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What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones
"losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep... Dark wood floors can be incredibly chic and sophisticated, bringing richness and... mixing dark wood floors with dark wood cabinetry and white painted cabinetry... http://www... lighter wood furniture helps, but I do think the dark color needs to appear either... floor. I painted a subfloor a deep eggplant semigloss (cheap "oops" paint), just for..."
How to Mix Wood Furniture Finishes
Furniture doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home with mismatched — but complementary — tones
"Furniture doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home... maple furniture, but now you lean toward dark rich cherry pieces. Or maybe you own... contemporary furniture, but just inherited a beautiful mahogany antique piece. Some of... varied wood tones. These spaces may be considered eclectic, and they are full of... to mix woods in your own place.... replace with wood however I will likely not be able to match it to the wood already in the..."
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
"white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest... list. Wood paneling is fine for some, but this particular paneling was causing an... from the wood. Even though this was not a permanent playroom, I needed for my children... used for furniture polish. So before painting your old wood paneling, it needs to be... authentic wood panelling and not imitation wood panelling, which can also be painted..."
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"your wood trim and cabinets with the right shade of wall paint to bring out the... What paint colors work best with stained wood trim? I generally select neutral colors... when I am painting a room with natural wood details, whether cabinets or stain-grade... choice of paint colors right. Related: 10 Tried-and-True Paint Colors for Walls With... stain wood vs. painting it. The reason is simply, I don't think painting stain grade..."
Your Kitchen: Mix Wood and Painted Finishes
"that mix painted finishes with natural woods. In kitchen remodeling, where a lot of... natural wood in a home is a tough business. At the very thought, my mind conjures... natural wood, I just need a bit of contrast in my life. That's why I gravitate toward... natural wood and white and also worrying about wood overload with natural wood floors... idea of painted cabinets with a natural wood inset on the doors has also crossed..."
Decorating With Antiques: Painted Furniture Brings the Eye Candy
Too much brown got you down? Lighten up with antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue
"antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue... It’s painted furniture to the rescue! In 1917 interior decorator Ruby Ross Wood... said that painted furniture “is the salvation of many a too-dark room.” It brings a lift... American, painted furniture is the eye candy of the antiques world.... brown furniture. The glow and patina of a beautiful 18th-century Georgian chest —... of the wood grain, the details of the skilled carpentry and the intricacies of superbly..."
Give Your Baby the Healthiest, Safest Nursery Possible
Protect your newborn by choosing nontoxic nursery furniture, bedding, rugs and paint. We give you all the details here
"nursery furniture, bedding, rugs and paint. We give you all the details here... cribs and furniture and organic mattresses and sheets, all of which feel better, smell... pressed wood products. There are companies that make wood products using "formalde... falls on wood are not good. Even if natural woods are the safest from toxins, etc.,... the hand painting was done by me using my own completely organic paints (www.quietnursery..."
Easy Green: The Ecofriendly Nursery
Going green in the nursery isn't as hard as you may think, with more options than ever for ecofriendly furniture, floors and paint
"revamping old furniture you have laying around is easier (and cheaper) than going shopping... of good ideas. If you are going with hardwood floors and are concerned about the VOCs... paint options here.If you live in an older home, it likely contains lead paint.... chipping paint, carefully sand and paint over it (have someone else do this if you are... nursery furniture, seek out sustainable FSC-certified wood, 100 percent nontoxic or..."
Instant Fix: Refresh Your Furniture With Some Punchy Paint
"e old furniture new life with a bold color, pattern or idyllic scene... piece of wood furniture with the application of paint and color. More: Sit Pretty With... because the wood was beyond repair? Well not again. You can breath new life into any old... stripping off paint from furniture and thinking why would anyone want to paint over real... real wood. Today, having just looked at the photographs of painted furniture, I cannot..."
Guest Picks: Reclaimed Wood Pieces Full of Character
Bring a sense of history and depth to your rooms with furniture, lighting and art made from upcycled wood
"rooms with furniture, lighting and art made from upcycled wood... shiny new furniture. Having things that show wear gives an air of their having been handed... reclaimed wood, no antiquing required. — Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse... piece of wood furniture that is built well and has good lines and then they paint it... reclaimed wood. Some of them are made from wood actually repurposed from other uses,... from old wood. Sometimes though the wood is redone so that it looks very new. I had..."
Bring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out
"these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out... reclaimed wood. Even a simple panel or shelf brings a unique, natural element to a room... are 10 ideas to get you started.... Oh and paint left over from painting inside too. I love my reclaimed barn wood kitchen... oiled wood kitchen! Check out our collection of reclaimed wood furniture! Almost... reclaimed wood floors, a center island of reclaimed wood and wood top, and shelves in..."
My Houzz: A Midcentury Gem on a Wooded Acre in Dallas
"iconic furniture from the '60s pay tribute to this Texas home's postwar roots... and Jill Wood decorated it with color and furniture to fit its origins. The house, built... for the Woods. Using locally sourced vintage furniture, Mike and Jill have successfully... and Jill Wood and daughters Chloe (8 years old) and Devon (4) Size: 2,400 square feet:... their furniture collection! LOVE the happy vibe in your home! Thanks for letting..."
Fall Decor Goes Into the Woods
Let the rustic beauty of trees turn your home into a woodland wonderland with these ideas for woodsy decor
"by the woods. Test the trend with a wood-slice accent, make your own modern family... From wood grain, faux bois and wood slices to stumps, tree motifs and more, these... these ideas are bursting with warmth and woodsy style.... Great idea. I love the natural wood touch. I have been making tables lately and... love the "woods", too. If you like trees, here's Birds and Birch with a pop of color... custom ideas for indoors. Check this headboard http://custm.co/hz/99 my cd rack..."
Idea of the Week: Give Old Furniture a Delightful Dip
"Wood dining chairs are pretty much a staple of any garage sale or flea market. They're... desired. Paint is a good way to upgrade a tired set, but that is a seriously time-consuming... coat of paint — it's more a stole or a shrug, actually. I don't know about you, but... love this idea. I am going to paint my breakfast room chairs. Marilyn... with this idea. So easy, and so chic! It's inspired me to make some changes to my dining..."
Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"Shades of Wood Can Do for a Space... finish of wood can be a huge one. Aside from the many considerations of the wood itself... with dark wood unless you are creating the Bat Cave. And light wood with light colors... dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines what you're able... shades of wood and how they work for their space.... "dark" wood is on the way out- I feel are incorrect. Wood is wood, and will always..."