Using Birdcages in Home Design

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If you’re like most homeowners, you often see interesting and unique décor ideas throughout the pages of magazine spreads or in the home of a particularly creative friend and you are immediately envious of their ability to make unusual choices look so effortless. Some people seem to have an overwhelming talent to take yard sale knick knacks or flea market finds and turn them into…

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Café Graffiti in Bulgaria: Interiors with inimitable design

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The building housing a modern art gallery needs a cafeteria that really wows its visitors. It shapes up to ensure a similar look and feel to the art gallery, while offering those in the neighborhood a cool place to hang out, as well. That’s what Cafe Graffiti, located in Varna, Bulgaria, tries to achieve — a delicate balance; and at a first glance it seems…

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Contemporary Loft in Kiev Stuns with Industrial Design

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It is indeed an interesting though that we could change the way we normally perceive various elements of construction and how they play a role in bringing a certain ‘texture’ to the interiors of a home. Designed by Thank Balbek of 2B Group, this industrial loft apartment in Kiev aims to change that textural perception of materials. The idea here is to create a home…

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Weekend Retreat With Sustainable Features And Savvy Design

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Nestled in the resort island of Sentosa in Singapore, this Stereoscopic House is all about merging smart features of design with a modern retreat that will offer its residents some panoramic views without compromising on their privacy. There are several architectural elements combined here as its architects, Pencil Office, had taken up the challenge of creating a lavish retreat that will also encompass several eco-friendly…

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Simple, Stylish One Bedroom Apartment in The Heart of Stockholm

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If you are in the city and wish to buy a cozy little living space in the Vasastan district of Stockholm, then this might be a pretty good option. Unlike many of the modern lavish homes and exuberant villas, this will not set you back by millions as it’s more of a simple home that should serve a couple, perfectly fine. The apartment is located…

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How to Use Floral Prints Tastefully

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For most, the word “floral prints” conjures up images of their grandmother’s parlor or ill-fitting middle aged men’s vacation shirts. However, there is a lot more to this classic print than may originally meet the eye. Flower spotted designs are making a major comeback in home décor – but only when done tastefully. Here are a few simple tips on achieving a fantastic floral theme…

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Choosing a Unique Ceiling Fan

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The days of simple and purely functional ceiling fans have passed. If you look around you today, upscale establishments such as five star hotels, trendy new restaurants and hip bars and nightclubs are displaying artful and interestingly shaped ceiling fans. Instead of simply a low-energy way to cool a space, these new ceiling fans are often a piece of art all on their own. If…

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DIY House Staging: Let Your Home Sell Itself

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I had been in retail long enough to know it’s all about what you say, the key features you present and the image you create in your customers mind of where their product can take them. And for each individual you had to change your tune. Whistle another sales pitch than what was presented to the previous individual. When you sell your home, the same…

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Artificial Lighting: How to Know What Works Where

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If it’s not broken, don’t fix it. It took me years to fully grasp and comprehend the meaning behind this short phrase. In my family, however, we fix, we fix, we fix until we break it. From vacuum cleaners, to lawn mowers, to relationships, to blenders, to appetites, we have attempted to cure non-existent diseases and issues. Maybe it’s because we are good people and…

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Decorating With Orange: How to Incorporate a Risky Color, Tastefully

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If you’ve paid attention to fashion runways and magazines at all this year, you’ve probably noticed a lot of orange. This warm color, and its many hues, has been somewhat of an “it” color for the past couple of years – from pink-orange corals to yellow-orange and golden variants, it’s everywhere from walls, to beds and cushions. Regardless of how popular this color may be…

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Modern Summer House in Iporanga, Brazil

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With summer just around the corner, many of us already think of a relaxing place where we can spend our holiday. There are so many options and many great places to choose from, which makes the decision very tough if you need to choose just one place, an oasis of peace, comfort and beautiful surroundings. But there are lucky ones who already have their own…

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Simple Energy Saving Solutions for Home

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Under sofa cushions, the bottom of our purse, mixed in with our dryer lint, handed to us at Starbucks, sunning on a sidewalk, we encounter loose change on a regular basis and those of us who micromanage the past, present and future and who see the big picture of life savor each jingle emitted from a handful or pocketful of change. Dropping our new coin…

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Getting the Elegant Look for Your Living Room

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Everyone will want to give their property a touch of style and one of the best ways of achieving this is by introducing some elegance into the living room.After all, this room will normally be used far more frequently than any other in the home so we should always take the time to make it as classy and comfortable as possible. And with so many…

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19 Tastefully Elegant Bathroom Designs

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A space should always be designed and decorated according to its function. When you think about the function of a bathroom, it’s easy to see why tranquility and a spa-like atmosphere are the first concepts that come to mind. If nothing else, the bathrooms in your home should be comfortable and polished with surfaces that are both simple and easy to clean. It’s no coincidence…

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20 Fabulous Wall Mirrors

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Mirrors add depth to a room by creating the illusion of space. Not to mention, their glossy shine evokes a glamor that enhances modern and traditional rooms alike. In today’s design world, you can find a host of mirrored furniture selections, but don’t forget the power of a striking wall mirror. When selecting mirrors for the home, consider their purpose. If you are in need…

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