It seems that everyone is trying to save money these days and learning on how to be frugal with your home’s decor is one way to cut expenses. Here are some quick tips on how you can save money today.
Most people’s fascination with treehouses stems from their childhood. But one thing is for sure – tree houses are just super cool. From stylish, innovative structures that seem to defy the laws of the physics to abodes that seem to have jumped out of a Dr. Seuss book, we’ve found some of the most amazing treehouses ever made.
You have probably taken personality quizzes before, to figure out different aspects of yourself. But you also have a decorating style and a rug personality, too. Your personality complements your decorating style, whether it’s traditional, modern, country, or eco friendly. So, read through the descriptions and see which style suits your home the best!
How often do we consider the history of the everyday things around us? We get up in the morning and flip on a light switch, perhaps only occasionally pausing to consider the years of effort and work that went into developing electric light. Even the flooring beneath our feet has a story to tell, especially if you’re lucky enough to own a Caucasian area rug. And that story is one of mystery, ancient tradition, and a reviving art form.
In recent years, it seems there’s been a bit of an unspoken trend in flooring: carpeting is sort of yesterday’s news. Watch any home design program on TV and you’ll see would-be homeowners either marveling at well-kept hardwood or hoping there’s hardwood under the carpeting of the home they’re interested in buying. But that’s not to say that carpeting doesn’t have its benefits. If you live in a cool climate, it’s certainly much warmer than wood or tile. It also provides a sound barrier in spaces where wood or tile just creates an echo chamber.
Choosing the right rug for your home can sometimes seem like a daunting endeavor. After all, it is an investment just like any other type of flooring or furniture, one that requires research and, well, a little homework. Without a guide, it can seem like the least exciting part of furnishing your home.
What’s the best one for your money? Is the contemporary or oriental style more your speed? If you’re in the market for new floor covering but clueless about where to begin, read on to find out what questions you should be asking to find the right one for your home.
Whether you want to fatten up your wallet or just free up a little space in your nest, the Internet can be a great place to sell your used household items. Area rugs are no exception. Take a look around any online auction site and you’ll find hundreds of types and sizes for sale.
You know how there’s always that one piece of advice that your parents dole out that seems to stick with you no matter where you go? Mine was always, “Don’t borrow trouble.” Anytime I started to worry about something I couldn’t help or couldn’t change, my mother would say “don’t borrow trouble.” In other words, don’t waste your time worrying about problems that haven’t yet happened.
One of the first things you’ll hear when you start shopping for a oriental rugs is that it’s an “investment”. Like a fine work of art, a true oriental rug is at once exquisitely beautiful in its appearance and timeless in its quality. Also not unlike a fine work of art is the price tag that sometimes comes along with it.
Want to make a great impression in any part of your home? Here are our top 12 favorite rugs in no particular order!