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Friday, October 28, 2016

How Do You Decorate Your Home with Some Attractive Blinds?

Decorating With Blinds

Now people are interested to install blinds by replacing their old curtains because they are more effective and efficient than other products. Blinds can provide you with full privacy level, and you can easily operate these blinds with a remote control system.

Whereas, curtains are almost of similar types and, though rich in patterns, would not be able to match its pace for satisfying requirements of modern designing. It is an arrangement of vertical and horizontal slats, made up of different materials, such as plastic, metal, and woods.

How Do You Decorate Your Home with Some Attractive Blinds?


All these slats are held together with the help of cords which passes through the slats of the blind sheets. The replacement of curtains from blinds just not provide a new and more alluring looks to the existing windows and in entire ambiance as well, it is also very convenient to maintain in comparison to various types of curtains.


Types of Blinds and Its Usage


There are various types of window blinds, which are used or ideal to be used differently, for different purposes or place of installation. These blind types primarily fall under the broad category, which can be enumerated as:

• Roller blind
• Venetian blind
• Vertical blind
• Pleated blind
• Roman blind


What are the different kinds of materials of various blinds?


These blinds come in a variety of material options such as, plastic, wood, fabric, metal, etc., in the form of slats, which can be rotated into upward and downward position through the threads passing through the slot arrangements, in a way to open or close it respectively. The movement of these blind coverings comes in both types– manual and machine operated. All of the above blind types are special to be used in certain areas or ambiances, particularly, as per their specific characteristics.

• Roller blind – these are the best sort of blind option which can be employed at home and office fronts as roller blind do not contain slats. Instead of containing slats, it comes in the form of one complete sheet, made of a specific material, such as metal. Roller blinds are known for its qualities of protection against theft, fire, temperature, bad weather and it has an effective humidity control system. It can reduce the power consumption bill and roller blinds are mostly operated with a remote control system.
Roller blind


• Venetian blinds- these are a most traditional form of blinds. You may require cleaning it every now and then for its appealing looking. These blinds do not completely prevent light entering any room or office. It provides a nice interior for your home. It ensures fairly good insulation from hot and cold weather.

• Roman blinds- these are stylish and appealing in looks. The fabric used for manufacturing it is very soft in texture. These have large folds and sometime slats which can completely cover home windows. Its gives rich texture furthermore luxurious looks to your room. It can control natural light fully. These are manufactured using synthetic material which often looks beautiful and makes a smart choice for every homeowner.

• Pleated blinds- these are among popular choice for covering your room windows. These have many practical uses and besides such uses, it looks chic. It is able to create relaxing and comfy ambiance inside your room. These can be easily stored and you can draw these to the uppermost corner of the window. It is useful for people living in less space.


Pleated blind

To know more about different kinds of blinds, you can search them online and you will find many designers who offer various blinds at an attractive price range. Before placing your order, you need to compare their price range.

Disclosure: This is a guest post.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Decorating Your Home With Modern Rugs

Make your home look extra special with modern rugs

The home is where the heart is and this is the reason why you need to make your home stylish. This can only be possible when your home is decorated according to your distinct taste. Many people may think that home décor according to their distinct taste might require a lot of money. But, the fact is that there is one element that if used wisely is going to give your home a smart and distinct look without you having to burn a hole in your pocket.

Decorating Your Home With Modern Rugs

No one wants their home to look boring and repetitive and it would become so if the décor remains the same for years together. No, you need not change the whole décor of your home to bring that refreshing change in the look of the interior of your home. All that you need to do is to bring in some elements that will just change your home a great deal. These days the best way to bring that refreshing element in your living space is a rug.

The modern rugs are available in various style, designs and colors that you can very well coordinate it with any kind of décor and instantly change the look of your home. The modern rug makes your house look richer as it adds that extra oomph needed for the décor. But this is not it there are various other purposes that he modern rug can serve apart from making your home look beautiful such as.

Modern Rugs

The rug can act as the focal point of your living room and create an area of interest that could be the talking point for you and your guests. If you have the perfect kind of rug you can not only beautify your home but also add that special meaning to the décor idea of your home. This rug can jus transform your living space to something more artistic and aesthetic in a matter of few seconds.

• The modern rug comes in styles that are perfect for any type of décor. They go with all kinds of décor whether it is contemporary or is more of a traditional one. You can use rug to even create a link between two styles of your home. 

For example, if the living room has an area that has modern décor while another area has this traditional style then you can use a befitting modern rug to create that aesthetic bridge between the two. This would act as a buffer and people would not find it contrasting and out of place.

modern rug


• The modern rug can be used in any place in your home. All that you need is the willingness to incorporate the rug in your home. You can use this rug in your kitchen, study, corridor, dining and bed room as well.

• If your room has a very bright kind of décor you can use the modern to soften that tone down. On the other hand, if your house seems too dull for you can add spark t it by adding a colorful and bright rug to the room and bring life back to that particular room.

• The modern rug is available everywhere these days. You can find it in the local market near you or you could look it up on the internet. There are many home décor websites that sell these beautiful and stylish pieces of home décor at very reasonable prices.

There is nothing better than being able to give that personal touch to your home and its décor. This makes your home distinct and exclusively yours where you can relax and unwind in your own way.

Disclosure: This is a guest post. Images are provided by writer.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Guest Post: Four Outstanding DIY Kid’s Rooms Ideas

Today, we have another guest post from my friend Marie and this time she talks about some ideas for the kid's room. So, if you are going to decorate your child's space, this will be a helpful post for you.

DIY Kid’s Rooms Ideas

Our kids have the biggest and richest imagination so it is only fair to ensure them one playful, fun and magical room where they can safely grow up. The best way to decorate your kid’s room is to do everything yourself, and even let them help you create their personal space that they will enjoy.


Creative Storage


Creative Storage


Kid’s rooms can get quite messy, with toys and clothes all over the place. To prevent that you need to find new and fun ways of storing their things, and encourage them to be diligent. For example, set up a hammock in one corner of the room, and tell them it is only for storing plush toys; for plastic figurines they often play with you can reserve a colorful plastic bucket. 

If you need creative space for their craft materials, you can set up a few decorative boxes at their desks or on low shelves, and make materials accessible but organized. And if you want to make your kids’ room more spacious and organized, you can always opt for some under the bed storage bins and label them.


Put up some Shelves


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Another easy and smart way of preserving space in your kid’s room and making it more fun is installing creative shelves. If you have a couple of extra branches in your garden, you can make them useful and make branch swing shelves perfect for your kid’s room. All you have to do is drill couple of holes big enough to put rope through them and voila! You have a unique decoration and place for storing all of your kid’s favorite plush toys.

Also, if you little boy adores superheroes and likes collecting action figures, you should give those unique Sideshow Collectibles a special place in this room. Build an ordinary shelf reserved only for displaying Batman and Star Wars figurines or you can put them up on creative shelves made out of spare skateboards your child has. Another great idea for unique shelving is using old wooden pallets and crates and turning them into a shelf for your kids’ sneakers, or you can use that leftover rain gutters and turn them into a fun bookshelf.


Fun DIY Lighting


Fun DIY Lighting=

You do not have to spend a fortune on expensive chandeliers and lamps for your children’s’ room. They do not care about that minimalistic and metal stuff. They need something colorful and fun in what they can completely enjoy.

Create your own fixtures by making some paper lanterns, for example. Decorate them together and put them over some ordinary lamp and your kids will enjoy the new atmosphere in their room. Also, you can turn old globes into decorative lamps, by cutting them in half and putting over a light bulb on the ceiling. Another fun idea is simply decorating paper cups they way your children want and turning them into unique lamps.


Art with Letters


Art with Letters

For decorating the walls you do not have to go with old fashioned wallpapers and photos. Instead, decorate the walls with fun letter art. All you need is some cardboard, fabrics in various patterns and colors and some glue. Cut out the letters, glue the fabrics over the cardboard and spell out your kids’ names above their bed.

Also, with these letters you can write some inspirational quotes, interesting lines from their favorite book, or the names of their favorite characters. Talk to your kids and see what they would like to read on their wall every day, and get to work.

There are numerous fun ideas for decorating your kids’ room. You just have to know what your little loved ones would like having there and you are all set. Make this decorating an enjoyable family project that everyone will simply love.

About the author

photo Pic-5---Author_zpsephs4hun.jpgMarie Nieves is a student and a blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. On her travels she likes to read poetry and prose and to surf the Internet. Her favourite writer is Tracy Chevalier and she always carries one of her books in her bag. Marie loves to share her experiences and talk about practical solutions. She is an avid lover of photography interested in interior and exterior design and regular author on several blogs. You can find Marie on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and G+.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Home Decor Ideas: Adorn Your Home with Candles

Little things could bring beauty to anything as long as it is done well. A little bow on your child's hair would make her look beautiful and with that, it makes her feel confident and she would be able to achieve more. Same is true in decorating your home. Adding a small flower on a vase or a tiny candle on the mantle can totally change its look.

Yes, when it comes to home decoration, there are a lot of things that you can do. You can buy cheap items from a dollar store or you can DIY some items too. Whether you buy your own decors or make one, see to it that they all look lovely in your space because after all, your goal was to make your home more homey and more visually appealing.

adorn home with candles

Before, I have shown you how to decorate your home with flowers and there are indeed so many ways to do it. This time, let us take a look at different ways on how you can use candles to beautify your home and bring drama into it.

For some, candles are merely used for special occasions. Others use it to add in their altar for prayers. Still others use it to illuminate a space or even to provide light when there is no electricity. Candles are inexpensive especially the ones that are locally made. But there are also expensive ones which comes in different scents, colors, shapes and styles.

Indeed, you can be stylish by using candles too. And if you are wondering how you can use them for your home, here are some images that can give you ideas and inspirations.

Decorating with Candles Inside the House

Commonly, candles are used for centerpieces or on top of the mantle. But you can also use it in more creative ways like the interiors below.

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candle home decor

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candle decor ideas

Creating Romantic Outdoor Spaces with Candles

You can also add candles in your garden, porch, courtyard and other outdoor areas. It can even look amazing in the pool too. Take a look at these ideas below.

home candle decor ideas

candle light

outdoor candles

candles on pool

So, now that you already have an idea of what you can do with candles, why not buy candles for your home now? Choose that with the right color, size and scent that perfectly suits your design style and preference. You see, candles can be used everyday!


Image Credit: 1. Unsplash 2. Charlie & Co. Design, Ltd, 3. Gaskin Designs, 4. Buttrick Wong Architects, 5. Hendricks Construction, 6. Utopia Landscape Design 7. Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc., 8. Escale Design, 9. Coleccion Alexandra


Saturday, December 19, 2015

Home Decor Ideas for Busy Moms: How to Decorate with Flowers

Even busy moms could enhance the look of their homes through many different ways. It doesn't mean that just because you are busy, you can no longer make your home beautiful. Merely adding photos on the walls or putting new cushion covers could already add appeal to a home's interior. You can also try to display your collections which adds personality to your space.


decorating with flowers

But there is one nice and easy way to decorate your home. That is by adding flowers or plants. Doing that can add a refreshing aura to your space and there is more than just one way to decorate with fresh flowers. Of course, you can use paper flowers or other faux flowers but fresh ones have a different magical impact to your space. 

How to Decorate with Flowers

Let us see how you can add fresh flowers in different areas of the house.

Dining Room

Flowers are usually seen in the dining room as a centerpiece. You can order a flower arrangement or make one that will fit the look of your interior. Others add different vases that contains various flowers instead of adding just one.

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Living Room

What I noticed here is the beautiful vase. Yes, the design of your vase has a huge impact to your flower decors too. Even white flowers can look lovely as you can see in this living room.

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Bedroom

You can also add flowers in the bedroom too. Like the photo, flowers were added on both sides of the bed. If you have a bedroom lounge, you can place flowers on the coffee table as a centerpiece too.

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Kitchen

Who said you can't add flowers in the kitchen? Look at what they did here. Aside from the flowers on the vase, they hang dried flowers too. Sweet!

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Bathroom

The bathroom will look refreshing if you add flowers in it. You can try plants as well. But do not overdo it.

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Entry

One good way to welcome guests to the home is to add flowers to the entryway. Be creative with the way you arrange flowers to make it look more attractive.

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You can always pick flowers from your own garden or buy from the market. If you don't have time to do that, why not try Flowers For Everyone online florist which can deliver a beautifully arranged flower right on your doorstep. Yes, there are services like this that is hassle-free and will save a lot of your time.

Therefore, you don't have an excuse of not being able to decorate your home because simply adding flowers is an easy way to do that. Aside from having perfectly arranged flowers in your home, you can also make other busy moms happy by sending them pretty flowers to add a fresh aura to their home, too.

Image Credit: 1.Michele Peterson-AMA Interiors, 2. Rikki Snyder, 3. Jeff Andrews Design, 4. Doug Towle, 5. Clemens Bruns Schaub/Architects & Associates P.A. ,6. Rikki Synder


Sunday, September 15, 2013

Little Luxuries: Heart Themed Beddings

I always wanted to share with you great stuffs that I find around the web. I came up with the idea of having this series Little Luxuries which I will share every Sunday. This will include themed items or just anything that I can think of.lol. Today, for the first appearance of this series, I will feature Heart themed beddings and comforter sets because I love hearts a lot! These are all my favorites but every week, I'll pick one item that I love the most. Today, here is the set that we loved most because of the colors in it that looks not really girly but totally chic!


Heart  Beddings

Now, it is your turn to choose! Check on the Heart Themed Beddings and Comforter Sets below.


Heart  Comforter Sets

1. Hearts & Dots Total Bed Set & More
2. Love Heart And Striped Full And Queen Bedding Sets
3. Hearts Bedding Quilt Cover Set Single
4. Pink Hearts Reversible Comforter Set
5. Everything For Kids Hearts 4 pc Toddler Bedding Set


Heart Themed Beddings

6. Red Heart Geometric Kids Bedding Set
7. Teen Vogue Scribble Hearts Comforter Set
8. DIAIDI Sweetheart Polka Dots Stripe Duvet Cover Sets,4Pc,Queen Sheet Floral Bedding Sets
9. Cartoon Duvet Cover Bedding Set,Lovely Heart Print Bed Sheet Set,Girls Bedding,Queen Size,4Pcs
10. Sassy Shaylee Complete Bedding Set

Which is your favorite set? Let me know which you like best and tell me why. See you all next Sunday for another list of Little Luxuries because everything we get for ourselves, for our homes and for our kids have luxurious values!

I was also thinking of turning this into a blog hop where you can share anything that you consider as your Little Luxuries. Let me know if anyone of you here is interested to co-host and to link up too :) Hugs :)



Disclaimer: Some items above are affliate links. The author of this blog will be compensated once you purchase from the link.