It might be hard to imagine and it may come as a surprise when you first consider it, but according to an article in the News Wheel it’s really happened, and you can make it happen too: Turning Recycled Car Parts Into Home Decor. Believe it or not, you don’t have to be a professional interior designer to take auto parts and turn them into incredible, personalized home accessories. You may need to do a bit of wiring, some soldering, and you’ll need plenty of imagination, but in the end you can … [Read more...] about Car Parts into Home Décor? It’s Really Happening!
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Do you have a room that’s simply smaller than you’d like? Are you stuck in a home that has a serious lack of space? If you do, you’re not alone. Many people across the country are constantly looking for new ways to make their rooms look larger. In fact, a recent article in OnMilwaukee details one designer’s answer to this question. In Steinhafels' Ask the Designer: How to create the look of more space in a room, the author discusses the fact that “home” can mean different things to everyone, … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways to Make a Room Look Larger
There are a lot of things to consider as you prepare to decorate your home or office but according to a recent article in the Daily Herald, proportion and scale are the most important factors you’ll need to consider if your space is small. In their article Proportions and scale critical when decorating small spaces, there are a quite a few interesting ideas. Christine Bunn writes, “When it comes to interior design, you've got to get the size of your ideas right. Nothing is worse than when a … [Read more...] about The Most Critical Thing to Consider When Decorating a Small Space
Decorating your home is both exciting and overwhelming. It may seem like a problem that’s unique to Americans but the truth is that people all over the world struggle with the same issues we do. We ran across this article in the Shanghai Daily titled Trials and tribulations of home decorating that showed us just how universal some decorating issues are. Lu Feiran writes, “When Shanghai resident Luo Xinan was jarringly awakened at 7:30am by the racket of pounding and drilling, she sighed and … [Read more...] about Decorating in Shanghai: Some Problems Are the Same Throughout the World
Antiques can be intimidating to restore. You don’t want to do more harm than good and it can feel as though your family heirlooms and other antique items are fragile. We ran across an article in the Daily Herald titled Learn how to restore and maintain your antiques that gives some great tips for beginners. Carley Lintz writes, “Do you have an heirloom table you've always wanted to restore? Or a flea- market-find that needs some TLC? Before you reach for that can of shellac, you might want take … [Read more...] about Simple Tips for Restoring Antiques
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have the budget to hire an interior designer for every room in your house? While you may lack the thousands of dollars in disposable income you’d need, you can take advantage of plenty of interior design tips online. At Half Price Drapes we were especially interested in a recent article in Vogue: Jill Kargman’s Interior Designer on How to Achieve Your Own Odd Mom Out–Inspired Space at Home. Brooke Bobb writes, “Interior designer Lauren Geddes Duff is all about … [Read more...] about Interior Design Tips From an Expert in the Field