As the interior design of your living room takes the space itself into consideration, so too is it based on your lifestyle. In our homes, we subconsciously (or consciously) communicate what we love and appreciate through our belongings. This is especially true when it comes to the accessories we choose.
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Everyone knows what a task it can be to find the right pieces to go in their homes. But, as often is the case, it might behoove us to look to the professionals for help.
Chairs are some of the most important pieces of furniture in our homes. We use them when eating dinner, having drinks with friends, watch TV, read, etc. Frankly, we all do a lot of sitting.
But one of the most important aspects of the chair often gets overlooked when choosing a new one: the seat height.
They call the kitchen the heart of the home for a reason—it gets used a lot—and therefore your kitchen faucet gets a lot of use. Whether you’re renovating a kitchen or just looking for an upgrade, consider this kitchen faucets 101 for choosing the right one for you.
Look at that area rug over there. Nice, right? It really ties the room together. Its pattern is gorgeous, complicated without being confusing. Notice the fibers. Bet you can already feel them beneath your feet, between your toes. Go ahead, wiggle your toes a bit; I will not judge.
Just one question: Is it really the right rug for you?
For many busy families, the dining room is mostly unused space until the holidays come around. While places people congregate–the living room or kitchen–get constant attention, the dining room gets little notice until the season for fancy and festive dinners arrives.
So you’re considering knocking down that wall between the kitchen and the living room, or maybe you’ve recently acquired a home with an open floor plan. What next? Before you go wild and dive headfirst into designing the space, here are a few points to consider to help you maximize your open concept space.
When the weather isn’t too cold and the sky is clear, that means more time you can spend outside. It also means that you’ll need patio and lounge furniture to help you while away the hours al fresco in comfort and style. Such pieces can take a lot of abuse from the elements, of course. So in order to maximize your enjoyment of the outdoors any time of the year, it’s important to maintain your outdoor furniture the right way.
At the start of every summer, we’re reminded that outdoor patio furniture is an investment. But when those pieces have to go up against pounding rain, howling wind or beating sun, you’ll want to make sure they can withstand the elements every season. That’s the crucial characteristic of all outdoor furniture—its material makeup.