Blue has a lot going for it. The color can be soothing and serene when presented in a lighter shade (hailed as a near-neutral) or bold and commanding when done up like a male peacock, as shown here. In fact, the zippy blue paint color
Your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your house and should be a cozy retreat for you to enjoy fully. Whether it's luxurious bedding, soothing color schemes, or unique accent pieces, paying close attention to your design decisions can result in a
When space is at a premium, you’ll do anything you can to squeeze out the most inches. A corner sink with a black lacquer vanity in this California powder room saves valuable floor space. The split mirror is a particularly nice touch.
With large furniture taking up floor area in your small bedroom, one great trick for creating space and giving the room an airier look is to float some pieces on a wall. This arrangement makes the furniture seem to merge into the wall, giving your
Well-thought drapery creates an exquisite backdrop for an interior and is one design element that greatly contributes to the final look and feel of the space. Here, we’ve selected 10 rooms from some of our favorite homes that showcase the creative ways that top designers
The cypress-beamed living area of a Boca Grande, Florida, residence is paved with travertine by Country Floors. The walls feature trompe l’oeil decoration by Bob Christian and an array of Staffordshire plates and platters.
Know how to spot quality wood furniture. We’ve all been there you bring home an inexpensive piece of furniture that falls apart after only a few months’ use. To prevent this situation, learn how to spot quality wood furniture pieces and construction so the next
Extend the headboard. In this bedroom, the white headboard’s embossed pattern adds texture and subtle contrast to the overall design scheme. And its dimensions make the entire bed area seem larger than it actually is.
The point is, whether you’re trying to energize a living room or tone it down, but still want a dose of color, blue is a foolproof bet.
We decorate a lot of bedrooms big and small and in lots of budget ranges, but the one item that makes the most difference is bedding. Make sure the bedding and duvet cover fit the bed. My personal taste is to have color and pattern