2681 Step light Stories
No Fall Guys, Please: Ideas for Lighting Your Outdoor Steps
Safety and beauty go hand in hand when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix
"when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix... stairways, steps or uneven surfaces. With the right lighting, though, you can turn these... sufficient lighting along stairways and near steps to allow you to walk safely, but not... row of lights along one side. But if your lighting can also add interest and a sense... stairs and steps to your walkways and outdoor rooms, think about the lighting options..."
Step-by-Step: Dress Your Home in Velvety Black
A New Stepped Entry Glows With Style
"Creative lighting is wonderful! Ideabooks always make lights in stairs look so inviting... like the lights in the wood stairs out front. Beautiful stair that are open and airy... welcomes with light"? Either is correct (because journalistic headlines use the present tense... found the light blinds me to the stair and find them make me more prone to tripping.... Sigrid, LED lights for stairs can be intstalled with a shield as we did in this project..."
Out With the Old Tile: 8 Steps to Prep for Demolition
This isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for your home and yourself
"isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for... use a light tack painter's tape and then a high tack tape to bond to that. 6. Turn... understand the steps involved before tackling the job yourself. 7. Find the right tools. Unlike... using light downward pressure and then chip away the tile. If you live in a multifamily..."
3 Steps to Choosing Kitchen Finishes Wisely
Lost your way in the field of options for countertop and cabinet finishes? This advice will put your kitchen renovation back on track
"going light and solid surface. The kitchen is large but light is not always bright... white, light gray, yellow, light/mid blue or lighter (natural birch, natural maple)... it is light, white, flat, trimmed, recessed panel, raised panel, inset door, or full... keep it light, and neutral, and low maintenance. Icy white Zodiaq looks super in a... 5. Lighting: Once you know how much, and what type, and where...pick all the..."
So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Create a New Home
Get the house you envision — and even enjoy the process — by following this architect's guide to building a new home
"at the steps, in chronological order, involved in creating a home.... Electrical/Lighting. In our experience, electrical and lighting varies between 5 and 10%... specialist = Step One to beginning some simple conceptual planning with you. STEP TWO is... these steps, but there are some great ideas and tips included with each one... It... color, light, texture. I want my home to showcase these elements and to flow from..."
10 Steps to Pulling Together Your Living Room Before the Holidays
Boost comfort, flow and visual appeal in your main entertaining room to make guests feel more welcome
"these 10 steps and enjoy a more welcoming, put-together space by party time.... 4 LED lights. However, when the lights are dimmed as much as possible its still... Best mood lighting ever for a gorgeous holiday party. We have two of these (in Brown)... powered lights around branch. Viola! Festive and space savvy! I have a large... amount of light output varies. 250 lumens is about equal to 40 watts...600 lumens is..."
Time to Step Out of Your Color Comfort Zone?
If you always seem to pick warm tones, or you stick to the cool ones, bucking your natural inclination could bring new energy to a room
"nudge to step out of your color comfort zone, let this ideabook be your encouragement... did try stepping out of my warm neutral comfort zone last year, with a red print rug... tones. Stepping out of my comfort zone would be browns and white. I recently painted... bounce light and bring a level of peace while in there. It's been 3 months and I don't... the way light reflects when walls are painted with cool colors. A lot of my art has..."
Kitchen Workbook: 8 Steps to Surviving a Remodel
Living through a kitchen remodel isn't always fun, but these steps will help you work around a kitchen in disarray
"these steps will help you work around a kitchen in disarray... pilot light on the water heater was out. They had turned the gas off to work on... couple of steps going into it, so moving the fridge there would be difficult. Basically... *All lighting is ordered in advance and the electrician is on notice. *All plumbing..."
10 Steps for Organizing Kitchen Cabinets
"these steps. 1) Pretend it has a glass door on it and everyone is going to see... 9)Take a step back after one shelf is done and admire your work. 10) Make someone... natural light and needed all the light paint colors it could get! Thanks for the suggestion... pained a light blue on the inside. Nice collection of kitchens. These shelves and pantries... travel that light and have no roots. It does help me clear my head and my organize my life..."
Step Away From the Wallpaper: Why Decorating Risks Are Overrated
"(or very light) walls, oiled hardwood floors (alternatively terrazzo), beamed ceilings... I go light and airy for summers, darker and warm for winters. This article is... ty to lighting. It is the most important element, imo. Yay! Finally some realistic... prefer light-toned floors. What is really interesting to me is how my taste has... layering your lighting, good traffic flow, ideal height for TV/artwork, etc.), if one pays..."
8 Steps to a Greener, More Peaceful Bedroom
Clear away clutter, clean the air and make over your bedding for an oasis that radiates calm and well-being
"following steps cover simple tasks (most of which can be completed in a weekend) that... When the lights are off at night, do you notice any little lights in your bedroom, from... registers light, it seems. Lorraine: Agreed on the lights. I use a sleep mask to cover... Borrowed Light. It is so soft and calming and the tone changes with the light in the... eliminated light sources when I sleep, and electronic gadgets all the time. No more bringing..."
14 Steps to a Perfectly Polished Bedroom
Go from procrastination to gorgeous presentation with our bedroom decorating guide that covers all the details
"following 14 steps will walk you through the decorating process from start to finish, leaving... Great step by step article. I am going to send this to my new home buyers. It will... color with light gray on the walls. Cove molding, pelmet, and all trim in white. Our furniture... for real steps. So much more useful to someone who doesn't understand "scale... These steps also help with furnishing and decorating other rooms. Just say sofa and..."
My Houzz: Step Inside a Converted Medieval Priory
The owners of this historical property have used vintage finds and a playful style to create a welcoming family home
"wanted more light into the rooms, i think the original floor boards, bleached, might have... of the light-filled hallway from the blue room is dreamy and GORGEOUS! Nice! I'd be... children. Light covered couches often need protection. It's a simple & homey solution... heavy & light. The Blacks are absolute pros at making a beautiful, thoughtful and... icicle lights look cool is a decorating rock star. Can you imagine? Can you imagine..."
5 Steps to Help You Hire the Right Contractor
Don't take chances on this all-important team member. Find the best general contractor for your remodel or new build by heeding this advice
"simple steps to help you hire the right contractor for your project.... does shed light on quality and approach to doing the work. Step 6: Conduct Financial... will shed light on their personality and that of their team. NEVER, EVER take the lowest... cabinets, lighting, heat, doors, tile, floors, you name it. I know who his vendors and... specific steps the subs must follow to file those liens; again your state laws will..."