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Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Kitchen
Steven Randel | March 31, 2014 136
Whether you are moving into an existing kitchen, remodeling the one you have or building a new one, understanding a few key measurements and organizational guidelines can help your culinary life run more smoothly. Kitchens provide storage for...
How to Survive an Epidemic of Walking Dead
Becky Harris | March 31, 2014 123
I never thought I would be into it, because I don’t usually like scary or gory shows, but after years of reading and hearing rave reviews, I finally ordered up the premiere of AMC’s The Walking...
Guest Picks: Superstylish Indoor-Outdoor Rugs
Kelly Kole | March 31, 2014 8
As designers in Atlanta, we are asked regularly by our clients to create comfortable, functional and durable spaces that are also beautiful. Our clients require rooms that can withstand pets, kids and the wear and tear of the busy lives they lead. One...
Houzz Tour: Picture-Perfect Simplicity
Mary Jo Bowling | March 31, 2014 125
Three years ago Michelle Pattee was looking at the property tax documents for her 4-acre spread in Sebastopol, a tiny farming community in Northern California. She and her husband, Bill Albright, had put a lot of sweat equity into the 1904 farmhouse,...
Rooms of the Day: Bringing the Happy Into Formal Spaces
Becky Harris | March 31, 2014 25
Having recently completed their family room and kitchen in a bright, contemporary style, this Houston family of four couldn’t live with the dark, heavy traditional furnishings in their formal living and dining rooms another minute. They were looking...
7 Great Container Plants for Early-Spring Appeal
Kim Gamel | March 30, 2014 30
In cold climates early spring is still too early for planting containers with summer-blooming annuals. It’s best to wait until you are past your average last frost date. But that...
If You Have Room for Only One Fruit Tree ...
Bill Marken | March 30, 2014 52
Few things that you can do in the garden are more satisfying than growing your own fruit. But what if your space or time is limited? Based on my personal taste, and with a mild-climate slant, here are some choices when you have room for only one fruit...
My Houzz: Vintage Style for a Musician's Cottage
Kimberley Bryan | March 30, 2014 33
Musician Mark Pickerel knows all about collecting. He’s been doing it since he was a kid. Raised in the rural town of Ellensburg, Washington, Pickerel developed a love for Western,...
8 Perfect Places for Cutout Designs
Karen Egly-Thompson | March 30, 2014 33
Remember the paper snowflakes you created as a child? You folded a piece of white paper into a square and cut jagged shapes in it, then unwrapped it to reveal a surprisingly beautiful pattern. The juxtaposition of positive and negative space generated...
Why It's OK to Hate Your New Custom Sofa
Becky Dietrich | March 30, 2014 149
It took you days, weeks, even months (OK, years) to decide on your new sofa or chair. You took the fabric swatch home to make sure it worked. You carefully measured. Perhaps your interior designer approved your purchase. But when the delivery...
10 Things to Discuss With Your Contractor Before Work Starts
Anne Higuera CGR, CAPS | March 30, 2014 99
All of the selections are made, the contract is signed, and you’re ready to start your construction project. Not so fast! Before work begins, make sure you and your contractor are on the same page about how things will go....
Dream Spaces: 12 Beautiful White Kitchens
Lisa Higgins | March 30, 2014 307
Crisp, clean white kitchens with gleaming marble counters and backsplashes are everywhere you look these days. It’s easy to see why: White makes a space look bigger and airier, and enhances other design elements. Wood floors look richer against white,...
Spring Garden Ideas From Colonial Williamsburg
Charlotte Albers | March 30, 2014 17
You can step back in time in Colonial Williamsburg, an interactive living history site that served as the capital of the Virginia Colony from 1699 to 1780. Named in honor of William III, King of England, and designed by Royal Governor Francis Nicholson,...
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Home on a Working Farm
Becky Harris | March 29, 2014 36
When it came to designing a contemporary second home for a Chicago-area family, architect Bill Bickford looked to an old barn on their 200-acre working farm in Wisconsin. The farm has been in the family for more than 25 years, and they had forged a strong...
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