Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. Lighting is an overlooked bathroom feature, but it's among the most important. The best part of adding lighting to your shower area is that it can be inexpensive. When thinking about how and where to add lighting, consider which spots you want to highlight and what mood you want to set. For example, you might try a wash of light on a beautifully tiled wall. Some showerheads even have built-in LED lights.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. 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 Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. Renewing its name on the interior decorating scene a few years ago, marble has transformed rooms, making its muted, chic statement in every form, from makeup brush holders to kitchen tables. Even if you're not looking to re-adorn entire rooms of your home in the immediate future, adding marble accessories can rejuvenate any space in your home.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. The kitchen backsplash can be one of the best opportunities to get creative with your kitchen design. It's a chance to play with a variety of colors, textures, and patterns that may come off as overwhelming when incorporated into other elements of the room. Exciting, right? Here's the catch: just because it isn't a seemingly vital piece of your kitchen doesn't mean it's an easy swap. In fact, undoing the customization and permanence of a kitchen backsplash can feel overwhelming and daunting. Add a few mental images of chipping away at stubborn backsplash tiles and you may have one the messiest kitchens you can imagine.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:27:40 AM 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 18th 2017, 12:24:37 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. For the opulence of fabric without the formality, try simply hanging a quilt, some lace or a curtain behind your bed. You'll still create a focal point, but it won't require hours of labor. On the opposite end of the spectrum from the fluid feel of fabric is the fixed structure of metal. This certainly doesn't mean it is without beauty a metal headboard can have a romantic feel, such as a wrought-iron gate with artificial flowers intertwined.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:21:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. The star of your bedroom may be the bed, but don't count out nightstands as an essential part of the room. A bedroom without a bedside table means that things like your clock, smartphone, books and lamps are without a home. When choosing nightstands, be mindful of the space available. Smaller spaces may not be able to handle more than one bedside table. Mix it up, if you are so inclined the matching nightstand rule was made to be broken.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 05:24:22 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. As years and seasons change, the trends come and go. Oft times when it comes to statement pieces it's best to find a piece, a pattern or a color that withstands the test of time. One of our favorite accents that seems to be here to stay is the marble trend. After seeing the way marble can completely transform a space, we are beginning to understand what the Romans made all the fuss about. We are absolutely musing over marble.