Category Archives: Home Decor

Cedar shingle siding for your living room

Living Room, room decorThe living room is one of the most important places in the house. It is that part of the house where your guests will walk in first. Therefore, you have to make sure that the décor of the living room succeeds in impressing your guests right away. Cedar shingle sliding can be a very good idea for getting the look of the living room improved.

Cedar is a kind of wood that is very elegant looking and it can be perfect for the décor of house. They are durable and available in various textures which make them ideal for shingle sliding. However, it will be very important for you to know the kind of cedar you are using so that the installation of the shingle sliding can be done in the best possible way. With this option, not only will you be able to get a very nice décor for your house, you will also get a material that can withstand the harsh conditions of the weather.

Planning a sun room

Tips to build a sunroom, sunroomIt may not be very popular in the tropical or the warmer countries, but in cold countries, having a sun room is very essential. People in the colder countries wait eagerly for a sunny day and when that bright day comes, they want to enjoy it to the fullest. Therefore, they make an entirely separate room in their house where they can enjoy the sun. This room sin own as the sun room.

It is only obvious that the sun room has to be spacious and a lot of light should come in. therefore, the design of the room would be best if it done in the form of a patio or deck. Then, you can keep easy chairs where you can relax with drinks and keep your legs rested on the deck and enjoy the sun all day long. Remember, there is no point in making a sun room if enough light is not entering the area.

General Masonry Ideas

Masonry Ideas, home decorMasonry is one of the oldest building construction methods involving two components, concrete and brick. The art of masonry is centuries old and is done with brick, mortar, stone and tiles mainly. It needs better skills than an average construction worker and training. Generally masonry ideas are used in modern homes for laying brick or stone walls, a feature inside the house or garden and also driveway pavements and other decorative constructions.

 

Because of its strong foundation and use of sturdy materials, masonry works are naturally resistant to infestations of molds and termites. Masonry walls are fire deterrents too. This is a huge plus point considering the safety aspects of a construction. Old monuments and castles bear the signature of ancient masonry whereas people now use masonry ark architecture with natural stones and sometimes veneer to add a totally different look to an otherwise usual looking building and walls.

 

Wall art wallpapers for something unique

Wall art wallpapers, wall decorLong stretch of plain walls looks really wall and if you are planning to spice it up the right way, wallpapers could be a fantastic option. Wall papers are a happening addition to the wall art category and present the room with a unique feel. In fact these are a great option when you wish to revamp your home but cannot afford a fresh paint coat for the time being.

The best part is that the wallpapers are available in a host of themes, colors and styles to match up with your specific interior décor. The most usual are the floral wallpapers while sports theme wallpapers are a predominant for trendy young bachelors. There are Disney themed wallpapers as well for kids’ rooms.
One can even have photo wallpapers which are created from the design and photo specified by the user. These days you will even find vinyl waterproof wallpapers to decorate your kitchen and washrooms.

Accessorizing your curtains

Decorate home with curtains, curtainsThe curtains set up the moods of the room. You can use curtains of various shapes and sizes according to your room. You can also use curtains with drapes which will add a classy look to your room. You can use curtains that hung from rods or from specially designed curtain holders. You can tie the curtains according to the decoration of the rooms. You can tie the curtains at half length which are called “half ties”.

You can use the curtains in your patios and even lounge. Full length curtains covering the full window from the top to the grounds are a very trendy look. You can see in net the various designs and sizes of curtains and how they are fixed. You can also tie the curtains in the back with ribbon, satin tassels or fabric that will complement with the curtains. You can also use remote controlled curtains in your rooms which will make you quite famous in your neighborhood.

Iron spiral staircase designs

Iron spiral staircase, stairsYou can fix beautiful spiral staircase in your homes to give it a classy look. You can use wrought iron for it as it is soft and can be molded in any shapes you want. There are various designs that you can apply like the Roman way or the Victorian way or the Tuscan way. You can use straight bars or curvy bars for your stair. The design of your house, the furniture must complement with the design of the staircase.

You can use various colors for the staircase. You can use contrasting colors like yellow and black, or white and purple for your staircase. You can use stands for stair which gives it a royal look. You can use double spirals or triple spirals for your staircase which will add to the beauty of your house. You can place the stair case in your house or outside your house. You can also color the stairs according to the paint of your house and the rooms. Make sure you use wrought iron for the stairs.

Breathtaking garden window designs

Garden window designs, home decorGarden window can be a very beautiful part of the house. It is like a gateway to a magnificent world of plants and flowers. The most important thing about having a garden window is the position of the window. A garden window has to overlook a view that is pleasant. You cannot call it a garden window if the window is throwing a view of a dirty street.

It is important that a nice gardenlike view is available through the window. The decoration of the window itself is immensely important. Since it is a gateway to the magnificent view, the gateway should be magnificent as well. The best way to decorate the garden window is by adorning it with plants and flowers. Te garden window will look like a fairy tale if creepers are decorated to the railings along with colorful flowering plants. The curtains should be fine and light in order to complement that natural look.

Granite vs marble: what to pick

Tips to select counter tops, kitchen counter topsSelecting a countertop for your kitchen or bathroom even selecting a rock for the floor can be quite tricky. While you visit the market you will get two options that is marble or granite. Both rocks are beautiful and provide a touch of elegance to your home. Both the stones have their own advantages and their own disadvantages. You need to make your own choice while selecting among them.

Marble is a stone that is quite beautiful made under high pressure and heat. This rock is generally made up of lime and thus it is considered as soft rock. The rock is quite porous and thus it is not that resistant to water. Once a scratch is being created over the rock it will result into degradation of the health of your rock. It is reactive to acids, water and cannot resist high heat. On the other hand granite is a strong rock with the basic component of quartz. This makes the rock quite strong and resisting to scratches. It has high amount of life. This means granite is suited for high usage area while marble is suited for less usage.

Roman shades: the perfect drapery

Tips for home decoration, home decorEverything follows a trend which keeps on changing with time. The same goes for interior designing and decorating the home. For window drapery, Roman drapes are the best thing in the present time. Their classic designs with great utility make them the best for window coverings. The best thing about Roman shades is that one will never run out of options with these. Unique styles, designs and excellent quality is what makes the Roman shades the first choice for draperies.

One thing about Roman shade draperies is that you should buy them from a well known outlet, making it sure that it was made by a professional. The best draperies can last more than ten years with ease. With these modern Roman draperies you can completely give a different look and style to your room. Though these Roman shade draperies are not very cheap, yet they are not very costly too.

Add-ons for your curtains to glam it up

Decorate home with curtains, home decorCurtains are very important for your house. They bring a lot of character to your house. They accentuate the appeal of the house in a very silent manner. Apart from adding to the aesthetic appeal of the house, they are also used for protecting the room from the sun and the outside view.

Therefore, the curtains have a lot of importance in the house, as said before. You may keep your curtains drab and uninteresting or you can jazz up the curtains of your room by accessorizing it in different ways. Pelmets are very important for the curtains and you can get creative with the pelmets in a lot of different ways. You can get the pelmets painted or designed with stickers. A very interesting way of using a tree branch for a curtain rod can be implemented for a green or a yellow curtain for that natural look. You can also stitch along the edges of the curtains.