With the start of a new school year comes thoughts of the fall season. It may seem like summer just started (if your still-full To Do list is any indication), but the truth is, fall is right around the corner. Start warming up your space and decorating for fall all at once with these 21 fall decorating tips and ideas.
(Author Archive : Brittney Smart)
Faux painting can be a tricky business. The idea of “faux” in front of anything means that it’s a fake, a copy, a tacky-ish version of the real thing. While it’s untrue that “faux” things are always inferior to the real deal, it’s important to take care in creating a beautiful finished product. Faux painting finishes in home décor are no exception to this rule. Do it the right way to get results you’ll be proud of.
There’s something about the fall season that is beautifully organic and earthy in nature, don’t you think? What with the pumpkins starting to pop up everywhere, the corn stalks starting to yellow, and the leaves transitioning into their blazing departure from the trees, it makes sense that this season of the harvest largely involves Mother Nature. Why not bring some of that natural flair indoors this year?
Do you have an old, ugly lamp hiding away in your storage gathering up dust and taking up precious space? Let’s bring that baby out! With just a few quick tweaks, you can transform even the ugliest of well-shaped lamps into a show-stopper. Let that lamp take center stage and become the belle of the room’s décor.
If you’re familiar with feng shui, you’ll know that it is both an art and a science, developed anciently in China. “Feng” means wind, and “shui” means water. Feng shui delineates how to balance energies of a given space, large or small, in order to promote good health, fortune, and life energy, or chi, for those inside.
Imagine waking up, climbing out of bed, and stepping not onto ice blocks that are your morning floorboards but instead onto a comfortably warm floor. Sounds nice, doesn’t it, especially at the approach of cooler fall, and then downright icy winter, weather. The way to achieve this toasty method of home heating is through underfloor heating. If it sounds complicated and intimidating, read on – you might be surprised to learn that it’s not that far out of reach for even the most traditional minds.
Well, here we are again. On the brink of one season’s end and another’s beginning. There’s something about the start of a new season that makes us want to start fresh, turn over a new page, and say, “Out with the old, in with the new!” Especially fall, the season of the harvest and the precursor to the holiday-laden winter, is a time for celebration.