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2538 Antique Brass Lighting Ideabooks
Your Home: Vintage Color
"they are light, airy and unfussy. For some, this look gives their home a touch of romance... provides that light and airy feel), but you can also incorporate pops of color into this... 1950's light green-with-a-hint-of-blue color. It's similar to the tile color in the... mauve with antique furniture and lamps. Looks fab! My upstairs bathroom looks just like..."
Guest Picks: A His-and-Her Closet Makeover
Turn a shared closet into a stylish and organized space that appeals to you both, with these 20 furnishings and accessories
"and the lights have been carefully wound up and stored until next year. To be honest... has bad lighting and ugly wire storage that is grossly insufficient, not to mention... installed 6 antique glass door handles to the wood. Make sure you have enough room between... want a light fixture that doesn’t take itself too seriously. I already have this one..."
Reinvent It: Salvage Savvy Keeps an Urban-Farmhouse Bath on Budget
See how resourceful shopping and repurposing gave a homeowner the new bathroom she wanted at the right price
"globe lights had to go, too." What she really wanted? "I grew up in the Northeast... simple light and airy farmhouse style," she says. "I'm continually trying to make... give a light spray and it practically takes care of it, never have a build up, so... Lowe's. The antique cabinet was also a Country Living Antique Fair find, from a vendor... Living Antique Fair in Columbus, Ohio. It took her contractor about a day and a half..."
20 Outstanding Outdoor Living Rooms
Why give up style and comfort just because you add fresh air? Turn any porch or patio into a sumptuous room by following these leads
"outdoor lighting and indoor-outdoor carpets, you can now live as stylishly and comfortably... flooring, lighting, color, pattern, scale and texture. You might even give some thought... string lights at Target and cheap curtains from Ikea. A few potted plants and paper... some lights and accessories. Voila! Here's the start of my porch where I breakfast... it with lights for a veil of dappled illumination. (Outdoor string lights like these..."
My Houzz: Cashmere Adorns a Bright, Cozy Amsterdam Loft
New flooring puts ever-changing textiles in the spotlight at this airy home and showroom in the Netherlands
"loved the light in the living room, and I knew right away that changing the horrible... for a light wooden floor would do justice to my furniture and particularly my collection... natural light, but the salmon carpeting had to go. Cajfinger ripped up the drab carpeting... how the light would reflect on the chain stitch, how my craftsmen's work will live... with the light and reflect it." The tapestry of four colorful fish is a hand-embroidered..."
Houzz Tour: Playing Checkers in a Converted London Bakery
Bold black and white flooring and white walls run through this long British flat, setting off clean-lined midcentury-style furniture
"natural light, it made up for in ample floor space. Her partner, Matt, is also an... natural light and is filled with restrained, midcentury-style furniture that complements... pendant light. And white walls/ colorful art work! Window in the kitchen- great. Can... pendant light is fabulous. All the white makes the place feel airy and my eye kept... pendant light fixture. Love It! Love the simplicity of this home and the black/white..."
Dark and Regal Kitchen Designs
Black cabinets, islands and richly textured backsplashes bring surprise and sophistication to the kitchen
"welcoming, light and airy. However, darker kitchens offer the unexpected. They are bold... combine light and dark elements, which gives homeowners the best of both worlds. Feast... contrasting light/dark elements. These are great design ideas! Have you seen the kitchen... artificial lighting to bounce around. Using dark cabinets along the perimeter of this... black and antique-white cabinets. In this French country kitchen, a pair of tall, f..."
The Power of Sunburst Shapes in your Home
"softness or lightness about it that is always stunning. In fact, one of the great things... often very light and easy to hang. Of course, this depends on the material used to make... This antique sunburst mirror is quieter than the first mirror in a lot of ways.... in the lighting and table here as well but the centerpiece is definitely the mirror..."
Houzz Tour: Good-bye Green Shag-Carpeting; Hello Gorgeous!
The New Simplicity: Today's Style for Food and Home
"natural lighting and shadows to create warm scenes that suggest you make yourself at... use of light." The holiday season is a perfect time for you to discover a similar... could be antiques or new purchases; either way, they have a charming rustic feeling..."
So Your Style Is: Contemporary
What's contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule breaking
"natural light in mind, which makes them feel airy and expansive. Because there isn't... in our lighting and furniture to set the tone. Yet, I still love a few (operative... large antique case clock, etc.). I'd love to hear suggestions on how I can incorporate... style, antiques, etc. can work. But you might be headed in a direction that's more... as the lights are off, you can't see much anyway. Of course, everybody wants privacy..."
Now Arriving on Platform 2, a Playful Powder Room
Subway graphics from a New York City station add unexpected depth and humor to a tiny half bath in California
"on the light and are very surprised," the designer says. Here's a peek behind that... re-purposed antique Chinese cabinet supporting an antique style vessel sink. http://www... type of lighted art work! Lol The white just glows against the darker tones in the... add some light and contrast to the tiny room. Can't understand the controversy - it's... is that light fixture and TP rack?!! These people could be my friends. 8*) Wow..."
Why Your Room Wants a Small Chair
Overstuffed chairs have their place, but undersize ones have more. Tuck one in and watch guests flock over
"it's light enough to readily move anywhere in the room, it has a straight back,... have this antique chair my mother gave me in my living room. No one sits in it, but... shown the light/ In the strangest of places if you look at it right" Ah, lovely article... along the "antique wall" we are planning. Although I enjoy my big comfy leather couch... taking two antique dining chairs with caning that I purchased on a memorable and delightful..."
11 Tips to Get the Creative Space You Crave
Life, liberty and the pursuit of your craft. OK, that's paraphrased, but we think you have the right to an inspiring workspace of your own
"From lighting and organization to displaying your finished work, the following ideas... on an antique table also in my dining room, with a refinished antique chair. My husband... better lighting at night. The antique lamp I used when I had my little drop-front... great light! AND SARAH! LOVE your vintage space, desk, the suitcase looks just... when the light is right shining through my dining room window. My area for mailing is..."
Salvaged Materials Triumph as All-Stars of Sustainability
When you save manufacturing energy and have a beautifully crafted home to boot, it's a win-win situation
"little more lightly on the land. From the intense heat required to bake the bricks to... forget the light fixtures! I specialize in restoring antique and vintage lighting at my... cabinets, lights, bathroom mirrors, doors, and trim work. We even salvaged glass by cutting... , the light is off a windmill.....here is the before and after @foxhuntmom-- What... Consider some lighting & hardware products that would fit under this heading that transforms..."