Bathroom RugsBathroom Rugs

"Shabby chic" a relatively new phrase used to describe room designs is an obscure blend of neglect and style. It is one of the most difficult bathroom designs to create and it takes a bold decision to go for this bathroom style. It almost certainly achieves its full potential in a continental house either a French chateau or old Spanish villa.

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Subway Tile BathroomSubway Tile Bathroom

"Shabby chic" a relatively new phrase used to describe room designs is an obscure blend of neglect and style. It is one of the most difficult bathroom designs to create and it takes a bold decision to go for this bathroom style. It almost certainly achieves its full potential in a continental house either a French chateau or old Spanish villa.

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Bathroom Storage IdeasBathroom Storage Ideas

Don't be afraid to decorate with bold colours when tiling or painting getting the contrast right with the chrome and the gloss. If using curtains be subtle with the designs and colours but preferably go for stylish roller blinds.

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Bathroom DividerBathroom Divider

A very functional design can be incorporated for bathrooms as small as 5' X 8' in dimension. Sacrificing a large closet or partitioning off a small area of a larger room will provide the area needed. The first tip should be taking into account the location of electrical outlets and water sources. If these vital utilities do not already exist the key components of the room which are the toilet sink and tub or shower should be roughly sketched into the floor plan to allow proper placement of these utilities. The second factor will be the entrance door placement as this will determine the layout of the bathroom. If the door is located in the center of the room the toilet and sink will usually be placed on one side of the room with the tub or shower on the other side.

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Bathroom Color IdeasBathroom Color Ideas

The bathroom has come along way in the past one hundred years. Once just a basic tub set in front of the living room fire and filled with buckets of water the bathing experience is now a luxury in almost every western home. Back then a "bathroom" was something only the wealthy and privileged could afford to have in their house. It was this trend which lead to the mass production of bathroom products.

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Built In Fireplace For Living RoomBuilt In Fireplace For Living Room

Choosing furniture is an important part of getting your living room just right. The items that you choose should be coordinated with the colors of the walls and floors in the room but thought also needs to be given to how to mix and match pieces of furniture for the best finished look.

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Wall Mounted Fireplace For Living RoomWall Mounted Fireplace For Living Room

A vital element when decorating your living room with a contemporary theme is your wall treatments. For this design style the colors can make or break the look - consider adding shades of browns and black or a sharp black and white look to the room. Try using a neutral color paint on the walls or if you want something different go with a leather or suede wall covering.

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