5 Oh-So-Orange Bathrooms

by DIY Maven

5 Oh-So-Orange Bathrooms

Are you chrysophobic? If so, you may want to turn away because this post will give you a case of the yips something fierce. What IS chrysophobia? Take a look at these pictures and take a guess. 

   

Orange has never been so minimal as it is in this bathroom.

created at: 05/19/2011

The the tile choice in this example helps bridge a gap between modern and traditional. 

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An addition of flowers, fish and pencils makes this a darling children's...

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Make It: DIY Pantone Magnets

by Capree K

Make It: DIY Pantone Magnets

I have a not-so-secret obsession with all things colorful and design-related, so when I saw these Pantone magnets my little heart did a cart wheel.  I mean, why didn't I think of this?  It just makes so much sense.  Not to mention this may be the easiest DIY project we've ever posted.  

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Clipped: Inspiration from around the Web

by Bruno Bornsztein

As usual, Curbly's Clippings page is full of great inspiring images from all over the internet this week. Here's a quick roundup in case you missed it:

Clipped: Inspiration from around the Web

This abstract acyrlilic block with scrap wood suspended inside makes a striking sculpture.

Possibly the best use of a Pantone color guide that I've ever seen. Ok, definitely.

I tweeted this one already, but still, I love the use of turqoise in this kitchen (and normally I hate it, even...

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10 AMAZING Purple Rooms

by DIY Maven

10 AMAZING Purple Rooms

I love purple, but I don't have any of it in my closet or my home. It's absent in the first because it doesn't look great with my skin tone. Why it's absent from my home, I have no idea. What I do know is that people who do purple rooms are akin to those that

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25 Blue Rooms

by DIY Maven

Blue Room Design Ideas

Azure, cobalt, sapphire, navy, powder, midnight, Prussian, electric, indigo, royal, ice, baby, robin's egg, peacock, ultramarine, aquamarine, steel, slate, cyan, Oxford, Cambridge...is there another color in the spectrum with so many synonyms in the thesaurus? One way or another, all seem to be represented

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A Sad Table Gets Blue

by DIY Maven

A Sad Table Gets Blue

For fifteen years, this sad little, garage-sale-find coffee table was collecting dust in Melissa's garage. A reconfiguration of living room furniture compelled her to rescue it from its isolation and give it a new life. The little table went from

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5 Ways to Make Colors Pop

by DIY Maven

5 Ways to Make Colors Pop

Our amigos over at GE sent along some hints on how to make the colors in our homes pop. Here're the deets:

  • Find the right balance of color. Many home design experts live and breathe by the 60-30-10 rule. That is, divide your color choices into percentages: 60 percent of the dominant color, 30 percent of the

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Makeover Monday: Neutral Basement Rec Room into Colorful Family Entertainment Space.

by Chris Gardner

Debbie Wiener of Design Solutions took a standard tract home, subdivision finished basement space and fused in some color and personality.

Makeover Monday: Neutral Basement Rec Room into Colorful Family Entertainment Space.

"Her focus isn’t on creating showroom homes instead its on creating designs for real living. Such is the case here. Debbie took a basement family room and made it into a family-friendly colorful entertainment room that encapsulates her design ethos: fun, inviting, and best of camouflage for all of life’s...

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Color Therapy Shower Heads

by DIY Maven

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We've been able to turn our showers into aromatherapy sessions for years, with the help of shampoos, soaps and body washes, but now we can turn them into color therapy sessions as well. These new spa shower heads from iB Rubinetterie, which come in a 280mm square design or a 600mm round option, have lights integrated in them.

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