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56 Ideabooks by The Shabby Nest
A Clear Choice: Lucite Coffee Tables
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...
Your Kitchen: Pretty Pantries
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,...
Arches Frame the Home and Landscape
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...
Let the Sun Shine In
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...
The Up and Down of It: Staircases as a Focal Point
I am always intrigued when the mundane becomes magnificent, when the utilitarian becomes unique. Staircases are architecturally necessary. But does that mean that they have to be boring? Not on your life. Staircases can set the tone for a room....
Trend Alert: Padded Headboards
If a bedroom is an escape from the cares of the world, doesn't it follow that it should be one of the most comfortable spots in your home? The idea of cozying up against a cushy headboard is just too good to pass up. Check out these photos of padded...
Creative Play Spaces for Kids
Oh to be a kid again! Okay, I admit the thought doesn't often cross my mind. Unless, that is, I'm looking at fabulous kids' play spaces. Nothing gets creativity going like a great space filled with things to spark the imagination. I've collected...
Laundry Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional
Let's face it. There are few tasks in this world as mundane as doing the laundry. And to make matters worse, many of us have to trek down to the dark, dank basement to accomplish the task. No windows, bad lighting, the occasional spider...it's no wonder...
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Dressing Rooms: Get Ready in Style
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...
Light Your Home With Industrial-Strength Style
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....