Choosing the Appropriate Home Theme

Home ThemeIf you have just purchased a home or are tired of your existing décor, you may be thinking of a new home theme.  There are so many new ideas and DIY kits out there to make a home truly memorable that it can be difficult deciding on just one. There are many ways to create a theme for your home.  Some may be more appropriate than others.  You may need to take into consideration how much of your home bears this theme such as if the theme is going to include the outside of the home as well as the interior.

Many gated communities or condominium complexes have strict rules regarding the decorative aspects of the exterior of the home.  They want a unity to all of the exterior colors so check with your homeowners association before doing any projects to the outside of the home.  You may find your home looks great on the outside just to be told you have fines to pay and that you need to repair the home back to a state that conforms to the rules of the homeowners association.  This does not mean you cannot make improvement to the exterior; you just need to do them within the guidelines.

The interior of the home offers much more leeway.  There are usually no standards to go by when choosing a theme for the inside of the house.  Just figure out what is appropriate for your theme and you can work away on it.  You can find pieces that fit the theme as well as cabinet hardware that matches and follows this theme.  The following are a few themes for a home that can be used:

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Choosing Antique Style Door Knobs – What to Look For

One small way for you to change the decor in your home in a dramatic way is by using antique door knobs. This may seem too simple to make a difference but even little things stand out in a big way. When you change the interior door knobs throughout your home, you’ll notice a difference right away. They’ll stand out and make a statement especially when you choose antique style door knobs.

Antique Door KnobsOne small way for you to change the decor in your home in a dramatic way is by using antique door knobs. This may seem too simple to make a difference but even little things stand out in a big way. When you change the interior door knobs throughout your home, you’ll notice a difference right away. They’ll stand out and make a statement especially when you choose antique style door knobs.

The antique knobs are also a great choice for anyone renovating a home and going for a classic or antiqued look. Instead of changing out entire doors, you can switch out the knobs and create a completely unique appearance.

In order to get the right look and make a real difference, you need to know what to look for when choosing antique door knobs. There are three main types to choose from which are the crystal, the glass and the brass door knobs and each of these are discussed below.

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