Archive for March, 2010

PostHeaderIcon Browsing Through a Home Décor Catalog

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Everyone has the urge to decorate their homes in the best way possible. For some, they would rather spend their money on numerous options so as to get their needs fulfilled. However this turns out to be a hectic task especially if you don’t have a helping hand from the so called professionals. So with a home décor catalog in place such difficulties can be a thing of the past since the catalog will give you numerous ideas. You will have so many ideas until you have difficulties of choosing one idea over the other one.

So you can get a home décor catalog from the numerous magazines or just browse through the internet. The internet is the better option since you get the ideal companies and compare there different packages. With such options, you are guaranteed to have an easier task of beautifying your home with great ease.

PostHeaderIcon Fun Themes for Your Daughter’s Bedroom

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Any girl would want their rooms decorated with the best themes. Basically, the task needs a lot of experimenting so as to find the best theme which would go well her taste. This must be taken keenly since any decorations which are not agreement with her preferences would cause panic to your daughter.

So if your daughter loves dolls, you can consider painting a portion of the room with wonder world dolls. Try to use the fascinating colors such pink, while, yellow which are basically adored by most girls. Also try to include a few of her role model pictures on the wall which could really complement the whole setting. To make the whole event a success, you can always ask your daughter what she would love as a theme for her bedroom before the task. This could ensure that the whole process becomes a success. It is very easy.

PostHeaderIcon Purple Gives a Royal Look to Your Bedroom

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Everyone wants to use the most unique color with the intent of adding that unique touch to their bedroom. However, there are numerous options when it comes to colors and one would prefer one color over the other one. So with respect to that color, purple would be the right option if you want to add that royal look. Many people have followed this option and are now enjoying themselves.

You can paint your room in purple or just buy a few items of this color. Such items could include duvet covers, sideboards and many others. These items can be purchased from any stores countrywide which specializes in such dealings. Other than that, you can also request the various dealers to make a pair of such an item specifically for you. Color purple is also rare and this makes it unique whenever you come across an item of this color.

PostHeaderIcon Platform Bed Frames Are Funky High Fashion

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Basically, people are usually drawn to new things especially the high fashions ones, so with the platform bed frames in place, sales are likely to go high. The items are available in various styles meaning that you will have a wider option to choose from. These beds are also available in normal sizes such as the queen size, king size and others. They are quite comfortable since they offer the extra space for two or so people to sleep on.

The beds are made from the finest wood which is known to last for long. The timber in use is usually imported from the ideal countries which are known to produce the best quality of timber. With such measures in place, you are guaranteed to find a long lasting bed not just of high fashion but quality. The timber is then famished to give it a shiny look.

PostHeaderIcon Colourful Accents for the Outdoors

If you need to revamp the look of your outdoor patio, then giving it a colourful accent is the best way to go about the same. Most of the people would think that the only way to add a dash of colour to outdoors is by colouring the walls that involves cost and hence put the idea on hold.

Here are a few recession proofs, cheap yet durable colourful accents for the outdoors:

Put bright glass urns around the patio to create a bright illusion

If you have an outdoor seating arrangement, then you can simply spruce it up with some bright pillow cases and table cloths.

Choose a few interesting artefacts of bright colour that you would want to display and place them on the spare side table.

If your outdoor space is connected to a room, then you can use a few bright curtains to add colourful accents.

PostHeaderIcon Getting Use Out of Your Unfinished Basement

We pay a lot of attention and time to ensure that our house looks nice. However, the basement is neglected. It remains unfinished or untidy. We have this mentality that whatever is out of sight is out of mind. As the basement is one place that is not frequented by the visitors, it is the most neglected.

There are times, when due to space crunch or excess number of people at home, one may have to use the unfinished basement. These simple ideas would help you to get use out of your unfinished basement.
Stack your chest of old books one on to of the other and cover it with a bright cloth. Voila! You have a brand new side table to use.

Keep your camp bed in a diagonal pattern( so that it consumes less space) and put all redundant things under it ( to reduce the clutter)

Light up the basement using your unused lamps

Check the thermostat.

Once, all this is in place you have a brand new spare guest room for use.

PostHeaderIcon Ceiling Lights and Sub Floors

Lights have the ability to dress up or dress down your room. Correct lighting can enhance the beauty of a painting and similarly wrong lighting can make the entire piece of art look crap. Need less to say, a lot of emphasis needs to be laid on the ceiling lights.

The ceiling lights can be fixed anywhere on the ceiling with only one objective and that is to ensure that the room is well lit. By being well lit, we do not mean that the room should be bright and sunny. Instead we refer to the fact that all corners of the room should be lit up and that all artefacts displayed should be visible.
Sub floors provide a base or foundation to support the ceiling that you desire. These floors are extremely essential as they are the foundation to the wooden floor or carpet floor that you may choose.

PostHeaderIcon Bathroom Tile Care

Follow these tips for effective and intensive care for bathroom tiles:

For dark stains, use a brush with soft bristles. Apply some soap or detergent on the stains and leave it for some time. After that, you can scrub it with the brush.

For mildew, apply chlorine bleach mixed with water using a soft bristle brush.

If the stains are extremely tough to remove, like those of ink, apply chlorine bleach directly on stains.

10% sodium carbonate, which is found in soda ash and washing soda, is helpful in the removal of grease from the bathroom tiles.

If there is rust, you can use a solution of 5%  HCl but make sure you do not use it on glazed tiles.

Cigarette burns can be removed by scrubbing the surface with steel wool.

Nail paint can be removed from the tiles by wiping the surface with a cloth soaked in nail paint remover or ordinary acetone.

PostHeaderIcon Care of Glass Bathroom Sinks

nullGlass bathroom sinks are rather delicate items to be had in the bathroom, but at the same time, they are also very beautiful. They require intensive care and need to be cleaned regularly. You can follow the following steps to keep your glass bathroom sinks looking brand new every day. Most problems with glass bathroom sinks arise due to improper installation. So it is best to have a professional to the job for you.

Although dropping light objects in the sink will not damage it, heavier objects might cause scratches or might even break it. So place the objects in the sink carefully. If spots are difficult to be treated, do not rub against the glass harshly. Instead, use of a solution of vinegar and water to wipe away tough stains. You can also use commercially available cleaning solutions. Do not use scouring powders or anything abrasive. Try to use a soft cloth.

PostHeaderIcon How to Care For a Linen Kitchen Table Set

Linen is one of the most frequently used natural materials for making kitchen table sets. And since it is very prone to getting all sorts of stains in the kitchen due to food stuff and oils, it is very important to take proper care of it. You should strictly follow the wash and care instructions which come with your linen kitchen table set.

It is always preferable to wash it with hands than in the machine. You must wash dark colors separately in order to avoid bleeding of the color and staining light colored linen. Do not wring it as it may leave behind wrinkles which are difficult to remove even by ironing. Lastly, avoid drying it in direct sunlight as that may bleach the original color and iron it with extreme care. You must store your kitchen linen in a well ventilated place free of moisture to avoid mildew growth.