Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:48:57 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bathroom. A border of tile lets you add your personal style without breaking your budget. It also can be a way to make a bold statement without making a huge investment (and also one that can be changed to match the taste of future buyers). Add a strip of mosaic tile or colored glass along the top of subway-tile wainscoting or let it stand alone against a painted wall to warm up the room. Tile flooring is common in bathrooms and offers a nice alternative to hardwoods, which can get warped if they are exposed to too much water. If you decide to put ceramic tile on the floor, look for a grade of 1 or 2, a water-absorption rating of less than 7 percent and a coefficient of friction above .60, which are slip-resistant and can stand up to water.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:48:57 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bathroom. Some of the most important things to keep in mind when considering different bathroom remodeling ideas are choosing materials that are easy to maintain, maximizing energy efficiency and focusing on brightness wherever possible. If you're doing the project yourself make sure you're aware of permits and building codes and look over these 10 things not to do when tackling a home improvement project. And before getting started, consult our 15 point checklist that will walk you through everything from taking proper measurements and creating a renovation timeline to what part of the job to start with. If you elect not to go the DIY route, look over our seven essential tips for hiring a contractor.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:42:52 AM by Aubine fontaine. Bathroom. For even more storage space in your bathroom, consider adding a floating shelf over your vanity to hold your toothbrushes, hand lotion, makeup and other small items. Check out more space-saving products for your small bathroom here. Kohler's Persuade collection is designed for the urban and space-challenged home. The open shelf keeps this vanity ($730-$830, depending on sink color) from looking too boxy. It features two functional drawers, where you can quickly stash vanity-top clutter. The frosted-glass lower shelf is the perfect place for towels or a basket of other items.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:39:34 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. When it comes to sleep, comfort is not a luxury, it's a necessity. For many, finding the right mattress can be the difference between waking up well-rested and “stay out of my way, there literally isn't enough coffee in the world.” Sifting through the labyrinth to find the right mattress, however, can cause even the savviest of shoppers to forfeit precious sleep researching competitive brands into the wee hours of the morning. Fortunately, you can rest easy we have definitively chosen the mattresses that dreams are made of.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:36:54 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. As with most things in life, we found that the most expensive option isn't necessarily the best. You'd probably be healthier sleeping on the floor than dropping $500 on a pillow that likely won't ever live up to your expectations, and will cause financial strain. The best option is a pillow that fits your sleeping style and firmness preference at a price that doesn't punish your purse. We'll dive into what gave our top pick the edge in our full review below. First, here's a look at some other pillows that stood out from the crowd.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:33:03 AM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. Once inside your front door, the first room your guests and family members are likely to encounter is your living room. You host gatherings in your living room, snack on the couch while watching TV, listen to children practice musical instruments, and just generally hang out in this multifunctional space. The way you design your living room can set the design feel for your entire home. You may also change your living room décor at various times of the year for different holidays and seasons.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:43:31 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. This kids room comes to life with shelving that showcases a children's book collection. This makes the books easier to access, looks organized, and the covers add bright colors to an otherwise neutral room. Once the kids are grown, swapping out the toys and books for other accent pieces is simple. This pick of diamond removable wallpaper adds a bit of whimsy but looks adult enough to redecorate the room for a growing girl.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:40:54 PM by Belda Leclerc. 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.