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When Decorating Styles Collide: Practical Ways to Merge Tastes
You moon over modern but he's taken with traditional? Here's how to get an interior design you'll both agree is stunning
"taken with traditional? Here's how to get an interior design you'll both agree is stunning... y and traditional, can be a source of conflict for many couples. Sparks may fly when... backdrop of traditional architectural elements such as traditional fireplaces (with the... whatsoever in the décor of our house. He is only interested in the size of TV and the... everything in one day, in the same store......how boring!!!! Your home can reflect both..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on Arts and Crafts
A love of surfing, proximity to the coast, and major life changes inspire a relaxing and thoughtful design
"cottage in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. He turned the garage into a surf shack and tinkered... shingle it in cedar, his future wife Diana threw out the idea of tearing it down and starting... detail in the finishings, and built ins... Thank you JFA Architecture. A very thought... it was in fact built in 1921 and did have some typical Arts and Crafts characteristics... design and built in china cabinet and the catilevered cabinets. Love the arts and..."
Decorating With Antiques: Silver’s Legacy
Learn how to tell sterling from plate, ways to display pieces and why silver is so darn special to begin with
"threads in a family’s history. A parent’s cigarette case or Grandma’s silver nut bowl... displayed in a glass case, they give us a special link to the past and remind our children... chemicals used in past cleanings? Do you have any hints on what to look for in the INTERIOR... stores in our area. I'm sure most of it is silver plated not sterling. I walk in and... silver in the dishwasher. I have beautiful hotel silverplate I bought in Germany and..."
Houzz Tour: Geometric Detail Inspires Artful Home
"lived in their tiny home in Ocean City, N.J. for more than 20 years before they decided... tiles in the kitchen go with the backsplash. To me it is a disaster. What a mess... everything in it. Chacun à son goût. Enfin, une maison qui n'est pas simplement un autre... artist in the family. Her son Justin designed and built this table in his high school... is king in this house, as you can see the minute you walk in the door. Looking up from..."
Houzz Tour: Lowcountry Style With an Eye on Entertaining
"homes in the area, getting the style down,” says architect Wayne Visbeen. To prepare... style in Bluffton, South Carolina, he and his colleagues at Michigan-based Visbeen... I've been in this house. it is as pretty as it is in person. This house absolutly captures... using them in a lowcountry home. I live in the lowcountry and they are truly a necessity... necessity in the summertime. Love this! Yes, I am interested in the wall color used against..."
Reinvent It: Antique Glass Goes Door to Door
Patchwork squares star on a door that once lived on a home's exterior, now gracing a historic home's dining room
"difference in retaining an older home's original character and style during renovations... colonial home in New Castle, New Hampshire, period elements like this reclaimed door enhance... renovated traditional dining room and a new powder room. "The kind of depth and cr... look nice in the old house. Like it!! In our kitchen remodel, we had hoped for a... article. In addition to all the good things you list about using architectural salvage..."
Houzz Tour: A Loving Remodel for High-School Sweethearts
"school in Westfield, N.J., and have been together ever since. After graduating from... changed in more than 60 years, so the couple had to redo almost everything. "We wanted... seeing it in a few years when the Casual Clutter moves in. The carpet in the entry stairwell... stairs in the entryway is stunning. I am also in love with the blue door in the mudroom... for it in my life! Beautiful home, thanks for sharing it! I really love this home..."
Build a Refreshingly Alternative Plywood Christmas Tree
Let others have their traditional pine. This wooden version you make yourself celebrates modern DIY style
"their traditional pine. This wooden version you make yourself celebrates modern DIY... holiday tradition with this fun two-dimensional tree. Made from plywood and a few metal... and more in my Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/inspiring4u2 I loved mmmmmmm not... Love it! In fact, , I think I may purchase a jigsaw for my husband for Xmas! maybe... stands in a wooden box. Got the idea from a small decoration I bought at the Container..."
How to Design a Storybook Cottage
A client’s request: “Build me a house where Disney meets Tudor.” The architect explores the details that make the style
"lacking in curb appeal. But that’s OK, as we have a blank slate to do with as we’d... we live in one we built in 2000 that was featured in Country French magazine in 2003... lived in a real-live storybook house. It was built in 1904 for viewing the Lewis... Hollow" in Brookline, Ma. Originally built in 1901, it was neglected beyond belief... story was in-cased in the entryway and the stain-glass window was 36" dia placed in the..."
Pint-Size Patios Pack a Punch
No room for a dramatic deck or a traditional terrace? You can still savor the delights of the outdoors with a small patio
"deck or a traditional terrace? You can still savor the delights of the outdoors with... footage in city living arrangements. I'll have to remember to shoot photos of small... destinations in the garden are wonderful!... narrow built-in bench is designed to not waste an inch of space, and its subtlety... plantings in the center. What do you do when you have just a sliver of outdoor ground... squeezing in a full-size table and chairs, these homeowners went straight for comfort..."
18 Ways to Bring English Country Charm Home
From topiaries and climbing roses to toile and tea, these design ideas can skew cozy casual or manor formal
"about traditional English country style is that it can feel casual or formal. Its... communities in the English countryside. English country–style decor is collected over... removed built in fire pit in hunter cabin (built separate from the house not to disturb... famous "tea tradition", tea doesn't grow in England, but it became tradition at some point... house (built by grandparents, traditionally it goes to youngest son in the family)..."
Houzz Tour: Lovingly Resurrecting a Historic Queen Anne
"lived in the historic downtown Atlanta neighborhood of Grant Park for about 13 years... grew up in a house built in 1780). Sigh. . My modern glass dream house might stay... her dad built in the early 50's before the bridge was even built. He took the materials... grown up in an older home, and lived in several of them when I was younger, I think... of love in what my partner and I do, yet in the end we still consider some financial..."
A Beginner's Mini Guide to Buying Antiques
Experience the thrill of the hunt without ignorance ruining the spoils, with this guide to antiquing for novice buyers
"jump in and join the discussion!... money in moving costs. If you live in LA, go straight to Divine's Furniture in San... factor that in when looking. In Maine, antique sofas in need of re-upholstery and re... located in Georgia and have one location in Alpharetta, one in Marietta, and one in... different in US) but in UK you can ship even chest of drawers in a cardboard box using... married in the early 1940s. When I was a teenager in the early 1970s, I thought platform..."
Bring a Taste of Italy Home With 12 Design Touches
No vacation plans abroad? You can still get the feel of old-world Italy with these ideas from an Italian designer
"Join me in taking a look at some wonderful Italian touches here.... redone in our house in Turin, the only "traditional" style anyone knew in Italy was... newly built mansions (american mansions) are built in an "Italian style" and decorated... lived in such a beautiful place. We are very excited. I'll check back in soon. Thanks... buy much in Florence but made friends with a local street artist, who sat in front of..."
Saving Grace: Reconstruction Rescues a Michigan Barn
Working-farm rustic goes stylishly modern, thanks to the loving reinvention efforts of a determined homeowner
"large in its form. It's capable of containing a range of spaces, and it's handmade... had gaps in the siding to allow air in, so we designed spaces between the boards in... larger and in much better condition than the one in your story, actually, and we even... being built, back in the late 1800s, and they are spectacular. They were often built... it is in the Michigan winters, I don't see any isolation. I grew up in MI and have..."