Both professional interior designers and crafters/DIYers struggle with the same kinds of problems: how to make a small room feel larger, how to bring ample light through less than ample windows, and where in the world to store all of that extra fabric for future projects.
It may be hot outside, but these blue pieces will keep your space feeling fresh and cool. Tables, chairs, stools, sofas, daybeds, storage – you can find them all in your favorite shades of aqua, cobalt, and cerulean.
Yellow furniture punches up a room and signals playfulness and excitement. Each of these are bold and noticeable, but simple enough to fit nearly any decor, whether it's Happy Modern or New Traditional. Here's a look at what's out there, from a range of sources.
Mr Charlie Marlow's bedroom wall offered a blank canvas, a bare section waiting to be transformed by an inventive and affordable $50 DIY project which would add a graphic and personalized touch to his room. Where once there was nothing, now there was...
Alex Allen's design was amongst our favorites we previewed at ICFF just a month ago, a storage and lighting solution which kills two birds with one LED illuminated stone. The Lightbracket handily supports wall shelfs while also illuminating anything underneath utilizing an LED light strip, an ideal over-the-desk home office storage and lighting solution. The powder coated steel construction should hold up most any normal width/weight shelf, while the selection of eight cord colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white and black) lends a little style wherever installed.
Making the leap from IKEA flat-pack to grown-up, solid wood furniture seems daunting when you're on the earlier side of the transition. But if you've ever put together a MALM dresser with a cordless screwdriver, you can probably handle one of these wood projects for your living room.
Here we are again folks, this time with a relaxed organic space that says, "Hey, you know what? If I want to pretend I'm home on the range, then that's my business." The cost of all these goodies is $11,692. You know the drill: click to see the second, less expensive, version.
Whether or not you are spatially challenged or are living it up in a mansion, you need places to hide the stuff. We've found the prettiest storage around. I'm talking about the kind of bins that will easily make the transition from kid's room to family room, and back again. Follow us on the hunt for aesthetic pleasers that hold that hoard...
In my apartment with just one small closet, shoe storage is my biggest challenge. This is compounded by the fact that I have a definite shoe shopping problem. (Why must there be so many great looking shoes!) To help the other space challenged shoe collectors out there, here's a handy shopping guide with storage pieces and ways to use them.