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Things You Need to Know About Buying a Sofa
Learn about foam versus feathers, seat depth, springs, fabric and more for a couch that'll work for years to come
"feels light or wobbly, take a pass. Look for a frame made from a kiln-dried hardwood... and a light colored print. In our last home we had 3 sofas and love seat. We are... patches of light cream to dark green. Hard to describe, but the print is subtle and very... pillows in light-colored sage green & yellow. In the fall, we use creams/deep oranges... preference for light colors. Let me tell you, I absolutely hate it now. It's unsightly. And..."
Houzz Tour: Under a Metal Canopy in Texas
New technology, reclaimed materials and an enormous protective roof combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm
"basket light fixtures to a master bathroom perched atop a teak deck. Houzz at a... is very industrial in appearance. All in all it's a great concept and could be used... use of industrial metals throughout. It looks low maintenance. Wish that you would... building that industrial roof over the home. It completely negates the green cred of this... barn tin, lighting, the bottles, etc... I love it all and it was great to see how well..."
My Houzz: Color This Utah Home Terrific
Candy-colored walls lit up by sunlight and a streamlined, open layout make a family’s new house one of a kind
"natural light and a unique contemporary design that paid homage to the nature-embracing... row bulb lighting in such a modern house. Positives would be all that natural light... ever. Light switches should be painted wall color to hide. Fluorescent lights in... natural light in this home cannot mask an overwhelming impression of industrial ut... natural light! These guys show guts. It is not easy to choose for that specific green..."
Budget Decorator: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime
"$1,000 light fixtures) and be willing to get your hands a bit paint splattered, and... ($20; industrial; this one's actually a pendant) --> http://www.lowes.com/pd_351... ($60; industrial-style shiny copper pendant) -and finally - I also had a lot of... their best light, pardon the pun. If you like the simple brass pulls for cabinets or doors... handles and light fixtures, using rust oleum black hammered spray paint. I love them and..."
Home Tech: There's an Easier, Affordable Future for Home Automation
Say goodbye to the headaches and high price of current systems, and hello to home automation products for the masses
"appliances and lighting. Then you need to choose a platform. Decisions have to be made about... sort of industry standard control interface and command language that can do for home... computer industry. As long as every design is incompatible with every other design... sensor lights under the kitchen cabinets for nighttime and the cats turned them on... maker, lights and washing machine by the time we got back home. :) "the question is..."
Blow Past the Heat With an Outdoor Ceiling Fan
Drop some degrees on your porch or patio while boosting its style, with an energy-efficient ceiling fan
"breeze, add light and contribute to a stylish decor. By introducing movement into otherwise... think industrial (not designer industrial) ceiling fans with aluminum or stainless... when the light and the fan are used at the same time. This isn't necessarily a problem... softer the light. Ceiling fan lights generally do not provide as much light as a same-size... provides more light than a diffuser, but the multiple light canisters coming from the fan..."
Discover the Unstoppable Advantages of Cork for the Home
Look beyond wine stoppers to see cork's ecofriendliness, durability, fire resistance and antimicrobial nature for all kinds of home products
"also very light and ranks highly for its insulation properties, making it a great material... The wine industry has regulated and reduced the use of cork for a few reasons. Cork... and the industry responded with screw caps, more formally known as Selvyn Closures... direct light, then go for it. You will love it! Thanks Mars2!! Very nice to get that... where the light hits?? I was wondering also if the floor is slick to walk on with socks..."
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
"e and lighting design at Ryerson University and is now with Koma Designs, renovated... objects. Industrial, edgy, and just very cool. It must make it easy to clean under... loved the lighting for some reason I can't quite fathom. I love the house and the dog... meets industri-chic estate sale, with a delightful dash of humor. I'm with you on... set on industrial pallets with a thick glass backrest. The side-table lamps are suspended..."
Retirement Reinvention: Boomers Plot Their Next Big Move
Choosing a place to settle in for the golden years? You're not alone. Where boomers are going and what it might look like
"mobile, light-on-the-land teepee, fixed in place, or some combination of the two?... cottage industry art pieces. Soaring ceilings. The house up north in the snow with... hands make light work, yes? Except during power cut ! I reckon you'd be off fishin' as... crystal lighting, black wrought iron, pastel colors, white french windows and doors... be an industrial loft or condo with lots of glass. We moved to the country in 2004..."
Guest Picks: Chic Black Accents
"anything from lighting to art, to textiles and furniture, a touch of black helps bring a... statement our Industrial chandelier (available in 3, 6, 8, or 12 lights)! @Hammer & Heels... with that industrial chandelier! Beautiful ideas! A black kitchen island is a beautiful... pendant light, it’s hard not to make a statement. The simple design makes it easy to..."
Give Your Baby the Healthiest, Safest Nursery Possible
Protect your newborn by choosing nontoxic nursery furniture, bedding, rugs and paint. We give you all the details here
"Thankfully, in light of this, the marketplace has responded with chemical-free cribs and furniture... furniture industry into changing their manufacturing habits so it wont be as difficult... full day light and amidst the ordinary "toxins" of life. We must have been breathing... other industrial pollutants that now find their ways into infant products. I think..."
Luxury of Space: Designing a Dream Laundry Room
Plan with these zones and amenities in mind to get a laundry room that takes function and comfort to the max
"great lighting — will boost your laundry room's style and function, too.... building industry or the manufacturing industry that makes these machines needs to address... lighting installed under your cabinetry and ambient ceiling lighting. Tip: Install... Ample lighting will help you see and fight stains better. Use a mixture of task lighting... clear task lighting. My rule of thumb is to install one fixture every 6 feet. Create a..."
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Houzz Tour: Shingle Style Meets Soho on the Jersey Shore
"open, light, and loft-like interior. The relationship between the architect and the... wood and industrial pendant lights. It's the perfect example of the son's wish fulfilled:... out the light fixtures together. Note the way the lines of the industrial sconce on... to the industrial aesthetic. The owners and their adult son had a vision for the... incorporated industrial style. The son, a musician who lives in Manhattan, and brought ideas..."
Speed-Dial Color Selection to Get the Best Result
You’ve belabored your color decisions and are still stuck. Here is how to evaluate your space and make choices that are right for you
"immediately to light waves reflected off surfaces, and the resulting signals travel swiftly... leave the light on and stare at the walls, if a light is on it is for reading, not wall... AMOUNT of light (illumination) - strong light makes us see colors as paler than they... natural light, lights on at night, blinds and drapes open and shut. this should tell... way the light affects a room can make a colour look completely different form what..."