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Expert Talk: 14 Designers Show Their Stripes
Painted stripes can create huge impact in a room for little cost. See how and why these professionals gave 14 rooms their stripes
"Painted stripes can create huge impact in a room for little cost. See how and why... comes to painting rooms with stripes, these designers are in no danger of "losing their... world of design in May 2012, unveiling a home decor collection. When he was asked about... however with paint. Hours to measure, tape, paint, touch up as Clare Donahue states, "but... want to paint them so I came up with a way to get a custom stripe look using magnetic..."
Design Dilemma: The Perfect Basement Lounge
"Color to Paint It? Where to Put the TV?... difficult to design the room without knowing how it will be used. i would suggest a built-in... if you paint the short end walls darker it makes the room feel wider...good luck.... color to paint. Since its a basement and the lack of natural light, i would suggest... drapes. Paint the walls navy and the game area a bright gold. I'd use black and deep... you have room to go all out too with two rows of theater seats, Add plenty of speakers..."
Design Details: 12 Ways With Wall Murals
"orm a room with a remarkable scene created in paint, paper, tile or decals... dining rooms to energetic, modern kids' rooms, an endless variety of designs and methods... transform a room with a big dramatic statement? Consider a mural. From elegant, colonial... artists who paint them right on the walls, by using scenic wallpaper, by composing decals... dining room! You can have custom murals painted after the style of a french postcard..."
Room of the Day: A Laundry So Cheery, Wash Day Is Wonderful
Pretty paint and playful touches banish chore-day blahs in a laundry room designed for a magazine’s Idea House
"retty paint and playful touches banish chore-day blahs in a laundry room designed... Who designs an entire house around a laundry room? Michael Imber, that’s who. When... hired to design Southern Living magazine’s Texas Idea House, he made the utility room... for his design. Too often, Imber says, this space is treated like an afterthought,... laundry room,” Imber asks, “why can’t it be as wonderful as the rest of their house..."
A Designer’s 8 Go-to Decor Pieces
"assic designs such as a Saarinen table and a Chinese garden stool will lift just... As a designer, there are certain pieces that I return to time and time again in my... give the room the shot of style it needs.... in my designs: BUILT-IN WINDOWSEATS! They give so much personality to any room (plus... behind paintings. Each room should have one piece of art you love. I agree with... first is design within reach and the second is at west elm. The design within reach..."
Warm Up Your Rooms With a Beautiful Off-White Paint
White paints warmed with a hint of color create radiant backdrops for countless interior design options
"White paints warmed with a hint of color create radiant backdrops for countless interior... off-white paint in a room. Unlike stark white, warmer tinted whites bring a subtle radiance... countless design options that are both fresh and timeless. More: How to Pick the Right... favorite rooms. Carole Off-white is always the best option for a home paint. You can... make / paint names for the various rooms you've showcased. I don't see the make..."
My Houzz: Creative Renters Triumph Over the ‘No Paint’ Rule
Not allowed to paint and limited with nails, a design-minded couple uses furnishings and textiles to make their rooms stand out
"allowed to paint and limited with nails, a design-minded couple uses furnishings and textiles... a “no paint and limited nails in the wall” rule, the couple was forced to get creative... horribly painted rooms and painted shut windows. Also, dark colors can take many coats... without paint! I came up with another way to paint without actually painting: I covered... of the paint used by the owner for marks on the walls. Sooo ... Why not paint, hang..."
Decorate With Intention: Design Your Ideal Dining Room
Set up your dining room with the colors, furnishings and artwork you love, and you'll never be hungry for style satisfaction again
"dining room with the colors, furnishings and artwork you love, and you'll never be... iving rooms get a lot of attention, but a dining room that suits your style and fits... ways to design your room around another passion so that it will see daily use. Answering... dining room design. Let's get started.... dining room, it could be that setting it up properly will inspire you to dine there... in this room. Painting the chairs gives the room a more casual feel and brings a needed..."
Designer's Touch: Living Rooms
These design ideas from a professional will help make your living room the liveliest room in the home
"These design ideas from a professional will help make your living room the liveliest... living room running out of life? Since this room is usually the largest space in your... living room using the ones below as inspiration.... that room is NO JOKE! I sooo love it! Andy, I am so glad you liked. There is nothing... living room? For a focal point? hahahaha... Check out outdoor are... living room photosMore Designer's Touch:The Master BathroomThe KitchenMaster Bedrooms..."
My Houzz: Creative Color in a Seattle Craftsman
"pleasing paint palette, fold-out windows and room for art let a small home live large... paints used in most cases, except for the living room paint, which is Suntan Yellow... rental NOT painted WHITE!!!!! And the studio----yum! All of our rooms are different... every room painted a different color, I think EASTER EGG, but the artist, Brittany... Dining room: The homeowner painted a warm BM red on the walls, then mixed her own..."
Designs for Living: Cheerful Laundry Rooms
"undry rooms certainly seem to be getting a lot of attention from designers and homeowners... laundry room that is not only functional but cheerful through the addition of wonderful... urge to paint some stripes! And my laundry room does need some attention. I do appreciate... laundry room is boring white... This gives me the itch to paint it! I was not happy... laundry room like those! Living with a laundry room in the unfinished part of the basement..."
Tech in Design: Where to Put Your Flat-Screen TV
"different room sizes. Great ideas for TV placement and designing a media room! I am looking... family room or kitchen TV monitor/computer can now store/display all household information... our next room transition and for many, the new 21st century necessity. georgetownsandi... family room and it stays closed when not viewing. We watch very little TV but when... arrange a room around something we do every day! Ah.... THANK YOU for saying it. I, too..."
Tasteful Ideas for Traditional Dining Room Floors
Practical meets polished with these rug, tile and paint designs that have your traditional dining room floor covered
"tile and paint designs that have your traditional dining room floor covered... Dining room flooring can be tricky — it needs to be practical, but in a room that... dining rooms. Check out these designs to see which type of flooring might suit your... dinning room look cheap with a rug under the table or how the room looks off balanced... company that designed the room and when I hear back from them, I will let you know where..."
Design Workshop: 3 Ingenious Ways With Wall Cabinets
For storage, space dividers and more, look to integrated cabinetry that enhances a room’s architecture and helps you live better
"enhances a room’s architecture and helps you live better... A well-designed bank of cabinetry organizes and conceals the everyday clutter of life... Keeps the room uncluttered. Wow there are some really great examples in this article... custom designed feel. We recently did a home for a client with an expansive collection... family room cabinetry to make a wall to wall media center. Thanks a lot for the great... find this design the last thing I would want in my home. @gsfg - It's certainly possible..."
Curtains, Please: See Our Contest Winner's Finished Dream Living Room
Check out the gorgeously designed and furnished new space now that the paint is dry and all the pieces are in place
"gorgeously designed and furnished new space now that the paint is dry and all the pieces... beautiful new room. The $40,000 prize covered $16,000 in furniture from Design Within Reach... Living Room is complete! Mary Pucul of Vandling, Pennsylvania, winner of our Dream... Living Room Sweepstakes, and her husband, Carl, are now cozied up in their beautiful... interior designer Ani Semerjian, as well as taxes. The couple have been living with..."