Appearance of exposed brick in the interior of the building is able to provide a unique impression. Exposed brick that was once a popular choice in homes and buildings in the era of the 1900′s will not only give an impression and rustic character, but also presents an impression of industrial, a little accent Victorian neo-gothic. In those days, exposed brick be a far cheaper and more efficient. Because the homeowners do not have to spend money to plaster are easily damaged. They also do not need to pay more for routine maintenance.
However, the use of brick exposed in the digital age has shifted meaning and purpose. It’s no longer just reducing costs, the use of brick exposed now also be an aesthetic choice. Since only useful as “eye candy”, featuring exposed brick is not only derived from the use of the original brick. You can use several ways to get the look of exposed brick. Here are some ways you can use at home.
First of all, of course, you can use the original brick. However, the challenge of making the wall as it is quite heavy. Rather, you seek help of professionals. Make sure in one square meter at least 60 bricks. At least, in making indoor partition, you do not need a foundation rooted to the ground. However, you still must remove the tiles or flooring is in the room first.
After that, do not forget to mix the cement with the proper amount of water. If you already have a partition wall and just want to “tear down” the plaster on the wall, make sure you’ve covered the floors and items in the room with a nylon sheet. Use a spatula to “tear down” the paint on the wall. In addition to using the original bricks, you can also use a layer of brick tiles. The trick is to provide a layer on top of an existing wall in your home.
Another way is to use the easiest spelled wallpaper patterned brick. Today, wallpaper is available that mimic the texture of a brick. With the texture and color resemble brick, with instant way, you will have exposed brick walls in your home attractive.
Decorate the walls of the house can sometimes be a pretty tough challenge. The difficulty is not only due to the many charges you have to spend, but the ideas you have sometimes is not necessarily suited to your home. Therefore, before you rush to pay the services of others to decorate the walls of your home, the first step that needs to be done is to check various reference designs in magazines and the internet. After that, consider the budget.
If this is still not able to resolve your problem, here are some inspiration how to decorate walls with everyday items. Not only beautiful, you have to spend the cost is relatively less.
1. Artwork “from the toilet”
Start with the easy stuff you find everyday, but often forgotten. One item in this category is a roll of bathroom tissue rollers carton. You just need to cut-cut cardboard tissue rolls with the same thickness. Next, paint roller with your favorite colors. Once dry, arrange on a large canvas and kreasikan various forms of decoration of these cardboard rolls. In addition, you can also avoid the use of canvas and use the nails to “hang” the flower of the cardboard roll earlier.
2. From the kitchen table to the wall hangings
Are you a fan of cupcake? Bowl gorgeous cakes you can also make wall hangings. In fact, the work of this one tend to be simpler. You just need to develop and accumulate some cupcake bowls over thick mica sheets or plastic before it hung on the wall.
In addition to paper cupcake cup, you can also hang plates previously you decorate with paint.
3. Be creative with the way you paint
In addition to the traditional way using a brush, you can paint with a brush or cloth dipped tie into the paint.
4. Colorful potato stamp
Ornaments can also be a fun idea for the walls of your home. By using the potato as a stamp and be creative with different colors, you can create a bright colorful wall hangings. No need to think about the form of painting intricate and difficult on your own. You can create colorful cap row that simple.
5. Hanging world map
Not just hanging atlas, because you also need to set up beberapat canvas. After preparing the canvas, the large world map into sections according to the shape and size of the canvas. Tape the world map to the canvas, and hang the canvases.
Environmentally friendly lifestyle has now been entered in family life. Apart from sorting and recycling of waste, environmentally friendly lifestyle can also be reflected in the selection of building materials.
One of the elements that can be transferred to environmentally friendly materials is the floor. Environmentally friendly products should be bio-degradable or recyclable, and certainly not harmful to residents. Some types of flooring can be classified as environmentally friendly flooring. One is the hardwood floor. This type of floor is classed as environmentally friendly flooring, especially if you use wood that has undergone a process of regeneration. In addition to environmentally friendly hardwood flooring also gives the impression of elegance to your home.
Cork or cork the bottle cover is also an environmentally friendly flooring. Indeed, wooden “soft” is rarely a flooring option. However, cork is a good choice for many reasons. It has a natural elasticity properties make this type of floor convenient to use. He is also able to be thermal and acoustic insulation. Another plus, cork is not easily damaged by furniture and high heels. Cork is also classified as hypo-allergenic so it does not absorb dust. He is also fire resistant, and even able to repel insects.
Bamboo can also be an option. Bamboo 13% harder than maple wood, and 27% harder than red oak. Not surprisingly, bamboo last longer and resists water, mildew, and insects.
Tile and linoleum can be an alternative. Various color tiles make an attractive choice. Natural linoleum like a cork, which is made from hypo-allergenic. Another option for you is the stone floor. The floor is relatively inexpensive and easy to clean.