How to align the mirrors according to Feng Shui

Feng Shui is an ancient Taoist art of China that includes a wide range of sectors, namely architecture, astrology and psyche. It is a real source of inspiration for the creation of original and unusual decor that allows you to enjoy positive energies even within their environment. Mirrors are fundamental details within this art, because they are seen as elements that can positively affect happiness, abundance and vibrations. Let’s see together how you can align the mirrors to achieve these goals.

how to align the mirrors

The first thing to understand in order to understand the importance of the mirror is to see what it reflects. Depending on the placement you will see images rather than other, so duplicating objects, and it is precisely for this reason that you should never place of mirrors near Windows, doors, beds, mirrors or other little suited areas. Continue reading

How to choose the pillows for the sofa

Have you purchased a beautiful new sofa to be placed in the living room? If watching carefully you notice that something is missing, the answer can only be one: are the pillows of course! Choose pillows for your sofa may seem silly, but given the importance they have for your daily life, as well as the appearance taking, you need to make an informed choice in their purchase. The easiest thing would be to consult an architect or an upholsterer, but there is no greater satisfaction than to customize your home to suit your taste. This guide will give you some advice to avoid mistakes to complement the decor of your sofa!

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How to clean your sink

The sink is to drain the tank of water taps. It has different utilities regarding its positioning within the home. In the kitchen is intended for cleaning food and dishwashing. In the laundry room you are placed in soaking clothes pegs. In the bathrooms you use purely for personal hygiene. Finally, if present in the garage or in the garden, is used for a variety of functions related precisely to these environments. Also, not all are installed in the same material: stainless steel sinks are in fact, in granite, ceramic or stone. With this guide we will give you some practical tips to clean and sanitize your.

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Make sure you have at hand:

  • Bicarbonate; white wine vinegar; abrasive sponge; sponge; bleach.

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How to remove stains from wooden furniture

Wood has always been a popular material derived from plants. Because of its particular characteristics, is used in various applications: construction of houses, utensils, but especially of furniture. Its production was one of the first human limbs: clubs, spears, canoes, ploughs. Depending on the origin and the hardness is divided into valuable or not. The furniture that we keep in our homes is subject to ageing or worse spots. If you want to keep “as new”, we need to get care. The oil, water, ink or other, are difficult to remove if nothing is done soon. See below what can be effective remedies to remove stains from wooden furniture.

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How to choose the paintings for the bedroom

When we are going to decorate the bedroom, it is important to place appropriate objects and furniture in the right spot, and mainly choose those that best fit in with the design set, which in addition to comfort, give some visual relaxation. In this guide we specifically choose the paintings for this type of environment.

The choice of paintings generally is subject to the style that has been set up the bedroom, but that doesn’t mean dark ones or hang with classical subjects and figures too. If the furniture is in the French style (Golden and wooden four-poster bed), or English (mahogany and broad chests), then while respecting the lines regarding the frames, we can however opt for different models, then click green landscapes, or move on a beautiful marina, with boats or classic sailboats.

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Tips to clean your shoes

Shoes are definitely accessories that become dirty more, when they are worn. The problem occurs due to dust, rain, or as a result of the use of staining substances such as oils and paints. Leaving aside the latter, we take care of cleaning as polishing and restoring your natural color. So here’s a guide that explains the tricks to clean shoes, depending on their type and design.

tips to clean shoes

Be sure to have on hand:

  • Milk
  • Solid paraffin
  • Wax for parquet floors
  • Neutral wax
  • Potato
  • Cotton wool, brush and rags

To start let’s talk of sneakers, which typically are plasticized. In the first case for revitalize from the point of view of color, must be first cleaned with cotton wool soaked in milk, then dried and finally sprinkled with talcum powder, which then must be removed with a clean brush. Continue reading

How to choose wood cladding for walls

The style of your home is important because it reflects our personality. The house is an important place and you have to customize it according to our tastes. The style of our house must resemble, we must in fact feel this place like our own in every way. The first choice to take when in fact you decide to decorate a House falls on the choice of the lining of the walls. Among the various options for the best choice if you want to create a modern, cozy, relaxing is the choice of wooden walls. We will then explain what type of wood you choose according to our needs.

how to choose wood cladding

The advantages of wood, compared to a standard concrete wall are manifold since the aesthetics, until you have insulating and acoustic properties, as well as the idea of smoothness than a cold cement, classic wall to ensure an excellent thermal insulation can preserve by the strong winter cold and summer heat from annoying; but in addition to having the advantages you also have disadvantages, such as maintenance costs, in fact, you have to take care of a wooden wall and quality should buy it because it is usually with the passage of time a wall of poor quality wood door problems. The wooden walls can be used in various rooms of the house, bedroom, lounge, office and living room. As for kitchen and bathroom can be used wooden walls with water-repellent properties. It must also be said that a house with wooden walls is biocompatible and ecological, wood is a natural material and renewable, recyclable and biodegradable. Continue reading

How to decorate your living room in ethnic style

Are you tired of your living room? Would you give an exotic touch to the most elegant room of your House? Well, this guide will give you an opportunity to gear to better smooth and decorate this environment. Put your imagination: could you adopt an ethnic style, maybe more than one, or just refresh your boudoir.

Be sure to have on hand:

  • Imagination, ideas and patience to find the right objects
  • Knowledge of the techniques of restoration of furniture

Bearing in mind the style and colors you want to give your furniture, make sure it is not appropriate to change the walls and ceiling. In this case you will be able to play in partial or total bleaching of the walls in the most appropriate color (we would recommend light shades to get a brighter environment). Also you could use stickers to achieve decorations that tend to spiritual fulfillment, without exaggeration not to expire in tacky; beading two or all four sides of a 20 cm from ceiling with reliefs in plaster or wood that attract some objects and, again, apply plasterboard to get bosses to the spotlights or simply to hide TV wires.

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How to decorate the bathroom in rustic style

The furnishings of a house communicates feelings and inspirations, enhances or not the environment in which we live and, in some cases, is able to improve the quality of time that you spend. Among the various types of furniture rustic style is without a doubt made ​​the most people who choose to live in the mountains or in the countryside, for the reference to natural materials and the homely and welcoming atmosphere that is able to evoke. While it is easier to decorate a kitchen or a rustic-style lounge, a bathroom with sanitary ceramic and steel requires more attention.

bathroom interior design

The rustic style uses warm colors and elements that recall the past, with simple materials and raw state, such as wood, brick, stone and wrought iron. The decor of a bathroom should take into account the ideal arrangement of health in relation to the space available but it should be noted that some elements may clash with this type of furniture. For example, a walk-in shower with minimalist design and futuristic, while being comfortable and functional, turns out to be unsuitable and difficult combination: better to opt for a bath. Continue reading

How to whitewash the walls

In times of economic crisis, to perform many chores you try to use the do it yourself, without turning to professionals in the field, at least to save on labor. This does not mean that a work cannot be good anyway, even if you are not the experts. For example, the painting of the walls is an operation that can be performed independently with good results, just follow some small measure, and use the right equipment here as whitewash the walls.

tips to whitewash the walls

Make sure you have at hand:

  • Brushes
  • Dyeing and diluent
  • Roller
  • Paper or plastic sheeting to cover the floor and furniture

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