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Design Dilemma: How Do I Modernize My Cedar Walls?
"smooth red cedar stained walls. How can I stain or paint the walls to look more contemporary... -gray decorator dude. Plus, I'm at the tail end of doing the same exact thing in... where cedar walls are not common. I have a 'parquetry' type cedar wall in the entry... homes with cedar walls. Our home has the lot.... two cedar walls(bathrm & fam. rm), tongue... dark cedar beams, and have just lived with it. For the last few years my husband..."
Design Details: Rustic Beams
"add a decorative beam with fairly little work even long after the home is built.... rough-hewn beams seen overhead in homes both rural and distinctly urban. Okay, so adding... adding a beam isn't any kind of "quick fix" or "easy update," but what it lacks in instant... a few beams do for the rooms below — no sleeping with the horses required.... for the beams! Great spaces I love the beams! i need to purchase rustic beams for my..."
Knotty and Nice: Highly Textured Wood Has a Modern Revival
"it's cedar, fir or pine, if a wood has a knot, it's hot... ceiling beams. I have pine cabinets, oak floors and huge beautiful beams. They aren't... pine and cedar when used as flooring is their relative softness, but Australian Cypress... pine and cedar. It's sufficiently hard to be used as flooring, it's dimensionally stable... knotty cedar. Love it! Interesting comments - am currently selling country property..."
Box Beam Ceilings
"crowd, box beam ceilings also present a hidden benefit! The hollow beams are great for... are box beam ceilings. To me they just announce quality, stating this builder took... between the "beams", not the beams themselves. If you look at photos of the dome of the... rustic beams too. We're considering 'redoing' the ceiling in our own kitchen with... boxed beam look, I just love it soooo much ! Great collection Janell! Kate "Is this..."
Ceiling Treatments Worth a Look
Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that looks dressed from head to toe
"Add beams, boards and other embellishments to that blank expanse for a room that... the fake-beam look, but wonder if the right proportions can be achieved with "beams"... The beam look is neat too; I especially like the "Asian Kitchen" one- Seems ceiling... them with decorative and faux painting. I can't stand fake architectural elements, but... structural beams and beadboard or tongue and groove ceilings, like in our previous home..."
A Task Light You'll Prize for Its Usefulness
With its focused beam, adjustable height and ability to swivel, is it any wonder the pharmacy lamp is so popular?
"focused beam, adjustable height and ability to swivel, is it any wonder the pharmacy... such as beam-focusing metal shades and were originally made with cast iron or brass... array of decorating styles. They are available in a vast selection of finishes and designs... white decorative accents on white walls, as shown here. In a living room whose sleek..."
Branches and Twigs for More Than Just Decor
"want. Cedar is best used to weather the elements if you are creating outdoor creations... with a cedar root base. The bark on the base was removed for a clean look by soaking... for home decor! Love, love all these twig ideas! We have a tree trunk base for our class... homey beams to create an organic awning at this Colorado home. Moving indoors, I... options for decor, inside and out. Best of all, they’re free, abundant and often strikingly..."
Look to Historic Japanese 'Machiya' Homes for Modern Intrigue
Ancient architectural roots meet modern tastes in these Kyoto homes, making them highly sought by design lovers everywhere
"like cedar-beamed ceilings that were hand carved hundreds of years ago by local... of the cedar-beamed ceilings were hand carved hundreds of years ago and are cherished... doors and decorative fusuma (sliding doors) are used. Panoramic windows and skylights... anachronistic decor, like midcentury Swedish furniture. Modern features, like heated floors..."
Budget Decorator: Easy Holiday Decorations
Get a festive look for a fraction of the usual cost with basic items from the craft store and your own supply
"holiday decor in favor of natural materials, white twinkle lights and a handful of... holiday decor in my bathrooms. I'm a pathetic holiday decorator, LOL. Three Christmas... trees, all decorated to match the decor in the rooms. Laura thank you so much for including... other decorations like little gold birds and ribbons. At the top of the railing,... s) as decor for years. The red ones are especially festive at Christmas. Doesn't..."
My Houzz: Serene Cabin Retreat Near Austin
Cedar aplenty, soothing colors and minimal furniture create a relaxing escape in the heart of Texas Hill Country
"Cedar aplenty, soothing colors and minimal furniture create a relaxing escape in... cozy cedar cabin was originally built as a retreat for Melissa and Mike Wilson.... leave the cedar as is? Will it withstand water? HELP... iling cedar space and entertaining with friends. One of Melissa's favorite pieces... custom cedar features. Both the countertops and bench are custom made. Mike loves... touch on decor pieces throughout the space, including this written reminder: "Speaking..."
Design Dilemma: I Need Lake House Decor Ideas!
"post and beams for our main room). My husband wanted knotty pine walls, but has agreed... Too much decor can detract from the entire reason the lake house exists anyway — the... approaches to decorating cottages. The single most important rule at my lake house is no... nautical decorative items for your lake house at http://www.gonautical.com... lakeside decor. The texture adds a fresh visual layer. Tongue-and-groove plank installed..."
So Your Style Is: Rustic
Refreshing in its simplicity, rustic style highlights natural beauty and a rugged, resilient spirit. Is it a match for you?
"fallen cedar tree. For the master bathroom, we converted an antique wood working... lighting or decor for use in the kitchen, bath or restaurant... Here are a few ideas we... choose to decorate my home if I had more financial security to accomplish the mission... had a cedar tree on his lot that had a trunk 3 ft. Across. It's a Disneyesqe design... slab of cedar 6 inches thick for the shelf. In each trunk is an opening, one trunk..."
The Comfy Lake House Rule Book
"can't decorate with too many family keepsakes. Fun article, thanks! Amy -- enjoyed... idea that decorating with lots of rustic woodsy items, family memorabilia, and collectibles... midcentury decorating theme because that's what was there and we couldn't afford to replace... replace the decor! We like rustic, but we have one rule that doesn't fit Becky's rule... rustic decor at my online shop. It's not as good as actually owning it, but at least..."
So Your Style Is: Traditional
Smitten with classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your house
"traditional decorating has thrived for so long. It promises warmth and welcome, and it... tastes in decor. I have to say that is absolutely one area my husband and i agree completely... modernist decor but at the end of the day I keep coming back to cream and brown tones... affordable decorating. Hope next topic will cover traditional textiles with twist. I use... modern home decor are in market but still there are big number of users who opt for traditional..."
Learn the Language of Trusses in Design
If figuring out all those intersecting beam configurations under roofs makes your eyes cross, here's help
"intersecting beam configurations under roofs makes your eyes cross, here's help... Purely decorative trusses (or beams), on the other hand, are not considered 'good... horizontal tie beam is what keeps the whole thing rigid. Over time this tie beam will have... for tie beams and king or queen posts. And why not pull the tie beam, or in this case... horizontal tie beam from sagging.Elements of a king post truss:Rafters: diagonal members that..."