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3414 dark wood fireplace Ideabooks
Ring In Lighting Style With a Bell Jar Lantern
Bell jar lanterns have cast off the darkness since the Dark Ages — could one light the way in your own home?
"off the darkness since the Dark Ages — could one light the way in your own home?... from the Dark Ages to modern times.... from the Dark Ages through the Renaissance. As glass became more accessible over time... carved from wood, brass or silver. Designed mainly in round shapes, they were intended... England were dark and gloomy, as lighting was either generated from an open fire or candlelight..."
Old Southern Highlands Style for a New North Carolina Retreat
"tique woods add a sense of history to a gracious part-time home in the Blue Ridge... reclaimed wood. “It imparts a feeling of age,” he says. “It almost disappears into the... antique woods: aged chestnut on the walls, hemlock on the ceilings and oak underfoot... rooms too dark and oppressive. Dark wood looks dirty and old to me and feels creepy like... beautiful wood tones! Building with reclaimed wood is very green since it's the best..."
Trim Color Tips: Get Your White Trim Right
Set off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it
"t off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim... high-quality wood trim that's in good shape, and you like the look of it unpainted, consider... stairs were dark plum and wood floors were medium dark wood. It was lovely, sorry we had... stained wood trim, narrower than current trends. Also has flat wood stained doors.... is not dark, and still allows me to I have the look of wood used for trim in the '40's..."
Design Dilemma: I Need Lake House Decor Ideas!
"House With Wood, Views, and Just Enough Accessories... by dark wood ceilings and chose to white wash my ceiling at the lake so as not to... around our fireplace surround (actually we're tiling floor to ceiling on the fireplace)... in the woods", but the oars are a cool thing. Becky, can you share your oar ideabook... pearl fireplace idea - where are these from? Thanks for your comments on lake houses... old and dark the pine is. If you can find some pine in a closet, you can do some test..."
Houzz Tour: Only the Best for a Desert Spanish Colonial
Calacatta marble, Venetian plaster and hand-carved wood create a home awash in luxurious comfort for an Arizona family
"hand-carved wood create a home awash in luxurious comfort for an Arizona family... magnificent fireplace gives it rather a formal feel. I'd love to see a room where... over a fireplace OR is it just pure amazement that people get to live this way? Either... carved fireplaces, tiling, and woodwork. But much of the furniture is matched sets... heavy, dark and dank look to it. Doesn't do a thing for me. It is a beautiful house..."
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Hang a wreath or garland on brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential pitfalls
"Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential pitfalls... sheetrock, wood and brick — without hurting your walls.... to my wood siding and wood trim using permanently mounted cable tie bases with stainless... solid wood front door. I attached a large sturdy piece of ribbon to the back of... in the wood or unable to if it is a stone mantle, use the miniature (clear) 3M hooks... simple wood screw is all you need Jdmason, The tap-Con method or a screw with a small..."
20 Great Examples of Transitions in Flooring
"Wood in One Room, Tile or Stone in Another? Here's How to Make Them Work Together... keeps the wood at a neutral state. Another factor is the age of wood. The longer the... Flats fireplace surround installation and now part of the livingroom has concrete... let the wood move. This is why expansion and contraction joints are used under baseboard... how much wood is laid down in an area especially in the width direction as this is where..."
Quick Fix: Erase Water Rings from Furniture
"according to wood type like light oak, dark oak, Mahogony etc, its easy, takes minutes and... decorative wood trim on my island. I really can't believe how well it worked, you can't... turned the wood black? A terra cotta pot left too long is a spot made a nasty stain on... a new dark walnut coffee table that I just love, my kids had a party while we were... There is a wood finish that is called a "bar finish" I know it will protect from scratches..."
Houzz Tour: Nestling Into the Rural Pennsylvania Landscape
Regional barns and nature provide the inspiration for a new home sited between a meadow and the woods
"and the woods, so that it would serve as a bridge between the two. Houzz at a Glance... of barn wood, especially the barn wood shown, for interior living spaces near sleep... of barn wood..... shows that reclaimed barn wood can give a variety of looks from Old... or more wooded acres. Congratulations on a stunning house! :) The sliding doors truly... Sandblasted wood is impossible to keep free of dust and hair. Exit dogs and cats which..."
Guest Picks: 20 Beautiful Wooden Pieces
"Other Woods Wow in These Home Finds... tabletop fireplace, swinging bed, coat tree, A/V unit with the carved doors, mosiac... tabletop fireplace is too cool! Picture #1 cracked me up. We use bucked up logs for... table-top fireplace, - amazing. Thanks for a great post.... light and dark wood. The curves are hand-carved to create this mango wood stool. The... silver and dark wood creates a mod look. This fireplace can fit on a table. Amazing! I..."
Guest Picks: Get in Touch With Textured-Effect Wallpapers
Mimic the look of fancy paneling, stacked stone or funky scrap wood with new wallpaper patterns on a trompe l'oeil roll
"scrap wood with new wallpaper patterns on a trompe l'oeil roll... flanking a fireplace. Wonder how visible the seams are in, say, the stonework ones.... Reclaimed wood is one of the best sellers on the market right now. Nice to see it in... that the dark shadowing under the brick is the bottom. Where can you get these? They... white wood paneling paper on one wall in a guest room, behind the bed. It would... bricks, wood, and reeds." Imhotep used stone-cut masonry while maintaining the reference..."
Basement of the Week: Warm Modernism in a Notable 1930s Home
Wood, leather and warm browns give the basement in this Keck and Keck home in Chicago an inviting air
"Wood, leather and warm browns give the basement in this Keck and Keck home in Chicago... two-toned fireplace is intriguing. Messes with my OCD though. LOL! Wonderful design!... - the fireplace is gimmicky and the lighting belongs in a retail store -the art could... floor+fireplace wall, the lighting and the door, they fixed each other so good and... up the fireplace wall, which is punctuated by a reclaimed-wood mantel and a splash..."
Modern Icons: Eames Shell Chair
"Wire or Wood to a Room... arms and wood legs! Great post. Left me drooling. I have to keep reminding myself I... loved the wood legs version. Being right in the middle of choosing a dining table and... Flats fireplace surround. The install has been a little challenging with a couple... the wood Eiffel legs. I believe if a client needs a less high shine modern look... with the wood leg is another perfect option. Love this. Thanks for sharing Becky. kdudow..."
Live Boldly: Put the Floor on the Ceiling
"beautiful wood, brick or tile can do for a room... Wood tongue-and-groove or beadboard, however, is not the only type of wood you can... to put wood flooring on the ceiling — a throwback to blue Victorian porch roofs. Wood... paint this wood ceiling white, but I'm thinking I will make the walls crisp white, re-do... re-do the fireplace, and come back to it in a year and see how I feel. Thoughts? I like... tones of wood (light, medium and dark), so the look is consistent. A long, slight arch..."
Make a Showstopping Fall Centerpiece That Lasts
With flowers that will dry beautifully, succulents and wood circles, this organic arrangement will wow guests all season long
"succulents and wood circles, this organic arrangement will wow guests all season long... mixed with woods and leaves from your own backyard. Dallas floral and event designer Nathan... perfect wood slices and purple artichokes and scabiosa pods lying around my backyard... Outdoor fireplaces and fire bowls make great centerpieces for your outdoor living area... mix of dark woods, soft pastels and crisp white china; the setting has modern elements..."