Types Of Wood Cabinets

January 24, 2017  //  Posted by: M J  //  Category: Home Decor
Installation of wood cabinets

Wood cabinets in home

Wood cabinets are basically installed in kitchen. However they can also be installed in bathroom but they look perfect in kitchen. Hardwood cabinets and veneer cabinets are used specifically for creating sophisticated and classic cabinets which are highly durable. Along with beauty wood cabinets also offer you with longevity. Wood cabinets avail you with plenty of choices in colors, designs, variety and finishes. With wood cabinets, you are offered with more amount of consistent appearance and also offer more uniformity without compromising on durability feature. In today’s time, most of the kitchens have glass and stainless steel and in this opting for wood cabinets will give your kitchen texture and warmth and also gives a welcome contrast which other materials fails to give. However with wood cabinets there are some issue, there can be changes in the texture of wood cabinets when they are exposed to that with sunlight. Even humidity can have great impact on the wood cabinets and is not much comfortable with humidity. If you are considering wood cabinets for your kitchen, you need to see the options and then figure out which one suits with your need in best possible manner.

  • Cherry

The range of cherry wood cabinets lies from tan blonde to the deep brown color depending upon your wish. In case of cherry wood cabinets, chances are there that the color gets dark naturally with age and passage of time. It color choices can go from golden yellow to dark red. Cherry will basically add up elegance to any kind of décor and can look good in tradition home if taken back in history and can also blend in with the fashion and look good with modern homes. Hence cherry wood cabinets can fit in anywhere you want it to install.

  • Alder

Alder wood cabinets can give very rustic look but if you intend to it can also give you unmarked, quiet and clear look. The color choice of such wood cabinets range from reddish brown to pale red, you can choose the shade which goes with your decor. Alder is soft wood in comparison with cherry or maple and it will avail you with more stable surface for stains and finishes.

  • Maple

Maple wood cabinets are from those types which add character to your place. Maple as a material suits very well in any place and is also available in plenty of styles and finishes. The color choices of maple range between pale reddish brown to creamy white. You can pick a color shade which suits with the interior décor of rest of the room. It can also give a subtle green pattern which gives very much uniform and smooth look. If you want it can include mineral streaks and tiny dots like birds eye.

  • Oak or rift oak

It has an open grain style and it is also very much strong. You can also choose form dark cinnamon, salmon red or tawny patina. Oak is a type which is suited to traditional, rustic or casual room and is also very much durable.


Tips To Decorate Your House At Christmas

July 13, 2016  //  Posted by: M J  //  Category: Home Decor

Decorating home for christmasDecorating your house at Christmas is a really fun thing, it is as exciting as opening your presents on Christmas on the happy Christmas morning. If you are having guests for Christmas celebration or you want to decorate your house at Christmas for your family to make your home look cozy and festive. Decorating your house at Christmas is like a family get together as all the family members jointly make efforts to make your house look beautiful and add their love and warmth to the home. Decorating your house at Christmas is like adding up the sweet touch of your feeling to your house. Here are some of the tips to decorate your house at Christmas.



  • Buy or trim a Christmas tree

For decorating your house at Christmas, a Christmas tree is must. If you don’t do any of the decorations at Christmas then the least you should do is to bring a Christmas tree and decorate it. It is one of the most important things of decorating your house at Christmas. You can either bring a real one in your house or you can even go for an artificial one. Bring it and set it up in a room where you and family members open up your gifts altogether on Christmas. Decorate your Christmas tree in your own personal way. Add up some string lights on your tree, you can opt for any of the lights wither white or even colorful. Small white lights are very much popular but you can also opt for blue, red or multicolored lights. You can also consider decorating your house at Christmas by adding ornaments to your Christmas tree. You can use dough buttons or crystals to add up some personal touch to your Christmas tree. Add up a tree topper; consider adding a star at the top of the tree as it is a very beautiful way to decorate your Christmas tree.

  • Hang socks

It’s a very beautiful tradition to hang socks or stockings across the fireplace of your house or you should place it in the same room as your Christmas tree is. You can decorate it with green ribbon or red ribbon and each member of the family should consider having their own socks and stockings.

  • Hang lighting outside of your house

Lighting is one of the best ways to decorate your house at Christmas. You can hang decorative lights around the walls of your house and make your home look beautiful and cheerful. You can also hang lighting on the trees and places in your garden as it will look more beautiful and attractive.

  • Set up a festive Christmas table

While decorating your house at Christmas, you must consider setting up a nice table for celebrating Christmas. Make some delicious food items and serve it on your decorated table. Have some nice and decorative table cloth, use new plates and dishes and make your dinner table look like wow. You can also use candles for decorating your dinner table for Christmas.


Feng shui for study rooms

December 25, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Feng shui for study roomsThe art of feng shui is an ancient Chinese art to maintain balance and peace in the room of study. When we see that the environment we study in is perfect obviously the concentration increases on its own paying off with better concentration and attention skills thus improvement in results.

Arrangement of the study:

The study room should be clutter free to release your mind too of unwanted clutter. Everything should be arranged in an organised manner and the room should be dusted regularly. A nice smelling study room is always a good option. Study rooms should be devoid of beds as it makes the child feel sleepy. It should also be devoid of computers or any electronic gadget for that matter as it compromises on the concentration of the person studying. Other things need to be kept in mind too, some being: any pointed objects like the sharp edges of windows and cupboards should not be pointing in the direction of the study table. The study table should be so positioned that there is free air circulation in front with lots of space and a plain wall behind. There should be no doors or windows on the behind.

A store or kitchen or toilet should not be in the northeast direction; this is the direction on knowledge and wisdom. This is the direction to be faced while studying or sleeping. Everything needed during the study times should be kept handy. The colour or the room should be well balanced.

Other things:

Sleeping habits too need to be a little changed. When sleeping one of the four kua numbers should be faced. The change in sleeping positions not only immensely doubles the chances of a child towards his success but also improves his/ her health related issues. A wind chime and flower pots are believed to be lucky assets too.

Indoor Fountain: How To Maintain It?

November 23, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Indoor FountainWhen it comes to the issue of Indoor Fountain the first question to pop up in your mind is how to maintain it immaculately. Isn’t that so? Well it must not be a tricky chore for you. As a matter of fact, you can tackle it at ease.

• You have to proceed strategically for sure. In the very first place you are going to ensure that you happen to be careful enough.
• In this connection you must keep it in mind that you are going to be precise. You have to keep an eye on the rules and regulations pertaining to general maintenance of the Indoor Fountains. It is pretty important on your part for sure.
• While applying water on the Indoor Fountain for the wash up you need to be careful about water levels. According to experts and home improvement professionals, water levels should be thoroughly checked. It is better if the check up is done on a regular basis.
• It is pretty important on your part to be careful of the fountain pumps. You have to make it a point that you are going to take care of it on a regular basis if possible. Regularity in the maintenance procedure is a must.
• At the same time there is another thing to be taken care of. fountain pumps must be powered on a regular basis if possible. It is pretty important on your part to be careful of the fact.

If you make it a point that you are going to follow the advices discussed in the write-up you would not face any trouble concerning this issue. You would invariably find an answer to how to maintain an Indoor Fountain immaculately. So keep the advices in your mind and make money out of it.

Simple guestroom decoration tips

September 14, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

guestroom decoration tipsEveryone wants to decorate their home in the attractive and unique way. The guest room is a very important part of your home. Whenever any guests visit your home, you take them to the guest room first. So you should decorate your guest room in the most unique way so that it gives a good impression to the guest about your home. There are various factors you should keep in mind while decorating your guest room.

While decorating your guest room, you should keep in mind the space available in the room. Depending on that you should a bed and other accessories for the guest room. Don’t over load the room with too much accessories because in that case it will be very stuffy for the guests. So if the space is not enough, then you can keep a small bed which the guest can use for sleeping as well as for relaxing. However with a big enough room, you also keep a separate sofa. Get some wardrobe made in your guest room where the guest can keep his bags and other things.

The color of your guest room should be selected very carefully as it will reflect your taste and personality to the guest. The color of your guest room should in compliance with the interior of the rest of the room so that it is attractive and unique. You can keep some green plants in the corners of the guest room to impart a refreshing look to the room. A flower vas kept by the side of the bed or in the central can add to the beauty of the room. You can even hang some pictures on the walls of your guest room to add an aesthetic sense to the appearance of your room.

Creating your own home bar

June 04, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

home bar, home decorIf you are planning to decorate your home in the most attractive and unique way, then creating your very own home bar can be a very good option. If you follow few basic things, you will end up creating a beautiful and attractive home bar.

The first thing involves identifying the perfect location for the bar. It is advisable to select a particular end or the corner of your room for the purpose of home bar. You have to get matching furniture for your home bar as well. Get a shinning and glossy counter top and high stand chairs where the guests can sit and enjoy their drink.

Next comes designing a perfect wall showcase for keeping the bottles. It is best if you go for complete mirror finished showcase. It will add aesthetic to the beauty of the bar. You should also get appropriate glass holders as well. You can go for ceiling fitted modern glass holders or you can also resort to the traditional glass stands.

Lighting constitutes a very important part and if done properly it will create the perfect bar ambience in your home. The ceiling fitted spot lights are the best suited for this purpose. You should get the lights accordingly, depending on the level of illumination required and the interior of your home.

Liven up your patio with a lovely swing

March 20, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Patio decor, home decorAdding some furniture to the patio can liven up the atmosphere at home. If there is plenty of space available outside the home walls it looks queer to keep it barren. Most people go with simple decorations and plants to give it that lively look. One good way of decorating the patio is by including swings in the patio furniture.

Patio swings are mainly made of wood or metal. They are swings made from other materials too and they come with various capabilities. Most manage two people whereas some are even there which can take up the weight of three to four people. These swings have a hook which is attached to the patio over hang and can have extra cushions to make it more comfortable. Planning to go with swings made from Cedar wood is the best idea as it repels insects and is pretty durable too. Metal swings require much less maintenance and are more reliable.

Use traditional home décor items for your home

January 20, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Home decor ideas, home decorDecorating one’s own home is entirely personal matter which varies from one person to another. The role of the home makers is very much decisive as she is the person who decides the looks of her home. Her choices and selection of materials play a very important role as she selects these items either from her own choice or from different other sources. At present, many innovative home decoration ideas are being used by the home makers which are quite capable of adding new looks to the home.

However, the use of tradition home décor items is still preferred by many modern home makers. People can never detach themselves from their own traditions so the use of these traditional items is quite normal and usual. These items are available at a comparatively agreeable pricing which makes them more affordable too. Their easy availability is also a positive aspect of using these traditional decorative items.

Landscaping your patio with natural stones

January 09, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Patio decor, home decorWe often use concrete and other materials to cover our patio, these materials do not make your patio to look natural, thus it is better to use natural stones to cover our patio and give it a naturalistic environment. Natural stones may be often sandstones, and other igneous rocks. This makes the garden and the portion look better. Some tips for landscaping your patio with natural stones are as follows:

• use natural stones like sand stone, pieces of igneous rocks or sedimentary rocks
• make use of the natural color of the rocks which will make your patio look better
• keep some space between the rocks so that the space can get covered with small green plants
• you can also use marble stone pieces to make the patio look better

There are many more methods for landscaping your patio with natural stones to make the place look natural and so that it can complement the surrounding.

Brightening Up Your Home with Wallpaper

December 12, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Decor

Home decor ideas, home decorHave you been thinking about giving your home a makeover? If so you need to think which part of the house is the most important to bring out the kind of look you want for the house. You can start with the walls as they can act as the main canvas for your whole décor. You can use wallpaper instead of paint as these days there are thousands of various colors and designs which you can choose from.

You can look through online stores as you will get a wide variety there, all from the comfort of your home. You can choose to decorate 3 walls of the room with a single bright color like brick or Prussian blue or even in something brown and decorate one wall with vintage decorated wallpaper in silvers, gold and bronze or copper colors. This will bring about a very classy touch to your home.