Influence of Ancient Egypt in Home Decor

Are you a big fan of the era of the Ancient Egypt because of the culture and history they have? Then, this is the right time for you to incorporate them at your home.

This is now the best time to bring the unswerving beauty of the ancient world of Egypt right into your own home. The Egyptians is the race which has endowed the world with a lot of innovations and it does not make their influence on home decor any different.

Everyone is surely aware of the ancient Egyptian designs, whether if they have visited Egypt themselves, or they saw some photos or looking at the ancient Egyptian art in a museum. Egyptians are famous for the colorful and bold designs they made, the ornate carvings as well as the intricacy of their hieroglyphics and patterns. Home decor inspired by ancient Egypt boasts of these elements which is why even amidst the modern world, one can still feel the ancestry of Egypt.

Do you know that the cats are the animals that the ancient Egyptians consider as a sacred one since they believe that cats personify Bastet, one of their goddesses? Therefore, you can display some statues of the Bastet cat or even paintings, for that matter. You can get them easily for there are lots of stores that sell them.

The canopic jars are also good ancient Egypt home decor. These are the jars where the Egyptians store a dead person’s internal organs after that person was mummified. The set of these jars are four and each of them has different decorations of the different gods who protect those organs for them to be still useful even in the next life. Gruesome as it may sound, the modern canopic jars will not have to contain internal organs for they simply resemble those used by the ancient Egyptians.

When colors are concerned, your ancient Egyptian home decor will call for some boldness and more colors, with a lot of gold, ivory, marble and many other wood varieties since they are the common material bases. Good thing, you will never have any problem in looking for them because there are lots of pieces of furniture that embody them.

By having an Egyptian-inspired home, you can already feel like you are living in the time of Cleopatra. Don’t waste this chance to experience that so grab the Egyptian home decors now!…

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Ancient Egypt Fish Tank Decor

There are numerous ancient civilizations that have awesome fish tank decorations these days. These include the Mayans, Asian and the always famous Greek ruins. Using any of these would create stunning scenes of times gone by, producing an air of wonder and discovery in your very own room.

The one ancient civilization that I personally love to use in my tank designs is the Ancient Egyptians. Who has not seen at least a photograph of the Great Pyramids or the towering mighty Sphinx. With the cool and extremely detailed tank ornaments you can get these days, you will be able to bring the exact replica of the Egyptian landscape into your aquarium.

With the Egyptian tank decor, you basically have a couple of options. You could create an outdoor scene, an indoor scene or just use Egyptian artifacts.

To create an outdoor Egyptian scene, you would be utilizing replicas of the massive structures that are synonym to Egypt. These would include the pyramids as well as the Sphinx. This is placed on top of a sand colored gravel to give it the impression of being in the desert. If you plan to use plants, they should not be of the leafy variety. Java Moss is one option you can look into. To make the theme work, a great idea is to place a fish tank background depicting a desert scene. This would give it a 3D effect to the whole design.

For the indoor effect, you would use indoor structures such as Egyptian columns as well as the Pharaoh's sarcophagus. Place them to look like a scene from an archaeological dig. The gravel would still be sand colored. As a backdrop, you could either use one depicting Egyptian hieroglyphs or a rock face. These days you would be able to get 3D rock backgrounds where the rocks protrude out instead of a flat print. This makes theme look so much more realistic. Being indoors, you would not place any plants because they might make the theme look odd. You may place rocks if you wish, just make them out to look like they came crashing down from the roof of a temple. This means simply scattering them around the decor. Try not getting smooth faced river rocks, the ones you get should look as if they were once bricks that made up the walls.

Egyptian artifacts are new additions to the fish tank decorating scene. The most common ones that you can find are the Egyptian vases. Though they are only aquarium decor, they are made to look extremely authentic. What I love about the Egyptian vases is the holes that they always have in the side. These make awesome caves for the fish and if you have been following my posts all these years, you would know that I am big on caves for aquariums. Apart from the vases, another really cool tank ornament that I love a whole lot is a bust of Pharaoh. The bust is golden …

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