Archive for April, 2010

Clocks for Your Home

Choosing clocks has to be one of the most dreaded things for home owners. This however should not be the case because there are various designs to choose from and as such, this should make the process easier. There are certain questions that you need t o answer in order to determine what kind of clock to choose.

The first most important question is how much you intend to spend. Clocks vary from the pendulum clocks, contemporary wall clocks, traditional, and key wound clocks among others. The pricing of all these models vary and you ought to buy one in accordance to the one that appeals more toy our sense of style.
The location you want it placed is imperative too because it determines the size of the clock you purchase. If you want it to be visible then, you’d be better of buying a larger piece and vice versa.

Home Decorating Tips: Make Your Own Decorative Fish Net

When planning to make your own decorative fish net, the first thing that you have to do is buy the fish net and this can be done online. To add beauty to the setting, you can buy a colored net that compliments the color theme of your walls. Nets come in varying sizes and it will be up to you to make the choice of what size suits you.

Once you have the net, hang it the side of the wall that is plain and do this with some creativity. For instance, do not make hang it too tightly and you can overlap some parts of the net to make it more eye catching. If you hang it too tightly, it might hinder you on the on the number of items you intend to place on the net.

Once your net is in place, the fun part has just begun. You can pick all the plastic sea animals and items you have in your possession. The idea is to give out the impression that these items are caught in the net.

Conservatory versus Orangery


A conservatory is primarily built of PVC or glass walls and finishing while an orangery is built with glass and a percentage of it made of brick. An observatory is an open kind of structure while the orangery is more enclosed in terms of privacy. Orangeries have flat roofs, which will offer privacy from overlooking windows in the rest of the home while a conservatory can be viewed from any angle because of its clear walls.

Orangeries are considerably more expensive to build than the observatory because of their mix in building materials. With conservatories, it may be much cheaper to maintain and build because one can use low insulation materials like PVC or use double-glazing because traditional ones made of glass and other materials took long to heat. One should choose which one to construct based on the overall design of the home, weather conditions, how much one is willing to spend, and the uses of the structure one wishes to build.