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Indoor Winter Gardens for Cheerier Days
Laura Gaskill | December 26, 2014 43
Living in a cold climate where days get short and dark, and winter seems to drag on forever, can be disheartening. Why not take the edge off the chill by tending to an indoor garden? You can move in some outdoor potted plants that wouldn’t make it through...
DIY: Freshen Up for the New Year With a Eucalyptus Table Garland
Nanette Wong | December 25, 2014 13
With just a few plants and florist supplies, you can make a long-lasting table garland that’s fresh, simple and the perfect accent to help you ring in the new year. Samuel Go of Bud Botanical Banditry shows us how to create a stunning centerpiece for...
Simple Pleasures: A Long Winter’s Nap
Laura Gaskill | December 25, 2014 15
Winter is a time of hibernation for many animals, and for Mother Nature in general —...
Design Workshop: A Recipe for Inspiration in the New Year
Eric Reinholdt | December 25, 2014 11
The shorter days and longer nights when late fall greets early winter are a time of reflection for me, a time for sowing the seeds of inspiration for winter work. I often fortify my reserves of inspiration by observing the world around me through a different...
Great Design Plant: Winter Jasmine Gladdens Snowy Gardens
Karen Chapman | December 25, 2014 26
Just when you can’t bear the thought of another gray day, winter jasmine comes to the rescue. Cascading bright green branches are covered with sunny yellow flowers from Thanksgiving to early spring, not missing a beat — even when it snows. Although...
8 Home Projects Perfect for Holiday Downtime
Laura Gaskill | December 25, 2014 80
Staying at home for the holidays? Use some of your downtime to tackle a house project or two, and you can start 2014 with a fresher, cleaner space. Take the time to work on a project you would never usually have time for (like editing photos...
Homes Around the World Wish You a Merry Christmas
Becky Harris | December 25, 2014 81
Merry Christmas, Houzzers! Sit back, enjoy the fire, let that Christmas meal digest and enjoy visiting some Houzz homes around the world bedecked for all the festivities. Best wishes from all of us to all of you.
Dream Spaces: 12 Disney-Worthy Kids’ Rooms
Aurélie Roman | December 24, 2014 11
Do you have a tiny princess in your midst? A pint-size pirate-to-be? Many children become so enamored of their favorite animated movies that not only do they watch them over and over, but they also like to pretend that they live in those worlds. These...
Color Sparks a Winter Landscape
Debra Prinzing | December 24, 2014 13
While waiting for spring to arrive, I took a trip to the Joseph A. Witt Winter Garden in Seattle's Washington Park Arboretum. Tucked away in a deep green wooded area...
What's the Right Wood Floor Installation for You?
Yanic Simard | December 24, 2014 28
Installing a wood floor? Whether you’re using hardwood, laminate or even plank tiles, once you’ve picked that beautiful product, you’ll have to make another important decision: which way to install it. While straight and horizontal patterns are...
Shop Houzz: Game Theory
Houzz | December 24, 2014 1
Monopoly, Scrabble, Tetris, chess, cards … everybody has a favorite game or puzzle. Now for the game changer: a playful collection of home decor items inspired by board games, playing cards, puzzles, mazes and games of skill. Search for your favorites...
My Houzz: Step Inside a Converted Medieval Priory
Luisa Rollenhagen | December 24, 2014 25
In 2009 Adam and Louise Black decided to look for more space in which to raise their four boys. “We had to get out of London,” Adam says. The family started looking for a home in West Sussex, England. When they happened upon this late-medieval priory...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Hardworking Pantry
Mary Jo Bowling | December 24, 2014 43
A pantry is one of those home features that you could technically do without — or could you? Today we’re asking you to make the case for a well-designed pantry. We want to see your well-organized, smart kitchen storage and hear how it works for you....
Room of the Day: Creativity Takes Flight in a Girls’ Bedroom
Mary Jo Bowling | December 24, 2014 20
When Joanna Glick’s clients wanted to reorder spaces and have their daughters share a room, the designer knew she had to make it good. The new room is on the lower level of the house, and the girls hadn’t shared a space before — a massive sea change...
Great Design Plant: Woodland Garden Beauty Polystichum Acrostichoides
Jay Sifford | December 23, 2014 9
The woodland forest can be a study in death and decay during winter as it sleeps deeply until spring. Its floor is strewn with a tapestry of ocher and brown that creates an auditory crunch during a brisk morning walk. Every so often along the path a Christmas...
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