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Houzz Call: Show Us Your Home!
"inspires us to build it differently Love the red floors. I would never have thought... tell us about your house in the box marked "Description."Tell us who lives in your... Show us your best home spaces.Upload a minimum of three photos of your home to your... love most about your house, your inspiration, your design team (if you had one), design..."
International Intrigue Sets the Pace in a U.S. Home
A world traveler finds a place to hang her hat and set her suitcase, in a home filled with collectibles from around the globe
Lake House Collection: 5 Cozy Camps Across the U.S.
Pull up the canoe and relax into the views of these comfy lake house retreats from traditional to contemporary
Imagining a Stylish Nest for Beyonce and Jay-Z
"Release Has Us Thinking About Glam Home Ideas for the Power Couple... not wild about JayZ nor Ms.B, but I love the pics you've put together here and the journey... and ask us to do their next pad. Cheers, Jerry Laundry room !!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sorry... it out about three and a half minutes into this video. This living room is a great... in just about any room in the house, from the dining room to a walk-in closet. According..."
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
"isn't about personal style — it's about creating ambiance and appeal for buyers... it's not about us at that point, it's about the buyer and making a home 'liveable' before... realtor had us remove a couple more furniture pieces. Interestingly, they had us remove... understand about the neutralizing of their home - they tend to get defensive about their... or just about anything else! I have noticed a few non-believers posting and I love..."
Designing for Pleasure: Savor Your Natural Surroundings
Homes that allow us to experience the land, light, wind and water put us in touch with our primitive comforts
"allow us to experience the land, light, wind and water put us in touch with our primitive... locales give us a psychological boost. They make us feel comfortable, safe and in control... calms us, although research clearly indicates that it does. Here are seven ways... I love about the favorite homes and other buildings that I love. I have to say that... the talk about linking to primitive "memory", etc. seems quite fanciful. Yet, still..."
Architect's Toolbox: Roofs that Connect Earth and Sky
"connect us to the land or lift us above it all. Which style is for you?... tether us to the landscape or let us soar up and away. And the best roofs can do... protect us from the elements, a well thought-out roof does so much more. It can tether... lifting us above it all. From the classic inverted "V" of a gable roof to the flat... tells us a different story all together.... feelings about a house. That's a really nice story scarbowcow. Hope you can post a..."
9 Top Siding Materials
Everyone knows brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before you choose
"but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before... most of us take a "one and done" approach to the exterior of our houses. We don't... something about corten steel. I think it is a great siding for contemporary architecture... thought about the siding being like the clothes that you wear. I want it to be stylish... siding from about the 60's on our 1927 house. The debate: make minor repairs and paint..."
11 Easy Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Work smarter, not harder, to reach your goals — success is more about taking the right approach than about slogging your way there
"is more about taking the right approach than about slogging your way there... needs about 13 km walking per day, to boost our slowing down energy level. And I... overwhelming us before we even begin. Instead of trying to find large chunks of time to... sTell us: What has worked or not worked for you in terms of keeping resolutions in..."
Designer Sketch: David Howell
The Kiwi architect talks about the birth of his career in a garage, the infinity of his native landscape and what he'd change about kitchens
"talks about the birth of his career in a garage, the infinity of his native landscape... he said about the Chrysler building totally makes sense. It was such a joy to look... architect] to us. I always loved to sketch, and it seemed like a good match. That summer... eloquently about the Australian bush and always tries to have his structures “touch the... you talk about this luxurious property in Mexico?It's easy to miss all the details in..."
Bike-Chain Chandeliers You've Got to See
Take a video ride with us to see how an artist creates amazing lighting fixtures solely from bike parts
"ride with us to see how an artist creates amazing lighting fixtures solely from bike... But how about for stylishly lighting your bedroom? Sure, as Los Angeles artist Carolina... cogs and about 400 chains. It took her several months to plan the design, working with... learn more about Alzaga and her work below. http://vimeo.com/79467777... feelings about the recycling of bike parts. In the beginning of the video, Algaza was..."
Breezy and Bug-Free Modern Porches
Screening keeps pests out of these diverse porches across the U.S., while thoughtful designs keep them visually appealing
"across the U.S., while thoughtful designs keep them visually appealing... thinking about what comes with those higher temperatures: bugs. As great as it is to... worrying about bugs. Enter screened-in porches. These examples how the diversity of... worry about removing the screens in the end of the warm summer months - the screens... or call us at 1-888-PHANTOM! http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/2624959/thumbs/Outdoor..."
8 Design Tricks From Sunny Botanical Gardens
Take a yard from stale to stupendous with ideas from these expertly designed gardens in the U.S. Sunbelt
"works about the gardens pictured and even show you how to apply their tricks to your... or two about garden design (and I'm sure you do), you'll still enjoy perusing the... neglecting us in the sub-tropical zones! Thanks for adding that bit about Raymond Jungles... learn more about what grows well in your region or best growing practices for your area... those of us living in colder areas) gardens, and used them to teach design concepts..."
Why Google Just Paid $3.2 Billion for a Company That Makes Thermostats
"keeping us up to date with what is going on. Keep bringing us articles like this.... It's all about GOOGLE, and GOOGLE is about data collection and SELLING DATA. Someone... all of us have smarthomes, the government will be sitting next to us all watching... knowledge about us as possible. And the knowledge will be used how???? Do you know... filters! How about some filters from DiscountFurnaceFilters.com! Seriously though, check..."