5 Ways to Marble Home Decor

I did a little looking and found some fantastic home decor ideas you can make yourself using techniques similar to the one I used to make my marbled picture mats. Colorful marble textures are definitely the next big trend, so I recommend trying out one of these quick and easy projects. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Create a Focal Wall

Focal or accent walls can be a really effective decorating technique. Limiting a bold color, interesting pattern, or decorative woodwork to just one wall has some definite advantages. It’s a great way to test a statement design without the commitment required if you put it on all four wall s of a room. An accent wall may be a cost-effective way to bring a high-end product you love, like wallpaper, into your room. And a focal wall can add drama and visual interest to an otherwise bland room.

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DIY Oriental Trunk Makeover

Hey there, it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m back today with a fun furniture makeover!  I’m continually amazed by the transformative power of paint!   You will not believe what this trunk looked like before.  While it was in great used condition, it didn’t exactly scream “little girl’s bedroom”. It was your typical oriental {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Get This Look: Cottage Kitchen

House of Turquoise featured this pretty kitchen by Ahearn Architecture recently. This kitchen makes use of some very classic cottage elements to convey a sense of history and vintage charm, without sacrificing efficiency or storage. If your style is cottage style, then I’m here to say you don’t need a pricey remodel to get the kitchen of your dreams. All it takes is a little time and elbow grease. Here are five tutorials to get you started.

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