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Guest Picks: Warm Up by the Fire
"spending time by my fireplace, front and center, possibly in my pajamas. The fire feels so... great room and not the whole house. It heats up that room quickly. I have two gas... small a room. Are these concerns legitimate? Tina, Contact the dealer who sold you... you from room to room to enjoy. For a much more traditional-looking fireplace, grab... great in a room that isn't big enough for a regular fireplace. It looks like a normal..."
Inspired by Halloween: Candy Corn Color Palettes
"living room. I love it!! much like the palette for picture number 5 (Zuniga Int)... living room with Sole. The shadings are easy and not graphic and everyone comments... living room and see Sole (a bright yellow). I have yellow and white striped Sunbrella... children’s rooms are the perfect platforms for orange, yellow and white. If you have white... separated by cooler colors, the brightness will not only be toned down, but the stripes..."
See a Guesthouse Built by Grandpa for Summertime Fun
Lucky grandchildren get a camp all to themselves, thanks to tents and a bathhouse with beds in their grandparents’ backyard
"grandchildren by running an annual summer camp for them on their farm. “They have platform... Size: 13 by 20 feet (24 square meters)... storage room on the back of their large house was a year round keeping room, with a... built by an uncle to hold a restaurant's worth of china and pots and pans. Everyone... can tell by the responses to this that folks find the most simple things the best. This... customized by adding windows and french doors. A pergola covered deck on 2 sides allows..."
Tastemaker: Salvaged Sculptures by John Whitmarsh
"characterized by a desire to blur the line between what is made by nature and what is manmade... make each room special. Designers and architects should use more sculptre in projects... had more room! http:www.greenhomedesignsource.com Totally in LUV with each piece. Beautiful... Warehouse by Fisher-Friedman Associates, 355 11th St. by Aidlin Darling, Kokoris Residence... 6 feet by 10 feet — and was installed in an architecture and engineering company in..."
13 Dramatic Exterior Paint Makeovers by Houzzers
See real-life before and afters of home fronts transformed with paint, in wide-ranging colors and styles
"shrubs by pruning them into little blobs & squares and what-nots! Most shrubs look... every room was a different color. A gallery of our “before” colors: http://vict... lovely the rooms looked with light walls and contrasting dark stained trim. I know stained... definition by having creamy white walls and dark stained trim. It allows my fabrics to... remedied by pruning. I'd sooner go for a P. pungens "Koster" with it's intensely silvery..."
Measures of Remodel Success: Bathrooms by the Numbers
"other rooms with multiple users of varying ages. A linear shower drain, like this... powder room. To Kroze: I just had the Duravit Stark 3 wall hung toilet installed... first, and by the time it was installed, it was too late to send it back for a refund... greatly by personal taste and the kind of sink you choose. If you select a vessel... or tub by removing the showerhead from its cradle. 75: The average dollar cost of..."
20 Wonderfully Inventive DIY Projects by Houzzers
You'll never look at a wood scrap or empty jar the same way again. Borrow these ideas or just let them inspire your own project
"fantasy room! Thanks for all the great ideas. I love it when people are creative... do it by hand. The stacked lampshade is tops for me - so smart, functional, versatile... for this room, too. Thanks for the explanation. I had it backwards too! But great... girl's room for a wall treatment than can be easily added to or replaced.See this... inspired by a favorite designer. See this house: Budget-Friendly Bohemian Ranch in Dallas..."
Houzz Tour: A New Look for Prefab, Tailored by Local Craftspeople
"approach by purchasing a prefab, factory-built home and having it tailored by skilled, local... Casabrava home by architect Heather Johnston. She took this best-of-both-worlds approach... craftspeople. By doing so, she got a speedily built home that looks like anything but off... living room. That dog window would be perfect for my 2 cats! Love this house - it... know just by looking at the pictures. Prefab-ulous! This is a great home. Thanks for..."
My Houzz: Colorful Midcentury Modern by the Ocean
Retro furniture, spirited colors and a backyard teahouse create a personal coastal retreat for a family of three
"awestruck by the view of the Pacific — so awestruck, they missed the turn to their friend's... in the room. Do they really think people will have homes like that if Obama's vision... living room and a location where Marco and his friends can be watched by an adult... (designed by Marcel Breuer) and Barcelona chair (designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)... Marco's room is small, but space is economized by using an IKEA bookcase as a headboard..."
15 Ways To Be More Inspired by Your Studio
"house room photo in your ideabook. The drapery fabric, by ThomasPaul fabric from... face the room. There's nothing less productive than sitting at a desk that faces the... beautiful room you've come up with. Angle your workstation. Rather than feeling like... make the room feel more open when you're sitting and allow you to work from a perspective... entire room. Keep your eyes peeled for vintage enameled desk lamps next time you are..."
Houzz Tour: A Home Inspired by Art and Life in Los Angeles
"every room is repetative. Love It!!! Perfection!!! wow, people are so negative!... piece by Elizabeth Peyton grounds the room. By now, it’s apparent that shades of... paint.” By painting a blank room divider, more art is instantly created. The second... drawing by homeowner Barabara Robertson hangs opposite French doors, which open onto... living room through the pool area and out to the ocean. Jagoda likes how this transforms..."
Molding: Add Texture by Detailing Your Detail
"The room's fairly large so it just looks like a strip around the top. I don't think... molding by adding a painted border where it meets the ceiling. In this case, the architect... of the room. Add a strip of molding several inches below existing molding to easily... elevates this room from comfortably stylish to ooh la la. It’s all in the finish: This molding... injection by way of this brushed style. Using the same finish for both the doors and..."
Fashionable Spaces Inspired by Menswear
"focus by looking toward the wardrobe for cues. When discovering your personal style... This room just may be the key to helping you to translate your personality and style... dining room delivers a timeless feel with its navy walls, neatly-tucked white chairs... living room. The oversized painting and coffee table accents gives clues to his S... dining room chairs with leather-bound seats introduce a pleasant juxtaposition to..."
Houzz Tour: Historic Israeli Penthouse by the Sea
A surprise discovery led to a stunning backdrop for contemporary furniture and modern, minimalist features in this Jaffa apartment
"apartment by the sea in Israel, he answered with a resounding "Yes!" Kedem considered... taken over by a political, social or manical factor. By the comments I see why man has... occupied by Israeli at 1948, and these historical buildings are belonged to our Palestinian... taken back by its people sooner or later! What a great place and a great location. As... glorified by people that may have only owned through what means, I wonder? So sad...."
Blue Crush: Tranquil Palettes Inspired by the Sea
"sanctuary by pairing bright turquoise with crisp white. If you are afraid of going full-on... of the room. Gentle blues are warmed by natural light in this irie bathroom. Pale... created by the all-white sleek lines of the walls and furniture. The unusual pairing... living room is a touch of genius. Pale turquoise shades pop when placed in an earthy... ocean-view room a nautical touch. Royal blue paint on the walls is strategically extended..."