Modern Romantic Decor

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Modern romantic decor is all about brining our childhood fantasies about living in a castle to life! It’s all about bringing a fairy tale to life within your home. You can easily user modern romantic decor to make your home feel as if you are living like royalty.

Elegant decor can make your room look dated. Sometimes it’s as if we stepped inside a time machine and flew into another century. But, there is a solution. We can mix modern design with traditional and elegant design to create a gorgeous and modern romantic room with these elements:

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How to Set a Table

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There comes a time in our life when we need to know how to set a table- we decide to host a family gathering on a Holiday, or a dinner party with friends. After days of planning the menu, organizing and decorating your home, it hits you: how the heck do you set a table? It looks intimidating, but it is really quite easy. Check out these how to set a table tips!

Place setting basics – First you have to learn where everything is supposed to go. There are two ways in which you can set a table: formal and informal. When serving a formal dinner, there are usually more courses, which require more utensils and dinnerware.

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Forks will be on the left, knives and spoons will be on the right. Everything is put in order from what you will use first to what you will use last. That way when you finish a course, the plate is simply taken into the kitchen and the next plate is ready to use. For example, your salad plate goes above your service plate because you will eat your salad before the main course. Utensils are used from outside going in.

Take a look at the diagram and imagine yourself experiencing the dinner. As each meal passes, the outer utensils will disappear one by one, as will the dinnerware.

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How To Pick Blinds

With so many options to choose from, knowing how to pick blinds and picking a window covering can sometimes be overwhelming. Do I want cellular shades, wood blinds, or draperies? Which would benefit the house more? Well, we are here to help you.

We have created a questionnaire on how to pick blinds that makes the daunting task surprisingly easy! You answer 8 simple questions on what you want regarding design and function, and we will narrow your search. Read more to find out what the characteristics are detail.

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What Are Valances

What are valances? When people think about window treatments, blinds and shades are most commonly thought of. Have you ever thought about valances? They are commonly overlooked, which makes them a great selection to wow your guests. If you want to jazz up your wood blinds, or refine your elegant draperies, valances will not disappoint.

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So, what are valances? Valances are fabrics that hang loose from rods above the window. Do not confuse them with cornices, though. The two are commonly interchanged, but mean different things. Cornices are mounted on top of windows made of either wood boards or metal that can be upholstered with fabric.

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