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Daylight Saving Time: Gain an Hour — and a Bright Interior
"walls with light colored natural wood. They know a thing or two about brightening up a... with no light in it is still dark. Sorry. I suppose white makes a difference if the... of the light is diminished..but if the sun is rising later and setting earlier, it's... will feel light and bright with the white wall, while the purple color block adds visual... interior’s best friend. Not only do they look beautiful hung on the wall and grouped in..."
Guest Picks: The Paris Apartment of Your Dreams
Who doesn't long at least once to live in the City of Lights? Get the feel no matter where you live with this Parisian-style decor
"City of Lights? Get the feel no matter where you live with this Parisian-style decor... City of Lights. While he attended business meetings all day long, I explored the city... Parisian lights or the French accents, but I felt like I was living a dream. My partner... overhead lighting. Besides, I prefer table-lamp light anyway. It's so much cozier,... Proust? The lightness of this end table would help keep the small room feeling open and..."
Upgrade Your Outdoor Privacy With Lattice
Keep prying eyes in their place while letting the light peek through when you add lattice fencing to your yard or patio
"letting the light peek through when you add lattice fencing to your yard or patio... block light and views, and can be prohibitively expensive. For a pretty way to keep... keep your light, your privacy and your vacation fund, give lattice a try.... blocking light. That would be my preference for true privacy without an inside-of-a-shoebox... block the light as well. Even the tallest lattice fences allow plenty of light to flow..."
Great Lakes Gardener's May Checklist
Let's talk about brilliant flowering trees. About blooms to light up a shade garden. And, of course, about everyday garden tasks
"blooms to light up a shade garden. And, of course, about everyday garden tasks... have a light fragrance and open before the herbaceous peonies. These 4- to 6-foot-tall... the same lighting conditions. While not a typical flower, jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema... but the best for the sunny and edible garden is compost. If you don't have enough,... of the best underused shrubs blooming in May is the native pagoda dogwood (Cornus..."
Hallways With a Beckoning Beauty All Their Own
"in the lighting it creates. This is aided no doubt by the light on the far wall and... This indoor bridge is illuminated by a glass-block skylight that follows the exterior... With indoor bridges, it is often the case that what lies at the end is of some... space. Lighting can definitely be used to make hallways more special, and in this... these lights can instill its own rhythm. Note the sliding door in the distance, a..."
Guest Picks: 20 Woven Wonders for Chill-Beating Texture
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
"colors and lighting that's up to the task... Clever lighting, added architectural features and a thoughtful furniture plan can... for the lighting tip. Can you recommend a good book on lighting? For this large living... com/photos/lighting/books-on-lighting The third space is lovely but for me it is too cluttered... interior lighting, try Lighting Design by Mark Karlen, James R. Benya and Christina... beautiful light fixture to double the light. A good mirror can change the whole room..."
14 Tips for Decorating an Attic — Awkward Spots and All
Turn design challenges into opportunities with our decorating ideas for attics with steep slopes, dim light and more
"to low light and hard-to-dress windows. Here you'll find help for some of the most... much more light to the space. And, at it was mentioned, we had to use custom made shelving... plenty of light. Love those quirky attic spaces but they are challenging. Like many... visible light fixture is the east facing future kids' bunk room/playroom, the other... grown-ups are best positioned under the highest part of the ceiling (as shown here), rather..."
Hanging Lightbulbs Hold Sway Over Rooms
Intriguingly industrial or with a riveting retro look, lighting fixtures with bare bulbs and exposed cords add edge to any room
"look, lighting fixtures with bare bulbs and exposed cords add edge to any room... more than light at night — it has given us the option of using lightbulbs as a design... Great lighting! We are in the process of importing the most beautiful electrical... Won't the lighting sway (alot) if there's heavy wind? My husband worried that the bulbs... three light bulbs, some cord and a lot of creativity to add an industrial touch to..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"natural light into new and old spaces... natural light. Who lives here: A couple and their two children Location: Paddington... bring light into the home is by open plan designs such as this. These homes were... extra light and air, hopefully it has some nice function too like herb garden, cafe... bringing in light, but what a screeching style change from the front entry wall. Ouch!... getting light into these homes is very important when they have common walls on each..."
Disco Fever Hits Home Again
"tables, lights, and Diana Ross on the stereo... flashing lights on the bottom, a record player and an 8-track deck), a glittering disco... that the lights on the bottom flashed to the pulsing beats of "Night on Disco Mountain... life the best of disco style. As for the right corner of the room, no, I have no idea... ball-ish light fixture? Try this retro inspired chandelier instead. Liza was a Studio... bounces the light around the room. This room has very subtle hints of disco. The centered..."
Great Design Plant: Honey Locust Tree
No, it doesn't actually produce honey. But its dappled light and tolerant nature are treats in city and country settings alike
"dappled light and tolerant nature are treats in city and country settings alike... dappled light, sports some beautiful and delicate leaves and has year-round interest... locusts are best known for their beautiful dappled light. They have deeply furrowed, dark... plantingLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 60 to 100 feet tall; 50 feet wideBenefits... filtered light to the park users below. Because of their forms and their tolerance of..."
Your Windows: Dress in Layers
"Your Light, Look and Privacy With Beautifully Layered Window Treatments... insulation, light filtering and privacy. They also add depth and dimension to your room's... privacy and light-filtering than the drapery. It's best to have lined drapery atop shades... e and light in two-story rooms. While the drapery appears to be designed for fashion... privacy and light control is not a concern, keep your windows airy and bright. A window..."
10 Ideas for a Soothing Sunroom
Big windows, natural light and comfortable seating bring in the outdoors in these inspiring sunrooms
"natural light and comfortable seating bring in the outdoors in these inspiring sunrooms... elegant and light with our traditional tdl's: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/17349067/... natural light sparkle. 3. Put in window seating. For a functional and elegant look... a true indoor/outdoor feel. 5. Glass it in. Go all out with your sunroom and transform..."
Houzz Tour: Cheery Massachusetts Beach Getaway
"natural light and happy doses of color. Houzz at a Glance Location: Marblehead,... natural light. "That made such a huge difference to the exterior and interior," says... as much light as the back and can feel very exposed to the street. Elms had plantation... An indoor/outdoor cabana room toward the back of the house has a huge slider that... space a light, feminine feel. A wine storage and tasting room filled with custom walnut..."