Today we bring you different ways and tips to clean antiques. As the materials and textures can be different, we propose several solutions so that you can do without having to resort to a restorer.
How to clean antiques
First you should see if your antique furniture have a protective film, it can be a patina that eventually will be wearing, be careful since you can scratch or damage it even more. Never use scouring pads or sponges containing steel; always clean gently and make sure that the material is not ruined when applying certain substances on the.
If the object to be cleaned is valuable, perhaps it is suitable that you advisors in an antique shop before using any product. Otherwise, you can prepare a liquid with 1 part linseed oil and 4 parts of turpentine. Use on objects that are not painted, as the turpentine could remove the paint. Continue reading
Decorate with Christmas flowers are an excellent idea to create fresh and natural aromas. In this installment you share some ideas for the Christmas decoration of your house with good taste and a different touch.
To make Christmas centerpieces with flowers, seeking those that are red, the most recommendable it is to use Christmas Eve flower, but if you don’t or you prefer another type of flowers you can replace it with red roses, since these are more resistant and durable. In addition to the roses you can also use other types of flowers to decorate the Christmas table, but you have to make sure that they have large buttons, red and have many sheets. If you want more time, you can use synthetic flowers.
Cut the stems of the flowers that they are 10 cm long in each flower. So when you start with the trim everything will look more symmetrical and orderly. Continue reading
Fantasy and fun with the typical themes of the decoration Pop Art (flashy colors), soft pop (pastel colors), subjects of portraits, faces… In this way, we can give you the home a much more personal touch, and happy. In fact, home can become a place of breathing.
What is Pop Art?
Pop Art is an art movement of plastic creation that appeared in the 1950s in England and in the United States. Lawrence Alloway English art critic was the first to use the term “Pop”, associating art objects, materials and technologies of mass culture, to highlight the performance of industrial society.
The work of Duchamp also allowed to modify the definition of art. He became famous with his “ready-made”, taken out of their usual context and exhibited as art objects. Continue reading
If your office decoration bored you or is last fashionable, these ideas to renovate the office will love. We tell you what are the colors that best remain in the walls, furniture and accessories, and how to apply them.
How to decorate a modern office
Adds color on the walls
Offices, light colors are the best choice, reflective walls light helps us work and save electricity, and room is larger. It is not good to use only white, since it can become a sterile and color to the long stressful for the view. It is best to use a white with yellow tones to relax the view to look at the walls. The wallpaper is another option to give color to your office, you can choose between multiple prints, shapes, and mixtures of colors and tones.
Christmas table decoration is just as important as the dishes that will be served that night. It doesn’t matter if our Dinnerware is porcelain or our cutlery is not silver. Using simple decorations you can dress an elegant table. In this installment we propose 6 ideas to decorate the Christmas table. Remember that each decor can be adapted to your personal taste.
How to decorate the Christmas table
A Christmas table centerpiece or central motif is the key to a good table decoration. If we don’t have a silver or porcelain vase, can use a thermos or an elegant soup and give you a Christmas touch with red roses or Christmas Eve flowers, berries and green sprigs of Holly’s colors.
The Christmas tree is the most significant symbol of Christmas, but if you have a fireplace in the living room, then we suggest looking at some ideas of how to decorate a fireplace at Christmas and get a decoration that combines with all the space. Get inspired with these ideas!
Christmas fireplace decorations
Print your own imprint in the decoration and placed pictures or pictures that you like most. Family photographs are a great option to decorate top of a fireplace, in addition can combine it with candlesticks with candles and other holiday items.
Crafts of Christmas are incredibly original and very tender; decorations can be made by children in the House. Gives them a space to place their own Christmas items, the fireplace is an excellent choice. Continue reading
Back end of year and Christmas festivities invite us to create welcoming environments, home stays are flooded a festive, ideal atmosphere for meetings and gatherings. The symbols that identify these celebrations are renewed every year and bring us fun, fresh and innovative proposals to adapt them to every contemporary house style.
On this occasion, we will take care of sharing ideas to create Christmas tree original, which will be accompanied with a nod different and unique decoration of a living room, a dining room, receivers and any room where you try to print a festive air.
The first proposal takes a ladder as the main element. As simple and easy as that, can be an old staircase into disuse or any that you like. Place it on a wall and surround her with a Garland of lights. You will get a Christmas tree created with an element that is a trend in decor, stairways, and will add a casual nod to a room. Continue reading
In a few weeks will come Christmas. Yet you’ve decided the type of decoration that you will put in the House? Today we present you new decorative trends for Christmas this year.
Here its mixing raw materials (wood, driftwood), soft, natural and sober tones. This decor is very chic. White is present everywhere, which will allow more light to the rooms of the House. This color is also very easy to find in a matter of fashion and accessories: artificial snow, tissue paper, tulle. Feel free to combine white with silver-colored materials.
This year appears the pop color. Accessories, ornaments, Christmas balls, and even FIR, not escape this trend. It is also possible to find an Apple green, electric blue firs, or Fuchsia pink. The question is to give more color to each of the family parties. Continue reading
Do you have so many products in the bathroom that you bothered to use it? If there are several at home and there is a bath, this can become a real disorder. To avoid this, you need to know how to organize shelves for bathroom. Pay attention, maintaining order is not so difficult.
Tips for organizing the bathroom shelves
Order the bathroom shelves you will take several minutes, but the result will reward the time invested. The idea is that everything gets a definitive place to not be ordering every day.
It begins by remove absolutely everything on the shelves; insurance you will find all kinds of products, many of which may be expired or make months already not used. You know, those products are going to waste. Continue reading
At other times, the glass was considered a necessary industrial material for windows, but today, the House has become an art, or in any case a great trend that leads us to ask how to decorate with crystals. Very organic, glass tends to bring a touch of design to the interior of our House. With crystal, you can create a light, luminous and refined atmosphere. We see other opportunities that allow us to this material.
Decorated with lacquered glass
This material that adds character to our House is totally opaque, because of a layer of very resistant lacquer which is placed on one of the layers of glass. The lacquered glass stays easily, with the help of a simple cloth and an adapted product for cleaning windows.
There are 18 different glass colors: alpine white, white satin, crude oil, coffee, chocolate, bright red, purple-red and raspberry, green water, pale green, green pistachio, white pastel, grey, dark grey, black, night blue and plum. Continue reading