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Furnishing Tips for a Kids bedroom

Furnishing Tips for a Kids bedroom

The beauty about furnishing a kid’s bedroom is that you do not have to break an arm to afford it. Kids are enticed by simple yet beautiful things in life and this means that with immense creativity, you can create an ideal haven right in a kid’s room. However, considering the fact that kids grow fast and have the habit of outgrowing things, interior designers are afraid that in the process of growing up, kids might outgrow the decorations. In order to counter this fear, you might want to decorate with something that will appeal to them in a long while. For instance, artsy decorations are ideal for any age group.  

Try monochromatic decorations or try an accent wall that incorporates their photos. This is bound to appeal to them for a long while and inspire them. We would not mind a more Picasso-inspired generation. These and other tips are a sure way of keeping a kid’s room up to date as far as the decorations are concerned.  

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Using Cheap Wardrobe and Drawers for your Bedroom

Using Cheap Wardrobe and Drawers for your Bedroom

Our bedrooms also act as dressing rooms. People keep their clothes and shoes there. If one is not careful, organizing a bedroom and keeping it neat and orderly can be a nightmare. Securing a ceiling to floor cabinetry may be an expensive venture for most people, but there are cheap drawers and wardrobes in the market, which you can use to make most of your bedrooms. You should make a few considerations so that the wardrobes and the drawers you get will serve the desired purpose.

What do you want?

This is the first question that interior designers should ask buyers. First, they should decide on the look they want to achieve. In most instances, the things we like many not be affordable. You can find a chest of drawers and wardrobes, which will enable you to create more space and at the same time enhance your interior decor. When you decide what look you want, you will trim your search list to a few options, thus making your shopping a bit easier.

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Buying Eco-Friendly Furnishings

Buying Eco-Friendly Furnishings

What do you do as an interior designer when a client asks you about green furnishings for their home, mostly furniture? This should not be too hard because the modern home design market caters for such needs. There are many eco-friendly furnishings that give buyers more than enough value for their money. 

Eco-friendly furnishings are not only about wicker furniture, but they could include metal, plastic and wood. At the beginning of civilization, people used boulders as furniture and as time went by, they opted for more comfortable options such as wood and this increased deforestation cases. Trees are very fundamental as they circulate oxygen, provide shade and act as an ideal habitat for birds, insects, and animals. It is wise to avoid abusing and exploiting trees just because we can. If you buy eco-friendly furnishings, you will save many trees and leave the world a better place than you found it. 

Buy furnishings that are eco-friendly and insist on those made with reclaimed materials. Even recycled wood that has been well taken care of can serve you for years to come. A good number of designers settle for reclaimed wood to make furniture. This means that you should recycle old furniture. Flawed wood, chips and scraps are just but a few examples of reclaimed wood and they efficiently make eco-friendly furniture. Note that reclaimed wood is usually in short supply.  

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Study Room Furnishings and Accessories

Study Room Furnishings and Accessories

For book lovers, the study is probably the most treasured part of the house. In some instances, the study room ends up as a home office. The study room should exude a relaxed and serene mood. More so, it should create the much-needed privacy. The furnishings for the study room should create a relaxed ambience. For instance, use reading nooks and invest in window seats to save space. 

A study room should be free from the loud life that is in the rest of the house. Remember that a study room is a getaway from the bustle and hustle of a home. Comfort is essential for the furnishings of a study room. If you are looking for reserved furnishings, then you might want to go for dark wood and deep colors. Incorporate a bright colored rug to give the room a cheerful look. Alternatively, you could try a wall-to-wall carpet with bright colors as this anchors the study room. 

The walls should not be left behind as they influence the mood of the study. If there are strict policies about the existent wall color, you could use wallpapers and use pastels or mini prints to create the desired illusion. Wainscoting and wood paneling are also ideal ways that will give the study room a whole new look and create the intended mood. 

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What to Consider When Selecting Patio Furniture

What to Consider When Selecting Patio Furniture

You can use furniture to transform your patio to a dining area or a family room. You only need to select the right furniture for your specific need to make your patio inviting. For instance, if you are looking for a dining experience, you can put a table and chairs on the patio. Make it a family room by placing wicker sofa and a rocking chair and add cushions to make it cozy. Do not limit yourself to the patio because even the balcony and pocket garden can make good outdoor space which you can transform with furniture. The tips below will help you to choose the right patio furniture for your home decoration.


Determine the purpose of the furniture


How you would like to use your outdoor space will determine the kind of furniture to use. Is it for hosting dinner parties or you want somewhere to relax while you are reading? List all the things you would like to do on the patio. You will find that a dining table is not necessary if your patio is for hosting evening cocktails. You will only need comfortable seating and a few side tables.

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