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Everyday Items Go Glossy and Glam
"give your mantel, door, table or ceiling a chic and shiny new look... How about a Rast hack? The dining room is my favorite - the combination of the... links about the how-to?? Gloss paint needs a great finish. Consider asking a vehicle... worry about their lipstick. Kitchen cabinets. Tired of your cabinetry? Slap on some..."
DIY: Fun Faux Pinecones
Susan Peterson from Freshly Picked shows how to make pretty pinecone decorations for your centerpiece, mantel or tree
Circles Make a Well-Rounded Home
Design Icons: Le Corbusier, Pioneer of Modern Architecture
'Prolific' and 'influential' don't do him justice. Learn about the legendary architect and MoMA's new Le Corbusier exhibition here
"Learn about the legendary architect and MoMA's new Le Corbusier exhibition here... ideas in directions (housing projects, for example) that have made his contributions... thinking about the architect and his prolific output.... be told about it. The thing about interface is that once you've used it a few times... office for about 2 years. Perret was the great French architect who worked in concrete... knowledgeable about concrete which is the structural basis of his 5 points. Nice reportage..."
The Not Naturally Organized Parent's Guide to the Holidays
This year get real about what you can and cannot handle, and remember the joys of spending time with the ones you love
"get real about what you can and cannot handle, and remember the joys of spending time... fantasizing about moving into a commercial. Perhaps you know what I'm talking about. This... so much about expensive, impressive things, but about people, and our connections with... Fantasize about moving into a commercial? I dream about living inside a few of my favorite... Lincoln about how most people are just about as happy as they make up their minds to..."
What to Know Before Refinishing Your Floors
Learn costs and other important details about renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid
"details about renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid... After about 20 years, most hardwood floors start showing their age; scratches, dullness... sanded about six to eight times during its lifetime. So unless you live in a particularly... asking about wax? Ask your moms and grandmas about their waxed wood floors. My mom... the poly directly on the floor, and brush ONE direction from one end of the room to..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Fabulous DIY Kitchen
"homeowners about tips, tricks, materials, costs and those lesson-teaching mistakes made... lines about your project in the Comments section below. Be sure to include a bit... bit about what you did with your own hands and what you outsourced. Here are a few examples... previously for about $600.. Sell the old refrigerator. Cost of about $4,500, plus $450 for... Materials cost about $1,300. Labor was about $400. Such a low cost for labor? I demanded..."
Three More Magic Words to Help the Housekeeping Get Done
"to "How about now?" these three words can help you check more chores off your list... thought about how far I have come since making “How about now?” a part of my daily... words “How about now?” something extraordinary has happened: I actually grab the things... comment is about the laundry... I have gotten so much better about this over the years... forget about it until the next time my (then) roommate wanted to wash her clothes..."
How to Choose the Right Kitchen Sink
"Learn about basin configurations, sink shape, materials and even accessories and... think about it, there are very few features in the home that are used as often. And... (NKBA) about how to select the right sink.... yesterday about how much I hate my sink in my builder-spec kitchen. I have a 50/50 stainless... talking about large pans. Your idea of a lower divider would certainly help my situation... worry about acidic discolorations in the copper sink. I can't wait!! Nice article..."
Kitchen FAQs: Selecting Your Sink Material
"yourself about your options beforehand can help cut down on some of that stress. Here... learn more about these popular material options for today's kitchen sinks.... comments about the sink getting chipped or scratched. I am more concerned about the... you care about sanitation Astraea, you are right about the solid surface sink not being... wrote about composit granite: "They come in a variety of neutral hues, but I prefer..."
Know Your House: Components of Efficient Walls
"Learn about studs, rough openings and more in traditional platform-frame exterior... What came about is platform framing, the method used to build wood-frame houses today... more than about 10 or 12 feet long. Here's a look at a basic and traditional platform-frame... isn't about saving initial costs but rather about building better and more sustainably... learning more about energy efficient walls please visit us to learn more about our SmartWall..."
City View: Dallas Design Corrals a Range of Styles
All antlers and cowhide? Hardly. See the real styles and trends, and the misconceptions, about design in this Lone Star State hub
"ions, about design in this Lone Star State hub... find out about design styles and trends in their city. I asked interior designers, bloggers... misconception about design in Dallas Interior designer Janelle Steinberg's response to number... misconception about design in Dallas is that it's one of two things: 1. big and glitzy, or... 2. all about rustic leather, wrought iron and nailheads. There is, of course, some..."
3 Ways Native Plants Make Gardening So Much Better
You probably know about the lower maintenance. But native plants' other benefits go far beyond a little less watering and weeding
"probably know about the lower maintenance. But native plants' other benefits go far beyond... learn about myself, our marriage and the environment as I got dirty in the Nebraska... dug up about 5 goldenrods and they are about 5 feet tall right now. I love that Joe... thinking about everything we know about the North American landscape and Native American... worry about the loss of bees. We feel it is our duty to plant for them and keep them..."
On Trend: French Lamps Guided by Light
Purity of purpose leads the designs of these French table lamps, pendants and floor lamps — they're all about the light
How to Convert Your Wood-Burning Fireplace
"Learn about inserts and other options for switching your fireplace from wood to gas... it's all about perspective. For me it's about using old cut off from my wood shop projects... laces.html A wood burning insert in a well made fireplace can be a very efficient... insert about 10 years ago. It's better for the environment and we no longer have... is all about how you get enjoyment out of it. I enjoy building a fire, the heat from..."