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Celebrating Soft Colors
Wonderful Ways to Hang Outdoor Curtains
From rods and hooks to rope, these hanging methods and curtain types will have your outdoor room made in the shade
Nodding to the Coast in a Bainbridge Island Entry Garden
Treatments for Large or Oddly Shaped Windows
Get the sun filtering and privacy you need even with those awkward windows, using panels, shutters, shades and more
"Natural fabrics, woods and synthetic materials each have different aesthetics and create... solution: a fabric 'sail'. We used a large piece of fabric, and created a right-angled... matching fabric drapery panel in the middle to hide the extra fabric. Sorry this doesn't... did our fabric window covering: stained glass in the 2 top windows (we saw this in... type of fabric that is used. Project: Install window dressing for large or unusually..."
Explore Amazingly Versatile Chinese Chippendale Style
Give a traditional room playfulness, warm up a modern space ... Chinese Chippendale patterns slip in and stand out in any setting
"appear in fabrics and other architectural elements too. This fretwork has seen a resurgence... shipment of fabric to arrive to recover the seats (I live in Hawaii, so the fabric selections... usual fabrics). Thanks!! I absolutely love the Chippendale style.......but one word... The fabric is not for everyone, but our house is a beach cottage where the dining... love your fabric. Nice job, really nice! I would totally smile sitting in those chairs..."
How to Choose the Right Window Shades
Should you roll with rollers or do as the Romans do? This mini guide to choosing window shades can help
"compatible fabric. I did for a customer blue sunblock with black satin fabric to give... go to a Fabric Store that carries interior décor fabric where most sales associates... wonderful fabric! You didn't mention top-down and bottom-up shades. I have those in... lining (fabric-plastic-like in touch, quite hard to iron, dry clean only, or soft sunblock... sunblock fabrics for panels, soft and thick plain solid colors, not very big selection..."
Walk Through a Granite Countertop Installation — Showroom to Finish
"granite fabricator/installer I amd happy to see your post. Perhaps it will save others... to the fabricator's warehouse for cutting. Our contractor asked us to go to the... fabricator's in order to review the placement of the templates before cutting.... at the fabricator's, we detected a slight violet-blue tinge that was not evident under... skilled fabricator to do the job right. I don't know. I doubt anyone rents them as..."
How to Replace a Button on a Tufted Chair
"the new fabric. I am pretty neat with a hot glue gun but fabric glue could also be... excess fabric. Or, you can bring in a piece of fabric to their shop and they can make... scrap fabric. Carefully place the scrap fabric inside the torn area, positioning... removing any fabric. I spent 20 years as an upholsterer. A much easier solution is to use... buying fabric to have the front & back cushions on this piece re-done, I discovered..."
Decorating 101: How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?
"expensive fabric on one side and leveraging it with a much less expensive fabric on other... beautiful fabric to a stock pinch pleat lined drapery panel is another way to get a high... looking fabrics for less as they have a trained eye and know where to shop. Most successful... change the fabric it would have been more expensive to recover them than to buy new ones... solid fabric and a more expensive trim for embellishment. With regard to blinds..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"has been fabricated. The fabricator came to measure, etc. and never said anything to... steel fabrication does not have to be "extremely expensive". In the Northeast anyway... experienced fabricators, it was comparable to Low-mid range granite in pricing. It can... Ask any fabricator and they will tend to agree. The quartz products have been a favorite... side. Our fabricator, FloForm, refuses to work with Paperstone and Richlite due to all..."
Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors
"from the fabric. Pick one color from the fabric (blue, green?) and use that for your... favorite fabric, area rug or painting are great starting points. I don't subscribe... swatch of fabric of that upholstered piece of furniture you just bought? Some vendors... carry fabric swatches, photos of the various objects I already have acquired or want... find a fabric that goes with the carpet and has colors you like, then choose other..."
The Lowdown on Bed Skirts
Sure, they hide the dust bunnies. But when you know all the options, bed skirts can rack up major style points too
"skirt fabric. Here’s what to know.... the same fabric that she used to upholster her headboard: http://blog.fabricseen.co... green-fabric-bedroom-set/ I have allergies, and do not want anything that can accumulate... pieces of fabric) they will collect as much dust as any bedskirt. Also, any horizontal... horizontal fabric surface in your home will collect far more dust than vertical pieces. Think... require less fabric than the gathered type: 3½ to 7 yards of 54-inch-wide fabric. While..."
High-End Look for Less: Make a Layered Headboard for $20
No sewing and sawing means no hemming and hawing; just gather some inexpensive materials and get going
"and use fabric remnants instead, to make a layered headboard for a grand total of $20... white fabric be purchased or who is the manufacturer? It looks like it might be stenciled... amydavid! The fabric was a remnant - Kravet Riad Ivory Love this! I'm staging my guest... batting and fabric or just on the area that is seen? I couldn't tell by the pictures too... of the fabric to give it more dimension. 3/4 inch MDF runs over $30 a sheet. This..."
So Your Style Is: Traditional
Smitten with classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your house
"floral-print fabrics, traditional style sometimes gets a bad rap as fusty and outdated.... chose the fabrics on upholstered furniture. A warmer look than what I see here. Love... neutral fabric or a natural material such as rattan? Jcarey - transitional style may... traditional fabrics except velour because of dog, fur would cling on it. People need to... traditional fabric choices because they afraid to be "old fashion" labeled. Love the..."
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