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737 crystal chandelier with shade Ideabooks
Bright Light, Big Lantern
"and a chandelier, and styles run the full gamut from traditional carriage house to... I fill with seasonal things like pine cones, Easter eggs or glass Christmas ornaments... fixtures with more refined lines are a good choice so that they float rather than overfill... Your Chandelier with a ShadeBrowse lanterns in the Products section A cream shade... works well with the other accessories in this room. Lanterns are also a great choice..."
New York Chic Meets Southern Comfort in a Texas Home
Sophisticated, inviting and child friendly all at once, these 4 rooms show skillful use of color, pattern and texture
"to come with them. They found a house with architecture they loved, with a freshly... family and with friends. Here are four of their redecorated rooms that are comfortable... along with design tips for the rest of us.... though with the office chairs. They look far too big and just out of place to me.... space with white upholstered chairs... Just a word of warning. Rolling kitchen... Roman shades with a Greek key pattern soften the space and take away any office vibe..."
Color Magic: Tap Into Psychology to Better Use Blue at Home
OK, it's backed more by science than magic. But see how expert research can help you create powerful, even bewitching, interior effects
"proposed some shade of blue, from aqua to indigo, as a popular color for 2013. The color... with wood tones, browns, beiges and cream colors, as well as with other natural elements... agree with ruthmand on using it with wood and natural tones. I've included a picture... battling with. Blue is a colour I have always wanted to place in an interior just to... bored with it. The super-saturation was a bit more expensive, but when you want..."
Budget Decorator: Shop Your Home for a New Look
"already use with fresh eyes. Get started with these three steps: *Do a walk-through of... experimenting with decorating styles, but like most of us, my decorating budget does not... my home with more stuff), when I want a change I first try to use what I have in a... I'm done with something, I am done with it and ready to pass it on to someone else.... to live with it, I am fine. With my own hubby I insisted that stuff he no longer wears..."
Choosing and Hanging Your Dining Room Light
"great chandelier or pendant light hanging over a dining room table to really bring... a new chandelier!). Lovin' it Layla! :0-) I'm about to buy a new Chandy for my... consider the chandelier in the 4th photo from top to be too small and too high from the... which chandelier is right for your space: http://www.theshadeshop.com/blog/2010/... ing-a-chandelier-by-formula/ This is a great article. Very helpful info...."
Warm Up to White All Around the House
Explore the many ways to design a white kitchen, bathroom, dining room or bedroom that's far from stark and sterile
"color with modern minimalism, but it is also perfectly at home with cozy Shabby Chic... white with black, I call it Chanel Design, so chic and timeless and with some swarovski... too! With all-white walls, you can go nuts with really richly coloured soft furnishings... depressed with their selections of dull shades of greens, pinks, etc. I would LOVE,... alone with no children or animals to keep it that way without constantly cleaning..."
Houzz Tour: Youthfulness Energizes a Philadelphia Townhouse
Shedding stuffiness for bold colors, art and contemporary pieces, this home's first floor is now fresh and family friendly
"pregnant with her first child, now 12. "After I had my second child, the first floor... floor, with its galley layout broken into small rooms, wasn't working for our family... things up with bright colors, playful fabrics and abstract art. "By balancing contemporary... choices with more traditional fabric and furniture choices, we created a home that... with decorating challenges - especially like the one with the french doors where..."
On Trend: French Lamps Guided by Light
Purity of purpose leads the designs of these French table lamps, pendants and floor lamps — they're all about the light
"complicated chandeliers and heavy lampshades have their place, especially in warm home... materials, with lightweight finishes and minimum fussiness. If it's called Cloud, it already... of the shade. This is actually a little light you wear as a jewel around your neck... outfit — with a floating, glowing bird. Floating sconces on either side of a plush bed..."
12 Great Kitchen Styles — Which One's for You?
Sometimes you can be surprised by the kitchen style that really calls to you. The proof is in the pictures
"recognize with your eyes than with words: You know it when you see it, and the photo... spiked with a bit of glam. I like to mix it up a little with traditional and new... kitchens with white appliances with stained cabinets I love the rustic and the craftsman... cabinetry with built-in hutch and little cubbies; they 'updated the kitchen' with plywood... white with the latest german appliances. I love the minimalist look with no 'dust..."
Two-Cook Kitchens Have Smart Space Chops
Seven Houzz users show off their clever solutions to having two — but not too many — cooks in the kitchen
"apartment with a 25-square-foot kitchen or have a spacious home with hundreds of feet... that come with too many cooks at once. Cramped counter space, a single sink and trying... cooking with more than one person a breeze.... makes the chandelier over the table with the black shades? Where did she find a three-bowl... agree with kshanti! The intro says this article is relevant for people with 25-sq... sink with holes for two faucets? Brilliant! This is going to be my approach to..."
Vintage Modern: Pairing Old and New
"along with your present to reflect a space that is genuinely you. Bring in grandpa's... Mix it with your new furnishings and discover a space that is truly your own, with... for old with a neighbor or shop flea markets to add bit of warmth to your typically... boards with sleek wicker chairs and the drum shade chandelier. Sorry, previous photo... iron bed with a contemporary piece of artwork. I LOVE the distressed look, but worry..."
Glamorous Dressing Rooms
"apartment with a Jack & Jill bath off her bedroom leading into another bedroom. But was... lined with custom floor to ceiling cabinets and an island placed in the middle of... room, with endless drawers for accessories and jewelry. I think what really set this... windows with a window bench placed between them for seating. Add in a couple of full... obsession with beautiful closets and dressing rooms - I love these. And that rug in the..."
8 Fantasy Dining Room Designs
Get ideas for your own over-the-top dinner party from the creations at San Francisco's Dining By Design Event
"the eye with their vibrant color palettes, others stunned with their intricate custom... start with during cocktail hour, why not. One can always make a few quick snippets... centerpiece with a smaller one once people sit down. Cheers, Claudia Thanks Vanessa... Design with your readers. Cheers, Claudia Wonderful display of talent and ingenuity... liked the crystal pavilion and green landscape concept the best. It's good to take these..."
My Houzz: Rising to the Renovation Challenge in Toronto
An eye for potential and substantial remodeling lead to a chic and comfortable home for a Canadian family
"showing. With several large-scale remodels under their belts, they'd been down this... consulted with Greg Cole of Cole Contracting. They agreed to square off the back with... great room with continuous flow to the outside. After months of planning, construction... associated with the 1-15 yr old crowd. There are also newer issues with entanglement and... ever year with new applications for in ground pools. though this is a modern style, I..."
Houzz Tour: Bridging Past and Present in a California Craftsman
A Santa Monica bungalow says goodbye to gloominess and hello to a bright new look that mixes modern and traditional
"at odds with their contemporary tastes and collection of fine art photography. The... assist them with the home's update. A specialist in historic architecture, Evens balked... dunes, with boardwalks leading to each home.... remodel with so many good details!! It looks clean, and airy. I like and with a few... owners with a true sense of style. Lots of detail with little contrast always wins... exterior. With so much detail, why is it All white? Show off the details with even a..."