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More Living Space: Making Room for Family
"considerations for turning an attic or basement into additional living space... designed for this. For the most part our houses are designed to be for one set of parents... basic ideas for reworking those areas of your home — things like having enough light... us with children of a certain age are experiencing a "boomerang generation." Whether... grown children. Whether because of a downsizing, health issues, or simply the desire..."
Share Tactics: Great Ideas for Shared Kids' Rooms
Maintain peace and maybe even inspire togetherness with decorating strategies from a designer with seven grandchildren
"private room to a shared space can be traumatic for kiddos, but most adjust. "Kids... sharing a room gives children the opportunity to learn some important life skills, p... far as children are concerned, there is a yawning chasm between the concept of having... into his room, Jedd stood there with his legs spread and arms akimbo, demanding that... of my room!" "Now, sweetheart," we cooed. "We talked about this, and you are going..."
DIY Friday: Paint a Dishtowel for Kitchen Color
"bit of paint, fabric medium and tape can transform basic flour sack towels from boring... try this painting technique. I keep seeing painted towels everywhere, but it makes... Doesn't the paint just make that part of the towel useless? Same with painted rugs. Doesn't... looking for a large stripe lightweight curtain for my bedroom...I'm thinking maybe... love that idea. I use the grain sack towels and yes, they are very boring. I'll have..."
5 Ways to Get Your Living Room Ready for Entertaining
Whether you have a week for party prep or just a couple of hours, here's how to set the scene for comfort and fun
"a week for party prep or just a couple of hours, here's how to set the scene for comfort... set up for guests, your holiday dinner party can go from fabulous to awkward as soon... living room. Even if you have just a spare hour to clean up, focusing on a few basic... get your room holiday-ready in no time. Here's how to make your guests feel at home... Great ideas for hosting a party! Another thing to keep in mind this season is how..."
Go Rogue for Effective Furniture Arrangements
Why stick with a traditional setup that just doesn't cut it? The most advantageous arrangement may be the least obvious
"living room, a dining room or even your kitchen and create a setup that is anything... places and rooms that are too big or too small, and your furniture just doesn't work the... Thanks for the ideas for unusual rooms!... dining/bench idea. Thank you :) Fantastic article! It gives me great ideas for my living/dining... sorry for that!! I always end up painting (outdoors) on the rainiest days of the... living room resembles a "spin-art" painting. It's a long rectangle with three openings..."
Open House: Designers Create Uplifting Sanctuaries
Good Shepherd Charity Project creates welcoming, multi-functional living spaces for women and children in transition
"spaces for women and children in transition... Center for Homeless Women & Children in Los Angeles opened its doors last summer... of 30 rooms beautifully decorated by top designers in Los Angeles. These designers... about the rooms from each of the designers.... Beautiful rooms appointed with regard for those who will surely find solace there. These... appreciation for their thoughfulness and generosity. What a beautiful and inspiring article..."
Designs for Living: Cheerful Laundry Rooms
"undry rooms certainly seem to be getting a lot of attention from designers and homeowners... laundry room that is not only functional but cheerful through the addition of wonderful... urge to paint some stripes! And my laundry room does need some attention. I do appreciate... Great idea to decorate a laundry room with chandeliers, colorful walls and nice storage... laundry room is boring white... This gives me the itch to paint it! I was not happy..."
How to Create a Great Dining Room Wall
"chalkboard paint make dramatic backdrops for feasts... dining room is formal or open to your great room, most have some type of focal wall... dining room, but if you want to go beyond just paint and wainscoting, consider the... is to paint it in an accent color, add a buffet table and hang some pictures. This... dining room wall changes all the time. Beautiful! Several nice ideas. When I had... space for painting. Great stuff, especially the fifth image from the top. Some additional..."
10 Tips for Making Your Laundry Room Better
"laundry rooms and storage rooms. It's as though these spaces are an afterthought even... laundry room is a room we use all of the time. Decorating it to be more efficient,... laundry room. As a kid, we had our washer and dryer tucked into a hallway closet. In... laundry room and I plan to give the space the decorating attention it deserves! I... laundry room starts with efficiency. The right appliances, the right surface spaces..."
Iron It Out! Storage Solutions for the Ironing Board
"covers for my regular-size board, the small Ikea one I use for my sewing room and... hate the idea of being stuck in my small little laundry room to iron. I just leave... laundry room which we are about to redo. Love the idea of that drop down board. I'm... laundry room door out of site. There is also this one I've seen a while back http://www... meant more for shirts than sheets! :-) if you have any sewing skills, you can save a lot..."
A Basement Remodel Sets the Stage for Flexible Play
Embracing change, this light-filled basement readily shifts between kids' play activities and grown-up entertaining
"could make room for whatever play may happen," says Amundson. The homeowners also wanted... areas for crafts, play, entertainment and dining. The result is the addition of 800... Great ideas! I'm just getting to my basement remodel. Thank you!!! is it me or... Except for bedrooms and closets, the rest of the house is unnecessary! Fantastic... have gone for more warmer tones in the living area (just my preference). Well done. I..."
Compact Living: Tips and Tricks for Every Room
From big-picture insight to detailed room-by-room strategies, these guides will help you get the most out of a tricky area
"detailed room-by-room strategies, these guides will help you get the most out of a tricky... brimming with ideas to help you look at your home in new ways. Reimagine a tricky room —... multipurpose rooms and smart space planning to flexible, floating and transparent furnishings... small room if you plan carefully before the remodel. Thanks for sharing these ever... stylish idea when space is at a minimum! Thanks for including my work in your round..."
Not Just For Kids: Cool Chalkboard Walls
"with the idea of painting a whole wall with chalkboard paint. From the little research... chalkboard paint that fit your taste and design needs. For example, Hudson paint has 24... chalkboard paint is easy to apply. Implemented right, chalkboard paint can create an elegant... apply the idea in my own house yet. Recently, several people have commented on this ideabook... young children like to draw on walls and some parents like it too... After seeing..."
Where to Find Home Color Inspiration
Look for paint color ideas in things you already love: a piece of art, a cozy café, a vintage plate — even a memory
"Look for paint color ideas in things you already love: a piece of art, a cozy café... colors for the new year? Maybe you've been putting off your painting project because... post!! For more decorating ideas - Paint colors http://brightboldbeautiful.blogspot... ating-ideas-paint-colors.html Great inspirational post! Check out our Ideabook about... backing for a durable, easy to clean, frameless design. For a matte finish or a more..."
Picking the Color Purple
"Get Ideas and Paint Picks for Our Most Majestic Hue... Thanks for sharing. Thank you, thank you! I want to paint one wall at my house a glorious... Nice idea book and I love reading the fun facts. We love purple and these are great... purple for an older teenaged girl who wanted more sophistication in her space. Hope... project the room main colour is already purple. Where did you get the mirrors behind the... choice for contemporary spaces. Paint Pick: Beguiling Mauve 6269 by Sherwin Williams..."