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Decorating With Antiques: Chests, Dressers and Buffets
"made by hand, or that has survived the ravages of time intact. I wonder about the... Heritage Paint that looks like years and years of aged and warn paint. Both of these... where painting the ceiling a shade or two lighter than the wall, IMHO, would make... created by hand by our skilled artisans to give an authentic appearance... http://www... We re-tiled the room with 12 inch square marble and cut the squares into 4 inch pieces..."
12 Ideas for a Knockout Kitchen
"subway tile and “greige” walls? Tired of making design choices based on what you think... bubble tile offset by the chartreuse paint color and open cabinets. Bubble tile... refuse to tile our backsplash so I can at least paint something fun back there and then... lick of paint covered the kitschy wallpaper. Had the walls being painted a safe "... using tiles instead of paint. I could see a person tire of that back splash very..."
Wood in the Bathroom? Absolutely!
Wet places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips for sealing and installing bathroom wood here
"is that tile is the go-to for bathroom surfaces. We see tile everywhere, from the bathroom... I love tile, but just because it's so popular doesn't mean we have to design with... it. And tile and grout aren't as impervious as you might think and are not required... ended up painting it with a water-resistant paint in a similar color because the damage... areas are tile. The wood is still going strong over 50 years later. This bath does get..."
Houzz Tour: An Updated '70s Home Puts Art on Show
"Miller Tile Company. A brown, Mexican Saltillo tile covered most of the floors (where... , and tile was used in different and sometimes unexpected ways throughout the house... ditched the tile flooring in favor of a simpler, lighter palette. The ’70s decor gave way... Mexican tiles were removed, I had my usual reflex -- oh, no, the beautiful tiles --... want to paint them and cover up the wood (my husband would never allow that!). Ideas..."
Spring Clean Your Kitchen
Scour our 15 ways to ditch the dirt and get rid of the gunk, leaving your kitchen spick and span in time for spring
"items. Hand soap, dish soap, paper towels, olive oil — write it all down and make... Cleaning tile floors and the grout is dirty use a soft brush and brush it. Anything... dirty tile it will clean this also. This are easy to use but they need to be used... We paint our walls in semigloss and our trim in gloss. This makes washing walls... white paint. Takes no more time then washing them down. @ Denise Barkeeper's Friend..."
Teal? Seriously? Heck YES!
"that a handful of designers donated scads of time and talent to accomplish.... through the paintings ... I am curious about who did the paintings ? Do you know anything... edgy by painting - and SPONGE painting - some of the walls teal. It was 1996 and, um... Those teal tiles might just turn me around though. They remind me of nature's use of... let us paint over them. So I'm not sure I'd be able to live with teal now. Though..."
8 Natural Home Materials That Can't Be Beat
See how designing with natural stone, clay, wood and more can give a house luminosity, depth of color and lasting appeal
"batch of hand-mixed stucco and sawn wood board contributes to the story about you and... roof tiles are truly impervious to time. We have reclaimed tiles that are over two... costs. Hand-mixed stucco, natural stone, clay roof tile, even wood (sometimes) are... Clay Roof tiles, as Bud writes, have an element of timelessness. That is because terracotta... clay tile roof - until... the appraisal came back without ANY credit for this expensive..."
10 Home Fixes That Require a Pro
With some home improvements, your best tool might be the phone. Here are some areas in which it pays to make the call
"own two hands. But when it comes to certain tasks — plumbing, for instance — we draw... Regarding lead paint: While a lead paint abatement contractor is not necessary, everyone should... of lead paint are available at paint stores and hardware stores, but in my opinion... anything with paint, just assume it could be lead paint so mist/spray with water and contain... remove paint with a non-toxic and non-caustic paint removers there are available...."
5 Jumping-Off Points for Decorating a Blank Space
"are a handful of great jumping-off points. Inspiration is subjective — in other words... ceramic tiles for her shower backsplash.. Pretty amazing http://www.Aliciatappdesigns... article, the painting is wonderful. I tend to use area rugs as the source of theme/color... how one painting can totally change a room! I had a guest room that sat empty for several... years, was painted pale teal but, was poorly done and the trim looked gray , bad combo..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Industrial in a Restored New Jersey Barn
Amish craftsmen, trusting clients and an architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown
"doors, hand-split cedar shingle roofing and copper gutters and leaders," the architect... nerve, I'd paint it red, too! love the kitchen tiles / back plash i have just used the... splash tile (by Bisazza) in the kitchen? Where can I buy it? The paint on the cabinets... Actually, our hand brushed milk paint finish in this case is very close to a Ben Moore color... exterior paint color? love this place! The stonework and fencing look great with the..."
Houzz Interview: Decor Demon
"faux paint and stuck in contractor-grade purgatory. I like to think I saved it from... black-brown paint so they'd recede. Although I usually stick with Porter, I turned to Behr's... Walls faux painted with pseudo-Venetian plaster [aka Venetian Disaster] were saved from... Portman painting. An artist named Ronnie Bautista created it based on a scene from... right hands! Amy Love the big pic of mom & dad...wonder how they feel about being..."
My Houzz: Modernism Takes a Natural Turn in Pennsylvania
"burned by hand before installation, emulating a traditional Japanese technique.... kitchen tile at Amazon.com. The seller is MC Glass. We love the tile. -A majority... backsplash tile before and it really caught my eye - stunning! Love everything about his... like the tile in this house is described as "new design black basket weave mosaic tiles... other hand, want to feel like I am OUTSIDE, while being INSIDE, protected from the..."
What Goes With Wood Cabinets?
Make those high-quality cabinets look their best by pairing them with the right colors and materials
"While painted cabinets have surged in popularity, unpainted cabinets made of real... well for paint and tile. If you want orange tones in the paint and accents, I would... coats of paint now sports both stained cherry wood and off-painted cabinets. It is... blue tile, Because the cream walls and the blue tile makes it perfect. Thanks for... including painting the cabinets, but my husband was against painting wood. So, we eventually..."
Hot Ideas and Tips for Coffee and Tea Stations
Let options like drawer inserts and built-in coffeemakers percolate now, so your hot-drinks station can best serve holiday guests
"in your hands. While it sounds like a no-brainer to brew a cup of joe or fix a spot... backsplash.. a tile mural of a retro poster. http://www.Aliciatappdesigns.comr .. I do have... panels? Tiles? Looks like it has texture to it Love the color scheme, and no there's... raised tile, its about 5/8" taller in the center, then finished with a really cool... love that tile. Adds a nice touch. @charleee, I am sorry, but nothing compare with..."
Take a Tour of Popular Colors Through the Decades
"other hand, there's an economic downturn, the chosen palette will more than likely... spray paint and regular paint on furniture, and every thing in between. Shabby chic... light blue tiles. His design included ample glazing and framed views of the surrounding... mauve tile from floor to ceiling...le sigh). Can't wait to rip it all out. And I'm... read! @Painted Lady Studios - Yes, mauve was definitely a thing in the 80's. We painted..."