Leather is Better: Why You Need It in Your Room
Leather furniture often gets a bad reputation and we’re on a mission to fix that. This luxurious texture is perfect to mix in with modern or traditional pieces and adds just the right touch of masculinity. If you’re struggling with adding leather into your home, there are plenty of ways to incorporate it into your space. From leather this material is not just for man caves and bachelor pads. Need some more convincing? Here are some of our favorite things we love about leather furniture. Durable Material As we always stress, buying new furniture for your home is an investment. You want to pick a piece that not only you will love for years to come, but one that will hold up through messes, moves, and everything in between. What’s great about leather is that it’s extremely durable and will be able to withstand whatever life throws at it, while still maintaining a buttery-soft feel and luxurious look.
Hanging Wall Art – The Complete Guide
The very first step in hanging wall art is choosing the proper placement for each piece. But when you’ve got a very large abstract canvas, or an odd-numbered stack of petite nautical prints, choosing where to hang what is often the most daunting task. So there you stare at a blank wall . . . Now what? We’ll show you how to hang your artwork and make the process a little bit easier, and, we think, even fun! Watch our fun, informative video “Hanging Wall Art – Size Matters” here, and find our quick reference guide, decor ideas, and tools and tips details below it.
How Do I Choose the Right Lamp Shade?
How do you choose the right lamp shade? Picking the perfect shade for your table or floor lamp is all about scale, style, and supporting your lamp base. So it has to fit the place and occasion, complement without overwhelming, and draw just enough attention to be noticed. While it may be intimidating, learning how to measure a lamp for a shade will guarantee the perfect outcome. Follow our choosing a lampshade guide so you can feel confident in your choice. Flatter the lamp base The first thing you do when you’re trying to choose the right is to look at your lamp. What’s the general shape? If your base is round, then a round shade usually works best. A square or angular silhouette tends to look better with a square shade. Of course, there are always exceptions to any decorating rule – candlestick lamps, with their combination of curves and angles, can handle just about any shape. And, if your lamp is square and your table is round, a round shade can complement both.