Wedding Invitations! To Make Or To Buy!

Written by Ben Shar

The big day is fast arriving. One ofrepparttar most important steps to settingrepparttar 147151 tone to your wedding isrepparttar 147152 purchase ofrepparttar 147153 most beautiful wedding invitations! For those that have not had any experience in this area, it can be quite overwhelming! There are hundreds of thousands of choices, even more considerations when it comes torepparttar 147154 envelopes,repparttar 147155 stamps, and evenrepparttar 147156 writing that is used! So, what should you do to getrepparttar 147157 best results? Should you make your own or purchase them?

With so many questions, it is important to start atrepparttar 147158 beginning. Your first step is to decide if you will purchase or make your own wedding invitations. It can be beneficial to make your own in order to get a better price. It can also be a wonderful thing to do if you can allotrepparttar 147159 time and creativity to design and make them yourself. But, it can also be more elegant, more sophisticated to purchase them. You will have a better selection of more intricate designs as well.

Accessories the finishing touches for a home

Written by Elizabeth Ray

Accessories arerepparttar finishing touches that make your house a home. Just as purses, shoes, scarves and ties enhancerepparttar 147112 look of an outfit home accessories take your room from ordinary to extraordinary.

Accessories include flowers, baskets, bowls, books, candles, plants, pictures, mirrors, sculptures and vases. When choosing decorative items for a room, pick pieces that will matchrepparttar 147113 style and color ofrepparttar 147114 room. For example isrepparttar 147115 room traditional, contemporary, country or decorated in an ethnic style.

It is best to group accessories in odd numbers, such as ones, threes and fives, while also having a variation inrepparttar 147116 height of objects. For example, an end table next to a sofa or chair can have a lamp for reading, a pot of flowers and a knick knack as a grouping.

Pictures should be hung so thatrepparttar 147117 center ofrepparttar 147118 picture is at eye level, approximately 60 inches fromrepparttar 147119 floor. Artwork should be no more than 8 to 10 inches aboverepparttar 147120 back of a couch. Large artwork will act as a focal point; it can be hung over a couch, behindrepparttar 147121 dining set, over a fireplace or on a feature wall. Small artwork can be grouped together using similar or matching frames and matting to makerepparttar 147122 grouping more pleasing. Arrangerepparttar 147123 grouping onrepparttar 147124 floor first and hang after you are satisfied withrepparttar 147125 look.

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