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white kitchen with dark brass and black hardware litchfield-and-lanham-prep

Moving in with someone always has it’s bumps – and, my friends, I’ve just discovered our first one. My man’s aversion to brass. *gasp*. Now, I’ll admit that he has a pretty open mind when it comes to designing and updating the house, and he’s starting to come around to the idea of my favorite […]

21 responses on “KITCHEN TREND :: BLACK VS. BRASS

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  2. Julie

    I couldn’t agree more! I recently toured a newly renovated home and the first thing that caught my eye in the kitchen was the matte black faucet. Intriguing, unique and glorious!

  3. Heather

    These matte black fixtures are hot and so is matte brass. As a designer I have found that brass is a hard sell to most dudes, including my man. We compromised with brass allowed upstairs and oil rubbed bronze or black downstairs. Good luck -Divide and conquer!

  4. Kristin

    I always thought black and white in combo looked very timeless and elegant – and you can definitely play up the look and feel with more modern fixtures and sleeker finishes. I absolutely love that kitchen – those windows!!!


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  6. Laura Dunn

    Although I hate to admit it. Sometimes its the collaboration between my husband and I that ends up with the best result. If I had it all my way we would have a peach bedroom instead it is a dark blue grey that looks amazing with my black and white obsession. It is hard for a head strong interior design girl like me to give someone else an opinion, but it’s worth it to have a space we both love. Best wishes to you on this big project!

  7. franki

    There WILL BE challenges….fortunately, this time, the matte black is cool (I’m a tarnished brass kinda gal so that didn’t come easily.) franki

  8. Megan

    You should look into Newport Brass. Their Matte Black finish can applied to all their faucets! Beautiful options and made in California too!

  9. Kevin | Thou Swell

    I was looking at hardware recently for a project and I didn’t even consider going with matte black, but this post has convinced me that its great looking and can go both modern and traditional!

  10. Elizabeth

    I would present him with divorce papers right away.. kidding! I love brass, however I admit the matte black looks amazing. If it starts looking a bit dull, how about covering the floor with patterned tiles in your favourite green? That way you’ll get close to the style that goes with brass and away from the farmhouse… 😀

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  12. Patricia

    Don’t know why I didn’t comment before, but the marble bathroom in your post is mine, and I have to say we haven’t regretted our black fixtures one second. We’ve had them for about a year now and they are a dream, it is my favorite room in the house. :)

    It does look great with some wood, we’ve opted for hardwood flooring and it works really well!


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I have a new obsession you guys. ATTICS. Remodeled attics to be exact. See, the home I’m moving into with my boyfriend has one that is completely unfinished… and ripe for dreaming! Someday (if all goes well and I still live there in another year), we’d love to renovate it and make it our master […]

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  1. Bee

    That shower is amazing! And, ahem, moving in with the boyfriend? Big news! Apparently I’m a little behind on the blog-reading. 😉

  2. Pam WhimsicalVintage

    Love everything about this space! To me, attics are a decorator’s dream…they have great light, wonderful angles and a coziness you just can’t find in any other room!
    All the best in your new home:)

  3. franki

    GREAT photos!! Hmmm…two days in a row I can’t “get in” to your blog from “bloglovin” and do the “back entrance” through Google…hmmm. franki

  4. Kevin | Thou Swell

    I absolutely LOVE an attic bathroom! I’ve got a friend in SF who’s bathtub in smack-dab in the middle of her attic bedroom and it’s fantastic (even has a skylight above it). Definitely a dreamy space :)

  5. clayton gray home

    What great ideas for attic! We have similar attic that I’ve dreamed of doing something with. This certainly gives me something to think about. The white and gold combo are perfect for smaller spaces with angles . Love!!

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When I first moved into my loft a few months ago, I was spending hours searching out inspiration to help give me a bit of direction, and it led me back to an old favorite of mine… This dark, cozy Manhattam home belonging to Carter Smith. I remember falling in love with the living room… and then […]


  1. Courtney

    I think this works so well because of the abundance of natural light and the infusion of natural elements. Exposed brick is one of my most favorite aspects of a space, and it’s easy to go all rustic or all industrial, so I’m really appreciating the mixture of both here. Also – that rug – pinning that for my next apartment!

  2. franki

    This one speaks to me as well…it is just…right…not to “fancy dancy” and well designed and thought out. Five stars!! franki

  3. Renee Janin

    I love the big windows but at times I want to soften the glare and need to feel not so exposed all the time..

  4. Nancy Roberts

    I love this place as well and can see why you, or anyone else, would fall head over heels for the bathroom. It is perfectly cozy feel, a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Stunning!

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Is it cheating to take my Room of the Week from a post from earlier this week? Maaaaaybe. But this bathroom is so cool, that it deserves a second look. And here’s why… If you had asked me what kind of home I thought this beautiful space might reside in, I’d guess some kind of […]

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lake rabun bath // design by jeff jones via atlanta homes

It’s been quite some time since we last showcased a bath as the Room of the Week, but this one is oh so worthy (and right where I’d like to be relaxing this weekend…) The bath reflects that feeling of summers by the water – fire pit and all. The window treatments lend to that […]

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  1. Julie

    Your description of the bathroom is absolutely perfect. It’s actually an amazing, well thought out space, even down to the chosen chair! Really love it all.


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