Duvet covers: what are they?

April 18, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Design

Duvet covers,Home DesignThe word duvet has a French origin meaning ‘down’. Duvet covers are similar to comforters that are used particularly in the winter season to keep the heat down. These are more or less like comfortable bedspread or quilts that are used to cover the duvet beds. Duvet covers are soft blankets made with pieces of cloth woven together with supple fillings inside like down feathers, soft cotton or polyester. Duvet covers can be used to cover the quilts in correct sizes so that the quilt does not get sided up inside and helps in keeping the quilt clean. Damages to the quilt are prevented by putting it in a proper cover. Choices of material for duvet covers are wide ranging from microfibers, suede, silk and Egyptian cotton. These are also a great enhancement to the bedroom décor as it comes in most possible colors, designs and patterns. You can get the exact one that matches your taste and the style of your room.

Draw the House Plans yourselves

January 22, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Home Design

Using software you can build your own house easily.


1. A list of the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you require should be made including amenities such as laundry room, garage etc.

2. Log in to design websites to see what features you want in your home. An initial plan should be drawn on your graph paper to help you once you begin using software or a website to do the actual home planning.

3. A software program should be installed to help you to plan your house.

4. A first room should be drawn, and then all other rooms as per instructions in the software or website.

5. Once you complete your house, save your work. Check all details, and be sure if they are satisfactory. Make changes if you are not satisfied and save them. These can be used as blueprints by contractors which you employ to build your personal home.

Design a Home Workout Room

January 19, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Home Design

To have your own workout room at home saves you time and you do not need a lot of space for this room.


1. Select a room for your workout. After taking the workout-room measurements the type of equipment that you want should be chosen. Enough space should be kept around the equipment to enable you to move about freely in the room.

2. A flat bench should be purchased because it is useful for a large number of exercises. A set of dumbbells with a storage rack and a treadmill or elliptical machine for cardio exercises should also be bought.

3. Some carpet or foam padding should be bought to put on the floor in your workout room. Sections of additional carpet should be kept beneath your exercise equipment.

4. Some aerobics or other workout DVDs can also be bought to help keep you motivated if you have a TV in the room.