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Closet Office

Closet Office
I have begun to meet up with several of my 555 residents to document some of their downsizing solutions. It has been so much fun re-connecting with them, touring their homes and having them share their downsizing stories with me. One of my favorite solutions that I have seen is the closet office! In a smaller living quarters, sometimes the office space is the first to go but with a little creativity, one can put that workspace back into the plan! One of my “downsizers” did just that! By lining the space with shelving and inserting a desk top she has given her husband a workstation that didn’t originally fit into their home. Here are some other fabulous closet offices… What do you think?

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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… Splash Of Colors I love white decor in the home for a fresh and clean look. However, when bright colored home furnishings are added and used in the right proportion, they can certainly add charm and personality to any white room! As seen in this Georgian house in Stockwell, from the portfolio of UK-based location agency, Light Locations.

Bedroom Design: 20 Ideas for Your Own Designer Bedroom Amazing pictures and great ideas can be almost as helpful in designing the best new bedroom as having a cool designer – and inspiration is free. From retro and vintage to modern and bohemian, small spare rooms to magnificent master bedrooms, here are some of the most creative and unique photos of bedroom interior designs online. Cool & Hot Colored Bedroom Design: An age-old interior designer trick is to start with a great color palette and work from there, finding, designing and painting around that first defining choice. From simple modern black, white or grey palettes the bright blue, yellow and red choices in the pictures above, this is a good way to start small and build a big space around a tiny color concept.

Less is the New More: Making the Most of Small Spaces Good Design For Living in Small ApartmentsAs people migrate to smaller spaces, good design helps a lot. This is something they figured out in Europe long ago, that if you don't have a lot of horizontal room you can go vertical. Tumidei in Italy makes some of the nicest stuff, like this unit with lots of storage under the bed. DIY Bookshelf with Built-in Desk Elisabeth's dining room works triple duty as a sewing room for herself and a place for art projects with her boys. When she needed a large wall storage solution, she considered many store-bought choices before her hubs went the DIY route. Elisabeth and her family wanted white shelves, but she couldn't quite pull the trigger on the ubiquitous Ikea Billy units.

How to make a cheap, awesome, professional Curtain Rod First off, thank you so much for being so kind about my new curtains in the dining room! I am taken aback daily by how many genuinely nice people there are in this blogging community. Thank you for loving the curtains along with me, and also thank you for just being plain ol’ nice. Now, shall we get down to bid-ness? Let’s talk Curtain Rods. Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover… If you drove by this house in Bedford, NY renovated by Alisberg Parker Architects you’d probably expect the interior to be chock full of traditional classics, right? I really do enjoy a home that has a traditional architectural exterior (and interior- notice all thought molding and trim painted over glossy white) paired with really modern furniture. It’s so unexpected.

Small Studio Apartment Design with lots of Cool Ideas Like this article? Share it: For your daily dose of cool ideas, check out this small studio apartment design. It belongs to Swedish interior designer Jimmy Schonning. There are just so many great ideas and features in this studio, it seems that each time we look through the photos we discover something else. kidsroom _ so that children may grow up learning to recognize quality and appreciate beautiful things. Discover the new Dearkids 2014 catalogue DEAR s.n.c. - via Monte Grappa, 11 - 22044 Cremnago di Inverigo (CO) - ITALY tel + 39 031 698242 - fax + 39 031 698079 - info@dearkids.it VAT N. / C.F 00200440139 Products Beds Bunk beds Beds with wardrobe Trasformable systems Wardrobe Bookcase Desks Furnishings Settings Boxer Compact Kids

vintage tin storage : Made From Scratch Posted on Friday, July 15, 2011 · 5 Comments 1. Storage 2. Sewing Room 3. 20 design landmarks everyone should see before they die When looking for design inspiration, it’s common to look at other people’s websites, illustrations, or photography. But sometimes it’s good to mix things up a bit. Have you ever been hit with a bolt of creative inspiration just by walking down the street? Next time you’re out in town, look up, take a big step back (watching out for traffic of course) and look at the bigger picture. The Designer Pad - Straight To The HeART I consider myself a very crafty person and love everything handmade. I'm always delighted to see how others use their creativity to transform everyday materials into something unexpected and beautiful. When I stumbled upon these lovely heart pieces in Bloesem I was immediately seduced by them, especially by their sculptural vive.

Small Bedroom Lessons I found myself loving this photo that I found of a bedroom and didn't realize immediately how small the room actually was. That, my friends, is how you know you've decorated a small room well. Despite the size of the bedroom, the scale of the painting doesn't overwhelm; instead it detracts from it and becomes the wonderfully colorful and playful focal point.

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