DESIGN YOUR HOME
614 white cedar shingle Ideabooks
Pop Culture Watch: Get a Good Rap With Thrift Store Scores
"painted white. Thrifty Houzzers may have different outfits, but they apply the same... & Ball whites? Their website is a great place to start: http://us.farrow-ball.com... bought this cedar dresser for $5. My husband didn't even want to load it in the car it... old roof shingles; a $5 hutch that sat all day at a tag sale because not one of the... painted it white, I was able to paint the knobs and handles and reuse those too. (@Susan..."
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Exteriors of 2012
Outsides were in on Houzz this past year, as readers remarked on all kinds of home exterior details that stood out
History Gets a New Spin on a Victorian Facade
Modernization had stripped this home’s exterior of its charm. Now the owners have put it back — in their own personal take
Dream Spaces: Gracious, Spacious Front Porches
Maybe it’s the view. Maybe it’s the bed swing. Whatever their individual comforts, all of these porches encourage a leisurely stay
"black and white TVs, a good old-fashioned front porch makes me think of quieter, gentler... home. White wicker furniture and Boston ferns make it look great. Can't wait for... those white cushions and pillows clean. I live in the country and everything gets... glossy white painted columns and railing with matching rocking chairs add to the appeal... house’s white walls and black shutters, and the porch is so spacious (54 feet long..."
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"grays, whites and beiges are no-brainers. Warmer colors, like orange, brown, rust... and the white toilet and white doors- really bugs me. I have a white door going into... It has white build-in drawers and a white closet door. The floor is not that red!... and that white made everything much easiter. I have white trim now and love it but was... I have white now and love white but just wanting a change but I am afraid I will tire..."
Are These the Best Houses in the World?
A new book celebrates some of the world's most innovative home designs — including some that push the boundaries of what's possible
"A white box covered in Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric in the Netherlands. A Cor-Ten-clad... platforms of white steel. A raised concrete box in West Africa designed by two German artists... The white one in Japan is the worst I think but most should never have been built... with shingles covering the roof and long walls, and mottled stonework covering the... made of white steel and defined by glass walls. Fujimoto compares it to living in a..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Paint Makeovers
Let your newly repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook
"arctic white. White on white can be quite pleasing. Then you can use a stronger... with shingles. We've looked at both cedar and poplar shingles. I love the texture... thinking white=beautiful? Half the kitchens with white painted cabinets look better... oxygen white from Lowes. We painted the oak cabinets white. Counter tops from Ikea... the white in a few years just like you are sick of the wood finish now. White paint..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Beige
If you yawn and dismiss it, you're missing out on beige's infinite subtleties and the possibilities it brings to room designs
"bright white trim; nothing looks crisper or more traditional than this combo. Beige... walls and white crown moulds and baseboards !! Kept both baths in white and everyone... brown. Shingles are supposedly "Navajo tan." Apparently these shingles are no longer... beige, white, tan and brown. Beige doesn't feel so basic now... love when it functions... color with white trim. I absolutely love it. It changes hues all day and night as the..."
4 New Neutrals for the New Year
So you're not resolved to go crazy with color in 2013. These refreshing on-trend neutrals can still broaden your rooms' color horizons
"gray, white and beige, but are toned down enough that they remain soft and subtle... Lovely with white trim. marylthrasher...my walls are benj. moore "Elmira White", and used... used "White Dove" for the trim. The 8 foot ceilings are a bit more white than White... harbor Shingles..I am thinking a grey/blue siding color what would be my options?... myself have white walls and an oak floor. When we moved into our house the floors were..."
Get the Look: British Colonial Style
Mix a far-flung empire with adaptive travelers and what do you get? The ultimate blending of global styles at home
"next to white walls and paisleys mixed with chintzes. Here are some ideas for bringing... coastal and shingle style homes seem to go alongside French country chateaux.... The photos... blue and white china collection, this has been a natural style for me for over 25 years... wool. White and off-white upholstery and slipcovers replaced heavy fabrics and busy... Caribbean, white, tans and light greens and blues replaced dark and heavy hues. Other..."
Benjamin Moore Floats Breath of Fresh Air as Its Color of 2014
Touted as a new neutral, this baby blue can stand on its own or support bolder colors. Here's how to use it
"shades of white to create a soft, light, soothing palette. Here’s how. Related: Sh... trim is white, and there are large cedar decks. If you're in the Jupiter, FL area,... kitchen with white cabinets and white trim. I wouldn't normally use such a cool color in... with the white trim and vintage creamy white furniture we found at second hand store... paired with whites, as shown. I love it. I really like all those watery, airy blues,..."
Get a Soft Spot for Sea-Glass Green
Soften a room's look by washing its walls in this delightfully airy shade, no sand in your shoes required
"Bright white ceilings and moldings also contrast beautifully alongside it. In this... with White Kashmir granite counters and Dove White cabinets, trim and ceiling.... HC-147 with white ceiling and towels....what a huge difference! It feels like I'm at the... and soft white trim. I LOVE it. My husband, who is a complete color-phobe, took some... faucets and white marble to complete the vision. I am so excited to see it completely..."
Guest Picks: Extravagant Sinks for Luxurious Bathrooms
Make a statement with a sink that celebrates artistry and individuality — just be prepared for the price tag
"ordinary and white, but I think there is nothing prettier than a unique sink perched on... rectangular white porcelain model. But we had the copper one, so we installed it on a DIY... weathered cedar apron and legs (corner posts from the previous owner's dog run). Though... an all-white bathroom with a real wood floor. Or, if you want to be more practical... purple.) White bronze and mother-of-pearl? It’s quite the luxurious combination for..."
Budget Decorator: Easy Holiday Decorations
Get a festive look for a fraction of the usual cost with basic items from the craft store and your own supply
"materials, white twinkle lights and a handful of basic items from the kitchen and craft... along with white lights and some other decorations like little gold birds and ribbons... pines; cedars; all sorts of evergreens and each has a different look; dead branches;... Drape white twinkle lights over and around it for instant ambience. You may love... strand of white twinkle lights around a bottle rack — the glass of the bottles will reflect..."
Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Beets
Give canned versions of this fall and spring garden favorite the heave-ho and discover its true flavor and colors