• Colonial style decoration
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    Colonial style decoration

    Share 298 298 +1 The colonial style, a mixture of styles from many countries is often also called ethnic style to break with the bad reputation of colonialist memory. With its characteristic exotic woods, the colonial style creates a warm atmosphere and invites to travel. With furniture from the colonial period, this style is an adaptation of Western life to different climates encountered in other countries. There are characteristic furniture such as the planter chair, rocking chairs or even beds with columns often provided with mosquito nets. The main material is wood such as mahogany, bamboo, teak, rosewood and other exotic species. Also known as ethnic style, the colonial style…

  • Steampunk trend in the decor
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    Steampunk trend in the decor

    Steampunk or retro-futurism, the decor sometimes dresses more amazing but made with style. Between industrial style, retro, based on the anticipation of literary novels of the genre, Steampunk invades the interiors for truly original sets. Originally a genre in literature, Steampunk is a style that is in the atmosphere of industrial society of the nineteenth century. It includes the steam engines of the time and the style extends to the Victorian era. ) (Victorian style, source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/471329917223971928/ ) Based on the industrial revolution, it is also inspired by fantasy and anticipation. Steampunk is now widespread in many other areas such as art, music, design or decoration, where objects of the…

  • Minimalism in decoration
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    Minimalism in decoration

    Minimalism is a style. Today trend, minimalism is particularly suitable for small spaces. But beware, minimalism does not mean without decoration and without taste! Simple decoration, light furniture and space saving perfectly define the minimalist style. To create a minimalist decor, three elements must be taken into account: The materials (stone, wood, fabric, all in lightness) Objects that must be primarily functional and allow storage The very light colors in pale hues, the decor being matched to the color of the walls. A minimalist decor is particularly suitable for small spaces with limited, functional furniture, with storage possibilities to let only the essentials. The furniture is low to give an…

  • Industrial style in the kitchen
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    Industrial style in the kitchen

    Share 6 6 +1 Want a kitchen with an original style in an industrial atmosphere? Opt for contemporary decors associated with vintage style. Raw wood, concrete, steel and zinc will invite you into the kitchen with solid, functional and sober furniture. Timeless, the industrial style is available for all tastes and desires. Concrete and metal will be allies of choice to create the mood among dark colors. Some touches of color can bring a little joy but sparingly. Shelves, furniture, glass, …, will be all assets to create an industrial style decor to achieve a kitchen like no other. ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/372602569146280492/ ) ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/96405248248182202/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/180144053822016418/“> )…

  • Scandinavian inspirations for Christmas
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    Scandinavian inspirations for Christmas

    Wood, a sleek style, white and touches of black, the Scandinavian or Nordic style is inviting in the interiors for Christmas. At once soft, simple and natural, it brings sweetness of life and a little lightness while being warm. To succeed Scandinavian Christmas decorations, keep in mind these few words: Make it simple Warm up the atmosphere with hot materials Think about lighting Respect a natural spirit Opt for black and white Decorate sparingly For a Nordic-inspired Christmas, wood is the preferred material. Raw, painted or natural, picked up as you walk outside, wood is the key element for a Scandinavian style decor. The decoration can be revisited to create…

  • Ethnic inspiration
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    Ethnic inspiration

    If Africa makes you dream, whether natural materials like wood or stone inspire you, consider decorating in the ethnic style. Simple decorations with hot materials, objects brought back from travels or even large photographs will make you travel to the very heart of your decoration. Carved wooden furniture, statues, photographs, mix with natural materials like stone. Wood is the most represented material often highlighted by white, but natural warm colors or bright colors such as red or green are also represented. Softness and warmth come to warm the interiors and invite to travel. You can create an ethnic style from furniture, coffee tables, cabinets or seating, choose to incorporate objects…

  • How to create a retro decor?
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    How to create a retro decor?

    Retro is trendy. For all those who indulge in nostalgia, the decorative objects of past times reinvest the house. But it is not enough to hunt old objects to adopt the retro look. To succeed your retro decor, some basic rules are needed. Have a light hand! The retro is nice, but the total look is not recommended not to pay in kitsch. You can find retro in many stores if you want reissue of antique furniture or decorative accessories. Otherwise, flea markets and fleas will make you happy. Feel free to negotiate prices! ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/484418503646968401/ ) The retro look spans several periods, or rather decades. The 40s are…

  • How to give style to your office
    Decoration ideas,  Decoration tips,  Industrial,  Minimalism,  Office,  Scandinavian,  styles

    How to give style to your office

    If the office is primarily a workspace, it is nevertheless necessary to bring a decorative touch. The atmosphere is important to work well. To each his style whether you are modern, retro, Scandinavian, minimalist or classic! Here are three ideas: Lightness, functionality and Nordic aesthetics. Light wood will be the material to use, pastel tones and light colors. Some graphic elements can complement the decor while keeping in mind not to overload. But the Scandinavian style can be very decorative out of the box with black and metal. ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/369858188122244308/ ) ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/308918855667085211/“> Few furniture, no mess and pictures for the decor. You can choose a piece of…

  • Industrial style rooms
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    Industrial style rooms

    If you like the industrial style, you can also use it in the bedroom. If it is suitable for contemporary decor especially in the living room, it can now adapt to all parts of the house. Popular, timeless, modern, chic, urban, the industrial style is married with many materials and decorative objects. You can opt for the total look or add some touches mixed with vintage, classic, bohemian, … Often considered “masculine”, this style can also be feminized by choosing color tones as well as more feminine accessories. Thus, the industrialist enters the room, mixing walls of brick, metal and glass. For the pleasure of the eyes but also for…

  • Ethnic style in the interiors
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    Ethnic style in the interiors

    The ethnic style is back in the decor. Warm, dark colors evoking the East or Africa, natural materials, printed patterns and organic forms, all of which will find their place in our contemporary interiors while adding a touch of ethnic style. Opposed to minimalism, ethnic style accumulates the objects brought back from travel. The atmosphere is warm, cozy and the materials are natural like wood, wicker, metal or leather. The colors are warm and deep and the shapes are rather round avoiding rectangular objects. Use patterns printed on cushions or bed linen but sparingly so as not to load the atmosphere and slice with other more neutral elements. You can…