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Argos Sofas – Something for Everyone at a Great Price!

4 Apr


When it comes to home decoration Argos is quite unbeatable. Great prices and an endless range of furniture for every room in the house. Maybe not looked at as trendy as other home stores like habitat or John Lewis, Argos nonetheless can cater for every pocket and every style. If you’re decorating your living room, many of the Argos sofas will most definitely dress your room in style while not hurting your pocket that much. You can also go to the high end of the range and purchase an expensive little number that can make your living room look like a million dollars, but we don’t find this necessary. There are too many choices at a great price for you to find the perfect one for your room – one that will cater for your needs while also looking fabulous!

Here we’ve decided to display a nice range of Argos sofas by categories: 3 seater sofas, extra large, a range of Argos leather sofas, a nice range of Argos corner sofas and finally an Argos sofa bed range for you to choose from. Remember that Argos furniture can be delivered to your doorstep.

3 Seater Sofas



Extra Large


Leather Sofas


Corner Sofas


Sofa Beds


As you can see, this amazing store provides all sorts of home decorations for your home as well as products for your garden, all types of accessories, toys for children and adults alike, etc. Shopping with this company is an experience as everything is either done through the catalogue and online. Returning goods if you’re not happy with them has never been easier, and prices are extremely competitive. More upmarket places like Habitat and John Lewis will probably cater for finer ranges but they also come at a price. But with Argos sofas or any other product you can rest assured you’re buying quality products for the price you are paying. Bad news is that if you’re not happy with your delivery you have to start the process all over again – but if you’ve got the time and need to buy cheap sofas or at least furniture that is not pricey, this store is most definitely the one to go for! Oh, and best of all, they are everywhere so you don’t have to travel far to get your catalogue or order.

Choosing the Best Small Sofas for Small Rooms

13 Mar

Choosing the Best Small Sofas for Small Rooms

Angelo HOME Sutton Loveseat with 2 Pillows, Golden Honey


There are many reasons for wanting to shop for small sofas for small rooms.  The children may have left the nest and you have a small bedroom that you’d like to convert to a sitting room or your special getaway, or you have an apartment with a small living space.  Perhaps you have a nursery for your baby where you’d like to be able to add a comfortable, but compact seating space.  Your child’s bedroom may be quite small and you’d like a solution for sleepovers.  Whatever the need, you can make things work with small sofas for small rooms.

Angelo HOME Sutton Loveseat with 2 Pillows, Golden Honey

This particular small sofa would make a lovely addition to any home decoration scheme.  Its solid wood construction and extra padded upholstery make it a very comfortable, sturdy piece.  The color of this particular sofa is suitable for any decor.  It measures 48 inches wide and requires minimal assembly. Great for bringing life to area rugs.


Contemporary Style Mocha Brown Fabric Sofa Loveseat

While this sofa is wider than the previous one, at 64 inches, it will still fit into a tight space.  It is made from durable cotton and is easy to keep clean.  This not so “little” sofa can seat up to 3 people.  It has chunky wooden feet and the color will suit most decors.  No assembly is required.

Emma Studio Tufted Sofa

This 49 inch wide sofa has great styling.  The tufted back gives it a classic look.  The only assembly required for this small sofa is to attach the sturdy wooden legs.  The wooden legs and frame are made of hardwood.  The high back and arms and padded seating offer a great deal of comfort.

P’Kolino Little Sofa – Sleeper

This cute little sofa, although geared towards children, is very versatile.  At 31 inches, it has pockets for “little” things and can convert into a sleeping surface.  The high density foam provides comfort for both sitting and sleeping and it is covered in stain-resistant fabric.  The wide base makes it very sturdy and child proof.  It weighs very little and requires no assembly.

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All of these choices are available in a variety of great colors, and, if used in your living room, will be well-reflected in your living room lighting.  If you have a primarily white decor, all of these small sofas for small rooms will certainly suit and accent your color scheme.


Shopping for Bunk Beds

7 Mar

Shopping for Bunk Beds

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To add storage and functionality to any child’s room, bunk beds are your best bet. They work well in both a boy’s or girl’s bedroom and can be found in multiple styles to suit your home decoration tastes.

Wooden Bunk Beds

If you prefer wood, you will likely be happy with the designs and styles available on the market that will suit nearly any bedroom interior.  The bunk bed designs in wood offer a multitude of storage solutions, from the single loft bed with built in dresser and desk – a great spot for bedroom chairs – to combinations of twin/twin, twin/full or full/full with under-bed storage and storage in the stairs.

A few options to choose from (priced from highest to lowest):
  • Woody Creek Stair T/F Bunk Bed – Front Load with Underbed & Matts – Package – This solid pine model has a twin bed on the upper level with a full on the bottom.  There is under-bed storage as well as storage in the stairs.  The stairs come pre-assembled and this item includes the mattresses.

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  • Bunk Bed Twin over Full Mission Style with Trundle in White -This Mission style bunk bed is sturdy and stylish.  The upper twin combined with the trundle bed under the full lower bunk is a good solution for sleepovers.  This set does not include the mattresses.


  • Honey Oak Finish Twin/twin Convertible Wooden Bunk Bed -This bed does not include the mattresses and requires some assembly.  Reviews do indicate that this model is practical, attractive and very sturdy because of its bracing.

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Metal Bunk Beds

If you’re looking for a modern, rugged looking set of bunk beds, you should consider metal.  They are priced lower than their wooden counterparts and are very sturdy.  They will fit in with most children’s bedroom decor.

Some options, priced from most to least expensive:
  • Powell Monster Bedroom® Twin/Full Bunk Bed – This model has a twin over and a full under design.  It is made from durable, sturdy tubular steel and requires some assembly.  The mattresses are not included in the price.


  • Walker Edison Twin over Twin Bunk Bed – With its twin over twin design that converts to two twin beds, this model is very practical.  Its clean, sleek lines suit any decor.  Some assembly is required for this durable tubular steel bed.

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  • Walker Edison Twin over Full Bunk Bed – Even though this is a twin over full, this unit is the least expensive of the bunk beds listed.  The price does not seem to affect its stability.  It can take a little longer to assemble than others, but comes with assembly tools.  It is made of sturdy tubular steel.

Many wood bunk bed sets come with storage solutions while the metal ones don’t.  However, because of the lower price of the metal bunk beds, extra under-bed storage could be purchased.  Both the wooden and metal bunk beds offer space saving, attractive solutions for small spaces.


Our Favorite Bathroom Seashell Decorations

25 Feb

Our Favorite Bathroom Seashell Decorations

Bathroom Seashell Decorations

Have you ever walked into a bathroom that’s blah, plain, non-descript and just plain boring?  Beige walls, white tiles, brown countertop and while sink, tub and toilet, or an equally boring palette of colors….  People spend time, effort and thought in decorating their kitchens, living rooms and bedrooms, but when it comes to home decoration, the lowly bathroom sometimes suffers in the process or is disregarded altogether.   A bathroom can be spiced up even if it’s still builders’ beige.  Have you considered a particular theme?  How do you want your bathroom to feel?  Do you want to feel like you’re walking into a spa?  Or perhaps you prefer a French Provincial look.  How about a visit to the beach?  There is a vast array of bathroom seashell decorations available that can help you get the beach theme to work.

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Bathroom Decorating Ideas

If you select a beach theme for your bathroom, you can accomplish the look by using either wallpaper, stenciling, in your shower curtain and hooks, in the color of paint that you choose, accessories and wall art or even changing your toilet seat.  A nice sandy color of paint and water blue accents will add to the beach theme.  You can check out decorating magazines or do some online research to find seashell bathroom decor ideas.  A seashell themed toilet seat will certainly make a great topic of conversation amongst your friends.  You could stencils underwater grasses on the walls as well and also add themed stickers to walk in showers.

Even if you’re going for a spa feel in your bathroom decorations, you can still use some of the same ideas that you used in your seashell bathroom decor.  For a spa feel, you can add wooden accents, either by using a wooden rack to hand luxurious bathrobes or a wooden stand for your toilet tissue.  A nice rock water fountain is also pleasing to the ear and the eye.  Big fluffy white towels are typical of what you find in a spa, so you can add some of those to add to the spa theme. Corner toilets are great for displaying decorations, and natural elements like sand can be arranged in a way that is pleasing to the eye as well as adding to your decor.

So now you have two options for your neglected room, bathroom seashell decorations or an offshoot of that idea gearing more towards a spa feel.


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Wardrobe Designs Evolved Significantly in a Few Decades

4 Feb

Wardrobe Designs Evolved Significantly in a Few Decades

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Wardrobes are integral part of human bedroom design since centuries and wardrobe designs evolved from huge four-section items to modern designs where form follows function. Bedroom interior is unthinkable without wardrobes which originally are intended to help us store apparel but during the ages have become a sort of home decoration, too. Bedroom interiors vary in style and you have a wide choice of traditional and modern designs to select from, including bedroom chairs and various elements of home decoration.

Modern Wardrobe Designs Bet on Functionality

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photo by favaro JR

Apart from its function to add good looking appearance to our bedrooms, wardrobes should offer functionality and be of use where need for storing clothing appears. They can further enhance the look of the room; think of canopy beds and adding to the style with the furniture you choose to display around them. Wardrobes are an important element of childrens bedroom decor, too, for allowing kids to keep in one place not only clothing but toys and other personal belongings. Most items intended to adorn rooms of children are painted in lively colours as opposed to the dark colours used in painting wardrobes a few decades ago. Find good ideas for your bedroom interior on magazines or the Internet and try to emulate them at home.

Materials Matter

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photo by Th♥mås Lǔ

Modern wardrobe designs feature wooden, metal and plastic elements with wooden wardrobes still topping the list of the most popular home decoration of this kind. This style will allow you to also display modern accessories like DVD stands and ultra-chic spotlights in a way that they blend with the rest of the home decor. And while antique furniture stores offer solid wardrobes we all know since Victorian times but modern plastic materials gradually replace nail-studded wardrobes made of wooden materials.

Such new materials allow designers to create modular wardrobes, offering improved functionality while being less space sensitive. A corner wardrobe can save space, for instance, but it is far harder to make such a piece of furniture using wood and metals.

Affordable Prices Are Widespread

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photo by Nature form furniture

Some people might be homesick for the solid wooden wardrobes of their childhood but modern wardrobe designs also contributed to the decreasing price levels and affordability of wardrobes. A typical wardrobe now sells for around USD 500 to USD 600, on average, while it could cost fortune a century ago.

Wardrobe designs have changed to serve new purposes and meet new requirements and you will hardly find a wardrobe featuring wood-carving craftsmanship. Not that wood-carving is old-fashioned or something, but designers realized that the primary purpose of an item determines its natural beauty and functionality became a king amongst modern furnishings makers.

Moreover, wardrobe designs managed to break up the ancient idea that bedroom interiors should follow and use dark coloured schemes and today’s customers are able to enjoy vivid colours in their boudoirs. We have to admit that such an interior is far more inspiring than the one existing in our grandfathers’ bedrooms!


House Lighting Is an Art of Combining Elements and Playing with Light

3 Feb

House Lighting Is an Art of Combining Elements and Playing with Light

House Lighting 1


House lighting plays an important part in home decoration and can highlight your good taste while making the difference between a cosy and inviting house and one that lack style. You should bear in mind that three basic types of lighting exist; namely, general, task and accent lighting while living room lighting cannot resemble and function it way exterior lighting do.

Combine Adequate Elements

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photo by This Year’s Love

Just like everything in your loved house, light decoration should reflect the overall state of mind of its owners and habitants. You can combine chandeliers and pendants but a trivial wall sconce will not look good in front of a pretentious pendant.

Living room lighting, for instance, could combine all the three types of lighting while light decoration in your bathroom should serve the specific needs of this room. You can transform a cheap home decor into a cosy and expensive-looking place by using appropriate accent lighting which allows you to play with lights and shadows in the room.

Exterior Lighting Lends Charm to Gardens

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photo by Dr DAD

Installing proper exterior lighting is also important element in the work of professional and self-taught house designers. Light decoration can lend charm to a cottage or adjacent garden and create fiery atmosphere without requiring huge investment. You should distinguish between exterior and interior lighting but be aware that house lighting integrates all details of a well-designed lighting scheme.

A discreet outdoor lighting scheme will give you unparalleled atmosphere for romantic garden parties while blinding light is more suitable for large indoor spaces decorated with mirrors. For that reason ball rooms are designed to secure powerful sources of light and lighting is often seemingly extravagant.

Playing with Lights and Shadows

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photo by Michael_Spencer

Architects discovered long ago that playing with lights and shadows is able to inspire various moods in home-owners. A carefully designed inner space, combining home decoration and lighting in a certain way, can make you feel sad or raise the morale of people who dwell at the place. You can create a similar effect by carefully utilizing mirrors which can direct shafts of light and make small places to look more spacious.

House lighting is not only a business but an art of selecting and combining elements that add more space and cosiness, a combination not easy to achieve. Materials are also important and you should avoid combining wooden and plastic elements of lighting, while details made of wood and metal usually look as a natural combination.


Select and Design Home Decorations to Reflect your Own Style

28 Jan

Select and Design Home Decorations to Reflect your Own Style

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People, men and women alike, are sometimes confused selecting home decorations due to the ever changing styles in interior design. Others are slaves of present fashions or all the vogue being around in fashion and home decor magazines. A home decoration, however, should reflect your personality and be in line with other furnishing, even the colour combinations are important.

Cheap Home Decor is Not a Bad Decor

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photo by Massimo Norbiato

You should not be bothered and feel disconcerted if you are on a tight budget and cannot afford all those expensive home decorations you see at the boutique stores. Just go window shopping and select those items you like wholeheartedly and you will suddenly reveal that your home turned into something special not only for you but for friends and guests. Cheap home decor has nothing to do with bad home decor, many famous interior designers take advantage of cheap little accents to make a house look gorgeous.

Every single item matters, from bedroom chairs to a dining bench, from your kitchen furnishing to your bathroom towels. They are all details that show the state of your mind and inner conception of the world. Hanging chairs for bedrooms, are speaking of your mentality and cannot be replaced by a sofa without losing the entire effect that reflects all your spiritual make-up. Look at the relevant posts in this website to get more ideas for these particular home decorations.

Finding the Right Balance

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photo by Massimo Norbiato

You should, however, find the right balance between exposing your mentality too aggressively and creating a place that is intended for everyday living. Too many candles would create an ecclesiastical home spirit while mirrors would give you an illusion for more space in small rooms. Try to find the balance between modern and traditional, too. Your bedroom chairs made of massive oak will look ridiculous together with a water bed, those are two disparate interior conceptions, not to mention the bad taste such furnishing combinations reveals.

Design is your Weapon

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Remember that home decoration is an important element of your home decor and is able to make an average house look like one depicted in reputable home decor magazines. Try to avoid eccentricity if you are not that type of person, more traditional home decorations can also create an artistic or whatever atmosphere you like if properly selected and placed.

Whatever your design ideas, you should bear in mind that if you feel comfortably among the home decorations you selected wholeheartedly, there is a good chance that your guests will share the same experience with you and will find your home a cosy place.


The Modern Kitchen – Taste, Elegance and Ergonomics

27 Jan

The Modern Kitchen – Taste, Elegance and Ergonomics

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Think twice and you will find that the modern kitchen is the place where housewives spend the better of their day.

If it comes in an open-door combination with the dining room, chances are the children and father squad will be rubbing shoulders with that cooking mum and wife for two meals a day… at least. Being that frequented ascribes this family locus a vital task – to teach taste. The modern kitchen is then the handiest mentor as it enshrines the latest designer findings as regards elegance and ergonomics and, what is more, originality.

A quick tour around several models can drive this point home.

Lean geometry singles out original spots

Modern Kitchen

photo by thekitchendesigner.org

The careful descent down to the three-color range has made the otherwise striking colors not only tolerate each other but also accentuate the available planes. The kitchen doors and the kitchen cupboards form a lean geometry of horizontal and vertical lines that as if point to the original centerpiece of the room – the centered table and chair ensemble alongside the stove.

This non-standard immediate proximity between the two is an achievement of ergonomics – food is a hand away. Not least, contact with food from its cooking through serving to eating creates that necessary tantalizing effect to all the senses that makes one cherish each and every bite of it. Electric underfloor heating would save you from placing dated carpets and at the same time allow for more ample storage or decorative areas.

Unostentatious background to make tidbits stand out

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photo by thekitchendesigner.org

The straight lines that go straight vertical and straight horizontal point to the interplay between the background and the foreground. Their repetitiveness as a background helps one easily put his eye to all the kitchen appliances and tidbits that create the coziness in the hearth of that modern kitchen.

Light is king

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photo by ☺ Lee J Haywood

Good kitchen lighting is essential. This particular model teaches a very good lesson about the importance of daylight. The ample use of windows and glazed surfaces – the kitchen tiles, kitchen cupboards and the kitchen table – and the bright red color choice of the kitchen curtains sing the hymn of light against the muffled tones of a fitted kitchen. Your children there will feel as if outdoors in such a setting, regardless whether wintertime or summertime.

A modern kitchen is a must for all parents who want to usher their kids straight into the the 21st century because it introduces the huge strides that kitchen designers have gone to make full use of available, space, light, materials and the interplay in between them. A modern kitchen passes their fast-learning experience on.

Home Decorating Pictures and Ideas

19 Jan

Home Decorating Pictures and Ideas

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Your home is your sacred spot so no wonder you are looking for some home decorating pictures and ideas that will really make your home a special place for you. After a long hard day at work or taking care of the children, you need to have a time to relax and by decorating your house to suit your needs, you will often find yourself in a state of bliss. Have a look at these fabulous pics and get your own ideas flowing!

living room - purple and blue

Photos by ooh_food

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Photos by: by DNA Art Online

Your home decoration should reflect you and should have a sense of unique style. Maybe you just love art work and different types of paintings? Then you can make a theme through out your home with your favorite artist. Walls in your home need to look alive and this will brighten up the whole room as well, so give your walls some love by putting up pictures or art work. Also, the right color schemes play an important part. Check the next pics to get ideas of what could work in your home:

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living room dark scheme

Photo by ooh_food

Maybe your home is a bit more modern and you are going for the modern look and feel? Maybe some modern kitchen cabinets are in order. Match your cabinets to your table and create a whole new look in your kitchen. If you are going with the modern look you will want to choose the darker colors such as black cabinets with cherry wood trim perhaps? Something along those lines as black is the one color that all modern designs tend to have.

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Photos by kobiz7

kitchen decor

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When it comes to being peaceful there is no doubt about it that the bedroom designs need to be done so in a way that the seem to just wipe away all the stress. Before going to sleep you will need to feel nice and relaxed and one way to do this is have a nice cool and earthy toned room that just screams serenity. By adding some nice bedroom chairs you can make your bedroom into a tranquil little place. After all, how can you fall asleep if your environment is not soft and subtle…

bedroom decor - lime green

bedroom decor - miniamlistic design

wall bedroom decor

Photos by ooh_food

Bathroom designs are often another big topic when it comes to discussing how to decorate and transform one’s home. Depending on the size of your bathroom will of course depend on how much free range you have to work with. Take into consideration the size and what type of message you would like to send when you are decorating your bathroom. For lovers of the seashell bathroom decor style, check out the uniqueness of the layout in the relevant pic:

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seashell bathroom decor

Photos by ooh_food

These home decorating pictures and ideas are to help you decide what you want to do with your home, so enjoy them and let your creativity be seen.

Photo Credit: *janine*

Home Decorating Ideas

Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms

13 Jan

Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms


The first thing that most people see when they enter your home is generally your living room, so would you like some decorating ideas for living rooms? Home decoration is all about your personality and your style and often says a lot about who you are. Let’s have a look at the four areas you really have to look at when decorating this room:

1) Lighting
2) Color Schemes
3) General Decor & Style
4) Choice of Furniture

So when you are thinking about some ways to make your living room a bit more like you, think first about the living room lighting. Lighting in any room often sets the tone and this especially true when it comes to your living room.

If you spend a lot of your free time in your living room then chances are you will want it to be a relaxing environment. Go for some soft and subtle lightening versus the bright lights that you may need in your kitchen or home office. The soft lighting will help to promote a feeling of peace and relaxation and will of course make the room much more inviting. Speaking of an inviting room, what are the living room color schemes? This is where your personality can really shine, go crazy with your ideas and make your living room a place where you will always want to be in. Bright colors often give off the inviting feel where warm and dark colors can transform your living room into a more romantic and cozy environment. The choice is really yours of course, just think about what you want your living room to say about you. Mix colors and lighting in a way that compliment each other. A candle chandelier, for example, would go well with elegant tones or hues (shades of just the one color, like taupe, can do wonders in your room); while spotlights in the right places can match different color themes, from minimalist interior design to bright and vibrant tones.

When it comes to the living room decor, this is where you can also have a lot of fun. You can go with the traditional decor or maybe choose a more minimalist interior design like for instance the Feng Shui home decorating style. Whatever you choose just make sure that your living room has a personality that matches your individual style; giving identity to your rooms.

There are many different couches and chairs that come with covers as well, these covers can be purchased in variety of colors. If you can’t decide you can always change the covers until you get the perfect look. You could even change up the colors all the time, to match your ever changing moods. A living room is a place where you get to unwind from your hectic day, so shouldn’t it be a place where you can just feel your stress melt away? As you can tell there are many directions you can go when it comes to decorating ideas for living rooms, just have fun and be creative.

Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms

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