Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Importance Of Wall MURALS


       A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall. Using them help you express your style and personality.

       You can see murals especially in retirement homes, schools, hospitals; they can achieve a pleasing atmosphere in these caring institutions.

        A lot of people use murals in their interiors to re-establish a balance with nature. They create amazing optical illusions giving your modern interior an original and expensive look. Use them in any room or area of the home to create unique focal points that truly define the place you live.

       Wall murals are creative wall decoration ideas and powerful interior design tools, suitable for any theme and any room. Wall mural designs set a certain atmosphere by adding spectacular landscapes and garden views to your home. This way, you enrich room decorating color palette and bring energy to any room.

       There is no doubt, murals are one way to make your home's interior stand out and shine through.

       I posted some mural wallpapers so you can be inspired and choose a similar mural design for your home or, why not, a different one.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

20 amazing DIY pallet coffee table

      One of the most important thing of the living room is the coffee table. A beautiful, creative coffee table can change the entire look of the room. And it doesn’t mean it have to be expensive. You can even make by yourself such kind of furniture using pallet. Wooden pallets have become a useful resource in home décor and design.

     The wood can be like new, rustic with patina, or somewhere in between. And, best of all (to the DIY world, at least), is their price. They are cheap and you can find them almost everywhere.

     There are so many ideas to apply on this project. If you’re able to find unusually colored or stained pallets, you can use them to create an exotic-looking coffee table, or you can even paint it by yourself. You can make small drawers for storage; you can make a pallet coffee table with a glass on top - it gives a modern look to your living room or terrace (a pallet table is functional for both indoors and outdoor use). The base can be decorated with flower vases etc.

    Depending on the type of wood pallets you use, you could create similar coffee tables with more or less rusticity to match your design style.

   These beautiful themed pieces of furniture are easy to make and they are also fun and interactive projects:

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Most Expensive Piece of Furniture Ever Sold


The badminton chest the most expencive piece of furniture

     This piece of art was crafted by 30 craftsmen. It was made in Florence, Italy and it was commissioned by the 3rd Duke of Beaufort, Henry Somerset when he was 19 years old (1726). The Ebony Cabinet Chest received its nickname “Badminton Chest” due to the fact that this expensive furniture was residing in the village of Badminton in England for nearly two centuries.

     It was sold in 2004 to the Prince Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein, and nowadays it is situated in the Liechtenstein Museum.

     This cabinet also has impressive dimensions - almost four meters high and two and a half wide.

How do you think, how many time it took for craftsmen do create such a beautiful and expensive cabinet?

  1. 6 months
  2. 3 years
  3. 6 years
    

     The answer is c) it took 30 experts six years to complete it.

     It is the most expensive piece of furniture ever sold at auction. The price of “Badminton Cabinet” is 36.700.000$.

     Why it is so expensive? The entire frame of the cabinet has been given a generous fill of gold and wooden ornaments. It is inlaid with amethyst, quartz, agate, lapis, lazuli and other stones. Those who have an appetizing desire on antiquities need to see this creation.

     I am absolutely sure that this cabinet worth it’s price!

 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

23 Alcove Beds You Will Love

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       Alcove beds are a great solution for those who want to save space. Moreover, an alcove bed is perfect for relaxing, reading books, afternoon naps etc. It gives you privacy that sometimes we need in order to get rid of stress.

       I don’t have an alcove bed but it is one of my desire, because there are times when solitude is your best friend. Especially I would like an alcove bed that has a window with view. So, I imagine myself lying in an alcove bed, reading a book or listening good music. I think it’s a great place to stay in this fall.

       You can build bookcases inside alcove

       Children adore feel like they are in a hut, that they have a little “hideout”, that’s why an alcove bed is a great idea for children’s room.

       Alcove beds are amazingly cozy and create a very intimate space for you and your darling….

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