Published at Saturday, November 04th 2017, 04:01:57 AM by Yolanda Duret. Living Room. Use elaborate window treatments like swags, valances and tiebacks. Use fabrics that are silk, brocade and damask. Trim these with tassels, cords, braid and crystals to add more embellishments. You can also have a stained glass window if you are willing to spend money for it. To get that Victorian look, use decorative mouldings, ornaments, plasterwork and arches for your walls. Arches can create a grand look while plasters and mouldings give that look of authenticity. These things may cost a lot but would certainly give you the look you want. But if you want to save money, you can opt for walls with deep rich colors like red. You may also apply unique wallpapers with metallic or ornate prints.
Published at Friday, November 17th 2017, 11:58:57 AM by Yolanda Duret. Bathroom. To minimize space, you can use corner sinks, corner showers or corner baths. Choose the right size and style of sink. You may opt for a vanity unit, a pedestal a wall hung or an en-suite. Some bathrooms have a couch inside. You can actually use your creativity and choose the furniture to use that would suit your style. You can even use an antique dresser as your bathroom vanity. Choose the right size and shape for your bath tub and showers. Some even have saunas, whirlpool baths and spas. Make a unique look by customizing your bathroom. Also, consider concrete or limestone as surfacing material for a cool and clean look.
Published at Friday, November 17th 2017, 11:54:39 AM by Zurie Monnier. Bathroom. Cove lighting creates a gap between the wall and the finely done tile mosaic wall making it more appealing to the human eyes. Here, the bathtub is highlighted by the natural light it receives coming from the window. The designer wants to project a cool ocean-like atmosphere in the room by using tiles in shades of blue. The idea is to create a soothing and relaxing feel of the water.
Published at Friday, November 17th 2017, 11:51:13 AM by Yvonne Carrere. Bathroom. Always plan according to the needs of the primary user. This is important so you will know what kind of materials and features you need. A bathroom for children and adult would have different needs and you would use different features, too. For a child's bathroom, use non-skid surfaces and rounded edge to avoid injury. You can also place anti-slip mats. You can have adaptations for disabled persons by having grab rails to walls and close to the toilet. Consider a wall-hung sink so that people who use wheelchairs can move closer to it with ease.
Published at Friday, November 17th 2017, 11:47:07 AM by Yolanda Duret. Bedroom. Use colorful curtains for your child's room. See to it that the color you will use will match with the motif of the entire bedroom. Stick with bright colored window treatments for it can give the room a sharper and cleaner look. You can place a valance to lessen light that comes from overhead during the day. Also, place a shade to be used in the evening. Use a shade that has a color that complements to the room.
Published at Thursday, November 16th 2017, 05:21:57 AM by Zurie Monnier. Living Room. A unique and simple centrepiece is surely an added splendour in this minimalist living room. With the dramatic effect of using stained-glass, the living room is given more life especially with the use of natural textile. Black, grey and white combined together works well in this minimalistic modern living room. The cost-effective and stylish design reflects success and youth which is the personality of the owner.
Published at Thursday, November 16th 2017, 05:17:36 AM by Yvonne Carrere. Living Room. You may have fun collecting and displaying family photos and you had it framed. It is okay to have photo frames but it might cause some clutter in the living room when not placed well. Choose photos that you want to place in a frame. The rest should go to your photo album and scrapbooks. Place your photo albums and scrap books in one location. You can also use a digital photo frame for your pictures.
Published at Thursday, November 16th 2017, 05:12:39 AM by Yolanda Duret. Living Room. A formal living room gives relaxation to a business-busy person. Chandeliers add elegance to one's living room along with a lamp or two. Furnitures in a living room makes a difference. The use of contrast of colors in the choice of furnitures is a good idea too. Minimalistically designed living rooms also becomes a cool choice for those who are into it. Modernity doesn't have to always look colorful.