Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. When designing a kitchen or bathroom, every element counts. Since these rooms are so utilitarian, each piece does double duty in terms of providing a function and adding to the overall aesthetic. The fixture options you choose are no exception. That said, there's a lot more to choosing which fixtures to include in your home than simply picking a product off of a shelf. There is a whole host of base materials and finishes to choose from. Each of these comes with its own unique price point, life span, level of upkeep and style.
Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:56:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. Bathroom. To help make sure your purchase will suit your needs, we've compiled a guide on how to weigh your fixture options. Read it as you start remodeling and we're sure you'll end up with fixtures that will help bring your vision to life. Before starting any design project, it's best to have a game plan. Consider whether you'll be trying to combine your new fixtures with ones you already own or if you're going for a full remodel. In either scenario, it may be a good idea to find some design inspiration to work with.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:32:45 PM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. Take a look around your living room. Is it time for a new coffee table? If so, here are our picks of the best ones out there. They're fashion forward and practical — and your feet will thank you for bringing one home.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:29:01 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. You probably can't paint your dorm room walls but you don't have to live all year with white or yellow. What makes the room in this picture so cool? It's the combination of textures on the floor and bed, as well as the clear desk chair that takes up little visual space. Notice the boxes under the bed and the narrow wall shelf that add extra dorm storage without taking up too much space.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:25:49 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. The star of your bedroom may be the bed, but don't count out nightstands as an essential part of the room. A bedroom without a bedside table means that things like your clock, smartphone, books and lamps are without a home. When choosing nightstands, be mindful of the space available. Smaller spaces may not be able to handle more than one bedside table. Mix it up, if you are so inclined the matching nightstand rule was made to be broken.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:56:42 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. We've already talked extensively about the style trends you need to know for this year, but we would be remiss if we didn't take a second to discuss one of its breakout stars. When it comes to metals, the 2017 copper trend is unparalleled. A welcome departure from the run-of-the-mill stainless steel fixtures we've seen for years, copper brings a fresh twist to spaces where it's incorporated. Rather than giving rooms a cold, stark feel, this metal creates a warmer aesthetic that is still unquestionably modern.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:52:34 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. The largest energy effiency you can add to your bathroom is through LED lighting. According to the US Department of Energy, LED lights use at least 75% less energy, and last 25 times longer, than incandescent lighting. Besides savings energy, LED lighting adds a beautiful design element. They can be programmed to change colors and can be used safely near water. Because they're easy to install in any bathroom, they are perfect for DIY projects.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:48:57 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bathroom. Selecting finishes that are easy to keep looking clean and new not only saves you money and time in maintenance, but also extends the life of your remodel by looking new and fresh longer. One of a home's biggest selling points today is energy savings. Water shortages and rising utility bills make this a priority for home buyers.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:42:52 AM by Aubine fontaine. Bathroom. A modern option sure to make an impact is adding a shaded tub. You can choose from a variety of materials such as copper or painted porcelain, but whichever you choose be sure to select hue that you'll be happy with for a long time to come. When it comes to adding color to a vanity, you have two options: add color to the top or the base. Consider picking one and keeping the other surface neutral for balance. Colorful bases can often be a DIY project and work best on large vanities with cabinet space or shelving. For the countertops, your best bet is to select a colored marble or granite.