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House Rule: Off With Your Shoes
Do you prefer your guests to go shoeless in your house? Here are some ways to encourage stockinged feet
"to be barefoot as much as possible, and I usually take off my shoes whenever I enter... to be barefoot indoors, especially during the summer. I have a toddler who eats... reference to barefoot. Doesn't anyone wear socks anymore? Shoes without socks is yucky.... Walking barefoot is extremely uncomfortable for me so I wear shoes in my house. Even... around barefoot (though not necessarily pregnant) casualness. Which makes it sound..."
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6 Patio Cover Types to Shade You in Style
Protect yourself and your deck from the blazing sun with umbrellas, cloth, built structures — or nature's perfect shading solution
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So Your Style Is: Coastal
Evoke Mystery and History With Moss in the Garden
Go ahead, lie about age. Moss on garden statues, planters and pavers creates the beautifully deceptive look of time’s passing
Guest Picks: Chic Entryway Seating
Encourage guests to remove shoes or just take a load off with one of these benches, ottomans or banquettes in the entry
"I stay barefoot-- guests are welcome to wear socks if they'd prefer. I have a bench... going barefoot unwise (diabetes) or uncomfortable (plantar tacit is, heel pad thinning)... to go barefoot- they're more than welcome to wear socks. If it were a medical issue... did go barefoot, of course. I first encountered the shoes off when I moved to the... to go barefoot in my house because I don't like the idea of outside chemicals and..."
12 Ideas to Make a Great Entrance
Set the right tone for your house right off the bat by creating an entryway that caters to function but speaks to style
"socks and barefoot. A perfect, timely piece - a oak herringbone parquet floor is being... being barefoot most times, I don't like it at a more formal event nor do I like being... standing barefoot or in stocking feet holding my shoes with no where to put them. If... going barefoot in someone else's home creeps me out! I can not stand for my bare..."
5 Benefits to Concrete Floors for Everyday Living
Get low-maintenance home flooring that creates high impact and works with home styles from traditional to modern
Guest Picks: Outdoor Rugs Step Lively Indoors
Designing for Pleasure: Appeal to the Senses at Home
Homes that look, feel and smell good foster mental and physical well-being. Here's how to create sensory comfort in all kinds of rooms
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here