Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Carpet your home

Both bright and neutral tones combine in alternating thick-thin awning-like stripes - no two tiles of Shirt Stripe are alike. Stripes are deliberately random to create a more rhythmic pattern when seen as a whole. As a rug

A beautiful combination of textures in one saturated color, the Look at Hue rug kit features the subtly textured styles of Take a Ribbing, Power Nap and Velvet Rope along with plush shag styles and to create a rich

FLOR has translated this year's metallic trend into luxurious patterns for your floors. The Shiny Doodle rug features Shiny Happy Stripe's alternating rhythm of metallic shades with light and airy cream stripes that are complimented by a full-tile border of Metadoodle in the same color

Two of FLOR's best sellers, House Pet and Toy Poodle, come together in this colorful "circular" rug design. Available in three color ways and three sizes, each rug kit comes complete with all the FLOR tiles you'll need - already cut into four pieces or "wedges" - plus FLORdots and a rug map for easy assembly and installation

The softly muted shades of Subtle Shift in Seafoam, Grey and Beige, blend in this checkerboard design, perfect for virtually any room in your home. Available in three sizes, each rug kit comes with all the FLOR tiles you'll need plus FLORdots and a detailed rug map for easy assembly and installation.

Bold geometrics of velvety cut pile softness. Square Dance area rugs can be arranged in a circle pattern or as a pinwheel of contrasting colors

A virtual cornucopia of color, the House Pet rug blends complimentary shades of FLOR top-seller House Pet in a beautiful checkerboard design. Visually striking yet sturdy enough to stand up to the heaviest traffic areas in your home, each rug kit comes complete with all the FLOR tiles you'll need, a detailed rug map and FLORdots for quick and easy assembly. Available in three sizes and three color ways.

The colorful, geometric shape of this rug features Fedora in Chartreuse, Charcoal and Oatmeal. Available in three sizes, each rug kit includes all of the tiles you'll need - including pre-cut tiles to create the unique patterned design - FLORdots and a detailed rug map for easy assembly and installation

Looped, smooth strands form slightly irregular rows for some visual variation and a slightly bristled surface with a bit of "spongy" give. You Only Live Twice is a colorful way to add some zip to your porch

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Classic Bedroom

For maximum flexibility, go for freestanding furniture that you can easily rearrange if you want a change. Choose classic, well-made furniture that will stand the test of time, and opt for drawers instead of shelves for a tidier look.

Painted furniture and a toile bedspread gives this bedroom a calming French-style, while the wooden letters above the bed add a touch of romance. The room is kept fresh and bright with an off-white backdrop.

The golden colour of this French bed from Barn Antiques is echoed throughout this classic bedroom and the white backdrop is the perfect foil. Gold-coloured cord from John Lewis used as a decorative edging along the top of the wall adds an original touch.

White walls and cream carpet from House of Fraser give this loft space a light and fresh appearance. Built-in wardrobes follow the dimensions of the exposed roof beams and blend into the scheme, while the walnut sleigh bed from Housing Units and red Persian rug add colour and depth

Create a striking look by adding a bold pattern canopy to a Lombok four-poster bed. Rich Mulberry Home silk and velvet cushions and throws provide contrast to the dark wood and soften the effect

Use floral wallpaper in a rich plum from Osborne & Little, teamed with a dark-wood four-poster bed from Lombok

A highly decorative wallpaper from Cole & Son has traditional but contemporary feel. For a fresh and elegant style, keep the rest of the room as simple as possible; white furniture, like the four-poster bed from Homes in Heaven, and soft furnishings create a crisp look

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Beautiful Home Office

A vibrant wallpaper pattern is a great way to zone out a home office area when you don’t have the luxury of an extra room, simply paper the wall behind the desk. Here, contemporary wooden furniture goes perfectly with the brown circles in the wallpaper. A floating shelf is ideal for keeping books and stationary out of the way.

A neutral scheme makes this home office a stylish and calm place to work in. Textured taupe wallpaper sets a subdued tone and chunky dark wood furniture lends an air of masculinity. The custom-made desk in faux-crocodile skin is from Andrew Martin and a smart wenge cupboard discreetly hides paperwork.

Box shelves needn't be regimented. A freer arrangement doubles your options, as you can use the spaces in between for storage and display, as well as the shelves themselves. The storage in this quirky office keeps things neat and tidy as well as chic and modern

No space to work? Think again - a simple fold-down desk can rest on cupboard doors, or hide clutter when folded back up. Cork boards covered in bold fabric make attractive notice boards and colourful storage boxes create a pretty display on a shelf above.

This modern work space is prevented from looking too much like a sterile office by using home furnishings. A large modern table doubles as a desk, and a painted wooden dresser from New England Lifestyle stores files, work boxes and colourful baskets. Smart striped Romo blinds in candy shades soften the windows and act as a key for accessories like the pink bin and lamps. A Habitat dining chair is a simple, modern alternative to a traditional office chair.

This home office uses a wall panel covered in a bold Oriental-style patterned fabric to create a focal point behind a contemporary metal desk. Accessories including the seat of the Poliform chair, files and books pick up the same shade. Built-in shelves provide storage.

In a guest bedroom a discreet desk, like this one from the Conran Shop, will not detract from the scheme. Combine with a simple white chair and accessorize with stationary in plain colours. An antique mirror from Artefact, creates both light and a sense of space, and breaks up a large
expanse of patterned wallpaper.

Give your home office a brilliantly bright up date with zesty orange walls. Keep it chic by using a paler tone on one wall but choosing a neutral for the others and teaming it with a pale carpet. Sophisticated dark wood furniture works best in this scheme, as does chocolate-brown accessories

A daybed that doubles as a sofa gives the room its dual-purpose feel, while vibrant green walls and white furniture keep the overall look fresh. Patterned curtains add interest and link with the practical dark flooring

Monday, June 1, 2009

Cushions Of New Decor

Complementary citrus and green give a fresh look. Rattan and wooden Thomas Dare furniture and Crucial Trading sisal carpet create a summery feel, while voiles bleach out the windows and bathe the room in light. Shutters give extra privacy and control. The glass-topped table reflects light, enhancing the space. Spiky plants give architectural interest and echo the cushion print.

Patterned purple wallpaper teamed with an antique-style mirror creates a focal point out of the fireplace in this dramatic living room. The purple of the walls is mirrored in a rich aubergine rug and ottoman. An opulent combination of rich fig shades and glistening silver accessories creates a grown-up living space.

Green and red furniture and accessories provide colourful accents in this living room. The bold print shade ties into the scheme, repeating its colours and cushions. The dark grey walls and white flooring creates a soft and subtle backdrop

Bold red makes a statement against fresh green walls in this living room. Faux fur cushions and a textured rug keep the look cosy, while a glass coffee table creates a feeling of space, and its similarity to the dining table links the open-plan areas together.

A neutral colour palette of dusky pinks and greys creates an informal yet sophisticated look in this living room. A modular sofa is perfect for family to sit together, and upholstery in a darker colour like grey is ideal for hiding stains. Multifunctional furniture is key. For instance, the footstools can also be used as chairs or as storage boxes for magazines.

Mustard florals and dark wood furniture, and matching flooring, create a Fifties-style look in this living room. The floral print on unlined curtains is emphasised by daylight shining through, in a scheme where different floral fabrics work together due to a common colour palette

Give a traditional living room scheme a contemporary twist with super-sized and super-bright florals on the walls. Here, drops of patterned wallpaper are combined with drops of plain to create a bespoke effect. Neutral floors maintain a traditional look, while hits of punchy colour are added for a scheme that’s modern yet timeless.

Bamboo-print wallpaper and retro-style furniture pieces set the scene for laid-back lounging in this living room. Cool aqua accents to match the wallpaper are added with glassware and cushions, while the coffee table and sideboard provide storage for hidden items and ones that you wish to keep on display. Go for reproductions of original lighting designs, such as the floor lamp, for an authentic look.

Modern Italian Entertainment Center

Composition in graphite grey with white mat boiserie, interrupted by lightly coloured glass shelves

Union between Tobbaco Oak and Lacquered Colors create a sophisticated composition... where each detail is worthing

Living in simplicity and moving around in a cool place, in a modern and welcoming style

Union between Tobbaco Oak and Lacquered Colors create a sophisticated composition... where each detail is worthing

Union between Tobbaco Oak and Lacquered Colors create a sophisticated composition... where each detail is worthing

Show new angles with the new contrasts

Capacious drawers become esteem of comfortable living space

Union between tobacco oak and lacquered colors creates a sophisticated composition... where each detail is worthing

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