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9 Exit Strategies for Your Clutter
"about for weeks on end. I realized we need to come up with a few systems for getting... in the back of the pantry or moldering in bags in the garage? Why! I was thinking... toddler toys for their grandkids for when they visit their house. Great tips for de-cluttering... worked for Habitat for Humanity for six years and we had a ReStore; that is a GREAT... , and yard waste pick up. For the items that don't fall into those categories, we..."
10 Tips for Discovering the Right Palette for You
Take cues from the environment, start with your favorite fabric, and other secrets for unlocking your personal palette
"secrets for unlocking your personal palette... right for their home's architectural style. Here are some tips for starting the... different for everyone. On almost every job, I'm asked, "How do I figure out which palette... works for me and my house?" I remind people that the colors they like might not be... in my back yard. I find it very soothing. My current favorite colors are turquoise... Thanks for this fantastic article as well. Great article. These tips are a great way..."
Houzz Tour: A Minnesota Home Is Loved Back to Life
An industrious family serves unwanted critters an eviction notice, turning their house from run-down to lived in and cherished
"house for the first time, weeds and brush overwhelmed the front yard and the backyard... thanking us for working on the home and loving it back to life. We're lucky to be in such... sanctuary for small animals in the winter and insects in the summer. But "there was just... worked for them. Bravo Araya, for making a sad space feel loved again! This is a... finish for the white portions and a clear polyurethane for the striped portion. It..."
Go for Baroque for a Vivacious, Colorful Garden
Give your landscape a sumptuous feel with over-the-top hues, bright accessories and container arrangements as wild as can be
"preference for what we plant tends to be very personal, perhaps we could all be more... Thanks for the article! This is perfect as I begin to plan for my garden this spring... 24/7/365 for you and your nature, your Nature? For me it's not a one-size-fits-all.... want my back yard to look like like this... Thanks for the ideas! Cool article! Love the first picture :) and I think is such... strive for though. Take a symposia session at Great Dixter in the UK I love this..."
High-End Look for Less: Make a Layered Headboard for $20
No sewing and sawing means no hemming and hawing; just gather some inexpensive materials and get going
"point for redesigning a room. Unfortunately, upholstered headboards can be pricey... headboard for a grand total of $20. Sure, it's not as comfy as a plush velvet headboard... custom made for $500, but it's quick to make as well as temporary and easy on the wallet... perfect for renters, college students and indecisive decorators.... Thank you for sharing. This article will come in handy for me when I move into a rental..."
Go for the Bold: 14 Great Ideas for Patterned Upholstery
"fabrics for rooms that spring to life... say go for bold! These examples are not for the shrinking violets among us. Rather... choose for your house needs to make you happy, whether it's bold or subtle color or... that room for even a few minutes, and I'm fascinated that others love spaces like that... store for $45, and the fabric cost $6. Getting it upholstered cost $300 (a bargain... my home for myself, that's what I'm doing! I had a permanent smile viewing these gorgeous..."
Adding On: 10 Ways to Expand Your House Out and Up
A new addition can connect you to the yard, raise the roof, bring in light or make a statement. Which style is for you?
"to the yard, raise the roof, bring in light or make a statement. Which style is for... moving back home, you've started a home based business, you've always wanted that... house for a time and know its little idiosyncrasies. You've become really familiar... of the yard, how movement from room to room takes place. With all of that knowledge... to the back or the side of the house? Will it be above the house? Will it be separate..."
Design for All: Creating a Home That Works for Everyone
"the need for adaptation or specialized design. It is not a design style but rather an... better for every person, no matter his stage of life. It isn't more complicated or... space for all. Here's a look at some spaces reflect universal design that accommodates... 2 here for the kitty (and dog too?) in the kitchen. I'm fascinated with that idea... Thank you for featuring universal design -- I'm the lady trying to do an aqua and copper..."
The Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
"nostalgic for this past summer. Warm days spent frolicking outside, picnics, ice cream... place for all of us in our own back yards. A good book on the history of lawns... (yard's too big for a push or electric mower), 2) we do nothing for lawn care--no... mindset for a very long time. Thanks so much for addressing it and for offering steps... brought my dog to the veterinarian he offered me a lyme vaccination for my dog, hopefully..."
Edible Gardening Essentials: Watering Tips Worth Soaking Up
To give your edibles just what they need, get water-wise with these guidelines for how, when and how much
"guidelines for how, when and how much... can cut back on the size of your garden and look for varieties that thrive in naturally... essential for any landscape, but it’s at the top of the to-do list if you’re growing... growing. For those of us dealing with water shortages, making the most of every drop... planning for next year. No matter your climate, there are some watering guidelines... just hard for people to let there plants go without water for a few days but it is worth..."
See a Deluxe 'Catio' Built for Feline Fun
"longer care for them. For this reason we’re withholding their last names and exact location... like this for our cats. Good for you Tom and Liz!! True angels for all those feline babies... bedroom to yard. Double gates with mesh and wrought iron for cats and dogs to look out... call "Dog Camp" so the dogs have their own place to sleep. The wall between "Dog... makes for easy fillup. it's great for both them and me to get outside for fresh air..."
How to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays
"temptations for a pet too. So while you’re celebrating, watch out for the following to... also good for your dogs and cats.... it safe for the kitties and easy for me by not decorating for the holidays! I am debating... That dog had issues. When we visit family the dog & rabbit go with us. One christmas... excited for his first Christmas. We've always had dogs but each is different so we'll... lot of dogs who completely lose it over the fireworks during Fourth of July celebrations..."
My Houzz: Happy Trails at a Rustic Canyon Lodge
This warm ranch hideaway, complete with horses, dogs, cowhides and natural materials aplenty, is a delight for the senses
"horses, dogs, cowhides and natural materials aplenty, is a delight for the senses... named for her son. Her love of horses and ranch living can be seen in every square... Davis; dogs Honey, Corduroy and Oakley; and horses Abiento and Fiery Moment Location:... workshop for a Target holiday commercial.... Thank you for sharing, you have a great story there. Charmean Neithart Thanks, Charmean... Thanks for sharing! Love it all except I think the sheetrock could use a little more..."
What Chihuahuas Can Teach Us About Interior Design
"these tiny dogs could be such a huge fount of design tips? Houzzers did... photographs dogs frequently for Modern Dog magazine. "They're unpredictable and have a... source for interior design tips. Perhaps it's because these dogs can be so versatile... know, all dogs are unique to some degree, but I really think Chihuahuas are special.... Some dogs just have one look. Chihuahuas' expressions are a little more different..."
Living Sculptures Delight at the Montreal Botanical Garden
Go see it: clownfish, lemurs, frogs, loyal dogs and more — designers have turned plants into art for a fantastic summer installation
"loyal dogs and more — designers have turned plants into art for a fantastic summer... Thank you for making it possible for all of us to see it! Beautiful just beautiful... day trip for myself and the grandchildren. ☺ (Thanks for sharing Vanessa.) Yandaware... Thank you for sharing Vanessa! Super love button! I wish to have dwarfs mosaiculture... thanks for the story:) There display is far more detailed than ours in Atlanta botanical..."