How to Measure the Square Footage of Carpet

Buying new carpet is always tricky. You have to be very exact when measuring the space. You can’t risk not buying enough and, although it’s better to have more than less, making the adjustments is not exactly simple or pleasant. So measure the space right the first time to avoid any problems. So how do you do that?

The style.

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Beautiful White Residence In London

This white painted residence seems like it’s detached from the Hollywood. Without a trace of joke, this modernistic house if the ideal house for every family.

Located in a residential area of London, the Balham house compiles successfully the minimalist style – using mostly the white color with reminiscences of some bold good looking colors – with the large windows, windows that are wall sized, and therefore, they’re offering lots of natural light.

Even if the house is mostly decorated in a minimalist style, pseudo vintage furniture is allover the house, in places like the bedroom and the living room, as well as there in the main halls. Sophisticated contrasts are also in certain spots of the house, spots like the fireplace and the bedrooms and the living room where not all the furniture is white. In fact, in the living room and in the main bedroom, there are couches and wooden bins colored in brown, facts that make a very pleasant contrast in the rooms.

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A Modernist Forest House Finished in Stone

In the times of yore, the forest houses had the freedom of choosing whatever they liked in the forests, but with the ecology depleting the modern designers and architects have a tougher task in hand. Check out this modern forest house finished by Zecc Architecten in the woods Soest, the Netherlands. The facility keenly presents itself as a detached modern forest house by choosing an exterior material that almost replicates a stone. Add to this effect some wood details and the overall structure definitely connects with the pine trees surrounding the facility. Also, large expanses of windows have been purposely used to get in great views of the forest house. The house looks like a natural element in the neighbouring forest, as it is covered with natural stone and wood and this ecological approach makes it look normal there and not out of the ordinary or unusual.There are no boundaries like tall fences and the house faces the woods directly, having the interior garden filled with grass. The interior design is very modern, but the whole ensemble is great, even though a bit contradictory: natural and modern at the same time.

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Bluff Farm House by Australian Richard Cole Architecture

If you are on the look out for contemporary farm house ideas here is one finished by the Australian firm Richard Cole Architecture. To be precise, it is called the Bluff Farm House and it is located in Hunter Valley of New South Wales. This is the kind of the house which sets a modern tone in a rural setting although this particular house does not ignore the strong pastoral appeal of the site. What more can you ask for when you have a grassy, hilly terrain overlooking a meandering river, all set in a valley. The farm house in particular gets a glass-enclosed exterior that features a contemporary, overhanging roof, which provides some shade from the hot afternoon sun.

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How To Decorate A Music Room Using Themed Elements

Not exactly common or popular in most homes, music rooms tend to raise a series of interior design dilemmas because of their unusual function. In order to have one in your home, you’d have to afford dedicating an entire room to the project. As for the décor, that’s the fun part.

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How to Choose Area Rugs to Complement Your Home’s Decorating Style

The aspect of a room depends in a big proportion by the rug that is inside it. This is why choosing the proper rugs in order to complement a home’s decorating style is definitely mandatory for any household.

Therefore, ho to choose area rugs in order to complements the home’s decorating style? Here are some tips.

If the living room is decorated in a classic style, with nothing extremely modern, then a Victorian rug should suit perfectly. Victorian rugs are usually flowered, with lots of colors, and are quite large. Therefore, they are perfect for classic living rooms, as long as they suit the other pieces of furniture.

If we are talking about a minimalist room, then rugs should not be placed in that room. Though, small carpets that might change the total aspect of the room can be placed, but nothing else more.

For the rooms that are decorated with crafts or pieces of art like statues and paintings, people should search for William Morris rugs. These rugs will definitely suit such a room, as they are known for the symmetry and for the fade colors, factors that can influence dramatically the aspect of such an arts room.

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How To Design The Perfect Japanese Garden

Japanese gardens have always been mesmerizing. They create miniature landscapes, perfectly detailed and designed to offer aesthetic pleasure. These several different styles of Japanese gardens. The most popular ones are the zen gardens which include meditation spaces and white sand. Simple, rustic gardens include teahouses and are the most welcoming of all. Then there are also the storll gardens where visitors follow a path and admire the landscapes.

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