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Blended Doors for Standout Style
If you want to create a seamless, uninterrupted aesthetic for your space, you may be missing one element that could truly complete your look: the blended door. The blended door (not a technical term) is essentially a door that blends directly...
Small Gestures Make a Big Impact
As seasons change, we often get the urge to make big, sweeping changes in our homes, but if you're looking to make your home feel different without emptying your bank account, think small to achieve big. Truly, the devil is in the details: a splash of...
A Bedroom for Both of You
One of the little-discussed issues of marriage is the problem of the bedroom. No, not that problem; the problem of finding a style that suits both of you — one that's not too girly and not too bachelor pad. No man wants to remove 25 floral pillows...
Mini Guide to Minimalism
So often, we approach spaces and wonder what can be added. However, what about those things that can be taken away? Certain spaces — those with great architecture, incredible views or small dimensions — may be best enhanced with a minimalist approach,...
Dreamy Clean Kids' Rooms
For those of you who aren't sure where to start when spring cleaning your kids' rooms — maybe you can't even find their rooms under all the mess — we've devised a thorough list that leaves no pillow...
Decorate With Intention: 10 Ways to Maximize a Small Space
I adore decorating and living in small spaces. When all the design elements are working in harmony, it is like living in an efficient little boat, with every square inch put to good use. Small means different things to different people, but whether you...
Play-Space Secrets for All-Ages Homes
Whenever I'm having brunch at Bumble café in Los Altos, California, I always feel like I've left home for, well, another home. Bumble is part restaurant, part playroom and an all-around fantastic place...
Sunrooms Shine in Different Ways
Does the moody winter weather have you dreaming about sunrooms? The sunroom (sunporch, solarium, conservatory) has as many functional purposes as it does styles. As we prepare for more daylight hours, let's take a look at a few sunrooms — it might just...
Unearth Your Attic
Like basements, attics often turn into catchalls for all sorts of odds and ends. When they aren't renovated, they become an easy and convenient space in which to store the furniture, old clothes and other items. But an attic can quickly become added living...
Runway to Room: Bold Prints Strut Indoors
Spring 2012 is all about superbold prints, according to Fashion Week runways, and these looks are not about to go unnoticed. From striking geometrics to oversized florals to everything in between, these prints are brimming with color, drama and eye appeal....
Alluring All-White Rooms
I love color. I love it alone or all mixed up. I love it in patterns, blocks and splotches. But I think my first love is the all-white room. A white room can be modern or cottage. It can look French provincial or Manahattan slick. It can be...
Deep Purple Dreams for Rooms
Purple is a fascinating color because it is the coming together of the spectrum's two extremes: red, a fiery and stimulating hue, and blue, which is serene and calming. For that reason, I think purple is a color choice that offers perfect balance, but...
Houzzers Say: Dream Features for the Bath and Closet
Many of you chimed in on the questions board when a fellow Houzz user asked what kinds of cool new things she should consider while planning her new home. Today...
The Family Home: Creative Multi-Use Workspaces
Families everywhere are leaving the traditional home office behind and opting instead for a more family-friendly creative space. The modern-day craft room is a place where adults and children can congregate...
Decorate With Intention: Give Kids' Rooms a Boost
Wee socks everywhere and not a match to be found? A wealth of toys, yet the kids claim to be bored? We've all been there. A former preschool teacher and mother of an active toddler myself, I have dug deep into years of experience to share my 10 best tips...
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