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Color Guide: How to Work With Black
Take a walk on the dark side — your home has nothing to fear with this color when you know how to use it
"opposite of white. But there are blacks with green undertones or purple undertones or blue... until our white cat died. Sometimes working with black is a balancing act. I am going... flecks of white/cream in them which probably makes the difference in looking clean).... in off white and I love looking at the walls, the color makes the rooms look much... lots of white like that dining room. That is perfect. I have a thing about black..."
A Touch of Gray
"makes white really pop and is a great backdrop for other colors to be the stars (I... half with white. It is gorgeous!! Mixes well with the other materials (white cabinets... segment on whites.... It's so hard to peg that perfect modern white paint color. Thanks... grey and white! www.satisfiedsole.com I found several sources for this contemporary... but with white subway tiles, in my master bath: http://www.houzz.com/photos/40898/c..."
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..."
Houzz Tour: A New Lake House Gets a Lived-in Look
Antiques mixed with newer pieces give a relaxed Quebec getaway the feeling of being developed over time
"crisp white and fresh fabrics contrast with warm woods, and new pieces mix with antiques... nice, white stools are a bit too white for that kitchen. Cottage perfection! best... camp! The white stools were painted a light blue-- they just photographed like white... windows, no drapes, just the view. If you live where neighbors can peer in, then you do... have that white furniture ruined in a day. Sand, sunscreen and wet bathing suits do..."
8 Color Palettes You Can't Get Wrong
Can't decide on a color scheme? Choose one of these foolproof palettes for a room that feels both timeless and fresh
"everything white. Lately, though, I've decided to take it easy on myself. Instead of... black and white and that latest craze of orange and blue Funny how our tastes change... browns and white with blue-grey. :) Fantastic examples! I think nature gives us many... the red drapes and red sofa. It just makes me smile every time I see it. I also love... turquoise and white as an accent I love blue and yellow together This is a great and inspiring..."
Houzz Tour: A Photographer's Picture-Perfect Home Comes Into Focus
An ultramodern house in the Hollywood Hills is a study in contrasts: curvy and boxy, forward thinking and retro
"an all-white, curvy, boxy, wavy and circular design all at once. And one thing is... love the white color of furniture !!!!!! Expect I'd have to wear white doctors coveralls... neutral white that bounces that clean light all over the place. There may be a separate... Children and white do not go together well. I have a well-behaved child, but she still... too much white, no textures, and very very cold!! I am all for the minimalism here..."
A Red Dining Room...Is It Right For Your Home?
"beige or white. No, it requires a little bit of commitment since it isn’t easily dismissed... ticking drapes, and a twiggy chandelier in iron and crystal. It makes a statement and... otherwise white kitchen is one of my favorites. The dining room of yours with the crystal... with the white, aqua and yellow. Vintagevamp...beautiful! I love how great the aq... bright white or a soft white beneath. Those red walls won't seem near as bold once..."
Easy Ways to Hide Your Home's Flaws
"color but white, and the living room comes with an awesomely ugly heater and air conditioner... thankfully not white or beige or (heaven forbid) taupe, they are a light creamy yellow that... in the white room to the pink sofa. It's just the right touch, and so very easy to... I've draped great fabric held up by bamboo rods from popcorn ceilings in a small... above white tile in the shower. Sometimes, just adding one simple "pop" of color..."
Houzz Tour: Casually French in Birmingham
"cream, white, beige and moss green. Carefully selected antiques complete the twist... love the white with wood look....Carole Perfection!!!!! Love this idea book!!!! The... The drapes in the dining room are beautiful, but it's all gorgeous. I can move in... Simple white upholstered chairs maintain the white and dark wood color palette. In... otherwise white kitchen color scheme. Skirted chairs surround a French walnut table..."
Kitchen of the Week: Keeping It Casual in a Modern Farmhouse
Raised ceilings and knocked-down walls create a light, bright and more open barn-like kitchen in California
"crisp white base, opened up the ceilings for a lofty barn feeling and mixed in primitive... light and white makes the place feel warm and cosy. So much natural light in this beautiful... light and white", "so much natural light", "clean, crisp". If you show us the 'regular'... would need drapes to warm and soften up all the starkness. In fact, that's my biggest... crisp white keeps things light and modern. Jack was able to save the existing cabinets..."
The Lowdown on Bed Skirts
Sure, they hide the dust bunnies. But when you know all the options, bed skirts can rack up major style points too
"plain, white and nondescript. What a snooze. To awaken the look of your bedroom... almost white, chenile. Looking for a new summer weight, about ready to give up and... all in white but there were other colours available. They are super easy to get on... adjust the drape so that the length is exactly what you want, not high water, not puddling... solid white and off-white, and don’t offer the style variety available with cust..."
Piping Moves Furniture to the Head of the Line
Boldly defining upholstery lines, contrasting piping underscores the strength of a furniture piece's design
"piping to a white couch gives it an entirely new, contemporary personality.... amazing white chair and love how the blankets were draped under the seat. Beautiful... piped in white to bring unity. Thanks for taking the time to write this great article... With the white pulled out of the print through piping, the geometric pattern on these... This off-white piping, for instance, feels amplified against walls of a similar shade..."
Laundry Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional
"system for draping, as well as roll-out drawers with mesh bottoms for drying sweaters... bright white grout and now it just looks generic. Is it the grout; is there a decorating... previously white-tiled tub area and to fill in the space where we replaced the tub. Storage... fluffy white towels and I'm done! Thans..."
How to Hide Those Plugs and Switches
"placing white outlets and switches right in the middle of a beautiful tile pattern... want you draping a cord from an island to the perimeter counter area. I like some of... clean white wall plate always looks nicer in my opinion. If it's going to be there... settle for white switches and plates. Dark floors what carpet Does anyone know if it... bright white outlet and plate cover on this beautiful island. It would be an obvious..."
Design Dilemma: Decorating a Dorm Room
"institutional white walls. Those were not exactly times of high style. But dear Houzz member... that it draped down and hung to the floor for an extra long bedskirt that covered up... apply white molding over the fabric. Done carefully, the cling would not have to... black or white. Go nuts instead with less expensive accessories that can be switched..."