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April 1, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYIKDcMwreY At Houzz we’re always looking for...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYIKDcMwreY At Houzz we’re always looking for the next innovation that will make home remodeling and design more productive and fun for everyone. Today we’re rolling out HouzzLenz, the first wearable device from...
Houzz Tour: Elegant Georgian Townhouse for a Family of 6
Catherine Macaulay | March 31, 2015 10
The owners of this Georgian townhouse had an advantage when it came to renovating their home. The interior designer they called, Henriette von Stockhausen, had directed their home’s initial renovation some 15 years earlier and knew their likes and dislikes...
Great Design Plant: Thuja Occidentalis ‘Bobozam’
Jay Sifford | March 31, 2015 2
Perfect garden plants are few and far between. To qualify as such, a plant should be hardy, be adaptable, possess year-round interest and be easily tended. Mr. Bowling Ball arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis ‘Bobozam’) is one such plant. Let’s...
Houzz Tour: Family Rebuilds Home and Community After Hurricane Sandy
Becky Harris | March 31, 2015 16
When we make plans, God laughs. Or so it would seem for Chris and Shannon Nelson and their two children, who, after living overseas for years, planned to move back to the States and make their family beach house their full-time home. Their 50-year-old...
Shop Houzz: How to Style a Classic Nautical Beach House
Houzz | March 31, 2015
The nautical beach house has a traditional appeal inspired by boating and sailing. Bold primary colors look best against the neutral backdrop, softened by the warmth of leather, wood and rope. Mix in brass and bronze lanterns or sextants and other authentic...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your One-of-a-Kind Chicken Coops
Annie Thornton | March 31, 2015 8
Chickens, like people, have basic needs when it comes to their homes; theirs are protection, fresh air, room to roam and enough space to live and lay eggs happily. And while time-honored coop styles exist, a lot of the design is left to the creativity...
My Houzz: A Family Makes a Fresh Start in a Remodeled Beach House
Carolyn Reyes | March 31, 2015 24
This three-story beachfront property has undergone several renovations since Andy Gordon purchased it almost 15 years ago. The latest came with his recent marriage to Carlo Brandon in 2013. This renovation involved two interesting design challenges:...
To-Dos: Your April Home Checklist
Laura Gaskill | March 31, 2015 14
After the grueling winter some regions experienced this winter, many folks are itching to get outdoors and feel a little sun this spring. No matter where you live, answer spring’s siren call with these cleaning, freshening and gardening projects to...
Spring Gardens Are Blooming — Here's What to Do in April
Annie Thornton | March 31, 2015 29
Colder climates may still be shrugging off winter, but most gardeners are excited to be back to work by April. Dry summers in California and the American Southwest call for drought-tolerant plantings and water-wise practices. Butterflies signal spring's...
Houzz Tour: Room for the Whole Gang in This Cape Cod Home
Becky Harris | March 30, 2015 21
These homeowners have big plans for the future at their house on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and they are fully prepared to welcome the next generation and extended family. The changes in the house mark a big change in their home life: the emptying of the...
Slipcover Magic: Casual, Washable and Fresh for the Season
Laura Gaskill | March 30, 2015 8
If you think of slipcovers as belonging only in a Shabby Chic-style pad, complete with cabbage rose prints and ruffles, it may be time to take another look. Slipcovers have so much to offer — from family...
Shop Houzz: Everything’s Coming Up Roses
Houzz | March 30, 2015 2
The delicate beauty of the rose can be stylized and worked into your decor in all kinds of wonderful ways, from painterly vintage tea roses of Shabby Chic style to modern gestural takes on the flower’s pretty petals. Or take a cue from pale shades and...
Clever Storage for That All-Important Spare Room
Lara Sargent | March 30, 2015 9
Guest rooms typically are hybrid areas, absorbing many functions — bedroom, office, den — in a small space. They’re also great places to squeeze in extra storage. Built-in cabinets can house a visitor’s overnight wardrobe and also be an out-of-season...
Room of the Day: Layers of Exotic Textiles Enrich a White Room
Becky Harris | March 30, 2015 14
Kooky can be a good thing; you just have to know how to work with it. While this 1930s Craftsman-style house in Santa Monica Canyon, California, had good bones, it had dark and had kind of a “kooky layout,” according to interior designer Amber Lewis....
Pattern Focus: Buffalo Check
Karen Egly-Thompson | March 30, 2015 21
Traditional buffalo check, also known as buffalo plaid, is a heavy woven fabric made of intersecting blocks of red and black. Popularized by tales of Paul Bunyan and Wild West cowboys, buffalo check has a cheery appeal and many applications in the...
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