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Luxury on a Budget: 5 Surprisingly Affordable Ways to make your House look Expensive

Luxury on a Budget: 5 Surprisingly Affordable Ways to make your House look Expensive

You don’t have to spend a fortune to create an upscale look in your home. Nor do you have to spend massive amounts of money to upgrade your home or keep it up to date with the latest design trends. We’re not going to address home renovations like fake granite countertops or replacing all of your appliances. Here are five affordable ways to make your house look expensive for relatively little effort. Paint Your Floors If you have worn wood floors, one option for making them look new again is to simply paint them with porch paint. Porch paint should be used in place of wall paint because it is designed to handle foot traffic. This same trick can be used on vinyl floors. You’ll give the floors a new look in a matter of hours and you’ll achieve it without taking away the option of replacing the floor later if…

How to add some style to your dining room

How to add some style to your dining room

If you’re looking to bring some vibrance and current style to your dining area then there are a number of ways to achieve this. According to Vogue, some of the top decorating trends to look out for in 2017 include; the use of green colours, muted colours, quirky lighting and artisan-crafted furniture. Now if you’re looking to make a few quick changes rather than a complete overhaul, then you might want to consider a change of dining table and seating. Whether you opt for artisan-crafted furniture or the modern stylish gloss finish table from stores like Danetti, you will probably be influenced by the current style of the room. If you are looking for a complete change, this is your opportunity to transform your dining room entirely.  If you’re going to go to the trouble of transforming your room then don’t forget the flooring. Often neglected in the plans but an…

Give Your Home a Breath of Fresh Air – Interior Design Inspired by Nature

Give Your Home a Breath of Fresh Air – Interior Design Inspired by Nature

If you are among countless homeowners who are simply tired of looking at the same old, same old, it’s probably time you did something about it. While you could always move to a new location, that may not solve all your woes. After all, you have a small fortune invested in your property and this is the neighborhood you have grown comfortable in. You know your neighbors, the kids aren’t ready to move to a new school and quite frankly, you may not even have the budget to buy the house of your dreams. So why not simply remodel the home you’re in? If boredom has you down in the dumps, why not give your home a breath of fresh air with interior design inspired by nature? There’s just something awe inspiring when you think about what it would be like to live under the stars with lush vegetation and…

Parvez Taj, The white Barn Collection

Parvez Taj, The white Barn Collection

Parvez Taj, canadian artist, has released a collection of 50 artworks called the white Barn Collection. A series of hanging wall art pieces using reclaimed wood siding scored from white barns around the country. These barns were built from the mid 1800’s through the early 1900’s.  The siding varies by age, exposure to weather and wood type as most were built utilizing the stands of wood closest to the structure. Parvez philosophy is to make Art accessible. He uses water paints, photographs, UV cured inks and even computer softwares. This makes him quite unique on his style. In 2003, he founded Parvez Michel, Inc, an art design company that produces artwork and accessories for contemporary living. The rich and varied history of the siding combined with their authenticity and product texture provided Parvez the inspiration to use his signature UV cured inks to create unique, eco-friendly art.  Each piece is hand signed…

Veronica Posada, hunting Origami

Veronica Posada, hunting Origami

Do you know Veronica Posada? She is a Chilean Industrial designer. Todays she is running her cabinet from Santiago de Chile and has been working a lot for the past 5 years. Today we can appreciate several collections of objects that bring a new perspective.