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Kitchen Traditions: Tomato Season Meets a Family Legacy
"great home-made noodles, and wishing they could make it just like you. And so the circle... Your home made pasta and sauce look delicious!!! My grand-mother was a great cook but... What made Nona s tomato sauce so memorable is that in those days it grew in sunny... his eye made me understand how much he loved his grandmother’s sauce, on which he was... grandfather, made her way out to California to meet up with my great-grandfather, who had..."
Roots of Style: See What Defines a Craftsman Home
Charming features and intimate proportions have made Craftsman houses an American favorite. See their common details and variations
"have made Craftsman houses an American favorite. See their common details and variations... uniquely American creations that began to appear around 1905 in Southern California... such as American Foursquare, Bungalow, and so forth. And you can hardly talk about... designed our American home and incorporated the rocker into the plans. Sadly, he died young... later. It made economic sense in the short run for everyone, but the long-term consequences..."
Guest Picks: Made in the U.S.A
"percent American-made product with American raw materials, from American-owned man... manufacturers. American made can mean different things, but what it all boils down to is that... with the American Independence Day holiday. These items have been produced by United... that was made here? American made is probably more ecofriendly these days too, with... buying American made. Please do another. Great list-please do a made in America list..."
Houzz Interview: Jen's MadeByGirl
"blog MadeByGirl. Please tell us about your "first meeting" with your house to... were made of concrete (they were old) and were very heavy to remove and challenging... truly made it her own. :) I have been following MBG for quite sometime, and I absolutely... following "Made by Girl" the blog for a while now... I love how quirky and fun her design..."
6 Cost-Effective Ways to Go Custom Made
"“custom made” may conjure up images of rare (and expensive) luxury items, but having... squares made a pillow for me. :) I love that you made things that make you happy and... better made. We just had custom windows made . . . something we thought we could... pillows made. Here's a really inexpensive way I have done it; I go to tj maxx, home... these made smaller. Then I take the insert & material to my friend who is a seamstress..."
The Dumbest Decorating Decisions I’ve Ever Made
"decisions I’ve made over the years. My hope is that you will learn from my mistakes. Or just... people have made, even if I've made them myself - a reminder not to do it again can only... sofa - made me laugh out loud. I work part-time in a place that has an office-chair... This made me laugh. I also had one of those sinking sofas in the eighties. Nightmare... colour. I made a shocker in our last house with a very aqua paint colour throughout one..."
12 Fun Light Fixtures Made From Found Objects
Trash became treasure in these one-of-a-kind lights. See if they inspire your own DIY pendant project
"fixtures made from reclaimed objects that are available for purchase.)... and I made. It's made from a Ford C4 Transmission bell housing. It hung on the wall... chandelier made of cutlery! There are some super ideas here but, as seems to happen quite... huffy hand-made reclaimed driftwood hand-rubbed soapbox now, and heading smartly for a... light made out of a reproduction gramophone cone. I collected squeaky-fish toys over..."
8 Frame and Bedding Matchups for a Beautifully Made Bed
Goodbye, sloppy sheets and carelessly tossed throw pillows; hello, bed looks skillfully put together for sweet slumber
"my well-made bed at night after a long day of work. Having the right bedding to complement... to be made perfectly before you get in! Thanks for the article Charmean! I always... into it made, that cool sheet feeling is just so nice. My husband has hidden, thrown... nights. I made the duvet slightly short so the sides of the platform still shows. Just... a well made bed. White cotton sheets and pillow cases. The top sheet must be tucked..."
13 Simple Steps to a Perfectly Made Bed
"perfectly made beds look absolutely gorgeous! And IF I had a guest bedroom, I'd make... never be made. As it is, after airing the sheets and duvet, remaking the bed is a snap... that is made tight as a drum) is rip out those tight corners at the bottom and things... freshly made bed is a major requirement for the balance of peace in my home. One thing... owner who made feather pillows and duvets once how to wash your feather products instead..."
Antique Sewing Machines: Tailor Made for Nostalgic Decor
In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way
"Designed & Made most of my special clothes in high school. Made clothes for both my kids... father made this for me My mother has a singer machine she made her wedding dress... so well-made: they've really stood the test of time, haven't they. I first used my... school. I made a lot of clothes and built up calf muscles of steel with that machine... I have made toddler clothes and sewn and repaired horse rugs on this. It is still..."
5 Homes Made for Après-Ski Indulgence
Strenuous days on the slopes require a warm and pampering retreat to return to, and these homes' amenities hit the spot
"rude. It made my heart hurt for them and it made me feel bad for taking them to a place... world is made up of so many different people. This site has something for everyone... internet have made it far too easy for people to say things they'd never have the guts to... what's made the site a success...."
Inside Houzz: An Interior Design Match Made Right Here
See a redesign that started on Houzz — and learn how to find your own designer, architect or other home pro on the site
Houzz Tour: Meet a Home Made With Minivan Parts
Sawn-off car roofs for the siding, windows popped out of van doors ... this California home is as resourceful as it is beautiful
"it was made with minivan parts. It is far more spacious than I would have thought... awnings are made of Dodge Caravan minivan windows. Complicating the search was finding... cabinetry was made with lumber certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). All of... ceilings are made of thick unpainted plaster, which also adds to the thermal mass. While..."
It Takes a Village: 2 Homes Made of Multiple Structures
Separate buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is just right
Home Accessorizing Made Simple