Home Interior

Interior

Explore the trends, ideas and elements of interior design to make your interiors come to life.

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...

Space Saving Design Elements For Small Space & Apartment Living

I lived in three apartments over the past six years, and I became masterful at incorporating space saving elements to enhance my small space. Currently, my husband and I have settled into our permanent home. Our permanent home is a mid-century, two bedroom 1400 square foot rancher. Therefore, we have continued to utilize the space savers to give our home...

Tree Trunk Furniture and Interior Features Bring Nature Home

Tree trunk tables bring nature home
Natural wood has a universal appeal in interiors of all styles.  It adds texture and gives a space warmth.  Now let's go one step further and look at tree trunks that function as furniture.  When you really want to add a touch of nature to your interiors, utilizing these unique pieces is one way to accomplish that.  Tree trunk furniture...

Designing a Space in Your Home for Your Dog

Your dog is a part of the family so why not carve out a little space in your home for your four-legged friend?  A warm bed to snuggle, a little nook to hide out in, a place for eating and supplies, and the facilities to bathe your pet will make your beloved Fido feel more at home. A warm bed...

High Contrast, High Style – Decorating in Black & White

Modern, sleek and stylish, decorating a room in black and white can define a space and provide a great backdrop for unique pieces.  Black and white rooms can be dramatic or low key.  Another color can be added to the mix for a refreshing take on the scheme. Decorating a room in black and white doesn’t have to be flat. ...

7 Ideas to Consider for Your Man Cave

man cave
Having a man cave is a dream come trust to most men. This is a safe space. A space designed just for you—filled with the things you love most and a style that’s all yours. A place where you can escape when life becomes challenging. For some men, a man cave is nothing more than a fully stocked fridge,...

The New Interior Design Craze: Hanging Vases

With the modern homes pulsing for fresh and new ideas, this beautiful new trend has taken interior designers by storm. Hanging Vases are the fresh new way to inject a pop of colour, life and fragrance in your home in a nice new twist. This fresh alternative does without the traditional pot plant which requires significant dirt, a hefty vase, an...

What’s In:Texture Mixing in Home Design

Not only is the concept of mixing patterns and color fashionable, but combining textures has become an interesting new way to create a vibrant atmosphere in the home. Mixing textures can be done in the structure of the home or with smaller elements,such as tables, chairs and countertops. Although this is an individualized process, there are some tried-and-true combinations...

Vertical Interior Design

Designing for vertical space
Vertical interior design is simply raising your room design by taking full advantage of the vertical space in your home.  Vertical interior design is ideal for small spaces and homes with high ceilings.  Think of bookcases, artwork, decorative wall panels and other enhancements that visually expand a room and offer alternatives for small spaces. Design elements such as vertical gardens and panels...

8 Ways to Use Recycled Bicycles in Your Home

Bicycle wheels make an interesting table
Upcycle takes on a whole new meaning when you actually use cycles to create new items.  If you take a closer look at the bicycle you will see the artistry that goes into its design.  The round perfection of the wheels are mirrored by the round gear sprockets, and the spokes of the wheel mirror the clean lines of...

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...

Do it the Norwegian way

Are you one of these people that just adore the Scandinavian décor style? If you are, then you should definitely check out our next few tips on how to do it the Norwegian way. Fresh, simple, homey – if that’s the description of your perfect home then you should think about building and decorating a house in Norwegian style. To...

Creating a Monochromatic Room

When designed right, monochromatic rooms are visually rich with depth and sophistication.  Monochromatic does not have to mean boring.  So, if there is a particular color that makes you feel great and you want to create a room saturated in that color, here are a few tips to help you achieve the perfect balance of sophistication and style. A monochromatic...

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...

Making the Most Out From Your Fireplace

Fireplaces are a common feature in many homes, especially older buildings. They can be a grand feature that is the main focal point in a room, and although many are no longer in use following advances in heating technology, the frames and fireplace areas can be used for a number of alternative purposes. Traditional log burners are popular because of...

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...

Using Latticework Indoors for a Garden-Fresh Look

Beautiful latticework
Latticework began in the garden as a structure from which to hang vines.  It accented conservatories and patios.  Designers are now incorporating latticework into home interiors for a fresh garden vibe.  In addition to the wood variety, the lattice pattern is showing up on wallpapers, fabrics and painted murals.  See how latticework indoors can add character and dimension to...

Decorating With White

Serene, dreamy, clean, crisp.  These are words that describe a white interior.  The appeal of white is in its timelessness and ease.  White interiors are soothing and anything but boring when the right elements are added.  Warm woods, plenty of texture and unique accessories give interest and life to an interior when decorating with white. White interiors translate into a crisp,...
The Livinator is part of the Bigposting publishing family. Businessner | Myfancyhouse | Housance | TheHomeSteadSurvival and more