Published at Saturday, May 27th 2017, 06:21:30 AM by Edda Braune. Dining Room. Rice paper lantern and kids' art wall. Easy affordable rice paper pendant lights come in a wide range of sizes and create a lovely glow when lit. A wall with casually taped‐up children's artwork and simple white walls and chairs add up to a welcoming space where creativity can shine.
Published at Monday, March 06th 2017, 12:17:41 PM by Edda Braune. Interior. Color palette is a key consideration when deciding how to incorporate a reclaimed wood wall according to Matt Schmidt of AMEK Custom Builders. Reclaimed wood's finish can vary greatly from smooth weathered gray to rough hewn in a rainbow of paint colors. When in doubt clean white walls work well with any color of wood.
Published at Friday, February 24th 2017, 22:33:25 PM by Edda Braune. Interior. Create a feature wall. Embrace the dark side with a single feature wall. The black wall in this room helps to put the bed and lights at center stage while the remaining white walls and crisp white bedding keep the look airy.
Published at Friday, February 17th 2017, 02:00:18 AM by Manya Matveev. Kitchen. Dutch blue. Occasionally one element drives the color scheme. "The owner chose the color to match the delft tiles" says James Crisp of Crisp Architects. "It's actually a faux finish with an overcoat of a black texture".
Published at Wednesday, February 08th 2017, 13:03:10 PM by Manya Matveev. Living Room. Chesterfield sofa. It's an ongoing favorite in fashionable bars and boutique hotels and no wonder. With their clean lines and comfort button‐backed chesterfield sofas are truly timeless and look as good in a modern warehouse apartment as in a grand country abode. The classic version comes in tan leather but for a sumptuous update I love the raspberry‐pink and pewter‐colored velvet numbers here.
Published at Thursday, February 02nd 2017, 19:22:34 PM by Manya Matveev. Interior. Green Sashes. Or try a dark green window sash. It's softer than black but still classic and neutral as it picks up the colors in nature. A magnificently tall ceiling like this one is beautiful but not required
Published at Saturday, January 28th 2017, 21:27:26 PM by Manya Matveev. Interior. Watch out for splinters and nails. You'll need to make sure the wood is properly sanded so splinters won't be an issue. When using wood collected from a demolition make sure to carefully remove any old nails. The pieces will need to be planed and cut to the desired shapes and sizes also. Unless you have the right tools and machines this prep work should be done by a professional finish carpenter.
Published at Monday, January 16th 2017, 23:24:22 PM by Manya Matveev. Interior. Add shine. Hanging a mirror in a dark painted hallway will add lightness and a sense of space without taking away from the dark aesthetic. This convex design reflects the whole space adding depth.