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HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Reading Shapes a Seattle Home
Becky Harris | July 14, 2014

Written words drive the design of a house for aging in place, from a plethora of bookshelves to a personal word wall

DIY PROJECTS
Make a Fun Robot Plant Holder for Kids
Julie Kim | July 14, 2014

Introduce your children to the wonders of gardening by appealing to their love of robots

DECORATING
What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Laura Gaskill | July 14, 2014 1

Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones

BACKYARD IDEAS
5 Ways to Hide That Big Air Conditioner in Your Yard
Mariana Pickering | July 14, 2014 2

Don’t sweat that boxy A/C unit. Here’s how to put it out of sight and out of mind

ANTIQUES
Decorating With Antiques: Painted Furniture Brings the Eye Candy
Mike Dietrich | July 14, 2014 4

Too much brown got you down? Lighten up with antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue

KITCHEN COUNTERS
Kitchen Counters: Quartzite Offers Strength and Beauty
Jeannie Matteucci | July 14, 2014 3

Eye-catching patterns and a natural pedigree make durable quartzite a popular alternative to granite and marble

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: New Twists for a Traditional New York Saltbox
Mitchell Parker | July 13, 2014 5

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 7

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 10

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

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

HOUZZ TOURS
Houzz Tour: Having Fun With a Half-Buried House
Matthew Ankeny | July 13, 2014 9

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

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

Landscape help!
Put in walkway. There was stone up against house you...
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Bathroom floorplan
I just don't like the way the builder has this bathroom...
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Living Rm- help - me to redo but must be dog friendly
My furniture has to go except for the piano. Windows...
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Help! Color needed in my beige living room!
My husband and I just moved from a small apartment...
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Need help with my mixed up budget furniture!!
Hi - We are both in school and on quite a budget. We...
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