87 black shams Stories
Make a Designer-Look Pillow Sham for $15
"low-cost sham made to your exact taste... pillow shams. It’s superfast, and it makes my space feel fresh and new. But while... pillow shams, at $50 and up each, filling a sofa adds up quickly. So I found a way... pillow sham, fabric and iron-on adhesive, the possibilities are endless.... pillow shams too. Although, it takes a little more time than sewing a sham, this project... envelope sham. Also, I've been using them all week and they've held up great! Such..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Black
Take a walk on the dark side — your home has nothing to fear with this color when you know how to use it
"read as black, and ashy blacks that read as charcoal. There are flat black and glossy... fashion — black is a serious color. As Henri Matisse said, "Black is a force." And using... of all, black is beautiful. Like all colors, black has variations. There is true... glossy black, and everything in between. Many people assume that using black in decor... which black to use and where to use it. Here are examples of black done right in..."
Houzz Tour: Thoroughly Modern and Family Friendly
"like that black floor, I can only imagine how much work it requires to keep it dust free... have a black floor. I vacuum once a week, period. Whatever dust shows stays until... dust on a black floor then turn around and leave; the ones who stay are having a wonderful... balanced the black hardwood floors in the main area with the light hardwood floors that... covering in black. The vanity is from Ikea. Designer tip: “If you love dark, pick one thing..."
Guest Picks: Sophisticated Bedroom Finds for a Single Guy
No black-light posters, please. These bedroom furniture pieces and accessories offer grown-up style with a masculine flair
"No black-light posters, please. These bedroom furniture pieces and accessories offer... sleek and black. Mona Ives, you obviously know your guys (that would be in general, no... set. Black and white may be ubiquitous, but are so for a reason. Accents are gray... brown-black that does not, under any light, show even the smallest hint of brown... with a black ledge display shelf above the desk, for aforementioned Giants' memorabilia..."
9 Ways to Use Rich, Dark Paint
"chocolate, black, charcoal — all colors we typically shy away from because we're not sure... walls | Black walls | Dark brown walls... duvet and shams. It has a larger gathering though. Love the dark colors. I just had... charcoal, to black to muddy brown depending on the light -and looks great with just about... love with black paint- the back of our summerhouse was white-but quite dark (north facing... painting black.. but have to say it looks very dark-and seems to reflect off the white..."
My Houzz: Pretty Meets Practical in a 1920s Walk-Up
Creative styling gives an 800-square-foot rental such an inspired homey air, you might just miss the office in the living room
"grays and blacks with a touch of gold for glimmer, her rental is a perfectly tailored... against the black wall, in the corner near the bathroom. That table is very graceful, and... paint: Black Horizon, Benjamin Moore Moss says she's not an expert in hanging art... grays and blacks. "I love lying in bed on a Sunday morning," she says. "My bedroom is... duvet and shams, Aqua Boarder, Serena & Lily An Ikea Malm dresser in the bedroom..."
Missoni for Target Collection Debuts to a Shopping Frenzy
"version of Black Friday: The collection, which consists of apparel, accessories, and home... duvet and shams. Mix and match with your current bedding to create a look all your own... with the black-and-white shower curtain. At only $29.99, these rugs are practically... includes some black-and-white based products. The Stoneware collection mixes Missoni’s signature..."
My Houzz: Hillside Home in Northern California
A stylist capitalizes on a stunning view of the San Francisco Bay and natural light in every room of her contemporary family home
Rhymes with Orange
Single Design Moves That Make the Whole Bedroom
"fabulous black doors and that wild rug! In the same photo, I think that light fixture... noticed the black closet doors, the wild carpet squares and the bike paintings. And in... picked the black doors and the rug. In a couple of photos I picked an alternative. In... really black piece in the room. (LOL). I once had a semi-gloss chocolate brown bedroom... matching shams for $ 3 each marked down from $28 each for the vanity skirt, and the..."
Perk Up Your Bedding’s Personality
Nix that whole ‘bed in a bag’ thing in favor of artfully arranged separates that speak to the imagination
"I’d get black and blue getting in and out of the bed in the second picture. My bruises... match the black bolsters. This room has AKA all over it can't wait to show it to my... grey, black and white mixes. I change the bed every five days, just in case, cant... with the black bolsters (photo # 2): "(Note: Your bedding choice should augment and... Different shams the spread. Amazing Found two pictures below of custom beds that I have..."
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
"legs in black. Painted all the gold lamps in silver,white or black. Lamp shades are... are gray,black & white.The M/bath is in black,white & gray marble.I'm not done yet but... added some black , the rug is a black Karastan with some very muted grey / green and sort... are in black,silver or white paint,1 w/fabric, 2 w/beads & 2 w/jewel trim lamp shades... pillow shams, except for a few of the throw pillows, which are the violet, and two..."
Here's How to Steer Clear of 10 Top Design Don'ts
Get interiors that look professionally styled even if you're taking the DIY route, by avoiding these common mistakes
"pillow sham with a blanket stuffed inside. I was thinking to store the blanket next... perfect sham, and it worked!! Great article! Thank you! This is a very good article... pillow shams that are not chopped. And, some arty pillows on the sofa that are not... just like black kitchen cabinets. Our kitten is starting a new fashion for chewed pillows... a dark black round pedestal table. It would solve the problem of navigating the room..."
Houzz Call: Send in the Dogs
Have the greatest dog in the world? Share your best design photo featuring the dog you live or work with
"from pure black, changed to all pink, then back to pure black again over the first 5... loves Euro shams preferably if the bed is freshly made. They follow me everywhere but... Jojo, my Black and Silver Mini-Schnauzer who thinks she's 10 ft. tall and bulletproof... have a black couch! Sometimes I can't find her because she blends too well! Whoops... Max, the black pug, is usually stationed in my lap, which makes painting a bit more..."
Living Area Lightened Up and Ready for Anything
"Placing the black hutch which was a substantial piece in the family room made the dining... like a black hole. The fabric of the two swivel chairs seems almost like same color... of the black china cabinet. The colors throughout are so much better. The fireplace... out the black counters and make them work. I always appreciate reuse. Here is what... quilt and shams) to update the pale taupe walls. I got depressed every time I walked..."