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Brown Couch and How to Jazz Up with it

March 1st, 2013
Traditional Brown Fabric Sofa Ideas

Traditional Brown Fabric Sofa Ideas

Color is an important element in a room decoration. Every color has its own character and effects. To make a furniture piece with a particular color looks stunning you should use other colors that can highlight the furniture and anchor the space. A brown couch, for instance, will not look wonderful if you apply wrong colors for pieces around it. The best way to jazz up the couch is to make use of some contrasting color. You should know what colors that contrast brown. As brown color is a kind of rich color, the couch should be spotlighted with softer background shading. This also helps to highlight the room.

The couch is intended to be the focal point of the room. Therefore, dark furnishings should be avoided as dark tones compete with the brown couch. Find something in contrasting colors with no competing elements that can be the couch’s rivals. The easiest way to start decorating a couch is to place some throw pillows. Go softer by giving the couch cream or beige-colored pillows. Alternatively, plaids with different shades of yellow or red can be the other ideas. These pillows can show off the richness of brown color. Additionally, find a colorful quilt and toss it on one end or across the couch’s back. Here, the brown couch functions as a rich background that highlight the craftsmanship of the quilt.

Leather Brown Couch Set for Living Room

Leather Brown Couch Set for Living Room

Light Brown Vinyl Sofa for Home

Light Brown Vinyl Sofa for Home

If your room space is large, you can place some chairs in orange, white or green colors to pair the brown couch. Place the chairs to face the couch. However, if the space can’t accommodate extra chairs, place an orange, white, or green rug in front of the couch. The combination of dark-colored couch and light-colored rug plays off each other. Around the couch, you can place some oak wooden furniture pieces such as a coffee table or an end table. It can enhance the bold and rich theme that is already generated by the couch.

For the wall, give it a slate color or light gray. These color functions as a rich backdrop for the brown couch. If you think the room is too bold as there may be some large furniture pieces with rich colors, soften the boldness with a distinct touch of bright colored lampshades with beads lining at the bottom. Such lampshades not only soften the room but they generate a cozy ambiance for the entire room.

Coleman Elegant Brown Leather Couch

Coleman Elegant Brown Leather Couch

Dark Chocolate Classic Sofa with Pillow

Dark Chocolate Classic Sofa with Pillow

Vintage Couch Styles

February 28th, 2013
Vintage Couch with Three Seating

Vintage Couch with Three Seating

Couches always look magnificent for a living room, bedroom, and other rooms in your home. They come in various styles. One of them is vintage style.  When you hear the word vintage, you must think that it is something traditional and old. However, vintage couch falls in numerous styles. It is true that it employs classic design as used in Victorian era. Instead of regarded as old, vintage sofa or couch is seen as stylish and classy piece that can adorn any rooms. As there are many styles of vintage sofas, you should learn some of major features of each style so you are able to identify which style that you really want for your particular room.

Vintage couch styles speak for history, personality, and elegance to a room. Although this style is originated from 18th-19th century, it integrates efficient lines which are associated with contemporary design. One of the styles of vintage couches is mid-century modern couches. This style refers to an interior design and architecture style from 1930s – 1960s. In this era, all of furniture pieces are designed with a principle that style has the same portion as function. Couches in this style look simple with geometric shapes and clean lines without elaborate embellishment.

Elegant Unique Victorian Couch

Elegant Unique Victorian Couch

Glamour Sofa for Home Decoration Ideas

Glamour Sofa for Home Decoration Ideas

Another popular style of vintage couch is Chesterfields. It is a couch with a high back that covers the armrest of the same tallness. Chesterfields also incorporate irremovable sewn-in cushions and larger rolled arms. This couch is often upholstered in velvet or leather. Traditional, it features tufting and tight tailoring have some buttons as an accent. If you prefer a single seat cushion, you can opt for Chippendale couches. Some striking characteristics are featured by a Chippendale couch. Apart from its single, never-ending seat cushions, the couches back have curving lines with the shape of camel-back. Often, this style of couch is upholstered with heavy damask.

Chesterfield Antique Brown Leather Sofa

Chesterfield Antique Brown Leather Sofa

If you want to have a vintage couch that looks like a chaise lounge, there is a fashionable couch called a fainting couch that can suit your personal taste. The back of a fainting couch can only be raised at one end. This becomes the main characteristic of a fainting couch. Among all of the styles mentioned above, which one do you like? You can pick the one to suite your taste but make sure that couch you select also goes well with the room decor so it will look nice.

Classic Blue Sofas for Living Room

Classic Blue Sofas for Living Room

Pink Sofa and Its Decoration

February 26th, 2013
Unique Pink Leather Sofa for Living Room

Unique Pink Leather Sofa for Living Room

Usually people use neutral colors or bright colors for their sofa especially if the sofa is placed in a living room. But, there is nothing wrong with trying something new and unique. You can try pink sofa, for example. Pink does not always mean feminine. This color can speak for various meanings. Pink can reflect romance, elegance, compassion, and the like. Nowadays, many people are getting interested with this color to decorate their rooms. It is not easy to decorate with pink couches of sofas. You should learn how to mix and match some colors and pieces to make the room where the sofa is placed eye-catching.

The easiest way to begin your room decoration is to focus on the pink sofa itself. Decorate the sofa with throw pillows. If the sofa has soft pink color, choose throw pillows in dark blue or dark purple. These colors can make your sofa looks dazzling. These bold colors also suit dark pink. The colors can also be applied for other fabrics in the room such as for curtains and rugs. Another color that can be used for bolder pink sofa is white. However, the use of throw pillows to decorate the sofa is not a must. If you don’t want to, you do need to add throw pillows on it.

Louis Pink Couch with Single Seating

Louis Pink Couch with Single Seating

Soft Pink Sofa for Interior Decoration

Soft Pink Sofa for Interior Decoration

After you focus on the sofa, you can move on the things surround the pink sofa. Add table lamps with acrylic or crystal lamp bases. Give white and black striped around lampshades to accent the pink decoration. For more decorative look, glue pink feathers the lower part of the lampshades. Some other accessories are useful to adorn the room. For instance, incorporate gold and silver finishes to frame art, mirrors, and photos. If you use a combination of dark pink and black, use white and black photos framed in black.

Do not forget to add fresh flowers as they can make the room lively. Put the flowers on glass or crystal vases. Place the vase on the table in front of the pink sofa. The other important think to pay attention is the paint of the wall. White and neutral wall color is good ideas to play save. You can try other wall colors to complement the sofa for example orange, green, or different hues of pink. The choice of color combination depends on what effect you want to set in the room.

Hello Kitty Pink Kids Sofa

Hello Kitty Pink Kids Sofa

Interesting Hot Pink Sofa Bed

Interesting Hot Pink Sofa Bed

IKEA Leather Sofas for Your Stunning Seating

February 25th, 2013
IKEA Leather Sofas in Black Shade

IKEA Leather Sofas in Black Shade

IKEA is well-known for its high quality products. The products fall in some departments such as bathroom, bedroom, lighting, hallway, dining, eating, textile & rugs, youth room, living room, etc. Among all products in all departments, IKEA leather sofas are one of the most popular products. They come in various designs and are made of various materials. Because of the wide range of designs and materials, you can always find particular sofas to suit your personalized living room, office room, bedroom, and other rooms. It is very convenient to shop at IKEA. Here, you can shop online. What you need is just to visit its website where you can see what are offered.

For leather sofas, there are a lot of options that can choose from. Here are some reviews of the best and most recent IKEA leather sofas. One of them is Karlstad sofa. This sofa costs $919. It is very perfect for your modern living room as it looks graceful. Besides, this sofa is very comfortable and soft as it is made of polyester fiber wadding and high resilience foam. It features removable armrests and touch-and-close fastening. It only requires vacuum cleaner to clean the sofa. So, of you look for sturdy, soft, and easy care leather sofa, Karlstad will be the best option.

Karlstad Cream Leather Sofa from IKEA

Karlstad Cream Leather Sofa from IKEA

Another attractive and comfortable leather sofa from IKEA is Kivik sofa. It is available in five covers that include granny beige, granny black, grin white, and granny dark brown. Designed by Ola Wihlborg, this sofa is very comfortable and has an elegant look. The armrest and seat surfaces are made of hardwearing grain leather which is soft and easy to care. The cushions of the seat have memory foam top later. The cushions molds to your body contours and when you get up the shape is regained. If you want too, you can expand the sofa with some chaises. Do you want these IKEA leather sofas? You can purchase them online at IKEA for $899.

Two seat Leather Kivik Sofas

Two seat Leather Kivik Sofas

If you look for cheaper sofas but still have awesome look, you can consider Klippan loveseat. It looks great with its pure white color for your simple office or living room. The maintenance is also simple. Mix mild detergent and water and damp a sponge to the water. Use the sponge to wipe the sofa. So, which IKEA leather sofas do you prefer? Check out the website now and get what you desire.

IKEA Klippan Loveseat in Modern Style

IKEA Klippan Loveseat in Modern Style

IKEA Klippan Black Leather Loveseat

IKEA Klippan Black Leather Loveseat

Simple Ideas for Outdoor Patio Designs

February 17th, 2013
Outdoor Home Garden Patio Design with Fireplace

Outdoor Home Garden Patio Design with Fireplace

The outdoor patio designs have turned into more affordable whilst remaining factual to people’s distinctive taste and budget. It has become really obvious that in our day’s busy working atmosphere and lifestyle in which modern men and women have taken a devoted interest in adapting their house living towards a more outside type of lifestyle and it is typically attained with the use of patio designs which incorporate people’s personal taste and flair. As the current living and consumables are continually evolving and shaping to settle into people’s lifestyles thus has pricing and then ways of how to get certain effects.

Obviously before investing in outdoor patio designs, there are two things to set up first. One is that by completing this will most absolutely increase the overall value of your house thereby pushing up your belongings value but the second significant point is that it requires careful consideration and attention has to be paid to little details such as the size of your belongings and location etc. Taking some of those points into solemn consideration allows almost any person to create beautiful and luxurious patio designs which can make living at home and pleasing friends over a complete enjoyment and will leave you desiring to indulge in weekend parties and just about any excuse to tempt people over for a visit.

Country Outdoor Kitchen Patio Layout

Country Outdoor Kitchen Patio Layout

Landscaping outdoor patio design

Landscaping outdoor patio design

What points have to be taken into account before focusing on outdoor patio designs? The first thing that needs to be considered is the size of the garden. How much space that you have will lets you make a layout and then give you an obvious sign of how much concrete to lie or tiles to pave. Then, you need also to think about the shape of your garden or your entire house. Choosing design ideas which flow and complement the whole layout of your house is recommended.

You can apply these easy to implement outdoor patio designs to liven up the backyard and make the garden look like an outlook from a movie. First, installing a fireplace will change any evening into a magical ambiance. You can speak to some designers for handy advice. Then, you can make use of smart stylish furniture as your selection but you need to make sure to select based on your initial outline. Plastic is quite popular but wood furniture is the best. Lastly, using different plants can liven up any garden right away.

Beach View for Outdoor Patio Ideas

Beach View for Outdoor Patio Ideas

Brown Outdoor Patio Furniture Set

Brown Outdoor Patio Furniture Set

Making Private Patio Garden Ideas

February 17th, 2013
Stunning patio landscaping garden

Stunning patio landscaping garden

Your patio or back yard can easily turn into the most lived-in space outside your home, a social hub and family resource. Patio garden ideas can also function as a private outdoor space, particularly in apartment or condo living. To make it private, some form of screening might be essential. Screens can be formed from living or lifeless materials. A living screen needs maintenance and it will need to be pruned for keeping it at the preferred height and for controlling its lateral expansion. The plants have to be watered and you will have green matter to clear out.

In selecting suitable plants for your patio garden ideas, you will want to think about any existing winds and your hardiness area. In picking exactly where to plants you will have to take in what or who you are planning to be screened from, and limiting things such as existing drives, underground services, and so forth. Depending on the range chosen the foliage can provide a dense to average screen. The plants stated here are usually not appropriate for container planting, even if you might have success with some bamboo species, for example fountain bamboo, in a container.

Luxury Patio Home Garden Design

Luxury Patio Home Garden Design

Modern patio garden ideas for backyard

Modern patio garden ideas for backyard

Building a screen for your patio garden ideas can be as complex or as straightforward as you select. Materials consist of brick, plank, block, or steel mesh. You can complete it by hand, have a landscaper build it, or purchase a ready made commercial piece. If you decide to build a permanent, substantial wall you can take the chance to incorporate storage or screen space on the side facing the back yard. That can add the selection of enjoying sculpture, terracotta or other art and craft pieces when you sip a cooling drink and listen to any favorite music in your patio.

Possibly the fastest way to provide a screen for your patio garden ideas is to combine a structure like a trellis with living material, for example honeysuckle, clematis, or passion fruit. You need to be aware that Japanese honeysuckle is an omnipresent weed in the United States. What’s more, you can also make those screens mobile simply by planting into a container and then training the plants over a ladder made out of bamboo, trellis, or plastic stakes. There are grouping trellis and planter boxes available which will not rot or warp, and in which you can erect without requiring any tools.

Country Patio Wedding Ideas

Country Patio Wedding Ideas

Green Plant for Backyard Patio Home Garden

Green Plant for Backyard Patio Home Garden