Housecleaning for the Holidays – Holiday Home Decorating Tips – Top Interior Design Trends for 2020

Housecleaning for the Holidays

Prepping your home for holiday parties or overnight guests can be hectic. Eliminate day-of cleaning chaos by dividing your housecleaning tasks into doable segments. Follow our 7-Day Cleaning Plan and 1-Hour Quick Clean Plan to prepare your home before guests arrive. Use our BHG’s Emergency Housecleaning Guide — simple solutions for tricky stains — to ensure hitch-free holiday entertaining…

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51 Simple Holiday Decorating Tips

The holidays are meant to be a time to enjoy precious moments spent with family and friends, but all too often we find ourselves rushing to decorate our homes perfectly. The good news is a few garlands of evergreens, a colorful wreath in the window, or an arrangement of simple votives flickering on the mantel can create an abundance of cheer. Here are some quick and easy ways to make your home festive. ..

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Top Interior Design Trends for 2020

2020 is fast approaching which means that there are new design trends on the horizon! A new year means a fresh start not just for burning off all of those holiday calories, but it’s also the perfect time to revamp your home. If you’re trying to figure out what to do with your home next year, here are a few trends that Collected Interior Design firm believes will make their way into consumer homes within the next year…

Black and white are the beginning and end of the color spectrum. They literally couldn’t be a starker contrast between colors., but the clash between light and dark is a gift from the interior design gods. There are millions of ways to incorporate this yin and yang trend into your home decor…

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For your home we offer long lasting fabric protection and cleaning services for upholstery, draperies, rugs and carpet. For your commercial use we offer a variety of finishes by the yard, including flame proofing, protection, backing and lamination…

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Furniture and Fabric Cleaning and Protection Before and After Pics – FiberCare Dallas and the Cleaning Company

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Best Architects and High Performance Custom Homes Builder in Dallas, Texas – Clean a Rug: Area Rugs, Oriental Rugs, and More

The Best Architects in Dallas (Residential)

The most common feature of new Dallas homes are glass exterior walls surrounding courtyards or protected by privacy fences. New construction artfully blends the region’s traditional design with new modern touches using gorgeous local stone, sloped roofs, and minimal ornamentation. The following list ranks the best custom home architects in the Dallas area. You’ll find their designs listed among the AIA Dallas small project award winners and on the prestigious AIA Tours of Homes and Modern Home Tours, as well as on the pages of Luxe Interiors and Design, which features the best new homes in the area…

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The Philos – Bauhaus Design + Build Custom Home Dallas, Texas

The Philos is a Bauhaus Design + Build custom home located in Dallas, TX which aims to redefine modern luxury through the use of clean materials, black framed glass, and a true integration of indoor/outdoor living. The property as a whole is bound by a solid 8’ tall steel fence while opening up to the street with vertical steel slats. Upon passing through the front gate, a giant red heart, which this project is named for welcomes its’ visitors and provides guidance to the next visual marker, the 12’ tall wood entry door which rests under a long cantilevering overhang. The interior of the home is almost completely white except for the marble tile accents and contrasting black window frames, so that the homeowners have a gallery-like environment to display their expansive art collection…

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Best Architecture Dallas

Dallas Architecture Tour. Steep yourself in great design spanning throughout the ages as you explore Dallas’ collection of architecturally significant venues. From newer marvels like the Perot Museum to Dallas skyline icons like Reunion Tower, the magnificent builds will keep you looking up for hours…

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What to see Weekend in Dallas and Forth Worth, Texas – Architecture and Arts

 

How to Clean a Rug: Area Rugs, Oriental Rugs, and More

Your area rug may bring the room together, but it also takes a beating, from foot traffic to pets and spills. After a while, vacuuming just isn’t enough to get it truly clean. But unless your rug is gigantic or extremely delicate, there’s no need to hire a professional for the task. Once you know how to clean a rug, this project is one you can easily take on yourself. Read on to find out how to refresh those well-worn area rugs so they look as good as they did when you first unrolled them…

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High Performance Custom Home Builder Dallas Texas

What is a high performance home builder? We live in a world of high performance products like automobiles, appliances and communication devices. The phrase “high performance” can inspire thoughts of taking something efficient and sought after and bringing it to the next level. It speaks to a place that is modern, innovative and quick, while making things easier and better for the consumer.

High Performance Homebuilding is raising the standard for how homes are built. It is the very definition of how Desco builds custom homes.

We are a High Performance Custom Home Builder in North Texas (Dallas, Lakewood, Highland Park, Preston Hollow, Prosper and other surrounding areas). We raise the standard for how homes are built…

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How to Clean Oriental Rugs and Carpets

The best way to keep a rug clean is to keep it from getting dirty in the first place. Removing outdoor shoes when entering the house (as people do in most rug-weaving countries) is a good idea if this accords with your lifestyle. Bare-foot or sock-foot traffic is much gentler to a rug than a hard outdoor-shoe sole (or spike heel), and leaving your outdoor shoes at the entrance to the house tracks in much less dirt…

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FiberCare is an invisible, long-lasting finish that protects against spots, stains and spills. FiberCare works by impregnating fibers with co-polymer resins in a mineral spirit base. This means dust and dirt can’t get trapped within the fiber. Spills can be easily blotted up, dirt and grit can be more effectively removed by vacuuming or damp dusting, thereby, increasing fiber life. FiberCare can be applied to all fibers, new and old, even those that have been temporarily protected with mill level finishes such as Scotchguard or Teflon. FiberCare protects against both oil-base and water-base stains…

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Cleaning Luxury Fabrics – Dallas Home Design Center – Furniture as Art

Cleaning Luxury Fabrics

With all the types of fabric blends, cleaning materials, and temperature settings, maintenance and care for fabrics can be pretty confusing and intimidating! There are some general rules such as don’t over-wash and when in doubt, use cold water, but the rules and methods of care do go a bit deeper than that… depending on the fabric, of course!

That’s why we’ve decided to create this series of care and methods for fabrics! In this series of guides, we’ll give you short and easy lists for your reference that will note qualities of the fabrics, how to wash them (or not wash them), and when it’s safe (or not!) to iron a fabric! We’ll start with a small group–the Luxury fabrics–consisting of Silk, Velvet, Wool, and Leather.

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Luxury Fabrics – Care and Cleaning

Perennials is on a mission – a mission to invigorate the design community with fun, resilient fabrics. Since Ann Sutherland, Perennials president and founder, first searched for luxurious performance fabrics, Perennials has become an industry leader in this category, emphasizing design, color, liveability and longevity. Starting with thirty fabrics, in classic stripes and solid colors influenced by nature’s colors, the company has grown its offerings to over 800 fabrics, as well as hand-woven and hand-knotted rugs, trimmings and pillows.

If you’ve made a mess on Perennials, you have nothing to worry about. From barbecue sauce to wine, see our Quick Cleaning Guide for solutions on the most usual suspects…

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VISIT DALLAS MARKET CENTER’S INTERIOR HOME + DESIGN CENTER

The Interior Home + Design Center is the new, open-daily home décor marketplace at Dallas Market Center exclusively for interior designers and the trade. Inside the adapted mid-century building, more than twenty leading companies and The Gallery at IHDC, a new shared showroom space, present the latest collections of furniture, lighting, decorative accessories, and wall art. These new showrooms serve an active and discerning design community seeking unique resources for residential and commercial projects across Mid-America and Latin America…

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Dallas Market Center – An Open-Daily Design Destination

 

A Modern Approach to Design

Great design is a collaboration, and Homepolish is there for your entire journey.

We pair you with the right interior design and renovation professionals and help you navigate the process, from answering your questions to resolving challenges along the way. With innovative technology to make the process easier and a dedicated team to support you, Homepolish will bring your space to life.

Whether you’re accessorizing a Lakewood rental or completing a gut renovation of a Highland Park home, Homepolish provides a custom, affordable interior design service that works for you. Your Homepolish designer will guide you through the entire design process, including a complimentary product ordering concierge…

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Furniture as Art

How Should Furniture Respond to the World Around It?

Artists have long been interested in the domestic space, but as the distinction between art and design becomes ever more blurred, more artists are making objects that function, and more designers are making sculpture. Plus: Five designers create original furniture, exclusively for T.

WHEN WE TALK about artists making furniture, an old debate over whether design counts as art (and vice versa) rises once again to the surface, like a shark baited with chum. Furniture designers aren’t, by the logic of the category, really artists, and artists, by that same logic, must normally be engaged in a higher pursuit than furniture…

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These Artists Would Love for You to Sit on Their Work

A zany perversity is rampant in the studios of many young, contemporary creators who are trampling the boundary between furniture and fine art. For artists who want to break rules, this offers tempting propositions: chairs that aren’t meant for sitting, lamps that are less interested in illumination than in aesthetic verve, home goods that don’t work like they should. Rebellious aesthetes are turning old, recognizable forms—the sofa, the shelf—into objects for considerable contemplation. In their studios, provocation and individual expression override comfort and utility…

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How to Clean Your Upholstery – Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Advice – How to Clean a Sofa and Remove Stains from Furniture and Upholstery

The right upholstery cleaning products and methods will make keeping your sofa clean and stain-free a snap. Want to learn more? Here is a step-by-step guide explaining how to clean a sofa and upholstery in 4 steps…

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DIY Cleaning Hacks – How to Clean Your Sofa – Upholstery Cleaning Tips

If you have kids and pets, your furniture has likely seen better days. Upholstered furniture, in particular, seems to get the brunt of the damage, from stains to rips and tears and more. Rather than tossing your old furniture, try these upholstery tips and tricks to bring the fabric back to life…

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How To Easily Clean Your Upholstery and Your Leather Couch

Make sure you vacuum your upholstery before cleaning it.

If your upholstery starts to look dingy, or has developed lots of stains and spots, before you do anything else it is important to vacuum it.

Blot the spill quickly – One of the most important tips on cleaning your upholstery…

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3D Printed Furniture and Home Decor – Home Improvement – 3D Printing Ideas for the Home

14 Best 3D Printed Furniture Projects

While 3D printing is gaining ground in the industrial sector, it is also present on a smaller scale in homes, open spaces or even parks and streets. We have noticed more and more 3D printed furniture for example. From chairs, tables, stools to sofas, there is no shortage of initiatives! Designers and manufacturers use 3D printing technologies to increase complexity and offer customisable furniture. Some can even be printed directly at home. Discover some 3D printed furniture projects and leave with some great home decor ideas!

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Over 100 3D Printing Projects for Your Home

“But what are they really good for except printing more plastic crap that we don’t need?” We hear such sentiments a lot when talking about 3D printing. And there’s some grain of truth to that statement. A lot of what we still see coming out of 3D printers are trinkets, toys (that kids won’t likely play with), and joke items.

When Make: put together the first Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing just two short years ago, we decided to address this criticism by including an article on practical things you could create with a 3D printer. We really had to dig deep to find worthy candidates.

These days, it’s getting a lot easier. Especially in areas like medicine, 3DP is really starting to come into its own, creating seriously life-enhancing, even life-saving medical devices…

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Practical 3D Printing | Home Improvement & Repairs

In this video I show off a project that I did on my 3D printer to design and print a part needed to mount the curtain in my apartment correctly. As much fun as 3D printers are they have a lot of real world use cases. Maybe you can use a 3D printer to repair or upgrade something in your home!

 

3D Printing Ideas – 30 Simple IKEA Hacks to 3D Print

It’s a one-stop shop for instructions on modifying and repurposing IKEA products. Commonly known as IKEA hacks, the alterations can be as basic as a little embellishment here and there, or as complicated as a breaking out the power tools and safety goggles.

Naturally, the Swedish furniture giant doesn’t officially endorse or condone these modifications. But that hasn’t stopped them becoming very popular among devotees of their products.

And wouldn’t you know it, 3D printing has played an essential role in some of the best and the brightest IKEA hacks in the world today. Here’s a summary of best we could find, together with links for further instructions…

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20 things you’ll never have to buy again if you own a 3D printer

When 3D printing first arrived, enthusiasts imagined a future of desktop factories where people wouldn’t need to drive out to a store to get things they needed anymore. Instead, they could just download pre-made designs from the internet and print them from the comfort of their own home…

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Home Interior Design Tips and Tricks and House Cleaning and Staging Hacks

Our 50 Best Tips to Make Your House Super Clean

We’ve got a trick for every corner of your home…

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DIY Cleaning Hacks – How to Clean Your Sofa – Upholstery Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Hacks DIY An Easy Carpet Deodorizer With Baking Soda And Essential Oils Once your home is clean, keep it smelling fresh with this simple recipe. Mix four tablespoons of baking soda with five to 15 drops of the essential oil of your choice (you can experiment with…

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Staging Tips for Your Dallas Real Estate Sale

These low cost strategies to make your Dallas home more appealing are sure to have your potential buyers saying WOW! Plus these tips are quick and easy…

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How to Clean Your Home in One Hour

So you have company coming in an hour and the house is a mess? Or maybe you’ve just been putting off those chores and want to get it over with as quickly as possible. So, how do you clean your house fast?

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DIY Cleaning Hacks – How to Clean Your Sofa – Upholstery Cleaning Tips

9 ‘Why Didn’t I Think of That?’ Cleaning Hacks

DIY An Easy Carpet Deodorizer With Baking Soda And Essential Oils

Once your home is clean, keep it smelling fresh with this simple recipe. Mix four tablespoons of baking soda with five to 15 drops of the essential oil of your choice (you can experiment with adding different amounts of essential oils to figure out the scent strength that works best for you). Shake the mixture together in a jar, then sprinkle it over clean carpets. Leave it to sit for an hour, then vacuum up the mixture and bask in your fresh-smelling space…

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37 Home Cleaning Hacks to Transform your Routine!

I love to clean — I don’t what it is, but I just love it — and anyone who knows my mother wouldn’t be surprised to hear that.

So I have a lot of experience, from scrubbing the floors with a toothbrush to vacuuming and dusting (pretty much everything in my home).

Whether you constantly clean your house or only really tidy things up before guests arrive, knowing a few quick and easy tricks can make the process a whole lot easier!

So to help save you some time and frustration, along with a lot of wasted money on cleaning products, here’s a list of some cheap and easy hacks that will transform your cleaning routine!

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DIY How to Clean Your Sofa

 

15 TIPS AND TRICKS TO MAKE UPHOLSTERY LOOK LIKE NEW AGAIN

If you have kids and pets, your furniture has likely seen better days. Upholstered furniture, in particular, seems to get the brunt of the damage, from stains to rips and tears and more. Rather than tossing your old furniture, try these upholstery tips and tricks to bring the fabric back to life. You’ll be surprised at how much better it’ll look with a little elbow grease and TLC!

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Fabric Collections – Luxury Bed and Bath Linens

Robert Allen Design – Fabric Collections

Robert Allen invites you to explore the newest additions to our notable and comprehensive fabric library that spans the spectrum of color, pattern, texture and durability for all of your design project needs. From Robert Allen to Beacon Hill, Robert Allen @ Home and Contract, you’ll find coordinated collections of on-trend and timeless upholstery and multi-purpose fabrics.

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Peacock Alley Design – Luxury Bed and Bath Linens

Come in and explore our luxury bed linens and bath linen collections.

Select your perfect luxury sheet set and pillow cases in crisp, classic white, or choose from our signature palette of restful neutrals. Tell your personal bedding story with our cloudlike duvets wrapped in a beautiful and restful duvet cover, and topped with our delightful matelassé coverlets and shams. Round out the experience with throw pillows, cozy cotton blankets, and a perfectly tailored bed skirt. Maybe you’ll add a personal touch in our monogram bedding and bath shop. This is the upscale bedding of your dreams.

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Cleaning Antique Carpets – How to Clean a Tapestry

Cleaning Antique Carpets and Tapestry

Dust should never be allowed to build up in carpets as it has a sandpaper effect on the fibres.

A few sensible tips & some advice on caring for your Antique Carpets and Tapestry…

Our antique carpets and tapestries are amongst the most beautiful items we own.

But they are probably subjected to the most abuse as caring for antique carpets and tapestries can be a time consuming job.

Cleaning is relatively simple as long as it is done regularly and excessive wear is avoidable if correct placement is considered…

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How To Clean Curtains

Even if they don’t look dirty, knowing how to clean curtains, and making it part of your cleaning routine, will go a long way to helping your home stay clean.

Most curtains, whether they’re casual cotton or fancier damask, are made of woven fabrics that gather dust, pet hair and dander, even mold spores. Over time, these things accumulate, and your window treatments start to look dingy.

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How to Clean a Tapestry

Gardner Museum Cleans 16th-Century Flemish Tapestries

Jared visits the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum where cleaning 16th-century tapestries means an extraordinary effort…

 

Shape Up Your Drapes

It’s curtains for dingy window treatments with these quick fixes…

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