Tired of winter yet? Well guess what? There’s still another month of this long, snowy, cold winter! Looking to shake those wintertime blues with a fun hobby? Tired of looking at that old, faded kitchen door? Well, look no further. That old attic door, with a little bit of elbow grease, can be your new kitchen table or even a new headboard!
Tag Archives | Home Decorating
One of my favorite buildings in Detroit is the Art Deco wonderland known as the Guardian Building. Its gorgeous colors, shapes and soaring murals are a feast for the eyes and a great inspiration for adding Art Deco pieces to my own home. In this second installment of Going Retro, we’ll leave behind the ornate Victorian style and move to the streamlined, yet no less elegant, Art Deco style.
The Zing Blog’s been hard at work on our unique home series, scouring the Internet from Pinterest to Google to find unique inspiration for your home. So far, we’ve looked at living rooms, kitchens and storage ideas. Now, we’re tackling bathrooms!
This week, we’ll tackle the elegant Victorian style, from big renovations to quick and affordable decorating ideas. The era spans from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Victorian decorating is full of dark, rich woods and luxe fabrics; patterns abound in all sorts of combinations!
After this artic vortex we experienced, it’s certainly starting to feel a lot like winter in most parts of the US. One step outside and you’re running back in. What better way to warm up from the frigid temps than in a cozy, winterized house?
Chances are, you can’t afford full-scale versions of all of Barbie’s possessions (the convertible, the yacht, the wardrobe), but there are tons of other ways you can transform your home to get a taste of the Barbie Dreamhouse life. If your unique home style is “Barbie Dreamhouse,” then here are some unique and glitzy items that can help you achieve the look.
Wouldn’t it be nice to be reminded of your passions and hobbies every time you walk into a room? Whether you like to relax with old records after work, attend wild rock shows or star in the choir, the Internet has tons of options for you. I’ve wrangled some of the coolest music-themed décor options for each room of your home.
Whether you’re organizing spices in the kitchen, toiletries in the bathroom or blankets in the living room, we all need storage. So why not make storage a focal point in your room design? As a continuation of our unique room series, this week we’re going to focus on unique storage ideas that make a design statement.
A few weeks ago, I did a post on unique kitchens and how to steal the look for your own home. It was so much fun I decided to do it again, this time in the living room. Let’s be honest: The kitchen and the living room are the two places people gather most, and you want them to reflect your sense of style.
Studies have consistently shown that certain hues bring out strong emotional reactions in people. Usually, an individual decides what shade of paint to buy based on what will best match their furniture, but next time you’re ready to paint your walls, consider the emotions your choice will evoke in you and your guests.