Category Archives: DECORATING & IDEAS
Mixing Color and Pattern In Interior Design – Designing requires intensive research and planning right from the foundation to the construction level. Your home is your family’s world and shelter which not only protects them from the harsh summer’s as well chilly winter but also gives them pride.
The house reflects the personality of the owner of the house. It need not be a palatial house but should be decent enough so that you feel proud and can feel comfortable in your house after a hectic day of work.
Mediterranean In Your Home – If you are attracted by wooden furniture, with a visible traces of the old ages, warm textures, the color of the blue summer sky, and stone details, than the Mediterranean style is right for you. This style is relaxing, comfortable, rustic and attractive to lots of people.
The beauty of this style is that it teleported your home in some Mediterranean paradise in Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal or any other Mediterranean country. To achieve the look of Mediterranean, very important feature in your interior would be terracotta Spanish tiles, with their warm, natural colors. Beside of the colors of walls and floors, choose carefully textiles for upholstery, curtains, rugs, throws… Our suggestions would be deep sea blue, earthy colors of terracotta, yellows, rust, even lavender.
Giving Your Home A Cottage Feel – A country cottage style has grown in popularity recently. Many who love a cottage look add to their decor over a period of years, but you can start your transformation with a little time and imagination.
Begin by browsing through magazines featuring cottage home living. There are several variations on this theme, including beach cottage and shabby chic. Spending time looking at work by professional designers will help guide you as you figure out which type of cottage decor will best suit your taste and your home. In addition to considering the look you want, you should also take into account the feelings you want to evoke with your decorating.
Green Living In Tiny Houses – Living small is living green. If you are living in less square feet, your energy needs will automatically go down. Over half a million air conditioning units are needed to sustain the 2,598 square units of houses. Reduce the square footage per house and the air conditioners that are needed will drastically reduce which will have a positive impact on the utility bills. Tiny houses have a smaller carbon footprint which is what we need to be vouching for if we intend to save this planet from the looming decline. Most city dwellers are crippled by huge debts thanks to the mortgages they have on their homes. A house that would typically cost $290,000 if paid for in a single payment will eventually cost over a million if paid out using the hire purchase model that mortgages are based on.
Making The Most Out Of Small Spaces – Most people today live in smaller spaces than they would like; in fact most of us need to migrate to small spaces because we cannot afford living in a big place, where all expenses are bigger and prevent us from living a stress-free life. When living in a small space though, there are difficulties associated with the lack of space; or that is what we think.
Small spaces are not synonymous to crush and jostle; it doesn’t need to be this way. Making the most out of small spaces will help you enjoy your space and your life in it, while having everything in order. Here are some essential tips and hints on how to make the most out of your living space…