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Tudor and Jacobean Interior Design Ideas and Styles

Because of its reliance upon architectural features and spaces, the Tudor and Jacobean interior design style may not seem an obvious one to interpret in any place other than a building of the period. However, to dismiss it so lightly could be a mistake. Be prepared to be charmed by the elegance of i

Decorative Rugs for Home Interiors

Identifying a theme for your room is the fun part. The bigger challenges are all in the details. For example, how do you find the accessories, fabrics, furnishings and decorative rugs?

How to Decorate a Luxurious Bedroom

Through careful decorating, you can transform your blank-canvas bedroom space into a luxurious den of rest. Dedicating yourself to selecting and adopting a luxurious decorating scheme for your bedroom is a simple way to give this room more aesthetic appeal. As you rest and relax in your newly decora

How to Make Cool Gadgets for Your Room

How to Make Cool Gadgets for Your Room. Most young people have rooms filled with cool electronic gadgets, including TVs, stereo equipment, Play Stations and Game Boys. Here are two more cool gadgets for your room that anyone can make by following these steps.

Landscaping Trends of the 21st Century

Trends in landscaping 2000-2009 include the "green phenomenon" and trends pertaining to outdoor living (extending the indoors to the yard).

Create A Tranquil Ambiance At Your Homes With The Indoor Wall Fountains

Most of the home owners try to raise their standard of living with the help of numerous home improvement equipments that are available in the market. Naturally inspired equipments are one of the major types of decors through which you can highlight your personality in a perfect manner.

Back Tab Curtain Directions

Curtains not only add warmth and color to a room, they also offer privacy and make the room feel finished. Styles of curtains exist for almost every taste, from Roman shades to traditional tab-top curtains. Tab tops have loop tabs at the tops of the curtains for the curtain rod. The tabs offer a cas

The Process for Removing Wallpaper & Painting

Removing wallpaper can be a dreaded process, but it's often easier than you expect, because many wallpapers installed in the last two decades are designed to be easily stripped before painting. One step many people neglect is removing all the glue from the walls after stripping the wallpaper. Simply

Good Interior Designs for Inclined Ceilings

Decorating rooms with sloped ceilings can be challenging. The small space where the ceiling meets the wall can be used for a variety of effects if you do some careful planning ahead of time. No matter the type of room where a sloped ceiling is found, there is a creative solution to achieve the great

French Gothic Picket Fences

My picture displays a picket fence with French Gothic board-style. There are various shapes on the boards in this style, each with their own feel.

Great Ideas for LEED Bathrooms

A bathroom can be one of the most resource-intensive rooms in the house. Water usage and energy consumption are generally high in the bathroom, and it can be a great place to reduce environmental impact. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification (and...

Curtain Ideas for Small Windows

Small windows not only limit the light in the room, they may make the entire space look awkward. Disguising the size while still allowing in maximum light is the goal of any curtains or window treatments you choose. Garden-level and basement windows are commonly small, but narrow windows are an issu

What Is Safe to Use to Clean Fish Decorations?

Aquarium decorations can build up layers of slimy algae and grime over time. Because certain cleaning products can be toxic to fish, it's important to use cleaning methods that won't harm fish and won't ruin the fish tank decorations.

Family Room Decorating Ideas

The family room is a room for many uses. Whether you are watching television, playing games, or just gathering for conversation, your family room should be a relaxing atmosphere designed as a multi-purpose room. Adding ...

Why Using Slipcovers Is A Great Idea

Around the house, slipcovers are a great way to get the most out of some of the most important pieces of furniture that you own. There are actually several advantages to using slipcovers that may not have occurred to you. Here are just a few of the ways that slipcovers can make life easier and a lot