A Fresh and Clean Scandinavian-Inspired Laundry Room Makeover!

by Capree K

A Fresh and Clean Scandinavian-Inspired Laundry Room Makeover!

Going along with our basement and sleeping themes today (because you sleep in clothes/pajamas and washers and dryers are often in basements?  I know, it's a stretch...), I thought I'd share this lovely laundry room* makeover from Curbly fave Charles & Hudson!   

 

created at: 02/09/2012

In preparation for the arrival of their new baby, Timothy Dahl, the founder and editor of Charles & Hudson (and all-around great guy), decided to tackle a laundry room...

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White Hot: The Ultimate Modern Kitchen Roundup!

by Capree K

White Hot: The Ultimate Modern Kitchen Roundup!

Normally, I have what can only be described as an insatiable appetite for color.  If you looked around my home, it would hit you like a ton of bricks: Purple chair! Green walls! Blue walls! Orange sofa!  You get the picture.  But lately I've been really loving the idea of having an all-white kitchen (I might sneak a few pops of color in there, though, I can't help myself).  So, in my constant search for inspiration, I rounded up a few a bunch of my favorite modern kitchens in this oh-so-clean and crisp palette.  Check 'em out below!   

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DIY Idea: Modern Dip-Dyed Baskets

by Capree K

DIY Idea: Modern Dip-Dyed Baskets

This DIY project has "Scandinavian Modern" written all over it!  It's also one of those "why didn't I think of that?" ideas.  The white and wood combo is at once classic, modern, and trendy.  For color lovers like myself, I'd suggest experimenting with bold hues - maybe even neon if you're feeling crazy!  

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DIY Idea: Plywood Countertops

by Capree K

DIY Idea: Plywood Countertops

Like many people living in the 'burbs, our kitchen counters boast that favorite of builder-grade materials: laminate.  We desperately want to replace them with something more in line with our style (and budget) and have tossed around the idea of DIY concrete counters or going the IKEA butcher block route.  But then I saw this: countertops made from plywood.  

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Three Nature-Inspired Stools to Make Yourself

by Capree K

Three Nature-Inspired Stools to Make Yourself

One huge trend as of late has been nature-inspired furniture and decor, especially log stools and side tables: they're Scandinavian, rustic, and modern all at once, which may explain some of the allure.  I've seen them all over the Internet and from just about every online retailer.  The problem is, most of these bad boys cost a ridiculously pretty penny and I'm willing to bet you could DIY them for a whole lot less.  

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Roundup: 7 Inspiring Danish Interiors

by Capree K

Roundup: 7 Inspiring Danish Interiors

I think by now it's pretty clear that I am madly in love with all things Scandinavian (evidence here and here).  The Danes, Swedes, and Norwegians just know where it's at when it comes to interior design, architecture, home decor, textiles, furniture, etc. etc.  Basically, they rock at life and making everything around them beautiful.  So, to celebrate that fact, I've rounded up seven inspiring Danish homes as a mid-week pick-me-up!  

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Roundup: 12 Unconventional Christmas Trees That Will Have You Re-Thinking The Fir

by Capree K

Roundup: 12 Unconventional Christmas Trees That Will Have You Re-Thinking The Fir

As a tradition, my husband and I usually go on the day after Thanksgiving to pick out a tree with his family.  There's a special lot that has our preferred species (Balsam Firs - I love how skinny and open they are, which is great for showcasing ornaments.  Take a peek at our tree from last year to see what I mean).  This year, though, we were out of town and to this day are still treeless, which is nearly blasphemous.  I am dying to get a...

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Roundup: 12 Cozy Scandinavian Modern Cabins

by Capree K

Roundup: 12 Cozy Scandinavian Modern Cabins

If you liked last week's Scandinavian Modern kitchen makeover, you're in for a treat!  As I mentioned yesterday, around this time of year I always get that rustic itch (which sounds like a virus, but I swear it's not).  I seek out and take inspiration from cozy spaces - move over shiny minimalist houses, I want wood and textiles!  So, what's the ultimate winter abode?  A Scandinavian Modern Cabin.  I'll take two!  

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