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HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: New Twists for a Traditional New York Saltbox
Mitchell Parker | July 13, 2014 2

An updated shape and a gravel landscape root a Shelter Island weekend home firmly in the present

CONTAINER GARDENS
Solve Your Garden Border Dilemmas With Planted Pots
Karen Chapman | July 13, 2014 8

Set your containers free from the patio — placed among plantings in the ground, they fill unsightly gaps, let you experiment and more

ARCHITECTURE
Design Workshop: 9 Ways to Open a House to the Outdoors
Eric Reinholdt | July 13, 2014 5

Explore some of the best ideas in indoor-outdoor living — and how to make the transitions work for both home and landscape

KITCHENS
15 Creative Backsplashes Full of Character
Becky Harris | July 13, 2014 7

You’ll find personality aplenty in these distinctive backsplashes — and lots of inspiration too

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Having Fun With a Half-Buried House
Matthew Ankeny | July 13, 2014 8

Layers of dirt help create energy efficiency and an unusual look on a steep slope in Washington state

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Desert Beauty for the Baby's Room
Vanessa Rough | July 13, 2014 7

Combine a desert-cactus motif with playful shapes and colors, and watch your nursery bloom

OUTDOOR LIVING
Budget Decorator: 10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio
Laura Gaskill | July 13, 2014 12

Hang a vintage sign here and some inexpensive curtains there, for a patio or deck that looks polished and pulled together

ARCHITECTURE
Roots of Style: American Farmhouses Pay Tribute to Regional Traditions
Steven Randel | July 12, 2014 16

With simple forms and details that honor their locales, farmhouse architecture transcends time

BATHROOMS
Go Au Naturel in the Bath With Beautiful Stone
Lisa Higgins | July 12, 2014 23

Add rocks and pebbles to your bathroom design for organic texture and practicality too

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Tactile Treasures for the Home
Laura Gaskill | July 12, 2014 7

Celebrate the beautifully imperfect with accessories, serveware and throws made of earthy materials, many by hand

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Elbow Grease and Steel Create a Modern Texas Farmhouse
Mitchell Parker | July 12, 2014 75

Talk about DIY. This couple acted as architect, interior designer and general contractor to build a one-of-a-kind home on a budget

THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE
4 Homes With Major Storage That Looks Great
Annie Thornton | July 12, 2014 5

Wish you had more room for your stuff? Get ideas from these inspiring built-in storage designs

OUTDOOR LIVING
Take a Summer Vacation in the Backyard
Mike Dietrich | July 12, 2014 17

From Airstreams to tepees, backyard camping provides all the comforts of home with a touch of rustic

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