Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:30:31 AM by Belda Leclerc. Kitchen. Like Skippy or Jif, Team Edward or Team Jacob, everyone seems to have a firm opinion about open shelving. Some love the modern trend using open shelving not only in the kitchen, but throughout their homes displaying nicknacks, keeping track of necessities, and storing collections in a creative way. Others abhor the open option; I've heard their concern about grease, bugs, and worse of all, clutter. Are these cons worthy of consideration? Yes. Are they deal breakers for the open shelving design trend? Absolutely not.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:36:18 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. Why are towels such a great choice when it comes to adding color: they're available in every shade imaginable, are relatively inexpensive and super easy to swap out if you change your mind. A bath mat or area rug can infuse color into the space and also has a functional purpose in bathrooms that include a tub or shower. Choose a color that ties into with the rest of your accent shades for a truly cohesive look.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:33:40 PM by Belda Leclerc. 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 Thursday, September 28th 2017, 14:14:43 PM by Aubine fontaine. Bedroom. The Saatva Luxury Firm mattress hits all the right buttons for a great mattress. On top of being a luxury mattress with an excellent shipping and return policy, it's also relatively affordable, preventing any financial-based late-night tossing and turning. Our full review of the Saatva Luxury Firm mattress is below. First, let's take a look at where the runners-up shined.
Published at Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 14:00:09 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. With that in mind, when designing your space, remember that comfort, quantity and size matter. Since outdoor furniture can also be a sizable investment, it's crucial to know you're buying a set that fits your needs. If you can, test out the furniture at the store before you make a purchase and match the pieces' dimensions against measurements of the space where you'll be putting it. If you're buying online, be sure to read reviews so you'll know the product meets your expectations.
Published at Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:39:26 PM by Belda Leclerc. Decorating Ideas. Keep the desk surface clear by using vertical space and walls for all the extra stuff. Hang cork board and cork strips, baskets and other cubbies from the wall in a cool gallery wall pattern. Again, use Command adhesive strips instead of nails to hold items in place. Create an interesting headboard by adding a bookcase behind your bed to store extra items. Just be sure the shelves are high enough that you don't bang your head when you sit up. Or you can avoid that by choosing a narrow book case that your bed sits against.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:10:17 PM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. Don't forget that natural materials also count as neutrals. If you're lucky enough to live in a home with brick walls or exposed duct work, those should absolutely take center stage. Even if not, you could also consider incorporating a variety of wood, stone and metal pieces into your design.
Published at Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:07:27 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Decorating Ideas. Most pools come pre-built or are easy enough to build (if you like DIY projects) in a few hours. Above ground swimming pools range in price from $1000 – $4500, making them more budget-friendly. A range of pool sizes are available, including sizes for smaller spaces. They're easy to keep clean and feature low-maintenance filters and pumps. Winterizing an above ground pool is easier than that of a standard pool.