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Love Your Living Room: How to Take Advantage of a Big Space
Go from cavernous to cozy in your living room with defined areas, warm colors and lighting that's up to the task
"in your living room with defined areas, warm colors and lighting that's up to the task... have a living room on the larger side, don't let it overwhelm you — work with it!... make your living room a place that feels cozy instead of cavernous. Follow these tips... create a living room where family and friends can stay and soak up the beautiful design... large living room, I created multiple conversation areas. @Ania Moniuszko this..."
How to Get a Big Movie Experience In a Smaller Space
"home, big or small, has some kind of space for watching movies. Why not turn this... dominating any room. When space is really tight, another option is to turn your living room... called Zoom-Room (see it at www.Zoom-Room.com). It's really quite remarkable, sitting... a new (living? sitting? snug?) room that doesn't yet exist.... I live in a 2 bedroom 1,000 sq ft house that is actually a 1 bedroom 1 theatre house..."
Kids' Rooms: I'm A Big Boy Now
"kid's room, there are a number of important factors to keep in mind. Childproofing... can both live with. More: Great Spaces for Boys, From Tots to Teens... son's room this week-what inspiration! I was looking for blues and a masculine... my boys room. They took ownership and now call them their Pet TickleMe Plants because... their room. Children often want to be wherever you are. By playing in their room... in the room as possible. Kids often mistake the house for a playground. They tumble..."
12 Cozy Corner Banquettes for Kitchens Big and Small
"aunt who lived in a snazzy '50s ranch house. Her kitchen had all the hallmarks of the... books... Big parties were served in the living room. Now with open concept smell is... dining room table. She had one built immediately! That's when I knew decorating... family room. No one ever sits at the kitchen table, so I move the chairs and use it... daily lives at home comfortable and enjoyable. I really love these banquettes, so..."
Small-Space Secret: A Great Big Mirror
"small room feel much larger. Get ideas from these 8 shining examples... You may live in only 500 square feet, but the right mirror can make it appear much... make a room appear larger and are a beautiful way to complement any room. I also really... In my living room a graphic colorful print but on the main wall over my sofa it's... Especially big mirrors. I have them all over my house! Excellent ideas on how to use large..."
Water Sense for Big Savings
"is now big business and cash strapped governments with aging costly infrastructure... don't live in an area that is restricted, we are installing a rainwater tank in the... ago, we lived in a drought area and found that most of our water waste was associated... conscience. I live in Germany where saving water is such a success that it has become a problem:... take away big lime green plastic container (colorful but still looks wrong to keep it..."
Simple Pleasures: The Big Sunday Lunch
"I have lived in the USA for almost 33 years but still enjoy having a big SundayLu... hospitality is big. I just wish there was someplace to walk afterwards! There are no sidewalks... I have lived in the country all my life and the lack of sidewalks is not a deterrant... as we live in a large potato growing area! Few know that the North East of New York... if you live where potatoes are grown ask around of your local farmers! We also love..."
One Big Happy Expansion for Michigan Grandparents
No more crowding around the Christmas tree. Friends and extended family now have all the elbow room they need, thanks to a smart addition
"elbow room they need, thanks to a smart addition... some old rooms to achieve what you see here. Photography by Steve Kuzma... family room/kitchen/living room configuration. The family room is too narrow. Given... family room to a sitting room, craft room or "lady room" (one presumes the study is... proportioned living room space complete with fireplace is "orphaned" to sitting room status... now the living room thereby converting it to the family/great room, making the primary..."
Go Big With Sculpture at Home
"e One Big Piece of Art the Spotlight in a Room, Niche or Tabletop... I mean big powerful pieces. Using large sculptural pieces takes the pressure off... give your room personality. Next time you head out to your local source for home decor... the "go big or go home" motto in mind. Here are some ideas to get you started working... This room is just an artistic master piece! Where can I see that light fixture?... route to live your dreams? If everyone makes time to cultivate their own versions..."
One Pot, One Big Shot of the Tropics
Give your rooms exotic flair in a single stroke. Tall Kentia palm fits the tropical bill beautifully
"your rooms exotic flair in a single stroke. Tall Kentia palm fits the tropical bill... again with live plants? (The difference between fake and live is kind of like the difference... facing rooms and more. We adapt it, knowing the habitat. Article's pictures show... than "one big shot", Its bold tropical and hint of exoticism exploited in parlors, especially... Jazz Age rooms. Translate the idea to your home - if you have Classical and Art Nouveau..."
10 Statement-Making Skylights, Big and Small
Brighten rooms with natural light while adding a dose of creativity via a skylight that draws attention
"ghten rooms with natural light while adding a dose of creativity via a skylight that... light to rooms that might otherwise be dark; they frame views of the sky and clouds;... quite big enough to be in scale with the room (15' high ceilings). I wasn't happy... and am living with the big ding in the metal cladding. I'd hate to give this company... in two rooms and they have been fine for 10 years or so. My rooms have low celinings..."
Guest Picks: Dramatic Arts for the Big Screen
Like a director's pet project, room screens are primed for designers to get creative and go grand. Here, 25 high-design dividers to inspire
"project, room screens are primed for designers to get creative and go grand. Here, 25... elements in a room. There are many gorgeous and interesting screens from numerous galleries... galleries and big-ticket design sources, and I think you will be astounded by the creativity... have a room where a screen will be perfect. I had a design in mind for screen for... screen. For room dividers inspired by Mid-Century design, check out our selection of decorative..."
Kitchen of the Week: Small Kitchen, Big View
"storage and room to move around in. The couple hired Hanson General Contracting and Kevin... creating room for an eat-in space and a view to the private back patio. Clever cabinetry... years of living outside the U.S. have also opened my eyes to what others make do with... dining and living room in the house, so the style had to be compatible with the more... these rooms. Sticking with a clean and simple design countered the more ornate Victorian..."
Big Makeover, Little Expense for a Design Studio's Foyer
Redecorating and rearranging a room can create a huge impact even without major new purchases. See how one design studio did it
"rearranging a room can create a huge impact even without major new purchases. See how one... important rooms in a home — it gives guests their first and last impression of the space... but are living on there retirement i would just like to see more pics of what your... that has room for a sink toilet and a mirror if these designers are that great lets... to a room. While these books provide reading material for waiting clients, you can..."
Small Ideas for Big Results
"makeover a room, from clearing off the mantel to choosing a new light... mantel is a big one! I'm looking for similar lighting found in photos #8 & #2. Do you know... folks who live in ordinary homes with limited budgets can appreciate and implement. (I... laundry room photo-- Love the shelves (I just added some with baskets this past weekend... laundry room) but why the empty jars on the counter???? decorating with a purpose?..."