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Learn about furniture and how to arrange and decorate with different styles. Gain new appreciation for classic pieces and discover new designs.

11 Great Ideas for Repurposed Doors

Charming table from repurposed door
In an age when everything old is new again, old doors are getting a second chance.  Seen in antique stores and at flea markets, old doors with peeling paint are an item that can be transformed into a functional and beautiful addition to the home.  Here are 11 great ideas for repurposed doors.  Folding Screen You can either use several doors or...

Innovative Desk Designs for Your Work or Home Office

Unique desk design
You spend countless hours at your desk, whether you work from home or are employed outside the home.  With so much time at your job, why not do it in style?  Here are some innovative desk designs for your work or home office that will inspire you and, who knows, maybe you’ll want to spend more time at your...

Floating Shelves Inspiration

With space becoming a rarer and more precious commodity in Interior Design, and in people’s lives, using walls as storage space has become a must. In fact, whereas one would traditionally place most of their surplus objects and trinkets in cabinets or wardrobes, shelves are now been increasingly used to ‘gain’ extra secret space around the house. In fact, when...

10 Steps to Making a Shabby Chic Home

Here are 10 simple steps for creating a gorgeous shabby chic project or conversion. You can use these guidelines either to create/alter a specific furnishing in your house, or to redecorate and revamp your interior design. So here it goes: 1)     First of all, there must be ivory. Any shade of ivory (even off white or ecru) is essential to create...

5 Reasons to Love Marble in Your Home

Black marble floors give this room a sleek, modern flair with classic drama
Marble has been used to enhance interiors for hundreds of years.  It is a luxury feature in many homes, including bathrooms, kitchens and central living areas.  Marble looks sleek in modern interiors and comes in a variety of patterns, textures and colors.  Here are five reasons to love marble in your home. 1. Floors Marble floors are elegant and sleek.  Marble...

Reclaimed Wood – Let it Tell a Story in Your Home

Reclaimed wood gives this room character
More and more people are opting for reclaimed wood products in their homes.  From accessories and furniture to beams, walls and flooring, used wood is making its way into homes.  Not only is reclaimed wood a smart choice environmentally, but it makes a strong statement decoratively.  By using reclaimed wood in your home, you are helping the environment while...

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...

18 Stylish Bar Stools for Your Kitchen

Wood and iron bar stools lend a rustic touch to this modern kitchen
The kitchen island is often a gathering spot in the home.  It is a place where casual meals are shared, homework is done, party guests mingle with the host and meals are prepared.  For such a central spot, it is important to have stylish and functional seating.  Here are eighteen stylish bar stools for your kitchen to give it a welcoming and unique character. The modern...

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...

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...

20 creative ideas for original DIY nightstands

fantastic DIY nightstand created with an old swing
The nightstand is one of the most common and used piece of furniture of the bedroom. In every bedroom there is at least one nightstand, although, especially in the master bedrooms, there is a couple of nightstands. Here you are 20  easy, cheap and creative ideas for original DIY nightstands. Enjoy the list! DIY nightstands suspended from the ceiling: if...

Creative Do-it-yourself Ideas for Shelves

Shelves in the home add dimension, enable you to display favorite objects and can help organize a space.  If you are looking for unique shelving options, here are a few inspiring ideas to make you look at certain items in a whole new way. Skateboards, crutches, ladders, books, furniture, suitcases and even pianos can be repurposed to create surprisingly unique...

Decorating with bamboo for new and fresh home

The good home owners are always looking for a way to renovate their places. If you’re one of them check out our next few ideas for decorating with bamboo. We promise you fresh results, which the whole family will adore. Bamboo flooring Bamboo flooring is maybe the simplest way to incorporate this particular plant in your home interior without making it...

The Console Table – Stylish Function

Console table adds a pop of color in this foyer
Console tables are a great addition to your home.  They are versatile and fit nicely in a foyer or behind the sofa, as well as other areas of the home.  Console tables come in a variety of styles that can either fit unobtrusively into a spot or become a standout piece in the room.  Decorating the console table is...

Fun and Unique Sofa Designs

Unique sofa infuses fun into interiors
When you want to break out of the norm and design a room that is fun, unique or just stylishly different, updating your sofa can be a great way to start.  There are very innovative, creative and just plain fun sofa designs waiting for you to try.  Let's explore some of these stylish and unique sofas. Go for a bit of...

5 tips for repurposing your old window shutters

We all have at least one old item in our house that we move from the storage room to the garage and back again just because we don’t want to throw it away but in the same time don’t know what to do with it. If you know what we’re talking about, then you will perfectly understand why someone...

Rattan for an Indoor Space

Rattan is a stylish option for indoor seating
Rattan furniture has long been associated with porches, patios and sunrooms, but it can also be used indoors.  There are numerous styles of rattan that fit into every decorating style and scenario.  You can choose to make it the backbone of your design or simply mingle a few pieces with your traditional, contemporary or modern space. If you want a...

Functional Art Furniture – Raise the Creative Quotient in Your Home

Ashley Spencer chairs
Walls are not the only place to enjoy art.  How about sitting on a piece of art or propping your feet up on a sculpture?  There are furniture makers and then there are furniture artists.  These talented artists create custom works of art that are functional.  Beautifully detailed tables, chairs and other items used in the home translate as art...
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