Living Big In A 30 SQM Apartment – A Creative Design Approach

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on July 8, 2016

Living Big In A 30 SQM Apartment – A Creative Design Approach

By most standards, 30 square meters of space (which is 322 square feet) is not a lot and usually not enough for a comfortable home that has everything you need. But sometimes we enjoy to prove ourselves wrong. It’s how we discovered this tiny apartment in Milan, Italy. The apartment is definitely small but also...

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The Café Aroma Translated Into A Sculptural Design In Shanghai

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on July 7, 2016

The Café Aroma Translated Into A Sculptural Design In Shanghai

A lot of inspiration for coffee shops comes from the drink itself. Coffee has a distinct aroma and a lot of character and translating all that into something tangible can prove to be quite the challenge. The results, however, can be extraordinary. As it happens, we found a lovely little place that would make a...

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Pallet Patio Furniture You Could Easily Build Yourself This Summer

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on July 7, 2016

Pallet Patio Furniture You Could Easily Build Yourself This Summer

There’s something really casual and attractive about pallet furniture. It’s perfect for a variety of styles and interiors and it’s just as functional outdoors. The best thing about it, however, is its accessibility. You can find wooden pallets for free at your local stores or you can buy them at a cheap price. Either way,...

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50 Cool Features To Include In Your Smart Home

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on July 7, 2016

50 Cool Features To Include In Your Smart Home

We’ve got out smart phones and all the other gadgets we use daily and we’ve gotten so used to them it’s hard to imagine life without all of these cool additions. The next step is to make our homes smart as well. The smart home concept is rapidly gaining popularity and there all of these...

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How to Replace a Doorbell Button – a Fast and Easy DIY Project

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on July 6, 2016

How to Replace a Doorbell Button – a Fast and Easy DIY Project

Sometimes the smallest details make a huge statement. Take your doorbell button, for example. Does it look nice? Does it make visitors want to ring it? Does it reflect your style? Does it even function? If you answered “no” to any of those questions, it’s time to swap out your old, sorry doorbell for a...

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Make Your Room Funky and Fanciful With Artistic Light Fixtures

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on July 6, 2016

Make Your Room Funky and Fanciful With Artistic Light Fixtures

Without a doubt, good design is an art — a marriage of beautiful form with purposeful function.  And, in the hands of many lighting designers the artful side of lighting fixtures takes center stage.  What’s even better is when these lighting fixtures are a little bit funky and even fantastical.  Not only do the illuminate...

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Bathroom Magazine Rack Options You Can Build Yourself

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on July 6, 2016

Bathroom Magazine Rack Options You Can Build Yourself

A cool feature for the bathroom is the magazine rack. It’s an accessory that adds a stylish touch to the space in addition to being practical. So how would a bathroom magazine rack look like? The options are numerous and a lot of them are DIY projects which offer the flexibility and freedom of customizing the rack according...

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Apartments With Movable Walls Inspire Through Flexibility

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on July 5, 2016

Apartments With Movable Walls Inspire Through Flexibility

Having an apartment with walls which you can slide open or move however you want definitely sounds cool and even a little bit science fiction. The concept is very real although not as exploited and popular as it could be. For the most part, this kind of flexible layouts with movable walls is seen in...

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40 Man Stuff For Styling and Personalizing

Posted in Best Of | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on July 5, 2016

40 Man Stuff For Styling and Personalizing

Help your beau get his personal space in check with these 40 quick and easy man cave ideas. Style it right, give it a bit of personalization and make it a more unique part of the home than the normal sofa and TV setup. Take a peek! 1. Stadium Seating Create a man cave that...

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Container Gardening – How Do You Pick Your Planters?

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on July 5, 2016

Container Gardening – How Do You Pick Your Planters?

It’s easy to get confused when shopping for planters or containers for your garden. Container gardening is not easy since there are many different types and a variety of materials to choose from and they have their own set of pros and cons to consider. So how do you make a decision? Well, there are...

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22 Unique Building Designs With Dynamic Facades

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on July 4, 2016

22 Unique Building Designs With Dynamic Facades

Moving facades are spectacular, bringing buildings to life and allowing them to transform according to specific circumstances and desires. Not all dynamic facades stand out in the same way. Some designs limit themselves to elements which are purely decorative and aesthetic while others also interact with the actual structure or layout of the building. One...

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12 Landscaping Ideas To Upgrade Your Backyard This Summer

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on July 4, 2016

12 Landscaping Ideas To Upgrade Your Backyard This Summer

Warm temperatures and daylight after dinner beckon us to stay outside a little longer during the summer. To host a party in the backyard on a weekday. To walk through the grass in bare feet. To let your hair down and find your inner kid who remembers riding bikes and playing hide and seek. With...

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Functionality And Aesthetics Reconciled In A Modern Apartment Setting

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on July 4, 2016

Functionality And Aesthetics Reconciled In A Modern Apartment Setting

Guided by the belief that every apartment or house should be designed to make the world more beautiful, architecture and interior design studio I-project focuses on projects that are harmonious and holistic. They completed this wonderful apartment in Minsk, Belarus in 2015 and it incorporates all the things they believe in. A well-designed apartment should...

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40 Lavender Rooms That Will Sweep You Right Off Your Feet

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on July 1, 2016

40 Lavender Rooms That Will Sweep You Right Off Your Feet

Add a touch of femininity to your home by adding a bout of pastel purple to a bedroom, accent wall or even inside the office. Lavender rooms have the ability to sweep you right off your feet and hone in a feeling of warmth and romance. Check out these 40 gorgeous examples and inspire your own space!...

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Barber Shops Around The World Reveal Their Understated Luxury

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on July 1, 2016

Barber Shops Around The World Reveal Their Understated Luxury

Once a place of interest in any large city, the barber shop has now become almost completely extinct. Visiting the barber shop in the morning used to be a daily routine in ancient times and these places were strategically located in social centers and areas of interest. In modern times, a hairdresser can be called...

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10 Tips To Master Your Modern Photo Wall

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on July 1, 2016

10 Tips To Master Your Modern Photo Wall

Modern decorating can be beautiful but difficult to find inspiration, mostly because many people think that modern means minimal. That is untrue. Modern styling incorporates simple colors, clean lines and smooth textures, but there’s no one that says you should skip the wall art to have a modern living room. In fact, having a photo wall...

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New Dining Room Chairs Offer Style and Comfort

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Vera Dordick, on June 30, 2016

New Dining Room Chairs Offer Style and Comfort

Perhaps more than any other seat in the house, you want your dining room chairs to be comfortable. It’s not just guests you’re pleasing — you spend far more time sitting in your dining chairs than you realize.  Whether you prefer wood or upholstery, modern or traditional, there is an endless sea of chair designs...

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Ikea Hack: DIY Copper-Galvanized Planter Pots

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on June 30, 2016

Ikea Hack: DIY Copper-Galvanized Planter Pots

Who doesn’t love a fast and easy DIY project that involves an IKEA hack? Answer: Nobody. Everyone loves that kind of thing. Which is why you’re going to love this project, which can be done in an afternoon, including drying time. The end result? A chic pair of copper-galvanized planter pots for virtually any space. So...

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21 Fun Crafts For A Great 4th Of July Celebration

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on June 29, 2016

21 Fun Crafts For A Great 4th Of July Celebration

Once again, it’s time to get ready for the 4th of July celebration and that means taking all the festive decorations out of the storage area. It might also be a good idea to get some new ones or to make something yourself. It’s pretty easy to come up with something chic that features the...

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How to Professionally Install a Bathroom Mirror

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on June 29, 2016

How to Professionally Install a Bathroom Mirror

We’ve all seen the builder-grade bathroom wall mirrors, held up gracelessly by those small but ugly clear plastic clips. While there are tricks to hiding those plastic clips, this tutorial addresses the original issue: hanging a frameless bathroom mirror like the professionals, without the use of anything visually distracting. It’s a simple process, although it...

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Home Landscaping Ideas To Inspire Your Own Curbside Appeal

Posted in Outdoor | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on June 29, 2016

Home Landscaping Ideas To Inspire Your Own Curbside Appeal

Create a beautiful yard with the help of others. From the back to the front, your yards need a lot of work put in for most of the year. Designing, planting, watering, trimming, cutting and sprucing, it’s a weekly job. And to get started we’re providing you with home landscaping ideas that will inspire your...

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How to Turn a Builder-Grade Vanity into a Custom and Chic Piece

Posted in Bathroom Vanities, Furniture, How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 28, 2016

How to Turn a Builder-Grade Vanity into a Custom and Chic Piece

Do you have a builder-grade vanity in your bathroom? A most boring, generic piece? Or one that simply doesn’t match your style or personality? If so, you might be interested in freshening things up. If replacing the entire bathroom vanity cabinets themselves isn’t in the budget, you can do your own bathroom vanity remodel with...

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The Most Authentic Barbecue Restaurant Outside America

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on June 28, 2016

The Most Authentic Barbecue Restaurant Outside America

Barbecue restaurants aren’t the type to overflow with elegance and sophistication. They’re meant to be casual and simple, even rustic and with a sense of familiarity. This is the design direction chosen by Jordan Littler when creating the look for Red’s True Barbecue. This is the seventh Red’s restaurant and it had to stand out,...

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Exploring The Unique Particularities Of Privacy Plants

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on June 28, 2016

Exploring The Unique Particularities Of Privacy Plants

By privacy plants we mean any type of plant which can be used to create dividers or to gain privacy for decks and any space in general. They can be separated in many different categories, each with its own set of unique particularities. We’ll reveal a bunch of these, starting with the most popular plant...

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Calligaris Furniture Melds Design Artistry And Innovation

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on June 27, 2016

Calligaris Furniture Melds Design Artistry And Innovation

It has been more than 90 years since Antonio Calligaris produced his first wooden chair with a woven seat in his little studio. In the intervening decades, the family-owned company has modernized and evolved into an industry leader in Italy’s “Chair District” in Friuli. From the installation of the first automatic straw weaver to its current...

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High-end Apartments Occupy The Top Two Floors Of An Office Building

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on June 27, 2016

High-end Apartments Occupy The Top Two Floors Of An Office Building

The building which houses these stylish apartments is a project that comes as a response to the demand for more offices and living places in the Ho Chi Ming City of Vietnam, an element caused by the dramatic evolution of businesses in the area. The project was developed by GEMA, a company that believes in...

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New Designs Make Table Lamps and Floor Lamps More Desirable

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on June 27, 2016

New Designs Make Table Lamps and Floor Lamps More Desirable

Lately it seems like ceiling light fixtures are getting all the attention —  chandeliers, pendants and suspended arrangements.  Equally important, both from the perspective of design and functionality, are table and floor lamps.  They’re necessary for reading, task lighting, bedside lighting and mood illumination.  Fortunately, there are so many designs to choose from that selection the right...

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Classy DIY Projects You Can Do With Gold Foil

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on June 24, 2016

Classy DIY Projects You Can Do With Gold Foil

Perhaps you’ve come across tutorials or projects that involved using gold foil and you never really had time to explore the subject further. Or perhaps you’re very familiar with gold foil and its many stylish properties in which case the following DIY projects will actually seem very simple. In any case, now seems like a...

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How To Strip and Stain Your Deck

Posted in Outdoor | by Stephanie Albares, on June 24, 2016

How To Strip and Stain Your Deck

If you have a tired-looking deck that could use brightening up, a hearty scrub and a can of decking stain will work wonders. This project can be done in a weekend – and aside from basic maintenance, you won’t need to do another deep clean for years. My deck is made from pressure-treated pine, and it hadn’t seen a coat of...

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A Selection Of Unique Coffee Tables For Revamped Living Rooms

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on June 24, 2016

A Selection Of Unique Coffee Tables For Revamped Living Rooms

The coffee table is the last piece of the puzzle, the last element you add to a living room before it can finally be complete. There’s a reason why the coffee table is usually the last piece to be added to a living room. It’s because it’s very difficult to pick one when there are...

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Cool Designs For Outstanding Home Interiors Full Of Flair

Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on June 24, 2016

Cool Designs For Outstanding Home Interiors Full Of Flair

The term “cool” is quite vague but we use it pretty often and always referring to something different. A cool design is one that stands out from the rest, that impresses and makes us wish we had it for ourselves. Cool designs in the world of interior and furniture design are not necessarily the most...

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Stunning Vacation House With A Catwalk And Ocean Views

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 23, 2016

Stunning Vacation House With A Catwalk And Ocean Views

When designing a holiday home, the focus is almost always on the views. Each time, architects and designers find new ways to take advantage of the location and to emphasize the wonderful views. In the case of the 360 House the strategy was simple. This wonderful vacation home is located in the Pacific Coast Scenic...

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How to Mount a Light On Top of a Mirror Bathroom Vanity

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 23, 2016

How to Mount a Light On Top of a Mirror Bathroom Vanity

Customized spaces, even bathroom spaces, always look and feel more expensive than generic, builder-grade ones. One way to customize your bathroom, no matter the style or size, is to install an oversized vanity mirror and mount a bathroom lighting fixture on top of the mirror face itself. Bathroom lights over mirrors always add that wow...

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20 Gorgeous Examples Of Wood Laminate Flooring For Your Kitchen!

Posted in Kitchen | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on June 23, 2016

20 Gorgeous Examples Of Wood Laminate Flooring For Your Kitchen!

You may be a bit scared to take the plunge. It won’t look as good since it’s not “real” wood or you may feel like you’re cheapening your home. Forget all of that! Wood laminate flooring can be just as beautiful of hardwood floors and they have their very own pro list as well. Check...

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Why Not Make This Minimalist Inspiration Board?

Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on June 22, 2016

Why Not Make This Minimalist Inspiration Board?

This simple, sexy pinboard is perfect for your notes, clippings, postcards and inspirational materials. Its simplicity is its strength; it would fit in with a variety of work spaces. You don’t need much to make your own minimalist pinboard, but this tidy, pinnable graphic covers it all. Materials list: A piece of galvanized steel mesh, ideally 2ft x 3ft,...

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Backyard Designs That Embrace The Outdoor Beauty

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on June 21, 2016

Backyard Designs That Embrace The Outdoor Beauty

While the front yard is a feature that makes a house look beautiful and stand out, the backyard is where all the fun is. Backyards can be quite large and spacious enough to accommodate outdoor living and dining spaces, swimming pools, beautiful gardens and lots of other things. Because there are so many options and...

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Stately Traditional Home Features Elegant Decor and Latest Trends

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on June 21, 2016

Stately Traditional Home Features Elegant Decor and Latest Trends

Showcasing the latest interior design trends in a historic setting is a tradition for the Albany Vanguard, the organization that supports the acclaimed Albany Symphony Orchestra. For 36 years, area interior designers and artists have put their mark on rooms in the featured house. This year, while the home is not historic, it sits on a...

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All You Need To Know About Building And Caring For Your Outdoor Deck

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on June 20, 2016

All You Need To Know About Building And Caring For Your Outdoor Deck

Having a house and no deck doesn’t really make sense. Decks are awesome and have more advantages than we can count. There’s a lot to love about a deck, a patio, a pergola or a terrace, especially if there’s also a view to be enjoyed. Deck can be of various different types. The floating deck...

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L-Shaped Family Home Formed Of Cubes And Bridges

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 20, 2016

L-Shaped Family Home Formed Of Cubes And Bridges

The Savion Residence is a contemporary home designed for a family of four. It’s located in Tel Aviv, Israel and covers an area of 1,247 square meters. The project was completed in 2014 by Neuman Hayner Architects, a team that takes on a diversity of projects and has an open and constructive view and dialogue...

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Modern Kitchen Island Ideas That Reinvent A Classic

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on June 17, 2016

Modern Kitchen Island Ideas That Reinvent A Classic

The island is often the central feature in a kitchen. Other configurations place the island between the kitchen and an adjacent space such as the living or the dining area. But there’s more to it than just that. There are many interesting kitchen island ideas that reveal just how practical and multifunctional this piece of...

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DIY Sunglasses Holder

Posted in DIY Projects | by Katie King, on June 17, 2016

DIY Sunglasses Holder

With summer, comes all those wonderful activities like going to beach, going site seeing, going on vacation or just driving to your favorite restaurant. No matter the occasion the sun is going to be shining and your eyes are going to need protection! Now I may wear glasses, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have...

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Clifftop House Redesigned To Capture The Amazing Bay Views

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 17, 2016

Clifftop House Redesigned To Capture The Amazing Bay Views

In 2013 Creative Arch would have already finished transforming this magnificent house situated in Rothesay Bay, a suburb of Auckland in New Zealand. The studio was founded in 1998 by architectural designer Mark McLeay and is formed of a group of enthusiastic and professional architects and designers for whom client service is always the first...

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12 Ideas to Have The Best Rustic Gallery Wall

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on June 17, 2016

12 Ideas to Have The Best Rustic Gallery Wall

While everybody else may be hailing the picture ledges, I always revert back to a good old gallery wall. Gallery walls allow many more creative options for wall decor because all the pieces hang flat against the wall. Especially in decorating styles like rustic and shabby chic. There are tons of great options for rustic gallery...

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DIY Simple Above-the-Door Bathroom Storage Shelf

Posted in Bathroom, How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 16, 2016

DIY Simple Above-the-Door Bathroom Storage Shelf

For the small bathrooms out there, it can be quite a challenge to find storage solutions. An often-overlooked area for storage is above the door. An above door shelf takes up no additional space, is hardly even noticeable, and yet offers a fantastic small-space storage solution, even though it’s a small bathroom shelf. This tutorial...

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DIY Under Sofa Storage On Wheels

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on June 16, 2016

DIY Under Sofa Storage On Wheels

I will start by saying I’m not the most organized person on Earth when it comes to my coffee table area. In fact, I am the worst when it comes to being  tidy with magazines, remote controls, books, blankets, glasses and other handy little things. I mean – they should be within reach when we have those 10 precious...

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An Apartment Inspired By Art And Iconic Furniture

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on June 16, 2016

An Apartment Inspired By Art And Iconic Furniture

Every home is infused with the style and particularities of those living in it. Someone with an exuberant an artistic personality has the opportunity to come up with a lot of creative and exclusive ideas. A good example is this apartment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Its owner is an art collector who loves strong colors...

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Stylish Shelving Units Help Improve Your Home Decor

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on June 15, 2016

Stylish Shelving Units Help Improve Your Home Decor

Shelving units are becoming increasingly popular and the simplicity and minimalism of modern and contemporary interior designs are starting to make us aware of the importance and usefulness of such elements. They allow the space to look and feel open while offering the much-needed storage space for things like books, collectibles and other objects. Unlike...

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How-To Replace A Toilet Fill Valve

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 15, 2016

How-To Replace A Toilet Fill Valve

If you own your home, or even if you rent, chances are high that you’ll need to perform some basic toilet repair at some point. Such as a toilet fill valve replacement. If your toilet isn’t flushing, if it’s very noisy, if it’s not filling correctly, or if it keeps trying to fill unsuccessfully, you...

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14 Fun Storage Ideas For Your Daughter’s Bedroom

Posted in Bedroom | by Casey Watkins, on June 15, 2016

14 Fun Storage Ideas For Your Daughter’s Bedroom

We are so lucky to live in an age with so many decorating options. Even when it comes to children’s spaces! It’s incredibly easy to decorate your child’s bedroom nowadays, no matter your theme or colors or preference. You can find appropriate bedding and matching curtains and even beautiful storage. Because out of all the...

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Turn Raw Wood Pieces Into a Trendy DIY Stand

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on June 14, 2016

Turn Raw Wood Pieces Into a Trendy DIY Stand

I love projects that are functional so if you are anything like me, I think you will like what I am going to share with you. This DIY wooden stand can serve as a trivet for those hot lasagne pans, a decorative plant base or simply a display stand you can use for anything you wish. Without a doubt, it’s...

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The Meaning Behind Rich Brown Furniture And Interior Decors

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on June 14, 2016

The Meaning Behind Rich Brown Furniture And Interior Decors

Brown is the color of wood and that’s usually how it ends up in our homes. But there’s more to it than that. The earthy and organic nature of the color brown makes it a great candidate for sophisticated, modern and elegant interiors. There are many colors that pair well with brown and we’ll get...

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Ideas Will Make Your Housewarming Party The Hit of the Neighborhood!

Posted in Outdoor | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on June 14, 2016

Ideas Will Make Your Housewarming Party The Hit of the Neighborhood!

From food to decor, there are tons of ways to make your housewarming party more than just a way to meet the neighbors and show off your new pad. Instead, make it a night to remember! Put your DIY skills to the test and pay attention to tiny details by cultivating an event the everyone...

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How To Cross Stitch Your Way Up The Style Ladder – 20 Hints

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on June 14, 2016

How To Cross Stitch Your Way Up The Style Ladder – 20 Hints

Being the oldest form of embroidery, the cross stitch has made its way all over the world so everyone is familiar with it. We usually associate it with traditional household items such as tablecloths and doilies but the technique also became a motif in modern designs. The following creations and projects are your incentive for...

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How to Mount Modern House Numbers on a Rock Face

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on June 13, 2016

How to Mount Modern House Numbers on a Rock Face

Modern house numbers make a big impression on how a house looks. Even a dated exterior can look more contemporary just with a modern style of house numbers near the front door. If the house has wood siding or similar, installing house numbers is easy. But if the entry has rock, brick, or concrete walls,...

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New Chic Kids Room Ideas Include Modern Furniture And Dreamy Bedrooms

Posted in Bedroom | by Vera Dordick, on June 13, 2016

New Chic Kids Room Ideas Include Modern Furniture And Dreamy Bedrooms

Decorating a child’s room is as important as choosing the decor for the rest of your home. Parents want their child’s living space to be as functional, creative — and stylish — as possible.  Roaming through the various design shows this spring, Homedit came across many kids room ideas from companies that cater to the design demands...

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Living Room Storage That Will Keep You Ahead of The Clutter

Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on June 13, 2016

Living Room Storage That Will Keep You Ahead of The Clutter

Spring cleaning is over. You made your home a sparkling piece of art and now you’re enjoying summer days with barbecues and dinner parties. Your kids are having sleepovers and game nights. Suddenly you look around and you may not be able to tell amidst the stack of library books and flip flops and unopened mail...

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Modern Lighting Fixtures At ICFF Combine Latest Technology And Hand Crafting

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on June 10, 2016

Modern Lighting Fixtures At ICFF Combine Latest Technology And Hand Crafting

While ICFF 2016 was packed with design delights of all kinds, we found the lighting fixtures to be among the most interesting pieces. A wide range of styles and materials made for a seemingly endless supply of ideas for adding  new lighting designs to your home decor. Here are a few of the companies that presented...

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Forest Residence With A Wood And Glass Shell And A Green Roof

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 10, 2016

Forest Residence With A Wood And Glass Shell And A Green Roof

The region where this lovely little house is located in very beautiful, surrounded by a large and lush forest of conifers and a great sense of remote charm. This is the Door Country in Wisconsin, USA. It’s where Johnsen Schmaling Architects have built the Pleated House, this 1,855 square foot residence which has become the...

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How to Remove and Install a Bathroom Faucet

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 10, 2016

How to Remove and Install a Bathroom Faucet

Two for one! In this article, you’ll get two tutorials: how to remove a bathroom faucet and how to install a bathroom faucet! Because they go hand when doing any sort of bathroom remodeling or upgrade. While this tutorial shows a different strategy for what happens with the faucet on top of the countertop (check...

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10 Tips for Styling The Best Hallway Ever

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on June 10, 2016

10 Tips for Styling The Best Hallway Ever

Hallways are such interesting spaces. They are the pathway from one room to another. Usually they lead from the living areas of your home to the bedrooms. And often, we don’t put much thought into their decorating, even though they are the first place we see when we come out of the bedroom each morning...

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DIY Design-Inspired Modern Accent Mirror

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on June 10, 2016

DIY Design-Inspired Modern Accent Mirror

Are you ready to try a new DIY project? This time, we will be dressing up mirrors in a fun and creative way! One of my favorite interior design tricks is decorating with mirrors. They are not only stylish, they are very functional– they reflect light, making each little corner of a room feel brighter and lighter. In fact,...

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Fun, Funky, and Fantastic Kids Bedroom Furniture Design

Posted in Bedroom | by Brittney Smart, on June 9, 2016

Fun, Funky, and Fantastic Kids Bedroom Furniture Design

Summer is a great time for involving your children in some design decisions around the house, and what better place to start than their own bedrooms. With the kids around all day, you’ll have plenty of time to freshen up their kid spaces. Ultimately, kid-friendly pieces are durable, safe, comfortable, and at least a little...

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Woodland Cabin Enriches The Surroundings With Its Rustic Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 9, 2016

Woodland Cabin Enriches The Surroundings With Its Rustic Design

In their search for the perfect site for their second home, the couple that now owns this beautiful house came across the Wood River Valley, a wonderful region in Idaho. They loved the surroundings and the fact that there was a lot to do here. The site they chose is in a grove close to...

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12 Micro Houses That Let You Live Big In A Tiny Shell

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on June 8, 2016

12 Micro Houses That Let You Live Big In A Tiny Shell

Bigger is always better…or is it? When it comes to houses and apartments there’s no general rule. Great comfort and beauty can be achieved even in a microhouse. Similarly, a lot of studio apartments are ingeniously designed and adapted to offer all the necessary features using minimal floor space. The tiny house movement is actually...

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Quick and Easy DIY Hexagon Wall Shelves for Plants

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on June 8, 2016

Quick and Easy DIY Hexagon Wall Shelves for Plants

Do you love the plant trend? You know I do. But what I love even more are plants displayed on wall shelves. Whether it’s a cactus, a plant with wild leaves hanging down or a pretty flower plant, it adds a feeling of tranquility to any room. While I particularly like the look of wall shelves in the...

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Marvellous Hot Tubs That Defy Standards To Become Exceptional

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on June 8, 2016

Marvellous Hot Tubs That Defy Standards To Become Exceptional

Most hot tubs we’re familiar with are quite common, featuring a sort of standard design and structure. Then there are luxury hot tubs which take everything to a new level. They have added features and all sorts of accessories, not to mention that there are some really awesome designs to be amazed by. In a...

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How To Decorate With Sideboards And Other Similar Furniture Pieces

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on June 7, 2016

How To Decorate With Sideboards And Other Similar Furniture Pieces

Sideboards are a bit problematic in terms of functionality. Although they can be very versatile, they don’t exactly have a well-defined function or a space that’s designated just for them. In fact, sideboards are also a little bit difficult to define. There’s a group or similar furniture pieces which includes sideboards, buffets, servers and credenza...

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How to Tile a Shower-Tub Surround, Part 2: Grouting, Sealing, and Caulking

Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on June 6, 2016

How to Tile a Shower-Tub Surround, Part 2: Grouting, Sealing, and Caulking

Now that your shower-tub surround is freshly tiled, it’s time to do the important work of making the place water-tight. While the tile itself makes the shower look amazing, it’s the grunt work at the end here – the grouting, sealing, and caulking – that really makes a tiled shower or tub surround functional as...

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99 Dining Room Tables That Make You Want A Makeover

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on June 3, 2016

99 Dining Room Tables That Make You Want A Makeover

It would definitely be very easy to just go with the usual designs when choosing a dining table but that doesn’t really say a lot about your own style. It’s better to take your time and consider all the options. It would help to make a list of all the criteria and all the things...

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Check Out These 40 Ways To Fill Your Apothercary Jars

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on June 3, 2016

Check Out These 40 Ways To Fill Your Apothercary Jars

Apothecary jars can be used for a variety of reasons. Whether it be for entertaining or home decor, they can be quite the versatile piece to have around the house. And today, we’re sharing 40 ways to fill those apothecary jars and see where they may be the most useful at in your neck of...

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What It Means To Decorate with Terrariums – Key Tips And Details

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on June 2, 2016

What It Means To Decorate with Terrariums – Key Tips And Details

Terrariums have become quite trendy lately. In a way, they can be considered an alternative to the always present vases. They partially owe their popularity to their transparency and their versatility. Terrariums can take many different shapes and forms depending on a lot of things. Terrarium containers come in a variety of designs and styles...

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Old Barn Becomes A Modern Office After Revealing Its Potential

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 2, 2016

Old Barn Becomes A Modern Office After Revealing Its Potential

Questioning the obvious and exploring new possibilities and surroundings is what the architects at Studio Farris are best at. It’s also what inspired them to take on this interesting project. Originally a barn that dates back to the 1900s, this structure was transformed into a modern office. Studio Farris was founded in 2008 by Italian...

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Stunning Lookout Tower Built Of Shipping Containers

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on June 1, 2016

Stunning Lookout Tower Built Of Shipping Containers

The beautiful region of Apslawn in Tasmania, Australia, is now more beautiful than ever thanks to the new lookout tower and wine-tasting facility built here by Cumulus Studio. The studio is made up of three separate offices that operate as one big team and was founded on the idea that cohesion and collaboration are the...

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Create A Fresh Air Retreat With New Outdoor Furniture Designs

Posted in Outdoor | by Vera Dordick, on June 1, 2016

Create A Fresh Air Retreat With New Outdoor Furniture Designs

Summer is here and if you’re going to be enjoying more outdoor time, why not make it more comfortable and stylish at the same time. Many options for outdoor furniture were on show at in Milan at Salone del Mobile 2016, and Homedit brings you a variety of outdoor furniture and decor to help you get the...

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DIY Gold Stripe Flower Vase

Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on June 1, 2016

DIY Gold Stripe Flower Vase

Today I want to share a tutorial with you for using porcelain paint to make this Kate Spade inspired DIY Gold Stripe Vase. Spring is my favourite time of the year and it’s peony season, so I needed an excuse to DIY something to display some pretty blooms in my studio! In our neighborhood we...

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Stylish Furniture and Accessories That Give Felt a Trendy Look

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on June 1, 2016

Stylish Furniture and Accessories That Give Felt a Trendy Look

Surely, felt is not the first material that comes to mind when thinking of furniture or home accessories, regardless of their function. Felt is, however, widely used in a variety of interesting ans unusual ways. Felt furniture pieces and accessories make spaces stand out while being highly functional and practical. Designers used this underrated material...

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Colorful and Captivating Contemporary Bathroom Ideas

Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on May 31, 2016

Colorful and Captivating Contemporary Bathroom Ideas

Everyone’s familiar with the standard white bathroom design. Typical bathroom fixtures include a white porcelain toilet, sink, and tub. But many other options exist to add color and style to this ultra-functional space. From paint on the walls to tile colors, from faucets to tiles, and many more, there are so many colorful alternatives to...

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Try Out New Decor Styles With Artful, Functional Side Tables

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on May 31, 2016

Try Out New Decor Styles With Artful, Functional Side Tables

No living area is complete without a side table or two. Occasional tables are not only useful piece of furniture, but are also an important decor element.  Because they are small, it is easy to try out a new style or a new color without a major decorating or financial commitment. Designers at Salone del...

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12 Minimal Rustic Bedrooms That Will Call You to Relax

Posted in Bedroom | by Casey Watkins, on May 31, 2016

12 Minimal Rustic Bedrooms That Will Call You to Relax

There is a new category of decorating that has slowly crept into our feeds lately. Some would call it rustic. Some would call it minimal. There are even hints of French country. But at the end of the day, we call this interior style Minimal Rustic. It’s a style that’s all about bringing out the...

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Before and After: Retro Star Inlay Table Restoration

Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on May 30, 2016

Before and After: Retro Star Inlay Table Restoration

The incredible star inlay on this cool ’60s table sucked me right in, but it needed a restoration of its beautiful veneer. Here’s how to refinish timber veneer on a beautiful secondhand find that might need a little polishing. The finished result was perfect for an earthy, cozy environment where warm timbers would fit right...

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How to Use Analogous Colors to your Design Advantage

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on May 30, 2016

How to Use Analogous Colors to your Design Advantage

Color trends will come and go, but certain facts about color combinations will remain true forever. One of these facts is that analogous colors are a lasting source of color harmony in design and will look well together, forever and always amen. For those who might be wondering, an analogous color scheme is a group...

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Stylish Ways To Decorate With Modern Bathroom Vanities

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on May 30, 2016

Stylish Ways To Decorate With Modern Bathroom Vanities

The vanity is the feature most likely to serve as s focal point in a bathroom and the reason for that is quite simple: everything else is utilitarian and doesn’t leave much room for customization. Tubs don’t usually stand out unless you absolutely want them to and shower cabins are pretty basic too. This leaves...

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How To Make Concrete Planter: DIY Concrete Planter

Posted in Outdoor | by Brittney Smart, on May 27, 2016

How To Make Concrete Planter: DIY Concrete Planter

There’s something about simple, straightforward concrete planter boxes that appeals to many people regardless of their style preferences. You’ll be happy to learn that this simple DIY idea on how to make concrete planter is not only fast, but it’s quite cost-effective and easy. That’s a win-win-win. Let’s get started, so you’re ready for the...

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Hanging Lights Draw the Eye Up in Style

Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on May 27, 2016

Hanging Lights Draw the Eye Up in Style

Compared to flush ceiling lights or sconces, hanging lights add something unique to the decor and look a bit more refined, sophisticated and stylish. Hanging pendant lamps are usually very graceful and elegant. But whether you choose to decorate your home with a stunning chandelier, a single pendant lamp or a cluster of hanging lighting...

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How to Pick The Best Double Sink Bathroom Vanity

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on May 26, 2016

How to Pick The Best Double Sink Bathroom Vanity

The vanity can either make or break a bathroom’s design. That’s why it’s very important to consider all the little details before buying one. For example, ask yourself questions such as how many sinks will you need, how you want to mount the vanity, what type of sink you prefer or how much store you...

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20 Pretty Pots to Refresh Your Succulents

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on May 26, 2016

20 Pretty Pots to Refresh Your Succulents

I’m known to say that no room is finished without a houseplant. Some people add leafy ferns or vining pothos and others, namely the brown thumbs, go for the succulents. But adding succulents to your home shouldn’t be seen as settling. There are so many varieties to choose from that can beautify your coffee table...

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Top Trends from Milan’s Design Week

Posted in Interiors | by Agata Dimmich, on May 26, 2016

Top Trends from Milan’s Design Week

In April, I visited one of the most prestigious design fairs in the world — Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan — where the top talent and design brands showcase their latest creations and projects. A wide range of design objects with something for every decor style, make it a real feast for the eyes. At the same...

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Tower Cabin Makes The Most Of The Harsh Canadian Landscape

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 25, 2016

Tower Cabin Makes The Most Of The Harsh Canadian Landscape

The extremely steep nature of the site left this remote piece of land unoccupied and wild for a long time but then, in 2015, someone decided it would make a perfect place for a holiday home. The site is situated in Inverness, Canada and is exposed to the harsh conditions that bring with them heavy...

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New Coffee Table Designs Offer Style And Functionality

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on May 25, 2016

New Coffee Table Designs Offer Style And Functionality

Once thought of as only a necessary staple, the coffee table is now a stylish way to add interest to your living room. Today’s home designers are featuring coffee tables that have interesting shapes, use unexpected materials and serve as a conversation piece. Multiple Small Coffee Tables One of the most exciting trends is using...

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Curved House Rejuvenates The Surroundings With Its Fresh Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 25, 2016

Curved House Rejuvenates The Surroundings With Its Fresh Design

The city of Busan from South Korea is quite the unusual place. Although someone else might be surprised to find here a lot of houses with curved facades and shapes, locals don’t perceive them as strange or unconventional. One of the reasons for that is the fact that the landscape here is irregular and, as...

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Energetic Décor with Neutral Colors – Can it Be Done?

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on May 24, 2016

Energetic Décor with Neutral Colors – Can it Be Done?

Neutral colors are an important part of most décor schemes. For those who love bold, vibrant colors, neutral colors play a critical role in balancing out the pops of this and that and providing aesthetic “white space.” For those who love an unimposing, serene color palette, neutrals are the backbone of creating such. And for...

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Stylish Desks With Industrial Designs And Elegant Details

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Simona Ganea, on May 24, 2016

Stylish Desks With Industrial Designs And Elegant Details

The industrial style, although characterized by straight-forward designs and simple forms, is more complex and more mysterious than that. An industrial desk, for example, is not just a piece of wood sitting on four metal legs, although that can be suggestive enough sometimes. Moreover, the desk’s design could be very simple and the context could...

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A Small House With A Big Personality And An Unusual Form

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 24, 2016

A Small House With A Big Personality And An Unusual Form

Set in La Vega in Costa Rica, House V is the name of a modest home that the owner built with her retirement money. The house was built in 2016 and was designed by Arkosis, a small company established in 2001 with a straightforward approach and a preference for collaborative projects. Each of their projects...

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19 Lightened-Up Summer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Posted in Living Room | by Brittney Smart, on May 23, 2016

19 Lightened-Up Summer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Summer is almost here! And while you may not have time to give your living room an entire decorating overhaul, there are certainly some things you can do to help this important space reflect the change in season. Here are 19 fresh, stylish decorating ideas for living rooms to really ring in the summer. Your...

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Houseplants 101: All About Succulents

Posted in Outdoor | by Stephanie Albares, on May 23, 2016

Houseplants 101: All About Succulents

You can’t just collect one succulent. You need two, or five, or two dozen. Many succulents are well-suited as potted plants, and the dazzling variety of forms and colors will make you want to keep adding more into the mix. Here is a simple guide for planting an arrangement of succulents, propagation and care… as...

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38 Shabby Chic Home Accents To Revamp Your Home!

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 23, 2016

38 Shabby Chic Home Accents To Revamp Your Home!

If you’re inspired by vintage air, texture, romantic colors and warm, inviting spirits then you just may be one that could use a bit of shabby chic pieces in and around their home. And if you’re in need of a change and transition throughout your space, then you’ve come to the right spot. We’ve compiled...

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10 Tips to Add Paintings Into Your Home

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on May 20, 2016

10 Tips to Add Paintings Into Your Home

In a world where our walls are filled with photographs and mass produced prints and inspiring quotes, somebody had the brilliant idea to be daring and return to the classics. Yes, the paintings. You’ll find them in your grandma’s house and stacked against the back wall of the thrift store in dusty forgotten frames. We are...

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DIY Jute Chair Seat: Give an Old Chair New Purpose

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on May 20, 2016

DIY Jute Chair Seat: Give an Old Chair New Purpose

If you’ve got an old chair with a gross seat, or one with no seat at all, but you still love the chair – don’t worry! All is not lost. With about an hour of your time and a few simple materials, you can breathe new life into the chair and make it both functional...

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Steampunk Coffee Shop Comes To Life Through Kinetic Energy

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on May 20, 2016

Steampunk Coffee Shop Comes To Life Through Kinetic Energy

Set in the city of Cluj Napoca, in Romania, this beautiful gem is quite a surprise. Enigma Cafe and Bar is a place like no other and it’s all due to its unconventional design. It’s a place full of intrigue and mystery, a design strategy that 6th Sense Interiors takes to the rank of art....

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Equally Functional and Stylish Bathroom Storage Ideas

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on May 20, 2016

Equally Functional and Stylish Bathroom Storage Ideas

The challenge of finding the right balance of looks and function is best displayed when it comes to furniture and accessories designed for utilitarian spaces such as the bathroom or the laundry room. Although there are tons of bathroom storage ideas to choose from, not all have your best interest at heart. You have to...

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