Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. 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, September 29th 2017, 20:33:40 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. The collection of children's books and mixing of patterns on this bed compliment the cool tones in the rest of the kids room, leading to a youthful-yet-sophisticated style. The bedframe, the curtains, the record player — the details in this modern bohemian bedroom make it bold without being overwhelming. We love the sheets, too. This bed is literally stacked, and we love it. Nautical goes whimsical while a pile of patterns on a bright white canvas. The blueprints in their yellow frames complement the space perfectly.
Published at Thursday, September 28th 2017, 14:14:43 PM by Aubine fontaine. Bedroom. Designing a room for a brother and a sister doesn't have to be challenging. In fact, it's probably the easiest challenge to overcome when planning a shared room. Your first step is to select an underlying color palette for the main elements of the room (walls, rug, furniture) that is gender neutral…and, if they're old enough to chime in, that each sibling gives the thumbs up. Color combos such as white and grey, turquoise and white or a mix of primary colors work well for both boys and girls.
Published at Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 14:00:09 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. That said, not all neutrals are created equal. In contrast to the starkness put forth by more traditionally modern spaces, industrial interiors tend to have more of a warm and inviting feel to them. This is because, rather than favoring black and white hues to create a harsh contrast, they incorporate a variety of browns and tans. Use these shades as your dominant colors with other neutrals serving as accents.
Published at Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. Manufacturers such as Memphis Grills, Lynx and Charbroil now offer grills that can be entirely controlled with a smartphone app. Among the conveniences the new technology affords: the ability to fire up the grill while you prep side dishes indoors, get an alert when it's time to flip the burgers, and track cooking temperature while you're lounging by the pool. Lynx's smart grill even features voice-activation technology.
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. Marble trays are one of the easiest and most versatile options you can indulge in. Trays can be set and used anywhere from the night stand or coffee table to the kitchen. They are sturdy and you won't run the risk of smudges or feel the need to dust them every three days as you might with glass or mirrored trays. No matter where you decide to set these trays they offer up a clean and cool look while also lending a hand in making everything on and around it look much more organized. By the time you're done with these, even the collection of remotes you've accumulated will look elegant.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. We could all use something to keep us a bit more accountable, right? Give editing your clothes a break and take a turn filtering through your kitchen collection. Putting your items on a display means you'll have to curate what you have to keep from looking cluttered. That's a designer's way of saying you need to get rid of things that aren't useful or necessary.