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8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles
"be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range... flexibility in style, budget and application. Whether your backsplash goes up to the bottom... somewhere in between, using one of these inspiring and intriguing tiles can add to your... slate in the second picture. We fell back in love with diagonal tiling in kitchen... cottage here in Scotland in need of a completely new kitchen and bath (last done in the..."
Inspiring Designs for Rooftop Living
"Glassed-in popups and rooftop decks expand living space in the city... living in the city it's not always possible to have a yard — an outdoor space at ground... below is in Mexico where many homes use the rooftop space for outdoor living. @joan... welcome in the city. The sliding glass doors are also a great way of uniting inside... shows the glass windows and doors between inside and outside and the wood fence in the..."
Double Take: Interior Glass Pushes the Boundaries
"embedded in these wall-size glass panels... hospital in Toronto. Now in Vancouver, Nagel continues to develop her craft and works... architectural glass and taking all three to new heights. She began her career as a graphic... photographer in the fashion industry, and became fascinated with large-scale images for... architectural glass into a unique interior design element for the 21st century," she says... working with glass in our clients' homes, like we did in the below images. We used one of..."
Glass Lamps: The Ultimate Neutral Lighting Fixtures
See your way to using clear glass table and floor lamps in any style room to put the focus exactly where you want
"clear glass table and floor lamps in any style room to put the focus exactly where... to keep in mind. If you feel like adding a lamp to your vignette is going to take it... well be a glass lamp base. These sleek, elegant and timeless fixtures provide functional... coral in the first photo. In the second photo, we lightened-up a traditional glass-topped... plug them in and use them. Great comments on using glass lamps. Thanks for including..."
Guest Picks: Raise a Glass to Radiant Orchid
Celebrate the new year with barware and glasses done up in hues akin to Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year
"barware and glasses done up in hues akin to Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year... barware and glasses will show you how. Plan to party with Pantone’s pick as you get ready... colour, in moderation. lol I've lived with PLUM colors in my L/D room for 10 yrs. and... walls in different shades of 1 color card: very pale to ( a very small area) in the... weigh in!!! Oh I do love this post! I like radiant orchid. Go colour!!! I love this..."
Dutch Homes Deck Out for the Holidays
Showing that the proof of Christmas is not in the porch, these windows and doors in a Netherlands neighborhood send a festive message
"is not in the porch, these windows and doors in a Netherlands neighborhood send a... homes in the Netherlands. I jumped on the bicycle and snapped a few festive facades... locals in my Dutch hometown are decorating for the holidays.... of the door from a hook on the back--most doors have glass and this keeps the ugly... I soak in their sense of style. About the door decoration this year still being a... displays in the shops and in the homes, with fresh wreaths and garlands made of natural..."
Red Doors Spice Up Home Fronts
Quaint or contemporary, a red door can be a key ingredient in creating a warm, welcoming entry to your home
"a red door can be a key ingredient in creating a warm, welcoming entry to your home... a red door with a window adjoining or embedded in the door; the glass gives a feeling... painted the door to her Fifth Avenue salon a bright, bold red. A crimson door is a wonderful... front doors in various shades of red and a wide variety of styles. From cool and... existing door red, be sure to test several colors to find a red that complements your..."
Stock Up on These Stylish Pantry Door Ideas
"assortment of door options, a gorgeous pantry exterior is in the bag... the show in kitchens. But the pantry door is no slouch and should have a chance to stand... paint the doors a bold color or add chalkboard paint, frosted glass panels or barn door... door hardware, your pantry door can add whimsy to your kitchen.... pantry door lets you step away from the standard pack of cabinets and add a personal... sliding door. lindsayfgoodman: I have frosted glass doors w/ aluminum frames in my..."
How to Design Built-Ins That Fit Your Needs
"consider glass doors. However, if you need to be child-proof, don't consider glass doors... built-ins? 1) THINK ABOUT YOUR NEEDS: When considering built-in storage, think... and sit in front of the area where you are considering installing built-ins. Don't... built-ins for some friends who are building an addition onto their house, and luckily... doors on lower cabinets. 2) MEASURE: Consider the measurements you'll require..."
Obsessed With Gray in the Kitchen
"design bug in my bonnet (read "really cool hat") on a particular color or maybe an interesting... using gray in its many different forms. Most home owners are hesitant to use this particular... However, in my obsession I've been working diligently to find just the perfect shades... great in both paint and so many other textures. Gray can be one of the best neutrals... use gray in your kitchen without making the space cold or uninviting. You'll see both..."
12 Great Decorative Alternatives to Curtains
Filter light and views while drawing the eye by dressing windows in specialty glass, artistic screens or snazzy shades
"windows in specialty glass, artistic screens or snazzy shades... Leaded glass and stained glass are traditional solutions, but industrial windows and... and doors can create a similar effect — though in a much more contemporary way. And... etched glass, screens, awnings and more. These not only manipulate the light coming... coming in but create shadows as well.... covered the glass in a multipaned door. After it was up, using acrylic paint, I added pale..."
My Houzz: Dive Into a Cajun Country Home With an Indoor Pool
Drenched in sunshine from a massive glass atrium roof, this newly redesigned Louisiana home works swimmingly
"nched in sunshine from a massive glass atrium roof, this newly redesigned Louisiana... swapping in double insulated glass for all the sliding doors and windows, updating the... house in Lafayette, Louisiana. Hackney, a protégé of Bauhaus cofounder Walter Gropius... surrounded a glass-encased indoor pool with a retractable roof that sent sunlight into nearly... house was in bad shape. The roof leaked, the exterior was dilapidated, the landscaped..."
The Future of Home Automation: Cheap, Wearable and Mobile!
Look for smart watches and glasses that can control your smart-phone apps, which in turn automate your home equipment
"watches and glasses that can control your smart-phone apps, which in turn automate your... market in the past two years. These typically do simple things like change the lights... lock the doors and change the room temperature — all using basic equipment you already... all this in a home you live in full-time. We were thinking in terms of a home that... Google Glass. http://vimeo.com/m/70452164 Has anybody ever heard the song "In The Year..."
Transom Windows: Why Use Them — and Where?
"Extra Glass Lets in Light, Air and Style... discussion. In the world of architecture, do y'all know what a transom is? There are actually... over a door or, sometimes, atop another window. There are many reasons for using transoms... internal doors. I've seen transoms used above glass doors and windows on interior walls... finishes; glass or composites in doors and transoms. Transom are used more and more as... French doors transoms can give fresh air without having the doors open (good for nervous..."
Entryway Appeal Can Hinge on a Pivot Door
Larger, heavier and often more dramatic than their swinging cousins, pivot doors fit right in with modern homes
"pivot doors fit right in with modern homes... pivot door is a dramatic alternative to common exterior doors that swing or slide... swing doors, because they are held up from below in lieu of being hinged at the side... chances the door would sag and malfunction are greater than with a pivot door.... swing door, for example, would be very heavy, and the hardware would have to be quite... do well in 4' wide front entrance hall Q: Do pivot doors result in an increase in little..."