Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:42:52 AM by Aubine fontaine. Bathroom. Due to frequent use and the resulting wear and tear, bathrooms tend to start breaking down after about 20 years, whether that's a perpetually leaky faucet or crumbling grout or chipping tiles (or all three). On average, bathroom remodels cost $16,724, so your design should be both intentional and strategic in order to secure a high return on investment, as well as to create a functional space. That said, bathrooms are typically small, enclosed rooms so they are also a place in your home where you can play around a little bit with color and texture.
Published at Saturday, October 07th 2017, 06:51:17 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. To find the best bed pillow on the market, we spent about 45 hours poring over every viable source we could think of. From third-party and customer reviews to sleep and health statistics, we covered all the bases. The difficulty in any review like this one is that every person has a unique preference. For example, some people are side sleepers, while others sleep on their back, and there are specific types of pillows to facilitate each type of sleeper.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:32:45 PM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. Create a formal conversation area as your living room's centerpiece to warm up the space and make it a place that you will enjoy entertaining guests. Use four armchairs arranged around a light glass coffee table and add some delicate décor, such as a vase or a stack of coffee table books. To create a rich, warm ambiance, use large comfortable leather arm chairs and place a wood table between them. If you'd like to create even more seating, try arranging two different sets of arm chairs on opposite ends of a long coffee table and then situating a sofa along the length of the coffee table.
Published at Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:29:01 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 Friday, October 06th 2017, 13:25:49 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. That's where we come in. We'll tell you what the hottest 2017 bedding trends are — and how to use them correctly. Read over this guide and consider which looks fit best within your current space. By keeping our tips in mind, we're sure you'll be able to create an on-trend bedroom for a fraction of the cost. There's something so inviting about a white room. Whether that's because of comparisons to crisp, hotel linens or thanks to subconscious associations with cleanliness is up for debate. Either way, one's thing's for sure: this neutral hue is not going anywhere.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:56:42 AM by Aubine fontaine. 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 Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:52:34 AM by Laurette Blondeau. Bathroom. The largest energy effiency you can add to your bathroom is through LED lighting. According to the US Department of Energy, LED lights use at least 75% less energy, and last 25 times longer, than incandescent lighting. Besides savings energy, LED lighting adds a beautiful design element. They can be programmed to change colors and can be used safely near water. Because they're easy to install in any bathroom, they are perfect for DIY projects.
Published at Thursday, October 05th 2017, 07:48:57 AM by Belda Leclerc. Bathroom. Lay geometric tiles in an ombré pattern to bring a modern edge to a room with industrial elements. The cobalt blue pattern on these tiles evokes the soothing watercolor feel of Japanese shibori, painting the wall with subtle texture. Make a boring white bathroom exciting by laying tiles in a herringbone pattern and layering in a touch of color.