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Room of the Day: Potting and Puttering in Toasty Warmth
Minnesota winters are no match for this heated potting room, mudroom and changing room, which even has a dog shower
"hands in the dirt all year long while protecting her favorite potted plants. “We... Trimmed out in gorgeous oak, the room also doubles as a mudroom and pool house, and even... growing shelf, and those slatted drawers! Give me a nice comfy chair and a cup of... look back in time style yet modern beauty. Oh my goodness - I'm in love! What a beautiful... screen-in porch. The light coming in under the potting bench is so pretty. I live..."
Houzz Tour: Comfort and Balance in a Minnesota Manse
Casual and family friendly, this professional athlete's luxurious home near Lake Minnetonka isn't what you might expect
"color in there, but not having it over the top,” says Floersch, of Martha O’Hara... Interiors in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Her clients — a professional athlete and a fitness... trainer — built the 8,700-square-foot house for themselves and their two daughters near... to live in comfort. It was important to them to be more casual than dressy.” Houzz... window seat in the stairway!!!! I would just hang out there all day with a book! Beautiful..."
Pretty Trash: Wastebaskets In Home Design
"course, in some homes, the trash can is hidden. In many places, though, it's tucked... about in terms of how they affect a home's design. This functional item is a thing... than one in our homes. Why not take the time to choose the trash cans that will add... bottom shelf in each stand. You have to pull the basket out a bit to use it, but it's... tucked away in a corner by a toilet quite nicely. I use a crock in my country bathroom..."
Houzz Tour: A Coastal Cottage Delights in a Wealth of White
Crisp but relaxed, the sophisticated style of this summer home has created an inviting getaway for relaxing and entertaining
"layered in elegant decor inspired by the expansive sea, sky and sand. "I love that... visit in the summer, but it's also elegant enough for dinner parties and entertaining... lights shelf I agree with most everyone else. The decor is "cottage style". The home... The built in beds are fantastic. I made up my mine to paint the rails on my stairs... light in the day time. But at night I don't want to feel I'm sleeping in the middle..."
Houzz Tour: Steering Toward Subtle Nautical in Los Angeles
From the striped stairs to the nautical touches, this Los Angeles home carries the personal stamp of its owners
"1940s home in Los Angeles. The result is a vibrant yet relaxing home with a nautical thread... Like the shelf with the painted back Perfect by a door to the back yard Like the cutting... yours! Built in daybed in loft Love it...but where is the indoor pool? Mil Gracias... love the built in beds! It keeps the beds out of the middle of the room where they normally... see it in the first/top picture. it's an indoor pool or guest bathroom, as in can..."
Koi Find Friendly Shores in Any Garden Style
"at home in many contemporary gardens. If you love koi but these landscape styles don't... A deep shelf gives the fish a place to hide but doesn't completely stop the carnage... of fish in a pond. My sister lived in foot hills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado... will rot in their gut... in the Spring when water temperature starts to come above 50... cougars in their neighborhood. One of their neighbours put in a Koi pond, poor little..."
Houzz Tour: Dancing to the 1970s in an Updated Vancouver Home
The open floor plan and updated appliances have modern moves, but the lime green and wood paneling still do the hustle
"paneling in the living room. “We wanted to keep the home in that era, because the client... stepped in to update the home’s function by opening the compartmentalized rooms, but... on the shelf in the dining room! Now THAT'S attention to detail. I so can't wait... avocado in the backsplash but brighter green in the accessories. I think lime is part... to be in the dark? Awesome reno quirky & fun!! Exquisite in every way. Probably..."
My Houzz: Humor Lightens Up Midcentury Style in Dallas
A clutter-free decorating philosophy gets a youthful update with bright colors, quirky art and Pac-Man
"placing a book where you take it from etc. that is the key. If you have a chance download... the e-book 90º by Andrew Kim, an experience about Knolling, very interesting read... style in general... but the kitchen seems boring in comparison. No hints of midmod... still in college. Funds are often tight during that time in life, but if you fall... been in some incredible ranches that were updated to a Mid century Modern, more in..."
Houzz Tour: Dressed Up With a Bow Tie in Arkansas
"Fayetteville, built for a couple whose grown children and grandchildren make frequent visits... point in the middle near the house’s entrance. Inspired by the vernacular buildings... buildings in the Ozarks rather than Italian food or formal attire, the house’s form is... mentions in her design books -- to create separation and unity within the open living... Shining in the bedroom. Sweet dreams! ;-) There's something in the [grey?]water in..."
My Houzz: Scandinavian Simplicity in a Pennsylvania Colonial
Patiently peeling away old layers and adding fresh design elements leads to a bright new look for an outdated home
"renovation in this patient, contemplative way, she achieved a look that fuses simple... on the shelf next to the fridge - where might one find one like that? Wow, this home... looks like in person. As a child, I spent much time in the home built by my Swedish great... moving in.... I am in love with your home, particularly the fireplace surround behind... while in Norway. I fell in love with the Scandinavian freshness and this home certainly..."
The Most Versatile Seating in the House
"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... the top shelf, sometimes I sit on them to work in the kitchen, sometimes they're plant... stools in my home and I use them in a myriad of ways! I love that i can reposition... stuff up in the closet. I can't imagine doing without them! What they've never been..."
Houzz Tour: Historical Details Charm in a Lakeside Michigan Home
Victorian touches harmonize with contemporary amenities in this inviting vacation home with its own dock on the lake
"amenities in this inviting vacation home with its own dock on the lake... as kids built this house to pass the tradition on to their sons. They can walk down... Michigan in minutes. "This lake has direct access to Lake Michigan but offers the shelter... Branc, who built the house with his business partner, Tim Brinks. The home's style and... you walk in, you completely let down and relax," Branc says. Houzz at a Glance Who..."
My Houzz: Ethereal Glow in a Chic Montreal Penthouse
Snowy floors and furnishings contrast with rich, dark woods to give a Canadian designer's open-layout loft gorgeous sophistication
"building in Montreal has taken on a new, contemporary twist, thanks to designer Julie... styles in design. But when a fire completely burned down her Toronto house last year... the T.V. shelf idea :P. The foyer tiles I could live without,can't win 'em all. Love... living in this place in Montreal while they rebuild in Toronto? That's not exactly... I LIVE in this building!!! Amazing job! I love your white floor! Living in southern..."
Dreaming in Color: 6 Sensational Orange Bedrooms
Orange is looking to be a hot color contender, say the experts. Use it for a dynamic bedroom that's right on trend
"are hot in fashion this season, and the color forecasters at Pantone have named Koi... rod/shelf in the closet black. I finished it off by putting up black shelves for all... chose in this ideabook are very helpful in supporting your points. Our gloss orange... feature wall in the family room. I brown leather sofas in the family room and Orange, and... colors in different intensities, both in hues and quantities, gives you the option..."
How to Make an Enchanting Kids' Play Kitchen
To delight your little one this holiday season, give an adorable wood oven and sink you build with love
"levels in a range of styles and scales. To celebrate the book's release, White is... first book, The Handbuilt Home, includes projects for eager DIYers of all skill levels... kitchen in these photos was designed by White and built by Kristen Wright. "My simple... jigsaw in your junior high shop class? Ana White, the creative and handy blogger behind... Kristen built it, painting it a beautiful shade of turquoise and adding a hand-sewn..."