Category Archives: renovations

The Loft Access London Staircase

For the people in need of fabricated or modified accessibility in their homes, here is an idea. Apparently some folks over in London commissioned some designers to provide a better access point over the old ladder. The product was a permanent staircase that carries a modern design pitch.

The designers made use of welded and painted steel, a steel post and toughened glass to come up with the Loft Access London. Som

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The Gaon Street Light Concept

We here at Bedzine support Green living wholeheartedly and hence absolutely love the Gaon Street Light Concept concept. The idea is to make use of the city garbage cans to light up streets! The lamppost has been designed by Haneum Lee in such a way that it composts trash  so that the methane byproduct can be used a fuel to juice up the lamps! Not a bad idea at all but unfortunately it may just remain a concept for a long long time.

Via Yanko Design

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DIY: Pac Man Pouf

Before the Wii and the PS3, there was Pac Man and those from my generation will vouch how addictive it was. Hence I love the Pacman pouf which can be made at home by following the directions here.

Material list: – 15 mm MDF, depending on the size, you will need at least the C-shape to be created from one piece. – 9 mm multiplex (plywood) – 32mm*40mm timber (count number needed * height for total length needed) – larger ones (for example 40mm*40mm) for the corners and block &#

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Home Improvement Tips from George Clark

George Clark may not be familiar to all but he is in fact the one who presents The Home Show on Channel 4. And while many people are just shaking their heads in disbelief on the low appraisal of their homes, the best that people can do right now is improve them.

When we say improve, it doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot. It is a mixture of combining vision with projection and that is precisely what Clark points out. In fact here are some bullets that m

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Heating Up with the Vogelzang Boxwood Stove

At first glance, the Vogelzang Boxwood Stove looks like a page taken out of history as far as providing heat to modern homes today. Apparently these days, cold days ahead solicit the need for better heating solutions. Among the solutions given to us these days include that of going a step back in time where the primitive designs are once again taking center stage.

But don’t let the Vogelzang Boxwood Stove fool you. It looks like it can get the job done. Through the use of tradition

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New Space, New Items and New Decors

Most people are busy putting away the Christmas ornaments and doing some home cleaning. Others would even be moving furniture here and there, much of which were displaced to make way for the usual Christmas decorations from the past holidays. Once you are finished putting away the decors, you may notice that some other things like an old chair or a magazine rack would be better off stocked. In short, the new year can signal a whole new design trend as far as

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Color it Green with Used Furniture

It is an indirect way of recycling but turning to used furniture sales can be a joy if you get your hands on great looking furniture that can still be used. Though it does not directly point towards a green way of living, making use of discarded furniture such as dining tables, sofas or bed frames can s

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Balance Renovation of Old Homes

There are homes these days that were built way back in the 1970’s. A lot of them are bound to be due for maintenance and repairs. A common suggestion you would get from interior designers and architects would be to get a facelift. But aside from budget issues, why bother if you want to preserve the home in the way that it was before?

You can compromise. You can employ some renovations on some parts like perhaps kitchen counters or tables. But as far as structural design, why g

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Pocket Doors for Easy Access

The thing with making life easier is to make it accessible. One point that some people may want to consider is to provide easier doors to open such as pocket doors which make it easier to slide in with the wall partitions.

Some have space issues and while the door openings may not be all that big, you barely have to make any necessary modifications as far as construction is conce

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Paint Home Interiors over Renovation

Saving on renovations can be a dead spot for most home owners but what is one to do to battle the credit crunch bug that has everyone trembling in fear? What if your walls are really burrowing in dilapidation or perhaps wallpapers or kitchen counters are losing their usual luster? With money as a problem you really have little choices.

One good alternative is consider a paint job. A lot of people are doing it to rekindle old home sparks that have been diminishin

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