36 Ideabooks by The Shabby Nest

Your Kitchen: Pretty Pantries
11 photos
Every kitchen is different. Some have the luxury of dedicated pantry space. Some don't. But even for those who don't, there are many ways to carve pantry space out of cabinets and closets. And for those who are lucky enough to have a dedicated pantry,...
Light Your Home With Industrial-Strength Style
10 photos
Industrial elements are currently a huge trend in interior design, and why not? They can be incorporated into just about any design style from contemporary to traditional. True industrial materials and designs are not necessarily for the faint of heart....
Practical and Pretty Ideas for Storing Linens
13 photos
It's that time of year again: spring cleaning. Which also happens to be the perfect time to organize your linen closet. With all the towels, sheets and various sundries that fill their shelves, things can become a jumbled mess in there rather quickly....
Loft Beds to Love
8 photos
Need to add sleeping accomodations, but short on space? A loft bed just might be the perfect solution to your predicament. Cozy and comfortable, loft beds can add much needed floor space in an overcrowded bedroom or can be nestled into another living...
Kitchen Chandeliers
8 photos
Kitchens are hardworking spaces, but that doesn't mean that they need to be utilitarian. In fact, since the kitchen is the heart of the modern home, we tend to spend a lot of time and effort creating comfortable, inviting spaces. And that often...
Pretty-in-Pink Kitchens
8 photos
Maybe it's the little girl in me who still wishes she got that Barbie Dream House she wanted for Christmas, but while browsing through the wonderful kitchen photos on Houzz this last week, I was intrigued with the idea of a pink kitchen. In all honesty,...
A Clear Choice: Lucite Coffee Tables
9 photos
Coffee tables are standard fare in living and family rooms. But if you're looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, may I suggest lucite? Lucite coffee tables are a great solution for just about any space. Although tables made of lucite...
Locker Room Chic
9 photos
When thinking about decorating your home, I'll bet you rarely turn to the gym for inspiration. But for storage options, good old gym lockers are hard to beat. With the current trend of using industrial elements in design, lockers are turning up in...
Panelled Walls Dress Up Your Living Space
9 photos
The pure versatility of wood is amazing. From rustic, to smooth and sleek, wood in its various incarnations can easily transform a room from boring to beautiful regardless of your design style. Afraid of the dark and dated panelling of the 1970s?...
It's About Time: The Clock as a Focal Point
10 photos
Just because something is utilitarian in nature doesn't mean it can't make a stunning design statement. Let's take clocks for example. The humble clock, when incorporated creatively, can be elevated to centerpiece status in a room. Check out this...
Houzz Tour: Traditional Home Goes Coastal
14 photos
Paige Knudsen, author of the popular blog Simple Thoughts, lives with her husband, four daughters and a large dog in a beautiful Georgian Colonial near Atlanta. One day Paige walked into her home and realized that the clutter was overwhelming. Despite...
Dressing Rooms: Get Ready in Style
10 photos
Hear the words dressing room and you might think of vintage Hollywood with a star on the door and light bulbs circling a mirror. But dressing rooms aren't relegated simply to the stars of yesteryear. Today's dressing rooms are lovely dedicated spaces...
Arches Frame the Home and Landscape
10 photos
It's a visual fact that a curved line appears softer than a straight or angled line. This holds true in architecture. To soften a space, designers often find that the addition of an arch does the trick. Arches make a statement just about anywhere they...
Great Combinations: Blue and Brown
10 photos
Reminiscent of earth and sky, blue and brown is a popular color combination in home decorating today. It is also very versatile. By simply changing the intensities of either color, you can take a room from restful to energetic. With their ability...
Let the Sun Shine In
10 photos
Winter got you down? Do you long for sunshine? Nothing can speed up Mother Nature, but if you are really craving light, a window wall can do wonders. Window walls are a perfect way to lighten up a dark interior or to frame a gorgeous view. Check out...
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