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Color Guide: How to Work With Black
Take a walk on the dark side — your home has nothing to fear with this color when you know how to use it
"Black walls can look as endless as the night sky. They can seem to expand. And, of... the walls on either side are a pale grey while the remaining walls in the living... black walls! Had a black office with lots of pictures on the walls but then painted... Chair Wall Clock: Seiko Quiet Sweep Secon Hand Wall clock (http://www.princetonwatches... way - wall is left short of ceiling...vertical lights allow the corridor side to..."
Design Lessons From a 10-Foot-Wide Row House
How to make a very narrow home open, bright and comfortable? Go vertical, focus on storage, work your materials and embrace modern design
"Long walls, narrow hallways, tight corners, no windows — these can be devilish little... the hot wall/cold wall. I too used solar tubes in a 2nd floor bath and walk in shower... fireplace wall, and continue the floors in wood back to the wall and under the staircase... for the wall farthest from you? Not the colors on the side walls, right? The farthest... large dark wall with the fire place makes the whole room look dreary. The floors and..."
The Truth About 'Simple' Modern Details
They may look less costly and easier to create, but modern reveals, slab doors and more require an exacting hand
"large walls of glass, reveals, a low-slope roof with interior roof drains and more... feeling wall. The wall area vs floor area is ~3.5 to 1. So for a 2000 ft^2 house... concrete walls? My other question would be what is the width of the reveals that give... block walls with fiber cement panels but that would be rather costly. David - Installing... wash the walls with light. As the author noted, modernist construction details are..."
Keeping Cabinet Color on the Down Low
"match the walls, so the room feels airier and less constricted? I searched around Houzz... white walls and the backsplash deosnt go with anything. Paint the walls something... left wing wall, then paint that little wing wall the same color as the cabinets, so that... uppers and walls a creamier color that blends better with the counters and tile. I also... backsplash/ wall ... maybe even using a metal front edge ... that is the kid of counters..."
Kitchen of the Week: Bright and Modern in 90 Square Feet
"to the wall, installing lots of windows and abstaining from upper cabinets helped... the same wall as the window, though, does it share the same wall as the refrigerator... in that wall in relation to the floor plan. Smart! What a happy place! Looking at... issues. No wall space at all in this kitchen and it doesn't have gas, so any ideas would... on that wall, but then there's a corner right to the left of the oven... Is this a..."
Interior Brick: Paint it or Leave It?
"brick walls have it. The plan included 10 gallons of flat white paint, me sporting... brick wall in the winecellar as natural as possible, even the walls in the arches... white walls with white brick, really shows how the texture difference can tastefully... fireplace wall. I will most definitely paint the brick white! we decided to keep our... bricks and walls... I needed this. Although I am still up in arms over painting my brick..."
Kitchen Evolution: Work Zones Replace the Triangle
Want maximum efficiency in your kitchen? Consider forgoing the old-fashioned triangle in favor of task-specific zones
"single-wall galleys up to large open-plan kitchens, it's more useful to think in terms... microwave and wall oven are all on a wall with a prep sink in the island next to them. Another... out a wall and replaced the small u shaped kitchen with a 10 foot dining island.... down our wall between our u-shaped kitchen and useless dining room. Now our 80's house... opening the wall where the ovens are to the dining room, or getting rid of the prep counter..."
Your Perfect Bedroom: Calm and Airy or Moody and Dark?
"bedroom. The walls are a hideous beige with terrible faux beadboard and ugly decorative... Two walls, med wood tone, other walls med/dark green, floors gray (concrete).... The walls used to be a very light teal. I love the dark walls in there now so... brown walls to light gray walls. It looks much better now. If you would like, you... has 2 walls of windows with a view of the pool. Light/neutral just seems to fit..."
How to Bring Out Your Home’s Character With Trim
New project for a new year: Add moldings and baseboards to enhance architectural style and create visual interest
"meet the walls are usually accompanied by trim. The way that trim is executed has refined... from the wall making the room look much bigger. I believe he painted the wall color... white walls, try painting your walls before painting the trim. You will be amazed... of the wall. I don't want to put up wall tiles around it, again. Any ideas and examples... off the wall, ceiling or both with a sub-piece of stock held back or up from the lead..."
Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette
Don't be daunted. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems
"as the walls or 75% of the wall color, white on the 5th wall can bring the ceiling... on your wall looks compared to the chip. And paint the sample on several walls in... on the walls. You can then use the fabric on pillows or curtains. But sometimes this... cream walls, ceilings, doors and trim, cream kitchen and bathroom flooring, grey/blue... on the wall. If you are getting custom mixed paint, most companies will provide you..."
Room of the Day: Deep Blue Proves a Hot Hue
"entire walls in the shade — moldings and all. Without the expected white trim, the... area rug? wall to wall? ) that folks obsess over. In the case of the little man study... with dark walls than it did with cream colored walls. Fabulous job! Very inspiring!... bookcase wall. I Love the wall! (Yes, I am older.) Houzz has homes for every taste... the blue walls. The point it, you can change your wall colour any time you choose, so..."
Houzz Prizewinners Take Their Kitchen From ‘Atrocious’ to ‘Wow’
A North Carolina family gets the kitchen they always wanted — and not a minute too soon — courtesy of the Houzz sweepstakes
"in the walls, and the kitchen looked “atrocious,” she says. They had to stay in... refridgerator wall, they wouldn't need any wall cabinets on the stove wall. So happy for... entire wall? (This is the wall on the right side of pic #5, I think. Houzz, could... bearing wall"?? Small or not … load bearing wall should not be knocked down without... matches the wall color. So many back splashes I see here on Houzz are crazy busy and not..."
Houzz Tour: From Anonymous to Outstanding in Georgia
With a striking front porch and a dynamic wood ribbon inside, this Decatur home moves ahead of the curve
"ceiling to wall, tying the living and dining spaces together. Houzz at a Glance Who... on the wall (b) it will always have a textured look on the wall that you may not... without walls--very, very clever. One question: these clear wood finishes always yellow... very tall walls (24" at one point) which have peaks/valleys at the top most of the upper... blank walls more interesting, other than just hang paintings, and to add a wood ribbon..."
Power to the People: Outlets Right Where You Want Them
No more crawling and craning. With outlets in furniture, drawers and cabinets, access to power has never been easier
"facing the wall. It was a peculiar position obviously not anticipated by the Ikea designer... into a wall outlet wasn't a problem since our chairs back up to a wall. When we built... off the wall , Heavy duty brass with covers that close and come in a number of finishes... loft, so walls are scarce). To hide the electrical cords, I had grommets installed in... in the wall and an outlet on a shelf in the kitchen cabinets. That is where a heavy..."
Houzz Tour: From Old Stable to Minimalist Guesthouse in England
Its interior bays once held racehorses, but now this all-white and wood home holds fascination as a modern part-time home
"doors and walls define the new layout; they now stand out amid the new neutral palette... white wall fan... my bedroom walls are painted black) sets off the old wood perfectly... white walls in the barn, so its not the wall color. It looks like a house and they... doors and walls. However, it's a little too stark and modern for my taste. I think... original walls. Not keen on the all white thru the barn, it just isn't natural.. Way..."