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Minkette Inspirations

Minkette Inspirations

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. This unit just raises the floor high enough for beds to slide under. This one looks a bit clinical, but has two single beds plus a pull-out double bed in between. None of this stuff is cheap, nor, as far as I can tell is it available in North America, but there are ideas here that demonstrate how people can share a space and still get a little privacy, a good place to work and a lot of storage in a very small envelope. Like this?

Porch Furniture | Atticmag | Kitchens, Bathrooms, Interior Design When we first moved into our new home, I was excited to finally have a screened porch. The first few weeks I spent several hours sleeping outside each night – on a new dog bed. Believe it or not, it was comfortable, and every time I saw a swinging porch bed I promise myself “one day, one day.” This clean line Spanish cedar swinging bed was created by Austin husband and wife team Mark and Christina Landers. My husband and I love doing things together for our home, so it’s always nice to see what other marital teams are up to. There is so much talent available, locally or via the internet, that having a custom swinging porch bed made is fairly simple. Read about my “one day” finally arriving in Swinging Porch Beds 2. (Sources: Seibels, Landers’ Studio, Extraordinary Coastal Living, Coastal Living)

carnovsky RGB Color est e pluribus unus RGB is a work about the exploration of the “surface’s deepness”. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. Carnovsky's RGB is an ongoing project that experiments with the interaction between printed and light colours. The resulting images are unexpected and disorienting. The colors mix up, the lines and shapes entwine becoming oneiric and not completely clear. See the Wallpapers collections available: Out Of Order: diy . Find a t-shirt large enough to go around your hips with some extra space, unless you'd like to make a body con skirt, in which case I recommend leaving out the pockets. I used a faded XL mens tee from the thrift store. A bit wrinkly, but I'm no perfectionist. . . . . Now open out the pocket flaps and align the two pieces good sides together, pocket to pocket and skirt to skirt. . . . . This is the random photo I pinned after falling in love with the cut and buttons. Let me know what you think! ♥ Meghan

Mr. Hide - SmartBeds from FlyingBeds Sofa Bunk Bed (Mr. Hide) Sofa seats three comfortably and transforms into a bunk bed when required. A simple intuitive and safe mechanism permits super imposing the second bed on the sofa. Cushions come with fully removable fabric covers for easy cleaning. The most unique Sofa in Europe. Available in fabric colors: Cream; Sky Blue; Dark Green, Bordeaux. Priced with mattress: $5,418. upholstery basics: how to make a lampshade Although I’m admittedly a chair addict, they’re not my only obsession. I am a sucker for lamps, and after years of collecting lamps in every size, shape and color, I found myself with a lot of lamps and no shades. The success (or failure) of a table lamp has as much to do with the shade as it does the base, yet there are surprisingly few options when it comes to ready-made shades. This month on Upholstery Basics, we’ll make a custom drum shade to inspire your next bright idea. Photography by Mel Cole — Amanda Read the full how-to after the jump . . . Materials fabricpainter’s tapemeasuring tapechalksquareyardstickpressure sensitive styrenepencilscissorshard, flat object like a plastic rulerbottom and top ringsbulldog clipswhite craft gluesmall paint brushweights for the seampaper tapesewing machinethreadiron Resources Fabric: Amy Butler Lampshade Supplies: Lamp Shop Don’t forget to check out Upholstery Basics: Tool Time to learn more about the tools we’re using today. Instructions 1. 2. 3.

20 awesome examples of street art If you still need a proof that art can be found anywhere, those awesome examples of great street art should convince you. Sometimes Creative Put your stuff up in the air! Hanging DIY ideas & tutorials Posted by on onsdag, juni 27, 2012 · 9 Comments To heck with both feet on the ground! Now’s the time to put your ideas up in the air! I’ve gathered a bunch of supafly D.I.Y to give wings to anything you’ve got around the house (well, almost!). By showing you a bunch of different applications (from chunky sofas to delicate D.I.Y hanging planters) I hope you’ll all find a little something to get your DIY juices flowin’ in the mix – Enjoy! pics via here The hanging desk is not only cool looking but an awesome space saver! Pics via GreenWeddingShoes, CapitolRomance & Etsy Gotta love the swinging chair! Eleanor from team behind awesome venture SCRAP (a.k.a the School & Community Reuse Action Project), has made a great ”Hanging notepad” tutorial for Etsy – DIY TUTORIAL HERE Hanging Notepad #2! Pics via here Check out the awesome tutorial on how to make a hanging ”Kokedama string garden”, by talented Aura Scaringi of Mimimou for DesignSponge – DIY TUTORIAL HERE Pics via here

Christmas Lights in 8 Bedrooms Posted by rd on Thursday, November 3, 2011 · Countdown begins before Christmas! And timely enough I’ve found these beautiful Christmas lights adorned bedrooms. They are so lovely I can’t stand it! [source: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight] Artist takes light photography beyond the grave with detailed designs of skeletons living it up Everyday activities include break-dancing, motorbiking and skateboardingDead cool images show skeletons hanging out in a graveyard and rising up to heavenPhotographer creates the magical pictures by using a long exposure and waving torch in the air By Emma Reynolds Published: 12:15 GMT, 30 August 2012 | Updated: 12:33 GMT, 30 August 2012 These eye-catching LED pictures of skeletons skateboarding, break-dancing and even kissing explore the bare bones of our daily lives. Photographer Darren Pearson, from Los Angeles in the U.S., has produced the incredible images using a torch to 'draw' figures on to his night-time scenes. The 29-year-old plans his creative and often humorous designs by sketching rough ideas for the finished pieces. Don't break any bones! The lighter side of life: This colourful scene shows a skeletal angel rising up to heaven on wings He sets his camera up in a dark and deserted spot and puts it on a long exposure. Prints of his magnificent artwork cost just £22 each.

33 Cool Kitchen Pantry Design Ideas What can be stored in a kitchen pantry? Whatever you want: jams, pickles, pastas, sauces, cookbooks, wines, and all other kinds of food that can be stored without a fridge and household supplies. You can even put a washing machine, an iron and an ironing board there if you haven’t a dedicated laundry room. There are many different approaches to the pantry design. For example if it is a separate room it can have doors that make it looks like built-in cabinet or it is simply separated by curtains. Here are some pantry design ideas that I hope can help you. How to Make a Chandelier (Part 2 (With Friends)) | Freshly Picked I'm not going to lie to you, this chandelier is both time + labor intensive. However, we worked assembly line style + were able to finish 4 chandeliers that night. 1. Tear off your wax paper into long pieces. We used 2 - 2.5 foot pieces. (Ann + Amy) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Jane's finished light. Amy's finished + installed chandelier. Next → ← Previous 25 Responses Leave a Reply