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Hot Color Combo: Cool Blues and Warm Brass
It's trending all over, but navy or royal blue with brass or gold just also might become a new classic pairing
"royal blue with brass or gold just also might become a new classic pairing... navies and royal blues paired with warm metals like brass, copper and gold. You've... solid and stately, and paired with the right blue, the look is sophisticated and... Deep blues are classic. Think pea coats, blue jeans and the late-evening sky. Brass... work with blues and brass, from the kitchen to the living room and everywhere in between..."
Bathed in Color: Favorite Yellows and Golds for the Bath
"picks and ideas for yellow walls... grays and slate blues. Golden yellows used with warm neutrals, such as beige and... energy and warmth into a space. It's an especially smart color choice for those who... smoky blue burnout drapes and a crisp white trapunto bedspread with yellow and blue... patience and wisdom and symbolizes sunlight. So those houses that lack sunlight can... something warm and soft. humble gold - Sherwin Williams. I just looked at their website and..."
Brass and Gold Accents Make a Comeback
"a limb and say I'm digging all the warm brass and gold you see used as hardware and... loving rose golds for necklaces and rings as well as the warmer shades of brass and gold... brass and gold. More: A Little Sparkle, a Little Shine... kitchen, and around the house as accents. Here's inspiration for something I thought... hardware and faucets to nickel, but I still have gold in the guest suite, and am glad... classic and timeless. For me, it depends on the color of gold and brass. Old brass..."
5 Gold Plants to Illuminate Shady Garden Spots
Dark garden corners don't have to mean deep, monochromatic color. Gold plants brighten the landscape with shots of luminosity
"color. Gold plants brighten the landscape with shots of luminosity... silvers and especially golds. I confess, I always hated gold plants until I discovered... percent gold — their coloring is a gradient of gold to chartreuse, and that complexity... discovered gold foliage plants for shade. "Gold" can be a bit misleading in this context... Heart "Gold Heart" the leaves have a bright Chartreuse color and the hearts are soft..."
A Great Color Combination: Gold Meets Gray
"How Warm and Cool Tones Combine in Elegant Interiors... combination of gold and gray. It brings to mind the recent trend which embraces mixing metal... While gold and silver toned metals are seen in some of these rooms, the form in which... space and include fabric, paint colors, wallpaper, wood and stone.... love the gold and gray combination and now want to redo some of my rooms, thanks for... Love the gold tones with dark gray...so elegant. The combo of gold and gray is exquisite..."
Olympic Architecture Equals Gold-Medal Style
The architects who set the stage for the Olympic Games devise innovative designs that resonate long after the flame goes out
"London, and if you're like me, you're watching with anticipation for the fleeting moment... designed and constructed in an incredibly short period of time, which is an Olympic... games and become a vital part of the city for years to come. Here are a few of... has been and always will be the Olympic stadium in Munich - the most unusual and graceful... to Form and Function, and are a perfect reflection of the Olympic spirit: his structures..."
My Houzz: A DIY Gold Mine in the Heart of Texas
From a sawn-down sleigh bed to book pages as wallpaper, the projects in this home are a testament to the homeowners' ingenuity
"Camille and Kyle Dickson, their two children and Boston terrier Rufus Location: Abilene... designer and blogger Camille Dickson is a DIY convert of the highest order. There is... home is a gold mine of home improvement inspiration, with projects ranging from a fully... kitchen and bath to an accent wall entirely covered with book pages from a French study... tiles, and your courage and try it!!!! You can save a bundle AND walk away with great..."
Great Design Plant: Gold Collection Hellebores Perform Like Stars
Exciting colors, longer bloom times, forward-facing flowers ... These hybrids leave old hellebores in the dust
"hands and knees, and attractive, healthy foliage. The Gold Collection of hellebores... all that and more, truly earning their gold status. This series features several different... rabbits and shade, they meet my criteria for a low-maintenance, evergreen perennial... trees and shrubs and a large patch of Hellebores on the north side of the house.... and some are lethal. A bit more info can be found in the wikipedia entry and other..."
My Blue Heaven: New Reasons to Love the Color of Sea and Sky
Derived from gems, worn by royalty and loved the world over, blue has a past as deep as the midnight sky
"royalty and loved the world over, blue has a past as deep as the midnight sky... Blue is a go-to color. Almost everyone likes it, and with good reason. Blue makes... the sea and the heavens. It evokes a sense of trustworthiness, dignity — even royalty... drawings. Blue developed over time, a shade at a time. A little history might give you... designs and varied shades of blue and white. Interesting how a pale lavender blue..."
Great Design Plant: Hubricht's Bluestar
Billowy, willowy, and with blooms in three seasons, Bluestar makes a cooling, breezy impression in the landscape
"willowy, and with blooms in three seasons, Bluestar makes a cooling, breezy impression... humidity and heat in stride. When a refreshing summer breeze blows through the landscape... case. And with three seasons of distinctly different garden interest to offer, you... feet tall and wideBenefits and tolerances: Flowers attract butterflies; deer tolerantSeasonal... showier and more attractive with age. Petite sky-blue flowers arrive in late spring..."
Get a Cool Garden Look With Gray and Blue Plants
Looking for plants that calm with color in the heat of summer? Look no further than these 14 soothing beauties
"mood. Blue and gray plants can recede to make way for bolder, brighter hues. But... gardens, and in the heat of summer evoke airy or aquatic settings. See how to grow 14... e Fir and Antonow's Blue Honey Bush and and.. I need more room for blue things... those. And then there are all the lovely blue hostas (zone 4 hardy) and Horstmann's... favorite blue leaved shrub is Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'- great silvery turquoise blue..."
Room of the Day: Wrapped in Blues and Silvery Hues
Chic and comfortable, this coastal Rhode Island living room honors its classic architecture but keeps things fresh with a cool palette
"Chic and comfortable, this coastal Rhode Island living room honors its classic a... artwork and dramatic fabrics. While the room looks elegant, it’s far from a no-kids-allowed... ! The blue and brass family room and now soft blue and silver!!! Wow, it's all I... blinds and curtains - all in similar shades of blue and white. Beautiful! Nicely... color blue in their design and I must say each and everyone of them are simply stunning..."
More Top Paint Picks for 2014: New Greens, Blues and Neutrals
Valspar’s new colors aim to lift spirits and express creativity. Here’s how to use 9 of them in lively ways
"spirits and express creativity. Here’s how to use 9 of them in lively ways... cultures and customs gone by, and reinvent style with expressions of creativity,” the... Traveler and Yours Truly. These palettes aim to “restore spirits with a return to simplicity... colors and fresh, springtime-ready, happy hues. Here are my favorite nine picks from... white, gold, and chrome, and the walls set those off beautifully. I'm in the process..."
A Glimmer of Gold Leaf Will Make Your Room Shine
"Gold-leafing, or gilding, has embellished everything from furniture to picture frames... Today, gold leaf can add a touch of old-world luxury that still feels modern — whether... hue of gold leaf is a far cry from the shiny brass of the '70s, so don't be afraid... fan of gold and warm colors. The gold leaf on the doors is so fresh and unexpected... examples and closeups that all have either accents of gold leaf or gold leaf is the..."
In the Navy: What's New With This Dark Blue
Quietly powerful and always classic, navy blue can help rooms from casual contemporary to elegant traditional make a statement
"powerful and always classic, navy blue can help rooms from casual contemporary to elegant... Navy blue typically conjures up feelings of dependability, power and authority.... look new and fresh, and it always gives a room that wow factor.... Navy blue is one of those colors that gets a lot of respect — even from those who... blue with Tommy bahama bedding in cream tones with a rich blue and gold rug... light and cabinets painted dark. My next project is my bedroom and the walls will..."