Skip table lamps and opt for wall sconces which save space and always feel more impressive than other light fixtures. The sconces in this Amsterdam primary bedroom by designer Madelon Oudshoorn Spaargaren allowed for smaller nightstands that take up less space in the room. If a big ol’ chandelier doesn’t
Jewel box bathrooms are exactly what they sound like: Spaces that feel like a glittering, magical wonderland the second you crack open the doors. Jewel bathrooms typically feature dramatic colors via vibrant paint and showy wallpaper, rich textural elements, and ornate details that, in a way, feel like jewelry in
In contrast to the ornate detailing and fussy design of older aesthetics, modern design is known for its emphasis on sleek silhouettes, functional layouts, and natural materials. Wood and leather accents, organic shapes, and earthy hues make this style a relaxed, practical, and pretty option for many homeowners.
Succulents are gorgeous, versatile plants that are easy to care for. Though succulents can generally be planted in most climates, they are best suited to regions in USDA zones 9 and 10 and make a fantastic replacement for grass yards in very hot, dry areas. And, of course, adding succulents
In the past, you might not have considered adding wall decor to a utilitarian space like a kitchen. But as this room becomes a more social hub in our homes, it seems only right that we should make them feel as homely as possible. After all, with so much time
When updating smaller outdoor spaces, it can feel a bit daunting knowing where to start but if you think micro and macro at the same time, you can make small changes that have a huge impact. I always like to incorporate colour into a garden, beyond the obvious in flowers,
“There’s really two main reasons to build a pergola,” says New York City–based landscaper Amber Freda, president of Freda Inc. “One is function and the other is aesthetics—it can enhance an ambiance, create a sense of intimacy. The functionality is providing a shade structure and area for seating that gets
The sunken garden is making a comeback once again. For those of us who make being in the garden a part of our lifestyle – for extending our living space so we can relax and entertain, as well as enjoying the fresh air and plants – then a sunken garden
compact-room dwellers effectively know, occasionally there is absolutely nothing extra literal than a bed room: It is a space with your bed in it and tiny else. If you are lucky, you’re in a position to wedge a nightstand in the 12-inch crevice concerning your mattress and the
A new kitchen can be a costly and overwhelming project to take on, but there is a huge range of ways that budget kitchen ideas can transform your space, without it becoming a full redo.
There’s plenty you can do with a little imagination, low-cost materials and a range of