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So Your Style Is: The Doctor Is In
Mary Jo Bowling | September 24, 2014 35
It’s not that people enjoy reminders of the optometrist’s or doctor’s office, but salvaged medical equipment and symbols can give a room a strong dose of industrial style. These items tend to be streamlined, utilitarian and sturdy. Plus, they spark...
10 Living Room Touches to Bring to the Bath
Lisa Higgins | September 24, 2014 100
When you’re designing a bathroom, there are many decisions to be made — marble or ceramic, shower or tub, vessel or pedestal sink, brass or chrome? The list goes on. Not to stress you out, but there’s yet another design option to consider when designing...
Houzz Tour: The Height of Luxury in a Modern Glass House
Natalie Wain | September 24, 2014 34
“It’s very playful,” says architect Matthew Brumby, referring to this glittering glass house in an exclusive enclave of north London. The impressive structure is a testament to architectural vision. The project was the brainchild of London-based...
8 Plants for a Deliciously Fragrant Fall Garden
Karen Chapman | September 24, 2014 50
As the days become cooler, we head indoors, pull on an extra sweater, add a log to the fire and fill our home with the scents of warm apple cider and pumpkin bread fresh from the oven. The spicy aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg are seemingly synonymous with...
House Hunting: Find Your Just-Right Size Home
Laura Gaskill | September 24, 2014 69
The size of your house can have a huge impact on your cost of living, comfort, ability to work from home and much more. If you are house hunting, or plan to house hunt in the near future, consider assessing your current living space first to better understand...
Guest Picks: In the Mood for Rich Indigo
Indigo is more in style now than ever — but then, it never really has been out of style! The dye is made from leaves, and it can come in many shades. The color works with a spectrum of colors from orange, red, pink, yellow, tan and green to, of course,...
For Garden Drama, Consider the Lowly Boulder
Jay Sifford | September 23, 2014 65
The lowly boulder is often overused and misunderstood. Readily available from stone and hardscape purveyors, boulders are plopped down and strewn about...
Design Workshop: Smart Ways to Store Wood Outdoors
Eric Reinholdt | September 23, 2014 45
Shorter days and cooler nights are a reminder of how much I look forward to the fall, but also that winter isn’t far away. I watch the hard frost creep closer my studio here on the East Coast with each day, and I realize that it’s probably time to...
Key Measurements for Planning the Perfect Dining Room
Steven Randel | September 23, 2014 62
Formal dining spaces may be used less frequently than other areas in a house, but a dining room remains a desirable feature, whether it is a distinct room or integrated into an open plan. Shapes and sizes of dining tables, chairs and furniture need to...
Wake Up Your Bathroom Decor With a Gorgeous Statement Wall
Lara Sargent | September 23, 2014 32
You might be tempted to play it safe when it comes to bathroom walls and opt for plain white tiles or just a simple lick of paint. But perhaps it’s time to unlock your creative side and install a wall with a wow factor, be it an intricate pattern of...
A Junk Room Gets a Crafty Makeover
Jenny Drew | September 23, 2014 28
While some of us may see underutilized space in the house as the perfect dumping ground for miscellaneous bits and bobs, others see it as an opportunity to create something useful, and this room is the perfect example. Beneath all the clutter...
8 Perennials for Great Fall Color
Benjamin Vogt | September 23, 2014 24
Out here on the prairie, trees are relegated to towns, cities and river bottoms. Stand upon a bluff overlooking the Missouri River valley in eastern Nebraska, and the tree color is stunning well into late October and early November. If you squint just...
Dream Spaces: Home Offices You’d Be Delighted to Work In
Kate McKee | September 23, 2014 73
With technology making the workplace more flexible than ever, more of us are working from home offices. This has its perks. You don’t have to struggle with parking or public transport, and you can have your lunch break whenever you want. The downside...
Great Design Plant: Purple Needle Grass, California’s State Grass
Debbie Ballentine | September 22, 2014 21
Selected as the official California state grass in 2004, purple needle grass (Stipa pulchra) has a tough constitution and showy awns, making this native bunchgrass an option for low-water home gardens and restoration projects...
We Can Dream: An Expansive Tennessee Farmhouse on 750 Acres
Mitchell Parker | September 22, 2014 127
There’s not much to Williamsport, Tennessee, in terms of restaurants, live music or storefronts. That’s all in Nashville, about an hour’s drive away. But what Williamsport lacks in nightlife, it more than makes up for in sheer beauty. Rolling...
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