From Engineering on April 20, 2009 in General
When youre allocating the big bucks for remodeling projects, youre probably looking for bargains in the home furnishings department. Its a smart way to go, since your remodeling dollars are more likely to increase the value of your home, and there are such nifty items for decorating available at reasonable prices. Urban Outfitters, which you may already be familiar with for their mens and womens clothing, is a source for home furnishings, too. A visit to their Apartment section turns up all kinds of goodies. Heres a smattering of their interesting offerings, and when you browse their online catalog, bear in mind that they offer free shipping on orders of $150 or more. The Moroccan Lantern will add flair to your entry way or dining area. Its an intricate and ornate hanging lamp, with colorful frosted stained glass panels set in antiqued iron. The varied shapes of the stained glass create warm and interesting light patterns and shadows on the walls around the lamp. Photo Credit: Urban Outfitters The Patchwork Bench will liven up any room. Put it at the foot of the bed in a childs room, or use it as a comfy leg rest in the family room. An Indian hardwood frame and hand carved legs support a seat made of recycled cotton patchwork in bright, vibrant colors. Its finished with gold-toned nail heads all around the seat. You cant go wrong with the Folding Cafe Table and Chair Set, whether you want the bistro feel on your deck or tucked in a corner of your kitchen. Light toned wood slats and chair backs complement the steel frame and create a versatile look thats equally at home in contemporary or traditional settings. For map lovers, the World Map Wall Mural is an investment that will reward your inner traveler a million times over. And as everyones global awareness grows, its an ideal educational art form for your wall. Now, when you hear about such and such a place in the news or in a book, you can see right where its located. Photo Credit: Urban Outfitters The Antoinette Fainting Sofa is such a stylish touch—especially in the Tiffany blue shade shown. But you can select your fabric, of course. The solid wood frame is upholstered in tufted 100% cotton velvet with a soft, vintage hand. Rounded back and high arms make it comfy and versatile. Its finished with turned, hardwood spindle legs.