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GARDENING
Keep Your Cool in the Garden — Here's What to Do in August
Annie Thornton | August 1, 2014 8

Don't let summer's heat go to your head. These U.S. gardening guides will help you make sensible choices for all of your plantings

KITCHEN BACKSPLASHES
The Future of Backplashes
Fred Albert | August 1, 2014

Grout is out. Continuous sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more looks than ever

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Loving the Old and New in an 1880s Brooklyn Row House
Mitchell Parker | July 31, 2014 15

More natural light and a newly open plan set off furnishings thoughtfully culled from the past

LIGHTING
9 Reasons to Pick a Patterned Lampshade
Catherine Funkhouser | July 31, 2014 7

Is a solid shade blocking your room’s potential? Consider a light fixture dressed more decoratively

HOUZZ PRODUCT PICKS
Houzz Products: Create a Breezy White Bedroom
Houzz | July 31, 2014 1

Cool down at the height of summer with snowy bedding and drapes, silver fans and accessories as fresh as the morning air

ARCHITECTURE
Time-Tested, Low-Tech Ways to Cool a Home
Mariana Pickering | July 31, 2014 9

People have been beating the heat around the world for centuries without plugging anything in. Could these ideas work for your home today?

FEEL-GOOD HOME
The Question That Can Make You Love Your Home More
Laura Gaskill | July 31, 2014 30

Change your relationship with your house for the better by focusing on the answer to something designers often ask

FURNITURE
Objects of Desire: Recliners That Don’t Look Like Recliners
Christine Tusher | July 31, 2014 17

Forget bulky, hulky eyesores. These 7 smart and svelte chairs — some without levers — have mastered the art of disguise

OUTBUILDINGS
Room of the Day: Spa-Like Relaxing in a London Garden
Natalie Wain | July 31, 2014 12

Nature inspired the design of this gym, sauna, hot tub and more, so it blends seamlessly with the surrounding woodland

BUDGET DECORATING
Budget Decorator: A Most Affordable Gallery Wall
Mike Dietrich | July 31, 2014 27

Need to fill a wall on the cheap? See how to make use of something pretty cool you may already have

LOFTS
Houzz Tour: Playing Checkers in a Converted London Bakery
Natalie Wain | July 30, 2014 14

Bold black and white flooring and white walls run through this long British flat, setting off clean-lined midcentury-style furniture

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Corner Cabinets and Shelves From Simple to Showstopping
Erin | July 30, 2014 7

Get more storage even in a small room by setting one of these cabinets for a range of budgets in an unused corner

GARDENING
Great Design Plant: Evergreen Huckleberry Appeals All Year
Kate Bryant | July 30, 2014 5

Spring flowers and summer berries are only half the story with Vaccinium ovatum, a versatile Pacific Northwest native plant

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