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Key Measurements for Designing the Perfect Living Room
Learn the numbers that will allow good circulation, flow and balance as you fit in all the furnishings you want
Houzz Tour: Prairie Grain Bin Turned Bucolic Retirement Home
An agrarian structure and a big dream combine in this one-of-a-kind home that celebrates 250 acres of Montana grasslands
"the tool chest island. The tool chest island is brilliant! Two words - Lucky Girl! gt... Your tool chest island is brilliant and if my hands weren't typing they would be applauding... the tool chests, although the cabinets are more refined compared to the rest of that... The tool chest is nothing short of brilliant. Now that's thinking outside the box .... and tool chest island. Wish we could have seen the studio, too. What's it sound like..."
Rethinking the Master Bedroom
Bigger isn’t always better. Use these ideas to discover what you really want and need from your bedroom
"gentleman chest, a blanket chest at end of the bed to sit on and store pillows...and... nightstands, chest of drawers, a 7 ft. dresser and jewelry chest, so space is necessary... cedar chest which has always sat at the foot of our bed. It will, however, have 2... minimal custom closet system along a back wall. Its got a cozy little nook just large... dresser or chest in the bedroom area. We live in our forever home and I wanted to make..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Best Kitchen Innovation
Did you take kitchen functionality up a notch this year? We want to see your best solutions for the hardest-working room in the house
"drawers were custom fabricated and the trash drawer and the mixer stand are custom attachments... made a custom rolling table that hides in the island when not needed and pulls out... table we custom made Have a Wolf stove that has a char-broiler and griddle. Both have... but your custom set up is awesome! We turned this previously underused odd space in... with a custom cabinet-enclosed hood, which was on their wish list. I also extended..."
Reluctant DIYer's Diary of a Dresser Makeover
"like the chest better before the make over. It would have been easier to up date your... cabinet custom built to fit in a cove to the right of our fireplace. I purchased the... of the chest much better. Love the play by play commentary Becky! Made me miss my... as your chest did. i should have kept my original hardware too. oh well. Beautiful... Niagara Custom Plating in Niagara Falls NY. I have their #. Very nice & they do a..."
Decorating 101: How to Shop for Furniture
Before you hit the stores, learn what furniture to get rid of, what to look for when buying, and how to avoid mistakes
"buying custom pieces. I ordered two custom chairs from Bassett Furniture and I let... the next customer in the door. If you walk into a store knowing that you're going to... with a customer who actually may buy there. These people have families to feed and... buying custom made pieces, as they often cannot be returned. Also you don't really... homework, customized for you, and is getting your phone call or e-mail as to how you..."
Kitchen of the Week: History Lives in a Greek Revival
Honoring its 1900s roots, this New Jersey kitchen reflects the past while working beautifully in the present
"Baker's chest!! Is that a regular chest refurbished or is it ready-made like that?... baker's chest. I love the chest itself, but it stands out in a not-good way to me in... Baker's chest with butcher Block top is stunning. Usually it seems we get functional... love the chest, I think it warms up the kitchen. I love the blue stove, not crazy about... context the chest might look less out of place. More, or different, photos would give..."
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
"behind the chest is a great look but cover the back of the chest with black adhesive... behind the chest. #9, mirror across the window - wow, what a beautiful effect. And #12... of my chest/dresser used as a TV stand. I want the chair in #3! Definitely a larger... of the chest in the mirror, and that really spoils the look. My crazy aunt in Washington... standard and custom sizes that fit over closet doors, mirrors, windows, furniture, etc...."
Get What You Need From the House You Have
"fireplace, custom hearth and custom mantel with display niches. We now have an open,... well as a custom built in desk sitting in front of a double window and an old kitchen... put in a custom closet, which holds clothes, decorations, my yarn stash, a gift wrapping... that is custom made by me and in the kitchen floor. They love the work space in it... a few custom pieces or aan area that'll work better for you. Great inspiration...."
Houzz Call: Is Your Closet a Storage Powerhouse?
We want to see how you are making the most of your closet storage areas. Post pictures and tell us how you’ve organized them
"etc.). Custom shoe cabinetry and custom island with glass top are in the first two... those, a custom -to- fit drawer base for scarves, undies, jewelry.... a mini dressing... lookalike a custom built in. I am able to see all my clothes and shoes easily making getting... build custom Cedar closets for my Clients. Cedar tongue and groove walls and all... much and custom build a floor to ceiling wardrobe. This new wardrobe offers a ton of..."
13 Versatile Furniture Pieces That Grow With You
Build a collection of high-quality pieces that will work from that first solo rental to a long-term home
"sized chest of drawers and matching desk that was my first furniture purchase in... campaign chest that I inherited from my grandmother. This set is now seperated in my... campaign chest from China; the highboy is now my husbands dresser; the bed is my adult... campaign chest was an estate sale find back in the 1950's in New Jersey. It is made... "Hope Chest" and it is still lined with the newspaper from when she packed it to..."
Storage Help for Small Bedrooms: Beautiful Built-ins
Squeezed for space? Consider built-in cabinets, shelves and niches that hold all you need and look great too
"n.com/custom-furniture/custom-beds.html These are the biggest small bedrooms I have... favorite customizations of Ikea storage units are here: http://littlegreennotebook.blogspot... fit like custom built-ins. It felt like I was searching forever, but I finally found... - this custom bed was specified with storage drawers to accommodate a printer, legal... They custom tailor the storage to your personal needs and maximize the use of every..."
No Entry Hall? Create the Illusion of One
You can create the feeling of an entry hall even when your door opens straight into the living room. Here are 13 tricks to try
"your own custom storage for hanging your coats... or like this home owner, a beverage... small low chests were placed back to back on either side of the Plexi and two identical... saw, the chests were antique French commodes with gilt bronze mounts/marble tops and... would customize a bench with storage for shoes/boots underneath though. Nomba: Perhaps... a low chest of drawers looks much neater and corrals clutter better than a console..."
How to Turn Almost Any Space Into a Guest Room
The Hardworking Home: Murphy beds, bunk compartments and more can provide sleeping quarters for visitors in rooms you use every day
"Calgary Custom Wallbeds (no affiliation, just a happy customer). They have a DIY option... went full custom + install for about $4000 & could not be happier with the result. Thanks... mahogany chest that easily opened to reveal an always made up single bed. Though this... Murphy bed custom made for my casita (guest cottage) at my property at Lake Chapala in... loveseat & chest/coffee table, and TV cabinet. I lived in the casita for almost 2 years..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Fabulous DIY Kitchen
"ourselves, and customizing Ikea cabinets, we where able to create a custom look kitchen at... on • Custom Walnut Open Shelving + Custom fabricated Metal L-Brackets • Undercabinet... of the custom paint on the IKEA cabinets. We moved one wall 2 1/2 feet out and removed... high end custom. The main cost has been in time, it has been almost two years so far... tile is custom cut Basaltina mid grey porcelain tile. Our 1987 condo kitchen was just..."