Unless you have the luxury of an oversized closet — or can live with three turtlenecks and two pairs of jeans, Steve Jobs style — conquering your closet is a necessity. Below are some small closet products that will not only help you organize your clothing, shoes and accessories, but also add storage space and beautify your closet.
If you are fortunate to have an attic in your home, if you haven't converted it already, you may be missing out on prime real estate for a master bedroom. An attic master bedroom enables you to have privacy, optimum views to the outside, and you can claim this extra square footage if you decide to sell your home. If you want to turn your attic into a master bedroom, here are some tips to see if it works for your home and lifestyle.
A vanity or a sink stand is one of the main features of every bathroom, it shoes your style and colors, highlights your décor. You can rock vintage vanities with refined design in ivory, pink or lavender color and gold detailing. For a modern bathroom a mirrored sink stand is a great idea, find a matching mirror for a chic look. If you have a refined and luxurious bathroom, you can rock a lit up marble vanity with adorable faucets. Glam bathrooms look awesome with gilded sink stands and faucets, and a whitewashed vanity would look great in a shabby chic bathroom. Don't forget of the storage space – open shelving or drawers, we need them to store all the bathroom supplies and makeup.
With this in mind, we return to our reality. Now that summer is over and we hurry towards wintertime, outdoor canopy beds are put aside for an encounter with cozy canopy beds in the bedroom. Feathered beds used to be frameless bags filled with feathers that had to be fluffed every morning. Now we indulge in soft but sturdy mattresses with luxurious bedsheets under breezy canopies.
This calm kitchen design with understated features gets a quick zing of color, with a run of green kitchen units beneath a long central island. Inspiration has been taken from the hues within an antique run in this kitchen diner space, leading to an unusual choice of orange larder units and TV console cabinets. The zesty cupboards work perfectly against the muted blue backdrop and crisp white fronts of the smaller units.
While there certainly was a time when the home kitchen was seen as the domain of women, that's far from the case today. From self-sufficient bachelors to egalitarian couples to wannabe celebrity chefs, more men than ever are cooking for themselves and for their loved ones. Of course, not many of these men want their kitchens covered in pictures of kittens in chef's hats or even the bright, spastic yellows or quaint ginghams of "country chic" and designers are catching on. These modern kitchens are sleek and ready for any style-conscious man to get to work.
There is no right or wrong when it comes to personal comfort, but for this review we split the difference and searched for the best mattress at a medium firmness. For comparing prices, we looked only at queen-size mattresses, the less expensive of the regal options.
The next step is to determine how much work, cost and house renovating it will take to convert your attic into a master bedroom. For older houses, the heating, ventilating and air conditioning will have to be run to the attic and possibly plumbing pipes. For many home owners, the expense of having to run new services to the attic is minimal in comparison to the benefit of added space and functionality. Before you get started, ask a contractor or a home improvement professional to assist you in estimating the costs. Remember return on investment (ROI) could bring you back more money than you invested into the initial conversion.
Sifting through the labyrinth to find the right mattress, however, can cause even the savviest of shoppers to forfeit precious sleep researching competitive brands into the wee hours of the morning. Fortunately, you can rest easy; we have definitively chosen the mattresses that dreams are made of.
This robot is a fun DIY project and just so happens to work as a versatile toilet paper holder too. Made from verified eco-friendly basswood, the pieces are easy to assemble – and when you're done you can reposition the arms and hands or even make the robot hold items. It looks great unpainted but can be spruced up to match your bathroom with ease. The design is based on the Chinese character jiong, often used as an emoticon online.