Great Bedroom Decor

The bedroom is the place where you spend a great deal of time every day, albeit much of it asleep. This, of course, means that it needs to be a place of relaxation, and for many people, romance. Its all to easy to let the clutter of everyday life invade your bedroom, but this impairs your ability to relax in the one room in the house that should be designed for that purpose. Its time to decorate your bedroom for its true purpose. Start out by thinking about your personal style. What would you like to have in your bedroom? What would make it relaxing, romantic or both? If youre married, what would appeal to your spouse? Lets start with …

Leather How do I know if it is Genuine Leather?

Tanning animal skins and hides creates leather. Leather comes from skins when smaller animals are used. The skin or hide is cleaned and tanned. So, if this is the case, why would you look for products categorized Genuine leather? This is an advertising idea that indicates the item is not made of imitation leather. The choice is genuine or imitation. Imitation leather has properties similar to leather. The surface is embossed, colored and glossed to create this effect. The better qualities of imitation leather are created using textile substrate. If poor quality substrate is used, it can still be labeled Genuine leather. Some leather has been given a plastic lacquer or foil coating. Really genuine leather is a natural product …

Roller Shades Continue As Window Mainstay

Since the beginning of time and except for the early caveman period, windows have been an integral part of the living area for humans. Windows date back over 4000 years where home occupants were able to look outside and also allow fresh air to continually enter the occupied spaces. Imagine living in a cave where poor ventilation was the daily norm and its occupants were exposed to potential danger from other humans or animals. During these times people’s lives were controlled by the presence and disappearance of sunlight. However, as economic traits were developed over time, humans desired to have privacy and sleep later than the time of sunrise, thus the creation of window coverings originated. When actual windows were …

How to Lend Your Home A Rustic Decor Theme

Rustic decor is a look that many people aspire to or choose as a theme when decorating or redecorating part of their home. They choose the style because it is homely, simple and can lead to a warm and welcoming space. The first thing to examine when looking to decorate in a rustic style is what the term ‘rustic decor’ means to you. For many people it conjures up visions of log cabins, country farmhouses and Shaker style kitchens. However, most of us now do not have exposed wooden beams in our houses, and so we must tailor our rustic decor to suit the architectural style of our surroundings. True rustic decor comes in various different themes and time periods. …