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5 Reasons to Love Eclectic, Maximalist Style

Exuberant maximalist style
There are two interior styles that embrace a more bold, energetic aesthetic.  Eclectic design is a style that includes many different styles, mixing periods and colors in a haphazard but ultimately refreshing and cohesive manner.  Maximalist style is the complete opposite of minimalist style.  It is full and vibrant, with a mixture of patterns, colors and styles.  Here are...

The Charm and Character of Exposed Brick

Exposed brick enhances this loft space
Exposed brick walls in home interiors lend a warmth and character to a space.  They are often seen in converted lofts, the remnants of warehouses.  Many times the brick is covered over with drywall or painted.  But if you want character, keeping the brick in its natural state is the solution.  Here are interiors where brick warms and enhances...

Unique Bathroom Vanities to Add Character

Floating bathroom vanity
One of the best ways to add individuality to your bathroom is to add a unique vanity.  Whether you are updating, finishing a new bathroom or simply want to change things, consider unique bathroom vanities to add character.  Here are a few imaginative bathroom vanities to inspire you to reinvent your own. Repurposing furniture and other items is a great way to create a...

7 Ways to Create Island Style at Home

Island style is light, luxurious but casual, and fresh.  It calls to mind carefree days and the essence of warm ocean breezes at night.  Here are 7 ways to create island style at home.  Infuse your home with the relaxing, fresh appeal of the islands with laid-back luxury. The essence of island style is comfort, natural elements, light, and cool colors.  It is breezy and carefree.  To...

Indulge in the Luxury of a Walk-in Shower

A walk in shower doesn’t require a lot of budget or space, but it can transform your bathroom into a modern and contemporary room with minimal and stylish features that makes you want to indulge and pamper. The best way to create a flawless and luxe vibe with a walk in shower is to cover it in marble. Waterproof, durable,...

The Classic Charm and Versatility of Window Shutters

Shutters let in filtered light
Used alone or with other window treatments, shutters are a classically charming addition to any window.  They are also an extremely functional and versatile option, providing filtered light, privacy or the ability to open fully.  Shutters can be custom-made to your particular window measurements and can be painted or stained to fit within your decorating style. Depending on your preference,...

Use Paintings to Inspire Your Interiors

If you are stumped for decorating ideas, use paintings to inspire your interiors.  Take color and style cues from your favorite paintings to create rooms that are not only stylish and chic, but are well balanced and contain a great piece of art.  Here are a few examples based on popular paintings to help inspire you. Starry Night - Vincent...

Using Abstract Art in Your Home

Abstract art inspires the color palette
Abstract art conveys a sense of unstructured movement and emotion.  It can open up creative thinking and make you look at things from a different perspective.  The beauty of abstract art is its completely subjective appeal; how it conveys a different emotion to every individual.  In the home, abstract art is color, shape, texture and dimension.  It is a way...

10 heavenly nap corners where we would like to snuggle now

10 heavenly nap corners where we would like to snuggle now
  With the arrival of shorter and darker days, the end of the session and the files to finish at the office before the holidays are just around the corner, it's time to take some time for yourself. So, here are 10 nap corners so inviting that relaxing there is not an option, but an obligation! And to take advantage of these nap corners...

Fascinating pop art ideas for inspiring your interior home decor

how to decorate your home in pop art style
The expression "Pop art" is the abbreviation of “popular art”, an artistic moviment  born in the innovative and provocative 60s. The American artist Andy Warhol, as well as Roy Lichtenstein were two leading figures in this  artistic and cultural movement. The pop art, born as an expression of freedom in all different artistic aspects, has strongly influenced the interior...

Small Touches, Big Impact for the Holiday Table

Your holiday table does not have to be elaborate to show your guests that you care.  The smallest touches can give your table settings big impact.  Bring out your holiday or best china, crystal and linens and show them off.  Add a few personal touches and give your guests that little something extra for the holidays that they will...

How To Create The Perfect Pastel Bathroom

Because of their soothing and cooling features, pastel colours across the whole spectrum are a fun and ideal choice for bathroom decoration. The trend exploded in the 1980s, but has developed since then into a fun and contemporary option that can work in any home. Neutral pastels like nude and peach tones provide an elegant backdrop for your bathroom and...

7 Ways to Incorporate Stripes into Your Home Decor

Conveying the striped theme throughout the room with a variety of widths and colors
You can earn your stripes the easy way with wallpaper, wall panels, rugs and fabrics.  Designing your space with stripes can be a fun way to add interest and refined elegance to your home.  Stripes come in all shapes and sizes and can bring a fresh look to your interiors.  Here are seven ways to incorporate stripes into your home décor for...

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...

Turn up the Heat with Modern Fireplace Updates

Fireplaces have come a long way from the days of wood-burning brick surround caverns in the center of the living room.  Today’s fireplaces are design elements in and of themselves and are finding their way into every room in the house.  They are works of art that easily take center stage in a room.  Modern fireplace updates will elevate...

How to Revamp Your Master Bedroom

In a home, one of the most important space is the master bedroom, but it is mainly decorated as the last element. The children’s bedrooms usually take priority in decoration. What is the reason for this? Only a few people see or access the master bedroom, and hence it is essential to utilize the decorative energy in spaces that...

Increase The Heat With Rose Gold Décor

Trend connoisseurs across the globe are putting a twist on traditional metallic favourites such as gold and silver by opting instead to add exciting and fun rose gold tones into their homes. Rose gold is a precious metal, similar to gold, with more coppery tones that gives it an unusual shade. Some style mavens have incorporated rose gold as a...

Gorgeous Floral Wall Designs

Sketchy painted floral design (decoholic).
There are few things we enjoy more than a well designed wall, it can mean the difference between a dull room and a breathtaking one. Floral designs are excellent ways to ornament a wall, especially as there are plenty of stylistic and colorful options. They typically remind us of nature and calm us as we find ourselves overwhelmed. Depending on the style,...
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