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Decorative and practical floor coverings

Decorative and practical floor coverings

When it comes to floor coverings you have many options. Common choices include carpet, wood, vinyl, laminate, tiles, bamboo and cork. Flooring are made for both decorative and practical reasons. Following are some information about the most common flooring choices:
Ceramic Floor Tiles


Ceramic floor tiles have been around for thousands of years and are still widely used today. Ancient Chinese and Roman civilizations both used ceramic tiles. In Greek temples, churches, and mosques, early tile work on floors and walls was often stunningly beautiful and varied. Today, ceramic tiles can be used in any room of the house. Because of their strength and easy maintenance, they are often used in kitchens and bathrooms.


Decorating ideas for small living room

Decorating ideas for small living room

Decorating the interior of a small living room requires you to consider the space available so that the room when completed looks airy, bright and cheerful. In modern day homes, the high cost of real estate has led to rooms in apartments being smaller and this in turn restricts the sort of designs that you can execute for the living room.

Using contemporary venetian blinds from a company such as Hillarys Blinds with the thinnest possible slats. So whether your interior design is modern or contemporary you need to keep in mind the area available and come up with an interior design that makes the best use of materials and  colors and allows the final effect to be still be one of space and lightness.

How to decorate around your flat screen television

How to decorate around your flat screen television

You and your living room are happier because you have just acquired a flat screen television.  Although, you seem to be having a small problem, everything around the television seems not to work. The furniture no longer faces the right direction, the wall art is being blocked, and the armoire you’ve placed the television in is too big.   These are all common decorating dilemmas when you acquire a flat screen television.  Read on to see how you can keep that television and make the rest of your room look beautiful around your new addition to the family.

What is feng shui decorating all about?

What is feng shui decorating all about?

It’s all about using space in your home or office effectively in order to attract and keep the chi in. Feng shui interior decoration encompasses the golden and practical rules of housekeeping as well as feng shui beliefs. Read on to find out how to decorate your feng shui bedroom to add some zing to your love life! We take you through the feng shui garden and its positive effect on your home and health.

Feng shui decor

Every room of our house plays an important role in our lives. Feng shui interior decorating tips that can have a great impact on many aspects of your life:

Pink Bedroom Furniture by Karim Rashid

Pink Bedroom Furniture by Karim Rashid

This new bedroom suite by Karim Rashid is hot – hot pink, that is! Designed for Italian furniture house Valdichienti and geared up for its big reveal at Salone del Mobile 2010, this pink bedroom furniture represents a new ideal in furniture, combining fashion and function, with a little flair thrown in for good measure. This playful set is characterized by its rounded corners, soft lines and of course, it’s stand-out color great for a girl’s bedroom or a sophisticated bedroom retreat. The bed boasts a chic pink and white headboard with exaggerated curves reminiscent of lips. A matching pink and white pouf features three parts that can be combined or separated for additional seating. A sofa rounds out this bedroom furniture collection, with a modern silhouette and Rashid’s signature pink hue accented by funky outlines. Designed for comfort and contemporary style, this sweet bedroom suite is a must-have in our books!