Live-edge décor is definitely a hot design trend that is sweeping people off their feet with both its uniqueness, and the raw, natural quality it brings to contemporary spaces. In concrete jungles that often lack personality and sterile spaces where all you find is ‘more of the same’, gorgeous live-edge furniture can make a huge difference. A live-edge coffee table can easily become the showstopper of your living room, while others might prefer the live-edge dining table and all its splendor come the busy Holiday season and its seemingly endless lineup of feasts. Having already shared those inspirations with you, today we turn our attention to the bedroom.
Using pendant lights is all about getting the right balance between the various elements that one uses and the texture of different surfaces in the kitchen. A kitchen employs wide variety of surfaces, shelf designs and metallic tinges. This is something unique and exclusive to this part of the home. The right pendant lights are those that simply blend into the existing setting.
Well, do I ever have good news for you! You too can have your peers bow down to the majesty of your purple mantle once you reveal your extravagant new living room. This is the one room in the house where you won’t be able to decree, “Don’t let it leave these four walls.“ No, once everyone gets a glimpse of this DIY purple room, the twittersphere will blow up with excitement for purple.
When designing any room, the best place to start is the paint color. It sets the atmosphere for the entire space – light and bright, beautiful and bold, or dark and cozy. You must also keep in mind that you don’t have to stick to just one color; rather you can get as creative as you want! Think about a feature wall, color blocking, or even a gorgeous ombre. I have gathered plenty of inspiration to get you started on your painting journey!
Oh, the joys of seating strategy! If your living room is spatially challenged in any way, shape or form, you know how difficult it can be to find a seating arrangement that is both comfy and accommodating. If you have plenty of space, a roomy couch is a great place to start. The living room below features a modular sofa from Usona:
We have always maintained that lighting is pretty much what makes or breaks the look of any interior space. With most home owners opting to place the corner sink by the kitchen window, there generally is ample natural ventilation. This is both a smart and practical choice as you not only have a lovely view to enjoy and abundant fresh air to take in, but natural light is still the best source to get work done under. But a pendant light installation above the corner sink more or less becomes a must as you still need focused light in the area after sunset.
It is customary for one to bring out the best dishes and real silver ware when the dignitaries come to pay a call. You live in the home, you own the room; treat yourself to your best with a claw footed silver side accent table. This heightens the level of sophistication and proves how easy it is to make purple and other colors pop with drama.
Imperialism. Friendship. Passion. Wisdom. Nobility. These are the words that can describe your living room when you sanction the sophistication of purple into your home décor. With a few tips you can manage the joyous task of bringing purple in your life without stepping on little girl’s toes and crossing the boundaries of their sparkly and intense purple and pink kingdoms.
Purples and violets have been all the rage in the last few years, and every major fashion company and interior design giant predicts that these colors will continue to stay relevant in the next few years to come. Purple looks especially stunning in any setting that it is placed and instantly gives the room visual richness that is simply unmistakable. While purple has a lot going for it, painting your kitchen cabinets purple means that you should pay particular attention to the surrounding decor and matching hues. If you love an eclectic look, this is barely a problem.
Today we feature a wide variety of living room images as sources of inspiration. Not only are these pics a great way to get innovative design ideas for your own home, they shed light on some tricky layout dilemmas: how to seat guests, how to divide the room from the other areas of the house, where to hide the TV and how to maximize space. Take a look and see what inspires you!