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Metal Decor for a Sleek Contemporary Look

If you prefer a sleek, modern and contemporary look for your home, metal decor is simply a natural. Although metal accent pieces and art can work well with almost any style of decorating, they seem to be particularly complimentary to modern decorating schemes. Through the proper use of metal art and decor, you'll be able to create the perfect look within your home, both inside and out. Here are just a few of the many ways that metal decor can be used to accentuate a contemporary decorating theme. Combining Form and Function Contemporary decorating themes often have a strong focus on clean lines and simple decor. Choosing decorative pieces … Continue Reading

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Cream is Not Just for Coffee

When it comes to home decorating, one of the most useful and pleasant colors is cream. Cream is often underrated, however, because it is not so noticeable. Yet it is an extremely practical color to use as a basis for other color schemes and many different looks. However, in this article, we will explore how to make your living room look great with cream as the main color. One of the greatest advantages of cream is that it is not white, meaning that it can give the lightness and airiness that white paint would provide, but without its disadvantages. A completely white wall looks stark and can be too glaring, especially if you live in a very … Continue Reading

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Photoshop CS4 Down & Dirty Tricks

UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE HOTTEST TRICKS, AND MOST REQUESTED PHOTOSHOP EFFECTS IN ONE AMAZING BOOK! Scott Kelby, co-host of Photoshop User TV and the world’s #1 bestselling Photoshop author, is back to unlock the secrets of an amazing new collection of the latest eye-popping, jaw-dropping, Photoshop special effects—the same kind that made Scott’s previous editions of this book one of the top selling Photoshop books in history. You’ll learn some of the most closely guarded Photoshop CS4 special effects—the same ones you see on TV, in magazines, and on the Web. Using Scott’s simple step-by-step method, with hundreds of full-color images, … Continue Reading

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Freestanding Bathtubs | Bathroom Design from Recor

The Portugal design team called Recor takes one of the leading places in production of different kinds of contemporary cast iron bathtubs. It will present its latest models on prochain Mosbuild 2010. These models are awesome freestanding baths for elegant luxury bathroom designs. The bathtubs are made of qualitative material and decorated by amazing patterns. Gold finish and sophisticated shape of elegant legs create an atmosphere of beauty and opulence. Any bathroom with one of such charming freestanding bathtubs could remind a royal room and give a lot of pleasure to its owner. The cast Iron bathtubs from Recor could become … Continue Reading

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5 Decoration Tips for Your Bedroom

Guest Post It's the bedroom that's one of the most important sections of a home. Bedrooms are a place to relax and regain that lost energy, leave the stress of anything. Of late, there are five mainstays of a bedroom to be kept in mind as far as its decoration is concerned. Let's quickly navigate through those crucial points so that you can kickoff the decoration for the bedroom in a flash. 1. Bedding If you are planning to buy the bedroom furniture on a tight budget then you must start off with a simple bed spread and bed skirt. Remember that keeping a simple bed spread would let you spread out a foundation for different additions … Continue Reading

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Getting Creative with a Vintage Dresser

If you spend any time at all shopping in consignment stores or browsing tag sales, you know that it’s pretty easy to find vintage dressers at great prices. While you may not need another dresser in your bedroom, a low profile dresser with drawers has lots of potential to add style and function to your home. The great thing about these dressers, in addition to their low price, is their versatility. Since they are made of wood, they are easy to sand and paint, whether your style sensibilities cry out for the purity of shabby chic white or a glossy shade of jade green to go with Asian fusion style. So rather than pass by yet another … Continue Reading