A Modern DIY Wall Hanging

Modern DIY wall hanging

Greetings, crafty Decoist readers! Today’ I’m sharing my latest DIY project: a wall hanging crafted from yarn and a copper pipe! Not only is this retro-meets-modern creation the perfect fall accent piece, it can serve as a colorful backdrop to your Thanksgiving dinner. At the same time, this is hardly a seasonal project…although I’m already thinking about modifying it for Christmas! Ready to read about…

Dramatic Minimalist Home Transforms an Abandoned Quarry in the UK

Elevation of the ingenious house draped in glass and Cor-ten sheets

We have often talked about how the topography of a site and its unique features are becoming an integral part of contemporary homes, and this audacious house located within an abandoned quarry is another amazing case in point! Located on the edge of Brecon National Park, Wales, this spectacular home was designed by Hyde + Hyde Architects to meet the needs of a photographer. With…

Smart Modern Renovation Transforms Small Urban Apartment

Foldable dividers that separate the living room and the bedroom

The neighborhood of Neve Tzedek in southwestern Tel Aviv, Israel has seen a revival of sorts since the late 1980s and is today home to some of the coolest homes and most expensive real estate in the region. Hence, it is barely surprising that every inch of space here is absolutely precious, and the owners of this small apartment spread across just 46 square meters…

23 Amazing Inspirations that Take the Bathroom Outdoors!

Take the bathtub into the private yard for a serene dip [Design: Dean Herald-Rolling Stone Landscapes]

The modern bathroom is quickly assuming the shape of a stylish and soothing retreat that is right at home. These days, many homeowners are more than happy to invest both the additional time and cash required to create a lavish bathroom that allows them to refresh and rejuvenate after a long, hard day. And in this quest for the fabulous spa-styled bathroom, the conventional walls…

Unique Modern Thanksgiving Ideas for a Festive Gathering

Moss table runner

I might be hosting my first Thanksgiving this year! The verdict is still out, but at the very least, I’ll be taking a big role in planning and executing the meal and the decor. I’m very excited, as I love collecting creative and scrumptious ideas for festive holiday meals. Today’s post is dedicated to the art of the modern Thanksgiving. From the backdrops and tablescapes…

Gloomy 50s Apartment Gets a Cheerful, Modern Makeover

Sleek kitchen and dining space with an airy appeal

Lighting is often considered the most essential element of interior design. While good lighting can turn even a modest space into a beautiful hangout, poor lighting can negatively affect both mood and work productivity. This small apartment spread across 97 square meters in the city of Hafia, Israel is part of a building originally built in the 50s. Located on the ground floor and surrounded…

Exclusive Walk-In Wardrobe Offers Stunning Modular Adaptability

Simple and stylish organizational solution for the modern walk-in closet

Looking for the perfect walk-in closet to complete your gorgeous master bedroom? Maybe you’re just tired of your messy closet and have taken an oath to embrace a more organized lifestyle. Well, no matter what your wardrobe organizational needs are, Nicchia offers the perfect range of smart solutions. Crafted to perfection by Italian furniture giant Fimes and offered by Wokai Design Australia, the amazing walk-in…

Iconic Wallpapers That Bring in Style and Pattern

Gorgeous wallpaper inspired by David Hicks patterns [Design: Malcolm Duffin Design]

It was not too long ago when one remembers the world turning away from wallpaper. Using it was considered ungainly and old fashioned, and people were busy trying to remove it from their walls. Of course, as with everything else, the decorating tide has turned once again and decorating with wallpaper is once again a hot trend! While part of this change is defined by…

Mastering the Art of House Cleaning

Kitchen dishwasher from Miele

Maintaining a clean home can be a full-time job, but I don’t know anyone who has the luxury of making house cleaning a top priority on a regular basis. Whether you own or rent, chances are the time you spend cleaning is at the expense of other important tasks, from working to enjoying time with the kids. Mastering the art of house cleaning is an ongoing…

10 Beautiful Bedrooms That Will Take You Back to Black!

Contemporary bedroom uses black in a playful manner [Design: MPD London]

When it comes to bedroom color palettes, a color that is often overlooked is black. Decorating with black is considered by many as a risky affair at the best of times, and the popular trend has been to use light, relaxing backdrops in the bedroom along with bright accent hues. The resurgence of gray as the hot new neutral has also helped in pushing black…

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