ICFF 2016 Features Hand-Crafted Designs Along with Tech Innovations

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 19, 2016

ICFF 2016 Features Hand-Crafted Designs Along with Tech Innovations

  ICFF 2016 capped off a busy week in New York City as the final event in NYCxDesign, a citywide celebration of design. As always, there were plenty of new furnishings, fixtures and accessories to delight every buyer and decorator. Here are some of the things that caught Homedit’s eye, which include some from perennial favorite brands along...

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Green Prototype Building Looks Like A Giant Tree With Windows

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 19, 2016

Green Prototype Building Looks Like A Giant Tree With Windows

Designed to serve as a reference in sustainable architecture for other future projects, the CSI-IDEA Building is the result of the collaboration between Juan Blazquez and Oficina Tecnica Municipal Ayuntamiento Alhaurin de la Torre. The location is the city of Malaga in Spain. The building was built here in 2015 and covers an area of 618...

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Beautiful Breakfast Nooks That Will Convince You to Get One

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on May 19, 2016

Beautiful Breakfast Nooks That Will Convince You to Get One

How many times have we been scrolling through our Pinterest feeds and come across someone lounging in a breakfast nook on a sunny morning, magazine in hand, steaming coffee on the table? It just inspires those monsters of jealousy in us. Believe it or not though, breakfast nooks aren’t just for the rich and famous....

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Maison & Objet Showcases Latest in Lighting Designs

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on May 18, 2016

Maison & Objet Showcases Latest in Lighting Designs

Changing out lighting fixtures can be one of the easiest ways to update your home decor. New lamps or chandeliers can also provide a big bang for your buck when it comes to creating drama or a specific ambiance. At the recent Maison&Objet Paris, Homedit saw the latest lighting fixtures that will freshen your space, whether its modern, traditional or...

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Paper Floral Mobile Tutorial

Posted in Kids | by Stephanie Albares, on May 18, 2016

Paper Floral Mobile Tutorial

What’s not to like about paper flowers? They have a sculptural quality that silk flowers lack, and you can make them yourself with the pretty paper of your choosing. Using the paper flowers from my kusudama origami ball tutorial, you can make a mobile that’s ready to hang in a nursery, a child’s room, or anywhere else for a splash...

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Get Your Balcony Ready For Summer

Posted in Apartments | by Casey Watkins, on May 18, 2016

Get Your Balcony Ready For Summer

Outdoor spaces for relaxation aren’t just for the people with big backyards. City dwellers that have balconies are just as capable as home owners to create their own little outdoor corner of the world where they can sit and drink wine at the end of the day. Even people with a window overlooking a fire...

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Modern Homes That Used To Be Rustic Old Barns

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 18, 2016

Modern Homes That Used To Be Rustic Old Barns

Old barns had and continue to have great influence on the design of a lot of modern homes. Whether we’re talking about barns converted into modern houses or about residences with rustic designs inspired by barns, there’s no denying the fact that just because something is old doesn’t mean it can’t influence new creations. That...

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DIY Single Splatter Vase

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on May 17, 2016

DIY Single Splatter Vase

Summer is in full bloom what to me means one, very important thing – flowers! I love being surrounded by the sweet blossom, whether it’s a composed stylish bouquet with many colorful heads, or one particular flower displayed on a table. Recently I appreciate very much, single-flower vases ideas, as they are very elegant and sophisticated making...

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DIY Simple Brass Toilet Paper Holder

Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on May 17, 2016

DIY Simple Brass Toilet Paper Holder

Sure, dispensing  Toilet Paper isn’t one of the most glamorous of style’s duties. But if you could DIY a simple, brass number that added form and function to your bathroom space, would you do it? I think you should give it a try. Especially when paired with this side vanity storage unit, your bathroom will...

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Modern Wall Unit Designs Gone Beyond The Obvious

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on May 17, 2016

Modern Wall Unit Designs Gone Beyond The Obvious

Finding the right wall unit for your living room is not easy work. Even if you narrow it down to a single style that you like you’re still left with a bunch of options to choose from. Modern wall units give people a lot of headaches. There are so many different designs to choose from...

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Wood Kitchen Cabinets Just One Way to Feature Natural Material

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on May 16, 2016

Wood Kitchen Cabinets Just One Way to Feature Natural Material

Wood kitchen cabinets are a standard element, but creative designers are showing new ways to feature the beauty of natural wood in your kitchen. Often, kitchen cabinets are painted or made from a stock wood variety that is a inexpensive and — let’s face it — a little boring. Unexpected wood features, whether they are rustic or...

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Hide Unsightly Toilet Items with this DIY Side Vanity Storage Unit

Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on May 16, 2016

Hide Unsightly Toilet Items with this DIY Side Vanity Storage Unit

This is a tutorial for building your own custom storage shelving to attach to the side of your bathroom vanity. The idea is to contain toilet paper and other items people like to have near the toilet (e.g., plunger, additional t.p. rolls, books, ets.) in an orderly and thoughtful way. The size and configuration of...

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40 Quick and Easy Home Organization Tips To Clear The Chaos

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 16, 2016

40 Quick and Easy Home Organization Tips To Clear The Chaos

Organizing your home doesn’t have to be overwhelming or stressful. Instead, there are several ways to take each of the main parts of the house and tidy up in a pinch. Check out these 40 quick and easy home organization tips that will clear the chaos and have you on your way to a more...

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Fun Backsplash Patterns Your Kitchen Needs

Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on May 16, 2016

Fun Backsplash Patterns Your Kitchen Needs

Kitchens can be one of the most difficult places to decorate in the home, no matter what size they are. All the cabinets and appliances make that space more for practicality than decorative. So when you don’t have wall space for those food prints and you’ve already painted the cabinets, it’s time to think about new ways...

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EuroCucina Offers Plenty of Kitchen Lighting Inspiration

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on May 13, 2016

EuroCucina Offers Plenty of Kitchen Lighting Inspiration

Shiny appliances and sleek kitchen designs may have been the main draw at EuroCucina in Milan, but Homedit also found an endless supply of kitchen lighting inspiration in the exhibits. Pendant lighting, kitchen island lighting and all sorts of chandeliers emphasized how important light fixtures are to creating the right mood.

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How to Tile a Shower/Tub Surround, Part 1: Laying the Tile

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 13, 2016

How to Tile a Shower/Tub Surround, Part 1: Laying the Tile

Thinking about how to tile a shower or tub surround? Tiling a floor or a backsplash is one thing; tiling a water-heavy area like a shower or tub surround might seem like an entirely different story. But, truthfully, the process of tiling is similar in all these instances. Just a few tweaks of strategy and...

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How To Properly Choose And Use The Living Room Chairs

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Simona Ganea, on May 13, 2016

How To Properly Choose And Use The Living Room Chairs

When decorating a living room, one of the biggest and most important challenges is deciding what type of seating to use. Should you get a sofa, a large sectional, two sofas, a sofa and two chairs or a bunch of armchairs? Maybe some ottomans and poufs would also work nicely. There are a lot of...

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40 Summer Living Room Decor Pieces To Brighten Your Home

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 12, 2016

40 Summer Living Room Decor Pieces To Brighten Your Home

Summer has definitely sprung and if you haven’t started sprucing up for the season yet, it’s time! Gather all of your beautiful, lively colors, prints and top trends as you refresh and revitalize your space. Check out these 40 summer living room decor pieces the are sure to brighten your home all over again. 1. Dipped Planters...

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Make A Scented Candle For Someone You Love

Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on May 12, 2016

Make A Scented Candle For Someone You Love

Mother’s Day was this weekend, but once you learn how to make your own scented candles, you’ll want to keep making them for yourself and for everyone else! Scented candles are simple to make, and with some thoughtfully chosen scents and a one-of-a-kind vessel, a custom scented candle would make a wonderfully homey gift for someone you care about. Materials...

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10 Places to Hang a Chandelier In Your Home

Posted in Lighting | by Casey Watkins, on May 12, 2016

10 Places to Hang a Chandelier In Your Home

There’s just something about a chandelier that exudes luxury and glamor. The hanging crystals that bounce rainbows across the room make you feel like you’ve stepped into a Hollywood movie or a French chateau. You’ll be happy to hear however, that fancy chandeliers dripping in sparkle aren’t meant only for French mansions and movies. Installing...

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Spruce up Your Backyard with Modern Outdoor Furniture

Posted in Outdoor | by Vera Dordick, on May 11, 2016

Spruce up Your Backyard with Modern Outdoor Furniture

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to get the outdoor furniture out of storage and perhaps upgrade or replace some items.While it used to be more difficult to find modern outdoor furniture, now there are quite a few options for those who prefer a cleaner, more minimalist look. Many companies showed outdoor furniture at...

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These 20 Stylish Kitchen Island Designs Will Have You Swooning!

Posted in Kitchen | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 11, 2016

These 20 Stylish Kitchen Island Designs Will Have You Swooning!

One of the most central spaces in your home is the kitchen. People gather to snack, chat and even entertain. And one way to love the room even more and make it even more special is to add one of these function and stylish kitchen islands into the mix. Check out 20 of our favorites...

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DIY Nautical Anchor Wall Art

Posted in DIY Projects | by Katie King, on May 11, 2016

DIY Nautical Anchor Wall Art

With summer being around the corner you may be trying to spruce up your space with some new home décor. One great way to bring that summer feeling indoors is to add a few items which have a nautical theme! Now, the nautical theme (in general) is something that never goes out of style and always...

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The Many Stylish Forms Of The Modern Arc Floor Lamp

Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on May 11, 2016

The Many Stylish Forms Of The Modern Arc Floor Lamp

Arched floor lamps represent a big branch from the totality of designs. They enjoy a lot of popularity thanks to their versatility and the large number of different models and designs to choose from. An arc floor lamp can fit perfectly in a reading corner but can also look just as beautiful next to the...

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Beautiful Homes Surrounded By Desert And Mountains

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

Beautiful Homes Surrounded By Desert And Mountains

The harsh desert landscape is rarely a great setting for a house regardless of how often you use it. That would be the general opinion. However, as always, there are examples that prove us wrong. These houses take the desert head on and make the most of their surroundings. They adapt to the side conditions...

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Best of Brooklyn – BKLYN DESIGN Highlights Small Makers

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 10, 2016

Best of Brooklyn – BKLYN DESIGN Highlights Small Makers

The first two weeks of May are an exciting time for design enthusiasts in the New York City area because of NYCxDesign, New York City’s official citywide celebration of design. Punctuated by major events like the Frieze Art Fair and BKLYN DESIGNS, and ending with The International Contemporary Furniture Fair, the period covers a countless array...

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DIY Customized Storage Jars

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

DIY Customized Storage Jars

When it comes to decorating your home, there are three options: you can buy new items, repurpose or DIY. Guess what would be my favourite? That’s right! I always try to use things I can find at home first, if possible.  Jars are one of those items, we all have and we all use, simply...

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Personalize Your Furniture With Handmade Drawer Pulls

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on May 9, 2016

Personalize Your Furniture With Handmade Drawer Pulls

The drawer pulls are the little things that make a dresser or a cabinet stand out from others with similar designs. They’re also a great and simple way of personalizing a piece of furniture or of reviving an old one. The best thing about them is that you can make them at home using a...

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Fun And Playful Furniture Ideas For Kids’ Bedrooms

Posted in Bedroom | by Simona Ganea, on May 9, 2016

Fun And Playful Furniture Ideas For Kids’ Bedrooms

It’s always fun to decorate a space for the kids. You get to choose from a lot of fun and cute furniture pieces and lots of fresh and playful colors. At the same time you get to reminisce about your own childhood and to feel like a kid again. Designing furniture for kids is to...

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How to Infuse The Ocean Into Your Summer Decor

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on May 9, 2016

How to Infuse The Ocean Into Your Summer Decor

If you live by the ocean, I hope you count yourself extremely lucky. For those of us who are only daydreaming about oceanside vacations, we have to get our sea salt fix in other ways. So, let’s talk about decorating. Yes, you can add seaside bits and pieces to your home decor this summer, even...

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How to Prepare a Tub Surround for Tiling

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 6, 2016

How to Prepare a Tub Surround for Tiling

After your tub surround has been stripped down to the studs (or the sheetrock, depending on what your tub surround tile removal process left you with), you are ready to prep the space for tiling.This article will take you through the basic process to take your tub surround from studs and exposed insulation to tile-ready....

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Simple Folded Felt Bowls

Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on May 6, 2016

Simple Folded Felt Bowls

The coziness of soft fabric + a geometric edge makes this felt bowl a unique vessel to hold your keys, coins, sewing bits, or even potpourri. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a template and the bowl itself – it’s fun! Stiffened felt gives a bowl a sturdy shape, and the template...

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Delicate Bedroom With One of these 40 Feminine Headboards

Posted in Bedroom | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 6, 2016

Delicate Bedroom With One of these 40 Feminine Headboards

Your headboard becomes the focal point of your bedroom, so you’ve got to make it count. Make sure the foundation of your space speaks to your inspiration. Create a new and delicate bedroom with one of these 40 feminine headboards. Dive in below! 1. Victorian Mustard Vibrant with a Victorian shape, this headboard is full...

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Latest in Lighting from the Architectural Digest Design Show

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on May 5, 2016

Latest in Lighting from the Architectural Digest Design Show

Lighting is one of out favorite elements to see at any design show because it is an easy update that can make a huge impact in your home design. The 2016 Architectural Digest Design Show had a wealth of exciting lighting design for every taste, from ship lights to chandeliers. Whether you choose a design...

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10 Ways to Style Statement Art

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on May 5, 2016

10 Ways to Style Statement Art

Gallery walls have been the in the spotlight of wall decor for a while now. You’re probably an expert on curating and arranging your collection of photos and prints. But lately we’ve been moving away from large collections to small collections arranged on a photo ledge and even statement art. There is something to be...

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5 Leather Chairs That Your Home Needs

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Casey Watkins, on May 4, 2016

5 Leather Chairs That Your Home Needs

Like marble and books and wood floors, some interior decor will always be in style. Leather is definitely one of those classic mediums that will always match in your home, no matter how many times you redecorate. A good leather chair is the perfect piece of leather furniture to add to your home when you want the material but...

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Stylish Options for Kitchen Hoods from EuroCucina

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on May 4, 2016

Stylish Options for Kitchen Hoods from EuroCucina

Kitchen hoods and venting might not seem like the most exciting part of a kitchen upgrade. On the contrary, Homedit was very enthused by all the new designs shown at EuroCucina in Milan. We found traditional-style vented hoods, low-profile wall-mounted models and ductless varieties that look more like a lamp than a vent. The bottom...

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Playful Family Home With A Lightwell At Its Center

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

Playful Family Home With A Lightwell At Its Center

Designing homes for families with young kids is always challenging but things get even more complicated when you want the house to function as a giant playground while still being functional for the adults. The Mills house is a representation of the success of this challenge. The residence is located in Melbourne, Australia and was...

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21 Bathroom Decor Ideas That Bring New Concepts To Light

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on May 4, 2016

21 Bathroom Decor Ideas That Bring New Concepts To Light

Unlike the living room or the bedroom, the bathroom doesn’t get much attention. We don’t really analyze the style and decor of this space because it’s meant to be a utilitarian space. This often makes us overlook important details and minimize the impact that the little details can have on the overall design. There are...

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10 Ways to Add Brushed Brass Into Your Home

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on May 3, 2016

10 Ways to Add Brushed Brass Into Your Home

We’ve all noticed it. In the home decor stores, on our Pinterest feeds, in our best friend’s newly remodeled kitchen, there is a significant change. Somehow, very slowly, all the shiny copper decor that was once so popular is being replaced by brushed brass. Now usually, when we hear the word “brass”, we think of...

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15 Small Camper Trailers With Which To Enjoy The Outdoors

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on May 3, 2016

15 Small Camper Trailers With Which To Enjoy The Outdoors

What a time to be alive! When the weather is nice everyone is happy and there’s this urge to go outside and enjoy nature at its finest. Sure, you’ll want some comfort with that and although tents can be fun and practical, a camper trailer would be a nice upgrade. Small camper trails like the...

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Houseplants 101: Growing Your Own Chilies Indoors

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stephanie Albares, on May 3, 2016

Houseplants 101: Growing Your Own Chilies Indoors

Even if you’re living in the pokiest of apartments, you can grow your own chili peppers year-round. Houseplants have made a huge comeback lately, and for good reason – clean air, the calming sense of a space well cared for. Why not bring some stylish greenery into your home and get a little extra spice? This big guy is...

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10 Shoe Storage Ideas to Keep You Sane

Posted in Furniture | by Casey Watkins, on May 3, 2016

10 Shoe Storage Ideas to Keep You Sane

You’ve probably come across this post while you’re in the throes of spring cleaning. Because this warmer weather has everyone wanting to scrub away the dust and staleness of winter. But after you’ve scrubbed and dusted and straightened and cleaned every nook and cranny in your home, I would hazard that you still have one...

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DIY Paper Towel Holder

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on May 2, 2016

DIY Paper Towel Holder

All right guys, it’s time for another handy DIY for your kitchen, did you like the customized jars I have showed you last time? If you like building your own home pieces which are not only useful but also look nice, I think you are going to like this project. Today we are going to...

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39 Makeup Storage Ideas That Will Have Both the Bathroom and Vanity Tidier

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 2, 2016

39 Makeup Storage Ideas That Will Have Both the Bathroom and Vanity Tidier

Instead of having your makeup rolling around the drawers, cluttering the countertops and getting lost in the shuffle, learn how to organize it! We’ve compiled 39 great ways to make this happen. Whether it’s at the vanity or in the bathroom, these makeup storage ideas will have both areas looking tidier and much more functional. Dive...

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House On Stilts Embraces The Rocky Norwegian Landscape

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

House On Stilts Embraces The Rocky Norwegian Landscape

Ever been somewhere with a great view and wonderful surroundings and imagined how it would be like to wake up to those great views? Most of the time that remains a beautiful dream. Sometimes, however, that dream becomes reality. The main impediment is usually the difficult landscape but in the case of the Lille Arøya...

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Blooming Buildings Bring Nature Into The City

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2016

Blooming Buildings Bring Nature Into The City

One of the things we most appreciate about the countryside is the greenery and the fact that houses are closer to nature and get to enjoy all its beauty and freshness. This, however, doesn’t mean that we can’t bring nature into the city in order to transplant some of those advantages into the concrete jungle....

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How to Remove Tile Tub Surround with Metal Mesh

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

How to Remove Tile Tub Surround with Metal Mesh

This tutorial will show you how to remove a tile tub surround with metal mesh. Before you begin, take one last look at your bathtub. For better or worse, once you begin this project, there’s no turning back. You must be prepared for whatever you find underneath that tile, behind those walls, inside that drain....

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Creative Rug and Flooring Ideas for Home Decor Updates

Posted in Rugs & Carpets | by Vera Dordick, on April 28, 2016

Creative Rug and Flooring Ideas for Home Decor Updates

Designers know that the right flooring and floor coverings can make or break the style of your room. Myriad flooring ideas were on display at the 2016 Architectural Digest Design Show and we saw plenty of enticing materials, finishes, patterns and designs for both flooring and rugs.

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DIY Early Start Flowers for Flower Boxes

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

DIY Early Start Flowers for Flower Boxes

Do you love flowers? With spring here and summer approaching, do you wish you had more flowers in your life, in your yard, in your landscape? It can be expensive to outfit your entire yard with the blooms of your dreams each spring. Although it takes more time and attention, it’s less expensive to buy...

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How To Successfully Use Gray In The Bedroom

Posted in Bedroom | by Simona Ganea, on April 27, 2016

How To Successfully Use Gray In The Bedroom

Our understanding of the colors is pretty limited and not always accurate. For example, we often consider gray to be a very boring and sand color when in fact it can be very stylish and sophisticated. Gray is a neutral that pairs well with other colors such as yellow, purple or green. At the same...

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Outdoor Porch Beds That Will Make Nature Naps Worth It

Posted in Outdoor | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 27, 2016

Outdoor Porch Beds That Will Make Nature Naps Worth It

Fill your porch or patio with a space to grab 40 winks, read a book and just enjoy the changing of the seasons throughout the year. From round designs to simple and traditional pieces, there are so many ways to add the function of some ZZZ’s to your backyard. Let’s have a look at 18 outdoor...

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Turn Curtain Rings Into A Design Pendant Lamp

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on April 26, 2016

Turn Curtain Rings Into A Design Pendant Lamp

We all love interesting light fixtures for a great style and character they can add to a room. If you ask me, they are my favorurite items to decorate my space with, hence I’m changing lamps very often. Making home lighting is definitely my thing too, so I always try to create something new. Often...

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New Kitchen Sink Styles Showcased at EuroCucina

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on April 26, 2016

New Kitchen Sink Styles Showcased at EuroCucina

The kitchen sink has come a long way from the standard stainless or porcelain models of yore. Today’s kitchen sink styles are available in a long list of materials and with a wide range of features you might not have considered. At EuroCucina 2016 in Milan, brands from across the globe exhibited their latest designs, which...

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30 Gorgeous Wallpapered Bathrooms

Posted in Bathroom | by Casey Watkins, on April 26, 2016

30 Gorgeous Wallpapered Bathrooms

It has been quite recently that we’ve started to see wallpapered bathrooms come back in style. Somebody thought that the clean white tile that graces many bathrooms would look lovely against a patterned wall. And they were right. The trend has caught fire and now there are so many powder rooms as well as full...

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Small Apartment In Bucharest Defined By Flexibility And Comfort

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 26, 2016

Small Apartment In Bucharest Defined By Flexibility And Comfort

When the floor space is limited, an open and flexible interior design is often the solution for this problem. Various options are available. One of them is to open up the spaces to each other and to rethink and restructure the traditional interior design of typical apartments. Apartment No. 3 was a project that got...

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DIY Coat Rack – Tutorial and Inspiration

Posted in DIY Projects | by Stephanie Albares, on April 25, 2016

DIY Coat Rack – Tutorial and Inspiration

One size doesn’t always fit all. You might have a tiny foyer, or crumbly plaster walls that can barely hold a push pin. You might even just prefer the cute hooks and knobs that you’ve collected from various places. Whatever the reason, here’s some ideas and tips for making your own coat rack.   Wood,...

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Fresh Ways To Decorate With Houseplants

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 25, 2016

Fresh Ways To Decorate With Houseplants

Some people would fill their homes with plants if possible while others don’t really get along with houseplants. that’s understandable. Either way, you can’t really deny the fact that a well-placed plant can rejuvenate an entire room and can completely change the ambiance. In addition, some species of plants are also great at purifying the...

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40 Beautiful Pieces of Mint Green Home Decor

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 25, 2016

40 Beautiful Pieces of Mint Green Home Decor

Mint green can be a gorgeous addition to any home. Whether it’s helping to build a whimsical and romantic bedroom or transforming your living room into a fresher, more lively space, this light hue can help in your mission. Today, we’re gather 40 beautiful pieces of mint green home decor to scour through and inspire...

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Modern House In The Woods Guarded By The Oak Trees

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

Modern House In The Woods Guarded By The Oak Trees

Living in a house in the middle of the forest is a lifelong dream for some people. Can you imagine going home through the woods and enjoying the smell of fresh grass and tree bark? Perhaps these imagines will help picture this situation better. This Casa nel Bosco, a structure built in Sassari, Italy by...

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Kitchen Technology a Focal Point at EuroCucina in Milan

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on April 22, 2016

Kitchen Technology a Focal Point at EuroCucina in Milan

Amid all the gorgeous kitchen designs at EuroCucina in Milan, many of the most exciting innovations were actually things you can’t readily see — technologies that make life, cooking and cleaning easier. From fully connected kitchens to smaller technological advances in appliances, tech was the name of the game. Smart Kitchens Fully connected, smart kitchens make...

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Cool Saunas Let Steam Lovers Sweat It Out In Style

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2016

Cool Saunas Let Steam Lovers Sweat It Out In Style

There’s nothing like relaxing in a sauna, letting the steam open your pores and enjoying the warmth and feeling like you’re melting. People have been enjoying saunas for ages and their designs and functions have changed and refined over the years. At this point in time we can say that we have some pretty great...

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10 Ways to Decorate With Flowers for Mother’s Day

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on April 21, 2016

10 Ways to Decorate With Flowers for Mother’s Day

I think that whoever decided on the date for Mother’s Day picked May because of all the flowers. And what mom doesn’t like flowers? You probably gave your mom hundreds of dandelion bouquets when you were a kid and she cherished each one and displayed them in a tiny vase. Now it’s time to up...

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Smart Kitchen Concept Introduces A Drop-Down Sink Design

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 21, 2016

Smart Kitchen Concept Introduces A Drop-Down Sink Design

The kitchen is an environment that needs to be as responsive and as efficient as possible, an environment that’s continually evolving with the new technological discoveries that appear. Right now we live in a period when kitchen gradually become smarter and borrow elements from other aspects of our lives. Tuler is a concept that describes...

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Houseboats Take Comfortable Living To The Open Waters

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 21, 2016

Houseboats Take Comfortable Living To The Open Waters

Living on a boat is a unique experience. It takes a special kind of person for that. As always, this option presents both advantages and disadvantages but we’ll get to those another time. Right now we want to show you a few interesting houseboats that we find inspiring for a variety of reasons. They’re each...

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50 Thoughtful Gift Ideas For A Special Mother’s Day

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 20, 2016

50 Thoughtful Gift Ideas For A Special Mother’s Day

We shouldn’t need a special day to let our mothers know how much we love them but it’s definitely great that Mother’s Day exists. So what are your plans for this year? Getting your mom a last-minute present from a store close to her house doesn’t really show her the appreciation she deserves. So how...

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Toncelli Brings Luxury To Our Homes Through Exquisite Design

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 20, 2016

Toncelli Brings Luxury To Our Homes Through Exquisite Design

The emphasis on the exclusive appeal of everything it creates is what best defines Toncelli, a company that has remained loyal to the Italian wood-working culture for 50 years and celebrated that with an exclusive collection of products. The Toncelli furniture is a sophisticated marriage between the old and the new, tradition and contemporary techniques,...

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12 Must Have for a Stylish Bar Cart

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on April 19, 2016

12 Must Have for a Stylish Bar Cart

If there is one thing that’s always in style, it’s a bar cart. Any dinner party or weekend brunch you host can only be improved by serving cocktails to your guests so it’s essential to have the drinks and glasses handy. But if you’re going to have all your bar cart supplies sitting out, it’s...

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DIY Fox Bookends

Posted in DIY Projects | by Katie King, on April 19, 2016

DIY Fox Bookends

When is the last time you organized your bookshelf? If I could guess, it has probably been a while.With spring upon us, now is a good time to organize that bookshelf, so you can make room for some new books!Now with that being said, bringing new life to your boring bookshelf doesn’t have to be...

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Stylish Balconies Become Integral Parts Of Their Building’s Facade

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 19, 2016

Stylish Balconies Become Integral Parts Of Their Building’s Facade

Balconies are not always essential to the overall design or structure of a building. There are however cases when the balconies are an integral part of the building, becoming essential for the facade’s design. These balconies definitely know how to stand out but also to blend in, depending on how you look at things. With...

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Sleek Kitchens, Wood Designs and Technology Highlights of Milan 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 19, 2016

Sleek Kitchens, Wood Designs and Technology Highlights of Milan 2016

It was another exciting and exhausting Salone del Mobile for the Homedit team in Milan last week. From the latest in kitchen innovations presented at EurocCucina to new, elegant and design-forward furniture for your home, here’s a quick overview of the trends we spotted along the way. Hidden Kitchens Lots of stands were filled with...

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Small Ikea Glass Containers Into Planters

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on April 18, 2016

Small Ikea Glass Containers Into Planters

I think we might already assume that Spring is here, looking at the blooming trees and warm temperatures. That means, it’s time to think of our green friends, more than any other time of the year. Whether you have a garden, balcony or love the urban jungle trend filling our homes with botanicals – now...

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40 Geometric Designs To Give Your Home the Right Kind of Edge

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 18, 2016

40 Geometric Designs To Give Your Home the Right Kind of Edge

Bring a bout of modern eccentricity to your home with some geo prints, patterns and accessories. From the walls to the side tables, you can add some funky, contemporary flair with ease. Check out these 40 geometric designs that will give your home the right kind of edge and right kind of style. Dive into...

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Size Matters – Large Pivot Doors Know How To Stand Out

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 18, 2016

Size Matters – Large Pivot Doors Know How To Stand Out

Pivot doors are definitely the way to go if you want a clean, modern and stylish look. They look exquisite wherever you put them and they take many different forms. Because size matters, today we’re going to have a look at a few large pivot doors. Some might even call these huge. They definitely make...

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Luxury Apartment Block Built To Resemble A Contemporary House

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 15, 2016

Luxury Apartment Block Built To Resemble A Contemporary House

It’s usually very easy to distinguish a private house or residence from an apartment block. However, sometimes things aren’t that simple. Take this building for example. It looks like a large contemporary house when it’s in fact an apartment block. It was intentionally designed this way in order to create a sense of comfort and...

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How To Decorate Your First Home As An Adult

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 15, 2016

How To Decorate Your First Home As An Adult

There’s no universal age at which we all move out into our first home. For each person the circumstances are different. There is, however, a constant. We all face the challenge of decorating our first home. To help you overcome this challenge, we’re gathered a few helpful tips and ideas. Depending on your situation, you...

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13 Tips to Create a Fairy Garden Your Kids Will Love

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on April 15, 2016

13 Tips to Create a Fairy Garden Your Kids Will Love

At some point in a child’s life, after they’ve been introduced to stories like Peter Pan and Sleeping Beauty, they wonder about fairies. Are the mischief makers real? Are they watching? Imaginations create fluttering friends in their playtime and conjure up little beings who come to take their lost tooth away while they’re sleeping. If you’re the kind...

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Milan’s Eurocucina Highlights Latest in Kitchen Design and Technology

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on April 15, 2016

Milan’s Eurocucina Highlights Latest in Kitchen Design and Technology

Salone Del Mobile 2016 in Milan features the latest in all aspects of kitchen design and technology in EuroCucina. Homedit spent the last two days scouting out the newest and most exciting designs for your kitchen design plans.  Just as much was going on above the island as there was on or under the...

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Bathroom Decorating Ideas for a Small Yet Stylish Design

Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on April 14, 2016

Bathroom Decorating Ideas for a Small Yet Stylish Design

The bathroom is most likely one of your home’s smallest rooms, if not the smallest. But this fact doesn’t confine its destiny to dark unpleasantness, oh certainly not! There are many bathroom designs and strategies that can help this diminutive room look and feel like utterly welcoming, stylish, and vibrant. In other words, even the...

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DIY With Family Photos for Mother’s Day

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on April 14, 2016

DIY With Family Photos for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. While you’re probably planning a nice Sunday dinner where your mom can come and sit and relax and not worry about cooking or dishes, having a little something she can take home is a welcome addition. It doesn’t have to be fancy or expensive. In fact, you can...

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String Planters – A New Trend Bringing Us Closer To Nature

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 13, 2016

String Planters – A New Trend Bringing Us Closer To Nature

You might have noticed lately that there’s this trend going around involving planters made of moss and string. The inspiration comes from Japan where kokedama are very popular. The term translates as “moss ball” and refers to a ball of soil wrapped in moss inside which a plant grows. You could call these living planters....

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40 Decorating Mistakes You Need To Avoid At All Costs

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on April 13, 2016

40 Decorating Mistakes You Need To Avoid At All Costs

Everybody makes mistakes and it’s easy to fall in all sorts of traps when, for example, you’re decorating your place. Even professional designers do it so don’t feel bad. What’s important is to realize you’re making a mistake. Sometimes even that is difficult. But that’s what tips are for. Check out our list of common...

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Decorating Your Mantelpiece for Spring

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on April 13, 2016

Decorating Your Mantelpiece for Spring

Even though the warm weather might discourage you from lighting up your fireplace, having a mantelpiece is a great decorating perk. It’s like having a well-placed shelf on your wall that holds vases and frames and knick knacks at eye level. It makes a great break in your hanging art and gives your room an automatic...

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Dining Table Inspiration for Your Next Party

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 12, 2016

Dining Table Inspiration for Your Next Party

Some elegant, some fun or fantastical — and all inspirational: This spring’s DIFFA Dining by Design, presented imaginative and stunning table displays by a wide variety of designers. DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS is one of the country’s largest supporters of direct care for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventive education for those at risk....

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Traditional Courtyard House Reinvented In Malaysia

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 12, 2016

Traditional Courtyard House Reinvented In Malaysia

The residence we’ll be reviewing today is special in the sense that its design successfully reinvents the traditional image of the courtyard house. The building is located in Selangor, Malaysia, in a new housing development area with a lot measuring 22′ x 75′. The house was renovated in 2015 by 02 Design Atelier Sdn. Bhd....

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10 Ways to Style Your Very Own Vegetable Garden

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on April 12, 2016

10 Ways to Style Your Very Own Vegetable Garden

I’m convinced that growing things is good for the soul. So when you’re considering what you plant and pour your love and effort into, you have to think about vegetable gardens. They provide a place to get your hands dirty and a reason to get outside more often, not to mention they produce fresh food...

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Kitchen Updates Big and Small Featured at AD Design Show

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on April 11, 2016

Kitchen Updates Big and Small Featured at AD Design Show

From a taste for the retro look to the latest in smart technology and cooking innovations, the recent Architectural Digest Design Show included the newest innovations and appliance designs for your kitchen. Whether you’re in the market for a new appliance or are considering a complete kitchen renovation, here is a sampling of some of...

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25 DIY Wall Hangings to Refresh Your Decor

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on April 11, 2016

25 DIY Wall Hangings to Refresh Your Decor

Whether you live in a tiny loft, a boat, a mansion or a farmhouse, where you lay your head is your home. It’s your place to create a space that reflects your styles and preferences. You can pour the unique-ness of you into your home, no matter how big or small it is. So when...

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Creative Office Defined By A Single Piece Of Furniture

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Simona Ganea, on April 11, 2016

Creative Office Defined By A Single Piece Of Furniture

This is the story of a wonderful collaboration between designer and client. It starts with The Little Red Ants, a studio that creates videos for a multitude of clients and that was in need for a work space that they could call a second home. They decided to work with PRODUCE, a design office with...

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Creating The Ideal Outdoor Living Space

Posted in Outdoor | by Vera Dordick, on April 8, 2016

Creating The Ideal Outdoor Living Space

If you’re itching for summer to start like we are, the winter and spring design shows were the prefect place to gather ideas for creating a comfortable and chic outdoor living space for the coming season. The trend for outdoor rooms shows no signs of waning and industry professionals say the market for outdoor kitchens is...

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55 Cool And Practical Home Décor Hacks You Should Try

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

55 Cool And Practical Home Décor Hacks You Should Try

Life hacks are cool and useful and they can be organized in multiple categories. A lot of them are referring to home décor, showing how you can make your home more practical and functional or how you can re-purpose things. We’ve put together 55 such examples. They’re all really simple so anyone can try them....

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Historical English Cottage With A Cantilevered Glazed Extension

Posted in Architecture | by Liz Eve, on April 8, 2016

Historical English Cottage With A Cantilevered Glazed Extension

From the meandering leafy country lane, a casual glance over the hedgerows would not reveal anything unusual about this cozy cottage. Set back from the road behind green lawns and native flowers, it’s red roof tiles gather moss and traditional wooden framed windows nestle behind dense ivy, with no clue as to what lies behind....

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DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on April 7, 2016

DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements

Are you ready for a new DIY idea? If making design items for home, with your own two hands appeals to you, today I will show you how to create a DIY Folded lampshade with wooden beads accents. We all know that the light fixtures can break the bank, so any alternative ways to create...

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Beyond The Usual: Exploring New Window Types And Designs

Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on April 7, 2016

Beyond The Usual: Exploring New Window Types And Designs

Everyone is familiar with at least two or three types of windows. We know some types are more popular in a particular part of the globe or culture than others and we know there are also variations of the usual styles. But we rarely think about those when we design or renovate our homes. However,...

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Win Your Spring Cleaning Game With These Kitchen Storage Containers

Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on April 7, 2016

Win Your Spring Cleaning Game With These Kitchen Storage Containers

It’s a fact that all home owners face. You can wash and scrub as much as you like, but no room is going to feel clean until it is organized. Especially in your kitchen. When your mugs float around the counters and you don’t dare open your pantry for fear something will fall out on...

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Exploring The Strange Side Of A Dresser – Unusual Designs

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on April 6, 2016

Exploring The Strange Side Of A Dresser – Unusual Designs

We’re all familiar with the classical image of a bedroom dresser. There’s nothing unusual about it. Most dressers look like simple consoles with wide drawers from side to side. But that’s not a characteristic shared by all the designs. Some stand out by breaking the mold, by being different, special and strange in a lot...

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Simple Tips To Help You Solve Your Interior Design Dilemmas

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 6, 2016

Simple Tips To Help You Solve Your Interior Design Dilemmas

The world of interior design is a very beautiful place, where creativity and originality can open a lot of doors and where there’s always something that can be improved and optimized. An interior designer’s work never ends and sometimes this can be a curse. However, most of the time this never ending stream of ideas...

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Outdoor Bathrooms That Emanate Relaxation

Posted in Bathroom | by Casey Watkins, on April 6, 2016

Outdoor Bathrooms That Emanate Relaxation

They’re becoming widely popular. You’ve seen them on your Pinterest feeds and those blog posts that list the best Airbnb vacation spots. Now everyone wants to soak in a bubbly bathtub with a glass of wine… that’s outside under the big starry night sky. Yes, outdoor bathrooms are a luxury that’s becoming quite sought after....

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Stylish Display Made From A Simple String

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on April 6, 2016

Stylish Display Made From A Simple String

Some DIY projects definitely prove that there is art in simplicity. Displaying your favourite paper inspirations, postcards or photographs is a great way to bring current mood into your wall and appreciate those clipped, meaningful items, in a day to day life simply by having them on display. There are many ways to put the visual...

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40 Chevron Home Accessories To Shop Around For

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 5, 2016

40 Chevron Home Accessories To Shop Around For

There’s something so fun and funky about a classic, chevron pattern. It’s versatile, it can be interesting, it can add a pop of personality and it can be used in a variety of ways in terms of styling a space. And that’s why we dove in and created a superb list of 40 chevron home...

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