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Repurposing and Rejuvenating Furniture with Appliqués

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An old wooden chair, a hand-me-down vanity, a plain living room bureau – all of these items may seem to be disposable eyesores, but with a little touching up they can quickly become your new favorite piece. Thanks to sites such as Pinterest (check us out), homeowners are developing a taste for DIY furniture repurposing and homemade décor. Just a few minor changes can transform…

Curved Cliff House by Mark Dziewulski Architects: Romantic to the Core

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Curves are the most romantic things in this world. Agree? That stands true for the gadgets we use and the houses we live in. Curves have a positive role to play in creating a good mood. The magnificent curved cliff house located on the banks of Lake Tahoe isn’t any exception. Situated on natural tough terrain, the architecture of curved cliff house alone is a…

The DIY Toolbox: Must Have Tools for Your Projects

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If you are anything like me, when it comes time to hang up a picture frame or some other wall art ornamentation you’ll use anything within reach that has pounding capabilities and potential. I’ve even used wooden-heeled clogs to drive a nail in the wall. It’s habits like these however that can turn any DIY project into a hole-in-the-wall bruised thumb experience. Every home owner…

25 Modern Rug Finds to Enhance Your Space

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Rugs add dimension and color to a home. Often the cure for a hard floor, they have the power to unite a variety of decor elements in a room. Rugs also bring texture and pattern to your interior. When choosing a rug, consider the needs of your space. Are there specific colors and sizes you are after? Will the rug tie together certain hues and…

Beach Hotel on the Eastern Coast of Mauritius is All About Luxury

Long Beach Hotel - Mauritius - contemporary exterior

Keith Interior Design has successfully implemented their design in the interior of this contemporary Long Beach Hotel on the Eastern coast of Mauritius. The design for this spectacular hotel has been devised by the famous Staunch Vorster Architects. Walls, both indoor and outdoor, get a superfluous whitish shade, which makes the residence as well as rooms appear larger than they actually are. The hotel has an…

Mill Valley Cabins Addition Set in a Picturesque Landscape

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Living among trees is a rewarding everyday experience. Surrounded by nature and set in a picturesque landscape, these cabins in Mill Valley, California, were designed to add more space to the client’s existing hillside residence. Feldman Architecture created the Mill Valley Cabins as relaxation/guest quarters. The two spaces – an artist studio and a yoga space/private guest cabin- are oriented towards different views and located…

Poland Residence Built for Architecture-Loving Couple

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Completed last year, this house in Jozefow, Poland, covers an area of 300 square meters and was intended as a single family residence. Designed by ZAG Architekci, the House in Jozefow captures views of the Lodz Hills Landscape Park from the highest point of the two hectare property. The clients were looking for an architecture studio that would build them a south-facing residence with large…

Design Ideas for Game and Entertainment Rooms

Entertainment has become the pivot of modern life. All of us toil for a good living, which again is a synonym for entertainment. The history of entertainment is very elaborate, and the digital world has pocketed a lion’s share of today’s entertainment sector. Still we can do lots of things to make our game room appear more attractive. Let’s look into some aspects of game…

Caring for Your Granite Countertops

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For centuries granite has been considered one of the finest luxuries in construction. From ancient statues to modern day homes, it’s a buzzword that is often synonymous with beauty. This durable stone is currently one of the most popular items for countertops, and generally the selling point of a dream kitchen. If you’ve recently invested in granite countertops, or moved somewhere that has them installed…

Sustainable Artist’s Retreat Under The Spanish Sun

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A beautiful farmhouse opens its interiors to guests from all over – the Artist’s Retreat in Andalucia, Spain is both a residence and a sustainable retreat for creative minds with eco-friendly intentions. Half of the residential building is reserved for the owners of the property, while the other half welcomes guests with a total of seven bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. These resting spaces…




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