It’s amazing how much seating can fit into a tight space! However, interesting accents such as patterned pillows, a bold throw and captivating artwork steal the show, jazzing up the crisp white sofas and bench. Again, the eye is drawn to the details rather than the close quarters.
Today we feature a wide variety of living room images as sources of inspiration. Not only are these pics a great way to get innovative design ideas for your own home, they shed light on some tricky layout dilemmas: how to seat guests, how to divide the room from the other areas of the house, where to hide the TV and how to maximize space. Take a look and see what inspires you!
I say this because when I think of a purple room, immediately a teenage girls dare ye enter bedroom comes to mind. In it she has zebra bedding, with plush fuzzy purple pillows and synthetic purple curtains that have never been opened bid enter to the light of day. Bright purple strings of purple hand in place of closet doors and yes, a lava lamp-remember those fire hazards- decorates her cluttered dresser. But now, when I think of a purple room, there is an air of sophisticated glamour that wipes out the memory of the tacky zebralicious room.
But if you are a stickler for convention and an eclectic look does not tickle your fancy, then try bringing in a table that blends with the theme of the surrounding space. Decorating any small space is about avoiding visual fragmentation. Circular tables, transparent chairs and square tables with glass tops create an airy atmosphere and ensure that the small room looks larger than it really is.
Pendant lights seem like natural and expected additions to any modern kitchen. When used in the right manner they transform even an old and dingy space into a bright and beautiful area. Few décor additions give such a distinctive personality makeover with such relative ease. So, are you tempted to see your kitchen in a whole new light?
Small dining rooms and areas are inherently a lot more difficult to design than compact bedrooms and tiny living spaces. We often complain about the lack of available space in our own homes to find an excuse for pretty much every design conundrum. But for the imaginative, space is definitely not a constraint
When it comes to centerpieces, many design enthusiasts enjoy switching out arrangements with each new season. For example, why not go tropical for the upcoming summer months? With an abundance of amazing centerpiece ideas to choose from, affordable and eye-catching options are at the ready. Take a chance on a new design, and enjoy the fruits of your labor!
Modern pendant lights are quickly becoming fascinating works of art. Apart from offering ample illumination, they seem to bring along with them beautiful balance and contemporary style. With an amazing array of pendant light designs now on offer, the lighting above your kitchen island need not look dull and boring anymore. While there are several lighting options available for every kitchen, elegant pendant lights that offer much needed ‘task lighting’ clearly steal the show.
Sure, we’ve showcased a few va-va-voom centerpieces that make a dramatic statement. But a surprisingly large number of striking dining table centerpieces are simple, elegant and easy to reproduce. This is good news for those of us who are on a budget or who simply change our minds often and want the flexibility of switching out one centerpiece for another on a whim. Check out the diverse array of ideas below:
Borrowing from breakfast nooks is not a bad idea when you are trying to come up with a small dining room in a home that is struggling with foot room. In fact, we suggest you incorporate some of the features of a banquette booth and a lovely breakfast nook into your dining room design. Make full use of the corner space on offer. This could be a little corner in the living room or in the kitchen. By turning it into seating space, you have half the problem solved. All you need now is an appropriate table and a few chairs for the opposite side. You can even add a few storage shelves and cabinets to the wall to provide additional storage and display room.