Room Decorating: Where Functional Meets Beauty

When you are decorating a room, you should ask yourself several questions and do your homework in order to make it functional and beautiful while reflecting your sense of style.

What is the Room’s Purpose?

For a living room space, is it going to be used all the time for the family or will it be a separate room that you use occasionally to entertain guests. The décor should be planned around your foreseen use of the room.

The Results Are In: 2017’s Color of the Year

The results are in! Pantone Color Institute forecasters have announced “greenery” as the color of the year for 2017. Their description of the color is “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.” There is a growing movement to protect nature and this is what the color represents. Urban planning, lifestyle and architecture are embracing this new shade as well as home decorators.

This shade of green evokes emotions for people returning home to take a deep breath and relax. It symbolizes the early spring, when all signs of winter have passed with its drab hues of browns and grays, and bright green, healthy new grow emerges from the ground and the trees.

Snuggle Up! Making the Bedroom Cozy for the Winter

There is nothing quite like snuggling up in a warm bed on a cold winter’s night. Unfortunately, many bedrooms lack the proper elements to make them a cozy place to be.

This is no good at all. After all, everyone needs a place to go sip a mug of hot cocoa during a winter storm or watch a good TV show after a long day of shoveling snow.

If you are interested in making your bedroom the warmest, snuggliest place in your home, read on. Below we have compiled a list of the very best bedroom decor items and ideas for making your bedroom look and feel like a warm haven even during the coldest winter nights.

The Added Benefits of Blackout Window Treatments

Homeowners often choose blackout window treatments due to the added control they can give them over the amount of light which enters their home. In particular, blackout curtains prove to be of benefit to, and popular among, individuals who work the night shift and must sleep during the day, as these curtains give them sufficient darkness to sleep during sunlight hours. However, considering the wide variety of window treatments that are available for homeowners to choose from, you may be wondering what additional benefits there are in choosing blackout curtains or blinds. While having the ability to completely darken one’s bedroom for sleeping can be a great incentive, there are also a variety of other reasons to consider blackout treatments for your home. Here are a few of the added benefits that blackout window treatments can provide you with.