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ECLECTIC HOMES
Houzz Tour: Wild Ideas in the Windy City
Mary Jo Bowling | July 27, 2014 9

When bold art meets great architecture and interior design, something wonderful happens

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Colorful Patterned Area Rugs for All Tastes
Marni Elyse Katz | July 28, 2014

From subtly sophisticated to downright swirltastic, these area rugs will please the eye while cushioning the feet

GREAT HOME PROJECTS
How to Touch Up Your Home’s Exterior Paint
Christine Tusher | July 28, 2014

Protect your siding from weather damage without exposing yourself to mismatched paint by learning the right way to do touch-ups

HOUZZ TOURS
My Houzz: Creative Flair Brightens a San Francisco Apartment
Camille Simmons | July 28, 2014

Furniture hacks and a cheery color palette personalize a couple’s apartment in a converted Victorian

STORAGE
15 Ways to Enhance Your Cabinets With Grilles
Becky Harris | July 27, 2014 8

It looks decorative, but metal mesh on cabinet doors has a practical side too

ARCHITECTURE
10 Marvelous Ways With Mezzanines
Joanna Simmons | July 27, 2014 4

Whether you have just a sliver of space or a whole floor’s worth, you can create an extra living area by looking up

ECLECTIC HOMES
Houzz Tour: Styles and Eras Mix in a Former Stable Block
Natalie Wain | July 27, 2014 10

Modern touches balance bountiful antiques in a beautifully eclectic home that housed horses in the 1700s

NEUTRAL COLORS
How to Bring Beige Walls to Life
Laura Gaskill | July 27, 2014 24

Go for sprightly instead of snoozy by pairing beige walls with higher-octane hues

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Fanciful Chinoiserie for Your Outdoor Dinner Party
Daniela Shuffler | July 27, 2014 5

Give your everyday patio table a faraway feel with dragonfly napkin rings, pagoda-patterned plates and other chinoiserie touches

CONTEMPORARY HOMES
Houzz Tour: Old-School Charm With a Contemporary Twist
Natalie Wain | July 26, 2014 30

Bright and open interiors with a serene vibe belie the challenges of building this Cornwell home

WORKING WITH PROS
12 Questions Your Interior Designer Should Ask You
Mike Dietrich | July 26, 2014 60

The best decorators aren’t dictators — and they’re not mind readers either. To understand your tastes, they need this essential info

COLOR
Wake Up Your Woodwork With Black
Joanna Simmons | July 26, 2014 107

Strike a dramatic note with black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in

GARDENING
How to Avoid Overcrowded, Overpruned Shrubs
Noelle Johnson | July 26, 2014 26

Go for a more natural look that’s easier and less expensive to maintain by giving your plants the right amount of growing room

Dining Room Help
I want to paint or wallpaper my dining room as well...
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Displaying objects in small home
Small house...and I am a collector! By small...1400...
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Living Room: Something is Missing...
Just moved from a 1BR apt to a 3 bedroom house. I am...
stacystiletto | 11 minutes ago   9
Ugly bed dilemma
My in-laws gave us their old bed frame to use in our...
dryswife | 12 minutes ago   10
Backsplash proportions need help
I am trying to figure out how to proportion our backsplash....
lindler | 14 minutes ago
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