Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Special Touches To Take Your Room Up A Notch!

I love to study the details in a room. When I look at a magazine I will skim over the page quickly, then I will go back and study all the little details that I might have missed.

It is the details that will make a space special.
I actually have a pinboard on Pinterest specifically for DETAILS!!

Today I am going to share a few details that I think can add that extra special touch to a room.


Skiffers in Satin Nickel detail by Stairrods UK1

I have never seen these before, but I love this little practical embellishment. What a great way to prevent scuffs from the vacuum cleaner.
They come in different metal finishes too!! Silver, brass and antique brass. Fun little detail!! 


The reason I pinned this little night stand is I think adding an antique mirror to a drawer front would be a great idea to beef up the style of a simple piece. Adding a embellished pull also adds to the appeal of this piece.

Simple to do too! Just make a template or take your drawer into a glass cutter and have it cut and use silicone to apply to drawer and Voila! A whole new look.
Bathroom designed by Robert Young image via

I love this criss-cross transom above the door. It duplicates the criss-cross element on the vanity. Simple detail but gives a lot of W-O-W factor!!

If you are desinging a den/office, or a room for a man this next idea is so handsome!!

I love this detail, notice the pleating at the bottom. It is made to look as if the belt is drawing the fabric in, just like a belt would on a kilt. Great detail and nothing was missed on the execution of this idea.


Planking the walls is a detail we are seeing a lot of, but what I want you to take notice of in this bathroom is how they went up a bit higher for the faucet placement. 

This is so much more interesting than if they had made it go straight across, don’t you think?

Remember when executing a design in your room make sure to add some special details to take it up a notch!!

“Enjoy the Process!” Of:
Adding special touches to a well designed room!


Patty Day @Pattys Epiphanies said...

Wonderful ideas...especially the skiffers! Never saw them, ever...Love the antiquing on the table...great idea!

Toy Carli said...

Great post. I honestly did not know about skiffers. Thanks.

designchic said...

It's definitely the little details that make a space - love the planks in the bathroom!!

Mary Ann at classic•casual•home said...

You are so right, Kathysue!

Carla Aston said...

Wonderful details here, Kathysue. I love to belts and pleats....so handsome!

The enchanted home said...

Love all these details! Yes that is what makes a simple something into an extraordinary something....gorgeous!

Julie Taylor and Danni Greenwalt said...

I love the corner protectors...great idea!

Linda Hartong said...

What a great post. These touches are clever, can be added over the years and really make a house a home.

Debra Phillips said...

baseboard jewelry.......how clever!

i am repinning that image with the transom, so handsome
hugs to you

Shalini Ganguli said...

Thanks for introducing me to skiffers! Very nice post

Melinda said...

Skiffers - what a great idea. never seen that, but so useful.

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

I love these ideas. I saw the skiffers one and wondered if I would actually ever do it? It looks so fancy, and I'm casual.