Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. 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 Thursday, September 28th 2017, 14:14:43 PM by Aubine fontaine. 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 Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 14:00:09 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. If you're ready to jump on the copper bandwagon, this post is for you. Use this as your guide for how to include it in the rooms of your home. Whether you use a little of it or a lot is up to you. Either way, we suggest you keep these tips on hand because this trend will be around for a while. It almost goes without saying that copper is meant to stand out. In order to showcase this material at its finest, you need to create a neutral background that allows the warm metal to really draw the eye. Doing so will also lend an additional modern tone to the space.
Published at Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. The neutrality and sleekness of the marble against the live and organic quality of the plants form a harmonious pair. Coming in a variety of colors and metal accents, you can mix and match sizes to match each room's surroundings. Try varying both the plant sizes and heights as well as the heights and shapes of the marble pots for an interesting display. We love these planters either clustered in various sizes on a side table or all in a row and on display on a window sill.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. The easiest way to achieve that goal is through your color palette. While the dominant shade in each room should still be fairly neutral, French country's reliance on subdued hues means you can stretch that definition a little bit further than usual. Focus on colors that are inherently warm and subtle — such as tans, creams and soft yellows — to fill this role. Where your accent colors are concerned, you'll want to choose shades that harken to French country's traditional roots. Choose colors such as rust and antique white, which will infuse the room with a subconsciously historical feel.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. If you're ready to give French country a chance, this post is for you. Keep reading to find out how to bring this look into the rooms of your home. Think of this post as your ultimate guide on how to infuse your interiors with the sophistication of the French countryside. The French country aesthetic is almost in direct opposition to some of the ultra-modern style we've discussed in the past. Rather than relying on monochromatic shades and bold pops of color to create visually exciting contrasts, this look is all about creating a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. These three primary reasons to consider updating your kitchen, including efficiency, beauty, and investment all can and will streamline the way you and your family use the kitchen. The industrial kitchen below contrasts with the bright, light-colored kitchen above, but they are both beautiful and customized gathering places at the heart of the home. All aesthetics aside, the most practical reason to redo your kitchen is to increase efficiency. This may not be the most glamorous or exciting of reasons to commit to a kitchen remodel, but it is quite possibly one that you will appreciate the most while you live in your home.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:27:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. 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.