I love this Ikat shade used in this kitchen. It compliments the bold pattern in the floor. The blending of white, gray, and yellow give the kitchen a lively look. Source of picture: Caroline Picard and Lauren Smith.
Ikat fabrics are defined as those made using an Indonesian decorative technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving. You can find Ikat designs in rugs, shades, fabric, clothing, etc.
Use a lint roller to dust lampshades and headboards. Quick and easy. Thanks to Home Talk for this housekeeping hint.
When choosing a color palette for a room, designate 60 percent of the room a dominant color, 30 percent a secondary color, and 10 percent an accent color. This may translate to painting the walls the dominant color, upholstery the secondary color, and a floral arrangement or pillows the accent color.
Source: Kelsey Kloss, Reader's Digest
What is the best placement for a wall mirror? Answer: Centered at about 57 inches high, experts say. This height enables comfortable viewing, a strain-free eye level for the majority of people. To create the illusion of more space, mount a mirror opposite a window to bounce light.
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Check out the Palette Cam app to help you with those difficult color selections.
Palette Cam is an easy to use resource that will help you focus on the core colors to decorate around. Just upload any picture and use the color picker to create as simple or as complex a decor palette as you would like.
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The Shade Store website is featuring this new look of layering shades. This style allows for better control of light as well as allows one to achieve a designer look by using different textures.
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I came across a website called Sofa Mania that sells trending, very affordable furniture. Coupons are available and free shipping and handling are offered. Here are some finds that I discovered that ranged in prices from $120.00 to $500.00:
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Natalie A. Gauci
Licensed Interior Designer working in the Tampa Bay, Florida area.