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APARTMENTS
My Houzz: Serene Simplicity in Brooklyn
Corynne Pless | July 26, 2014 7

Clean white backdrops and minimal furnishings give a Red Hook rental a peaceful air

GARDENING
How to Avoid Overcrowded, Overpruned Shrubs
Noelle Johnson | July 26, 2014 3

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

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Sunshine and Sunflowers for Summer
Clarissa Nassar | July 26, 2014 3

Boost your mood with accessories, tiles and furnishings recalling two of the cheeriest things around

LIFE
You Said It: ‘It Was a Symbolic Gesture to Myself’ and More Quotables
Becky Harris | July 25, 2014

Design advice, inspiration and observations that struck a chord this week

GARDENING
5 Prairie Wildflowers That Can Heal Your Soil
Benjamin Vogt | July 25, 2014 9

Get free, organic soil fertilizer with nitrogen-pumping plants that draw pollinators too

COLOR
Turquoise Dreams and Beachy Things
Becky Dietrich | July 25, 2014 21

Whether you sway toward South Pacific or float to a moodier blue, turquoise will land you on the shores of happy

KITCHENS
Kitchen of the Week: Period Details Keep History Alive in Portland
Becky Harris | July 25, 2014 27

Modern functionality and doubled square footage bring a 1910 kitchen into the present while respecting its past

SMALL HOMES
My Houzz: New Life and Style for a 1976 Airstream
Lucy Call | July 25, 2014 27

Taking a pass on RV standards, the new owner of this 1976 Ambassador Airstream looked to flexible furniture and clean, organized spaces

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Flash a Little Neon
Sheila Zeller | July 25, 2014 3

Make your rooms come alive with acid-green glassware here, electric pink candles there and decor in a whole host of other hot colors

ENTERTAINING
Eye-Catching Centerpieces Beyond Flowers and Fruit
Catherine Funkhouser | July 25, 2014 19

Use your imagination to create a tableau that reflects your surroundings, creates dramatic tension or elicits surprise

GREEN BUILDING
Houzz Tour: Meet a Home Made With Minivan Parts
Becky Harris | July 24, 2014 25

Sawn-off car roofs for the siding, windows popped out of van doors ... this California home is as resourceful as it is beautiful

MOVING
How to Avoid Paying Too Much for a House
Christine Tusher | July 24, 2014 24

Use the power of comps to gauge a home’s affordability and submit the right bid

FURNITURE
Know Your Sofa Options: Arms, Cushions, Backs and Bases
Mike Dietrich | July 24, 2014 14

Get your sock arm straight from your track arm — along with everything else — to choose the sofa that’s right for you

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Adding curb appeal to our ranch style home
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PRETTY PLEASE...shutter or not
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