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The old adage 'You never get a second chance to make a firstimpression' is a reminder of the importance of the entrance to ourhome - the introduction to ourselves and to how we live. It is fromhere that we welcome the world, and leave the first (and last)impression with family, friends and sundry visitors.Outside it maybe dark, cold and hostile, but inside we offer warmth, light andcomfort and, whether the hall be grand or humble, this is themessage we would like to convey upon opening our front door.Probably because so many are dark, small and badly designed,hallways are often considered a waste of time. But with a littlehelp from some interesting decorations and clever lighting, thisunloved space can become our welcome sign to the world.The range offloorings suitable for an entrance hall are numerous and offerwonderful opportunities for decorative treatments In a traditionalhome, hard floorings such as stone flags, marble, terracotta tilesor wood are all fitting choices. Should you be lucky enough to livein a Victorian house you may well find some marvelous encaustictiles beneath a more modem covering and their colors may provideyou with the key to your scheme.Carpeting is also acceptable, butdo ensure that a door mat (preferably set within a well so that itssurface is flush with the rest of the floor covering) is installedat the entrance to prevent dirt being trampled all over thehouse.Lighting plays an important role in setting the mood in anentrance hall. An exterior light (perhaps a lantern for atraditional home and a downlighter for a more modem approach) willsignal your presence and guide the visitor to your door. In thehall itself a good level of light is needed and this should bedirected towards whatever you have chosen to highlight - abeautifully stenciled floor, a piece of sculpture on a plinth or amassive vase of fresh flowers: the choice is yours.Table lampsoffer a very homely, soft light, while a floor-standing uplighterbehind an impressive plant will produce shadows that dance acrossthe room.The furnishings you include in this room will very muchdepend upon the space available - what you want to avoid, at allcosts, is anything that will hinder the circulation of trafficthrough this 'terminal'. Important items to include are: somewhereto set down mail/newspapers/house keys and so on; a receptacle forumbrellas; a place to hang coats; and, space permitting, at leastone chair.If coats are to be stored in a cupboard, remember toensure that this is ventilated (louvered doors are perfect) to helpair damp clothing. A wall mirror is also very useful forlast-minute adjustments and this will have the added benefit ofintroducing a feeling of space and light into what otherwise mightbe a rather dim area. Chair backs will be highly visible againstthe walls, so choose furniture for its decorative quality.

App Information Hall Design Ideas

  • App Name
    Hall Design Ideas
  • Package Name
    com.HallDesignIdeas.elfarras
  • Updated
    October 12, 2016
  • File Size
    4.1M
  • Requires Android
    Android 2.3 and up
  • Version
    1.0
  • Developer
    Elfarras
  • Installs
    1,000+
  • Price
    Free
  • Category
    Lifestyle
  • Developer
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Shelves TV Furniture 1.0 APK
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TV furniture takes many different forms, ranging from fullentertainment wall units to single TV cabinets. Your choice willlikely depend upon the space you have available, although manypeople prefer a wall unit to a single stand-alone cabinet.Thereason for the popularity of entertainment wall units is simplythat they take up wall space, and have minimum impact on livingspace. They also accommodate more than just the TV, and while itcould be looked on as TV furniture with display options added, mostregard it as a wall display unit, and perhaps bookcase, thatincludes room for the TV! There are two ways of looking at it.If welook at individual pieces of TV furniture first, we can then seehow that might be expanded in a more general form of entertainmentfurniture or leisure unit, so as to make the best use of the wallspace you have available. Very few homes have no wall space free,and if even if not there is usually some form of existing wallfurniture that can be replaced to incorporate televisionfurniture.Traditional TV furniture involves a simple stand orconsole that holds the TV on top, and with room for some boxes andDVDs on the storage shelves below. The shelves can be behind glassdoors to keep out dust or remain open. Usually, such consoles areavailable in a range of widths according to the width of your TVset.More intricate are TV consoles in the form of chests. There isa wide variety of these, fitted with cupboards and drawers, or acombination of glass doors and open shelving to accommodate notonly the TV equipment and boxes, but also hi-fi equipment. Theseare still individual pieces of TV furniture that can be situatedanywhere in the room - either against a wall or in an islandsituation, a common position being a bay window or alcove.However,entertainment units are more substantial, and more than simply TVfurniture. These can be built yourself by combining various piecesfrom a collection, designed to be used just for that purpose - the'sectionals' of wall furniture if you like. These entertainmentunits will generally consist of a TV hutch, to contain the flatscreen, with a cabinet below for the accessories and DVDs and soon.To each side would be more cabinetry to house a hi-fi unit,perhaps some of the speakers and possibly an iPod dock, alsoattached to the speakers. Many people use the same set of surroundspeakers for all their equipment, though that would depend on thequality of the speakers.Then, space permitting, there would bedisplay shelves for curios or ornaments and perhaps evenbookshelves. Now you can possibly see where a TV stand can beincorporated into your wall space, even if you have existing wallfurniture in place. You could combine that or change it. Mostpeople would purchase from new, and if you choose the right rangeof furniture you can do that in stages.The TV furniture could beacquired first, and then you could expand the rest around it as youcould afford it. It is better building slowly using good qualityfurniture than buying an entire wall-full of cheap furniture atonce. The high quality pieces will match each other no matter whenyou purchase them. That's one of the benefits you pay for whenbuying high quality entertainment or television furniture. Thisyear's purchase matches last year's.There are many different typesof TV furniture available on the market, and it's best to check outwhat is online and then visit the showroom. That means you shouldchoose the website of a furniture company that has a showroom closeto your home. You can then see it in real life and decide if it'sfor you or not.
Easy Drawing Step by Step 1.0 APK
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It's clear that anyone can take a pen or a pencil and a piece ofpaper and draw something. Drawing is one of the most ancient andnatural parts of our culture. But drawing well is not in the powerof everyone. Many people would dream to learn to draw. Indeed, thisis a difficult task. Some desperately think that it's impossible.But as it takes time even for talented artists to become famous andgreat, it takes time for a not so skilled person to learn to drawcompetently. Read a few tips if you want to get faster results:1.Start with the simplest pictures. First and foremost, you willrequire a sure hand. Don't wait for the quality of drawing comefast. But the oftener you will practice your hand, the sooner thismoment will come. Practical lessons will help you in masteringbasic techniques.2. Two other skills you surely have: this is theability to see and hold a pencil. If learning to draw is yourdream, be patient and believe in yourself. Patience and belief willhelp you to move forward in drawing.3. Effective drawing doesn'tdepend on your fantasy and creativity. First of all, it's masteringall representation techniques, it's the ability to representproperly all shapes, proportions, perspective and light. Theindividual brushwork or other qualities come later.4. If you wantto start today, select a tutorial, a book or even a drawing app tostart with. Drawing app is even a greater idea as it is always withyou wherever you go. You don't need to keep a pencil or paper athand. You can always start with easy pictures first, and thenproceed to more complicated ones. Find those drawing tutorialswhich are presented as step by step instructions. Don't forgetabout drawing tools, too, they encourage frequent practice.Easy-to-use interface and convenient navigation make the wholeprocess fun.5. Try practicing every day. It all depends on you andhow much you practice, but it shouldn't be less than 3 times a weekif you're going to get fast results. Don't waste your time intrying to draw something difficult. Maybe you will move at asnail's pace for the first months but later you'll find out thatyour drawing skills have substantially improved.
Flat Sandals Ideas 1.0 APK
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Normally, women prefer to wear fashionable shoes that are high onheels as well as on style. It's true, that these high heel shoeslook really awesome and add good appeal to the wearer, but 'comfortand ease' stand as a big question mark. Everyone look for nicefootwear that can provide style as well as comfort to walkcasually. To fulfill these requirements in summers, casual footwearis essential and one such footwear that fulfills all these basicrequirements is Flat Sandals.Flat sandals are one of the stapleaccessories of summer fashion. They are comfortable and appropriatefootwear for a plethora of events from July 4th barbecues to abeach party or an evening of salsa dancing. Flat sandals have beenin trend since years but some women don't like wearing them fortheir simple and sober appearance. Mostly women like wearing thosesandals that can make them appear sexy and stylish, and flats don'tgive that sexy appeal which they want. But for this spring andsummer, flats have emerged as the must-have footwear trend. Thesesandals are best alternative and sure-fire footwear for hot summersand spring fashion.Flat sandals, as their name suggests, arepreferable to wear because of their soft foot bed on which feetrest to move without pressure and pain. Thongs, flip-flops aretypes of flat sandals that offer style, elegance and ecstasy. Highheel shoes or sandals provide minimal comfort and support to walkon all surfaces. On other hand, shoes with flat heel are alwayssafe to walk. Strap or thong of the sandal, joining front part oftoe, give snug fit to feet and enables comfortable walk. One caneven find these sandals with zippered back strap or jeweled anklestrap that not only ensure style, but also provide a secured fit tofeet. Some flat sandals are specifically designed with grippeout-soles and cushioned mid sole to enable hassle free walk onbeach sand or in a nearby park.A pair of designer flat sandals withmatching attire can make anyone look simply gorgeous. This season,many designers have come up with beautiful ornamented designs inflat sandals. Ornamented flat sandals look good when worn withcropped pants, peasant skirts, and mini jeans. But these sandalsshould be avoided wearing with ideal tailored clothes or clotheswith heavy embellishments because it creates a sluggish look.Flatscan save your feet when you have to run around and pain heels cancause is too much. They fit nicely into a tote bag so you can carrythem around and wear them when needed. For days when you want towalk at beach-front in comfort, and nights when you want to walkboardwalk in style, flat sandals are truly the perfect choice forall.
Evening Gown Designs 1.0 APK
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When most people hear the term evening gowns, they think of thetraditional large gowns that they where in movies based in oldertimes. But today's gowns that you can find for evening occasionsare actually much more varied than you may expect. There are morestyles than ever, and it seems like every month something new iscoming out. Whatever your body shape or personal preferences, youwill likely be able to find the perfect down for whatever you'regoing to.Designers are coming out with new evening gowns all thetime. One that is in fashion this season will most likely not be --next season. So keeping up-to-date on the current styles that arein is essential to picking out the right evening gown. When you canbuy an evening gown now and use it in a couple of years, you shouldtry to keep to the same types of seasons. He sees as his ownpredominant colors that you should follow, and that should also beaffected by your skin type and hair color.The events that you bewearing evening gowns to will also make a big difference. Whilesome would say that all gowns work for all occasions, that issimply not the case. There are just some times really do not wantto wear a tight fitting down. Be sure that you pick a gown that isappropriate for what you're going to. That way you be sure the willnot stick out like a sore thumb and get embarrassed.As these typesof gowns are more an investment than a purchase, it is natural ifthey cost quite a bit more money than your average dress wood. Donot be surprised if most of the gowns and you come across more.$200 is quite a low price, but there are some that you can find inthat range. Just keep in mind that that high prices because of thequality of the material in the craftsmanship behind a gown, andsometimes it is also behind the brand name as well.While clothingdepartment stores do have gowns, your best bet will be look online.This way you can be sure that you will be able to find the bestdeals available and to be able to go through the most variety. Youwant to be able to get the absolute perfect down, and having a widevariety of evening gowns go through order to choose that isessential. If you can only find a few gowns at a department store,then looking online is going to be a better choice.
DIY Crochet Tutorials 1.0 APK
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The number of people looking for how to crochet instructions hasincreased. In fact, the age gap of crochet enthusiast has decreasedsince it is no longer viewed as a grandmother's hobby. People ofall ages including males are taking part. The internet possiblyhelped renewed internet in needlework. The internet isn't without avariety of how to crochet videos and tutorials.Before you learn howto crochet, you may wish to know some history. The word 'crochet'came from the French word meaning hook. It involves making fabricby pulling loops through loops. Like most types of needlework, theorigins are a bit sketchy. Not many ancient pieces survived. Onetheory suggest crochet didn't exist before the 1800's and anothersuggests it may have existed as early as the 1500's.Scholars arguewhether crochet arrived from China, Arabia, or South America.Anearly needlecraft form called tambouring represents modern crochet.Tambouring was made with cloth with the same crochet stitches.Maybe that's how the pieces thousands of years ago were made. Itwas soon discovered that the stitches could stand on their own andcrochet in le air was born or crochet. No one knows for sure howlong crochet existed or where it originated. Modern crochet as weknow it began in the 1800's. Patterns were previously committed tomemory and handed down through the generations. Much has changedabout crochet through the years but it is easy to learn. All youneed is yarn, hook and a desire to learn. Hooks come in varioussizes b1-Q, Q being the largest. When learning how t crochet, ag,H, or I hook is best for beginners since they are easy to hold.Yarn comes in many varieties like 3 ply sport, 2 Ply fingeringweight, and 4-Ply worsted weight yarn. Ply indicates thickness ornumber of strands used to weave the yarn. Worsted weight and sportyarns are good for beginners because they aren't slippery. Noveltyyarns are difficult for beginners to use.Before you crochet, youneed to make a slip knot. Wrap the yarn around two fingers twiceleaving a tail. Pull one loop through the other loop and tighten.All crochet pieces begin with a chain foundation. Insert the hookthrough the loop and pull.Repeat for the desired number of chains.Patterns will tell how many chains to make.The first stitch youwill learn is the single crochet. Make fifteen chains for practice.Insert hook in second chain from hook. Wrap yarn around hook whichis called a yarn over and pull through. Repeat across and chain oneto turn. Make several rows of single crochet. To increase singlecrochet, make topstitches in one. To decrease, draw up loop in nexttwo stitches. Yarn over and draw through three loops.You can turnyour practice piece into a coaster. Chain twenty and work until acomplete square forms. Single crochet around the piece with 3single crochet in each corner. Cut yarn and weave in ends. Makeseveral for gifts or yourself. As you have seen, crochet is fun andeasy to learn. There are plenty of resources available online ifyou need help with stitches or patterns. Be patient and enjoy yournew hobby.
Long Hairstyle Tutorials 1.0 APK
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Most women enjoy having long hair because they can do virtually anyhairstyle that is known to man. From simple waves to complicatedbuns, having long hair can do just that. However, if you aregetting tired of having the same boring hairstyle, here are someinteresting hairstyles that you can try out.EASY HAIRSTYLES FORLONG HAIR1. Long Side PonytailThis hairstyle is simple yetromantic. Start with soft and bouncy curls with the use of acurling iron. Set it slightly with hairspray. Gather the hair on tothe side and secure with an elastic or a decorative hair tie.2.Preppy UpdoThis chic and sophisticated hairstyle may seemcomplicated at first but it's actually really easy. Gather yourhair in a low ponytail and then start twisting it to form a bun.Secure it with an elastic. Top it off with an elegant headband andyou're all set.3. The FishtailBraids are a great hairstyle option.French braids are a classic example, however we will take a stepfurther with fishtail braids. Fishtail braids may seem a bitcomplicated at first, but with practice, it can be done. There aresome tutorials that can offer you easy ways to do this. Embellishyour braid with decorative clips and you are all set for abohemian, girly flair.4. The Sleek UpdoIf you prefer having a cleanupdo without sacrificing volume, all you have to do is to gatherthe front section of your hair. Push it towards the front so thatit will create a slight bump. Secure this section with a bobby pin.Next, gather the hair into a medium ponytail, twist it until itforms a bun. Secure with a hair tie and you're done.5. The Half-UpBunThe half up bun is really easy to do. First, grab the frontsection of your hair. Slightly push it forward to create a bump andthen secure with a hair tie. Next, gather up the middle part ofyour hair in order to create a half up ponytail. Twist it until youare able to create a bun. Secure with a simple elastic or adecorative hair tie. Check to see if everything is in place. Applyhairspray to place everything in place. You can either leave therest of your hair straight, or you can also use a curling iron tocreate soft curls.As you can see, you can do so many things withyour hair aside from the boring and usual ponytails. Try theseoptions and give them a go. With these hairstyles, you will neverstick with the same boring hairstyle again.
Modern Kitchen Designs 1.0 APK
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Kitchens can enhance the interior of your home and add personalityto the space, no matter what style they are. If you prefer modernspaces and want to get cozy in a contemporary kitchen but aren'tsure where to start, there are some considerations to keep inmind.Going green - more and more people these days are opting forgreener kitchen designs. Modern kitchens are popular and, contraryto what some people may think, don't look unattractive at all!Features you can find in green kitchens include recycled papercountertops, bamboo flooring, LED lighting and energy efficientappliances.Minimal décor - modern kitchens are meant to beminimalist; the old saying "less is more" holds true forcontemporary kitchens. A few open shelves, a modern picture orpainting for the wall, a small backsplash - all these designelements are simple and modern.Neutral colors - not only do modernkitchens thrive on neutral tones, but you also won't find a lot ofdifferent colors. If you want to add splashes of color to contrastthe neutral shades, it's fine as long as you don't go overboard.It's best to stick with just a few bright colors to balance out thespace, not five or six different colors. Too many different shadescan be overwhelming.Open floor plans - a modern kitchen designtrend that has quickly gained popularity is an open floor plan.This creates a very social atmosphere, great for both entertainingand casual nights. The "social kitchen" often features a largeisland, which provides space for preparing and cooking food as wellas a surface for eating or simply helping the kids withhomework!Stainless steel - stainless steel has prevailed as one ofthe top finishes in modern kitchens, and this trend probably isn'tgoing anywhere for a while! Easy to clean, stainless steel can beused for countertops, cabinets, backsplashes and appliances(microwaves, ovens, sinks, toasters - you name it!).Integratedappliances - those interested in modern kitchens often want theirhomes to match their contemporary, on-the-go lifestyle. If youdon't cook a lot, drawer dishwashers (designed for smaller loads)and under-counter fridges are perfect - and they look good inmodern kitchens!Built-in Sinks - although you make not think it,kitchen sinks can be very creative. Integrated stainless steelsinks look great in modern kitchens. In fact, they can be veryunique and trendy! If you have room for two sinks, you can use oneto add visual interest with a unique shape.
Hair Colour Ideas 2.0 APK
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Hair colors are soluble substances or liquid preparations used forstaining, highlighting or tinting hairs. Different hair colorsadded or subtracted from the normal hair color gives various huesand shades.A French chemist Eugene Scheuller created the first haircoloring in 1909, based on a chemical called paraphenylenediamine.Hydrogen peroxide and ammonia are the main ingredients of anyhair-coloring agents. Hydrogen peroxide creates a color that lastslong and ammonia when combined with hydrogen peroxide allows thecolor to permeate into the cortex.Selecting the best shade orhighlights depends on various factors. It completely depends onfacial shape, complexion, haircut, facial expression, eye color,hair length, as well as personal taste. These colors can be variousshades and intensity. Depending on intensity or tone colors can bewarm or cool. Warm tones are shades of oranges, reds and yellowsand cool tones are shades of blues, violets and greens. People whoare cool should not use warm tones because that might lower downtheir features. The best shades for cool people are purple orchidhues, burgundy and lipstick red. People who are warm by natureshould preferably use simple gold highlights and golden blondes.Cool tones suit the people with olive complexion and a mediumcomplexion with no pink to a faint pink at the cheeks. Warm skintypes include individuals with medium brown skin with pink or goldundertones. Selecting a warm or cool tone also depends on the eyecolor. Cool eye colors are deep brown, gray blur and dark blue andwarm eye colors are golden brown, green and hazel. These days evenchart of hair colors are available in the market. These hair colorcharts can be used as guide to assist in color selection.Differentskin color also demands different colors to give a perfect look.Some hair coloring tips for different types of skins are asfollows:o Chocolate brown, dark blonde and bronze shades look goodon natural toned complexions.o Virgin dark brown color suits bestto blonde skin.o Brunette or rich red looks great on very faircomplexion.o For dark skin types black color is most preferredone.Various hair dye colors are used for different hair coloringstyles or methods depending on the features and personal taste.Different types of hair colors are: Temporary colors neithercontain peroxide nor ammonia. It coats only the cuticle and thecolor fades after one shampoo.Semi permanent colors are usedspecifically for those who have 20% of gray hairs. These colorsblend with the hairs naturally and fade after a week or amonth.Demi permanent colors comprises of low volume of peroxide butno ammonia. These are also used for blending away gray and last forabout two months or even more. Permanent colors are colors withperoxide as well as ammonia. These colors last long and requireapplying every 4-6 weeks. Permanent colors are deposited in thecortex.Hair coloring and hair highlighting are the most commontrends amongst Indian males and females, irrespective of theirages. Hair coloring is coloring the entire hair and hairhighlighting is simply highlighting few strands. The highlightedshades are usually bright and have a metallic tint. Hair highlightsare usually added to base color to give dimension and depth.Different shades are used for different types of hair base colors.There are number of shades that look the best on light base colorbut highlight colors for dark hairs are very selective and needsmore care. Dark color hair requires the initial use of bleach toprevent dryness.
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