Blondelle Georges,Thursday, October 08th 2015, 19:55:40 PM. The misconception among many homeowners is that by not committing to any particular style and by randomly putting together your favorite pieces of decor one can create an eclectic living space. This could not be more far off from the truth, as eclectic style demands as much, if not a lot more, discipline than any other decorating style around. Sure, it throws convention out the window, mixes contrasting hues, styles, textures and even eras together in a charming and cheerful setting, but it still needs to be carefully curated. That is the mantra; with an eclectic living room, you are showcasing your effervescent and unique personality in a ‘curated’ fashion. We do not kid when we say that this is a style that is far harder to master than many others simply because there are no set rules and rigidly defined boundaries. It is all about achieving that perfect balance between order and chaos, contrast and cohesion, method and madness.
Blondelle Georges,Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 14:24:57 PM. You may think that organizing your child’s room has to be strictly utilitarian and functional. Creative kids’ organization products are found everywhere from home catalogs to your favorite big box store. Products that organize shoes, toys, and stuffed animals come in fun colors and can double as creative decor around your child’s room. Don’t stop at just color, look for baskets and bins that offer see–through options for quick cleanup and use tags or small chalkboards on baskets to know what is enclosed in them before pulling them off the shelf.
Blondelle Georges,Monday, November 09th 2015, 14:26:11 PM. The idea of the kitchen being the heart and soul of the house has been taken a step further in 2014 with the popularity of the social kitchen. Turning the traditional kitchen into a family–friendly hub that promotes interaction and creates a fun hangout, the concept blurs the boundaries between the kitchen and the areas around it. Adding an extended breakfast nook in the kitchen, a small banquet in that lonely forgotten kitchen corner or even a cozy tufted bench next to the window is a great start in getting this accomplished. The idea is to ensure that every member of your family feels comfortable hanging out in the kitchen. One can even add a small workstation or kids’ play area next to the kitchen so that no one is left out. The shape and the ultimate design of a true social kitchen depend on the specific needs of your family. So get creative and make the best use of available space to turn the kitchen into a hip and happening spot in 2015!
Blondelle Georges,Sunday, November 08th 2015, 17:16:33 PM. What can we tell you about metallic accents and fixtures that we have not already discussed through the last half of 2014! It has been a season of warm metallic hues with gold, copper and bronze replacing the usual suspects such as silver and chrome. This trend has made a significant impact in both the world of fashion and the world of interior design, and expect it to continue on this merry path all through 2015 as well. For the kitchen, think of faucets and fixtures in bright golden hues to bring a dash of luxury without going over the top. Lighting fixtures such as the Tom Dixon pendants in shiny copper are also a great choice.
Blondelle Georges,Saturday, November 07th 2015, 21:29:49 PM. A striking pendant light takes the dining room to another level. It can also help clarify the design style you’re going for. Geo pendants are a popular choice for modern dining spaces. A brass pendant with retro style can create a sense of elegance and drama, especially when the walls of the dining room are painted a deep, rich color. or a tropical touch, opt for a pendant light made from natural materials. This Kenaf Pendant Lamp from Anthropologie steals the show with its earthy look. Throw in an abundance of plants, and you have a breezy space where it’s summer year round!
Blondelle Georges,Friday, November 06th 2015, 12:33:23 PM. Secondly, do not be afraid to choose chairs that boast bright colors or bold patterns – especially if your table and place settings are somewhat subdued. If you’re not prepared to invest in brand new chairs, consider reupholstering older chairs with a durable and trendy new fabric. You can further personalize your dining room by choosing chairs with interesting shapes. For small dining rooms, consider seating made from acrylic – this helps give the illusion of additional space.
Blondelle Georges,Thursday, November 05th 2015, 15:03:14 PM. The idea here is to mix and match contrasting pieces but still give them a common thread that links every single one of them. This common quality could come in the shape of a neutral backdrop, a few bold colors that are repeated throughout the room or geometric symmetry created by the placement of the decor. In small living rooms, make sure you pick a few fundamental elements and repeat them to give the room a more pleasing ambiance.
Blondelle Georges,Wednesday, November 04th 2015, 14:51:24 PM. An eclectic living room can still have a distinct air of modernity or an undeniably Victorian flair borrowed from an era lost in time. Even though the room is a carefully constructed blend of three or four styles, let one of them shine out and dominate the setting. It is often the backdrop, the style of decor and their silhouette that define the design style that is the loudest among the lot. A refined, neutral backdrop with furniture that has clean, straight lines shouts out modern or contemporary, while flowing curves, bold colors and intricate patterns take you to vintage and classic themes.
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