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10 Look-at-Me Ways to Show Off Your Collectibles
Collections can be weird, wonderful and as individual as you are, but if no one gets to see them, the process of adding to them is not nearly so much fun. Showcase your fabulous finds in their best light with a nifty display idea that’s sure to get...
My Houzz: Walls and Shelves Are This Collector's Colorful Canvas
Every room in Deanne Delbridge’s one-bedroom apartment features a different primary color that reflects the room’s distinct personality. “The living room illustrates my anthropological side,” she says....
So Your Style Is: Aviation Inspired
For the past few weeks, air travel has been in the news — and not in a good way. Three flights have been diverted because passengers were arguing over reclining seats, sparking what CNN has termed the “right-to-recline debate.” No matter where you...
So Your Style Is: Curiosity-Cabinet Chic
Curiosity-cabinet chic is somewhat mysterious, sometimes melancholy and subtly reminiscent of the Victorian fascination with the natural wonders of the world. In a nod to old European curiosity cabinets, rooms are rich in uncommon treasures mixed...
Room of the Day: A Spacious Porch Brings Family Life Outside
Interior designer Lindsey Hene had South Africa on her mind when she was designing her family’s back porch. She and her husband, Doug, had just returned from a safari, and the trip provided fresh inspirations...
Lighten Up — or Brighten Up — With Yellow
Yellow can be soft or shocking, add energy or a mellow vibe, and exude country charm or edgy, modern appeal. In other words, it’s a versatile color that can work in any room. However, while many people love the sunny shade, they tend to steer clear...
Houzz Tour: Warm, Curvy Modernism in Palm Springs
Warm weather and great golf courses drew Laurie and Les Cooper to Palm Springs, California. The couple also loves midcentury design, so it was only natural that they fell in love with a home built in 1965 by Rick Harrison, an architect known for creating...
10 Reasons to Make a Splash With Tomato Red
Tomato red is a surprisingly versatile hue — it’s bold yet classic, fresh and modern yet comfortingly traditional. And with the markets (and perhaps your own backyard) overflowing with juicy...
Houzz Tour: Pared-Down Glam in a San Francisco Condo
Catherine Kwong’s personal and professional life were undergoing major changes: She had moved back to the San Francisco Bay Area from New York City, she was preparing to launch her own interior design business, she purchased her first home, and she...
8 Ways to Frame Your Fireplace With Shelves
If you’ve been trying to choose the right shelves to go with your fireplace, you know that it isn’t as simple a decision as you might think. Shelving style, material and placement can have a major effect on the rest of the room, but it can be tempting...
Houzz Tour: Breezy Coastal Style in Sydney
Having recently moved to a new ground-floor apartment in Breakfast Point, a suburb of Sydney, Julie and John Hanna were eager to transform their home into a retreat that suited their style and needs. They contacted Adam Scougall and Benjamin Napier of...
10 Great Places for Rich Fall Colors Year-Round
I’ve had the opportunity to live all over the United States, and while I love the climate of my current city, San Francisco, I hold some very fond memories of the crisp fall weather I experienced growing up in a small town in northern Illinois. It had...
Inside Houzz: Refaced Cabinets Transform a Kitchen
“I help a lot of people not move,” says interior decorator Lori Steeves. Though sometimes it takes remodeling or a move to make you love your home again,...
Houzz Tour: A Historic Remodel Keeps the Romance Alive
The story of Judy Hobday’s long relationship with her 200-plus-year-old house in Stockton, New Jersey, is as passion filled as any romance novel. It started when she was 30 years old and living in a rented carriage house down the road. “I was driving...
6 Cost-Effective Ways to Go Custom Made
Words like “bespoke” and “custom made” may conjure up images of rare (and expensive) luxury items, but having a home with personalized pieces is more affordable than you may think, especially if you know where to focus your attention. For example,...
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