Just when I was getting a little antsy with the ombre trend*, THIS project comes along. Dang you, awesome lighting projects! You get me every time.
I can't quite put my finger on it, but for some reason I'm a total sucker for coasters. Maybe because they're small, cute, and functional?? Who knows... But I do know that these DIY color-blocked coasters are just too fantastic not to share!
I recently returned home from a trip to ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair), where everything was brass-y, angular goodness. It was a neo-80s explosion. In a good way. So, spying a low-cost, DIY version of all this shiny metallic high-brow design was quite exciting!
I'm in full support of the painted antler trend that's been floating around for a while, especially if it combines pretty little bud vases and springtime blooms like this one!
There's an article on Stylist Home that declares the coffee table is going extinct. It may very well be what with more multi-task options like cubbies and even ottomans. With their observation, they put together a slide show of 7 other items that might soon be forgotten. Included on their endangered list is the sideboard, the love seat,
In case you hadn't noticed, I am totally into DIY vase projects lately! From paper polygons to faux milk glass, I can't get enough of 'em. So, of course I was excited when I spotted this easy string-wrapped vase project -- the pops of neon are perfect for spring!
If you spend much time in the online DIY/craft sphere (guilty as charged!), chances are you've noticed a whole lot of paper flower love lately. And I'm not talking about those paper flowers you made as a kid that were all scraggly and sad, these are seriously stunning creations that people are posting. Lucky for you, we've rounded up seven of the prettiest and best paper flower tutorials all in one spot -- ENJOY!
The paint-dipping craze isn't going anywhere anytime soon, kids. Which is a-okay in my book (I secretly love it... okay it's not really that big of a secret). If you feel compelled to dip everything within a 5 mile radius in paint as well, you'll love this DIY idea!
Ombré was a big, huge deal last year, but this makeover takes a unique spin on the DIY decor trend!
Planter pumps, DIY Marbled Nails, Personal Spy Copters and iPad T-Shirt.... these are the top DIY trends from 2010. Are they here to stay? Let's recap on what this year brought us...
Pantone's color for 2011 has been announced. They call it Honeysuckle, but it's pretty much a lively shade of pink. According to Pantone, this is a stimulating color that gets the adrenaline pumping, perfect to ward off the blues. You're telling me! Take a look...
Everyone's backyard should be their own personal oasis. If that sounds like an expensive proposition, it doesn't have to be. Picking the right elements and spending wisely will provide you with a staycation place
BHG assembled a brain trust to discuss home features that we might want to skip or splurge on in 2010. Some I agree with, some I do not.
Have you read what decorating trends need to go in 2009? Oversized chairs (o.k. I exaggerated above), granite countertops, stainless steel....
Okay, now we know that one of the top 25 decorating mistakes is following ‘fads’. To avoid this mistake it means we need to know what current decorating ‘fads’ ARE. So, I’d like to throw out the question. What do you think is a current ‘fad’ to avoid?
Unfortunate 80's hair 'fad' pic, courtesy of artybees.
Okay, maybe the living room isn’t dead, but its prominence in the house isn’t what it used to be. Because of the way we live these days, the kitchen is the place to be. Maybe the kids are doing homework and we’re checking e-mail or paying bills, or perhaps we're entertaining. Whatever the situation, the kitchen is where the action is.
Kitchen Remodeling Ideas says, “The trends in kitchen design are set to focus on comfort and usability...
Pantone’s video describing tends for 2009 is really an in-depth look at color pallets complete with luscious visual depictions as well as a thesaurus of descriptive adjectives. Drop a few into your interior decorating conversations, and you’ll sound like a pro!
The latest trend for bathrooms is turning them into private spas. As you can imagine, the transformation can be rather spendy. Here’s just some items that scream ‘spa’ as well as ‘I have enough disposable income to splurge on stuff like this.’
Translucent Bathtub from Jason International, $10,800.
Art Deco Mirrored Vanity by Maitland-Smith.
Programmable Shower from Kohler.
Illuminated Faucet from KWC America by designer Bruno Sacco
Debbie Zimmer from the Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute does a little prognosticating on color trends for 2008. She suggests green might become the latest ‘neutral’ color for interiors. Coming on strong is also black and white accented with crystals, mirrors, metallics and even shots of subtle color such as soft pink or taupe. Another popular tend is something called ‘crewel colors’, which reflects peoples’ returning interest in homey...