Use Reflective Surfaces - Enlarging a small space is part illusion. Lights and mirrors are two key tools that, when used in conjunction with reflective surfaces, can instantly make a small room feel larger. This contemporary bathroom uses light and reflective surfaces -- stainless-steel hardware, glass light fixtures, and mirrors -- to create a greater sense of space.
The New Kitchen: 5 Top Trends: White and Wood It's modern, but warm — the best of both worlds. Not something you can do overnight, but this would be a great application for some IKEA butcher block. And don't be scared: butcher block maintenance is easy. 1. A butcher block countertop lends warmth to a Scandinavian kitchen. From Bonytt via From Scandinavia with Love.