Paint can do more than change the color of a room - it can add texture, pattern and visual interest.
Today's decorative painting techniques are simple and sophisticated alternatives to wallpaper, and a far cry from the dated sponge painting from years past.
Whether you're a painting pro or a beginner, here's how you can transform a room with a few simple strokes.
We can read books and magazines, watch TV shows, read online articles, and visit decorating showhouses to find all sorts of wonderful
advice on things to do to get a beautifully decorated room.
But it's hard to learn ahead of time what things to avoid before you even start a decorating project.
Here is our list of the top things NOT to do, not now, not ever!
Start your decorating in the most obvious place, the floor. Most people seem to overlook the benefits of adding decorations to their floor. Mainly because they see flooring as a fixed item and until it gets worn-out, it basically keeps the same look for years.
The plan is ready. All the details are in set, so far, so good. You have decided you cannot do all,
or even any, of the project. You need to hire a contractor. How, then do you pick the right one for the job?
If this is not your first project, you know the drill.
Merely repeat it or rehire the contractor you had previously employed on other jobs. If they are available or did a good job.
When most people move into a new home, there is some changes that
they want to make. The rules of interior design are especially powerful
when it comes to the ladies of the house who can walk through any home and
easily spot furniture that needs to be moved and cabinets that need
refacing. The entire idea behind interior design is to make the home that
you have purchased your own. It stands to reason because you are living in
a home that was built by someone else and their style may not be yours.
Interior design and home improvement is the way to go.
Take Away All Interior Design Ideas
Why should the interior design of your home be any different from anyone else's? It
could be so much easier to simply follow the crowd and show no fear about a lack of
originality if every home was pre-packaged with a unit appearance. Here are some ideas
to keep the interior of your home as conformist as you can, and perhaps these will allow
you the simple peace of a non-designed house.
Home decorating, ever
wanted to try it, but hesitated because of time
constraints or budget concerns. The following ideas will
not only give instant results, but more importantly fit
into any budget [...more
Maximizing the function and style of your home, could be very challenging.
Before you buy, you should know the pros and cons of home remolding. There are
several directions you can take when planning to remodel your home.
Homeowners, do-it-yourself projects are a fact of life. The amount of
planning and time you spend before you start a project can have a direct result
on the end product. Hiring a contractor or doing it yourself, this guide can
Does your home have the blahs? You've painted and rearranged and read the books and done all the "stuff" and it still is just a house or just a room. What could make the difference?
The answer is simply color.
If you are pushed for space need to make
the most of the space you have and avoid it looking cluttered
Here are some simple tips to make any small room
appear bigger intimate and more comfortable.