Provence is a French “country”, a style of the southern region of France, which is associated with magnificent nature and delicious country food, bright sunshine and the fresh smell of the sea. Provence style is a charming atmosphere of coziness and positive, it is ideal for a country house, however, observing the main trends, even small rooms can be decorated in this style. When designing a kitchen in the Provence style, color is of the utmost importance. As a rule, light, pastel colors and milky shades are used for decoration. For kitchen furniture in the Provence style, white, light transparent shades of green and turquoise, the colors of lavender and sea waves, as well as warm terracotta and yellow tones, are relevant. The basic materials of the Provence style are rough stucco and wood, so kitchens in the Provence style are most often made of solid wood or appropriately decorated.
Actual items of kitchen furniture – round dining tables, a variety of sideboards, cabinets, display cases, and chests of drawers, as well as numerous open shelves filled with trinkets or kitchen utensils that are decoration elements. Continue reading
There is no material that is better than natural. And of these, it is the tree that is of most interest to many. Furniture made of wood of any kind creates coziness and extraordinary color, has a calming effect on a person.
Particularly popular was furniture made of pine. But why choose her?
On the extraordinary properties of natural material
First of all, pine aesthetic appearance and low price speaks in favor of pine. All the criteria for the situation in a residential interior, in pine furniture are available. And it will look wonderful, regardless of whether it is simply covered with varnish or some kind of coating, such as “white wax”, which is certainly environmentally friendly. Continue reading
Despite the fairly widespread use of plastic double-glazed windows, skirting boards, etc., wooden windows remain the most common solution, and they will be discussed.
Repair of wooden windows, doors. Troubleshooting
First, check if windows and doors open and close well.
All defects, if any, should be eliminated before painting, then this will be much more difficult.
A typical problem in houses of the old construction is the loosening of the door frame, and the subsidence of the door leaf. These defects are easily fixed. In order to fix the loose door frame, drill 2-3 holes on each side in the box and at the end of the wall, and hammer in wooden plugs in them. Continue reading