Paint Your Kitchen Countertops – With Chalkboard Paint

Paint Your

I’ve had a mostly hate relationship with my laminate kitchen counters since we moved here 4 years ago. The cupboards I painted almost right away, but the counters stayed. I couldn’t justify replacing them with a stone surface when the cupboards themselves will need replacing in the near-ish future.

And I did consider new laminate – but, as it’s not what I really want, it would be an unjustifiable expense. Especially when there are more pressing bathroom renos on the agenda.

So, what to do?
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Beautiful Bedroom Inspiration

Today’s design inspiration comes from Bernhardt Furniture – specifically their bedroom furniture catalogue. Beautifully styled and photographed, the images are design eye-candy – even for those not currently in the market for high-end furniture.

Bernhardt Bed - Maxime

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Photo of the Day: Blue Bedroom

Blue London Bedroom

This serene bedroom, by Dyer Grimes Architects, is an exercise in minimalistic restraint. From the almost bare turquoise walls, to the linen slipcovered bench, the eye floats about the light-flooded space, ultimately drawn to the spectacular modern light fixture.

For a “steal this look” version of the room, visit Remodelista.