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Fireplace Mantels Improve Your Interior Design

Fireplace Mantels Improve Your Interior Design

Fireplace Mantels Improve Your Interior Design – Fireplace mantels can make or break the interior design of a room whether you use your fireplace or not. Because a fireplace takes up a large section of a wall or dominate a corner, they naturally draw the eye when you first walk into a room. Go for the “cool” factor by incorporating a great design or material in your fireplace mantel.

Most people perceive fireplace mantels as those shelves that extend out beyond the firebox. However, a mantel can encompass not only an ornamental framing around the firebox, but also the facing which makes up the outside of the fireplace “wall”. If your fireplace has a mantel shelf, the panel or area above it can also be construed as part of the mantel as well.

How To Hang Pictures Properly?

How To Hang Pictures Properly?

How To Hang Pictures Properly? – Hold and carry pictures at the shortest sides, supporting them underneath the  bottom of the frame to support the weight. Keep them upright. Do not try to lift  a heavy picture by the top of the frame because it is very likely to break. Heavy paintings should be lifted by more than person, and if you are carrying a large  picture from one room to another, check the height of door frames beforehand. With unglazed pictures, take care not to touch the painted surface. 

How To Create A Cozy Christmas Sitting Room

How To Create A Cozy Christmas Sitting Room

How To Create A Cozy Christmas Sitting Room – Whether you choose to simply lash a fresh layer of paint, invest in a new sofa and chairs, or splash out on flooring and fittings, here’s our guide to achieving the perfect Christmas sitting room.

Changing color. A simple coat of paint can transform a space, changing both atmosphere and sense of dimensions.

Using Repurposed Items: Creative Ideas

Using Repurposed Items: Creative Ideas

Using Repurposed Items: Creative Ideas – Purging as you go is the most efficient way to get organized. Not sure about whether to keep or get rid of something? Put it in a box or basket to be dealt with at a later time.

Wouldn’t you like to know exactly where something is when you need it? No more searching for lost keys, toenail clippers, paper clips, twist ties etc. Accomplishing a task or two here and there, when you have a few spare minutes can be a great motivator to tackling bigger organizing projects down the road.