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Chivasso
...o products are modern, and can be used not only in young fun interiors but also in rich classical interiors. easy by chivasso is a line of beautiful simple fabrics to be used for everyday durable curtains or upholstery, without to many unnecessary frills. all chivasso and carlucci di chivasso fabrics are of high quality, and we do our utmost to provide a quick reliable service to our cus...
Accent Rugs
...nt rug is chosen, and you have selected the color or colors that you want to work with, all you have to do is find some other home furnishings that work well with this scheme, be it a sofa, a carpet, curtains, wallpaper or paints. accessorizing with accent rugs can be the best part of decorating your new or existing home. with the right choice, it will add greatly to the overall ambience to whatev...
Bath Accessories
...l best suit your bathroom requirements and fit your individual style, so that you can get pleasure from your bathroom surroundings. occasionally things just need to be replaced, such as shower curtains and towels or maybe a new color of paint. nevertheless, if you have an older shower curtain, don’t just go buy another, plain or poorly designed shower curtain—look around for a fine on...
Window Treatments
...iece of furniture or a wall hanging, the apparent color choice of  window treatments is neutral or a natural color, with a relatively uncomplicated style. depending on your preference, plain curtains can be tied back in the middle, up high or down low.  even a simple style, however, can be charming and pleasant. some decorators and designers prefer the focus to be on the wind...
Easy, Affordable Bathroom Upgrades
...m a facelift. accessorize with color there are numerous ways to create a new look without lifting any tools. replacing linens and other soft surfaces like rugs, window treatments and shower curtains can help brighten up your space. adding a fresh coat of paint is another low-cost way to modify the look and feel of a space. with a variety of paint colors and finishes to choose from, y...
Easy, Affordable Bathroom Upgrades
...oom a facelift. accessorize with color there are numerous ways to create a new look without lifting any tools. replacing linens and other soft surfaces like rugs, window treatments and shower curtains can help brighten up your space. adding a fresh coat of paint is another low-cost way to modify the look and feel of a space. with a variety of paint colors and finishes to choose from, y...
4 Stylish Color Trends for 2022
...onvenience and advanced one-coat coverage of premium valspar reserve interior paint + primer, available at lowe's, you can create a luxurious space that reflects the real you. * aries - sunset curtains: a warm and soothing color like this supports a transformational year full of new opportunities. * taurus - gilded linen: this clean, cozy color makes spaces feel open, perfect for celeb...
Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...oor shiny as vinyl sheet floors have a low gloss. other care and maintenance tips: there are few easy ways to protect your vinyl sheet flooring:use a doormat outside your home’s entrancesclose your curtains and blinds when sunlight can directly hit the floorsupport furniture with flooring protectorsuse runways to protect floors when moving furniture or heavy objects misconceptions about vinyl f...
Trend Alert: Japandi Style
...s of japanese style with the neutrals used in scandi style. for example, you can incorporate warm woods through furniture or flooring while keeping walls neutral or for a quick update, add pillows or curtains that are warm in tone. japanese style is characterized by an intentional combination of high-quality natural materials (such as wood, leather, linen and paper) that exhibit clean lines and a...
Hallmark Floors Vinyl 101
...erimented bymaking golf balls and shoe heels out of the versatile material called polyvinyl chloride, or pvc. soon after his discovery, pvc-based products such as insulated wire, raincoats and shower curtains hit the market. as more uses for vinyl were discovered, industry developed more ways to produce and process the new plastic. the 1930’splants manufacturing pvc began to spring up during the ...
Rugs 101
...ign elements to ensure that a particular rug will blend in rather than detract from the room's overall décor. pattern on pattern - combining patterns in a room can be done with the right attention. curtains, upholstery or pillows with small patterns should be complemented with a rug featuring a larger pattern, and vice versa. florals, plaids, stripes and other patterns can all work together prov...
4 Steps for DIY Paint Project Success
...urdy.com. prepare the area. proper planning for your project depends on which room in the house you're painting. the main rules of thumb include removing everything from your walls - including curtains, decor and switch plates - using drop cloths to cover floors; removing or lowering light fixtures from the ceiling; and emptying the room of tables, lamps, furniture and other movable obj...
R&R in the great outdoors: 3 ways to transform your outdoor living space
... your space easier to use through the seasons by adding a gazebo, pergola, pavilion or three-season porch that can protect you, your guests and your furnishings from sun or rain. consider draping curtains or netting that can be pulled back at will, allowing greater privacy and/or protection from bugs. ideally, your new oasis will merge the best of both worlds, bringing the comforts of ho...
5 Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring
...worth of dirt and dust accumulates during the cold winter months. a deep clean inside and out can restore your home to its former glory. inside, take time to launder all of your linens, including curtains, rugs and bedding. move furniture to vacuum behind and below, and don't overlook dust and dirt magnets like mirrors, light fixtures and the insides of cabinets, especially higher shelve...
Room-by-Room Renovations-Small changes that add up to a big impact
...der taking your redesign to the ceiling with vibrant colors, creative wallpapers or even exposed beams. round out the room by swapping out lamp shades, adding vibrant throw pillows, replacing old curtains or blinds, or tying the color scheme together with a new area rug. bedroom in your private sanctuary, all the typical options for updates apply for sure. however, this is a space wh...
Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less
...e is too short to fold fitted sheets!” upgrade bathroom towel storage. replace those builder-issue towel bars and rings with decorative options that add pizzazz. make your own art with a shower curtain. love large-scale artwork but have a smaller scale budget? use wood to frame a decorative shower curtain and turn it into wall art. wash windows! what’s the one spring diy task that will ma...
Light solutions: What to do when your house feels like a cave
... a large mirror mimics the feeling of a window, making rooms feel bigger and brighter. window dressing maximizing the amount of light that comes in through the windows you do have is easy. keep curtains light and airy, and use blinds or shades to control the amount of light coming from the window. install curtain rods 2 feet wider than windows so that when curtains or drapes are open, they d...
Simplify Your Cleaning Routine
...each is also a powerful tool in the bathroom. toilets house lots of germs, but bleach can be used to easily clean toilets and disinfect the inside of the bowl. instead of throwing away that shower curtain stained with pink slime and black gunk, use clorox regular bleach to clean the curtain and kill mold and mildew. if you are relying on another cleaner, it might not kill mold, which means it w...
5 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home
...he five senses to keep spaces clean and inviting. • sight: thoroughly wash windows until they are dirt-free so the sun can shine through. capitalize on sunny days, no matter the season, by opening curtains and shades instead of using harsh bulbs. the natural light will soften the look of the room, making it more inviting, not to mention the savings on your energy bills. • sound: curate a cle...
One-weekend DIY projects to get your house relative-ready for the holidays
...ns look even better — and wow the in-laws before they even ring the doorbell. in kitchens and bathrooms, replace dated or worn faucets. install a new showerhead in the bathroom, and add a new shower curtain. a new light fixture in the dining room can brighten the space and enhance the festive atmosphere. rent a steam cleaner to freshen up tile floors, carpet and upholstery. score bonus points wit...
Bathroom renovations even the pickiest in-laws will love
... corner of the shower. a curved shower rod is a must - and a super-easy diy project - for bathrooms with a tub and shower combination. the curved rod ensures no guest will every wrestle with a shower curtain mid-spray. light! sound! luxury! a dearth of natural light is a common problem in powder rooms and guest baths, and many master bathrooms could benefit from more light. adding a skylight is ...
4 nursery design trends you'll love now - and later!
...babies, start with a color palette using subtle tones, like heather gray, beige and rich charcoal. to avoid “boring,” layer in lots of texture and organic materials like natural wood furniture, linen curtains, fluffy pillows and soft rugs like the rh baby & child chunky braided wool rug in cream. a plus with this trend is that you can pair this gender-neutral palette with accessories of any c...
Petri Plumbing & Heating Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Home While Out of Town
... day. turn off the main water valve that leads into the house. if a water pipe should suddenly burst while you are away from home, you could suffer extensive damage without anyone even knowing. curtains – should you close the curtains or leave them open? you may decide to close your curtains to prevent people from seeing inside your house. however, leave your curtains the same as you usually...
5 secrets to building the best media room
... your room with acoustics in mind is key. hard surfaces create a sharp, echoing quality to the sound. to avoid this, your media room should be carpeted and instead of hard blinds, use sound dampening curtains to help enhance the sound and keep out the sun. the density of habito drywall also contributes to reduced sound transmission between rooms, helping to create separation between your media r...
Keeping the Character/Renovation with original charm in mind
...ou're rehabbing an older home, you may find a bath without a shower. in most cases, it's actually fairly simple to convert a claw-foot tub with some plumbing improvements and the addition of a shower curtain. tired tile and grout may simply need a thorough cleaning or you may be able to add paint for a fresh look. approaching your renovation with a mindset of preserving the original elements as m...
Make Your Home Smarter
... recently, motorized window shades were a luxury only the rich and famous could enjoy - that is until smartphone technology came into play. with the touch of a finger, homeowners can now adjust their curtains and the natural light streaming into their rooms with one of several applications. these special systems even allow you to set a schedule for opening your shades, so you can wake up to natura...
Bringing Indoor Comfort Outside- Make outdoor space an extension of your home
... favorite indoor spaces into your porch, patio and other outdoor areas," said aimee beatty, in-house stylist with pier 1 imports. "from comfy throw pillows to trendy rugs, colorful artwork and cheery curtains, new outdoor products boast durability and so much style that your patio will be the neighborhood's go-to summer hot spot." beatty shares some of her stylish secrets to make your outdoor ...
DIY Magic to Transform Your Kids' Rooms
...itter finish over any painted surface. just beachy all it takes is the perfect color of blue paint to transform any bedroom into a tropical oasis. carry the theme throughout the room with white curtains, bedding and furniture. then trim the windows by draping lengths of grass skirting along the top and placing several clear jars of sea glass along one ledge. prop a surfboard or two in the co...
Green Ways to Beautify Your Home
...made from sustainable resources such as bamboo or cork, and wallpaper made from managed timber sources. you can find glassware, dinner sets and accessories made from recycled glass, and textiles like curtains and blankets made from organic fibers. save water with style - upgrading your water-using devices can help you use less water and save money. the environmental protection agency (epa) says...
Spring Cleaning Shortcuts
...non-porous surfaces to clean and sanitize quickly. -to get rid of soap scum, clean the tub and shower with a foaming cleanser that does most of the work for you, and simply rinse it off. wash shower curtains and liners according to label instructions. -to help prevent soap scum buildup in the future, try switching to a liquid shower gel. bar soaps have binders that are a primary cause of soapy ...
A Modern Master Suite - Adding technology - and style - to the bedroom
...d skirt option for a more traditional look." learn more at www.lpadjustablebeds.com. motorized window treatment control "it's such a luxury to be able to lie in bed and use a remote to open your curtains or shades in the morning," said henderson. "i think it officially means you are a grown up, but in a good way." henderson recommends that you get shades or curtains that have blackout lining...
Your bedroom: the key to a restful night's sleep
...humans were created to be in-synch with the sun cycle. for this reason, held recommends positioning your bed to the east so that you will be able to wake up seeing the sun rays peeking in around your curtains. "try several layers of curtains to block out light at night," held says. "sheers and heavy protective curtains can help soften the room visually, help with sound absorption, help insulate...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
...e clean for a polished floor. also, keep bathroom wastebaskets smelling fresh with just a sprinkle of baking soda. * for the extended stay guests, be sure to clean and deodorize your vinyl shower curtain. sprinkle baking soda directly on a clean damp sponge or brush; then scrub the shower curtain and rinse clean. for more easy ways to keep your home fresh and sparkling clean, visit www.arm...
Nick-of-time tips to make your home holiday ready
...an master baths - will benefit from a simple de-cluttering. quick updates like adding new cabinet hardware and coordinating accessories like soap dishes, lotion dispensers, toothbrush holders, shower curtains and towels are easy ways to refresh these small but important areas. the holidays are also a great time to update items you can enjoy for the rest of the year, such as lighting and faucets...
Four steps to a more beautiful bathroom
...l fashion just because your bathroom is small doesn't mean you need to sacrifice fashion for function. you can instantly bring style to the space by hanging an embroidered or textured fabric shower curtain in front of a neutral or clear shower liner. coordinating absorbent floor mats next to the bathtub and sink will prevent water damage while bringing flair to the room. and you'll use one nearl...
Does Your Family Have a Fire Escape Plan?
...electric blankets and warmers. make sure cords are not worn or coming apart. do not leave electric blankets switched on all night unless they are marked "suitable for all night use." * keep bedding, curtains and other combustible items at least three feet away from space heaters. * never smoke in bed. * replace mattresses made before the 2007 federal mattress flammability standard. by law, matt...
Cleaning Made Simple
...en up the bathroom with these simple cleaning tricks. -take care of the tub by scrubbing with baking soda on a clean, damp sponge. rinse, then wipe dry. you can clean and deodorize your vinyl shower curtain by giving it the same baking soda treatment. -if you have stone, granite or marble surfaces, use a cleaner made specifically for those materials, such as dupont(tm) soap scum remover or dupon...
Pest Prevention Basics/What you need to know to keep pests out of your home
...e right alongside the family. bedroom common pests: bed bugs bed bugs can live anywhere in any home. they tend to concentrate in mattresses, box springs and bed frames, but they can also be in curtains, inside furniture drawers, and in cracks in the wallpaper. they can even hitch a ride on clothing or in a backpack and be carried to and from school. managing a bed bug infestation is dif...
Simple projects to spruce up the look of your home
...e and you want to spend more time outside. windows spring is a great time to take a look at your window treatments and see if they could use a little love. cleaning your blinds and washing your curtains can give your indoor space a little extra life. if you're repainting, you may also want to consider repainting or restaining your window frames. you can also use a heat gun to help you remove...
Top trends to make your windows look hot this summer
...offer ample opportunities to create a truly unique, seasonally appropriate look quickly and easily." when warm weather arrives, it's time to open windows and let the sun shine in. leaving windows curtain-free, and decorating with window shades instead, allows you to welcome the season into the room and show off the window's intrinsic beauty. foster points to the window shade treatment trends t...
'Techorating' trend harmoniously marries technology and interior design
...ith distracting glares, but it also gives the illusion of depth to the space. similarly, dressing up bare walls, floors and wooden furniture with varying texture and fabrics such as area rugs and curtains can help absorb sound and improve the listening quality in a room. don't overdo it, though; too much carpeting and heavy curtains can make sound seem muffled. instead, add some bookshelves or...
Creating the perfect master suite retreat
...and the cozy design flow works perfectly for a bedroom setting. to create this look, start with a simple color palette - such as blue and white or pink and brown. patterned wallpaper, borders and curtains in floral or plaid prints are a great way to evoke that welcoming, home-style country feeling. keep your eyes open for one-of-a-kind antiques and wood furniture to accent your country retreat...
Tips and Tricks to Get Your Home Clean
...cs. make sure to dust, disinfect and clean all of your surfaces, as well as those areas that get the most use. sanitize telephones, remote controls, door knobs and counter tops. take down and launder curtains and wipe down window blinds using a damp sponge. tackle the kitchen. focus on the key areas. using a solution of half water, half white distilled vinegar, wipe down the plastic and glass com...
Simple projects to spruce up the look of your home
...e and you want to spend more time outside. windows spring is a great time to take a look at your window treatments and see if they could use a little love. cleaning your blinds and washing your curtains can give your indoor space a little extra life. if you're repainting, you may also want to consider repainting or restaining your window frames. you can also use a heat gun to help you remove...
Prep Your Home for Months Indoors
...and winter jackets last spring, but that doesn't mean they haven't been in contact with dust mites. remember to launder clothing before returning it to your closets, and take this opportunity to wash curtains and other fabric coverings. add one cup of baking soda to the wash for an added boost when trying to remove tough dirt and odors. for more helpful tips on using baking soda around the hom...
Make Your Home Cleaner and Greener
...ets and rugs must stay, vacuum frequently, using a vacuum cleaner with an allergen-trapping hepa filter. change the filter regularly to keep it working efficiently. furniture and window coverings curtains and upholstery can trap dust, dust mites and pollen. - blinds are a good, contemporary-looking alternative to drapes, but must be dusted occasionally. - vacuum upholstered furniture - u...
Update Your Bathroom in a Weekend
...painted. textiles. look for bargains at closeout stores, and check out online sales so you can stock up and splurge. * a fresh set of fluffy new towels brings instant color. * an updated shower curtain can add an air of drama, whimsy, romance or relaxation, depending on the style you choose. * don't forget a new set of rugs to warm up bare, wet feet, and window curtains, too. shower and ...
Kids room decor that's easy to replace when their tastes change
...e walls, carpeting and furnishings as they are. even if you invest in high-end sheets and a comforter, the overall cost of linens will be far less than the expense of completely redoing the room. curtains can work the same way. they're easy to change, and by replacing toddler-themed curtains with something more age appropriate - plus a decorative curtain rod - you can impart a classy, more-gro...
Get Your House Ready for Summer
...s a 100-watt bulb, but it can make a room feel up to eight degrees cooler. in summer, blades should turn counterclockwise, pushing air downward to create a cool breeze. * keeping windows closed and curtains drawn during the day can reduce cooling costs by 30 percent. * lights, computers and televisions all generate heat. turn them off when they're not in use. quandt believes your best prote...
Redoing a kid's room? Favorite cartoon characters make it easy
...elp you complete the room's look at little cost. drapes in a color that complements the bed linens can make the room pop. for example, if your daughter adores her tinker bell bed sheets, look for curtains (a light sheer will be feminine and allow in lots of light) in a light green that matches the character's dress. if your son is a big buzz lightyear fan, consider curtains that have an outer ...
UV radiation
... due to the UV light breaking down the chemical bonds in the color pigments. The best way to protect your vinyl flooring from UV radiation is to reduce its exposure. UV blocking window films, blinds, curtains, and UV-resistant sealers can help mitigate the effects of UV light. CarpetCarpet, while providing a cozy and comfortable flooring option, is not immune to t...

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