Houzz is the new way to design your home.
19 Relief Stenciling and Intricacies Stories
Turquoise Dreams and Beachy Things
Whether you sway toward South Pacific or float to a moodier blue, turquoise will land you on the shores of happy
"caught — and held — my attention. I was entranced by the pastel water that washed onto... Ocean and all its shades of blue, aqua and turquoise... Raisa http://www.houzz.c... Turquoise and all of its shades is one of my favorite colors; and as shown here, it goes... glass and letter opener set] I love turq Heres an undersea mosaic .and Monet's Japanese... Turks and Caicos Islands and the pink umbrellas at Ocean Club Resorts. That color..."
My Houzz: Artful and Open Dallas Townhome
An art-loving Texas homeowner leverages open space, light and a creative mind to fashion a gallery space for living
"light and a creative mind to fashion a gallery space for living... young and upcoming artists, Maxwell acquired some locally produced large and bold... instincts and designed his home around his love for art. "I seriously considered going... color and intrigue. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Ken Maxwell Location: Exposition... area, and what a great idea of installing the kitchen nearby. The four flight marathon..."
Get a Jump on Summer Prep for Home and Garden
Pick from these 16 things to do now — from hanging a hammock to bug-proofing screens — to maximize summer's sweetness
"games and beach days to after-work dinners on the grill and hammock lounging, savoring... your home and garden now so you can enjoy a safe and relaxing summer.... vacations (and staycations) are wonderful, to be sure, but a really incredible thing happens... the wall and that water will find it and you could have rot. Are outdoor string lights... spigot and shower on that porch. Be careful of that water up against the house. I..."
Decorating With Antiques: Painted Furniture Brings the Eye Candy
Too much brown got you down? Lighten up with antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue
"carpentry and the intricacies of superbly crafted hardware — can become a bit stodgy... somber and a little too serious, especially if all the case goods (wooden tables,... The glow and patina of a beautiful 18th-century Georgian chest — the subtleties of the... stodgy and dark in the aggregate. But never fear, my antique-loving friends. It’s painted... bit of relief from too much brown wood, an eye-catching touch of something a little..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Art Showcase in the Hamptons
Works by Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana rub elbows here, and the interior design of this spacious home is just as artful
"Warhol and Robert Indiana rub elbows here, and the interior design of this spacious... coverings and windows absent of drapery. But what makes it different are the personal... modern art and other collections. Houzz at a Glance Location: The Hamptons, on New York’s... daughter and I have a special comfort place to eat and chat, over the years bringing... comfortable and intimate. The mix of traditional and modern looks very fresh. I especially..."
Moor Tile, Please!
Add an exotic touch with Moroccan tiles in everything from intricate patterns and rich colors to subtle, luminous neutrals
"patterns and rich colors to subtle, luminous neutrals... symmetry and repetition of complex patterns to cover large areas, such as walls and... crosses and carved tiles also add to the mix. If you’re looking to spice up your next... unexpected and gorgeous. I also like the bold and beautiful, especially when it's wallpaper... chiseled and pieced together. Mercury Mosaics also makes their tiles by hand, and typically..."
Budget Decorator: 8 Ways to Make Old Furniture Look Brand New
Learn stripping, staining, painting and reupholstering basics to make bargain-basement furniture worthy of center stage at home
"painting and reupholstering basics to make bargain-basement furniture worthy of center... stripping and whitewashing, oh my! If you want to revamp a well-loved old piece of furniture... the seat and fabric, painted them and recovered the seat, and added seat cushions to... stunning ! And the stenciling looks like a real relief. Puts my recently acquired and... of new and old pieces in your home gives it character and dimension. I am IN LOVE..."
Houzz Tour: A Manor Near D.C. Goes From Suburban Modern to Georgian
Newly enclosed spaces and traditional details join eye-popping murals to give a 2002 home some European gravitas
"spaces and traditional details join eye-popping murals to give a 2002 home some European... spaces and making them more private and adding architectural details that gave the... classic face and a modern heart. Located in Northern Virginia just outside of Washington... Radhakrishnan and her family moved in 10 years ago, she started to put her style into the... design lab, and it’s gone through various incarnations,” she says. The latest one, completed..."
The Mightiest Little Table You'll Ever Have
It slips suavely into a corner, assists a coffee table with ease and makes a strong style statement. Meet the superuseful drink table
"with ease and makes a strong style statement. Meet the superuseful drink table... table and taller than a stool, drink tables go where other tables fear to tread.... colors (and costs more). It is tiny and beautiful and works perfectly with my MCM chair... are thin and utilitarian and mix with transitional, eclectic and even contemporary decor... looking for and in a non-wood top (lot's of brown in our interior due to wood and leather)..."
Celebrating the Great American Quilt
"history and beauty. Is it any wonder quilts transcend design styles?... social and political opinion, and a building block of financial security.” Unlike... work” and revered as great art. “They can communicate both intimate memories and... history, art and politics of that most American of crafts, the hand-sewn quilt. The series... histories and psyches of our mothers, our sisters, ourselves.” All of which helps explain..."
My Houzz: Cozy Country Meets Bohemian Artistic in Australia
"salvage and rustic art give a pastureland home free-spirited style... Goodall and Mat Campbell; their children, Banjo (age 6) and Clementine (3); and Australian... Campbell and their two children get to live in a rustic country cottage. In exchange... pastureland and livestock for the property’s owners. With views across rolling green... family and a menagerie of free-roaming animals. The interior of their late-1940s home..."
1970s Style Finds Groove Today
The bright colors and unmistakable patterns of the '70s are swinging back into homes, but with modern flair for today's interior designs
"colors and unmistakable patterns of the '70s are swinging back into homes, but with... coast and we played a Name That Tune sort of game. He knows his music, and his favorite... playing and palm trees everywhere. What do you imagine when you think of taking a... trees and tie-dyed shirts? While my husband beat me at Name That '70s Tune, I remembered... the '70s and decided to look at some retro-inspired spaces to see how designers are..."
Take a Breath, Relax — It's Just Design
"refining and revising and reflecting on my efforts until my eyes begin to blur, and... in the intricacies of the creative process and slave away for hours, bent over my... school and two years in graduate school, and interned for three years, before I could... makeshift bed and sleep curled up in the fetal position for a few hours before the sun came... person and for their friends, family and colleagues' and looks at issues like time..."
10 Things People Really Don’t Want in Their Homes
No love lost over fluorescent lights? No shocker there. But some of these other hated items may surprise you
"carpet and laminate. And the point is, it’s all fun and you should never take your... embarrassed and like you’re committing home design sins. OK, maybe not. But what you are... dirty, and hilarious, truth is that many homeowners — even the most extreme yet playful... homes, and are actually quite fond of them. Plus, what many people are probably reacting... homes and apartments (like mine). Actually, many advancements have been made in things..."
Pop Culture Watch: 12 Home Trends from the '80s Are Back
Hold on to your hat (over your humongous hair); interior design elements of the 1980s have shot forward to today, in updated fashion
"DeLorean and set the flux capacitor to 1983 — the decade's trends are back in a big... Network) and Russian spies straight out of The Charm School assimilating as D.C. su... A-Team and 21 Jump Street (personally, I'm keeping my fingers crossed for a Facts... silhouettes and neon socks — might make us shudder, others — like wood-paneled station... wagons and kitchen tables — deserve a second chance. Here's a look at a dozen '80s..."