3 Tips to Ensure a Beautiful Entryway

Your home’s entrance-way is the first peek into your home and still it is one of the most neglected spaces. A lot of emphasis is placed when decorating living room or the bedroom, but many people just don’t consider entrance-way as a space to embellish, with beautiful accessories. It is considered as just a small space which leads you to your home, but entryway is where you can stun people by bringing in delightful decoration which will impress people right away. 

  • Organize the space – Entrance-way is mostly treated as a space where you can dump almost everything. Right from your keys to shoes, bags to accessories, entranceway is full of eyesores. Start with organizing the space. De-clutter the space and only then you can make it visually attractive. This is the area which greets you and your guests and you just cannot put all your junk there. 
  • Artificial Plants – Artificial plants are the best accessories which will bring in color as well as lend a charming personality to your entrance-way. There are tons of options available when it comes to silk plants, right from artificial Palm trees to artificial Fruit trees, from adorable silk flower arrangements to shelf plants. Each one has its persona and charm, so choose the most stylish and refreshing faux plant which will go well with your furnishing as well as taste. Make sure that the artificial plant you opt for consists of fire-resistant chemicals. Fire-retardant artificial plants lend your interiors safety in case of a fire outbreak.
  • Accessories – As mentioned before, no one wants to be greeted with shoes and bags when they enter your home. Make sure you bring home a shoe storage solution as well as a small storage space which will incorporate your shoes and bags. Get a mirror and hang it near the entranceway if possible. This makes your space look bigger and serves as the last spot to check out yourself. 

Go ahead and give your entryway a real character and personality by practicing these easy tips. 

How to Create an Attractive Fire-Resistant Hanging Basket

Hanging baskets are the first things which are noticed in your patio or the yard and are extremely mesmerizing when done right. Hanging bushes are fun, strikingly beautiful and add a lot of color and interest to your dull stunning. Here are some examples on how to create an attractive yet safe hanging basket for your windowsills or porch.

  • Select Fire-Resistant Plants – One of the biggest challenges of creating a perfect hanging basket is the safety aspect. Hence, be sure to make use of artificial hanging plants which are crafted from fire-resistant chemicals, which make them absolutely safe in case of fire breakout. ThermaLeaf offers a wide range of lifelike yet fire-resistant hanging bushes which will add uniqueness as well as the much needed safety aspect to your home landscaping. 

 

  • Create a riot of colors – Bright colors create a stunning impact whether its pool or windowsill. Right from bright red to blue, golden yellow to bold flame, it’s great to introduce vivacious colored blooms in your hanging basket to catch the eye of every onlooker from a distance. You can also mix blooms of various sizes and colors to create a more impactful visual.

 

  • Go with a theme – It’s always a good idea to think of a theme and then create the desired aesthetic rather than throwing in random flowers of multiple colors. How about a royal theme, consisting of sophisticated golden-yellow Petunias with the purple colored Clematis? Or maybe a patriotic theme with red, white and blue flowers. Take your pick and proceed. 

 

  • Add details – Lot of people bring home hanging baskets with artificial flowers and think they’re good to go. Of course, it looks good but you need to add those minute details and create a combination which will stand out. Add some small foliage or grass to introduce that subtle touch to your landscape.

Artificial hanging baskets are perfect for any setting as they don’t shed leaves and save you loads of maintenance time. So, what are you waiting for? Create your bold and hanging basket and make a statement. 

A Tree could have Saved a Family

Recently, an electrical failure set ablaze a dry, 15-foot-tall Christmas tree which spread onto the mansion in Annapolis area and killed six people. The mansion was owned by Sandra and Don Pyle and as a practice they loved to extend Christmas for their grandchildren, which unfortunately became a cause of their death. Fire Chief Allan Graves said at the news conference that the involvement of the Christmas tree explained the heavy fire conditions.

Deputy Chief Scott Hoglander added that the fuel load from the Christmas tree itself, which was lit most of the time, created the significant amount of fire and heat to cause the fire and its rapid spread. There are many incidents across the country which takes place similar to this incident. Either fires start through the trees or the trees contribute to the rapid spread of the fire. These incidents can be stopped by bringing in fire-resistant artificial trees.

In a bid to stop these unfortunate incidents and to lessen the threats of fire outbreak and spread through artificial trees, ThermaLeaf has introduced fire-retardant faux trees. The branches and leaves of our artificial trees make use of fire resistant chemicals which make them absolutely safe during fire outbreaks. These silk trees do not aid in spread of fire during an outbreak due to their special properties and hence ensure complete safety of house and lives.

According to the investigation in the Annapolis mansion fire the home didn't have sprinklers, which is a requirement in every Maryland home. According to the experts, the sprinklers provide extra seconds to escape the house. Perhaps, if there was a fire-resistant artificial tree in the house, it could have provided some more valuable seconds to the family to escape and maybe some lives would have been saved.

5 Plants that will lighten up your Living Room

Interior decoration can be a really daunting task. It’s no mean feat to come up with a scintillating living room that will reflect your lifestyle perfectly. Choosing the perfect silk plants that will match your taste as well as your interiors can be trivial even for experts. However, before you proceed to pick up colors that will blend well in your interiors, make sure that the artificial plants you bring home are fire retardant. This is one of the most neglected aspects of home decoration as people opt for perfect size, shape and color rather that emphasizing on safety. There are large varieties of fire retardant artificial plants available which are absolutely safe in case of fire breakout. 

Once the safety aspect of your living room is assured, consider the following faux plants that go well with every living room. 

English Ivy – English Ivy is one of the most versatile vine plants around. With a refreshing aura and deep green or variegated leaves, artificial English Ivy plants are one of the all-time favorite interiors plants.

Philodendron – Due to its adorable heart-shaped leaves, Philodendrons look perfect near any entrance. It’s beautiful color and rejuvenating persona creates a classic effect for any room. 

Snake Plant – Succulents are extremely preferable when it comes to decorating indoors. Artificial snake plants with sword-shaped leaves look stunning and complements any type of setting. 

Diffenbachia – The canelike stem and lifelike foliage of artificial Diffenbachia creates an extremely wonderful texture any setting. The large green and white leaves of Diffenbachia will provide a wonderful tropical look to your living room.

Dracaena – Dracaena is yet another plant which is most commonly found in any living room. Its yellow and green stripped leaves on an upright stem provide a stunning touch to any living room.

No matter what style or color your living room boasts of, these five silk plants are perfectly suited for any space.