How To Create A Bedroom Oasis

How To Create A Bedroom Oasis

 

Typically speaking our bedroom should be the most comfortable room in our homes. Nothing feels better than, at the end of a busy day, getting to relax in our comfortable, cozy bedroom.

Here are a few ideas to help make your bedroom a comfy, cozy oasis:

 

Keep It Dark

Create the perfect mood to rest and slumber by painting your walls in a dark colour.

 

Warm Up Your Floors

Area rugs are a great way to introduce colour, texture, and warmth in your bedroom. Try layering multiple area rugs for added drama and warmth underfoot.

 

Pillow Talk

Layering neutral pillows and throws helps make your bed a place you want to snuggle into.

Bed Time

A headboard done up in warm natural wood or upholstered in a neutral fabric adds warmth and texture.

 

Tone Down The Lights

 

Chose soft lighting, or even better, use a dimmer to create the mood you want to achieve.
It seems like a small thing, but think about it, we spend a third of each day in our bedrooms.
So it’s definitely worth the time and effort to create the perfect oasis to start and end each day.

April 10, 2020
Article Written By: Beatrice Espinol

Design Specialist at Decorium
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Payment Plan

Buying furniture is a complex endeavour. There is much to consider before making your final decision, like size, style, colour and cost.

At Decorium we try to help you balance between what you want and what you can have, by offering you the Decorium Card; our new payment plan program. Providing a 6 or 12-month, interest-free plan, with no payments in between, the program allows you to get what you need, and what you want, for your home.

Unexpected expenses often come along with buying a new house, so if your in the market, The Decorium Card might be a good choice for you.

A lot can happen in a year, so take advantage of what’s essentially an interest-free loan for 6 or 12 months.

You can apply easily for Decorium card from the comfort of your home by clicking the link below.

Financing

 

April 7, 2020
Article Written By: Renata Biala
Design Speciliast at Decorium
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Ways to clean your furniture

Since we have been told by the government and health care professionals to stay home as much as possible, in order to flatten the curve, we all have extra time to clean our furniture.
After all, while it is easy to be overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, and uncertainty , it’s important to remember :

OUR HOMES ARE ONE THING WE HAVE CONTROL OVER

Have a plan, remember you don’t have to clean all your furniture in one day. Consider taking on one room per day. This will give you the confidence that this is something you can take on during this period of chaos; and in doing so you’ll have clean furniture.
Here are some cleaning tips:

Wood furniture

  • Never use glass cleaners, detergents, liquids or waxes on wood furniture.
  • Clean with water and mild soap using a soft cloth followed by a dry cloth.
  • Remove all spills immediately.
  • Never place your furniture in direct sunlight for long periods of time .

Fabric

On upholstery furniture, remove seat and back cushions and vacuum regularly to remove dust particles.
Vacuum upholstered headboards as well.

Leather

Use a slightly dampened soft cloth or leather cleaner.
Use a leather conditioner every three months to keep leather supple and prevent it from drying out.

Glass

Use mild detergent and water followed by a glass cleaner with a micro fiber cloth.

Get ready to rid your home of dust with a HEALTHY spring cleaning!

April 6, 2020
Article Written
by: Ellen Zworth

Design Specialist at Decorium
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Guardsman

We invest in furniture to make our homes inviting and cozy, spending time and money to make it beautiful.
At the same time we always wish to keep our pieces looking as new as possible, and to have them as long as possible!
One of the ways to do this, probably the most important way, is to ensure that the furniture is protected if anything happens.
That’s where our coveted protection plan comes into play!
Guardsman covers all accidental damage!
All spills, food stains, tears, rips and brakes that happen by accident (because we wouldn’t want to harm the furniture on purpose!), will be covered!
Guardsman will repair as many times as needed, and if’s not possible to repair, the piece(s) will be replaced.
Like most insurance policies, until it needs to be used, you’re investing in peace of mind!
Enjoy and use your furniture with the assurance that you are covered!
April 3, 2020 
Article Written By: Alla Wolfson
Design Specialist at Decorium
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Fitting Furniture

Before you buy furniture you always have make sure it’s going to fit your space, and that you’ll be able to get it through the house. For example, if you are buying a sofa for your living room, make sure to measure your front door of the house so you can determine if the sofa will fit through the door. You also should measure the space between any walls and hallways you’ll be passing through, before going to your living room, so you won’t have any unexpected problems. Lastly, measure the room you’re furnishing from wall to wall so you can get an accurate estimation of what you can put where. For Example, in a family or living room, the TV and sofa need to be a calculated distance apart in order to get the maximum quality of use. If you measure you’re space before hand, you will know what size sofa to get, how big of a TV the room can handle and how you want to everything to be placed.

For more information on how to measure furniture to fit your home, check out our measuring guide here.

 

April 2, 2020
Article Written By: Raffaele Martino
Design Specialist At Decorium
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Spring colours are almost here!

Winter is almost over!
You can feel it, spring is in the air, and with the new season you may be experiencing the urge to make some changes in your home.
They don’t have to be huge, and as we know, sometimes less is more.
By changing some small pieces or accessories in the main rooms, you’ll see a huge difference.
Start with the family room and bring some spring colors, like green and pink.
It can be achieved by adding some as simple as some new toss cushions and fresh flowers.
The living room will transform in an instant by changing the rug to a new bright color or pattern.
The bedroom could benefit with maybe some new lampshades on the side tables.
Spring is definitely here!
Enjoy!
April 1st, 2020
Article Written By: Alla Wolfson

Design Specialist at Decorium
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Spring cleaning

While nations are encouraging social distancing and self isolation, it’s easy for us to let things get a little crazy around the house.
A great way to feel productive and pass the time is by cleaning your home and preparing for the new Spring season.
One way too look at Spring cleaning is that you are basically refreshing your space. One of the most tedious processes this time of year is getting rid of clutter that you don’t need. Spring is the time to throw out old furniture and replace it with something beautiful and new; like an area rug, a new coffee table, or a console table.
Fresh flowers are an excellent way to add colour and freshness to any room. Try switching out the covers on your throw pillows, and introducing pastels colors for a playful approach, or millennial pink for a feminine touch.
Another option is to change your accent wall colour – maybe use wallpaper with interesting floral print.
A clean house is important for the health and well-being of your entire family. Like the saying says, a clean home is a healthy home.
March 27th, 2020
Article Written By: Renata Biala

Design Specialist at Decorium
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5 easy ways to cozy up your home

  1. One easy way to cozy up your home is by adding neutral or colourful accent pillows and throws around your home. This can be done in your living room, family room and even your bedroom. By adding these small accent your room will automatically feel more warm and cozy.
  2. Consider using soft lighting. Lighting can make a big difference in your home. For example, using soft white lights that come from incandescent bulbs will give your home a warm and cozy feel when natural light is not being used.
  3. Add soft color art work around your home and photos of family and friends, this always helps make your joke more cozy
  4. Change your window coverings. Use soft warm colors like earth tones instead of just using white linen blue tones that make your home more cold.
  5. Warm up your feet! Add accent rugs around your home where you spend a lot of time, this can include your bedroom, entrance living and family room. If you don’t want to add huge rugs everywhere you can consider layering small rugs under the bed, office desk and under your coffee table.

March 23rd,  2020
Article Written By: Yuval Elbaum

Design Specialist at Decorium
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Decorating Your Home for Spring

Well, the time has come again. Our clocks have ‘sprung’ forward and it’s finally time to start thinking about decorating our homes for Spring.

Here are some great budget-friendly Spring Decorating Ideas:

Large-Scale Artwork: bring colour and pattern into your space with large-scale artwork in this year’s trend of floral arrangements.

Toss Pillows: adding toss pillows in this season’s trendy pastels or lively colours is a flexible and affordable way to introduce colour and texture.

Bar Carts: great way to get ready for spring entertaining.

Front Entrance: brightening up your front entryway with bright prints on walls and colourful seating such as ottomans is a great way to make you and your guests feel welcome.

Colourful Flooring: change up neutral area rugs for ones with bright colours and bold patterns.

Bring The Outside In: Even in a modern décor, introducing natural flowers and plants will bring some springtime cheer to any room.

So, once you’re done with your spring cleaning (Ugh!!) there’s no better way to welcome the new Spring Season than with a cheerful SPRING MAKEOVER.

 

March 23rd, 2020
Article Written By: Beatrice Espinola

Design Specialist at Decorium
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