Because colors have tremendous emotional impact, understanding how color affects human beings can help you create a harmonious, joyful home. But studies have also shown that color elicits physiological responses, as well. For instance, the color red stimulates the body by raising the breathing rate, blood pressure, and heart rate, while light blue and dark … [Read more…]
Paint is one of the most affordable and easiest ways to change a room. But choosing the right paint colors for your home can seem like an overwhelming task.
It happens to countless homeowners around the end of the year – you make the annual visit to your attic to collect the holiday decorations and what do you find? Spots and blotches covering the bottom of the roof sheathing.
1. Shutters have proper louver tension
I love bedspreads, don’t you? A comforter can be used for the winter months but the bedspread is brought out of the linen closet in the spring when it’s warming up and the whole world is freshening and renewing itself outside. A bedspread is available in most any color, pattern or fabric and it can … [Read more…]
(This is the first in a series of three articles on “The Organized Move”)
Chenille has been used for bedspreads since Catherine Evans revived the craft in the 1890’s. She applied raised tufts of yarn to cotton sheeting and these spreads were often referred to as chenille products. Chenille is the French word for caterpillar – the yarn looks like those fuzzy little creatures. Thick pile of yarn ends … [Read more…]
“The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.” – Flora Whittemore
Do you know that formaldehyde, a colorless, pungent-smelling gas can cause severe health effects to us? Sources of formaldehyde are:-
“Dr. Carl Sagan once wrote, “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Although Dr. Sagan was commenting on the wonders to be found in the vastness of outer space, there are also incredible design possibilities just waiting to be discovered right in your own home. In fact, your home’s overall design represents a symphony, … [Read more…]