Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. For many people, Pinterest is their go-to source for recipes and DIY crafts, but we're here to tell you it can be so much more. Interior design aficionados need to know that this platform is also a great source for getting the scoop on home design trends. By tracking how often their users save each image, Pinterest has positioned itself as a cutting-edge forecaster.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:38:45 PM by Aubine fontaine. Kitchen. Whether you go for more contemporary or more country, remember that both as still in the kitchen. So consider staining the wood to protect it from eventual cooking wear and tear. In the past, tin was an incredibly expensive material. It was viewed as a sign of wealth for anyone who was able to incorporate it into their home designs — think about the revered tin ceilings found in restored buildings. These days, faux tin sheets are easy to obtain and offer the same look at a fraction of the price. This is also a great choice to replace tile as the texture of the tin finish will make any grout lines disappear.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:36:18 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. Our shower ideas are both practical and likely to pay off in the future; they'll also bring some fresh, contemporary style to your bathroom to enjoy today. The latest bathroom trend involves the use of a focal wall. Homeowners often make a big investment in beautiful fixtures and finishes; a bold focal shower wall draws the eye to all the beautiful details in a shower space. To create a bold wall, try grain-matching stone, selecting an intricately detailed tile pattern or using backlit, printed glass as the backdrop to your shower.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:33:40 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. The color white is an expansive and practical choice for a small bedroom. It keeps the space from looking too busy or boxed in. Using white or lighter colors combats the absence of large wall space or windows to brighten up the space. Afraid of being too stark? To keep your small bedroom from feeling cold or void of personality, layer your whites with different textures and white-on-white patterns for drama. In the bedroom above, the simple addition of a patterned throw and chrome bedside lamps transforms the room for sterile to stylish.
Published at Thursday, September 28th 2017, 14:14:43 PM by Aubine fontaine. Bedroom. We all need a little industrial chic in our lives, and the Accordion Side Table ($79) by Urban Outfitters delivers. The tray top is removable for when you crave breakfast in bed. The table, available in an antique bronze or brass finish, works well as a nightstand for a small space because it can be folded up and stored when not needed. The two-tone look in walnut and white lacquer make this simple, modern table ($399) a fresh nightstand option. The boxy design may appear no-frills, but the walnut woodgrain and glossy white lacquer offer rich detailing, and the self-closing drawer adds a nice touch.
Published at Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 14:00:09 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. Outdoor televisions are nothing new, but new top-of-the-line models can rival an indoor viewing experience even in full sun. The SunBriteTV's Pro-Series line, for example, which comes in sizes up to 84 inches, can be installed poolside while still guaranteeing clear visuals (it boasts 800 nits of brightness).
Published at Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. Adding an outdoor living room has become an increasingly popular home upgrade and it's not hard to see why. To start, it's a relatively straightforward — and stylish — way to give everyone in your home more room to spread out. Plus, it creates an additional area for you to entertain. If you have the room, there's really no reason for your living space to stop at your back door.
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.