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Staging vs. Decorating: What's the Difference?
Unlike decorating, staging your home isn't about personal style — it's about creating ambiance and appeal for buyers
"dining set, full-size sofa and easy chair, occasional tables, armoire, 2 queen beds, dressers... estimate the size of a room without the context of furnishings. For example, without a... room size, age & condition of structure, mechanicals & appliances? I focus on flow... queen-sized aero beds and changed out the window coverings. My friend was able to... giving full credit to those little changes and having furniture in place so a potential..."
How to Hire the Right Architect
Your perfect match is out there. Here’s how to find good candidates — and what to ask at that first interview
"provide full size drawings that you can read, not emails with tiny numbers. Chose... l and full of himself (lol) , would be flexible creative and understanding enough... -- 1) full portfolio of projects, not just the highlights, being provided to demonstrate... like a full listing of their projects to see the range of styles and locations in... a hand full of people. Many work in fairly quaint shops and project a very unimposing..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Compact Kitchen!
Tiny kitchens are some of the mightiest around. Think you may have the smallest, cleverest kitchen in Houzzland? We'd love to see it
"stayed full size. That's getting two ovens into a 7x7 kitchen! The cabinets are a... small size, small pedestal table with seating for 4, yes the washer is in the kitchen... Oven" sized oven that really cooks! I tried to add a lot of cottage details like... special-sized refrigerator and a nice island for work space provide all that's needed... cabinets. The size, however, was original 1940's galley-style, and you could touch both walls..."
14 Ways to Make Your Grill Setup Better
Labor Day got you rethinking the old grilling station? Here’s how to pack more function and style into your backyard cooking zone
"the wok (full size) is fun, the sink is really practical to have. The 'Out-door' BBQ... different size, of course - that we'd love to buy!). Nearly all of these appear to be... made a full outdoor cover... I just wonder if I am the only person on earth who would... these are full on luxury 80,000.00 remodels, which are great but don't help me one bit... counters, a full-size refrigerator, a dishwasher and even an ice maker. A gas fire pit..."
Have It Your Way — What Makes Architecture Successful
Universal appeal doesn't exist in design. The real beauty of any home lies in individualization and imagination
"has a full-sized door to the attic (it costs $2,500 more for the attic trusses, but... example) is full of talented architects who are great to work with. It's very important... modestly sized homes that are well orientated to their site. My architect will not... and good-sized rooms . . . and fun space. . . and pretty much everything I wanted --..."
Cute, Cook-Friendly Cottage Kitchens
"); and full-sized refrigerator. I lived in a basement space intended for office,... to the size of my kitchen. With three of us mostly cooking from scratch, baking bread... kitchen is sized so nothing is more than three steps away. The main thing I like about... had a full bath and no kitchen -- it had a long counter, laundry sink and large..."
Standouts From the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
"pan or a full-size cookie sheet. At least all the burners work. The point here is that... run a full load of plasticware instead of what I have to do now – let the sink pile... a half-full load. Amazing products, flashy, innovative, pricey. Kind of like a couture... heat up a full oven is a waste as I see it. I don't have to bend very much because the... tray is full, is a convenient source for chilled water. Liebherr has a nice variety..."
How to Navigate an Extended Guest Stay
Keep sharing living quarters a positive experience by pondering the answers to these questions in advance
"slept on a full size mattress on the floor in my old room with our cats locked in our... will be full of their stuff for quite a few more months as they move-out 30 years of... with full loads. Later I got to repay mom's kindnesses to us when she needed... who had full roam of the house. A month later, we were extremely grateful when our..."
Contractor Tips: Wise Advice for Laundry Room Design
Thinking ahead when installing or moving a washer and dryer can prevent frustration and damage down the road
"out so full size w/d can be used,/ Will of course need to do something about door... homework. Full of good advice! Even in the most expensive (American at least) homes where... my arms full of laundry when trying to use the stairs. Thanks for the info on the hammer... bag is full I take in my dry cleaning. The laundry that doesn't fit into either category..."
Reboot Your Child’s Room for Back-to-School Time
"on a full-sized bed, but we opted for queen size because we had the space for it... and king sized beds are longer. The boys each now have a queen sized bed that is c... than a full-size mural. If you want to fill more wall space, choose a series of three... materials and sizes. Measure the area needed by laying out the letters on the floor before... A wall-size mural of a surfer in the curl of a wave has completely transformed this..."
Uncramp Your Small Bathroom
Tired of banging your elbows and knocking over toiletries? Here's how to coax out space in a smaller bathroom
"larger full size bath on the second floor but those darn stairs!) L Holmen -- you... right size for toothbrushes and a few amenities. This bathroom was not only small... chock full of great ideas that can be applied to a small bathroom -- even in a tiny... store four full sets of towels and washcloths. If you look closely, you'll see that the... or the full length of just about any wall as long as it is high enough so that you..."
Garden-Friendly Native Alternatives to Overplanted Exotics
There are lots of gorgeous, wildlife-friendly native plants ready to make an appearance in your garden
"and a full size one 'Henry's Garnet'. Also love Fothergilla, Hameamelis virginiana... pretty --- full of flowers in the spring and a nice shape and color the rest of the year... also have size differences from well mannered 3-4' to more rampant 9 footers. And then... medium-size shrubs for medium to dry soil in full to partial sun. It’s native from... soil in full shade.Shown: Wild ginger (Asarum canadense) Japanese Barberry Alterna..."
Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Kids’ Spaces
Built-in bunk beds, cool colors and other smart design elements offer ideas for kids’ bedrooms, nurseries and playrooms everywhere
"had a full size bed on the bottom. We thought that the child who had to sleep on... right size for her windows. As soon as they began talking about what colors and... as the full range of choices has been eliminated from both the parent, and the child... going full throttle. Parents want their kids to be happy and free of boredom, especially..."
Bring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out
"for a full size island, how about a reclaimed work bench instead...? Gorgeous! Thanks... color, size and level of distressing. There is just something so comforting about... have a full range of reclaimed lumber and beams contact us for more information or... that’s full of character. These scaffolding planks, joined together and fitted to..."
Create a Chic First Apartment on a Dorm Room Budget
Show your first solo place off with pride by incorporating these tips for budget-friendly artwork, furniture and accessories
"use a full-sized fitted sheet to cover the black mattress cover and can change that... matter the size or budget there is always something missing. My one piece of advise is... been a full time working mom and now work about 60 hrs a week. I never had much time... different-size art prints, photos and printed quotes, all in black and white, on a single..."