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  • VASE UP YOUR HOME

    Posted on by Halo Themes

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    Home décor is an art form. And like every art form, it depends on the amount of unique thoughts we put into everyday things to redefine our surroundings.

    One of the most versatile products around a household is a vase. Remember the days when vases were the go-to housewarming gifts other than appliances, rather vases were the go-to gifts for almost every occasion! And it’s little wonder why it was so! Vases are a work of art and can elevate any room or corner of the house!

    Today we’ll share with you a few ideas as to how to use vases around the house to jazz up your space with ease.

     Spa Sanctuary

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    Create your own Zen-zone in the bathroom with the help of vases. A few quirky pieces around the bathtub would elevate the experience of having some alone time to replenish yourself. Use the vases to not only put in some fresh flowers but also some incense cubes or fragrant candles if the vases are heat resistant.

    Reading Corner

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    For ones who live in apartments in the big cities, balconies provide us with a sense of respite. Turn your balcony into a reading corner with some thoughtful piece of vases aligned with some throw pillows to make the most out of the space.

    Stairway Wonder

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    When you put in ample thought for all parts of your home then why leave out the staircases? Don’t let them look bland and dull. With the right kind of colourful vases paired with beautiful flowers, give your stairways a bright new look!

    Statement Pieces

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    Every living room needs a statement piece to focus the room to a centre. Some people go for chandeliers while others go for art. You can take a different route and go for a big, artistic and spectacular vase. You don’t even need flowers to go with them, or they could be a family heirloom. But a statement vase is a necessity that you most definitely need!

    A Motley Crew

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    Break stereotypes and go for different kind of vases in various corners in the house. Cube vases and carved vases, though unconventional, can be very aesthetic in nature. Experiment with different cuts and shape and pair them with quirky flowers like wildflowers. The point is to have a freer approach to make the most out of the contemporary pieces of vases out there!

    Vases add an alluring charm to any house. They are done to death but still very much here to stay owing to their immense versatility and it’s best to make the most of it to transform your home!

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    Explore our vast collection of Vases on Plüsch Decor and fall in love with them all over again!

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  • FRAGRANCES - The defining factor around houses

    Posted on by Halo Themes

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    Each space in your house has its own distinct character. With colours, accessories and personal items, we give each room a definite feel to give it a purpose. Fragrance is also an accessory that’s absolutely integral to give definition to your house.

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    Different fragrances serve different purposes. The way they make a particular room smell influences the kind of energy and mood you’d want that particular room to carry.

    We’ll go over a few basics pertaining to the use of fragrance in your house.

     1. Fragrance around the house should be a mellow affair. Take care that the smell is not too overpowering but just a faint hint that gives a kick to the senses of the people in the room.

    2. Fragrance can be added into a room in various forms- potpourri, fragrant candles, diffusers and the like.

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    3. You can use fragrant oils, which are a combination of natural and artificial substances to induce a particular smell.
    4.You can also use essential oils around the house. They are not only fragrant but also have therapeutic and medicinal properties. Did you know lavender essential oils help induce a good night’s sleep?
    5.Your living room needs a subtle smell that is welcoming, something floral in nature. But if you’re having guests over, you can use vanilla to liven up the space with warmth and energy.

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    6. For a kitchen, you should take care that the fragrance doesn’t get in the way of the aroma of the food. Go for something oft like basil or thyme or apple. That’s mouth-watering yet not very intrusive.
    7. The bathroom needs something fresh and fruity. Go for citrus-y fragrances that are bright and light.
    8. The bedroom needs a soothing and relaxing note of fragrance. Lavender is always a good choice for its mellow properties. But fragrances like musk, orange blossom and vanilla work wonders as well.

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    9. When buying fragrant candles, rub your fingers around the wick to release the smell and then sniff to properly understand the kind of fragrance it will induce.
    10.If you’re not into fragrances but still want your house to smell good- go for flowers. The smell would be natural and not seem induced and the notes would be extremely faint.

    Fragrances are a great way to tie it all together in your home when it comes to how you want your house to look and feel. It tells your guest about the house in all its entirety and is a great way to turn a house into a homely space.

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    For an exquisite range of candle holders and tea light holders to go with your choice of fragrances, visit Plüsch Decor right away!

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  • WHEN IT'S BEER O'CLOCK!

    Posted on by Halo Themes

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    Oh Lager Beer it makes a good cheer!

    Once the beer is poured into a glass and the right amount of head forms, one may possibly take a waft of beer under one’s nose before taking a sip! But, have you ever wondered what type of glass you are drinking from? What beer are you drinking?

    Every beer lover has his or her own set of pint glasses sitting at their homes! May be a one stolen from their favorite pub or purchased from a quirky beer outlet! The collection of the pint glasses always seems to be growing! But, there are a wide variety of beer glasses to choose apart from the pint ones!

    Does the glassware actually impact the flavor and aroma of the beer? How much does it actually matters? Is it a Pilnser? A Weizen? A Tulip Glass? Each beer glassware has its own set of unique characteristic! Some beers swear by particular beer glasses! In fact some beer glasses are designed to assist maintain the foam head of the beer, while the others are designed to help enhance the color of your brew! It is essential to understand that it is more than just a glass from which you sip your drink! It’s a whole delivery mechanism that brings out the specific flavors, colors and aroma of your preferred beer! The glass you choose has the intensity to twirl up your experience or just bring it down!

    Well, for all the lager lovers out there, here’s a quick guide to choosing a right beer glass for your right type of beer, so that the next time you sip your brew, it makes you fall in love with it all over again!

    Beer Mugs:

    Incredibly robust, this handled beer glass makes for easy drinking and allows for plenty of volume! A beer mug helps to keep the beer cold for much longer as your hand isn’t directly on the glass! An American Pale Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Scottish Ale or an English Bitter, when you think of drinking any of these, think of a classic old beer mug!

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    Check out the Ritzenhoff Dartboard Beer Mug to add it to your shelf of beer love!

    Weizen Glass

    This glass shape, starting with a strong narrow base has a distinctive curve to it as it goes up and is designed for it’s shape and volume! Primarily used for wheat beers, this glass shape helps trap and encourage a thick foam head which intensifies the beer aroma and its flavor! While drinking a Weizenbock, Wheat Ale or DunkleWeizen, think of Weizen glasses!

     

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    The Ritzenhoff Cheeky Rudolf Beer Glass will add that quirky element to your weizen glassware!

    Pilsner Glass

    This beer glass is tall and skinny with little or no curvatures as it goes up! This glass designed primarily for light beers showcases carbonation and color also helps the beer retain its head and bring out it’s true flavor profile! An American lager, a Pilnser, or Blond Ale are best to go with pilsner glasses!

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    Think of Ritzenhoff Cheers Lady Beer Glass when you think of pilsner!

    Tulip Glass

    The curvy shape of the glass helps enhance the flavor and the aromatics of hoppy and malty brews. Tulips are preferred for strong beers or high gravity beers like triples and quads! Scotch Ale, Belgian Strong Ale, Belgiam Pale Ale are good to drink from a tulip shaped beer glassware!

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    Ritzenhoff Measuring Utopia Beer Glass can be your perfect tulip beer glassware!

     

    Pint Glass/ Shaker Pints

    The most common beer glass used wide across. These glasses help with maintaining the cold temperature and allows for good aroma release making it suitable for pouring a wide variety of beer-styles! Usually used to serve American Ales, American Lagers, American IPA’s, Pilsners and light Lagers! Lover of pint glasses?

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    Ritzenhoff Barbarian BBQ Beer glass is the one for you!

    So, which one is your favorite beer glass? As, you can see there are wide variety of beer glasses to choose from! The next time you pour yourself a glass of beer, make sure you do it the right way so that you have an amazing experience of your favorite brew!

    For all the lager lovers, explore the love for beer glasses on Plüsch Decor.

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  • ARTWORK FOR HOME- A COMPLETE 101

    Posted on by Halo Themes

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    Decorating your home is nothing short of Art. And when art meets home décor, that’s when the real magic begins! Nothing brings a beautiful home together more than some striking pieces of artwork here and there, adorning your walls. And if you are an art junkie, paintings and pieces of modern art may become the focal point of your design layout for your home.

    Today we will give you a complete 101 on artwork around the house. We will try to cover the most important aspects of curating artwork for your home and how to go about bringing the best out of them.

    Selecting artwork for yourself is of course a purely subjective standpoint. As we already know and as is true for any home décor item, your art is an extension of your personality, the proverbial “who you are”. But You can dare to push your boundaries and let the art you choose be a separate entity outside your personality. You can end up falling in love with a piece that may be so different from who you really are, and hey, that’s the beauty of it! The first rule of art is that there are no rules.

    The setting:

    The kind of artwork that you hang in your bedroom would differ from what you put up in your living room.

    Your bedroom is a lot like your escape from the world, your comfort zone to be your most authentic self, without restrictions. The art you select for this space should ideally be a reflection of JUST that! Subtle tones, relaxing strokes, basically anything that makes you comfortable in your own skin.

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    Your Living Room along with your dining space is the social zone- the place where you greet and meet with guests, throw parties, huddle with the family. The artwork here, would be conversational in nature. Something that brings out their most intriguing selves. Lively, refreshing yet comforting.

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    Your bathroom is not exempt from being privy to some art either. It is your most private zone that can be jazzed up as well. The kind of art you ideally should put up in a bathroom is serene and calm in nature, something organic and natural to its core.

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    Art sets the mood of your space just like the space itself is a canvas that paves way for the art.

    The Basics

    There are certain basics that one must keep in mind while hanging art in their home. From the hooks, to the lights to the proportions, each detail is important so as to do justice to the artwork.

    As a rule of thumb, your artwork should be 6-12 inches above the furniture, and if there aren’t any furniture, the centre of the artwork should be 60 inches from the ground. When hanging many small pieces together, following a general grid pattern gives the set cohesiveness. But of course, going off grid can also be fun if done, well, artistically!

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    The lighting up of your artwork is also a key point, without which the entire beauty of your art would be lost. First, it’s important to understand what sort of light can fully elevate your piece, and then it’s important to decide where and what sort of fixture would be ideal to bring out the light. Be it the frames to which the light is attached or to a different fixture, away from the painting, it all depends on the wall, the items around it and of course, the art itself.

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    Curating

    Collecting art for your home is nothing short of a journey in itself. So, it’s essential to understand the various places to look through so as to stumble across that one piece, which can make a statement on your walls.

    The best way to go about it is to visit art galleries in your city and explore different genres and styles. While the work at art galleries may come at a steeper price, but the kind of work you get to bring home really do speak for themselves.You can also look for a variety of artwork online, get art prints of famous paintings, canvas stretches and a whole lot of independent work which you probably won’t get anywhere else!

    The other more exciting thing to do is to drop off at informal exhibitions in cafes and pop up studios. It’s the best way to discover the work of struggling artists and they come at way more affordable prices as well. And if you have a friend, colleague or someone you know of who is an artist, in or out of your circle, encourage and sustain them and take a piece home.

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    While selecting an artwork and propping it up on your walls is an important aspect of contemplating décor layout, your other home accessories are just as integral to put it all together. Be it that one statement vase, those warm lamps or glassware around the counter tops, each piece plays a part in substantiating your artwork while standing tall on their own.

    Check out some mesmerizing home décor accessories at Plüsch Decor and discover items that complement your artwork, perfectly.

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