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 Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:56:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. Bathroom. Either way, determine how to make the most of your space. We've covered everything from small bathroom ideas that focus on function to making the most of your budget by changing small things like paint color or upgrading in phases. Whether you're looking for master bathroom ideas or guest bathroom ideas, we've assembled our top bathroom design tips and advice to help you create your dream room on any budget.
Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:54:16 AM by Laurette Blondeau. 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 Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:51:17 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. Sometimes, white bedding is just one element of an all white design. If that look is your goal, the key to success is remembering that not all whites are created equal. Be sure to mix in a variety of patterns, textures, materials and shades to help keep the space visually interesting. Other times, white linens are used to provide contrast from the rest of the room. If that's what you're going for, aim to make your bedding pop as dramatically as possible. Use a monochromatic color palette to achieve a classic aesthetic or try setting your white textiles against a variety of natural materials for a more modern take.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:32:45 PM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. One important element of mantel decorating is how you balance your objects in the space. Symmetry brings your eye across the mantel, which is better for a more streamlined, simple approach. For homes with a more classic and conservative aesthetic, this is a popular look. If you prefer a more modern style, vary the height of your accessories to achieve the look that best fits your personality.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:29:01 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. Thus far in our Defining a Style series, we've talked about trendy styles such as Nordic and industrial design. This time, however, we want to talk about an aesthetic that has fallen out of favor in the last few years, but is more than ready to come back. It's time to talk about French country.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:25:49 PM by Belda Leclerc. 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 Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:56:42 AM 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?