Written by Tasneem mirza


The nursery is your newborn's first room, his own little world:repparttar environment,which in part will influence and shape his personality. As a parent your goal is to provide a surrounding that is comfortable, secure, inviting and cozy.

A functional, safe and stimulating environment precedes aesthetic needs. Here is one illustration for decorating a boy's nursery. Instead of restrictingrepparttar 100138 color to a single monotonous tone, a variety of bright blues, yellows, reds, pinks and green were selected. According to studies, introduction to bright colors and shapes help stimulate babies' imaginations. The inspiration for this nursery was derived fromrepparttar 100139 adorable multi-colored hand hooked rug with animals and alphabets. The animals onrepparttar 100140 rug provided a theme forrepparttar 100141 room and formedrepparttar 100142 central focus for design.These motifs play offrepparttar 100143 animal mobile overhead, crib bedding, pillows and other accessories.

The furniture was kept simple. The entertainment center from Pier One Imports used as an armoire is practical, inexpensive and most importantly has ample storage. Built in cabinets conceal clutter, help organization and present a neat tidy look. Bothrepparttar 100144 armoire andrepparttar 100145 cabinet are excellent long-term choices not restricted to age and can be used asrepparttar 100146 child grows. These furniture items with simple white distressed finish complement varied kids of décor can be alternately used in another room.

Safety precedes any other aesthetic element. The crib and bassinet should be ideally positioned in an area that is away from objects like windows, draperies, blinds

Summer Decor

Written by Tasneem Mirza

Summer Decor Create a Comfortable, Inviting Look

Tasneem Mirza

The summer heat calls for décor that is cool, fresh and casual. This is perhaps why Shabby Chic ® achieved immense popularity predominantly inrepparttar west coast. Shabby Chic ® a phrase coined by Rachel Ashwell, a British designer-turned-Californian hit big inrepparttar 100137 1990's. Till recently Shabby Chic ® wasrepparttar 100138 sizzling trend with retail stores, television shows, books, merchandise and designers enthusiastically focusing on this décor. Currently,repparttar 100139 euphoria seems to have passed but this style is still very much appreciated and demand remains strong because it is a thrifty look, not requiring to spend thousands of dollars. This type of design theme is synonymous with white. Think Shabby Chic ® and what come to one's mind: flea market finds, rose pattern china, distressed white furniture, pastel floral, white furnishings, white crisp drapes. You are right;repparttar 100140 above elements define and bring togetherrepparttar 100141 look. The popularity is perhaps because it is most easy to accomplish with limited budget and time. This décor is not only comfortable but also easy to maintain specially with kids.

Create A Clean Bright Inviting Room For Summer You decide you want your room to have a clean, laid-back look, which is remarkably versatile and easy to live with. Start with furniture; use mostly white furniture pieces that are widely available in retail stores like Pottery Barn, Pier One Imports, Wal-Mart or can even be easily located in flea markets or thrifty antique stores. If budget restraint is holding you back, you can utilize pieces that may be ready to be discarded; simply paint them white. The paint transforms an old piece providing a clean fresh appearance. Do you have a couch that looks worn out? Easy fix; use white slipcovers extensively available at most discount stores. The slipcovers can be machine washed thus preventing anxiety with spills and other accidents

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