DECORATING & IDEAS

Choose Furniture For Minimalist Home Style

Choose Furniture For Minimalist Home Style

Choose Furniture For Minimalist Home Style – Minimalism is more of a lifestyle than a philosophy. If you want to be a minimalist, you have to live it out. One way you can do that is by starting in your own home, and you can start by investing in minimalist furniture. Being minimalist doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to empty your house. On the other hand, it means reducing clutter by getting rid of what is unnecessary and keeping only what is essential. In terms of choosing furniture for minimalist home style, there are several factors to base your decisions on in order to stick to your minimalist goals.

Necessity. Whether a furniture piece is necessary or not should be the first factor you need to consider. Is it a piece you can’t live without? If it is, then you probably should purchase it. If not, what’s the point of spending your money on it?

Sustainable Building Materials

Sustainable Building Materials

Sustainable Building Materials – Research suggests that one of the biggest causes of carbon emissions into the environment is the home. Through the use of non-environmentally friendly building materials in the construction of central heating and electrical systems, most homes contribute in a small way to the problem of carbon emissions, which with the total number of homes across the world equates to one big problem. This is why the ‘go green’ movement is catching on with regard to our homes. What this actually means is that sustainable building materials are becoming a popular choice in which to build the homes and ‘green’ energy such as solar or wind power are being used more often.

Using sustainable or green building materials is the major way in which our homes can be made more efficient and with lower emissions.

Painting The Wood Fence

Painting The Wood Fence

Painting The Wood Fence – Want to keep your wood fence looking good as new? Every day your fence is exposed to harsh sun rays and moisture that cause it to rot over time. The best way to protect your fence from these damaging elements is to paint a protective stain onto it. This will create a barrier that not only keeps your fence looking beautiful and new but also provides a sealant that will help it weather the storms. Here are some helpful tips to help you apply the protective paint and save your wood fence:

Waiting for the right moment

The first rule of painting fences is to wait for the right moment. Don’t paint your fence right after it has been built. Instead, allow it time to settle into its new environment, and allow the wood to open its pores so that the paint will sink in and be more effective.

Moderate Luxury – Home Decor Trend In 2015

Moderate Luxury – Home Decor Trend In 2015

Moderate Luxury – Home Decor Trend In 2015 – Take the elegance of a grand Victorian home, strip away the fussy details, and you have something that resembles the new look for living in the next year. Home furnishing and decor trends for 2015 focus on moderate luxury, a combination of sumptuous fabrics and finishes with clean-lined design.

The predominant color palette is anything but timid. Blue always has a place in the home, but this year’s top shade is a vibrant Greek blue that evokes Mediterranean waters. Use it as an accent color in accessories or as part of a print in your window treatments to freshen neutral decor.