Wallpaper …Decorating by the Roll

May 17, 2018 Charlice 0

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 [read more]

Soft Window Treatments… Draperies, Etc [Part 2]

May 7, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 05:40 pmIn your grandmother’s day, soft window treatments usually meant pinch- pleat draperies and sheers. Those days are gone!Basically a “soft window treatment” is any window covering made with fabric. Pinch-pleat draperies and sheers are still around, but they have [read more]

Decorating Tips

May 6, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 05:42 pmThere are many decorating tips that can make any move less taxing. When you are to transitioning from apartment living to buying your first house, the task can be both exciting and overwhelming. Many people feel having a “whole” [read more]

Wood Furniture… or Case Goods

May 5, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 05:37 pmDo you walk through antique shops and furniture galleries running you hand over the wood furniture? Do you love the natural beauty of the woods used to make furniture? Wood furniture has a timeless beauty. Styles may pass in [read more]

The Focus on the Family Room

May 4, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 05:31 pmFocus 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 [read more]

Arranging Artwork …Picture Perfect Results

May 3, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 05:27 pmDo 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. How [read more]

Drapery Hardware …Window Jewelry

May 2, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 05:24 pmIn days gone by, drapery hardware meant traversing rods and flat metal curtain rods. Not anymore! Drapery hardware now comes in an amazing number of functional and decorative styles. There is hardware to fit any home decorating style from [read more]

How to Pick the Right Cabinet

April 21, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 04:30 pmCabinets can be likened to cars or fashion because they to follow trends and knowing how to pick the right cabinet will go a long way. The number of different styles and functions for cabinets varies from place to [read more]

What Are Custom Cabinets?

April 21, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 04:25 pmHave you ever asked yourself, “What are custom cabinets?” If so, this post will answer your question. Custom cabinets are designed to fit a certain area, space or need. It is specially made with a touch of personal style. [read more]

Tips for Proper Furniture Selection

April 20, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 04:21 pmThose looking for a quick fix to their furniture needs have many outlet stores at their disposal. Many options in larger furniture warehouses and wholesalers are inexpensive and of mid-range quality. That means someone looking for a decent kitchen [read more]

How to Update Your Living Room’s Look

April 15, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 04:08 pmLooking for a short, sweet guide on how to update your living room’s look? You’re in the right place. Your living room should be the part of the house that feels most like home. It should show your space is [read more]

Cooking functionality with Kitchen Cabinets

April 9, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 04:02 pmDream Kitchens are no longer a remote possibility or a feature only seen in showcases, but a necessity in almost every modern home, where kitchen cabinets easily handle this requirement. After sleeping, cooking is perhaps the second activity, which consumes [read more]

Kitchen Cabinets: How to Give Them a Fresh Look… 

April 8, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:49 amWhen kitchen cabinets begin to wear or become dated, many people jump directly to the conclusion that they have to have them replaced. However, refinishing the existing cabinets is also an option. With refinishing, you can bring your old [read more]

Mixing Fabrics: Both Pattern and Texture

April 7, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:40 am“There are no hard, fast rules to mixing fabrics.” Home decorating is a very individual matter. One set of rules can’t apply to everyone. Especially when comes to choosing from all the fabulous fabrics on the market. However…there are [read more]

Bathrooms …Bland No More!

April 6, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:59 amNo room in the house is safe from the redecorating craze…and that includes bathrooms! Dozens of TV shows and magazines are dedicated to the “Do-It-Yourself” decorating frenzy that has taken over otherwise sane people. Bathrooms are no exception…. Powder [read more]

Master Bedrooms …An Oasis from a Hectic World

April 5, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:43 amMaster bedrooms should be the one place you can seek out peace and quiet…a place to take an adult “time-out.” More than any other room, bedrooms evolve to reflect your personality and lifestyle. When two people share the same [read more]

Drawing a Floor Plan For Your Home

April 2, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:29 amWhen drawing a floor plan for your home, there are some formalities you need to follow. In this article, we’ll touch on some of these. Developing a floor plan for furniture arranging is a relatively simple procedure. It needn’t [read more]

Decorating Ideas That Work

March 31, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:21 amEvery decorating magazine and website has hundreds of decorating ideas. The sheer volume can be intimidating. How do you know which ideas work? Let’s start with the basics. The decorating ideas and tips outlined are used by interior decorators because [read more]

Decorating Style Quiz

March 31, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 10th, 2018 at 09:22 amMark your answers to the decorating style quiz below. Be honest with yourself. For the present, forget you may have a significant other who wants a say in things! Go with the answer that is closest to your true [read more]

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Fabric …the Soul of Decorating

March 5, 2018 Charlice 0

This post was last updated on June 7th, 2018 at 01:51 pmI truly believe that 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 [read more]