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My Houzz: Dancing, Painting and Family Living in Seattle
With a backyard studio and a colorful, lively main home, these Washington state homeowners have all of their creative bases covered
"dance and painting studio in their backyard. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Cyrus... color paint is used for the dining room? Love it! I love it! My daughters would... dining room paint; only that they purchased it at True Value Hardware in the Seattle area... of her paintings.Your turn: Do you work from home? Share your home with usBrowse more... family hand-me-down, and covering the small window is a folded curtain panel hanging..."
Paint a Garden Delightful With Iris
Charming and colorful, irises propagate easily, are hardy in many soils and climates, and unfold with layers of beauty
Pick the Right Paint Finish to Fit Your Style
The question of finish may be as crucial as color. See which of these 9 varieties suits your space — and budget
"or flat paint with good coverage. The brand of paint you buy has a lot to do with... But flat paint can be touched up. Plus.... landlords use satin paint so they can wash... is to paint with a brush in the first place! @bubblyjock... Right.. paint a whole... based paint eventually yellows. I've been to countless paint stores with a sample... identify this paint! Help!!!! Has anyone ever used marine paint indoors and if so, did it..."
Mantel Makeover: From Builder's Grade to Live-Edge Wood
See how an all-wrong mantel became a gorgeous fireplace focal point at the hands of an interior designer and her carpenter
"at the hands of an interior designer and her carpenter... old wood painted in a screaming white shade." This was interior decorator Cathy Zaeske's... tried painting it a honey color to help it blend in, but in the end, she simply could... newly painted gray walls on the main floor. I also chose it for the wonderful contrast... then painted it light gray. "It is very special to us, as it is the same tree and... says.Wall paint: Confederate Red, Benjamin MooreBrowse live-edge mantels "We left the..."
Guest Picks: Details for a Classic White Kitchen
Check out these white tiles, countertops and accessories, plus a few stainless steel touches, for a pristine-looking cooking space
"white tiles, countertops and accessories, plus a few stainless steel touches, for... Let me paint a picture of the before: no disposal, no dishwasher and a meat locker... subway tiles and white toe-stubbing footed cabinetry will be passé! Pulling your... white tile back splash. So need new cabinets/counter. Want to blend in the faded... de lis tile, tin backsplash, lots of old world charm.... well, at least that's what..."
Give Your House Some Natural Curiosities
"prints and paintings bring the wonder of nature to your walls... represented by hand, whether in drawing or painting. Because engraving plates were made, many... assortment of hand-colored prints from Albertus Seba's Cabinet of Curiosities and we included... drawings and paintings. These colorful plates are enhanced by gilded frames. These subdued..."
Handmade Home: Antique Castoff Emerges as Wall Art
A piano scrap from an antiques store gets a tune-up from a coat of paint, some old-fashioned ingenuity and a little love
"coat of paint, some old-fashioned ingenuity and a little love... so my hands are free to carry items to the car.... chalk paint after taking the advice of someone on line. Home Depot offers samples... their Behr paint for $4. It's about 8 oz. To it, add 1 tablespoon of unsanded grout and... chalk paint for the rest of my life! The nice thing about making your own, besides... chalk paint, which only has a dozen or so colors...."
Orange: Still Hot, Hot, Hot
"energizing paint, furnishings, rugs and accessories... other hand, because it's such a bold color, it needs to be used correctly to avoid... got the paint on sale. I wonder how much the baby cries in an orange room. It is a... photos! We painted our guest bathroom orange years ago but did not go any further. This... Instead of painting the entire wall, paint an orange square to act as an accent for artwork... Think hand towels. Hang them on racks, fold them on shelves or roll them in baskets..."
Why Bathroom Floors Need to Move
Want to prevent popped-up tiles and unsightly cracks? Get a grip on the principles of expansion and contraction
"popped-up tiles and unsightly cracks? Get a grip on the principles of expansion and... word to a tile professional. When a bathroom floor has been installed incorrectly, tiles... not just tile that does this — almost every material in a home expands and contracts... popped tiles or cracked grout joints. These professional pointers for preparation... on the tile, tile adhesive, grout, shape, size and colour of the tile. In Southern..."
My Houzz: Relaxing Mexican Resort Style in a Florida Home
"colorful hand-painted Talavera tiles, vibrant textiles and other authentic Mexican accents... Adore the tiles on the stairs - brilliant. Beautiful!!!!!! The colors used are vibrant... love the tiles on the stairs, I saw an example in a home a while ago and it's one of... mexican tiles. I spent most of my life waiting to do anything to my house because I... Talavera tiles. Although very commonly used in Mexico and other Latin countries,..."
A Chilly Massachusetts Bathroom Gets the Hotel-Spa Treatment
Luxurious details including a steam shower and radiant-heat flooring create a relaxing private master bathroom for a couple
"Joe @ Tile By Design in Danvers, Jennifer @ The Tile Source in Beverly, Julie @ Willow... glass tile. It is from Sonoma Tilemakers. We purchased it locally from Tile By... up the tile choice for the glass tile on Sonoma's webpage. Found this excellent data... faced tile - Awesome! The glass tile needs a quality "Modified Thin-set" to be installed... glass tile! fabulous remodel. my only bugaboo would be the that color glass tile..."
9 Ways Grout–Yes, Grout–Can Add to Your Design
"finished tile project looks—sometimes significantly. Buy extra tile and have your... your tile setter mock up some samples using your tile and the grout colors you like.... how a tile wall, counter or floor will look. Traditionally, the grout used on tile... ask your tile setter to see a sample palette of grout colors. You'll notice right away... of a tile installation. I'm in the process of laying porcelain tile that looks like..."
Epoxy vs. Cement Grout — What's the Difference?
Grout is grout, right? Nope. Cement and epoxy versions have different appearances, durability and rules of installation
"among tile contractors and builders. I find new benefits every time I use this product... marble tile - we had never tackled a tile job before and despite warnings that this... how the tile is wavy and I feared a silicone joint would not look as nice. For the... three tiles in height. I left 1/4" expansion room at the ceiling which was filled... the wall tile I chose to use Laticrete's 254 Platinum thin-set. TTMAC and TCNA Spe..."
Highlights From the 2012 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show
Innovations in sinks, outlets and surface materials for kitchens and baths shone at this year's show
Bathroom Style: No More Boring Flooring!
"carrara tiles in my master bath and love it. I also used pebble tile under the tub... carrara hex-tile in my guest bath and love how it looks wet when it's not. Speaking of... powder room tile installation, Shawn! This was a custom mosaic marble using Bardiglio... other tile installations from the same job. The shiny penny rounds are the pool... subway tiles, but varied the formats and layouts to make them feel unified but different..."