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Aussie Style: Enduring Appeal of the Classic Queenslander Veranda
Johanna MacMinn | January 15, 2015 41
Walking into a Queenslander is like stepping into a bit of Australian history. These homes are found in Queensland — Australia’s northeast state, bordering the Pacific Ocean and the Coral Sea — and neighboring areas. Their high...
Shop Houzz: Industrial Style for the Kitchen and Dining Room
Houzz | January 15, 2015 4
Industrial pieces for the dining room and kitchen start with tables, chairs and benches inspired by salvaged machine parts with metal and reclaimed wood. Movable workstations, metal gadgets, wire baskets and vintage glass...
Get Your Broom Closet Just Right
Laura Gaskill | January 15, 2015 47
The broom closet (or cupboard) may be tiny, but it can cause major frustration when it’s not designed well. Whether you’re looking to incorporate a new broom closet into your remodel or want to better outfit your existing utility zone, these ideas...
Room of the Day: A Splash of Turquoise in a Vintage-Inspired Bath
Becky Harris | January 15, 2015 68
A couple fell in love with a historic Victorian-era home just north of Columbus, Ohio, in spite of the fact that it needed a lot of work. Because the home had just one tiny bathroom, they decided to convert a bedroom into a master bathroom. Now they have...
Room of the Day: Ocean Inspires a Light and Breezy Design
Mary Jo Bowling | January 14, 2015 36
When interior designer Andrew Howard first stepped into this living room, its dark woodwork called to mind a mountain lodge. Nothing is wrong with that, but given that the home is in Florida and mere blocks from the beach, it seemed to be speaking the...
My Houzz: A Happy Compromise Between Clean and Cluttered
Kate Hansen | January 14, 2015 52
Twenty years ago, Simon Power purchased a home in the suburbs of Melbourne. When his wife, Jeanie Faure, moved in six years ago, renovations on the 1950s clapboard home began. Power describes himself as a minimalist; his delight...
20 Ways to Design an Asian-Style Bathroom
Natasha Saroca | January 14, 2015 54
Asian-style bathrooms provide the perfect spot in which to rest, unwind and recover at the end of each day, as well as a calming space where you can prepare for the busy day ahead. A sense of tranquility, well-being, balance and visual harmony is at the...
14 Home Studios That Nurture Creativity and Art
Annie Thornton | January 14, 2015 39
One thing you’ll notice about the studios uploaded by the Houzz community is that no two are alike. Some are more than 1,000 square feet, while others...
Recessive Color: 8 Eye-Catching Niches, Nooks and Crannies
Jennifer Ott | January 14, 2015 42
One of my favorite ways to bring a bolt of vibrant color into a room is to paint the interior of a niche or nook. Niches are small, open areas typically used for storage or display, making them the perfect spot for dramatic color. Not only do you create...
Shop Houzz: Have a Date Night — at Home
Houzz | January 14, 2015 3
Date nights are a time to reconnect and feed your relationship with delicious food to share. But you don’t need to hire a sitter, pay for a fancy meal or even head outdoors in the cold. Cozy up at home with your love and savor a romantic home-cooked...
See a Complete Kitchen Remodel for $11,000
Mitchell Parker | January 14, 2015 101
Norma Rushton and her partner, Randy Dyke, really wanted a waterfront property in the Vancouver area but were quickly priced out of most places. When they lucked into a mobile home on the Stave River about an hour east of downtown Vancouver,...
8 Laundry Room Ideas to Watch For This Year
Mitchell Parker | January 13, 2015 317
The laundry room is one of those spaces that, if you’re lucky enough to have one, is always in use. If you have a large family, your laundry machines are likely running every day — sometimes even every night. With so much time being spent in these...
Lay of the Landscape: 12 Elements of Provence Garden Style
Vanessa Cottin | January 13, 2015 25
The mild climate of the Provence region, in southeast France, allows residents to enjoy outdoor living nearly all year round. Provence gardens are linked to the stone farmhouses, or mas, that are central to the region. Other elements include lavender...
Houzz Tour: Space-Saving Tricks Create a Versatile Home
Natalie Wain | January 13, 2015 16
The owners of this penthouse in east London wanted to reinvigorate their home. “They’d lived in the flat for 10 years and loved it, but it was time for a change,” says designer Gurjeet Hunjan. “They needed more storage and, as they...
Shop Houzz: How to Decorate With Blue Paisley
Houzz | January 13, 2015 8
Blue Paisley, PPG Pittsburgh Paints’ Color of the Year, is a daring and eclectic shade of blue that lends itself to many styles and color pairings. While this is a cool hue, its intensity makes it seem to glow. Add some bold blue to your...
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