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My Houzz: A Paean to the 1950s and '60s in Pennsylvania
With vintage furniture, a sunken den and pristine original details, this home is a true homage to midcentury style
"vintage furniture, a sunken den and pristine original details, this home is a true... waiting room, exam rooms, a reception area and a parking lot. The Fishers turned the latter... Call it a pipe dream come true. Matthew and Bobbie Fisher fell in love with a renovated... operated a practice out of the house. They had built a wing that included a waiting... latter into a sprawling meditative lawn, while the rooms became extra living spaces and..."
Creating Rooms with Multiple Conversation Areas
"Arrange a Large Living Room With Several Spots to Sit... usually a good thing when a room is described as roomy or spacious, but when you begin... various furniture arrangements, achieving the ideal placement gets a little tricky... little furniture will make the space feel more like a gallery or a place to do somersaults... Too much furniture on one side of the room can leave the space feeling unbalanced. Too... for my living room. It's a tricky thing to do in a room that's not huge but I'm determined..."
See a Seattle-Area Home Steeped in Graciousness
Brimming with welcoming touches, this condo shows that a home short on space and decorating funds can still go long on personal style
"shows that a home short on space and decorating funds can still go long on personal style... stand in the middle of our living room and announce that "it [stomp] is time [stomp]... season, a welcoming token awaits us. This October it was a lit candle with a happy... It's a place that proves that you can live big with small — in terms of both budget... surely a key to an inviting, welcoming interior. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:..."
Mix-a-lot: 10 Ways To Pull off Mixed Furniture
"peacefully in a single room, giving the space a unique, fresh, and un-imitatable look... In this age of design, anything goes. A mix of furniture pieces can co-exhist peacefully... Mixed furniture hints at an openness, a freedom of thought and a personal intell... match is in and, in its continually updating style, is here to stay. It's too suggestive... of our living arrangement--good mixing requires introspection and thought. But what..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Global Style in a Swedish Village
Indonesian, French, British ... with furniture, fabrics and design touches from around the world, a home in Sweden finds its eclectic groove
"with furniture, fabrics and design touches from around the world, a home in Sweden... interesting: A dining room cabinet is made of wood from a sunken battleship.... exotic furniture and vintage touches gave this midcentury Swedish home a new life... searching for a house outside of Uppsala, Sweden. The couple, who had previously lived in... wanted a blank slate to fill with their eclectic furniture and infuse with their playful..."
Visit a Living Room Designed for Art, Beauty and the Grandkids Too
"combine in a sophisticated Melbourne living room... family in a sophisticated, comfortable space. They were keen for fabrics and furniture... on the room's neutral palette, statement furniture and mix of design styles, injecting... collection in an open and entertainment-friendly space. Melbourne interior designers... paint in the living room. It does mean hugs and cuddles with gram on the sofa, a... What a beautiful, modern space. Restrained beauty offering a warm welcome. Very..."
5 Ways to Decorate Around a Flat-Screen TV
"you have a fireplace to contend with or not, arranging a room around the big black rectangle... " It's a popular question. For years, a primary task of a designer has been to play... to huge furniture pieces attempting to hide the eyesore of the living room. Homeowners... A Houzz reader recently asked, "How do you decorate the wall around a flat screen... can be a struggle. Here are 5 ways to pull it off.... the TV in a cabinet. How about a frame around the TV like a painting? Place a cabinet..."
Entertaining at Home: A Host of Party-Prep Ideas
Having company for Passover or Easter? Here's how to get your furniture, dishes, centerpieces and more ready for guests
"get your furniture, dishes, centerpieces and more ready for guests... weekend in spring when observant families across the country are in the midst of preparing... preparing for a Passover seder, a Good Friday meal or an Easter Sunday brunch. By this time... or 30, a quick run-through of the list below before anyone arrives can help boost... powder room. I have a confession to make: I judge a house by its powder room. And..."
Houzz Tour: A Fresh Take on Traditional in Texas
"keeps a 1926 home charming yet crisp... located in a historic district in Fort Worth, Texas, and was built in 1926. One big... colors, furniture, fabrics, finishes, flow, arrangement and artwork, and it was a wonderful... gave her a call. "My client had seen how I'd used a lot of color and wanted to do that... who had a new baby at the time, needed Rosene to guide them in terms of paint colors... project in about four months. We just hit it and did it!" Houzz at a Glance: Who..."
Building Built-Ins: They're Really Just A Bunch of Boxes
"While a large room can handle a full wall of bookcases, a smaller room might do... to cost a fortune either. ADVANTAGES OF BUILT-INS: - Built-ins blend in to your interior... into the room so that it looks like a part of the house itself. Built-in cabinetry... of the room. - The trim in your house can be coordinated with the built-ins for a... built-in cabinetry which will add ambience to the room it's in. Double bonus!..."
On Trend: Danish Chairs Offer a Seat in Design Nirvana
Delightfully distinctive, these Danish chair designs have heavenly curves, modern lines and organic shapes
"element in the legs themselves. Add one of these to your dining room, living room or... chairs in a spirited Danish aesthetic. Split backs, strong repeating lines, floating... finds a moment of design difference, whether it's exploring a different form, finding... happens in Northern European designs. Whatever the reason, the design companies here... family room for your own moment of Danish nirvana. Note: These brands are available..."
13 Quick-Change Boosts for a Spring Patio
Enjoy your outdoor room more with these enhancements that are easy, impactful and kind to your budget
"outdoor room more with these enhancements that are easy, impactful and kind to your... way to a renewed outdoor room. From the free (rearranging furniture) to the smart... space with a mirror) and easy (roll out a rug), these practical tips should spark your... In spring it's time to get outside and enjoy your patio. So make the most of your... without a huge investment of time or money by planting, scrubbing and accessorizing..."
Fun Furniture: Chairs in the Air
"Your Room a Lift With a Chair From the Ceiling... hanging furniture a whirl. Here are just a few things hanging furniture can do.... swings as a kid or have fond memories of swaying in a hammock, you may want to give hanging... floors from furniture feet? Fearful that your couch is going to eat you alive? Perhaps... swing in the living room. Seriously? Do they really have kids? Boys? I see a never... right near a tv and a sharp cornered coffee table. Yikes! I brought in a teak "porch swing"..."
On Trend: Discover International Furniture Gems in Jewel Tones
Show off a bright chair, sofa or cabinet — pieces like these mean a shot of color for your room and an uptick in energy for you
"w off a bright chair, sofa or cabinet — pieces like these mean a shot of color for... for your room and an uptick in energy for you... your mood a boost on a dreary day. Note: Visit the websites of Durlet, Ersa, Artifort... it, and a couple of bright throw pillows aren't enough. Sometimes you have to take... designs for a dramatic appeal. Turkish company Ersa's business-like style adds colorful... flair to a drab home office. Bring some Netherlands modern colorful charm into your..."
Houzz Tour: Travel and Art Intertwine in a California Condo
A bland 1960s high-rise in Hollywood gets a colorful, contemporary redesign inspired by a global art collection
"A bland 1960s high-rise in Hollywood gets a colorful, contemporary redesign inspired... inspired by a global art collection... designing a room around one particular piece of furniture, object or artwork. In other... for the room was there, even if most of the furniture wasn’t. But how about an entire... that the furniture needed to be basic and essentially serve as a platform for his really... “make-a-small-room-feel-larger” trope. There’s much more here for you to reflect on..."