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Karen White Interior Design
6 Reviews
Nantucket meets Mountain
Ideabooks4,195
Questions5
is the blue paint old or is it like that
What color blue is the dresser?
and turned legs. PB made this table with new pine and small boards, going the width of the table, ours are from 100+ year old, wide, reclaimed barn boards that extend the length of the table, for extra character. If interested in other options we can help, as all tables are built to order. ... 978 831
love color for old dresser or chest...could be used in family room or bedroom or bathroom
I like this chest. It could be used in a DR or as a BR vanity
idea -- painted old dresser with tray of booze on it
sale, moldering in the California sun. The stain was old and faded, but the chest's bones were good. I took off the original hardware and cleaned it a bit — but not too much! After some selective sanding, I painted the chest a soft spa-blue color, using latex paint. After it thoroughly dried, I sanded off
“like the color of table” — camsam44
Loudoun Area Custom Estate Builder & High End Renovations
Fredericksburg Custom Homes Ltd. is a design-build company serving Virginia since 1994. FCH specializes in luxury custom homes built on owner’s lots and high end remodeling.
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Lucid Interior Design Inc.
1 Review
Quintessential Dressing Table
Ideabooks13,761
Questions7
times over the past 15 years to accommodate her changing decor. How it was made: Mawbry kept the original mirror but removed the old hardware in favor of beautiful Asian-motif pulls. Why it works: Mawbry views furniture as sculpture and used this piece to create a beautiful — yet practical — bedroom vignette
Dressing TableThis vintage vanity from the 1920s or ’30s has followed Lucid Interior Design’s Michelle Mawbry from house to house and been repainted three times over the past 15 years to accommodate her changing decor.How it was made: Mawbry kept the original mirror but removed the old hardware in favor of
pulls.Why it works: Mawbry views furniture as sculpture and used this piece to create a beautiful — yet practical — bedroom vignette.Tip: She recommends dressing up vintage pieces with updated hardware and paint. For those planning to use the piece for daily makeup application, she also suggests having
“desk” — ssqny
Optimise Design
5 Reviews
Leixlip
Ideabooks1,464
Questions2
Love the use of the old suitcase
Love the use of vintage luggage
A vanity made from an old suitcase!
good dressing table use of suitcase
DIY Dressing TableThis ingenious dressing table was made for a TV show. The subject: illustrating how design can improve your everyday life.How it was made: Optimise Design sourced a vintage suitcase from a secondhand store, lined it with fabric, and attached legs from Ikea
Ikea. An electrician helped install the lights.Why it works: Remember Monica’s overstuffed closet on Friends? That’s essentially what this room used to be. “We cleared out the room and blocked up the existing door on to the landing and created a new opening on to the master bedroom,” says Denise O’Connor
“Idées valise” — miquette23
ARCHIA HOMES
16 Reviews
Bath
Ideabooks7,036
Questions12
did you use? Was it a flooring wood?
May I ask who makes this beautiful vanity shown in this photo.
Please tell me what kind of wood(oak?) is used on the mirrow and beam?
Please tell me what kind of wood is used on the mirrow
the brand, type of paint and color used on this bathroom furniture piece. It's the exact color I've been looking for. Thank you.
Is the top of the vanity wood? If so, what was used to seal it from constant exposure to
Where can I buy the vanity?
panels from Home Depot. You can get them 6 to a pack each 3' long for $22 or 3 to a pack each 8' long for like $26. They're vinyl so they're good to use in the bathroom. I'm a stay at home mom & it was pretty simple to put these up! Hope that helps you out!
“Used furniture as vanity” — karens_house
Dresser Homes
9 Reviews
Front Exterior
Ideabooks8,555
Questions22
and how the back wall will look facing a pretty backyard?
Are the brick Hanson Old Savannah or Cherokee Old Savannah
Do you know the shingle color used?
Would you mind sharing the details of the brick and mortar used? Thanks!
the mortar as close as possible to these pics of this gorgeous house and we're in KY, my brickyard uses Brixment and they don't have the color ivory buff...but can match it if they knew who the mortar company was...this house is so gorgeous...i've designed mine around it :)
believe the mortar is ivory buff. Dresser Homes.
The brick is "Old Savannah" by Hansen Brick. I believe the mortar is ivory buff. Dresser Homes.
I checked my files, but unfortunately I do not have the name of that color. Sorry. Gary Dresser Dresser Homes
“Shutter color?” — tander2000
cl845
Katie
Ideabooks8,903
Questions10
sandpaper for the floors, around $8 for spackle and wood filler, and $15 for trim. A couple of dollars for plastic to cut out polka dot templates. Used pieces of old sheet-rock to patch holes in the walls, so well under $200 for everything. Turned a closet into a little reading room. There are some before
how wide is this room (at widest point) and how tall are ceilings?
How did you insulate your roof for the attic renovation? I've seen some people recommend not venting,and making a 'hot roof'. Did you do ventilation under
the space. Thanks for your help! (and while I'm at it: fantastic job! Has made me rethink a major reno of our attic space in favour of using what's already there!)
How wide is the room and how high is it at the peak?
“bright colours” — crdanaes
1 2 1 S T U D i O . C O M
6 Reviews
art deco BR
Ideabooks12,850
Questions11
Either way - it looks great and emphasizes how this simple, quiet, design can fit into so many vernaculars. It has Shaker roots, but finds a happy (art deco) home here. Full disclosure :-) we sell
what color and brand did you use for they gray and light accent stripe? Is there a bright teal or yellow paint that you could recommend that is complimentary to this color? I'm trying to paint a fitness center and want to do striping, but I'm hitting a roadblock with paint colors... Thank you so much
recommend using HOUZZ to find a local designer who can advise you about paint colors.
Vintage deco--try your local antique store, Craigslist or Ebay. Deco remains a bargain compared to other decades and blends great with mid-century accents. Most deco bedroom sets come with one or two high dressers and
“Striped painting concept” — Claire Hurwitz Staszak
Nicole Lanteri
19 Reviews
Master Bedroom
Ideabooks7,179
Questions5
could paint old dresser like this - Benjamin Moore Brittania Blue? and add new knobs?
How deep - this could go at entrance for keys etc
great storage piece from IKEA! could be used in living or dining room for larger items
the paint sheen: glossy, semi-gloss, matte. A small dresser painted in matte gray is urban and sophisticated. The candy colored hues of the previous examples pop with their glossy sheens.
A slim tiered shelf for reading material makes clever use of this little slice of space between the bed and chest
“Walk color or sham colour” — Joanne Cassar
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