Give Your Terrace an Upgrade!

Come winters come bright sun and well, who doesn’t love soaking in the winter sun with some fresh fruits and juice while enjoy evenings with a little bonfire. However, this winter we have decided to do something different and have chosen to give the usual terrace look a modern and contemporary update along with some home DIY tips.

On any terrace, flooring is one of the most important components. How about redoing the flooring using patchwork of vitrified tiles in a chevron pattern that will give a cutting-edge to the whole look and feel of the terrace. It will add character and personality to the rugged flooring that usually terraces are part of!

Place brown jute chairs and tables over the patterned flooring that will break the monotony and can be well used for a seating arrangement.This shall also be well utilised for winter sun soaking, evening tea,
or a party. It will help in using the area better and accommodate a higher number of people.

Instead of having a usual iron-steel railing for your terrace use glossy wall tiles for decorating the railing in a pattern that is in sync with the chosen flooring design. Add on fairy lights to the railing so that the look and feel of the whole terrace is amplified, you can even hang around cages that are spray-painted in fun colours and are filled with lights – these little home DIY decorative elements are sure to make your terrace a party hangout spot.

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It will be a great idea to choose one corner of the terrace and re-do it for a terrace bar using digital wall tiles as one of the major components of the bar that is in accordance with the whole look and patterns of the terrace. It is advisable to let the bar to be a little modern and minimal, as a lot is already going around. And of course, do not forget to stack it with the right amount of alcohol and mixers!

We made sure that your winter is well utilised and were worthwhile!

With a new terrace, sun soaking is sure to become a lot more fun and evenings with friends and family flocking over for bonfire and barbeque will surely be happening.

Look Up – Your Fifth Wall Awaits!

Look up at your room’s ceiling. Now look around the room. Does something seem amiss? Yes, because there most definitely is. Why do we get into the habit of painting or tiling only our walls and leave the ceiling blank? There is so much we can do for our ceilings. After all, when you lay down to sleep or just look up, don’t you think your eyes should have something attractive in front of them? Let’s explore some design ideas for your ceiling that can transform your room altogether.

You can use simple white ceramic wall tiles for the ceiling or paint it or even delve into some imaginative design ideas for the same. Glance through the options mentioned below for all you can do to make your room’s ceiling more pleasing to the eye.

1)Ceiling Tiles

Ceiling tiles offer a huge assortment of choices for rooms with drop-ceilings. This idea is great for rooms with drop ceilings as they allow quick access to leaky pipes or damaged wiring. All you need to do is simply swap out unsightly foam tiles for glossy tiles to get a raised panel which can be left in a matte finish to help bounce your room’s light around. These tiles can even be customised with the paint colour of your choosing. This project is best suited for people with beginner DIY skills. The only tool needed to make this project happen is a utility knife to cut the end pieces of the tiles to size. Once installed, simply spray the walls and ceiling in the same shade for a major improvement.wooden tiles

2) Wooden Planks

Instead of only sticking to modern wall decor or paint shades, why not go for wooden planks? Wooden planks are the go-to product for a complete ceiling overhaul. However, this option requires you to bring in someone with a little more expertise to be able to make cuts with a chop saw, measure the planks meticulously for a proper line-up, and attach furring strips with a nail-gun. Once these wooden planks are installed, your ceiling will have a custom, stained wood ceiling.

3) Painted Stripes

Perfect for medium skilled DIY people, the painted ceiling project is an
innovative and thoughtful choice. All you have to do? Add a graphic impact to your white drywall with the help of a taped-off, painted pattern. Further, to create perfect stripes, measure 14-inch alternating stripes, and paint the same using a roller. This idea costs almost next to nothing and helps you escape the neglected drywall ceiling and add a splash of colour to your room.

Like what you see? We’ve got tons more on decor ideas for your home/office and all you can accomplish with the same.