3-Tier Wire Bath Shelf

Posted in Bathroom | by Loredana Sava, on August 24, 2012

3-Tier Wire Bath Shelf

I do not know what you do, but I prefer having everything ready and handy when I am in the bathroom. It is true that I have two small kids, so I must watch them all the time, so it helps having everything within reach. That is why I think bathroom shelves are a lot...

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Transform your interior décor using geometric shapes

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 24, 2012

Transform your interior décor using geometric shapes

Regardless of where and how you use them, geometric shapes are always something that intrigues us. It’s probably because they seem so artificial, so different from all the imperfections nature has habituated us with. It’s why adding some sharp edges and geometric shapes, regardless of how simple or complicated they are, can completely change the...

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Painted Wooden Spoons Add Fun To The Kitchen

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 24, 2012

Painted Wooden Spoons Add Fun To The Kitchen

Wooden spoons can be as plain and boring as they can be useful. They’re really practical in the kitchen and we all use them. However, they’re not great lookers and that’s why we’ll show you a few ways in which you can make them look a bit more interesting and give them a cheerful and...

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Café Kureon Design by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 24, 2012

Café Kureon Design by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Tokyo-based practice Kengo Kuma and Associates already impressed us with several projects such as the Tokyo Starbucks coffee shop where they showed us their creative vision as well as their collection of toys-inspired furniture. Both these projects along with the third one we’re presenting today have something in common. They all use wood in new...

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Six stylish bar stools that we love

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 24, 2012

Six stylish bar stools that we love

When shopping for a bar stools there are a few things that you’re looking for: a strong and durable construction, a friendly and stylish shape and a design with a style that matches your interior. We have selected six of the most beautiful bar stools we encountered and we hope that you will find them...

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The Clopen shelf/drawer by Torafu Architects

Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on August 24, 2012

The Clopen shelf/drawer by Torafu Architects

Shelves are very functional and practical in all types of spaces. They allow us to save precious floor space and give us a great storage alternative for books, decorations and all sorts of other items. The great advantage about them is that they can be placed just about anywhere as long as there’s some free...

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Double your parking space with the Cardok Parking Lift

Posted in Design And Concept | by Simona Ganea, on August 24, 2012

Double your parking space with the Cardok Parking Lift

Need more parking space but don’t have it? This is a problem of the past thanks to Cardok. Cardok is an underground parking solution designed to double your parking space. Not only that, but with Cardok you’ll also have greater security even than in a locked garage. That’s because your car will actually be under...

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Un lavabos, a tilting sink that adapts to the user’s height

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on August 23, 2012

Un lavabos, a tilting sink that adapts to the user’s height

Carefully so that everyone can comfortable use the sink. It’s often difficult to do that as the users heights vary very much. it’s a problem for which French designer Gwenole Gasnier has created a solution. It’s called Un Lavabo and it’s a sink that can adapt to everyone that uses it.The sink is not very...

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Nido Tufted Sleeper Lounge Chair

Posted in Furniture | by Loredana Sava, on August 23, 2012

Nido Tufted Sleeper Lounge Chair

We all like stories where the main character turns into something unexpected. We know stories from our childhood with the frog that turned into a beautiful prince when kissed by the princess, the ugly horse that turns into a nice and strong stallion, the bad witch that turns into an old woman after drinking a...

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Divider & Conquer Those Bathroom Drawers

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 23, 2012

Divider & Conquer Those Bathroom Drawers

Organization is key to a functional, neat & tidy bathroom. The problem is, it’s so easy to throw this and that into every drawer until they’re filled without any rhyme or reason. But there are so many simple ways to clear it out and fix it up. Find your hair ties, toothpaste and lotion that...

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The Romantic Nannai Beach Resort

Posted in Hotels & Resorts | by Simona Ganea, on August 23, 2012

The Romantic Nannai Beach Resort

The Nannai Beach Resort is located in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil and it’s an exotic retreat, a perfect destination for a romantic getaway. It’s also a favorite destination for honeymoons because of its spectacular landscape, amazing views, serene atmosphere and comfortable luxury. The resort’s proximity to water makes it a favorite location for those who...

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A charming attic apartment in Sweden

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on August 23, 2012

A charming attic apartment in Sweden

Attic apartments are charming in general because of their location. Their angled ceilings and panoramic views, as well as the higher level of privacy allow them to be particularly cozy. A great example would be this lovely apartment from Sweden. Found on Alvhem, the apartment is situated in an Art Nouveau building that has been...

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Decorating A Hunter Green Living Room

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 23, 2012

Decorating A Hunter Green Living Room

There is something really powerful and comforting about a deep, hunter green. Especially since green represents power, life and nature. It’s a very comforting color to surround yourself with. It’s warm and inviting but, at the same time, very regal and sophisticated. Or maybe I love hunter green because I grew up with a huge,...

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A furniture collection that tricks the eye

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Simona Ganea, on August 23, 2012

A furniture collection that tricks the eye

This is a collection that was created by Danish designer Rasmus B. Fex. It is composed of a chair and a table so it’s small and simple. Individually, each of these two pieces also looks very simple in terms of design and structure. But behind this simple look there’s actually a very complex and very...

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Things you should consider when choosing the bathroom lighting

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 23, 2012

Things you should consider when choosing the bathroom lighting

Choosing the right lighting fixtures for the bathroom can be quite difficult. There are lots of things to take into consideration and it would be best to analyze them all before making a decision. First you should create a plan. Most often, people opt for spotlights for the bath and shower areas and wall lights...

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Ainsley Linen Tufted Headboard

Posted in Bedding | by Loredana Sava, on August 22, 2012

Ainsley Linen Tufted Headboard

I like beds with headboards because they provide the necessary insulation to protect your head against the coldness of the wall. But normally these headboards are made of wood and covered with leather or faux leather. However, there are some other old-fashioned designers and manufacturers who prefer using some warmer materials like linen. This is...

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Manuscrit Rug

Posted in Rugs & Carpets | by Loredana Sava, on August 22, 2012

Manuscrit Rug

“Manuscrit” is the French word for “manuscript” and it comes from two Latin words, meaning written by hand. Each person’s writing is different from the other and shows special individual particularities. Starting from this the designer Joaquim Ruiz Millet created this beautiful Manuscrit Rug for Nani Marquina. This is part of Nani Marquina’s collection Black...

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How to remove heat stains from wood furniture

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 22, 2012

How to remove heat stains from wood furniture

Wood furniture is particularly beautiful because it creates a warm and inviting atmosphere while also being elegant. It’s classical and extremely popular. However, wood is not the best material when it comes to durability and maintenance. Most often, wood tables will get heat stains as a result of being extensively used. The stains are very...

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5 Ways To Utilize The Unused Linen Closet

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 22, 2012

5 Ways To Utilize The Unused Linen Closet

Linen closets can become much more useful than as a place to keep just your everyday linens, although, if we can learn how to organize them a little better they’d be much more useable.  How about instead of stuffing and cramming extra, unfolded towels and wrinkled sheets inside …  we give you some ideas on...

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A surprisingly spacious 60 square meter residence

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 22, 2012

A surprisingly spacious 60 square meter residence

Not everyone that lives in a small home finds this to be a major inconvenient. In fact, just because your home is theoretically small it doesn’t mean you can’t practically make it seem spacious. You can do that by functionally organizing your space and by getting creative when it comes to storage. The interior design...

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6 Ways To Use Scarves Around The House

Posted in DIY Projects | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 22, 2012

6 Ways To Use Scarves Around The House

Believe it or not, scarves can come in handy around the house. Because of their various sizes, color, shapes, prints and the fact that they’re usually quite inexpensive, a scarf here or there can easily become a go-to move for home decorating and updating. There are plenty of DIY projects to try your hand at...

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Clever Dresser Makeovers That Bring Forth New Possibilities

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 22, 2012

Clever Dresser Makeovers That Bring Forth New Possibilities

If a furniture piece becomes old and outdated, that alone is not a good reason for you to give up having it in your home. Some appreciate such pieces and enjoy the memories that are linked to them but this is not always the case. This article explores the ways in which you can revive...

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A cozy Los Angeles condo with a green eclectic interior

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2012

A cozy Los Angeles condo with a green eclectic interior

The owner of this beautiful condo wanted to give it a makeover. She wanted a fresh start and she couldn’t have it if she were living in the same old apartment. So she decided to change the atmosphere. The condo is located in West Hollywood, Los Angeles and it has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.The...

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TV Frame Ideas – A Way To Personalize Your Home Without Cliches

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2012

TV Frame Ideas – A Way To Personalize Your Home Without Cliches

This is actually pretty interesting. Framing the TV is not something we normally consider when decorating our homes. It’s something that can make the décor stand out and the idea is pretty simple but also ingenious. There are plenty of different ways to design a TV frame that suits the style you have in mind...

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10 of the most beautiful mid-century modern chairs

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2012

10 of the most beautiful mid-century modern chairs

Mid-century modern furniture has a uniquely stylish look and a series of characteristics that make it stand out in a very subtle way. Chairs, for example, are particularly interesting because we can clearly see all sorts of innovative designs that, with time, have become common features. Here are 10 of the most beautiful mid-century modern...

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A chic DIY gilded drum pendant lamp

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2012

A chic DIY gilded drum pendant lamp

If you want your home to be modern but with a touch of rustic and to be simple and yet to stand out, this lamp would be a great addition. It’s a pendant lamp that you can make yourself. It’s not a project where you start from scratch. You’ll need a pendant lamp to start...

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A long narrow residence in Tokyo

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2012

A long narrow residence in Tokyo

This narrow but otherwise tall and beautiful residence is located in Tokyo, Japan. It sits on a site that measures a total of 153.0 square meters but that is 22 m deep and only 4.7 m wide. It’s a strip of land in between two buildings, an urban gap that remained untouched because it was...

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8 Unique Kitchen Cleaning Tips

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 21, 2012

8 Unique Kitchen Cleaning Tips

We all dread it but we all have to do it! Cleaning house is something we all must endure … but doesn’t it seem like cleaning the kitchen is one of the most daunting tasks, since we have to do it nearly everyday? Well, instead of the same ole’ Lysol wipes and powdered Comet, we’ve...

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Calyx Modern Bed with Curved Headboard

Posted in Furniture | by Loredana Sava, on August 21, 2012

Calyx Modern Bed with Curved Headboard

I like unique and unexpected design because it makes us see things differently and this way we realize we can accept things that do not have the shape and design we were used to. But that does not make those things any less beautiful, quite the opposite I may say. For example this Calyx Modern...

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How To Refinish An Old Dresser And Add It To The Nursery

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2012

How To Refinish An Old Dresser And Add It To The Nursery

Apart from a few exceptions, the furniture used in the nursery is basically the same as everywhere else in the house. This is especially true when it comes to storage. A dresser, for example, can be a perfect storage unit for the nursery and all you’d have to do is give it a makeover so...

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A piece of luxury in the middle of nature

Posted in Architecture | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 20, 2012

A piece of luxury in the middle of nature

There are people that really love nature. And for those of you who love waking up in the morning and hear the sea knocking on your door, and the perfect way nature stays, there`s a house for you in Big Sur California. Designed by Carver and Schicketanz, this propriety called the Dani Ridge House is...

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3 Seat Swing with Canopy

Posted in Outdoor | by Loredana Sava, on August 20, 2012

3 Seat Swing with Canopy

I don’t know why everybody likes swings – both adults and children and we all find this comforting and peaceful. I guess it has something to do with a distant memory since we were protected in our mothers’ wombs. Or maybe we simple like movement. But I find this really refreshing to sip my morning...

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Sleek floating staircases for an elegant interior

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 20, 2012

Sleek floating staircases for an elegant interior

Lots of interior designs are centered around the staircase. It’s an element that basically connects all the levels and that is usually in the heart of the house. It’s the core that keeps everything together. It’s why staircases are exceptional accent features and focal points. Some designs are more intriguing than others and I think...

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The amazing Bench inspired by Nature

Posted in Furniture | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 20, 2012

The amazing Bench inspired by Nature

For art lovers, the regular furniture pieces aren`t so interesting. That is because they are always looking forward to see not only innovating stuff, but a combination between tradition and futuristic views, something that brings them that feeling of approval. That`s why the homes of the artists look so interesting to us, because they always...

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Handmade Storage Basket

Posted in Furniture | by Alina, on August 20, 2012

Handmade Storage Basket

Nothing compares to the handmade objects. They are unique, well done and perfect, no matter how simple or complicated they seem. The basket in the picture is handmade by skilled Aeta artisan weavers and once you see it, you try to picture the person who made it. The baskets in themselves are colorful and quirky,...

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3 Tips To Help You Find the Right Kitchen Table

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 17, 2012

3 Tips To Help You Find the Right Kitchen Table

The kitchen is a central social area where family and friends gather and spend time together. Most often, the kitchen is part of an open plan that also includes the living room and the dining area. If you want your kitchen to have a table then there are several aspects to take into consideration before...

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10 Cute Ways To Decorate Your Flower Pots

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 17, 2012

10 Cute Ways To Decorate Your Flower Pots

It often seems like a flower pot just doesn’t look good enough, almost as if it’s not worthy of housing your beautiful plants. But that’s something you can easily deal with. You just have to find a way to decorate the pots so they look exactly how you want them to. Having trouble coming up...

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Bradford Shellhammer’s NY residence

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 17, 2012

Bradford Shellhammer’s NY residence

Bradford Shellhammer is the founder and chief design officer of Fab.com. He lives with his partner Georgi Balinov in Sparrowbush, New York. As you may imagine, when they had to furnish their home it was a piece of cake. Since Mr. Shellhammer is always surrounded by furniture, all he had to do is pick some...

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Japanese one-story wooden house

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 16, 2012

Japanese one-story wooden house

Designing a house for a woman can be very challenging. There are usually lots of demands and everything has to be perfect. The attention to details is crucial. But designing a house for two women tops that. However, not everyone is the same and, in this case, this residence is surprisingly simple and austere. It’s...

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Enclume Deep Shelf Pot Rack

Posted in Kitchen | by Loredana Sava, on August 16, 2012

Enclume Deep Shelf Pot Rack

I think we all should know how to cook, at least the essentials because you never know when you will need it. Besides, if you are the one cooking, you will know for sure when it was cooked and what ingredients are in it, if it is made of natural things or not. Any way,...

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3 DIY wicker basket projects

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 16, 2012

3 DIY wicker basket projects

Wicker baskets are very practical and a great storage solution for spaces such as the bathroom. They are great storage containers and can be placed on open shelves or underneath a table. They are also eco-friendly and have a look that’s suited for most styles and interior decors. Use them when there are not enough...

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7 Ideas For Using Chandeliers In The House

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 16, 2012

7 Ideas For Using Chandeliers In The House

Chandeliers are anything but boring. They demand attention to any space and add a whole lot of style to even the more unsuspecting places of the house. Just be sure when choosing a chandelier you realize that your choosing for decorative purposes and not functionality. So, if you need something with great lighting, steer clear...

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5 tips for a perfectly made bed

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 16, 2012

5 tips for a perfectly made bed

The bed is the most important and most prominent piece of furniture from the bedroom. So its image basically reflects the whole room. It’s why it’s important to have a nicely made bed. It might seem like a too difficult task, especially since you have to perform it every morning. But if you have a...

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A Swedish summer cottage with a colorful interior

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 15, 2012

A Swedish summer cottage with a colorful interior

A Nordic interior is not always defined by the lack of color. Its defining characteristics are simplicity and elegance. However, an interior as colorful and dynamic as this one is not very common either. This is a small Swedish summer cottage that, despite its dimensions, looks surprisingly airy, spacious and refreshing.Given the purpose it was...

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Sheep Handcrafted Footstool

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Loredana Sava, on August 15, 2012

Sheep Handcrafted Footstool

Footstools are supposed to help you relax your feet when you do not want to put them in bed, for example when you are in the living room and you are wearing shoes. Footstools are often used by kids to sit on as they are smaller than the chairs and they do not have a...

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A 47 square meter apartment with black and white interior

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on August 15, 2012

A 47 square meter apartment with black and white interior

This stylish apartment is situated in a building that was originally constructed in 1935. It’s why it’s surprising to see such a modern apartment inside it. However, to achieve this result, several renovations were necessary. It’s something that was created over the years. The apartment changed in an effort to keep up with the times...

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5 Suggestions For Decorating A Renovated Basement

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 15, 2012

5 Suggestions For Decorating A Renovated Basement

If and when you decide to renovate the basement, there are a few things you should consider when choosing the new décor. They’re just tips that you might find suitable for the look that you have chosen for your basement. For example: 1. Finishes first. Even if the basement tends to look like an area...

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The versatile Case Study Daybed

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Simona Ganea, on August 15, 2012

The versatile Case Study Daybed

The Case Study daybed has a pretty odd name but that’s because it was influenced by the designs of the Case Study House program from 1949. The program was sponsored by John Entenza, editor and publisher of Arts and Architecture magazine and it’s still a great source of inspiration for new and creative designs.This daybed...

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Homedics EnviraScape Silver Springs Fountain

Posted in Outdoor | by Loredana Sava, on August 14, 2012

Homedics EnviraScape Silver Springs Fountain

Modern life and business can be really stressful and exhausting, so many people working in big cities can’t wait for their summer holiday because they finally to get some rest and relax in some remote and quiet place where they can recharge their batteries for another whole year. I, for example, like going in the...

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3 Easy Ways To Decorate The Stair Banister

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 14, 2012

3 Easy Ways To Decorate The Stair Banister

Sometimes the most noticeable parts of your home will be forgotten in the mist of all your other decorating adventures, like painting the walls and deciding on curtains. Take the stairs banisters for example. You see and use them everyday, but rarely they are shown any attention to detail or even given the correct upkeep....

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The house that looks like a Tram

Posted in Architecture | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 14, 2012

The house that looks like a Tram

This unique house, both in shape and design, looks like the Lego projects you did when you were little. Without any hesitations, this awesome looking house from Melbourne, Australia was made for a family’s children enough old to live by their selves and for guest that the family had. Named by them the “dream house”,...

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White Croc Bar Stool

Posted in Furniture | by Loredana Sava, on August 14, 2012

White Croc Bar Stool

I think all the knowledge gathered by our ancestors is inherited by us at some unconscious level, maybe in our genes, maybe in our DNA. The fact is that people nowadays still love animal skins very much, I could say as much as back when they were forced to hunt in order to have something...

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The table that has only two legs

Posted in Furniture | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 14, 2012

The table that has only two legs

Have you ever imagined a table with only two legs? Well, the designers from Ercol invented one, in their Prices Risbrough factory. But you need to make sure you put it near a wall, that’s a condition. The Quello Table has a contemporary design and with his minimalistic look, it fits very well in your...

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The Awesome Hackberry Desk

Posted in Furniture | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 14, 2012

The Awesome Hackberry Desk

A very hard thing to do when you decorate your house is to choose your desk. That’s because is a place where you spend a lot of time and you need to have a lot a space for your papers and of course a lot of deposit space for your things. And they come in...

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CedarWorks Rhapsody Bed for Kids

Posted in Kids | by Loredana Sava, on August 14, 2012

CedarWorks Rhapsody Bed for Kids

Children love to play and the best thing you can do for them is to arrange their room so that they can play all day long, even when they are about to fall asleep or have just woken up. So if you want to encourage your kid or kids to sleep alone in their room,...

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Eco-Friendly, Reusable House by Broadhurst Architects

Posted in Architecture | by Mocanu Andreea, on August 14, 2012

Eco-Friendly, Reusable House by Broadhurst Architects

Broadhurst Architects have designed an “enviresponsible shelter” on the grounds of the Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland. The Crib, as it is known, is a largely prefabricated outbuilding inspired by the corn crib, a traditional agricultural structure used to store food.This house is a response to the current interest in small buildings, in simplicity and environmental...

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The chair that looks like a bug

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 14, 2012

The chair that looks like a bug

I never liked bugs but when I saw this chair, I gave them another try to make me accept them. This chair we are showing you now is a very interesting one, because it looks just like an insect. And, of course his name, Bug Chair, comes from this aspect. If you love the insects...

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5 Details Usually Found In Modern Kitchens

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 13, 2012

5 Details Usually Found In Modern Kitchens

Nowadays, modern and contemporary are the preferred styles, especially for rooms such as the kitchen or the bathroom. They can be easily distinguished from traditional or vintage decors for example and there are some elements that are typical to them and that are usually found in all such spaces. We have selected five of them....

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New ideas from the 2013 IKEA Catalog

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 13, 2012

New ideas from the 2013 IKEA Catalog

Since its humble beginnings back in 1951, IKEA has come a long way. It never ceases to impress us with ingenious and creative ideas. Now you can check out some of their latest suggestions and creations in the 2013 IKEA Catalog. You can download the catalogue on your smartphone or tablet and let it inspire...

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Contemporary black interior design by Mim Design

Posted in Interiors | by Alina, on August 13, 2012

Contemporary black interior design by Mim Design

The residence in the picture is located in Melbourne,Australia and Mim Design created this impressive contemporary interior design. It was already an art deco residence, but what was succeeded was to complement and emphasize the beautiful period features. The result is a striking and dramatic monochromatic color palette, impossible not to impress. The original Art...

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Wood Magazine Rack and End Table

Posted in Furniture | by Loredana Sava, on August 13, 2012

Wood Magazine Rack and End Table

Printed press is about to be extinct, as many people now, especially those living in large cities, with easy access to the Internet, read all the news online and do not need a printed magazine or newspaper for this. However, every once in a while I like reading a magazine or at least the junk...

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Elegant Gallo Laptop Table

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 13, 2012

Elegant Gallo Laptop Table

We usually prefer laptops because they’re portable and we like to take them with us whenever we go somewhere. We also enjoy the fact that they can be used anywhere. You just put them on your lamp and there’s nothing else you need. However, that’s not very good for the laptop. It would be best...

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The unique M Mansion from Dallas, Texas

Posted in Real Estate | by Simona Ganea, on August 13, 2012

The unique M Mansion from Dallas, Texas

The M Mansion is an exquisite residence located in Dallas, Texas, United States. It’s a charming and unique French chateau-inspired estate that almost seems to come from a different world. The house was built by Ventura Custom Homes and it’s a one-of-a-kind property.The mansion is a true landmark in the area. It took the architects...

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Discover your inner peace at All Saints Chapel in Brazil

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Strachinaru, on August 13, 2012

Discover your inner peace at All Saints Chapel in Brazil

There are hard moments when we become desperate at a certain point so that cial problems, economic problems or emotional problems. Still there is a place which may inspire us optimism, love, energy and make us see that things are not so negative and without any solution. This place is called the “house of God”,...

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Interesting Design for An Outdoor Lamp

Posted in Outdoor | by Loredana Sava, on August 13, 2012

Interesting Design for An Outdoor Lamp

Having dinner outside is great in summer. You can admire the stars and enjoy the silence of the night. It’s usually peace and quiet and if the weather is fine you can even stay there until the small hours. But one thing I do hate about these nights in the garden: the lighting or the...

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How To Make One-of-a-kind Candle Holders At Home

Posted in DIY Projects | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 12, 2012

How To Make One-of-a-kind Candle Holders At Home

The popularity of candles as decorations for our homes is a reminiscence of the time when they were used as sources of light, from a time when electricity was a commodity not everyone got to benefit from. Even though that’s no longer the case, we still use candles, their role being now a decorative one....

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The sleek Pavillion nightstand

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 12, 2012

The sleek Pavillion nightstand

The Pavillion nightstand is one of those pieces of furniture that has a strong presence simply because of its compact design and dark finish. Even though it features a minimalist design, the nightstand also has a sophisticated look. It lacks any unnecessary details and ornaments, even the hardware being invisible to the eye. This means...

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The minimalist Shift bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on August 11, 2012

The minimalist Shift bookcase

Minimalist and versatile, the Shift bookcase is one of those pieces of furniture that would look beautiful in any kind of interior, regardless of the décor. It has a unique charm and a sophisticated look that allow it to complement any living room. Its name refers to the fact that, because of its design, it...

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10 Amazing Bathroom Tiles

Posted in Bathroom | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 10, 2012

10 Amazing Bathroom Tiles

It’s all about inspiration today folks! And you’re in for a treat, because we’ve combined an amazing list of beautiful bathroom tiles that will have your jaw drop and your mind imagining all the possibilities for your own bathroom redesign.  Keep in mind though, it really is important when deciding on your tiles for your...

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Stylish DIY Variations Of The Old-Fashioned Tree Swing

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 10, 2012

Stylish DIY Variations Of The Old-Fashioned Tree Swing

Anyone who had a tree in their backyard when they were little or who got to visit the countryside as a kid knows how fun it is to swing from a tree using nothing more than some rope and a piece of wood. The old-fashioned tree swing has made a lot of kids happy. Adults...

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Charming South Carolina Cottage by Historical Concepts

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 10, 2012

Charming South Carolina Cottage by Historical Concepts

This beautiful cottage is located near Bluffton in South Carolina. It’s a typical southern home with that particular charm that allows it to stand out. Even though this style is predictable and features constant elements that are always similar, every time the experience of admiring a cottage like this one is unique.The cottage was the...

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Contemporary cube house in Portugal

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 10, 2012

Contemporary cube house in Portugal

Located in Oporto, Portugal, this house has a compact and minimalist design, both inside and out. It was a project developed by ARQX Architects and it was built in 2011. The building covers a surface of 150.0 square meters and sits on a 435.35 square meter site. The size and broken shape of the site...

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DIY Mosaic Projects That Put Style Into Perspective

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 10, 2012

DIY Mosaic Projects That Put Style Into Perspective

Mosaics can be really fun to create and to work with. Of course, there are many different types of mosaics, some of which are quite extraordinary. The technique can be applied in a lot of cases and for various projects. The following examples all explore the world of mosaics each in their own stylish and...

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Vintage school desk for an inspiring experience at home

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Simona Ganea, on August 10, 2012

Vintage school desk for an inspiring experience at home

Naturally, children begin learning at home, even before going to school. It’s a necessary step in order to allow him to be prepared for such an important new experience. It’s why it would be nice to provide him with a space similar to the he will have to use at school. A school desk replica...

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Loop Laundry Basket by Reisenthel

Posted in Bathroom | by Loredana Sava, on August 9, 2012

Loop Laundry Basket by Reisenthel

I do my laundry at home because I have a pretty large family and I need to do this daily. But there are a lot of young people who live alone and do their laundry in special places like laundromats, so they have to carry the laundry there. The best way to do this is...

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The perfect home for the perfect family

Posted in Real Estate | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 9, 2012

The perfect home for the perfect family

The perfect house for me has to have a swimming pool and has to be surrounded by trees and flowers. This home from Princeton, United States is more than a perfect house. Is an amazing place to spend your entire life and of course is a peaceful home where you should raise your children. Suitable...

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How To Add More Storage To Your Kitchen The DIY Way

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 9, 2012

How To Add More Storage To Your Kitchen The DIY Way

You can’t really have too much storage space in the kitchen. You can, however, have too little. You can always change that by always improving your kitchen’s storage capacity and methods. The DIY projects you can try in this sense are numerous. We’re not going to discuss the large ones such as building cabinetry or...

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Tastefully-decorated 35 square foot apartment

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on August 9, 2012

Tastefully-decorated 35 square foot apartment

This apartment only occupies a surface of 35 square meters yet it looks very spacious. It’s mostly due to its internal structure and interior design. Its owners didn’t have to give up anything when decorating. They were able to include in the design everything their home needed without making it seem cluttered or small. The...

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7 Easy DIY Calendar Ideas

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 9, 2012

7 Easy DIY Calendar Ideas

Calendars are very common and used items in all types of homes, regardless of the interior design. They are very versatile and they can adapt their design to any décor. We have selected seven variants that we find particularly creative and beautiful. Choose the one that better suits your home and get to work! 1....

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Two Levels Hidden House in London

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 9, 2012

Two Levels Hidden House in London

Located in London, England, the Hidden House has a very suggestive name. It was built in between existing buildings and it’s using what could be called the leftover space of the city. So it’s not actually hidden but squeezed by the other buildings. Also, given its unusual location, the architects decided to take the concept...

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Practical DIY Organizers That Will Help You Stay On Top Of Things

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 8, 2012

Practical DIY Organizers That Will Help You Stay On Top Of Things

Being organized is the first step in being productive and efficient. The strategies you can use in this sense vary, depending on the activity, the location and personal preferences. Together we’ll review a few of them in the hopes of helping you stay on top of your tasks in a stylish and beautiful way. Let’s...

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The glamorous Axis floor mirror

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 8, 2012

The glamorous Axis floor mirror

The Axis mirror is that touch of luxury and glamour that a room needs to stand out. It’s a chic accent piece and would make an exquisite focal point in any room. The mirror is actually made of several mirrors. It incorporates a total of 15 large octagonal mirrors. They all have deeply beveled mirrored...

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Offi Nester Stacking Boxes

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Loredana Sava, on August 8, 2012

Offi Nester Stacking Boxes

A famous TV commercial I saw a few years ago said there was also life after leaving the office. Well, I would not be so sure about it. We have our problems at work and most of the times we have to carry them with us at home. So we have our own corner or...

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The Drawbridge Shelf – a very useful object for your home

Posted in Bookshelves | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 8, 2012

The Drawbridge Shelf – a very useful object for your home

All my childhood I’ve been inspired by my mother’s way to find place for all the things of our crowded house. She used to make shelves all around the place to place her books or her flowers. When I saw this object it reminded me of her.  The Drawbridge Shelf is not only a very...

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6 Tips To Using Coral In The Kitchen

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 8, 2012

6 Tips To Using Coral In The Kitchen

Coral is fresh, modern, feminine, bright and spunky. It’s a color that’s meant to feel playful and clean. And using it as the main source of color in the kitchen, puts you on the fast track to a super stylish and cheerful space. Today we’re here to give your a few ideas on how to...

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DIY pallet swing

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 8, 2012

DIY pallet swing

Among the many examples of how you can use pallets in new and creative ways we failed to mention this one. It’s a pallet swing and it’s actually quite easy to make. Swings are something that both children and adults love. They will never get old. But buying one can be quite expensive so why...

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How To Build A Sawhorse Desk For Both Rustic And Modern Offices

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 8, 2012

How To Build A Sawhorse Desk For Both Rustic And Modern Offices

One method through which you can add a personal touch to a home office, besides the usual artwork, framed photos and wallpaper, can also be to build the desk yourself. One type of design which is easy to implement is the sawhorse desk. As usual, there are many variations of this design you can choose...

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How to decorate for a home wedding

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on August 8, 2012

How to decorate for a home wedding

A home wedding can be very beautiful. It would be an intimate setting and a more affordable alternative. If you’re worried about the decorations and the way everything will look like that day, you will be pleased to find out that it’s actually simpler and less scary than you imagine. Also, we’re here to help....

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Villa SK – an addition by Atelier Thomas Pucher

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on August 7, 2012

Villa SK – an addition by Atelier Thomas Pucher

The project for Villa SK, as this structure is called, took an unpredicted turn. Initially, the idea was to rebuild an already existing house. It was a single family residence located in Graz, Austria. However, after rethinking everything, the architects and the clients agreed that it would be better to preserve that part and to...

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8 Unique Storage Ideas For Your Craft Room

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on August 7, 2012

8 Unique Storage Ideas For Your Craft Room

Keep your craft room neat and tidy by organizing all your odds and ends into fun, quirky storage units. No more large plastic containers around the house, home office or craft room, take a look at our batch of unique storage ideas that keep everything clean, organized and stylish! 1. A Batch of Mason Jars....

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How To Make A Wall Display Using A Simple Jar Or Bottle

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on August 7, 2012

How To Make A Wall Display Using A Simple Jar Or Bottle

Both Mason jars and glass bottles can be extremely versatile when it comes to DIY projects and repurposing in general. One interesting project you can make using either one of these things is a decorative wall sconce or perhaps an organizer. You can combine the jar or bottle with a variety of other materials in...

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Inspiring table made out of leftover materials

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 7, 2012

Inspiring table made out of leftover materials

This beautiful table is impressive on many levels. First of all, it has a simple and yet very interesting and eye-catching design. Also, the combination of colors is quite interesting as well. But the most impressive part of all is the fact that this table was made out of leftover materials. The table was designed...

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Think Big When You Choose The Floor Lamp

Posted in Lighting | by Loredana Sava, on August 6, 2012

Think Big When You Choose The Floor Lamp

The first time I visited a Catholic church I was overwhelmed by its size and grandeur and I felt small and unimportant. I had the same feeling again when I saw this beautiful ITRE The Great JJ Modern X-Large Floor Lamp. It is nothing more than an over-sized floor lamp designed by Jac Jacobsen for...

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The futuristic spiral coffee table

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 6, 2012

The futuristic spiral coffee table

Some designs are focused on functionality while others on looks. It’s a fact that establishes a balance between these two styles. However, most often there is a little of both sides. The Spiral coffee table has a design that makes it apparent that the goal is to impress. It’s a piece of furniture designed to...

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5 Tips For A Cozy Farmhouse Kitchen

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 6, 2012

5 Tips For A Cozy Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse kitchens, just like cottage-style kitchens, are particularly cozy, warm and inviting. They have a unique charm that is difficult to describe but that can be recreated with the help of some elements that are specific to this style. We will give 5 such examples but there are also other that you can find by...

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Sapporo Shelving with Cable Management

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on August 5, 2012

Sapporo Shelving with Cable Management

I like technology and usually my electronic appliances are located in the living room. But I try to combine them with books and shelves so as to get an interesting design. So i integrate the TV set, DVD player and the other gadgets in and among the bookshelves. I surround them with books and accessories...

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Shopping Paris Throw Pillows

Posted in Bedding | by Loredana Sava, on August 5, 2012

Shopping Paris Throw Pillows

Pillows are usually meant to keep your head in a comfortable position while you sleep. However, many pillows are used for decorative purposes only and they are thrown on the bed and sofa in order to give a special look to your bedroom or living room. These beautiful Shopping Paris Throw Pillows will bring a...

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Stylish and glamorous interiors by Marianne Cotterill

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on August 5, 2012

Stylish and glamorous interiors by Marianne Cotterill

Every designer has his own style. Some prefer to keep up with the times and adopt a modern/contemporary style, others enjoy to reminisce about the past and prefer something vintage or rustic while others get creative and combine styles to create their own. For photographers it’s almost the same thing expect that they get to...

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5 characteristics of contemporary kitchens

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on August 5, 2012

5 characteristics of contemporary kitchens

A contemporary kitchen is not the same as a modern kitchen, even though some people use these terms interchangeably. A contemporary kitchen can be modern but it can also adopt other styles as well. For example, it can have vintage details and accents without being a vintage kitchen. There are a few elements that are...

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The Refined Pathos Dining Table by B&B Italia

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on August 5, 2012

The Refined Pathos Dining Table by B&B Italia

Featuring a sleek and stylish design, this dining table was a creation of B&B Italia. Founded in 1996, the company has been a leader in the field of contemporary furnishing ever since. Their designers show great creativity and innovation and this beautiful table only confirms that. Like most creations, the Pathos dining table has a...

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