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A Lesson In Lighting: How To Use Wall Sconces
"to Make Wall Lights Work for You... Lighting is one of the most important elements in design, but it is often overlooked... great lighting plan will improve the appearance of colors and furnishings, and it... types of lighting that work together to achieve balance: ambient, task and accent.... Wall sconces — depending on where they are positioned — can fit into all three... course in lighting. Although I had heard of the 3 types of lighting, I was not familar..."
Give License Plates the Green Light
Imagination is the driving force behind these car and motorcycle plates repurposed as artistic home decor
Architect's Toolbox: Wash the Wall With Sunlight
"natural light inside. Whether it comes through a side window, skylight or indirectly... natural light enlivens a space. One of the wondrous aspects of this design element... how the light changes with the time of day and the seasons. Capturing, molding and... shaping this light will enrich your home and your life in the most basic and profound ways... down the walls in our outdoor living room here in Mexico. Thanks jenson and Carole,..."
A Single-Wall Kitchen May Be the Single Best Choice
Are your kitchen walls just getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency, share light and look amazing
"kitchen walls just getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency... on one wall. The efficiency of single-wall kitchens happens through the spacing... single-wall kitchens, where the three elements of the semisacred work triangle —... single-wall kitchen relates to the rest of the house, particularly the adjacent dining... single wall kitchen spread out on two walls http://www.houzz.com/discussions/4776..."
On Trend: Feather Decor Makes Rooms Soar
Bring lightness and a breath of nature to your walls and home decor with feather art, accessories and wall treatments
"Bring lightness and a breath of nature to your walls and home decor with feather... s and wall treatments... bring some lightness to a room, focus on feather art prints, collections of natural bird... flight and lightness to a starker interior. Focus on the natural side of feathers with..."
Renovation Detail: The Desk Sconce
Clear off your desk in one smooth move: Move your task lighting onto the wall with a sconce for task lighting
"your task lighting onto the wall with a sconce for task lighting... nook with wall sconce lighting. Mounting desk lighting onto the wall allows for more... anchors it, wall lighting in an office feels appropriately library-like. One may also consider... for task-light adjustment, a welcome option in a workspace setting.... elegance of wall sconce, and their utility of a swing-arm in a work space. The first room... down the wall is a distraction (and can be caught by passerbys), so it's a good idea..."
Mirrors, Mirrors on the Wall
"staircase or wall with a mirror collection that reflects light and style... together as wall art. A high fashion look for your walls, that's for sure.... up your walls and how you accessorize an outfit have a lot in common. In both cases... mosaic wall mirror is beautiful. Mirrors make any space look bigger! http://blog... entire wall with mirrors? Well check this out... it's amazing! http://stardust-decorstyle... or-on-wall.html Anyone know where I can find old mirrors, not looking for beautiful..."
Lacquered Walls Rise and Shine
Gleaming and glamorous, lacquered walls add irresistible polish, light and energy to interior designs
"lacquered walls add irresistible polish, light and energy to interior designs... uered walls have been on the decorating scene for ages, but they're white hot these... lacquered walls? Would you give them a whirl? Tell us why or why not in the Comments... product on wall and still achieve A high gloss look. Great idea book- I've been looking... entire wall in silver leaf, then coating with a green-tinted lacquer. The trim and..."
DIY: How to Paint a Wall Stencil
"and a Light Hand with the Brush... days, on walls, floors, fabrics, furniture — even ceilings. For someone with a knack... all-over a wall, look fantastic! Plus, the effects that one can achieve resemble high-end... on my walls but I have knock down plaster. Is it still possible with this type of... object. Light and shadow in nature depends on the light source. So just choose which... with a light touch, start dabbing your brush onto the stencil design. The lighter..."
Open Walls Widen Home Possibilities
Doing away with the boundary between indoor and outdoor living, open walls add space, light and drama to a home
"open walls add space, light and drama to a home... an open wall with a door made of glass. It opens to a deck and a pool and some sort... Open walls are the ultimate embodiment of indoor-outdoor living, blurring the lines... Moroccan lights. I'm very happy with Mosquito curtain. Nana wall is tricky. The in... a full-wall sliding door. Bringing the outdoors in actually inspired our staging of... would have walls of windows all over. Love the meshing of indoor-outdoor spaces. Love..."
Architecture and the Art of the Wall
See how common building materials can become uncommonly beautiful displays of color, pattern, texture and light
"artistic walls through texture, greenery, color and pattern.... concrete walls and brick walls. However, dust falls from the brick walls since it has... brick wall so dust does not fall from the brick wall? Thanks Here's an example from... solid walls for privacy We found the first 3 photos as walls in Scottsdale, AZ.... front wall is that the low window (partially covered by a plant, third picture down... solid wall of concrete privacy's sake facing the front and it can still be welcoming..."
Your Bath: Treat Yourself to an Accent Wall
"accent wall. For the most part, all it requires is paint or wallpaper, and the results... painting one wall a different color. So glad you liked it aprilaries! It's such an easy... natural light source as great as this. The contrast between the black accent wall and... accent wall. Lighting is key in window-less spaces: go soft with dimmers for a cozy... accent wall is to outfit just one wall, but that doesn’t mean you can’t carry hints..."
Skinny Windows: Exclamation Points of Light
"punctuate walls with light and well-curated views... openness and light. I must have light. I have some skinny windows and they are a real challenge... evening lights in big windows can highlight your life. Third - weather - you might... to the wall.... I want to stop them and install a narrow 6 ft. tall leaded glass window... to let light in and also let me see my pretty yard outside. Decision confirmed!... in the wall with steel posts columns at each end. I have to disagree. I love large..."
Houzz Products: Get a Whole New Look — Without New Furniture
With a fresh-looking decor trio (rug, light fixture, wall covering), they won’t even notice that same-old sofa
"(rug, light fixture, wall covering), they won’t even notice that same-old sofa... rug, walls and lighting. We’ve created vignettes of complementary trios of wall... treatments, light fixtures and rugs from the Houzz Products collection that just may inspire... painted wall is so boring. Every room of our historic house had always been papered... vinyl wall decal, what I liked was the adorable little flowered lamp and table upon..."
Clerestory Windows Are Tops at Ushering in Light
Save on electricity and lift your mood with more natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls
"natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls... y for light. The benefits of natural light simply cannot be overstated, and there... top of a wall — your home may not need electricity during the day. And you may need... natural light when ever possible, providing light without distractions of an unsightly... natural light and controlling temperature, clerestory window are a great way to maintain..."