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A Kitchen Laundry Cabinet Full of Surprises
A little DIY spirit allowed this homeowner to add a washer, dryer, kitchen countertop and dining table all in one
"countertop and dining table all in one... to find room for them. He’d hoped to have a dining area between the U-shaped kitchen... living room, but there just wasn’t enough space for a table. That’s when it dawned... of the dining table, he came up with an idea to create one over the appliances.... adequate light to see what you're doing. But a proper directed light would solve that... to the dining room closes when "Old Bessie" starts to rumble and roll. This is the..."
Holiday Party Prep: Plan Your Table Settings
Do a dry run with dinnerware, table decorations and the buffet setup now to avoid surprises and stress later
"made room in the kitchen and prepped the house. Now it’s time to nail that perfect... decorated dining room. I serve the dessert and coffee because the seating is crowded... in my dining room. When putting tapers in the sticks, I melt parafin (it will take... outside the dining room which abuts a patio. If I have to have it inside on furniture... practically no room for salt and pepper shakers. Between the candles and the flowers and..."
Houzzers' Tablescapes Capture the Thanksgiving Spirit
We feel blessed with abundance sharing all these wonderful, creative Thanksgiving table decorations by Houzz users
"-Fall dining room! PS should have probably added the blog post for you too! http://www... iving-dining-room.html I found this wall writing so perfect for all our gatherings... in the dining room. I see it as a prayer. Thank you for this article. Creating a... the same dining room done last year in hot pink and orange. Happy Thanksgiving! ooops... Beautiful dining rooms! Would love to put them on my Pinterest page for future use. I..."
Eye-Catching Centerpieces Beyond Flowers and Fruit
Use your imagination to create a tableau that reflects your surroundings, creates dramatic tension or elicits surprise
"to your dining room decor for inspiration, and use the space’s other design elements... of my dining room table are a "No No!!!" Period... Ibsybe: I was pretty sure of... above the dining room table. I also like almost all the ideas here, except the metallics... tsman-dining-room-seattle A glass sculpture with some candles is a good combination... orary-dining-room-minneapolis Nice ideas except for pic #5. It's not the birds on..."
Design Workshop: Cool Lighting Tricks
We turn you on to pro lighting strategies to highlight features, create intrigue and make the most of indoor and outdoor rooms
"to pro lighting strategies to highlight features, create intrigue and make the most... Good lighting designs balance three primary types of light: ambient, task and accent... awareness of light levels around us and assigned them meanings — the warm afternoon sun... invokes light to play on these emotions, to render the scale and mood of our spaces... designers make lighting decisions based on the needs of individual spaces and how to tip that..."
Mix Your Plates for Memorable Table Settings
Hodgepodges are happenin’ — learn how to combine different-style dishes, silverware and glassware for a highly personal look
"Eclectic Dining Room by Homer Glen Interior Designers & Decorators Spallina Interiors... those light blue stemware pieces are to die for! I have to resist the urge to buy... white dining sets with Fiesta, but now that I've made the switch, I just love it... cloths...no dining set. So I started out early and would just look for something I liked... for a light tea/coffee gathering. If you buy white dinner plates, you can use those..."
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Expert Lighting Design Secrets
A professional designer turns us on to the 10 most important things to know when lighting rooms and art
"know when lighting rooms and art... Quatro Lighting Designs is an expert in how to show your home in the right light.... Planning lighting for your entire house or even one room can be an overwhelming task... hiring a lighting designer is the easiest solution. But if you're on a tight budget... his top lighting advice. His number-one piece of advice is to plan ahead, as often... often lighting comes up after you've run through your budget. "No matter how many beautiful..."
See Your Home in a Whole New Light
These designer tricks and tips will help you find the perfect mix of lighting for every room and every mood
"mix of lighting for every room and every mood... of a room. Proper lighting can highlight a room’s assets and help disguise its shortcomings... Good lighting and bright lighting are not the same thing. A room that’s well lit... combination of light and shadow helps sculpt the space and makes the room more interesting... Lighting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to transform the look of... of the lighting in your home, just follow a few basic rules:..."
8 Ways to Design With Light
"Ways Light Can Remake a Room... it's task lighting in the kitchen, adequate lighting in bathrooms or just having any... proper lighting is one of the most common complaints I hear from homeowners. Whether... any lighting in a bedroom, there seems to be a shortage of the proper kind and type... type of lighting in most home building. Here are 8 ways you can enhance your space through... good task lighting and also mood lighting to boot! Track light...."
9 Chairs That Sit Well With the Farm Table
OK, one is really a bench. But these seating options for a farm table are so spot on, you'll be too busy pulling one up to notice
"for any dining space. This breakfast and dining room staple is so versatile that it... define the room. Here are a few of our favorite picks.... Dining should be comfortable and cozy. The pillows in these oversize chairs are so... industrial lighting adds further interest. Chairs in a color and style similar to that... modern room. We're partial to using a bench as seating, especially on a wall with... in the room. The color is a fabulous choice when you're looking for contrast but think..."
Benches: Not Just for Picnics Anymore
"aesthetic of a dining area. Here are just 7 ways they work in dining room design:... benches at a dining table I am immediately brought back to Sunday afternoon picnics in the... dress the room a bench at the dining table will always be casual dining... no sophicated... around your dining table. Otherwise, single upholstered dining chairs are your best bet... living room side of my dining table, it makes a nice addition for an area of our town-home..."
How to Light Your Home Right
"your rooms the right feel and function with a mix of task, ambient and accent lighting... correct lighting. These days, the options for lighting seem endless, which can make... types of lighting — ambient, task and accent — the options become more identifiable... how to light your interiors. Even if you can’t mess with the electrical construction... of the light coming from UNDER the cabinets? Night-lighting to help you find your..."
Color Reaches New Heights in Light Fixtures
Things are looking up for bright hues, as lighting designs for every room sport more color than ever
"hues, as lighting designs for every room sport more color than ever... colored light fixture. Paired with coordinating touches or all alone as the focal point... closet lights are Collure & Co. out of NYC and are custom lights. http://www.colluraco... closet light fixtures? Jillian I am trying to find manufacturer and will let you... over a dining room table, especially in an eating area that needs to feel fun and..."
Budget Decorator: 12 Cheap and Chic Fall Centerpieces
Some of the best things in fall are free (or nearly so) and make for beautiful, meaningful displays to brighten a table