Mila Avdotya Ottoman January 21st, 2018
Ottomans are often one of the most overlooked pieces of furniture in the home. We spend a great deal of time finding larger items like couches and beds but choosing an appropriate ottoman is often an afterthought. Whether you choose to make a large or small investment your space will feel more like home with one of these simple additions.
Fioralba Emma Ottoman January 21st, 2018
Moroccan poufs are a dime a dozen these days but this lime-green one from Serena & Lily stands out from the crowd for obvious reasons. Or choose another bold color to take a room from blah to brilliant.
Adara Noya Ottoman January 21st, 2018
This round Hayes tufted ottoman from Ballard Designs solves a lot of style woes. With its many color options and tufted top luxury never came so easily.
Mila Avdotya Fireplace December 30th, 2017
Marble. The quintessential modern living room would not be complete without a dramatic all-white Carrara marble fireplace. Should you desire a touch more flair the mill can book match your stone — that is put all the veins of the marble to form a design.
Mariette Josephe Ottoman December 29th, 2017
Storage can be stylish with this Oxford storage ottoman from Lulu & Georgia. It provides the extra storage you need in tight quarters without sacrificing style.
Irmentrud Vreni Fireplace December 27th, 2017
Avoid architectural features. The flue can also bend and be rerouted to avoid architectural features such as overhangs. Again (this can't be stressed enough) follow the building codes and manufacturer specifications when doing any chimney installation.
Fioralba Emma Ottoman December 25th, 2017
Quite interestingly the term is derived from the French word 'ottomane' which is the feminine version of ottoman. The word could have also been derived from the Italian 'Ottomano' Medieval Latin 'Ottomanus' Medieval Greek 'Othomanoia' from Arabic 'Utmani'. Ottoman was also the name of an empire of the late 16th century.
Adara Noya Fireplace December 23rd, 2017
The fireplace is often the most commanding element in any room it’s in. Size and abundance of material are often factors but as renovation specialist Ron Parko points out our eyes are naturally drawn to the darkest object in a room anyway. Oftentimes that’s the firebox when it’s unlit. Naturally you want this element and everything that surrounds it to complement the rest of your home. In many older homes where large brick fireplaces prevail this can pose a challenge.
Mila Avdotya Media Storage December 22nd, 2017
Built-ins give a house a sense of solidity and permanence. They lend variety and character to an interior reduce clutter and make the walls appear thicker — which makes the house feel much more substantial.
Mariette Josephe Fireplace December 21st, 2017
Metal. Edgy but old school this firebox surrounded puts an old-world material in a more modern form. Mixing and matching finishes — such as with the raw wood planking metal fireplace and highly lacquered furniture here — feels eclectic and spontaneous.