Pairing Up Pretty Polka-Dot & Sassy Stripes

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 9, 2013

Pairing Up Pretty Polka-Dot & Sassy Stripes

There’s something really fun and lively about pairing different patterns and designs. Even if it doesn’t necessarily go together or follow the typical rules of styling, eclectic tastes are still super design-worthy and fashion-forward. Today, we’re pairing up two of my personal favorites, polka-dots and stripes. They each have a distinct personality but share two...

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Five Quirky Bathroom Accessories

Posted in Bathroom | by Kerry Harrison, on May 8, 2013

Five Quirky Bathroom Accessories

Thanks to the rubber duck the bathroom has always been a place whereby it is acceptable to add quirky and fun additions. Of course the rubber duck was primarily introduced as a toy for children whilst in the bath. Nevertheless, it has taken on a symbolic nature and many bathrooms around the world use the amusing toy...

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How To Make Your Living Space Reflect You

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on May 8, 2013

How To Make Your Living Space Reflect You

Your home is more than just a building. It is your sanctuary; the place where you can unwind and recharge before heading out into the world again. Much like your clothing choices, your living space should reveal your personality. This is what transforms your house into a home. More Than What You Like. Of course...

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15 Outdoor Dining Design Ideas For A Summer Experience

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on May 8, 2013

15 Outdoor Dining Design Ideas For A Summer Experience

When it’s no nice and beautiful outside, you don’t really feel like staying inside the house. You want to transfer all the main activities outside. For example, who wouldn’t like to have an outdoor dining area? It’s a wonderful feature that allows you to entertain your guests while allowing them to enjoy the weather and...

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Pops of Ocean Blue in Every Room: Ideas & Inspiration

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 8, 2013

Pops of Ocean Blue in Every Room: Ideas & Inspiration

Vibrant spots in the kitchen, serene places in the bedroom or stylish edges in the office – all of this can be created with just a few pops of smooth, ocean blues. Here at Homedit, we’re bit advocators of blue. It’s comfortable, comforting and stylish in so many ways. If you’re looking for a simple...

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10 Chic DIY Burlap Projects

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on May 8, 2013

10 Chic DIY Burlap Projects

You can make lots of things with burlap. It might not be a fancy material to work with but it has a special charm. It can give your home a very chic vintage touch and that can be done easily and without much effort. All you need to do is take a look at some...

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Stylish Dog Houses For Pampered Pooches

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan Gheorghe, on May 7, 2013

Stylish Dog Houses For Pampered Pooches

Man’s best friend deserves a place to call their own in any home. If you are a dog lover, then why not set aside a space for your pet to enjoy. Either indoors or out of doors, dog houses add a bit of fun for pets and owners alike. There are plenty of kennels and...

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Decorating with Coral: Ideas & Inspiration

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 7, 2013

Decorating with Coral: Ideas & Inspiration

Sultry summer nights and vacations by the pool, what better way to celebrate the warm weather with bouts and bouts of beautiful coral shade? Freshen up the bathroom, create a pop of surprise in the corners, welcome guests with warmth in the foyer or dress up the bedroom with a dousing of fun. With coral...

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DIY Projects Featuring the IKEA Lack Table

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on May 7, 2013

DIY Projects Featuring the IKEA Lack Table

We often find all sorts of projects which are considered IKEA hacks. They are usually cases when someone tries to copy a certain piece produced by IKEA using cheaper materials on projects where an actual IKEA piece is given a makeover and a different look. This time we’re going to focus on the IKEA Lack...

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A brick wall – always a charming décor feature in any room

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on May 6, 2013

A brick wall – always a charming décor feature in any room

Brick walls give character to any space. You might think that a brick wall wouldn’t really fit in your home because of the décor but it can actually be a very versatile feature. It looks beautiful in traditional décor, rustic homes but also in contemporary spaces. Each room can benefit from the presence of a...

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13 DIY Headboards Made From Repurposed Wood

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on May 6, 2013

13 DIY Headboards Made From Repurposed Wood

The headboard is the element that gives character to a bed. It’s an important element also for the room’s overall design. But the headboard doesn’t have to be fancy in order to impress. In fact, the simpler the better. A simple headboard made of wood will be more cozy and charming than one with all...

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19 Artist’s Studios and Workspace Interior Design Ideas

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Simona Ganea, on May 6, 2013

19 Artist’s Studios and Workspace Interior Design Ideas

As soon as you enter an artist’s studio you can just tell that it’s no ordinary space. it has something special that you can’t actually define but that defines that space perfectly. It’s that thing that makes an artist’s studio or workspace easy to recognize and that gives it character. But what is that thing?...

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35 Square Meter Study With A Minimalist Interior

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on May 5, 2013

35 Square Meter Study With A Minimalist Interior

Living in a tiny apartment is definitely a challenge. But it all gets easier if you know how to establish your priorities. For example, the interior design and décor need to be adapted to the space. you may have to give up some of the furniture pieces. Let’s take a look at this study for...

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Tips And Ideas For Creating A Beautiful Wall Art Gallery

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on May 3, 2013

Tips And Ideas For Creating A Beautiful Wall Art Gallery

If you’re looking for an idea for adding some color and style to a certain room in your house then you could try creating a wall art gallery. It’s a great idea if you have several framed photos or artwork just lying around or if you want to display some of your creations. Let’s take...

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8 Creative And Easy DIY Bookends

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on May 3, 2013

8 Creative And Easy DIY Bookends

The bookends give a shelf or bookcase a more interesting look and, if they have fun designs or shapes or if they are colorful, they also stand out and can be considered decorations for the room. We’ve selected a few creative and interesting bookend designs that we want to share with you. They are simple...

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20 Backyard Pool Design Ideas For A Hot Summer

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on May 3, 2013

20 Backyard Pool Design Ideas For A Hot Summer

Having a house with a pool is what most people dream about. But have you ever wondered how that house would actually look like? Where would be pool be placed and what would it be its design? These are all important questions and you only get to think about them when you’re facing the actual...

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Top Three Spiritual Buildings

Posted in Architecture | by Kerry Harrison, on May 2, 2013

Top Three Spiritual Buildings

Whilst spiritual buildings may be fundamentally a place of worship, the religious motifs and the grandeur of the structures certainly catch the eye.There are tons of stunning holy buildings located all around the world, however the following three are undoubtedly sheer visions of beauty… US Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel, Colorado Springs, United States This prominent building...

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Tips For The Perfect Garden Gazebo

Posted in Outdoor | by Stefan Gheorghe, on May 2, 2013

Tips For The Perfect Garden Gazebo

If there is somewhere in your garden that affords a great view, then why not enjoy it in a little style? A summer house might be the perfect thing to build, but for an open and panoramic feel go for a gazebo instead.Gazebos are open pavilion structures that offer some shelter from the sun or...

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Diverse Storage Ideas For Your Belts

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on May 2, 2013

Diverse Storage Ideas For Your Belts

Usually it’s not the clothes that pose problems in closets but the accessories. You can’t just throw them all in a drawer and then spend 5 minutes looking for a certain item each time you need it. You have to be organized and to put everything in its designated space. Today we’re going to focus...

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11 The Most Colorful Cities In The World You Must Visit

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on May 2, 2013

11 The Most Colorful Cities In The World You Must Visit

I often wonder what makes a city beautiful? Is it the architecture, the landscape, the people? Maybe it’s something even simpler like color. A colorful city is a happy city. Just imagine your own city only more cheerful and colorful. It might resemble ones of these cities: Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is a region on...

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Fun And Friendly Ceiling Lights For Kids

Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on May 2, 2013

Fun And Friendly Ceiling Lights For Kids

Each room has a theme and a certain type of décor. You have to adapt everything in each case. For example, when you’re decorating the children’s rooms, you can’t use the same type of lighting fixture as in your bedroom. In case you’re having trouble finding something suitable, here are some ideas. Friendly zoo. Kids...

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5 Fresh, Clean and Spring-Worthy Bathroom Colors!

Posted in Bathroom | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on May 1, 2013

5 Fresh, Clean and Spring-Worthy Bathroom Colors!

Every bathroom in your house should feel fresh and clean. Light colors, little contrasts and simple designs are usually the best ways to keep things tidy and smooth. And with spring in full bloom, it’s the best time of year for a bit of a bathroom facelift. With the season as our inspiration, we’ve compiled...

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A Small Flat With Lots Of Character In London

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on May 1, 2013

A Small Flat With Lots Of Character In London

Sometimes a small home can be more charming than a big one. For example, nobody can look at this flat and say they don’t like it. The apartment is located in London, England. It has been renovated and refurbished and now it has a very beautiful contemporary look. As you can see from the pictures,...

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How To Choose A Striped Carpet That Complements Your Home

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on May 1, 2013

How To Choose A Striped Carpet That Complements Your Home

Striped carpets are very popular and also very versatile. They stand out with their simplicity and classical beauty. But there’s more than one way in which you can make a striped carpet look beautiful in a room. We have put together a whole series of example and tips and each category has something special to...

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How To Reupholster A Chair: 10 Chic Ideas

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Simona Ganea, on May 1, 2013

How To Reupholster A Chair: 10 Chic Ideas

If you have an old armchair or chair that looks outdated and ugly it’s probably not because of the structure but because of the upholstery. So don’t just throw it away. There’s a very good chance that the chair can look beautiful again if you reupholster it. It sounds like a complicated job but it’s...

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Nature meets artifice at the Olive Exclusive boutique hotel

Posted in Hotels & Resorts | by Simona Ganea, on April 30, 2013

Nature meets artifice at the Olive Exclusive boutique hotel

The Olive Exclusive is a small boutique hotel with a very chic and stylish design. You can find it in Windhoek, Namibia. What’s most striking about it is the interior. But in fact both the interior and the exterior have something in common. They are both trying to bring this place closer to nature and...

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Cool Ways To Upcycle Trophies

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 30, 2013

Cool Ways To Upcycle Trophies

Winning a trophy is a wonderful reward but what can you do with it once you get home? Well, you could put it up on the mantle or display it on a shelf. But you could also upcycle it and give it a new purpose. Trophies are not just for display if you have a...

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A split-level house built in a difficult area of Germany

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 30, 2013

A split-level house built in a difficult area of Germany

Ideally, we would all build houses in areas that feature only the best conditions. This means we would all have beautiful views, surroundings that we like and the landscape would be just perfect. But it’s not always possible to have all that. Sometimes you have to work with more difficult conditions and solutions have to...

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Pocket doors – space-saving alternatives with an architectural effect

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 30, 2013

Pocket doors – space-saving alternatives with an architectural effect

For those of you who weren’t sure what pocket doors are, you should know that they are a type of sliding door that disappears into a compartment found in the adjacent wall. When fully opened, these doors are practically invisible. There are several advantages that come with using pocket doors. First of all, a pocket...

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12 Ideas To Spice Up Your Stairs

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 30, 2013

12 Ideas To Spice Up Your Stairs

The staircase is a major architectural element in any home. It connects the levels but it also has a strong visual impact. It’s a main décor element as well. So people often try to turn it into a focal point. The design of the staircase is important but sometimes you just feel like something is...

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Several of the Best Design-Worthy Symbols in Home Decor

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 30, 2013

Several of the Best Design-Worthy Symbols in Home Decor

Just like in fashion, your home decor can display some incredibly powerful and stylish symbols. From a peacock feather to a bursting star, there’s plenty of fun signs you can use to decorate your house. Symbols can add texture, inspiration and power to any part of your home, from the wallpaper to the curtains. Check...

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The Kempart Loft – a 1970s home with a futuristic interior

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2013

The Kempart Loft – a 1970s home with a futuristic interior

A person’s character and interests usually influence everything they do. For example, a very calm person that loves nature will probably choose to live in a home somewhere near a forest or a lake and the interior will be bright and serene. A person that’s interested in gadgets and technological discoveries will probably have a...

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Hidden Storage Ideas For Living Rooms

Posted in Living Room | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 29, 2013

Hidden Storage Ideas For Living Rooms

Everyone can do with a bit more room to stow away all the everyday items that seem to be used on a daily basis. For those with young children, the living room can seem to be a bit of a battlefield, with toys that take over during the day. The key to a successfully tidy...

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Top 10 Ways In Which You Can Use Pennies

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2013

Top 10 Ways In Which You Can Use Pennies

A penny doesn’t have much value but this doesn’t make it worthless. There are lots of creative and interesting DIY projects that use pennies. Some use more than one so you might want to start collecting them from now one. Get rid of the pennies you already have in your pockets or bag and put...

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13 Stylish Restaurant Interior Design Ideas Around The World

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2013

13 Stylish Restaurant Interior Design Ideas Around The World

A person goes to a specific restaurant either because the food is very good or because the atmosphere is pleasant. Let’s forget for a moment about the chefs and their delicious creations and focus on the design of the restaurant. How exactly should a restaurant look like in order to attract customers? Well, that depends...

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Practical Storage Ideas For Handbags

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 29, 2013

Practical Storage Ideas For Handbags

When you first enter the house you probably just want to get rid of everything you have on you such as the handbag, your coat, the scarf and the shoes. But where do you put these things? Wee the coat goes on the rack and you probably also have a space where shoes are stored....

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Decorating With Mauve: Ideas & Inspiration

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 27, 2013

Decorating With Mauve: Ideas & Inspiration

Mauve is a unique tone with lots of feminine appeal. Used less often than a plain purple or pink, mauve is a light combination of both with lots of rosey hints. It’s a sophisticated take on some of the more primary colors, used often in home decor. But when paired in the right ways and...

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Kilims– a great accent piece in any home

Posted in Rugs & Carpets | by Simona Ganea, on April 26, 2013

Kilims– a great accent piece in any home

Kilims is a term used to describe flat tapestry-woven carpets that come from the Balkans. The term “kilim” comes from the Persian “gelim” and it means “to spread roughly”. These carpets are purely decorative in most cases but they can also serve as prayer rugs. They feature all sorts of patterns and symbols, some geometric...

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25 Cool Tent Design Ideas For Kids Room

Posted in Kids | by Simona Ganea, on April 26, 2013

25 Cool Tent Design Ideas For Kids Room

Kids love tents and not necessarily when you all go camping. They just love to have a space that they can crawl up into and where they can feel alone. I remember when I was little that I used to make a tent out of a coffee table and a blanket. I would go inside...

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How To Design Lighting In A Room Without Windows

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 26, 2013

How To Design Lighting In A Room Without Windows

Rooms without much natural light don’t have to be dull. Indeed, the absence of windows can mean that a more dynamic lighting design is made. If you are forced to do away with natural light, then it can lead to pleasingly strident results. For many cellars and basements, there is little or no available natural...

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Transforming Furniture with Spray Paint: Ideas & Inspiration

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 26, 2013

Transforming Furniture with Spray Paint: Ideas & Inspiration

Personally, I believe spray paint can fix anything. The dull lantern sitting out the yard, the boring wooden stools taking up space next to the kitchen island or even that old dining room table that’s been hiding in the garage for years can all be made over with a bit of the canned magic. Coming...

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A redesigned mid-century apartment in Seattle

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 26, 2013

A redesigned mid-century apartment in Seattle

Located in Seattle, Washington, this apartment has been recently redesigned and it now has a very charming and beautiful interior. It was a project by local SHED Architecture & Design. The mid-century apartment got a somewhat eclectic interior. You can see that it’s simple like most modern and contemporary homes but it also has that...

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Best 10 Ideas For Storing Your Kitchen Knives Safely

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 25, 2013

Best 10 Ideas For Storing Your Kitchen Knives Safely

In the kitchen there are a lot of utensils that could be dangerous to work with if you’re careful and knives are definitely on the first place in this top. You have to make sure that you store your kitchen knives safely to avoid accidents and also so that your children don’t reach them. So...

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Cool Play Equipment For Your Garden That Kids Will Love

Posted in Kids | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 25, 2013

Cool Play Equipment For Your Garden That Kids Will Love

Running around on the lawn during the summer months is enough for many kids to get some fresh air and exercise. However, some exterior play equipment can enliven outdoor play sessions and encourage children to play outside for longer. If your children like to play sociably with friends or siblings, making an imaginative game out...

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A Modern House Built From 900 Concrete Blocks

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 24, 2013

A Modern House Built From 900 Concrete Blocks

As a kid, everyone likes to play with Lego pieces. It’s so fun to be able to create something. You get to build miniature houses and even then you have to find a way to make them stable and to give them a nice layout. It’s a great exercise for when you become an architect...

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Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on April 24, 2013

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. But using a tent doesn’t mean that you have to give up all the comfort and to suffer. You can pick a tent with a great...

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Very Stylish Duplex With Cleverly Hidden Storage Spaces

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 24, 2013

Very Stylish Duplex With Cleverly Hidden Storage Spaces

Usually it’s the small houses and apartments that require you to find unusual solutions for storage and to try to hide these spaces anywhere you can. But why not it anyway, even if you have a spacious home? It would mean you have some extra free floor space and that most of the things you...

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Top 10 Cities To Visit In Europe This Year

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on April 24, 2013

Top 10 Cities To Visit In Europe This Year

Europe has lots of wonderful cities that deserve to be on your itinerary if you ever decide to take a long vacation. To make your work easier, we’ve made a top with 10 of the most beautiful places on this continent. It each has unique attractions and must see destinations. Here they are: 1. Florence....

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Must-Have Home Accessories For Photography Enthusiasts

Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on April 24, 2013

Must-Have Home Accessories For Photography Enthusiasts

When you have a hobby or a passion you want to express it somehow and usually this can also be seen in the way we decorate our homes. For example, if you love photography then you’ll definitely enjoy having these accessories in your home. DSRL Paparazzi stool. This is the Reflex Lens Stool. It was...

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Always Stylish, Classic Color Combinations

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 23, 2013

Always Stylish, Classic Color Combinations

Even if you’re not into bold patterns or gutsy, artistic interior design thrills – that doesn’t mean you can’t create a warm and stylish home. In fact, you may even be able to create some of the most fashionable and sophisticated spaces. With some classic color combinations, you’ll easily be able to makeover some of...

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Colors That Can Help You Sleep Better

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 23, 2013

Colors That Can Help You Sleep Better

It’s very frustrating to go to bed knowing that you’re very tired but to not be able to fall asleep. It’s also frustrating when you manage to fall asleep but you wake up tired because you couldn’t relax properly. These problems can be related to stress and various other factors which are not always easy...

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29 Cool Makeup Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 23, 2013

29 Cool Makeup Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

If you’re like me then you probably leave your makeup all over the place. I would like to be more organized but I just don’t have a system. So I just realized that if I had a practical storage space where I could deposit all my makeup items then I would probably be more organized...

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Small But Well Distributed Apartment With A Modern Interior

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 23, 2013

Small But Well Distributed Apartment With A Modern Interior

An interior designer will work with what the space offers. For example, if it’s a spacious apartment, there’s enough room for oversized artwork and for all sorts of accessories and elements. If, on the other hand, the apartment is tiny, the designer will try to use everything in his favor and to use the space...

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11 Easy DIY Homemade Soap Recipes

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 23, 2013

11 Easy DIY Homemade Soap Recipes

Even though it’s not a common practice anymore, not so long ago people used to make their own soap rather than to buy it. Of course, it was the case when even if you wanted to you couldn’t find such things in stores or it wasn’t worth the travel. But even now, when we can...

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Contemporary Chandeliers That Compliment Modern Homes

Posted in Lighting | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 23, 2013

Contemporary Chandeliers That Compliment Modern Homes

Everyone has a mental image of what a chandelier should look like. Decorative, and often ornate, they are suspended light fittings that usually hang from a ceiling with branched supports for a number of lights sources. Often the light is refracted with cut glass making the effect ephemeral. As the chandelier catches even the slightest...

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A Redesigned 1940s Duplex With A Contemporary Look

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2013

A Redesigned 1940s Duplex With A Contemporary Look

The Berri Residence can be found in Montreal, Canada. It is now a beautiful residence with a modern design. But it didn’t always look like this. In fact, it was in pretty bad shape not so long ago. The residence is actually a duplex that was originally built in the 1940s. With time it got...

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The Characteristics Of Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2013

The Characteristics Of Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs

There are several types of light bulbs to choose from and some are inevitably better than others. In general, our main concern is to be able to save as much energy as possible. But there are also other factors that could influence our decision. For example: The luminous efficiency of a light bulb. Most people...

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How To Use Runners In Traditional Dining Rooms

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 22, 2013

How To Use Runners In Traditional Dining Rooms

Dining room runners lend a certain decorative interest to a table whether they are ready laid or not in use. Traditionally designed dining rooms will usually have the dining table at the center of the room with chairs arranged around it. Whether you have a square table, a rectangular one, or even a round one,...

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Stainless steel countertops – always the best choice in the kitchen

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2013

Stainless steel countertops – always the best choice in the kitchen

Have you noticed that professional chefs always recommend stainless steel countertops for the kitchen? There’s a very good reason for that. These countertops are not just very resistant and durable but they are also easy to maintain and very practical. In addition, they give the kitchen a modern look, glamorous even. But let’s learn a...

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Ingenious ideas for repurposing a treadle sewing machine

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on April 22, 2013

Ingenious ideas for repurposing a treadle sewing machine

Many of the early sewing machines were powered by a treadle mechanism and they are still very popular. The treadle was operated by pressing down on it with a foot or with both feet and this would cause a rocking movement that would spin a large wheel on the frame. Even though treadle sewing machines...

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A luxury Hong Kong interior design project by Kelly Hoppen

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on April 21, 2013

A luxury Hong Kong interior design project by Kelly Hoppen

Each designer has a unique style. It’s true that there are limitations in terms of what a designer can use as inspiration but the way each person combines these elements is always unique and this is that designer’s style. An interior designer will often leave his/her mark on a project and, if given total liberty,...

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The Pros And Cons Of Wooden Pallets

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 19, 2013

The Pros And Cons Of Wooden Pallets

Since there are so many different DIY projects that involve pallets we thought it could be useful to offer you a more generalized analysis on this subject. As you know, pallets are very versatile and they can be used for lots of different projects. They are indeed wonderful and very resourceful. But where there advantages,...

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What To Do With All Those Wooden Spoons!

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 19, 2013

What To Do With All Those Wooden Spoons!

All you need are some wooden spoons. It is really that simple. A quick project or a quick accent, these quaint little pieces can do  more than you may think – and not just as a kitchen utensil! There are plenty of nifty little ways to decorate, organize or spruce up your collection! Take a...

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5 Tips For Giving A Room A Makeover In A Day

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 19, 2013

5 Tips For Giving A Room A Makeover In A Day

Everyone has moments when they look at the living room, bedroom or any other room in their home and they realize it’s time for a change. The décor seems old and boring and giving the room a makeover seems like a splendid idea. But usually makeovers are complex projects that take time and require resources....

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Add Style To Your Kitchen With Retro Appliances

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 19, 2013

Add Style To Your Kitchen With Retro Appliances

The kitchen and the office are the rooms where you don’t really want to fall behind when it comes to buying new appliances and gadgets. Still, some retro appliances could give your kitchen a charming and stylish look. In fact, it seems to be a quite popular trend these days. By using retro kitchen appliances...

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Auto-Inspired Furniture For Car Lovers

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on April 18, 2013

Auto-Inspired Furniture For Car Lovers

When you have a passion and you truly like a subject then you’ll most likely be influenced by it when you make all sorts of decisions. Let’s take you like cars and everything related to them. It would be very difficult not to want some of these pieces of furniture to be part of your...

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Learn How Much Energy Your Light Bulbs Help You Save

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 18, 2013

Learn How Much Energy Your Light Bulbs Help You Save

When you go to the store to buy a new light bulb you face the need to decide which type to choose. There are several types of light bulbs and they each have advantages and disadvantages, but when it comes to choosing one over the others, this decision is usually based on how much the...

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Fun With Farm Tables: Ideas & Inspiration

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 17, 2013

Fun With Farm Tables: Ideas & Inspiration

A cozy, distressed wood table may be just what you need to finish you dining room, breakfast nook or your homey, covered patio. Great for gathering, tea parties and friendly luncheons, farm tables are for more than just the farm. They can glide into a modern space, a vintage home or a feminine little corner....

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35 Colorful Playroom Design Ideas

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on April 17, 2013

35 Colorful Playroom Design Ideas

Whether or not you decide to include a playroom into your home’s design is something that depends on several aspects. But if you have the space then it’s a wonderful idea. Kids need to have a space where they know they can play and do whatever they want. But designing and decorating the playroom is...

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Clean white small attic apartment with vibrant pops of color

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 17, 2013

Clean white small attic apartment with vibrant pops of color

Attic apartments in general come with both advantages and disadvantages. First of all, let’s talk about the slanted ceiling. It’s true that it often makes a room feel more cozy and inviting but it’s also a detail that tends to make the room seem smaller. It’s also not practical when you decorate the room. Then...

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How To Update Your Interior With Modern Coved Ceilings

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 17, 2013

How To Update Your Interior With Modern Coved Ceilings

In many Northern European homes at least ones that were built within the last century or so, coved ceilings are likely to feature in some way. However, in recent times the habit of coving the ceilings, particularly of reception rooms, has started to become less and less used. Modern built homes rarely feature coving nowadays...

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Feng Shui Decorating Tips For Each Room Of The House

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 16, 2013

Feng Shui Decorating Tips For Each Room Of The House

If you’re particularly interested in creating a harmonious décor and atmosphere in your home then you should consider giving Feng Shui a chance. It’s a technique that tells you what colors to use and how to arrange them, where to put your furniture and all sorts of other great tips that have wonderful results. You...

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Top 10 Best Resorts From Thailand

Posted in Hotels & Resorts | by Simona Ganea, on April 16, 2013

Top 10 Best Resorts From Thailand

If you’re undecided about where to spend your next vacation or where to go for your honeymoon, Thailand is a great option. It’s a very beautiful place with lots of attractions and it has lots of wonderful resorts. In fact, we’ve made a top with the most beautiful resorts found here and we hope you’ll...

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Bright Ideas For Outdoor Lighting Designs

Posted in Outdoor | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 16, 2013

Bright Ideas For Outdoor Lighting Designs

External lighting adds a completely new flavour to your garden or your home’s façade. Extending the daylight hours is only a small part of the idea when it comes to light fittings that will be based out of doors. Creating some areas where the light intensity is relatively high is a good idea for any...

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How To Select Flooring For A Home Office

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 16, 2013

How To Select Flooring For A Home Office

Home offices, unlike other domestic spaces, need to be designed to work as efficiently as possible rather than favoring comfort. In a living room or a bedroom, comfort should be given the lion’s share of the designer’s attention. However, the ability to provide a productive working environment is what home office design is all about....

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15 Blue Bedrooms With Soothing Designs

Posted in Bedroom | by Simona Ganea, on April 15, 2013

15 Blue Bedrooms With Soothing Designs

Blue is not just for the boys’ bedroom just like pink is not only for the girls. Certain shades of blue can look sophisticated and stylish, with a little bit of grown-up appeal, perfect for the master bedroom. Sky blue is a wonderful option for the ceiling and a great alternative to white. The following...

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Cozy Tiny Apartment In Madrid With A Youthful And Chic Interior

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on April 14, 2013

Cozy Tiny Apartment In Madrid With A Youthful And Chic Interior

A person should decorate his or her apartment according to personal preferences and that space should become a reflection of that person’s character. It’s not all about what’s trendy these days or what other people opt for. When someone takes a look at your home they should be able to say that it fits you....

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House in Netherlands With A Light And Bright Interior

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 13, 2013

House in Netherlands With A Light And Bright Interior

The first thing anyone probably notices when they first take a look at this house is the fact that the interior is very bright and very light. That’s mostly due to that very nice combination of white and wood. The wood features are all over the rooms and they have that light finish that allows...

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20 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 12, 2013

20 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

There’s still plenty of time to decide on a nice gift for Mother’s Day but it’s never too early to explore options. This day is very special. Not everyone has a girlfriend, a wife or a husband but everybody has a mother. This is the day when you get to remind her how much she...

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Creating A Natural Feel With Wood In Contemporary Bathrooms

Posted in Bathroom | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 12, 2013

Creating A Natural Feel With Wood In Contemporary Bathrooms

Some materials are simply warmer than others and natural wood is a good example. Nonetheless, most bathrooms tend to have an absence of wood in either its natural state or processed. On show in the majority of washrooms will be ceramic tiling, marble and, from time to time, vinyl. The reason for these conventional design...

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5 Playful Kids’ Room DIYs

Posted in DIY Projects | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 12, 2013

5 Playful Kids’ Room DIYs

Feeling a bit adventurous? Have you been practicing your DIY skills and think you’re ready to take on a bigger challenge? Well, then these project ideas may be right up your alley. If your kiddo is in need of something to perk up their own personal space, try out one of these playful, big time...

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Tips For Keeping A Bookshelf Organized

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on April 11, 2013

Tips For Keeping A Bookshelf Organized

I don’t know about you but I’m always having trouble keeping the bookshelves clean and organized. Let’s say I spend an entire day organizing the books and making sure everything is perfectly organized. At some point they will all look messy again. This usually happens when you take a book but you don’t put back...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 11, 2013

How To Make Copper Penny Flooring In 9 Easy Steps

There’s not much you can do with a penny these days. But when they start to stack, then you can really think of some great projects. For example, did you know you can put pennies in your floor? You can actually make copper penny flooring for your home. It’s not difficult but it takes time...

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Decorating With Beige and Blue: Ideas and Inspiration

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 11, 2013

Decorating With Beige and Blue: Ideas and Inspiration

Cool and calm. Refreshing and serene. Mellow and classy. These pairs describe another irresistible duo: beige and blue. For beachy vibes on the patio, serenity in the kitchen or a revitalizing master bathroom, shades of beige and blue could be your ticket to paradise. We’ve got the ideas and inspiration to help you decorate with...

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10 Tools For The Modern Handyman

Posted in Home Gadgets | by Simona Ganea, on April 11, 2013

10 Tools For The Modern Handyman

Whether you’re a professional or just someone who likes to take care of problems by himself, you need to have a set of tools in your home in case anything needs repairs. But since everything evolves and advances, your father’s old tools might not be enough for a modern handyman like yourself. So how about...

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5 Unique and Stylish Desk Chairs For Your Home Office

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 10, 2013

5 Unique and Stylish Desk Chairs For Your Home Office

Are you tired of your boring, black “roll-y” desk chair? Sure it has wheels and it has the ability to go up and down to fit your height, but don’t you want something just a bit more stylish for your office? Even though you may be working in cubicle or a barely decorated space in...

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The Benefits Of Using LED Lighting In Your Home

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 10, 2013

The Benefits Of Using LED Lighting In Your Home

Almost anyone knows that using LED lighting is good but, when asked, they can’t really identify these benefits. Using LED lighting comes with several advantages and today we’re going to tell you exactly what these are. Energy-efficient lighting. This is what most people will tell you when you ask what they know about LED lighting:...

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10 Summery Turquoise Couches

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 10, 2013

10 Summery Turquoise Couches

The summer haze is right on the horizon. Although I’m not a fan of the hotter temperatures, I’m a big fan of the fun, flirty and tropical summertime colors. I’m also a fan of the makeovers we give ourselves and our homes during the season. Now is the time to daydream and commit to a...

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Charming Summer House With A Barn-Like Structure

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on April 10, 2013

Charming Summer House With A Barn-Like Structure

Summer homes are usually light, bright and quite simple. In fact, this one is a perfect reflection of how a perfect summer home should look like. It’s not a luxury home but it’s not very modest either. It’s the perfect balance between luxury and simplicity. As you can see, this vacation home has a barn-like...

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Five Italian Style Tips You Can Use In Your Home

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 10, 2013

Five Italian Style Tips You Can Use In Your Home

From the design houses and couture of Milan to the classical world of ancient Rome, Italian inspired décor is found all over the world. Of course, in the ancient world much of the architecture to be found in Itlay was replicated in conquered lands. Nowadays, Italian designers are plagiarised from China to South America.You are...

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How To Update Your Living Room’s Ceiling For A Stunning New Look

Posted in Living Room | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 9, 2013

How To Update Your Living Room’s Ceiling For A Stunning New Look

Making alterations to the décor of a living room rarely constitutes more than new coat of white paint, when it comes to ceiling treatments. Walls, soft furnishings and even the flooring of a reception room all tend to get more attention than the part of the room that is above the eye line. However, simply...

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27 Space-Saving Design Ideas For Small Kitchens

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 9, 2013

27 Space-Saving Design Ideas For Small Kitchens

When you have a small kitchen, you often don’t even feel like going into that room. It’s just not inviting to always feel like you don’t have enough space for prepping dinner or even for washing the dishes. But that’s sometimes because it’s not designed right. A tiny kitchen with a functional décor is actually...

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What Makes A Home Office Functional And Great To Work In

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Simona Ganea, on April 9, 2013

What Makes A Home Office Functional And Great To Work In

Most people feel the need to have a home office. Whether you’re working from home or you bring work home with you or if you simply need a space where you can go when you have a project that needs to be completed, the home office is where you should be. But it’s often difficult...

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Curtain Designs And Styles For The Children’s Bedroom

Posted in Bedroom | by Simona Ganea, on April 9, 2013

Curtain Designs And Styles For The Children’s Bedroom

Decorating a kid’s bedroom is definitely not all fun. It’s not easy to choose the right features for this room. On one hand you have to choose what’s practical, durable and functional. But on the other hand you have to make sure your kid will like the designs you choose because otherwise he or she...

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12 Unique DIY Projects Featuring Birch Wood

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 9, 2013

12 Unique DIY Projects Featuring Birch Wood

Birch is a hardwood tree and its wood is fine-grained and pale in color which makes it very attractive because of the satin-like sheen. Birch wood can be used for a variety of different projects and some of them are very simple. Here are a few DIY projects that you might like to explore. Wood...

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Different Styles To Adopt When Decorating Your Coffee Table

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 8, 2013

Different Styles To Adopt When Decorating Your Coffee Table

The coffee table is a must-have in any living room. It’s the central piece and often the focal point of the room. But simply placing the table there doesn’t mean your work there is done. Most people are having trouble deciding what they should put on the table or if they should put anything on...

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Decorate With Test Tube Bases – 10 Micro Stylish Ideas

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on April 8, 2013

Decorate With Test Tube Bases – 10 Micro Stylish Ideas

Flowers are extremely popular decorations and they’re appreciated for their freshness and delicacy. People put them in vases and admire them but when they lose their freshness they get replaced. This means you have little time to enjoy the flowers and you have to make it count. So choose the vase carefully. These test tub...

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Modern Approaches To Dining Room Sideboards

Posted in Furniture | by Stefan Gheorghe, on April 8, 2013

Modern Approaches To Dining Room Sideboards

Traditional sideboards evoke an Old World charm that can put you in mind of elegant country estates. However, modern dining rooms will also benefit from the addition of some storage furniture that is suited to the function of the room. Sideboards are great for stowing away your dinner service and cutlery, of course, but they...

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Pro Space-Saving Tips For Small Kitchens

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on April 8, 2013

Pro Space-Saving Tips For Small Kitchens

A small kitchen can be a big minus for any home, whether it’s a house or an apartment. A small kitchen is very uninviting and this can be very frustrating. But sometimes you can’t afford to turn down an offer just for this reason alone. Also, you might not have much space at your disposal...

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