Small Spaces and Interior Design

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Every professional interior designer knows that decorating a small space is almost always more difficult than decorating a large space, but with some thinking and imagination, a small room can look and function just as well as a large one.  Here are a few guidelines and tips that interior designers keep in mind when furnishing a smaller space. [Read more...]

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Shopping for Kitchen Flooring

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Your kitchen flooring can have a substantial effect on what may be the most used room in the residence. The appropriate kitchen flooring can create the personality of your kitchen, make housecleaning quicker, and last for many years. The wrong kitchen flooring is going to last even longer, so you will want to make a practical decision to begin with. The important points you’ll need to give some thought to as you are shopping for kitchen flooring are sturdiness, maintenance requirements, and looks. We are going to analyze a few common flooring products with those issues in mind. Another must see is the Kitchen Tile Ideas. [Read more...]

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Using bamboo flooring as part of a modern affordable eco-friendly home design

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Bamboo flooring in a modern home design

Affordability and eco-friendly are often not used in the same sentence. This often happens as marketers ride the eco-friendly bandwagon for excess profits.

This is not the case with bamboo flooring. Sustainable equals competitive pricing when one compares bamboo flooring to other solid wood and engineered flooring options. Case Architects designed a modern & affordable eco-friendly home which includes bamboo, see how they did it … [Read more...]

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Ideas to decorate the Children Bedroom furnishings

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With regards to decorating a kid’s bedroom it seems like an uphill task for the parents as to many questions pop to their head. Ought to they program the room around their child’s beloved cartoon character? Or ought to the mother and father paint the room to appear like a tropical forest or a fortress? [Read more...]

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What to Decide Before Starting a Kitchen Remodel

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A kitchen remodel is an exciting proposition.  There are many things to consider—and frankly—fun things to decide.  Decisions have to be made about cabinets, countertops, appliances, a shiny new faucet and flooring to name a few.  Unfortunately, like most home improvement projects, there are some things to consider before starting kitchen remodels. [Read more...]

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How to choose the right bedroom furniture

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Choosing the proper bed room fixtures can genuinely be a challenge. After all, the bedroom is a location where a great deal of men and women like to expend their time and unwind from the day’s activities. As such, it is extremely significant for making sure that the room is as inviting as possible. The way we do this is to decorate the master bedroom in such a way that you usually wish to be there. This means choosing the perfect bedroom furniture beds. [Read more...]

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Being Eco Friendly at Home

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Living a more eco friendly or sustainable lifestyle is quickly becoming a very hot topic for many South Africans. Not only is this a matter of saving the earth, it is also a matter of being frugal, too. Kids aren’t cheap and recycling and reusing are great ways to help save the Earth and save money. A lot of people really just make it a hobby to find creative new ways to recycle and reuse various household items such as shredded paper for example. Here are some great and simple ideas for recycling paper, conserving water, saving electricity, and adding eco friendly furniture to your home. [Read more...]

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A designer builds an eco-kitchen …

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As more & more people become aware of the environmental issues facing our planet, they have started to look at eco-friendly alternatives.

In this post, a designer, Joshua Foss, walks you through the process of building an eco-kitchen. Part of the process was selecting eco-friendly materials – and guess what he (and his client) chose? Yip, you guessed – strand woven bamboo boards.

Here is a teaser:

MetroHippie Bamboo kitchen design

The rest can be found here:

Designing an eco-friendly kitchen
Joshua Foss’ web site – Thrive Design Studio

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Tongue & Groove or Click Lock?

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Laminated Solid Bamboo - Click-Lock with pre-installed underlay

Laminated Solid Bamboo - Click-Lock with pre-installed underlay

Click Lock systems were initially popularised with laminate flooring systems. Their big sell was that they reduced the cost and increased the simplicity of an installation. A number of designs have been patented, but the most common tend to be UniClick and Valinge. When Engineered flooring started becoming popular, the obvious choice for installation was to use a click lock system.

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