Storage Dilemma: You don’t have a designated spot for your crafting and gift wrapping supplies and waste time searching your home for all the essentials. Solution: Gather, sort and group similar items and use drawers, bins, rods or a cart to keep everything organized. If space is tight, set up a mini station in a corner of your home office or inside a closet.
If the closet and dresser in your child's room has reached capacity, consider adding a storage bench at the end of the bed. This adaptable piece of furniture gives you a way to hide away medium and larger-sized toys and stuffed animals inside, while also providing a place to change shoes or lay out clothes for the next school day.
Built in shelving creates a frame perfectly suited to surround this cozy pastel blue sofa. Coral floral throw pillows add a pop of accent color and compliment the brighter tones used in the painting mounted above. A striped ottoman doubles as a coffee table to finish the space.
Arranged around the fireplace, this home's living room portrays a sense of warmth and comfort from top to bottom. The design provides plenty of seating options, all in traditionally masculine materials, from the leather sofas to the comfy chaise to the facing corner chairs with wool accent pillows.
A large neutral vanity with detailed molding frames two elegant mirrors, which are separated by traditional sconce lights. An arched doorway leads to a stunning bathtub area complete with a sparkling chandelier.
A brick raised hearth and fireplace surround create a textural contrast to the traditional white mantel above. White french doors let in natural light from two different walls for a bright atmosphere. A brown leather sofa and a striped armchair provide comfortable seating facing the fireplace.
In this dining room, the light from a pair of chandeliers is captured in a huge eighteenth-century Italian mirror. The black Chinese cabinets tie into the black chairs and are in stark contrast to the light gray walls. A collection of antique candlesticks sit in the center of the table.
The stunning master bathroom, with marble throughout, features separate areas for the vanity, toilet, bathtub and shower, giving the space a spa-like quality. A light color palette keeps the traditional room feeling fresh and chic.