Dramatic Black Powder Room

Often the design direction of a room will begin with a single piece of art. For this powder room re-do, it was a small painting that took the room in a classic, yet dramatic direction:

Dramatic Black Powder Room
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Bedside Furniture: Table or Dresser?


Dresser Night Table

If your goal for your bedroom is a calm, beautiful space, taking full advantage of the real estate beside your bed is key. Organizing is so much easier with the right furniture.
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Photo of the Day: Colourful Bedroom

de Gournay Wallpaper

Isn’t this bedroom a riotous expression of joyful colour? The luxurious de Gournay wallpaper offers an exotic getaway in a traditional bedroom, with colours emphatically repeated in bedding, lamp and flowers. The question is, could you rest here?

Hand-painted de Gournay wallpaper, L’Eden design.

Photography by Dan Marshall.

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Photo of the Day: White Living Room

White Living Room

Isn’t this a restrained and beautiful room? The quiet palette, combining shades of white and pale grey, is contrasted by the energy of the large contemporary painting. Notice the symmetry of the panelled walls, with details picked out in gold, echoing the gold of the lamps and furniture legs. And notice also how small touches of black provide punctuation. Lovely.

Located in Belgravia, a high-end district in central London, the space was designed by Todhunter Earle Interiors (here).

7 Things to Remember Before Organizing

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Almost everyone wants a more beautiful, peaceful, organized home. But trying to wrestle organization out of an overabundance of stuff can fail us; no matter what we do, the mess returns, seeming to have a life of its own. Reshuffling, buying organizers, and trying to make our surroundings behave will never work unless we take control. Here are 7 things you need to think about before tackling your environment. Keep them in mind to help carry you through – all the way to a space in which you can breathe.
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