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A Hidden Charging Cabinet Corrals and Juices Family’s Electronics
The Hardworking Home: Laptops, phones and tablets now have a safe space in this kitchen, keeping the countertops uncluttered
"kitchen counters,” says interior designer Harmony Weihs. While working on a breakfast... kitchen counters. “They had wires everywhere, even dragged across a gas range,” Weihs... normal counter made it easier on my shoulders when mixing and the drawers held all... above the counter space. We had an end table custom made Rey recently, thinking we'd... for your counter top- butcher block, marble or what? The view from the breakfast nook..."
Pearls of Wisdom From a Real-Life Kitchen Remodel
What your best friend would tell you if you were embarking on a renovation and she'd been there, done that
"lots of counter and cupboard space. It's not Architectural Digest material, but it... and our white counters look great, sometimes its even hard to find the spots to clean... regret is white tile with white grout backsplash behind the range - it yellows every... bleach. Granite rendered it passe, but I have it in Cameo White, and loooooove it.... put in granite countertops after having laminate. Granite is beautiful but what I..."
Colorful chips fall where they may in terrazzo, a polished surface that features a blend of hard elements
"walls and counters. It is made of small chips of marble, stone, granite or other hard... terrazzo counter, creating a finished look that combines traditional with contemporary..."
How to Recycle Your Kitchen
Instead of adding to the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops the ecofriendly way
"appliances and granite countertops — can be easily recycled with the right charity or facility... reused my granite in the kitchen for 2 counter top bathrooms and bench seating in 2 showers... Got new granite counters there and used some of the tiles to do updates in the 3 bathrooms... 1940's white metal cabinets and 1970's track lighting were reinstalled in a basement... scrubbed the white grout spotless to sell the house last year, so I guess whatever they..."
Modernize Your Old Kitchen Without Remodeling
Keep the charm but lose the outdated feel, and gain functionality, with these tricks for helping your older kitchen fit modern times
"sprawling granite islands, double ovens and eight-burner ranges — it's hard not to get... "concrete" counters, Becky was able to find out from the designer that the counters are... all the white dishes and glassware, but for me the "busyness" of it in my tiny kitchen... various white colanders, which I also use every day. If you are using a microwave... kitchen counter height. Think of the way people place wall ovens and you'll know what..."
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... grout. Counters are SilverSea Green granite with coppery flecks (so less gray than... 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..."
Houzz interview: Kim Johnson’s eclectic home
"everything white. I am thinking of repainting as the white didn’t turn out as white as... There was white carpet stapled over the stairs, and I ripped it off soon after moving... and the white carpet was ruined (not that it was worth keeping anyway) from the movers... realized that white stairs in a house with 6 cats was NOT a very smart move. The biggest... like the white floors with your colorful furniture. Did you paint the floors? You have..."
A Laundry Makes Room for a Diva Cat
A South Carolina laundry room was designed to be sophisticated and functional, but when a kitten arrived, whimsy emerged
"include a granite surface for folding clothes and an ironing board that folds out from... under the granite counter top of the sideboard and replaces the front panel. On one... on the counters (where food is prepared or laundry is folded) with their kitty litter... kitchen counters or the dining room table because we did not allow it. Now if they... off of counters and tables by training them. [pause for laughter] No, really. Our..."
My Houzz: Retro Fun Brings an Ohio Home to Life
Aqua splashes mix with antiques and handmade touches for a lively and personal family home in Toledo
"house, the white walls and white carpet soon gave way to dollops of bright color. Faced... cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances that everyone seems to want... cabinets and granite. Growing up in the 50s, my grandmother had a dinette set with chrome... formica on counters and the table and the whole vibe. Makes me want to go back to that... bath with white and black tile and she did a bright poppy yellow and then added a black..."
My Houzz: Refined Comfort on a Florida Island
"both love white cabinetry and granite, and the original owners had just recently put... blue and white theme. Thank you for no white sofa!! I love the carpeting in the bedrooms... here. White cabinets paired with a dark island: classic and luxurious. Happy home... blue and white ginger jars, the vase of flowers on the breakfast table mimicking that... the blue white and gold are mixed in the family room and kitchen. Trying to do something..."
Top Tile Trends From the Coverings 2013 Show — the Wood Look
Get the beauty of wood while waving off potential splinters, rotting and long searches, thanks to eye-fooling ceramic and porcelain tiles
"marble, granite, agate, malachite, terrazzo, limestone and wood. One of the biggest... to sit. White vinegar is less toxic option for breaking down the stains but both types... light counter tops, sofas, etc. that we have. Anyway, good luck on finding a solution... getting a white wash wood look plank tile and having it laid in a herringbone pattern... be kept white and plain. It is even cheaper for me to have this done in porcelain than..."
Pick the Right Pendant for Your Kitchen Island
Don't settle for bland builder-grade pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's style
"maple and granite. And it's a shame. Because the lights that hang over your kitchen peninsula... but the counters will remain in the same place. Should your pendants match your table... minimalist white island, like yin and yang - Pedini Cucine Artika These pendents almost... glass, the white lights - it is a match! Modern kitchen in the country I purchased two... far from counter surface should they hang? Here is the kitchen (and pantries) in plan..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Charcoal Gray
The most modern neutral, charcoal gray looks great in dining rooms, living rooms and even nurseries. Here's how to use it best
"black and white. It has equal values of red, green and blue (RGB), and thus no hue. Off-grays... bright whites, warm citrus hues and pinks. Because it appears so often in nature... decorator white, white or bright white for trim in a charcoal bedroom (BM 2121-20)?... crisp white sheets and grey and white duvet cover, with my Grandmother's old orange... bright white on the ceiling but the decorator white on the trim and doors. There is..."
Get Grout Magically Clean — Stains and All
"or for counters, or in the bathroom — has one great downfall: grout. Since grout is... effective for white grout. ) Very informative, thanks! :-) I tried every suggestion available... clean the white grout in my original 50's bathroom, including the Oxyclean and lemon... marble not granite. I manage a tile shop so your article caught my eye; it looks like... on the counter. Someone was asking about sealer? There are quite a few good brands..."
Room of the Day: A Family Bath With Vintage Apothecary Style
"bathroom in white on white with subway tile, but a fortuitous trip to an estate sale at... sucker for white towels - they can't be beat. White towels are the only ones you can buy... black and white floor tile and white subway in the t/s area. Making it as special as... with white subway tiles. Love what you’ve done, especially the floor. Your redo... black and white basket weave floor with black trim, similar to here but my tiles will..."