Creative Window Covering Ideas – There is no simpler or dramatic way to totally transform the look of a room than to change the window coverings. You can do this by buying new Venetian blinds or window shades but probably the cheapest way is to simply change the curtains.
One the least expensive window coverings is achieved by simply removing the current curtain rod and replacing it with a new one. You can forget about buying rails and all that jazz. The simplest and most modern looking window coverings are simply swaths of fabric that hang from pinch clips.
Alpaca Rugs, Pillows And Bedspreads – While hunting for decorating ideas, you may have heard about alpaca rugs and other home decor items made from alpaca, but still be unsure of what they are, or how they can be used. In this article, we’ll explain alpaca, and discuss the wonderful qualities and value it represents for people decorating their home, lodge or executive suite.
First of all, and to clear up any confusion, the word “alpaca” is used to refer not only to the animal, but also its wool, and its pelt. The wool is used to make clothing, while the pelts are used for a variety of quality home décor items such as rugs, throws, and wall hangings.
Update Your Furniture With Slipcovers – Using a slipcover is definitely a great way to give your old furniture a new look. In fact, slipcovers are often referred to as clothing for your furniture. And when you think about it, just like clothing, a slipcover protects and decorates. For its protective features, the slipcover is a wise choice for those with active lifestyles and homes with children. From a decorating standpoint, adding a slipcover can be much more cost effective than purchasing new furniture.
Country Style Fabric Options – Country style is all about creating a relaxed and comfortable feel to your home, armchairs that you can sink into after a stroll in the countryside, cosy living rooms with log fires and welcoming kitchens. However you don’t need a country cottage to create this feeling in your home – by using the right country style fabrics and accessories any home can be turned into a beautiful country haven.
There are several country style fabric options to choose from so you can decide which ones work best for you depending on the style you prefer.
Brand New Carpet Trends – If you’re looking for design inspiration, start with one of these four gorgeous new trends.
Going for the natural
Priority is on handmade pieces made from precious, natural materials – the most popular are the hand-weaved and the tribal rugs. Muted whites, taupes and modern copper tonality are big news this season. The clean, classic color palette is complemented by furnishings, draperies and accent pieces in neutral colors with metallic accents. Rose golds and muted silvers are particularly popular.
Decorating With Vintage Carpets – Anyone looking to add vintage carpets to an interior space will find they can drastically change the entire look of any room by using one or more rugs. Of course, there are many different styles when it comes to vintage carpets.
This can makes it hard to choose from them for each space. Thankfully, there are some general rules to follow when it comes to the process. Size and placement of the carpet is crucial. Continue Reading