Forest Residence Fully Adapts To A Challenging Plot And SceneryFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 29, 2014

Forest Residence Fully Adapts To A Challenging Plot And Scenery

Situated in a pine forest, on a site with a height difference of six meters, this residence is trully a one-of-a-kind structure. It was a project by HILBERINKBOSCH architects and it can be found in Ultrechtse Heuvelrug, in The Netherlands. Given the unusual structure of the plot, the clients and the architects agreed that this would have...

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Last Minute Tree-Decorating Ideas For An Enchanting ChristmasFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on December 24, 2014

Last Minute Tree-Decorating Ideas For An Enchanting Christmas

Christmas is almost here. If you’re the type that enjoys decorating the tree the night Santa arrives, there’s still a bit of time left so you can gather a few last-minute ideas and make them happen. Our goal today is to make the Christmas tree the center of attention and to put the spotlight on...

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Swiss Army Building Converted Into A Modern Alpine HomeFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 24, 2014

Swiss Army Building Converted Into A Modern Alpine Home

There once was an old arsenal building, constructed during the Second World War. Back then, it was used to store weapons and ammunition. Then decades later, B47 became a privately owned structure. Ralph German architectes was in charge of the transformation. The architects wanted to preserve the character of the building intact and they succeeded....

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How To Create Dreamy Bedrooms Using Bed curtainsFull story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on December 24, 2014

How To Create Dreamy Bedrooms Using Bed curtains

The bedroom is, without any doubt, the ideal place for curtains. It’s why there are so many variations to choose from in terms of design. Canopy beds make great use of these elements in their own distinctive way but bed curtains can also be added separately to create a more intimate and comfortable ambiance. Use...

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Summer Retreat Preserves Its Vintage Charm After Four DecadesFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 23, 2014

Summer Retreat Preserves Its Vintage Charm After Four Decades

This beautiful prefab getaway is Jens Rison’s summer home. The mid-century modern designer created this A-frame house to serve as a family retreat here on the northern portion of Block Island. The house is bordered by a low stone wall which wraps around it. He conceived the building with two floors. Two bedrooms, a bathroom,...

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DIY Simple Holiday BannerFull tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Chelsea Mohrman, on December 23, 2014

DIY Simple Holiday Banner

Create this simple budget friendly modernist banner to add a little holiday cheer to your home decor without going into holiday overload! This banner is sleek and minimal, giving a classic look to your holiday decor. Use it to temporarily replace an already existing piece of art in the home and easily remove after the...

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Kitchen Backsplashes Dazzle With Their Herringbone DesignsFull story

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on December 23, 2014

Kitchen Backsplashes Dazzle With Their Herringbone Designs

The distinctive V shape of the herringbone pattern makes it extremely versatile and easy to incorporate in a variety of projects, from a home’s architecture to its flooring or artwork. This versatility also extends to projects such as a DIY backsplash. The kitchen backsplash is more than functional. It’s often the focal point of the...

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