Saturday, October 18, 2014

FOYERS & ENTRYWAYS.

An entryway is a hall that is generally located at the from entrance of a house. Houses that do not have an entryway; in these the front door leads to a foyer, or directly into the living room or some other room in the house. As per Wikipedia.

So as per Wikipedia, our home has a foyer not an entryway as I had posted. An entryway or a foyer is what makes an impression of your home. 
Sharing inspiring photos of few of these entryway/foyer for you guys.

A foyer/entryway should have a flat space to drop your keys or anything small, hang your coat, handbag, umbrella and of course, a mirror to check yourself one last time before you step outside.
A cabinet or dresser will be a double duty for storing your footwear or stuff that you need to grab while going out.
Have a chair or 2, an ottoman, a bench to sit and tie your shoe.
Go with both a console and ottoman, if you can.


A beautiful chandelier to brighten up the foyer.
I have plans to tweak my foyer. Will share with you when I do. I will...but when, I do not know.

Enjoy your weekend.
Reshma

Images via: Pinterest

Friday, October 10, 2014

IF OUTFITS COULD INSPIRE: COBALT BLUE

Cobalt blue is a deep, rich blue color and considered a bold in Interior design world. But an Indian is no stranger to cobalt blue or any colors for that matter.
It is one of the royal color that an Indian might pick to wear for festivities or weddings.

This cobalt blue with peacock motif in gold and red border anarkali is Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla creation.

How can you use cobalt blue in your interiors without feeling overwhelmed with it?

Naomi from Design Manifest painted just one wall of her home in this rich color. She paired it with a hot pink desk too. And then she went with frames, dresser, lamp and posters/painting with white base.
She toned-down the color by painting rest of the room in white and making the cobalt blue wall a statement.
This kitchen with the graphic cobalt blue tiles and red cabinets. Its good that the kitchen is bright and open.
You love the color but do not want to go big? Try on a dresser or console.
Console
If the color appeals to you and not afraid of it, then go big. But pair rest of the furniture's in white or cream. Add drama to the space with red, hot pink or gold.
You can start with something small, like a painting, cushions, a vase or books with cobalt blue sleeves.
Do you already have this color in your home?

We have been having busy weekends for the past few months. Can not believe we are half way into October already.

You guys have a great weekend.
Reshma

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