Crown Molding Ideas That Bring Charm and Sophistication

Crown Molding Ideas That Bring Charm and Sophistication

 Crown molding is a popular trend to create harmonious transitions where the wall meets the ceiling. There are different types of moldings and crown molding is just one of these. It provides architectural elements and taste to rooms. Its use can be traced back to the Romans and Greeks, which were used them to create visually appealing spaces. Original molding was made of marble and stone but nowadays they’re made of plaster or wood. In 1850 with the introduction of machines, moldings were produced in mass and became affordable to every person. Before, only carpenters would be able to create moldings for certain wealthy homeowners.

Crown molding distinguishes itself from any other type of molding because it is installed on an angle which joins the wall and ceiling creating a smooth transition between one and the other. Its function is to conceal dissimilar materials that are close together. However, molding is not only used for walls or ceilings but has been added to corners of rooms, to accentuate fire places and cabinets. It is also used at the foot of walls to avoid a noticeable shift between the wall and the floor.

Aesthetic appeal is provided when using this type of molding in rooms to make them look taller and more interesting. Also, using crown moldings in a room can create sophisticated architecture. Crown molding can be placed in your house by yourself as a DIY project or you can hire a professional. With home improvement stores and supplies you have the ability to afford and reduce the cost of installing moldings by doing it yourself.

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Cleaning Innovation Through Diy Recycling Bins

Cleaning Innovation Through Diy Recycling Bins

 Innovation lead human race towards this modern age. All great scientist and people who discovered new products and things have innovative ideas and determination to create ordinary things into useful one. Those people who succeed in life have done all their work by themselves. If you left your work on others you won’t get a desired result.

DIY (do it yourself) network is the one that provides you with different ideas to use your different places to fix Diy recycling bins there, this saves your money and minimize waste which we are increasing on earth which could be fatal for our next generations.

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Decorating With Wingback Chairs

Decorating With Wingback Chairs

If you are looking for chairs that are timeless, then welcome to wing back chairs. The chairs fit with almost all décor styles. Although the legs that are spindle like and their high backs are for the formal traditional décor, the chairs are able to harmonize with varied design elements. This is using contemporary fabrics, sleek design and their curvy nature.

Use the chair in pairs


Use the wing back chairs in pairs when decorating to get the best. Place the two chairs side by side and include an accent table in between. This will provide a seating area that is warm and welcoming that you can use for watching TV or for reading. To create space for conversations or for playing social games, you can place the chairs across the sofa. This will allow for easy interactions and conversations. The chairs also help to add harmony and balance in the overall design of the room.


Upholstering the wing back chairs

You may want to upholster the chairs to fit your decor or if you the chairs you have are antiques or had another owner and the fabric is weathered or outdated. To bring the wing back chairs to date, you can reupholster using modern fabrics and the latest style combinations. This way, you will end up with chairs that are modern yet traditional, that also fit with your home decor. For instance, you can upholster the chairs with cotton and burlap, for a modern fresh design element. To make the wing chairs the focal point in the room, use floral patterns, smooth leather upholstery, velvet fabrics that are soft and damask prints for upholstery.

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Using plastic stack drawers to decorate

Using plastic stack drawers to decorate

Stack of plastic drawers can be used for decorating as well as for storage purposes. Though they do not seem to be decorating items at first, they can be embellished and displayed creatively to adapt to any room. Their availability in different colors makes it easy to the ones suitable with your décor. Below are some tips to help you use the drawers in your décor.

Paint them for a better effect


If even after you choose bins that have the appropriate color for your décor you still find them dull, you can spruce them up with paint. Give the drawers a fresh paint makeover. Remember to use a plastic primer so that the paint can stick and it does not peel off. You can paint all the bins in the same color. For more than five drawers, you can paint each bin a different color to create a rainbow effect. You may also create a fade effect by choosing one color and adding a little white as you paint each bin.

Plastic drawers as a coffee table

The drawers can also be used as a coffee table. This is by stacking two or three drawers on each end to create a table legs or base. On the stacked drawers, place a tabletop of glass or using kitchen cabinet doors. The cabinet doors can be connected by gluing a thin board on their back with adhesive. A smaller table will need one stack of the drawers made up of two or three bins and a top that is small. You may use one cabinet door. Use drawers of the color that matches the décor and you may also paint them if necessary.

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Arranging pillows on a twin bed to convert it into a day bed

Arranging pillows on a twin bed to convert it into a day bed

You can use pillows to transform a twin bed into a day bed with comfortable sitting area. All you need to do at night is to rearrange or remove the pillows to get an extra bed. You can also do the same transformation to the napping or the nursing area in the baby’s room. Below is a guide on how to do it.

Make two rows

Take rectangular and square cushions and arrange them in two rows along the bed and against the wall to create a sofa back. For the back row, use firm cushions and the front row softer cushions. This provides comfort and back support for the seating area. The rows also fill extra width that is on the bed for better sitting.
The patterns and colors of the prints should depend on the décor. For instance, back row can have solid colored cushions and front row to have print cushions. You may also use an arrangement using different colors for matching various room features.

Include bolsters

 

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