Light wood floors in shades of birch, beachy white and light oak, reflect more light. These floors are a hit with homeowners, who love the element of natural light within their living space.
Don’t forget the ‘fifth wall’. Ceilings are an often overlooked design opportunity—why settle for a flat white painted ceiling when you can wallpaper it? Or paint it sky blue? Or any other color?
Kitchens are meant to be warm and inviting. We spend much of our time in them whether it be for preparing meals, serving meals or entertaining. A hanging pot rack is useful elegance. Kitchens are meant to feel as though they are in constant use and a hanging pot rack certainly makes one feel this way.
If you've got space between your cabinets and your ceiling, you've got storage. Add wicker baskets and it's the perfect spot to keep lesser-used tools.
An inky, marine blue will ground a kitchen in an open space and feel more formal than a light color without being as moody and as dark as black.
High-gloss, mid-sheen or matt finish for your kitchen cabinetry? This is really down to the style of your home. If it's contemporary, high-gloss units will fit right in, as will mid-sheen and matt finishes. If it's a traditional home or period property, steer clear of high-gloss and stick to mid-sheen or matt finish cabinetry.
Rugs are one of the easiest means to bring about an almost instant charm to your space. A stylish rug is an ideal choice to embellish your floor, and with so many options to choose from, you can select a rug that enhances the room setting.
From coffee tables with built-in storage to expansive sofa beds, furnishing your space with multi-purpose furniture will give you the biggest return. With their increased popularity, today’s micro-apartments and studios have inspired so many multi-functional furnishings.
The clean, sharp lines of modern furniture and accessories look their best in a pared back setting so use a less is more mentality when choosing new pieces. A black and white scheme with a subtle splash of accent colour highlights the sleek sophistication of this style even more.