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4 Stylish Color Trends for 2022
...h: This warm and approachable color is perfect for Scorpios who plan to bring new people into their lives this year. * Sagittarius: Rustic Oak: A relaxing and comforting color that welcomes coziness in the new year. * Capricorn - Blanched Thyme: For Capricorns, this is the year o...
Clever Kitchen Upgrades - Fresh colors and textures for a functional kitchen style
...h atmospheric wisps of colors and capture the unique space between technology and spirituality. The unbridled adventurer may use burnt orange to soak in the blue of endless horizon and the subtle earthy colors of the high plains and desert. For the naturalist, green earthy tone...
Images Publishing Group features Sarah Barnard's Healthy Homes in INTERIORS: Inside the American Home
.... Embracing an updated Victorian aesthetic, Barnard's Pacific Palisades Estate project involved an extensive restoration of original oak woodwork throughout. Adapted for contemporary living with a bespoke walnut kitchen, handmade ceramic tiles, and bronze hardware the home's foc...
Home Upgrades that Really Work/Ideas and inspiration to create more functional spaces
... shower without a tub. Whether you want to join the ranks of homeowners transforming their outdated tubs to modern showers, need a larger tub to soak away the day or simply want to update the look of your space, converting your tub or shower is a simple way to add functionality while transfo...
Refresh Your Space/5 steps to simplify your next paint project
...ling, remove drop cloths and then rearrange furniture. Between paint projects, always clean brushes with soap and water, but don't leave brushes soaking in water. Always save the package, known as the keeper, to help the brush retain its shape. Find more tips and tricks for you...
The time is now to incorporate Scandinavian style into decor
...s natural tones of whites, grays and light browns. Pale wood and whitewashed floors create a clean, spacious look. That look can be achieved with oak and maple styles, as well as wood-look tiles and laminates with wood graining. Retailers like Lumber Liquidators, who regularly publish season...
5 budget-friendly master bathroom upgrades you'll cherish for years
...his project yourself. Pick a color that matches your tastes and your space and your bathroom will take on a whole new feel. * Get soaking. Remember all that talk about the oasis? It really starts with the tub. The Sterling Lawson Oval Bath offers beautiful style at an affordable...
3 Ways to Throwback Style
...lance can add beauty and function, as this is an ideal place to tuck away lighting that provides depth and visibility. Let a large soaking tub take center stage between the sink vanity and a custom makeup area. While you can rely on cabinetry for functional features, it's also ...
Material Matters
...xture and appearance of solid hardwood are its strongest appeals. Other variables include the wood type, which further affects the look and strength. Oak is most common, but other traditional selections include options like maple or cherry and specialty woods like teak or bamboo. Plank width influen...
5 ways to create big luxury in a small master bathroom
...> 1. Rethink the shower stall versus tub debate. Many large luxury bathrooms have a separate shower and soaking tub. In a small bathroom, which may be used by multiple members and generations of a household, creating an upscale feeling by separating the t...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
...  Everyone looks forward to a shift into summer mode, with its sun-soaked days, flower-scented breezes and velvety nights under the stars. Now's the time to take advantage of a golden opportunity right outside your door. Celebrate summer and all it offers by recreati...
4 design upgrades for a spring refresh
...talling mirrored cabinets to store toiletries. For a more traditional look, pair a stainless faucet finish with warm cabinetry such as toasted almond oak. Wallpaper wonder For people who choose to rent instead of purchase, creating the warm, comfortable environment w...
Make a striking focal point the foundation of your spa-like bathroom
...ct with more modest accessories and fixtures. Choosing a focal point Homeowners are choosing to install freestanding soaking tubs in their master bathrooms, in particular, to create an exclusive sanctuary of relaxation. In fact, in 2016 half of NKBA members were asked...
Easy Home Upgrades/Add style, function to interior, exterior spaces
... look of your home? Install a new front door, such as one from the extensive line of fiberglass exterior doors from Feather River Doors. Hand-stained oak and mahogany doors are among the most popular, accentuating elegant wood grain details that instantly improve a home's curb appeal. They'...
The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades
...efore renovating by checking out the visualizer tool on www.neolith.com. 1980s: Oak cabinets and polished brass were all the rage during the 1980s. Brass accents are making their way back into the heart of the home once again. To ...
5 residential design trends in hardwood
... modern home. What's the appeal? Flexibility and variety, for starters. "We're constantly delighted to see how traditional woods like oak and walnut are being employed with renewed flair and imagination," says Linda Jovanovich, of the American Hardwood Information Center, www.hardwoo...
Trend alert: Wood planks warm up ceilings and walls
...p>For centuries, hardwood planks have been the ultimate material for residential floors. Combining exceptional durability with unrivalled good looks, oak, walnut, cherry or other solid-wood floorboards add value and beauty to any home they grace. But these days, handsome timber planking is not only ...
3 ways to turn discarded wood into beautiful home decor
...ep cloths are pre-moistened with stain and finish allowing for easy application and clean up. They're available in five beautiful colors from Natural Oak to Dark Mahogany, allowing you to achieve that rustic feel. Update your headboard If you are looking to give your bedroom a makeover, consider b...
Fans Get First Peek at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Located on St. Simons Island, Georgia
...The HGTV® Dream Home will mark its 21st anniversary on St. Simons Island, Georgia, where the white sand, moss-draped oaks and laid-back island lifestyle, make it America’s favorite beach town. The grand prize winner of this spectacular giveaway will receive the completely remodeled and fully furn...
Making memories: Tips for preserving and creating meaningful wooden pieces
...(BPT) - From your first meal as a married couple at your oak dining table, to enjoying a glass of lemonade with your grandchildren on your pine kitchen stools — your most cherished memories are made at home. “Families have so many pieces of wooden furnishings in their homes that are meani...
Superior design, superior functionality
...ng materials such as galvanized iron or reclaimed wood can transform the kitchen into an industrially-inspired space, while floating shelves in white oak or black walnut provide a more contemporary note. Technology that simplifies From app...
Upgrade Your Kitchen This New Year
...oes beyond the traditional circle with a full-coverage, spiral pattern that reaches deep to clean every dish, while rotating spray jets let you skip soaking and still target baked-on, caked-on messes. In addition to purchasing new appliances, homeowners can easily create a new mood in their ...
Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
...g trapped in the house for pre- and post-party cleaning. With a little planning, you can minimize time spent on daily chores and maximize time spent soaking up the sun and creating memories with guests. Here are a few quick tips to clean and prep your home for a season of get-togethers - anytime...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
... Organic Stains (food products, mold, mildew, plant runoff, dirt and soil, pet urine) Take a paper towel, cotton balls or white terry cloth towels soaked in any brand of liquid bleach and place it on the stained area. Allow it to sit for 24 hours and rinse with water. Repeat if necessary. You can ...
Deep Clean Forgotten Areas of Your Home
...ing from mineral deposits that inevitably accumulate over time. To promote better water flow, remove the shower head from the wall, if possible, and soak in white vinegar for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly in the sink, reattach to wall and turn on the water to observe your shower head working at...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
...waves, lunch boxes, wooden spoons, oven tops, range hoods and more. * More cooking this time of year also means more cleaning around the kitchen. Soak encrusted grease and food on roasting pans or enamel cookware by dampening with hot water and sprinkling baking soda into the dish detergent, let ...
Creating the perfect master suite retreat
... and read your favorite book. Don't be overly concerned with finding matching wood pieces. Different and unique items add to the rustic appeal. Pine, oak or mahogany furniture items all have their place in laid-back English country style. Coastal contemporary There's a reason why tropical be...
Simple Tricks to Refresh Your Home
...oom * Window blinds collect dust and dust mites all winter. To clean plastic blinds, add Greased Lightning to tub water. Remove blinds and let them soak in the tub. Clean them with a well-bristled brush, then let them dry and rehang them. * Remove fabric window coverings and clean as needed. Use ...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
...d sustainable manufacturing practices to create their tiles. A Hint of Nature: Wood and stone are in-demand materials for bathroom design. Wooden soaking tubs and stone tiles and bathtubs retain heat well and add a natural feel to any bathroom. Fine Furniture: The right vanity can transform a ...
Update Your Bathroom in a Weekend
...help eliminate shadows on your face. * Keep plenty of pretty candles on hand to help you create calm, relaxing atmosphere when it's time for a long soak in the tub. The key to any project is to work with the space you have and to create a consistent style that you and your family enjoy. ...
The Art of Fine Furniture Design
...ers select our furniture because it is designed with realistic markings as if sourced from English country homes. A particular favorite is our Age of Oak Collection dresser and rack with a rustic oak finish to give the authentic appearance of age. Q. Should furniture match interior colors? A. ...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
... Underfoot … but not underrated M. Grace Sielaff of M. Grace Designs, Inc. envisions rich-looking herringbone-patterned hardwood floors in an ebony oak finish - paying attention to board thickness and giving special consideration to products that meet industry LEED requirements. For a green touch,...
Anderson expands into laminate with enhanced finish - OptiGuard adds strength, realism
...ic visual,” Erickson said. “The light directional scraping is soft and subtle in a stylish 5½-inch wide plank with four-sided beveled edges.” Artisan Oak and Artisan Cherry are available in two colors while Artisan Hickory comes in three hues. The Essentials Collection is offered in Oak Essential...
Hardwood finishes are more eco-friendly than ever
...ose that sit on the wood's surface. Penetrating stains and finishes do as their name suggests: they penetrate wood to form a protective seal. Stains soak in to provide color, and a wax coating gives a low-gloss satin sheen. These finishes include linseed, tung and specialty oils. They require specia...
Armstrong Green: Opportunity for customer service and better sales
...an be refinished more times, improving longevity. An FSC-certified Brazilian Cherry floor has a higher carbon footprint than a non-certified American oak floor. Which is the most green? The wise course for professionals is to satisfy for themselves a product can be trusted to be from an environme...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
... Underfoot … but not underrated M. Grace Sielaff of M. Grace Designs, Inc. envisions rich-looking herringbone-patterned hardwood floors in an ebony oak finish - paying attention to board thickness and giving special consideration to products that meet industry LEED requirements. For a green touch,...
TERAGREN® INTRODUCES NEW PORTFOLIO STRANDBAMBOO FLOATING FLOOR COLLECTION
...entally safe adhesive, the Portfolio collection is extremely durable and perfect for high traffic installations—averaging 154 percent harder than red oak and 125 percent harder than North American maple. Teragren’s Portfolio collection is also eligible for two credits through the U.S. Green Build...
HomerWood floors offer a blend of the handcrafted and the contemporary in new patterns and finishes
... floor with this elegant design,” said Dawn McElfresh, product manager, HomerWood. It is offered in Hickory, Black Walnut, Cherry, Hard Maple, White Oak and Red Oak. The new UV-cured Oiled Finish enhances the wood’s inherent beauty and creates a smooth, subtle patina. “Oiled flooring is not a...
J Mish Donates Wool Yarn to Help Soak up BP Oil Spill
...We learned that "Excess Access" is a non-profit that takes surplus materials and re-purposes them for other uses. In our case, waste wool yarn WILL SOAK UP OIL!!     We generate leftover wool yarns on every production run, and had over 3,000 pounds of wool that we could dispatch to the cause immed...
Dare to DIY / Home maintenance you can do yourself
... trisodium phosphate (TSP), warm water, and a stiff-bristled brush. -Work in sections from top to bottom. -Thoroughly rinse away residue. -Do not soak the wood - it could cause warping. -Mildew can be cleaned with a solution of bleach and water. Leave the solution on for about 15 minutes, then r...
Weekend Home Projects on a Budget / Easy Outdoor Improvements
...til it reaches 3 to 4 inches (100mm) from the top. Recheck the post for plumb and brace as needed. 5. Pour water onto the dry mix and allow it to soak in. Depending on soil conditions, you will need about 1 gallon of water for each 50 pound bag of concrete mix placed in the hole. Dig larger, dish...
Naturally Clean and Fresh
...ces around the house? Why it works: Vinegar has acidity to help get rid of dirt and grime around the home. How- to: To clean cloudy glassware, soak paper towels or a cloth in full-strength white distilled vinegar and wrap around the inside and outside of the glass. Let sit a while before rinsi...
Priceless Design
...s red and orange, or calm hues such as moss green and sage. Branches and flowers are inexpensive and can also add instant charm to any living area. Soak up the sun: When landscaping, buy smaller and younger plants that need time to grow. They'll be ready in a couple of years when you're ready to se...