Published at Friday, September 21st 2018, 03:09:19 AM by Patrice Bonnet. Flooring. Because travertine is basically stone, it doesn’t come in a lot of colors and those that are available and earth tones. This limits the options greatly compared to other materials. Nevertheless, you can’t really replicate the look with anything else. You can take advantage of the natural beauty and the texture of the travertine floor tiles and complement them with a stone counter in the kitchen or with unfinished walls and pure and natural materials in general.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:09:59 AM. Flooring By Rosamaria Ferraro. Keep in mind that travertine floors are cold to the touch and hard underfoot so you might want to add some wood just to warm up the decor and the ambiance and to provide some contrast to the space in terms of colors and textures. Obviously, travertine kitchen flooring is not for everyone and the look suits some styles better than others. Consider this option if you prefer a more rustic or traditional decor and a cozy farmhouse feel.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 02:41:14 AM. Backsplashes By Germain Durand. A kitchen backsplashes isn’t only a functional thing, it’s part of decor that will highlight designs and looks. There are many trends and you may see more and more unique ideas to use plaster, glass, metal for making backsplashes and much more. The idea we are discussing today became popular several years ago and is gaining more and more popularity – a window backsplash.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 02:35:06 AM. Backsplashes By Germain Durand. As for cons, glass isn’t the most durable material to make a backsplash plus it requires maintenance: you will have to clean it every day as splashes are clearly seen on the glass. A window backsplash means you won’t have much privacy, which can be essential, and it can fit not every style, for example, shabby chic or rustic won’t look that nice with a window backsplash. Here are some examples you may try.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 02:29:11 AM. Backsplashes By Germain Durand. Concrete can crack: that’s a risk that comes along with concrete countertops, most commonly when poured in place rather than pre-cast. To prevent it, you may add fiber reinforcement, rebar, and/or wire mesh but if they still appear, they can be repaired. Concrete backsplashes require maintenance. Reseal your backsplash every one to three years, avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer. Consider all these pros and cons and decide if concrete is worth it or not.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 02:22:03 AM. Color Scheme By Edsel Keller. You can add green to your kitchen in various ways, for example, rock green cabinets and a kitchen island, go for green countertops or walls, or make a green backsplash. I’ll tell you of two most popular ways: a green backsplash and green cabinets.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 01:53:24 AM. Kitchen By Adrian Wright. Moreover, your kitchen island can do even more! Today we are discussing one more cool kitchen island function: kitchen islands that double as a dining table, or just have a dining or seating area. If you have a big kitchen island, if it’s built up of several rectangles, you may place a seating or dining area right inside it, it will be a very cozy and comfy eating corner or breakfast corner. Of course, it works only if your kitchen is big enough and you have enough space for such a big kitchen island.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 01:47:47 AM. Kitchen By Adam Smith. This midcentury modern kitchen is also open onto the living room. It has a simple and very cohesive décor with furniture made of wood and featuring similar characteristics throughout. The fact that it’s part of a set makes the kitchen seem uniform and simple. The wood adds elegant and warmth to the décor and the color matches the design of the living room.