Balconies, a space to discover!

Cities are growing more and more vertically. And it is precisely the lack of space in the challenge that has the small apartments to create terraces or balconies that offer sufficient outdoor space for people.

An atmosphere full of light, air and very good view; these are enough reasons to contemplate this place as an essential part of our home, take advantage of the fact that we have a balcony and decorate it to our liking and take full advantage of it.

advantage of balcony

The areas on the balconies or terraces, talking about measures, as always vary. The materials and shapes of these are predetermined by the design of the building. No matter how much space you have, there is always a way to locate a chair or a table, where you can sit and enjoy the view.

Take advantage of this incredible space to make your own garden. Locates plants with pots of different designs, heights, and vertical gardens. It benefits, it is a habitat conducive to the growth and development of these. Add wood items, either on a table or chair.

The lighting of the space is also vital. Because it is a very pleasant place to be at night, drink a few drinks and relax looking at the city skyline, it is ideal to place some lamps hanging on the walls. This type of lighting is very fashionable and mixes well with home decor.

A great idea to save space and get the most out of the areas is to create fixed furniture. In a corner of the balcony, a space of furniture in L shape, which is usually made of wood with pillows or blankets to sit on.

advantage of balcony

Have the classic crystal table in iron with a good chairs, which is always a success; you can also immerse yourself in even more different ideas, hang the bike in this space, the classic hammock that has forgotten a bit, colors, materials, tapes …

Finally, look what your balcony offers and according to it, go for it to decorate it under your own ideas.

Your dining table: Rectangular or round?

Dining tables are daily protagonists of important family moments, such as meals or meetings; however, at the time of choosing it is not clear what the ideal table for your space is.

Beyond if you like round or rectangular dining tables, the reason of its shape also responds to the type of space in which it can be located.

When you are going to buy your dining table the first thing that you should ask yourself is which position you will install it, that is to say, with what space it counts: does a vertical dining table fit in your space? Is it too narrow with a round dining table? Such questions should be asked when you choose.

round table

If you choose a round table, keep in mind that it steals all the space because everything revolves around them and therefore need a large space to look good and not saturated within the place.

There is nothing more uncomfortable than being at a dinner party and not having to leave your chair as many times as you want, so think about it very well. Continue reading “Your dining table: Rectangular or round?”

5 common mistakes in decorating shelves and how to fix them

Shelves tend to be often the centerpiece decoration, are always in sight, so you must first, keep them always in order and with the right elements. It is not good to saturate them or to waste space. First of all, select what you think you should go in space, according to the location of the shelf, whether it is in the bedroom or in another space, and then try these ways to decorate your shelves look beautiful, neat and stylish.

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1.Organized by groups

Error: Put several elements together in order to display a little of each of your tastes, without following an order or a decoration plan.

Solution: One of the best ways to accommodate your house, your closet and even your shelves, organize everything by groups or categories, so the job will be easier. For example, if you have a collection of encyclopedia, of any piece, perfect. It does not matter if they are in different sizes or colors as long as they are grouped together. Continue reading “5 common mistakes in decorating shelves and how to fix them”

5 rules to follow to decorate with color

Sometimes, to achieve a great change in the decoration of our houses, with a touch of color it will be sufficient.

But this attempt could be disastrous if we do not know how to do it properly. To avoid any mistakes, keep in mind these 5 rules that you must follow to decorate with color properly.

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1. If it’s your first time using color, go slow. Seeing the chromatic palette at the paint site can be overwhelming. If you are first in painting section, avoid strong tones and avoid using the color in large quantities. Start with a single wall and see how you feel. Inspire yourself with shades that catch your eye to reference images and let yourself be guided by your instincts. Continue reading “5 rules to follow to decorate with color”

Ideas for Decorating the Kitchen

One of the rooms that can generate more doubts when giving a face to our home is the kitchen. The decoration of kitchens is an art and there are many elements that must be taken into account when decorating the kitchen in a way that is functional without losing in beauty and style.

remodeling kitchen

If you are thinking of completely remodeling the kitchen of your house, in this article we explain everything you need to know to end up having the kitchen of your dreams, are you ready?

Large Kitchens vs. Small Kitchen Decorating

When designing the new kitchen, it is not the same consider a decoration large kitchen that a small kitchen decoration. Continue reading “Ideas for Decorating the Kitchen”

Six tips to protect plants and shrubs from Frost

The intense cold of winter can have devastating consequences on outdoor plants, whether grown in pot or garden soil. But there are ways to protect the specimens or at least mitigate the effects of low temperatures. This article offers some of the main techniques to prevent plants from being harmed or even dies from intense colds, such as coating them with plastic, reducing irrigation, grouping the specimens to create microclimates and placing padding on the garden floor.

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Protection for plants to withstand the cold

The winter cold, especially when temperatures drop below zero degrees, affect can cause death of the plants. But not only damage to living beings, but that can also break the flowerpots. This is because, when frozen, the water retained in the containers expands its size. To avoid these negative consequences during the coldest time of the year, some recommendations, such as those listed below, should be kept in mind. Continue reading “Six tips to protect plants and shrubs from Frost”

Tips to take care of shower curtains and bathtubs

The shower curtains play a key role by preventing soil, toilets and other objects from getting wet. However, sometimes they are not properly taken care of and mold or dirt stains are formed on them. This article explains how to take care of shower curtains and bathtubs so that they do not deteriorate and last longer, emphasizes the importance of bath ventilation and avoid moisture and pull with excessive force and gives recommendations for cleaning.

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The bathroom is one of the most difficult places to clean in a house. On the one hand, by the need to disinfect quite frequently, and on the other, by the way moisture and condensation accumulate there. One of the main victims of these conditions is usually the shower curtain or bathtub, in which dirt or mold spots are often formed. Continue reading “Tips to take care of shower curtains and bathtubs”

5 advantages of closing your balcony or terrace with glass curtains

When summer arrives the terraces and balconies become places of maximum enjoyment, where we can sunbathe, read a book or simply have a drink with our friends or family enjoying the nice weather. However, in winter, that space is often very wasted, since, who wants to spend time outside when the cold makes a dent? Today we will talk about the advantages of glass curtains, an optimal solution to enjoy your terrace or balcony always.

glass curtains

Take advantage of your terrace or balcony without thinking about the weather: One day you wake up with a desire to breakfast on your terrace and discover when closing the curtain that the day is cloudy and it has started to rain, why give up your special moment? With a glass curtains that close the space you can spend as much time as you want outside thanks to its enclosure insulation. Continue reading “5 advantages of closing your balcony or terrace with glass curtains”

Ideas to keep the house cool when it’s hot

In the hottest months there are many tricks that can help keep the interior of the house fresh and airy. We offer some ideas below.

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A ceiling fan can be a great investment, as it can make the thermal sensation in a room 6 or 7 degrees lower, without spending much energy. When the air is in circulation it seems much cooler. Ceiling fans are the best, but a good portable fan can also be very effective.

Blinds or curtains
Install blinds or curtains to reflect the heat towards the exterior of the house. Close them on the side that hit to the sun (those facing east in the morning and facing west in the afternoon) to avoid getting the heat from the sun and helping the fans or air conditioning to cool the house more effectively. Continue reading “Ideas to keep the house cool when it’s hot”

7 ideas to separate living rooms

Nowadays the open and diaphanous spaces are in fashion, this has made the environments that previously coexisted separated by walls, are now united in the same space. The room separators fulfill the function of dividing the space to get the visual effect that each environment has its place. In this article we present some ideas of space separators for the living room that will surely inspire you, let’s see!

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Separate environments using decorative panels
The living room where dining, kitchen and halls together are in the latest fashion, however, it is possible that for some reason you just not convince to have everything together and stirred, even though you want to keep it structurally identical. One way to separate the environments without using the walls are the decorative panels. There are a lot of panels, from the fixed to the movable ones that can be rolled and uncurled whenever we need it. Continue reading “7 ideas to separate living rooms”