Month: June 2017

Making Use Of Old Flowers

| June 30, 2017 | Charlotte Denton | 0

Recycling is encouraged everywhere. We are asked to reduce and reuse many non-biodegradable items that we find in our day to day life. Reusing saves money while helping the environment. It is not just polythene, plastic and glass that can be reused. There are many other items that you do not think, which could be very beneficial for you. One such item is fresh flowers. Despite being a part of nature and being biodegradable, flowers could be put into a lot good use around your house hold. If you are not aware or has no idea of how to do so, the following will help you.

Cards

Receiving cards makes us feel special and loved. We give cards to celebrate, show our care and love to the people who play a special role in our life. There are many ways that we could send and give cards. You can simply walk in to a store and buy a card that suits the occasion or need. This method is easy and does not consume a lot of time. However, if you have old flowers that you purchased from florists nearby, you could press these to make beautiful cards. This way your cards will have a personal touch to it and the receiver will appreciate it more than receiving a card that was purchased from a shop. Pressed flowers look beautiful on cards and could be used to make cards for any occasion or event. It is not a very difficult task if you have the interest and supplies to do to the job. Therefore next time you throw away your old flowers you could use them for a better purpose.

Decorations

Used or old flowers which has died can be used to make many creative items. There are endless number of interior decorations you can make using these flowers. If you get a beautiful bouquet of flowers from an online flower delivery service and you do not want to throw it away because it is just too beautiful even if it is dried, you can make use of it to create a marvelous design. You can press flowers and create a frame with the flowers. Dried flowers could be pasted on vases. There are ways that you could preserve these from falling out. There are so many things you could make using old dried flowers. If you are finding it tough to think of any idea you can search for it online. There are so many ideas and even tutorials to make these beautiful decorations out of dried flowers. Your opportunities are endless.

Interior Design Ideas For Your Home

| June 14, 2017 | Charlotte Denton | 0

Once you have finished with the building of your home, which was no doubt extremely stressful, you will have to start thinking of the interior of your home. You can take a blank room and turn it on to anything that you want it to be and you are only limited by your own imagination. You can either choose to have a professional come in and design your home for you or you can choose to do it yourself by doing your research online and studying themes, colour coordination and different techniques that are used by professional interior designers.

Come up with a theme

The first thing you will need to do is to come up with a theme for the interior design of your home. Will you be going for an old, rustic and antique look where you will need to buy timber dining chairs or will you go for a very modern look with fancy modern furniture that is available at modern home décor stores. Buying modern furniture and décor will cost you a lot of money and shopping at home décor stores will be expensive because they keep very big mark ups on the things that they sell at their stores. If you are opting for a modern look, you might want to go online and learn how to create modern masterpieces instead of buying them from a home décor store. Alternatively, there are many online furniture stores that you can shop at for half the price who will deliver the goods to your doorstep.

If you are going for an antique look with teak outdoor furniture Melbourne and old wardrobes, you should be able to find what you are looking for at an antique store or a second hand store. The things you will find will not cost much money because they will usually be discarded furniture of houses that have been upgraded to modern furniture and interior. If you go shopping at an antique store, you will find treasures that you will not find anywhere else.You can also have a beautiful fusion design where you buy old furniture and turn them in to something semi modern for your home. This way, you will save money and also have an elegant and fancy looking home. However, you will need to do a lot of research online about how to modernize old antique furniture and buy the tools needed to do so. In some cases, it might even be a good idea to hire a professional who will be able to do the job for you.

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