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Luxury Wall Tiles Design Made of Leather by Studio Art

June 19, 2010 By: Momoy Category: Home & Decoration

luxury tiles design

The Rodeo cowhide leather tiles by Studio Art will spice up any wall with a chic yet casual style. It’s all about getting wild and letting loose your adventurous side with a combination of hot hues, the blending of spotted reds, blues, purples, yellows and even a “snakeskin” pattern designed to temp like the original. It’s wall tiles that is as wonderful to look at as to touch. The colorful tiles come is a variety of sizes and finishes suited to any space.

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Old Classic House Interior Painting Ideas and Tips

June 19, 2010 By: Momoy Category: Home & Decoration, Tips and Ideas

old house interior painting ideas

Homes built in the 1900s are classics, so the color theme should resemble the one from that era. For the classics feel, the pale, neutral look is a good choice.

  • To get the colonial revival look, whites and off-whites will be good for main color scheme and the additional, accompanying color can be that of the natural brick and wood for both the interior and the exterior. Other colors to accompany the main scheme could be light cream or dark, especially for the wall.
  • Even though triple tones were popularized in the late 1800s, the early 20th century still saw two, three and even four paint colors in interior rooms. The usual pattern for the three tone-colored wall was usually a darker color on the lower portion and a lighter look above the wall trim. The third color, darker than both, might be used for the trim.
  • For a little bit more historically accurate paint colors, you can choose what is so called “The Jazz Age” of the 1920s, which are basically silvery grays, blues and purples. Keep the same theme of a light upper wall, mid-tone lower wall and dark trim.

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Music Room Interior Design Ideas and Tips

June 17, 2010 By: Momoy Category: Home & Decoration, Tips and Ideas

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Whether you are a professional musician or simply an enthusiast, your music room should be source of inspiration. These are what you can do to do just that:

  • Put your main instruments in the focus. This includes deciding on the placement of the instruments and the color of the wall as the background so that they are accentuated.
  • If you have unplayable instruments, it’s always inspiring to make alternative use of them, for example, by making lamp from an unused violin, guitar, etc.
  • Those old tablatures or another form of written music can make good theme for wallpaper or even a curtain. Don’t hesitate to let your creative side grow.
  • It’s better to have privacy when making music or enjoying it. So, it’s good idea to separate the room with any kind of divider, from sheet curtains to movable screen. This is often very true especially when the room is also used to offer lessons.
  • Make sure there is enough space for chairs and handy outlets to plug electrical instruments into.

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Common Room Decoration Problems and Solutions

June 13, 2010 By: Momoy Category: Home & Decoration, Tips and Ideas

long room decoration photos

Construction of your home and room size can be a major problem in translating that glamorous room in the home Decor magazine into a reality. Other hampering obstacles might be the wall, doors and windows which you cannot redo nor reposition. These are five most common problems often faced in designing room Decor and the possible solutions:

1. Very Long Room

  • Subdivide it into two areas using screens and room dividers.
  • Warm dark colors to the shorter walls for an advance and a balanced look.

2. Low Ceiling Room

  • Use long curtains that can that hang from above all the way down to the floor for an added heigh feel.
  • Bright is the main theme, both the paint and the ligthing. This also includes tall accessories.

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Easy Room Decorating Tips on a Budget

June 10, 2010 By: Momoy Category: Home & Decoration, Tips and Ideas

simple living room decorating

To personally decorate your own room, you should start from your basic idea, dream, hope, or anything else that is derived from your taste and style. Even though using the help of a professional interior designer is always suggested, it is not something that you can’t do yourself. Especially when budget constraint is a consideration. These are the tips to do just that

  1. Odd numbers for accessories. Good for balance, the middle point between two equal sides.
  2. Adjust decoration to your life style. If you move a lot, be sure to be practical by choosing neutral furniture for they will easily blend with many kind of settings.
  3. Use paint to minimize any drawback and emphasize any appeal. For example, bright colors tend to give a sense of wider space, while darker color tend to smooth the feel of the room.
  4. Put drawing/picture level to the eye. This will make the picture/drawing more enjoyable and in harmony with the surrounding furniture.
  5. Wallpaper is good, so adjust it to your room. Use bright, soft texture for smaller room. While darker background fits larger room better.

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