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Show News: Rare Quilts Get Museum Time
See 6 intricate designs from a California exhibition and get tips for building your own quilt collection
"private quilt show in New York with renowned quilt collector Shelly Zegart. He instantly... intricate quilt, a rare New York Beauty pattern. This first quilt was destined for... have a quilt," he says. This summer and fall, 35 quilts, patterns and other ephemera... about quilts until he dated a girl who did. In 1989 she invited him to a private... than 250 quilts, many of which he displays on his home's walls. "Every home should have..."
Weekend Decorating: Playing with Blankets, Throws, and Quilts
"throws and quilts. Oftentimes we take for granted their colors, textures and intricate... throws and quilts. Some of the suggestions in the images below may be familiar to you... blankets and quilts in the Spring, but I really believe in the information I provided. Thanks... used a quilted throw before in my dining room and it looks great. It has a lot more... shade or color. They're functional. That's all. That's all you need!..."
Guest Picks: 20 Modern Quilts for Kids
"modern quilts for kids. — Elaina from Fun Finds for Mom... favorite color, so I wouldn't mind having this textured Ruched Quilt from Serena &... beautiful quilts made by FunQuilts are an investment, for sure, but the good news is... geometric quilt. This quilt by Denyse Schmidt is called Swirly Rose, but it reminds me of... Triangles Crib Quilt by Carson Converse is actually two quilts in one: sunny triangles on..."
Quilts: Perfect for Changing Seasons
"perfect quilt weather. There's a lot to love about quilts year-round, though. Such... third quilt down. I love quilts. I have them in the living room too. Even in the... folded quilts on year round. When it's cold, pull off a quilt to snuggle up with... patchwork quilt. I had a collection of quilts which I sold when I moved abroad, but have... I have quilts out because though it my be hot and sticky outside I can get chilled..."
Coverlet, Duvet, Quilt, Comforter: What's the Difference?
"coverlet, quilt, duvet, comforter, blanket — what do they all mean, what do you use with... usage. A quilt is (surprise) quilted. The quality of stitching, pieced pattern or embroidery... cloth quilts out there e.g. your comforter picture. A comforter is tied, not quilted... can be a quilt or a comforter & visa versa, but not always. It is any textile used as... blanket, quilt or comforter. "Duvet" & "duvet cover" definitions are fine. To househaven:..."
Pattern Scout: Cozy Up to Patchwork
Charmingly homespun or geometric and modern, patchwork quilts add that comfy something to beds, walls and tables
"patchwork quilts add that comfy something to beds, walls and tables... variety of quilts. From an elaborate crazy quilt to a simple grid, a quilt always adds... together a quilt. Finding an antique quilt, it's not uncommon to wonder about the story... use the quilt daily. Some new quilts are even machine washable. If you love mixing... serve? Quilts can easily be found at antiques shops and through online vendors like..."
Pep Up With Patchwork Tiles
Don't call them crazy — quilt-style tile patterns are bringing energy and playfulness to walls, countertops and even floors
"crazy — quilt-style tile patterns are bringing energy and playfulness to walls, countertops... patchwork quilts, try mixing tiles of various patterns and colors for a similar effect... favorite colors and patterns in one place. Use the method on your backsplash, entryway... palette of colors. (most can fire a little higher for durability without color burn out... plain color section, no? I love those stairs! Any tips in putting tile up outdoors..."
Warm Up Your Bedding for Winter
"extra quilt or blanket brings the cozy, keeps the chic... age-old quilt from storage, or adding a cuddly extra blanket. Regardless of your c... about the quilt and linens in picture number 2? I'm usually not a fan of pink but that... variety of colors to add to the visual texture. Including colors like a deep grey will... pair a colorful patchwork quilt with printed sheets…the mix of textures will add to... beat a quilt for warmth in the cooler months. Choose a patchwork one with loads of..."
Celebrate Patriotism All Year With Americana Style
Cozy quilts, folk art, gingham and American flags help proclaim pride in the country even after the Fourth of July
"Cozy quilts, folk art, gingham and American flags help proclaim pride in the country... flags; quilts; a red, white and blue palette; nautical touches; classic American furniture... Amish quilts and iconic logos like Coca-Cola. You don't have to have an explosion... StylesClassic Color Duo: Blue and White Federal and colonial furniture pieces like these... gingham, quilted pillows, a red-white-blue palette and the framed flag. The use of white..."
8 New Takes on Time-Honored Textiles
Crocheting, quilting and even macramé are weaving through today's interior decorating in creative reinterpretations
"ting, quilting and even macramé are weaving through today's interior decorating in... I'm into quilting -- bed spreads, lap throws, wall hangings, place mats, etc. Each piece... nice quilts ! I've always wanted to learn but I know me, I would NEVER have the... ago. Quilting is now therapy for me. defever, that's so cool! Thanks so much for... injected with color, shape and texture by one graphic quilt. This isn't your mother's macramé..."
So Your Style Is: Colorful
Somewhere over the rainbow are rooms as vivid and unique as you are. Here's how to make the colorful look work like a charm
"make the colorful look work like a charm... satisfy a color craving except color. The sheer volume of possibilities is tantalizing... it is: Colorful style celebrates the beauty of the spectrum. It's not tied to a single... personally, to colors that their effect on our mood and mind-set can be magical. You'll love... know why colors fall in and out of fashion — aren't they all gorgeous?... style is colorful, but in most rooms colors are subtle and richer colors are muted,..."
Color Guide: How to Use Teal
This blue-green color is a versatile classic for walls, furniture and accessories, conjuring everything from the tropics to the Tropicana
"blue-green color is a versatile classic for walls, furniture and accessories, conjuring... and its color wheel match is coral. But it also works with cream, navy, pinks and... favorite color. My wedding colors were teal and aged gold... I LOVE the kitchen with... "go to color"....,it really does "work" with every color. franki You certainly have... front door color a strong brown red, and I love the pop against the wall color when the..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Orange
Orange is the most controversial color in the spectrum, but its warmth and personality can charm almost anyone
"controversial color in the spectrum, but its warmth and personality can charm almost anyone... pop of color or a more muted background color used to warm up a room. It looks amazing... It's the color of sunsets and tropical fruit, and it is undeniably cheery and bold.... controversial color in the spectrum. More people claim to have strong positive or negative... for this color. I want to know if it's possible or will look beautiful to put orange..."
My Houzz: An Antique Cape Cod House Explodes With Color
Creativity and color burst from every corner in this unique 18th-century Massachusetts home for an artist and her family
"y and color burst from every corner in this unique 18th-century Massachusetts home... vivid colors. A working artist known for her knit, crochet and stitchery designs... over-the-top colorful. What a happy house! Wow! I like color a lot but this is a little... feeling? I colored my wall with orange color, it was looking beautiful during the day... change the color, with a heavy heart. I really loved the orange color. I have seen rooms..."
My Houzz: Colorful Hand Painting Bedecks a Creative Home
A kaleidoscope of colors on walls, furniture and fabrics brings an energetic spirit to a 1920s colonial in Texas
"pe of colors on walls, furniture and fabrics brings an energetic spirit to a 1920s... rainbow of colors and whimsical design. Hand-painted murals, ombré dining walls, an impressive... More color than I can handle on a daily basis. BUT, I love that gray wall color... I am a color person (no neutrals if possible). The colors in this house are beautifully... the way color has been used in this home. I, too, love color and have begun to use..."