Spanish Style Furniture

florwntino-table-750x441Characterized by the use of vibrant colors and adorned by skillful wood carvings, the Spanish design is comfortable and also very popular. Though it is influenced by the English and the Moorish styles, it has retained its unique look and feel.

The main features of the furniture used in Spain are the cabinets, chests, and chairs with broad legs. Importance is given to the detailing and size. The difference in this design and others can be marked by the wood turnings, colors, and decorations used. The decorations include the depiction of courtship, bullfighting, etc. The specialty of chairs of this style is that they are more spacious, with a wide and high back for resting. The wood obtained from walnut tree is mostly used, while cedar, mahogany, chestnut, and oak are also used occasionally. A good thing about this kind is the strength and durability it possesses.

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Vanity Table Ideas

fpEveryone likes to look great and dress up well. We all spend hours in front of the mirror primping ourselves. And it would only be more of an incentive to do so, if we actually made up our vanity areas as well. Using the right table and the right accessories to do up your dressing area is important. From an antique look that is reminiscent of the sixteenth century to a trip to the future, there is no limit to how you can experiment with the look for your dressing area. We just give you some ideas that you can try out.

Ideas for Vanity Tables

More often than not people tend to ignore the vanity area in their house, but if done up well, then these dressing areas can be the focal point in a room. Choosing the perfect vanity table makes a lot of difference to the vanity area. Always choose a design idea that you would like to create in your room and then match the table accordingly. Placing the table in the right spot is also important. Look for an area that is not cluttered by any other piece of furniture. Try to keep the vanity table near an electric outlet so that lighting does not become a problem. The accessories that you use for the vanity area and how you place them will depend on your design idea and how you want to decorate the space. In this section, we give you a few vanity table ideas that you can use in your room.

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Kitchen Banquette Ideas

banquette-dining-area-MBWilsonInteriorDesign-BethSinger-PhotoA kitchen is the busiest place in the house. Unfortunately, it is also the most challenged room in terms of space. The large kitchen appliances, along with the dining set eat up a substantial space. Although, you cannot do anything about the space occupied by essential kitchen appliances, you can certainly free the space occupied by a bulky dining set.

The word ‘banquette’ is derived from the German word which means ‘bench.’ Kitchen banquette seating is a simple arrangement of a bench and tabletop. Not only does this set up look very trendy, it also takes up less space in your kitchen, thus giving the space a larger illusion.

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Although, banquettes are essentially meant for eating together for family members, they are now serving an additional purpose of entertaining guests.

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How to Make Bar Stools

cdmThere’s nothing like good old furniture revamped in a modern way, and this is what today’s article on how to make bar stools is all about. Bar stools have been in an important part of household furniture since the mid 60’s and during those times these stools were only found in basements, garages and local bars. However, today everything has changed and people are also comfortable with bringing in furniture which looks different. The things which used to be in the basement have made up their place in the main area of the house. Bar stools today are used as fashion decor and it serves as the perfect chair for high counters of your kitchen desk. Don’t associate bar stool with an old wooden, sad-looking cushion-less stool. Today’s stools are better looking and comfortable. Your options are endless, bar stools can be simple, with no back or a sturdy back, with cushioned seat or armrests and some modern stools also revolve on a pivot.

How to Make Wooden Bar Stools

The market is filled with different types of bar stools but most people still opt for the old-fashioned sturdy wooden bar stools. It is the best option and you can choose what type of wood you want. Make sure you pick a wood which is very easy for sawing and carving. However, before you start your journey of making a wooden bar stool, here are some supplies which would be needed – wood, wood glue, screws, sliding level, protractor, pencil, tape measure, plane, sandpaper, stain or clear finish, screws, clamps, saw, doweling, safety glasses for eyes.

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How to Build Drawer Dividers

341-2Everyone wants to keep their home organized (of course there are a few exceptions here!), and the drawer may seem one of the best ways to make sure that your house does not look messy. Your home may be filled with drawers (kitchen drawers, dresser drawers, closet drawers, etc.), and they are pretty successful in keeping your home tidy, but a drawer may not be the ultimate solution for a perfectionist, who wants every little thing to be perfectly organized, and in general, if your drawer is filled with small heterogeneous things, you will have a tough time, when you are searching for something specific, this is where a drawer divider comes into picture.

Drawer dividers help you segregate little things in a drawer, so that you do not waste time in searching them. You can easily get drawer dividers in the market, but most of the time, these dividers are not according to the size of your drawers. If you want to avoid the blunder of buying drawer dividers that do not fit your drawers, you can make them at home.

How to Make Drawer Dividers

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