A high contrast， monochrome colour scheme can make a seriously stylish design statement. We get insider secrets from Mico Bathrooms expert Louise Cook on how to nail black and white style
About to embark on a bathroom reno？ This is one room in the home you can have some fun with! If you’re interested in an all-white or all-black look but don’t want your bathroom to look stark， this could be for you. Mixing dark with light creates wow factor and layering contrasting textures and finishes will ensure a feeling of calm. Louise Cookdecorative pillow shams， National Product Manager from Mico Bathrooms， talks us through how to achieve this look.pillow cases vintage
Choose your style：？What style suits you as a person or family and fits best with the era of your home？ Mico Bathrooms’ Bathroom Book is a great source of inspiration. It can help you find a style that’s right for you – and that balances with the look of your home.
Plan your space： Mico Bathrooms’ interactive bathroom planner？allows you to visualise your space in 3D before making any big decisions.
Choose your statement pieces： Pick out the big-ticket items first. Your choice in vanities and bathtubs will influence and impact your other purchases.
Decide whether dark or light will be your anchor： A statement piece like a vanity or bath might determine this or a large surface area colour/pattern on the walls or floor.
Accessorise with the contrasting colour： In this look (main image) white is used sparingly to break up the dark and create a fresh and stylish look.
Go big on flooring： If the rest of your room is fairly clean and minimal， look for flooring tiles with a bit of personality. Avoid wood or wood-look flooring for this particular style.
Don’t be afraid to mix and match matte with gloss： Glossy tiles with matte black tapware will provide texture and subtle interest
Be inspired with Mico BathroomsFor more expert bathroom decor tips and to use the interactive bathroom planner， visit mico.co.nz.
We are seeking new Crew Members for the 2018?Canvas Corp Brands?Creative Crew. The CCB Crew is the design team that represents?Tattered Angels,?Canvas Corp?and?7gypsies. You can focus on designing for?just?one brand or all 3, the choice is yours. We are seeking designers from a wide range of design styles, creative specialities and creatives that have their own voice. We operate on a monthly calendar that will have specific projects you can sign up for, general project calls, challenges and other fun things you can participate in. If this sounds like a design team you would be interested in applying for, please see the link below?to apply to be part of the Crew. In the application, tell us about you, show off your style and let us know why you would like to be part of the Crew. Applications will begin being accepted Oct. 1 through Oct 15 and we will announce the 2018 Crew November 10. If you are traveling or cannot meet this deadline, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org.
With a name like Canvas Corp it only makes sense we would have a canvas scrapbook layout and Marie shows us how it is done. ?The Canvas Corp offers a range of 12×12 fabrics that are the perfect backdrop for layouts, the sheets?come in a range of fabrics canvas, burlap and denim in a wide range of colors. ?All 12×12 sheets are single sheets of fabric cut to 12 x12 and can be used as they are or cut into any shape or size and perfect for die cutting, sewing, inking, dying, coloring, watercoloring, painting, ?bleaching, misting and more. ?They are natural fabric, so they will react?uniquely with your?supplies, you can add gesso to any of the fabrics to give?them a base when that is helpful. ?You can also paint with Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze to?create a resist?before you apply dyes or mists. ?You can also tint?the entire canvas surface with mist to turn it into the color of your choice, make it?ombre,?tie dye or watercolor. ?When dry you may want to iron it flat or leave it just like it is depending on the look you are going for.