As soon as I found out I was having a little girl, I started decorating the nursery. I love really pretty, glittery and sparkly furniture that looks just perfect for a little angel. If you are also crazy about cute girls furniture and nursery setups, then keep reading. I scour magazines, blogs and pin boards for the best inspiration for angelic girls furniture and keep in all on my blog. Even though my little girl has the perfect room now, I still can't stop looking and admiring, so hopefully this site can inspire other people to decorate their little girl's rooms.
Cane, wicker, seagrass, and other such natural materials are great choices for outdoor furniture, as they have a soft feeling that is very comfortable while being very durable. These pieces also go with any type of decor, so you can create a rustic and coastal look or a modern and updated space on your patio. Note a few mistakes that many homeowners make when maintaining these types of furniture materials, so you know to avoid them when fixing broken pieces or when you want to update their look.
Not soaking new threads
If your furniture pieces have shredded strands of cane or wicker, or the connecting pieces around legs have become separated, you can use new threads to join these together again. However, you typically don't want to just buy a length of new wicker, cane, or seagrass, and start rethreading or rewrapping pieces; these threads should be soaked so that they soften and become more pliable. This can make wrapping or threading an item easier, and the new wicker, cane, or other material isn't as likely to snap or break once the repair job is finished.
Not priming or letting paint coats dry
When you want to update the colour of your furniture, you can use spray paint and give them a fresh new look. However, you need to prime the furniture first; a coat of primer will cover gaps, holes, bumps, and other imperfections, and give the paint a clean and even surface on which it will adhere. Also, you need to ensure you allow each coat of paint to dry before you add another coat, so that the paint doesn't get drippy. Read the instructions for the paint you use, and consider leaving the furniture out in the sun when possible, as the heat and sunlight will help dry the paint completely.
Not using the right glue
When replacing broken strands of wicker, cane, or seagrass, you typically use a new strand of this material and weave it into the piece. The new length of material gets glued to the underside of the broken strand, so you can easily weave the pieces back together. However, white household glue, caulk, putty, paper glue, and other such adhesives are not the best for this dense material. Choose a hot glue or even construction adhesive, and a glue gun with a very fine tip so you can add just the right amount of glue to the strands. This will ensure there are no drips and the glue won't show once the job is finished.Share
18 May 2017