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Adding Shimmer and Style with Gold Leaf Mirrors

gold leaf mirrors; beautiful mirrors in carved gold leaf frames; wall decor inspiration; interior design ideas

The glass mirror or “looking glass” has been around since the first millennium. Before then, one had to gaze into a polished brass surface or into a pool of still water to see his or her reflection. Mirrors and reflective items have played an integral part in several historical legends and myths. We can imagine […]

Decorating with Mirrors

This unique mirror utilizes multiple styles, methods and materials to create its stained antique finish. Its solid glass bubbles are hand-applied, while the splattered antique finish is a product of a reaction between the raw glass and a chemical solution. Can be hung vertically or horizontally and we think it would be great in pairs. Features a security cleat attachment. Finish may vary

Decorating with mirrors – then nd now. Paintings of grand European residential interiors in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries depict rooms with mirrors built into the decorative structure. Important rooms were designed to incorporate architectural elements like doors, windows, and fireplaces into an overall scheme, where all the elements conspired to create a whole. […]

Kitchen Islands and Peninsulas

kitchen islands

Do you find yourself traveling from area to area when cooking in your kitchen? Are you short of storage space? Do you end up looking into a wall or having your back to your company while cooking? The solution to these problems is the centrally located kitchen island. The anchor of a busy kitchen, the […]

Kitchen Islands Quickly Become The Hub Of Any Kitchen

kitchen islands

Many homes feature that one place where everyone feels inexplicably drawn to gather. In some homes, this special place can be a favorite piece of oversized, comfortable living room furniture. In the kitchen, this place is most often the kitchen island. When kitchen islands are placed in the kitchen, they are not only a prime […]

Home Office: Where Functionality and Creativity Come Together

Bright home office decor; home office design ideas; home office decorating inspiration

Most people will tell you that they view the chance to work from home as a treat. Just think, no need to drive to and from the office every day, and no need to dress up in a particular work wardrobe. But it’s not enough to have a home office that merely contains the tools […]

Cabinets for your Home Office

interior design; home office decorating ideas

Grand hotel cabinets. Who wouldn’t want to own the wall cabinet of the Ritz Hotel concierge in Paris? Not too large, but not small. Spaces for keys, mail, wallets, and mislaid purses, newspapers and the occasional bottle of Moet Chandon. Packages large and small, umbrellas, city maps, and phone books. Drawers to hold miscellany. A […]

Home Accessories Inspired by Classic Architecture

home accessories inspired by classic architecture; decorating ideas; home decor inspiration

The classics are timeless. Classic architecture seems to transcend time itself. You can add a touch of timelessness with miniature classic architectural models to rooms in your home. More than just decor, architectural home accessories lend an air of sophistication and attention to detail in any room. Artists and engineers have used architectural models since […]

Office Cabinets for All Your Needs

In today’s digitized world, the lost art of home organization has become something of a novelty. Decorating your home office in drab office furniture can lead to a room with a stifling, uninspiring atmosphere. A constructive space should be a space bursting with creativity. The perfectly picked office cabinets are a beautiful addition to any […]

Decorative Trunk Furniture

trunk furniture; interior design with trunk coffee table

how to increase your home’s adventure quotient with trunk furniture When you see a trunk, chances are that you think of the Golden Age of travel, when people on journeys packed their clothes and belongings in voluminous trunks so that they were prepared for anything. Before the time of air travel, many adventurers used trains […]

Liven up your entertaining with a home bar

home bar furniture and accessories available at InvitingHome.com

Today’s homeowners have found that one thing that is an attractive addition to any home – a home bar. Today’s models are not only eye-catching but functional as well. It is possible to entertain guests or simply enjoy a leisure evening with drinks conveniently at hand. The modern home bar is tastefully decorated to fit […]

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