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I have see the future of tile and it makes me want to renovate my bathroom or kitchen…again. At Cersaie last month, which is *the* bath and tile show, I had a chance to see lots and lots and lots of examples of what’s next in that world. Here are some of the trends I saw:
White paint doesn’t always get the respect it deserves. Too often it’s considered a default, or a color for people who can’t pick a color.
But white is consistently voted the ‘most popular’ and ‘most likely to succeed’ member of the color spectrum. And in so many cases, it’s white that allows other colors to pop. As Maxwell says, “A good white wall is like a nice formal dress shirt – it’s the perfect foundation. It holds the space of the room while directing attention to the art and the furnishings.” Here are five beautiful rooms that show that white paint is the hero we’ve been waiting for.
Creating a room that your children would love has benefits. They will look forward to sleeping in their own rooms and they will be less afraid of the “monsters under the bed” at night.
We often think that a pretty room can only be achieved by means of a weekend paint job or some major renovation, but with little creativity, some art materials, and a nail or two—you can turn a bare bedroom into a whimsical space that’s reminiscent of a fairy tale setting. Consider these ideas:
The wallpaper is peeling off, the floor tiles are cracked and the kitchen sink is leaking. It’s time for a makeover – time to renovate your home. But how to start the big project if you haven’t done anything similar before? How much will it cost? How long will it take? How do you prevent a massive failure? And what needs to be done?
Today, we introduce you to the challenge of renovating your home the right way. We give seven useful tips so that you can comfortably tackle the big project.
Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed building approvals for home renovations in totalled $6.35 billion in 2012 – or around $500 million every month. So chances are you, or someone you know, will be thinking of extending up, out or under – or giving your home a makeover at some point.
These days more and more people are considering renovating.
Without doubt it has great rewards, both personal and financial. Yet on the other hand renovations can lead to overspending and little to no profit come sale day.
There are a magnitude of reasons why this can happen: market shift, blowing your budget, or not allowing for a monetary buffer for when things go wrong in unexpected areas. To combat this, it is vital to scope out your potential project before you commit.
Here are the important lessons we learned during the renovating process:
Forget the hammer and tape measure – sail through your next home renovation project with one of these handy apps on your smart phone or tablet.
One of the first things to consider when styling a space is to find the hero, or focal point.
It may be the sofa, the mirror above the mantel, or an amazing rug. You can apply the same law when planning a renovation.