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On Trend: Fall Seating Takes an Unexpected Turn
Lighter silhouettes belie the snuggle-down weather, but the clean lines and great design of these chairs work in any season
"but the clean lines and great design of these chairs work in any season... with fat and cozy winter-ready options (I'm already starting to dream of perfect fireside... light and linear furnishings, taking a big page from the midcentury modern design... for its simple, pared-down look, and the price tag! Those West Elm chairs with the... rigid and bumpy, and the back rest is at the wrong height. such a let down- they..."
Idea of the Week: Clear Some Counter Space
"for a clean look and easy access... omg, and obviously over 13.2 thousand people 'like' it too. Brilliant idea and... I like clean counter space, that's because I've lived in apts. that have none. I... executed! Simple idea...... Brilliant!!! wonderful, i have been working on having a... microwave, and a sliding tray makes taking it out a breeze. When you're all done, slide... door, and you've got your counter space back for chopping onions or any other task..."
Citrus Hues Add Zest to Rooms
You almost don't need to clean when you wash your spaces with the refreshing colors of lemons, limes and oranges
"need to clean when you wash your spaces with the refreshing colors of lemons, limes... lime, and tangerine can do wonders for making a home feel clean and tidy without... *Yellow and blue is a timeless combination. Think sunshine and sky, and Provençal linens... reason cleaning and organizing stories in magazines favor rooms with yellow, green... green and navy for a rich and sophisticated take on the scheme.... green and plenty of white — this magical combination acts like a diet for your house..."
My Houzz: Warm Walnut Rules in an Open-Concept Canadian Home
Traditional takes a turn for the modern in this remodeled St. John's home, newly focused on clean lines and sleek finishes
"focused on clean lines and sleek finishes... Michael and Susan Drover and their daughters, Olivia, Sarah and Sophie Location: King... flooring and trim and imagined the space just the way she wanted it for her family.... spaces, clean lines and lots of natural light, so the walls were the first thing that... Michael and Susan Drover, their empty lot simply led them to find a nearby house that... their lot and refocused their attention on redoing a 1990s interior to meet the needs..."
10 Smart Ways to Deal With Summer Gear
Start fall with a clean slate by organizing, repairing and storing summertime essentials the right way
"with a clean slate by organizing, repairing and storing summertime essentials the... sorting, cleaning and repairing to organizing and storing for another year, these 10... bittersweet, and I find that the time I take going through all of those soggy towels, seashell... collections and vacation photos signals a clear end to the season, allowing me to then... more full and vacations end, it also feels good knowing that I'm starting with a clean..."
My Houzz: Serene Simplicity in Brooklyn
"Clean white backdrops and minimal furnishings give a Red Hook rental a peaceful air... style: clean, with a rustic edge. Tice, a graphic designer, and Hadeka, a Parsons... brown and blue walls with a fresh coat of white and pruning their yard to create a... Tice and Kristy Hadeka, cofounders of the Brooklyn Slate Company, have a knack for... walls and an overgrown yard, but the couple knew they could update it to fit their..."
Houzz Tour: Sophisticated Manhattan Penthouse
Generous helpings of texture, rich colors and clean lines create a stunning but livable modern family home in New York
"colors and clean lines create a stunning but livable modern family home in New York... three is clean and modern but decidedly warm. When designer Purvi Padia found the space... modern and full of depth and visual interest. Houzz at a Glance: Who lives here:... blank and finished with just the bare essentials. By incorporating textures on every... every wall and using a rich, neutral color palette, Padia created a home that's distinctly..."
Guest Picks: Let There Be White
"with a clean slate in the form of white bedding, furniture and accessories... purge and prune and edit. Darker winter days make us crave lighter colors too, and... store, and you will never have to color match it again for touch-ups and refreshing... They're so clean and pure and easy to decorate around. I just bought a white comforter... too, and I'm redecorating my guest room in white, black and red ochre. So far,..."
Guest Picks: Follow a Modern Farmhouse Path
These clean-lined furniture pieces and accessories in natural materials will put your home on the road to country chic
"These clean-lined furniture pieces and accessories in natural materials will put... like cozy and warm retreats. It's the use of natural materials and elements with a rustic... stains and nails and baling wire in the pocket and usually a stray tool or two. The... are tall and generally mud and manure caked. And if you put them in a basket--the basket... tractor and old truck and other machinery around--and it might be neatly placed in..."
Goodnight, Irene: It's Time to Reclaim Your Basement
"ow to clean up after the storm, avoid future flood damage and make your basement... thoughts and prayers go out to family, friends and everyone else affected by Irene,... companies and your insurance company before attempting any cleanup and restoration.... basement and getting on with your life — plus some inspiration for making the basement... house and down into your basement. Contact the local authorities, utility companies..."
Sell Your Home Fast: 21 Staging Tips
Successful staging is key to selling your home quickly and at the best price. From cleaning to styling, these tips can help
"quickly and at the best price. From cleaning to styling, these tips can help... styling and upgrading your home, and see results — fast.... possible and get your asking price. Set the stage for success with these 21 tips for... habit, and purchased fresh vegetables. After soaking them in water and cleaning them... walk in and turn around and walk back out and miss a great find. These are very helpful... was 3-and-a-half hours and did not finally close and fund until 6:30 this evening..."
The Hanging Magic of Kitchen Wall Rail Organization
"ation and Products to Help Clean Up Countertop Clutter... quick and affordable fix for your kitchen, consider a wall rail organization system... space, and not to mention for our sanity! If you're not in the market for a remodel... grease and planning, will reap a lot of rewards.... es up and away frees up so much space on a small vanity top. And in the shower you... useful and well researched. I second patlukes' comment - very timely for me. I've..."
Benches: Not Just for Picnics Anymore
"Character and Clean Lines with a Stylish Bench at the Table... long way and now plays an important part in the design of the eating area. Whether formal... chairs) and can bring important stylistic elements to the overall aesthetic of a dining... slide off and crawl under it to 'escape' and chairs for the adults who want to sit back... back and relax and talk. I really liked the first image where there are a bunch of..."
Guest Picks: Toddler-Friendly Furniture
With a small scale, soft edges and easy-to-clean fabrics, these furnishings are smart choices for anyone with a wee one
"edges and easy-to-clean fabrics, these furnishings are smart choices for anyone with... doesn't work and what furniture would make life easier. Here are a few furnishing ideas... above, and bunkable options. And the style is actually very good, definitely nice... paper and a big hole in their artful masterpiece? Sounds like a lousy design and... crawl in and out of bed. I recommend the Young American furniture line (youngamerica..."
Guest Picks: Oven-to-Table Food Service
Serving food in the same dish it was cooked in means more time with guests and less time cleaning up
"guests and less time cleaning up... beautiful and could work in almost any decor or table setting. Lots to think about.... examples and have quite a collection myself. I'm almost glad that my storage space is... yellow and orange Le Creuset baking/stove ware, I am ready for black pieces now..... Sonoma and West Elm to buy some new pieces. Love my All-Clad cookware. The stainless... saute pans and a stockpot. Hope to buy more as $$ allow. I also have Le Creuset pans..."