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413 Chrome Finish Stories
Classic Finish: Once and Always Chrome
"and bath finishes come and go (remember antique brass?), but chrome never goes out of... style. Chrome remains my go-to finish when I want a design to come across as clean... people know chrome from its distinctive shine, but chrome almost never occurs in nature... sugar. Chrome was an important pigment long before it became a faucet finish. Here's... a fun chrome fact: The yellow color of a school bus is actually chrome yellow, a..."
Street Inspired: Zen Meets Pink and Chrome
A Crash Course in Bathroom Faucet Finishes
"faucet finishes: durability, price, appearance and more... faucet finish often stumps people. What's the difference between brushed and polished... faucet finishes that will elevate your knowledge in less time than it takes you to... their finish. The Delta finish is a matte finish with no luster. But Delta makes... brass and chrome together....yuck LOL! I have one in just those finishes, chrome with... instead of chrome finished light fixtures to match the chrome faucets. I have some pictures..."
How to Mix Metal Finishes in the Bathroom
Make a clean break with one-dimensional bathroom finishes by pairing nickel, silver and bronze hardware and fixtures
"bathroom finishes by pairing nickel, silver and bronze hardware and fixtures... mixed-metal finishes, it got me wondering if the mixing of metal finishes is acceptable... chrome hand held shower head and add some chrome to the towel bars......hope to replace... who do chrome plating. Good luck. How about mixing chrome with oil rubbed bronze?... mixed finishes in our master bath remodel. I have chrome faucets with oil rubbed..."
How to Mix Metal Finishes in the Kitchen
Leave matchy-matchy to the catalogs and let your kitchen's personality shine with a mix of metals for hardware and fixtures
"go-to finish for plumbing fixtures). What metals would you mix?... polished chrome added into the mix. Nickel yes, but not bright chrome which doesn't... various finishes when they share a space. One thing that I do notice from the examples... nickel finish for that of a soft 'n brushed ''gold' which we do know is part of... actually finish the remodel! The stove is going to be a buttercream yellow enameled..."
Ideabook 911: Help Me Finish My Foyer
"I just finished it, I think it is pretty good but needs a bit of tweaking to be finished... etc. to finish it all off. I bet your space is gonna be knock out beautiful! I like... black and chrome funky shaped chandlier because it's more horizontal and you really want... a more finished look. I think that you should get rid of the rug that you have in... see the finished product! - Beth The scale of the door and base board trim is to small..."
Styling Basics: 8 Favorite Accessories to Finish Your Space
"really finished look? The key lies in the judicious use of a few favorite accessories... glass and chrome coffee table and on the top is a mirrored tray. It has crystal candlesticks... tray, to finish the look. 7. Trays. There is not a room in the house that couldn't make... decorator finishing touch. Choose a big, hefty basket with a strong shape, and fill it... doesn't feel finished without a living plant. There is something cheering and welcoming..."
Bar Stools: What Style, What Finish, What Size?
Guest Picks: 20 Modern, Masculine Finishing Touches
Take a room from man cave to swanky pad with lighting, furnishings and accessories that speak to good taste
Metallic Home Décor Shines On
"metallic finishes to your home decor, we have the woven wire material you need. We... to be finished in copper sheeting, a pricey but sophisticated option. Finishing inset... statement by finishing your fireplace with a metal surround. This particular fireplace seems... about finishing your cabinetry or the perimeter of your kitchen island in metal.... when it’s finished in metal, it’s incomparable. This designer nailed corrugated metal..."
How to Pick a New Kitchen Faucet
Learn all about mounting styles, handles, finishes and quality to get the kitchen faucet that best fits your needs
"handles, finishes and quality to get the kitchen faucet that best fits your needs... designs, finishes and mounting styles out there, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when choosing... various finishes, like Super Steel or Starlight chrome to suit individual tastes.... steel) finish don't seem to stain as the chrome taps in my bathroom do. Just my own... first one Chrome, nickel, brushed nickel, polished brass, oil-rubbed bronze, white, black..."
Top Design Trends From the Winter 2015 Las Vegas Market
Interior designer Shannon Ggem is tracking finishes, motifs and design combinations at the 2015 show
"tracking finishes, motifs and design combinations at the 2015 show... shapes, finishes and interesting combinations of all of the above to feast your eyes... for the finishes. Well, it's timely for me because I'm researching finishes to refinish... gesso finishes in matte and shiny. Not to worry, there will be something for everyone... metal finish... PLEASE! Actually garage sales offer better choices. Nuff said..."
4 Secrets to a Luxurious Bathroom Look
"special finish with a few splurges and budget-stretching moves... nicely finished look for a lower cost.... nickel over chrome? George George, if you have hard water in your area go with the brushed... with the chrome for the shower components and regret it as they show water spots like... amazing finished effect. I've used it a few times, and my clients were delighted with... durable finish like tile or counter top materials which will be difficult and costly..."
Get a Grip on Kitchen Cabinets With the Right Knobs and Pulls
"type and finish of cabinet hardware with your kitchen style... harden finishes by the way - if your paint/urethane finish is tacky/gooey. Auto paint... there is a finish coating on them...oil rubbed bronze, chrome, etc. etc? do any of you... hand. Finishes do not have to match other elements in the kitchen, but should not... Sometimes two finishes work well for knobs and pulls like this kitchen with wooden knobs... styles & finishes and each item retails $5 or less. Here is a link to our brochure...."
Trend Watch: 13 Kitchen Looks Expected to Be Big in 2015
3 designers share their thoughts on what looks, finishes and design elements will be on trend in the year ahead
"looks, finishes and design elements will be on trend in the year ahead... finally finishing my kitchen remodel... and I guess I'm a day late and dollar short... Just finished our kitchen last month. We chose shaker cabinets and subway tile... :)) We finished a restoration of a home built in 1925 last year. The focus was to... "shiny chrome" to "brushed nickel" to "dark bronze" and now back to "bright brass"... shiny chrome. Buy as nice as you can afford because you want it to last a long time..."