Tag: home decorating
When most people think of coat racks, they think strictly of hanging coats, hats, and scarves. But coat racks can be a lot more than just a place to keep clutter off the floor. They can also provide you with an opportunity to display your own, unique decorating tastes.
One of the greatest ways to decorate with coat racks is to display vintage clothing on them. Wall-mounted coat racks work particularly well for displaying vintage hats and bonnets. And floor-mounted coat racks are a natural for cloaks, gowns, shawls and scarves.
Don’t go cheap when using coat racks as a decorating accent. True, you can pick up a generic wall-mounted coat rack for under $10 and a floor-standing one for under $30. But if your goal is to create an eye-catching accent, don’t expect a cheap one to have the effect you want.
Low light house plants are always on the wanted list for indoor gardeners. You may be thinking that all houseplants are low light tolerant, but this isn’t necessarily so. Although there are many shade tolerant indoor plant varieties that have been re-named house plants, at the same time, many plants grown specifically for the indoors, still require a fair amount of light.
Litle tips: Indoor gardens are a great way to create curb appeal to your house. If you maintain an indoor garden, try artificial turf to give your garden
the perfect ambiance it needs.
First off, let us define low-light, without getting too technical.
If you need a torch, night-goggles, or have to switch on the overhead lights – this is a dark area. Plants do not grow in the dark. In a low light area, if you can still cast a shadow – not talking silhouettes here, there are plants that will in fact grow in this amount of light. Don’t bother going any darker than this, just brighter.
In home decorating, stripes are classic and work with everything. They are used everywhere, including home furniture and home accessories. Striped rugs tend to be more and more appreciated. They add color, pattern and elegance to a home and they’re also versatile in a very simple way.The gradiated stripe rug is a beautiful mix of colors. It features white and poolside blue stripes and it’s a very versatile accessory for the house that can be successfully used for the living room, dining room, bedroom, even for the home office and, of course, the guest room.
Recognized as a stimulant, red color is inherently exciting and the amount of red is directly related to the level of energy perceived. Use red to grab attention and to get people to take action! Red draws attention and a keen use of red as an accent can immediately focus attention on a particular element. There are various shades of the color red: scarlet, crimson, vermillion, carmine, maroon, burgundy, ruby, rose, madder, rouge, brick, blood red, blush, fire engine red, cinnabar, russet, rust, Venetian red, flame, Indian red, tomato…
Red is the color of passion, but if you’re too passionate about the color you may be seeing red (literally) in your home. “Red can go everywhere from cheery and happy to angry and aggressive,” says designer Don Raney. “That’s what you’ve got to keep in mind when using red in a room. When is too much too much and when is it not enough.”