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My Houzz: Accessibility With Personality in an 1870 Home
"Hand-painted murals and personal touches fill an accessible home with warmth and... the hand painted walls. Well Done! Wowza! I'm admiring the lively colors and the all... these wall paintings were incorporated into wallpaper, I'd buy them in a New York minute... The painted walls - and that kitchen - are fabulous. But then it all is - a real... Laurie paint professionally? I forgot to mention that Luna the dog is also gorgeous..."
The Beauty of Contrast: Traditional Art in Contemporary Rooms
Add richness and depth to a sleek interior using artwork from tribal artifacts to old-world paintings
"including painting, drawing and sculpture, and the cultures and eras that you can draw... gilt-framed painting or accessorize with tribal sculpture, a bit of tradition can add much... Klimt painting is on its side. Is that deliberate? Most the interiors here are full... disliked that painting, which is why it jumped out at me... apologies. Treating fine art... Klimt painting and the horse head ... A nice idea, but perhaps better accomplished..."
Design Details: 12 Ways With Wall Murals
"created in paint, paper, tile or decals... artists who paint them right on the walls, by using scenic wallpaper, by composing decals... murals painted after the style of a french postcard by Mural Mural On The Wall. We... We can paint it for you to your specifications on canvas and you can hang it like... European hand painted wallpaper of 17th design from Yrmural Studio with competitive price... living by painting portraits and murals," says interior designer Skip Sroka. "They usually..."
My Houzz: Art Inspires an Aussie Remodel
"life with paintings and iconic furniture collected over a lifetime... ceiling, painting the walls, polishing the floors, adding built-in storage and installing... have been painting Wandjina (also spelled wanjina) for millennia. This is the oldest... sacred painting movement on the planet. Unique to the Mowanjum people, Wandjinas... Lemons Painting,” by Thornton Walker — hangs above. A bouquet of Australian proteas..."
14 Home Studios That Nurture Creativity and Art
The Hardworking Home: Houzz readers show us spaces where they paint, photograph and craft — and tell us what makes their rooms work for them
"where they paint, photograph and craft — and tell us what makes their rooms work for them... large paintings, canvases and frames (behind the painting on the easel). It was... location, painting murals and faux finishes, but it's time to re-invent myself, and the... space for painting than ceramics. I've often wondered if a studio would actually prompt... so I painted it with a pattern and roughed it up a little…..LOVED IT! Some second-hand..."
My Houzz: Copper Tones Warm an Amsterdam Apartment
"Paint, editing and a crush on copper help an Amsterdam resident conquer his compact... chocolate paint color. Anyone know of a US brand paint this color? I have not seen a... Moore paints, is very similar. Thanks Sylvia for giving me a brown paint name. Thanks... brown paint name. I'm thinking of using it as an accent wall in my dining room. My... vintage painting.See more photos of this home | Show us your home!Browse more homes..."
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Houzz Interview: Wendy's Shabby Nest
"Paint is cheap and it can always be re-painted if you aren’t happy with the result... sponge-painted interior. Then when we began house hunting in earnest, we set up... “unique” paint job, the previous owners had neglected the home and it was in desperate... amazing portraits and fine art photographs throughout our home. We also have a number... number of paintings by John’s father who is a Professor of art and some by my sister..."
My Houzz: A Home Filled With Warm Memories of Travel
Antiques and pictures from a photographer’s world travels add character to her Northern California residence
"Those portraits were seen by the people at Peet’s Coffee, who asked her to go to... The portraits Dundas has taken on her travels to places such as Uganda, Tanzania... with the portraits is spectacular! "Warm ambience", thanks lidarose, I was looking for... door is painted on the inside. That melon/orange color pops. I adore this home; the... Construction Portraits that Dundas took on her travels sit above a row of bookcases by Wingers..."
Houzz Interview: Victoria's bohemian modern home
"vintage portraits - they are like a family to me, and I love their quirkiness! Your... usually paint even if I'm not officially supposed to, because I am so obsessive about... would paint a rental, too! Love the dining area, esp the table and fireplace. And... $50. i painted them and recovered them in vintage drapery fabric. :) great to see... go at painting some more walls in our rented house. Eeek! Thank you everyone. The..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Meets Traditional in Eclectic Loft
Art Rises to Staircase Challenge
It can be tricky to make the most of a staircase's wall space, but these ideas for using art will have you stepping up in style
"Studios portrait of you and your siblings displayed in this very way. There is absolutely... those portraits, but you may be hankering for a more artful display on the walls... large painting at the top of the stairs lends perspective and creates a focal point... This painting makes me want to step up and check it out, and it can also be enjoyed... larger painting that goes up the stairs...."
Design Mystery: Why Do Pineapples Sprout Up in Home Design?
Early Americans were bananas about pineapples — and we’re still reaping the benefits of the sweet fruit’s symbolism today
My Houzz: Winging It in a Scottish Castle
"having your portrait painted whilst your fly is undone. Hmm....no, leaving the toilet... in the painting in the morning room was looking out the window of the morning room... The painting in the morning room is by Jacqueline Marr. “It was painted for that... couple. The painting is by Gerard M. Burns — it’s rumored that actor Ewan McGregor has... you keep painting shutters, they end up not working,” Nicola explains. “We love to be..."
Houzz Call: Send in the Dogs
Have the greatest dog in the world? Share your best design photo featuring the dog you live or work with
"your best portrait of your dog in the Comments section below. We'll be featuring some... the Behr paint =D And here's Snoopy (my neighbor's dog). Sitting pretty in the living... mind if I painted it. Of course I will send you a photo when done. My email is blue sky... covered in paint more than once. Lily... will always tell you what she likes Lucy (a rescue... In my painting "Jojo's World " she is at her favorite spot . Josie Blue with soft..."