality long lasting product to reap the maximum benefits.

The garden shelters that you are planning to install – whether they are portable or not – must be able to withstand all types of natural forces to serve its primary purpose to the fullest. Quality shelters are important and that is why you must take some time and effort to install the right one backed by proper research of different suppliers and their credentials. After all who doesn’t want a purchase backed by warranty?