After seeing the movie Moonrise Kingdom over the weekend, I was lusting after the retro set design from the 1960's. The idea of my dream kitchen is constantly evolving, but at the moment I would love to create a retro kitchen featuring all of the modern kitchen technologies that we have grown accustomed to.
Likely one of the most-utilized spaces in your home is the bathroom. That's why my dream bathroom has to hold its own in form and function. A nice mix of ingenious hidden technology and elegant furnishings work together to make this space a daily spa-like escape.
Inspired by Nancy's great Anthropologie Etsy Challenge post, I wondered if one could furnish an entire bathroom using Etsy. If it could be done, would it be a cohesive look, and would I even like it?! The answer is, mostly, yes.
I recently purchased one of these RE dressers on sale at Target, and after 2 days of putting it together, it was crying out to me for some kind of bold hardware. Not wanting to spend a lot on 6 knobs but still wanting something with some mid-century flare, I came up with an idea: mason jar lids.
It's gotten really easy to be green while updating a kitchen or bath. Not only are newer fixtures and appliances more energy efficient, more companies are producing recycled building materials so you can stay green from the studs out. From flooring to fixtures, here's a little roundup of our favorite resources for green kitchen and bath rehabs.
Pocket doors can save space because they don't have to swing into a room, taking up valuable floor space. If you have a door that collides with a cabinet or obstructs the flow of traffic, then a pocket door can help your space feel larger. These pocket doors may inspire you to swap out your swinging door to make a room flow better or to save space.
Finding your way to the door in the darkness of night can range from frustrating to downright dangerous, depending on the situation. The LEDoorHandle, designed by Kun-hee Kim, Kei Shimizu and Nguyen-vu Dang, helps solve that problem with an innovative light up door handle.