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My Houzz: Laid Back With Lots of Style
Casually artful, this stylist’s house gleams with abundant sunlight, open spaces and creative vignettes
"gleams with abundant sunlight, open spaces and creative vignettes... and laid back, with an aesthetic marked by earthy tones. When Rusticus and her boyfriend... airy. With the help of creative, hands-on family members (and some big picture windows)... tempted with what i can do with these corners.... mixed with cozy, creative whimsy! perfect place in every way I like many of the... of four with a dog can live comfortably in 1,000 sq ft. I raised my kids in just under..."
Evoke Laid-Back Style With Bamboo Curtain Rods
"a laid-back appeal that's perfect not only for a coastal home but for any room where... blend with many other interior styles, too.... sealing with a clear coat of varnish. I was wondering how to make these bamboo curtain... easily with a pattern. Geometric prints or bold patterns work well with bamboo because... bamboo with a crisp, white linen fabric. The combination gives the room a touch of... perfectly with a set of light sheers. The color and dimension of the rod keeps the sheers..."
Get Your House Back-to-School Ready
"House With Shelves, Cubbies, Organizers and More... thrilled with the inevitable return, the least you can do is get both them and your... Turn a Closet Into an Office... doesn’t come with drawers or shelves, add other elements to help keep things in place. The... space with room for decorations to keep it fun. A small freestanding shelving unit... cupboard with chalkboard paint. If you have space for it, a built-in organizational..."
Contractor's Tips: 10 Things Your Contractor Might Not Tell You
Climbing through your closets and fielding design issues galore, your contractor might stay mum. Here's what you're missing
"through your closets and fielding design issues galore, your contractor might stay mum.... dealing with your home, sensitive and incredibly important issues arise. While com... came back with a 17,000 quote. After discussing details we cut back on extras that... affiliated with any associations, has no lines of credit with any suppliers, has no continuing... desolves back into the wood work and the client is left dealing with the mess. The client..."
8 Tiny Bathrooms With Big Personalities
Small wonders are challenging to pull off in bathroom design, but these 8 complete baths do it with as much grace as practicality
"do it with as much grace as practicality... baths back then averaged around 5 by 10 feet — smaller than a lot of area rugs. I... the coat closet in their ample suburban home. In that era the loo was mostly just functional... contrast with today's trend toward the bathroom as a spa experience. Here's the thing:... still live with these little baths. Some, such as those who espouse the tiny house movement... complete with a sink, toilet, shower and/or tub. If you have a tiny bath, we'd love..."
Take the Chill Off With Cozy Winter Textures
Stay warm this fall and winter with your favorite applications of velvet, wool and knits and plenty of woodsy accents
"winter with your favorite applications of velvet, wool and knits and plenty of woodsy... "fall back" time change with a mix of excitement and dread. I love the extra hour... just go with it like a hibernating animal and nestle indoors with cozy winter textures... out your closet items from cotton and flip-flops to wool and corduroy, approach your... your home with the same sensibility. Most of the following ideas for fall and winter..."
Tackle Home Junk With Proper Disposal
No matter how well you scrub, your home will never be spotless until the junk disappears. Here's how to lose it with a clean conscience
"lose it with a clean conscience... into the back of the closet again, hidden until next spring. If you're finally ready... take them back, but I don't know if that's nationwide or not. I take them to the dry... Check with your trash-removal company for safe recycling options. It's illegal to..."
Laundry Makes a Clean Break With Its Own Room
Laundry rooms are often a luxury nowadays, but a washer-dryer nook in a kitchen, office or hallway will help you sort things out
"side or back entryways, in hallways and even in closets. The addition of a countertop... With the recent downsizing trend, homeowners are looking for fresh ways to make the... of the back entry/kitchen with it's own door, one machine (washer only), a sink and... (even with 5 kids) the small space forces me to move the laundry where it needs to... homework with the noise in the background? I agree, it is unsanitary doing laundry in..."
Guest Picks: 20 Fun Back-to-School Accessories
Make homework — or even a home office — more enjoyable with colorful organizers, decorations and more
"enjoyable with colorful organizers, decorations and more... about the back-to-school season that makes me want to pull out my freshly sharpened pencils... armed with trendy office and school trinkets, it's not hard to get motivated to hit... coloured back-to-school items including giant post-it notes! Gives good ideas I got... the coat closet shelf. It looked neat and held everything. I just nested it in the... Keep up with your hectic back-to-school schedule with this charming herbs and spices..."
8 Homework Areas That Make Back-to-School Rock
"academic edge with an area that makes studying easier and more enjoyable at home... school is back in session. Now is the time to set aside a special place for the kiddos... settings, but with exception of the picture of the little diner table for reading, these... agree with Yolanda - that was my reaction too as I looked at these. You don't have... agree with Sheila as well, sometimes the kitchen table is the best and any mess is..."
From the Runways Home: Pastels Spring Back
"rooms with more masculine pastel colors ? I Love the light blues and greens. Especially... couch with accents of pastel throw pillows. You can intermix them with bolder colors... mixed with contemporary accessories and sisal runner this stairwell feels anything... unusual with pastels for a surprise spin on the trend. It’s not often you see closet... painted with stripes in soft blues and yellows, but the look is whimsical and fun...."
Decorating With Antiques: Armoires, the Versatile Beauties
Give any room more character and function with an armoire — this queen of antiques is also a storage workhorse
"function with an armoire — this queen of antiques is also a storage workhorse... lt-in closets are a rather newfangled idea. Although they could occasionally be found... thankful that closets weren’t around in centuries past, because their absence gave rise to... walk in closet, angled wall with tall spanish cabinet. Antique rocker with tooled leather... doors with glass, and slid some mirror-backed shelves in through the back. It has..."
7 Tips to Get With a New Minimalist Mentality
Feeling overwhelmed by your stuff? Here's how to pare down, simplify and keep just what you need and love at home
"playroom, a closet or two and several cupboards, but I knew with fire you can’t be so choosy... experience with us. For those that can't part with stuff, start with not bringing in anything... issues with getting rid of my own stuff than parting with my children's memorabilia... moving back in is 'if I don't like it AND use it, it isn't coming back in'. But... to look back then you need to realize you are not the same person you were back then..."
The Palette’s Power Suit: Energize With Red
Spicy or subdued, red brings undeniable vitality to rooms. See how it works with all kinds of styles
"works with all kinds of styles... of my closet when I had to face a difficult client or an important presentation.... room too with a red sectional I painted our new kitchen paprika - reddish rust with... kitchen back in 1988. And, I'm sorry, but the red and green kitchen with the gold... right in with the black white with red scheme. That's what I have and tomorrow if I... kitchen with the black cabinets is going to look super dated very quickly. Love that..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Black in the Kitchen
Consider sampling Caviar or Cracked Pepper on your kitchen walls or cabinets for richness and impact
"there with way more pairs of black shoes in my closet than there are days of the... along with tips on how to work with black in the kitchen.... space with high ceilings it creates drama without being too bold with color. I also... walls with maple cabinets and grey counters with black flecks (Corian). It is neither... space with the exposed brick. And side note...love what Houzz has done with their... island with a white countertop and is contrasted by white kitchen cabinets with a..."