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Kitchen of the Week: Big, Bold and Red in Texas
A cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen a modern update
"cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen... console island and replaced everything with high-end country-style materials. By r... bright red island, they designed a cheerful and stylish kitchen that works for everyone... nice, big island. The floor and island are magnificent! Please pass the KETCHUP! Warm... painted red island To each his own... The black walnut island countertop is fabulous and..."
Houzz Tour: Colorful, Casual Hawaiian Vacation Home
Cheerful colors combine happily with comfortable island-appropriate furnishings in this tropical-style home on Maui
"comfortable island-appropriate furnishings in this tropical-style home on Maui... emanates island life while still feeling comfortable for a couple with mainland roots... in our islands and not the repetitive and regurgitated rattan, wicker, bamboo or Tommy... within our island, one knows the restrictive selections when confining design within such... such a small perimeter. This is also why we regularly attend design and trade shows..."
Room of the Day: New Life for Historic Wallpaper Landscapes
In a Rhode Island mansion, painstaking restoration saves lavish woodblock-printed paper scenes commissioned in the early 1800s
"Rhode Island mansion, painstaking restoration saves lavish woodblock-printed paper... Rhode Island, mansion she had been hired to restore: “What are you going to do with... One small room is completely painted (or papered). IT is the artwork in that space... Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The house has a historic plaque but is not... with small pieces of wood over that, then horse hair and plaster mixed together..."
Take Your Home Tropical With Caribbean Chic
Give winter the boot with the colors, fabrics and furniture of sophisticated island style — not a palm tree in sight
"sophisticated island style — not a palm tree in sight... throughout the islands: crisp white linen curtains, burlap pillows or furnishings wrapped... for many island folks, so reupholstered pieces often take center stage. Let's look... like the island color! How would that look with a natural stone counter tops? These... on the Island of Eleuthera. We rented a house from a Brit & they had a lovely design... of the islands into your home. Thanks too @Gshneider for sharing those photos from..."
Houzz Tour: Traditional Chicory Kiln Becomes a Retreat for Two
A couple converts the Philip Island, Australia, structure into a vacation home with an unusual open-plan design
"Philip Island, Australia, structure into a vacation home with an unusual open-plan... Phillip Island for years in search of a traditional chicory kiln they could transform... in the island’s rich volcanic soil — are a prevalent architectural feature on the... the island, which is southeast of Melbourne. When they finally came across the right... Phillip Island, Victoria, AustraliaSize: 1,345 square feet (125 square meters); 1 bedroom..."
My Houzz: Relaxing Mexican Resort Style in a Florida Home
"this island home for a family of 7 has the air of their favorite retreat... Maria Island, they decorated it in a way that recalls the breezy, relaxing feel of... Maria Island, Florida Size: 3,700 square feet; 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms Year built:... Perico Island, a stone's throw away from Holmes Beach! The front door and stairway... kitchen island has a built-in wine refrigerator. The adjacent dining area was designed..."
Kitchen of the Week: Traditional Kitchen Opens Up for a Fresh Look
A glass wall system, a multifunctional island and contemporary finishes update a family’s Illinois kitchen
"ional island and contemporary finishes update a family’s Illinois kitchen... ional island with a versatile sink. The kitchen now allows them to entertain, enjoy... of the island? The room is approximately 13'x18' and the island is 42.5"x118.5". Thank... on the island for washing veg. good sized island with dishwasher, hob etc and an air... did our island in a new construction we asked women who had islands with stuff in the..."
Bar Stools: What Style, What Finish, What Size?
"of the island and the overall space. Here are some colors, styles and materials to... for our island. To give you a feel for what our home style is, it's an open floor... above island, dark hardwood floors, SS appliances, dining table is a rustic light... block island with Pelham pendant? I like the cherner and navy stools. Thanks! I... stools have small backs but they're high up, so still supportive. I have a thing for chairs..."
My Houzz: Cheery and Breezy Pittsburgh Home
Bright colors and island-inspired furniture and decor bring sunny style to a three-bedroom in Pennsylvania
"colors and island-inspired furniture and decor bring sunny style to a three-bedroom in... brought the island's breezy color palette back to their Pittsburgh home. The two attorneys... to the island's laid-back mood and signature conch houses. "Since Pittsburgh tends... and the island of St. Lucia sits on top. In the dining room Sara mixed vintage furnishings... room a small dose of glitz. Mirrored side table, rug: HomeGoods In the third-story..."
Houzz Tour: A Great Escape Hugs Cliff and Tree
A New Zealand getaway makes the most of its stunning island location with a cliff-clinging design and modern rustic style
"stunning island location with a cliff-clinging design and modern rustic style... Waiheke Island, a 40-minute ferry ride from the city of Auckland in New Zealand, the... Waiheke island too-heaven! It's just completely appealing, wish I had one dreaming... North Island of NZ just about to start a build - hubby works for Totalspan (steel... wonderful island is merely a short ferry ride away and one of the most beautiful places..."
Guest Picks: Freestanding Kitchen Storage and Prep Spaces
"kitchen island you've always dreamed of! — Suzy from Better Decorating Bible... do many islands with open shelving for storage. Having a true "furniture piece" makes... table island has plenty of style, storage and work space... kitchen islands. Not only is it super low maintenance (no need to worry about scuffing)... kitchen island has won my heart. I could see myself cutting a fresh baguette and preparing... kitchen island would allow you to prepare quick meals and have a snack at the same..."
Houzz Tour: New Twists for a Traditional New York Saltbox
"Shelter Island weekend home firmly in the present... Shelter Island setting in New York and knew exactly what style of house he wanted to... Shelter Island is one of the most beautiful locales in NY, yet I found this house... Shelter Island, so this was a way of controlling the landscape.”The house has a rubber... Shelter Island, New YorkWho lives here: An artist and a psychologist Size: 2,400 square... of the island and is a main breeding ground for ospreys on the East Coast. “With the..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Meets Exotic in a Dallas Ranch House
From a lushly landscaped pool area to dark woods and cheetah prints inside, this 1950s brick ranch home shows an island spirit
Room of the Day: Wrapped in Blues and Silvery Hues
Chic and comfortable, this coastal Rhode Island living room honors its classic architecture but keeps things fresh with a cool palette
Guest Picks: 20 Easy-to-Add Kitchen Counter Spaces
Get more kitchen prep and storage space with islands, bar carts and sideboards — or even a folding cart for a tiny kitchen
"space with islands, bar carts and sideboards — or even a folding cart for a tiny kitchen... kitchen island. This kitchen island is a budget-friendly solution that is easy to move... kitchen island. It may be small, but it sure will come in handy when counter space... kitchen island. I love how the drawers underneath have sliding doors — perfect for... kitchen island is for you. It has storage for spices, a magnetic strip for knives and..."