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Best Ways to Use Radiant Orchid, Pantone's Color of 2014
Learn how to work in this bold fuchsia-pink-purple successfully around the home, and give it a yay or nay in the Houzz poll
"curtain is black with white damask. My floors are black too. I like the dramatic sense... on Long Island by East Bay Builders- and this hue of color is used. I will post pics... touch of black for a hit of sophistication -- gorgeous! Bring out the crystal goblets... using a black/silver vessel sink and grey walls, mind you I don't have a striking piece... Orchid with black. This is an unusual color palette for a kitchen, but I like it. The punch..."
Dare to Go Gray in the Garden
"furniture is black. Matte black. Found object stuff. Great for blending in and letting the... gray or black structural elements are a great back drop for the variegated greens of... it with black wrought iron. Personally, I don't care for everything to be grey. If... barrier island where most of the homes are cedar shake and lots of wood decking which... barrier island is 65 years old. Started by my Grandmother, Mom and Aunt. We lost..."
Color Feast: 6 Deliciously Uncommon Dining Room Color Combos
"chairs - black accents ~ This below is of course not for everyone, but the muted tones... the bar black. In these two pics, the colors are across from each other. The other... with the black bar makes the cabinets look orange but they are not so orange looking... onto the island to pull it together. firstname.lastname@example.org Susie Deering Interiors... on the island,using same colors. Would look wonderful! How would I trace a soft rug..."
Kitchen of the Week: Spacious and Industrial in Barcelona
Warehouse touches nod to this Spanish kitchen's roots, but contemporary splashes keep it current and comfortable
"with a black to mimic the whiskey black accent in the cabinets). So this kitchen?... Instead of black metal shelves for storage unit, I would go for rusted wooden shelves... Like the black & natural pattern that Paul D'Amico submitted a photo of better. That... higher island. I have friends and relatives who would find climbing up on a bar stool... both had island so that it what I am used to. Molt ben fet! M'encanta el sentit d'art..."
Kitchen of the Week: Brick, Wood and Clean White Lines
"sliding black board, very clever! This is a lovely kitchen. The appliance garage treatment... Consider and island with its own sink if you can make it work. If you like brick don't... stove was black while the cabinets were painted white or some other color. marcschoen... ones with islands--that's why most restaurant kitchens are galley-style. In this case... sliding black board on the barn door hardware. Very nice We have a small galley kitchen..."
17 Gorgeous Ways to Work In a Patterned Area Rug
Add spark underfoot and pull a room together all around with a patterned rug as bold or subtle as you please
"with a black pattern (swirls) and some new cushions with grey and blacks swirl patterns... chevrons and black and white stripes were just too busy for me. no worries booksareus!... red / black and white is awesome! Several years ago we were given a custom made... side, the black and white one was gorgeous. Some of the colourfully striped ones were... grey, black and white rug with staggered edges, but I'd have to find a way to tack..."
Save Money on Home Staging and Still Sell Faster
"lovely black granite counter would be a deal-breaker, since it's too much black for... with a black metal paint. I even painted that housing that holds the coiled spring... at the island, an unusual arrangement of vases and grass/plants above the main cabinet... especially black. Get rid of the old appliances. BTW, I never stage my houses, and they... covered in black patches from where pictures had been hanging and I'm sure she got something..."
Attract Hummingbirds and Bees With These Beautiful Summer Flowers
U.S. native plants: Roll out a welcome mat for pollinators to keep your landscape in balance and thriving
"York. Black-eyed susan (Rudbekia) is VERY vigorous--will take over your garden if... planted black-eyed Susans know that you can't get rid of them! I planted some 15+... learn that black-eyed Susans are so tenacious, because we planted some exactly where we... this one "island" in a sea of cultivated and exotic landscape plants. Makes me wonder... yellow and black motorcycle on Sunday! We also set out an oriole feeder--nada. We..."
Houzz Quiz: What's Your Decorating Style?
"red and black with chandeliers in every room - red corregated fence, black carpet and... style - black and more black_Cameo_silouettes_spooky pics_big mirrors_big chandeliers... on my island, looking out at palm trees and sea, with a bowl of sea shells on the... modern, black and white kitchen. I scored Contemporary which is apparently right because... Chunks of black furniture and dark walnut floors. Some things we bought and paid dearly..."
Going Greige: Tips for Choosing This All-Around Neutral
"reds, black and white. Here is a photo of a client's dining room painted Virtual... beige and black in dining room. I use colors all over but the gray holds it all together... taupe with black, white and cream. This more gray beige gives many more options. Thanks... tchen-Island What would you like to say? I liked the color perfect greige. I transformed... furnishings - black, tans, and wood tones all work! Greige is an old decorating word just..."
Simple Pleasures: Indulging in Teatime
Get out the china cups and cream-slathered scones. Tea with treats can make even an uneventful day feel extravagant
"scented black teas. I order loose tea by the pound from Capricorn Coffee in San Francisco... Tea and Black Currant Tea. I can't live without my morning tea. One other thing... having had black tea, I resort to fennel tea during the rest of the day. We have an instant... traditional black tea steeped with mint and lemon grass leaves and served with sugar and... green or black teas but, for a sleepless night or need to relax there is nothing for..."
Decking Materials Beyond Basic Lumber
Learn about softwoods, tropical hardwoods, composites and more for decks, including pros, cons and costs
"to use Black Locust for a deck in Philadelphia. We just got the material and it reminds... to when black mold spots are imbedded in the grain is vastly different. You can kiss... the Big Island and contemplated what to use for his decking (lots of moisture). I... I'm sure black locust is a very nice wood, but I find your implication that its hardness... while Black Locust is 1700. That's twice as many lbs-force! @summergardner Decking..."
Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors
"cream, black, brown, etc to fit the color scheme. Isn't it easier, in fact, to have... add a black sofa. You can buy pillows and art work with small hints of the rug color... simple black frames, then in a traditional/eclectic setting with ornate gold frames... Cosmos Black with jewels of Color floating endlessly about, I can make my Room Country... I wear black. But prefer to have white walls :) Another suggestion is to go to your..."
My Houzz: Ronnie Wood’s Old Art Studio Gets a Makeover
Check out this contemporary update of a former factory flat that survived World War II bombs and use by a member of The Rolling Stones
"dropped the island to dining room table height and omited the 3 black bar stools. This... The high island with irrational uncomfortable and dangerous bar stools wins again.... lower island and move the sink to one side or another to preserve the work triangle... my low island while sipping wine was yesterday. Um, she was sipping! I was working... countertop and island is very convenient for tall people, I guess it's a trade-off with being..."
Houzz Tour: From Burned Down to Done Up in Las Vegas
"kitchen island table. Brings everyone together in the right place. Great job! Well... kitchen island extension is perfect to bring family and friends together. The windows... cabinets flat black. It wasn't my style but I did like it. The house looks beautiful by the... Kitchen island table. Brilliant! Yes yes on white appliances used them in my current... the big island but want an additional space. Beautiful! Gorgeous! Thanks for salvaging..."