Wallpaper – Decorating by the Roll

This page isn’t going into details on the measuring, preparation and installation of wallpaper. However, a little later, I will direct you to a site where you can find all that information…and more. The Home Decorating Mentor will concentrate on the aspects of wallpaper important to decorating. Those that aren’t fond of wallpaper may actually…

Drapery Hardware

In days gone by, drapery hardware meant traversing rods and flat metal curtain rods. Not any more! Drapery hardware now comes in an amazing number of functional and decorative styles. There is hardware to fit any home decorating style from Victorian to Contemporary. You will find rods available for every size, shape and combination of…

How To Perfect A Vintage Home Decor Without Overdoing It

Let’s not randomly pick old things, and call it vintage. Whether you go for flea market shopping or auction houses, let’s be reasonable with not just the age, but also the value, use of the objects into your lifestyle. So based on the perspective of modern lifestyles to have a classic old world charm, here…

Arranging Artwork

Do you have trouble arranging artwork. Is there more trouble when you try hanging it on the wall? Here are a few secrets that decorators use to arrange artwork and wall hangings with as little frustration as possible. A large dramatic picture or an ornately framed mirror will look best if displayed alone. It can…

Why Contemporary Furniture

Contemporary style of designing a room fascinates most homeowners. The use of unusual designs, streamlined styling and clean lines can change the look of any room. This is what makes contemporary furniture a chosen style of furnishings for many across the globe. You can have a lot of choices when it’s about shopping for furniture….

Does Furniture Shopping Frustrate You?

After a few minutes walking through a furniture store do you walk out discouraged? Shopping for furniture can be an exciting and pleasant experience if you do a little research before you head out the door. Planning and knowledge are a powerful combination.Buying a room full of furniture is a major investment. You owe it…

Shabby Chic Bedding Gives You The Vintage Feel You’ve Been Looking For

“Shabby chic,” was first coined by designer Rachel Ashwell in 1980. It focuses on inexpensive vintage couture items such as beddings and furniture. This style has become incredibly popular over the past few years and encompasses patterns, designs and sets primarily intended to make something appear older, but also classy and vintage. And there is…

Vintage Home Decorative Items for a Touch of Antiquity

The current discipline of interior design endorses a contemporary set up for your home. Modular furniture, present-day decorations and an overall recent scheme, seems to be ruling the current culture of home embellishing. But, no matter how modern we get in terms of decoration, vintage decorative items still have their own charm. It is nice…

Fabric …the Soul of Decorating

I truly believe fabric is the essence of any decorating undertaking. It can set a mood, add color, pattern and unite all the room’s elements. The long-term satisfaction with your home decorating project is due, in large part, to your choice of fabrics. Not all fabrics are created equal. Decorator fabrics differ from fashion fabrics….

Focus on the Family Room

When it comes to do-it-yourself home decorating, family rooms can provide a challenge. Before leaping head first into decorating this room, there are several aspects to consider. The family room takes on many roles. It serves as a comfortable room for watching television, listening to music, doing homework or using the computer. It can also be…