Home is where the heart is. It’s also where you have a chance to create the design makeover you have always wanted. Don’t settle for anything less than what you and your home deserve. Consider the design elements below to get the most out of your budget and time when crafting your redesign plans.
Whether you work in the restaurant or the hotel industry, it is important to understand that your staff members are the main ambassadors of your business. The way they present themselves is just as important as the services that they deliver, so you need to put a lot of consideration into designing an elegant staff uniform that suits the image of your business. In what follows we will discuss a few important factors that you should consider when designing your staff uniform.
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Contributed by Lizzie Weakley
Fresh flowers and plants have been used in interior design for many centuries. They are still an essential part of home decor that can add a sense of fresh air and a splash of color to any room. They can be used to enhance the best features of your home, but do you know how to choose the right ones?
It is no secret that many people believe a home should be your sanctuary, but finding peace is not always easy. You have to work to ensure your home is the cozy and comfortable haven it should be. The following are four easy tips to help guide you in this endeavor.
One thing you can do is start introducing furry and warm textures around your house. What you want to consider is cozy fur throws or carpets. There was a time when fur was not welcomed in many homes, but that is slowly changing. More people are loving the idea of using this warm and natural texture at home. Remember to care for your fur because it is as much a decoration as it is an investment.
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Contributed by Lara Buck
Deciding to buy a home is one big time decision. This might involve your life time savings and thus you need to plan and go about this in a systematic and organized manner. Purchasing an old home from its previous owner can be beneficial only in the price factor. Apart from the paper works and understanding the location, you also need to calculate the price and also the additional features of the home, before you go for a venture to buy a new home. As you intend to stay in the new home for a considerable amount of time, you need to consider the location, facilities available and the space offered before making a decision.
Some benefits of a New Home:
Freedom of Design:
This home is your ‘dream home’ and thus needs that specialized treatment. Your requirements should be given a priority. This is not possible with ready-made homes. Only if you start a new home from the scratch you find this comfortable to the highest extent. You have a set of architectures, designers, plumbers and all the other professionals who understand your requirement and work around it.
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The kitchen is typically one of the most frequently used rooms of a house. In addition to being a place to prepare meals, it’s often a gathering place for family and friends. This is a room that you can easily personalize to reflect your interests and showcase your personality.
There are specific places in a kitchen where lighting is necessary in order to make meal preparation and clean up easier. Lighting over the sink and above an island can be considered functional lighting. Pendant lighting and chandeliers are two examples of functional lighting that can be found in amazingly unique styles. Let your personality shine through your lighting selection. Mood or colored lighting underneath an island top or under cabinets is another way to express your flair for design in your kitchen.
Guest post contributed by Tony Solomon
One of the perks of having a home office is that you get to decorate it the way you want. Whether it is to create a cozy atmosphere or a professional work environment, or maybe a creative space for brainstorming. There are no limitations as to how you define this space. It should reflect your own image or brand, but ultimately be a place where you feel comfortable and most productive. Without further ado, here are seven tips on how to design your own home office.
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