How to Build a Modern Platform Bed Yourself ( Video )

In the last years, “Do-It-Yourself” programs have become more and more popular. Why? Because people have realized that it is way cheaper, and more useful, to learn to make on their own what they were in need of.

There are some important advantages in making on your own what you are in need of. First of all, you will save a lot of money as you will cut off the price for the labor and the VAT taxes, and also, at the end, you will be proud to say that what you’ve built is just your opera.

For those who are looking forward to start making on their own stuff, we strongly recommend to start with something simple like a modern platform bed. It is quite simple to make and it won’t take too much time. In fact, you can build a modern platform bed on yourself in no more than one noon.

In order to start making this platform, you need to have these materials: three 4 foot by 8 foot pieces of 3/4 inch thick plywood, about 12 pieces of 2 inch by 10 inch planks, planks that are 8 feet long and 8 L-shaped metal brackets with a size of 3 inches long. Also, a set of 3 inch screw drivers are indicated.

Now if you have the above materials, you can start making yourself the platform of the bed. The first step is related to the creation of the platform itself. Use the 10 inch planks for that, and of course the screws. The only thing that you have to keep in mind is that you have to know exactly what size you are making the bed. Otherwise, the elements won’t fit or won’t be enough.

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Conifer Clad Retreat Finished by m.elle

We have come across a number of vegetation clad houses in the recent past and we’ve come to love all of them. Here’s another addition to that amazing wish list finished by the mother and daughter pairing of m.elle. You come to enliven yourselves on the mountains and a warm and cozy house like this situated exactly amidst conifer trees is like a dream.

Come to think of elegance and you find truckloads of that in this stone and aged wooden beam dream. For me grey was a color I will never like to see in my surroundings  but the way it has been used here makes me think differently.

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How to Decorate Your Living Room Using Turquoise

Even if some people might consider turquoise an exotic color, this color is in fact one of the most easiest colors to use in the real life. As it is light and suits a lot of complementary colors ( dark brown, black, dark red and so on), decorating a living room with this color is quite easy.

Before continuing, a certain thing must be recalled to all the readers: turquoise is way different than light blue, especially from that light blue that is commonly used in bathrooms.

When it comes to decorating a living room with turquoise, people have 2 possibilities: either they choose to paint the walls of the room with this color, either they choose to decorate it with accessories. The gamma of accessories which can be found in this color is quite large and includes candle supports, candles, chandeliers, pillows, curtains, glasses and many other more. And, as turquoise is complementary with the colors that are used for the regular pieces of furniture, it is definitely guaranteed that this color will definitely suit  in the landscape of the room extremely well.

This year, home interior designers are using turquoise as the main color for the most successful curtains. They compile the turquoise curtains with a dark colored string, and what results is definitely sophisticated and elegant.

Turquoise is also perfect for decorating the living room in the cold season. As it is a little bit cold, even icy, turquoise will fill extremely well the room. In fact, in can even be used as the main color for a modern table, especially if it is compiled with a brown table accessory.

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How to Choose the Right Lighting for Your Home

It is mandatory for the ambiance of the house we are living in to be pleasant. Factors like lightning, sounds –whether they are from the interior or just from the exterior of the house- ,  interior home decorations as well as the atmosphere from the house are the main factors which determine whether in a house there is a pleasant ambiance or not.

From the above presented details, maybe the most important factor is the lightning. It has been reported that people who aren’t enjoying of enough light are unhappy and have problems with their eyes. Therefore, in order to prevent these nasty consequences, how can you choose the right lightning for your home?

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North Georgia House Finished by D.O.C Unlimited

This house is located in Northern Georgia USA and has been finished by D.O.C. Unlimited. With that brief description over, it is more important to know that it its one of those structures which cools and heats naturally. Raising it was never a problem as the previous house on this site was burned down and that indeed minimized site disturbance.

Credit goes to the location of this place between the woods and tree-smattered meadow. To stay connected physically with the outdoors, a central clerestory really helps and it also the gives the structure an iconic presence in the landscape. Extensive daylight and large overhangs reduce the cooling costs as well.
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Tips for the Perfect Teenager’s Bedroom

Kids are odd, aren’t they? When it comes to kids and children, things can get a little bit complicated, especially if they are passing by through the puberty. During this period, teenagers are facing personality problems, and therefore, parents might confront quite often with a hater-like attitude, attitude that might affect different things from the daily family life.

So, when it comes the period when the furniture of the room of the teenager must be changed with a new one, what should a parent/tutor keep in mind in order not to confront with any hostile attitude from the part of his/her child?

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Decorating Your Home’s Interior with Bold Colors

People have always desired unique houses. In the actual society, it is a habit for almost 90% of the people to try to make their house unique by improving certain aspects of it or just redecorating with something that most of the people do not have.

One of the cheapest ideas of modifying a house, in order to make it unique is the one related to home interior decorations with bold colors. Even you won’t see bold colors in the houses of the conservatory people, using these type of colors will definitely change the aspect of the interior of a house.

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