Many people find themselves beating their heads against the wall when it comes to what to do with the 70's style of furniture. These pieces are making a huge comeback due to painters around the country whose boldness hasn't gone unnoticed. Esty, pinterest, and blogs have all gone crazy over this style because of the new and impoved look resulting from a dash of paint. The styles from the 60's and 70's are really popular today. This includes the modern Eames styled furniture and the 70's Mod chunky furniture. Suddenly everyone is itching for mom and dad's old furniture!
If you haven't stumbled upon Lesly Lozano's painted furniture on esty, she really has a handle on this style. Her tangerine tango dressers have been seen everywhere on the web because they are (Read More.....)
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When you are decorating a child’s room it is important to make sure that the room is not only fun for them but also safe for them to play and roughhouse in. That means that they typical picture frames and framed art will not work. Instead, there are many other ways that you can decorate the walls of your child’s room. Here are some ideas:
1. Photo Stickers – I am sure you have seen ads for those giant wall stickers that printers can now make out of your own photos. What a great idea for a kid’s room! Have a life sized sticker of them dressed in their football or ballerina or soccer gear, playing along the wall. Have photos of family, friends and pets (Read More.....)
Almost all children love arts and crafts projects, and they're a great activities for keeping summer boredom at bay. Besides that, the art your kids create can be used as fun, colorful, and sometimes even functional accents to decorate your home. If you're looking for some art projects to busy the kids and spice up your living space, give one of these summer craft project ideas a try.
Chinese lanterns are very simple to make, and kids will enjoy decorating their rooms with them. Because this project requires the use of scissors and glue, be sure to supervise younger children while they make their lanterns. To make a Chinese lantern, have your child choose one sheet of colored construction paper and then fold it in half lengthwise. It should look like a long rectangle. Then direct them with the instructions that follow. Place the folded paper in front of you so that the fold line is closest to you, open ends up. With a pair of child's safety scissors, cut long slits along the fold line towards the open ends of the paper. Make sure you don't cut all the way to the open ends--stop about (Read More.....)
Are you looking for something really interesting for your kids room? Are you a mom with an appreciation for the rustic and primitive styles? Cuckoo clock's are often seen by themselves, but they sure would be fun to look at as a painted collection on the wall.
A cuckoo clock is a clock, typically regulated by a pendulum that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo's call. With that call comes the excitement of seeing the mechanical cuckoo that emerges with each note. Almost every kind of cuckoo clock since the middle of the 18th century and has remained the same without variation until the present.
The most traditional style of cuckoo clocks are often ones in wooden cased decorated with carved leaves and animals. A bird appears through a small trap door while the clock is striking. The bird is often made to move as the clock strikes, like a bird chirping. It is magical to watch.
Having chiming clocks in your home can present a warm atmosphere. My grandfather was a collector of these clocks. At the top of the hour, it was almost as though a symphony played when his dozen or so clocks went off. You would think it (Read More.....)
The Frog chair in the dressing room of a Loudonville, New York, home is by Michael Taylor Designs and is upholstered in a Gretchen Bellinger fabric; the boxes on the custom-made shelves hold shoes and hats. - ELLE DECOR
The idea of organizing with shoe boxes may sound silly at first, but it is a fantastic way of cleaning up some of your smaller possessions, all without having to spend a fortune on extra furniture. A shoe box can hold anything from toys and kitchen gadgets. Shoe boxes are absolutely perfect for kids toys. I am sure you know how some of the smallest accessories that come with toys, such as the GI Joe Action figures, and Barbie doll accessories that are played with for a couple days, and their shoes are missing or the lego pieces that are randomly found around the house.
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