What Color Should I Paint My Bathroom?

Color schemes frequently contained turquoise, particularly in baths and kitchens. Plain white walls against turquoise tile can make a room feel dated. If the tile is in good shape, bring it up to date. It is fine to keep white in the color scheme, particularly but many different neutrals and turquoise pair nicely together. To […]

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The Way to Recognize Chippendale Chair-Back Styles

A Chippendale seat commands respect as an expression of refinement and exquisite craftsmanship which has stood the test of time. The Chippendale style emerged after Thomas Chippendale published the first furniture catalogue,”The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker’s Director,” in 1754, which featured 160 engraved illustrations of trendy furniture layouts. Eventually, the term”Chippendale” turned into a shorthand […]

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10 Reasons to Love Lemony Hues

A friendlier and more versatile hue, you are never going to meet. Working together with every style, in every season, and solving decorating issues left and right, yellowish is something of a superhero in the colour world. Here are 10 reasons yellowish deserves a place in your property. Irvin Serrano 1. Yellow feels right at […]

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There's a Mouse in the House

Usually the thought of a little critter makes many people squirm, but not some homeowners. No, I am not talking about having a pet. I am talking about people who rooted for Jerry on Tom and Jerry, those who love Beatrix Potter or who will only look past the ick thing and think that these […]

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14 Rooms Abloom With Modern-Day Chintz

Chintz can be tricky. Its daring, old-fashioned flower prints may so easily tip into fusty English bed-and-breakfast if you’re not careful. But if you’re careful, it can add colour, texture and a touch of timeless elegance to your decor. Perhaps it’s chintz’s recent unpopularity that makes it an superb antidote to too trendy, high-minded design. […]

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Stretch Your Design Possibilities With Polyester

This substance surely has its upsides though polyester has gotten lots of flack before. While we often associate it with ’70s-style clothing, today’s polyester is used for everything from outdoor fabric to pillow stuffing to window panes. You’d be amazed at the pros of polyester — find out here, and see more about that which […]

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City View: New Orleans Style Mixes It Up

We are continuing our suburban city exploration, this week studying all about the very rich history of design at New Orleans. Personally I can say this is the only U.S. city I’ve seen which made me feel like I was in another country because of its unique personality, culture and perspectives. I’ve asked New Orleans […]

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Groom Your Rooms With Kentucky Derby Decor

It is only one marquee horse race in the country, but there’s something about the Kentucky Derby that conjures a singular sense of love and refinement. Where I live it’s a significant cause for celebration — never mind both whole countries stand between Birmingham, Alabama, and Churchill Downs. I understand countless folks here in town […]

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It's Curtains for You

I’m a small fabric so adoring curtains makes sense. But it is not merely that; it is also that I’m somewhat scared of window treatments that are complicated. Fancy, layered drapes and taffeta balloon shades make me nervous. I enjoy the easy, vertical fall of a curtain. I like how readily they may be changed […]

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