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November 28, 2014
Tech is no longer about quirky gizmos for geeks. All kinds of innovative products are making our daily lives more dynamic, convenient and fun, and they’ve spawned a whole world of accessories. The great thing about tech today is that it doesn’t have to break the bank, making it an ideal choice for gifts. And who wouldn’t...
See the Clever Tricks That Opened Up This Master Bathroom
Mitchell Parker | November 28, 2014 5
This was a classic case of the shoemaker’s kids going barefoot. Robin Amorello spent eight years designing other people’s master bathrooms, while the...
How to Care for a Freshly Cut Christmas Tree
Therese Ciesinski | November 28, 2014 21
Artificial trees may have increased in popularity, but for the purist, only a real tree will do. No matter how realistic it looks, an artificial tree can’t compete with the scent and feel of a real evergreen. It’s a living part of nature that, for...
Treat Your Rooms to Pumpkin Pie Orange
Charmean Neithart | November 27, 2014 37
I've got pumpkin on my mind. Ever notice how the grocery store has huge displays of canned pumpkin and condensed milk on every aisle starting in October? It's a good thing for me, because I've got a family favorite recipe (see below) for the best pumpkin...
Make a Long-Lasting Eucalyptus Holiday Wreath
Rikki Snyder | November 27, 2014 12
Fragrant and textured, this wild eucalyptus and juniper wreath can be a pleasant addition to a front door or a wall above a fireplace mantel. Tracy Goldman of Sabellico’s Florist breaks down the steps.
So Your Style Is: Early American
Mary Jo Bowling | November 27, 2014 2
In November 1620, a group of Europeans docked near the tip of Cape Cod and staggered onto the soil of North America. Historians say they called themselves Separatists, as they had removed themselves from the Church of England, but today we know them as...
Garden Overhaul: Which Plants Should Stay, Which Should Go?
Falon Mihalic | November 27, 2014 8
When renovating a large landscape with lots of existing plants, it can be tempting to remove everything and remake the entire landscape with new plants. I strongly caution against this approach. It’s expensive to clear an entire site,...
Shop Houzz: Enjoy the Scents of the Season
Houzz | November 27, 2014
The holidays have officially arrived, not in the flash of decorative lights or the sound of familiar songs, but with a single whiff of a fragrant fire, cookies right out of the oven or … you can fill in the blank. Scent is the sense most closely aligned...
10 Ways to Shower Your Home With Gratitude
Laura Gaskill | November 27, 2014 11
Don’t leave your house out of your Thanksgiving celebrations! Here are 10 creative and thoughtful ways to express your gratitude for your home — now and throughout the year.
7 Kitchen Flooring Materials to Boost Your Cooking Comfort
Jennifer Ott | November 27, 2014 264
I love the look of polished concrete floors in kitchens, but concrete — along with other nonresilient floor surfaces, such as stone, ceramic and porcelain tile — can take a toll on your joints. I've heard complaints from many homeowners who regret...
Houzz Tour: Recalling the Pilgrims in a 350-Year-Old Home
Fred Albert | November 27, 2014 154
Doug Towle likes to call it the evening that changed his life. The New Hampshire native was fresh out of grad school when some acquaintances invited him to visit their home, a 1793 tavern that had been converted into a house. Towle was no stranger...
Thanksgiving Tales: When the Turkey Tanks
Mary Jo Bowling | November 26, 2014 58
Recently we asked readers to chime in with their most memorable Thanksgiving missteps. More than 200 brave souls stepped up to the plate. Apparently,...
Room of the Day: Awkward Attic Becomes a Happy Nest
Becky Harris | November 26, 2014 25
In this attic renovation, it was all about the angles. Awkward roofline angles, so often found with attic walls and ceilings, can be made cozy and light with the right approach. In turning this attic into a master bedroom, interior designer Sarah...
Geek Lab: How to Make an Interactive Steampunk Gear Wall
Jillian Northrup | November 26, 2014 7
We recently made a large interactive gear display for the Hattiesburg Zoo in Mississippi, and boy, did the adults enjoy it too. And why not? Watching...
Shop Houzz: Host a Dazzling Dessert Party
Houzz | November 26, 2014
The holidays sure can be hectic, so why not skip the work of a dinner party and focus on the best part of the meal: dessert? It’s easy to host a dessert party where your table looks as delectable as the treats. You’ll be all set with tips from the...
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