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A New Decorating Book Celebrates Expert Style Mixing
Old-world classic, traditional and modern elements harmonize in Stephen Sills' gift-worthy new decorating book
"how to mix styles with careful editing. Sills is one of America's premier interior... space mixed with simplicity & flair. he superb in his mixes of old & modern. I don't... kitchen and mixing of styles. Inviting kitchen! Becky, great article with a lot of "meat"... eye for mixing old and new, and his spaces are timelessly elegant yet inviting, with... elements mix in harmony. A neutral palette featuring biscuit-white paint, and warm wood..."
8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles
"Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles... The backsplash could be considered the most important part of your kitchen's design... Whether your backsplash goes up to the bottom of the upper cabinets, reaches all the way... tiled backsplashes are classics! These backsplashes are great examples… http://www... budget for backsplash -- We really like our new tile backsplash because it is unique..."
5 Stunning Alternatives to the Tile Backsplash
"Try Stone Slab, Glass, Steel, Concrete or Beadboard Above the Kitchen Counter... kitchen backsplash, I'm crazy for tile, but there are alternatives if you're into a... materials like stone slabs and sheet glass can make for both beauty and easy cleanup.... Breadboard backsplash I'm doing a breadboard backsplash in my new kitchen but want to... great backsplashes, especially for modern kitchens. Check out this kitchen we did..."
DIY Backsplash Makeover: Get a New Tile Look for Less Than $50
"painted faux-stone facade for a brand-new look at a superaffordable price... on the backsplash tiles in our kitchen was getting us down. We had just put dozens... decorative backsplash for a fraction of the cost. Here's how we did it for less than $50... painted a stone backsplash directly on the wall. It turned out pretty well. http://www... com/faux-tile-backsplash You're a life saver!!! :) and to think I almost bought wall stickers..."
Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration
"counter or backsplash? How do you coordinate colors? Is it OK to mix patterns? The seemingly... countertop and backsplash combinations to help you plan your own mix of kitchen finishes,... countertop and backsplash choices can feel overwhelming. I've had homeowners approach me... and the backsplash-just purchased-is a mix of sand colored stones in matte and glass... Get some stone/grout sealer (also at Home Depot :). You seal the stone before grouting..."
8 of the Best Houzz Guides to Picking Kitchen Colors
If only mixing up a kitchen color palette were as easy as mixing batter. Here's help for choosing wall, cabinet, island and backsplash hues
"only mixing up a kitchen color palette were as easy as mixing batter. Here's help... a red backsplash would be drastically more cozy and calming than white cabinets with... electric blue backsplash and black floors. I really like the barstools. Where did you get... bright backsplash that five years down the road could be changed. In the case of the... and cool stone colors are dramatic and inviting. That, and the kitchen with the yellow..."
Kitchen of the Week: Navy and Orange Offer Eclectic Chic in California
Daring color choices mixed with a newly opened layout and an artful backsplash make for personalized luxury in a San Francisco kitchen
"choices mixed with a newly opened layout and an artful backsplash make for personalized... iling backsplash, this kitchen has a lively but luxurious look that would feel at... The backsplash is not my taste but I do like the navy and orange. Hmmm! for those... sky a mix of greyish blues, some pinks and your favorite soothing music caressing... other. The backsplash is to much. To relax it a little, perhaps a 1/4' tempered plain..."
Old and New Make for a Jolly Good Mix in England
Give an 18th-century country cottage a contemporary addition, and what do you get? A surprisingly cohesive-looking home
"English stone cottage without the historic planning commission’s getting worked up... it. The mix of old and new is great! I personally love the modern, bare walls look... g the stone "walls"(I've forgotten the correct term) on top of the house would have... way the stone cladding on the new resembles the old - plain, straight and square. And... Cotswold stone mix that leans more toward beige. “It’s certainly a softer approach,”..."
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
"with a mix of metals for hardware and fixtures... beautiful mixed-metal kitchen could feature copper sconces and pendants, oil-rubbed bronze... lots of mixing going on. It' mixed, but the beachy style brings it all together,... easily mix things up like that but I just can't. My house is oil-rubbed bronze from... balance when mixing metals. Perhaps, a dance of the eyes when viewing the total effect.... Mixing 3 different metal in 3 different areas where the eye can dance up and down..."
The Unmatched Kitchen: Mixing Finishes With Style
"idea of mixing cabinetry finishes in a kitchen design has gained a lot of appeal in... bank. Mixing finishes requires a bit of planning, but when it's done well, even with... uses of mixed finishes in a variety of styles:... love the mixing and am going to do this in the house I'm building. Are you mixing wood... already mix finishes in my current kitchen (same surface, but base cabinets are white... cabinets mixed with wooden open shelves). That last one just knocks my socks off! Gorgeous..."
Mix or Mass Daisies for Two Great Garden Looks
The classic daisy looks equally beautiful massed in borders or mixed throughout a naturalistic planting. Which look suits your style?
"borders or mixed throughout a naturalistic planting. Which look suits your style?... variety Mixed in a perennial border, Black-eyed Susans brighten up a lackluster bed... along a stone border, they make a beautiful statement in summer.Botanical name: Echinacea... mass or mix daisies is up to you. They are tough enough to handle either method and..."
Style Mix: Contemporary Cottage
"a mod mix of your favorite sleek and natural decor... Style Mix: Organic GlamStyle Mix: Happy PrepPatina Style... stacked-stone fireplace and welcome the interruption of an oversized, hammered-metal... pendant mix with woven baskets in the same shape. Clapboard cabin walls are calmed... driftwood and stone soften the look of the electronics and allows the television to feel..."
Dare to Mix Things Up in the Landscape
Courageously contrast plantings, materials and structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigue
"Medieval mixed media. Creativity in the 1400s, geometry with sand, snow, & stone. In... s ;) Mixed materials, from a garden manual 800 years old, then revived 500 years... Medieval mixed media. A temple ruined in the civil war of the 12th century, neglected... into the stone edging. In the last, the center planter pulls the color and texture up... rough stone floor. I will have to take and post some pictures of my own home and..."
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
"room, stone grey. Fifth room, taupe and camel. Sixth room, stone grey again. While... sofas to mix with our cream walls and timber floors. Looks amazing .... Thank you! I... enjoy a mix of elements and feel confined by a strict category, this is your look.... in the mix. The success in the room shown here lies in the use of related wood tones..."
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
"kitchen with mixed-metal finishes, it got me wondering if the mixing of metal finishes is... bathroom. Mixing metals adds intrigue and dimension. My idea of a perfect bathroom... When mixed well, it adds settle interest. I like mixing metals. We did a recent... about mixing chrome with oil rubbed bronze? I mixed finishes in our master bath... prefer mixed metals in the bathroom. It's a small space and when everything is the..."