The bedroom; one of the most sacred rooms of the house and one of the rooms where we spend the most time (even if it's to merely sleep). It can also be one of the few room where you can design and decorate it to meet your particular tastes, and not have to worry what Tom, Dick and Harry thinks, as they'll never see it. For couples, there needs to be a balance, a juggling act, sacrificing personal extremes and coming to an agreement on a design that works for both.
Admittedly this shower head is of minuscule proportions, but just look at how serene it's sun dappled surroundings are. Another beautiful open air bathing area–though you had better be good at stepping stones if you forget your flip-flops, journeying in and out of the tub over that harsh pebble floor could be painful!
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.
When choosing nightstands, be mindful of the space available. Smaller spaces may not be able to handle more than one bedside table. Mix it up, if you are so inclined; the matching nightstand rule was made to be broken.
If you have a small closet, you know that keeping it organized and attractive can be a challenge. Despite their importance, closets are rarely well designed. They often are tiny, making it hard to access all the nooks and crannies, and lack good lighting.
Big mirrors in bathrooms have become a cool decorating trend, mainly for two reasons: first, such a mirror makes a cool décor statement turning even the simplest bathroom into a very eye-catching one and giving it a hotel feel. Second, such a mirror will visually expand the space, which is great even for a big bathroom – who doesn't like big spaces? Let’s have a look at the coolest options for you to choose and use.
An elevated platform puts this stunning marble tub on display while large windows fold open for the truly indulgent experience of bathing in the open ocean. Wood paneling surrounding the bath are another important element that set the bath area apart from the rest of the bedroom in this ensuite design. Double sinks nestled into a marble countertop that matches the marble tub are a simple luxurious feature. And what better way to relax after a decadent bath than to dry off in the setting sun on this private deck.
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.
Walk-in showers have a strong spa feel, and incorporating them into a steam room will create your own private spa. You'll be able to use both things and they won't take too much space, the only thing you need is a bench or some seat, if there isn't enough space, you can make a folding bench. Let the seat correspond your bathroom style: if it's a nature-inspired bathroom, you may use a large stone instead of a seat, or go for a wooden seat. It would be wise to include a small window that can be opened when you use the shower alone to let the air circulate.
A separate feature holds the hardware and doubles as the perfect place to set a book or glass of wine – very usable, and a pleasure to look at. An ovoid tub is the crown jewel of any minimalistic bathroom. This design features a subtle faucet and overflow so the comforting shape can take center stage.