Once strictly confined to the baby’s nursery décor, pastels have come a long way from being the juvenile hues of choice to being a perfect setting for sophisticated, grown-up spaces. Pastel colors have many benefits – they are soft and soothing, they are varied, they are versatile, and they can be fairly neutral when necessary.
Looking for a customizable piece for the wall? Use embroidery thread and fabric to create a fun monogrammed piece. This vintage-inspired floral fabric gives this DIY a quaint feel and is perfect for a child’s room. Or pick a more modern fabric for the living room or studio. The perfect use for those small scraps of fabric and embroidery thread you have on hand! A simple canvas backdrop provides a simplistic overall look.
Hilgard Garden is a landscaping project by San Francisco-based Barrensfeld Architecture. It’s part of a private residence in Berkeley, California. The garden was designed to take advantage of the sloping topography of the site and to also eliminate the need for a traditional staircase in the backyard which would otherwise reduce the square footage.
The notion of nomad living has taken a turn for the better in the past years. Studio Arte recently came up with a new design that uses shipping containers in structures that can serve a multitude of purposes. Use them as holiday homes, guest houses, home offices, studios or even as a starting point for new home-owners.
There’s no shortage of ideas when it comes to creating cool bedroom designs or decorating living rooms. But utilitarian spaces such as the bathroom or the shower put your design skills to the test. If you want to make a shower look cool and unique, you have to be clever and to see beyond the functional part of the design. They all have the potential to look amazing and you just have to find the right design approach.
Figuring out what inspired the design of hairpin legs is easy and making them look stylish in your home is not such an outstanding challenge either, especially with their obvious sleek and elegant charm. So feel free to include hairpin furniture legs in your DIY projects and to look for them in stores when planning a room makeover.
Combine them with tree trunk slabs.
Concrete is a hot material right now in all aspects of architecture and home design. While it once was expected and appropriate to cover the concrete foundation of one’s home with some “suitable” flooring material, those days are gone. Polished concrete floors are chic and sophisticated and are often considered the prime flooring surface for a modern design home.