Jun 28

Coffee Kitchen Decor Decorating Ideas For A Coffee Themed Kitchen

Whether you are a coffee lover or not, coffee kitchen dcor makes a great choice for decorating your kitchen. It can give your kitchen, which is the heart of the house, an elegant and fun feel. There are a lot of ways to utilize coffee themed dcor items to decorate your kitchen. Here are some that you might want to consider:

1. Coffee Themed Signs If you have an adequate amount of wall space in your kitchen, hanging coffee tin signs is a fun way to cover some walls. How about a grouping next to your kitchen dinette set? There is a large selection of coffee and coffee shop themed signs available online at places like Amazon and eBay. Many cost $10 to $15 so this is an affordable way to get some wall dcor for your kitchen.

2. Shelf Display Ideas If you have pot shelves above your kitchen cabinets, this is a great place to display some coffee related items. One of my favorite ideas for spaces like this is to collect some vintage coffee items such as antique coffee grinders and coffee pots to display up there.

3. Window Treatments Did you know you can buy curtains for your kitchen windows with cups of coffee on them? This is a cute way to dress up your kitchen windows and tie the whole room together at the same time. You can find these window treatments at Amazon.com.

4. Vinyl Wall Lettering How about some vinyl wall lettering for your coffee kitchen? Vinyl wall lettering has become more popular in the past decade and is extremely affordable. Just do an online search for coffee vinyl wall lettering and you will find a bunch of cute options with coffee inspired quotes that you can use in your kitchen.

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Jun 28

What Is A Retro Modern Decor

Accept it, picking out a bar design might be incredibly difficult, particularly with all of the new designs out there in this generation. You have modern, ultra modern and of course retro modern decor all readily available and all right at your fingertips. So which one will be best for your bar? Well, that all is dependent on what fashion you are looking for, but retro modern decor is surely one of the hottest bar decor styles and it is surely taking the bar scene by storm.
Now, you may be wondering exactly what retro modern decor looks like and if it is your type of fashion at all. Well, if you like LED lights, state of the art and well-rounded furniture and wild and crazy bubble/mirror walls, its sure that retro modern decor is for you. Not only is retro modern decor a twist of retro and modern together, but it is something that is unique, different and surely excellent looking.
Whether you are wanting to make a statement with the bar design or you simply want to integrate your thoughts and spirit into the bar design, retro modern decor can help you throughout the entire process! White colored furniture, an outstanding back drop that flashes purple and is bubbled out and a simple white cube in the middle to serve as a coffee table this can all be reality for your bar!
So now that you have retro modern decor as the major statement in the decor for the bar, you now need to figure out where it is possible to get retro modern decor. Well, the very initial place that you have to start looking for this type of decor is the web. As we all know, the web is a well of

Jun 27

Nautical Ship Wheels Essentials Of Modern Age Coastal Decor

Ship wheels are being used since centuries for changing the course of moving ships. With the changing time and arrival of new technologies, it also went through massive transformation. Though ships have become much advanced nowadays and these need lesser mechanical control but even then ship wheel is essential part of helm. Besides their practical use, these are used commonly for nautical home decor. The craze of using nautical ship wheels in the rooms, corridors, gardens and offices is on continuous rise. Even the communities living far from coastal areas and are less familiar with marine life are also using these ship wheels as nautical wall decor. If you want to add antique touch to existing decoration, focus your search over wooden ship wheels category. Whatsoever option we chose, stores have variety in stock. It is must to optimize the search step by step because every option has its own characteristics. Number of spokes, metal, combination of metal, size and combination of some utility item etc are primary selection parameters. Quality of wood and craftsmanship are the other two major factors that affect the cost. Following are some popular variants of nautical ship wheels that may make your selection better optimized. Solid Wood Captain Ship wheel with Brass inlay is the perfect choice if you want to cover wider wall space. This beautiful wooden ship wheel made of Sheesham Wood has ten spokes. A 5 inch brass hub at the centre makes it a perfect decor item. Black Pirate Captain Shipwheel With Chrome, having six spokes is another good option to have a look upon. It is perfect fit for the lobbies and small sized drawing rooms. If you have visited leading online home nautical decor stores already, you would have come across Yellow Welcome Aboard Wood Captain Ship

Jun 27

Beautifying Your Kitchen In Apple Kitchen Decor

If you are interested in decorating your kitchen and are trying to come up with an interesting theme, look no further. A country apple kitchen decor or simply an apple kitchen decor is a great idea for any kitchen, no matter how big or how small it may be. Here is some information on decorating your kitchen in an apple kitchen decor.

Theme Ideas

The best way to do an apple kitchen decor is to not go overboard with the decor. You do not need to have apples everywhere in order to show that you are trying to have an apple kitchen theme. Instead, try to include apples in small doses and colors like red and green to show the apple theme.

You could easily do a simple and nice apple wall boarder that would make the theme pop instead of going for fully wallpapered walls covered in apple wallpaper. The subtle hints are much more appreciated than the full blown apple assault.

In addition to a wall boarder, there are many other things you can do to stick with your theme and create an apple kitchen decor. As was mentioned previously, colors can show your theme and decor just as much as a wall covered in apples. You could easily do a candy apple red for the wall color in your kitchen and put some small apple accents elsewhere. For example, you could do red walls with apple dishtowels hung over the stove handle.

Where to Find Items

You might be wondering where to find your apple kitchen decor items. The first place to look is in almost any department store. Apple kitchen decor is a very popular theme for a kitchen, so chances are you will be able to find some sort of apple decorations for your kitchen.

Jun 27

New Fall Wreaths and Decor

Floral Home Decor is proud to announce the addition of several fall wreaths and other fall dcor to our Autumn Harvest Collection for 2013. We’re always creating new fall wreaths and we’re excited about this year’s additions. We hope that you will love all our fall dcor in your home for years to come.

Our first new item is one of our fall wreaths. Our brand new 34- Sunflower Berry Fall Door Wreath is one of our larger fall wreaths. This wreath will fit perfectly over a mantel or on a large door. This fall wreath is decorated with beautiful sunflowers, berries, fall leaves and pinecones. This wreath is created on a spiral vine base for easy hanging and display options.

Floral Home Decor’s new fall wreaths also come a little smaller. Our Pomegranate Berry Door Wreath is 24- in diameter and will provide the perfect fall look to any home’s door! This wreath is made with mixed fall leaves and miniature pomegranates, pine cones and berries.

In addition to our fall wreaths Floral Home Decor has other fall dcor items to add to this year’s collection. We have been creating several new fall door swags that we can’t wait to share with you. Our Fall Berry Door Swag is created with mixed colorful fall oak leaves and lush berries on a vine base. This beautiful addition to your fall dcor collection is accented with a hand tied burlap ribbon and measure 32×13. Our other Fall Door Swag is also accented with a burlap bow and is made with beautiful fall colors and items that are the perfect fall dcor for your home. Our Fall Door Swag includes pumpkins, gourds, fall oak and maple leaves. For under $100 you can also purchase a set of two Fall

Jun 27

The Basics Of Home Decor And Interior Design

Have you ever walked into one of those homes? You know, the immaculate, perfectly decorated home of your dreams. Don’t you wonder, how did they do this!? How are they able to make leopard bedding look so good? Well, you aren’t alone. Almost everyone wants a home that looks like it was decorated by a professional. You can have a home like this with a little know how. It really comes down to just a few basic design rules and letting your creative side run wild.

A Matter Of Colorlor

It all starts with color selection. The first thing that anyone is going to notice when entering your home is the colors in place. The choice of color is up to you. You will have to live with this color until you decide to move or change it. Keep in mind though, that you want a color that is able to keep up with your changing design tastes. You can’t go wrong with neutral colors for your walls, and then accenting with brighter pieces and trim.

The Texture Of It All

Textures is the next most important part of interior design. Without texture, even the most perfect of color combos is going to appear flat without texture. Here is a general rule of thumb. If you have a large amount of plain space, find ways to break it up and make it more lively. How to accomplish this? How about a piece of art or a textured paint finish. If you have an expanse of floor, then consider putting down a decorative rug to break it up. And remember, you want to add texture without adding clutter. If it looks messy then it probably is.

Focus On Focal Points

The last element of your design is a focal point. What is a focal point?

Jun 24

Georgias 2012 Southern Living Idea House

Southern Living magazine has chosen Senoia, Georgia as the site of its 2012 Idea House. This is the second time the small Georgia town, located 32 miles south of Atlanta, has been the Idea House location. Senoia was the site of the 2010 Southern Living Idea House. The 2012 home is within the towns historic district.

Southern Livings newest Idea House is unusual in that it is not a new construction, but a restoration of an 1830s farmhouse. This is the first time the magazine has renovated an historic home as its Idea House. The home is one of the oldest in Senoia, and has seen a number of additions and renovations over the years. Southern Living worked with architects from Historical Concepts, an Atlanta based firm, to rescue the house and redesign it for modern living. The architects were careful to stay true to the homes original details. The structure was moved forward on the lot, gutted, and completely reconfigured inside. Old windows were replaced with new energy efficient windows. The house was clad in low maintenance exterior siding by James Hardie. A new dining room, keeping room, and a two story garage addition provide additional square footage. A wraparound front porch welcomes visitors and adds inviting outdoor space.

The interior spaces were designed by Tracery Interiors, with studios in Mountain Brook, Alabama and Rosemary Beach, Florida. The new floor plan of the farmhouse is a more open layout and lets in lots of natural light. Original materials were salvaged and reused when possible. The interiors are light, comfortable, and functional for todays families. Fabrics and other fixtures are durable. Many of the decorating ideas can be used with any style of home. The designers have mixed old and new elements to maintain the homes historic charm. A thoughtful

Jun 24

Bedroom Interior Design Ideas For A Single Person

Bedroom interior design ideas are different for each individual. The preferences of the individual usually prevail when it comes to bedroom interior design ideas and it is seldom the interior designer’s whims that prevail. Of course the interior designer suggests possible settings and interior designs which are based on the preferences of the person. A single individual with no partner or family yet usually has different needs and preferences compared to a couple or a family. Bedroom interior design ideas for a person with no partner or family is sometimes more modern or unique than those who has someone to share with. Modern interior design ideas are usually prevalent for most single individuals.

Color Scheme

The color scheme is one of the bedroom interior design ideas that many people may make unique. Depending on the gender of the individual, the color scheme of the bedroom may be strong or relaxing. Men, single men, usually have strong and bold colors as choices for their bedroom interior design ideas with regards to color. Instead of the bold black or red colors, the strong appearance of the bedroom of some single men may have something to do with natural wood. Using natural grainy wood is often appealing to many single men as well as single women.

Bedroom interior design ideas for women with regards to their color scheme may focus more on soft or light colors. Some women may also like the natural feel and appearance of wood but others may also like the appeal of metal on wicker, or wrought iron on wood or even floral designs. Bedroom interior design ideas for women may be more complicated than those of men because women may be somewhat meticulous about certain things such as containers for their paraphernalia and such.


Jun 24

How To Choose The Best Fireplace Screens For Your Home

Fireplace screen is one of the most important accessories in any fireplace unit. A fireplace screen was primarily created to provide an efficient shield from the fire & keeping sparks, hot ash or logs from getting into your room. It safeguards those people who are sitting near the fireplace as fireplace screen acts as a barrier to the intense heat and smoke that comes from the fire.A fireplace screen also gives a huge boost to the attractiveness of your fireplace. Many home owners use fireplace screens to decorate their fireplace. Some home owners even use more than one fireplace screen for special occasions or one when it is in use and one when it is not.
There are lots of types of fireplace screens are available in market:
Iron Fireplace Screen
Fireplace screen made of iron is one of the top choices of homeowners nowadays. Iron Fireplace Screen is more reliable when it comes to safety. It comes in stunning designs and styles too.
Wrought Iron Fireplace Screen
Wrought Iron is very durable metal & you can use it as long as you desire. It is irrelevant whether your fireplace area is working or non-working, putting a wrought iron fireplace screen will be a prefect selection to this very important point of the room.
Glass Fireplace Screen
Glass fireplace screens will quickly draw attention because of its contemporary look that is pleasing to eyes. But not all Glass fireplace screens are heat resistant, so make sure you check it and some are used only for decoration. The fireplace screens are also available in Stained Glass and are popular nowadays because of their pleasant appearance. It can be designed into different shapes and illustrates a full spectrum of amazing colors.
Flat Fireplace Screen

Jun 22

Interior Decorating Idea – Do Colors Have To Match Perfectly In Every Room

Did you grow up with the interior decorating idea that colors had to match? Whether that idea was in reference to colors in home decor, shoes/purses, makeup, or any number of other areas of our lives, everything had to match! That thought is not as prevalent today but still merits attention especially as your home decorating idea begins to develop.

You might say that color is an imperfect science. If you don’t believe me, try looking through a paint sample display for that perfect color. Remember, the lighting in the store is much different than the lighting in your home which also changes with the weather conditions and the time of the day and year.

Let’s look at the pros for matching colors in your interior decorating idea:

* You have a favorite color
* Your favorite color makes a statement and you want lots of it
* You don’t want to make so many decisionsyou know what color you like and stick to it
* You love the challenge of perfectly matching colors
* Matching colors is second nature to you and you don’t want to change

Now, let’s look at the cons for matching colors in your interior decorating idea:

* It’s difficult to match color because of texture
* It’s difficult to match color because of light
* You want to incorporate several colors in your decorating plans
* You like the challenge of mixing and matching colors
* There is more flexibility and freedom to change your home decor over time

Consider a middle of the road approach to your interior decorating idea:

The middle of the road approach includes coordinating and grouping colors as well as paying attention to lighter and darker shades and tones. Putting three

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