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There are many exciting developments in the world of kids’ bedroom decor, and many of the top trends are mirror images of design elements in the grown-up realm.  We all want the same things for our kid’s room right?: to be a welcoming place, a cozy nest to come home to, to play, dream and sleep but we also want it to be a stimulating surrounding for their development and curiosity. Here are 2017’s kid’s room trends that you can rely on. Pink and Pastels

There is absolutely no denying the fact that white is the essential color of shabby chic rooms, and even when it comes to kids’ bedrooms with this style, white is often the go-to color. That does not mean you just pick one shade of white and then create a lifeless setting that is devoid of excitement. Let’s face it; we are talking about kids’ rooms here! Instead of white, light grays, gentle bluish hues and pastel pinks and yellows provide the best alternative. Play with Pattern 

Wallpapers in pastel hues with flowery patterns are absolutely perfect for the shabby chic room, and you can complement them with a striped ceiling or even a fun accent wall with a bold mural to create a vivacious setting. Vintage Revival

There is something magical about a room that has a classic, vintage feel. Mixing traditional elements with handmade pieces in the design of a room brings a timeless and elegant vibe. “I wanted something appropriate for a little girl and something that she would grow into as well. Gray Is Good

 All shades of the color gray are making their way into kids’ design. It’s the great, new neutral that parents should have. Gray tones coupled with soft colors like yellow, pink or tangerine remain serene and soft but with a modern twist.

embracing bright colors and bold patterns with less trepidation, bringing a sense of the pending fun of the spaces into the design palettes.  Parents are no longer afraid to take a design risk. A room that is overly patterned may be a thing of the past. The Comeback Kid

The wallpaper trend is everywhere and this trend isn’t going anywhere! Unlike papers of the past that were were too cutesy or too frilly, fun and contemporary wallpapers that both parents and kids will love are now easily accessible.  In appropriate projects, the effect of a whole wall in a pattern or graphic is stronger than that of a piece of art, and it helps capture the parents’ intended feel and energy for the space

 

The first introduction to every room of your home is its respective entryway. As a decorative and functional part to any home, doors are a great way to display culture, personality and taste. The front door is the focal point of your home. It’s always a good idea to be aware of the current door design trends. House décor trends change just as the fashion industry does and there are always some looks that retain their classic style year on year. So here are the Door trends that you can have at your home.

Creative color

If you’re feeling adventurous, go for strong, bright colours for your front door but choose a shade that complements your own personal style and the rest of your house. If you’re not feeling brave, black is always a safe bet, or opt for darker shades of blue, plum and green that will still make a design statement.

Clean lines

Symmetry and simplicity at the front of a house is always a good idea. Consider positioning plants so that there’s an equal number on each side for entrance impact. Any outdoor lighting will generally always look better in pairs.

 

 

Flower power

Flowers, shrubs and greenery can really lift the entrance to a home and complement the colour and style of the front door. Make sure you water and feed them regularly to keep them in tip-top condition.

Keep it clutter-free

From time to time spare some time to clean your pathways, steps and open porches from leaves, dust, dirt and other debris and if you’ve got a front door mat make sure it’s kept clean and looks appealing.

Details make the difference

It’s always worth investing in good quality door accessories such as letterboxes, doorknobs and knockers, and try to make sure you choose door furniture that is in keeping with the style and age of your property.

Simple. Refined. Cost-Effective

Panel doors are the most common residential doors for a reason; their cost effectiveness and simplicity make them an easy choice. While standard, this will remain a trend for new home buyers as well as for use in renovation projects. The six-panel square door includes three middle stiles and four middle rails which divide the frame into six parts. Dark wood (such as espresso oak) panel doors in this segment are growing in popularity, and will be a trend for home builders in 2017.

Sleek and Contemporary

With less bulky housing, sleek sliding doors are a great addition to your home, given the space is available. Home builders have returned to this hot trend with strong, thin materials, especially for home offices and common rooms.

Decorative

As a standard for casual doors around the home, French doors are expected to be very popular in 2017. Configured with two independent doors opening at the middle, French doors slide freely for wide access to rooms in your home. Unpainted wooden French doors with clear glass inserts look very clean in most homes regardless of wall color, flooring style, and ceiling, and are relatively easy to install.

 

 

Amabrush a device three years in the making with a single goal to make tooth brushing quicker, automatic, and more efficient so you have more time for the relevant things in your life. Amabrush can brush your teeth in just 10 seconds, because all your teeth are cleaned simultaneously. Even in these 10 seconds, every tooth surface is cleaned longer compared with common toothbrushes. If you brush your teeth for the recommended 120 seconds with a regular toothbrush in manual or electric, every surface gets brushed for just 1.25 seconds given the fact that you have 32 teeth and every tooth has three surface. Amabrush brushes all your surfaces for whole 10 seconds. Amabrush is the world’s first, fully automatic toothbrush. This patent pending device brushes all your teeth at once, fully automatic, and finishes in just ten seconds. All you have to do is press a single button, wait ten seconds, and you’ll have perfectly clean teeth. Brushing teeth is a job where you must be highly concentrated. Toothbrushes should be held like pencils, so that pressure is as light as possible. The bristles should be soft, in order to not damage your gums. And you should just wiggle the toothbrush with subtle vibrations, instead of doing long strokes. Electric toothbrushes are handled differently than manual ones. With them, you shouldn’t stroke at all. These toothbrushes are designed to be held in place, so that the micro vibrations of the bristles can do their job All Amabrush units come equipped with a sound and light indicator, that is able to signal various different information about the current battery status, finished toothbrushing sessions, errors and other scenarios. It features integrate Bluetooth to all of our rewards at no additional cost. With our Amabrush App for iOS & Android, users are able to connect to your Amabrush unit and make use of various possibilities. You can set different vibration modes such as gum massage, whitening, burst mode, and many more configure. There are also types of mode including in the mode such as cleaning time, reorder replacement parts and do many things more. Amabrush was designed to make tooth brushing less annoying. Some of us hate tooth brushing so much; that we brush not concentrated enough, not long enough, not good enough, or not at all. And some of us simply cannot brush correctly at all, because they are not able to do so.

 

Mr. Pung plunger was a clog remover device that uses Instantaneous pressure penetration technology. The device was designed to fit into curved drains. It can remove hard objects or things that cannot be dissolved by acids such as diapers, napkins, hairs, fatty food waste and many more. The device is very hygienic it helps you to avoid contact of the water in the drains and prevents overflow. The device uses the powerful turbo pressure spray principle that transforms liquid carbon dioxide to gas. It comes with three different attachments that were useful to all kinds of drains. The product uses a pressurized CO2 in a cylinder that will be put at the end of the device and by simply activating the device and putting it into the clogged drain the device will instantly remove the clog. MR PUNG will clear even the most stubborn blockages standard plungers or rods cannot shift. MR. PUNG can also be used regularly to keep pipes perfectly clear. Contains no chemicals, makes no mess, simple, safe and highly effective!

Living room is the best place where every person of the family loves to spend some quality time and a living room with a cozy and comfortable sofa. Listed below are the sofa trends that will make it way to its popularity this 2017.

Velvet might not be the most family friendly of materials, but what it lacks in practicality it makes up for in the style stakes. Deep indigo’s, forest greens and blush pinks are certainly not fresh out the traps this season but are still the front runners of the accent color race showing no sign of going anywhere soon.

Not just the odd pot plant, but perhaps a break from the monotony of monochrome with a leafy wallpaper, botanic armchair, or a green sofa. It will give your home a cozy look at also the natures touch.

We all want to be comfortable so it is best to have a sofa from soft and squashy, to big and bouncy the sofas of Milan were built for lounging. Supple nubucks and warming velvets sprawled across curved silhouettes, all in welcoming (and toddler choccy finger friendly) dark, moody, jewel hues.

Think chunky knit, tapestry, woven cushions that wouldn’t look out of place in a Marrakesh souk; Black and white ikat prints to juxtapose against the gorgeous greens; baskets, wicker, and rattan are the warming wooden tones to bring the bold velvets and black/white prints together in perfect harmony

 

 

People spend the first and last minutes of their days in the bathroom. So here is the trends for bathroom designs and decors for 2017.

Statement Furniture

Usually considering putting a chair or ottoman might add a beauty to your bathroom.

Minimalist Cabinets

Clean cabinets with simple knobs and handles ensure that the space doesn’t feel too crowded, It also adds a cozy effect to your bathroom.

Mismatched Tiles

 

Combining multiple types of tiles promises to be a cool and simple way to get a totally custom bathroom.

A small bathroom can rock a dark wall, especially if you paint the cabinets to match. Contrast with natural textures and a plain touch to achieve the style.

Round Mirrors

 

Round Mirrors manage to make space feel much more grand than their square counterparts.

Fish Scale Tiles

A fun variation on the popular subway tiles that still maintains a fresh, feminine vibe.

Spending time in nature is linked to reduced stress levels and tension relief. These houseplant listed below are easy to take care of and effective at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air. ALOE PLANT

This plant help to monitor the air quality in your home, and it soothe skin burns and cuts. And also serves as good ornamental design ENGLISH IVY

Ivy was listed by NASA as the air-filtering plant. It is incredibly easy to grow and adaptable — try hanging it or a floor plant. Grow in moderate temperatures and medium sunlight. RUBBER TREE

It is a good plant and low-maintenance plant is a powerful toxin eliminator and a good air purifier.

PEACE LILLY

This plant do well in shade and cooler temperatures, and they can reduce the levels of a number of toxins in the air. Also a wonderful low-maintenance flower to keep in the home. SNAKE PLANT

The plant absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night. Snake plant don’t need much light or water to survive, so they’re an easy choice for any corner of your home.

PHILODENDRON

A popular plant choice for indoor areas that are easy to take care. Also a good air filter at home.

We will identify those trends while we take a look at some bedroom inspirations that make use of them. With that said, let’s dive straight into 10 Defining Master Bedroom Trends for 2017.

 

Surrealism

The mixture of extravagant patterns, wild materials, and surprising furniture pieces is making a comeback this year in the bedroom trends 2017 department. Look for pieces that make a statement for themselves, creative tiling and geometric patterns with a wide array of colors to create something that feels out of this world.

 Careful Mess Stacks of chaotically arranged books that seem about to fall off, asymmetrical lighting are one of the defining bedroom trends for 2017.

Golden Nightstands

It is very elegant and soothing to our eyes. Many of the top luxury exhibitors displaying their golden bedside table models.

Clean Mid-century Design

Beautiful clean pieces from the Italian designers of the 60’s and 70’s are on the rise, combine them with the overall white tones to enhance the wooden lines and you’ve got yourself one of the most talked about bedroom trends in 2017.

 

Concrete Walls There’s beauty in combining rough concrete walls with vivid modern furniture and light colors, the contrast makes it irresistible and from what we’ve seen this year, this is one of those master bedroom trends that’s here to stay.

 

Grey with a Glimpse of Color

We’ve seen it time and time again, but it looks like industrial bedroom design has come for real in 2017. Tiled walls, slim legged metallic furniture and heavy brown tones are everywhere. The antithesis of the previous white mid-century bedroom also seems to be defining the year.

Colorful Art over white

One has been on the high side of bedroom trends, but we couldn’t avoid talking about it since it’s been up there for so long and continues to do so. Pick some vivid, colorful art and make it even livelier through the use of white tones.

Terracotta Tiles

Terracotta is one of those mystical materials that seems to stay in style decade after decade. And terracotta tiles, in particular, are bound to be back in a big way this autumn. Warm textiles Textiles are also a joy when seen in surprising places. A woven wall hanging, for instance, or detailed wallpaper to create a country lodge feel. From a delicate white wool throw to a rich red woven blanket or tweed cushion, these textiles add richness, depth and texture to the room – and pair beautifully with terracotta and other earthy elements. Country colours Working with an autumnal color palette is all about the basics. Opt for deep plums, rusty reds, burnt orange, forest green, golds, and browns. Autumn colors can be introduced inexpensively through accessories such as wall art, rugs, cushions, bed linen, dinnerware, vases, table ornaments, small kitchen counter appliances and lamp shades. And a quick change of the couch slipcover is one of the best ways to incorporate the new season’s shades, without having to buy new furniture. Hygge Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, this way of life is all about creating a cozy den, a simple space, in which to live, love, share and celebrate. And autumn is the perfect season for living with a little hygge. So don the woolen socks, cozy up on the couch, and make yourself a nice warm cuppa. Add a spectacularly soft rug under-foot, dive into your most beloved book, and voila you’re home is as hygge as they come. Casually corked Cork is also wonderfully Nordic, adding to that hygge vibe, and sprucing up a space with a little intrigue. From a cork stool, to a cork wall in the kitchen to create a crafty feature that’s unique to your family, this material is sure to be seen in properties around the world this autumn. Pretty and practical, it rounds out our pick of the top trends to try.

 

FIND A GOOD PLACE FOR YOUR GARDEN

Be sure the location gets enough light, but avoid placing it in an area where too much scorching sun or hot summer winds will force you to constantly water.

TEST YOUR SOIL Test your soil if it needs a fertilizer or a Treatment Improve the soil by recycling materials such as grass clippings and leaves found around your home.

BE SIMPLE Strive to keep your garden simple. Simplicity is the key to a low maintenance garden. Adding some extras such as water features, wildlife feeders, and such, for example, requires more maintenance. Plant fewer types of plants, but plant them in mass. They will have the same requirements and you can provide necessities such as the proper amount of water and fertilizer all at once.

ADJUST THE FLOWERBEDS Keep your flower beds narrow so that you can reach the plants easily. If you have a wide bed, provide stepping stones or a path which makes easy access possible.

PROVIDE GROUND COVERS Consider using ground covers instead of grass to cut down on landscape maintenance. Lawns require constant mowing, watering and treatments for weed control and fertilizer. Using ground covers helps eliminate those chores. Ground cover is especially good for steep slopes on your property as it helps prevent erosion. Many ground cover plants do well in shady spots where grass often doesn’t grow well, yet requires little or no maintenance compared to grass. Most ground covers are low maintenance plants that can be grown easily and are simple to maintain. Ground covers that possess flowers also add color and beauty to your yard.

PROVIDE EDGING

Provide edging around beds and trees to help make mowing easier. You might also think about planting ground cover or using gravel around the base of a tree to keep from having to weed there.

ENSURE GOOD QUALITY Purchase good quality plants that are either native to your area or easily adaptable to your climate. Check your plants for pest damage and be sure they are healthy. Strong healthy plants will grow more easily and make less work for you.