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Block-Printed Textiles Add Solid Style
From traditional Indian designs to DIY versions, block-printed fabrics add pattern and texture to any style decor
"versions, block-printed fabrics add pattern and texture to any style decor... inspired by block printing. This ancient Indian technique has existed for centuries, but... I LOVE block printed fabrics!! Beautiful, Laura! Love It!... a wood block and inspiration. Don't be afraid to mix block-printed fabric with other... other patterns and styles. This hand-blocked shade looks great with the mustard floral... makeover and block-printed a chevron pattern onto her backyard bench. I like the idea of..."
Bold Decorating: Be a Color Block Connoisseur
"Color blocking can help simplify the process. This design technique involves using... color blocking ideas can introduce you to a bolder lifestyle.... Color blocking never seems to go out of style. Color blocking in fashion, decor &... COLOR BLOCKING technique! Thanks for this feast for the eyes! Love the third picture... colors and blocked them together on one outfit. Color blocking eventually ran its course... color blocking to create visually mesmerizing rooms. Basic color blocking. With color..."
Great Material: Glass Block Grows Up
"glass block for privacy, pattern and light... glass block had its last heyday, the Rubik's Cube was all the rage, Madonna was sporting... glass block new life in the decorating world. More: Translucent Surfaces: A Canvas... glass-block/colored-frosted-glass-blocks I'd be curious what others think of the... these blocks are installed in a kitchen wall. Glass Block is alive and well! Residential... glass-block/glass-block-floors-bridge-walkway I'd like to find a way to "skip" a..."
Make a Cool Block-Printed Coat Rack
"great patterned coat hook you can make for less than $25... to do a block-printed rack tutorial. It only takes about 4-5 hours and can be done... first one. Block printing is one of those great secrets - you can create so many amazing... I love block printing and you did an amazing job! You've inspired me to dig up my... Indian blocks and get painting. Thanks for sharing. I think that anyone who doesn't... effect of a block print would still be evident . Great design. I've recently become aware..."
Concrete Block Style
"concrete blocks or cinder blocks — are basically oversized bricks (typically 8" deep... split-face blocks have a rough face that protrudes further than smooth-face blocks. Additional... smooth-face blocks — the exposed face is relatively flat and most likely sealed. But they... burnished blocks appear stone-like from the addition of aggregates in the concrete mix;... been "block" houses around forever, just something old is new again. Love it. Once..."
Raw Materials Revealed: Brick, Block and Stone Help Homes Last
Learn about durable masonry essentials for houses and landscapes, and why some weighty-looking pieces are lighter than they look
"brick, block and stone. In this time of increased attention to green building, it's... cinder block veneer. I have found thin pieces of cinder block "caps" that are approx... cinder block "look and feel" with the width of a tile? I am afraid 1 inch might be... rick--Block-and-Stone-Help-Homes-Last A clinker is not a "partially fired" brick... mosaic pattern and is not as expensive as it looks. I created a stone mosaic backsplash..."
Splatter Patterns Let Loose in Decor
Jackson Pollock may have started it, but the splash and splatter trend is raining down again in art, rugs and accessories
Design Underfoot: Versailles Pattern Floors
"Tile Pattern Adds Warm Style and Character to Your Home... Versailles Pattern tiles. Also called French Pattern, it is composed of four different... interesting pattern on your floor. Take a look at these photos, and see what I mean:... changing the pattern - we would keep the same color of travertine. Love the pattern. We... love tile patterned like this, I just never knew what it was called! I think it would..."
16 Ways to Check In to Checkered Patterns
"e the Pattern Up High, Down Low, and Everywhere In Between... checkered patterns are old school, think again. Whether black and white or done in colors... this pattern can actually infuse spaces with quite the chic charm. Plus, there are... More bold patterns to try: Get Inspired by Gingham Bold Patterns: Harlequin and Argyle... checkered pattern! Mix it up by layering a diagonal pattern on top of the original to... interest by blocking off sections in a checkered pattern like this example. You could even..."
Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
"housing patterns in Google Maps, particularly places for which high-resolution, 45-degree... not-so-great patterns from our past and ideas for improving the patterns in the future.... accepted patterns (patterns people came up with back when we worshipped the car, planned... of the blocks, and I enjoy the kids, couples and dog walkers ambling down it. My neighbor... living patterns. It has clearly stirred a vibrant conversation thread about density..."
Shape and Pattern Set Gardens' Tone
Circles, angles and squares add structure to your landscape design. Follow these tips for working them to best effect
"e and pattern are simple words, but how do they relate to the way we design our gardens... and the patterns that these shapes create suit your situation. Curves, circles, right... ional Patterns to LifeRegularity of pattern carries throughout this garden, with... between the blocks visually links both areas and creates a composite pattern.The materials... ional patterns come alive when a third dimension is brought into play. Box plants..."
Guest Picks: 20 Brunch Tableware Finds With Joyous Colors and Patterns
Set out a feast for the eyes with plates, serving pieces and accessories that can make any brunch a celebration
"inspired patterns, vibrant color combinations and worldwide influences. Try mixing bold... bold patterns and colors on your spring table this year for a festive look that's... introducing pattern to your table. This Moroccan dessert plate brings bold pattern to your... fantastic pattern and color.Next: Make a Wedding Memorable With a Bridal Shower Brunch... spring. The pattern on this cotton Ada napkin is stunningly beautiful. I love its tribal..."
5 Modern Home Exteriors Tell a Texture Story
'Woven' concrete, rammed earth, stones tumbled into baskets ... Materials with texture give these homes freedom of expression
"stones tumbled into baskets ... Materials with texture give these homes freedom of... concrete blocks. But instead of a running bond or some other stacked pattern, Kariouk... composed the blocks into a pinwheel pattern. It makes the boxy exterior appear woven. 5... a wavy pattern that comes from the articulation of wood slats. 3. Model Home in A... shadow patterns when the sun is at the right angles. It also shows that texture can..."
"rectangular block, often made of stone, helps square away the corner of a house... stone blocks used at the corners of Georgian-style masonry houses. They were tra... alternating pattern and served as a structural element for load-bearing walls. Now they... alternating pattern, then painted to add contrast. The brickwork on these exterior corners..."
Case Study: Turn Your Wall Colors Into Art
"color blocking that complements your architecture... color-blocked walls. Using a custom Peruvian blanket sofa and bright Moroccan rug... prints and patterns, not to mention colors! very good design thanks my desiner freind... of the pattern but not the "itchy", as they do not appear to be made from rugs or... use wall patterns that complement lines already in the space. The parallel paint line..."