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Modern Coffee Tables for Your Living Room

October 20th, 2013
Hokku Designs Nile Motion Coffee Table with Storage

Hokku Designs Nile Motion Coffee Table with Storage

There is nothing better than adding modern coffee tables to your living room. It is because coffee tables do not only serve decorative visual appeal but also comfort and homey nuance. There is nothing more enjoyable than having a cup of tea or coffee while having conversation with family in a coffee table.

As a common piece in any living room, you will find many styles of coffee tables from traditional to modern. Traditional coffee tables are mostly made of wood while the modern ones can be made of plastic, metal, or glass.

Depending on the design of your living room, whether it is traditional, contemporary, rustic, etc, you should choose a coffee table that goes with it. While wooden coffee table complement traditional or rustic living room decor, modern coffee tables are available in several kinds to beautify your modern living room.

Actually modern coffee tables have more styles than the traditional ones. Typically traditional coffee tables simply come with a smooth tabletop and four legs. The modern ones can be round, square, or even octagon-shaped.

Unlike traditional coffee tables which come in ornate designs with a lot of craftsmen work, the modern ones have clean lines and simple designs. They sometimes come in bold attractive color. Depending on the function, they can be designed in different heights with more than a few different table tops. A glass or tile is sometime insert to the table top to add style.

Again, the function of the coffee table influence how it is designed. For example, family members who love to spend the weekend by playing games my consider a coffee table with game boards on the tabletop like backgammon or droughts.

Hokku Designs Jade Black White Coffee Table

Hokku Designs Jade Black White Coffee Table

Hokku Designs Lark Contemporary Coffee Table

Hokku Designs Lark Contemporary Coffee Table

The design of modern coffee tables can be adjusted to suit your needs. While coffee tables for some families host game night, other families may use coffee tables for giving extra storage space. For this purpose, the coffee tables can be designed with shelves or cabinets.

You can find such coffee tables with cabinet doors, ladder-style shelving, and other designs. With this storage, books, magazines, and other supplies will be well-arranged. It supports the idea of modern design in which the storage help avoid messy look on the table surface.

Another favorable design is modern lift-top coffee tables. Some hardware pieces are added under the tabletop so the entire top can be lifted to offer versatile storage capacity.  Which modern coffee tables do you like to have for your living room?

Ave Six Wall Street Chrome Espresso Modern Coffee Tables

Ave Six Wall Street Chrome Espresso Modern Coffee Tables

Hokku Designs Braxton Walnut Modern Coffee Tables

Hokku Designs Braxton Walnut Modern Coffee Tables

Family Tree Picture Frame Setup and Display

October 20th, 2013
Uttermost Massena Photo Collage Wall Art in Set of 7

Uttermost Massena Photo Collage Wall Art in Set of 7

The best decoration in any home is the one that reflects the love among family members. To create a lovely homey living space, you can, for example, hang or place family pictures in the living room. For a big family, it is even better to have a family tree picture frame.

With a family tree displayed in the room, the family ties can be celebrated wonderfully. You know, young people right now do not know their family ancestors. That is very sad. Having a family tree can remind them of their ancestry. It also displays images of loved ones. Of course this frame also functions as an attractive decoration.

There are many ways to organize the family tree pictures so they can contribute to the home decor. The common way of family photos arrangements are to have a main group photo surrounding by individually-framed portraits and a classic tree-shaped frame of the whole family.

Start by collecting family photos and select the ones which are still bright and clear. Some old photos may have got damaged, so you should be very selective. You can arrange the photos your own if you want to. But doing this craft project can take a lot of time especially if there are a lot of family members. Therefore, many people tend to buy a ready-bought family tree picture frame.

There are many different attractive styles of family tree photo frames available in craft stores or even stationery stores. So, let’s begin. After you purchased a desired photo frame, place the selected photographs there.

Uttermost Lucho Hanging Photo Collage Wall Art

Uttermost Lucho Hanging Photo Collage Wall Art

Uttermost Maple Tree Photo Collage Wall Art

Uttermost Maple Tree Photo Collage Wall Art

Usually family tree photo frame consist of individual frames in similar sizes. So, make sure that the photographs have been in all in the same size. Place the oldest family photo on the top of the tree. This is the place for the oldest ancestor and her or his spouse.

Below the first family, place portraits of the children and their spouses as well.  Go down in a descending position until the last or younger member of the family. That is how we setup and display family tree picture frame. Depending on the available space, you can put all family portraits or only those living in the home.

It means you do not need to put you parent’s sibling’s families. If there is still enough space, you can add a group photo taken from family wedding or gathering. If you want to, you can set a special corner for family photos using family tree picture frame.

Metal Family Tree Picture Frame Wall Decor in 35W x 40H

Metal Family Tree Picture Frame Wall Decor in 35W x 40H

Family Tree Picture Frame Wall Decor in 28W x 33H

Family Tree Picture Frame Wall Decor in 28W x 33H

Antique Stained Glass Lamps – Making Beautiful Ambience

August 9th, 2013
Warehouse of Tiffanys 3046+BB1055 Ariel Tiffany Style 24-Inch Glass Table Lamp

Warehouse of Tiffanys 3046+BB1055 Ariel Tiffany Style 24-Inch Glass Table Lamp

Antique stained glass lamps are a unique way to make beautiful ambience in any house interior design lighting idea. The very qualities of those kinds of shades make them a very popular and attractive home decorating ornament. Lamp glass shades can be used nearly anywhere in the house where you want to make special kind of lighting displays. For instance such glass lamp shades can be used in a living area on the end tables of a couch set as the filler and to enhance the beauty of the interior lighting.

Antique stained glass lampscan also be used in semi outdoor spaces like an attached patio in which natural sunlight is sufficient but not quite fair to illuminate the entire area. The big benefit of using stained glasses is that it can create colored light and illuminate the surroundings with the color with a slight tinge. It can make them a possible candidate for bedroom lighting too. Depending upon which kind of ambience that you want to make, a stained glass shade can cleverly be chosen and installed in some numbers across the house to make an interior lighting idea.

Blue Dragonfly Tiffany Lit Base Antique Stained Glass Table Lamps

Blue Dragonfly Tiffany Lit Base Antique Stained Glass Table Lamps

Victorian Hanging Tulip Antique Stained Glass Lamps

Victorian Hanging Tulip Antique Stained Glass Lamps

Antique stained glass lamps are best suited as a light fixture in houses, which have an oriental interior design idea. In this kind of theme almost all design elements use heavy decoration and complex patterns. Therefore, an antique piece made from wrought iron or brass with white, clear, or stained glass might be the best selection. When used in some numbers and for a wide range of uses such as table lamps, wall lamps, and lampposts, these can be a really amazing experience which can represent the oriental interior design idea.

If you are such a creative person, then you can make your own antique stained glass lamps. There is a very good feeling on making something which looks very stunning and getting praises on it that you can also show off in your office or house. Making stained glass can be a very fun activity, and you can incorporate kids, and make it an enjoying family activity. There are some things to consider like what glass to be used, the design one is going after and the style. You need to be sure to have the required tool available and helpful to complete the whole project. Additionally, be creative and decide if you want to use a plain glass, jewel, or other choices.

Warehouse of Tiffanys 3742+BB75B Antique Green Leafy 67-Inch Torchiere Glass Lamps

Warehouse of Tiffanys 3742+BB75B Antique Green Leafy 67-Inch Torchiere Glass Lamps

1908 Studios Tiffany Geo Hex Mission Antique Stained Glass Table Lamps

1908 Studios Tiffany Geo Hex Mission Antique Stained Glass Table Lamps

Outdoor Bar Stools Surviving the Elements

August 5th, 2013
Strathwood Bradford 2-Pieces All Weather Hardwood Outdoor Bar Chair

Strathwood Bradford 2-Pieces All Weather Hardwood Outdoor Bar Chair

So you might have a backyard you just really adore. The trees are so stunning and the sun is shining as always, you have that integrated barbecue and also a great pool. You also have that gorgeous bar you installed. All you need is just the exceptional set of outdoor bar stools which will bring the backyard to life with entertainment. Indeed, outdoor stools are built purposely to handle weather such as snow, rain, and excessive heat. Getting the right barstool might depend on what kind of terrain where you live in. When you deal more with snow and rain, you might lean more towards metallic outdoor stools. In case you reside in hot, dry weather you might take into account wooden bar stools with a decent finish to protect it.

Outdoor bar stools are not only for a big lavish backyard with integrated barbeques and pools. Those are also very good for condos, homes, and apartments with balconies. Owning a barstool on your terrace can give you the capability of seeing over the rail and so increase your view. Besides, owning barstools which are outside is a very good way for you and your company for enjoying the outdoors in comfort and style.

International Caravan Mandalay 2-Pieces Outdoor Black Bar Bistro Chair

International Caravan Mandalay 2-Pieces Outdoor Black Bar Bistro Chair

RST Outdoor IP-PEBST3205-E Woven Wicker 2-Pack Outdoor Bar Stools

RST Outdoor IP-PEBST3205-E Woven Wicker 2-Pack Outdoor Bar Stools

Outdoor bar stools are very easy to get on and off and can also be moved easily giving you and any guest the capability of moving around with little to no effort at all and to sit anywhere they select without straining themselves. Even though you already own a table with chairs, outdoor patio bar stools are a very good way to include some extra seating and are also great for a large party in which people will not be sitting for quite long periods of time and the traffic flow is constant. Such kind of stools are also very good for pools, ponds, and gardens. Those stools are not only for the patio either, as many people put them on their front terrace or stoop too.

When opting for your outdoor bar stools, you need to just keep in mind to take the style and weather into your consideration. If your patio bar stool is complementary to your house and is capable of withstanding the elements of your regional type of weather, then you have really made the right selection and will take pleasure in your patio bar stools for quite many years to come.

Adams 8350 02 3702 Real Comfort 2-Pack 30-Inch Outdoor Black Bar Stool

Adams 8350 02 3702 Real Comfort 2-Pack 30-Inch Outdoor Black Bar Stool

Adams 8350 23 3702 Real Comfort 2-Pieces 30-Inch Desert Clay Outdoor Bar Stools

Adams 8350 23 3702 Real Comfort 2-Pieces 30-Inch Desert Clay Outdoor Bar Stools

Choosing the Perfect Ladder Back Chairs

August 3rd, 2013

International Concepts Pair of Madison Park Black Cherry Ladder Back Chairs

There are literally hundreds of different dining chair designs offered in a wide variety of material, finishes and sizes based on what your needs and requirements are. Oak ladder back chairs are now so popular and taking over from the reputation of darker chairs which were popular some time ago. Oak is a very durable material and the strength means that it has to last quite a long time unlike the other woods such as pine that can be weak and can also break more easily.

The ladder back chairs have come back into style more lately and are well suited to a traditional farmhouse or a barn conversion style home in which the kitchen table is frequently a prominent part of a family life and many activities can be based around this very important kitchen table. The Charlton style has been a classic or traditional ladder back design for many retailers in UK with its chunky ladder back style frame.

Winsome 2-Pieces Light Oak Wood Ladder Back Chairs

Winsome 2-Pieces Light Oak Wood Ladder Back Chairs

TMS Black 2-Pieces Ladder Back Chairs

TMS Black 2-Pieces Ladder Back Chairs

A kitchen or a dining area is not just a common place as you may think it is. Besides being a space in which you prepare food, it is a place in which you can enjoy eating as well as chatting with your friends and family. Therefore, it should have an appealing atmosphere like putting ladder back chairs. Randomly getting your dining chairs will of course not help you with it and the confusion which can come along with a lot of choices can obstruct you from getting that done. Those are basically the reasons why must be keen with your selections. But to be really safe, why not opt for oak dining chairs? Those are both durable and versatile so you can be certain you will get the money’s worth when they are the ones that you will buy.

Though you have a classic or modern idea for your kitchen or dining area, oak ladder back chairs can blend well with it. They can also be fashioned to look just like an antique piece which will fit well on formal dining. They can be with modern designs for modern kitchen idea and for casual dining. To buy them, there are many online shops you can visit. It will allow you to compare the prices and then make a purchase without much hassle. In addition, if you want to personally check the pieces, then there are also local furniture shops you can go to.

Flash Furniture Hercules Series Black Metal Restaurant Chair with Vinyl Seat and Natural Wood Back

Flash Furniture Hercules Series Black Metal Restaurant Chair with Vinyl Seat and Natural Wood Back

Light Oak Dining Chair and Drop-Leaf Table Sets

Light Oak Dining Chair and Drop-Leaf Table Sets

Zebra Print Chair – A Versatile Chair

July 27th, 2013
Big Joe Roma Bean Zebra Print Bag Chair

Big Joe Roma Bean Zebra Print Bag Chair

Are you like the thousands of other people out there who cannot wait for the brutal winter times to end and finally be capable of hitting the beaches this summer season? Well if you are, then you can take into account adding a zebra print chair to your beach store. An animal print chair might be a very good asset not only for beach goers, but any person who loves being capable of lounging around outside as well. There might be no better way to lie about outside in style than on print chairs.

There are many different kinds of zebra print chair sets you can buy in the zebra print. It includes the classic wood and also plastic lounge chairs, the all-metal chairs, and the all-wood chairs. You may perhaps be wondering just how all-wood chairs can have zebra prints. The answer is a lot simpler than you think. You can make use of a zebra print pad to simply add the classic print to a wooden lounge chair. While a wooden chair might be too heavy to move, it can be the ideal addition to your outdoor patio.

Linon Occasional Zebra Print Chair

Linon Occasional Zebra Print Chair

Coaster Microfiber Zebra Fabric Accent Chair

Coaster Microfiber Zebra Fabric Accent Chair

A zebra print chair is not only great for the beach. You can use this versatile chair at a number of different places. You can consider using it around the pool. Not only your pool, you can take into account bringing it on vacation or to somebody’s pool parties this summer time; you will of course be the hit of the party. Besides, another very good place for this kind of chair is on any terrace near a hot grill. An animal print will make your chair really stand out regardless of where you go. You can just think of all the people who will be checking you and the wild print chairs the next time you will go out for a lounge.

In addition, decorating with animal print comes with a word of concern. Too much animal print might be a terrible thing. When you own a print chair at a desk, then the other furniture in the area must just have the same print or just be a solid color. When you cannot get a chair you like in a print, you can think about adding a print cushion to your chair. Using a zebra print pad on your zebra print chair is a more subtle way to adjoin print to any chair.

Boss Microfiber Zebra Pattern Delubye Posture Chair

Boss Microfiber Zebra Pattern Delubye Posture Chair

Black and Zebra Print High Heel Shoe Chair

Black and Zebra Print High Heel Shoe Chair

Ginger Jar Lamps – From Traditional to Modern

July 26th, 2013
Mario Lamps 10T232VA Ginger Jar White Ceramic Table Lamp

Mario Lamps 10T232VA Ginger Jar White Ceramic Table Lamp

No matter whether you find ginger jar lamps in one of some books by Dean Koontz, or you just have seen them in a Chinese movie, or in a museum someplace, you have fallen in love with a Chinese ginger jar table lamp. Now you need to have one or two or even more than two. You can step back and then see a ginger jar lamp turning into an obsession. It is just like having a valuable vase except that this lamp can make light, a lot of lighting, up to 150 Watts worth of light. It is a lot for a fine and modest table lamp.

However, there are so many kinds of ginger jar lamps to select. They are available in some different colors, from yellow table lamps to white to turquoise, different messages, from Chinese lettering to pictures of nature, different shapes and curvatures, from highly bent to nearly straight, and, most prominently different styles. They could be contemporary or they could be traditional.

Blue and White Porcelain Temple Ginger Jar Table Lamp

Blue and White Porcelain Temple Ginger Jar Table Lamp

Greenwich Lighting Off White Sand Dune Ginger Jar Table Lamp

Greenwich Lighting Off White Sand Dune Ginger Jar Table Lamp

We will principally differentiate here between two kinds of ginger jar lamps: traditional and modern. It turns out; those categories frequently coincide with the option of bold, strong colors, versus the option of pastel colors, often off-white, with blue or black inscriptions, so hopefully it will provide you with an idea on how to opt for your jar lamp for your space. Normally, the modern jar decorative lamps can be described as simple in the design yet bold in the coloring. They can go with a modern style room decor like bright or pastel colored walls, and even will complement stainless steel furniture. Besides, you will be capable of choosing between off-white color, orange, yellow, or blood red.

While most conventional ginger jar lamps will be white, it has to be understood in a general way. This is not that they are just white, but they will rather be in a wide range of white to off-white color settings, and the images or the inscriptions painted on them will most likely be single color, usually black or blue. So the white will just dominate, so the designation. Aside from the color, the painting on the jar can also be fairly busy and complicated, ranging from several columns of Chinese script, to some landscape paintings simply on a single side. In addition, they could also be interchanging on the four sides of the jar lamp.

Oriental Furniture JCO-X922 Large Ming Ceramic Ginger Jar Porcelain Table Lamp

Oriental Furniture JCO-X922 Large Ming Ceramic Ginger Jar Porcelain Table Lamp

Blue and White Porcelain Ginger Jar Lamps Double Happiness

Blue and White Porcelain Ginger Jar Lamps Double Happiness

Chair and a Half – The Romantic Seating for a Master Suite

July 25th, 2013
Traditional Antique DuraBlend Chair and A Half

Traditional Antique DuraBlend Chair and A Half

A chair and a half can make a great buy for any master suite. Some newer houses now own master suites, complete with a seating space to make the ultimate escape. To make a romantic escape in a master suite, you have to pay attention to the furniture sets, including the seating selections. Imagine yourself curling up in a comfy and soft chair with your prized one. Whether you are watching a movie or enjoying the warmth of a fire at the end of quite a long day, chairs and a half can give you a comfortable place to have a seat. Sofas and love seats are frequently too big to match a master suite and separate chairs will not own the same romance as being caable of curling up together.

Furthermore, a chair and a half can actually solve these issues. Their smaller size can make them ideal for fitting into a smaller suite space at the same time as offering you the same console as a sofa. However, you do not lose the intimate feeling which having two chairs gives the room. They fit two individuals comfortably and you can read, watch TV, talk, or just enjoy being together. Besides, the chairs also make a comfortable spot for dads and moms to get some quiet time with their kids.

Brown Oversized Chair and a Half for Living Room

Brown Oversized Chair and a Half for Living Room

L.L.Bean Pine Point Slipcovered Sleeper Chair and a Half

L.L.Bean Pine Point Slipcovered Sleeper Chair and a Half

For the ultimate comfort, you can look for a chair and a half which has a matching ottoman. In this way, you can then put your feet up at what time you want and really have a rest. In the morning time, you can place a tray on the ottoman together with your morning coffee or tea and in the evening, you can then stretch out. Ottomans can make a very good addition to the master suite and when you think it will fit, you can get one to suit to the chairs and a half.

You can find a wide variety of chair and a half. Whether you are fond of traditional, modern, formal or casual styles, you can get a chair which will fit in with the style. Just like sofas and loveseats, those chairs can frequently be adapted with any number of different fabrics and patterns. You might like a more formal style with complex wood detail and a brocade material. You can get casual styles which are plush and soft. Leather and suede chairs are also offered in this style when you prefer that look.

Traditional Classic Palmer Walnut Chair and a Half

Traditional Classic Palmer Walnut Chair and a Half

Ashley Furniture Chair and a Half in Grey

Ashley Furniture Chair and a Half in Grey

Mini Bar Furniture and Value to Your Home

May 10th, 2013

You can add value to your own home and get extra pleasure just by adding home mini bar furniture. There are all kinds of deals on bar furniture for your home or townhouse. The bar furniture is available in a wide range of materials with associated quality and costs. Most bar furniture can be bought pre-assembled or you can build it by hand. There are a broad variety of bar plans accessible for sale in the internet. You can also get plans in home improvement books and magazines.

First of all, you have to make a decision on the space in which you have available for the home mini bar furnitureYou can make a template from poster board and tack board to provide you with an idea of the space in which the bar furniture will take up. In additoon, you need to include the bar stools as the separate templates thus you can move them around. You need also to make sure that you include any wet sinks, ice boxes, stools, wine racks, and any other things that you may possibly need. All of those items have to be reviewed before you put in order for your home furniture.

New Spec Home Mini Bar Furniture Cart

New Spec Home Mini Bar Furniture Cart

Winsome Wood Espresso Entertainment and Bar Cart

Winsome Wood Espresso Entertainment and Mini Bar Furniture Cart

Home mini bar furniture comes in many materials that you have to be capable of finding a style and finish which can suit to your current interior decoration. The bar space can be as small or big as you like or need. Home bar furniture can tuck into corners if needed in any area that you have available in a den or living area. One thing that people often overlook is the significance of lighting for the mini bar. Depending on the controls and fixtures that you will use you can make any level of preferred ambience.

You might not have thought of that, but you can save some money as you put in a mini bar furniture. It is because you will not pay the high drinks prices at the local bar. At the times it is more comforting to stay home than going out to the local tavern. Given these days’ big screen TVs, it can be a very good addition to your home theater. Moreover, another reason for owning a home bar, while not frequently considered, is for the safety. You can eliminate driving right after having had some wine or beer that is safer than driving just after having had few drinks.

Home Styles Black Folding Bar with Chrome Rails

Home Styles Black Folding Bar with Chrome Rails

Howard Miller Butler Wine and Home Bar Cabinet

Howard Miller Butler Wine and Home Bar Cabinet

Getting a Comfortable Computer Cabinet

April 29th, 2013

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A computer cabinet must get some things in case you are going to stay healthy and productive while working. You do not desire to place your back out and miss the days off from work seeing that the cabinet for your computer can not live up to the exacting standards. By selecting a cabinet carefully, you will get yourself working only that bit more competently. No pains and aches, no RSI, and no irritation getting the most from the computer. If you own a full size keyboard, then you want space for the mouse.

Some computer tables are available with an extendable stand for the mouse. As testing this platform, you need to make sure that it is sturdy and presents a nice size to shift your mouse around. You, of course, do not want it turning into wobbly and not presenting space for you to do the work. It seems pretty simple, yet the computer cabinet makers even do not get that right, so you have to make sure that you test it. If you just like simplicity in cabinet design then a retractable keyboard shelf can be of value to you. Those shelves can be pushed and pulled into position. They can sit on runners and also make getting access to the keyboard easy.

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Give it a great going over though; does it have good firm runners? You do not desire puny wheels which can give up the ghost in some days. You do not desire ball bearings working loose and then falling into the printer or something. Get a close look, and eyeball the system. You will be capable of seeing if it will hold up or not. Another essential thing you want from a computer cabinet is the leg space. There is actually nothing worse than not being capable of stretching your legs out.

A great computer cabinet which has wheels is very useful. If you are customizing your room space and have to move some things around, then it can be a great time saver. In addition, you can get to cables easily without needing to remove all the equipment. Wheels on a cabinet for computer can make life easy; you just need to make sure that they can be locked as well as unlocked into position. Most importantly, you have to make sure that you can sit comfortably. Get the correct height cabinet or one which can offer various heights.

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Sauder Orchard Hills Computer Cabinet Armoire

Sauder Orchard Hills Computer Cabinet Armoire