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Wall partitions ideas from Scotty Curthoys

July 5 2017 , Written by Scotty Curthoys

Whether you have an open floorplan or would like to create private, cozy spaces in your home the right room divider can make all of the difference. The photos in this post go well beyond a folding screen and instead use everything from shrubbery to nautical rope to drapes to make beautiful, exceptional spaces.

This room divider that is awesome actually hides a whole room away. Only fold in the wall and create a cozy reading nook that is perfect. Fold it away for slumber without distraction.

Some room dividers are more nightclub than midcentury. The gold sparkles in this drape that is giving are lively and brash in a middle eastern way that is glorious.

The waterfall effect in this partition is ultra lavish.

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Sliding doors are another creative room divider choice. These could be left open for space and air flow or closed off for privacy and are produced from reclaimed wood.

With tall spiky greenery appearing in the back of a low modern sofa, the region divides in this modern office space.

White curtains don’t do much to keep sound out, but sometimes the idea of division is enough to make a space more comfortable.

Component art installation, this snowflake design that is brilliant, part partition has pockets for other décor or reading material.

The elegant look makes up for it, although a bit less solitude is potential with these wooden slat sliding doors.

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Interior design for small bathroom from Scotty Curthoys

July 5 2017 , Written by Scotty Curthoys

Small Bathroom Storage

Storage space is at a premium in smallish toilets. See how to maximize the space you have with a couple of clever tricks.

Add Little Luxuries

A toilet must be practical. But no matter the size, there's always room for unique touches to generate character and joy. This smallish toilet enjoys considerable storage, thanks to built in cabinetry and also a recessed wall niche (not shown). Here, a tiny bench located alongside the shower gives convenient stowaway space for towels and soaps as well as a place to take a seat.

Find the Right Size

Occasionally a tiny footprint orders layout choices. And scale and percentage are variables that are vital when working in a tiny space such as this one. A tiny vanity is the perfect (and just) fit in this powder room. A vintage- container sink and style faucet ensure the small counter space stays clutter-free.

Glass bathroom showers

Streamlined Style

Take advantage of a tiny room by streamlining: Create the space to be elongated by lines that are long, interrupted. This toilet could be narrow but it's certainly big on style. Part of its own appeal comes in the clean lines of the double console sinks and open dressing tables. With small countertop area, there is less chance to produce jumble, so the room is more prone to remain tidy and neat.

Show Off Details and Craftsmanship

In a room that is tiny, every detail gets seen, so focus on luxury features along with quality craftsmanship. This stylish dressing table is infused with enchanting details on the vanity doors, along with the paneling and graphic ledge of the room. Shimmering classic and a marble countertop -inspired hardware add a sense of extravagance.

Keep It Simple

Straightforward lines. Fundamental colors as well as designs. Thin furnishings. These layout ideas can make every one of the difference when trying to enlarge a small space. This streamlined bathroom is a study in trendy contrasts. While the clean, uninterrupted lines and rich color of the dressing table help anchor the space a neutral color scheme gives a soothing backdrop.

Create Drama

Does not mean it needs to be clear, just because a bathroom is small. Play for immediate impact with shades as well as textures. This miniature powder room benefits from storage that is streamlined and a neutral color scheme. The tiled flooring, featuring stones of varying sizes and colors, adds exceptional texture underfoot. A wooden mirror frame is a beautiful, nature-inspired focal point above the little dressing table.

Use Reflective Surfaces

Enlarging a small space is component delusion. Mirrors and lights are two tools that are key that, when utilized in conjunction with reflective surfaces, can produce a modest room feel bigger. This contemporary toilet uses reflective and light surfaces -- stainless steel hardware, glass light fixtures, and mirrors -- to produce a better awareness of space.

Create a Cozy Feel with Color

Selecting just one color in various colors can develop a way of coziness. Warm beige wall tiles envelop this miniature bathroom just like a hug. A richly stained wood dressing table and mirror frame put in a bit of luxury. The floor tiles that are small put in a splash of contrasting feel that keeps the space looking modern and new.

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Walk in shower for small bathroom from Scotty Curthoys

July 5 2017 , Written by Scotty Curthoys

Double Up

Consider placing showering and bathing stations within one enclosure when toilet space is at a premium. The homeowners tucked a tiny soaking tub in the walk in shower to optimize a minimal quantity of floor space. The two-in-one design keeps splashing water and wet footprints from vanity and commode areas.

Custom sliding shower doors

Simplify Forms

Narrow toiletry and this profiled base sink ledge stylishly take the place of a dressing table that is cumbersome. The marble-tiled walls and ceiling elevate the toilet that is just furnished.

Get Creative

Before you're in a position to fit in each one of your desired comforts, reconsider toilet space that is accessible. This little toilet layout tucks a tub between the windowed wall along with a streamlined walk-in shower; the washroom stretches outside bathing experience to supply a complete- behind the shower.

Go Long

Align bathing and showering stations on the longest wall of a little bathroom. A shared palette of stuff as well as colors furthers the link between bath and the shower.

Reach Beneath

Design a walk in shower that takes advantage of your small toilet's architectural oddities. Tucking a shower enabled these homeowners to fit a walk in shower near light-inviting windows inside their little toilet. Another advantage: Adding the shower created an interior wall that accommodates a second dressing table.

Be Space-Savvy

Expand the utility of a little toilet by designing a walk in shower that delivers a solid wall or walls for placing dressing tables or baths. Seemingly an extension of the bathroom's plank-clad walls, this knee wall adapts a shallow vanity with a mirrored door. White painted walls, the shower's glass enclosure and tiled walls, and reflective surfaces encourage light to maneuver around the space, inducing the small toilet to seem more roomy.

Raise See-Through Walls

Enclose a walk in shower with a glass enclosure that is seamless. The clear impediments let natural light flow between the toilet and shower, which then makes a tiny bathroom reside bigger than its dimensions and take up little space that is visual. The unbiased tiled walls of this toilet continue into the walk-in shower to help the space-stretching illusion.

Fashion a Focal Point

Add a walk in shower that improves the usefulness and beauty of a tiny toilet. The glass enclosure stair-steps up a marble framework, emphasizing the shower bench plus a toiletry ledge that aligns with all the beaded-board wainscoting's upper trim.

Capture a Corner

Place a walk-in shower right into the corner of a tiny bathroom, by opting into the primary bath area for a neoangled base and glass enclosure that step, but enlarge the showering space. This walkin shower layout that is 's neoangled expanded the square footage of the shower, giving the homeowners space for adding a built-in bench.

Invite in Light

Position your walk-in shower near a window or beneath a skylight so you could bask in sunbeams or gaze upon twinkling stars. This walkin shower boasts a clerestory window and a glass door that permit natural light to stream in and from the shower. Thanks to its placement, the shower becomes a different room that really doesn't clutter up the little toilet's sight lines or impede traffic flow.

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Stairwell railing ideas from Scotty Curthoys

July 5 2017 , Written by Scotty Curthoys

Shipshape Silhouette

Modern homes profit from stairs and stair railings that sport crisp, clean lines. You won't locate a more streamlined railing than this structure built of cheap lumber stained dark gray. The railing's short length needs just two posts to support its span in the starting stair to the top wall. Without detracting in the minimalist appearance, safety is ensured by plexiglass installed between the railing along with the stairs.

Cottage Railing

Wood blocks linking the balusters give custom design and somewhat of sturdiness for this staircase.

Shaped to Perfection

Dark railings and light balusters paired with stained steps and lush runners trend timeless staircase designs. Black- finished handrails and post caps top white-painted comprehensive and fluted newel posts balusters to get a luxurious appearance that's certain to stylishly last for ages.

Theatrical Installation

With all the appearance of the railings of a ship, this steel balustrade bends along with the stairs as they ascend from landing. Horizontally place balusters extending beyond the posts add measurement that is artistic, perfectly in sync with the fetching form in the stairway. Glass stair risers allow light to reflect from the multistory stairwell.

White-and-Wood Stairway

For traditional-style homes, the tightly tailored appearance of a classic white-and-wood-tone stairwell is often the most suitable choice. Here, straightforward square baluster uprights and also a stringer are perked up with treads and a natural wood handrail.

Fashionable Beginnings

Stunning in its simplicity, an iron stair railing captivates attention thanks to its kicky newel post and linear design. Straight balusters embellished with knucklelike details associate having a slender rounded handrail to direct eyes and traffic up without interrupting the house's peaceful rhythms.

Elegantly Engineered

This wrought-iron staircase railing makes a sculptural statement that originates with its flooring-set newel post. Delightfully comprehensive balusters held in place by ornamental brackets and an arch rail join for a wonderful focus. Safe passageway is ensured by the only lined handrail on the inner wall for pairs traveling the stairs at the same time.

Glass stair detail

Handsome Harmonies

Carved from wood or whether made from iron, custom stair railings put in formal staircases and a grand finish. This stairway's soaring paneled wall inspired unbiased finish and the stair railing's large kinds. Stair posts with carved details handsomely balance the railing's substantial carved balusters and wide handrail.

Pleasing and Practical

Stair railings ought to be tough structures that guarantee safe journeys. This charming layout has every possible and step hazard covered. Stair rails offer handholds from the initial step to the landing, which will be enclosed with a lattice-paneled railing that gives way into a white-painted handrail mounted on brackets fastened to wall studs.

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