Cottage-style décor is known for being cozy and homey. As with any décor style, it starts with a suggested color palette and includes specific finishes. A cottage-style kitchen should carry a generational but quaint appeal. Add cottage elements as you make over your kitchen.
Start with a White Base
The palette for cottage style is inspired by botanicals, so it includes colors like dusty pink, sunflower yellow, light apricot, and shades of green.
Want to transform your backyard pool into a hidden oasis? It's not as hard as you think. There are several things you can do that will completely transform your space and make your pool the envy of all your friends and family.
Upgrade Your Lighting
Consider upgrading the lighting both in and around your pool area. It's a good idea to have a variety of lighting both on the walls and the floor of the pool for the best results.
When selling your house, it's not enough to just clean it and make necessary repairs -- although you should start with those steps. Rather, it's about presenting a lifestyle in your home specifically to potential buyers. Unfortunately, they don't want to see your life in the home – they want to see a glamorous version of their own. The living room is often the hub of activity in a home, so staging it and focusing on its interior design can help sell your home.
If you have created a few pieces of custom art to hang on the walls in your home, then can achieve a finished look by framing them. Since the frames that you choose will affect the look of your art and also needs to match the overall interior design of your home, it is important that you choose the framing materials wisely. To this end, here are some tips for choosing the right color and material to create the frames for your custom artwork:
Quite often you have nearly as much square footage in your basement as you do in an above-ground floor. That means you have a lot of possibilities when finishing a basement. One of them is adding a small kitchenette. It doesn't need to be as spacious and decked out as your main kitchen. However, a basement kitchenette can facilitate entertaining or just lounging in your new basement rooms.
It's highly unlikely you'll do as much food preparation in your basement kitchen as you do in your main one.