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Making the Spaces in Your Home Work for the Way You Live as a Family. Like their owners, every home is unique.

Making the Spaces in Your Home Work for the Way You Live as a Family

If you've lived in a home for a long time, or if you've just bought it, perhaps your home feels a little out of step with the way you'd like to live. You may not need more space, but the spaces you do have need to work for you better - to support your lifestyle. That was the case at Riverview House on Sydney's Lower North Shore.

The tired house hadn't been updated for an age, but more importantly it needed a redesign to ensure it fit this family's lifestyle. The clients are a family of four with two school-aged children. "One of the biggest challenges was the ground-floor entry. To achieve a lighter, more connected entry, the architects increased the size of the void over the entry and stair. “We opened up that journey to make it as generous as we could and so it became very clear that that’s where you moved to. The updated living space with that hero kitchen is the star of this home (to use some Masterchef lingo). 10 Modern Affordable Furniture Stores That Aren't IKEA. (Image credit: Schoolhouse Electric Supply & Co.)

10 Modern Affordable Furniture Stores That Aren't IKEA

Don't get me wrong. I love IKEA. Many of the core pieces in my home came from the Swedish retailer, and of course, the prices are hard to beat. Untitled. Find The Perfect Quirky Gift. Giant Paper Rose Flower. If you loved the beautiful DIY wedding this morning and Nata’s gorgeous paper flower bouquets, you are in luck as Nata is sharing how she crafted them with us!

Giant Paper Rose Flower

She was inspired by a template created by Morgan Levine on Martha Stewart (as was I in the flowers I created for this styled shoot). I just love that this basic idea has inspired different brides to create their own version of giant paper flowers – you might remember these equally awesome giant paper flowers from this wedding I shared last year. :) Thanks so much Nata for sharing how you created your giant pink paper rose + special thanks to Studio Castillero for the photos of the DIY + her wedding! Step 1: Cut the petals Cut 5-6 teardrop petals and 15-6 heart-shaped petals from the petal colored crepe paper. VERY IMPORTANT: Crepe paper is directional so it matters which way you’re cutting the paper. Stack 2 pieces of crepe paper on top of each other then place 1 copy of template over the crepe paper and staple. SISI, HOUSE OF STYLE. Android Book Light. Sass & Belle. Black paint for extra dimension - COCO LAPINE DESIGNCOCO LAPINE DESIGN. HOUSE OF RYM - KITCHEN.

Bedtime. Posted by victoria //// 4 Comments home design ideas. do you have a hard time getting out of bed on monday mornings?

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They can be a bit of a struggle for me. but with Lucy and the sunlight creeping in like clockwork, i’m up and at ’em pretty early most days. if you’re an aspiring early-riser who doesn’t have an impatient pup licking your face awake, you might consider making some changes in your boudoir to allow for more natural light. think sheer curtains, and fresh air always helps me sleep better too — so if you can, leave those windows open. pretty bedroom windows that let in lots of beautiful light are like nature’s alarm clock. just take a look at these bright bedrooms. with all that gorgeous light flooding in, it would be hard not to rise and shine! Remodelista. elle decor. clockwise, from l to r: ruda penny.; the paris apartment.; piazzan.; fiona lynch.; srta-pepis.; the design chaser.; mademoiselle fiona. my domaine. morten holtum for bo bedre. 24 Examples Of Minimal Interior Design #36. Here we showcase a a collection of perfectly minimal interior design examples for you to use as inspiration.

24 Examples Of Minimal Interior Design #36

Check out the previous post in the series: 22 Examples Of Minimal Interior Design #35 Don't miss out on UltraLinx-related content straight to your emails. Subscribe here. Welcome - Kikkerland Design Europe - EU. 24 Obscenely Awesome Products To Decorate Your Space. Star Wars BB-8 USB Car Charger. Guitar headstocks t shirt by invisible friend. This t shirt depicts four iconic guitar headstocks.

guitar headstocks t shirt by invisible friend

Design shows stylised versions of four classic guitar headstocks - Fender Telecaster, Rickenbacker 330, Gibson Les Paul, and Fender Stratocaster. A stylish and unusual gift for any guitar lover! This cool t-shirt is made from 100% cotton which is ethically sourced. It's high quality and durable but also very soft. It comes in a flattering fit which is true to size. Be in the first 99, create & buy your dog lamp exclusively here. Baines&Fricker. An Epic Minecraft Birthday Party (with Games and Printables!) We love to play Minecraft as a family and so it should come as no surprise that my son choose a Minecraft theme for his big 10th birthday party!

An Epic Minecraft Birthday Party (with Games and Printables!)

I got a lot of tips on how to pull this off from friends and other moms on the Internet, so I’m returning the favor here with ALL the details on how I did this. Also, for those of you out there who are time-crunched like me, know that I pulled the whole party off (sans invitations, which went out months ago) in about 30 hours (well, really more like 16 hours because I needed to sleep and do some real work).

Yes, I confess that I started working on my son’s party the DAY BEFORE. Am I bad mom? No, just a really busy mom! So here’s proof that you can have an epic Minecraft party without spending a crazy amount of time on it. First, the Minecraft party invitations — these were nothing more than Pixel Papercraft blocks customized with the Minecrafter font and TextCraft. I particularly liked the TNT — Alexander made them himself: Enderdragon vs. Villa Vals. If you're in Switzerland and looking for a nice place to stay, Villa Vals might just be your thing.

Villa Vals

The holiday house is created by Bjarne Mastenbroek and Christian Müller, respectively of architectural offices SeARCH and CMA. To avoid disturbing nature the villa is totally integrated into the landscape and only the entrance is visible. For the interior the duo decided upon traditional contemporary Dutch design, creating a natural, serene environment. Villa Vals is now available to rent via their website. All photos by Iwan Baan. www.villavals.ch. Design Build Studio.

Made in Germany. Tradition since 1774. Inside Jonah Hill’s SoHo Loft - because im addicted. These Parents Got Their 4-Year-Old Son A Very Cool Gift. 31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas For Your New Home. Little Lost Valley Cabin. A restored 700 square feet cabin in Summit Springs Ranch, Idaho.

Little Lost Valley Cabin

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