Bathroom renovations can be tricky since you're working with plumbing and large fixtures, and money is often of the essence. Some of these bathroom makeovers involved significant renovations, while others show you the power of some paint and basic accessories. Whether you're sprucing up a rental or gutting your space, you can find some inspiration from these ten go-getters.
The tile trends for 2014 are looking to the future while simultaneously taking inspiration from the past. The future includes texture and matte finishes created with new manufacturing techniques never seen before. For the past, there are tile recreations of intricate patterns found in ancient archaeological digs, as well as graphic mid-century styles that could be from the imaginations of Charles and Ray Eames.
Dwellings on Mars will have to withstand constant dust storms, -80 degree temperatures, and constant radiation. 3D product designer Noah Hershberger designed the Queen B, a hexagonal-shaped home that recently won a contest by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Makerbot to design a bio-shielding dwelling for the red planet.
Nadia loved everything about her new rental except for the very...err.. loud wallpaper in the bedroom so she came up with a temporary DIY way to style it to her taste. Heads up, renters, you can so copy this one.
Nothing perks up an old piece of furniture quite like new upholstery. If you're looking for a chair or sofa that will make a statement, something a little out of the ordinary, take a gander at these 10 creative ways to reupholster old furniture.
In their second-ever designer collaboration, Ballard Designs releases a the Bunny Williams tabletop collection. Initially including dinnerware, linens, glassware, and entertaining pieces, Ballard will release additional categories next year.
In the small space that we had to work with we added screen moulding (You can find it in the millwork department at your local hardware store. It comes in lengths of 8′ and runs about $5 for each piece.) to the accent wall to give it subtle texture rather than doing the typical painted stripes. We then added a repurposed sofa table to use as the desk area. A black kitchen chair stands in as our office chair.
Of course I always want to practice healthy habits but, you know, life, amiright? Even so, I recently implemented one tiny change that is so stupidly easy I don't know how I waited so long. What did I do?