Published at Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:24:37 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. Whether rustic, romantic, edgy or classic, your headboard is the focal point of your bedroom and does the most to set the tone for your nighttime oasis. Choosing the right headboard is an important design factor — but that doesn't mean you're limited to what you see in the design studios or furniture showrooms. Headboards, as impactful as they are on your room's design, are actually one of the easiest bedroom components to make yourself. Headboard ideas are as limitless as your imagination, but they essentially fall into five categories: wood, fabric, metal, free-form and art-based.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:36:54 AM 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 Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:33:03 AM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. The place where the walls meet the floor defines the size of a room both physically and visually. You can't alter the location of your walls without a construction crew, but using living room decor that emphasizes the wall's height draws the eye up and makes the room appear bigger. To accomplish this hang floor-length curtains close to the ceiling, use tall bookshelves to compel guests to look up or install crown molding.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:43:31 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. We've put together a guide to creating the ultimate guest room. Read on to learn our best tips and tricks for how to set up your extra bedroom. Keep them in mind as you work on your own space and we guarantee your guests will think they've checked into a five-star hotel. Everybody has their own sleeping preferences. Some people need their bedroom to be ice cold and others would rather burrow under a mountain of blankets. Unfortunately, it can be hard to get an adequate night's rest when we're unable to create those conditions.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:40:54 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. The collection of children's books and mixing of patterns on this bed compliment the cool tones in the rest of the kids room, leading to a youthful-yet-sophisticated style. The bedframe, the curtains, the record player — the details in this modern bohemian bedroom make it bold without being overwhelming. We love the sheets, too. This bed is literally stacked, and we love it. Nautical goes whimsical while a pile of patterns on a bright white canvas. The blueprints in their yellow frames complement the space perfectly.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:38:45 PM by Aubine fontaine. Kitchen. Many outdated kitchens were built to include walls and walls of upper cabinetry to house dishes and cookware. Often times, these cabinets consume the eye and make the kitchen feel crowded. If you're looking to open up the space of your kitchen and don't have and room to grow outwards, consider removing the upper cabinets. This frees up the wall, allowing for modern open shelving with a few decorative items and dishware.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:36:18 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. True all-brass fixtures are rare because they tend to be expensive, but for those willing to make the investment, it is a material that stands the test of time. They have a smooth and dense makeup that leaves them far less likely to leak or corrode than other materials. However, you may want to do some research before committing to a model. In the past, lead was used in the production of brass faucets and unfortunately leaked into the water supply over time. Though legislation has been passed to regulate the amount used, it is possible for lead to be present in these fixtures.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:33:40 PM by Belda Leclerc. 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.