Decorating With Fabrics

Bring a chaise longue in your house

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in Design Trends, Home | 0 comments

Bring a chaise longue in your house

The chaise longue made its way from French bedrooms to our living rooms, and today it has even reached the entrances of our houses. It has never abandoned their decadent air, but it has modified its design. Its main advantage lies in its versatility. A chaise longue can accommodate two people sitting in small space, depending on the design, so it´s a great alternative to benches. And placed in a wasted corner or at the hall, next to a side table, it creates a functional space that can be enjoyed a lot. The best allies of a chaise longue are a cushion, like this one made of ikat, and a blanket, like this one with fabric by Serendipity Fabrics. Via: Nuevo Estilo Wherever...

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Mix and Match Printed Fabrics

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Fabric & Linen, Home, Serendipity Fabrics | 0 comments

Mix and Match Printed Fabrics

Mix and match printed fabrics is really an art. In decoratingwithfabrics.com we do not believe in those posts that say “Five tricks to combine prints as a pro”. We prefer to offer tips, photos and inspiration to push you out of your comfort zone and start playing with the prints, not only on cushions, also on curtains, upholstery, headboards … Who knows? Maybe we awaken that decorator we all have inside… Mix and match printed fabrics multiplies the decorative interest of any room. Via: House Beautiful Color. Choosing a single color for all prints can make even the most unmatched patterns look like they are made for each other. It is the easiest...

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Guide to decorate with cushions

Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 in Design Trends, Fabric & Linen, Home, Serendipity Fabrics | 0 comments

Guide to decorate with cushions

Decorate with cushions gives life to a room and allows us to revamp it without making big investments. That is true. But easy? If you can find in shops more than 1,000 different models, how can you choose those four or five that will look great on your sofa or bed? There are no magic formulas. Unfortunately, the style can not be explained. But in this post we want to give you a basic guide to decorate with cushions and some easy stylist tricks. Then, you can mix and match colors, sizes and prints according to your taste and the style of your house. It is certainly the funniest part and also the most complicated. Mix and try until you find the winning combo. In our blog...

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Decorating a dining room with different chairs and tables

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Design Trends, Home | 0 comments

Decorating a dining room with different chairs and tables

Decorating a dining room without falling into the boredom of matching dining tables and chairs, but without failing with mismatched combinations is a big challenge. It is clear that the dining furniture sets are more than outdated. It was very easy for our mothers or grandmothers: they went to a store and they chose a table with matching chairs. Their only challenge was the budget. Mix and match dining table and chairs adds decorative interest, even a touch of surprise, but doing it right requires an extra effort and inspiration. Not everything works. So before purchasing new dining chairs or table, be sure of your decision. Eero Saarinen oval Tulip table with Executive...

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Contemporary decor with a retro touch

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Blasco & Blasco World, Home | 0 comments

Contemporary decor with a retro touch

Can we have a modern and practical home, that retains its original identity? Yes, we can !!!! How should we decorate it? In the living room, a  Blasco & Blasco vintage sofa, upholstered  in a blue velvet, is the focal point. Jim Lee´s photography is from Moriarty Gallery. The nordic coffee table was bought in La Europea. If you want a contemporary decor with a retro touch, look at the work that Serafina Estudio, directed by María Morenés, has done in this house. They have retained the structural elements that were worthwhile (restoring them when necessary) and have renovated those that required it. Elements of different styles coexist in harmony multiplying the...

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How to wash linen

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017 in Fabric & Linen, Home | 0 comments

How to wash linen

To wash linen is easy because it is a natural fiber. Just think that for centuries linen was washed in streams, boiled in cauldrons and dried in the sun. Fortunately, today we have washing machines and more comfortable ways to hand wash. As for dry cleaning, it is only necessary when the linen has special treatments or is mixed with other fibers. <a href="http://www 20 mg prozac.decoratingwithfabrics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/lavarlino1-1.png”>Via: Pinterest. In any case, always follow the care instructions supplied by the manufacturer. These instructions, whether for washing linen at home or for dry-cleaning, are elaborated taking into account...

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Decorating with Linen Fabric

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Fabric & Linen, Home | 0 comments

Decorating with Linen Fabric

Formerly, linen fabric was reserved for towels, tablecloths and sheets, which were kept as family treasures. But a few years ago this ancient fabric “came out of the closet” to decorate each corner of the house in the form of curtains, upholstery, cushions, covers… Its success is assured because, in addition to its many qualities, it looks cool and casual and fits equally into the more classic style, as to the more modern style. Linen fabric has a glossy finish that highlights all the colors in which it is dyed.  Let’s see how to decorate with linen fabric and propose some tips to get the most out of it: Curtains and blinds. Covering a window...

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How to decorate the bathroom

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in Blasco & Blasco World, Home | 0 comments

How to decorate the bathroom

Decorate the bathroom as if it were a “living room”, might seem extravagant but it provides extra comfort and its effect is always “wow”… The bookcase under the bathtub, the carpet and the Blasco & Blasco armchair achieve that effect “living room” in this bathroom decorated by Leticia Martín. Via: El Mueble. Bathrooms are often small and receive very little decorative attention. However, this is changing because bathrooms are gaining in importance. If the desire of many people is to have a spa bathroom, which is certainly something great, we want to go one step further and look at a trend that seems to be recurring more and more:...

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Blasco & Blasco World: Living Room with an Elegant Décor

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Blasco & Blasco World, Home | 0 comments

Blasco & Blasco World: Living Room with an Elegant Décor

The “less is more” rule works perfectly on renovated houses like this one, where the original classic elements have been restored. Interior Designer María Ruiz-Mateos made a facelift to this Madrid house and gave it a new personality, according to its owners, who wanted an elegant décor. A sofa with linen cover model Odeon by Blasco & Blasco centers the living area. On the marble table, some candelabra from Berenis. The mobile sculpture and the screen are from Luis Puerta. The new spaces, dominated by white with pops of black, share an elegant décor highlighting antiques, furniture from the twentieth century, contemporary art, timeless elements, natural...

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Esparto Carpets: Ecological, Artisan and Trendy

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in Blasco & Blasco World, Fabric & Linen, Home | 0 comments

Esparto Carpets: Ecological, Artisan and Trendy

Just as the humble espadrilles arrived at the haute couture catwalks thanks to Yves Saint Laurent, the fine esparto carpets have made their place in the High Décor thanks to a few great Spanish decorators. Of course, also thanks to the commitment of a few artisans who have kept alive the esparto tradition, which goes back to prehistory. Large esparto carpet in natural color in this contemporary living room. Esparto is a versatile, ecological, durable and handmade fibre. What is esparto? Popularly, two species have been called “esparto”: the esparto grass (Stipa tenacissima), also known as “atocha”, and the esparto of Aragon or “albardín” (Lygeum...

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