Wall decorations for your house

October 31, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

If you think that wall decorating is for the rich and very costly, then it is time to change your opinion. If you are planning to move to a new place or if you are redoing your walls, you can achieve that easily without spending anything close to what you think.

First of all, buy some large framed mirrors or poster at a local sale or even at a flea market. It doesn’t need to be attractive but just make sure it complements the color of your room. Now, you have covered a large portion of your wall at a cheap cost. Then buy some wallpaper from a local store and paste them on the borders of your mirror/poster. Buy some cheap wood shelves and hang them around the corners of your mirror. Display small, artistic items on these shelves and use small lights to highlight them.

Congratulations, you have yourself one elegant, artistic and cheap wall decoration!

How to buy Patio furniture

October 30, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

Investing in furniture is a once in a long while deal; hence make sure you invest carefully. If you want to avoid unnecessary problems, undertake a good research regarding the durability and quality of the furniture, before you take the big monetary plunge. Patio furniture claim to be more durable and resistant than regular furniture nevertheless the above rule also plays for patio ones.

Now, if you are planning to purchase patio furniture over the internet, it is very essential that you pick it up only from a reputable source which has a good status among customers. They should also provide pertaining guarantees in case the piece of furniture gets ruined by chance.

Going through the customer reviews is a good way of getting a clear picture about how bona fide the online company is. Now, everything good comes for a price, hence do not hesitate to pay a little extra if needed for good quality. Invest wisely and enjoy relaxing on your new patio furniture.

How to make a library inside your house

October 30, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: House Plans

In case you have a spare room at your home then it is a good idea to convert it into a library. The library would just not be a room where you can store your books and read them. It is often much more than just that. Libraries are typically rooms where you could relax and completely rejuvenate yourself.  That is why if you can afford it, it is a good idea to rebuild one in your house.

If the spare room ion question has shelves and cabinets built into it then there is nothing like it. Still to convert a room into a library, there are some basic furnishings that are needed. A bookshelf is obviously a must. You should also have at least one table and a chair for a person to sit and read.

Some people prefer heavy furnishings in the room. You should also take care that the room is adequately lighted up.

Tips on indoor plants

October 28, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: House Plans

Indoor plants are one of the best ways to enliven up your room.   Indoor plants have always been in style. However in case you do not know the right tips for maintaining indoor plants, it could become quite a messy affair.  Moreover you must remember indoor plants do not get as much of sunlight as the outdoor plants. This means that indoor plants need extra care and looking after.

Place the plant in such a position that it gets the right amount of sunlight. Get the right soil. The soils for the plants should be porous enough for the water to be drained off. While choosing the container, make sure it is not too small or too big. Too small a container might restrict the plant.  It is ideal if the container is an earthen pot, with a hole below. Depending on the type of plants you can continue with watering them. Soft water is generally superior to hard water.  It is a good idea to feed the plants with fertilizer once in a while.