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Fresh ideas to transform your bedroom into an oasis and create welcoming guest bedrooms.

Toile de Jouy Tells a Story in Your Home

Fresh green toile charms this bedroom
Toile is a classic style of fabric that has been around since the 1760’s, when it originated in France.  Noted for its monochromatic color on a white background, toile tells a story.  Originally printed with pastoral scenes, toile now comes in versatile patterns and colors.  It is also available in wallcoverings.  Here are a few ways to incorporate toile...

Open Bathroom Concept for Master Bedrooms

Open bathroom concept
There is a trend in home design now for an open bathroom concept in the master bedroom.  This trend has evolved from a modern take on the home interior, where accessibility is key.  That’s not to say you still can’t have a modicum of privacy within this space.  It’s all in how you plan to use the space and...

Bunk Beds for Creative Bed-time Fun

Stylish bunk beds
Bunk beds have come a long way from the simple purely functional designs manufactured years ago.  Today’s bunk beds are custom-crafted pieces that cater to every whim and fantasy.  Houses, castles, cars and cozy cubbies are among some of the creative styles.  If you are looking for space-saving solutions in a child's room or just want fresh ideas for...

Girls’ Bedroom Ideas to Make Her Feel Like a Princess

A girls' bedroom
Many little girls dream of being a princess and reigning over their very own castle.  You can make this dream come true for your little girl by designing a bedroom that is fit for a princess.  Elements of fantasy, whimsy and function can come together for a room that brings a smile to her face. Lose yourself in your child’s...

How to use fabrics to decorate your home

With the rise of popularity in Home Design fabrics by the likes of Cath Kidston and Laura Ashley, fabrics (especially vintage fabrics) are now being incredibly used in modern homes. Whereas traditionally fabric shops would only market to dressmakers, now fabric shops are changing to cater for a wide variety of DIY projects (most of which are home design oriented). One...

Bedroom with a view

We all want the perfect home but rather often than not we lack the time or money to achieve it. The only thing that can guarantee us something as close as perfect is a beautiful view every time we open our eyes. So why not check out the following bedrooms with stunning views and see what you’re missing out? As...

Choosing and Styling a Bedside Table

There are so many options available when choosing and styling a bedside table.  You can select two of the same, opt for mismatched tables, or even choose pieces that are not generally used as bedside tables.  To help you make a selection that works for your space and style, here are a few tips on choosing and styling a...

Creative Alternatives to the Headboard

Whether you are just starting out in your first home or you simply want a change in your bedroom, there are many creative alternatives to a standard headboard.  Art, salvaged materials and other objects can create a unique accompaniment to the bed. Salvaged doors or a grouping of old windows mounted to the wall behind the bed make a very...

How to use an interior hammock in your bedroom

Hammocks are traditionally an accessory used in outdoor spaces, such as your porch, terrace, balcony, patio, summer house, or garden. However, they are making an entry into interior design too. And a great one that is. They are a fantastic alternatives to extra sofas, or even a day bed. They add a very youthful, informal and relaxed ambience. Whether you are planning...

Canopy beds for little magic every day

The bed is the only furniture that you can be sure you’ll use every day. Therefore, you want it to be as comfortable, inviting and beautiful as it can get. That’s why we’re presenting to your attention the queen of beds – the canopy bed. Check out our next few ideas and find inspiration for your own bedroom. Our first...

Top bedroom colors of 2015

The euphoria of the New Year is well and truly here. Wake up a boring bedroom with decorating ideas, paint colors, and more from these take-notice color schemes. The start of 2015 is obviously no different with top fashion and interior design firms already trying to call the shots on the hottest color trends that will rule the next...

Creating a Romantic Bedroom

A romantic bedroom is soft, luxurious and feels like a warm embrace.  Let these tips inspire you to create a romantic oasis in your own bedroom.  Soft lighting, luxurious bedding and personal touches give the bedroom romantic flair. The first order of business for a romantic bedroom is to clear the room of clutter.  Take out any unnecessary furnishings and...

The Scandinavian design – incorporation of simple beauty and functionality

If you love simplicity, minimalism and functionality, then the Scandinavian design is just the right choice for you. Originally, the term “Scandinavian design” derives from a design show which goes under the same name from 1954 to 1957. The very same show establishes the meaning behind the name of the term as beautiful, functional, inspired by the Nordic nature and...

Decorating with Purple

Purple is associated with royalty and spirituality.  Derived from red and blue, purple is both warm and cool, making it a highly versatile color to use in decorating.   Deep amethyst purple is sumptuous and mysterious, eliciting a regal air when applied to walls and furnishings.  Light lavender is romantic and feminine, lending a soft elegance to a room.  Decorating...

Creating a Master Bedroom Sitting Area

Do you desire a space to relax and rejuvenate within the refuge of the master retreat; a place that is free of life’s distractions and chaos?  Some master suites are designed with a designated sitting area, but if not, creating your own is within reach. The components of a master bedroom sitting area are comfortable seating, functional accent pieces and...

Versatile Upholstered Headboards

Upholstered headboards are a great way to add character, charm and luxury to your bedroom.  With so many designs and fabric choices available, you can create a custom upholstered headboard that fits your personal design style.           Photos courtesy of BHG.com For a contemporary design, a simple square upholstered headboard looks stylish and adds texture and softness to the bedroom.  A...

Space-saving Solutions for Small Homes

Good things come in small packages and your home is no exception.  Living large in a small space is all about utilizing every bit of space to the maximum.  Space-saving solutions for small homes begin with smart storage, a bit of creativity and out-of-the-box thinking thrown in for good measure.           A small space feels safe and comforting.  Instead of...

The Allure of Casual Elegance in Interior Design

  Casual elegance is an interior design style that is understated, warm and inviting.  It is the simple side of elegance.  Much like wearing pearls with jeans, casual elegance is comfortable with an edge of sophistication and refinement. Photo courtesy of BHG.com To achieve the look of casual elegance requires a balance of comfortable pieces with the more luxurious.  It requires a...