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Houzz Tour: Global Decor Warms a Spanish Revival Bungalow
Inviting and eclectic, this Northern California home brims with pieces from around the world that come together in a harmonious style
"create a home that felt warm and lived in instead of sleek and brand new. "Naturally... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A family of 3 Location: San Anselmo, California Size:... bungalow in Marin County, California. "She just has this impeccable taste," Davin says... shaped a lot of our choices when it came to decor." The client asked Davin to create... children's rooms. This is such a charming house. just perfect in its simplicity. Thank..."
How to Save a Boring Box of a Room
Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas that offer a big new vision
"Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas that... stuffed. But a boring box of a room will benefit greatly from a big vision. *Love your... we all lived in architecturally innovative rooms with lovely angles and huge windows... ceilings. But in reality most of have a least one boring, boxy room to contend with. You... to take a few chances. A few rules for turning uninspiring rooms into amazing rooms:..."
My Houzz: Treasure Hunting Pays Off in Maryland
Artfully layered accessories and patterns plus an eclectic furniture mix make for intriguing decor with vintage flair
"eclectic furniture mix make for intriguing decor with vintage flair... g and a dated interior into a home that’s full of unique design. "My goal is to inspire... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Edward and Kathleen Wall, son James and Labrador Bella... vintage with a twist. But what does she twist? Try Corinthian columns, faux snakeskin and... place in her family's 1970s Maryland home. Wall has used her style over the past..."
Clutter vs. Keepers: A Guide to New Year's Purging
"to get in touch with your clutter comfort level — and figure out what needs to go... With a new year upon us and the resolution-making frenzy in full effect, many of... walked into a friend's home and found yourself wondering how they can live with all of... clutter in an attempt to streamline our homes. But what, and how much, do you get rid... collection and a jumbled mess? And what about some of the styling tricks employed for photo..."
Restyle a Vase or Two for Fall
Put a tabletop or shelf in fine autumn form with floral and edible arrangements in perfectly paired containers
"Put a tabletop or shelf in fine autumn form with floral and edible arrangements in... fall is in full force and the holidays on the horizon, it’s time to design a timely... available in any shape, size and color, and can provide sculptural beauty, with or without... truly a beautiful part of any room in the house! Kelley... stand a massive glass vase full of gladioli in my hallway. Gone are the days... Thanks... objects in the room. In this kitchen the rounded vases are in keeping with the shape..."
My Houzz: Collected and Cozy in New Hampshire
Soft and dreamy neutrals, collected antique furniture and handmade touches warm up a couple's 1970s home
"antique furniture and handmade touches warm up a couple's 1970s home... single room is a favorite. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Sandy and Jim Gorman... y had a vision and went with it, whitewashing walls and adorning each room with beloved... beautiful. I live in NH also and it is a great place to get back in touch with the natural... including a photo of owner and dog - which completed the picture in a wonderful way...."
The Most Versatile Seating in the House
"It's a Side Table, It's a Chair — It's Whatever You Need Now... or put in pairs as a coffee table? Are they nightstands? To sum it up, the answer... items in your home and rotating them around like I do, you'll love having a few of... a dozen different stools in my home and I use them in a myriad of ways! I love that... to work in the kitchen, sometimes they're plant stands, or side tables, or just a handy... to set a laundry basket so I can hang stuff up in the closet. I can't imagine doing..."
Kitchen of the Week: Traditional Townhouse in D.C.
A smart combination of living, dining and kitchen spaces creates a comfy room for family time and entertaining
"A smart combination of living, dining and kitchen spaces creates a comfy room for... of four living in this Washington, D.C., townhouse, for example, had been using a dark... spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but it wasn't always this way. Many older homes... space into a combined kitchen, living and dining area — the perfect place to host guests... kitchen in the front of their house. To fix that, designer Patrick Sutton flipped..."
A Single-Wall Kitchen May Be the Single Best Choice
Are your kitchen walls just getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency, share light and look amazing
"getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency, share light and... fixtures in a few shapes; the layouts are typically U shapes, L shapes and galleys.... any) of a nearby kitchen table or island. The following examples illustrate these... family lived in a house with a single-wall kitchen. There was enough room for our... her out in the living room while everyone else is in the kitchen area with the cook..."
My Houzz: Midcentury Modern Style Transforms a Vineyard Bungalow
Spectacular surroundings and iconic design inspiration meet in a major overhaul of a 1960s Ontario home
"meet in a major overhaul of a 1960s Ontario home... Craving a respite from the bustling city, Woolgar and partner Dave Suydam bought a... orchards in one of Canada's lush wine country towns. They set to work on a midcentu... executing a complete overhaul of the first floor and adding a second story designed as... as a private getaway to capitalize on the stunning views. Houzz at a Glance Who... hemmed in by Toronto's concrete skyline and missed the open prairies and mountains..."
7 Ways to Reinvent Your Living Room This Weekend
"Add a Showcase Piece, Rug or Color — or Just Rearrange That Mantle... you're in an entirely new living room. This weekend. While larger overhauls take... can be a huge pain. But tackling a weekend project can provide a more individualized... into your living room without feeling like you have to majorly redesign it. There's hope... ing-room-decorating.html We're all about reinventing a space in a few hours, using..."
Key Measurements for Designing the Perfect Living Room
Learn the numbers that will allow good circulation, flow and balance as you fit in all the furnishings you want
"you fit in all the furnishings you want... laying out a living room for your first apartment or planning one for your new custom... scale of furniture and its relationship to the room can help you create a comfortable... to keep in mind is that you want the proportions of the furniture to coordinate with... of the room. Small-scale furniture can be just as comfortable as overstuffed upholstery... wisely. A good rule of thumb is to buy the highest quality you can afford on things..."
Branching Out: Clever Floral Arrangements
"would take a ho-hum grocery store bunch of flowers, take a ten minute walk with some clippers... amazing arrangement that was part A&P, part woods behind school. There would be interesting... flowers in the house at all times. However, I realized that even in my tiny backyard... took a nice walk today purple asters, yellow goldenrod, and brilliant red berries... leaves in the mix. All of the sudden the $7 bouquet looked like something from the..."
Houzz Tour: 'New Traditional' Family Home in Texas
A home for five in University Park shows an updated take on a classic style, with open spaces, plush rooms and plenty of curves
"A home for five in University Park shows an updated take on a classic style, with... plush rooms and plenty of curves... clients, a family in University Park, Texas, wanted a new take on traditional style... create a balanced, wide-open space while organizing the home in a conservative, t... result is a house with rooms in expected places that have sophisticated and fresh details... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their 3 girls of varying ages Location:..."
Guest Picks: Stylish Rugs Upgrade Outdoor Space
"A weatherproof rug has the power to turn a regular patio into a chic outdoor room... to find a great indoor/outdoor rug (and still is in many ways), and here I've done... requires a durable footbed, these stylish indoor/outdoor rugs represent the best of... items in a room. I'm just hoping they also look good indoors, because I would totally... Create a cheerful welcome with this bright indoor/outdoor rug. A gorgeous kilim-style..."