Posts Tagged With: decor

Unique Colours for Interiors

I recently stumbled upon this article from House Beautiful titled “Unexpected Color Combos That Actually Work” and while browsing through them realized that many people do not dive into the world of colour and instead opt for beige and white rooms out of apprehension or unawareness. After reading the article I looked for some great inspiring colourful rooms with the hopes of changing the minds of the masses through yellows and oranges…

http://www.housebeautiful.com/decorating/outrageous-color-combinations-for-rooms#slide-1

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http://www.trendey.com/colourful-rooms-are-happy-rooms

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http://houseandhome.com/design/photo-gallery-colourful-spring-rooms?page=22

Want to know what paint colours will provoke different emotions? This article from Freshome explains colour psychology and how to use it to your benefit in your home http://freshome.com/2010/09/08/20-ways-to-use-color-psychology-in-your-home/

Here at Greenway we like to stick to our signature forest green and earthy tones when decorating the office.

What colour rooms most inspire you?

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Creative ways to use your non-working fireplace

If you have a non-working fireplace in your home, it doesn’t have to be an eye sore. With these 10 creative ways to decorate a non-working fireplace, it can be easily transformed into a stunning focal point. Some of the ideas that Freshome provides include making the space into shelves, a wine bottle rack, a storage area for books, and even a place to exhibit paintings. Individualize your non-working mantel to fit any room or restore it with an electric firebox!

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http://freshome.com/2012/11/14/10-creative-ways-to-decorate-your-non-working-fireplace/

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Bring a piece of your garden inside

This winter, bring a piece of your garden inside with a terrarium. A terrarium is a container that houses a small garden or plant. To start your terrarium you will need to pick your container and plants.¬†Once you’ve planted your terrarium and watered it, you seal it. The moisture in the soil condenses, turns back into moisture and run down the sides of the terrarium. This moisture in turn waters the plants. If you do not want to have your terrarium sealed, it will need to be watered, because the moisture will escape through the top. Even if you do not live in an area that experiences colder climates, terrariums are a wonderful and creative way to bring a little bit of nature into your living space.

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View the other creative and interesting terrarium options at

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/terrariums-tiny-gardens-make-a-143878

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