[style]: Focus on Gallery Walls Part Deux


Following a number of gallery wall inspirations that I've collected over a year or so here are a few more. I was especially interested in eclectic looking ones grouped around flat screen TV. Others would just tickle my fancy ..

[style]: Focus on Gallery Walls


I have always been drawn to gallery walls and always imagined having a wall full of pictures. Here are some lessons and inspirations.

While above image gives a bit of guidelines, I think one should go with what feels right for them. (I would love to give credit but I am not sure from where I got it).

Steven and Chris Show
Style at Home

Elle Decor

Pure Style

[home]: Basement SourceBook


Even as our basement is not completely done and not all decor has been properly added, not to mention taking better photos - I wanted to share some of the sources of materials and decor that are in the photos below.

/1/ Ikea Lidingo white wall cabinet (33in) with moulding, 15 inches.
/2/ White vases and candle from Chapters (Indigo)
/3/ Ikea stainless steel shelf (EKBY MOSSBY) with aluminium brackets (EKBY BJÄRNUM).
/4/ Glass vase and glasses from Home Sense.
/5/ Backsplash tile from Home Depot - JEFFREY COURT, Platinum Pearl Pencil 12 Inch x 12 Inch Glass And Quartz Mosaic Wall Tile
/6/ Ikea Stainless Steel single lever faucet, HOVSKÄR
/7/ Bar sink, TAPS BATH
/8/ Quartz countertop, local supplier through contractor
/9/ Restoration Hardware Factory table wine rack
/10/ Bottom cabinetry, 18 inches 3-drawers and 21 inches base cabinet, LIDINGÖ gray
/11/ *not labelled* - fridge, Walmart
/12/ *not labelled* - wall colour, Black Horizon, Benjamin Moore

/1/ Ikea ÖSTANÅ wall lamp
/2/ Altitude Mantle Clock, Urban Barn
/3/ Glass canisters, lantern, Home Sense; vase, Chapters/Indigo; peonies, front yard.
/4/ Walnut 107 inches desk with extension, Elte Outlet
/5/ Ikea Vilmar, white chairs, chrome plated
/6/ Ikea persian rug, 6x9 ft from several years ago
/7/ *not labelled* - wall & ceiling colour, Cloud White, Benjamin Moore

/1/ Large Wood Framed Blackboard, Elte Outlet
/2/ Havana Oak laminate flooring, Tile Shoppe
/3/ Ikea persian rug, 6x9 ft from several years ago

/1/ Wall sconces, Union Lighting
/2/ Mirror, Bombay
/3/ Towel rings, Home Sense
/4/ Aquabrass faucet, chrome, TAPS BATH
/5/ Ikea HEMNES/ RÄTTVIKEN 2-drawer white vanity and porcelain sink top combo
/6/ Chronograph knobs, Ginger's (Anthropogie carries same or similar ones)

/1/ Bathroom wall and ceiling colour, Paper White, Benjamin Moore
/2/ WaterRidge dual flush toilet, white, Costco
/3/ Metallic Black 6x36 porcelain tile, TileShoppe

/1/ Shower glass and shower door (not pictured here), local supplier through contractor
/2/ Aquabrass Opera Shower Kit, TAPS BATH
/3/ Chrome Corner Shelf, TAPS BATH Boutique (same/similar available through Home Depot)
/4/ White subway tile, Home Depot
/5/ Stainless steel penny round tile, Home Depot
/6/ Metallic Black mosaic tile, Tile Shoppe
/7/ Long drain, TAPS BATH

If I missed anything or you need any further info, leave me a comment.

[home]: Basement Pre-Reveal


Our basement is about 95% done. I am sure that it will never be completely done but I would still like to work on more decor to get it as close as possible. As that might take some time, I've decided to share some of the latest photos of our basement reno. And yes, I am still to learn how to take really good photos...

Here it goes...

[style]: Laundry Room Inspirations


As I mentioned in yesterday's post, laundry room renovation was more of an afterthought for us as we embarked on our basement renovation. In a very short period of time I was frantically searching for laundry room inspirations that matched our space and budget. Here are some of the finds:

via House & Home

via House Tweaking

via Sarah Richardson's Sarah's House HGTV

via Rambling Renovators

via Rambling Renovators