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Design Dilemma: Share Ideas for a Navy Blue Room
"afraid if I paint every wall this blue it will be too dark," hgrada says. If you know... between dark painted walls while maintaining a light and alluring space, click here to share... could paint white below that and navy above. Everything else we have in the room... be to paint the bay window area with the navy blue, even the door to the left in... on the top of it also. How about a chair on either side of your couch. I like your..."
20 Creative Alternatives to Fine Art
"place of paintings or sculpture. Do you have a huge vacant wall, but don't have $30... original painting to go on it? Then think outside the box. Use your imagination and... isn't a 2D painting hung on a wall, doesn't mean that it is not "Fine Art" bekkim -- Excellent... think of paintings and sculpture. I wanted people to begin thinking about all of the... piece--paint, glue, glitter, feathers, ink, pencil, play-Doh, crayon, stickers--and..."
Houzz Interview: Melissa's 320 Sycamore
"coat of paint, I loved the layout, the neighborhood, the location, the big trees, and... it and painted. Your favorite style and colors I love many styles, but am drawn... all your painting and decorating tips! I have been SO inspired by Melissa's blog in... spray paint to. It used to intimidate me but not now. I love the stuff!! Thanks... table-top vignettes are delicious for the eyes! I have several similar wall colors..."
Decorate With Artful Leanings
"freshly painted walls can be daunting. The solution: lean your art. There is no risk... modern paintings propped on the floor. In every case, the look feels chic and casual... photo on top the piece of furniture with the mirror. It looks like that was intentional... or on top of a mantel, it just looks like they are waiting for hanging. I don't... The two paintings leaning against the wall are together called a diptych...."
9 Ideas From an Ecofriendly Kitchen Makeover
In this kitchen, green materials and upcycled finds create an environmentally friendly heart of the home
"space." Paint was key to Prugar's and the homeowners' goals. A new coat of VOC-free... VOC-free paint on the kitchen table legs, and voilà — a new kitchen table. She used the... cabinets and topped it all of with Silestone. I don't consider the use of granite as shown... counter top from a deep dark blue Slate ... found in an old pool table!... VOC-free paints. These paints are earth- and people-friendly because they don't emit..."
Houzz Tour: Updated Elegance for a 200-Year-Old Norwegian Mansion
Original details are restored to glory with a modern color palette and set off by fresh furnishings and a more open layout
"occupying the top floor, and the other taking up the ground floor and basement levels. Despite... on the top floor (photos not shown). Size: 600 square meters (6,458 square feet)... / The painting over the piano in the 3rd picture is not the same as the one shown... Could top that. I meant to say : ) Oh that front porch... mansion?? Its beautiful... marble-topped baking cabinets. Cabinetry: Kvik; stovetop: Gaggenau Vario; backsplash:..."
2012 Trends: New Tile Styles for the Kitchen
Large-format, mosaic, metallic, and wood tile designs will be darlings of showrooms and trade shows this year
"counter tops so that the final kitchen has a pulled-together look, not just a current... from the top U.S. design centers and upcoming Coverings trade show can give your kitchen... counter tops, I've used large format, through-body porcelain tile along the lines of... counter tops, but easier to clean and better looking! Also love the tile accent walls... the wall paint color show through as the grout. Also ideal for renters who want to..."
How to Replaster (or Remodel) Your Pool
Have an old pool? It could be time to update the plaster, landscaping and more for a pool that works swimmingly with your current style
Trim Color Tips: Get Your White Trim Right
Set off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it
"with a paint contractor breathing down their neck for a selection. Not fun. If you... want to paint your trim white, here are a few options that might spark an idea for... Greg the Paint guy. I have painted our whole house, with Ben Moore Affinity paints... "Once you paint it, you'll always be painting it." I liked your photo of stained doors... hated the paint color! After painting the living room Mark Twain Historic Grey Brick..."
Houzz Tour: Caretaking and Compact Living on a Historic Estate
"for her paint company, Quiet Home Paints. “As I was staging for the shoot, I looked... chicken painting. Who doesn't love a good chicken painting? So charming, inviting... white paint on the walls? She must have better roadsides than I do, the only thing... chicken painting...and how cool to live in a historic spot like this! Congrats! :)... chicken painting. This house is a wonderful example of collecting and keeping only..."
Nature’s Color Wisdom: Lessons on Green From the Great Outdoors
"choosing paint for an interior, green can be tricky, but it really shouldn’t be. It’s... of the paint colors out there have little relation to the natural world. Start looking... brands and paint colors used in the painted rooms! Green is my favorite color and I love... Themes. I painted my home's exterior a Dusty Miller shade with white trim. It now looks... landscape painting ... I love green. But keep it off my walls and floors and furniture..."
Room of the Day: Midcentury Modern Meets the 1840s
Milo Baughman chairs and black lacquer find a home in a traditional setting, making for a cool, eclectic Pennsylvania living room
"past that paint,” she says. She, however, saw potential in the original wood floors... also been painted over with the flowery purple hue. Using iconic midcentury modern furniture... would paint over those tiles! how did you scrub the paint off the fire place? Did... someone painted over that fireplace. Great job in restoring it! The effort to uncover... cherry on top! I love the location of the couch in its own nook. I love the mirror above..."
All Together Now: Tackle Home Projects With a DIY Co-op
"needed to paint her front door. I intended to paint my back doors as soon as the weather... to help paint my living room. I WAY over-bought on the paint, so we took an extra... pointers on painting I was pleased. But it was when she decided to add a cap to her fence... everything, painting, organizing, drywall repair, tiling, deck refinishing, etc... We've... scraping, painting, wallpaper stripping - these jobs are loads more fun with a good friend..."
My Houzz: Midcentury Cool With a Killer View in Salt Lake City
An all-star cast of iconic vintage furnishings makes this Utah home period perfect through and through
"exterior paint job, which was influenced by the 1959 case study Bailey House by Pierre... stuff and painted the entire living room turquoise," Green says. "I had to live that... white wall paint? Its a true white, hard to find Benissimo! Extraordinary taste, a perfect... vintage oil painting?'. No one beloved I found all these amazing pieces in Salt Lake. A... too on top of each other. Your home is wonderful. I love the stories of your great..."
Reinvent It: Salvage a Birdcage for an Eclectic Chandelier
"$50 for paint, sandpaper and other supplies Time: About 4 hours plus paint-drying time... spray paint Primer x 1 Can of Spray Paint ....and that is basically it. ☺... off the top and inverted it inside. It's rusty and I love it. Just spray painted a... spray paint! Great salvage score in a beautiful space, nice job. Just before we... black paint and now it looks very similar to the antique ones. I was just thrilled..."