How To Use Fashion 6 Ways To Separate Rooms In A Home
Fashion trends change making it necessary to consider how to use style & fashion detail to separate rooms in a home that will stand the test of time. Good Housekeeping, Home and Garden along with other style & fashion magazines do basic make overs with colors, design and pulling from the past that worked once and might work again. Separating rooms in a home, apartment, chalet, cabin or loft fits right in with the open feeling so many residents start out with; then exchange that for a different look.
Seventy years ago that open living style was popular until privacy was needed. It was then that the dressing screens became popular because they were portable. One moment the room in the home was a sitting room with loveseat, occasional chair and tea table converted to an instant changing area within minutes.
Explaining the dressing screens is best done by describing a five or six foot bi-fold or even tri-fold frame with wood where you could imagine a picture would be placed. The hinges made folding up and erecting, a one person, quick step process. The wood was veneer or slatted without creating a heavy item, yet provided a separate place for changing.
Some of the dressing screens ended up to be a fashion statement and were not taken down, but instead put to one side wall or even used to separate part of a room in a house as a room divider. The wood was often replaced with decorator fabric. Brocade and thick strands were often chosen while others were thin, opaque material that allowed silhouettes to be seen.
French doors are widely used to separate a room, even a patio, lanai or hallway too. Composition of the French doors might be solid wood, a mixture of glass and wood, decorative inlay or a choice of fabric to compliment room decor, personal preference or permanently separate parts of the home with style & fashion. As fashion trends change, the French doors can be stained with another color, painted or style and design reconfigured with a dremel; to carve, engrave and add imagination.
Shutters are not just for the outside of the home. Rooms can be partially separated using full sized shutters either in pairs or several sets attached to set the fashion trend and accomplish the division in the home as well. Easily held together with decorative hinges along with paint or stain; shutters are ready for the finished room separation you are planning. They are self standing like bi-fold doors, which can be substituted for the shutters depending on the style desired. Examine both to choose what looks best in your home.
A room can be separated somewhat with a table, couch, another piece of furniture or combination creating a visual division from the waist down, yet completely, differently fashion designing those two areas. When the length to be separated is longer than the furniture, pair up with end tables, ottomans and magazine holders.
Room separation is accomplished with vertical beads, shells, rocks or fringed material in multiple strands hanging from a horizontal wooden or metal bar. Easily held aside to travel through those they are appropriately chosen for fashion trends in many homes.
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