Bathroom Redo How To Make A Pink Tub Tile Disappear
When you move into an older home and your decorating budget is being largely spent on your main living areas, dealing with a pink tile and tub in the bathroom can be quite a challenge. So until you can replace the tub and tile, here are some decorating tips that can help move the pink away from center stage.
Go Neutral: Choose neutral shades for the walls in your bathroom. If the pink tile has warm undertones to it use neutral brown tones, and if the pink tile has cool undertones to it use a...
Installing Floor Tile Over Old Linoleum
Ceramic floor tile is a great choice for many rooms throughout the home, and installing tile flooring is a commonly tackled project for the do-it-yourself homeowner. Many people have no trouble installing a full room of ceramic tile without calling in a professional, which can be a big money saver. If your existing floor is covered with linoleum, you can lay your new tile floor directly over the linoleum flooring to save money and time - and to add an extra layer of insulation beneath your...
New Color Trends for the Bathroom
It used to be that bathrooms were rather neglected spaces when it came to decorating and choosing colors; unappealing shades of pink or blue were often combined with harsh white, leaving this much used room short on ambiance. But the current trend in bathroom decor is toward brighter colors and updated style; you'll find color trends that are popular elsewhere in the home, such as brown paired with blue or black. Classic black and white, all white, and sea-inspired palettes are ever popular, as...
7 Easy to Do Fireplace Updates
A fireplace can add a lot of charm to any room, but it is also a functional part of your house. Unfortunately, like everything else, a fireplace can get to become outdated in its appearance and it may need a little facelift to get it looking up to date.
Tip #1 - Add Some Paint
While many people never even consider painting a fireplace, it can be a great way to update its look. You can blend the look of your fireplace in with your current décor, and it is easy to do. While brick and stone...
Not Just Pink For Girls and Blue For Boys
When you are designing a child’s room, there is not a mandate that girls get pink and boys get blue. Children love color, all color. Instead of limiting yourself to a gender defined color, have some fun and decorate a real kid’s room.
Bright for Babies
When you are assembling a room for babies or toddlers, use bright colors to grab their attention. Simple primary colors are lively and fun, and babies naturally gravitate towards them. If you look at toddler’s toys, they are designed largely in...
How to Update Your Interiors With Trendy Colors
The colors used throughout your home can make it seem dated and dull or lively and fresh. Doses of today's trendiest colors give your interiors an instant update: Current trends lean toward bold vibrant colors mixed with neutrals, as well metallic paints that add a warm sheen to a space. New exciting colors like lemongrass green, raspberry pink and mimosa yellow can be used on walls or upholstery or as smaller doses in accents and trim. A few decorating principles will help keep your color...
Indirect Lighting The Formula For Drama
Lighting is a powerful weapon for creating dramatic emphasis in a room, whether you are looking for something direct or indirect. Some rooms look great with direct light shining in particular areas of the room, while others benefit much more from indirect one in order to create drama. The formula for drama can be found in indirect lighting in the following rooms and situations:
The media room is a perfect example of a room that benefits from the drama of indirect lighting,...
Decorating Your Apartment With the Power of Three
When decorating your apartment, it is important to keep in mind that there are certain techniques that can be used to create a more visually appealing end result. One of these tricks is to use decorating accessories in multiples of three. Using groupings instead of singular items can add a decorator look to your apartment, while adding a lot of visual interest.
Artwork and Accessories in Multiple of Threes
One way of using multiples of three is with wall art. Instead of hanging just one large...
Dramatic Paint Results in a Budget Friendly Design
One of the quickest ways to change the look of any room is with paint. The effect can be dramatic, and the price tag is usually pretty cheap. The great thing about painting is that virtually anyone can do it themselves, which helps keep costs down as well. Not only is paint easy to apply, but it also gives your room an instantly fresh look.
Affordable and Fun
When you are doing a big remodel on your house you may choose to buy some new furniture pieces or add some special accessories to...
15 Decorating Projects For 500 or Less
Redecorating your home can be as expensive or affordable as you choose to make it. There are many projects that you can do for less than $500.
Makeover Project #1: Paint Your Walls
One of the most simple and cost effective things that you can do to update the look of any room is to simply paint it. This is actually a makeover project that generally costs much less than $500.
Makeover Project #2: Create a Craft Room
If you have always wanted a craft room, then budget does not need to be the...