Gorgeous Christmas Decor Inspiration Is it just me, or was there no real "lead up" to Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I feel like Thanksgiving just popped up out of nowhere, and now I can't believe Christmas is so close.  I guess time just goes by faster, but I'm feeling so behind with my Christmas shopping and decorating! I tend to go for more subtle holiday decor, dramatic singular springs, etc.   What do you think about the lit branches used in this space?   Just one gorgeous and dramatic wreath makes a lot of impact. LOVE these driftwood ornaments dipped in metallic silver paint!  
A small Nordic-inspired villa with a warm, Christmassy décor Nordic homes are not exactly famous for being warm and cozy. That’s something due to their simple and usually white interiors. They most often feature white walls and very simple furniture that’s sometimes black for contrast. One way of making it feel a little warmer and more inviting is to have wooden floors. The texture of the wood contributes to an overall cozy interior. But this time of the year, when Christmas is almost here, it’s not enough to have an almost cozy home. It has to feel warm and welcoming so. Of course, this doesn’t mean you have to make major changes neither does it mean that you have to change the style. It’s enough to add some cheerful holiday spirit b

Many Moods of Yellow

Many Moods of Yellow Like many colors whose reputation precedes them, yellow tends to be categorized, more often than not, as in-your-face-spazzy. While yellow is bright and noticeable (it can’t help it!), there are actually many different moods and stories the color can tell. Some full of whimsy, some shy, some sophisticated, and some sweet. Below are evidences of yellow’s adaptability and charm in a variety of spaces: Bold & Dramatic. Solid pieces in a mustard-y yellow draw attention and add drama to this corner nook. Even silver bowl adopts the color. If one’s intent is to draw attention, one must also make sure there are details worth noticing. This space does that perfectly – with the curv
The dreamy Cambrian Hotel set in the amazing Swiss Alps Everyone deserves a little relaxation from time to time. And when you finally decide to take a few days off to relax and maybe have some fun with your friends and family, you obviously don’t want to stay home. You want to go somewhere beautiful, somewhere special such as a hotel or resort. During winter, everyone wishes to go somewhere where they can enjoy the amazing weather, where they can admire the landscape and the views and where everything is covered in snow. The Cambrian Hotel offers all those things and more. Located in Adelboden, Switzerland, in the spectacular Swiss Alps, the hotel offers breathtaking views and amazing services. It’s the perfect place to go to when you
How To Make Your Porch Inviting Having guests over is a pleasurable way of showing off your home and for anyone interested in interior design entertaining can inspire you to try new things. Creating a relaxed and informal atmosphere in your home makes it a welcoming place and your design choices have a lot to say in the ambience of a gathering of friends. One of the most relaxed places you can entertain guests is your home’s porch. There are few better places to relax on a summer’s evening than in your porch. Designed attentively, guests will find a porch the perfect combination of outdoors with indoor comforts. Swing Seats. No design element is more associated with a porch area than a traditional swing se
Eco-friendly wooden desk designs – DIY projects for creative minds It’s important to have a pleasant work environment, whether it’s at home or somewhere else. In the case of a home office, the best part is that you get to design it the way you want. You can even come up with your own designs for the furniture. We have selected five creative DIY projects that can show you how to build your own wooden desk. These are not just simple and ingenious designs but also wonderful eco-friendly alternatives. Raw and simple corner desk. If you’re the type of person that prefers simple furniture with unfinished and un-tweaked details, than this DIY project should be just the thing for you. The greatest part about such furniture pieces is the fact that they a
Mirror On The Wall (Bathroom Mirrors) I have noticed so many bathrooms equipped unfortunately with default stock wall-mounted mirrors. You know the type – rectangle, frame-less, and utterly devoid of any personality and life. Where is the fun in that?! I love the unique details of a well-thought-out mirror and the resulting delightful effect on the space overall. Check out these options: This clean-cut space doesn’t want (or need!) a lot of frills, which is why these tiltable, modern mirrors are a perfect fit. Simply framed in a stainless steel, the his-and-hers mirrors add dimension to a white (or otherwise monochromatic) bathroom. The mirrors don’t draw a lot of attention to themselves; rather, they reflect a ton
A simple, modern home that perfectly integrates into the forests of North Carolina Located in Hillsborough, North Carolina, USA, this unusual property doesn’t sit anywhere near civilization. It’s a simple, modern home located in a clearing in a beautiful lush forest. The idea for this unusual setting came from the owners. They wanted a quiet and simple home somewhere in the middle of nature where they could live without being disturbed. The clients also wanted the house to disturb the natural environment as little as possible and to accommodate local wildlife. The architects that worked at this unique project were Tonic Design in collaboration with Tonic Construction. The house was built in 2011 and sits on a five-acre property. The clients had few but important
A few decorating ideas for the master bedroom The master bedroom is a wonderful retreat, a space where you can be yourself and where you should always feel comfortable. It’s the place where you should allow yourself to be extravagant in terms of interior décor. So why not take it to the next level and create a luxurious and beautiful décor like the ones you see in magazines and advertisements? It’s not as difficult as you might think. We even have some tips to make it easier. Traditional bedroom with a neutral color palette and vintage details This bedroom is simple but it’s relaxing and elegant at the same time. The colors are neutral but contrasts are still created between the light and darker tones. The light is also so
Simple Seasonal Decor Changes for Winter Some of us are in the throes of winter weather right now. Of course, holiday décor typically comes out of boxes and stays through December, but when the month is over, our homes can look oddly out of sorts. Bare, even. Fortunately, there are a few minor changes we can make in our home décor to match the season and carry us through until the warmer weather returns. Consider pulling out your softest, warmest throws. This chunky cable knit afghan exudes cozy warmth during the chilly months…I mean, who doesn’t want to snuggle in after seeing this? (Soft animal skin throws are equally homey and inviting during winter weather.) The more textural and neutral the throw, the more inviting