If you are one of many homeowners who have recently renovated their kitchen, now is the perfect time to show it off by hosting a summertime dinner party. Whether you’re hosting a formal sit-down dinner or a more casual buffet-style soirée, here are some entertaining tips for a memorable occasion. Who’s Coming to Dinner? – […]
Inspiration for your home can be found anywhere. Whether it’s a show on TV, a spread in a magazine, or a hotel keep an eye out for ideas to implement into your designs. Here are a few rooms that stood out to us from our favorite hotels across the world. Harbour Rocks Hotel This […]
Today’s decorating trends are quite eclectic. There is no specific formula or any proper method to “put things together”. The only rule is that there are no rules except one: Follow your instincts. If you are comfortable with your ideas, go for it. An example that comes to mind is the use of log furniture […]
Have you ever considered how many areas around your home might be dangerous to your children? As a parent, child safety is likely one of your top concerns. Check around your home for the following safety points, so you can make sure that your child is safe and secure:
Small space? Don’t sweat it! You can easily open up a small space and create the illusion of more room by using any of these clever decorating tricks. 1. Mirror mirror on the wall. If your small room has windows on only one wall, you can double the amount of light and make the room […]
The cost of luxurious home furnishings can be expensive, and sometimes, down-right outrageous. The problem is, you really want that couch or those paintings and lamps to accent your current living room. The question is, how do you get them without blowing your budget out of the wallet, or landing yourself in debt? Simply follow these great tips on how to bargain shop for luxurious home furnishings and you will be able to purchase the home furnishings of your dreams, while still staying within your budget.
Preparing your home for winter can mean the difference between staying warm and being cold. Some weatherization procedures can also help you save money on heating bills or prevent damage to your home. Ideally, you should start winterizing your home in the fall, but procrastinators can also utilize some of the following tips even after the snow starts to fly.
In designing any interior space, the key is to make sure the people using it will be comfortable, both physically and emotionally. Homeowners who prefer clean lines and uncluttered surfaces may find a contemporary modern style appealing. Most interiors lend themselves well to a modern treatment. The secret is simplicity: simple treatments of floors, walls and windows, simply styled modern furnitureand spartan simplicity in decorative elements. A clean, minimalist, modern look can easily transform a dated room into an exciting living environment.
The French provincial decorating style is a manifestation of the décor used in France’s provinces during the 17th and 18th century. Typically, people living in the provinces belonged to the lower classes and did not have too much money to spend on decorating their homes. So, they came up with a distinct style of their own which proved to be cost effective. The French provincial decorating style is based on the imperial designs used in courts and homes of the rich and wealthy. The only difference is that it doesn’t cost as much. Exempting expensive textiles, embroidery, costly furniture and a collection of gold items, the French provincial style does not lack in charm or appeal in any way. Here are the basics of this beautiful decoration style.
Your bedroom is your own personal space in the world, where you can retire after a tiring day, block the outside world and enjoy some moments of pure tranquility. This where you can relax, ponder and enjoy the comfort. Hence, your personal space should replicate your personality and this should exude from all parts of the bedroom. If you are planning to renovate a bedroom or design a new one, you would require a set of bedroom furniture that will go well with your interiors, set the right atmosphere and give you the right contentment and coziness.