By Fran Magana. interior. Published at Thursday, July 05th, 2018 - 03:00:18 AM.
This creative homeowner built a child's play house into a wall. Kitchen and dining room combinationOne of the easiest ways to create multifunctional rooms is to put together a kitchen with a dining room area. As open-floor plans become more popular. people aren't wanting a dining room separated into its own room. They want to be able to cook and socialize.
You can also place antiques in an inconspicuous area. like on a floating shelf. There they accent the design of the room rather than dominate and potentially clash with it. Placing an antique on a bookshelf can also work. By placing it next to a row of books. it doesn't stick out as much but still reminds you of an era you may be fond of.
This creative design combines a play area with a study desk. This is more of a designated playroom. but it shows how a basketball hoop placed in the home can turn any space into a play space. Image: Minchew and CompanyHere's a design that makes clever use of some previously unused under-stair space for a play area. A child's loft bed adds storage and play space.
Placement of old items is keyUsing an old photo as large wall art is a bold and stylish choice.The placement of old items is one of the most critical aspects of decorating with antiques. There are a few potential directions when placing antiques. One option is to make an antique the focal point. as in the photo above: The room shows how a classic photo can look like a piece of chic art if it's large enough.