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<img src="http://makezineblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/cz_craftvideo.gif" /> I’ve had a stack of t-shirts and a closet full of upholstery foam just waiting for a large-scale project like this to come along. Tiffany Threadgould and I show you how to make a comfy beanbag-style pillow chair from old t-shirts in this week’s CRAFT Video! Subscribe to the CRAFT Podcast in iTunes , watch it on YouTube , Vimeo , or download the m4v video . Materials and tools:
I have hung lots and lots of wallpaper over the years. When this wallpaper arrived (has a black back-round) I noticed how thick it was and thought It maybe easy to hang. Boy was I wrong.
I have hung lots and lots of wallpaper over the years.
Do not buy this wallpaper!!! While the pattern is gorgeous, my experienced wallpaper installer said he's never had a more difficult paper to work with - it stretches, leaves bubbles, and when wiping the surface, leaves black on the cloth. Given its excessive high price, and the upfront investment in both the paper and the labor cost, we were stuck with it.
Two apartments combined into one made it possible for the owner of this home to bring Morocco and the influence of Mediterranean Africa in a small town near Paris. From the entrance you can feel the blue mood, which goes from one room to another. Parallel with it you can feel the femininity and exoticness in the details - gorgeous wooden furniture, impressive textile and amazing decoration. I just love the arrangements with hands of Fatima on the wall. It is popular amulet throughout the Middle East and North Africa and represents a protection against people with bad intentions and ill-wishers.
It is very often that our readers ask for ideas on how to improve the overall look of a room.
Jason Fox owns Purpose Restoration , a furniture design company that not only saves old pieces from going to the landfill, but makes them into one-of-a-kind modern treasures.
Flipping through the latest issue of Boston Home , I was struck by the beauty of this "invisible" tub. Made from a thick sheet of glass inserted between the two tile walls, it's so simple, yet I've never seen anything quite like it.
Do you prefer plush padding a minimalist pillow, a decked-out design or toned-down interior? From dazzling abstract designs to humorously offbeat sleeping spaces here are seven brilliant bedroom designs to inspire your imagination. Who knows, with a few decorative adjusts you might be able to remodel your own bedrooms to similar effect. If you love soft illumination and hate to sacrifice privacy, this bedroom interior has a brilliant combination of strategies from uplighting around the bed itself to wall panels that block direct views and sunlight but let light in around them. If you are more of a minimalist, this simple bedroom space has a rhythmic modularity and combines soft white walls and ceiling with variegated wood furniture and furnishings for a pleasantly mixed aesthetic experience.
A home should be an expression of who you are. Sure, when you're young and broke, your room or apartment might be an expression of who your parents or the people who donate to Goodwill are, but gradually you collect items that express your personality, whether you receive them as gifts or purchase them yourself. If you are a technologically oriented geek, there are plenty of manufacturers and vendors catering to your tastes in home decor. Interactive LED Dining Table
Lighters, keys, coins … cushioned chairs and couches are notorious for nomming all kinds of things that slip out of our pockets or otherwise get left behind and slide into the cracks. This design simply celebrates that existing phenomena, like a giant-sized pin cushion. It may come as no surprised that this clever-but-boxy furniture piece was developed by architectural designers (of Daisuke Motogi Architecture ), who have a knack for exposing and expanding uses for classic furnishing types.
first image the retro philco PC all images courtesy of schultzeworks schultzeworks design studio has reinvented the desktop. the outcome is 'philco PC' a retro-styled personal computer which is influenced by the 1954 design classic philco predicta, mixed with a bit of modernist minimalism. lead designer dave schultze states: ' the result is a design aesthetic that blends multiple elements of the familiar, but with some surprisingly fresh styling that just so happens to house a state-of-the-art windows 7 PC