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Amy Webster
November 25, 2014 2
As the big day approaches, what could be sweeter than opening up a little treat-filled Advent house each morning? Follow this step-by-step guide to create a unique village that will keep the little ones — and not-so-little ones — entertained on the countdown to Christmas.
Design Workshop: 10 Reasons to Put Craft Into Modern Architecture
Eric Reinholdt | November 25, 2014 8
We live in a machined world, and consequently we have high expectations for perfection and quality in everything we own. You’re likely within arm’s reach of a beautifully designed, highly machined piece of technology — like the one you’re using...
Houzz Tour: Diverse Styles Create an Eclectic Family Home
Karen Egly-Thompson | November 25, 2014 10
These homeowners had an enormous garage that formed the entire first floor of their home but was accessible only by going outside their house. Awkward, too big and underused, the garage was wasted space with great possibilities....
Room of the Day: Laundry Room Goes to the Dogs
Mary Jo Bowling | November 25, 2014 10
Ken Perrin, owner of Artistic Renovations of Ohio, says he’s being asked more often to make accommodations for the furriest members of the family. “We aren’t...
Make a Natural and Wild Holiday Wreath
Rikki Snyder | November 25, 2014 2
Made with bark-covered wire, this curly willow-tip wreath is the perfect combination of rustic and wild style for the holiday season. In just 10 simple steps, you can create one yourself using pinecones, dried lotus pods and Hypericum berries as seasonal...
Kitchen Evolution: Work Zones Replace the Triangle
Jennifer Ott | November 25, 2014 110
When I began studying kitchen design many (many!) years ago, I learned all about the much-venerated kitchen work triangle — in which the refrigerator, range...
9 Ways to Appreciate Your House Just as It Is
Laura Gaskill | November 24, 2014 121
Whether you've been letting your home improvement to-do list get the best of you, or are finding yourself comparing your real-world home to professionally styled and photographed ones, it's natural to get a little down on your home from time to time....
Shop Houzz TV: 20 Small, Useful and Fun Gift Ideas
Houzz | November 24, 2014 7
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gSrIRVsfCQ If you’re looking for a great gift for someone, let three things guide your search: Is it thoughtful, is it something someone will actually use, and will it be easy to ship? To strike the right balance, look...
Room of the Day: Finding Middle Ground in a Master Bedroom
Becky Harris | November 24, 2014 22
Saddled with long and stressful commutes, this husband and wife craved a master bedroom that would serve as a true retreat after long workdays. However, they were having trouble agreeing on a bedroom style for their traditional home — she...
Great Design Plant: Annual Phacelias
Debbie Ballentine | November 24, 2014 2
Phacelias start their springtime display by uncoiling their curved racemes with flowers of blue, mauve, purple or lavender. As their eye-catching, bell-shaped flowers open, these annuals call pollinators for a yummy meal of nectar and pollen. The high...
Houzz Tour: A Home of a Different Color
Mary Jo Bowling | November 24, 2014 15
Designer Erin Iba and the owners of this Boulder, Colorado, home were put together by Designer Premier, an agency that pairs interior designers and architects with potential clients....
One Table, Two Holiday Settings
Rikki Snyder | November 24, 2014 7
Make setting your holiday table fun, simple and inexpensive by transforming one set of basic centerpiece items for both fall and winter feasts. The trick is to keep things natural, using fresh herbs, branches, seasonal fruits and other pretty items you...
The 15 Most Popular Kitchen Storage Ideas on Houzz
Amber Hopman | November 24, 2014 339
As the home of appliances, cookware and every specialty gadget under the sun, the kitchen is and always will be a perplexing place to organize. The never-ending accessories and endless food cans, boxes and bags easily fill up every nook and cranny, especially...
Houzz Tour: Sleek Addition With a Standout Stairway
Joanna Tovia | November 23, 2014 17
This house in the Potts Point area of Sydney, Australia, wasn’t a house at all when the current owners bought it, but a federation-style terrace house (Edwardian-era row house) that had been split into four apartments. It was run-down when...
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