Accessories – the finishing touches for a home

Written by Elizabeth Ray

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Using mirrors as on walls is a great way to expand a small space. Mirrors as accessories can also be hung over a side table, chest or on a fireplace. Choose square or round shaped pictures and mirrors to hang in square spaces and rectangular or oval shapes for rectangular spaces.

Pillows are great to softenrepparttar corners of a sofa and to add a splash of color to a room. Varyrepparttar 147112 colors, patterns and sizes ofrepparttar 147113 pillows especially on a bed to spice up a bedroom.

It is easy for a bookcase to end up with a cluttered look, but less is better unless it is a library. Remember to group accessories in odd numbers. Large items such a bowls and baskets can be a grouping of 1, and family pictures should still be at eye level.

When in doubt get examples from pictures depicting beautifully decorated spaces such as decorating magazines or furniture stores.

Elizabeth is an interior decorator and the owner of

Memory Foam Mattresses

Written by Thomas Jay Wacker

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Over time, different kinds of memory foam were created and innovators launched atrepparttar opportunity to defend a new and revolutionary way of getting a truly good night’s sleep. Memory foam mattresses were divided between technologies and then re-mantled amongrepparttar 146991 various different mattress sciences… Memory foam works best when layered over a hard surface at approximately 2” – 3” weighing around 4lbs.

But whyrepparttar 146992 name, memory foam? The mattress does not have a memory per-say, but rather cells that deform when under load. Different from a spring back kind of mattress where all points ofrepparttar 146993 mattress are always trying to find there way back to point zero resistance, memory foam actually deforms each cell, by smashing it and evacuatingrepparttar 146994 air, dislodging it into other cells. This makesrepparttar 146995 foam more difficult to reach point zero again sincerepparttar 146996 process of deforming literally creates a vacuum.

In this way,repparttar 146997 bed will remain inrepparttar 146998 positionrepparttar 146999 load has determined every timerepparttar 147000 slumbering individual has just awoken from a dream, moves position and goes back intorepparttar 147001 dream world. It really helpsrepparttar 147002 sleeper get a more comfortable night’s sleep and it induces more powerful dreams, since memory foam actually createsrepparttar 147003 support necessary forrepparttar 147004 determined load, without favoring any specific pressure point.

As its like a big sponge,repparttar 147005 air forced out and throughoutrepparttar 147006 surrounding cells, is forced back in whenrepparttar 147007 load is removed, but over a slower period of time so that, once again no pressure point is favored over any other.

About the author: Thomas Jay Wacker is the General Manager and V.P. of Wacker has over 20 years experience in the home furnishing industry and leads the Wacker Management Team in Denver Colorado.

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