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Improve Your Love Life With a Romance-Ready Bedroom
Frank talk alert: Intimacy and your bedroom setup go hand in hand, says a clinical sexologist. Here's her advice for an alluring design
"go hand in hand, says a clinical sexologist. Here's her advice for an alluring design... getting in the mood. And the environment plays a huge role in this. To keep things... space in which the majority of magic happens: the bedroom. Oftentimes our bedrooms... best book shelves I used with a client was a corner shelf, slid into the corner perfect... clutter are books. We read and write a ton and lots of times in bed. I have been trying..."
Modern Manners: Smooth Moves for Kids' Visits
For hosting kids or visiting with Junior in tow, we give you a plan to keep stress levels low and fun levels high
"Junior in tow, we give you a plan to keep stress levels low and fun levels high... painful in the least. In fact, with a little thought and preparation, hosting kids... chime in with your own tips and tales in the Comments section.... with kids in tow, you have probably felt the panic. Will something get broken? Will I... riate books & toys. I know kids are active! I "scooped" the fenced-in back yard... lowest shelf of a cupboard in my back entry full of toys for a large age range, and..."
How to Use Mirrors for More Light and Style
A well-placed mirror gives a room sparkle, surprise and a bright, open feeling. Here are 15 clever ideas to try in your own house
"to try in your own house... key lies in pairing the right mirror with the right location to maximize its decor-uplifting... to try in your own house.... floating shelf on the wall and lean the mirror on it. In my experience, all wall art... mirrors in there - one of them is on a picture shelf! Also, I'll show you my master... cover books. Otherwise you'll be able to see the back of the chest in the mirror... projects in your idea book - I really enjoyed the various, gorgeous photos!! YogaJulie--here's..."
The Beautiful Thing About Dad's Chair
"own spot in the house. His father had his own spot. Now I have mine... had sat in this chair for many, many years before he died. I stared in awe at the thing... my eyes in disbelief like it was Christmas morning. Funny how you can never know how... there in front of you. My wife’s father had just dropped off the chair. It was a... chair, but in my mind it was immediately obvious that it was mine. This was for Dad. Me..."
Set the Scene for a Stress-Free Holiday Visit
Put your guests at ease and take the pressure off hosting by prepping your space with psychology in mind
"experience. In environmental psychology speak, when one person or group needs to share... we stay in someone else's house, we crave alone time, when we don't always need to... hanging and shelf space in the built in wardrobe and have two raised flat spaces for suitcases... Living in Seattle, I put extra blankets on the lower shelf of the bedside table so... available some books about our state and local attractions, in addition to magazines, an..."
Gardening for the Bees, and Why It’s a Good Thing
When you discover how hard bees work for our food supply, you may never garden without them in mind again
"s are in decline. Insects pollinate 75 percent of our food. Bumblebees are vanishing... thoroughly. In fact, the berries have better shape and a longer shelf life, both good for... an idea book with the project as soon as the project starts. Let's just hope that this... Great idea book, I didn't know about habitats I have to go to the local extension office... find the book "Attracting Native Pollinator's" by the Xerces Society (www.xerces.org)..."
Houzz Products: A Nature Lover’s Reading Nook
Whether you’re researching or just daydreaming, these lamps, accessories and furniture pieces will put you in a fine feather
"put you in a fine feather... comforts in one piece of furniture. Pair one with a reading light, pillow, bookshelf... love the book shelf with the "roof" resembling a bird house. How clever but simple!... love the book holder! Takes little space while looking good. Plan to use one in my... had a shelf up high like that. Thank you for making me remember why we payed more... mounted book holder - it is very cool (and inexpensive) Just finished the library (reading..."
3 Ways to Get Unstuck — About Organizing, Decorating, Whatever
Break out of the do-nothing rut to accomplish your goals, whether at home or in other parts of your life
"home or in other parts of your life... clothes, books, craft items, etc. I know it is taking so long in doing everything but... so it's in control, but books and paper.... AARRRRRRGGGHHHHH! Somebody save me from... clothes and books" I didn't really know what that meant, and I certainly didn't know how... sitting on a shelf. This summer, I gave myself a project....I made myself go thru them... into a book one day, but for now, they are taking up space, albeit organized space..."
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Portnoy/Danzig Residence
"reading nook in the living room. It's the corner of a large built-in sofa with built-in... that are in that facade are small and high up, so that light and air come in, but people... light in, but don't allow anyone to see in or me to see out. I also have pin-up space... Also, in each one of these interviews, one lucky reader will win a ticket for the... house in our Marin Home Tour Interview Series is The Portnoy/Danzig Residence and..."
How to Get a Pizza Oven for the Patio
New project for a new year: Light a fire under plans for an outdoor oven and claim the best pizza in town
"friend who built a pizza oven right into a new kitchen. But did you know that you can... Scott, in the book THE BREAD BUILDERS. This book gives specific brick-oven details... courses and books on the subject...just enjoy! Blackstone! $500 and makes incredible pizza... on Face Book and they post recipes etc. they also encourage you to post your results... is the book my husband used to build his bread oven Build Your Own Earth Oven: A Low-Cost..."
New Southern Style for the Kitchen
Gracious tradition is alive and well, bless its heart, but Southern kitchens are welcoming in modern updates too
"rooted in tradition and those roots run deep, but the new South allows for creative... you’re in the mood for dumplings or dim sum. While there are a few ingredients that... South is in the midst of a renaissance. “Southern decor has transformed immensely,”... quilt in a cabinet or on a shelf or sitting in the living room corner. You'll never... that in any idea book, the "conversation" always turns to what one should or should..."
My Houzz: Going Heavy on the Metal for Industrial-Style Beauty
"heirlooms in an eclectic Netherlands home... stored in baskets. The stack of books next to it is on a metal 'book spine' shelf... one page in a 400-page book, if you will. So little, in fact, that multiple pictures... I was in heaven looking through all the idea books last night. I don't have a signature... this idea book from what I could see. I expected something like an industrial loft with... bring in an accent colour with some home accessories and trade in some knick knacks..."
Standouts From the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
"greatest in sinks, ovens, countertop materials and more... on view in February at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the 2014 International... about them in a future idea book. I hope so. So much of this is overkill. There is too... with top-shelf appliances. The burners on the cooktop kept clogging up and the stainless... the top shelf to accommodate tall glasses on top or big pots on the bottom – no more... the top shelf for silverware. Took a bit getting used to but it is a super machine..."
Conquer Clutter With Drawers: 14 Inventive Solutions
Organize, neaten and hide all your stuff with drawers in unexpected spots or outfitted with extra-special features
"drawers in unexpected spots or outfitted with extra-special features... place in the home. They were filled with a jumble of junk in the kitchen, stocked... shirts in the bedroom, and crammed with pens and rubber bands in the office. But designers... window shelf So many GREAT ideas! Although we've had drawers in the platform bed and... an open shelf with drawers in this bench. Ekstremt kult!!! please advice on landscape..."
How to Love Your Kitchen More, Right Now
Make small changes to increase the joy in your kitchen while you cook and bake, without shelling out lots of dough
"the joy in your kitchen while you cook and bake, without shelling out lots of dough... enjoy in this space (rather than fancy appliances and finishes) you can create a... kitchen idea books on Houzz so I long to do a bigger remodel. That said I took the month... put a shelf over the sink cabinet. I now keep the most used dishes up there: plates... single shelf on the bottom as an island. It greatly improved functionality and c..."