Monday, October 26, 2009

build in library



I have been dreaming of building a built in library like this one
It just seems to fit perfectly with the room
Love all the small details

Sunday, October 25, 2009

custom sofa



I have a oddly shaped living room and I was wondering if a custom couch would be a solution.
This couch looks great and it looks not that hard to make
love the inserted end tables

Saturday, October 24, 2009

wallpaper in the bathroom



I was wondering the other day of it was possible to place wallpaper in the bathroom. With all the steam, I was wondering if the paper would really stick to the walls. Well these 2 photos show us great examples of bathroom with wallpapers. It creates a great statement

Friday, October 23, 2009

Lovely living room




Found the beautifull living room on desiretoinspire.net
It was created by
colorTHEORY
Love the black and white color palette, very classy and dramatic

Friday, October 16, 2009

dark kitchen inspiration

Thursday, October 15, 2009

molding again


Love the molding work on the walls of this house. It just gives so much character to the room. And love the touch of modern with the orange light fixture.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wallpaper and glam



Check out this wallpaper, very soft and chic!
The whole house has that rich ambiance going on
Love the black, white and gray color palette and the mirror end tables

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Great dinner banquet

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

My bathroom







Do you remember my ugly 2 room bathroom. Here are the before photos.
We have worked a lot and it's finally getting there. Here is small update on the renovations.
Sorry for the bad photos.. but it think the changes are still very noticeable.
So we destroy the wall between the tub and the toilet and destroyed a small closet on the side and move everything and changed everything. What do you think?
I love it! Here are all the details and cost.
The shower:
Love my shower. It's big and warm and perfect. So perfect in fact that I have the hardest time getting out of it to go to work in the morning. We bought the base and glass panels at the hardware store for around 1000$. It was very hard to bring it home. Those glass doors weighted a ton. And we broke one glass panel on our first trip. The tiles were bought at a ceramic stores and they are italian I think. They were 9$ the square feet. The shower head was bought on ebay for 199$. It's half plastic, half metals. And it comes with 4 water jets and a large rain forest shower head. It was very easy to install.
The vanity:
The vanity is a ikea hack. We bought the new ikea's vanity and we added a granit countertop and 2 ceramic sinks to it. It looks amazing. We had shopped around for a vanity but they were all so expensive ( more than a 1000$ and we still had to buy the sinks and faucets) that we decided to customize the ikea one to our need. It wasn't cheap ( ikea vanity 299$, sinks 100$ each, faucet 40$ each, granit around 300$)
The bath tub:
We shopped a lot for this one. And we finally found this squared bathtub at a small shop for 430$. The ceramics were bought were 7$ the square feet.

That's about it
IT was really more expensive than I taught.
Mostly because we had to redo a lot of the pluming, but the result are just perfect.

If you have any questions or want more details on this bathroom transformation feel free to write to me.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Wallpaper of the week


Here is a great wallpaper by Julia Rothman. Love the soft colors and the illustration style.
You can buy it here.
I'm seriously considering buying this one for the my office space. What do you think!

Friday, October 2, 2009

great backsplash



Just had to feature this back splash. It's amazing, a true piece of art
A confident move for your kitchen

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Painted furniture 2



Love this red little desk. A splash of color on an old furniture and you have modern statement piece. Paint is great!
It would look great in my entrance
via desiretoinspire.net
Something to add to my shopping list of things to find at the flea market