4. TKTKT TITLE – NOT SURE THIS REALLY WORKS AS NOT MUCH ABOUT SAVING SPACE.Houzz at a GlanceWho lives here: Lonnie and Jeran McConnel, and their children, Denali, 14, Dylan, 12, and Olivia, 4Location: Bakersfield, CaliforniaSize: 1,300 square feet (121 square meters); three bedrooms, two bathroomsYear built: 1920sJeran McConnel describes her family’s 1920s bungalow in Bakersfield, California, as a work in progress. “It’s a place for me to express my style and use my creativity,” says the blogger of Oleander and Palm. For the past 13 years, she and her husband, Lonnie, have filled nearly every corner with meaningful pieces, many of which they found on travels with their three children. Jeran displays the collections throughout their three-bedroom home as a way to remember their adventures and share the family’s story with their guests. “I love to host parties and get-togethers — it’s a great place to gather,” she says.http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/58100193/list/my-houzz-colorful-eclectic-style-for-a-california-bungalowCould possibly use this one (1,450 sf): http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/5346520/list/my-houzz-collective-spirit-in-a-boho-bungalow BUT ONLY ONE PERSON LIVES THERE.DITT...
**WRITE TO ANDREA AT DULUX TO MAKE SURE I UNDERSTOOD HER. Two years ago, 9% of backsplashes were green. Now only 3%. Two years ago, green didn’t make the list of cabinet colors. It doesn’t now either.Two years ago (2014), we didn’t track wall color. Green is the first color to make the list after neutrals NOW for wall color. Need to CK 2015 study. Nothing in 2015 study on kitchen colors. http://info.houzz.com/rs/houzz/images/HouzzKitchenStudy2014.pdfAndrea, Dulux Australia: “Some of the most popular colors that people are using here in kitchens are the whites and neutrals area. Natural white is a big color people use in their kitchen. whisper white. IN the grays, those really soft grays–gray pale, silk wash. different colors people bringing in, but neutral is king. the timeless part whether a traditional or modern doesn’t seem to make a lot of difference here–it’s definitely in the neutrals.
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******For example, a room that has white marble countertops with gray veining, soft green cabinets, and a white and green backsplash has several neutrals to choose from. But given that white is in both the countertops and the backsplash, the dominant neutral would be white — your likely choice for the walls. I think the most important thing is to find a neutral color in those multi-colors If you had tan and gold, picked the backsplash that had red and oragne and yellow, you would pick the tan.Say cabinets choc brown. Backsplash w warm fall tones in it–oranges, burgundies, tans. granite has flacks of tan and brown. the dominant color is your tan. make your backsplash pop and your cabeint pop.if you had a white and grey marble and painted some cabinets grey, some white, backsplash had greys and whites and greens and blues. if you painted your cabinets grey, you would choose the other neutral to make them pop. whatever is going to make the cabinets pop and the blend… picking into the color of your backsplash. picks up on the countertop and backsplash, and is also the contrast to your cabinet. backsplash has some of the same as the b/g color. i always choose one that would.if i have a ...
http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/10395383/list/basement-of-the-week-guests-get-a-cottage-like-stayThe owner decided to splurge and tile the entire basement floor with ceramic tile that looks like stone. “Tiling almost 600 square feet of space is definitely an investment, but well worth it,” designer O’Hearn says. “It can stand up to any potential water problems, and it brings a great return should she ever need to sell.” The owner estimates that the flooring cost between $8,000 and $10,000.