Erik Skovgaard Bedroom, 2017-11-30 00:28:12. An alternative to crafting a wallpaper headboard is wallpapering the headboard itself! Trace the outline of your headboard of choice, cut the wallpaper to fit it perfectly, then cover the headboard in its new coat. Choose a whimsical wallpaper for a fun effect! This zigzag headboard has a similar effect as the wallpaper headboards above, but the supply of choice is fabric stiffened with starch. With the help of an iron and an eye-catching pattern, the results are crisp and clean!
Gina Ullrich Bathroom, 2017-10-03 09:12:42. If you like a long walk through the woods during the winter months, or enjoy the outdoors with some sporting activity that mean you get muddy, why not makeover your bathroom with a deep chocolate tone to give it a new look? Avoid traditional blues and whites. Go for creams and beige surfaces as well as muddy browns for a novel approach to your usual color palette. Large wall and floor tiles, that present an even a coffee hue, look great set off against brilliant white grouting. Brown bathrooms are ideal to clean up in, once you get home after a muddy workout. If you like the idea of a wet room but still want a traditional sort of bathroom, go for a partition system. This will afford you the best of both worlds. By installing a glazed partition you can create two distinct zones. One will be for bathing and showering and the other can remain dry. After all, if you simply want to use the toilet a wet room that has been recently used to shower in can sometimes be unappealingly wet. Make over your bathroom so that you have two areas, one dry one wet, but both sympathetically decorated to create a unified look.
Paxton Miller Kitchen, 2017-10-03 09:05:09. Bamboo is a sustainable material that can work wonderfully in the kitchen. You can choose from various grains and colors. A lighter shade of bamboo works well to make the kitchen appear light and bright. Volatile Organic Compounds (or VOCs) are toxic gases that are released from wall paint, so a good green move is to choose paints that are low or completely free of VOCs. Also choose building materials such as VOC-free glues and adhesives to ensure a healthier kitchen. Using what you already have to update your kitchen can be a simple way to jump on the eco-friendly bandwagon. Mismatched chairs look trendy and fun, while breathing new life into items of furniture that you did not want.
Diana Borg Bathroom, 2017-10-03 08:54:23. The heart of your bathroom is the bathtub. If you have a freestanding bath, one that is not recessed or positioned next to the walls, then why not go for a red one? An old fashioned claw footed bathtub can be given a highly contemporary twist with a splash of red to update it. Complete the look with a funky wallpaper design or some red tiles on either the floor or the walls. Going heavy handed with red can make for a bathroom that is too oppressive, visually speaking. Nevertheless, with a subtle touch a very red bathroom can be pulled off. Select small tiles that have a highly reflective surface so the color does not appear to be even in all light conditions. Use plenty of light fittings, which should be bright white, and set to shine over the red surfaces. Break up your red walls with sections of pure white. Go for a white floor and white closet doors.
Candida Klocko Kitchen, 2017-10-03 08:08:39. The trend of making use of old, worn materials or items is a must in green living. As you can see in the above image, a salvaged cabinet comes alive in the kitchen, giving it an interesting piece of furniture that could have been part of a living room in its previous life. By leaving salvaged items a little worn and torn, this further makes them unique creations in the kitchen, while preventing waste in the environment. Stone in the kitchen is always a great natural material, but you can also choose from stone countertops that are made from recycled materials. This takes the green initiative one step further. Stone can be trendy and colorful, as can be seen from the countertop in the above image that is made from recycled wine, beer and Vodka bottles.
Fleta Wuckert Kitchen, 2017-10-03 08:08:25. An eco-friendly kitchen calls to mind health and happiness, plus sustainable materials that will last longer than a few seasons. Here are some ways you can ensure a greener kitchen. Make use of your kitchen’s natural light which can save you money on electricity bills and make your home much warmer. You can achieve more sun by making the most of the southern exposure of the home so that additional light will stream into your kitchen on a daily basis.
Candida Klocko Kitchen, 2017-10-03 08:58:42. A little retro meets industrial meets vintage with some bar stools. This can create the perfect transition between two seemingly disparate spaces, if that’s what you need. If natural, earthy tones speak to you in general, then keep this look going in your bar stool choice. There are plenty of beautiful neutral bar stools out there…and you’ll know that, with its being neutral and all, you will love it in your home. Nothing blends in quite like acrylic, and bar stools made this way are no exception. This adds a sleek, contemporary, almost commercial feel to the bar space. Upholstered seats are, as a general rule, certainly more comfortable than their non-padded counterparts. But there are pros and cons when considering upholstery on a seat that sees more than its fair share of staining potential.
Jakob Vang Kitchen, 2017-10-03 09:05:45. If you’ve got a free wall, use one bar to hang up all the pots. Do it cleanly and crisply for an eclectic and stylish look. It’s also a great way to organize your pots and pans while still being able to find them in a jiff. Create a sort of valence by using your pots as the window dressing. Between the light and the texture, this is another functional and stylish way to organize the pots and get them out of the cabinets.
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