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Houzz Tour: Pools and Martinis Inspire a Palm Springs Remodel
Weighed down by black-heavy ’80s style, a California desert home gets a fun and lighthearted look just right for its midcentury roots
"down by black-heavy ’80s style, a California desert home gets a fun and lighthearted... WOWED by the finish. Everything looks so bright, fresh and inviting. What a great... October. By May. it's up to 95; then it gets into the 100's in June, July, August and... Smoke Tree Shopping Center, Ralphs. I do hope this is a second home for these guys, It... story.html these "after" images HAVE to be renderings. they look great, don't get..."
Amp Up Your Room With Colorful Lampshades
"fork-over by swapping white shades for ones in headier colors... catalog by email, contact Sales@GalileeLighting.com We deliver worldwide I love lights... the swap shop and paint them. I used a Sharpe once to do a zebra shade for a friend... lamps.html Becky, I always get a kick out of your articles. Think it is your writing..."
Soak in the View: Art for the Bath
"framing shop? Also, i would imagine something on canvas without a frame might be more... ngler.html I hung an Italian Tapestry over my tub. Don't put valuable (sentimental... provided by the tiles and the long vanity; the long canvas helps the abstract botanical... artwork by Sugarluxe. Spaces for change. Shelves provide a spot not only for paintings... actually done by children though. What do you think? Let us know in the comments section..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design the Perfect Home Office
Fit all your work surfaces, equipment and storage with comfortable clearances by keeping these dimensions in mind
"clearances by keeping these dimensions in mind... comments by Soave about the Aeron chair by Herman Miller. I now spend more time at a... chair by Herman Miller because he has the beginnings of arthritis in his neck and... surprised by the focus on printers... Most of the home-office people I know report back... business by e-mail or online. Failing that, have a box of cheap SD cards or thumbdrives... creation by Pierre Antoine Compain. Why has this not been featured yet on Houzz (or..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Great Front Facade Touches to Borrow
"welcome by perking up your home’s face... Driving by, not even knowing what’s going on inside, we admire a beautiful home’s facade... flanked by decorative planters with cheerful annuals. http://www.lalunecollection... little shops is called that anymore, but that's what I'll always call them. Ive been... doors, by artist Susan Wallace. Talk about curb appeal! http://www.houzz.com/ide... and a brand new mailbox. Also we moved a tool shed to the back yard and put a seating..."
Insulation Basics: Designing for Temperature Extremes in Any Season
Stay comfy during unpredictable weather — and prevent unexpected bills — by efficiently insulating and shading your home
"bills — by efficiently insulating and shading your home... that is by insulating as much as possible. Because when it comes to protecting your... warmed by the sun or by the hot air outside. Shading the wall will help, and so will... determined by a detail building science studies in your own climate zone. Designing c... there by about 15 degrees in the summer. Use awnings and exterior shadescreens... out. 1 - Shade the windows! One shadescreen on an east-facing utility room window..."
How to Get an Amaryllis to Rebloom
Enjoy glorious flowers year after year just when you need them most, with this step-by-step strategy
"picture by fillmore clark.. It's so beautiful I have an Amaryllis that bloomed last... ...he shops on Christmas Eve... and they bloom around Valentines day instead of the... gifts. By better luck I mean faster growth. Did not know that they can continue... took a 1-2 for them to truly acclimate being outside all year long but now they bloom... ideal. By this time the plant should be producing long, bright green leaves. Don’t..."
Guest Picks: Pretty as a Peacock
"inspired by this bird's bold feathers... This shop on Etsy is where I found these butterflies. They have some fun stuff.... painting by Austin Artist, Allison Gregory at my gallery Elisa Contemporary Art. Allison... blown away by the selection. Other than lots and lots of butterflies they also offer... thers-1-dozen-cake Thanks, Charmean for the info. Ooh, butterflies, too. Great... the mix by lighting this bejeweled peacock candle. I love the colors in peacock feathers..."
Contractor Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Remodel You Want for Less
Lighten the load on your remodeling budget without sacrificing your design by heeding this insider advice
"design by heeding this insider advice... But shop all this stuff ahead of time so that you can have a good bid. Great article... number 1, finish the plan. To expand on this, make sure the plan isn't just a dry... and not shopping around for a bunch of quotes, he will be more likely to put in the... 1. Finish the plan. The more time you spend working out and finalizing the plan with..."
12 Great Decorative Alternatives to Curtains
Filter light and views while drawing the eye by dressing windows in specialty glass, artistic screens or snazzy shades
"the eye by dressing windows in specialty glass, artistic screens or snazzy shades... sold by Home Depot and Lowes, Another super idea and inexpensive. This is a brilliant... product by 3Form http://www.3-form.com/materials/varia_ecoresin/, that makes fantastic... dashed by one of these window screens in the all-together! "Privacy" on a scrolled... provided by some of them. That 3 form link is awesome!!! I loved this post! I do art..."
Guest Picks: Graphic Geometrics Figure Into Decor
"good form by factoring the shapely patterns trending in 2013 into your interior decorating... can I by this pull please? Thank you laurajuneong the cabinet knob is Nest... Wall Art by Erin Boyer Custom Steel http://custm.co/hz/129 For more geometric abstract... designed by Judy White Studio. Geometric shapes are definitely in this year, why not... Chevron" by Amanda Catherine are popping up in art too. Table lamps are another great..."
Modern Lighting Gives Traditional Homes a Twist
"present by flipping the switch on a lighting upgrade... I was shopping for my own dining room just last month. The fixture in the photo... inspired by a $19,000 fixture. Metropolitan Home magazine used to do a great little... decorated by a famed designer and featuring rare and beautiful one-of-a-kind paintings... is the brand and color of the gray wall paint in the first photo? richly: You'll need... chandelier by Roll & Hill. This chandelier is contemporary and clean-lined, but at..."
Houzz Tour: Retiring to a Midcentury Modern Gem
"designed by modernist A. Quincy Jones, to a T... designed by noted Los Angeles modernist A. Quincy Jones, and renovated and expanded... in 2003 by architect Gus Duffy. But the real clincher: views of twinkling city lights... Brilliant work by their designer and it looks like a fabulous place to spend your golden years... influenced by Jones. I know the original owner was Canadian but he passed away some years... design by Patrick Naggar. I'm sorry, but that garage addition and kitchen have butchered..."
Budget Decorator: 16 Ways to Bring Summer Into Your Kitchen
Give your kitchen an easy-breezy feel by swapping in summery colors and natural accessories, and stowing cool-weather cooking stuff
"feel by swapping in summery colors and natural accessories, and stowing cool-weather... go room by room finding creative ways to get that away-at-the-beach feeling at home... enery.html Really enjoyed the light, positive and inspiring feel of this feature... inspiring by sorting through your cookbooks and setting aside volumes that you know you... cleanup time by packing away everything but your most frequently used dishes, glassware..."
How to Refinish a Wood Deck
Keep your deck looking its best — and save feet from splinters — by applying a new stain and sealant every year or so
"splinters — by applying a new stain and sealant every year or so... stuck by a splinter. Fortunately, you can prevent wood decks from splintering and... cracking by refinishing them every year or two. Here’s how to refinish your deck to... hammered by the elements more than anything else on a home - a horizontal surface that... you mean by "graining" but I'm going to assume you're referring to the texture of the..."