Wood Elements In Your Modern Dining Room – If your dining room is used only for holidays because it seems too formal, cold, and uninviting, you are losing an important part of your home. A few simple changes can create a warm, cozy space fit for holiday entertaining as well as everyday meals.
One way to make your dining room seem welcoming is to add some wood elements. Dining room furniture are traditionally made of wood, and for good reason. Wood is a gorgeous material that gives a pleasantly warm look to both modern and traditional interior design and décor.
Eco-Friendly Dining Room Design – These days many of us already follow the recycle, reuse and reduce policy in our homes and whilst out and about, with special recycle bins available on our doorsteps and in most towns and cities.
With a growing green product trend, many choices for eco-friendly dining room design have emerged. Sustainable woods, heirloom pieces and salvaged woods are some of the best choices for creating a green piece that fits a homes decor. Work with a furniture designer or shop at eco-friendly retailers to ensure the table is made from green products.
Eco-Friendly Kitchen Remodeling – Your kitchen is probably the most used are of your home. A lot of water gets wasted here by the dishwasher as well as the sink. Finding energy star efficient products to replace old ones in your home will reduce costs in the long run. Following the above ideas and tips to help your home become eco-friendly and live by the ‘green living’ philosophy.
Recycled materials are important investment when wanting to help the environment. If you are looking at eco-friendly kitchen countertops then concrete, granite and glass are excellent options. Firstly they are low-maintenance and secondly there is no risk of their emitting any hazardous vapors.
Eco-Friendly Kitchen Tables – Going green is a very popular part of today’s culture. If you have looked at the magazine stands or bookstores, you will see a lot of new publications that are advising people to be more eco friendly and showing them how to do it. There are plenty of books on the harmful environmental effects of not going green. Not to mention all the websites and speeches we are hearing day in and day out on not being as wasteful and leaving less of a carbon footprint.
But if you are moving into a new home or renovating your old one, does that mean you can’t have anything new? Not really. Here’s a look at a few ways to be green and still have a new scene in your kitchen.