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Room of the Day: Going Glam in a Connecticut Colonial
Bits of bling and intricate textures (hello, raised crocodile velvet) replace mahogany and more in an East Coast living room
"and more in an East Coast living room... decorated the living room in a warm, English-inspired style, after a number of years she... piano to a baby grand. They also had the freedom to design their new colonial-style... it up a little,” as she says.... balance the room very well. and suddenly my closet had been transformed to a living room... cutting the room in 1/2. Love the colors! This is a beautiful space. I love how they..."
Room of the Day: A Dreamy Dining Room in the Hamptons
Tradition gets a pleasing new twist with mixed patterns, pulled together by soft blue and heavenly white
"gets a pleasing new twist with mixed patterns, pulled together by soft blue and... When a couple commissioned Eliza Gatfield to decorate their waterfront home in the... character for a home on the beach. So she suggested they mix things up a bit. “It’s too... dining room to feel traditional. But Gatfield recognized that too much tradition would... feels a little more casual and relaxed.”... blue, but a lot of the same blued shade used in both rooms. Do I dare say, a little flat..."
Room of the Day: Princess the Snake Reigns in a Luxe Library
"books. But in this library the custom snake habitat may be most worth checking out... habitat into a cohesive design in the Craftsman home in Houston Heights, Texas. In terms... comfortable room, I cannot help but think, “Hmmm … Professor Plum, in the library, with... tackling this room for the designers at Laura U was providing a proper habitat for Princess... Just in case the snake wasn’t enough of a design statement, they also wanted to..."
Evoke a Japanese Tearoom's Beauty With a 'Chabana' Flower Arrangement
Set the stage for serenity in any room with floral and decorating ideas borrowed from an ancient Japanese tradition
"serenity in any room with floral and decorating ideas borrowed from an ancient Japanese... flower arranging used in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. It’s a dazzling form... conducted in any room of any modern home. Here are some tips to create a tearoom-inspired... tearooms have a standard design aesthetic (tatami mats, low ceilings etc.), but a tea ceremony... roots in the more recognizable form of ikebana. It's simple to learn and easy to..."
Room of the Day: Playing Up Color in a California Lounge
Candy-licious stripes and splashes of other lively hues show that this hangout for teens and their parents is ready for fun
"other lively hues show that this hangout for teens and their parents is ready for... friends in a colorful former family room off the entrance of their parents’ updated... Interiors used a smart high-low design approach to create a fun space that speaks to all the... happiness, in a world full of unhappiness. Love it. This is a beautiful room. So bright... What a fun room! Very fun room, I agree with @Belle Chaise. Love all the colors..."
Room of the Day: Eclectic Elegance for a Victorian Living Room
Rich colors and unusual details beg a second look in this San Francisco space, which works as well for socializing as for charades
"details beg a second look in this San Francisco space, which works as well for socializing... appear in the same sentence, but both apply to the living room in this San Francisco... home to a busy family with young children, and the room is the setting for the make-believe... about this room. Beautiful! Already have some similar decor in my living room, but this... lamps are a favourite and really make the room shine. Well done! The lamps remind me..."
Arrange a Gift Floral Bouquet Like a Pro
For a fall gift bouquet that looks expensive but is (almost) dirt cheap, just follow this step-by-step guide
"For a fall gift bouquet that looks expensive but is (almost) dirt cheap, just follow... how to arrange a gift bouquet like a pro, and shares how to keep vase flowers fresher... attending a holiday dinner party or want to give flowers to a loved one, putting together... together a professional-quality bouquet yourself is simpler than it seems. Tracy Goldman... heard that a substitute is lemon-lime soda and a little cholorox in the water. True?..."
Arranging Furniture? Tape it Out First!
"on for a quick guide to using painter's tape to plan out a furniture layout and catch... confident in my decision for the TV placement without the furniture being there. Read... family-room design I'm working on, for example. The installers were due to arrive... of how furniture will fit in a room no matter how much the drawings "insist" something... having a Live Chat about Furniture Arrangement Basics and Tips beginning at 11am Pacific..."
My Houzz: Modern Settings for Old-School Pieces in a Pittsburgh Loft
Transitional style merges an urban couple's traditional furniture with the modern backdrop of their whitewashed loft
"traditional furniture with the modern backdrop of their whitewashed loft... moved from a clapboard Cape Cod–style house in rural Pittsburgh to a modern loft 10 minutes... faced a dilemma: how to make their traditional furnishings work in a more urban setting... loft into a traditional mold, they whitewashed the floors and walls to create a fresh... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Stan Adamik and Jason Charney Location: Lawrenceville..."
A Made-Over Living Room Preens Like a Peacock
"they were in the middle of moving. All she really had to go on was a vibrant peacock... description of a blue sofa that was buried deep in storage. White loved the painting. “I knew... design the room around it,” she says.... television in a different room or do they not have a t.v.? Having two living rooms is... whole room :) I love it, it looks like a 'real' living room, and a beautiful interesting... Becky: a closer look at the dining room in another article, yes please! I loved White's..."
Love Your Living Room: How to Take Advantage of a Big Space
Go from cavernous to cozy in your living room with defined areas, warm colors and lighting that's up to the task
"to cozy in your living room with defined areas, warm colors and lighting that's up... features and a thoughtful furniture plan can make your living room a place that feels cozy... to have a living room on the larger side, don't let it overwhelm you — work with it... create a living room where family and friends can stay and soak up the beautiful design... We have a large house and have had to learn (through a trial and error) a completely..."
Turn a Shipping Pallet Into a Stylish Ottoman
"project is a frame. Retrofitting a shipping pallet works perfectly. Once you're happy... choice of a pallet, it's time to get to work creating your one-of-a-kind upholstered... need are a few supplies and a very basic knowledge of sewing and woodworking. Watch... A low-slung upholstered ottoman is an easy, budget-friendly and high-impact DIY... About furniture legs: despite living in a very small apartment with limited storage..."
My Houzz: Passionate Repurposing in a Heritage Home
Reclaimed and distressed furniture mingles with art, memorabilia and vintage finds in a couple's 100-year-old Canadian townhouse
"distressed furniture mingles with art, memorabilia and vintage finds in a couple's 10... quirky and a little weird," Tami says. From a mural made of contact paper to Josh's old... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Tami and Josh Knepper, with their 2 dachshunds, Mayer... to life in this quirky East Vancouver townhouse rental. When Tami and Josh Knepper... belongings in such kind of rooms and there are a couple of interiors those reminded me..."
Mission Possible: A Designer Decorates a Blank Apartment in 4 Days
Four days and $10,000 take an apartment from bare to all-there. Get the designer's daily play-by-play
"picked up a call from a number she didn't recognize at 5 p.m. on a Monday, she had no... she had a lot of freedom in the design, everything she chose had to be readily available... gave her a $10,000 budget for furniture and accessories. Here's how she did it. Houzz... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Jared Husch and his dog, Dakota Location: Uptown Dallas... become. A single guy named Jared Husch from Miami had found her via Houzz. He was moving..."
My Houzz: Mod Finds Create a Fashionable Air in Toronto
Iconic midcentury furniture mixes with original artwork to bring a couple's light-filled one-bedroom apartment to life
"midcentury furniture mixes with original artwork to bring a couple's light-filled one-bedroom... surprisingly, a whole lot of hip style. That's what Lygia Navarro, a journalist, an interior... "It's a floating experience above the city," Lygia says. Houzz at a Glance Who... artist and a professor of fashion at Ryerson University, were aiming for with their Toronto... to find a space to house their ever-expanding collection of vintage midcentury furniture..."