Archive for September, 2011
Your computer table is your favorite piece of furniture in the whole house, if you are among the tech savvy section of society. It is understandable that you would want the table to look good and trendy. You may decorate it according to the season or the upcoming festival. Like if it is Easter you can put on the cover with the face of Jesus or if it is thanksgiving you can put up the family album on the table. You can also cover the computer desk by fashionable table sheets with 3-d stickers that help your table look tech savvy.
Suppose it is Halloween then you can easily collect all possible horror stickers from your friends and put them up on your table and get the feel of the festival. In addition you can place the pictures of your favorite tech gadgets that reflect your taste. You can showcase your collection of gadgets in your computer table too.
The rooms are well endowed with the beautiful furniture pieces one has. Stylish furniture marks the style quotient of the house. Steel chairs and tubular sofas are the most fashionable sitting arrangements people are having in their homes. With much less expense you can just make your house much more attractive and stylish. Just that one item has to be a bit expensive which will stand out among the rest and will be the defining statement of your furniture collection.
It may be the sofas or the tables which you would like to invest in. also the color matters as the wooden furniture items has slowly been replaced by less expensive plastic ones. People go in for fashion rather than durability. Also these items cost less and look better. The twenty first century is the season of steel and plastic furniture which makes it the best trendy answer to the olden days’ wooden pieces.
The best eco-friendly ways to illuminate your house are discussed here. You can get eco-friendly landscaping lights to illuminate your house by saving a lot of energy. Low voltage lighting like 12 watt bulbs are always very efficient in lighting up your rooms and let people notice the beauty of the rooms. Such lights come in all shapes & sizes too. There can be lights which can be kept at strategic places which will endow the beauty of the place. Also it will catch the attention of guests and make the house look more beautiful in their eyes.
These lights come very cheap and also last longer. The illumination provided is enough to light up the whole space and also consumes less energy thus making this whole solution eco-friendly and energy efficient. You can visit your nearest electric hardware shop to get such zero power low voltage bulbs and illuminate your house.
In the bedroom the cot is the center of attraction and is the focal point of all decoration that the room goes through. The easiest ways to decorate your bed is first to buy fashionable pillows and bed sheets. Now you can buy a bed sheet for making pillow covers and quilts. If you have a particular taste and fascinate for certain type of designs then you can go for designer bed sheets. Also you can cover the bed with the best bed sheet of your choice but this one must be very comfortable and preferably lighter in color.
Bed sheets can be used as curtains or covers for other bed materials. But it is very important to choose them according to your taste so that you can send vibes to your partner when both of you are in the room. The color should preferably be your favorite so that you are always jovial in the room.
If you are not happy with the same boring getup of your bedroom then it is time to bring about a change in the overall appearance. I will suggest the best inexpensive ways here. First you should dump all the unwanted things present in the room and clear out the space for tidiness. The more the garbage the less space you will be able to keep decorative things.
Now, it is time to select a particular design for putting furniture or some piece of art to decorate the bedroom. Choose a pattern that suits your style and taste so that you are relaxed seeing the decoration when you are in your bedroom. The next best thing is to decorate the walls with wallpapers or hangings or may be even paintings. The windows can be done with some inexpensive shades and the whole room can be thus redecorated to perfection without spending much.
Bed frames made out of metal have been common since ages. However, in recent times, the trend of buying metal twin beds has increased. The benefits that can be derived from using metal twin beds are many which add to its popularity. In the times when money matters a lot and wooden furniture are expensive, using bed frames made up of metal is an intelligent decision. The metal beds are both affordable and durable.
They last for long years and are available at various sizes and designs. Hence the experience of using one need not be a boring from the décor point of view. Further, most homes are crunched for spaces. In such circumstances, having twin beds helps a lot in solving space problem. It can fit in most rooms and do not look bad when placed at the correct place. Thus metal twin beds are more of an economic space saving furniture that needs low maintenance and can last for a lifetime.
Kitchen is both most pleasing and hazardous place in the whole house. While one cannot wait to taste the delicious dishes cooked over the stove, one can also get hurt if not careful while working in the kitchen. The presence of electrical appliances, sharp knives and forks, hot pots and pans, and presence of fire makes it a place where one must always be careful.
The basic tip that can help to avoid kitchen hazards is to keep the kitchen clean which means no spilled food or liquid. Apart from this when working with hot pots and pans or with boiling water, one must be careful. Wearing too loose clothes is never good when working around in the kitchen. Further, all knives and sharp things should be kept either in sheathes or in properly covered drawers. The electrical appliances must be used carefully and never to be touched with wet hands. Nonetheless, the enthusiastic, small children should never be left unsupervised in the kitchen.
De-cluttering the room or the house is important to ensure flow of positive energy. One of the basic steps of house cleaning is organizing the cupboards. While a clutter free cupboard is nice to look at, it also has other benefits. It helps to find things easily, and manage things properly giving a more satisfying feeling.
The person willing to organize the cupboard needs to understand the things that are to be kept in it. One needs to start from sorting all the things that the cupboard holds. Giving away the things that have not been used in recent times is a good idea. Then segregate the things and store them in small cabinets if possible. Make specific spaces for things. This makes managing the cupboard easier. Sorting things both from category and importance is essential. For example, keeping clothing items like ties, socks, handkerchiefs, t-shirts in separate designated places helps a lot. Similarly, keeping things that one requires more often in front helps.
Drawing room is the centre of activity in most houses. Watching television, playing games, working, chatting, partying are common activities that are performed in this room. The combination of these numerous activities calls for proper lighting facilities that not only serves the purpose but also creates an ambience. A lustrous drawing room is a wish for most home owners and there are many ways to attain it.
Managing the flow of natural light is very important. The idea is to make the room warmth but not over exposing the room to heat. For this proper curtains come to rescue. For artificial lighting, different lamp shades, lighting structures are available. The point to remember is that there is sufficient lighting for every corner of the room yet it can be controlled. Dimming the light for some sections or using focus lights to highlight objects and painting enhances the aesthetic feeling of the room. Instead of chandeliers, use modern lighting system to highlight small rooms looks more pleasant.
Most houses have the problem of lack of space. People want space that is big but cannot always have it. While it may not be possible to increase a space, it definitely can be decorated in such a way that it looks bigger. Some simple décor changes can make all the differences. The basic element that a clutter free room looks spacious is unavoidable. While a messy room with too many things looks smaller; an organized room with everything at its place looks larger.
Other things that can help are lighting, paint, furniture and mirrors. Having more natural light and installing proper artificial lighting can help a lot. If the room is small, choosing neutral or bright colours are preferred than the dark colours. Further painting one wall with a dark color gives the room a depth and makes it look bigger. Proper use of mirrors can help in enhancing the space of the room. And nonetheless, using space saving multi-purpose furniture is best when space available is less.