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Between sleeping, reading and, quite simply, relaxing, it’s likely you spend a lot of time in your bedroom. It makes sense, then, that you’ve also spent a significant amount of time turning it into your own personal oasis. CONVENTIONAL A conventional bedroom layout is anchored by a bed with a nightstand on either side. Across from the foot of the bed, a dresser should be situated below a mirror. Resist the temptation to add more furniture. You don’t need it. LOUNGE-LIKE If your room has ample space, however, consider creating a lounge-like atmosphere.For creating a separate space for daytime relaxation in your bedroom, situate two lounge chairs across from the foot of the bed with a side table in between them. TINY BEDROOM In tiny bedrooms, it’s important to make us of the side walls and mirrors to open up the space.One space-saving technique is to put the bed against the wall, with a [ Continue reading ]
It’s truly amazing what some imagination and craftiness can do to a set of stairs! Pippa Branham, a bibliophile from England, painted her staircase to look like the spine of her and her husband’s 13 favorite books. She says that she was inspired by an image she saw on Pinterest. For all of us, Pippa shared some images of how she transformed the wooden stairs into colorful “books” using brushes, tape, paint and, of course, time (6 weeks). The whole project cost the family less than $200, which was less expensive than carpeting the stairs. Pippa declared that the most difficult part of the project was painting sets of letters sideways. Pippa is a young mother and to ensure the stairs were safe for kids (and not slippery from the paint), she mixed the paint with a small amount of kid’s play sand to make it grittier. If you are a [ Continue reading ]
It’s all about flowers and colors as I said to you in the previous post, but this time I’m coming not only with trends, but also with more concrete ideas. It’s impossible for you to dislike this post if you love flowers, bright colors, luminous and clean spaces. Not to mention the pleasant smell of spring flowers! So let’s start: 1.Coral details; – Add a pop of color; -Looks incredible and fresh; -Combined with white dishes -Clear, bright space; -Coral flowers – everyone’s favorites. 2.Farm House Style; A farm house wouldn’t be complete without plants, and rustic details. Add a rustic carpet on your floor or rustic sheets on your bed. If you are not a fan of real flowers because you don’t have time to take care of it you can buy some faux ones and it will look as beautiful as they were real. 3.Contrasting Colors; Intense colors combined [ Continue reading ]
Decorating your Christmas Tree is one of the most beautiful feelings in the entire world, no matter what age you are. For the past year I collected lots and lots of photos with amazing Christmas trees to inspire me when it comes to decorate mine. I would like to show it to you, in order to inspire you too. I guarantee that you will be truly amazed!! This year I decided to decorate my X-mas tree in gold and red. How it will be yours?