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Selecting the Right Oval Picture Frames

August 8th, 2013
Oval Cream Shabby Chic Lovely Girlie Gift 4x6-inch Photo Frames

Oval Cream Shabby Chic Lovely Girlie Gift 4x6-inch Photo Frames

Oval picture frames are a great way to display a portrait in an exclusive way. The difficult part with such photo frames is choosing a picture which can go beautifully in this special shape. Many people just do not know what kind of photo to use with such oval frames so there are some considerations that you have to always think about as choosing the right oval photo frames.

Oval picture frames are great for a single portrait as they are very easy to align suitably in the frame. Photographs of couples might also work well in oval frames provided that they are heads in close proximity to each other. As thinking about an oval photo frame, the idea has to be about highlighting a formal photograph, instead of a candid shot of someone. The form of an oval photo frame leads to an importance on elegance of the picture and a closeness as showing photos of couples. When you are not sure if the photo you are considering will work well, it is a great idea to buy an oval mat, or you can cut a sheet of paper and make an oval shape, and then place the oval over the photograph. If it looks great, then chances are also good you will be pleased with your new oval photo frame.

Burnes of Boston 604480 8x10-Inch Richmond Walnut Oval Collage Picture Frames

Burnes of Boston 604480 8x10-Inch Richmond Walnut Oval Collage Picture Frames

Oval Ceramic Family Tree Picture Frames

Oval Ceramic Family Tree Picture Frames

You have to decide if you want a wood or metal frame and whether you want a decorative or plain frame. Those two factors can significantly influence the tone of your photograph. Solid wood oval picture frames are usually simple with little to no beautification on the frame whilst composite wood is much easier to mold and has decorative enhancements on the frame. Wood oval photo frames are the most popular for hanging photo frames in rich wood tones such as vintage walnut, cherry and rosewood or antique colors such as gold and silver.

There are numerous styles to choose from, thus knowing how the basic styles match different requirements is the best first step. For photos of women, you will want to consider photo frames with decorative or feminine ornamentation. The kinds of frames frequently have a decorative edge or beading which is more traditional of classic oval picture frames. For men or boys, you can take into account a classic oval photo frame with no fuss or frills. A younger boy will look wonderful in a photo frame with just a little decoration to characterize their youth.

Oval Wall Frame - Black 8x10

Oval Wall Frame - Black 8x10

Pink Rose Butterfly Bejeweled Victorian Style Oval Picture Frames

Pink Rose Butterfly Bejeweled Victorian Style Oval Picture Frames

Ashleigh Manor Tahitian White Oval Picture Frames

Ashleigh Manor Tahitian White Oval Picture Frames

Gold Picture Frames – Unique and Elegant

August 7th, 2013
Lawrence Frames 11480T 8 x 10 inch Antique Gold Bead Hinged Triple Picture Frame

Lawrence Frames 11480T 8 x 10 inch Antique Gold Bead Hinged Triple Picture Frame

While framing photos to be placed up on walls, office desks, and study tables, we have to take some time before we buy just any frame. It is because the beauty of the photo and the importance we attach to it depends on frames we choose. Therefore, if you want to give very special moments, a high status in your life, and dignify them with a special grace, then you will have to make some very careful selections like framing the photos using gold picture frames. It is completely worth the effort, since these are those great moments in your life that changed something in you. These are the people, who have played an important role in shaping your life.

Gold picture frames are the perfect selection from framing photographs of parents, grandparents, family members and so on. Even some people prefer to frame their degrees and special newspaper cut outs which carry subtleties of particular moments of fame in such frames. Those frames give a very classic and elegant touch to the whole picture. They are capable of making even the most usual pictures look very amazing with their chic grace and beauty. That is why it is great to use them to frame degrees or cut outs.

Fetco Home Decor 8 x 10 Alton Bronze Gold Triple Picture Frames

Fetco Home Decor 8 x 10 Alton Bronze Gold Triple Picture Frames

Fetco Home Decor Kiera 6-Opening Gold Collage Picture Frames

Fetco Home Decor Kiera 6-Opening Gold Collage Picture Frames

The additional benefits of large gold picture frames are that it is offered in plenty of attractive designs. You can get frames which have an amazing antique look, or opt for something that is much simpler. The simple frames can be used for pictures that have a large amount of content inside them, and which have some bright colors. You can also go all out on the frame design, when the photo itself is very plain or simple. These photo frames are thus the right selections for framing old, black and white photographs.

You must get those gold picture frames for your home as there are plenty of antique designs obtainable. If you are keen to spend, then there are also photo frames offered in solid gold or at least with some part of the styles in solid gold. These photo frames can help you in giving the type of glory and respect to those special memories in the way nothing else can. Those memories need to be treated specially, because social networking websites seem too little and low for them. Additionally, your golden photo frames can be obtained either by direct buying in a store or from an online store.

5 x 7 inch Gold Wooden Picture Frame for Diploma Photo or Poster

5 x 7 inch Gold Wooden Picture Frame for Diploma Photo or Poster

16 X 20 Napoleon Series Wood Large Gold Picture Frames

16 X 20 Napoleon Series Wood Large Gold Picture Frames

Choosing the Perfect Ladder Back Chairs

August 3rd, 2013
International Concepts Pair of Madison Park Black Cherry Ladder Back Chairs

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

The Benefits of Using a 10×10 Picture Frame

August 2nd, 2013

A photo frame is an integral part of any home decoration. Tese days, there are a wide range of sizes, designs, and shapes available in a photo holder. A small picture frame is just good for your workplace or bed side table. But, a 10×10 picture frame can be equally alluring and attractive. When you have a wall in which you can fix a stunning painting, you can consider putting a large picture frame. A large holder is available for inexpensive online and will be sent at a very low cost. The range in designs can add to its stylish value. There are wide wooden and steel frames which are offered at a reasonable price.

Today, a 10×10 picture frame is becoming a style as many modern houses have higher ceilings. A small photo frame does not balance on the walls with high ceilings. Therefore, it will be better to own a wide picture frame. A large sized holder can give a clearer photo too. The image is bigger and sharper and can also be noticed from a distance. Many people avoid purchasing them seeing that they are too heavy to handle. Furthermore, they believe that it will take up too much space and is definitely high maintenance. Still, they are trendy and surely a very good solution for that attractive corner wall.

A 10×10 picture frame takes a good amount of space on any shelf or wall; so you need not search for a decorative item to fill in the wall space. In addition, they are offered in much better and also intricately designed carvings. That’s why; it is almost like owning a mixture of mini art carving or painting and a photo holder. They are the right solution when you are maintaining the minimal look for your dwelling.

If you have a big family photograph, then only a large photo holder like a 10×10 picture frame will do justice to such a photograph. Given that there are more members, there is also more clarity in a large photo frame. They are available in a wide array of colors and designs. A black colored holder is also very popular in the category. Besides, they look very elegant and beautiful. If you have a gorgeous wedding photo or a family gathering photo with lots of family members, then you need to opt for a wide image frame in which every member can be seen clearly.

Frame Your Memories in 5X7 Picture Frames

July 31st, 2013
Malden Manhattan 5x7 inch Black Wall Frame with 3 Opening Mat

Malden Manhattan 5x7 inch Black Wall Frame with 3 Opening Mat

Getting 5X7 picture frames with good price and great quality can be hard for some people. In actual fact, not all local stores have the stocks for such sizes but you are definite to get it via the Internet. While the good news is you get many different designs, materials, and colors which are used to create the frames for you to select, the bad news is that it might become somewhat confusing for you to get one among the wide variety which best fits your specific needs. So how should you go about getting the right frame for yourself or somebody else when it is meant to be a present?

It is a lot easier to make a choice if 5X7 picture frames are for yourself as you know your preferences better than anyone else. But when the frame will be a gift for somebody else, it can be a little bit harder. Unless you know the person just superficially, you need to know his or her favorites in life. You need to think about it and you must be able to know the design he or she like. Next, if you have never visited your friend before, then you need to be capable of remembering what style of interior decoration he or she has in the house.

LINEAR Black Wood 5x7 Photo Frames

LINEAR Black Wood 5x7 Photo Frames

Malden Linear Wood Matted 5x7 Black Wall Picture Frame

Malden Linear Wood Matted 5x7 Black Wall Picture Frame

There are some more factors to think about if your 5X7 picture frames is for some special events. It can be a great gift for Christmas, birthdays, Valentine’s Day, and some other occasions. You can also add on to the information that you have by selecting a frame with special designs exclusively for that occasion. In addition, as you have all the information on your friend’s preferences, you need to take the next step in taking into account the cost. The costs of the frames vary widely from some dollars to some hundred dollars.

It is always great to find out what the other party likes before you present something to him or her. It is just to make sure that the gift is worth the cost in that he or she makes use of it. 5X7 picture frames are not something just invented yesterday but indeed it is a wonderful thing to be given as a present. A valuable gift must not be measured by its financial value. Instead, it has to be measured by the genuineness of the giver.

The Original 5x7 inch Clear Magnet Acrylic Frame

The Original 5x7 inch Clear Magnet Acrylic Frame

Lawrence Brushed Silver Plated Metal 5x7 Picture Frames

Lawrence Brushed Silver Plated Metal 5x7 Picture Frames

What You Have to Know About 4×6 Picture Frames

July 30th, 2013
Malden Linear Rectangular 4x6-inch Dark Walnut Picture Frame

Malden Linear Rectangular 4x6-inch Dark Walnut Picture Frame

If you are a photo enthusiast, then it will be easy to understand the significance of picture frame sizes. There are a wide range of picture frame dimensions, many of which are the standard frame sizes, but many other dimensions that are special or non-standard. The standard frame sizes like the 4×6 picture frames cater to the most common photo sizes. Photographs that you may possibly have are almost certainly standard in size yet can be cropped to match many particular sized frames.

Picture frame dimensions are measured in the United States by inches and in centimeters for many of the rest of the world. Furthermore, you always measure a photo frame by its width by height. For example, if you have 4×6 picture frames, it means 4 inches wide by 6 inches high. Besides, picture frame sizes can represent the size of the photo and not the outer dimensions of the frame size itself. In order to get the correct picture frame measurements to see when your photograph will fit, you can measure the frame’s interior opening dimension. Also, you can measure the opening by restoring the back of the photo frame and then measuring the glass.

Malden Linear Wood Black 4x6 Picture Frames

Malden Linear Wood Black 4x6 Picture Frames

Malden I Love U 4 x 6 inch Positive Images Black Fashion Frame

Malden I Love U 4 x 6 inch Positive Images Black Fashion Frame

You can suppose that the photo frame opening will be quite smaller than the real image. For example, 4×6 picture frames will typically have a 3-3/4″ by 5-3/4″ opening due to the ledge which holds the glass and picture in place. Before purchasing a photo frame, you need to see whether the photo frame can be used both horizontally and vertically. There are times in which photo frames can just be used one way and some things are worse than knowing you bought the wrong type of frame. Two examples of it are 10×8 and 6×4 sized frames that can just be used horizontally.

There are other picture frames with several openings or windows. Those types of frames are fairly common and are frequently called double, triple, multi or collage picture frames. If you are looking to accommodate pictures of different sizes, then collage frames might be what you are searching for. A collage picture frame has multiple openings and provide you with the flexibility to adjust the pictures of various sizes in a way you want. Additionally, you can buy 4×6 picture frames made out of wood, metal, acrylic, or some are magnetic that would be great for making a photo collage for the kitchen.

12-opening Wooden Wall Black Collage Photo Picture Frame Wall Art for Six 4-by-6-inch and Six 6-by-4-inch Photos

12-opening Wooden Wall Black Collage Photo Picture Frame Wall Art for Six 4-by-6-inch and Six 6-by-4-inch Photos

Aero 9-Opening Black 4-x-6-Inch Collage Picture Frame

Aero 9-Opening Black 4-x-6-Inch Collage Picture Frame

Traditional Living Room Furniture Design Ideas

July 29th, 2013
San Diego Coffee Leather Sofa and Loveseat Traditional Living Room Furniture Set

San Diego Coffee Leather Sofa and Loveseat Traditional Living Room Furniture Set

According to the home decoration, most traditional living room furniture can provide a lot of functions. For example, most of family room usually functions as a formal parlor or sitting area that can be used for entertaining guests, relaxing and reading. When you have no other room than living room, it will be used for playing games, spending lot of time with our family and watching television. Considering its purpose, every nice space come with comfortable sectional or sofa, some coffee desk and focal point, like a digital entertainment center or fireplace.

When you start living room remodel task, don’t forget about the overall space. If you planning to have traditional living room furniture with formal conditions, some exclusive fireplace mantel could be nice, while low-key setting can be done with TV console. After deciding on all aspect, think about the storage that will work for your designed space. Built-in cabinets and bookshelves can be good solutions. Also, some desk will make sure that there is enough space for family activity. Lastly, make sure to include some personality in your room by adding fun decor, like artwork, rugs, lighting and curtains.

Atlantic 94835721 Windowpane Traditional Espresso Cabinet with Sliding Glass Doors

Atlantic 94835721 Windowpane Traditional Espresso Cabinet with Sliding Glass Doors

When have a family room with low-key activities, you can decorate them to look more sophisticated for entertaining and hosting. To get that, consider buying a bar cabinet, traditional living room furniture such as chesterfield sofas and wing-back armchairs, and coffee tables and wooden bookshelves. As focal point, use fireplace mantel that come with sophisticated and eye-catching mantel. When it will be your primary living room, add some TV room, complete with gaming spot, media console, and sofa sectional. Finally it’s all about your needs; the family with young children will use living room as a playroom often than a formal relaxing room.

Classic Asian Furniture Qing Rosewood Traditional Barrel Stool Planter Stand

Classic Asian Furniture Qing Rosewood Traditional Barrel Stool Planter Stand

Since living room can be used for many things, ensure to include several cabinets, drawers and shelves to organize and safe your goodies. Even not cheap, built-ins traditional living room furniture can be the good way to do this. They only use small space and can be customized to fulfill your want. To store your movies, TV, small electronic and video games, built-in digital entertainment center is nice option. The bookcases will keep your favorite picture frames, knickknacks, books in check. A small or large desk can be your homework or craft station spot.

Coaster Storage Entry Way Brown Console Table and Hall Table

Coaster Storage Entry Way Brown Console Table and Hall Table

When renovate living room, you can try adding bright colors, but don’t overdo it. Go bold for your accessories and go for neutral tone for ottomans, armchairs and sofas. With this strategy, you can quickly remove the small things once a new scheme is set. To add color variation, use rugs, picture, throw pillows, frames and curtains with colorful tone. To distribute light flow in the room, try to use table lamps, ceiling lights and mirrors. For the last traditional living room furniture ideas, you can enhance the wall by adding some traditional artwork or maybe with selecting new and different paint color.

Poundex 2-Pieces Dark Bronze Classic Table Lamps

Poundex 2-Pieces Dark Bronze Classic Table Lamps

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

African Mahogany Flooring and The Advantages

April 30th, 2013
African Terracota Mahogany Laminate Floor Ideas

African Terracota Mahogany Laminate Floor Ideas

The fascinating look of wood flooring can define the ambiance of any office or home. Whether you are in search for a sleek modern and contemporary appearance or laid back and comfortable look; exploring all the options and ultimately opting for the best flooring for your wants and needs is the number one concern. There are many choices for you as a buyer at what time selecting natural flooring. African Mahogany Flooring is a rich, warm, and elegant wood which will welcome any person into your place.

African Mahogany Flooring can display a quality look of classiness in any space. Used widely on boats, staircases and furniture, selecting to install this stunning deep reddish brown heartwood to your space will add undying class and elegance. When taking into account this type of mahogany flooring in your house, you can expect an easy and quick installation process. This reasonably priced flooring selection is the one which can result in durable and beautiful wood flooring which will last for quite many years to come.

African Mahogany Flooring in Exotic Design

African Mahogany Flooring in Exotic Design

African Onyx Black Mahogany Flooring

African Onyx Black Mahogany Flooring

When opting for what look that you want to give, you have a large number of choices. In expanding an image for a space, it is very important to select a look which will withstand the changing trends all through time. Flooring like furniture and interior decoration can contribute different styles to a space. The African Mahogany Flooring can present itself beautifully with rich and warm tones adding class and elegance to all spaces. Used on comfy and deluxe yachts, staircases and furniture, this mahogany wood flooring is really a wise alternative. Just imagine walking into a space and being fascinated by the delicate look of deep reddish brown heartwood right at your feet.

The beauty of the African Mahogany Flooring will extend itself for many years to come in any space. Furthermore, you will not need to break the bank to get pleasure from the astonishing sight of the African mahogany. In company with being an affordable option, the installation process is very quick and easy. Additionally, floor coloring can make a big difference in any space especially with the lighting. The lighter the shade, the tougher the flooring will be. The darker shade is softer since they darken through a heating process. As searching for a deeper wood shade which is resilient and more resistant to scratches; the African mahogany can be the way to go.

Beautiful solid wood floor in Africa

Beautiful solid wood floor in Africa

African Bronze Mahogany Wooden Flooring

African Bronze Mahogany Wooden Flooring