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Decorate Your Bed For The Spring 2015

Decorate Your Bed For The Spring 2015

Decorate Your Bed For The Spring 2015 – Like all other bedroom accessories, the change of the season is the ideal time to update your bedding. Of course, during this time of the year you need to consider a lighter set of bedding, including cooler comforters and larger pillows to add a bit of comfort to this one place in your home that you will not be cold.

However, you also want to consider updating your bed with more stylish accessories, ideal for the spring months. Keep the following tips in mind as you work to update the look in your bedroom, guest room or even your child’s room.


Eco-Friendly Furniture: Buying Tips

Eco-Friendly Furniture: Buying Tips

Eco-Friendly Furniture: Buying Tips – There are many claims from furniture manufacturers and retailers about the furniture on display at their showroom or website: about durability, comfort, value, and even about environmental friendliness or ‘green’ qualities. Some considerations to think about when shopping for eco-friendly furniture, discussed here, will help you qualify what the terms really mean and what things are important.

Furniture and furnishings are the third largest user of wood and wood products, after building and paper, and there is a high transport cost of wood. So, if imported (from Asia especially), wood products will have a high ‘carbon footprint’ for furniture sold in the US. However, there are some choices that you can make as a consumer, and a big one is the source of the lumber used.

Skirting Boards In Interior Design

Skirting Boards In Interior Design

Skirting Boards In Interior Design – It would be difficult to argue that choosing skirting boards is the most exciting part of putting together an interior design scheme, but it is nevertheless important. It’s details such as these that make everything work together harmoniously. Not only must they fit complement the design aesthetically but they also need to tick the required practicality boxes. They were originally designed to hide the gap between the wall and the floor and protect the wall from feet, furniture, vacuum cleaners and floor polish. With wooden floors a skirting board is absolutely essential due to the natural movement, expansion and contraction on the flooring. In older properties where embedding pipes and cables into the wall isn’t an option they also give you a way to hide these unsightly necessities.

Timeless Design Of Pendleton Blankets

Timeless Design Of Pendleton Blankets

Pendleton blankets are top quality in every way and so soft and beautiful. When you snuggle under a Pendleton product, you can see and feel the quality. Using 100% pure virgin wool, these blankets are lightweight yet soft and warm.

For over 140 years this family-owned business has been producing products in the Northwest; for the past 96 years, Pendleton has been known for weaving world class wool. The Pendleton blanket comes from a long tradition.

In 1863, Thomas Kay, a young English weaver made a four-month trip down the Atlantic seaboard, through the Isthmus of Panama by burro and up the Pacific coast by sailing vessel.

How To Use Accessories In Home Decorating?

How To Use Accessories In Home Decorating?

A sense of style is always much personalized and people will generally try to stylize their homes according to their own perception of what is considered stylish. Yet, there are a few guidelines which can be followed while purchasing and placing accessories in a home.

Choose a theme

If the home has furniture that is reflective of days gone by, then the accessories should also have a touch of an earlier era or have a vintage feel to it – accessorize in line with your main furniture items. In a room where the furniture has straight and simple lines, choose modern lamps. In a room where the furniture is carved or has a heavier look and feel, choose Turkish and Indian carpets.