Not so long ago, the glossy lifestyle magazines were full of country house style. You’d see a large, chintzy sofa, probably with a console table behind it and a roaring fire in front. It would take up most of the living room. Today’s designers are harking back to the fifties and sixties, a retro style which means clean lines and bright colours. Queen Anne chairs, begone! In come family-friendly, comfortable corner sofas.
You should always aim to use a knife sharpener to sharpen your blades, and I’d suggest you use the tried and tested water stones if you’re up for learning how. But not everyone wants to learn how to sharpen using stone, so for these people you have electric and pull through sharpeners to choose from.
When it comes to choosing the right front door for your home there are a number of areas you need to consider. One of the most important aspects for any home owner is the overall style of the door, is it a traditional or modern design and does it fit the exterior of their home. This is of course an important consideration, any home improvement is done to advance the look of your home and so the same goes for your front door as well.
It’s no secret that parts of the United States can suffer through intense heat during the summer months. In some areas of the country, daily highs can reach or exceed 70 degrees Fahrenheit even at various times during the year. In fact, in some parts of the country, only four months of the year have average highs that are lower than 70 degrees. Those high temperatures probably mean that you use your home’s air conditioning system for more than half of the year.
People choose their furniture for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the colour suits their décor, maybe it is a statement piece that speaks to them, or perhaps it’s just comfortable. But who says your furniture can only tick one box? Australian furniture designers have been making stylish additions to our lounge rooms for years.
Many of us aspire to have a beautifully decorated home with a traditional feel, often particularly if we live in a modern home. But it can seem baffling how to achieve this look without any of the period features we so often associate with a more traditional decorative style. Don’t despair though, it’s certainly achievable, and will just a few simple tips and tricks you’ll have a traditional decorative feel in no time.