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Dream to Done: Make Your Home Look Luxurious This Spring

Dream to Done: Make Your Home Look Luxurious This Spring

 

Spring is almost here, and everyone is in hype for the big spring cleaning. However, besides getting rid of the things that you don’t need anymore, you can spruce up your home’s appearance a bit. And what a better way than giving it a more luxurious look that will make the hot weather days more enjoyable and beautiful. So, let’s see what you can do with your home to make it look fabulous.

 

Crown molding

Architectural details are usually associated with upscale homes, and there is no better way to introduce one than crown molding. Crown molding bridges the gap between the walls of a room and a ceiling which is a perfect finishing touch to make your home look traditional and elegant. Even though this is mostly associated with luxury homes, it is actually inexpensive to install. What is more, you can do it yourself and be fully proud of your home. However, you should make sure to remember such decorative pieces work best in larger rooms, while you can choose a simpler crown molding style for some other smaller rooms in your home.

 

Big pieces of art

If you’ve ever been to a luxurious hotel or visited some old castles abroad, you have probably noticed that they are adorned with oversized paintings, statues and other pieces of art. The reason behind this being that larger art pieces make a statement and leave a long-lasting impact. That's why, if you want to make your home look rich, you should definitely opt for abstract paintings of your choice and hang them on the wall facing your sofa in the living room or your bed in bedroom. However, you should stay away from pictorial scenes and opt for large geometric shapes or floral patterns as they will fit better into your interior design.

 

Classy accessories

You can introduce these wherever you wish or can. You can accessorize your bedroom with a large mirror with a golden frame. Include some lamps made of high-end materials, such as brass, crystal or marble in your living room. Also, you can opt for marble countertop for your kitchen island or introduce a few smaller pieces of furniture made of solid wood around the house. What is more, you can put open cabinets in your kitchen or vintage glass-door cabinets for your dining room so that you can display your classy and elegant Wedgwood china, for example. The possibilities are endless, as long as you pick the accessories made of glass, crystal, solid wood and a few pieces with metallic finishes. Just make sure not to overdo it, so your home doesn’t look tacky instead of luxurious.

 

Gold spray paint

Another way to introduce a bit of glamour into your home is by using gold spray paint. This doesn’t cost much, but it can make your home look as if a celebrity lives there. You don’t even have to be particularly talented, you can simply add a coat of gold spray paint to your ordinary picture frames, vases, pots, and trays, and it will instantly give each room an elegant makeover. However, if you wish to add even more elegance and glamour, you can easily repaint your shelves, mirror frames and some of the chairs. Gold is the ultimate sign of luxury, so why not add a few golden touches here and there.

 

Fresh flowers

Since spring is around the corner and there are plenty of flowers blooming, you should add them to your home. Moreover, fresh flowers are the best ways to instantly uplift your home’s appeal and breathe life into it. If you want to keep it simple, you can just pick a few bouquets of your favorite flowers yourself and place them in vases in your living room, bathroom, dining room and bedroom. But, if you want more luxury, you can easily spend a little extra on some big bouquets in strong deep colors. If you do opt for this option, just make sure to limit yourself on a big bouquet on your coffee table or dining room table.

 

Balance lighting

A home with just one lighting fixture per room will look dark and neglected. And that’s not the look you’re trying go for. So, instead of leaving your rooms with just one overhead lighting fixture that makes it look sterile, rather opt for layers of lighting solutions. Apart from the main light source, incorporate a few lamps in each room. You can either go for big lamps with metallic finishes, smaller ones with crystal bases or even pendant and wall lighting fixtures near the wall art or other architectural detail. Plus, don’t forget to let enough natural light inside.

 

With these six tips, you can easily elevate your home’s interior and atmosphere and make it look like a luxurious hotel. This spring brings many trends in interior design, so try to incorporate some of them when giving your home a springtime touch-up.

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March 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Homes Spa Design Ideas

Homes Spa Design Ideas

If you’re a real spa buff and spend at least 4 hours a week soaking in the hot water followed by a nice manicure and pedicure, then you will love having a home spa. The comfort and privacy of your home will make the experience even more relaxing, plus you can have as many sessions as you like and you can take your time. If the thought of this pampering experience looks quite attractive to you, here’s how you can create the perfect spa right in your home.
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Consider the location

The location of your home spa is one of the biggest decisions you have to make. There are both indoor and outdoor models and your choice should depend on your space, your climate and your preference. Indoor spas offer more privacy and can be enjoyed all year round, but outdoor spas create a unique experience, especially when you plunge into the hot water during chilly nights.

Get a good spa model

There’s no home spa without a spa unit, so make it the star of the show. Today, there are so many different luxury spa models that come in different sizes and shapes and are equipped with different jet sets. They go from mini 2-seaters for an intimate spa experience all the way up to 12-seaters and swim spas perfect for parties. Aside from classic above-ground models, there are also in-ground spas that are partially or completely inserted in the ground. All you need to do is pick a size and model that fits your needs and space, get it installed (which is usually a super quick process) and dive in!
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Incorporate a shower

No matter if you have an outdoor or indoor spa, you can always incorporate a shower into your design. A stone-covered shower will not only give your space a unique and stylish look, but also allow you to take a quick wash after your spa session. For the best effect, create an open wet room with a stylish and minimalist rain shower. This will create a feeling that you’re taking a shower in the middle of the rainforest and further improve your spa design and experience.

Introduce some cozy furniture

Spas are all about comfort, so if you want to further boost it, you can get some cozy furniture for your home spa, no matter if you have an outdoor or indoor design. It will soften down the space and make it look more spa-like. Additionally, you’ll have a place where you can sit, leave your clothes or conduct your beauty routine in peace. However, make sure to pick a piece with water-resistant fabrics. Most outdoor materials today look super attractive and can handle all the humidity and moisture. Lounge chairs are a more classic approach, but they are still amazing, especially when surrounding a big outdoor spa. If you just can’t live without regular massages, investing in a pro massage table and you’ll always be ready to get a good rubdown in style.
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Protect it from the elements

If you have an outdoor spa, no matter where you live, there will be days that will not allow you to use your beautiful spa. In these cases, make sure to have an appropriate cover that will protect your unit from the elements. If you live in an area with four seasons, then you need a good cover that can handle everything from strong sun to heavy snowfall. There are some cheap covers you can get online, but don’t hesitate to splurge on a high-quality product. Automated covers that are built into the deck look super stylish and can be put on easily and quickly.
Once you create your private spa, you’ll feel like royalty during your every pampering session and have the ultimate spa experience right in the comfort of your own home.

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March 08, 2018 | 0 comments

Tips for Designing a Luxurious Kid-Friendly Home

Tips for Designing a Luxurious Kid-Friendly Home

Have you ever wanted your home to be a sophisticated space worthy of the cover of Architecture Digest magazine? Did you end up with a bunch of Legos instead of area rugs and smudged walls? Do you have to hide your expensive porcelain collection in the attic, because you’re afraid your little angels will break it? It’s ok, you are not the only one. But this doesn’t mean you are stuck in this situation. There are things you can do to give your home the luxurious feel you are craving, without making it unlivable for your kids.

Open the space up

Small, cramped spaces can look messy and feel claustrophobic, especially if you have kids’ stuff everywhere. An open concept main floor not only allows you to have ample space that can look more elegant, but it also gives you the chance to monitor what your kids are doing while you are preparing food or entertaining guests. Furthermore, you can make the space seem even bigger by getting rid of the unnecessary furniture and accessories. Minimalism is your best friend.

Build in, whatever you can

Tips for Designing a Luxurious Kid-Friendly Home
Bulky bookshelves may have worked great in the Beast’s castle, but since you are not living in a fairy tale and don’t have an enormous library, you should consider built-in shelves that don’t occupy much space. Additionally, you can install walk-in closets instead of the regular ones.

Choose your furniture wisely

Tips for Designing a Luxurious Kid-Friendly Home
A luxurious house that’s also kid-friendly should strike the perfect balance between opulence and ease-of-maintenance, while also being safe for small children. Long luxury sofas in the living room can emphasize the length of the room and, at the same time, provide you with the perfect nook for family evening gatherings that can include watching TV or reading good-night stories. Since sharp-edged furniture is out of the question if you have toddlers, you can go for a round coffee table or ottoman. Upholstery is another important factor to consider. You can opt for vinyl, tweed or Larson. All of them give away a sense of formality and elegance, while still being durable and easy to clean.

Light it up

Fortunately for you, your kids are probably not tall enough to reach the lighting fixtures so this is the area where you can really splurge. Make the ceiling fixture the focal point of the room, by installing something like a Victorian chandelier. You can also make your kitchen island and dining room table stand out with pendant lights. Layer the lighting solutions to create an elegant ambience. Add task lights to the kitchen counter, and accent lights around the bathroom mirror or the art pieces in your living room.

Introduce splendor with accessories

Tips for Designing a Luxurious Kid-Friendly Home
It is impossible to imagine any luxurious space without high-end accessories. However, you should do your best to keep those accessories out of your kids’ reach or opt for durable and resistant items. Things that could be useful are mirrors, metallic accessories, artisan pieces, artwork, antiques, etc. You should also enrich the texture of the space by adding plush throw pillows, sheepskin rugs, and soft throw blankets.

Protect your decor, protect your kids

Don’t let your décor hurt your kids, but don’t let your kids ruin your décor either. Try your best not to leave any breakable, sharp or heavy items where your children can reach them. As for the decorative elements you need to protect, museum gel can be helpful, especially for shielding collectible sculptures, ceramics or vases. Everything else needs to be stain-resistant or easy to wash, including the walls.

As you can see, it is quite possible to have a luxurious home that suits both you and your children. There is no reason to turn your home into a playground just because you want to entertain and protect your kids, but there is also no reason to constrain your little ones to their rooms so that you can have an extravagant home. Follow these tips, and you will have both.

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February 12, 2018 | 0 comments

5 Minor Tweaks to Make Your Kitchen Pop

5 Minor Tweaks to Make Your Kitchen Pop

If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your home, chances are you’ll want to start with your kitchen. After all, a lot of people say that kitchen is a heart of home. But what to do if you simply don’t have enough time or money to engage in a big renovation project? Luckily, there are plenty of minor tweaks that can give an entire new look to your kitchen. That being said, we have come up with 5 of them that might just be what you were looking for.

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December 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Best Home Improvement TV Shows That Will Give You Inspiration

Best Home Improvement TV Shows That Will Give You Inspiration

Shows that show how to work around the house are quite popular. Here is our list of the top ten home improvement shows. You can watch these shows on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix, or Amazon Prime. If you live outside the US, you can still use Hulu with the help of the VPN.

This Old House

An American home improvement show, This Old House is a franchise that also includes magazine and a website. The series started in 1979 and is still going strong. Each episode follows the renovation of old houses, and nowadays concentrates more on luxury and high-end homes.

House Hunters

House Hunters is about families trying to find the perfect home for them. Every aspect of the owners' needs in a home is discussed and the show connects with viewers at a very emotional level.

Trading Spaces

This is an 8-season show that aired from 2000 to 2008. In this show, neighbors work in teams in each other's homes with just $1,000. The goal is to completely redecorate both the homes within the budget in two days.

Property Brothers

Property Brothers is a Canadian show featuring the Scott twins, Jonathan and Drew. The show follows the brothers who allow couples to see a vision for their new homes and help them find and fix them up.

Grand Designs

A British show, Grand Designs focuses on elaborate home improvement projects, focusing on energy savings and space optimisation. It is hosted by Kevin McCloud, who delves into some pretty interesting and luxury buildings.

Extreme Homes

Extreme Homes is all about funky new designs. The show started in 2012 and showcases some of the most bizarre homes around the world. There is not much practical learning from the show, but it gives you an insight into the most unique properties in the world.

Design on a Dime

Have $1,000 to spare for your home? Then get on it and get ideas for how to change your room into something completely different. This show has a lot of tips for recycling and reusing old items to create new ones. It's perfect for those who have little to spend but love to keep a perfect home.

Beachfront Bargain Hunt

Beachfront homes are traditionally the stronghold of the ultra-rich, but you might stand a chance with a more reasonable budget. The show features retired people searching for reasonably budgeted homes facing the sea. The show helps them find good homes and renovate them according to their requirements.

Gardeners' World

Another old show commenced in 1968, Gardeners' World is a British gardening program. If your home has a garden and if you have the least interest in growing interesting things, then this is the show for you! This BBC show is tied to the Gardeners' World magazine.

The New Yankee Workshop

DIY projects are the rage. Home carpentry can open up great opportunities for home improvement for home owners. This is what The New Yankee Workshop explores with Norm Abram giving tips on how to fashion your own furniture and restore old furniture. The show also gives some historical information on antique furniture.

If you want to jazz up your home or just want to plan ahead for buying your dream home, check out the above shows. Watching some of these episodes can help you with ideas. After all, there is nothing more satisfactory than working on your home.

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November 04, 2017 | 0 comments

Why Down Comforter Has Been So Popular Till Now?

Why Down Comforter Has Been So Popular Till Now?

It is not essential and does not matter that what a person is doing, whether he or she is the busy student, whether he or she is a businessman or teacher or trader or worker, whatever he is. It is familiar to every people to have a better, comfortable, warmth, and a dreamy night. Most of the people spend around 7 to 9 hours in bed for sleeping, gossiping with family members, read a book, chatting with friends on the internet, amusement with a life partner, etc. For bringing comfort, people need pillows, warmth comforter, bedding, etc. Among this item down comforter is the most important.

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October 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Give A New Look To Your Master Bedroom!

Give A New Look To Your Master Bedroom!

It is always a great idea to give a new look to your bedroom as it helps to a great deal in adding value to your home. It maybe that you want to remodel your bedroom because you feel too tired of the same look and color or you may want to add more space in the room or you may be just needing a break from the monotonous! There can be various reasons for renovating your master bedroom. Of course you don’t have to have a reason to remodel your bedroom. You can do it whenever you feel like it as this will give a nice and happy feeling. Remodeling is essential when one feels uncomfortable in his or her own bedroom due to any personal problems or any other issues in life.

Below are some of the reasons why one goes for bedroom remodeling:

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August 08, 2017 | 0 comments

Choose Perfect Cladding For Your Sustainable Home

Choose Perfect Cladding For Your Sustainable Home

Cladding represents a non-load-bearing layer attached to the outside of the home. Its purpose is to mitigate the impact of the weather conditions. Apart from being a functional piece of the building puzzle, cladding also determines the aesthetic appeal of the home. As such it has an impact on the building cost and property value. Finally, the cladding is nowadays perceived as an element that makes or breaks the home sustainability.

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June 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Berlin Rodeo | Penthouse Prenzlaurer Berg | Berlin, Germany

Berlin Rodeo | Penthouse Prenzlaurer Berg | Berlin, Germany

Joshua and Natsuko from Chibi Moku has broadcast the ultimate venture from their Europe trip. This venture is a super offbeat apartment suite in Berlin for interior designers Berlin Rodeo.

Creating a pad for a bachelor, have given the designers the opportunity for design that are not available when designing other interiors. In "Penthouse Prenzlaurer Berg" by Berlin Rodeo, this is exactly the case!

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June 05, 2017 | 0 comments

 Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical In-Home Care

Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical In-Home Care

Home health care and Non-medical in-home care are two different things. Though they sound similar, one must know the difference between each other to decide what kind of care or treatment is required for the patient. A this would help the person in the decision process of whether to hire a home health care professional or an unlicensed caretaker!

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May 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Gorgeous Craftsman Style Home - Durham, NC

Gorgeous Craftsman Style Home - Durham, NC

A spectacular charming “empty nester” home that has a very spacious flow, which entertains well as well as also provides cozy living with its warm sophistication.

The home has lots of craftsman features like the low-pitched, front or side gabled roofs, dormer windows, multiple roof planes and has use of lots of wood with a very earthy mix and stone pillars. The design portrays an overall very heavy and masculine aura with a big entrance door.

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December 29, 2016 | 0 comments

The Gothic Revival Style Home | Tampa, FL

The Gothic Revival Style Home | Tampa, FL

Gothic Revival home in Tampa, Florida, a gem by The Fechtel Company, which is located right on a golf course on the 18th hole. The home is perfectly situated to see golfers right from the windows!

The Gothic Revival style is majestic and pleasant with features like the steeply pitched roofs, pointed arch, decorative elements like porches, dormers, or roof gables and many more architectural features.

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December 29, 2016 | 0 comments

Advanced Electronic Bidets For Hi-Tech Homes

Advanced Electronic Bidets For Hi-Tech Homes

BEIR is being a leading bidet manufacturer for the past 15 years in Korea. The electric bidet seats are a daily necessity. Which people can use at home, work, and public places – a far superior hygiene solution than toilet paper, a far more comfortable experience than a traditional toilet seat. The purpose is to make it easy for people to experience a better lifestyle.

This brand is advanced in electronic bidets which is designed specifically for the North America and has manufactured for global brands such as Samsung. In 2016 BEIR has launched in the U.S. market to bring the best of the product experience directly to consumers, with tailored design and features specific to the North American market.

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December 14, 2016 | 0 comments

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