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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.... I love black! My bedroom has 2 black walls with black and white damask wallpaper and..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Black
Take a walk on the dark side — your home has nothing to fear with this color when you know how to use it
"read as black, and ashy blacks that read as charcoal. There are flat black and glossy... fashion — black is a serious color. As Henri Matisse said, "Black is a force." And using... of all, black is beautiful. Like all colors, black has variations. There is true... glossy black, and everything in between. Many people assume that using black in decor... which black to use and where to use it. Here are examples of black done right in..."
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..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Black
"idea of a black front door? Here are 8 exterior palettes to make it work... Black can make a front door elegant and dramatic. It works well with any and every... backdrop, black can hide the entry or make it feel too dark — not very good for your... examples of black front doors done beautifully right, along with sample palettes of co... miss the black. Jennifer, I absolutely ADORE black front doors (glossy black front..."
On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"All-black and coal-gray exteriors make a nonconformist statement on homes of any... it all black, like edgy designers and real estate developers in L.A. and elsewhere... wanted a black house! I have always loved black houses - they seem so elegant I love... prisons. A black house with wood AND loads of white trim could be nice but black on black... faded black jeans, not good. Black/dark grey is hot in Los Angeles for sure. Here..."
Get a Knack for Black in the Garden
Dark walls, furniture and foliage do more than add drama in the landscape; they can be strategic design elements
"sophisticated, black is having a moment in architecture and interiors. Black in the garden... design and black containers contrast with light, finely textured foliage. Could you use... use black in the garden? Here are some ideas to get you started.... more...black-green fence, black low-voltage lighting, black shutters, black bench... bring black slate into walkways with houses that have black shutters and doors currently..."
Unravel the Mystery of Black
Venture into the shadowy world of this controversial hue; learning black's history and uses might just put it in a different light
"learning black's history and uses might just put it in a different light... we use black pigments and classify the color as a neutral. Black goes with everything... because black is the absence of light, it isn't a color. Of course, in interior design... shadow. Black can look elegant, solid and bold, but some may say it feels morbid or... about black and how to use it to create classy designs for your home.... application of black in your ideabook. LOVE black :) Tricia, I love your kitchen, especially..."
Color Feast: When to Use Black in the Dining Room
"Black is anything but basic when you glam up a dining space with it. Here's how to... working with black along with these seven sensational black dining rooms to inspire you... ooked black as a feature color in your dining room. Injecting a generous swath of... of black is an easy way to add drama and elegance to a space. But before you clad... permanent black floor, a black rug would also work. Thanks for sharing these photos,..."
Design 2011: Black Casework, Doors and Cabinetry
"All-Black Doors, Trim and Cabinets Will Add to the Year's Chic Appeal... "almost black" walls, but for 2011 I believe we will flip flop to adore black crown... know that black is one of the most sophisticated of colors, but for light-starved people... walls, black casework is a perfect example of a timeless classic for the home.... because black is the ultimate "dust catcher". Beautiful, sexy Black! Great tips and..."
Dreaming in Color: 8 Beautiful Black Bedrooms
Make your sleeping space elegant and calming sans cave-like vibe, with these tips for using black walls, flooring and furniture
"using black walls, flooring and furniture... turn to black this week. Adding black to your bedroom via an accent wall or as a background... and use black paint or wallpaper, or black-stained wood paneling, to make this area... chunk of black without feeling too dark, heavy or somber, along with tips for working... doing black. I have a black, or partial black wall in every room of my home. And... showing how black can work in so many ways with every other color. I have had a black..."
The Case for Beautiful Black Doors
"crisp black doors, inside and out... doors black is at the top of my to-do list, and the more images of black doors I... doors black. Are you ready for black doors? Take a look at these examples, and tell... floor in black. I was thinking of painting the door black, but would that be too much... garage door black, outside shutters black, trim, etc. and the rest of the outside is an... painted black. We are using ORB hardware on everything in the house. The doors are..."
Paint it Black
"painted black. It's not that I'm in as foul a mood as Mick when he belted out that... these black interiors are really just that good. Perhaps the dark side has been getting... Love Black and White I love the idea of black walls, especially in spaces with great... adore black. I did have 1 hall wall chalkboard black with a chalked chandelier on... it in black frames with white stenciling. I love the black linen banquette and have..."
Paint Picks: Be Brave with Black
"fashion, black is a staple color. You need a little black dress, a classic black suit... color black can serve several purposes in a space. Black can ground a room that has... little black dress. Here are some great ways you can use black paint in your interiors... pair of black heels — and all are considered an absolute must for a complete wardrobe... design, black is a paint color that many shy away from, but it can make a huge impact..."
Graphic Black and White Kitchens for 10 Styles
Vintage, minimalist, traditional ... this high-contrast palette can elevate your kitchen no matter what look is your cup of tea
"go, but black and white kitchens will never go the way of avocado appliances and orange... look of black and white has piqued your interest, check out how to make it work in... cat is black&white you might loose him in a black&white kitchen. "In the right hands"... /more-black-white.html my favorite is the galley in black & white - we could recreate... While black and white is truly timeless, I've made the observation that there is..."
Seeing Style In Black & White
"Black and white bedrooms, living rooms, decor and more... Black and white is a bold combination that has incessantly been a staple in the fashion... color. Black serves as an anchor, heightening any decorating composition, and white... driving black to stand out even more. This color marriage is powerful, and lately it... blend, black and white grants you the chance to play with different graphics, forms... I love black and white! I am more on the white side with touches of black, but I..."