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Evoke Old-World Romance With Vintage Silver
Use antique silver cups, candlesticks and pitchers to bring the romance of the past to your present-day home
"antique silver cups, candlesticks and pitchers to bring the romance of the past to... tarnished silver, but its elegant and romantic look has made its way into homes of all... everyone had silver or silver-plated serving pieces for special occasions. These days they... vintage silver or silver-plated pieces look fresh in your home.... prefer my silver with a patina. If it's engraved with a name or initials, all the better..."
8 Great Ways With Silver Leaf
"earth and metal. Metal represents both wealth and protection. If you have too much... a room and no metal, the room can be out of balance. Silver leaf is a great way to... properties of silver leaf allow us to use it in just about any application — furniture, lighting... can use silver leaf to enhance your next project.... similar silver leafed tile and take it to a potter to glaze and fire. I have silver-leafed..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Black
"idea of a black front door? Here are 8 exterior palettes to make it work... Black can make a front door elegant and dramatic. It works well with any and every... backdrop, black can hide the entry or make it feel too dark — not very good for your... examples of black front doors done beautifully right, along with sample palettes of co... blue-green, and now have black. Black is my favorite and will probably stick with it (see..."
Black and White Bring Classic Style to a Bath
High-contrast styling and architecture-loving wallpaper give a New Jersey bathroom eye-catching elegance
"styling and architecture-loving wallpaper give a New Jersey bathroom eye-catching elegance... classic black and white color scheme, elegant marble and polished nickel finishes,... style, and it caused the designer to have to do a lot of meticulous measuring and... and traditional subway and basket-weave tile patterns. Here’s how a designer... one used and decor meant for a young girl into one a teenage boy loves, with timeless..."
My Houzz: Black and White Is Right for a Brooklyn Studio
High contrast makes for graphic style in the home of a creative couple, filled with original art and custom furniture
"simple black and white color palette and a good eye for custom furniture pieces and... Reynolds and Charlie Nesi transformed their blank-canvas studio into a stylish and welcoming... Reynolds and Charlie Nesi, also an artist and director of marketing for a mobile-app... live in and work in Manhattan, sometimes it's hard to get that separation where you... Bushwick and its great to see new life and energy in your apartment and the neighborhood..."
Guest Picks: Throw a Hauntingly Dramatic Halloween Party
Ghoulish black and ghostly silver accessories and servewear make for a bash that's sure to have friends screaming in delight
"ulish black and ghostly silver accessories and servewear make for a bash that's sure... the food and fun! — Robyn from Add a Pinch... tarnished and worn silver plate serving trays, bowls and compotes that I only use for... distressed silver looks wonderfully creepy and the pieces were very inexpensive second-hand... tie the black and silver theme together. You'll want black straws for the Solo cups... elegant black dinner and salad plates are disposable. Why not add midnight black w..."
6 Stunning Silver-Leaf Plants
"examples of silver plants for both sun and shade... familiar with silver plants for sun, and there are many — indeed, silver foliage is often... contest: Silver plants have been my biggest obsession for years now. You may be familiar... amazing silver plants have emerged to brighten the shadiest corner of your garden too... they add silver to the garden; they also add texture. It feels like soft and silky just... polishing off and bringing silver foliage to our attention. Lamb's ear can be terribly invasive..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Black
Take a walk on the dark side — your home has nothing to fear with this color when you know how to use it
"read as black, and ashy blacks that read as charcoal. There are flat black and glossy... fashion — black is a serious color. As Henri Matisse said, "Black is a force." And using... confident and self-assured. It's chic and mysterious. But most of all, black is beautiful... colors, black has variations. There is true black, which absorbs all light and is the... glossy black, and everything in between. Many people assume that using black in decor..."
Great Garden Combo: Silver Sparkles Amid Purple and Blue Foliage
Get the look of this modern foundation planting by focusing on a restrained color palette with tasteful accents
"purple and slate-blue tones of the stonework, they carefully selected plants and... rhododendrons and azaleas — what we refer to as the "builders basics." Perhaps where you... your home and reflect your personal tastes. Over the past several years, the artistic... adding silver for sparkling contrast. The result is a refreshing, modern twist on... neighbors' and piques one's curiosity about what can be expected exploring the more private..."
Master the Metallic Mix of Gold and Silver
More than just hardware is gleamworthy in a home. Marrying metallics with walls, ceilings, furniture and accessories makes your rooms glow
"furniture and accessories makes your rooms glow... nature, and the blend of gold and silver in particular lends not only an intriguing... means gold and silver alike are topping the décor charts. If both strike your fancy and... that gold and silver do not belong in the same ensemble; in fact, mixing them is encouraged... dimension and texture. With the right balance of the two, your home can feel both elegant... elegant and eclectic. If you’re feeling stumped or intimidated by this venture, read..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Black in the Bath
"bring black in for a dramatic and elegant bath that's different from all the rest... stunning and sophisticated, as evidenced by the selection of black bathrooms featured... work with black in a bath, along with a selection of black paint colors to try in your... Black is admittedly an unconventional color choice for a dominant color. Making it... veined black marble and black and white mosaic border for the floor but was stumped..."
Rooms Rock the Black Look
You don't need to be with the band to appreciate the intensity of living rooms, kitchens and bathrooms clad in black
"kitchens and bathrooms clad in black... rock star and you just like the drama and formality of an all-black room? Check out how... look like and ended up imagining all-black rooms with lots of nail heads, leather and... back in black with their rockin' designs.... it's 2 black walls. Very cool piece! Like the perfect black cocktail dress, always... Love the black kitchen, but I'm generally not much of a rocker. :) I'd pass on most..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Black in the Kitchen
Consider sampling Caviar or Cracked Pepper on your kitchen walls or cabinets for richness and impact
"Black is a classic hue in fashion — there's the little black dress and the debonair... debonair black tuxedo, and I'm sure I'm not the only one out there with way more pairs... using black as more than a mere accent color. Yes, black can suck a good deal of... cramped and dreary, but when used successfully it can be crisp, dramatic and elegant... pairs of black shoes in my closet than there are days of the week. Yet when it comes..."
White Toilet, Black Lid: Trending in a Bathroom Near You
"bath — and it works with any style you can think of... with a black seat and lid — it added such a sharp vintage-y touch. I loved the look... look, and I’ve had “get black toilet seat” on my home to-do list for about seven years... look of black and white tile, the trend has crept its way into bathrooms of all styles... wearing black lids in all sorts of chic bathrooms.... deco, and retro. Black and White are definitly favorites of mine and this is a very..."
Houzz Tour: Mod Remakes for a Silver-Screen Couple
Gutting a prewar Manhattan apartment sets the stage for a screening room addition, a kitchen makeover and much more
"like Sex and the City and movies such as 25th Hour and Requiem for a Dream,” she says... design and opened Ondine Karady Design, her clients are more flesh and blood than... have real and practical needs and families,” she says. “Fictional clients are easier... writers and directors in America, and he’s married to a well-known actress,” she says... Bradshaw and Charlotte York Goldenblatt, but since she made the transition to interior..."