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Come On Over To The Dark Side - Tips On Dark Kitchen Cabinetry!
"many hard/dark surfaces, so watch the distribution of dark cabinetry in large kitchens... balance of dark vs light elements. Be clear on the connection dark elements will have... Dark kitchen cabinetry, deep, rich hues ranging from beyond medium brown to black... spaces. Dark toned cabinetry has everything to do with lighting, both natural and indoor... truly want dark kitchen cabinetry? It's ok by me with one caveat - where possible, add..."
What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones
"sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones... space feel dark and heavy. If you’ve been wondering what to put with your dark floors... Dark wood floors can be incredibly chic and sophisticated, bringing richness and... planning on a dark wood in the kitchen), the hallway feels dark, but I need the flooring... work with dark wooden floors - as well. Having never had dark floors I had never given..."
9 Ways to Use Rich, Dark Paint
"charcoal, dark chocolate — can bring out your home's best details... using dark colors. I'm talking about navy, dark chocolate, black, charcoal — all... Love the dark colors.......I just redecorated my dining room and used dark green above... love the dark walls, my dining room is a very dark charcoal (with a navy undertone)... Love the dark colors. I just had my kitchen painted dark gray with bright white trim..."
Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"don't want dark walls with dark wood unless you are creating the Bat Cave. And light wood... light or dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines what you're... you have dark furniture, too, you start layering dark over dark with no contrast. I... with dark wood. Prefer dark only on vertical areas, horiz. floors and table tops show... replaced, was dark. The dark stain while dramatic was tough with 2 dogs and 3 children,..."
Your Perfect Bedroom: Calm and Airy or Moody and Dark?
"Light-to-Dark Bedrooms and See Which One's for You... moody and dark? Through those words alone, the answer may seem obvious. But when I... look at dark bedrooms, something pulls me in and I am back at square one. In an effort... like med dark and cozy. Two walls, med wood tone, other walls med/dark green, floors... within dark and moody. However, I am not sure which one would suggest better sleep... moved to dark and gloomy. I have to say that now I lean towards the lighter side of..."
Painting Rooms with Dark Colors
"painted very dark colors – I’m talking dark, as in chocolate, eggplant or black. Could you... really dark color. I would do it just for the thrill of accenting the space with dynamic... with a dark-chocolate brown powder room. It was the 70s and the art in the powder... bedroom! So dark, so cool. Restful, yet also very sensual. I always want deep, dark colors... is very dark and I love it! The dark wall looks great with all the colorful pictures:..."
Design Trends: Plunging Into Deep Dark Walls
"to go dark? It can be daunting to hit the paint store and pick something in charcoal... into your dark room, and how the color will work with those rooms and their color palettes... moss - a dark, dark brownish green. It looks fantastic with a dark wood bed frame and... be too dark? Love, Amanda Just painted my room dark gray, cream trim. Going with... LOVE LOVE dark walls and your post!! Thank you :) Great post Becky! We're considering..."
Dark Curtains See the Light
For a cozy feel or a visual trick for ceilings and windows, dark, moody curtains and drapery treatments have a bright outlook
"windows, dark, moody curtains and drapery treatments have a bright outlook... First, dark-colored curtains work best against light walls. Dark walls plus dark curtains... solid dark panel, try a printed fabric that comes across as mostly dark but includes... about dark curtains. They can lend a sense of drama, contrast and elegance to a room... oppressive. Dark curtains work well with warm white, cream, gray, light tan and even smoky..."
Going Dark: When it Works
"between dark and light can be difficult, and not all spaces can support this design... going dark the first thing to evaluate is the amount of natural light the room receives... light, dark walls are a risky idea. High ceilings are an added bonus, and will prevent... on the dark wall. Choosing the dark paint color can be a real challenge. Can anyone... pops on a dark background color. I like the DeVargas bedroom better dark. While both..."
Chic and Moody: Dark, Seductive Bathrooms
"was a dark and stormy night... It wasn't exactly, but the bathrooms I've been looking... living with dark bathrooms. For one, they can make everyday musts like applying makeup... to go dark in a guest bath on our main floor. Thanks!! I always prefer dark rooms... treated with dark colors. The darkness (and the right lighting) really makes them special... ever go dark in either of my windowless loos, but I have a friend who painted her..."
Are You Ready for a Dark and Sophisticated Kitchen?
Black kitchen cabinets have a rich, timeless look. Get ideas for your next cabs — and how to paint the ones you have
"out on dark surfaces, as do water and soap stains, so frequent wiping down is essential... either dark, dark brown or dark, dark grey. It will look like black, but not be as... are a dark brown, with black detailing in the corners on the doors, our island is... kitchen. Dark cabinets are a great way to step out of the white kitchen trend and you... a good dark staining. I'd like to keep the grain. Refreshing to see beautiful kitchens..."
Explore the Art of Light and Dark in Design
Play with dramatic contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors
"use of dark" on the floors and ceiling. We have the dark floor, but should we paint... I love dark/light contrast - I think it adds drama without too much DRAMA. Yet, I... ceiling a dark color? I have a black ceramic floor in my kitchen considering white cabinets... se-in-Dark-and-Light-contemporary-staircase-calgary A fine, thought-provoking article... ceiling a dark colour, and it would look great! Deedee.....I would not paint your ceiling..."
Wallpaper for Dark and Dreamy Bedrooms
"luxe with dark, shimmering color and texture on the wall... room a dark color can be scary, but using a dark wallpaper is even more frightening... installing dark wallpaper in your bedroom. The combination of a deep color and texture... Create a dark and dreamy bedroom where you can wind down in style.... to like dark rooms! I'm not either, I just love the atmosphere it creates. DARK COLOURS... to go dark in a few rooms in my home in 2012. Having a hard time deciding on the..."
3 Dark Kitchens, 6 Affordable Updates
Color advice: Three Houzzers get budget-friendly ideas to spruce up their kitchens with new paint, backsplashes and countertops
"!! No dark and moody 1970's here. Nothing but bright, clean and welcoming space.... surfaces are dark. I like the wood. Don't paint it unless in really bad shape, maybe just... left the dark wood cabinet frames and had the doors stripped and resealed in a much... has a dark kitchen and you want more light, nobody has suggested a solar tube. Once... formerly dark kitchen. The first 2 are the entry from the dining room (The 2nd one keeps..."
11 Ways to Create a Bright Space with Dark Furniture
"look of a dark sofa, bed or chair with the right backdrop of color and light... around dark furniture and feeling like there’s no way to achieve a bright space? Think... embrace your dark staple pieces, heed a few design tricks and accessories, and transform... see your dark furniture in an entirely new light.... dealing with dark colored furniture. Thanks this was very helpful,I have dark espresso leather... I have dark furniture to decorate with. My favorite picture was of the lime green..."