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How to Mix Metal Finishes in the Kitchen
Leave matchy-matchy to the catalogs and let your kitchen's personality shine with a mix of metals for hardware and fixtures
"catalogs and let your kitchen's personality shine with a mix of metals for hardware... pulls and hinges, and a faucet and pot filler in polished nickel (nickel is always... beautiful mixed-metal kitchen could feature copper sconces and pendants, oil-rubbed bronze... kitchen and has fallen in love with oil-rubbed bronze bin pulls; however, she isn't... faucets and pendants. Whatever is she supposed to do? I'm here to say that they don't..."
My Houzz: Travel, Art and Creative Layering Mix in Vancouver
Personality reigns in this eclectic Canadian waterfront home, thanks to the owners' artistic approach
"lives and possessions under one roof, their styles don’t always match up. Compromises... 2005 and later married and settled in Vancouver after a three-year long-distance re... e mom and part-time masseuse. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Heather and Randy... ensue and someone is forced to sell their beloved things or bury them in storage... Randy and Heather Zieber, however, who met while traveling through London in 2005..."
Idea of the Week: Mix Patterns Like a Pro
"Not Too Match-y, Not Too Random... crafted mix of patterns and prints. It looks effortless, but anyone who has tried to replicate... Houzz, and you'll see room after room filled with an eclectic yet expertly crafted... aspx and here are some similar (and less expensive) options: http://www.lsfabrics... patterns and making them complement each other successfully does require a certain skill... skill and practice-something I need to work on as a designer. Thanks for the tips..."
How to Mix Furniture Styles on the Patio
"clients to mix and match furniture pieces to create a more personal setting. There are... table and get new chairs? Is it OK if they don't match? Or, would you like to add... some pros mix their outdoor pieces beautifully.... chairs and matching colored cushions on the existing chairs. You just saved me $$$... patio with matching wicker chairs, two of which are starting to unravel. I've been wanting... ideas for mix-and-match outdoor furniture! Next: See more photos of patio designs Sit..."
Your Kitchen: Mix Wood and Painted Finishes
"like to mix it up a bit to give the space a more layered and collected feel. Here are... Mixing different types of natural wood in a home is a tough business. At the very... cabins and ski lodges. I love natural wood, I just need a bit of contrast in my life... spaces that mix painted finishes with natural woods. In kitchen remodeling, where a lot... love our "mixed" kitchen - nothing matches. We even mixed the hardward on the cabinets..."
Beautiful Living Rooms Mix Comfort and Style
Get comfy without the frumpy with these ideas for making 7 living room styles feel welcoming and relaxing
"rooms and living rooms, different images are conjured up for each of us. But what's... doors and windows and allowing fresh air throughout the house. Retractable screens... needed and can be matched in color to any opening so they blend in with virtually... rooms and know exactly what you are referring to. When my husband and I downsized... favorites. And I think that's because of the blues and greens against white walls. Beautiful..."
My Houzz: High Style and Discount Finds Mix in a San Francisco Rental
With combined styles, an elegant palette and a stellar bay view, this hilltop apartment is a vision of loveliness
"palette and a stellar bay view, this hilltop apartment is a vision of loveliness... wedding and event planner. Four years ago she and her husband, Cristoph, a physician... husband and I don’t always see eye to eye on design, and finding a way for our apartment... Stacy and Christoph Wichelhaus Location: Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco... Nice mix of old and new like your dining room buffet and modern table. I would be..."
My Houzz: Vintage and Asian Styles Mix in Eclectic Home
An interior design couple dress up their home with origami pendant, wallpaper and mid-century pieces
"Petra Mens and Sander Van der Burg blended several design styles to create a harmonious... Delft and The Hague, this contemporary home balances Asian influences with classic... beaches and the historical town of Delft, where they own an interior décor boutique... offered and family-friendly neighborhood, led them to purchase a block of land to build... Petra Mens and Sander van der Burg Location: Wateringseveld, The Netherlands Size: 160..."
How to Match Tile Heights for a Perfect Installation
"awkward and uneven look in a shower or bath. While lippage can happen on any project... prevent it and things you should avoid to not highlight it. Setting your tile with a... natural and artificial lighting can also draw attention to it. If a tile has an eased... invested time and money into out tile setting techniques between trips to TCNA and CTEF for... systems, and a variety of different types of spacers and wedges for every type of scenario..."
Modern Homes Embrace Mixed Views on Windows
Sure, there are walls of glass. But modern architecture affords the design freedom to have small, narrow and oddly shaped windows too
"narrow and oddly shaped windows too... idea of mix and matching tall & horizontal windows! Especially the idea of having them... windows and doors and its so apparent that the state of the outdoor space is so important... the look and feel of clerestory windows, in a home with only clerestory windows I would... windows (and I do mention that the house is not limited to them). But by focusing on... architect and landscape designer collaborate in the earliest stages, the landscape can..."
How to Mix Metal Finishes in the Bathroom
Make a clean break with one-dimensional bathroom finishes by pairing nickel, silver and bronze hardware and fixtures
"silver and bronze hardware and fixtures... fixtures and lighting in your bathroom. Mixing metals adds intrigue and dimension.... kitchen with mixed-metal finishes, it got me wondering if the mixing of metal finishes is... have to match everything when it comes to specifying the decorative hardware, plumbing... fixtures and maybe even a touch of brass hardware.... handles and matte black doorknobs and hinges. With rustic alder cabinets and a white..."
Mix Pillow Patterns Like a Pro: 17 Foolproof Themes
"pattern mixes for a sofa, chair or bed bursting with liveliness... patterns and mix them liberally. Anxiety should dissipate soon after!... solids and tawny beiges. This is a sensible solution for large investment pieces like... sofas and sectionals. But that doesn’t mean everything needs to be neutral territory... easily and relatively inexpensively. The trick is to approach patterns like the p... ideas for mixing pillow patterns using a variety of themes. Once you’ve seen how it’s..."
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'
"patterns and textures mingle beautifully in a Canadian interior designer's home and... Meisels and her blended family: her husband and his two kids, ages 9 and 11, and her... lifestyle and collections, and it also serves as a design laboratory where she can experiment... ideas and test products and materials. "Over the years I have had the opportunity... objects and furnishings that I love — since this has happened over time, my home has..."
Guest Picks: A Mix of Metals for the Home
"homes. Matching metals is about as popular as matching purses to shoes to nail polish... bronze and silver are just a few of the lovely metals that grace all of our homes... house, and even in the same room? The results might surprise you. — Gabrielle from... awers-and-Roll-Out-Shelves-from-Dura-Supreme To view a video and press release about... Drawers and Roll-Out Shelves. For a limited time, this new metal drawer system is available..."
Mixing Patterns: Do It!
"bedding and curtain patterns that work well together... don't match - even if their colors do. Years and years later, I still can't shake... great, and for some reason, mixed patterns in the house don't give me that "I look... skirts and polka dotted shirts (or whatever) look so cute together, I can't bring... awe! (and jealous).... I wish I could JUST DO IT... and have fun with bright colors... colors and patterns! I like the idea of mixing patterns by hanging actual clothes. I'm..."