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Laura Gaskill
January 27, 2015 68
The moment you enter your home after a long day is an opportunity to slow down —...
The moment you enter your home after a long day is an opportunity to slow down — and one simple way to ensure you do that is by getting in the habit of taking off your shoes and slipping on a pair of comfy slippers. This small daily ritual says that...
25 of the Most Popular Homes on Houzz
Mitchell Parker | January 27, 2015 18
There are all kinds of homes out there. But the ones that really grab people’s attention have a lot in common. If the following most popular homes featured on Houzz are any indication, standout features include small footprints, energy efficiency, clever...
Love to Cook? We Want to See Your Kitchen
Sheila Schmitz | January 27, 2015 47
Cooks are some of the cleverest people we know. If they have an onion, they can make dinner. Pie crusts hold no sway over them. Some things they make with butter and sugar probably should be locked up. And they can make their magic in kitchens of any...
Houzz Tour: Charming Cottage Style on the Oregon Coast
Becky Harris | January 27, 2015 21
Barbara Hyde Evans completes many high-end interior designs for her clients, but when it came to her own beach house on Oregon’s Rockaway Beach, the designer’s ingenuity helped her keep to her tight budget. She pilfered pieces from her primary residence...
Make the Most of Your Window Wall
Catherine Hug | January 27, 2015 7
The short space under a window can be tricky to furnish and decorate, especially when it hosts a bulky radiator. It doesn’t have to be that way! See what happens when you fit the area with a knee-high library, a sleek storage bench, bedroom dresser...
Shop Houzz: Like Salt and Pepper
Houzz | January 27, 2015 2
When it comes to all-time amazing duos, peanut butter and jelly are amateurs compared to salt and pepper. The yin and yang of white salt and black pepper show how opposites can come together and create something amazing. If you see your significant other...
Room of the Day: Kids and Adults Share a Bright 40-Square-Foot Bathroom
Annie Thornton | January 27, 2015 16
Designer Christie Hausman had a lot to think about when she was hired to remodel a family’s bathroom in a 1960s house in Santa Cruz, California. Two brothers, ages 12 and 8, shared the bathroom, so the homeowners wanted to keep it as simple and easy...
How to Create an Indoor Landscape
Courtney Olander | January 27, 2015 3
If you’re like me, you’re a strong believer that plants are meant to be enjoyed indoors as much as out. Many of us might be holed up over winter or don’t have the space to tend a garden outdoors, so let’s focus on bringing the garden in. By...
Houzz Tour: Bright Outlook for a Midcentury Home in the Trees
Annie Thornton | January 26, 2015 33
Five years ago Robert Jamieson and his wife, Tami, did what a lot of city dwellers swear they’ll never do. They bought a house in the suburbs. Robert, an architect and the director of store design at retailer Anthropologie,...
Think Turquoise to Energize or Soothe the Garden
Frank Organ | January 26, 2015 13
Turquoise, the greenish-blue color that takes its name from the ornate gem, is believed to create a feeling of calm and well-being. Turquoise is touted as a great color to revive interiors, but how about our gardens? Turquoise is one of the most vibrant...
Design Workshop: The Shed Roof
Eric Reinholdt | January 26, 2015 14
There are few architectural elements in a home that suggest “traditional” or “contemporary” as strongly as roof shape. Ask a child to draw a house and you’re likely to get a box capped with the classic gabled roof. So too the flat roof and its...
Shop Houzz: Rethink Your Kitchen Storage
Houzz | January 26, 2015
The kitchen is the hub of the home and packed with all kinds of things we use on a daily basis, and it can quickly turn messy without a plan. Turn your chaotic cupboards and countertops into tidy, efficient spaces with clever storage systems and furniture...
Room of the Day: Great Room Solves an Awkward Interior
Mitchell Parker | January 26, 2015 24
A couple with two little kids was stoked to snatch up a midcentury Eichler home in Mountain View, California. But before they moved in to the classic midcentury home,...
My Houzz: A Beach House in the Heart of the City
Elizabeth Santillan | January 26, 2015 19
The Neumann family’s home is a stone’s throw from Brisbane, Australia’s, central business district, but when you see its clapboard exterior and turquoise front door, you may think you’ve arrived at a beach shack on the coast. Ruth...
Great Design Plant: Chelone Glabra
Benjamin Vogt | January 26, 2015 2
I’m a sucker for native plants I can’t easily find at brick-and-mortar nurseries — especially if they’re tall, have white blooms and don’t require much work once established. You’re probably quite familiar with pink turtlehead (Chelone...
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