Complete your bookshelves with bookends

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Are your books lined up neatly in a bookshelf? Donít be afraid to jazz it up a bit. Takerepparttar books out ofrepparttar 116194 case and divide them according to subject. Chances are good that you will have several titles per subject. Then purchase bookends in a style that matchesrepparttar 116195 subject matter. Arrange them in groups on your bookshelf along side framed pictures, decorative plates, or vases.

Book ends provide an opportunity to infuse your personality or interests into a room. Because they serve a dual purpose, book ends are a justifiable decorating expense. You can preserve your books while adding a new element or focal point to your living spaces.

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Complete your wall decor with Decorative Plates

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Match your decorative plates with cabinets, doorknobs, and furniture hardware. Withrepparttar wide variety available, you can also tailor them to table lamps and other light fixtures. Since wall plates come in all shapes and sizes, you can match them torepparttar 116193 curves of your furniture placement. Matching will cleverly enhance featured pieces in a room without distracting from their appeal.

In addition to decorative plate style, you may want to consider changingrepparttar 116194 switch itself. Dimmer switches are available as dials, slides, touch pads, and combinations of each. The ability to adjust lighting in each room of your home provides you a way to highlight specific room features or setrepparttar 116195 appropriate mood.

Decorative plates, often taken for granted, are a versatile design element. They can be romantic, sophisticated, sleek, or fun. First decide what you need your decorative plate to do for a room, and then shop for it as seriously as you would shop for furniture, wall coverings, or carpet.

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