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  • Style Your Modern Home With Painted Floors

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    Painted Floors

    Image from A Beautiful Mess

    Everyone wants a space that reflects them and who they are as an individual. We also want to be unique and one of a kind. Not reflecting a showroom but rather a beautiful space full of personality and style. A fun solution to create such a space in a modern home is painted flooring. Whether it’s a pattern or a solid color, painted floors add a fun, unexpected surprise to your space.

    Above we see small triangle patterns scattered on a white floor. I love the variety of black and gold triangles. And I love that they are randomly placed. It’s a look that is neutral enough to go with any accent color.

    Modern Living Room

    Image from Bloesem

    This wide black stripe is a small detail that creates a big statement. They started with a dark gray concrete and simply painted the stripe. Who needs a rug when you already have a nice design on the floor?!

    Image from Coco Kelly

    This look makes a huge impact in this room. This black and white pattern effortlessly fills the entire space and looks amazing! The stylishly modern furniture and delicate accessories compliment the pattern.

    White Floors

    Image from Mama

    For a neutral look, try painting your hardwood floors in a nice soft white. It will immediately lighten up your space and make all of your furniture and accessories pop. The painted floors trend can be translated any way that you please!

    Images: A Beautiful Mess, Bloesem, Coco Kelley, Mama

  • Get the Look: Dining Room Lighting

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    Modern Dining Room

    Image from Elle Decor

    The web is such a great place to seek inspiration for dining room lighting. If you're in need of some creative direction, there are endless resources to turn to online that just might spark your design direction. When I start on a room I go hunting for inspiration on-line and then head to my print magazines.

    Today I wanted to showcase three beautiful examples of dining room lighting that I've been loving lately. Each have beautiful lighting above the tables that you can incorporate into any home. I've pulled similar light fixtures so you can "get the look" of these inspiring rooms.

    Hopefully this will provide you with a starting point (or finishing touch ideas) for your very own home.

    Dining Room Lighting

    Top to bottom: Tech Lighting Mini Mulberry Desert Clay Pendant, Bling Collection Convertible Robert Abbey Chandelier, Europa 8 Light Adjustable Bronze Swag Chandelier

    If there is a dining room that you'd like help with finding inspiration for don't hesitate to reach out. Just post a comment here....

    Images: Karla Dreyer Design, Elle Decor, Elle Décor

December, 2013