Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:21:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. 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 Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. If you're a regular reader of Freshome, this pick probably won't be all that surprising. Faux finishes already got a shout out in one of our earlier roundups. However, out of all the faux options on the market — from marble to metallics — faux-wooden tiles are a clear front-runner. It's not hard to see why. While true wooden floors are an aspiration for many, their price can often keep them out of reach. This manufactured version is more durable and offers a nearly identical aesthetic for a fraction of the cost. Additionally, since these designs are printed, there is more freedom to cater to individual tastes.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. The basic dorm room is pretty uninspiring, with its cinderblock walls, a small bed and hardly any dorm storage. The challenge is how do you breathe personality into such a small space? And how do you deal with dorm organization and clutter?
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. We've already talked extensively about the style trends you need to know for this year, but we would be remiss if we didn't take a second to discuss one of its breakout stars. When it comes to metals, the 2017 copper trend is unparalleled. A welcome departure from the run-of-the-mill stainless steel fixtures we've seen for years, copper brings a fresh twist to spaces where it's incorporated. Rather than giving rooms a cold, stark feel, this metal creates a warmer aesthetic that is still unquestionably modern.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. A small kitchen island can add extra counter space as well as storage — and even a breakfast bar. Small, round or square islands work better in smaller square spaces. Consider a longer narrow island for a rectangular space. A sofa console on wheels would be a great idea in a longer, galley kitchen. You can roll it into a kitchen as needed and then put it back behind your sofa when done. Butcher blocks or bar carts are other great options because they often come with wheels to roll your island out of the way. A taller cart works well with barstools.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:27:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. 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 Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:24:37 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. Break up the hard edges and angles in a bedroom with a pair of Penelopes ($349-$399), available in two sizes (18″ or 24″ round) designed to fit any space. One drawer is the perfect catch-all for all the clutter you'd rather not leave out. The striking look of marble with a warm wood stain, antique brass detailing and tapered legs add a mid-century touch. If you're looking to add a pop of color to your bedroom, give the Campaign nightstand ($299) a look. Available in bright fuchsia, kelly green or white, with brass-finished brackets and pulls, it's bound to add life to the room.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:21:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. Most guests would rather spend their night tossing and turning than disturb their hosts by asking to adjust the temperature. That's why it's so important for guests to be able to make their room hotter or colder at will. To do this, focus on the type of bedding you provide. Choose sheets and blankets that create light, breathable layers. Then, keep a couple heavier covers on hand so guests can access them. Aside from textiles, be sure to include a fan for those who like the room to stay cool.