Eye Candy: 13 Pieces of Statement Furniture That Just Work

bold statement furniture that worksSometimes, you just need a bright statement piece to finish a room. Are you bold enough for one of these?      

 bold statement furniture that works1. I’ve always wanted an orange couch and this one is on my wish list via Vintage Revivals

2. This chartreuse number is jaw-dropping via Home Life

3. Paint the front door all you want, but this neon interior door has my heart via Lucas Allen

bold statement furniture that works4. These color-blocked kitchen cabinets brighten up the space AND my day by Real Living via Bright Bazaar

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DIY Idea: A Bold Dart Board Coat Rack!

created at: 10/20/2011

Okay, hold on while I have a big ol’ “DUH!” moment…

…phew, that was intense.  Thanks for waiting.  But really, how obvious of an awesome coat rack idea is this??!  Seriously, guys.  Using a bold, graphic dart board as a coat hanger is straight brilliant.  

created at: 10/20/2011

All you need to do is sink those bad boys (aka darts) good and deep into a great-looking dart board, like the one Julia Schenk from the blog Philuko does here, and your entryway is set.   Continue Reading

Bold Kitchen Makeover on a Budget

Plain white kitchen

In two days, this perfectly acceptable kitchen went from bland to BAM.

Red kitchen overall

Particularly clever was making a center island out of two unpainted dressers screwed together back to back. Its top? A solid core wood door.

Island detail

Also worth a mention is the use of a pretty paint technique as a backsplash. (Who said we need tile back splashes anyway?)

Striped backsplash

See more clever details of the makeover at BHG.