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Houzz Tour: A Wine Country Home, Reinvented Once Again
Ten years after its first renovation, a 4-bedroom Northern California house gets another redo — this time with timelessness in mind
"granite countertops, distressed stone tile and Arts and Crafts–style light fixtures... granite countertops, distressed stone tiles, and Arts and Crafts light fixtures were... granite countertops and stone flooring are dated, especially when my architect informed... their countertops. Tile? How embarrassing. For the past two decades, granite has... granite and stone tile are passe. Most realtors would beg to differ as those materials..."
Kitchen Counters: Sturdy, Striking Recycled Glass With Cement
Ecofriendly and full of character, this heat- and scratch-resistant material is a great fit for custom kitchen counters
"guilt-free countertop that doesn't involve mining or petroleum-based resins, countertops... to the countertop scene. Compare: More kitchen counter materials... chance your countertop will shatter. We also have a colored concrete countertop in the... glass countertops did very poorly in Consumer Reports testing. Love the look of these... for new countertops, I'm not going to embrace the patina that develops over use!!!..."
Sweet Ideas and a Truffle Recipe from a Chocolatier's Test Kitchen
A $2,100 budget didn't mean a half-baked kitchen redo; this confectioner just rolled up her sleeves and rolled out the improvements
"granite countertop known to mankind," Morris says. "It was olive and black, and reminded... tile and countertop," she says. She painted the kitchen ceilings, trim, walls and cabinets... the new countertops. Take a tour of her new place — and learn how to make her "Ugly"... granite countertop! I do like the look of stone, but I love butcher block and its... walnut countertops. Thanks for sharing! Yum yum. Lovely kitchen, looking forward..."
Houzz Call: Pros, Show Us Your Latest Kitchen!
Tiny, spacious, modern, vintage ... whatever kitchen designs you've worked on lately, we'd like to see
"Caesar Stone waterfall countertop, provided exactly what they were looking for. The... wood and stone as well the improved open layout. here is a before pic as well Here's... has new countertops, backsplash, faucet, cabinet doors and hardware. The original layout... particularly Stone and Pewter Accents. Beautiful colors and usually in stock. I used a 1x4"... are new countertop trends like stainless steel counters? Wood is pretty popular right..."
Yes, You Can Use Brick in the Kitchen
"on Ice Stone concrete countertops with recycled glass and mother of pearl. The glass... honed stone - easier to clean - that complimented the split face stone you will see... granite countertop with a stack stone backsplash...almost like what goes around comes... Cultured Stone most brick companies like Acme Brick offer a 'brick slice' or 'thin brick'... manner as a stone (or brick) veneer so you don't have to worry about a brick ledge or weight..."
Soapstone Counters: A Love Story
Love means accepting — maybe even celebrating — imperfections. See if soapstone’s assets and imperfections will work for you
"difficult is countertops. There are many featured Houzz ideabooks covering the pros and... their countertops, stroking them gently. OK, I’m exaggerating … a little. Since... natural stone, especially stone such as soapstone. If you find that you enjoy the look... think our stone is on the softer side). We both wanted a natural stone that would patina... love my countertops. I have Virginia Mist on the countertops and Carrara Marble on..."
Kitchen Counters: Quartzite Offers Strength and Beauty
Eye-catching patterns and a natural pedigree make durable quartzite a popular alternative to granite and marble
"kitchen countertop material, many homeowners who might have gone with granite or marble... dramatic stone, for a client who wanted a countertop that made a statement. It was... using a stone revitalizer to keep your stone looking its best. I've attached photos... island countertop and absolutely love it! In the kitchen below, we used Nacarado... ions-countertops-bright-designlab/ We used quartzite in our kitchen that looks..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Gray in the Bath
Go for elegance and sophistication without going overboard on coolness, using these gray bathroom paint picks and inspirational photos
"Canadian Soap Stone and love the colour and feel of this stone. Looking forward to incorporating... CaesarStone quartz countertops in Haze. Great bathrooms! The use of grey is so... natural lava stone tiles. A perfect source when wanting to add that grey color to your bath... natural lava stone tiles check out our website! http://theverostone.com/products/ Can someone... on the countertop, and there's no wall space for pictures. The connected master bedroom..."
My Houzz: Joyful, Earth-Conscious Home in Vermont
An architect blends green construction, fine craftsmanship and profuse art in his dream home near Vermont's Lake Champlain
"“Third Stone from the Sun," from the 1967 album Are You Experienced, inspired Ted... the Ten Stones community, located a few miles from Lake Champlain, Vermont, where... describes Ten Stones as an "intentional" community and a "suburb with a soul.” Its energ... homes Stone roads, walkways and driveways wind throughout the Ten Stones community... fixtures, countertops and fireplace from copper, hardwood, soft woods, fabric, plastic..."
Guest Picks: Petrified Wood
"rock or stone, so petrified wood literally means "wood turned to stone." It is the... marbling of stone. The heavy material is the ultimate souvenir of prehistoric times, and... just used stone around my hearth (I opted for green soapstone), but wish I had known... cabinets, countertops and fixtures a snap. And last but not least, here is my own petrified..."
Houzz Tour: Fairy Tale Gatehouse in Minnesota
This cozy cottage in Minnesota blends fine antiques with reclaimed materials from bridge pilings, city streets and Midwestern barns
""resembles a stone cottage seen in France or England." To get the look, he studied the details... reclaimed stone, brick and dog-eared cut slate on the outside and reclaimed beams, ceiling... love the stone. What more does anyone need? WOW! One of the coolest houses ever featured... elements- stone, reclaimed wood, post and beam, divided light windows, wide plank floors-... beams, stone, butcher's block, Kilim rugs.. perfection for me! I would love to be..."
A Busy London Kitchen Gets a New England–Style Makeover
Moving an overflowing book collection into a cozy new family room clears the way for a kitchen focused on socializing
"designer Andy Stone, who was commissioned to breathe new life into the overflowing space... style,” Stone says, “and, of course, the family’s enormous book collection!”... Andy Stone Bespoke InteriorsGunn’s penchant for New England style led Stone down... recalls. Stone resisted the urge to introduce bifold doors at the back of the house... space,” Stone says. “Wood panels at each end of the island means it looks more like..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Coastal Home in Holland
9 Popular Stovetop Options — Plus Tips for Choosing the Right One
Pick a stovetop that fits your lifestyle and your kitchen style with this mini guide that covers all the basics
"choose a countertop or layout that works best with it? The following summary will assist... locate a stone WHOLESALER in your area. Regular stone manufacturers have usually limited... coloured stone. I love marble but it is expensive and if you leave a half lemon on it... available stone - therefore you often see the same old, same old.... And, as mentioned... natural stone), and available in a very wide range of 'designs'. I haven't researched..."
Kitchen Backsplashes That Work
"cabinets, countertop, and floor. Bring your samples with you when you visit a tile showroom... marble countertops. The only problem is that I have so much counter space, it would... marble countertops? I only have a small strip of space and wasn't sure if it was really... believe the stone on the island of Fiorella Design's is Calacatta, which is pricer. It... kitchen tile countertops because of the grout issue. Now they have put it in the back of..."