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3 Dark Kitchens, 6 Affordable Updates
Color advice: Three Houzzers get budget-friendly ideas to spruce up their kitchens with new paint, backsplashes and countertops
"with new paint, backsplashes and countertops... windows on exterior walls for more light is common. But these major endeavors can be costly... their exterior walls because of rules set by a homeowner's association. For those... cabinet paint job. If you like the layout of your kitchen and your cabinets are in... consider painting them to get a fresh look. These three Houzzers posted photos of... specialty paints such as chalkboard paint and paint used in distressing applications..."
Dark Exterior, Light Interior: 6 Homes That Celebrate Contrast
They claim the best of both worlds and have a distinct wow factor. See if any of these high-contrast homes light a spark of curiosity
"in the dark let our imaginations take hold. Dark exteriors allow the same to occur... houses with dark exteriors lately. Some have been made with the shou-sugi-ban technique... results in a dark exterior. Others resemble stealth aircraft, removing detail in favor of... between the exteriors (dark) and interiors (light).... total darkness. As has been explored elsewhere on Houzz, black and coal-gray exteriors... black exteriors isn't necessarily their form, which I equate with suspenseful movies..."
15 Dramatic Interior Paint Makeovers
Light to dark, dark to light. Soft to bold or newly toned down. See how these homeowners transformed their interiors with paint
"ht to dark, dark to light. Soft to bold or newly toned down. See how these homeowners... homes with paint. Today we're looking at how paint has changed your rooms, from the kitchen... The dark to light kitchen is beautiful! It affirms my beliefs that, sure dark cabinets... beautifully painted corridor!!! I would only paint the ceiling and change the flooring... buck than paint. Thank you for fulfilling my wish to see the changes paint color makes..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My House Exterior?
Real homeowners get real help in choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors
"choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors... choosing exterior paint colors. Help is on the way for three such homeowners, whose... s for exterior paint palettes. But first, three general tips for selecting an attractive... exterior paint colors. Any ideas for Sherwin Williams paints? I would love to see... article on paint colors for exteriors. Marie Meko I'm confused about this too... Our..."
Explore the Art of Light and Dark in Design
Play with dramatic contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors
"a room painted all black with a single light source coming from above. Your favorite... use of dark" on the floors and ceiling. We have the dark floor, but should we paint... could paint the ceiling a dark colour, and it would look great! Deedee.....I would... I love dark/light contrast - I think it adds drama without too much DRAMA. Yet, I... ceiling a dark color? I have a black ceramic floor in my kitchen considering white cabinets..."
When to Paint Your House Brown
Nature loves brown, from rich soil to sunlit sand, and so do home exteriors with a traditional or Craftsman bent
"do home exteriors with a traditional or Craftsman bent... from dark to light, fit these styles in a way other colors could not. Perhaps this... houses painted brown without any relief or variation to be a bit overbearing. Brown... was a dark grey. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. Would you paint my... would paint it a light color to make the walls stand out. Dark colors make houses... house painting brown. With the information and pictures in this article, surely more..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Dark Kitchen Brightens Up
"and very dark,” says designer Lisa Nerland. She was hired to take its appearance back... beautiful dark walnut top for a transition from one room to the other. Painted what... go from dark to light to dark and light again. I am currently installing designer... here. The paint color and windows are so fresh. I agree the fridge is in an odd location... of the dark sink & what a great idea to put a mirror above the sink! I may try that..."
So Your Style Is: Darkly Romantic
"at is darkly romantic? It’s a style that evokes overcast afternoons cocooned under... create a darkly romantic environment that invites you to let go of pretense and relax... personally. x Dark and romantic? That shadow pic is more like dark and twisted. That lampshade... year for 'dark' humor, which I appreciated. And I really do admire darkly romantic rooms... passes for darkly romantic. I adore the dark romance style...I could never put into words..."
Room of the Day: From Dark Basement to Bright Master Suite
Turning an unsightly retaining wall into an asset, these San Francisco homeowners now have a bedroom that feels like a getaway
"cast a dark, imposing presence in the former storage room. Now it’s a celebrated focal... of the paint used in the homes you highlight. Extraordinary transformation. Gorgeous... never dark. Would love to see how they fit the dedicated staircase to the basement... is an exterior breezeway stair and the front door is on the upper level. The retaining... basement was dark and dingy, but did have a 15-foot-high ceiling that would provide the..."
When to Paint Your Home Gray
This perfectly neutral and highly versatile color can create subtle distinctions among exterior architectural elements or stand on its own
"among exterior architectural elements or stand on its own... quieter exterior. And gray can be applied in many forms, from a solid paint to a... Gray paint — whether a warm gray or a cool one — is an ideal choice for a home of... As a paint, the color provides a uniform and continuous color, ideally suited to... a gray exterior, go beyond monolithic and battleship gray to really explore this neutral... What to Paint Your Front Door..."
When to Paint Your Home Red
"on its exterior, your home can stir up excitement in any setting... home's exterior. Whether it's traditional red brick, a more earthen tone — like Frank... pouring over paint charts at present trying to decide on an exterior colour scheme. I think... cottage and painted it red. All of a sudden the tired little house seemed to come alive... making the exterior red can evoke those memories and emotions. A simple gable form with..."
When to Paint Your Home Yellow
"home's exterior color evoke summertime and sunshine? Then consider yellow. Ranging... home's exterior well. Whether they're set off by winter's snow and gray skies or... stuccoed exteriors on Tuscan villas to the bright, almost neon palette of some 19th-century... 19th-century exteriors, yellow keeps a home warm, welcoming and cheerful. So let's leave... which was painted yellow, with a dark green trim. Not a bright "in your face" yellow..."
9 Ways to Use Rich, Dark Paint
"charcoal, dark chocolate — can bring out your home's best details... using dark colors. I'm talking about navy, dark chocolate, black, charcoal — all... these rich paint choices to great effect in your next interior design project. More:... Love the dark colors. I just had my kitchen painted dark gray with bright white trim... a good Dark Grey paint. I recently just painted a wall using Behr Pencil Point and..."
Painting Rooms with Dark Colors
"rooms painted very dark colors – I’m talking dark, as in chocolate, eggplant or black... would paint a room in my house a really dark color. I would do it just for the thrill... with a dark-chocolate brown powder room. It was the 70s and the art in the powder... silver paint. I painted my sunroom dark chocolate brown/espresso. Everyone thought... bedroom! So dark, so cool. Restful, yet also very sensual. I always want deep, dark colors..."
Come On Over To The Dark Side - Tips On Dark Kitchen Cabinetry!
"many hard/dark surfaces, so watch the distribution of dark cabinetry in large kitchens... balance of dark vs light elements. Be clear on the connection dark elements will have... Dark kitchen cabinetry, deep, rich hues ranging from beyond medium brown to black... spaces. Dark toned cabinetry has everything to do with lighting, both natural and indoor... truly want dark kitchen cabinetry? It's ok by me with one caveat - where possible, add..."