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.
I thought it would be fun to do something a little different with the 5 Ways post today. I’ve got a real room with real decorating dilemmas and solutions to share with you today. Reader Julie sent some pictures of her family room, and we’re going to come up with some ideas that will help her to Redo This Room!
Sometimes, as a grown up, all you want is a place where you can shut the door on the crazy world outside, kick of your shoes, and R.E.L.A.X. If there’s a comfy bed and a few good books for napping and reading….that’s icing on the cake. This calm master bedroom designed by Lindy Allen of Four Chairs Furniture looks just right, to me. Want to recreate a fresh, calm space like this one for your own master bedroom? I found several tips and tutorials that will help you do that, even on a budget. Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look.
There’s something about a pretty laundry room that really appeals to me. It’s probably because I love the idea of making a room that’s as utilitarian as a laundry room one of the loveliest spaces in a house. Check out my latest laundry room obession, designed by Hooper Patterson Interior Design and featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around for tutorials on other blogs to give you a few ideas for ways that you could put together a laundry room like this one, DIY style. Come check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look.