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35 Surf Sheets Ideabooks
My Houzz: Contemporary Camp Style Wows on the U.S. West Coast
Guest cabins, a barn for parties and a spacious communal bathroom make a couple's coastal home an entertaining dream
"passion for surf and sun, Stuart Gasner and Kate Ditzler built a dream second-home retreat... of the surfing community of Santa Cruz in California. The compound-style retreat pulls... sells the sheets on the master bed (I think they are black ravens). Also who makes... weeklong surf camp and "seeing the guys take advantage of every feature of the place... passion for surfing and the huge sloping meadow out front, the name is a nod to Gasner's..."
Enter the Office Nook
Goodbye, massive desk. Hello, floating ledges, nooks and hideaway workspaces as flexible as they are practical
My Houzz: California Hilltop Home Inspires Artistry
A desk made of airplane parts, a mirror sporting fluff ... unusual touches help turn a neglected house into a creative home and studio
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Bedrooms of 2012
Snag a peek at the sleeping spaces Houzzers saved the most — and see if any elements are worth tucking into your own bedroom
"bottom sheets and a duvet folded at the end of each bed - no top sheets. Instead... the top sheets, you wash the duvet covers. Simple, no top sheets looking unkempt.... get the sheets all tucked in nicely? Ohhh Bubsy, you are so right about the bunk... change the sheets and make up the bed. As much as I loved the idea and look of the bunks... who also surf. We will see how this one shakes out. Cheers! Hmmm, would have loved to..."
A Fine Mess: How to Have a Clean-Enough Home Over Summer Break
Don't have an 'I'd rather be cleaning' bumper sticker? To keep your home bearably tidy when the kids are around more, try these strategies
"counter surfing has trained us to put away all edibles immediately...and we are getting... dropped a sheet on my ankle. I yelled for the kids to wake up, they wrapped my ankle... clean sheets. It's far better than coming home to the mess you left, and week-old... on the sheets. FREQUENT TRAVELER TIP: Keep a case with duplicates of your toiletries... Every sheet, blanket, and towel in my home was puked on.......this, after I had moved..."
Houzz Tour: Just What Mom Wanted, Off the Washington Coast
With an art studio, age-in-place features and a view-maximizing design, this home shows just how well the architect knows his client
"under the sheets listening to the whine of the mosquito or two that did get in hoping... steel sheet products should not be sold when the intended use is for an architectural... Love the sheet metal siding, back painted red/black glass, recycled bullet proof glass... and the surf is high. I suspect once the son leaves, Mum and partner will "settle..."
Your Decor: The Joy of the Calculated Risk
New Strategies for Hiding the TV
Houzz Call: What Makes Your House Feel Like Home?
Roots of Style: Georgian Homes Offer Familiarity Through the Ages
Americans have been embracing this interpretation of classical architecture since the 1700s. Does your home show off any Georgian details?
DIY: Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint
The Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
"means sheet mulch, yarrow, raised beds, etc. It doesn't. It means doing things the... it. If sheet mulching your yard would mean that it gets taken over by poison ivy,... then sheet mulch isn't a good solution for you. The permacultural thing to do is... experiment and surf the photos here at Houzz. Have you heard of nature deficit disorder? I..."
My Houzz: Elegant Updates for a 1928 Bungalow
Guest Picks: 20 Dreamy Summer Art Photographs
Houzz Call: Send in the Design Cats
Post your best photo of your cat at home, in the garden or with you in your studio. It could be published in a featured ideabook