Want some color and pattern on a wall but can't — or don't want to — paint them? We've got three interesting DIY ideas that could have you creating an accent wall bursting with pattern and interest, all while potentially leaving your wall's paint job (mostly) intact.
You don't often hear about DIY renovation projects that are quick, low-effort, and involve little drama. Emily over at Go Haus Go just posted the final photos of her bathroom redo, which was — believe it or not — all of those things.
Looking for the inspiration + resources to transform a boring bathroom into something that wows? Darlene Chimaliro and Caty Tillman of Studio MOD(ish) were tasked with adding some personality to a boring condo for a young fun couple. The two bathrooms were transformed, each to match the style of either spouse. The guest bathroom — dramatic and over-the-top — was designed to reflect the wife's bold tastes, and Darlene and Caty shared the resources they used to create this look.
We love the idea of removable design solutions for folks who rent or don't want to choose a more permanent option. And while in theory it seems like the perfect compromise between having a room you love the look of for awhile and returning your home back to its original look when you're ready to leave, we have to wonder how removable some ideas and products are.
Something feeling "off" about one of your rooms? It could be the space is a little too heavy on the low-end. You might need a visual weight adjustment. Relocating certain design details high-up in a space can create a more sophisticated, balanced room. There are ideas you can try that will take only a little time to tackle, and there are some that might take the afternoon. You decide what your room might need and how much time you have this weekend!
Grasscloth wallpaper had its heyday in the 1970s — in fact my parents' living room was covered in it as were several of their friends' — but I've been noticing it popping up more and more and in an unlikely place: children's rooms. Is grasscloth back? Probably not, but it does seem to have shed its association with the groovy 70s and instead adopted an air of sophistication and glamour.
Sisters Maria and Ekaterina Yaschuk work together in a South London studio, designing and creating stunning LED and crystal encrusted wallpapers and fabrics for their company Meystyle. They do everything in house, from the initial concepts and hand drawn designs to the printing, additional hand painting, and application of tiny lights and crystals.
I have a friend who is totally weirded out by octopi, but I think they are amazing animals. In their cartoon form, they are downright cute. I collected 8 (get it?! EIGHT!) cute octopus-themed decor pieces that would look great in a kid's room.
Beige walls, bare windows—- all hallmarks of a rental apartment. Some things you have to live with, but that doesn't mean your hands are completely tied. Here are ten DIY ways to make the best of your living space.