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Cast Away for South Seas Style
Oh, to be in Tahiti right now. The next best thing: tips from South Seas resorts to create that lovely getaway feel at home
"bungalows are, for the most part, built from materials plucked from within a 20-mile radius... transform a room, making it feel like a castaway retreat.... Thank you for taking me away for a few lovely moments! Love these pillows, too! Thanks... to him for being so earth friendly & doing it with style! Very nice for a getaway... Thanks for using our pearl shell mirror - it is gorgeous! Here's a another idea that..."
Expert Talk: 14 Designers Show Their Stripes
Painted stripes can create huge impact in a room for little cost. See how and why these professionals gave 14 rooms their stripes
"impact in a room for little cost. See how and why these professionals gave 14 rooms their... a home decor collection. When he was asked about some of his pillow patterns, The... painting rooms with stripes, these designers are in no danger of "losing their way,"... color for the stripes. Your eyes went right up to the height of the room/stairs... tripe-decor/ These were all lovely! Only idea I didn't see was what I did with..."
Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls
Let your favorite hues loose without skirting your lease, with these room-by-room ideas for apartments and other rented homes
"these room-by-room ideas for apartments and other rented homes... ideabook is for color lovers who need alternatives to painting the walls. Even if your... every room in your home with rental-friendly color.... nicer the decorating, the more rental income. The decorating paid for itself the first... work. For more photos of adding colors to rooms (without wall paint)...check out... you for this article, for me it is right on time. Love these ideas. I am in my own..."
Great Color Combination: A Green and Black Palette
"For a fresh, crisp look from the living room to the laundry room, take a cue from... so much for featuring two of my rooms!!! Stacy You're very welcome Stacy. Beautiful... color for walls. Nothing seems to go with carpet. White blinds in room. Accent color... Thanks for your input. Charmean We also think that green and black is a great color... of the rooms. Love the black, white and mint color combo as seen here http://goo.gl/xsSO7..."
11 Shutters to Enhance Every Window
Vinyl in the bathroom, café style in the kitchen, clerestory in the living room — today's shutters are terrific for every room in the home
"living room — today's shutters are terrific for every room in the home... marvelous for airflow without light. Computers and TVs can make a room too warm, and... shutters for guest room pass-through openings allow flexible use as open connected space... Great tip for Modern Shutters. Already have two ideas, for my bathroom - Ice Crystal... shutters for South facing teen room. I have older floor to ceiling windows that slide..."
Things You Need to Know About Buying a Sofa
Learn about foam versus feathers, seat depth, springs, fabric and more for a couch that'll work for years to come
"and more for a couch that'll work for years to come... buying one for a temporary fix, it'll eventually get demoted from the living room to the... family room to the basement and, finally, the dorm. Before you know it, a decade or... Look for a frame made from a kiln-dried hardwood such as oak, alder, birch, maple... in that room it just isn't deep enough for longer hours of sitting, nor for napping... searching for a house with a family room where we can have a sectional for both of us..."
Guest Picks: A Mirror for Every Wall
"or two for decorating around the house! While mirrors are a must in the bathroom... part: decorating! It is far more enjoyable than unpacking boxes and organizing.... hunting for vanity mirrors but was easily distracted by all of the beautiful decorative... use old decorative mirrors in two of the three bathrooms. And now I’m especially excited... about any room in the house. They typically give the illusion of a bigger, brighter..."
Guest Picks: Touches of Turquoise for the Nursery
"nursery with decor in soothing, serene turquoise blue... color for a little one's room. If you're not able to paint the entire room turquoise... in a room. It is said that turquoise controls and heals the emotions and creates... floors free for little crawlers. A kid-size pouf for the kids room makes seating fun and... table for diaper storage or on the floor for kid-accessible toy storage. I just had... great way for kids to see their place in the world, but also a stylish decorative piece..."
Guest Picks: Quirky Clocks for the Nursery
Keep track of nap and feeding times with a fun, unusual wall clock that complements your nursery decor
"infant's room, a kid's bedroom, or most any other room, really. — Maddie from Colour... dimension to a room's walls. They're also a handy way to keep track of feeding and nap schedules... in my room! Super cool collection - thanks for mentioning my Objectify clocks! I... kid's room. If it was for teaching them to tell time all the ones without numbers... a dark room w/no lights,no phone, no tv, no electrical stimulation---you will sleep..."
Mood Makers: Luxurious Looks on a Budget
Want a high-end look in your home but feeling choked by your budget? Try these pro decorator tips to give your rooms a luxe look for less
"these pro decorator tips to give your rooms a luxe look for less... make your rooms appear richer and more luxurious that don't have to cost an absolute... make any room in your house feel like a million bucks.... ready for white ones. ...at least for now LOL. I do have one tip for looking high... dining room and living room. Do you still recommend doing molding for this type of... doors. For kids rooms, I am thinking of having the entire door black, the room inside..."
Evoke a Japanese Tearoom's Beauty With a 'Chabana' Flower Arrangement
Set the stage for serenity in any room with floral and decorating ideas borrowed from an ancient Japanese tradition
"stage for serenity in any room with floral and decorating ideas borrowed from an... in any room of any modern home. Here are some tips to create a tearoom-inspired... These rooms are a sanctum. Does anyone in America have a room this pretty without... lovely decorative expression. So pleased to see features like these that bring aspects... though the decor is largely neutral) This is beautiful! A life devoid of things/clutter..."
Give Your Porch Some Rustic Fall Style
"inviting fall decorations for your favorite outdoor room... THANK YOU FOR YOUR BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS I love to decorate for fall as we'll. Fall is my... love to decorate the outside of my home and art studio for fall. I prefer mostly natural... find them for less than $2 to $3 a piece for the little guys, and I'm trying to decide... on sale for $2/m polyester fabric. I have one suggestion, put pillow in any plastic... first, for water proof, can add spooky sound, too. If you want to seal it use hot..."
20 Ideas for a Hip and Creative Kids' Room
"cutesy for a bedroom that will grow with your child and speak to your taste too... the only decor possibilities for children's rooms are (thankfully) long gone. From unique... than ever for pint-size spaces. Whether you are shifting from crib to big-kid bed or... "browse rooms" section for kids' rooms. Any room that was similar in size (8X10) and... enough for a "sleep over". There is enough room in her room for a small table and..."
10 Fantasy Dining Rooms for a Good Cause
Outlandishly creative or subtle and sophisticated, these designer spaces for Serving Up Style 2013 show admirable imagination
"spaces for Serving Up Style 2013 show admirable imagination... dining rooms on display as part of the Serving Up Style fundraiser for Molly's Fund... dining room possible. Take a look at 10 of these fantasy dining rooms — from a color... "fantasy" for this event was a Portland Pearl District, penthouse style dining room,... beautiful room! I love those lights. I have them as an option for my future redo of my... powder room:) As for Portland, I know it's not all weird:) I used to live there and..."
Why My Son’s Room Will Be Red: An Expert Weighs In on Colors for Baby
Historical facts, trend recaps and enthusiastic support for painting your nursery any darn color you like
"support for painting your nursery any darn color you like... extremely bad for children and even directions in the room are not good for health reasons... color and decor for their own rooms. Our houses don't exist to be a reflection of the... playful baby room. naturalmom5, the book is In My Room, Designing for & with Children... repaint the room. Here's a photo of a corner of his room... I love the room especially..."