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Joel&Sanders. Top 10 Indoor Plants - iVillage. **MIRA NILA** / Wood meets tile floor. 11 Inventive Headboards | Interior Design | Ideas and Inspirations | homedeco2u. Upholstered headboards are everywhere, available in a wide range of colors and fabrics. I believe the heightened interest was initially piqued by Season 1 of Mad Men in which Betty Draper's tufted teal upholstered headboard stole the scene in her suburban '60s-era bedroom. Upholstered headboards are classic, but if you want to stand out from the crowd, here are a few creative alternatives. Covers for your bed. An array of flattened book covers, most probably adhered to plywood, is a quirky and playful idea. I have never seen anything like it and it works well with the quilt.

For a minimal look, I would paint the assortment one uniform color so that visitors would have to take a closer look to figure out what is creating all that texture. Carved wood. Large graphic. Accent wall. Reclaimed wood. So easy its practically cheating - place your bed against a window and the view outside becomes an everchanging headboard. Beautiful slab. Salvaged mantel. Repurposed door. The right art. 20 Ways to Use Color Psychology in Your Home. When you approach home design, you likely do so in a couple of different ways – choosing objects and colors that simply look attractive or using an existing pattern or decor theme to govern your decisions.

However, color is a powerful tool that can be used to inspire emotions, create space illusions or simply set the mood and atmosphere for any particular room. Especially when used with interior and exterior painting, color psychology is a great way to create a healthy and beautiful home. The following are 20 ways to use color psychology in your home. 1.) Create the illusion of space with bright colors: If you want your home to look larger than it really is – especially when it is about to go on the market – you can use bright and vibrant colors like yellows and eggshells to add space to your home exterior.

As a warning, avoid the common color white. Although it can add space, it is nowhere near as effective as tinted colors. 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) 10.) 11.) 12.) 13.) 14.) 15.) Centsational Girl & Blog Archive & Decorating with Yellow. March 23, 2010 I was slicing lemons and trimming the ends of daffodils yesterday, then I was struck by a mad passion for yellow. Hmm. Strange. I just painted over all the yellow in my kitchen, and today I am fixated. Fickle am I. Anyway, I got to thinking.

Here’s a few examples of yellow done just right. House to Home Southern Accents Coastal Living Cottage Living Coastal Living Martha Stewart Kelly Wearstler Coastal Living House Beautiful Apartment Therapy via Decorpad Echo Design DIY Ideas Southern Living source unknown Southern Living Country Living House Beautiful Palmer Weiss via My Home Ideas House Beautiful If yellow is not your preferred shade to decorate with, you can bring this cheerful color into your home temporarily with just some simple flowers . . . or fresh lemons. Now that’s a view of yellow I’ll never tire of. :-) Does yellow inspire you ? Tags: color inspiration, yellow. Classic Car Living Room (10 pics) Inspired by their mutual obsession with the classic AC Cobra 427, a pair of Polish designers created this amazing living room collection made of American classic car parts from the 60’s.

The pieces in the “Spirit of 427″ collection – the sofa, an armchair, a coffee table, office desk, and standing lamp – are all handcrafted from original and collector car parts such as bumpers, fuel inlets, lighthouses, and leather from Bentley and Ferrari factory stencils. "Our top priority was to make as high quality aluminum body as possible," says Andrzej Sapierzyński and Łukasz Siódmok of Poland-based LA Design Studio. "We wanted to create something really unique that has the real spirit of the 427! " Designers Łukasz Siódmok and Andrzej Sapierzyński LA Design Studio.

Modern Sofa Do-Lo-Rez by Ron Arad. Prêt-à-Porter by Piodão Group. Piodão Group has launched a brand new collection of rugs called Prêt-à-Porter that are just as exciting and colorful as their previous pieces. The “Any” rug, designed by Pedro & Rita Ferreira (Pedrita Studio – Lisbon, Portugal) follow the traditional Portuguese multicolor crochet hot-cloth’s where no threat is wasted and is truly a statement of sustainability. Following the brand’s philosophy, the wool left over from the factory’s regular production is re-rolled and reintroduced into the manufacturing process minimizing waste and environmental impact.

The resulting material is then utilized to create a one-of-a-kind “Any” with a strong visual character reflecting the factory weekly production. The “Play” set of rugs, designed by Luis Nascimento & David Rodrigues (Lisbon, Portugal), is based on a classic video game. The set allows everyone their very personal combination resulting in vivid solutions to brighten unexpected places around the house. Pallet reading bed for the nursery} & - StumbleUpon. UPDATE: For those following a link directly to this post, you can find pictures of the entire nursery HERE UPDATE: I recently found out the owner of the bed that inspired mine, check out her incredible site HERE When we began planning the nursery I really wanted a spot I could read with our kids and snuggle with them. Since I won’t be working as much, I have great hopes that maybe every once and a while I could cuddle down for a nap with one of them.

So in working on the nursery, I began working on a ‘reading bed’ for us. Granted this will be a great bed for naps and for kids, but it is not designed to be an adult bed. I was inspired by this picture and then made it my own. Materials: Wood pallets (ours a bit smaller than the standard size) Palm Sander 80 grit, 200 grit sandpaper 5 large caster wheels 4 hinges Thick foam for the ‘mattress’ – mine is from a fabric store then covered in a down comforter and soft bedding The instructions are a simple as can be: Sand the pallets good and smooth.

Interior Design Ideas | Interior Design Ideas, Modern Furniture Design - - Part 18. Teal Appeal. | The TaterTwins. Simply Kelly: Stunning Office Transformation - StumbleUpon. Interior Design Ideas | Interior Design Ideas, Modern Furniture Design - - Part 14. Mid century wonderful& I fell off a ladder today and sprained my wrist hence this is a post I had ready to go for next week. One fingered typing is no fun but I know you'll forgive me when you see this gorgeous house. My love to Pia whose Brisbane book launch I am missing as I type. Is this what mid century heaven looks like? Oh my what a beautiful thing ... stone, glass, wood and steel in La Cañada in the Sierra Madre foothills. But this vintage classic is brand new with interiors cleverly fashioned by Jamie Bush. It's fresh and vibrant and Mad Man modern. Too cool. Best Interiors - High End Interior Design and Architecture | Luxury Interiors | Turnkey Fit-out | Interior Decoration Services | Residential and Commercial - Dubai (UAE) | London (UK) | Delhi (India) | Worldwide.

Psychology of Color | Miss Centsible - StumbleUpon. How to Make a Three-Dimensional Wall Hanging. Ready to craft? This project is so easy, anyone can do it. Before you start making excuses, let me tell you, I’d never painted before. Never used acrylics or done art on canvas. I can hardly even draw a straight line. Now that your excuses are gone, pick your colors and your theme and let’s get started! Need some ideas? Use different kinds of sticks. Maybe leave off the bird and use butterflies. This project should take two days. Day 1, Step 1 in creating your own three-dimensional wall art: Paint your canvases with some acrylic paint. Step 2: Leave the canvases to dry and start preparing your foliage. Step 3: If you plan to use an additional color on your canvases (I mixed some white and light grey to make the moon) you can go ahead and add that. See the final assembly tips on day two after the paint dries on Page Two!

About Erica Mueller Erica Mueller has written 22 posts in this blog. Erica Mueller is a stay-at-home mom to two lively little boys. Pages: 1 2. Neutral Rooms With Texture, Pattern & Shape | Apartment Therapy New York. An Abandoned Country Estate in Yonkers & Scouting NY - StumbleUpon. Note: I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT ALDER MANOR AND WEDDINGS!! I’ve tried to figure it out, but the person in charge of weddings has never called me back, and it remains a complete mystery. I receive emails daily complaining about a lack of response for weddings, and I just don’t understand the situation.

Very sorry! It sits on a hill just outside of New York City, completely empty and, for years, decaying and nearly forgotten… This is Alder Manor, and it’s without question one of the most amazing places I’ve ever had the pleasure of scouting. Built in 1912 by William Boyce Thompson, an extremely successful copper magnate, his plan was for a 72-room country estate for entertaining (he lived in New York City at the time) on 22 acres of hilltop land in then rural Yonkers. After both he and his wife died, the mansion was traded between owners who had no use for it and eventually wound up abandoned.

Reverse of the main hall. Which leads to the incredible library: Heading now upstairs… “W.B. My Search for the Perfect Bed. I am searching for the perfect headboard for my son's room. As I show you the options I'm considering so far, you'll find some DIY ideas that are so customizable, they work for an adult's bedroom too! I have two young boys. My younger son will soon be ready to transition from his crib to a bed. It's an exciting milestone, but it comes with lots of decorating decisions. When my oldest son made the transition, I went all out and bought him a bit of a pricey bed and dresser. I was not prepared for how quickly the cost of the new bed, dresser, mattress, bedding, and all that goes with it adds up!

You live and learn, though, and now I want a more affordable, but equally good-looking bed for my younger son. My son's changing table converts to a large dresser, so I want to keep that in the room. But, I'd like to mix it up. Pottery Barn Kids also offers another great option.  If I don't go the retail route, I've found lots of creative ideas to truly customize the space.

Etsy Taste Test. Etsy has a new feature in which you take a test and they determine what kind of taste you have by listing a bunch of items that should appeal to your taste. These are a few of my favorites from the suggested items matching my taste. Now THIS is a bed. Hey you two, get out of my bed. Though the item is for the exit sign, I love the whole set up. I wonder if this chair smells like coffee when I sit in it.

That would be nice. I love beetles and I love magnolias. I don't think there is a more stylish way to eat honey. This cave blows my mind. More items: Architecture - StumbleUpon. Imagine the renovation dilemmas. A huge penthouse of a converted 1930s office building in TriBeCa, New York, is to be turned into a functioning home for a family with three teenagers. In fact, we can not quite imagine the issues that faced Steven Harris Architects when the family showed up, literally, at the doorstep of the celebrated architect and asked if he’d like to work on their home.

Harris said yes and proceeded to make his magic. The scale of the apartment is huge and the freedom from budget constraints allowed for some spectacular solutions. Harris’s work is often distinguished by clarity and light, by the use of glass, by the maximization of views and, above all, bold solutions. All of those are evident in this project. The most frequently used areas of the apartment – kitchen, master bedroom, rooftop gym, even the laundry room – have the best views, including those of Manhattan and Brooklyn, and many of the city’s significant landmarks. Cultivate | Discover, Share, and Cultivate Your Ideal Kitchen. A VC: What Comes After Post Modernism? Decorating with wall murals - Bob Vila : Trusted Home Renovation &Repair Expert. Old Garage turned Mini Dream Home! |

Hello there! It’s been a busy week with a trip to Seattle for the Picasso exhibition and a drive out to the coast but I knew I had to share this amazing remodel with you before the week came to a close. Everyone loves good makeovers and the ones involving tiny spaces, creative design and ingenious solutions are my all time favorites! Check out how Seattle artist, designer and welder, Michelle de la Vega, created this beautiful little 250 sq. ft. haven… The before… This lonely little detached garage is just begging for some love.

The after! Isn’t it fabulous!? A cozy, light filled sleeping loft is so perfect for the space. The kitchen is well organized and accessible with open storage solutions. The rustic wood burning stove becomes sculptural in this room along with Michelle’s own art installations. The glass boxes housing pillow forms are actually a tribute to Michelle’s father. You know I am a big fan of great bathroom design and this one delivers. Have a lovely weekend! About the Exhibition | Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - StumbleUpon. The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, celebrated the late Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion.

From his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his death in February 2010, Mr. McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and identity. His iconic designs constitute the work of an artist whose medium of expression was fashion. The exhibition featured approximately one hundred ensembles and seventy accessories from Mr. The exhibition was organized by Andrew Bolton, curator, with the support of Harold Koda, curator in charge, both of The Costume Institute. The Romantic Mind “You’ve got to know the rules to break them. —Alexander McQueen McQueen doggedly promoted freedom of thought and expression and championed the authority of the imagination.

Romantic Gothic and Cabinet of Curiosities Romantic Nationalism. - StumbleUpon. Interior Design Ideas | Interior Design Ideas, Modern Furniture Design - - Part 2. Interior Decorators Toronto : Interior Design : Jen Backstein Interiors : Interior Decorating Toronto Interior Decorators Toronto Ontario. Eight-Arms Hook. Design Crush: Elizabeth Kimberly Designs & Elements of Style Blog. I spotted Elizabeth Kimberly Designs over on Caitlin Creer’s blog some time ago and just dug it out of my bookmarks this morning through my cold induced haze. This particular project is what sold me on EK’s design work, as it combines color, serene white, traditional and modern all very well and looks, so, well- perfect. What a dump, huh? :) I could not love these doors more. Bright + light I think that’s glass tile behind that mirror! The nail head trim on this built almost sent into a seizure it’s so awesome.

I could get used ot this kitchen. I spy white Barcelona chairs…. I’m dying. The Rose Tarlow zebra paper I’ve been itching to use… Do you think they might invite me over for wine? Lord of the Rings House - San Diego interior decorating. Unique and Creative Bookshelves. The Inhabited Fold | Miss Design. Funky Home Decor - Fun Home Accessories by Rocket Design | Ultra Modern Decor. Home Rejuvenation (by KNQ Associates): A TRIBUTE TO THE LIGHT BULB.

PIXERS: Your Walls & Stuff & Design You Trust - Design and Beyond! Cool Finds: Perfectly Pint-Sized Play Kitchens | Mom Spark™ - A Blog for Moms. Trick by Sakura Adachi. Kid Bedroom Designs. Bedroom Decorating Ideas: Yellow Fever. Light Lights Sublime Levitating Lamps. Log Chop Bench by David Long & Antoine Morris & Yanko Design. - StumbleUpon. Check out my cool home design on Autodesk Homestyler! Bookshelf Porn - StumbleUpon. Colorful Crates Turned Awesome Entryway Storage Theas Mania | Apartment Therapy Chicago. FeefeeRN's Blog.