Bathroom Mirror IdeasBathroom Mirror Ideas

"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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Traditional BathroomTraditional Bathroom

The absolute opposite of a fitted bathroom the shabby chic look is a mismatch of styles and products. You can even do the unexpected like put a put a refrigerator in the corner. Nothing is expected to match and pipework and plumbing are on show rather than concealed. This style is best suited to those who have inherited a bathroom and want to update it a little rather than fork out on a brand new bathroom suite.

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Transitional BathroomTransitional Bathroom

Materials. Look for bathroom basins made from quality materials. You don't want anything that will be easily damaged. Scratches can make it look old and dingy so get something that is highly resistant to scratching. This will keep it looking like new for years to come and you will appreciate the way it prolongs the value of your investment.

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Modern Living roomModern Living room

What's on your floor can add to the decorating style but if you can not afford new floors in your living room then you can mask your current floors with small rugs with a contemporary design - either a geometric print or a plain sisal rug. If you are lucky enough to be able to afford new floors check out bamboo floors or slate or clay tile. Sleek lined furniture with chrome accents goes nicely with this look and you might try shopping at consignment stores if you are short on cash.

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Modern KitchenModern Kitchen

Matching the floor stain color is one of the most challenging phases of a project. If you've got original floors and plan to refinish just the kitchen – or are laying new wood floors to match the old for continuity – don't expect a perfect match. Many floors in old homes are made of old‐growth wood and flooring is manufactured differently now. The natural patina of an old floor also is nearly impossible to match. Companies offering reclaimed wood floors can make that matching process easier.

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Modern Dining roomModern Dining room

It is quite easy for your dining room to become an artistic masterpiece. The abundant selection of modern dining room furniture will allow your creativity to soar once you decide to spice up your dining decor. Modern furniture is designed to look sleek and sophisticated. If your dining area currently has any other style of furniture the room may very well appear over crowded or possibly congested. Often the only furniture pieces you need in a dining room is a table and chairs. If storage space is limited in your home you might consider placing an additional piece of modern designed furniture such as a glass curio or lacquered buffet in the room.

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Modern BedroomModern Bedroom

If you have children or even pets your night is often interrupted. Plan your kids' bedtime accordingly most probably a couple of hours before yours. On the other hand when it comes to pet dogs keeping them active throughout the day would mean that they sleep better. Moreover keeping your bedroom quiet and dark is an indicator to the pets that it is bedtime.

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Modern BathroomModern Bathroom

Colours. There are unlimited colours to pick from too with bathroom basins so take your time to find one you really like. There is no right or wrong choice so find something that works well for the look you wish to portray in your bathroom. This is a change that can be part of a huge remodel or it can be the only part of that room you plan to change.

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