Candice Olson: Susanne And Mark’s Master Bedroom

<img src='http://www.buyaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Nice-Redesign-Master-Bedroom-Color-Scheme-Ideas.jpg' width='200px' style='float:left;padding:5px' /> Bubble-gum pink walls were paired with teal, mint green and pastel salmon fabrics. The windows sported that ubiquitous '80s balloon valance, and the same fabric was used for the bed cover, the upholstered headboard and the throw pillows. This colour scheme was older than this couple's teenage daughters… seriously! I definitely had my work cut out for me. The rest of this family's home was bright and colorful, and after chatting with them at length, I decided to turn their bedroom into the soft and grounding oasis they were missing. Susanne wanted a quiet spot where she could lounge and read, and Mark wanted to be able to watch TV there. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit <a href='http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/candice-olson/bedroom-decorating-ideas_b_1429638.html' >http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/candice-olson/bedroom-decorating-ideas_b_1429638.html</a> <img src='http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_YCuDuVA8jD8/TP2iJbg_OzI/AAAAAAAAQ24/C4Jd0MsvSoI/s1600/IMG_4599.JPG' /> Redesign a bedroom with what you have to make it functional and inviting – Sentinel & Enterprise <img src='http://extras.mnginteractive.com/live/media/site106/2013/0920/20130920__SE_0920_daleydecor~p1_200.jpg' width='200px' alt='Repositioning the bed into an alcove makes the room feel more spacious.' style='float:left;padding:5px' /> An elaborate glass, steel and hardwood staircase connects all three levels. Photo: Olga Soboleva/Vanguard Propertie An elaborate glass, steel and hardwood staircase connects all three… <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit <a href='http://www.sfgate.com/realestate/hotproperty/article/Redesigned-Craftsman-home-available-in-Noe-Valley-5063073.php' >http://www.sfgate.com/realestate/hotproperty/article/Redesigned-Craftsman-home-available-in-Noe-Valley-5063073.php</a> Redesigned Craftsman home available in Noe Valley – SFGate <img src='http://ww1.hdnux.com/photos/25/24/53/5589724/5/628×471.jpg' width='200px' alt='2220 Castro St. is a modern Craftsman home in Noe Valley. Photo: Olga Soboleva/Vanguard Propertie' style='float:left;padding:5px' /> The alcove of this room was being used for the triple dresser, wardrobe and storage chest. The queen size bed was taking up most of the floor space in the main area of the...
Stylish Designs And Swanky Interiors Light Up Hdb Flats

Stylish Designs And Swanky Interiors Light Up Hdb Flats

Do you really know your decorating style? “I wanted a classic, timeless look for my house,” said the co-founder of a photography company, who was inspired by her travels to Italy and Germany. The renovation works alone cost $120,000. Said Mr Raymond Kua, design manager of The Design Practice: “Homeowners have different expectations now. They don’t just want a place to live in – they want a home that is in line with their own lifestyles.” It can cost anywhere between $30,000 and $100,000 to do up a typical three-room flat, depending on factors like the materials used, and the labour required, said Mr Alvin Ling, design director of The Scientist. Spacious New York-style lofts are all the rage among homeowners now, said Ms Rebeckka Wong, editor of interior design magazine Home & Decor. This comes together with “raw and ‘gritty’ design elements such as exposed electrical tracking and wires, exposed brick walls, and even barn-like doors”. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://business.asiaone.com/news/stylish-designs-and-swanky-interiors-light-hdb-flats Eagan townhouse’s living room gets a makeover We were looking for a space where people could put their feet up on the coffee table, Swan said. Keller combined a clean-lined sofa, a pair of distinctive chairs, two versatile ottomans and accent tables to create three distinct conversation areas within the large open space. The open floor plan and inviting seating options have changed the way the couple live at home. Before, in the old house, we had a formal living room, but we tended not to end up there, said Vye. It was closed off. Were much more likely to...
Home Remodeling: Get The Most Bang For Your Buck

Home Remodeling: Get The Most Bang For Your Buck

“We have a lot of friends who have put their house up for sale and they do all of the updates that they wish they would have done,” said Christine. “We’ve done all the updates to our house now we kind of don’t want to move.” That’s the flip side of the remodel quandary, the Amundson’s will stay, but they’ve done the work, are now building equity on that work and certainly are fully ready to sell when they decide to make that move. “We’re now in a seller’s market,” said Jurek. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.kare11.com/story/life/family/take-kare/money/2014/03/31/home-remodel-fix-up-home-sales-remax-realtor-simple-touches-renovations-home-improvement/7134951/ Remodeling Boom While the demand is high for remodeling that can also create some problems because there simply aren’t enough subcontractors available in the city to get all the jobs done. “It is a trickle-down effect. Things get pushed back or delayed because someone is on this job, can’t get there and that only progresses throughout the summer and gets worse and worse,” Seykora said. And that means, as these homeowners found out, when you’re looking to hire a remodeling contractor, you’ll have to be patient. “I called a few different people and I think we waited for a few months to even get them over and see what we could have done. I’m not surprised, obviously something is going on just because it’s hard to get somebody over just to do an initial look,” Munsinger said. But now that the work is underway, it will be done in time for graduation. The push is on to get more trade people to both South Dakota...
Five Questions With Interior Designer Barbara Portnoy

Five Questions With Interior Designer Barbara Portnoy

Milkster Is A Maker-Friendly Launchpad For Interior Design Enthusiasts Portnoy reflected on her business with The Baltimore Sun. You started art school planning to be a sculptor. What drew you to interior design? At the end of my freshman year at Pratt Institute, my parents told me to pick a major that sounded like the description of a paying job if I wanted them to send in the next semester’s tuition. My mom actually was a sculptor, and knew how difficult it would be to earn a living in that field. Looking for something that involved three-dimensional design, I declared myself a product designer because, lacking the appropriate information, I didn’t consider interior design a serious enough career. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-03-28/business/bs-bz-plda-5-questions-20140328_1_interior-design-five-questions-paul-street Kassin Laverty’s Interior Design Fair signature Once you start moving the puzzle pieces around, it’s easier to get a sense for your needs and what you really need to shop for. Otherwise, you can end up buying a lot of stuff you don’t need, trying to Band-Aid the problem, when in fact all you might need is a little spring cleaning!” Child’s play: “When is the last time you used markers, crayons or paint? We recognize the importance of creative expression for children, but once we grow up, often tactile experiences fall away. Sure, computers are great, but the experiences of things like paint, Play-Doh, collaging and simply drawing – who cares what it looks like? – can reinvigorate your brain in myriad ways and help you view a design project in an entirely new light.” A few favorites...
Opportunities In Interior Décor Very Rewarding—onuoha

Opportunities In Interior Décor Very Rewarding—onuoha

These channels snap together in a regularly spaced pattern typically a 22 or 24 foot grid in the US, or 600600 mm grid in Europe (this is the modular size of the grid, the tiles are actually 595mm x 595mm or 595mm x 1195mm). Currently, there is the metal strip ceiling which is now in the Nigerian market. I dont think there could have been any other thing that could have caught my fancy than it going by the level of joy, peace of mind and fulfillment the business has given(and is still) giving me. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit...