Archive for September, 2011
It’s always been the case that humans are drawn to nature. Not only is it the invigorating fresh air, but it’s also the sights and smells of natural landscapes, water, and growing plants that bring us a sense of peace and renewal. You can bring the appealing elements of the outdoors to your home’s interior by
Countertop brackets do a great job of living up to their name by providing the support that is necessary for countertops in kitchens, bathrooms, and other rooms where countertops live. But they also have important uses elsewhere in the world of home decor.
With today’s trend toward granite and other types of solid surface counter materials, countertop brackets
Beautiful corbels are a vastly under-utilized architectural element these days. If one needs to display or support a heavy item, such as a sculpture, stylish support from wood corbels or wood brackets is a necessity. Although less obvious today, the beauty and sophistication that these supportive structures add cannot be overlooked. Let your imagination go and visualize
Of all of the choices in lighting fixtures, wall sconces go back the furthest in time. From illuminating the corridors of ancient castles to brightening up the walls in today’s homes, sconces can add both beauty and functionality to every room.
Wall sconces bring both a historical element and an unexpected elegance to a wall space. These stylish
Your home may not be the Parthenon or another Ancient Greek temple, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t benefit from the classic look of entrance pediments. Easy to add to your home’s exterior, a pediment can make a huge impact in the overall look and welcoming feel of your home’s entryway.
Entrance pediments have roots that date back many
We usually eat our meals three times each day, so there’s plenty of opportunity to turn mealtime into something special. Whether a meal is just a simple family event or a more lavish celebration with guests, dining tables play a crucial role.
If you think back to your fondest and funniest childhood memories, chances are good that many of
For many homeowners, the front entryway is simply a portal into their home and nothing more. But did you ever consider that your home’s entrance is your first chance to convey your sense of style and set a welcoming tone for your visitors?
One of the simplest ways you can spice up an ordinary entryway is through the
When it comes to smaller home accessories and lighting that pack a large decorative punch, crystal table lamps are difficult to beat. Their sparkly elegance brings style and grace to a room while providing ample lighting for many tasks.
It’s funny how the little things can make such a big impact when it comes to designing your
For sheer versatility in serving a number of uses, it’s difficult to imagine a more hardworking category of furniture than benches. For occasional seating, storing an extra blanket, or serving as a perch for guests’ items, a bench can fill the job with style and panache.
Benches have such a wide variety of uses; you’ll find them to be a
For many homeowners, the kitchen quickly becomes the most lived-in room in the house. It’s really not a surprise when you consider all that goes on in a kitchen, from entertaining and meal preparation to heartfelt conversations, and from homework to a myriad of do-it-yourself and craft projects. Indeed, for many families the kitchen is used many
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