Digs Magazine for design and cooking tips. Design Tip: Hide as much of the electronics as you can. It makes the house so much more welcoming. Instead of a tangle of cords and chargers, I've organized my phone, digital camera, and USB hub inside an iron and rattan hideaway that matches the rest of my decor, while keeping everything close to hand. What inspired you? The overriding theme in my apartment is "warmth". I've used a lot of natural wood tones, warm paint colors, and vintage decoration to make the place feel cozy and welcoming to come home to.
Kitchen Nook ...I try to emphasize the details, like the vintage sheet music I have hanging in my kitchen. And because the apartment is so small, I try to make everything multi-functional. My computer monitor doubles as my tv, and is offset from the living room seating area so that the main focus of the seating is on conversation, not the electronics.