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Posts Tagged ‘bathroom lighting’

Weekend Decorating Challenges

Weekend Decorating We’re going to set you a few decorating challenges. Don’t panic, it’s nothing too back-breaking and shouldn’t involve anything too strenuous but it will require you to be creative with your home décor.

It doesn’t matter how much you try to do, or whether you do it this weekend or the next, so long as you attempt to transform a room (or a few rooms) over a Saturday and Sunday. Ready? Let’s begin…

The Living Room

The biggest transformation your living room can have is to change the wall colour. But instead of painting the walls, try wall decoration instead. Before you baulk at the idea, wallpaper has come on leaps and bounds and you can easily put it up in a weekend. And if you want to change it in the future, today’s wallpaper can be easily removed.

Go for a bold and interesting pattern from collections such as Mode Wallpaper or Essence Wallpaper. Try decorating just one wall with a pattern to make it the focal point. The other walls can be plain but add a bit of interest by hanging a few paintings or photos. Don’t just hang your pictures in a row, group them randomly for a gallery style display and have each picture in a different frame to create added interest.

Now before you’re done, try rearranging the furniture. Pull chairs and sofas away from the walls and position them at different angles. If you’ve a narrow space, positioning the sofa across the room diagonally can give the impression of more width.

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Ideas for Decorating a Bathroom

Decorating a Bathroom Decorating gives you the opportunity to place your personal stamp on every part of the home. Your taste in design is a real reflection on your personality and the way in which you live your life. Everyone has a favourite part of their home whether it be the living room, bedroom or kitchen, however for some people it can be the bathroom (but only once they’ve got it just the way they want it). Too often the bathroom is neglected for the living spaces of the home but if you give it the attention it deserves, the bathroom will become one of your favourite places to spend some time.

Bathroom decoration

You may have just moved to a new home or just considering sprucing up your tired looking bathroom, either way start by considering the important role a bathroom plays in your daily routine. Obviously it’s the place where you get clean, but it should also be somewhere to go and relax.

Think about the way you live your life. Do you shower rather than have a bath because it’s quicker? What type of bath do you have? Do you want a bathroom that is functional during the morning rush to get ready and then relaxing after a hard day’s work? Do you have children and is the bathroom kid-friendly? Once you’ve answered the practical questions you can start to think about styles.

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Bathroom accessories and design ideas

Bathroom lighting and accessories Considering how much time you spend in the bathroom it’s a good idea to make it a practical and relaxing place to be. However, a new bathroom doesn’t always mean a completely new suite. If you’re looking to revamp your tired looking bathroom or just considering a minor make-over to spruce up its existing design, this article will give you a few stylish ideas and products including contemporary bathroom lighting, bathroom mirrors, wallpaper and bathroom accessories.

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