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Corynne Pless
November 20, 2014 30
It's that time of year again, when dried leaves crunch under the soles of your boots, the evening air is crisp and it's time to gather with family and friends for food and drink. I recently asked some experts — including a stylist, a florist and a chef — to share their insights and...
10 Top Native Plants for the U.S. Southeast
Falon Mihalic | November 20, 2014 5
Southern gardens may be the envy of gardeners in other climates because of the ample rainfall and extended growing season. But gardening in the U.S. South comes with the challenges of prolonged heat and maximum humidity. Luckily for us, plants that are...
Simple Pleasures: The Joy of Fresh Sheets
Laura Gaskill | November 20, 2014 18
When you’ve had an especially trying day, there’s nothing quite so restorative as slipping into a freshly made bed. Sinking into crisp sheets, cozy blankets and fluffed-up pillows soothes the spirit and encourages a restful night’s sleep. Here are...
Houzz Tour: Happy Days Are Here Again in a Miami Apartment
Becky Harris | November 20, 2014 15
This apartment held many happy memories for Nina Berrocal. When she was a little girl growing up in Puerto Rico, it served as her family’s Miami pied-à-terre. But 40 years later, it was too...
Shop Houzz: Gifts That Say Thanks to the Host
Houzz | November 20, 2014
Everyone knows it’s good form to bring a gift to a holiday party as a thank-you for the invite. A bottle of wine is nice, but why not delight your host with something more creative? These picks from Shop Houzz show your gratitude in splendid style....
How to Ditch the Drapes and Let Your Windows Shine
Yanic Simard | November 20, 2014 26
Drapes are a beautiful — and functional — home privacy solution, great for covering up an unwanted view inside or out. But when your home has beautiful windows and privacy isn’t an issue, why hide them? Consider some of these classic and creative...
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Clark Harris | November 20, 2014 125
Whether you're looking for a spot to put up your Christmas wreath for a week or need something more permanent, hanging decor on the exterior or interior of your home can be tricky sometimes. Where you're hanging it makes all the difference. Here are a...
How to Add Just the Right Amount of Dramatic Black
Siobhan Lam | November 19, 2014 14
Black is a somewhat divisive color when it comes to interiors: some adore it; some abhor it. Personally, I love black — it instantly adds atmosphere — but it can be overwhelming if not handled carefully. From mixing in jewel brights to restricting...
Key Measurements: Recreation Rooms Rule
Steven Randel | November 19, 2014 9
The space required for recreation rooms can easily extend beyond the square footage of the average home. You may have limits, but some space dedicated to re-creating yourself compensates for hard work and long hours at your job. There are many types...
Style Up Your Bathroom Storage
Joanna Thornhill | November 19, 2014 22
As any professional stylist will tell you, the key to a beautiful room design is in the details. Sure, the main decorative elements of a space are integral to its design success, but overlook the small stuff and the scheme simply won’t hold together...
Lightened-Up Midcentury Kitchen Goes With the Flow
Becky Harris | November 19, 2014 19
The last time these Boston homeowners renovated the kitchen in their 1960s ranch house was about 15 years ago. While most of their kids have flown the nest for college, they still have a 10-year-old boy at home, and they were ready for an update. The...
Shop Houzz: Pick a Pillow
Houzz | November 19, 2014 1
We love pillows for the coziness they add to a room and the instant design statement they make in any space. Just like the right necklace or tie completes an outfit, pillows are accessories that add a finishing touch to a room. Whether you’re...
Houzz Tour: Traditional Meets Transitional in a Townhouse
Becky Harris | November 19, 2014 38
These clients inspired interior designer Charmean Neithart to “just say yes” to everything. Whether it was fitting a bathtub into a tight master bathroom, getting a...
7 Container Plantings to Bring Winter Gardens to Life
Matt Kilburn | November 19, 2014 10
Winter can be bland at the best of times. While the structure plants of your garden can usually hold interest all year, containers that punctuate key areas of the space in the summer can look pretty tired once winter rolls around. We like to combat this...
Design Workshop: The Modern Wall Base, 4 Ways
Eric Reinholdt | November 18, 2014 34
When architects talk about details, we’re referring to the way the parts and pieces of a home come together: how they’re joined, how they intersect....
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