Room by Room Decorating Basics

Room Decorating You may well have a general decorating style chosen for your entire home, but within the overall style, each room has its own purpose and style. How the room is used, and by whom, should be considered as you arrange each room and choose materials, accessories, and accents. Consider the needs of each individual room, and research related articles pertaining to those spaces. Home decor...

Decorating with antiques

Decorating with Antiques

Decorating with antiques has been in fashion for several years now. However, do you know how and when to use them? We'll give you all the tips and help you need to differentiate between the vintage and the old. in fashionDon’t call it old, call it an antique. Many older items are full of personality. Pieces that you may have recovered from your grandmother’s house, from a bazaar, or a specialized...

Decorating Lamp Shades

Decorating Lamp Shades

Decorating Lamp Shades We all know how important lamps are for providing light in a beautiful and sophisticated room design -- but what about the shades? If you want to add a little pizzazz to your plain lampshades we've got a few easy tips for decorating lamp shades. 1) Ribbon is a crafter or decorator's best friend. Use glue or double-sided tape to arrange ribbon in any way you desire. Vertical or...

Decorating Your First Home

6 Tips for Decorating Your First Home

Decorating Your First Home Moving into your first house is a liberating, landmark life passage. After you've freed yourself of your college futon and your roommate's attempt at fine art, it's time to come up with a plan for turning your empty shell of a house into an inviting home. Here are some suggestions for pulling it off: Clean house at the old place. Even before you make an offer on a new...


Six Tips for Choosing the Perfect Sofa

Like everything else in this era of endless choice, there seem to be infinite options when it comes to choosing a sofa. You might think you know exactly what you want, but once you walk into a shop or browse images online, the styles, shapes, and customization alternatives can become overwhelming. Save yourself the time, money, and potential buyer's remorse and use these tips to get a clear idea of what...

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