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Wall Decoration with Home Stickers

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 Caion Alves (September 22, 2010)  That wall're in need of life and you're broke to buy a picture? The sticker on the wall is a cheaper solution, besides being fast and convenient. Okay that is temporary, but his house is now stripped of a maneia and easy! Lately the use has become commonplace through in all the places that we saw was an invasion of patches from many different styles, shapes and colors. I like it, but I .. (Interior Decorating)

Which Upholstery Fits Your Unique Self?

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 Colten Koch (September 20, 2010)  The furniture world can be extremely simple or ornate. With all of the different styles out there, it can be a really fun experience to go furniture shopping. There are several things that affect the price of the pieces you will look at. Some of these factors include upholstery, style, and materials the furniture is made with. While we could go into all of these factors in detail, there . (Interior Decorating)

iDream: the corporate office designer

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 Pritesh Bagwe (August 23, 2010)  By Loknath Swain Mumbai based interior and architect firm , iDream is at the forefront of cutting edge corporate office design solutions. Its experienced team has worked with some of the best known names in the corporate world. Past clients include AIG Investments, Diageo, Dell, Verizon, the Tata Group, Veritas, Metlife and many others. According to sources , this Mumbai based .. (Interior Decorating)

Can a Green Building turn brown?

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 Pritesh Bagwe (August 18, 2010)  Over time a certified Green Building can turn brown if it is not maintained properly. A green building is certified green as it incorporates several Green features. Such buildings usually ensure reduction in operating costs on energy and water, besides several intangible benefits such as extending the life span of natural resources, providing human comfort, safety and productivity. Some . (Interior Decorating)

Globe Maps Have Many Purposes

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 Randy And Maxine Owens (August 07, 2010)  When you think about globes do questions enter your mind? Such as, what are globes made of? Why buy a globe in this day and time of internet technology. Are globes just for education purposes? Where can I purchase a globe map? What size do globes come in? Are all globe maps the same? Where would I put a globe? What are they called, globe map, earth globe, world globe, or just globe? .. (Interior Decorating)

Luxury Duvet Sets Inspire Your Desire

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 David Pake (July 30, 2010)  Any Bedding duvet cover set with a thread count of over 180 is very good choice for bedding. The higher the thread count, the softer the feel. Sleeping on a soft, clean bed set will have you waking up in a positive mood. you can bring positive energy to your home and to yourself by adding new duvet cover on your bed. Soft - Bamboo Organic Fibre is softer than the finest cotton, has a .. (Interior Decorating)

Decorate Your Home with American Flags

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 Quinn Barker (July 20, 2010)  Are you sick of the same old boring decor you have in your house? The traditional sofa, the cream colored walls, the docile throw pillows? Liven things up a little bit by adding American flags to every corner of your rooms! While it might sound surprising, in addition to being a heartwarming patriotic symbol, the American flag is also a wonderful image to build entire décor .. (Interior Decorating)

Bed Shopping Fun for Small Spaces Too

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 Todd Ireland (June 30, 2010)  When it comes to designing and decorating an interior room, the space available tends toward one of two extremes: large and luxurious, or small and functional. Many residents who cannot afford overly spacious quarters, or simply do not need anything that big, reside in spaces that require the most efficient usage of space. With this consideration in mind, people getting ready to move .. (Interior Decorating)

What Is The Difference Between Down & Feather Pillows?

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 Stefan Hunter (June 25, 2010)  Many consumers think down and feathers are the same thing and reference them as the same. In fact nothing could be more different as the cost, feature set, firmness are all impacted by the fillings. Down filling comes from the underbelly of ducks and geese and is very soft and airy. Down costs approximately five to ten times as much as feathers. Down filling is used for comfort and is .. (Interior Decorating)

Organic Bedding

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 John Sinclaire (June 25, 2010)  What is Organic Bedding? Any expert will tell you that we spend 1/3 of our lives in bed, what we have in our bedrooms does affect us. Chances are, most of your bedding is made from a a half blend of cotton and polyester. The materials used for organic bedding is all natural. “Organic" refers to the way the materials are processed, so real organic products do not contain any .. (Interior Decorating)

Male Bedroom Design London

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 Jenny Pilley (June 25, 2010)  As one of the only private places within a home, the bedroom is the one area that can be truly personal. It can be decorated in the homeowner’s favourite colours and there could be pictures, posters and other quirky accessories that reflect their tastes, lifestyle and gender. Girls may choose pastel shades, whereas boys may opt for bold colours that are complemented by angular .. (Interior Decorating)

Globes Have Come A Long Way

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 Randy And Maxine Owens (June 12, 2010)  What do you think of when you hear the word Globe? In the past if the word globe was to come up in conversation it would be understood that it was a globe of the earth. Today if this word comes into a conversation it can cause confusion as to the meaning. It seems that an explanation such as, a world globe, earth globe, globe map, etc. is needed. If it is not clarified there might me a .. (Interior Decorating)

Decorate your Kid's Room with Fun, Interesting and Creative Children's Zebra Bedding

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 Richard Veltri (May 21, 2010)  One's bedroom should be an expression of one's personality and when it comes to decorating your child's bedroom, the décor should be such that it is able to express a child's ideas, thoughts and preferences in a unique way. An exclusively designed bedroom as per the preferences of your child helps them to create a uniqueness of mind. It is also a great way to express one's .. (Interior Decorating)

Cherry Hope Chest

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 Charity Crouch (May 21, 2010)  Hope chests are a great familiar reminder of our childhood. Our grandmothers stored their most treasured items in their cherry hope chests, then enticed us into good behavior so that we could explore the contents along side them. Cherry is one of the most sought after wood types to create hope chests. When America was first settled by European immigrants, trees were in great abundance. . (Interior Decorating)

Does Down Bedding Go On Sale?

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 Stefan Hunter (April 19, 2010)  Down bedding is considered the platinum standard for bedding. It’s cloud like look and comforting warmth can help transcend a cold, dreary day. Down bedding is a seasonal product that has price variations from a material stand point through the year. Most department stores have ‘winter’ bedding programs that go up in October and then sell discount down starting in .. (Interior Decorating)

What Size Bedding is used for Sleeper Sofa Pullout Couches?

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 Stefan Hunter (March 12, 2010)  Having family or friends stay over at your house is fun, which is why many people make it a point to own sleeper sofas, sofa beds, pullout couches (they are all the same, it is a sofa or couch which converts into a bed) and/or futons. These instant beds are extremely convenient and can be placed just about anywhere around the house where you have a decent space. Especially if there is .. (Interior Decorating)

Why Use a Full Size Mattress Pad versus a Full Size Featherbed?

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 Stefan Hunter (March 11, 2010)  When people are out shopping for a bed, many stress the comfort level. Some people will spend hours, lying down on mattresses to test the intensity of its firmness or the fluffiness of its softness. But what a lot of people fail to realize is that a mattress’s comfort can be adjusted with accessories. Yes, you read correctly. Sure, it is nice to have the nice pillow top full size .. (Interior Decorating)

Why Use a Full Size Blanket versus a Full Size Comforter?

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 Stefan Hunter (March 10, 2010)  Having a full size bed should not limit you from dressing your bed superbly. Actually, you can splurge a little more on certain accessories due to the fact that some full size sheet sets are more affordable than queen size. Of course, notice how I have said SOME. Just like in everything some designer sets will be pricey, but for the most part owning a full size bed leaves you with a .. (Interior Decorating)

How Big Is A Full Size Bed?

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 Stefan Hunter (March 09, 2010)  Many people wonder if size really matters. It all depends. When it comes to choosing a bed, size can matter, as long as you know beforehand how big or small, is the space where the bed will go. A full size bed also called a double bed measures 54 x 75 inches, big enough for an adolescent or a young adult learning to be independent and why not maybe even for a newly wed couple with a .. (Interior Decorating)

Blanket Chests With Dovetail Joinery

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 Charity Crouch (March 09, 2010)  Dovetail joinery was a favored construction technique among Colonial wood workers. The beautiful finished look and strength that this joinery gives to blanket chests makes dovetailing as popular today as it was centuries ago. Colonial craftsmen, especially those who lived in Pennsylvania, preferred to use a joinery style known as dovetailing when creating their blanket chests. There .. (Interior Decorating)

Can I Wash My Full Size Bedding?

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 Stefan Hunter (March 02, 2010)  A lot of people who purchase a full size bed possibly do so because they are more affordable than queen size beds, without lacking quality and comfort. But cleaning a full size bed and caring for it should not take your sleep away; after all you want to be able to sleep on your double bed. Caring for, washing, cleaning and protecting your linens should be just like with any other size .. (Interior Decorating)

Fine Wood Hope Chests

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 Charity Crouch (March 01, 2010)  Hope chests are the type of furniture that is handed down in families from child to child or given on special occasions. This makes it very important to have your hope chest made with long lasting, beautiful wood. When people look at heirloom hope chest furniture, they look at the wonderful styling and the care that it took to create these fine furniture pieces. They also look at the .. (Interior Decorating)

Quality Blanket Chests

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 Charity Crouch (February 22, 2010)  When we think of quality blanket chests, we usually think of the wonderful wooden chests that our grandmothers possessed. They filled their hope chests with heirlooms and family memorabilia which could be shared and passed down for generations. The styles and sizes of blanket chests are more diverse than other types of furniture. The reason for this is because these wooden chests have .. (Interior Decorating)

Design an Innovative Room with Exotic Zebra Print Bedding

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 Richard Veltri (February 19, 2010)  Bedroom is one of the rooms of the house where we spend maximum time and its decor represents who and what we are in person. It is the room where you can take the liberty to decorate it with a style that is completely yours and represents you. If you are one of those who like to experiment and make bold statements in life then zebra bedding is one thing that you will surely like. Zebra . (Interior Decorating)

Handcrafted Blanket Chests

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 Charity Crouch (December 29, 2009)  Too many pieces of furniture fill our homes that are not meant to last more than 20 years. Handcrafted blanket chests, on the other hand, last for generations since they are constructed with the best in joinery styles and strong hardwoods. Blanket chests are one type of furniture that is worth being made well. They are handcrafted wooden chests passed from one generation to the next .. (Interior Decorating)

Unique Rattan Furniture For Christmas

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 Chaidir S. (December 25, 2009)  Rattan furniture continues to be one of the most popular sources for interior design. Through adaptability and durability, rattan furniture adds options and class to homes across every continent. What is Rattan? Rattan itself is the name for nearly 600 varieties of palm trees, and can be found mainly in the areas of Africa, Asia, and Australasia. Most of the world’s rattan .. (Interior Decorating)

Hope Chest Heirlooms

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 Charity Crouch (December 08, 2009)  Hope chests started out as one of the initial furniture pieces owned in most newly wedded couples households in Early America. These heirloom hope chests are as treasured as the family keepsakes which are stored inside. Hope chests made in America were created from European styles in the 1600's and 1700's by wood workers formally known as cabinet makers. Some of the popular copied .. (Interior Decorating)

Dovetailed Blanket Chests are Keepsakes

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 Charity Crouch (November 04, 2009)  All blanket chests which have been handed down for generations by families have something in common. They all start with great joinery styles. Dovetail joinery has proven to be not only extremely durable, but is a joinery style that shows to great advantage as a design element. Dovetail joinery is a long time favorite type of joinery among wood artisans when constructing furniture, .. (Interior Decorating)

How To Find Computer Desks Which Meet Your Needs

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 Annie Deakin (October 28, 2009)  Computer desks are all over the place. Years ago they were sold almost exclusively in office supply stores and some high end furniture stores. But now that home computers are being used in so many homes and offices they are available in many different kinds of stores. Even hardware stores are offering a limited range of choices. But how can you find the desk that is best for you? One .. (Interior Decorating)

Blanket Chests-Best Versatile Furniture

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 Charity Crouch (October 14, 2009)  Blanket chests have been making a come back as the furniture of choice in American households. This versatile furniture can be placed in all areas of your home with great results in adding that warming, welcome-home touch. Many people would be asking right now, how could blanket chests be a versatile type of furniture? Don't they just belong at the end of your bed for blanket and quilt . (Interior Decorating)

Queen Anne Style Blanket Chest

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 Charity Crouch (August 31, 2009)  The Queen Anne furniture and blanket chest style in America was one of many which emulated fashionable furniture design forms brought from Europe by immigrants. Even though this style was in vogue only from 1720 to 1760 in America, its beautiful design elements still influence wood artisans of today. The Queen Anne style of furniture and blanket chests emerged in England during the .. (Interior Decorating)

Mission Furniture Blanket Chests

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 Charity Crouch (August 15, 2009)  The Mission furniture style has been a favorite choice in the wood working world for handmade blanket chests. Beautifully done joinery and design style make them custom furniture of choice among discriminating buyers. Interestingly enough, Mission furniture did not start off as high quality furniture. Blanket chests created in the Mission furniture style as we know it today, derived .. (Interior Decorating)

Shaker Style Hope Chests

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 Charity Crouch (August 15, 2009)  Shaker Style furniture and hope chests are perceived by many to have a unique simple beauty in their design element. This is interesting since the Shaker community condemns creating beauty as a predetermined result. Shaker Style furniture and hope chests have been crafted in America for the last 200 years. This furniture style is the end result of the strict Shaker religion viewpoint .. (Interior Decorating)

How to buy designer furniture for your home

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 John Bobsert (August 05, 2009)  Quality furniture that has a reasonable price tag is hard to find, however the best piece of advice is to search for your cheap designer furniture using a secure online furniture store. Online is the first place to not only find any special offers or deals that furniture companies are offering but the online stores will in fact be much cheaper than those on the high street due to the .. (Interior Decorating)

Pennsylvania Dutch Hope Chests

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 Charity Crouch (July 31, 2009)  Furniture styles are constantly changing due to the whims of society. Even so, there is one type of traditional furniture that has seen very little change over the centuries since so many people enjoy crafting and giving these pieces to loved ones. This is the Dower Chest, better known as a Dowry Chest, Hope Chest or Blanket Chest. The Dower Chest, better known as a Hope Chest or .. (Interior Decorating)

A and B Interiors|Interior Designers and Decorators Cochin|Architectural Designers Kerala

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 Preetha Biju (July 15, 2009)  A & B Group , established in the year 1979 is one of the few firms in Kerala , specializing in Interior decoration and designing . Located in the heritage town of Thripunithura , the firm is promoted by Mr Antony Joseph who has more than 25 years of experience in the field of Interior & Building Design. He is not just an excellent painter but is equally famous for his expertise .. (Interior Decorating)

Contemporary Modern Furniture for your Living Room

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 A. Ortega (May 11, 2009)  So, are you ready for the Modern Living Room experience? Ready to live with modern style furniture but don't know where to start? Let's start… What I would recommend you is to first choose the right modern wall unit, modern TV stand or modern entertainment center for your living room because your modern sofa position and measurements will very much depend of the placement of your . (Interior Decorating)

Decorating Your Room with Indoor Water Fountains

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 17, 2009)  Indoor water fountains are great decorative ornament for your room especially if you want to escape from the suffocating realties of the outside world. However, in decorating your room with indoor water fountains you must be ready with your budget. The market price of indoor water fountains is quite expensive so it means that you should be seriously decided about installing indoor water . (Interior Decorating)

The Benefits of Indoor Water Fountains as Decorations

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 16, 2009)  Indoor water fountains are great as decorations at home or office. It truly adds a serene atmosphere in the environment that helps soothe relief in one’s stress and depression. Indoor water fountains are not only great to install in the garden yard or patio. It would also look great on empty wall space, table top and entry ways. If you can be more creative, you can place indoor .. (Interior Decorating)

Facts about Indoor Water Fountains

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 16, 2009)  An indoor water fountain is a sculpture of waterfall where water flows and emerges into the reservoir. How does indoor water fountain work? In the simple principle of gravity the water flowing from the water fountain is being pulled down. Technically, an indoor water fountain may have sorts of illusions where there is an endless flow of water coming in and out without the visibility of .. (Interior Decorating)

The Advantages of Garden Fountains in Ancient Times

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 16, 2009)  In every garden landscaping and remodeling, garden fountains are always a part of it. Most of these garden fountains create a living space inside and out for the owner that is complementary and unique on their personalities. However, setting up garden fountains on your landscape is one expensive endeavor. More and more people are becoming very creative on revamping their own garden .. (Interior Decorating)

Choosing Color

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 Suzanne Selby (April 16, 2009)  Color has the ability to visually change the scale of a room, stage the mood, as well as evoke the personality of the person using the color. Lighter colors will visually expand a room while darker shades will pull a room inward. If a ceiling feels too low, bright white can “raise" your perception of its height. Vertical stripes on a wall will also enhance your sense of height. .. (Interior Decorating)

E is for Eames

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 Suzanne Selby (April 16, 2009)  Without doubt, having a child will change your life, but this does not mean you have to change the decor in your home. The newest ideas in kids furniture does away with pastels, themed rooms and fussy lines in favor of bold colors, clean linear and curvilinear lines that fit right in with the modern aesthetics that characterize today's interior design. Today's product designers are .. (Interior Decorating)

Choosing the Types of Materials for Garden Fountains

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 14, 2009)  Garden fountains are indoor water fountains that may require necessary types of materials to be used in the installation and maintenance as well. If you have your own personal statement then garden fountains would be great for your indoor decorations. The running water from the garden fountains creates beautiful sounds that can cover-up unwanted sounds coming from the external .. (Interior Decorating)

Types of Tabletop Fountains

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 14, 2009)  Tabletop fountain is also known as a desktop fountain. This indoor water fountain is ideal for those who desire for the inspiring and relaxing benefits of flowing water yet have a limited floor or wall space. Since tabletop fountain is portable and small, it can be great for the purpose. Tabletop fountains do not only enhance your home or working environment but is also gives enjoyment .. (Interior Decorating)

The Features of Floor Fountains

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 13, 2009)  Floor fountain is an indoor water fountain type that can be great decorations for home or office. It simply improves concentration and reduces stress because of its luxurious appearance. Floor fountains are especially-designed kind of indoor water fountains that are beneficial for those who wants flexibility in their environment since it can be moved from one place to another inside the . (Interior Decorating)

Types of Indoor Water Fountains

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 13, 2009)  Indoor water fountains have vast varieties of designs and styles in the market that can bring a touch of elegance and sophisticated ambience to either your home or office. The varieties in the market come in different dramatic visual impacts for any space as it brings together a wonderful combination of soothing acoustic majesty and artistry. With all of these available in the market .. (Interior Decorating)

What is Indoor Water Fountain?

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 Sanjaya Anderson (April 13, 2009)  Indoor water fountain is a decoration either at home or office that gives a stunning accent in the area. Its soothing sound of running water truly relieves our stress and gives mind peace. Indoor water fountains are dynamic jobs of art, which means it can never be the same from one piece to another. The water flowing in indoor water fountains lightly plays in interchanging ways. Indoor . (Interior Decorating)

Dorm Room Decorating on a Dime

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 Shirley McNeal (April 11, 2009)  You are now in college and living in student housing. You have a dorm room of your own and excited to be part of the college life. You look around your empty dorm room and wish you had some fantastic ideas for decorating. After all, it is your new home and you desperately want to add some style to your new scene. As you begin to ponder over the theme of your new dorm setting, you .. (Interior Decorating)

How to Make Your Bedroom Look Modern

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 A. Ortega (March 24, 2009)  You spend plenty of time in your bedroom and it’s no wonder you get bored of its décor quickly. If you wish to have new and modern furniture in your bedroom don’t postpone the refurnishing just because you think it will cost you a fortune. You can easily find a cheap modern platform bed that will be both stylish and affordable. Moreover, if you would love to change .. (Interior Decorating)




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