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Guest Picks: Go for a Golden New Year's Table
"shine with gold plates, glasses, flatware and accessories perfect for a party... fan of gold on any given day, and New Year’s is the perfect reason to bring some sparkle... silver and gold with pops of black and white is perfect for the occasion, but the best... silver and gold and the fun pattern on this glass. These plates would be perfect for dessert... course, the gold on these plates. They definitely make you want to celebrate. “People who..."
Guest Picks: Pretty Plates for Walls and Tables
Decorate with them or eat off ’em. Plates as gorgeous as these will serve up style no matter how you use them
"off ’em. Plates as gorgeous as these will serve up style no matter how you use them... a few plates tucked in for layering purposes. Plates are a versatile decorating... modern plate hangers. Below are myriad plates to tickle your fancy. Maybe you’ll... Plates aren’t just for the kitchen! In my house they adorn the wall of my daughter’s... decorative plates around the home. Of course, I use them for serving as well, and sometimes..."
Give License Plates the Green Light
Imagination is the driving force behind these car and motorcycle plates repurposed as artistic home decor
"motorcycle plates repurposed as artistic home decor... license plates make great art. Expired plates on websites like eBay and Etsy go for... cense plates can have an afterlife as home decor when their official job as vehicle... with plates from the 1930s and '40s being more expensive. If you're looking for... license plates a go. Fasten your seat belt — you won't believe what great spaces Houzz... license plate map just blew my mind. I think that is so cute for a kid or teenager..."
Easy Decorating: Great Plate Arrangements
"Pretty Plates Out of Hiding and On Display... favorite plates and figured out your plate arrangement, check out The Secret to Hanging... collection of plates wasting away in a cabinet, just waiting to be used? Chances are you... displaying plates, whether in a cabinet, on a rack or on the wall. The good news is that... Hanging a Plate Collection for some technical advice. Pair that ideabook with this one... saucers and plates away for safe-keeping until all possibility of earthquakes has passed..."
Wall Candy: Dish Up Colorful Glass Art Plates
These gorgeous handblown plates may look good enough to eat, but they're better off admired on the walls
"handblown plates may look good enough to eat, but they're better off admired on the walls... glass plates are seeing a lion's share of the action lately. The popularity partly... glass plates, they can be expensive. Instead I found these plates at Pier One and... of the plates in the article are produced using the exact same glass blowing technique... a few plates. Any experts out there have something to add? I'd love to hear your..."
13 Ways to Add a Plate Rack to Your Kitchen
"e Why Plate Racks Are the Best Way to Store Everyday Dishes... think of a plate rack, my mind goes to country design. I tend to go more modern in my... spot for plate racks. It's their no-nonsense nature that appeals to my pragmatic side... adding a plate rack and then a shelf to the lower part of my cabinets that are to the... some more plate rack ideas to inspire your kitchen design... http://www.houzz.com/ph... Steel Plate Rack. Like the idea? We are manufacturing them. - thedishdryingrack..."
"push plate protects a door from dirt and damage but has decorative value, too... push plate is a metal plate attached to the spot on a door where a hand would naturally... brass push plate adorns this upholstered door. Push plates are functional jewerly for... requiring push plates are often in high-traffic areas, like kitchens, laundry rooms and dining..."
Traditional Revisited: Plate Racks
"to Keep Plates Handy Works in Contemporary Homes Too... admirer of plate racks. In the past they've seemed a wee too country for my taste; turns... of old plates inspires me try plate racks as decorative accent away from the main... white plates of all sizes. I love the plate rack idea for storing and displaying... look of plate racks, but think they would be hard to keep clean. How do you dust or... Anyone with plate racks care to share? Good ol swifter duster! Hey there, thanks for showing..."
How to Use Your Plates
"foremost, plates are for food. Second, they are for spinning. Third, they are for Crystal... plain plates; I don't like to see a beautiful piece of transferware muddied by gravy... show that plate off. Here are some brilliant ways Houzz users are showing off their china... affair with plates. Had to temper that with two small boys but I will have a wall or two... for wall plates! I also really like the "tree" shown above. So clever. If anyone needs..."
DIY: The Secret to Hanging a Plate Collection
"group of plates is pretty easy if you have the right tools and a helper. When you do... — of plates or any other wall art — from Mandi Smith T, co-owner of Interior Staging... those plates?....smiles. It's lovely how Mandi used her sentimental plates....and... my fave plate wall arrangements. My grandmother collected plates in her dining room... -hang-plates-on-wall.html I have a collection of Holly Hobbie plates from the 70's..."
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
"only the plates, but the flatware and glassware as well. Ignore the small voice that... broken. My plate was always the one with bright yellow tulips and a Carebears tumbler... These plates weren't mixed and matched deliberately but they meant more to us. Most... expensive plates and other dinnerware. So fab! And those light blue stemware pieces are... favorite plates are seconds from the Royal Crown Derby outlet in the UK. The finest..."
Guest Picks: Bite-Size Plates for Noshing
Smaller tastes can be so satisfying after a season of holiday feasts — and these mini dishes will sate your appetite for less
"Agate plates and lights are sold in the Disney Dino themed restaurant. This is an... glasses and plates. It should be interesting. Will definitely be taking some pictures... unusual plate. Cute appetizer-sized portions could fit on these plates. I'm imagining... small plates. The cloudy green and just-right-for-your-hand size make me melt. I... sushi plates of my dreams. They come complete with a dunking space so that you don't..."
Baseball Decor Steps Up to the Plate
Now batting: baseball-theme murals, a rug that mimics turf and a busload of sports memorabilia, just in time for opening day
Color Guide: How to Work With Gold
It's OK to be a gold digger — this timeless color adds a rich glow to walls, furnishings and home decor that anyone would covet
"to be a gold digger — this timeless color adds a rich glow to walls, furnishings and... weren't for gold. It has always been a symbol of luxury, wealth and success. Gold cards... cards, gold medals, gold standard — all of it meant to convey the best of the best... not be gold. Oh, but when it is, it sure is pretty. Humans have had a thing for gold... well, gold can add mellow shimmering warmth. It's timeless and elegant. Done badly..."
Old Gold is a New Neutral
"Brassy—These Gold Tones are Sophisticated and Timeless... matte gold, and spun gold are softer, more subtle. Personally, I think gold hues... the same gold one might find glamorous is the same gold that reminds me of a Liberace... away with gold completely, but just tone it down a bit. Gold tones such as satin gold... words "gold" and "neutral" in the same sentence sounds a bit like an oxymoron. Gold... time when gold was on trend but even then it was used in excess. I'm not proposing..."