Displaying Your Memorabilia
Don’t let your memorabilia sit in a drawer – hang it on your walls! There are many pieces that you could put in a nice frame and enjoy right on your walls instead of keeping them hidden away.
Displaying Your Mirrors
Decorating with mirrors can be a nice way to add appeal to your home and make a small room seem bigger. You can buy many interesting style mirrors that have beautiful frames. When decorating with mirrors make sure you arrange them properly on the wall for best effect.
Hanging Antique Signs
Many people love to collect old signs. Sings from shops signs from gas stations andsigns from restaurants all make great wall décor. Hang them right on the walls for an interesting display. Make sure you know how to hang them properly so they look their best.
Hanging Architectural Elements
Architectural elements such as corbels old windows and chippy wooden designs from porches and old houses are great to use as wall decorations! You can hang them up as is or make special frames for them. Either way knowing how and where to best hang them will insure that you give your walls old world charm and appeal.
Hanging Vintage Hankies
Vintage hankies can make interesting wall décor! These treasures of yesteryear are beautifully made with lace and stamped patterns. Have them framed in vintage style frames for a striking effect. Frame them either folded in a corner or fully extended depending non the pattern. Hanging them on your walls can be easy if you follow the tips below.
Hanging Your Taxidermy
While not for everyone mounted taxidermy can make a great decorative statement in the right room. Many hunters and fishing enthusiasts love to see their mounted catches hung on the wall. A log cabin or sports den room would look great decorated with taxidermy be it your own or antique finds. Hanging fish mounts bear heads deer heads and the like should be done with care to produce the desired effect.
Hanging Your Vintage Posters
Vintage posters can have aesthetic appeal as well as monetary value. The best way to enjoy your vintage finds is to hang them right on your wall. Learning how to best hang and arrange them is key to making a great presentation.
How To Display Antique Hand Fans
Ladies hand fans were often used by ladies to fan themselves but also have a purpose as a decorative accessory. These beautiful pieces of art are often hand painted with delicate scenes and flowers. Many of them are made from precious materials such as ivory and inlaid with gems.
How To Display Oil Paintings
Collecting oil paintings is a wonderful hobby. You can collect antique paintings or modern ones by a favorite artist. One of the best things about this hobby is you can hang your paintings right on the wall and enjoy them every day. Learning how to arrange and hang them properly can do a lot to improve the appeal of your décor.
How To Display Vintage Records
Vintage records are not only collectible but they can make great wall décor too! You can hang them as is or put them in frames. You can collect them by artist era or label. Learning how to hang them for proper effect is key.
How To Hang Antique Plates and Platters
Antique plates can add whimsy and interest to your décor. Many people hang them right on the walls for a unique look. You can hang them up on special holders made just for this or use ribbons to hold them and hang from fancy hooks. Learning how to arrange your plates so that they look best is key to making them a successful part of your wall décor.
How To Hang Family Photos
Decorating your walls with family photos can be a nice way to add interest while preserving memories. Put them in decorative frames to add interest. Learning how to hang and group your photos for best effect is key.
Tips For Displaying Vintage Tole Trays
Vintage tole trays can be found in many price ranges. One way to display these decorative collectibles is to hang them right on the wall. You can buy special hangers for this purpose or tie ribbons on the handles and hang them from there. Hang your toleware separately or in groups but make sure that you hang them properly for best effect.
Tips For Displaying Watercolor Paintings
Watercolor paintings give a serene and subtle feeling to any room. You can collect vintage paintings or find a modern artist that you like and use your walls as a showcase for your collection. Make sure you have them framed and hang them properly for best effect.
Tips For Hanging Antique Cast Iron Floor Grates
Those old square cast iron floor grates make great decorations. Many of them have interesting designs that look wonderful when hung on the wall. Proper placement is key to making them look right.
Tips For Hanging Vintage Prints
You can find vintage prints for reasonable prices in most antique malls. These prints are often framed in wonderful frames and have interesting subjects and colors not found in modern prints. Hanging them on your walls can add interest if you know how to place them properly.
Feng Shui Tips for Your Kitchen
Feng Shui (say "fung shway") associates the kitchen with both health and prosperity. Couple this perspective with the role of the kitchen as "the heart of the home," and you can see that any feng shui problems in this room can have a significant
impact on your family. Here are some quick tips ...
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Light up your Kitchen with the right lighting
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consider what you will do in that space and wha...
Rooster Decor Give Your Kitchen Something to Crow About
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decorating plans, especially for kitchens.
The Easiest Way to Decorate your Kitchen
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can be brought in to add to the style of the ro...
The Importance of Kitchen Design in Kitchen Remodeling
Kitchen remodeling is so much more than choosing a paint color and cabinet style. Your kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. It’s the room where you prepare meals and snacks for your family and more often than not, where the
entire family gathers together to catch up on the...
10 Home Decorating Ideas To Quickly Update Any Room
Not all home decorating ideas require a heavy investment of time and money. If you`re looking for a few affordable home interior decorating ideas to freshen up a room over a weekend, try these ten:
1. Rearrange The Furniture- Pull your furniture away from the walls. Try positioning it at int...
5 Budget Ways to Warm Your Decor Through Winter
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comfort. And if you are like me and don’t have ...
5 Ways In Which You Can Make Simple Changes To Your Home Decorating
Home decorating, ever wanted to try it, but hesitated because of time constraints or budget concerns. The following ideas will not only give instant results, but more importantly fit into any budget.
1. Changing the Look of Your Walls
Adding a new color or changing the texture, can give th...
A Simple Trick – Decorating in Threes
If you’re having trouble finding that theme that will bring your whole décor together, you might be looking too hard. A simple trick is to design by the numbers. Buy furnishings in sets of three, and use the novelty of number themed rooms to set
the tone for your home.
Try hanging thre...
Creating Unique Details With Wallpaper Borders (Decorating With Wallpaper)
(ARA) - True decorating distinction lies in details -- little finishing touches and unusual twists that make a room entirely unique. To put your personal mark of creativity in your home, do what many professional interior designers do: Head for the
Wallpaper borders are among the mo...
Decorate for Christmas
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how can you make your place shine with love an...
Decorate for Thanksgiving
Years of having to make do have turned me into a…"There must be someway I can do this cheaper type person."
My old new house needs total make over. We are thinking about moving into my MIL`s house. So I am walking around looking and thinking, my goodness, this will be way too much to do and ...
Decorate for the Holidays
-article by Cyd Klein sew-help-me.com
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Decorating for real life and real people
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design concept that was being presented. I looke...
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Decorating on a Shoestring Budget
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truly struggle to accomplish this so you know i...
Decorating Tips How To Make Windows The Focal Point Of Your Décor
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Decorating Toolbox 101
Where is that hammer ?
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Decorating with Majolica Pottery
Using Italian pottery to enhance the beauty of your home and to give it an elegant and romantic style of the Renaissance is a great choice. The detailed craftsmanship that you find in each of Italian pottery can be found in each and every piece
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Decorating with Table Fountains
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you`ll find that fountains have practical health...
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