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11740 For the Home Ideabooks
Discover the Unstoppable Advantages of Cork for the Home
Look beyond wine stoppers to see cork's ecofriendliness, durability, fire resistance and antimicrobial nature for all kinds of home products
"nature for all kinds of home products... known for its elasticity, buoyancy and near impermeability. Cork is also very light... highly for its insulation properties, making it a great material to use around the... the home. This completely natural, renewable, recyclable and biodegradable material... piece is the same, offering a multitude of grain, texture and color choices.... underfoot for the cook in the family. I have this in my kitchen, the only bad thing I..."
Guest Picks: From the Heart, for the Home
"finds for your home-loving loved ones... the home, whether it be your own or someone special's. — Beth from The Modern Home... your home or know someone who does? Toss the traditional chocolate and roses out... out the window and give a gift this Valentine's Day that shows a little love to the... you at the door: home is where the heart is. You'll want to keep this modern heart... romantic, home cooked dinner with this red heart fabric runner. While the individual..."
Not Just for Cars: Garage Doors for the Home
"e how the nontraditional use of a garage door could transform your living space... taking the plunge and investing in a garage door for a nontraditional use, invest in... updating the door tastefully can boost your home's value by enhancing curb appeal, for... for starters. But if you're insulating the garage, you can bet that you're adding... doors from the outside, but many homeowners have bought a little more space by turning..."
Home Tech: Make a Place for the Web in the Kitchen
"e why the heart of the home may be the perfect place to connect to the internet —... believe the heart of the home is no place for technology. But I encourage everyone to reconsider... than the kitchen — and I'll deal with technology in the bedroom another time — but... but the kitchen is one of the best places to have one. I know that designers disdain... and all the ugly wires and boxes that go with them. I know, too, that many believe..."
Go for the Glow: Mother-of-Pearl Shines Around the Home
Illuminate your interior designs with ethereally iridescent mother-of-pearl tiles, flooring, accents and more
"l" is the common name for iridescent nacre, a blend of minerals secreted by oysters... be just the splurge you need to set your project apart from the crowd.... their homes more beautiful, but today's manufacturing techniques have made this product... in our homes in a wide range of products. Mother-of-pearl tiles, wallpaper and countertops... space with the same elegance that a pearl necklace adds to an outfit. It's not cheap..."
Room of the Day: Reaching for the Stars in a Boy’s Nursery
Heavenly decor and snuggle-ready furnishings turn a former home gym into a place for getting starry-eyed with baby
"former home gym into a place for getting starry-eyed with baby... ideas.” The goal of the project was to shoot for the moon and give the room a no-e... landed the assignment of converting a makeshift home gym into a nursery, she discovered... she and the client were both expecting babies around the same time. In fact, their... research for my own baby’s nursery, I was also researching hers,” says Kletzien. “We..."
Get the Scoop on Finding the Best Paint for Your Money
"oring the best deal on paint for your home may have nothing to do with advertised... right for your house? Although the cheapest option may seem attractive, more expensive... to get the scoop on which is the better value.... all look the same but can massively differ in price. How do you know which one is right... color sets the stage for the rest of the room. i consistently find the best color selection... Part of the reason for the great color selection has to do with the quality of the..."
Choose the Right Doorknob for the Job
Your home's entire style may just turn on the right doorknob. These examples can help you select wisely
"Your home's entire style may just turn on the right doorknob. These examples can... tipping the style of your home in one direction or another. The materials, the shapes... shapes, the finishes, the rosettes — it's a lot to take in. In the end, I learned a... sure all the doorknobs in view of one other have the same color and finish. • The shape... shape of the rosette changes the look of the entire door. • Do not accidentally install..."
Kitchen of the Week: Great for the Chefs, Friendly to the Family
With a large island, a butler’s pantry, wine storage and more, this New York kitchen appeals to everyone in the house
"connected to the home’s colonial style. This meant incorporating room for gathering and... layout for cooking and a mix of rustic and elegant touches. Kitchen at a Glance... all know the kitchen is the heart of the home and we can't get anyone out of them at... apartment is the same size. And realistically, if the cook's at the stove and the kids... bracket for the Fornasetti plates - they could mount to the back of the cabinet and..."
Design for All: Smart Interiors for All Members of the Home
"planning your home can accommodate all members of the family. Your style doesn't have to... design. The term "visitability" is new on the universal design front. This means that... features make homes easier for people who develop a mobility impairment to visit friends... that a home accommodates everyone and encourages all ages to come and visit. Visitability... their homes if they develop a disability, rather than forcing them to do expensive..."
My Houzz: Yard Seals the Deal for an Eichler Home
Expansive indoor-outdoor living sold a couple on this midcentury California home, now brimming with vintage finds collected over time
"California home, now brimming with vintage finds collected over time... through the atrium and saw through the glass wall into the backyard, I was hooked,"... wasn't the house itself that sold us," recalls Sean Steimle. "It was the yard." Initially... belonged to the Segerstrom family and is made from shells they found on visits to the beach... modern home — built in 1962 by Joseph Eichler — was uninviting. Iconic Eichler houses..."
Basement of the Week: A Creative Space for Kids and Storage for All
With mudroom organizers, laundry and a well-organized space for crafts, this basement puts a Massachusetts home in balance
"space for crafts, this basement puts a Massachusetts home in balance... colonial home through a dank basement, and craft projects had overtaken the kitchen... family’s home had no usable attic space and needed storage for items like wrapping paper... upstairs to the point where it was hard to find cooking or eating space. In addition, her... meeting the whole family’s storage needs. Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A..."
Houzz Call: What's Your New Year's Resolution for the House?
Whether you've resolved to finally finish a remodeling project or not stress about your home's imperfections, we'd like to hear your plan
"about your home's imperfections, we'd like to hear your plan... It's time for New Year's resolutions, but instead of dealing with yet another diet or... resolutions home this year. Committing to improving your house (and we're not just talking... Pray for me.... :) Be grateful for the home i have, not wishing for the home i don't... resolution for the first month is to finish the bathroom reno and the nursery! And then..."
40 Stylish Gifts for the Home Office
"telecommute, the office has become one of the most important rooms in the home. We want... came from the Houzz community. Add a link to your best idea for the perfect gift for... for the home office in the comments section and tell us why you love it. The Houzz member... tomorrow for our next guide to the most stylish gifts of the season!... family have the best office accessories (for efficiency), desks they'll want to keep clear..."
Guest Picks: 20 Essentials for the Home Bar
"Create the Perfect Home Bar — Minus the Alcohol, That Is... bar at home. — Candice from The Design Boards... that a home bar is an absolute necessity. Stock it with these chic and functional... .com The last Item every home barista needs to complete a home bar is a jar of pickled... Looking for sleek, modern wine storage for your home bar or wine lounge, that ships... stirrer for it! I love the fez platter and cutting board — such pretty ways to present..."