Design ideas

Discover innovative and creative design ideas to transform your home. Learn what is trending and the basics of interior design.

The Most Popular Rooms

See what is trending in interior designing these days and opt for one of these looks. Check out some design ideas for your living room, bathroom, kitchen, dining room and outdoors. A Backyard in Malibu This Malibu backyard has a custom-made banquette which surrounds a teak and steel lava rock fire pit. Colourful covers and pillows can be used in order to...

Bad Luck Designs

There are certain things that one should look at while designing. One should take note of superstitious and feng shui beliefs to avoid design inspired misfortunes. Black Door According to Chines culture, the colour of your door depends on the direction that it is facing, such as north, south, east and west. According to this culture, a black door would bring...

Outdoor Room Ideas

Whether you have a porch, patio or pool, take into account some of these fabulous design ideas for your outdoor living and create a luxurious outside lounge. Beach House Patio A 1960s patio furniture can be used to create a nice patio. This set of furniture is modern without being stark or petite. It easily goes with the setting as there...

Design Ideas for Waterside Homes

Outlined in this article are some of the expert solutions for living by the water. It can be near a mountain lake or in an ocean side cottage. Designers usually try to take the advantage of views but also take into account wind, salt, tide and water table. When it comes to designing, they try to give diversity of areas...

How to Design a Small Space

Don’t try to play safe, don’t try to cram everything in one room, and don’t paint the walls white! Place a printed fabric or wallpaper on the walls and even the ceilings. It is less dramatic, easier and is safe in a small space. There is a chance that you may get annoyed by looking at the bold print in...

Outdoor Decoration

We all love it when we spend time outdoors with our loved ones. What makes outdoors more fun is when the decoration is gorgeous and you can make some amazing memories by sipping your coffee and tea in your backyard and enjoy the Mother Nature. Little Romance Layer different types of lighting like pendant lights, candle lights, fairy lights and lanterns....

Design Ideas from Extraordinary Bathrooms

Follow some of the design patterns of the bold bathrooms mentioned in this article to make a statement. From onyx walls to chandelier: create a spectacular image for your bathroom! Moroccan Tile Bathroom Use Moroccan tiles to create an amazing bathroom. Add in the mirror, x-shaped scone with a vintage sink to make it luxurious. Boating Bathroom There is no other way to...

Necessities for a Bedroom

A Comfortable Rug Nothing makes a happy morning than setting your foot out of you bed on a comfortable cushy rug. Mornings usually become crabby when one has to step on a cold hard floor. Even if you have a carpet in your room consider getting a small rug and place it by the bed. Theme Even a child would consider theme...

Your First Non-dorm Home

You must be board of watching the plain white walls all around you along with a white board, mini fridge and plain long sheets. In this article we have discussed some decorating tips for your new grown-up home. Paint The colour of the wall is the most essential aspect in any home. Even though most of the rental properties do not...

Revamp your Kitchen Lighting

Revamp your kitchen lighting by using some of the ideas that have been discussed in this article. Chandelier In order to create a French kitchen you must get a crystal chandelier with high gloss kitchen cabinets. Inspiration from Bazaar There are some people out there who use kitchen to hangout and entertain. To get a bazaar-inspired kitchen try to use lanterns at either...

Rooms that are Outdoors

Roof Deck Roof decks are becoming increasingly popular and are considered to be a big attraction in the upstate New York. Plants are used for decoration as well as outdoor furniture is used with a fireplace. Outdoor Dining Outdoor dining is usually sheltered from the sun and is furnished with comfortable chairs and sofa. Hanging fixtures can also be used for decoration. A...

An Attractive Entryway

Patterns play a huge role and place a bold impact in any area of a house especially an entryway. Usually the entryways are cookie-cutter and bland and are often painted in the same boring colours with less personality. In order to personalize the entry way and in order to make it less bland designers try to create an entryway...

5 Ways to hide or update your radiator

Many older homes have radiators. Sometimes these are small and hidden away, but these are typically bulky and in the way, often in living spaces. They are unsightly and tend to need a redo after some years of wear and tear. Luckily, there are things that any homeowner can do to either hide or update the radiators in his/...

Simplify Life with Laundry Chutes

Are many of your bedrooms, bathrooms and linen closets on floors above your laundry room? Carrying laundry in heavy baskets down multiple flights of stairs several times a week can really hurt your back, not to mention get to be a drag. Thanks to some ingenious and creative minds, a solution has been found. One of the greatest ways...

4 Ways to Hide Your TV

You've saved up all your money in hopes of getting that 70 inch 3D plasma TV for your home. Now that you've finally gotten it, you realize that your living room window gives a clear view of your new TV from the street. Although you bought it to enjoy, you don't want to have a target for potential passer-bys...

Festive Spring Time Home Ideas

Have you caught the springtime fever yet? Luckily cabin fever from this seemingly endless winter is starting to die down in most places, which is giving people the spring fever and itch to be outdoors. This normally induces a desire for homeowners to change their decor to say 'hallelujah' to no more cold nights and being stuck indoors. If...

DIY Light Fixture Ideas

Over time light fixtures can become blah, boring or just outdated. All of the unique or wonderful looking light fixtures can put a major hole in your wallet, though, so what can you do? Cheaper ones aren't always the best looking, and sometimes all the thrifts stores have are beaten up, rusty ones. Luckily, there is a way to...

Different Uses for Decorative Alphabet Letters

Sometimes all your home improvement needs can be found in some unlikely places... like a craft store! Although these places are typically only good for seasonal decorations like wreaths, they do have some random tidbits that you can use in creative ways to spruce up your home. Better yet, items in these stores are often cheap, so you can...
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