Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:39:34 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. Figuring out how to design your own interiors is one thing, but for some reason, when it comes to putting together a guest room, decisions feel extra important. Every host wants their guests to feel comfortable. In addition, there's a little bit of pride at stake. The ability to offer particularly plush guest quarters is a status symbol. That said, the question becomes: What does it take to create a great guest room? Which features will make your guests feel most at home and leave them talking about how much they've enjoyed their stay? We're here to help figure that out.
Published at Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. Meanwhile, color can be used to make your nook blend in with the rest of the room. Be sure to continue the same color palette in that area as was used in the rest of the room. However, if you're worried about the aesthetics blending too much, consider incorporating different prints or patterns in similar hues to give your nook extra visual interest.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. The basic dorm room is pretty uninspiring, with its cinderblock walls, a small bed and hardly any dorm storage. The challenge is how do you breathe personality into such a small space? And how do you deal with dorm organization and clutter?
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. Keep the desk surface clear by using vertical space and walls for all the extra stuff. Hang cork board and cork strips, baskets and other cubbies from the wall in a cool gallery wall pattern. Again, use Command adhesive strips instead of nails to hold items in place. Create an interesting headboard by adding a bookcase behind your bed to store extra items. Just be sure the shelves are high enough that you don't bang your head when you sit up. Or you can avoid that by choosing a narrow book case that your bed sits against.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. Open shelving gets a bad rap because we tend to associate things that are artistic and arranged with being fragile and permanent. Lay out your open shelving in a way that makes sense to you. Get a stepstool if you need to for reaching higher shelves. Make things convenient, and change them up if they aren't. After all, this is how restaurant kitchens do it (and they're in the business of making cooking easy).
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:27:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. If you're ready to give the formal eating area another shot, we have all the info you need. Take a look at the 2017 dining room trends below and consider which ones fit in best with your aesthetic. Using the tips in this post as a guide, you'll be able to create a dining area fit for the 21st century. These days, dining is going casual. For those opposed to dedicating a whole room to formal entertaining, consider carving out a separate area of your kitchen for the task. A dining nook gives you the extra seating you need while still remaining useful in your day-to-day life.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:24:37 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. Don't be afraid to get creative; consider side tables or end tables as options. A Moroccan pouf or cube ottoman with a tray on top also are alternatives to traditional nightstands. Finally, keep in mind your mattress height you'll want to make sure your table isn't too high or low. If you are a non-conformist, the SAIC Sling Nightstand/Side Table is for you. The sophisticated piece ($249) was designed for CB2 in collaboration with students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It's on-trend in a hand-finished brass tone and features a leather sling for magazines, books or other items.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:21:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. The exciting part of creating a super fun bedroom for your young brood is accessorizing and customizing design elements to match their budding personalities. Select design elements that make the room feel like it belongs to both of them. Personalize accessories throughout the room such as wall art or coat hooks. Marquee lights with their names or first initial add a pop of energy and excitement to any space. Likewise, subtly add gender specific themes in one or two accessories, but keep them color coordinated.