Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. 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 Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:56:40 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.
Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. Bathrooms are one of the most popular and commonly remodeled rooms in the home. And since they are a high-traffic space (and one where updates are noticeable), doing so can have a significant effect on resale value. When starting a bathroom remodeling project think about utility as well as design. Bathrooms are often difficult jobs because multiple components must be arranged to fit–and function–in a small space. There's also multiple water elements so doing the project correctly, from plumbing to ventilation, is imperative.
Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:51:17 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. To complement your underlying palette, layer complementary colors and patterns on top of that. For example in a grey and white room, try accenting with yellow accessories. For patterns, lean towards stripes, chevron or solids with large geometric shape(s). When selecting furniture, opt for furniture with clean lines and that's non-themed (steer clear of the race car or sleeping beauty beds) and pair with neutral colored essentials such as lamps and window treatments.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:32:45 PM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. Create a formal conversation area as your living room's centerpiece to warm up the space and make it a place that you will enjoy entertaining guests. Use four armchairs arranged around a light glass coffee table and add some delicate décor, such as a vase or a stack of coffee table books. To create a rich, warm ambiance, use large comfortable leather arm chairs and place a wood table between them. If you'd like to create even more seating, try arranging two different sets of arm chairs on opposite ends of a long coffee table and then situating a sofa along the length of the coffee table.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:29:01 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. Outdoor televisions are nothing new, but new top-of-the-line models can rival an indoor viewing experience even in full sun. The SunBriteTV's Pro-Series line, for example, which comes in sizes up to 84 inches, can be installed poolside while still guaranteeing clear visuals (it boasts 800 nits of brightness).
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:25:49 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. For example, you can make a beautifully stained masterpiece or repurpose some chipped vintage door frames to set the tone for your bedroom. Weathered shutters make a perfect headboard if you want a beachy cottage vibe. Wood offers a multitude of options and finish styles at a reasonable cost. Want something a little softer for your DIY headboard? Fabric options have you covered — literally. Whether you prefer the formal indulgence of tufted, buttoned or pintucked headboards or something more casual, fabric offers many soft, indulgent choices for your bedroom.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:56:42 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. In the past few years, industrial design has become increasingly popular and it's easy to see why. The look is based on combining the best aspects of old-world charm with modern sleekness. In essence, it's a perfect compromise. However, there's one big misconception keeping this style from becoming a household staple.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:52:34 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. If you're considering upgrading your shower, the decision not only will breathe new life into your bathroom but also will be a wise investment. According to Remodeling Magazine's Cost vs. Value report, the average cost of a bathroom remodel is $16,000, with an average return on investment of 72.5 percent. Focusing on a shower when upgrading your bathroom is vital most adults 45 or older prefer a shower to a bathtub. According to a survey by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, the top universal design feature consumers want in their homes is a barrier-free shower — essentially one that is easy to access without having to climb in and out.