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And the Award for Best DIY Oscar Party Goes to ... You!
Create a red-carpet stir right in your living room with these clever ideas for an Academy Awards party at home
"Academy Awards is a yearly celebration of awe-inspiring movies, gorgeous celebrities... Carpet & Awards party for my gal-pals for years. I ask only that they add a bit of... not go home with a Best Actress award, but they can get a Best Actress cupcake! Keisha... of an awards envelope. Genius! Think about your wall space. While the emphasis here... which "award" they would most like to receive. Dress up like the stars. Who says adults..."
An Award-Winning Landscape Embraces Bay Views
Once overgrown and lackluster, these California garden areas now thoughtfully enhance the incredible view
"hillside home in Sausalito, California, coincided with a total home remodel, which involved... ranch home into an open, single-family dwelling. The existing yard was overgrown... enhance the home or the surrounding environment.... of the best before/after gardens I have ever seen! Bravo. The craftsmanship of the... fabulous home .... was wondering where visitors park? neighborhood area? beautiful... off the home’s architecture, and its solidity protects the garden from street traffic..."
9 Award-Winning Kitchens from KBIS 2013 to Drool Over
See top-rated designs from this year's Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and get details about the designers' visions
"design awards for kitchens and baths were a highlight. You could call them the Oscars... design. On awards night I got to meet the designers and talk with them about the inspirations... Green Home series of posters and looking for kitchens that feature energy efficient... three homes are architecturally interesting, though. honestly, i was a bit disappointed... were the best the show had to offer, then that's really frightening! they were too overdone..."
Houzz Tour: And the Community Award Goes to ... a 'Zen Barn'
Contemporary minimalism wins over the neighbors and delights the owners of this light-filled Canadian home
"win an award for best new build in the community in October 2012. Houzz at a Glance... their home a "Zen barn" for its rustic reclaimed wood exterior and minimalist design... how this home would win accolades. This would be my dream home ...... It is absolutely... said it best. "A work of art". Beautiful. What a beautiful home! Modern, clutter... someone's home. Thank you Lynn H, well said. Beautiful home! Kitchen is very nice..."
The Unofficial Houzz Academy Awards for Movie Homes
Grab a front-row seat as we hand out honors to superb homes featured in 10 flicks. The envelope, please ...
"superb homes featured in 10 flicks. The envelope, please ...... movie-related awards of our own — Lifetime Achievement Awards for movie homes that have stolen... our own homes and slip into our minds when we're daydreaming about the ideal house... thoughtful home set designs in the movies below represent a range of styles, each one... movies with homes we'd love to walk the red carpet for — right up the front walk and through..."
Parents' Places: Ideas for Integrating an In-Law Suite
"their homes to cut down on costs and enjoy an integrated family life.... USE" home is the best way to go for a variety of reasons.... Remember the Golden... their own home and left...no wonder our son lives at home and our daughter and her husband... dollar homes. Perhaps in the future, more new homes will have them. The higher outlets... can come home from a hospital visit with a walker and not have it be a problem. Also..."
House, Meet Landscape: How Integrated Gardens Came to Be
Trace the roots of union between home and the great wild to get ideas for merging the two on your own homesite
"between home and the great wild to get ideas for merging the two on your own homesite... became an integral part of the landscape, achieved by allowing the gardens to reach to... that the homes and the landscapes blend together here. More so that these homes reflect... highlights the best qualities of the other. I don't really see any blending. But that's fine... between home and landscape, but so was the case with the grand country estates and..."
3 Award-Winning Bathrooms From 2013 KBIS to Judge for Yourself
See if you agree with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show judges on these glam, nature-loving and girly bathroom designs
"meeting the award-winning designers at the ceremony held during the 2013 Kitchen and Bath... in my home, I think I like the first bathroom the best. Very feminine-glam-modernish... in my home. Enough of the mundane already. I want things in my home for me and... The best bathroom looks like backstage at La Cage aux Folles to me. Showed these... these awards over the past few years. They pack as much crap as they possibly can..."
Kitchen Counters: Try an Integrated Cutting Board for Easy Food Prep
Keep knife marks in their place and make dicing and slicing more convenient with an integrated butcher block or cutting board
"with an integrated butcher block or cutting board... lot of homes in which a careless or harried cook has inadvertently left knife marks... adding an integrated cutting surface can be an effective preventative measure, particularly... eight integrated cutting surfaces to help keep knife-mark accidents at bay.... boards integrated into the sinks seem like a good idea, but for me, are not raised... The best wood for a cutting board for your kitchen countertop is something hard..."
Guest Picks: Diamonds Are a Home’s Best Friend
Take a shine to the glamour and geometric appeal of the classic gem with diamond artwork, fabrics and accessories
"for your home in this collection. — Jessica from Decor Adventures... ARE a home's best friend! Thanks for featuring our Truman Lamp which is also available... glamour. Integrating geometric shapes is the perfect way to add some interest to your... to your home — as a light. This is just stunning and comes in two finishes. These may... for my home soon. This Etsy shop sells mobiles, wreaths, planters and lighting inspired..."
New Book: Homes That Honor the Landscape
Explore the extraordinary ways architecture and site can relate through the work of an award-winning California firm
"right, the home is integrated so well into its surroundings, it’s hard to imagine one... designing a home, it’s important to calibrate the architecture to the landscape around... this. The homes designed by this California architect are tied to the land, not unlike... Venetian homes designed by Palladio in the 16th century. In a sense these houses are... ..the best way to capture this view was to position our home in the back corner of..."
Media Wall Hides the Television in Plain Sight
"Award-winning media wall makes TV screen part of the design, hides the wires away... throughout our homes. The most common solution has been for designers and homeowners to hide... sight. Integrated into the overall design aesthetic and color palette, the television... Excellence Award (DEA). Congratulations Kelly for a job well done!... systems integrator for expert help. You can find yours at CEDIA: www.cedia.net Another..."
The 2013 Best of Houzz Badges Are Here!
Watch for profiles sporting this honor, which goes to professionals with the most popular design work and top ratings
"Houzz awards Best of Houzz profile badges every year to the top home pros in the... firm with Best of 2013 Award. We were also awarded the Wood100 award this year for 2011... great award! Thank you so much for my BEST OF HOUZZ 2013 award!! I'm honored and... these awards together!! We are honored to receive a Best of Houzz 2013 Award. A perfect... for the Best of 2013 Award for Customer Satisfaction! You guys are the best! Thanks..."
The Best of Houzz Badges for 2014 Are Up!
Easily see which pros earned top honors for designs and client satisfaction, so you can find the best one for your project
"find the best one for your project... music. The Best of Houzz 2014 winners have been crowned. Want to know who came out on... for the Best of Houzz badges on professionals’ profiles to see some of the world’s... world’s top home builders, architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential... first award! Best of Houzz 2014 award! HomeStory Doors and More of Kentucky wish... for this award. Thank you Houzz for awarding us the Best of Houzz 2014 award! And a..."
The Best of My Houzz: 20 Creative Kitchen Islands
Nixing ready made for readily imaginative, these homeowners fashioned kitchen islands after their own hearts
"approaches to home design. The heart of many of these homes is the kitchen, of course. And... illed homes and the people who live there. Sometimes working with professionals but... of that home. Hubby made mine from 'cull' lumber, primarily pine, from the local supplier... of the homes. Enjoy! I have been remodeling my kitchen, DIY and on the cheap. It's... to be best solution for low cost storage that was actually functional. Here is the..."