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GUESTHOUSES
Houzz Tour: A Lakeside Guesthouse Rises to the Challenge
Mitchell Parker | July 9, 2014 10

To keep flat ground for entertaining, the architects of this Mercer Island cabin on a hillside looked upward

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Subtle Cape Cod Style in Los Angeles
Fred Albert | July 9, 2014 14

Forget geography. It’s attitude — and an unerring eye for detail — that gives this California lair an Atlantic ambience

BEDROOMS
The Lowdown on Bed Skirts
Karen Egly-Thompson | July 9, 2014 12

Sure, they hide the dust bunnies. But when you know all the options, bed skirts can rack up major style points too

FURNITURE
Objects of Desire: Dressing Tables Groomed for Style
Christine Tusher | July 9, 2014 9

Have your own vanity fair with a table for doing makeup and hair that fits you perfectly

GARDENING
Great Design Plant: Beavertail Prickly Pear Wows With Color
Noelle Johnson | July 9, 2014 2

The dazzling magenta flowers of this cactus will snag your heart — just beware the bristles that can stick in your skin

MOST POPULAR
20 Ways to Work White Magic in Your Yard
Charlotte Albers | July 9, 2014 38

Create enchanting outdoor spots with fresh white fences, florals and furniture

COLOR
Paint Your Bookcases to Transform Your Room
Laura Gaskill | July 9, 2014 26

Give your shelves some color for a whole new look. Here are 10 examples, from subtle to bold, and some styling tips to try

DECORATING
Travel Takeaways: Design Inspiration From the South Pacific
Becky Dietrich | July 9, 2014 4

Samoa’s freely flowing tropical beauty offers decorating lessons on color, texture and being inspired by nature

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Thrifty TLC Transforms a Beach Bungalow
Annie Thornton | July 8, 2014 85

A California architect finds ‘the perfect mix of potential and a dump,’ and gets right to work

COASTAL STYLE
Casual Coastal Style Done 6 Ways
Laura Gaskill | July 8, 2014 31

Give your beachy style a British accent, a Southern twang or a crisp New England tone — whatever coastal style speaks to you, this can help

GARDENING
Great Design Plant: Feed Wildlife With Flowering Currant
Kate Bryant | July 8, 2014 15

Blossoms and berries make this plant irresistible to birds, bees and other critters — and a treat for the eyes too

ROOM OF THE DAY
Room of the Day: From Dark Basement to Bright Master Suite
Jeannie Matteucci | July 8, 2014 58

Turning an unsightly retaining wall into an asset, these San Francisco homeowners now have a bedroom that feels like a getaway

MOVING
A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance
Christine Tusher | July 8, 2014 15

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road

Entryway help! Rug? No Rug?
I have an L-shaped entryway and I can't decide whether...
Cisca St. Clair | 4 minutes ago   4
What color and patterns should I use?
I'm redecorating my daughters room soon. I'm using...
christinae15 | 4 minutes ago   4
Let's hear it for the arch vaulted ceiling in a converted
By adding a glorious architectural detail (the arched...
Wills Company | 13 minutes ago   27
Can you use two different carpets in a house?
Hi all, I desperately need some advice, sorry no pics...
Roni Dinnan | 16 minutes ago   4
My 1st Bathroom renovation
My wife and I was so fustrated with our bathroom so...
jessemonica6872 | 16 minutes ago   3
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