When you are styling your home, you will want to work with a few guidelines as otherwise, the varying things that you can do are way too wide to choose from! Whilst thinking primarily about what you already own by way of furniture, as well as the size of the place, you should be […]
Staging a Home for Sale – How to Position your Furniture
Photo Courtesy: Chantal Mure The tone of a room can be greatly improved by the place that you put the furniture and there are a number of things that need to be considered when adding furniture to a space – especially if you’re hoping to sell your home. So, here is the need and […]
Tips On How To Remove Stains From Non-Washable Fabrics
Stained Fabric – Image Courtesy: Mr Thinktank Non-washable fabrics, as the name implies, are fabrics that can’t be washed. Normally, these are clothes that can be damaged if washed, therefore they have to be dry-cleaned. The name can also refer to clothes that can’t be washed in the washing machine for the same reason and […]
Net Curtains are not Just for Nosey Neighbours!
Left: Venice Net & Right: Annalisa Net Curtains by Linens Direct of UK I used to think that the only reason my mum had net curtains was so that she could watch the neighbours in secret! I never really did see the point of them and have always thought they looked a bit old fashioned. […]
A Rug Brings Elegance to any Room
Elegant traditional rugs at The Rug Company of UK In case of a stately home, the floors will always be covered with rugs of all shapes as well as sizes. This is mainly because the addition of rugs is able to add a touch of elegance to practically any room. Even though most of us […]
Country Home Furnishings
Choosing the furnishings for every room in your country home is, perhaps, the highlight of your home decorating process. Rather than hard physical labor, you must use all your mental energy to decide what sofas to have, or where the new rug should go.
Furnishing one’s own home is the icing on the cake; it’s the personality and the pizzazz that you give to your space that makes it yours and keeps it looking unique. A classic country cottage has particular furnishings which keep it looking in character.
Eco-friendly furniture can be found in all sorts of places – you can seek out the latest sleek Eco-gadgets to deliver long term affordability to your home’s energy needs, or look for pre-loved furnishings in garage sales or auctions that will give your home a lived-and-loved personality, full of stories and character, as well as being fabulously green.
Country Curtains and Blinds
Create the perfect country look through the delicate draping of lace blinds and floral curtains at the window, or build a classic French character by carefully placing chic striped blinds and painted wooden shutters. Whatever you choose, remember to give your choice of window furnishings time, thought, and energy.
Vintage Chairs and Sofas
In country homes from days gone by, there used to be a mixture of chair designs around the dining table that was handed down by family or locally crafted gifts. And in the living spaces, snug handmade and upholstered armchairs nestled around the fire. Recreate this elegant and homey look with vintage and antique finds.