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Guest Picks: 20 Beautiful White Accents
It's no secret that I love decorating with white. I may be seduced by color from time to time, but I always come back to white — it's calming, it clears the head and it makes art look great. The important thing is to choose pieces with sculptural shapes...
Using White Marble: Hot Debate Over a Classic Beauty
That gorgeous Carrara and Calacatta marble, with their classic white and gray veining, has been used for centuries in homes and public venues. But these days, this natural marble is striking up a debate among homeowners, contractors and designers. We...
Your Perfect Bedroom: Calm and Airy or Moody and Dark?
After living in my first house for almost 2 years, I am still quite hesitant to show anybody the master bedroom. The walls are a hideous beige with terrible faux beadboard and ugly decorative trim. It's definitely going to take some work to turn it into...
Find Your Design Style
How do you define your style? This is a question I ask every client, and I often get suprising answers. Most clients identify a particular style as their favorite, but their current interior says otherwise. Others give me a puzzled look and return the...
High-Contrast Kitchens for Every Style
Does the thought of a black kitchen still take you back to the harsh look of the '80s? You know, when cabinets and countertops in laminates were king, and jet black was the ultimate in cool? If so, please don't let the uglification of the '80s ruin this...
House Tour: A Joyous Home in Norway
It won't take long looking through the photos of Jeanette Lund's home to realize the lady has an amazing eye for decorating. No wonder: With years spent teaching and practicing graphic design, she has perfected the art of the composition. She recently...
Are You Gutsy Enough to Paint Your Floor White?
I've always wanted to live in a space with painted white floors. I love the open and airy feeling and how all the furniture and art just leaps out at you. I work on a lot of remodels, and because we're often matching new floors to old, I don't find myself...
Houzz Tour: A Little Cottage Grows Up
This elegant modern home started as a 2-bedroom cottage built on this same footprint sometime around 1900. Outside, it is the picture of beautifully balanced modern forms. Inside, the soul of the original home lives on in a warm mix of old and new. San...
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