Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. A simple mirror can get a glamorous update with the addition of backlighting. You can purchase mirrors with built-in lights, or add them yourself to the mirror of your choosing. Illuminated mirrors are ideal for applying makeup and seeing your face in a detailed (but flattering) way. They're great for bathrooms with low natural light. Just be sure that your lighting is soft, not harsh or fluorescent. Not only do large mirrors look impressive, they also help you bring in light. Depending on your space and style, you can try adding a frame around the mirror to give it a more polished appearance. Leaving it unframed works for more minimalistic spaces.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:36:18 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. Then, in the 1980s, we suddenly got sick of bathrooms that had something to say. Ever since then, we've been covering our bathrooms in safe, quiet choices such as beige, gray and plain white. A neutral bathroom isn't all bad. But these gorgeous, graphic tile treatments make us want to kiss quiet bathrooms goodbye. Triangular tiles laid in a 3D cube pattern trick the eye into seeing more depth and keep a tile half-wall from looking monolithic.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:33:40 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. It's no secret that, for many, the bedroom serves as an oasis. Particularly with the advent of lavish en-suite bath setups and private decks, our sleeping quarters have transformed from strictly utilitarian spaces into retreats that serve as an escape from our busy lives. There's no reason why your bedding can't serve the same purpose. One way to make sure your textiles drive home a relaxed feel is by taking a closer look at color psychology. Blue — particularly in lighter shades like sky and steel — has been shown to evoke feelings of safety and serenity. Consider adding these hues through accent pillows and accessories such as blankets and bed skirts.
Published at Thursday, September 28th 2017, 14:14:43 PM by Aubine fontaine. 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 Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 14:00:09 PM by Laurette Blondeau. 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 Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. Because you're not likely to make an above ground pool purchase online, we thought we'd pull together some of our favorite pool accessories to take you water retreat to the next level.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. The latest trend in backyard design is blending the lines between indoors and out. From kitchen cabinets that rival the look of interior versions to smart grills that alert you when dinner is ready and glare-proof outdoor televisions that mean you don't have to miss a minute of baseball season, these are the biggest and best innovations in outdoor living this year.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. When creating a look that centers around one consistent color, it's important to rely on your other design components to create differentiation. Be sure to include a variety of distinct shapes, patterns, prints and textures to help break up the monotony.