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Sculpture in the Home: Style or Bust
"abound in antiques stores and on eBay; reproductions are also widely available. The... depicted in this art form are commonly figures from ancient Greece and Rome, with more... busts in their designs, making them head and shoulders above the rest.... rooms in this year's Pasadena Showcase House of Design, including the kitchen area... see it in Parker's space. Thanks for your input. Charmean Hi Marianne, You know that's..."
Houzz Tour: Color and Character in North Carolina
"a home in North Carolina with her husband and three children, she had a hard time... style in the cookie-cutter space. "Our house had absolutely zero character," Clark... every room in Emily's beautifully decorated home... I need that chalkboard paint in my... kitchen in this house was fairly builder grade" OUCH! really-- I thought we all pretty... much live in "builder grade " homes. Great design ideas on a budget. Her blog is always..."
My Houzz: Renovated Spanish Bungalow in Anaheim
A cozy but neglected 1924 California home near Disneyland gets a polished new look and a sleek patio
"homeowner in 1924, and the home has been in the family ever since.... my home in America. Your sitting room is perfect in every way. Backgarden is lovely... could work in our home. I especially like how the street-facing yard was kept in character... "business in front, party in the back" should be a phrase that is best used for this... ''Phonograph in bloom''. I could see it enlarged as a fountain in my backyard. Birds would..."
Think in 3-D: Decorating with Sculpture
"appropriate in lots of spots around the house, but I like them best in the most highly... don't go in for more sculptures. They're so interesting with their shadows and depth... something in common - and here, that common bond is color. My love for books as a design... similarities in color. You can display tons of very different items as long as they have... to this in my basement, next to a window. It looks cool and I love how it catches the..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Tower in a Virginia Forest
A tower with industrial materials, picture windows and citrine splashes makes a striking addition to the surrounding landscape
"living in a log cabin," says Richard Loosle-Ortega, project architect for the "Forest... tower in the forest." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their 2 kids... light in case you want to sleep in? Also: 5000 sq feet for 4 people?! I was intrigued... awful in this space. If you're still drawing an A-Frame in Crayon to represent your... Your in the woods. Go out. It's not like you're in San Francisco on a hill with..."
Lace Goes Modern in an Upholsterer's DIY Pendant Lights
"mistakes in one sentence: Don't be fooled into thinking that soaking the lace pieces... pieces in Mod Podge will make them hard enough to retain their shape once the inflatable... balloon in glued rope in early 50-th for my father )) This practice passed by every... thanks in part to the openness and accessibility of "places" such as Houzz and Etsy... buying it: in fact, probably the opposite - it encourages me to see the creator as human..."
Design Calendar: What to See and Do in July 2012
Chicago explores the skyscraper's creative heights, the Hirshhorn Museum engages all of your senses and Baltimore has art on its agenda
"interested in discovering new artists or talking architecture, choose a design event below... Art in movement. While in Baltimore, check out the Visionary Art Museum...one of... see more in Paris or New York. They are Venezuelans and pioneers of the trend known... Arboretum in Texas is a must-see for visitors through early November 2012. It's hot... hot in the summer, so aim for an early morning visit or attend Chihuly Nights where..."
My Houzz: Upcycled Boho Style in an Austin Townhouse
Colorful textiles, rich hues and DIY upholstery give this Texas rental house a sophisticated, creative sensibility
"with less in her family's Austin, Texas, townhouse rental, which she shares with her... Ruby. In fact, her online shop, aptly called One Man's Trash, is an ode to recycled... Used in the right way, such as in this house, it's gorgeous and, for me, has a mellowing... I have in a million years thought of paint-staining a couch. I've recovered many,... things in this house. That master bedroom curtain though. Really???? They complain..."
Houzz Tour: A Dramatic Renovation in Tinseltown
"this home in L.A.'s Laurel Canyon neighborhood, the house was in a state of disrepair... slate in the bathrooms, stairwells into living spaces, a hidden passage way and the... found in the hills off Laurel Canyon. Do you know what the stucco color is on the... to his books. "This room is all new," Mark says, "but the materials selected gave... changes in levels to add drama. In Laurel Canyon, a beautiful pool is also a must...."
Kick Back in a Kitchen Lounge
Turn an underused corner of your kitchen or dining area into an inviting, comfy space for hanging out
"convene in a home. Whether it’s a Sunday morning flipping pancakes or a Saturday-evening... catching up in the kitchen. While people will gladly park it on bar stools to be part of... strip in front of picture windows - which stops us from putting in a banquette, but... I need in my kitchen. With bar/counter seating and a formal dining room another dining... table in the kitchen seemed like overkill. ahh this speaks to me perfectly. Iv..."
My Houzz: Bold and Modern in Toronto
A light-filled modern home with skyline views sits comfortably alongside its historically preserved neighbors
"is also in the midst of building a contemporary home in the downtown core with architect... similar in style to the rest of her historic Toronto neighborhood, builder Kate Prevedello... is clad in wood slats, gray brick and steel panels, and Prevedello took care of the... to live in a place she'd created, to feel it out and notice things more intimately... is like in the winter.. what kind of shades do you use to keep the cold out in winter..."
Room of the Day: Reaching for the Stars in a Boy’s Nursery
Heavenly decor and snuggle-ready furnishings turn a former home gym into a place for getting starry-eyed with baby
"time. In fact, their children were born within a month of each other. “It was fun... curved in the 'after' photo. Fantastic nursery There isn't one thing about this room... question in the previous comments. How did you add the window seat? Looks like the windows... to go in a few months. Love it all! Especially love the framed artwork expressing... bathroom in a Pennsylvania home which underwent extensive remodeling. Note how it e..."
Textile Traditions: Using Suzanis in Your Decor
""needle" in Persian, and the whole point of them was carrying on a tradition of showing... mired down in that, we're just going to admire them and look at how Houzz designers are... Suzani in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It is now stitched to coordinating fabric to make... embroidery in my fashion designs. I know it is not about interior design but i just want... inspiration in my collections. Please have a look www.dinamalkova.com Suzanis are all..."
Seeing Style In Black & White
"staple in the fashion cosmos, constantly finding its way into interior design as well... junction lies in balancing beautifully with any decorating style and being very versatile... white in decor and in my clothing! JR Nuerge Eco-friendly+Eco-nomical=Eco-fabulous... to have in my home and wardrobe it would have to be BLACK luv luv luv it....have just... floor down in a dining/lounge room and revamping a bentwood S shape rocker and stool from..."
My Houzz: Many Styles Meld Handsomely in a Vermont Countryside Home
With a traditional exterior, a contemporary interior and lots of Asian furniture, this home goes for the element of surprise
"nugget in a shell of traditional architecture, which just happened to be the style... I-beams in the kitchen ceiling don't do this home any favors, In My Opinion. The rest... like he's in love with the place. In the end that's all that matters. :-) I agree with... moment in "Braveheart."). In case anyone's curious, I think it's a great house, obviously... lived in this house!) some rich purple pillows next to pink in the living room...."