Laura Home Ideas, 2017-10-04 10:46:06.Forget about being lulled into a sense of security by the serene water views and the calming butter yellow color scheme. When you have a pair of eight–year–old twin boys and a two‐year‐old son, combatting chaos is a daily chore.
Laura Home Style, 2017-09-19 01:30:10.“It is a road where tradition and history together make a brave last stand, where devil-frightener mirrors and yin-yang disc still adorn each door, where ancestor still jealously guard their altars and joss stick holders are tacked onto every pseudo Doric pillar; a road where pigtailed amahs and sam-food housewives squat on the pavement gossiping or lean up against walls of tiles painted with intricate pastel flowers, ducks and peasants…” –Straits Times Annual 1977-Such is the charm of the curved, inclined Emerald Hill Road which, according to history manuals, was a happy 'accident.' The road was laid out in 1901 and the terraced houses constructed by over 30 individual owners between 1901 and 1925. At a time when good manners in architecture consisted of conforming largely to the established theme.
Laura Home Ideas, 2017-09-27 01:24:29.What about the sofa thou fall in love with in the good sofa shops? Is there any way to know how it will look with your existing furniture, short of taking it home and trying it out (an obviously impossible proposition)? Always compare characteristics. The piece in the store should have something in common with the furniture at home ― scale, color, line. As an aid to memory, thou could even carry a snapshot of your room when thou shop. Are the lines of the furniture similar — such as a curved back or legs, or is there a like amount of detail on wooden areas? Are the proportions the same?
Laura Home Ideas, 2017-09-25 12:04:32.It is easier to mix if 1 pattern dominates — a sofa covered in a beautiful lush floral or blooming floral print will take the spotlight from a small geometric print wallpaper. And enable thou to use a cushion or some other touch elsewhere within the room in yet another pattern.
Laura Other, 2017-09-11 23:58:39.Japanese gardens are oftentimes symbolic re‐creations of natural landscapes. In Japan‘s exhibit, a mountain torrent, the sea, and rugged coastline are all represented. The “forest“ is made up of plants typical to Japanese hillsides, including purple–leafed maples, azaleas, also rhododendrons. Shallow bays also moist pool edges allow a wide range of aquatic and marginal plants to be grown.
Laura Other, 2017-09-20 23:25:38.“Landscape nowadays is not merely limited to plants and earth moldings, artificial rock pools and pebbles. These soft‐scape elements now go hand–in–hand with pavings, seating pavilions, gazebos, timber structures, lighting, Jacuzzis and decorative fences ― what we in the business would term as hard—scape.“ Explained him.
Laura Other, 2017-09-18 22:26:10.The lady has obviously taken her own advice and is proud of the fact that she built up the elements in her home over the years with no help from interior designers. Her strong feelings on the matter extend to the naturally landscaped garden which is easily reachable from the living room. Even there the elements are not restrained and nature is allowed to take its course!
Laura Home Ideas, 2017-09-25 11:03:07.Fads can be fun so long as thou don’t use up too much dollar on them. Color trends, for instance, are worth following in a small way at least ― they provide a rapid change and needn′t be expensive. When pastel is in, a dusty–rose bowl on the coffee table and a matching pillow on the modern sofa can give your room some needed pizzazz.
Laura Home Ideas, 2017-09-28 11:43:12.Hard‐surface floors like vinyl or ceramic tile, or even marble or terrazzo, increase your options. They wear well however if thou use them in the living room, thou should add rugs for warmth. Area rugs can be placed over carpeting as well as on bare floors. They create a center point also add color, texture, or pattern.
Laura Home Ideas, 2017-09-27 06:32:48.Watch out for fading if your upholstery would be in the sun. Indirect sunlight black will finally turn bluish. Blue color may become purple. Direct sunlight could also destroy fragile fabrics as though silk. Sun plus too‐little humidity could dry out leather also vinyl; they will finally start to crack or peel. Good designing requires a way to protect your carefully planned room from the sun ― blinds, shades or curtains that can be closed during the day.
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