Archive for January 5th, 2013

Helping Your Children Maximize Space In Their Bedroom Organizing and at the same time maximizing your chil’s bedroom is one of the dilemmas that most homeowners face on daily basis, especially if the bedroom is not spacious. There will always be the need for storage and maximum control of clutter. With the few creative ideas discussed below, you will be able to, not just maximize your children’s bedroom, but also control clutter and let them enjoy an organized bedroom that has space for sleeping, studying and possibly, playing or having a quiet time. Children’s storage bookshelf & wall storage ideas Creative Wardrobe Closets: In order to maximize the space in your children’s bedroom, it is necessary to get them, not just a w
Beautiful, sumptuous stone bathrooms Making a room such as the bathroom look sumptuous is not that easy. This is a space that needs to be, first of all, practical and functional. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t add some style to it as well. A stone bathroom, for example, is a simple way of making this space look amazing. The key is choosing the right material and style. We have selected a few examples to help with that. This is a spacious and very inviting bathroom. It has a high ceiling with a couple of beautiful hanging chandeliers. The lighting is soft and warm and contributes to the overall inviting atmosphere. Also, the combination of stone and wood used on the walls, around the tub and for the window and d
Add a touch of color to your home by painting the walls There are lots of ways in which you can introduce color into a room. One of the simplest of all and one that has become very popular lately is to paint one wall or a portion of the wall using a bold and vibrant color. It’s a method that is particularly successful in spaces that are bright and where the background in usually white. This way the color you have chosen as an accent can stand out and showcase its entire beauty. Modern dining area with white walls and blue and green accents By painting only one portion of the wall you provide a smaller focal point and you basically force the eye to focus on that particular space. But in order to obtain a successful combination and effect,
A very bright and airy home with earthy colors and neutral warmth Light, airy and bright, this is how this beautiful home can be described without getting into details. It’s a home with a very simple but, at the same time, very inviting and stylish interior. It was designed by Triple D and the main focus of the project was to create something bright without relying only on whites and other similar shades.As a result, the residence features a diverse color palette that includes white as one of the main colors combined with beiges, browns, black as well as subtle blue and green accents. The rooms are airy and spacious. The living area shares an open plan with the kitchen and dining room and features an earthy color palette along with soft textures a
5 Ways To Use Vintage Doors There are so many great uses for old windows, shutters and  … doors! From the hallway to the kitchen to your own bedroom, you can use repurposed doors for a lot of different accessorizing needs. And they fit different themes and visions too. Shabby chic, of course. Vintage, sure! But you can also use old doors for eclectic needs and in some modern-styled rooms too. These vintage pieces can be used for a plethora of wonderful, stylish DIY ideas. Stay a while and grab some inspiration from our finds! 1. Chalkboards! It’s easy, fun and you can put it in any corner of the house. Turn that old door into a chalkboard! Scribble down your favorite quotes as daily inspiration or use it
Creatively Making Your Multilevel Living Room Comfortable The beautiful part about a multilevel living room is the sense of modern designed interiors in a creative, and airy atmosphere within your home. In years past, older homes were more compartmentalized and each room had their own function. In modern interiors, open plan living allows the ability to interact with your guests from an adjacent room when entertaining and mutli-storied living spaces feel more spacious and comfortable. If you have a home that has multilevels and you are trying to find ways to make it more welcoming, here are a few ideas to get started with. Unify your multilevel living spaces Create a unity between your multilevel spaces: For many homeowners there may be a ch
10 Spectacular Projects Featuring Unusual Buildings Converted Into Private Homes It’s not uncommon for old buildings to be converted into something else. Often, commercial spaces gets transformed into beautiful private residences and become lofts but it’s also possible for other types of buildings to be converted. For example, there are numerous examples of water cleaning stations or even churches that have become amazing homes. We’ve selected a few examples to support this idea. Water Cleaning Station Conversion on the French Riviera. We’re going to start with this amazing loft-like residence located in the small coastal town of Villefranche sur Mer on the French Riviera. The building looks like a lovely family home now but it didn’t always use to be the
A Few Common Household Myths That Turned Out To Be False There are lots of myths that we believe to be true and that we’ve heard from our parents or from someone else and passed onto our friends and children. But while doing so, we didn’t bother to check if those are actually true. As it turns out, some of the most common household myths were just innocent mistakes past from one person to another. 1. The sun doesn’t harm wet plants. A lot of people seem to think that wet plants absorb sun better and that the water droplets magnify its power thus burning the plants. That’s actually not true at all. As it seems logical, the water helps the plants as opposed to harming them. This is just a myth that was exacerbated for all the wrong rea
Renovated House Featuring Panoramic Views Of The Mountains And Lake Located along Lake Como in Lombardy, Italy, this house, also known as Villa a Como, benefits from wonderful views from all angles. Since the location is so beautiful, the design of the house had to be in sync with the natural surroundings. Its owners decided to renovate it in order to create a stronger connection with the outdoors.The house was renovated by Milan-based Studio Parco Piva. It covers a total area of 5,630 square feet and, even though the size allows it to accommodate two levels and a variety of rooms, the interior of the house was designed as a large open floor plan with high ceilings. The pitches ceiling gives it a subtle traditional look while everything else is modern
Tips And Ideas To Incorporate Dry Erase Boards In Your Home’s Design Chalkboard walls and boards were very popular and they still are. There are lots of ways in which you can incorporate them into your home. But they’re not the only option. Dry erase boards are quite similar but they present a series of distinct characteristics. First of all, they tend to look more modern, simple and clean. They are dust-free and they allow you to use different colors when writing. They are also very versatile and can be incorporated in any room’s design and décor. For example, your kids would definitely love to have a dry erase board in their bedroom. And since it’s difficult to find the space for this type of items, you can opt for a dry erase closet door. It