Mila Avdotya Fireplace January 15th, 2018
Slab material. A fully segmented wall pattern in wood creates this transitional center fireplace. A single piece of stone with a hole cut out for the firebox serves as the surround. Smooth lines deliver casual elegance in this family room. Select slabs from a stone yard’s remnants (material left over from other projects) to complete your project at a much lower cost.
Mila Avdotya Media Storage January 15th, 2018
Positioning the TV asymmetrically within a media wall helps de-emphasize it further making the wall feel like a composition that includes various items (such as flowers and vases) instead of making the screen the central star of the show.
Mila Avdotya Ottoman January 14th, 2018
West Elm plays to every man’s desire for a man cave with this leather Henry ottoman. All parties will be pleased because of its long life span and extreme durability.
Fioralba Emma Ottoman December 15th, 2017
If you have last-minute guests on the way and are on a budget the Roll Weave storage ottoman will be your savior. Your visitors will never know what’s hiding inside and you’ll smile at what you save.
Adara Noya Media Storage December 14th, 2017
Let’s face it — media rooms can quickly become a mess of tangled cords and unsightly technology despite our best intentions. Streamline your space with media storage and accessories to hide electronics and organize necessities.
Fioralba Emma Media Storage December 12th, 2017
Media armoires worked great back in the day of analog TVs. Close the doors to hide the electronics and open them to watch. Those were simpler times. But today flat-panel TVs are put on display more often than not. Mounting on walls or being set on top of consoles can actually complicate matters since remote controls typically use infrared signals to communicate with the devices. The little red light needs to be pointed directly at the component to change the channel turn up the audio or pause the movie. A solid surface blocks this communication.
Adara Noya Fireplace December 11th, 2017
Avoid architectural features. The flue can also bend and be rerouted to avoid architectural features such as overhangs. Again (this can't be stressed enough) follow the building codes and manufacturer specifications when doing any chimney installation.
Mariette Josephe Ottoman December 08th, 2017
This sea grass ottoman from Pottery Barn would be a versatile addition to a living room or porch. The nod to nautical sensibilities is a bonus for coastal living.
Irmentrud Vreni Ottoman December 07th, 2017
Just as a coffee table is likely to serve as a footstool at some point the ottoman invariably serves as a makeshift coffee table too. As a resting place for legs and feet an ottoman needs to be easy to clean and durable. For its durability and functionality ottoman leather has almost become synonymous with ottoman furniture. Leather bears up well under heavy use and its patina only improves with age. Ottoman leather suits both contemporary and traditionally decorated rooms too adding texture rich color and style.
Fioralba Emma Fireplace December 05th, 2017
Classic brick. This is timeless and inexpensive compared to other hard surfaces and makes itself at home in traditional and transitional styles. Bricks can be installed in a staggered pattern or stacked for an even more contemporary look. Around $2.000 to $5.000.