Vases - Seasonal Decor
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Decorating your fireplace mantel is a subtle way to change your room with every season. To make your fireplace mantel the focal point of a room, pick accessories that make it stand out but don't overwhelm the space. Keep reading for a few ideas to help you decorate your mantel for each season.
Thanks to their striking and artful variety, vases can help enrich every single room in your home. For thousands of years, vases have been appreciated for their practical use and for their natural beauty as display items. Placing a glass vase in a room can create that finishing touch to make your room a hit. An art glass vase or piece of pottery can make the perfect accent piece to draw the rest of your room together. If you want to take advantage of the classic beauty of vases but don't know where to begin, here are a few ideas to get you started.
Whether you like fresh flowers or artificial floral arrangements, you need stylish vases to display pretty plants in your home. With decorative vases available in every color, you may have a few questions about finding the right flower vase. Read on for tips on buying vases for a variety of floral arrangements.
Many people prefer a traditional tree each holiday season, but you embrace trends and want to bring your tree to life with unique creativity. Planning a different holiday tree each year is part of the fun! Each year, new holiday decorating trends arrive on the seasonal decor scene. You can bring your Christmas tree to life with your own imagination or indulge in one of the new holiday decorating fashions. Use these tips to decide how you will decorate for Christmas this year.
Kwanzaa is meant to be celebrated with family and friends as a way to honor the past and look forward to the future. One important part of celebrating Kwanzaa is decorating the home with traditional seasonal decor. Kwanzaa holiday decor incorporates traditional symbols of African American heritage, both old and new. For example, a kinara symbolizes the African American past, present and future while authentic African folk art is displayed to honor African American roots. Tribal masks, hand-carved statues and wooden fruit bowls from Ghana and other areas of historical significance throughout Africa are often displayed as meaningful decorative accessories during the holiday season as well as home decor all year round.
The wedding decorations you choose will set the scene for your big day and will express your individuality to your guests. You have many choices, but don't let the selection overwhelm you. Start by considering the season when your wedding will be held; this will help you narrow down your ideas. Then, you can find what appeals to you and add in your personality. When you know what you are looking for before you start shopping, you'll be able to stay on budget while creating the event you want.
While you can get by with just the main pieces of furniture in your home, it's the decorative accessories that add style, warmth, and texture to your home. If your rooms need a little personality, you can choose pieces that express your interests. If you're not sure how to add style to your home, try starting with these popular pieces. Many of them can be quite functional as well as decorative.
The holiday of love is the perfect time to celebrate with all the important people in your life. From family and friends to that special someone, a Valentine's Day party is the ideal way to show your appreciation and to have a little fun while you're at it. Whether you decide to throw a casual get-together or a more formal Valentine's affair, these holiday decorating tips will help create a happy celebration for you and your guests.
Whether you have a light-filled courtyard and gazebo or a dark, forgotten corner in a room, flowers and plants provide a dash of color and life in a space. Decorating with fresh flowers demands a certain amount of maintenance involving plucking dried or wilted blossoms, changing water and supplying fresh blooms. If you don't have the time and money to invest in fresh flower arrangements, consider silk plants and floral arrangements instead. Start simply and gradually add in more decorative touches as you incorporate flowers into your home decor. Whether you prefer fresh flowers or silk floral arrangements, you will gather lots of fresh inspiration from the following ideas.
Depending on how you choose to decorate your indoor fireplace mantel, it can be the room's focal point or an extension of an already established theme. The only thing that can make indoor fireplaces more warm and welcoming is the right decorative accessories along the mantelpiece. Plan your fireplace decor carefully because there are a few common decorating traps when it comes to mantels. Some people crowd the mantel with too many small pieces, while others resort to symmetrical arrangements of objects all the same height. Think about your mantel as a gallery with the potential for rotating exhibits.
For most people, the days are gone where you reserve the dining room table for special occasions like Thanksgiving dinner. The dining table once stayed in a room of its own, closed off from the rest of the house. These days, the dining table serves as an essential focal point in many homes, particularly those with open floor plans that afford views of the dining area from the living room, kitchen or entryway. Keep your look fresh and sophisticated by decorating your dining room table with functional and stylish pieces.
During the Holiday season, it can be difficult to keep track of who to get a gift, who to send a card, and who to just give a "happy holidays" tip of the hat to. There are a handful of people, however, whose job it is to make your life just a little easier. These people deserve a thank you tip anytime of the year, but since it is the giving season, make sure you don't forget them. Here are some ideas on what to get them and how much to spend.
Floating shelves can give any room an updated look with their modern design. They are simple to install, fill empty wall space and allow you to easily display knickknacks, decorative items and books. More than a place to store things, floating shelves can be accent pieces if you follow these tips on how to decorate them.
Summer is the best time of the year. The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and everyone is looking forward to relaxing, enjoyable conversation, and good food. It's the perfect time to gather friends and family and celebrate the season. Entertaining in the summertime doesn't need to be complicated to be enjoyable. Here are five tips to create a simple summer soiree.
Visitors make a lot of assumptions about you and your home based on the type of furniture you display. In addition to being on display, your home's other job is to function as your personal sanctuary. Let your guest's first impression be the correct impression when they get an eyeful your accent furniture. Your home will naturally reflect your personal taste when you invest in the right kind of furniture. Coming home to a spectacularly decorated living room after a long day at the office or running errands will go a long way in helping you relax. Below is a list of must-have accent furniture for all homes.