When redecorating a room, one of the easiest ways to give the space a completely different feel is to paint the walls. It's a fairly easy job that requires no expert knowledge or serious practice. All you need is the time commitment—and, of course, the paint. But what colour should you choose for your room? With modern pigments ranging from traditional neutrals through soothing pastels and all the way up to vibrant neons, the choices may seem endless.
For most people, buying a mattress comes down to two main factors: comfort and price. Individual preference will determine the former while individual budget will determine the latter. However, many shoppers are now becoming increasingly aware of the need to be eco-friendly. There are certainly ways to make your choice of mattress one that is better for Mother Nature, and environmentally-friendly options aren't hard to get hold of. If you'd like to improve your eco-friendly credentials when you pick up your next mattress, you simply need to know what to avoid and what to seek out.
If you're looking at restaurant furniture for an outdoor seating area, you've probably already come to the conclusion that metal is the way to go, but now you need to decide which metal would best meet your needs. Cast aluminium and wrought iron are two of the most popular choices, but they each present their own strengths and weaknesses. Here are three things to consider when you need to select between them.
There are many different things to consider when it comes to furniture upholstery; even after you've chosen to use fabric instead of leather, then decided to use a natural fabric instead of something synthetic, you'll still need to decide on the exact kind of natural fabric that would be best. When it comes to this point, many people find themselves having to choose between wool and cotton. Here's a quick rundown of the pros and cons that come along with each option.
When we started building a home together, my husband and I got a lot of furniture donations from friends and family. While this saved us a lot of cash, it did mean that we didn’t have a lot of say in the designs we ended up with; some of our larger pieces are a little old-fashioned and heavier than a lot of modern stuff you can buy in the shops now. While we like the eclectic look, it's still important for us to know how to keep this furniture clean and how to keep the flooring from getting damaged by these larger additions. After a bit of trial and error we found ways to prevent furniture and flooring from getting damaged.