Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:56:42 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. That said, not all neutrals are created equal. In contrast to the starkness put forth by more traditionally modern spaces, industrial interiors tend to have more of a warm and inviting feel to them. This is because, rather than favoring black and white hues to create a harsh contrast, they incorporate a variety of browns and tans. Use these shades as your dominant colors with other neutrals serving as accents.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. When creating a look that centers around one consistent color, it's important to rely on your other design components to create differentiation. Be sure to include a variety of distinct shapes, patterns, prints and textures to help break up the monotony.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. If you're ready to give the formal eating area another shot, we have all the info you need. Take a look at the 2017 dining room trends below and consider which ones fit in best with your aesthetic. Using the tips in this post as a guide, you'll be able to create a dining area fit for the 21st century. These days, dining is going casual. For those opposed to dedicating a whole room to formal entertaining, consider carving out a separate area of your kitchen for the task. A dining nook gives you the extra seating you need while still remaining useful in your day-to-day life.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. Where steel is concerned, price matters. Stainless models tend to last as long as an all-brass option, but more affordable materials tend to rust over time. Chrome has long been one of the most popular choices where finishes are concerned and for good reason. It's often inexpensive and considered a neutral that works well with both modern and traditional styles. The shine on this type of finish also makes it a good choice for hiding surface scratches and dings. However, it also shows water spots and fingerprints fairly easily, so regular cleaning is important.
Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:27:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. Brands like Somfy now offer motorized shades, screens and pergola awnings that can diffuse light, keep bugs at bay, block a breeze or create shelter from the rain with the push of a button. Somfy's systems can also be integrated with most smart-home technology and automation systems for seamless operation.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:24:37 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. In fact, we believe that keeping walls white or gray and adding in smaller bits of color gives you even more possibilities to make a kids room creative and playful. That, and it will keep you from repainting when they outgrow lime green or Barbie pink walls in three years. Trust us. When it comes to finding colorful accents, first consider what your child already has. Children's books and stuffed animals are often fun colors, so put them in a place that doubles as decor. Wall decals, bedding, and rugs all can add color and pattern to a kids room, but can be easily changed with age.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:21:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. Don't be afraid to get creative; consider side tables or end tables as options. A Moroccan pouf or cube ottoman with a tray on top also are alternatives to traditional nightstands. Finally, keep in mind your mattress height you'll want to make sure your table isn't too high or low. If you are a non-conformist, the SAIC Sling Nightstand/Side Table is for you. The sophisticated piece ($249) was designed for CB2 in collaboration with students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It's on-trend in a hand-finished brass tone and features a leather sling for magazines, books or other items.
Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 05:24:22 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. We've created a list of above ground pool ideas that might be the perfect fit for your backyard. If you think an above ground pool is right for your needs, add these ideas to your decor plan to beautify your yard and add a custom look. Some of these design ideas are larger than life! Adding elements such as above ground pool decks, lush landscaping and comfortable outdoor patio furniture can enhance your outdoor swimming area in no time.