Not sure how to work a minimalist lifestyle into your home design? With a little creativity—and regular home decluttering—you can have the ultimate minimalist home that’s both inviting and practical! Check out these design ideas and tips for creating a cozy minimalist space.
Focus on Function
Before you begin your minimalist design, it’s important to think about how you want your rooms to function. Do you have guests over often? You’ll want to make sure there’s plenty of seating. Planning to work from home? You’ll need to create a distraction-free area away from other living spaces. No matter the layout you choose, the key to a minimalist look is keeping your space open and airy.
Create Clean Lines
Modern minimalist home designs are all about creating clean, visually-appealing lines. Furniture with straight edges, squared doorways instead arched ones, and geometric decor are just a
Home staging is the real estate strategy of decorating your home to be as marketable as possible to your target demographic. Home staging is done by interior decorators and other design pros hired by the homeowner or realtor, prior to putting a house on the market. Think of it as setting the stage for potential buyers to fall more easily in love with their future homes — and to spend top dollar to get them. It’s likely to be worth the investment: The Real Estate Staging Association reports that staged homes spend 90 percent less time on the market than those that are not staged. Home stagers can also be hired even if you’re not going anywhere. Stagers can consult on new layouts for your current home, much like an interior decorator.
Home staging can take place while you still occupy the house you plan to sell, or when the
The automotive industry has been a thriving part of the US economy since 1908 when Ford began making pocket-friendly cars for the average American. In recent years, job opportunities in the automotive industry have risen.
The competition to increase patronage and annual sales turnover have made car manufacturers (both local and foreign) jostle to employ the services of the best hands in the industry. Doing quick research about car companies will reveal the following automotive career options as the most sought after, and in some cases, the highest paying in the industry.
1. Sales Manager
This is the category of people who indirectly keep the assembly plants running mostly from the comfort of their offices. They device innovative ways of showcasing the car manufacturer’s products to the niche customers; in effect, their job is to keep the manufactured cars from gathering dust on the shelf. If you are looking to … Read More
As the seasons change outside, the design of your home should subtly reflect that inside. Transitioning your space for the fall season can be quite challenging. While it can be tempting and fun to consider kitschy autumn decor, more thoughtful decorating choices will take your space to the next level. From unique accessories to sophisticated wallpaper, fall decorating is all about adding warmth and expressing your style. Our favorite designers shared all the fall decorating inspiration you need to make your home cool and cozy for the autumn season.
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Colors Found in Nature
Create a cozy and inviting space by mixing in hues found in nature. Keita Turner of Keita Turner Design added dimension to this living room by layering rich rust furniture and gold art and accessories.
What did your room look like when you were a kid? We’re guessing not exactly like these colorful, creative, and undeniably cool spaces. The bedrooms of these uber stylish children are lessons in judicious editing, inspired ideas, and damn good taste. Looking for something more specific? Check-out our great ideas for decorating boys rooms, girls rooms, and baby nurseries.
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In the boys’ bedroom of a Canadian lakehouse, a grasscloth wallcovering is by Kravet, bedding is by St. Geneve Linens and Ralph Lauren, and the bedframes and nightstand are by CB2.
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“I bought the poster twin beds [second one not shown] long before I had a son. I knew they’d be perfect for a little boy’s room one day,” says Mandy Reeves of her Tennessee home via Country Living. She painted them a handsome shade
Check out 101 house exterior ideas. Includes all styles, sizes, home types and colors. Search by color or style.
Welcome to our massive house exterior photo gallery where you can get all kinds of exterior ideas by color, material, architectural style, siding type and more.
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The gorgeous and warmth of the gray tones of the home coincides well with the surrounding green landscape filled with tall trees in the background, medium-sized pines at the front yard and the grass lawn separated from the concrete walkway by a thin strip of fountain.
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A charming contemporary house with Victorian architecture enclosed in an ornate
Stunning Kitchen and Whole House Remodel – from “Outdated” to “Gorgeous”!
Stunning kitchen remodel and update by Haven Design and Construction! We painted the island, refrigerator wall, insets of the upper cabinets, and range hood in a satin lacquer tinted to Benjamin Moore’s 2133-10 “Onyx, and the perimeter cabinets in Sherwin Williams’ SW 7005 “Pure White”. Photo by Matthew Niemann Love the big windows & openness of kitchen – aleta_serrano
Diamond Vibe: Utility Organizer Cabinet
Small elegant ceramic tile kitchen pantry photo in Other with white cabinets Cool storage area for broms, especially if you could plug in a dyson – debbielpark
Contemporary Rustic Farmhouse
Photo: Blackstone Edge Studios Inspiration for a large cottage l-shaped dark wood floor and brown floor kitchen pantry remodel in Portland with open cabinets, white cabinets, quartz countertops, white backsplash, no island and white countertops This is the ultimate sapce saver this pantry gives you
Stunning Kitchen and Whole House Remodel – from “Outdated” to “Gorgeous”!
Stunning kitchen remodel and update by Haven Design and Construction! We painted the island, refrigerator wall, insets of the upper cabinets, and range hood in a satin lacquer tinted to Benjamin Moore’s 2133-10 “Onyx, and the perimeter cabinets in Sherwin Williams’ SW 7005 “Pure White”. Photo by Matthew Niemann White on bottom black only on the island, mullioned cabinets and vent hood. – cari_sepulveda79
Sklar Furnishings, Boca Raton, Fl: plant, floral arrangement, clock, white apples [sans stem]
Example of a large trendy kitchen design in Miami Color and light – webuser_970569286
Key Largo Residence
Shelby Soblick Example of a beach style u-shaped light wood floor kitchen design in Miami with an undermount sink, shaker cabinets, white cabinets, multicolored backsplash, mosaic tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, an island and white countertops Love back splash for beach kitchen –
If it wasn’t obvious from all the pastel pink sofas and Danish sideboards lingering on your newsfeeds, midcentury-modern decor is still having a moment. Although sleek and timeless, the style can quickly monopolize a room (or make it appear dated) if it isn’t executed with care. The key to making the aesthetic look decidedly non–Brady Bunch is understanding its history and creating an effortlessly modern mix. New to the style but love the look? Learn all about it and get tips from the experts on how to add a Mad Men vibe to your space with midcentury-modern decor.
What is midcentury design?
The movement spanned from about 1933 to 1965 and included architecture as well as industrial, interior, and graphic design. Designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia, Arne Jacobsen, and George Nelson created iconic furniture and lighting that are still highly coveted. The architectural style, seen