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Design Dilemmas: 5 Questions for Design Stars
"with black weave throughout and have black appliances. What color cabinet wood would... large black urns filled with flowers. Any other ideas? What about in the winter when... floors and black appliances? "I've recently purchased dark cherry laminate flooring with... paint and granite countertop and backsplash? Our kitchen is 26 x 10 ft. Any help, please..."
5 Questions for Design Stars
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Kitchen Counters: Granite for Incredible Longevity
This natural stone has been around for thousands of years, and it comes in myriad color options to match any kitchen
"Granite, the same stone that portions of ancient Egyptian pyramids are composed of... abuse. Is granite right for your kitchen? Have a look. Compare: More kitchen counter... go with granite. Had granite in another home and loved it. Just no black granite... put in black galaxy granite because it was the cheapest option at the time and what... about granite is there's way too much pattern. The black galaxy looks great with..."
Kitchen Sinks: Granite Composite Offers Superior Durability
It beats out quartz composite for strength and scratch resistance. Could this kitchen sink material be right for you?
"Consider granite composite. This compact-construction material brings cutting-edge style... density of granite particles, it offers superior resistance to scratches, chips and heat... good for granite counters too. We have black granite sinks in our new home and so far... with a black granite composite sink. I bought black plastic sink strainer baskets--keeps... color to black. Counter top granite with browns rust and black Just wondering, Donna..."
What Goes With Granite Counters?
Coordinate your kitchen finishes beautifully by choosing colors that complement granite’s natural tones
"wonder granite counters are still so popular? Whether you are planning a new kitchen... existing granite counters, here are eight ideas to get you started.... installed granite? I love, love, LOVE my granite counters!! It's Black Emerald Pearl... pepper to black. Absolute black granite with a leather finish. I love these counter... there with black granite counters. Specifically, Absolute Black in a polished finish..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite, Still a Go-to Surface Choice
Every slab of this natural stone is one of a kind — but there are things to watch for while you're admiring its unique beauty
"Marble and Granite — demystify granite and its cost variables, adding some tips for finding... breaking — granite defies nearly all typecasting, save for being the go-to kitchen surface... honed granite. I think the honed black granite looks like soapstone, so why not... absolute black granite counters in the kitchen. We have a LOT of granite. Our center... name of a granite.... it is black with veining and flecks of blue in it. it seem like..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Black in the Kitchen
Consider sampling Caviar or Cracked Pepper on your kitchen walls or cabinets for richness and impact
"Black is a classic hue in fashion — there's the little black dress and the debonair... using black as more than a mere accent color. Yes, black can suck a good deal of... debonair black tuxedo, and I'm sure I'm not the only one out there with way more pairs... pairs of black shoes in my closet than there are days of the week. Yet when it comes... work with black in the kitchen.... have a black granite countertop in your kitchen. I have found a black granite with..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Black in the Bath
"bring black in for a dramatic and elegant bath that's different from all the rest... with black in a bath, along with a selection of black paint colors to try in your own... Black is admittedly an unconventional color choice for a dominant color. Making it... selection of black bathrooms featured below. Here you'll find tips for how to work with... restrooms with black and some color. Black does not have to mean black an white! I love black..."
White Appliances Find the Limelight
White is becoming a clear star across a broad range of kitchen styles and with all manner of appliances
"clear star across a broad range of kitchen styles and with all manner of appliances... such as a black refrigerator might." Here are some ideas for using white appliances... just "black appliances" - you can also try "black stove" "black refrigerator" and... for a black one and it looks great! I am leary of putting in a black refrigerator... stoves is black, but a black free-standing refrigerator would suck the light out of almost..."
Houzz Call: Looking for Dogs in Design
"yr old black lab warming his old bones by the fire. Cupcake and Cowboy--- All around... Cedric,my black persian, on the other hand likes to lounge on Unique shag carpeting.... Lina, the Granite Grannies dog (A Vizla)! She's at the office every day (and is sometimes... Scylla the Black German Shepard puppy. The chair she's in is HER chair. She doesn't like..."
Kitchen of the Week: Updated French Country Style Centered on a Stove
What to do when you've got a beautiful Lacanche range? Make it the star of your kitchen renovation, for starters
"it the star of your kitchen renovation, for starters... neutral granite tones, and the warmth of island stain and window treatment color match... the same black and cream toile as the love seat. The last big thing will be to change... wanted black not nickel hardware... So for $6 spray painted what I had...if a little... beautiful black Lacanche stove before starting the design process and wanted her new..."
My Houzz: Lake Views Lead a Luxury Vermont Home
An idyllic waterfront vista, an indoor sauna and a four-star game room keep wintertime cabin fever in check for two Russian expats
"a four-star game room keep wintertime cabin fever in check for two Russian expats... to the Black leather Barcelona chairs and ottomans, that amazing hefty leather sofa... fireplace granite: Capalavaro-Brazilian Quartzite, Burlington Marble and Granite The... Marble and Granite The family room, dining area, kitchen and front foyer all flow into... floors.A granite gas fireplace, full wet bar, wall-mounted television and pool table..."
Reinvent It: A Texas Bathroom Says 'Bonjour' to Salvage
Serendipity leads to vintage Parisian swank in this renovated bathroom, starring a French door in place of shower glass
"bathroom, starring a French door in place of shower glass... floor with black and white tile made a big design impact, as did using subway tile in... matte with black dot, Daltile, Home Depot; wall tile: 3- by 6-inch white subway tile,... Marble + Granite; faucet: Lowe's The cabinet swings open for easy access to the plumbing..."
7 Low-Maintenance Countertops for Your Dream Kitchen
Fingerprints, stains, resealing requirements ... who needs ’em? These countertop materials look great with little effort
"gorgeous black granite countertop and a layout that made workflow easy, I couldn’t... get that black countertop to shine. And even then, the shine lasted only until someone... countertop. Granite was instantly out, not only because of my bad experience with a black... black granite countertop but because I didn’t want to have to reseal it annually, even... have had Black Galaxy granite in two different kitchens. The first was unsealed and..."