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Houzz interview: Layla's Romantic Lettered Cottage
"tearing down walls, installing flooring and re- painting every surface in the house, including... house, the wall-to-wall carpet smelled like the previous owners dog, and almost every... against one wall in our Kitchen. I'm going to paint it black so that it really pops off... had been painted by Rainbow Brite herself. But at the end of our first walk through... part of a wall, that s eparates our Living and Dining Rooms, to create a more open floor..."
Houzz interview: Chez Larsson's beautiful Stockholm house
"roof and painted every nook and cranny since we moved in. The first thing I did was... was to paint all the utility areas in the basement white. Everything was really dingy... touch the walls. The biggest renovation challenge you faced Lots of minor ones but... coats of paint and new hardware might just do the trick. Try to keep your floors the... favorite artists is Blanca Gómez and I’m so excited to be able to give away a print..."
Color: Taking Home the Gold
"himself The Artist Formerly Known as Prince? Well, I'm the decorator equivalent, referring... the HVLP paint sprayer, prime the suckers, then give 'em brand-spanking new coats of... or red paint. Two years, 20 projects and tons of knowledge later, do I wish I could... remove the paint from each and every one of these luminary lovelies? Hell no. Do I regret... From wall panels to light fixtures to Brutalist sculpture, here are a few examples..."
Houzz Tour: Casual Glam Home for a Family of 8
Chic, comfortable and effortlessly adaptable, this traditional Atlanta home serves up style and practicality for a couple and their 6 kids
"Atlanta was paint the walls white and stain the oak floors a brown-black color. The new... Susie's artistic side and her blended family of eight determine much of the design... the mom-artist could tackle the day's challenges from a calm and centered home. Houzz... for the paint and I've been toying with the idea of painting white also, but all my... what the wall decor is that looks like hub caps in the first 2 pictures? Brilliant job..."
8 Wonders of Imagination in Architecture
"of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than... incredible artist — perhaps Pablo Picasso or J.R.R. Tolkien. But it's credited to Albert... world — painting it in bright colors and adding flavor to dullness. We are all born... with four walls and a flat ceiling: a box. Through applied imagination, these examples... "The wall also the ceiling" and the floor.? antoni gaudi is one of my favorite..."
Graffiti as Décor: Street Art Comes Home
"spray paint cans and create graffiti themselves. No matter how the paintings take... home's walls. As graffiti's popularity as an art form inside the home grows, people... graffiti artists to create colorful murals in their rooms and/or framing graffiti posters... about painting bricks on his wall. Then the plan was to "spray" graffiti all over... art to a wall and you have just given me some solid ideas to work with. Thanks! I really..."
My Houzz: Modern, Renovated Home in Seattle
Unique materials, clever details and a dash of humor revitalize a 1960s home on the water in Washington state
"homeowners had painted the ceiling beams pink to match. Gay asked her longtime friend James... salvage artist and idea consultant, to help with remodeling. The first thing Spicuzza... beams and painted them a modern charcoal gray. Now the couple enjoys an open-plan great... : The wall panels in the upper bathroom are surplus fluted, titanium-impregnated... hanging wall shelf and picture display on the back wall are made from repurposed Ikea..."
The Logic of Brights: Jazzing Up Neutrals With Shots of Color
My Houzz: Color and Creativity Energize a Midcentury Home
Vintage furniture, fearless colors, artwork and custom touches give a Montreal home a bright, eclectic personality
"accent wall from a graphic wallpaper-like canvas by a local artist. "My wife convinced... was to paint everything white," says Carlo, laughing. Tapping into Beaulieu's creative... removed wall paneling and repurposed it to create headboards and other custom projects... RONA ECO paint, with a lot less VOCs than normal paint. The lime yellow went down really... to the wall. I love the turquoise and teak chairs. Worth the drive. Where did the..."
Tour a Beautiful Lake Austin Home with Designer Terri Symington
"is an artist and her mother was a writer. Dancing was my first love and I never... selected wall colors in matte finishes that would help bridge the different existing... original painting of the three figures at the stairs was the inspiration for the coral... fireplace wall in the bedroom, but I had those removed and I designed the built-ins for... amazing artist who's art is showcased here. Her grandmother was also a very talented..."
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Hillside House
"insulated walls and roofs, super insulated doors and windows that are thermally broken... interior paint by Mythic, FSC Certified cabinet cores, engineered Walnut flooring, high... is an artist and a friend who fabricated the black steel and grout master armoires... the NANA wall with open view make it function like an outdoor shower. *The master tub... chalk paint with the family members names is brilliant. Thanks for sharing. I love..."
Houzz Interview: Miss Mustard Seed’s Charming Pennsylvania Home
"how to paint. Paint is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to entirely change the... board wall stuck with me, so that became the jumping off point for the room. With... "oops" paint I purchased for a $1.00, fabric from a remnant bin, and pieces from elsewhere... to hand painted furniture, antiques, and anything French Country. Blue & white is... board wall. I have a lot of beautiful and special family pieces, so it’s hard..."
10 Design Strategies for Art Lovers
"irate artist or two commenting here. I've spoken with some artists who feel the art... lovers. Artists get into a real tizzy about the subject of people looking for art-... as an artist, I always encourage my interior design clients to select art first if... irritated artists get by the subject of art-matching-the-sofa, your art will always look... amongst artist. No artist wants to feel as if their work is glorified wall paper. It..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: The Rietveld Schröder House
"headed by artist Theo van Doesburg, published its first manifesto, eight points aimed... sculpture and painting. The name De Stijl, which is Dutch for "the style," implies not only... included artist Piet Mondrian, architect J.J.P. Oud and architect Gerrit Rietveld.... sculpture and painting occurs in the manipulation of planes, the flexibility of open space... brick walls with windows like its neighbors, the house is a layering of painted planes..."
Houzz Tour: Between Sea and Sky on Raft Island
"An artist enclave on Raft Island overlooks Carr Inlet on the southern end of Puget... creating an artistic masterpiece both indoors and out. Tucked between the sea and... tables and wall hangings. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Mel and Barbara Lee Smith... separate artist studio, 900 square feet... neglected wall space in many homes. The counter of the guest bathroom is lined with... into the walls. The nearby family room features built-in bookshelves and a fireplace..."