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Guest Picks: Blue and White Cottage by the Sea
"waves and sun-baked sand with a color palette inspired by the beach... by the blues and whites that evoke the feeling of a Grecian isle. From fresh art for... bedding and cushy towels, these 20 accent pieces work together to bring you the sparkling... water and sky of the Aegean home. Enjoy! — Laura from Lolalina... "bread and butter notes"? They were the bread and butter of correspondence, and I... comfort and fluff of traditional terry cloth. These fringed and striped bath towels..."
Great Color Pairings: Fire and Ice
"room with blue and orange or violet and yellow... ining blue and orange or violet and yellow is like combining fire and ice: Light... Light blues and violets bring the ice, and bold strokes of orange and yellow add the fire... fresh and fun color combinations also give a new twist to color schemes in bedrooms... interesting and complicated at the same time. You can use green and red in a room and it... light blue curtains with red, brown, and orange accent pillows on my white leather..."
Guest Picks: Blue and White All Around the Home
"purists and go strictly blue and white, but I like it best when the combination commands... Lately, blue and white is king.This color pairing can veer classic, nautical or modern... modern. Blue and white ceramics, for instance, are thrown in with all kinds of styles... get your blue and white on. — Sarah from The Estate of Things... bring some blue and white into the bath, and I love the look and weight of these Turkish..."
Blue and White
"child and I never tire of it. Perhaps that's why I love blue and white interiors... using blue and white. Without further ado, here are some favorites.... nautical navy and white striped sweater. I've had some version of this outfit since I was... crisp, and remind me of the coast. The next time you need to freshen up a room, consider... cabinets and blue walls! Very very nice de living room blue and white, very elegant..."
Pretty Color Combo: Pink and Blue
"using pink and blue together. This is probably due to the fact that for so long pink was... color and blue was considered a boys' room color. This trend tricked the mind into... Pink and blue as a combination works in several different rooms. It's great for... with it and have some fun. You might be surprised by this color combination.... did pink and blue in my daughters nursery.... romantic and female... I've got those colors going on in my office! http://secretcityranch..."
Guest Picks: 20 Blue and White Fabrics Perfect for a Cottage
"pretty blue and white fabrics in simple florals, dots, checks and stripes. Don't forget... Blue and white make for one of those classic color combinations that never go out... light and laid-back cottage look. It's easy: Just mix and match a variety of pretty... wonderful and inspiring ideas! Love the blue and white fabric! I've been making a series... for good blue and white fabrics to go with them. Thank you for this collection. :) Sources..."
Guest Picks: Blue and Yellow Market Finds
"out with Blue and Yellow. Inspired by the London sunshine, I've pulled together some... yellow and blues? — Will from Bright.Bazaar... towel and the yellow stripe pasta bowl from Habitat. Do you have a favorite from... styles and colors scattered all over my outdoor area - in clusters and hanging from... turquoise and blue rings on this Jonathan Adler cushion look like water after a stone... stripes and polka dots — in one of my top color combinations, and I'm a happy chap..."
4 Hip Hues for 2013 and How to Use Them at Home
Strike a bluesy chord that's decidedly upbeat or make things greener on your side of the fence, with fresh paint colors for the new year
"Dusk Blue (a sea blue) and Monaco Blue (a deep, darker blue). Benjamin Moore has... Courtland Blue and Stratton Blue. Sherwin-Williams is promoting a mix of deep tonal hues... House and Mountain Stream, and some very vibrant colors, like Eye Catching, Electric... Electric Lime and Calypso. In the mood to try something new? Consider some ways to incorporate... these and similar colors into your home this year.... fresh and inviting and blues definitely give a room an immediate cooling effect...."
Turquoise Dreams and Beachy Things
Whether you sway toward South Pacific or float to a moodier blue, turquoise will land you on the shores of happy
"moodier blue, turquoise will land you on the shores of happy... caught — and held — my attention. I was entranced by the pastel water that washed onto... the rich blue-greens of the waves crashing against the reef.... Ocean and all its shades of blue, aqua and turquoise... Raisa http://www.houzz.c... tile is brown/black/gray, the shower curtain is of grays and whites and beige, very... color and all the shades of blue-green -- from feature walls to the smallest details..."
Room of the Day: Wings, Wind and Water Inspire a Bathroom
Birds soar through the shower of this bathroom for a girl, while gorgeous blue stone keeps it grounded
"gorgeous blue stone keeps it grounded... designer and manufacturer of custom mosaic tile, and has access to all kinds of materials... birdhouse and under the eaves of our house,” Baldwin says. “In the evenings, as they... grandmother and I would watch them.”... Nicely done and so peaceful ! This is stunning!! Simply beautiful Beautiful and unique... swoop and soar will appreciate how well Sara knows these birds and captured their..."
Basement of the Week: Warm Modernism in a Notable 1930s Home
Wood, leather and warm browns give the basement in this Keck and Keck home in Chicago an inviting air
"leather and warm browns give the basement in this Keck and Keck home in Chicago an... floors, and the whole thing was mostly storage," says architect and interior designer... inviting and relaxing hangout space for the couple and their two teenagers. Basement... minikitchen and storage. The couple wanted to honor the home's modern design but do it... couple and their 2 teenage daughters Location: Wilmette, Illinois Size: About 1,000..."
Great Design Plant: Try Blue Bells for Blooms in Dry Soil
"violet-blue flowers and silvery foliage brighten low-water gardens all year long... stics and one other — drought tolerance. Blue Bells is the latest of a string of... Springs, CA and it gets very warm and this one does very well and I would love to find... plant blue bells along with the rosemary and lavender. Thank you. Are these considered... drink and drain plant, so water in the early morning, never at night and not often..."
Guest Picks: Baby Blue Essentials
"Light blue, white and neutral accents make for a relaxing and inviting nursery... our baby blue essentials. — Kristy and Beth from Design Chic... mother and grandmother. When we found out a baby boy was on his way the search for... dreamiest — and, yes, even the most practical — nursery items began. Here is a roundup... pictures and that prince light fixture are so classic and sophisticated. A few of your..."
Houzz Tour: Natural Beauty in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Generous glass opens this home to its acres of views, while wood and steel keep it strong and grounded
"while wood and steel keep it strong and grounded... to live and where to build a house. For much of our lives, jobs and schools are a... climate and nearby amenities. For a couple of Connecticut empty nesters originally... beauty and proximity to an international airport for flying to the U.K. were important... of the Blue Ridge Mountains — horse country, yet also near Charlotte, North Carolina... bedroom and bathroom? Beautiful home, there are so many beautiful and contrasting places..."
Great Design Plant: Donkey Spurge
Yes, there's the awful name, plus the sap issue. But this plant's foliage and flowers bring something special to Eastern U.S. gardens
"foliage and flowers bring something special to Eastern U.S. gardens... children and pets away and wear gloves when dealing with it; try not to break the stems... lovely blue tint that blends with everything. The surprise in spring is the lime-green... awful name and try to give a little more credit where credit is due. Caution: When the... flowers turn brown and crispy and look ugly on the rocks, so pruning them back is another..."