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Dad's Domain: The Garage
"owner and to store all of the Tony Little Gazelle and ab-blaster contraptions. Add... access and a fridge full of beer and you may never have another spat. Also, you may... fathers and their favorite things yesterday, I concluded that the garage ranks high... moving and looking at houses my dad kept saying "but where will I put my shop?!" whenever... changed, and where stogies can be smoked without anyone ever sniffing them out. Cheers..."
Paint it Black
"Wall, the Floor — or All Over... painted black. It's not that I'm in as foul a mood as Mick when he belted out that... these black interiors are really just that good. Perhaps the dark side has been getting... Love Black and White I love the idea of black walls, especially in spaces with great... walls and one black and white psychedelic wallpaper, with fire-engine red furnishings... chest and a cozy red rug on the floor -- it totally works and we get lots of compliments..."
Fun Kitchen Helper: The Classic, Practical Chalkboard
What's black and white and read all over kitchen walls, cabinets and even chairs? Chalkboard — and it comes in colors too
"hat's black and white and read all over kitchen walls, cabinets and even chairs?... Chalkboard — and it comes in colors too... oards and their dust were overthrown from the classroom long ago by dry-erase boards... their fun and striking appearance, but trends aside, the chalkboard — especially in the... calendars and weeks begin with Monday and end on Sunday and we use another word that's... I like white boards, and corkboards for organization. They keep all our to do's, and..."
My Houzz: Going White and Bright in Montreal
White lacquer and wider doorways help create an airer backdrop for colorful contemporary art in a 1910 Arts and Crafts home
"White lacquer and wider doorways help create an airer backdrop for colorful contemporary... 1910 Arts and Crafts home and wanted to preserve them. But they also wanted a setting... moving and widening doorways, lacquering wood moldings in white, opening up spaces... on each floor of the home.” Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Maxime Vandal and Richard... Vandal and designer Richard Ouellette of Les Ensembliers loved the traditional features..."
March Into Year-Round Chic With 15 Twists on Red, White and Blue
Parade your patriotism and your style sophistication with new looks for a classic color trio. Drumroll, please ...
"patriotism and your style sophistication with new looks for a classic color trio. Drumroll... decorations and kids' rooms — bright white, fire engine red and navy blue. Those are great... the hues and using them in careful doses can result in very chic red, white and blue... Taking whites a little creamy or tan, reds to terra-cotta and oxblood, and blues to... of red, white and blue, I usually think of good old-fashioned Fourth of July decorations..."
Guest Picks: 20 Gray and White Bedroom Finds for Both Sexes
Rest assured that these soft shades will create a relaxing feel, while textures and patterns ensure a bedroom that's no snoozefest
"textures and patterns ensure a bedroom that's no snoozefest... subdued and mature. I love how calm gray is and how it complements silver and white... a gray and white room can come through via patterns and textures. Perhaps the best... husband and wife. — Natasha from Schue Love... in grey and white, with small pops of turquoise and chartreuse. And I'm having my living... are gray,black & white.The M/bath is in black,white & gray marble.I'm not done yet but..."
My Houzz: A Dutch Family's Light and White Dream House
"simple and clean; furnishings and accents sprinkle in character... Taco and Petra Elink Schuurman wanted an older home with charm and character. But... ceilings and ample bedrooms. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Petra and Taco Elink... Schuurman and daughters Emilie and Fleur Location: Berkel en Rodenrijs, the Netherlands... ! Hip and urban. The pictures Of the living room and the dining area show clean... looking and the grey gave me relief from all the white. The non-standard windows throughout..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Black in the Bath
"bring black in for a dramatic and elegant bath that's different from all the rest... stunning and sophisticated, as evidenced by the selection of black bathrooms featured... work with black in a bath, along with a selection of black paint colors to try in your... Black is admittedly an unconventional color choice for a dominant color. Making it... selected the white veined black marble and black and white mosaic border for the floor but..."
The Case for Beautiful Black Doors
"crisp black doors, inside and out... doors black is at the top of my to-do list, and the more images of black doors I... doors black. Are you ready for black doors? Take a look at these examples, and tell... walls and white trim inside. I've always loved the combo of khaki and black in clothes... lovvvve black interior doors and if they're glossy, even better. black doors of renovated... as white, I assure you! Every speck of dust shows up on black in a home...and you..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Black in the Kitchen
Consider sampling Caviar or Cracked Pepper on your kitchen walls or cabinets for richness and impact
"Black is a classic hue in fashion — there's the little black dress and the debonair... debonair black tuxedo, and I'm sure I'm not the only one out there with way more pairs... using black as more than a mere accent color. Yes, black can suck a good deal of... cramped and dreary, but when used successfully it can be crisp, dramatic and elegant... pairs of black shoes in my closet than there are days of the week. Yet when it comes..."
Unravel the Mystery of Black
Venture into the shadowy world of this controversial hue; learning black's history and uses might just put it in a different light
"learning black's history and uses might just put it in a different light... we use black pigments and classify the color as a neutral. Black goes with everything... light, and because black is the absence of light, it isn't a color. Of course, in... shadow. Black can look elegant, solid and bold, but some may say it feels morbid or... about black and how to use it to create classy designs for your home.... everything, and many would argue that it is an essential element of any design, whether..."
Rooms Rock the Black Look
You don't need to be with the band to appreciate the intensity of living rooms, kitchens and bathrooms clad in black
"kitchens and bathrooms clad in black... rock star and you just like the drama and formality of an all-black room? Check out how... look like and ended up imagining all-black rooms with lots of nail heads, leather and... back in black with their rockin' designs.... all our White Oak floors in Black stain. Beautiful, elegant, shows everything but knew... since wood floors expand & contract, you can see lines between some boards when floor..."
Get a Knack for Black in the Garden
Dark walls, furniture and foliage do more than add drama in the landscape; they can be strategic design elements
"furniture and foliage do more than add drama in the landscape; they can be strategic... Edgy and sophisticated, black is having a moment in architecture and interiors.... design and black containers contrast with light, finely textured foliage. Could you... Black in the garden? It can work beautifully when used well. Inky walls help the... you use black in the garden? Here are some ideas to get you started.... Aussie and I agree about the black pools, and snakes and spiders. Also, If your kid was..."
Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of Classic Kitchen Style
Timeless but fresh, a classic kitchen can be the perfect starting point for your own, individual look
"necklace and heels or tennis shoes and black blazer and you can make the look your... individualist and too ornate for the purist, but for me it's like jeans and a white t-shirt:... styles and sub-styles, from Classic to Modern, Industrial to Cottage, and lots in... styles and aren't all one way. To sort all this out, join me on a tour of kitchen... timeless and flexible. This comes with other givens, such as neutral color palettes..."
5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials... granite and use it often for its durability and its earthy colors that add great texture... color and edge detail. Additionally, once the countertop hurdle is over, then there... movement and their flexibility in complementing different cabinet styles. Take a look... selections and how they seamlessly blend with either painted or stain-grade cabinets to..."