Houzz is the new way to design your home.
788 black island Ideabooks
Alternatives to Granite Countertops, Part II
"The island is a contrasting black which we left shiny. Love the contrast of the... It's black with white vein. reminds me of a combonation of marble and soap stone... on my island :) I just adore copper, but the zinc I could live with too. That glazed... about that island... Zone9alady: I'm in ag zone 9b, we're practically neighbors! That... for an island top before? Something thick and textured underneath....? I've specified..."
Counter Intelligence: Stunning, Easy-Care Engineered Quartz
There's a lot to like about this durable blend of quartz and resin for kitchen countertops, and the downsides are minimal
"pattern -- black with speckles/splotches of white (for an overall muted greyish black... for the island or for all surfaces. Option: Newhaven on the island and Oakhampton... Cambrian Black in the blacks. Thank you. I will check them out. I appreciate the suggestions... angled island with one piece top make the kitchen the focal point of our large living... bought Black Galaxy, a Brazilian granite that is so dense it won't take a sealer...."
8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
"ns....black is the best neutral! Love all the painted kitchens, I wouldn't hesitate... is your black countertop? Very impressive DIY. thanx! - my x is a wonderful craftsman... thinking black or dark grey cabinets and a beadboard back splash instead of the ugly... ugly black tile. Any suggestions? hi! i would first make sure that the appliances are... I love black cabinets! Carriesue34 - Love the pic you copied and yours looks great..."
10 Popular Home Design Trends — Timely or Timeless?
Weigh in on whether these of-the-moment decorating elements will have staying power or become a memory of these times
"look of black appliances. But I'm partial to black and white kitchens. nanharvill... white, and black - and white and black were not even available in some models. My cabinets... bringing the black and white, and various colors of tile up to date is so much fun. It's... kitchen islands will endure, and marble counters, but I think granite will start to... kitchen islands? I don't think that will ever go out of style. Thanks midmodfan! I..."
9 Ways to Configure Your Cabinets for Comfort
Make your kitchen cabinets a joy to use with these ideas for depth, height and door style — or no door at all
"1/2" w/island bar at 44". Just enough room between lower island and bar for a custom... of the island. With the cooktop on the island, the sink on the perimeter just one... of the island, the fridge just a twirl and a step from the side of the island next... having the island with sink at this height. The bending isn't a big deal because they... and the island with the cooktop is 36". I don't want my face too close to my cooking..."
Single-Wall Galley Kitchens Catch the 'I'
"a flex-island. The island is countertop height and has drawer units on casters (similar... has a black glass top. It serves as my de facto island and the main dining table... fixed island with electric will either require a column or digging into the slab... parallel island is the kitchen design for my future pre-fab empty nest house, and I... The island means I won't lack for counter top space, but I'm not thrilled about..."
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"on the island whose community I didn't fully appreciate at the time that is now the... - the Island goes back to the Doomsday Book - the decoration was all my mothers,... is the Island will give you the house promise! The home of my heart, around 1952 in... kidney-shaped black glass top, ceramics and tapestry from Scandinavia, things like that.... That black spot is Laddie, our dog. He was part Collie and part German Shepard..."
Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen
"You cook and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-maintenance kitchen countertops, cabinets and floors
"burners, black ceramic coated grates and black burner trays. I found that combination... clean the black "patina" off the cast iron skillets! (Thank you, Lodge Cookware!) I... see some islands without sinks and stove tops stuck in the middle of them. I'm probably... on the island), BOTH of which have garbage disposals. Not only does it offer versatility... time, the island is actually taking the place of the "other side" of the kitchen, so..."
8 Top Hardware Styles for Shaker Kitchen Cabinets
Simple Shaker style opens itself to a wide range of knobs and pulls. See which is right for your own kitchen
"alot of black 'accents' around the space (black wall-mounted pot rack, black iron... Ive seen black walnut knobs on cherry cabinets that add a bit of contrast that looks... that are black with flecks of green and bronze (Verde Peacock) and all appliances/s... hammered black nickel hardware. We (will) have a similar color scheme in our kitchen... kitchen with Black Galaxy granite, stainless appliances/plumbing and ivory floor/walls...."
Houzz Call: Send in the Design Cats
Post your best photo of your cat at home, in the garden or with you in your studio. It could be published in a featured ideabook
"Stink (the black one) and Lily, who is enamoured with our napkin holder. Lounging in the... the old black couch... It's history now. Fuego still has his chair in the family room... Marco Island Florida Frankie! Where dat bird? Toetoe awaiting packing and Zoe not... Henry (black) and calico Charlotte...and a Wisconsin winter Frankie, still looking... at our island waiting to be fed Star thought the silver bowl on the dining table..."
Kitchen Sinks: Soapstone for Germ-Free Beauty and Durability
"cosmic black)--and while I love what I have, I still don't know if I would have loved... beautiful island top shows maring from careless use. Mineral oil conceals the gashes... "carved" this island top from a slab of soapstone purchased at Alberene Soapstone in Virginia... on the black stone. The soapstone was well worth the investment for the kitchen. So... honed black marble. I told him I would consider if we couldn't get the color soapstone..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"almost black to medium gray to a dark blue-green, most with beautiful creamy veining... com/concrete-island/by/bahkoconcrete What about Quartzite Countertops (not Quartz)? I recently... hard wood island top. hey are beautiful in the showrooms. I want to incorporate into... is the island the best place? Any thoughts? Epic Artisan Concrete: I am interested... especially on islands - it just adds a punch of color surrounded by granite or caesarstone..."
What Chihuahuas Can Teach Us About Interior Design
"little black face. The best companion Although not chihuahuas, my dogs have taught... little black cat Butter has a disability so I have to have ramps and cat towers staircased... Charlotte ( black ) Sophie ( tabby). They taught us unconditional love, that a look says... of my black and tan dog, Milo. I've painted other breeds but I can't count the number... babies, the black and white theme with some soft faux throws works perfectly for us, funny..."
8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference
Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate
"kitchen island counter (where the stools are) for chargers/computers etc. And in less... without an island. Since I had extra width I made my countertop depth 35 vs the 30 inches... small prep island right in the center of my work triangle...and, under the counter on... of that island, we made room for a tall trash container. So I can dispose of items... in the island, which is not a new idea but a great one! Great tips! We don't even..."
Taste a Rainbow: 11 Top Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them
Prime yourself for spring painting season with our color-happy guide to working with popular shades around the home
"Love the black room! I use black in my home a lot. I prefer masculine look with a... it with black and white in their homes. There's something about the graphic feel of... of the black and white against the more natural green hues that make the combo really... com/2013/01/black-white-green.html I'm an absolute color fanatic! I love bold color choices... living room black and I absolutely love it! I'm excited to get furniture in there so we..."