Solid and stable, gray as a color is detached, neutral and impartial. It’s the color of compromise as it’s neither black nor white but a transitional shade between the two. When using it in interior design, gray creates a quiet and calm ambiance and is a popular choice in contemporary decors. It’s a very practical color which you can use in any room of the house and even outside. But how gray interacts with the rest of the design is a whole other issue. We can offer a few pointers to help with that.
Weaving seems to be all the rage lately. While simple wall hangings are a great way to show off your weaving skills, there can be more practical ways to add the same color and texture into your home decor. If you have houseplants, you can consider weaving a hanging plant holder. It’s probably easier than you think!
Does your home smell good? I mean, does it really smell good? Because, let’s face it, life can get in the way, busy and important items on our agendas can overtake our senses, and sometimes that leads us with either a home that doesn’t smell particularly fresh…or, worse, one that downright stinks. And a home that smells fresh is one that people want to be in.
Never fear, though. Here are 15 of the best methods or tips for making your home smell good. As a bonus, they’re by and large inexpensive, toxin-free, and homemade, which means with the smallest bit of effort on your part, your home can smell great for years to come.
A while ago we showed you a stunning villa in Palm Springs that appeared to simply disappear into the mountain and to become one with the landscape. We’re going to take a look at a similar project, this time in South Africa. It’s a holiday rental villa that was built right into a mountain.
Small bedroom interiors are usually very straight-forward and simple and it’s why they often get overlooked. Yet small rooms are often the most difficult to work with, simply because you have to be clever when choosing all the details of the decor in order to fit everything inside while maintaining a pleasant and inviting ambiance. And what better way to do that than with a few simple DIY projects?
In private homes or public buildings, glass staircases will always look amazing no matter what the setting is. But we find it particularly interesting when there’s a combination of materials, such as wood or concrete for the stairs and glass for the staircase wall. A very nice balance is created, don’t you think?