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.
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.
We continue sharing ideas for decorating your personal feminine spaces, and today we'll have a look at bathrooms. A bathroom is like a sanctuary: there you wash all the cares away, relax taking a bath, enjoy your home spa procedures and so on. I think, a bathroom for a girl is as special as a bedroom, and you should create your own relaxation oasis with style and in the colors you like.
What could be more relaxing than a nice long soak? The answer: soaking in a tub that looks as good as it feels! When it comes time to unwind, slipping into those shimmering suds feels like a mini-vacation. And compared to hitting the spa for some well-deserved "me time", a luxurious tub is an indulgence that pays for itself time and time again. Whether you're looking for the latest features or just want something that fits your carefully coordinated decor, this curated collection of designer bathtubs is sure to inspire. So dim the lights, put on some soft music, and sink into the tub of your dreams.
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.
What can add to your living room décor? First of all, a fireplace. It may be non-working or a real one, with candles or logs inside, decorated with molding or stone around, and it will definitely add more coziness to your living room. Lamps and lights can be used for accentuating a space. Bold brass chandeliers, unique mid-century modern floor lamps or geometric pendant ones taken in various colors will pop up in the interior besides giving some light.
Awesome gold chandeliers create a decadent feel in this kitchen and dining area. This all-white kitchen would be a dream come true for clean freaks. And indeed, this kitchen has its own chef’s table by way of an expansive breakfast bar. Reflective surfaces everywhere make this kitchen and dining area feel like you’re eating at a chef’s table. Curved legs, chairs, and vases offer a feminine bent to this kitchen. Lucite furniture and modern chandelier make this white kitchen uber chic.
The tile wall of this bathroom was broken up with texturing. The vessel sink on the marble counter and pendant lamp bring in contrast against the crème. This white bathroom has an added flash of dramatic red marble, creating a shocking contrast. The strokes of grey in the marble floor is picked up in white and grey in the wall. Straight lines repeat in the commodes, bathtub, and sink.
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.
Classic: Traditional and elegant, reserved and tasteful, but never dull. You're all about great food, made with love, using the tried-and-tested approach. Classic kitchens are like classic cars: they never go out of style. Unlike a classic car, however, the quirks of random mechanical breakdowns don't need to be shrugged off as "part of the experience." A kitchen has to work all the time, every time.So, today's classic kitchen design is a marriage of wood panelling, heritage colors and reliable modern appliances, which work in perfect harmony with your methodical kitchen style. You're efficient and tidy as you go — not a messy cook. An Aga in a classic color rounds off your baker's paradise: the icing on the cake, if you will. Yours is a kitchen that Mary Berry herself would be proud to bake her best in.