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Transitional Style: Light, Art and Accessories
Idea of the Week: Clever DIY Wall Art
"Zerbey's modern Seattle home, but one easy-to-replicate detail that struck many readers..."
New Garden Styles Reveal Roots in Arts and Crafts Design
Landscape design from a century ago is still influencing gardens today — see if any of its features have sprung up in yours
"in the Arts and Crafts gardens that were so popular in the early part of the last... original Arts and Crafts garden — linear paths, terraces, tall and clipped hedges backing... gives it a modern twist. The plantings have moved away from the meadow style that gained... The Arts and Crafts movement was championed by brothers Charles and Henry Greene... We're big Arts & Crafts fans over here at Granite Grannies, so I was excited to learn..."
My Houzz: Art and Color Light Up a Texas Home
Family artwork and patience lie at the heart of this Austin home, along with striking colors, a converted garage and a spacious backyard
"envisions a modern dining room, but Billy Brown had a vision for his house from the very... piece of art." Brown tried to keep a modern aesthetic in mind when designing his home... do this modern piece for him. "I wanted something bold that would grab your attention... designed this modern bathroom, featuring a walk-in shower and a smooth, slanted slate rock..."
Artful Stairs: Continuity in Steel
Guest Picks: Creating a Cozy, Contemporary Nursery
"relate modern and contemporary with cold and stark — the last way you'd want to describe... lines of modern pieces, mix in a few warm colors and cozy textures, and the space will... cozy, contemporary nursery. — Lauren from With Two Cats... classic contemporary rocking horse would look great in any child's space. Perfect for... meets contemporary and is available in a range of colors. I also love that it converts..."
Guest Picks: Contemporary Coastal
"building a contemporary beach house down here in Lowcountry. We want to incorporate some... to the modern style we love. Here are a few pieces we either currently own or have... suit our modern taste, while the light wood and the bench-style seating fit in with... icon of modern Scandinavian design. Wicker, typical in coastal decor, adds softness... with a contemporary coastal scheme (for example: Seagrass, Kelp, Coral and Plankton)..."
7 Unexpectedly Intriguing Places for Art
"displaying art in spaces where someone might least expect it... Although art is usually saved for last, the right piece of art can tie all the other... Art engages us, stirs our soul and creates debate, but it is often the final piece... place, art can be thrilling. When we least expect it, a colorful depiction from a... dearth of art. Designers seem prefer 3 D objects as art. I love art - the bird outside... literal - art in the bathroom does not need to feature water, and art in the dining room..."
6 Easy Ways to Skillfully Hang Your Art
Get your art out of the box, off the floor or out of the closet — these simple hanging strategies will let you put it where it belongs
"your art out of the box, off the floor or out of the closet — these simple hanging... uying art or posters, or printing out pictures, is the easy part. We've all been... at the art store or standing in front of a clean wall with a hammer and nail in hand... leave your art in a box for years, your walls bare. Just plunge in and get started.... collecting art for years and way back in the day I would hang art from floor to ceiling..."
5 Homes That Spotlight Art
Spectacular art collections deserve a well-designed showcase, and these homes frame theirs in high style
"cular art collections deserve a well-designed showcase, and these homes frame theirs... private art collections. Some have pieces worth millions, some have treasures unearthed... where art collections play a major role in the decor.... PrintedArt Thanks for highlighting above our "Penthouse at the Metropole" project... allow the art to shine. Ok Becky, I'm going to address this as tactfully as I can. At... walls, modern railings, rich floors and lighting all highlighting the art. Upstairs..."
Soak in the View: Art for the Bath
"piece of art by the tub... work of art: the bathroom. Let's check out the possibilities:... original art as prohibitively expensive. Patronize local art school exhibits and galleries... protect the art from moisture? Good question! I've worried about this in the past and have... not have art in the bath? This photo below is hanging in the powder room ~ so glam!... monetary) art in a bathroom! The warm, moist air causes deterioration. Use copies of..."
The Beauty of Bonsai — Living Art, Rooted in Harmony
"with an art form dating back 1,000 years... this lost art. Thank you. How is bonsai a lost art? It is a vibrant hobby of millions... Christian art and symbols misused outside of a their sacred, devotional context). It... designed modern space. The bonsai's windswept appearance appears to be beckoning us... forest. The art of bonsai began in China more than 1,000 years ago; the word bonsai means... which the art was modified and refined. At first, bonsai trees were found only in Buddhist..."
10 Broad-Stroke Ideas for Choosing and Displaying Art
Conquer bare walls with these easy, unintimidating basics for picking meaningful artwork and hanging it right
"Art can pull a room together, although the right ways to display it can seem elusive... hope the art we display does not feel like an accessory to the furniture. We want it... large size art. Framing is unnecessary for contemporary art in large size (it's a big... they ARE art! For 30 years I have rehunging my clients art pieces from up near the... affordable art? (original art would be ideal). I have tried to search Etsy but you can't..."
The Power of Art In Design
""Sofa Art"; art that is chosen simply because it fits with the decor of a home, to... of my art choices and how I now use art in interiors. Would they shake their heads... of the Art Institute of Chicago, I recall many discussions on how people decide to... collect art and where they choose to display it. A major theme in these conversations... Regardless, art is one of the most personal choices to be made while decorating a home..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Beauty in an Ontario Home
Rich colors, sleek lines and a backyard oasis fulfill both halves of a Canadian couple's wish list for their upgraded home
"result is a modern and upgraded home with sleek finishes, durable materials, clean-lined... Lovely in contemporary design and fixed elements are well executed, however being an... counter, the art too low behind the bed, but particularly the outdoor furniture looks impossible... wonderfully modern - love the dark colours... It needs some personality though - their... minimal and modern. The heavy weight of the stone tiling made installation challenging..."