How To Choose Patterns For Your Room?

Large and busy designs tend to draw in walls and make big rooms seem cosy, but they will overwhelm a small space. Similarly, tiny or subdued patterns will make the most of small rooms, but get lost in a large one.Visit the Woodworking Plans Website pages for more woodworking articles.

Pattern can also create optical illusions and because of its ability to trick the eye, it can be a useful decorating tool if the features of a room aren’t pleasing.

Regular patterns will highlight walls that are out-of-true and uneven walls can make pattern matching very difficult, so choose a wallcovering design with care.

Florals don’t allow the eye to fix on any one point, so they are wonderful for irregular walls and for softening awkward angles or disguising an unattractive feature.

Dainty floral sprigs are perfect for small rooms, narrow hallways and cloakrooms, whereas big florals are best shown off in large or high-ceilinged rooms, and in bedrooms with co-ordinating fabrics.

Stripes suit almost any style or size or room. Classic stripes in contrasting colours are a good choice for smart daytime rooms and hallways, whereas stylised stripes are more informal and very versatile. Stripes are also useful for altering the proportions of a room. Horizontal stripes seem to push out walls in a small room, and will make a low ceiling appear higher when used vertically. Continue reading


DECORATING THE VENUE; Wedding Reception Decoration Ideas & Advice


Decorations can help to turn a somewhat typical function room into a breath-taking vision that dreams are made of. Whilst decorations certainly need to be sympathetic to their surroundings, if executed well, they can be used to add sparkle and fizz to even the most ornate and palatial venues.

Decorations are available in a complete range of shapes and sizes, and different combinations can help to create a range of various effects. Swags of tulle, clouds of white balloons and twinkling white fairy lights can give a dreamy ambience, whilst the same fairy lights used alongside candles and floral arrangements will help to provide a sophisticated timeless look. In short, whatever theme you are looking to create, a cleverly decorated venue is essential in helping you achieve it. Continue reading