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Houzz Interview: It's the little things that make a house a home
"house up in Seattle and, with three kids in tow, make the three day drive up from Arizona... right in. In June of 2007, I got a phone call from my mother-in-law asking if I could... meeting" with your house to be Our situation with this house is a bit out of the ordinary... moved in. We now rent this house from my in-laws and we live three doors down from... moved in because we had the furniture from our house in AZ to do so. Recently, we've..."
Kitchen Evolution: Work Zones Replace the Triangle
Want maximum efficiency in your kitchen? Consider forgoing the old-fashioned triangle in favor of task-specific zones
"efficiency in your kitchen? Consider forgoing the old-fashioned triangle in favor of... triangle — in which the refrigerator, range and sink are placed 4 to 9 feet apart, forming... the sink in a small closed or semiclosed kitchen. The work triangle is still useful... today, but with kitchens that now run the gamut from tiny single-wall galleys up to large... think in terms of work zones instead.... of our customers work zones in there kitchens we built. They all have an area for..."
Houzz Interview: Wendy's Shabby Nest
"blacks with soft blues and greens thrown in for good measure. A spot in your house... complete a built-in desk in our library. It’s a project that has been on my list since... meeting" with your house to be In the early stages of our house hunt, I had actually... hunting in earnest, we set up an appointment with our realtor to see the house next... “lived in”. In addition to the “unique” paint job, the previous owners had neglected..."
My Houzz: A Master’s Design Goes Green and Universal
Adapting $500 house plans in Pittsburgh leads to planned Platinum LEED certification and better accessibility for one of the owners
"plans in Pittsburgh leads to planned Platinum LEED certification and better accessibility... In 1997 Life magazine invited Hugh Newell Jacobsen and five other well-known architects... plans in 2006. A couple of years earlier, the Pittsburgh residents had acquired a... that they built their dream house. The couple tapped the help of architect Herb Seigle... has been built over 90 times around the country, but this is the first time it has been..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler's Interior Gets a Major Overhaul
"1973 home in California better flow and a brighter outlook... remodels in the area. Flegel met with the family and with project architect David Yama... connected with general contractor Scott Flegel of Flegel's Construction, a firm with... With floor-to-ceiling windows, sliding glass doors and open floor plans, the homes... Eichler home in Palo Alto, California, had seen better days. When the Finlay-Lister family... been in many McMansions. I did live for a while in 1961 in an Eichler home in San Mateo..."
Houzz Tour: A Creekside Cabin Opens to the Views
With a modern addition featuring expansive windows, a rustic 1930s cabin opens its arms wider to its Northern California woodland setting
"With a modern addition featuring expansive windows, a rustic 1930s cabin opens its... Built in 1937 for a family's summer getaways, this cabin originally had just one... are now in the process of rebuilding. Our new home will be built in the same footprint... ered" in, having been built in the 1940's close to a creek. It would be impossible... sticks out in my mind--a trailer home that was now IN THE CREEK BED--actually partly OVER..."
14 Ways to Get More Bedroom Storage
Quit wading through that clothing swamp. These bedroom storage solutions will put you back in serenity territory
"you are in good company. Finding a place to put everything in the bedroom is not easy... beside the bed, clothes spilling out of overstuffed drawers … sound at all familiar? If... adequate walk in closet to create a bath, and gave them back built in closet in the bedroom... side. In such spaces, custom built-ins can be a great storage solution, and don't... that your built-ins are fully functional and in line with your lifestyle - this particular..."
Dish-Drying Racks That Don’t Hog Counter Space
Cleverly concealed in cabinets or mounted in or above the sink, these racks cut kitchen cleanup time without creating clutter
"concealed in cabinets or mounted in or above the sink, these racks cut kitchen cleanup... cleaner. With health and convenience in mind, here are eight ingenious solutions for... result in a water spot or two on your dishes or glassware, but because you’re handling... stick it in the sink, you need to make sure no one in your house comes in and washes... putting a built-in rack in the cabinet over it was easy. It makes hand-washing dishes..."
Antique Sewing Machines: Tailor Made for Nostalgic Decor
In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way
"In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables... the past in a most stylish way... still with us. She was a master carpet sewer until the late 1960s. A few years after... machine back in the 60's when I was in grade school. I made a lot of clothes and built... treadle base with glass top, and a Victorian era one with the name "Oxford" in the wrought... topped it with a small table top I found in my grandparents barn loft. It is now my computer..."
Vintage Vanities Bring Bygone Style to Baths
"vanity with a character all its own... used your nightstand to clean his wooden teeth, cutting a hole in it to add plumbing... pieces in their homes. A perfect example: the bathroom vanity. Long the standard-issue... element in a bath remodel, utilizing stock cabinetry and hardware, the vanity is taking... future with blasts from the past. Old and antique furniture pieces are being fitted... fitted with new sinks and faucets, summoning the ambience and feel of the washbasins..."
Share Tactics: Great Ideas for Shared Kids' Rooms
Maintain peace and maybe even inspire togetherness with decorating strategies from a designer with seven grandchildren
"togetherness with decorating strategies from a designer with seven grandchildren... your room with your brother." He repeated his demand and then — in the ultimate act... there with his legs spread and arms akimbo, demanding that we "get him out of my... to be with other people," says Laura Kastner, University of Washington professor... saving beds in this children's room in Manhattan: http://www.houzz.com/projects/2..."
My Houzz: Soothing Charm Near a Netherlands Nature Reserve
Whites, grays and cheerful colors in gently mixed old and new furnishings appeal in a Dutch family's new-construction home
"colors in gently mixed old and new furnishings appeal in a Dutch family's new-construction... decorating it with a beautiful mix of old and new. The home office suite for Wendy's business... reserve in Maasland, the Netherlands Size: 300 square meters (3,229 square feet); 4... materials fit in with so much of the built environment in NL, but that the interior is modern... only with a splash of red here and there. Built-ins also make a huge difference..."
Houzz Tour: A Photographer's Picture-Perfect Home Comes Into Focus
An ultramodern house in the Hollywood Hills is a study in contrasts: curvy and boxy, forward thinking and retro
"house in the Hollywood Hills is a study in contrasts: curvy and boxy, forward thinking... photographer in Los Angeles, this homeowner is known for having a talented eye. But when... husband’s home in the Hollywood Hills, she left the visual work to Beth Holden and Wolfgang... house with so much natural light — through multiple skylights and a south-facing... lives in the house but rents it out, used the house as a studio for photo shoots..."
Kitchen of the Week: Victorian Style the Nonconformist Way
"creatively and in perfect harmony in an Oregon kitchen and pantry... cover in Portland, Oregon, that I’ve often wondered what they are putting in the... merge in harmony. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A couple with 2 daughters... water in that city. “It’s the clients around here,” says Anne De Wolf, a principal... s.” In the case of this remodel of a young family’s Victorian home, which included..."
31 True Tales of Remodeling Gone Wild
Drugs, sex, excess — the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least leave you scratching your head
"is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least leave you scratching your... everything with his dating partners. Indeed, in a realm where money (sometimes limitless)... Hummer in. Or the client who wanted two toilets facing each other so he could share... positioned with the head of the bed to the West and the foot of the bed to the East because... do hide in tall grass/shrubs and make nests in plant litter. My sister-in-law, who..."