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Houzz Tour: Mixing It Up in a Century-Old Edwardian
Different eras, patterns and textures mingle beautifully in a Canadian interior designer's home and 'design lab'
"speckle of light that might enter the house. Light coloured surfaces reflect that light... rooms. The lighting is fantastic. Beautiful home. The after kitchen is much warmer and... proper lighting and furnishings could have lifted the space (it looks dreary in the... ray of light'ness' we can get. Why would we need to go and live in a modern box... modern fixtures and furnishings just do not fit with this style of house. Some day..."
Houzz Tour: Natural Meets Industrial in a Canal-Side Washington Home
Wood and steel mix with copious glass in a contemporary new build that seamlessly transitions to the outdoors
"change the light bulbs in all the ceiling fixtures? (I'm getting way too practical in... natural light, hard to fall in sleeping, especially at the back of the bed.in total... all that light and glass! The view ain't half bad, either! Beautiful house! This made... and sun lights in every where.... ! This is my dream-house. I think it's beautiful... share light with the adjacent office. While ideally the space between the two would..."
10 Gorgeous Backsplash Alternatives to Subway Tile
Artistic installations, back-painted glass and pivoting windows prove there are backsplash possibilities beyond the platform
"up our light cabinets and light tile floor. So we created a focal point by running... little light there is in our kitchen. I'd do it again, using real glass not plexiglass... brings in light from the outside but it can also make the space private. I'll include... reflected light from the side window and I could keep an eye on them. :-) I used a scrap... stainless, light gold & copper colors. Here are a few additional options: faux glass..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Red in the Kitchen
Candy Apple Red, Red Licorice and more for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound
"appliances, lighting and even a fabric or red chairs or bar stools. It is such a great... very light gray (almost white) quartz counters, blue gray tile for wall and backsplash... the red, light gray and blue gray reminds me a little of kitchen colors from the 40's... matte, light blue Formica showed every speck of dirt. My new counter is Quartz Reflection... afraid its light color would show dirt. Instead, it's almost too good at hiding it! It's..."
Why We Love Midcentury Modern Design
There's a method to all this 'Mad Men'-ness — just look to psychology, tough times and, believe it or not, Apple
"space, light, natural light woods, brightly colored textiles, were meant as an antidote... openness, the light, the blurring of inside and outside. When friend of mine saw my LR and... turning on a light switch. MCM helps us reduce our cognitive load, while using familiar... little light we have. Something that is often lost when Amaricans copy the look and... natural light than "traditional" architecture usually does. And the areas tend to flow..."
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Living Rooms of 2012
Every design style gets a shout-out in the most saved living room photos of the past year — see if any elements speak to your own tastes
"natural light flooding in our windows. We want light, warm colors in our homes. Not... that are light and bright, that's why warm whites are getting popular again. I agree... other light colors. But for me give me earth tone colors and I can accent away with... with weak light and short days in the winter, you can have beige and add things (accessories... beiges (light tan, butterscotch, etc) vs. greige. Also, there are upholstery fabrics..."
13 All-White Bathrooms With Clean and Classic Style
"Clean, light and bright and you can also go crazy with the accessories. My favorites... white fixture finishes, tile and paint color, consider accepting a palette of various... great light the bathroom will look stunning and always fresh. I always seem to see... it. The light and ambience in white bathrooms with both natural and artificial sources... feature lighting and cunning details to separate any materials that may not absolutely..."
Small Bathroom Renovations
"brass fixtures are stunning with that tub. Guess they take the shower curtain down... change the lighting and mirror and paint the walls. Oh and hang a framed Monet print... chrome fixtures that I like, white cabinets and countertops. I'm having a hard time... mirrors and lights. The dressing room could take just one mirror over the sink, but the... size and lighting. There's one small window in the bathroom. Ideas for rental properties..."
Pop Culture Watch: 12 Home Trends from the '80s Are Back
Hold on to your hat (over your humongous hair); interior design elements of the 1980s have shot forward to today, in updated fashion
"nickel fixtures? I've seen the old black and gold combo in a magazine recently. You... handles, and fixtures are all brass. The one genius thing that was apparently big with this... bulbs for lights (like a hollywood dressing room). It's horrible. Mauve and grey!... even like light oak when it was in. But none of it is as bad as the 50's and 60's nylon... mirror lights to the dark wood trim - everything. Opened up the floor plan but stopped..."
8 Clever and Creative Ways With Small Bathrooms
Take the focus off size with a mural, an alternative layout, bold wall coverings and other eye-catching design details
"placing fixtures where they won't be in the way, but will still be practical. For example... great lighting, but aren't in the way when the shower door opens. http://www.br... white fixtures to tie this powder room into a nearby kitchen that is just out of... Sink and fixtures/faucet everything included for under $300 Ken Doerr - great bathroom... need the light on. I only had 8' x 5' to work with in this space but managed to turn..."
Reluctant DIYer's Diary of a Dresser Makeover
"be very light and pale, after all, the color name was "Serenity" :) I'd paint the original... bidet fixtures, as well as all the knobs in our master bath to be plated chrome.... bidet fixtures would have started at $1800. Of course, my husband had to remove... reinstall the fixtures, which was not a small job. Still, even if we had paid a pro for... shower fixtures were reasonable so we installed new. We did all this to sell our..."
3 Steps to Choosing Kitchen Finishes Wisely
Lost your way in the field of options for countertop and cabinet finishes? This advice will put your kitchen renovation back on track
"going light and solid surface. The kitchen is large but light is not always bright... white, light gray, yellow, light/mid blue or lighter (natural birch, natural maple)... it is light, white, flat, trimmed, recessed panel, raised panel, inset door, or full... keep it light, and neutral, and low maintenance. Icy white Zodiaq looks super in a... 5. Lighting: Once you know how much, and what type, and where...pick all the..."
Meet the New Super Toilets
With features you never knew you needed, these toilets may make it hard to go back to standard commodes
"plumbing fixtures, joist/truss/structural floor and wall layout needs of the 3" carrier... average fixtures but in both bathrooms I have bidets. Whenever I read and article like... supplied the fixtures. The $$$ for material which the plumber used was about $50 and he... Maybe light up the tiny room with an antique looking toilet with an interesting lid... bathroom fixture), given that I can't, I just bought those Hyjet bidets off the local..."
My Houzz: Original Drawings Guide a Midcentury Gem's Reinvention
Architect's spec book in hand, a Washington couple lovingly re-creates their midcentury home with handmade furniture and thoughtful details
"throughout for light, light, light and privacy where needed; glass wall by entry door with... consider lighting, room placement and even the functionality of kitchens and bathrooms... mastery of light and space to suit our clients needs like in a recent house we completed... quality fixtures and a spa like feel, keep the bath as is. Your addition to the house... bringing in light and without a need for coverings due to direct glare or privacy issues..."
A Glimmer of Gold Leaf Will Make Your Room Shine
"unique fixture will out ring all the others! for more information:- http://www... takes low light, indoor bamboo, near the window. Indoor bamboo balances gold, visually... direct light. I can't wait to see your table. MS Colours Inc, would you post a photo... is my light, (not yet installed.) Thoughts? MS Colours Inc, Apt46 for Home. How... not much light. I have not found the dining room table yet. My existing table is r..."