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Integrating a Zebra Rug Into 7 Different Interior Themes

Buying a decor for one's home is not only about ergonomics or high quality anymore; versatility is one of the key main factors that smart patrons look for. Zebra rug is embodied with that element along with a great design, functionality, and superior condition. For years, the zebra rug has proven its capability to be incorporated in different interior design themes. It is not just included in the theme; it blended perfectly with it. Below are seven various interior styles that the zebra rug made more fascinating. Traditional Traditional interior is all about sophisticated furnishing, earthy tones, and dark wood. The classic style features architectural adornment such as wood panelings and moldings. Harsh contrast in color or furniture rarely happens....

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6 Envy-Worthy Bookcase Ideas for Your Home

Despite the aggrandizement of e-readers, many still favor the good old hard-copy books. If you are part of the latter, you know that having a huge enough bookcase to house your collection is paramount. In most homes, bookshelves serve a purpose beyond their original function; they are also considered a form of décor. To be surrounded by books is a bibliophile’s solace. Creating a cerebral oasis at home doesn’t have to be grand all the time, unless you are Walker Digital’s chairman, Jay Walker. It’s 3,600 square feet, and has the original Sputnik 1 and a model of NASA’s X-29 aside from the gazillion books!  Impeccably styled bookshelves are more than enough for our precious copies. A reading room amidst the woods...

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Home Tour: An 1870 Church Converted Into A Contemporary Residential Space

You know how big upcycling is nowadays, right? The most common are clothes, but then there’s furniture too, and even orange peels as candles! What about the ultimate in upcycling? We are talking about converting an 1870 church in The Netherlands into a modern residence; a dated building conversion done right.A couple of months ago, we featured the spectacular home of Spanish architect Roberto Bofill. He turned a massive cement factory into his home. This one we are going to talk about is more than that, or shall we say, holier than thou. The Utrecht Catholic Parish commissioned architect Gerard Gerritsen to build a church in 1870. He was able to do it in seven months with a total cost of 25,481...

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David Collins: A Design Genius

David Collins saw himself as a visionary architect with a passion to create bespoke masterpieces. He refused to follow a trend or do something that the majority fancy. Instead, he followed his own design instincts, and that made him one of the most sought-after architects in the world. The Irish-born architect originally wanted to become a lawyer, but the degree required Latin during that time a subject he was not quite fond of. Because of his fondness for clothes, he thought of pursuing a career in fashion, but his parents were against it. Following the footsteps of his father was not part of his initial plan, but he still ended up as an architect, and a great one at that....

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Screened Porches: A Summer Symbol

A screened porch is a great way to bring the outdoors in and enjoy the fresh breeze without the fear of insects ruining the moment. It is also a great home extension for entertaining guests or a place to lounge around comfortably with your family. Through its many benefits, there is one underlying factor of screened porch that cannot be ignored: it is truly a symbol of summer. Sipping a refreshing glass of lemonade while frittering time away on a porch swing…well, you get the picture. Though screened porches are more common in the south, it is not unusual to find one in other regions. Many just want to have that perfect fusion of lanai and living room. Here are...

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