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Solve Privacy Problems With Window Film
Let the light in and keep prying eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window film you can apply yourself
"eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window film you can apply yourself... With summer in full swing, you may want to keep some window shades open to take advantage... apartments with tight quarters to leave the curtains drawn. In the apartment complex that... films with fun geometric patterns have a design benefit, too.... removed with paint thinner or elbow grease. However, it smells really bad so plan on..."
I'll Have the Same: How to Design With Monochromatic Color
Indulge the eye, offer a break from visual chaos and make decorating easier with single-color rooms in any shade you like
"and make decorating easier with single-color rooms in any shade you like... curtains go with the carpet. When everything's the same color, it's usually a match. Granted... to do with my bedroom. I started with the seating area of the room...color scheme... I have painted the entire interior of our house white (other than my office, going... design with contemporary abstractions as a centerpiece: http://alexeirebrov.com/c..."
Walls Have a Field Day With Grass Cloth
Rustic or refined, richly textured grass cloth provides a burst of natural freshness to your interior decorating
"to deal with, as I learned the hard way. But when it's done right, it's worth it —... someone has painted grass cloth. It has a wonderful look when painted but, remember when... wanted. With advice from professional painters, I used an oil base primer, then the... second paint was water based. The results were excellent and has had many compliments... when you paint grass cloth you will never be able to get it off the wall. It bonds with..."
8 Ways to Live Happily Ever After With a Colorphobe
"cravings with these win-win decorating maneuvers... living room with jolts of green, and very much like the yellow toned wood with purple with... room I painted while he was away and not notice that the wall color changed...til... craftroom with a red wood ceiling. Loved the article! Most of my clients are couples... associated with bright colours. I have been able to introduce colour as long as it is... the room with a wheat colored wall and a complimenting chair in that same family. I..."
15 Ways to Enhance Your Cabinets With Grilles
"looks decorative, but metal mesh on cabinet doors has a practical side too... We used decorative metal screen that was powder coated with platinum... happy with the way they turned out. Thank you for the great article. I saw many kitchen... Europe with grille cabinets, surprisingly they looked very classy not industrial or... wardrobe with mesh so clothes would be aired better, but can't find good looking grille... element with the barn door. Love the punched tin! ch-100, please post a photo of your..."
14 Flashes of Design Brilliance With Everyday Items
These ordinary home details turned on their head will open your eyes to a new side of the decorating world
"instead of painting my WW2 USO chairs white. Fantastic ideabook! Love the fabric splash... loaded with new ideas! My favorite ideabook in a long time! Thanks for the fresh... intrigued with each idea. Thank you! Thanks for these really fabulous out of the box... Love the paint treatment on the chairs. I've never been a fan of this style of antique... but the paint really "moderns them up"! What a great 'idea' book! The dog gate is terrific..."
What Goes With Floral Upholstery?
"ow to decorate around floral-print furniture so that everything comes up roses... options for decorating around it should make life a little easier.... how to decorate and I think the colours have something to do with that. Pulled the... it up with a touch of modern in the rug and artwork on walls ... I agree with Laurah555... a rug with tones from sofa and modernize with new items - rug, lamps, art and accessories..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Brown
It's all over nature and the decorating world too. From light latte to dark walnut, there's a brown for everyone
"and the decorating world too. From light latte to dark walnut, there's a brown for... great with bright white. Brown also looks good with aqua, teal, light blues, oranges... popular decorating choice. They're rich and neutral and warm. They can add drama to... yellow with black or gray. In value it starts near beige and ends near walnut or espresso... work well with royal blues or purples (but every rule has exceptions). Here are 14..."
Decorated Ceilings Are Looking Up
Whether with a simple coat of paint or intricate molding, ceilings are getting some long-deserved attention in interior designs
"ether with a simple coat of paint or intricate molding, ceilings are getting some... going to paint it once! Can you make a suggestion or point to pics of ceilings with... difficult with the skylights already in place. We also had decorative painter, Sandy... McRae paint the ceiling in the dining room with layered colors as a background and... help your decorate your ceiling! Our Tin Look product can be painted any color and it's..."
Turn a Wall into a Window with the Magic of Scenic Wallpaper
Bring the outdoors inside with a classic design element equally at home in traditional and modern décor
"inside with a classic design element equally at home in traditional and modern décor... from paintings to wallpaper for an affordable alternative to tapestries or hand-painted... hand-painted frescoes. And though originally created to quell a longing to travel, they... If hand-painted scenics are out of your price range (they're certainly out of my price... reusable. I paint murals but anything can become a mural this way. What about a scenic..."
10 Ways to Shake Up a Room With Circles and Stripes
Decorate with two diametrically different patterns in a restrained way, for a look that’s both dynamic and tasteful
"Decorate with two diametrically different patterns in a restrained way, for a look... easy for decorating traditionalists to be intimidated by the unfamiliar. If an eclectic... turquoise with pale blue, then sponge over the whole thing with a few tones of mid brown... a room with painted stripes or circles is a sure budget And eye pleaser !!! I could... could live with the room with the giraffe, particularly for children if it's just that..."
What Goes With a Striped Sofa?
Do all those lines have your head spinning in circles? These decorating ideas will straighten you right out
"These decorating ideas will straighten you right out... you put with it? Do you play it safe with solids or go out on a limb with other prints... stripes with stripes? If you have — or are considering buying — a striped sofa, these... colorful painting with background this wall paper with stripes. Perhaps an additional... working with an oriental carpet with strong colours! I have a striped queen-sleeper... Filicia pic, with contrasting huge, big swaths of color, zig zag even, or they can be sedate..."
Let's Bang Out New Ways With Vintage Typewriters
We know, we've seen them everywhere, too. But these ideas turn a new page on vintage typewriter decor
"into decor. Let's take a look at this trend with fresh eyes and see how designers... shelves with dried-out ribbons collecting dust. The solution: It is time for a rewrite... getting a paint job and then we'll start making some photos with it as well. The pictures... point with silver mylar---who knew I was ahead of the trend? Lovely aged ivory... office with the carriers name & address still visibly scrawled on the inside paper..."
Guest Picks: Warm Up With Red Accessories
"months with home decor sporting shades of crimson... With the gray skies that have enveloped my neck of the woods over the past couple... counter with red towels and red rug to balance the accented color. http://www.houzz... the fire with the clutter and dust-bunnies and peruse Houzz instead. Cheaper, too.... were hand painted or special in any way, I could understand, but..... REALLY? That's... try one with a more subtle color accent? Adding a touch of red to your space doesn't..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Retreat With a Sophisticated Edge
Humor is part of the mix in a Pennsylvania weekend house decorated with antiques, art and repurposed vintage farm items
"house decorated with antiques, art and repurposed vintage farm items... wonderfully with the space. I just love the aesthetics of the garden with the picket fence... got lost with all the modern furniture.. i am a big fan of mixing old with new - yet... have done with this, EXCEPT I would have gone with real "bead board" on that... date. With the exception of the creepy (to me) painting in the dining room and the..."