Published at Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 07:27:40 AM by Aubine fontaine. Decorating Ideas. In the past few years, industrial design has become increasingly popular and it's easy to see why. The look is based on combining the best aspects of old-world charm with modern sleekness. In essence, it's a perfect compromise. However, there's one big misconception keeping this style from becoming a household staple.
Published at Wednesday, October 04th 2017, 02:33:03 AM by Aubine fontaine. Living Room. The sofa is the most important piece in a living room, no matter how big or small the space is. It's the spot where you relax with a cup of coffee, watch a good movie, get some work done, hang out with guests or take a nice weekend nap.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:43:31 PM by Laurette Blondeau. Bedroom. When it comes to sleep, comfort is not a luxury, it's a necessity. For many, finding the right mattress can be the difference between waking up well-rested and “stay out of my way, there literally isn't enough coffee in the world.” Sifting through the labyrinth to find the right mattress, however, can cause even the savviest of shoppers to forfeit precious sleep researching competitive brands into the wee hours of the morning. Fortunately, you can rest easy we have definitively chosen the mattresses that dreams are made of.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:40:54 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. A few triangles go a long way on these white walls. With an all black, white and wood color palette, this room remains youthful with cartoonish accent pieces. Where can we get a big cloud pillow for ourselves? This bedframe is a funky statement piece that says big girl without saying too big. A decal, a floral pillow, and touches of color make this kids room sweet and simple. A mix of geometric prints, a flying washi tape airplane, and a few knick-knacks turn this kids room into a space to dream and create.
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 Many outdated kitchens were built to include walls and walls of upper cabinetry to house dishes and cookware.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. Then, in the 1980s, we suddenly got sick of bathrooms that had something to say. Ever since then, we've been covering our bathrooms in safe, quiet choices such as beige, gray and plain white. A neutral bathroom isn't all bad. But these gorgeous, graphic tile treatments make us want to kiss quiet bathrooms goodbye. Triangular tiles laid in a 3D cube pattern trick the eye into seeing more depth and keep a tile half-wall from looking monolithic.
Published at Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:33:40 PM by Belda Leclerc. Bedroom. For this review, we spent about 60 hours delving into everything there is to know about mattresses. From reports on insufficient sleep by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to hundreds of customer ratings and reviews, we were extremely thorough in our research. Ironically, we did lose quite a bit of sleep over this one. Comparing mattresses can feel like comparing apples to oranges, since everyone has a finely tuned preference for what sends them off to snoozeville. Some want to sleep like Aslan on the stone table in Narnia others prefer to feel like they're sinking in a vat of quicksand.
Published at Thursday, September 28th 2017, 14:14:43 PM by Aubine fontaine. Bedroom. Designing a room for a brother and a sister doesn't have to be challenging. In fact, it's probably the easiest challenge to overcome when planning a shared room. Your first step is to select an underlying color palette for the main elements of the room (walls, rug, furniture) that is gender neutral…and, if they're old enough to chime in, that each sibling gives the thumbs up. Color combos such as white and grey, turquoise and white or a mix of primary colors work well for both boys and girls.