The Easiest Way to Decorate your Kitchen

Written by Joey Lewitin

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Bowls range in size and can easily come in any color. They can be stored in cabinets or hung from racks or walls to show off their beauty and design. Think of a bowl not just as a useful kitchen tool but as a décor piece you can mix and match with other bowls, and display in different positions.

Dishes will generally be hidden away, but occasionally they are also used as wall decorations. If you have cabinets that are clear or glass you will be able to seerepparttar dishes, which may require you buying matching sets of plates and bowls. This will giverepparttar 135669 kitchen a nice ordered look, and will speed uprepparttar 135670 process of keeping things organized.


If you have a permanent cutting board that you leave on your counter, then this is a major piece in your décor. Cutting boards are large and they catch people’s eyes because they stand out againstrepparttar 135671 counters colors. To effectively userepparttar 135672 cutting board as a piece of décor, choose a color and style that is a secondary color inrepparttar 135673 room. Take a look atrepparttar 135674 floor,repparttar 135675 walls,repparttar 135676 accessories, and find out whatrepparttar 135677 predominant color inrepparttar 135678 room is. Then for your cutting board, pick something different, but complimentary. This will giverepparttar 135679 room a focal point. Purchase several other cutting boards in various shades ofrepparttar 135680 original, and you can mix and match tones to produce whatever effect you are inrepparttar 135681 mood for.

Functional kitchens require certain items in order to allowrepparttar 135682 cook to work. By purchasing these items in particular colors, and matching up different designs, you can put together an overall décor that is based onrepparttar 135683 needs ofrepparttar 135684 chef, while being beautiful forrepparttar 135685 eye.

Joey Lewitin is an author, artist, and designer of home décor accessories made from imported stone. Original designs from him and other artisans can be seen at - Stone Wall Clocks, Coasters, coffee tables and toys

How to Create a Decorative Garden Window

Written by Kathy Burns-Millyard

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- Put inrepparttar mug hooks where you made your marks. - Tie a secure knot in both ends of your rope. - Push one knot over a mug hook. - Sliderepparttar 135652 handles ofrepparttar 135653 small pots ontorepparttar 135654 rope. - Carefully pushrepparttar 135655 other knot overrepparttar 135656 mug hook. Caution: If you have ceramic or glass pots be careful at this step. Sliderepparttar 135657 pots torepparttar 135658 center slowly and have them next to each other so they do not slide and break each other as your are moving your rope up to putrepparttar 135659 knot overrepparttar 135660 mug hook. - Evenly space your pots and keep them in place by putting a clothespin onrepparttar 135661 handle and rope. - Pushrepparttar 135662 2 potted plant trellises intorepparttar 135663 2 decorative pots, and place one on each side ofrepparttar 135664 window. - Put your other decorative item inrepparttar 135665 center. - Water your plants, and wait for Mother Nature to dorepparttar 135666 rest.

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