Design, Accessories & Pictures

Add value and livability to a home for a fraction of the normal costs. These are all easy, inexpensive projects that will bring beauty, functionality and profitability to the bottom line.

Some people install wooden floors in their bathrooms. Although it provides a clean, sleek look, the wood will expand and shrink with the humidity, making it less durable over time. The wood will eventually warp or rot from the moisture. Now for the flooring itself. Ceramic tile is very slick – perfect for slip and fall accidents. Textured quarried tile is better, and carpet is better still. Don’t freak out! Wall-to-wall carpet is available in waterproof textures. Some really great decorating tips here. I will have to take a close look at the rooms in my house and make some changes. My son is looking for a house now. They will be buying a fixer-upper. Its the only thing they can afford.

Back splashes have become a popular choice in kitchen remodels While black splashes are usually a multi-colored, it’s a good idea to match the color of the tile floor with one of the colors in the back splash. This will create a nice complimentary color pattern throughout the kitchen. If you do straight, you’ll have three straight lines and then an arch. The arch is a focal point so it will make sense for it to be different and stand out.

Whether it’s for relaxation or for practical reasons, bringing electronics into the bathroom is becoming more commonplace. Wireless speakers, Bluetooth devices and docking stations are being incorporated into bathroom mirrors, showerheads and vanities. Kohler has taken multitasking to a new level with its all-in-one showerhead and speaker combo. What a cool lens! Who knew so much thought went into designing a kitchen. I have a newfound appreciation for it. Thanks.

Still have to put the cabinets and some reupholstered trim pieces together and then add the decorative elements… but you can see I started with some throw pillows! Make a statement with fun patterns. These intertwining circles are a groovy combination of 1960s pop art and elegant art deco. Your guest bath ideas are fabulous, I love the idea of carrera marble and a white color scheme to go with it. Your inspiration images are gorgeous!!! I love the looks of all of them. After you’ve finalized the layout and have your finances in order, it’s time to begin working on the features and selecting materials.