Archive for August, 2010
The kitchen is one of the main rooms of the house, it is prepared, preserved and savored the food. For this reason, the design of kitchen furniture is vital to achieve maximum functionality in this space.
In the selection of kitchen furniture is important the selection of colors to give a sense of spaciousness, luminosity, and because they combine well with cooking materials. The minimalist furniture allows greater use of space and easy cleaning.
The kitchen counters should not have corners, the car dealers are preferable to deep cupboards, and this allows a better ordering of the items.
Decorating with antiques, gives a touch to any kitchen. Avoid very bright colors in the kitchen, because they produce an effect of excess. Lighting is important, direct white light bulbs on the work areas and dim lights in the ceiling for general illumination, are recommended.
The kitchen furniture is important to achieve functional comfortable and pleasant environment, to facilitate the tasks involved.
Tops are strength requirements, functionality and aesthetics, so it is used granite, marble, and now, steel, glass, wood, silistone. The design of kitchen worktops has different types depending on the material.
The stainless steel is very hygienic and attractive, so they are used in kitchens of restaurants, although any splash is very noticeable. They are usually formed by a cluster table covered with a sheet of 2mm.
Oak slats are oak veneer Formica or ribbons. They are easy to combine with the decor. The micro marble is a mixture of resins and minerals, high strength and low cost.
Silestone, are in high demand currently, consists of a plate with natural quartz, resin and glass, making them resistant to wear and scratches. Coordinate with any kitchen, as are manufactured in various colors. Marble and wood are traditional, very tough and expensive, are the most aesthetically beautiful.
The cabinets are of great importance for storage. To optimize the capacity, we can choose the height of the internal shelves. There are lockers for each use, bottle, food, hygiene, dishes, etc.
It is advisable to choose furniture that extends up the roof to avoid depositing on top of the cabinets, all objects of little use. The cabinets come in all sizes or can be ordered to size.
It’s Baroque (1580-1680) was present in art and architecture of all European countries during that period. It was a style that had a profound impact on life in the West. The style originated in Italy in the sixteenth century and is characterized by an exuberant and ornate decoration. He was present at all church architecture (churches and cathedrals).
The Baroque had its own characteristics in each country. In architecture, the main types are the church and palace. Forms are a style of ornate, elaborate and fanciful. The main exponent of this style was Churriguera Joseph, who created works of art and therefore, its architectural style is called Churrigueresque.
Baroque furniture Features:
In the Baroque, accessories are the key elements: sculptures, carpets, tapestries, cushions, lamps, tables, wooden boxes or chests, vases and furniture worn.
The charm is in the accessories available in groupings of similar items in use, for example, decorative dolls, carvings, paintings, tables of different sizes. It is essential to achieve an effect of visual overload and multiplicity of details.
The decoration of this furniture is lush and weighty. Predominantly natural motifs and curved lines, characterized by the superimposition of ornamental elements which are turned columns and pilasters. The design is characterized by dynamism and expressiveness.
The furniture is true works of art worked in woods with lots of sizes, with gold and silver rolled aged, upholstery fabrics are rich and velvets, silks, satins and brocades, with highlights and vivid colors on the ocher ranges and green, reaching even to the oranges. Venetian glass mirrors with carved and gilded frames, large proportions are characteristic of this style.
Large pieces such as cabinets and drawers comfortable are dominated by curved lines. The chairs are carved worked with complex and have high backs. Part of upholstery is replaced by the grille and ornaments. French baroque furniture is distinguished from the rest of Europe for their elegance and more careful preparation.
The decoration of the baroque dining room has great importance, because it is the busiest room. They are solid and attractive furniture. Dining tables have legs richly carved. Cupboards with glass cases are used to protect the dishes and ornamental pieces of dust.
The furniture is complemented with wardrobes, chests and trunks. It is common to find very mixed hardwood worked with other materials such as ivory, bronzes, and other fine materials. The use of decorative elements such as turned columns, pediments curved, twisted, and archery is common.
To make a pot striking pendant is needed to manufacture it with plants trailing edges and much lusher and best foliage in the center. When plants are in hanging wire baskets or plastic racks can be made extend slightly the edges of some species to the sides, they can be covered with moss, and place a plate on the bottom to retain moisture.
To plant them you should use a mixture of peat-based culture that will retain moisture better than the substrates, the same should be moist but not over and you add coal to keep it fertile. If you want to decorate the pot between the wires enter some plants you should do it before filling the pot with the special land.
The plants are suitable for hanging baskets hanging daisies, creeping ficus, petunias, lobelia, and bells, especially in sunny places, and places you can put half shade begonias, ivy, ferns, flower sugar among many other.
As we are in the middle of winter and it seems that this cold will last a little longer, it is best to talk warmth to our home. Being next to a roaring fire and being hypnotized by the flames of fire is something so inspiring, what better idea to put one in the lounge. The fireplace warms us and makes our house is cozy.
And best of all, there are fireplaces to suit all tastes and budgets. The work is to warm with wood, gas-powered models, open fire or to feel enclosed with safety glass … even portable and ecological.
To choose it is better to know some details about each:
- Ecological Fireplaces: Renewable energy
These are the last thing on the market, are the environmentally friendly fuels such as denatured ethanol, a sustainable energy resource. It is a renewable energy and clean combustion and produces no waste so you do not need a flue and no installation that can be hosted anywhere. This makes for a great versatility of designs that are highly decorative and where you place there.
- Fireplaces with wood:
This type of fireplace is the most traditional and attractive but you needed to do work for installation. Cleaning and maintenance must be ongoing to prevent clogging ash shooting and encourage the proper venting. It is advisable to have security doors or windows to prevent embers jump us or we burn something that is close to us, so we must avoid having carpets, sofas, and carpets … closely to prevent accidents.
It is advisable to ventilate the room to make sure that there are no fumes and forces us to take a corner at home or abroad (if possible) to put the wood and it takes a lot.
- Gas Fireplaces:
The gas is another option to heat and enjoy the fire. Some are metal; they only need a vent to the outside diameter of 10 cm which avoids major projects. You can place recessed or free. They are very comfortable to use and maintain.
There are different solutions to a door that was placed in the wrong way, being quick and easy to perform, without the need to go to a professional or a technician, therefore no need to spend money on their arrangement in a simple task carpentry.
On the one hand, a possible solution is to raise the center of the door, on which it rotates. The first option is performed as follows. The simplest is to place washers on the door hinges that are able to adapt to the offspring, and so lift the door as necessary. Here, one of the drawbacks can arise from not enough space at the top of the door.
Solving the problem is simple and fast is two possibilities to fix: raise the axis on which tour, or trim the door a few millimeters below. If this is the case, you should choose the following way to solve the problem.
The other possible option to solve the problem of a poorly fitted door is the adaptation of it to space available. This means cutting, minimally, the base of the door. It must be cut, only millimeters necessary, the base of the wooden door, until it fits properly on the bolts.
It is sufficient to brush lightly from the back to the previous one. It must be so soft; it can be to pull up a log in the process, damaging the door wider. In the case of needing a higher court of the base of the door, you must resort to using a saw, taking precautions not to remove the lacquer paint job.