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Picnic Tables Ideas

Picnic Tables Ideas

Picnic tables are the perfect solution for an afternoon or evening get together. They offer everything from different shapes of a picnic table, to ones that fold up in a box. Picnic tables and outdoor benches are great for kids because they are strong, sturdy, and can handle lots of abuse. Just remember the picnic tables on the playground when you were young; most of the time you were lucky if you didn’t get lots of splinters from them. Now they come in all kinds of materials such as wood, aluminum, plastic, steel mesh, PVC, and recycled material. There are plans that you can find online or from your home improvement store if you feel inclined to do it yourself. If you really want to get close to nature and have a casual day outdoors with the kids, forget the table and just get out picnic blanket.

Mixing Styles With French Country Antiques

Mixing Styles With French Country Antiques

Country French antiques mark as being highly decorative, elaborate and ostentatious. Great emphasis was placed on decoration and display. Historically, true French Provincial antiques blended with the farmhouse styles found within different regions of France. This blending became known as French country style. Certainly, French country style is not a particular period style. Many persons familiar with French antiques have difficulty relating it historically. However, within the design of French country antiques there are elements of the following periods:

- the Medieval Period;

- the Restoration Period,

- Neoclassical Period.

Decorating With Modern Bedroom Furniture

Decorating With Modern Bedroom Furniture

Decorating with modern bedroom furniture is about finding the right balance between fashionable and cozy. The modern platform bed has clean lines and simple fixtures, and can conform to a minimalist or a transitional style. Whether you are mixing in vintage accent pieces or contemporary details, centering the room on a modern bed is an excellent place to start.

The headboard will define the style of your bedroom. If your bed has no headboard, a large piece of wall art above the bed would be suitable for center of the room.