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A Diversity Of Door Styles To Hide Your Pantry With

Posted on January 30th, by admin in Your Amazing Places. No Comments

A Diversity Of Door Styles To Hide Your Pantry With

Having a pantry is really useful, whether it’s just a shallow storage area in the kitchen or a separate room. But don’t jump to conclusions and assume a basic hinged door should do the trick. There are many other types and styles to take into consideration. You can decide which one is best for you by looking at examples.

Modern sliding barn door.

Use a sliding barn door for a shallow kitchen pantry. It doesn’t have to hide the entire pantry and it can simply be there so the shelves won’t be completely exposed.{found on kitchenlabdesign}.

Traditional double barn doors.

If the pantry is a separate room or nook, you can use traditional double barn doors. They’re suitable for homes with traditional, rustic or Scandinavian designs.{found on solomonbuildinggroup}.

Simple sliding doors.

Sure, the sliding door system doesn’t … Read More »



DIY Wooden Block Desk Lamp

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DIY Wooden Block Desk Lamp

Looking to step up your DIY skills? This simple modern desk lamp requires some basic electrical skills that even a novice DIYer can do. This lamp is perfect for a desk, workspace, nightstand or side table. Small and compact yet unique. Customize this project by using a block size that fits the needs of your space. Read on for how to create your own!

Supplies:

wooden block
light bulb
ceramic utility light socket kit (available at the hardware store)
screws
screwdriver
drill
1 and 1/4 inch forstner drill bit
2 regular drill bits (one smaller for the pre-hole, another approximately the size of your cord)
lamp cord (available at the hardware store)

Instructions:

1. Start by laying out the design of your lamp. Ensure that your wooden block is cut down to size and place a mark in the approximate area where you want your light socket.

2. Using the … Read More »



10 of the Best Colors to Pair with Brown!

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10 of the Best Colors to Pair with Brown!

Brown can be easily be dull and boring in a variety of settings from interior design to fashion. But, the right shade of brown can also be inspiring, traditional, cozy and super sleek. And all of those attributes mostly depend on the colors its paired with. Take a peek at this quick list of the 10 best colors to pair with brown and start brainstorming on what to accent your chocolate living room or sandy bedroom with.

1. Copper.

We love accented a deep, chocolate brown with a rich shade of copper. The red undertones in this quirky shade will offset silky browns with ease and trendy style. It’s definitely a way to make this more bland shade pop with pizzazz.

2. White.

A simple and clean contrasting shade to pair with brown would be that … Read More »



Small Belgian Hotel Doubles As A Showroom For Unique Furniture

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Small Belgian Hotel Doubles As A Showroom For Unique Furniture

There are plenty of hotels in Belgium and all over the world but none of them can be compared to this one. Situated in the resort town of Knokke within a short walking distance from the coast, the Bea B&B is a small, traditional family home turned into a bed and breakfast.

The hotel was decorated by Bea Mombaers and features a strong Dutch farm house vibe with English cottage accents. It has high ceilings, open spaces and large windows that let in the tranquil and enchanting views.

The interior is decorated with unique furniture pieces from the period between the ’50s and the ’80s. The whole place feels welcoming and relaxing. The most interesting thing about this small hotel is the fact that all the items and all the furniture that the owners … Read More »



DIY Macrame Plant Hangers To Craft In Your Spare Time

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DIY Macrame Plant Hangers To Craft In Your Spare Time

In case you’re not familiar with the term, macrame defines the art of knotting cord or string in patterns in order to create decorative articles. One particularly useful way in which this technique can be used is for making planters or hangers. Whether you make the hanger yourself or buy it, it’s a great way to showcase your plants anywhere you want.

If you want to make such a planter yourself, the project is fairly simple. You need wooden beads, paracord and scissors. Fold 4 strands of cord in half, make a loop and tie a knot. Then divide the cords into 4 groups of 2. string 4 beads on each set of 2 cords. Leave a space of around 27” between the first knot and the second set of knots below … Read More »



Wooden Ceilings With Wavy And Sophisticated Designs

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Wooden Ceilings With Wavy And Sophisticated Designs

The design of the ceiling can completely change the look of your home, especially is it includes certain unconventional or particularly eye-catching details such as glamorous wooden waves. The combination between a wooden construction and a wavy structure is highly intriguing, eye-capturing and sophisticated and, although not usually employed when designing residences, it is also highly versatile.

The Six Degrees Cafe in Alam Sutera features such a design. It was a project by OOZN Design and the goal was to make the cafe memorable and cozy. The element with the biggest visual impact is the ceiling and rear wall structure with meticulously designed undulating lines.

LAB5 architects designed the Spar supermarket flagship in Budapest, Hungary and their inspiration came from the flow of customers that visit this place. There are two zones where the ceiling takes … Read More »



20 Stunning, Standout Area Rugs: Ideas & Inspiration

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20 Stunning, Standout Area Rugs: Ideas & Inspiration

Today is all about inspiration and we’re taking it to the foundation of every room: the floor. Whether you have beautiful hardwood or plush carpeting, you can always transform and add a bit more style by incorporating a stunning, standout area rug. From chevron to cool blues, these accents come in a variety of themes, shades and prints. Let’s have a peek at 20 gorgeous rugs that will create a bit more design-worth into any part of room of the house.

1. Fuchsia.

This fuchsia rug gives just the right amount of pop, appeal and coordination to this creamy and elegant bedroom. Without it, the space would still be beautiful, but with the addition, it creates even more of a wow factor.

2. Multi-Colors.

This gorgeous, modern rug sure does add special flair to this contemporary living room. … Read More »



A-Frame Beach House Reinvents An Iconic 1960s Design

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A-Frame Beach House Reinvents An Iconic 1960s Design

Located on Fire Island in New York, this A-frame beach house recently went through a renovation that completely changed its design. The project was conducted by Bromley Caldari Architects.

The project transformed the interior of the house and the main goal was to open up the space and red rid of the large spiral staircase that originally stood at the center and caused the bedroom areas to be small and dark.

The architects removed the spiral staircase and opted instead for a more sculptural design that molds between the restructured rooms and sits at different elevations. The result of this change was a three-story house with an open and bright interior able to make the most of the views.

The new sculptural staircase was the main requirement for the project and the clients were willing even … Read More »



DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

Posted on January 28th, by admin in Your Amazing Places. No Comments

DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

We’ve all got a mason jar or two lying around the house, so why not put them to good use with this easy and affordable mason jar soap dispenser? Inspired by milk glass from the 1930’s, this dispenser adds a big dose of vintage flair to any kitchen countertop. One hour and a few simple materials is all you need to create this fun and functional addition to your kitchen.

Materials:

1 Pint-sized mason jar with lid and band (not wide mouth)
1 Soap pump. I used a pump from a soap dispenser I already had at home, but any pump will do. Even the plastic pumps on cheap handsoap bottles from the grocery store work great!
Lacquer white spray paint
Paring knife
Heavy duty all-purpose glue
Fine grit sand paper

Painted mason jar.

1. Apply spray paint to the outside of the mason jar … Read More »



Decorating with Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala

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Decorating with Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala

By now, I’m sure you already know what Pantone’s Color of the Year is for 2015. When it was first announced, Marsala collected a lot of skeptics. After Tangerine Tango in 2012, Emerald in 2013, and Radiant Orchid last year, Marsala seems a bit…. well boring. It comes across as dull and outdated when paired against those bright colors.

What’s up with that, Pantone? However, after a bit of time to sink in, Marsala is taking over my Pinterest boards and invading my closet. Turns out that this burnt orange-y red is so rich and full and grown up, it’s just what we need to start implementing in our decorating. Here are 10 ways to use Marsala in your everyday interior decor.

1. Bits and Pieces

If you’re hesitant about adding such a deep rich color … Read More »