Posted on December 23rd, 2016 by Lathif
The couple whitewashed the paneling, trim and brick fireplace, making what was a dark space feel open and cheerful. All the elements of a traditional fireplace that oozes old-world style and warmth? Check. You can replicate the look with a faux mantel. When purchasing faux mantels, confirm how the firebox will align. Since these mantels ...
Posted on December 22nd, 2016 by Lathif
Use chalk paint on furniture. Write your own labels on drawers (and change them whenever you like) with chalkboard furniture. Transform a dresser, cabinet or bookshelf with this popular and easy-to-use paint, then write on labels. Or just use the surface for your little one’s artistic creations. See how to make your own chalkboard paint. ...
Posted on December 22nd, 2016 by Lathif
Up in the attic, one of the children’s bedrooms has been fitted with a mezzanine, perfect for sleepovers. ‘It would have been easy to put a flat ceiling across here, but we would have missed a terrific opportunity,’ explains John. ‘As well as being a useful little space, it’s also much more interesting from an ...
Posted on December 22nd, 2016 by Lathif
The eggplant color is “Plumbago” Repetition- the color of the chairs match the curtains. So sorry for the delay. These are watercolors painted by Tom Sgouros in the 1990s. I don’t know if there would be any more available. Tom died earlier this year after a long sickness. He is an incredible Rhode Island painter. ...
Posted on December 22nd, 2016 by Lathif
Idea for great room when I have select pillow colours. This design element is also a great way to insulate a drafty room. Also, if you live on the lower floor of an apartment or condo the fabric can help muffle unwelcome sounds from above that might wake your little one. The walls can be ...
Posted on December 21st, 2016 by Lathif
 Your pillows are perfectly coordinating with a more modern flair in the patterns and styles. The living room shown here has a strategic layout of pillows, requiring some thought and planning, that resulted in a gorgeous collection of pillows that suits the room beautifully. Pairs well with: Solids, stripes, plaids and chevrons. Pulling it off: ...
Posted on December 21st, 2016 by Lathif
For master bath shower. use of tile to create a design. Simple 70A ADA Wall Mounted/Vessel Bathroom Sink in Ceramic White 27.6″ x 19.7″, This custom mosaic by Ann Sacks features fanciful clouds; they swirl around this bathroom’s vanity and mirror without being obscured by the fixtures. the counters and the accent tiles and the ...
Posted on December 21st, 2016 by Lathif
A thin line of white countertop that drops into a waterfall breaks up the sea of black in this kitchen. It works surrounded by white walls and with a modern chandelier and lots of stainless steel appliances to reflect the light. 3 Qt. Ice Bucket in Black with Leatherette Vinyl Texture. Pepper with bold colour ...
Posted on December 21st, 2016 by Lathif
Ceiling Paint Color is Sherwin Williams 7641 Collonade Grey. Great wall colour over wainscotting and a light (marble?) floor. Foundations Windemere Two Handle Widespread Bathroom Faucet in Oil Bronze. If your walls are in great shape, I would definitely choose satin for the kitchen walls (with either high gloss or semi-gloss for painted trim). Would ...
Posted on December 21st, 2016 by Lathif
Keep it cool. When using color in a large space, tone it down to achieve a calming effect. While bold colors can add energy, working with soft, muted colors in restful spaces elicits a feeling of serenity. Wall color: Stonybrook, Benjamin Moore. Orange is also associated with spontaneity and having a positive outlook on life, ...
Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Lathif
“In this example, my client desperately needed an office in her home,” says Gilliam. “The solution was to add a small space in her master bedroom that could be closed off to look like a closet.” Reflect for depth – Use mirrors, installed on the office’s back wall, to create an illusion of space. This ...
Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Lathif
Hang your bedside lamps – Why waste valuable space on your bedside table when you could hang your lamps instead? There are some gorgeous designs for subtle, low-slung pendants around, so it should be easy to find something you like. Make a statement in your master bedroom by replacing the usual surface-mounted light or fan ...
Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Lathif
It is the same paint as the rest of the bathroom. It’s called “donegal” by Ralph Lauren. There is a Ralph Lauren candlelight topcoat over the paint. Thanks! Weave in some wood Choosing a monochrome scheme for your home doesn’t mean you can’t weave in some antique pieces, too. This beautiful tallboy adds old-school glamour ...
Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Lathif
This sleek U.K. kitchen features lacquered cabinetry, a ventless hood and a stylish niche at the bottom of the island ideal for displaying cookbooks. I don’t want to be greedy, so that’s everything for my dream kitchen — for now. Your turn: What must-have did I miss from your dream kitchen? Let me know in ...
Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Lathif
Wall color, i wish to paint my living room yellow. White sofa w the other colors in the room. Repetition- the color of the chairs match the curtains. Harbor on the back of house and paint colors. Your email ended up in a folder I don’t often view. The paint is from the Donald Kaufman ...
Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Lathif
Indoor-outdoor living at its best. This living area opens up to the outdoor space where the decor complements the interior design. This cozy outdoor room has a grill as its finishing touch. The grill has its own vent hood, designed into the home’s architecture. Be cautious and hire a pro when planning grills snug to ...