Create a bathroom retreat and increase the value of your home

Giving your bathroom a facelift not only increases the value of your home, but can turn your bathroom into personal retreat. Bringing out the artist within you and turning the bathroom into a masterpiece carries no boundaries with today's fine selection of traditional and contemporary bathroom furnishings. Estate agents say spending the money and time to upgrade the bathroom is both a sound investment and is a good return on investment for homeowners who will recover most of the costs upon the ...


Furniture Slipcovers

Slipcovers are a great way to improve the decoration of your home. They provide a quick and affordable way to change the looks of your house, without having to spend a lot of time and money in redecoration. With the arrival of new fabrics, old slipcovers (those ones our grandparents used on their home, that were usually both ugly and uncomfortable) are evolving, improving both the ease to integrate them to your existing d•©cor, add touches of fun to your rooms and protecting, at the same ...


CHOOSE THE RIGHT PATIO FURNITURE FOR YOUR STYLE

There's nothing better than relaxing on a hot summer day on the back yard patio with a few friends while you prepare your infamous barbeque. What makes the get-together and the taste of the food oh! so much better is having that perfect set of patio furniture to relax on and enjoying the slow summertime lazy days. Lazing around with your friends in the comfort of your stylish patio furniture while your meal cooks on the grill couldn't be better. In the past, recognizing the difference between ...


How Amish Furniture Reaches You

Amish furniture is, by definition, exclusive, individually hand crafted and high quality furniture. Amish made furniture is not the assembly line kind of furniture where a hundred identical and generic pieces are made, with scant regard for individuality or uniqueness and quality of craftsmanship and where you can’t tell one piece apart from the other. The Amish are by nature a reclusive community who are not oriented toward main stream profit making. They do not employ modern methods of ...


Outdoor Furniture

Taking care of outdoor furniture is a very important thing to do if you plan to use for some time. Here are some practices that will help you preserve your outdoor furniture and keep it always as good as new. Of course, I am not talking about those cheap plastic chairs and tables you will find in your local market; they are not meant for durability. I am talking about quality outdoor furniture, designed not for cheapness but for durability, that kind of furniture that makes your garden even ...


Why does Teak wood patio furniture have to be expensive?

Do you know just how durable teak wood really is and what makes it that way? Have you ever thought about where it is harvested from and how long it has to grow before it can be harvested? Well, if you have pondered some of these questions you are in luck because you will find some answers here. If you haven't pondered these questions, or questions like it, then this will just be a fun learning experience for you. And hey, this article will make an excellent conversation starter at your next ...


Refinishing Your Own Furniture

Like many of us, I am not the best woodworker. However, I still like the idea of making my own furniture. I just do have the finances to outfit a home workshop like the ones you see on television. I can, however, apply stains and finishes. Staining and Finishing only requires some basic tools and experience. Plus, if I totally mess up a piece of furniture when finishing it, all I have to do is to remove the finish and start all over again. Some of the basic tools you'll need are: sandpaper in ...


Is Teak Wood Outdoor furniture right for me?

If you are contemplating your first purchase of Teak Furniture and you are wondering if you are making the right decision? Well, you are and in this quick article, I will explain why I believe that. If you already have Teak Wood in some of your favorite outdoor furniture, then this article will just be fun information for you to know and share with your friends when they ask you, "why did you buy Teak Wood" versus ?????. It is no surprise, or it should not be, that Teak Wood has been the ...


Patio Design and Patio Furniture - The Use of Focal Points

A focal point is an important design element; it is a place where the eye naturally comes to rest. In a well-designed patio there is always a planned focal point, such as a large dining set, perhaps with a well-selected umbrella. But a patio’s focal point could also be another interesting object or a landscape feature. Examples of landscape features that can serve as a patio’s focal point are an interesting pathway leading from the patio to an area beyond, a flower garden, a mature tree, or ...


Why You Should Always Have Garden Furniture

/p> Do you need garden furniture ?You've put a lot of work into your garden, from planning to digging to weeding to all the little tasks that keep it looking beautiful. Sharing your garden with others is the next step, and doing that requires more than pretty rows of plants. You created a garden to enjoy, didn't you? Imagine your garden in use - garden benches and patio furniture to provide places for people to sit and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Choosing garden furniture can be the ...