Irena Tiziana home decor, 2017-09-24 16:13:04. These houses were the epitome of the typical English houses. Initially, they used to be single storied with wide clapboard siding, steep-pitched roofing, with protruding chimneys. These houses were later replaced with two or one and a half story homes, multi-paned windows that look symmetric with the front door of the house which were typically located in the center of the building. This was replaced by the Georgian colonial, Federal, and Victorian style houses, at the start of the 20th century. Later during the colonial revival era, these houses regained their popularity with a large amount of revival impact! Hence, during this era, the Cape Cod style houses were a bit different than the original ones.
admin home decor, 2017-12-07 13:20:01. Handwoven stuff is a must to imbibe the true essence of cottage decor, that is, adding finishing touches to everything. An English setting is incomplete without the ritual of the afternoon tea. Therefore, make sure you hoard your kitchen cupboard with the finest English chinaware and crockery. Have a nice and plush garden and if you can, bring in some plants inside the rooms too.
admin home decor, 2017-12-08 01:23:55. A cottage house is just the right place to get away from the daily bedlam associated with living an urbanized lifestyle. An English cottage is renowned for being a tad cozy and brings forth a warmth that makes families closer, making it right enough for a vacation home and for people with small children. It has gabled roof which are steeply pitched and holds a resemblance to the Tudor revival structures. Such cottages are well-known for their half-timbering style that is reminiscent of old world architecture. A gable has bargeboards which are nothing but boards fitted to projecting end of the gable, thus protecting and strengthening it.
admin home decor, 2017-12-06 00:59:18. You can also cut the posts according to the desired height. However, make sure that you cut an extra 5 inches, and that this extra part runs along the post.
admin home decor, 2017-12-06 13:07:10. Making your guests feel at home is no big challenge. While making the guest room as comfortable as possible, think of the things you would yourself need while staying outside your house. Answer each question with honesty and you'll have the perfect room for your guests!
admin home decor, 2017-12-05 00:45:36. The furniture calls for an assortment of mismatched furniture which can be purchased from a flea market or an antique store. The English country folks were poor and hard-working people and they preferred comfort over decorative pieces. Hence, while designing your own cottage interiors, you have the freedom to choose lazy, large armchairs, worn overstuffed sofa and simple quaint tables. To give it a more authentic feel, antique picture frames, mirrors and vintage collectibles can be used in accessorizing the room. Decorate each piece of furniture with lavish detail. For instance, cover your armchairs with floral doilies and stuff your sofas with fluffy pillows.
admin home decor, 2017-12-05 12:51:20. 3D Home Architect: Another more elaborate tool is the 3D Home Architect. This tool can be downloaded or you can order it on disks. This tool allows you to view the room not only in 3D but also in 2D or the blueprint form. Besides this, you can play around with different kinds of colors, fabrics, styles, textures, etc. The best part of this tool is the download feature, which allows you to get the design immediately.
admin home decor, 2017-12-07 01:18:14. Polka dots should be used very carefully in the kitchen. Going over-the-top with dots in this area of the house is not a good idea at all. What you can do is, get a hold of some really cute kitchenware that has a polka-dotted design on it, and place it any corner of your kitchen, or you can use it as a decorative centerpiece.
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