Averyl Dufour Kitchen, November 27th , 2017. Modern cream kitchen with black granite worktop. In a modern home, choose a cream kitchen to create a bright and summery feel. Combine cream units with black worktops for a practical, family kitchen and choose glass doors for two of the cupboards to display your prettiest tableware. If you have space, add a small breakfast table and choose a pretty tablecloth in pale blue polka-dot or vintage floral fabric.
Averyl Dufour Bedroom, November 27th , 2017. There are many ways to make the most of that dead space under the stairs – playrooms, storage solutions or even shelving. But a proud pet owner in the states has blown all of the above out of the water with this: a fully functioning dog bedroom, complete with kennel-style entrance, hat rack and luxurious golden bed. We’ve seen some amazing dog houses in our time, but this one really takes the dog biscuit. Yes, we have reached peak pets, people.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, November 27th , 2017. Black and white kitchens for monochrome fans. A black and white scheme is always a sophisticated choice for a kitchen scheme and, whether you favour a traditional or modern scheme, monochrome is a palette that works perfectly both ways. From a chequerboard tiled floor for a 1950s diner feel, a black range cooker against classic white cabinetry for a country ambience, or the new wave of graphic patterns, outlines and silhouettes, there’s a black and white design to suit any scheme.
Averyl Dufour Living Room, November 29th , 2017. Loft apartment living area with oversized artwork. In a spacious loft or penthouse apartment, furniture and accessories can sometimes look a little lost. Solve this problem by going for statement pieces such as a fabulous floor lamp, eye catching mural or bold geometric rug. For a fresh take on traditional flooring, try the latest grey tones.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, November 27th , 2017. Trying to find a home for all your pots, pans and other cooking paraphernalia? The kitchen is the heart of any home, but that means it can get cluttered, busy and in need of some serious organisation. Find the most practical storage ideas with our pick of the best cupboards, shelves and trolleys. Got no wall space? What about a hanging rack from the ceiling. Need to have a dedicated food cupboard? Try a freestanding larder. Whatever your dilema, make we’ve got plenty of ideas to help organise your kitchen and turn that cluttered space into a thing of beauty!
Averyl Dufour Bedroom, November 27th , 2017. Light it right, your bedroom needs to be perfectly functional too. Install more than one lighting circuit so that you can switch out the lights at the bedside without the need to cross the room. A dimmer will help create a serene evening ambience while dimmable downlighters work well when task lighting is needed. If space is limited, opt for a wall mounted lamp with an elegant shade like this one, freeing up space on the bedside table. Opt for a warm yellow quality of light, rather than a cool, blue light. ‘Make sure lighting helps to visually maximise the space too,’ advises Mary Barber-Fray of Mary Barber-Fray Interior Design. ‘For example, try lighting the narrower sides of the space to provide a sense of width, whether with wall lights or tiltable recessed spotlights. Choose lampshades that allow light to reflect upwards if you need to give some height to a low ceiling too.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, November 27th , 2017. Jewel tones, if your inner creative self is longing for rich tones but your more practical head is saying choose something timeless, consider using a brighter hue inside cabinetry for a stylish colour fix,’ suggests Kiran Noonan, Marketing Director, John Lewis of Hungerford. ‘Try exotic jewel tones – like this fabulous Persian Green – and create a striking backdrop for pure white china along the way. Install internal LEDs to bring the colour to life by night.
Averyl Dufour Bedroom, November 27th , 2017. A hit of colour. If you’ve opted for all-white walls, move the colour scheme away from the clinical with subtle shots of sunny yellow, soothing mint or calming neutrals. These colours also have the added plus of lifting your spirits. One clever way to add colour is in the frame of your bed – this mushroom shade is seriously dream inducing.
Averyl Dufour Living Room, November 29th , 2017. All white living space, a mix of different types of furniture can often be too busy or overbearing. For a more relaxing ambience, select furniture from the same colour palette to continue your design theme in two areas, linking them together. Lighter wood finishes such as maple and birch give a feeling of space. Here, an original fireplace, double doors and parquet flooring lend a grand feeling to this spacious, open-plan living room.
Averyl Dufour Bedroom, November 27th , 2017. As the Sleep Foundation say, a good mattress is paramount to a good night sleep. Caring for your mattress is important too – vacuum it, flip it every so often and you are recommended to buy a new one every eight years.This marbled grey scheme could have us floating in the clouds in no time, but equally honey tones and heavenly white will send you off to the land of nod.
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