Budget Furniture Fix Ups

Faced with my own furniture dilemma recently, I thought what a great opportunity for me to share ideas with you on how to turn around that tired piece of furniture, without having to spend big bucks! So here it is, secrets from The Budget Decorator on transforming your furniture from trash to TFTE! (Treat For The Eyes!) One of the most expensive items in our rooms is our furniture, and we can’t always afford to just replace it when it gets worn, outdated, or just no longer works in your ...


Wooden Office Furniture

Like our home, we want our office to look good. The first thing that comes to our mind when we visit any workplace is that it should look good, leave an impeccable effect on the mind of the customers who visit us or executives who work with us. Before you make any purchases for the office - a wooden table, wooden partitions, or wooden computer table, it is necessary for us to plan the office space wisely. Then select the type of furniture you will use. See whether it has a glossy look or not. ...


14 Feng Shui Tips to Create Romance & Passion in Your Life

Your bedroom is where you're renewed, energized and romantic. It's your sanctuary. Your bedroom will affect your prosperity, relationships and well-being. Everything is connected. Whether you're looking for a new relationship or looking to enhance an existing one, these tips will set the scene. 1. Create an inviting sanctuary What is your bedroom saying? Does it reflect who you are, and set the scene for the relationship you want, or is it a room you don't think too much about because you only ...


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 ...