Make the most of summer with a home that celebrates living indoors and out — and maybe even blurs the line between the two! Here are some of our best summer decorating ideas to get your home into an easy, breezy state of mind.
The Property Brothers have created hundreds of gorgeous kitchens throughout their incredible careers. From double kitchen islands and sleek minimalism to a Tex-Mex colour explosion, they’ve embraced (or started!) countless kitchen trends. For inspiration, take a peek at these stunning renovations for ideas on how to transform your cooking quarters into the space you’ve always dreamed of designing.
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This calming color is exactly what our homes need right now. Learn how to decorate with sage green using tips from the experts.
Be a drama queen! Forgo a flat and boring backsplash for something edgier. Bring in that coastal blue you loved on your last beach vacation by using fish-scale tiles or get arty with an abstract pattern that will upstage your cabinets. Intrepid DIYers can even skip the tile altogether by choosing to wallpaper, paint, or stick up a splashy arrangement. Here are ideas to get you started.
For many people, interior design appears to be primarily about picking out the pretty things you sigh over in pictures: the lampshades, the cushions, the rugs. But this is far from the case in reality. Every interior designer knows that the structure of the room is ultimately more important than the things you put in it. A cushion is easy to switch out, but the architecture, the joinery, the flooring and the lighting – these are the things that dictate the feel of a room. Lighting is particularly important for the mood of a space, so why do we spend more time choosing the lampshade than thinking about how we will control the light?
Small-space living is good for the environment, easier on the wallet and, as these compact living quarters prove, it can be plenty chic, too. Scroll down for smart tips that demonstrate how small-space living is both efficient, and oh so stylish.