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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... stand fake architectural elements, but I love exposed structural beams and beadboard... love 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... spammy fake "comments..." Why does Houzz not have a "this is spam" button next to..."
12 Must-Haves for an Instantly Rustic Home
No need to wait around for just the right hand-me-downs and woodsy finds — with these pieces, you can fake it till you make it
Love Your Living Room: Boost Interest With Architectural Details
"details like beams, niches and moldings can help convey the style you want, even without... But fake beams, like all things fake, make me cringe. How about coving cornice... ceiling beams. Many of today's ceilings are very simple. Ceiling beams can add some... of both beams and room. You don't want the beams to feel too heavy for the space.Tip:... timber beams are much lighter in weight and easier to install, and the warmth and..."
Kitchen of the Week: Spacious and Industrial in Barcelona
Warehouse touches nod to this Spanish kitchen's roots, but contemporary splashes keep it current and comfortable
"Except the fake plants. Fake plants are never good. HATE THE FAKE PLANTS. Just kidding... iron) beams - I think the timber beams might have beed added. The floor pattern is... adding fake beams just for the "appeal" is normally not done in Europe. ;-) It's very... dizzy; the fake plants put me off, though I would rather have fake green plants than no... ceiling beams seem to be original because it is mentioned that they were restored...."
My Houzz: Turning a Netherlands Barn Into a Country Home
"ceiling beams on the "before" pictures were fake (=hollow), same as the wooden floors... "charm" (fake beams and all). The answer is obvious: Location. Location. Location... floor); beamed ceilings - gone; cannot tell, but appears that the fircplace in the... room, old beamed ceilings, and delightful old wood floors. I'm thrilled that their beauty... attic beams--was ripped out or covered up in plasterboard. No one is saying they..."
Modern or Contemporary Architecture? The Interiors Edition
See how one expert distinguishes between two popular camps of interior architecture. Do you agree with his choices?
"authentic and fake. There are authentic beams and posts, necessary to construct and hold... there are fake beams and columns (and other 'decorative' elements) whose sole purpose... without fake chair rails, tables not quite worthy without a 9 step faux antiquing,... 'this is fake' because it IS, but you can't say 'this style is ugly' because many people... structure (beams, joist and decking), but I define it as contemporary because of the hybrid..."
My Houzz: Amazing 'Steampunk-Rustic-Mechanical Sorta' Style in Toronto
Suspended furniture, reinvented salvage and imagination star in this Canadian designer's DIY labor of love
"and a fake crumbling ceiling almost 2 feet below the actual ceiling that cut off... large beam on casters with tractor seats. :-) I've never seen anything like this... tractor seat beam, bar stools and the woodstove base table - cool! It is a pretty neat space... chunky beam reclaimed from Toronto's Distillery District that's set on casters under..."
Houzz Tour: Fairy Tale Gatehouse in Minnesota
This cozy cottage in Minnesota blends fine antiques with reclaimed materials from bridge pilings, city streets and Midwestern barns
"reclaimed beams, ceiling planks and flooring inside, all accented by the client's antiques... left on beam) Great floor plan for a small space. Oh my goodness, maybe one of my favorite... post and beam, divided light windows, wide plank floors- are elements I would love to... original Oak Beams. For anyone interested I wrote an article not long ago on a 'Before'... Wood beams, stone, butcher's block, Kilim rugs.. perfection for me! I would love..."
Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
"Roof beams called vigas also pierce the exterior walls and provide a dollop of shadow... than a fake Tudor with a side of midmod. This makes me want to return to Taos and... Mexico. Beams and everything. The wilderness is not sacrosanct by any stretch of the... porch beam, posts and decorative brackets for this New Mexico courtyard. These elegantly... rough-hewn beams, brackets and a post support it. Notice the deep inset of the windows..."
My Houzz: Cheerful, Cool and Collected in a Brooklyn Loft
"exposed beams of their Brooklyn, New York, loft or their unique woven vintage Moroccan... original beams are still present. I like it. The house is really colourful, but not... grade "fake lofts".....what a dummy! I just love the roped column! What a wonderful... ceiling, beams and structural columns, offering evidence of the building's former factory..."
Country Modern: A Balancing Act
"through wood beams, through beautiful wooden antiques, through planks on the walls, through... million spec fake "Chateau" I toured at Christmas. I mean, shouldn't a chateau be on more... hand-hewn beams and industrial windows form a modern bedroom. Here it is from another... Rough-hewn Beams! An Antique Oar. These things make it country while the neutral palette... beautiful beams add country touches to the sleek kitchen and open white space. This..."
My Houzz: Ronnie Wood’s Old Art Studio Gets a Makeover
Check out this contemporary update of a former factory flat that survived World War II bombs and use by a member of The Rolling Stones
Bring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out
"siding and beams from demo'd barns, salvaged boards from renovated areas in our home and... have to fake the reclaimed wood look. Much to my delight- we did not! We worked with... found beams in the house, along with reclaimed wood floors, a center island of reclaimed... at the beams and imagining their story and thinking of the person who's axe went across... make the beam. We are getting ready to make coat racks out of a left over pieces of..."
Houzz Tour: Movie Inspiration for a Texas Guesthouse
"on the beams are fake, as someone enquired. IMO the beams would have looked nicer... charming. The fake marks on the beams were the first thing that jumped out at me, and they... posts and beams look almost too regular. Wonder if these were made by machines rather... post and beam structure, stone interior walls, and strap hinged doors. It doesn't scream... douglas fir beams cost a fortune in labor today. Well, casa farms, there are the rich and..."
11 Tricks to Make a Ceiling Look Higher
"exposed beam, (why did you say beams are bad feng shui? bjv5647, here are some links... and like beams, the rustic the better. I will probably still put a rustic beam in.... exposed beams (which I plan to paint in the same color as the ceiling, exposed beams... have a beam installed down the center of this because it is wall bareing load and... about beams and feng shui: http://www.spaceclearing.com/blog/2011/08/25/why-be..."