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- Color and Light: Luminous Atmospheres for Painted Rooms new!
The air itself can seem colored. Distant mountains look blue because there is inevitably more blue light between you and a remote object. This blue veil is called airlight, which is simply sunlight scattered by the ...
- Color in the home new!
A house is much more than just a roof over our heads. Our places of dwelling have developed dramatically over the course of history. Homes today have to be incredibly versatile buildings, often serving as a restaurant, kindergarten, hotel, office, library and sanctuary. The places in which we live should be...
on a budget: do's and don'ts
Congratulations on your new home! It’s exciting
to create a special place of your own. Just remember
to take it slow. Interesting interiors are created
in layers, evolving as things are added and removed
- Instant Getaway: create
a bedroom retreat
A bedroom retreat can be a place that calms, centers
and energizes. It can be about who you are, as
well as who you want to be. Size doesn’t matter.
Closet space is irrelevant. You decide who visits,
who leaves and who stays.The décor can
be classic, exotic, modern, eclectic, romantic
or wild. In other words, it can be anything...
- Create Your Own
The Bedroom. A place to reflect after a hard day
and to dream of what tomorrow holds.
Your bedroom is your place of retreat, a sanctuary
where you can escape the daily stress of your
life and take a moment to surround yourself
with luxurious fabrics and warm plush pillows.
- Design a Blissful
Ask yourself: What do you love? What do you
want to keep in your bedroom? What brings you
a sense of calm? Which fabrics feel good to you?
How do you want to decorate?
- Balanced Decorating
about it. Have you ever worn a sandal on one
foot and a boot on the other? No? Then have
you tried wearing a black leather glove on one
hand with a red wool mitten on the other? Okay,
probably not. Since our bodies have lots of
pairs we tend to feel most comfortable when
we wear matching pieces of clothing or accessories.
Doing that gives our physical appearance the
symmetry to which we all innately gravitate.
The same concept applies to our homes. Every
room looks better and feels more balanced if
it is decorated with matching pairs...
- Expressions of patriotism
in home décor
Expressions of patriotism in home décor
date back to before this country was born. Actually,
they first appeared on painted Chinese rice paper
as early as 200 B.C. In more recent times, American
folk art furniture is replete with stars, stripes
and primitive renderings of our earliest flag.
- Period Style
Home fashion has come full circle. Many design
trends first made popular in the 1920s are back
in vogue and stronger than ever. For example,
the cottage-style home, a blend of farmhouse and
bungalow that is best defined by the simple clean
lines of the 1920s, has enjoyed a resurgence in
popularity in recent years.
- Vintage Comfort,
Wall to Wall
There are reasons for the current trend toward
nostalgic references in home decorating. Vintage
objects carry a comforting softness to homes.
They recall a simpler world. Furthermore, they
can be found in flea markets and fairs at affordable
prices, another plus as the U. S. economy continues
its struggle for recovery. Spring cleaning also
offers the opportunity to resurrect some forgotten
treasures. Once cast into storage, handmade quilts,
embroidered linens, tarnished silver, crackled
crockery and even timeworn furniture pieces now
take on added appeal.
- Bedroom Colors to match
your life style!
If you are thinking about redecorating your sleeping
environment, think about the color effects, too.
The Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui believes that
color choices should be intuitive, and therefore,
made on the basis of which of the five energy
elements you were born into. The five elements
are wood (green), metal (white), fire (red), water
(blue or black) and earth (yellow).
- Color Your Life
with a Signature Room Look: Guidelines for Painting
Rooms in Your Home
Sooner or later, you’ll need to repaint that room
-- the one that has become outdated, must be converted
to a new use or needs to be redecorated. Doing
so is an opportunity to realize your dream décor,
whether it’s a complete makeover or simply creating
a certain feeling you want through new colors.
- Tips for Finishing
Each piece of solid wood furniture is an original,
the result of nature's handiwork. Every item has
its own grain pattern and color, according to
the character of the wood. Light and dark areas
blend during the finishing process to produce
the uniquely attractive look of real wood furniture.
- Tips on Choosing
Wood has long been the material of choice for
quality furniture for many good reasons: Wood
is available in various colors, grains and hardnesses.
It can be cut and shaped into a large variety
of attractive designs.
- Tips on
Buying Wood Furniture
Ready-to-finish furniture gives you a wide range
of options that can meet all your furniture needs.
Pop's Furniture offers quality products from both
local craftsmen and national manufacturers that
will fit any budget.
- Wrap Your Rooms
in American Country Comfort
The comforts of home have rarely been as important
and meaningful as they are to us today. Home design
trends emerge as a reflection of how we feel.
They depict what we are longing for.
a Romantic Getaway
Bedrooms aren’t just for sleeping anymore. With
larger master suites being built in today’s homes,
bedrooms have evolved into comfortable getaways
for people to relax and unwind from their hectic
- Unique Ways
to Take Decorating Personally
Since each of us is as unique as a thumbprint,
there's no reason anyone should settle for copycat
interiors, no matter how beautiful they are and
no matter how faithfully they replicate a room
shown in a book. Wallpaper is more than a decorative
element. It is a tool for creating entirely custom
- Kids’ Bedrooms Both
Fun And Functional
With themes ranging from nostalgia to critters,
and color palettes varying from translucent to
pastel bright, next year’s children’s rooms will
be as individual as the tiny people who inhabit
- Less is More When it
Comes to Home Décor
It is unfortunate that so few people realize that
good design can really be simple. Design becomes
refined and livable when it is done in moderation.