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Shop Houzz: Caged Beauty
Houzz | March 24, 2015 2
We may never know where the trend started, but caged designs with sculptural bands are popular in women’s fashion right now — and that fascination with minimalist, sculptural shapes extends to home decor. From classics like the Bertoia chair and the...
Color of the Week: Easter Lily
Jennifer Ott | March 24, 2015 24
After featuring bold kelly green in the previous installment of this series, I figured I’d dial it down a bit this week with one of my favorite off-whites, Easter...
Houzz Tour: Midcentury Dream for a Modern Family
Joanna Tovia | March 23, 2015 22
Helen Sheppard and David Cripps bought their house in Croydon, South Australia, for its size and good bones, but they weren’t crazy about the existing decor or layout. “The owners wanted to make it their own,” says Rebekah Cichero of...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Well-Designed Treehouse or Tree Fort!
Mitchell Parker | March 23, 2015 73
We want to see your well-designed treehouse or fort! Homeowners: Post a photo of your treehouse or fort in the Comments and tell us about it: who uses it, what materials were used and how its design keeps in mind the safety of the...
Designing With Conifers: Find the Perfect Fit for Your Landscape
Jay Sifford | March 23, 2015 15
Nursery tags can be confusing. When you’re thinking about the size of conifers — trees with cones and needle- or scale-like leaves — there’s the 10-year size, the ultimate size and the pruned size. Does the variety in question grow vertically...
10 Pair-Ups for Black in the Kitchen
Laura Gaskill | March 23, 2015 154
It can be cool and modern, elegant and traditional, or something in between — black in the kitchen may be having a moment, but this classic color isn’t going anywhere. As in other rooms, remember...
How to Channel Your Inner New Bohemian
Becky Harris | March 23, 2015 87
It seems like every other magazine and catalog I’ve received this year is touting “new bohemian” style; I haven’t seen those words used so much since Edie Brickell & New Bohemians topped the charts with “What I Am” in 1988. Even the most...
Shop Houzz: It’s Chip and Dip Time!
Houzz | March 23, 2015 7
In honor of national Chip and Dip Day on March 23, we’ve put together a party-ready collection of serveware perfect for serving the must-have snack combination of chips and dip. From highly polished pieces by Arthur Court to styles that suit the...
My Houzz: Risk and Reward in a Brooklyn Townhouse
Elaine Musiwa | March 23, 2015 24
Architects Jennifer and Roy Leone went all in with the renovation of their townhouse in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The homeowners, both architects who own a small firm together in Brooklyn, gutted a dingy 1,600-square-foot home...
Wake Up Tired Furniture With Paint, Paper and Fabric
Cheryl Freedman | March 23, 2015 23
Not the DIY type but still hankering for a creative interiors project? The answer could be style hacking — shorthand for taking an existing piece of furniture, be it a tired old chair or an off-the-shelf bookcase, and adding some quirky, crafty personality....
My Houzz: Playfulness and Practicality in a Maryland Family Home
Michaela Dodd | March 22, 2015 39
“Our style in our previous home and when we moved into this house was relatively safe,” says Rebecca Carrera, owner of Maven Beauty Bar in downtown Frederick, Maryland. “There’s nothing wrong with safe,” she adds. “Safe...
Invite Mining Bees to Your Garden by Planting Their Favorite Plants
Heather Holm | March 22, 2015 24
Mining bees (Andrena) are a diverse genus of bees common in urban and suburban gardens. The majority of mining bee species are active in spring. Like most solitary, wild bees, mining bees nest in the...
10 Reasons to Use Sky Blue
Laura Gaskill | March 22, 2015 83
It hints at the seaside, picnics under a clear sky and springtime gardens — what’s not to love about sky blue? From a home’s exterior to ceilings, bedrooms, kitchens and more, sky blue can bring...
Houzz Tour: Family-Friendly Apartment in a Converted School
Joanna Simmons | March 22, 2015 55
This fantastically fun apartment in a converted Victorian school in north London originally consisted of two huge living rooms, a tiny kitchen and two mezzanine bedrooms, exposed to the noise and light from downstairs. With a baby on the way, the creative...
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