Houzz is the new way to design your home.
550,409 Home Home Design Photos
To search for all words in exact order, you can use quotes around the term.
Example: "red sofa"
To search for all words in any order, add "+" before each word.
Example: +red +sofa
character to a home," says Crisp. Sure, people want high-end appliances, but "a breakfast bay also is one of the most desired additions to a kitchen," he says. A lovely bay window breakfast nook could be just the sort of charming feature that ends up selling your house.Give your kitchen a DIY makeover. Caroline
move-in-ready homes." If you don't have a big budget for updating your kitchen, there are still plenty of high-impact things you can do. "Try changing out old appliances for new, modern ones. Reface your cabinets or simply purchase new cabinet doors if your current ones look outdated," says Bass. "Changing hardware
pulls at Home Depot for under $2 each! I just did this in my kitchen, and they look great."
Northern Virginia Basement Contractor
Home Services Unlimited, LLC has been in business for over 29 years. We are licensed, insured, bonded and an EPA Certified Renovator.
Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
Home No. 4. English country charm in Hollywood. Artist and blogger Lisa Borgnes-Giramonti has transformed this 1935 Los Feliz, California, home into a soulful creative space that was inspired by cozy English country houses.
of the home used to be baby blue; Borgnes-Giramonti and her husband repainted it white and put up a wall using reclaimed bricks from a factory (not shown here). "For this house, I wanted it to be soulful, unconventional and a repository of all the things I hold dear," Borgnes-Giramonti says. "My blog
Smith & Vansant Architects PC
A Ranch Re-dressing Hanover NH
that!More:Home Building: 8 Ways to Stick to Your BudgetHouzz News: Remodeling Heats UpSpruce Up the House With 50 Clever DIY Ideas
AFTER: The space now contains a "mud alley," where the family members enter the home and hang up their snowy outerwear, organize the mail and leave their wet boots to warm
in your home, make it stand out. This designer created a wall shield using textured ceramic tile, which makes this modern, clean-burning Rais wood stove feel distinct and separate from the rest of the hallway.
Seattle, WA: Lisa Hebner
make the homes truly functional. Window benches, sideboards and ample storage of the period were beautiful and efficient. Get this look: Many of today's tract and custom homes are built with interesting niche areas that present the perfect opportunity for a cabinet or bench. If you're looking to save a
refurbish the home. "He has been attending to the woodwork in the house, among countless other things," she says, "quietly pouring himself into it."Midcentury dining set: Chartreuse Consignment; light fixture: consignment store in Portland, Oregon
Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs
to the home, but used to be in dark wood tones. They brightened it with white paint and bedding Garnet Hill, and chose one of Owen's paintings that carries through a touch of the bedding's pink color. The light is from IKEA.
entire home was a huge hit on Houzz this year, users really loved this simple child's bedroom. The elevated bookshelf with a ladder was an especially popular touch. Users also liked the idea of making a built-in bed near a window with a view.
at your home, but just because they have kids too doesn't mean seeing toys strewn everywhere will sell them on the place. When people are house hunting, they are imagining a fresh start. Show them that in this house, it is possible to have a beautifully organized kids' room, and they might be swayed.
TURETT COLLABORATIVE ARCHITECTS
23 Downing Street
All of a home's building materials expand and contract; the hardwood floor, the tile and even the countertops all move over time. Any good pro should know how to account for these size changes and prevent expansion from wreaking havoc in a home. Tip: Make sure your tongue and groove subfloor does not get
than most homes have. Tip: If you're working with large-format tile or natural stone, specify that your rooms meet a stronger deflection rating: L/720, instead of the base-standard L/360. This number indicates how much flex a floor has before tile is installed — both the Tile Council of North America (TCNA)
valerie pasquiou interiors + design, inc
VP Interiors 2010
of the home and contains a small hidden desk area for the kids where they have their own Mac. (This keeps them away from Mom's.) In fact, it's so concealed, you cannot figure out where it is from this picture; pocket doors hide it and it's on the left side. The light fixtures are by Lindsey Adelman
so many home design TV shows that focus on staging and resale that we design for some fictional future owners instead of ourselves. There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to design. Unless you'll be moving within months, design for the way you and your family live. Full story: The Kitchen
Metropolitan Chic in Boston's Tony Back Bay
throughout the home) and interior designer sister, Robin Pelissier, for their input on ways to honor the home’s 1920s roots. Chris Ripman helped the couple with their lighting choices, like this traditional crystal wall sconce. Window treatments: Drape It; drape and couch fabric: Calvin Fabrics, Boston Design