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Plywood is strong, cheap, and easy to work with, and lately we’ve been seeing it pop up in homes in fresh, fun ways. Check out these unique homes and how they’ve managed to make plywood look perfect:

Perfect Uses of Plywood via Abbey Carpet of SF
This plywood bench looks crisp, comfy and easy to make!

Perfect Uses of Plywood via Abbey Carpet of SF
Check out this DIY to make your own stunning and simple plywood floor mirror.

Perfect Uses of Plywood via Abbey Carpet of SF
This plywood cube makes for an awesome little playhouse! It would be easy  and inexpensive to put together, and wouldn’t feel like a huge waste once the kids have outgrown it.

Perfect Uses of Plywood via Abbey Carpet of SF
Sweet little plywood honeycomb shelves! You can purchase them here, but it also be fairly simple to put your own together.

Perfect Uses of Plywood via Abbey Carpet of SF
This kitchen‘s plywood wall gives it  clean, raw, Scandinavian look!

Perfect Uses of Plywood via Abbey Carpet of SF
The ultimate clean looking, organized garage wall — we love this combo of plywood and pegs!

Ever seen a kid’s room so adorable and well designed that you think to yourself… I wouldn’t mind living there? We sure have! Here’s a collection of some of our favorite kids’ rooms from around the web that make us want to return to childhood!

I don't wanna grow up! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Spider-Man chic! That’s a thing, right? We love this dynamic space, it feels bright and wide open but playful and fun!

I don't wanna grow up! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Okay, so maybe we’re not too keen on sharing a room with our siblings again, but you have to love the dreamy whimsy of the clouds, the faux-taxidermy, and bright color scheme.

I don't wanna grow up! via Abbey Carpet of SF
I’m not sure how well we’d fit in that cute little bed, but simple black and white theme combined with the busy stripes and polka dots make for an inviting space.

I don't wanna grow up! via Abbey Carpet of SF
An eclectic mix of wall art, combing framed landscapes with fun little knick knacks creates a playful look, for a nursery here, but we think something similar could spice up an adult’s wall too!

I don't wanna grow up! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Black and white with colorful accents and fun patterns — what’s not to love?

I don't wanna grow up! via Abbey Carpet of SF
This sweet mint, pink and gold room has a cozy glow to it that makes it feel like a fairytale!

 

What was your childhood room like?

We’re in a playful mood, and we’ve been checking out unusual walls  — funky wall paper, bold colors, wild patterns. Here are some of our faves:

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Peachy stripes

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Busy browns

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Red tree partial wall paper…

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Bold black and white geometric walls…

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Black and white map wall

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Royal looking greens and golds with an eclectic collage

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Watercolor wall…

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Gorgeous teal ombre

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Simple but fun black and white polka dots

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
DIY washi tape accent wall…

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
World map wall…

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Nautical blue and white…

Wacky wonderful walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
Playful emerald animal silhouette wall paper…


Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Radiant Orchid

Pantone has announced the new color of the year, Radiant Orchid, a versatile lilac-y purple. From bright and feminine to deep and royal, Radiant Orchid is making it’s way into our homes. Check out these gorgeous uses of the 2014 color of the year:

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
A rustic and eye catching door!

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Two different Radiant Orchid tones layered in this bright kitchen. We love the muted purple-gray wall color!

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
It also looks gorgeous as a bold accent against a  more subtle palette.

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Loving these deep orange red tones against the paler purple.

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
It makes for a great dark couch color.

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
As well as a soothing bedroom color, especially against these grays.

Radiant Orchid Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
A sweet children’s bedroom color, too.

So what do you think? Will you be utilizing the color of the year in your home or wardrobe?