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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
"— your home has nothing to fear with this color when you know how to use it... against this color: art, furniture, trim. The trick, as always with color, is knowing... is the color of the night sky, ebony, caviar and coal. It was one of the first colors... serious color. As Henri Matisse said, "Black is a force." And using it in decor is... Like all colors, black has variations. There is true black, which absorbs all light..."
5 Tips for Choosing a Primary Outdoor Color
Strengthen your style statement by carrying color choices from your home to all the parts of your property that surround it
"carrying color choices from your home to all the parts of your property that surround... of your home's interior design, and color is an element that can easily be carried... textures and colors provide a sense of place that's uniquely you. Your outdoor living space... signature color, you can create a beautiful, cohesive look for your entire living environment... brick home on a heavily wooded lot. It seems we should just keep going with the pink..."
9 Ways to Add Color to a Kitchen
"with the colors you love in the heart of your home... high-impact colors when designing or renovating kitchens, since it's best to have a timeless... neutral colors and materials that are quite forgettable. Don't be afraid to add... add color to your kitchen. Look at other areas of your house for inspiration. Perhaps... there are colors in your favorite painting or fabric that inspire you. Below are some... bursts of color! Another way to add color to the kitchen is with artwork. We have a huge..."
Color Energizes Modern House Interiors
See how selective splashes of color can emphasize architecture and activity areas throughout a modern-style home
"splashes of color can emphasize architecture and activity areas throughout a modern-style... embrace color on their exteriors, but ironically, most of the houses featured are white... using color in modern interiors. This ideabook highlights various tactics for applying... applying color to simple and sparse interiors; it includes spaces in the few buildings... bright colors. The red stair railings, the yellow room and the green room with storage..."
Take a Tour of Popular Colors Through the Decades
"affected the colors of our homes... because color selection doesn't happen in a vacuum. Politics, economics and technology... influence what colors will be popular in a particular time. If there's an economic boom,... the colors will likely be joyful and celebratory. If, on the other hand, there's... Square home a putty color with mauve shutters. It was so "in." Fun and interesting... summer home called "Fallingwater" is Like turning on the TV to Sunday Morning and..."
Color Courage: Jewel Tones
"stunning of colors are called jewel tones for a reason. These hues instantly add feelings... bit of color courage to use them, but the results are well worth it. For those who... believe that color is therapeutic, jewel tones just may be what the doctor ordered. Their... live with color, why not consider the benefits and beauty of jewel tones?... these colors. I am currently working up the courage to do my living room in these..."
12 Top Colors for Night Owls
"These home colors reach their peak at the end of the day. Which is your favorite... straight from Color 101, but I've forgotten it more than once: Always test paint colors in... true: Some colors reach their peak just when the day is winding down. Check out these... saturated color; a paler color just will not provide enough substance (however, if you... repeat colors from one room to the next (i.e. if the color is apricot in the dining..."
How to Choose a Front Door Color
"makeover your home needs. Use our color guides to each color to learn which hue, from... let your home blend into the background — even if you're not in the market for changing... exterior color scheme, a new coat of paint on your front door could be just the makeover... see a color repeated. Of course, the homes were generally neutral colors, so the... about homes in Ireland was the vibrant colors of the front doors. I saw every color..."
Guest Picks: Autumn Colors
"for your home in the colors of fall's crisp leaves... natural colors into your home decor. — Lori from automatism... with rich color as the leaves change to vibrant crimsons, burnt oranges and deep golds... modern homes. Bring the weekly groceries home in style with the Trapp Simple Tote... to your home with this lovely vintage Dutch blanket, made of 100 percent wool. I love... bright fall color to a living, dining or kitchen area — and it's available in different..."
Houzz Tour: A Colorful Victorian Gets a Through Line
Color, repetition and a 52-foot-long runner unify the rooms in this newly redecorated San Francisco home
"Color, repetition and a 52-foot-long runner unify the rooms in this newly redecorated... most at home — on the water. Without resorting to nautical clichés, she created a space... using color, repetition and a really long rug, she fluidly created a through line... like the colors that you used and the fact that you kept the charm of your home! OCD... designer! The home office and living room combo is wonderful. I don't think I'd ever leave..."
Pick the Right Color Palette to Showcase Your Art
"right colors. A Houzz user recently faced this very dilemma: How do you use color... pulling wall colors for our new home from area rugs we bought in Turkey... Love any post... your wall color or pop against your wall color. It just stands alone. Maybe that is an... work with colored walls. The National Gallery in DC uses soft colors and faux finishes... subject of color behind artwork. In the 80's people hung cheap prints on white walls,..."
Rooms Bloom with Daffodil Colors
Spread sunshine throughout your home's interior design with the yellow and green colors of this flower-power palette
"your home's interior design with the yellow and green colors of this flower-power... into a home. Check out these photos for inspiration.... classic color scheme that never goes stale, and it spreads cheer wherever you bring... love this color and a little goes a long way. Sometimes just a colorful pillow is all... use of colour here. It is so refreshing. Could it be that some of these pics work... ..the colors of Mardi Gras. The Queen of Carnival always has a bouquet of daffodils..."
Enhance Your Yard With the Right Fence Color
Perk up your patio or landscaping this summer with a fence color that complements your home's exterior and sets off plantings
"fence color that complements your home's exterior and sets off plantings... right color could be the pick-me-up your yard needs. Browse more fence photos... to your home and its contents. Now you can use all your creativity in painting the... of colors. Couldn't help but notice the "color fence" article here. Check out the... how far color fence has come. It's 35 colors and 5 woodgrains that can be mix and matched..."
My Houzz: Colorfully Collected in Austin
"fills her home with bold color and one-of-a-kind accents... bold color palettes and one-of-a-kind pieces." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... decorated your home. It is youthful and very hip. Continue to enjoy. I know however that it... Austin home! We enjoyed working on the UT Golf Clubhouse in Austin- http://www.houzz... hangers and color code all of the pieces in the closet. It makes it look much messier than..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Gold
It's OK to be a gold digger — this timeless color adds a rich glow to walls, furnishings and home decor that anyone would covet
"timeless color adds a rich glow to walls, furnishings and home decor that anyone would... so many colors, but plum and turquoise are favorites. In Asian-influenced design red... flat gold color on these walls is enhanced by touches of metallic gold in the coffee... straw-colored gold tone. A small space is a great place for going bold with wallpaper... styles and colors. The ornate gold trim on this refurbished settee is both classic and..."