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Concrete Block Style
"concrete blocks or cinder blocks — are basically oversized bricks (typically 8" deep... retaining walls, foundations, structural bearing walls. Yet if considered and used properly... 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;..."
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... these blocks are installed in a kitchen wall. Glass Block is alive and well! Residential... glass-block/colored-frosted-glass-blocks I'd be curious what others think of the... glass-block/glass-block-floors-bridge-walkway I'd like to find a way to "skip" a..."
Adding classical style to the casing of a door or window, the corner block is easy to install and easy to look at
"corner block is easy to install and easy to look at... corner block is a square piece of wood placed at the corner of vertical and horizontal... windows or wall openings are placed.)... corner block is easy to see. The unpainted, square wood block in the corner has a... corner block. This original corner block in the upper left adorns a room with raised... corner blocks were used as a decorative element. They were often carved with bull's-eyes..."
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 &... Tiles-Wall-Stickers I like the first photo the most very cosy look and bright Love... 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..."
Butcher Block Makes the Cut for Holiday Kitchen Prep
Countertops and cutting boards will likely take a beating over the holidays. These butcher blocks have the chops to perform under pressure
"butcher blocks have the chops to perform under pressure... butcher block countertops. "Homes from the '50s have these great butcher block islands... butcher block countertops in the kitchen, you should use them plenty and let them show... butcher block countertop, take a look at how different kitchens integrate — and show... butcher block piece. When we updated our kitchen I saved lots of money by putting cherry..."
Blocks of Color Shout Confidence and Style
"Color blocking is often used in fashion to create dynamic ensembles that exude confidence... enticing. Blocks of colors can also refresh your home, bringing energy and positivism... color-blocked library. Green and blue make walls shine in this dining room, separating... neighboring wall more appealing. Remember, color blocking needs to make sense. If painting... painting the walls in bright colors is not your thing, you can apply color blocking with..."
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... interior walls, with a cinder block veneer. I have found thin pieces of cinder block... concrete wall (10"+ thick) acts as an insulator (mass wall) and performs well in hot... 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..."
Make a Cool Block-Printed Coat Rack
"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... several wall paper books I've been dying to do something creative with. They will make..."
Modern and Traditional Converge on Coveted Chicago Blocks
As newer structures replace old on a pair of desirable streets, architects are challenged with how best to bring in modern styles
"The blocks of Orchard and Howe streets just south of Armitage Avenue in Chicago's... exterior wall is "saved", then the rebuild becomes a massive rehab, rather than a tear-down... glass block house must have a great glow of light inside even on the cloudiest Chicago... metal block behind it -- is what we would call a "facadomy" (soft "c") in DC. Historic... green wall facing south may be in its winter dormancy, but it still grabs one's attention..."
Bedroom Window Treatments to Block the Light
Sleep tight with curtains, shades and more designed to keep out bright rays while letting stylishness in
"don't block out all the light. My next purchase will be grasscloth roman shades with... can't block out the light with three coverings then you've got some serious streetlights... they'll block a lot of the light. bcuyler: foam core cut to fit??!! What a fantastic... in the walls. I have room behind the curtains to store it during the day. whatknot:... light blocking. The morning sun comes right in those windows, and I need just a little..."
Building with Blocks of Color
"window "blocks" create an interesting architectural appeal from the outside while also... simple blocks of color can really set the mood of the room. The basic colors here... the back wall is hung at an angle to catch you a little bit off guard. Here is an example... colored wall that gets your attention and sets the mood of the room without overwhelming... different block-style pieces can be combined through a similar color scheme to create..."
Case Study: Turn Your Wall Colors Into Art
"your walls an artistic edge with creative color blocking that complements your... color-blocked walls. Using a custom Peruvian blanket sofa and bright Moroccan rug... colorful wall "advertising" dust anymore than a beige wall? Laborious upkeep of what... ceiling and wall to wall windows. I tried for that in my next house in the "playroom"... when the walls are continuous - the diagonal in these images looks both natural (by..."
Renovation Detail: The Knee Wall Railing
Small in stature but big on privacy, knee wall railings add a Craftsman-style element to porches and don't block the view
"knee wall railings add a Craftsman-style element to porches and don't block the... "knee wall" is derived from the association with the vertical location of a human... average knee wall railing under 3 feet in height. Known for its charming aesthetic and added... classic knee wall. Why the previous owner replaced it with ornamental iron railings is beyond... knee walls can help protect your residence from the elements, grant lounging privacy..."
7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
"retaining wall could cost — mainly for the labor and skill involved. Since I grew up... retaining walls were kinda new to me. Now an Atlantan, I tend to see the same exact... retaining wall again and again: 8x8 railroad timbers stacked about 4-feet high with pine... retaining wall a bit more personal. Take a gander at these fantastic ideas, then think... retaining wall before running out to snatch those railroad timbers again...."
What Could You Imagine With Lego's New Architecture Kit?
Go ahead, toy around with wild building ideas. With 1,210 all-white blocks at your disposal, it's OK to think big
"all-white blocks at your disposal, it's OK to think big... they had "walls on wheels", where you could move the walls to the "footprint" that you... single-height wall block. Or, was it "just my imagination"?! Igerrez, yes, there are curved... building blocks. I'll totally build a model for each one of my listing. Amazing...I... the "big blocks" stage, but the huge tub of old Legos is waiting for him to get a bit... move the walls (then lock the wheels) and move in cabinets, fridges, all kinds of stuff..."