It’s already time to think about how you are going to set your dinner table for your holiday dining. Whether you are having a traditional sit down meal, or you are having a buffet style meal, the centerpiece should reflect your entertaining style. From large lavish displays to ones that are more refined and tailored for intimate dining, choose a centerpiece that you will enjoy and feel proud to display. Here are some creative centerpiece ideas for your holiday dinner table.
If you are an apartment dweller or don’t have a wood-burning fireplace, you can still have a modern, beautiful fireplace in your home. The post The Best Electric Fireplaces to Warm Up Your Space has plenty of apartment-friendly options. Here are some of the best fireplace ideas in the design world today. Installing accent lighting to highlight the fireplace. Offsetting the fireplace in a geometric design. Painting or tiling the fireplace wall in a bold, contrasting color. Adding a mantel over the fireplace. Adding a slab ledge for seating.
Decorating with stuff that you already have lying around can be an even bigger challenge, and cause you to give up on your design dreams altogether. Luckily, there is an easy way to tackle a project like this without pulling out your hair. Reusing older items in a new space is fun and beneficial to your wallet.
How do you decorate or renovate your fireplace? An easy and elegant idea is to whitewash it, and it’s suitable for any type of hearth and any materials it’s made of. A whitewashed stone fireplace looks rustic but very elegant, a whitewashed concrete fireplace brings style to the space. The decorative hearths and fireplaces are often whitewashed as it’s a nice way to make it look stylish and elegant, with touches of shabby chic. A whitewashed fireplace is a cool idea for almost any space, from rustic and traditional to shabby chic and girlish one. Dip into the gallery below to get some inspiration!
What should an Easter centerpiece look like? It may be just a basket of painted or designed in another way eggs; you may create an eggs tree yourself, or just put some flowers into a vase and make a very spring-like centerpiece. Putting flowers into big eggs or egg-shaped vases look also cool. Looking for a creative idea? Then take some moss and put it right on your table, and on it some eggs or bunnies. Take some egg-shaped candles and put them into a bowl with some flowers. You can make any compositions of eggs and flowers; you can also glue an egg pyramid – that would definitely be very original. All these centerpieces are simple in crafting and look great!
Another idea is to fill the vertical space with a menagerie of small to midsize artwork. This technique will make the room feel larger than it actually is, because it invites the eye to roam beyond the eye-level horizontal space that may feel confined. Use Neutral Colors for a Small Living Room. One of the most popular small living room ideas is the use of neutral colors on walls, floor, ceiling and furniture upholstery. A palette of off-whites or beiges will expand the space by appearing to push back the walls.
Many people make this mistake of having state-of-the-art TVs which they want to show off to other people. However, watching television is usually not the primary activity done in a living room, so avoid turning it into a big theater. Another mistake you want to avoid is having too many decorative items in the living room such that it appears cluttered and messy. Remember the golden rule, "when it comes to decoration: less is more". You are unlikely to go wrong if you follow this rule always. Suppose you have a lot of collectibles which you want to display, then you can alternate them. Put some of these on display, then later on replace them with others.
You can use the Internet as a great resource in order to search for the various types of the Free Standing Fireplaces that are available on the market. There are many that will surprise you with the way they are installed and the way that they look. These fireplaces can be convection heat, metal, stone, gas, wood, or traditional. There are many different styles that you can choose from as well, which include American, sheraton, shaker, wall stitch, soapstone, lodge, french, cottage, english country, contemporary, art deco, antique, Adirondack, and many other different styles including many different colors.
While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and it’s sources of natural light. It’s a proven fact that humans respond, act and feel better in a home that has plenty of natural light but also has light inspired decor. Even for your darkest rooms there is a way to bring in lighter finishes to play off of the darker ones. Whether you are looking to add more physical daylight or you’re trying to choose finishes that will brighten up your space and mood, look at the 10 easy tips to bring more light into your dark interiors.
If you have a small living room, don’t hang your head as such a space can be decorated with style! Take into consideration that dark colors make spaces look smaller, so it’s better to keep the color scheme light, and if you want – just add some dark accents. Remember of smart storage solutions, use window sills and functional furniture. A window sill can be even transformed into a cool seating or reading nook; the space under the sofa can become a nice storage. Don’t forget that a small space is always a cozy one, so get inspired by the pics below and decorate your small living room with taste and elegance!
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