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Etsy Designers at Home: Nina van der Goor's Fun, Crafty Netherlands Home
Switching Up a Colonial Home to Suit a Modern Family
Floor plan labels are thrown out the window as a designer helps a family shape rooms to fit the way they live
"inherited antiques. After getting to know the family and the spaces, Chiappone shook... like the light fixture for a colonial house but that's a taste thing and could be easily... blue-colored light, to contribute to integrating the two rooms and complement the "feel"... natural light in the new family room. The converted porch is a wonderful room to look... style with brass, seen on the ceiling light, woven side table and antique horse, without..."
15 Ways to Cozy Up a Kitchen With Rustic Style
Homeyness hits the spot when fall's chill sets in. These ideas will have you roughing things up for a kitchen steeped in comfort
""patinated," "antiqued," "homey" and "reclaimed." See if you'd like to try any of these ideas... on my antique cabinets. I've read the profile, and I know that it's actually all... guiding light for how much I need to integrate everything - or not!) Love it Becky... options like antique brass, unlacquered brass, architectural bronze, antique copper and... Light a fire. The number-one cozy element in a kitchen is a toasty hearth. While..."
Houzz Tour: Artisanal Excellence in a Gracious Montana Ski Lodge
Rustic and rugged meet elegance and hand-crafted quality in this ski-in, ski-out vacation home for a family of 6
"rugs and antiques for a balanced mix of rustic and refined. The final result is a c... d her light fixtures. In her "mud room" that is used for entrance from snowmobiling... focus. Antique copper and brass industrial pendants and a walnut island that serves... Pendant lights over island: Ann Morris Antiques; pendant over table: Glo; chairs around... & Co. Antiques; camel saddle: vintage, Marburger Antique Market; wing chair: Holland..."
Chinoiserie Sends Rooms on Flights of Fancy
Gilded, lacquered or delicately detailed, decor pieces with fanciful Chinese motifs convey an exotic, well-traveled spirit
"beautiful antique pieces and thoughtful reproductions. There are many ways to include... led puck lights could do in transforming a former investment piece that technology is... open at antique markets. Hope that helps. Charmean gypsheena, Thanks for asking your... also try antique shops and estate sales in your area. I love the bar also. Found one... Chinese antique furniture, corbels, ceilings, doors, cabinets, chairs and more, one..."
Your First Apartment: Where to Begin?
"local antique stores, flea markets, thrift shops, dumpster-diving, floor sample sales... Sometimes antique stores sell them. Secure your plate to the hook using blu tak or antique... antique wax. Press the hook firmly to close it so that the wire of the plate hanger... tak. Antique wax is more expensive than blu tak but it is clear. Here in Christchurch... dusty brass light that came with the place and make your own pendant lamps from a..."
Houzz Tour: Scandinavian Style with a Twist
"worn-in antiques and flea market finds blends with authentic Swedish designs in this... Library Light, Circa LightingRed Cabinet: Antique Rug: IKEA Claassen recently redesigned... with an antique secretaire and a cubby shelf filled with Swedish collectibles. A few... stores, antique malls, and late-night internet searches. She also brings back many... Swedish AntiqueWallpaper: David Hicks Hexagon One of the great things about Claassen's..."
Catch the Intrepid Design Spirit, Courtesy of Brian J. McCarthy
Crack open the designer's new book and discover how to create interiors that 'crackle with excitement'
"American antiques, abstract art and classical architectural details, zebra patterns... mixture of antique and modern pieces, and the palettes were kept simple,” McCarthy writes... heavy; the light palette and sun-drenched spot make it a tranquil room. “The room is relaxed... otherwise light room in McCarthy’s own Upper West Side apartment. Crocodile consoles:... shagreen, brass, leather and even paper (via the Noguchi Lantern overhead) create a rich..."
My Houzz: Mediterranean-Italian Mansion in California
Historical tributes, Persian carpets and a coop's worth of chickens help a vast house feel like a family home
"collection of antique Persian carpets. Carpets are draped on the floor in nearly every room... Indonesian antique wooden birdcage found at an antiques shop. With all the large windows... This brass music stand is a beautiful original piece found at one of Santa Barbara's... Barbara's many antique shops. It serves form and function standing next to a rosewood piano... places for antiques shopping these days is nearby Summerland, a small beach town only..."
Houzz Tour: Woodsy Ranch Offers Sophisticated Comfort
A newly built home on a family compound in California's mountains has the lived-in feel of one that's been around for years
"mix with antiques and contemporary furnishings. And as you'll see here, Tucker's design... steel with antique brass rivets The second-floor master bedroom overlooks crop fields... Fighting Bear Antiques.Sofa: custom designed by Tucker & Marks, upholstered in Brunschwig... pendant lights: custom, Paul Ferrante; range: Wolf; hood: custom, cold-rolled steel... are an antique, diamond-brushed, oasis yellow stone.Cabinet paint: Benjamin Moore..."
How to Design Built-Ins That Fit Your Needs
"done. 5) LIGHT: Consider lighting needs. You can provide light from rope lights tucked... consider art lighting, or you may want to install some outlets within the built-ins so that... great lighting trick is to tuck simple rope lights up at the top where no one can... artwork lights above them and baseboards at the bottom that coordinate with the rest... salvage and antique stores for beautiful leaded glass, or consider having an artisan craft..."
Andirons: From Status Symbols to Style Markers
Have a burning desire to dress up your fireplace for the summer? Try a traditional decorative feature
"Gallagher, an antiques dealer in North Norwich, New York, a fireplace sans andirons looks... business, Antique Andirons, for nearly 40 years. Look at these images and you may warm... or on antiques sites. Gilded bronze ones were all the rage in 17th and 18th century... Clements Antiques! Coolest ones I have seen in a long time... homes with brass andirons, and brass foundries in New York, Boston and especially Philadelphia..."
8 Top Hardware Styles for Shaker Kitchen Cabinets
Simple Shaker style opens itself to a wide range of knobs and pulls. See which is right for your own kitchen
"elements like lighting, tile and hardware can really change the tone and overall style of... names: antique brass, Regency brass, burnished brass, etc. Thank you madronatee for... Burnished Brass, Antique Nickel (US15A), or Antique Copper are some unique options that... suggestions on brass pulls from Atlas. Love these! Not sure if they're polished brass or venetian... brushed brass finish. If anyone knows, would appreciate if they would leave a comment..."
Guest Picks: Time to Buy a Clock
"grandmother’s antique clock on the mantel. Whenever I hear that sound now, I go instantly... retro, antique, traditional, grand, French — take your pick. I have included 20 options... the big brass clock in my office that has an audible "tick" when the house is quiet... ks-of-Antiquity Simran Chhibber, on behalf of Thosbaker.com @calkelley...... I... The antiqued gray finish is akin to something you’d find on a piece from a French..."
Houzz Interview: Mary's Little Red House
"furniture, antique prints, old leather bound books, beautiful china, needlepoint, silver... silver to antiques. 2. I'm a thrift store junkie, so visit often to see all my latest... I love antiques. My father was an antique dealer. Lovely interview! I enjoy her blog... tablescapes, antiques, interior decorating and latest finds from the thrift store. I found... for spot lighting her... now I am off to see what you have in store for us! TTFN~~..."