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Jul 23 2016

What Makes for The Perfect Hotel Room?

While many of us have stayed in a number of luxurious hotels offering a wealth of beauty and ambience, there are some horror stories out there concerning the décor of other hotels. The hotel industry is a thriving, but competitive one, and as such, today’s modern guest expects a lot for their money.While different hotels will offer different amenities based on price, many guests will always expect a hotel room that is both comfortable and pleasing to the eye. As such, it can be worthwhile considering a few factors when...

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Jul 22 2016

Choosing The Right Kind of Fabric for Your Bespoke Curtains

When it comes to freedom of expression, bespoke curtains allow many people to truly show off their personality in the most unique way possible, and that’s with made-to-measure curtains. Opting for bespoke curtains over high-street alternatives means you are not hindered and therefore do not have to conform to particular designs.However, there are still some factors you need to consider when deciding on fabric for your made-to-measure curtains.Consider the Heading of the CurtainsAs well as the design of the curtains themselves, you need to factor in how you wish...

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Jul 22 2016

Why Made-To-Measure Curtains Can Be The Perfect Solution

If you’ve just purchased your first property, or even moved after a few years in the same property, it can be difficult to know where to begin when it comes to selecting the right kind of curtains. Many of us may follow the lead set by our parents, and use a local shop that always been able to supply curtains. Similarly, you may be tempted to check out the high street to see what options are available.While there’s certainly nothing wrong with following this method, it does mean that you...

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Jul 22 2016

Making a House a Home

When it comes to interior design, it can easy to blur the lines when attempting to make the home comfortable, while still visually appealing. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with taking inspiration from any restaurants, hotels or museums you may visit, it’s important that inspired features are instilled in the home in the right way, or it could end up as your very own art gallery. Remember, although a home can be a canvas that allows us to showcase our personality, it’s also important that we have luxuries that help...

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Jun 17 2016

Common Questions Asked About Contract Curtains

When it comes to our home décor, it can be easy to put curtains at the bottom of the list. However, we shouldn’t underestimate the difference a really stylish pair of curtains can make, especially if they are contract curtains.What Are the Benefits of Contract Curtains?One of the main benefits of contract curtains is that you can be confident that the curtains you order will be of a high standard. There’s also the fact that a lot more care will be taken with certain elements of the curtain making...

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Jun 17 2016

Handmade Curtains Vs Ready-Made Curtains

Nowadays, there’s very little reason as to why we can’t make out home unique. There are so many services, furnishings and little touches available that injecting our personality into our home is something of a simple endeavour. However, there are some things that can be overlooked which could give your home some additional flair.Curtains can be overlooked in many instances, with people choosing to purchase a pair of ready-made curtains from a high street retailer, without ever considering the benefits of handmade curtains. While it’s true that ready-made curtains can...

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Jun 17 2016

Things to Consider When Choosing Made-To-Measure Curtains

The modern-day home can be an extension of our personality, and while some are happy with a more conformed look, others want to ensure that their home is as bespoke as possible. One way to ensure that this is the case, is to use made-to-measure curtains, ensuring that you have a perfect fit each time. However, there are still a number of things to consider before committing to a purchase.Which Rooms Need New Curtains?When deciding on made-to-measure curtains, you need to first decide which rooms actually require curtains, as...

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Jun 17 2016

Roman Blinds Inject Style and Practicality

The stifling temperatures associated with the Mediterranean climate of ancient Rome are cited as one of the main reasons for the creation of roman blinds. Back in the days of old, the streets were paved with cobblestones, and due to the fact they were often used by those with horse and carts, it was inevitable that a great deal of dust would be present. Add to this the fact that the Colosseum was being erected at the time, and you can imagine how much of a burden the dust was...

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May 24 2016

Interior Design Can Now Be Viewed Via Virtual Reality

We’re all fully aware of how technology has made advancements in a number of different sectors, and interior design is no different. As such, services such as Decorilla are giving those who are looking for an overhaul of their current abode a sneak preview of what things could look like once the project is finished.After details of the project are sent to the company, customers are invited to view their new design in fully immersive 3D.Of course, as the inclusion of virtual reality, or augmented reality, is new to the...

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May 24 2016

Home Décor Goes Tropical for The Summer

As the seasons come and go, it’s not unusual to see a series of home décor that looks to emulate the tropical vibe within your home. It’s not unusual for such décor to be unveiled at this time of year, given the inviting warm weather the summer months often give us.Furnishings and accessories making an impact in the world of home décor are those made from tropical plants and tree fibres. The trend originated in the US where consumers are able to buy a series of pieces, all with imagery...

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