Some of us may be dreaming of a Caribbean island as we wait for spring to kick in. Well, here are a few ways you can infuse the sunshine right into your home. Bright paint colors, graphic patterns and modern wall murals make this villa on the island of Saint Barthélemy the perfect inspiration.
Interior designers take on the role of problem solver every day. Many clients realize they need a professional eye when it comes to finding the right solution for their space. As the new year rolls in, we tend to see more redesigns that are centered on the needs of the inhabitants. House Beautiful magazine took this as inspiration for its Home Makeovers article showcased in the February 2013 issue.
Big and bold color always seems to be in style, but white walls can add the same amount of drama as any shade of red or be just as calming as grey. Sometimes a shade of white is the answer.
The holidays are all about spending precious time with your loved ones. And this tends to mark the kitchen as the social headquarters on any food-related holiday. People are buzzing about while conversation lingers in the air. So why not transform the kitchen to include seating?
Here are a few great options of how a simple change can mean big seating.
The undoubtedly recognizable criss-crossed pattern of plaid has been woven into fashion design for centuries thanks to Scottish kilts. Now, this traditionally wool fabric has crept its way into home design, generating warm and cozy spaces. The horizontal and vertical bands are showing up on drapes, ottomans, accessories, rugs, and even the walls.
Although everyone will certainly have their own opinion on the topic, it is safe to say plaid solicits the perfect atmosphere of warmth as we approach winter.