Decorating Ideas: More Affordable Materials Looking Really Rad

Room found on Dezeen. Found on Dwell. Pictured above: Standard square white tiles mix with glass blocks and great plants for a simple bathroom that’s airy and fresh. Seen on Ish and Chi. As we have seen time and time again, beautiful spaces aren’t the spaces with the most expensive materials (though certainly, they don’t hurt). Seen on Handmade Charlotte. We showed you affordable materials looking awesome in the recent post DIY Home Decorating: 10 Rooms With Affordable Materials Looking Awesome. OSB becomes like a color-blocked design element, making a corner stand out from the rest of the room. Seen on Jelanie. Well we’re back with more ideas of affordable materials looking rad! It looks fresher thanks to the all-white countertop, cabinets and handles. Make a stylish, industrial nightstand in seconds by stacking a few concrete blocks, creating functional bedside cubbies, too. An all glass-block shower creates a modern, gridded display. (Image credits: Ester Sorri for Hus Hem via Jelanie; Desire to Inspire; Another Side of This Life via Fine Little Day; Adrià Goula via Interior Design Served; Anne Mil­let via Handmade Charlotte; Sebastian Berger for This is Paper ; Dezeen; Alan Gastelum for Dwell; Greg Natale design via Ish and Chi) Concrete blocks in the kitchen make for an unusually warm element when mixed with wood, and have a modern, industrial feel. Concrete blocks, this time those patterned one often seen on patios, makes for an exciting room divider in this space.

Updated: 24.11.2014 — 19:41