As the holiday season approaches, for many of us it means holiday visitors from out of town and many of us invite guests to stay at your place. Whatever the case may be, you always want your guests to feel at home. Hosting guests calls for keeping the guest room organized so that your guests feel at home. Along with arranging the room, there are a few essential items that will pamper your guests and keep them coming back for more. Here is a list of those essentials that make a guest room cozy and comfortable.
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Despite the global economic despondency, property rates all over the world (especially Western countries) are on a high, thanks to boom in the real estate market that has emerged as one of the safest and profitable endeavors in past one decade. According to The Standard, a London house located on Carlton House Terrace is set to break Britain’s price record with a price tag of £250 million ($381 million).
Every child dreams of living in a treehouse. Lincoln and Sullivan Scott of Dallas, Texas are two lucky fellows who have their own, private treehouse in their backyard. Their grandparents thought of building an incredible treehouse for their grandkids around nine years ago. For the same, they approached their architect friend James Curvan to design and build the whimsical treehouse in their backyard in a pecan tree.
Introducing art to modern architecture, artist Roger Dean has come up with an artistic home called the “Home for Life” that presents a Mushroom-like structure to attract the attention. Featuring an organic shape, the futuristic architecture is not only aesthetically pleasant but practical and problem solving as well. The structure of the organic home is based around a cluster of hidden or womb-like spaces that nestles the inhabitants in optimum comfort.
After the unusual Sentient Kitchen collection of kitchen accessories by New York-based artist Christine Chin, here we have a collection of tiny pieces of furniture by artist Jessica Harrison that is simply weird but impossible to ignore. Titled “Handheld”, the collection includes tiny furniture pieces that seem to be have been made from real human skin. However, here is the twist. These sculptures are not made with human skin, but with the casts of the palms and backs of the artist’s hands.
Looking to remove the clutter of your books, DVDs and CDs from your study table, the “TEEbooks” is a simple and light floating wall shelf that stores all your mess elegantly. Presenting a low profile structure, the levitating bookshelf offers a single solution to all your storage problems. Users can either install the simple or double white glossy wood console according to their storage needs.
Now, this is entirely going to change the way we see and experience colors. Enter Active True Colour from the house of Versatile, a dynamic surface material technology that allows countless and instant changes in color, design and pattern. That means you could change the color of your kitchen marble from white to gold or change the color of your entire office walls. With the Active True Colour, no surface will be static anymore. Instead, one can change the color or pattern to suit the mood, tone, season or the setting.
Cal Flame, a division of Cal Spas, has recently taken wraps off the new R-Elements Conceptat the annual HPBExpo in Orlando, Florida. The Cal Flame R-Elements combines a Cal Spas hot tub and a four piece galvanized steel fire pit in one unit. The whole idea behind the R-Elements was to combine all the elements of backyard entertaining in one product. Offering the ultimate in backyard entertainment, the R-Elements features a four piece fire pit surround, which has 3 X 30,000 BTU curve burners with glass chips, multicolored LED color lights and a glass tile surface combined with six bar stools.
An impressive sculpture realized in HI-MACS, the Sitting Bull chaise lounge pays tribute to Indian warrior, a Sioux tribal chief who was also a holy man. Designed by Islé Phippaz for the Swiss brand Kil Codig, the elegant Sitting Bull long chair is a sculptured aerial nest that lets you lie on it and relax. Made from steel and covered entirely with solid surface HI-MACS, the Sitting Bull is perfect for use both indoors and outdoors, thanks to its UV light and weather-conditioned resistance. The aim of the project was to create a sculptural and unusual object that draws inspiration from emotions.
All hope left hobbit Frodo Baggins when he saw the surreal Barad-dûr, also known as the Dark Tower, in The Fellowship of the Ring. The massive fortress Barad-dûr was built by Sauron, the Dark Lord of Mordor. For The Lord of the Rings film trilogy by Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor and his design team built a 30 ft (9 m) high miniature, or you could say a “bigature”, of Barad-dûr for use in the film. Now, the Barad-dûr is available as a collector’s edition desk lamp dubbed “Eye of Sauron” desk lamp.