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Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen's Guesthouse Brims With Charm
Celebrating nature's beauty, family and the written word, this guesthouse of two actors in Ojai fosters creativity in comfort
"begins with a written word, whether it is acting or writing music, we wanted a space... furnishing it with pieces from Steenburgen's store, Rooms & Gardens. Guesthouse at... patio with wisteria (ideal with the morning sun) and west for the large deck off... beautifully decorated. Love, love, love it! Wonderful energy! What a welcoming and creative... charmed with so many books and photos, but how do they access the books on the top..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"to live with our messy little love bugs whose adoration outweighs the damage they cause... minute with our cat and dogs in the house with us, along with all their hair, pine... Side door with direct access to semi-finished basement with huge old-fashioned laundry... years and with our own 3 we have had a lot of pet messes to deal with. As we slowly... The ones with rubber bottoms crack with constant washing, but the ones like heavy towels..."
Celebrate Summer Year-Round With Water Colors
"summer with water colors that echo warm-weather fun at the beach, lake and swimming... pool. With these gorgeous blues, greens, and in-betweens, you'll get the feeling... tile and paint color to match in the Cerulean family in my kitchen with gray granite... Rainwashed paint has more green tiny. Is this true? Paint color... Island, SC with chocolate browns and creams and it was GORGEOUS!!!!! Love these photos... Just painted my laundry room a color similar to Aquaduct by Sherwin Williams. LOVE..."
Houzz Tour: Bright and Light, With a California Beach Vibe
"design with blasts of bold pink and blue... plain paint vs fussy tiles. It's a whole lot cheaper and easier to change paint... the one with the least amount of color. Miss Calico obviously likes it too, washing... rather than paint and I love it, but wonder about scratching. The pink wardrobe is to die... pinks with muted palette of colors. Lovely and bright. Love the blue backsplash... bored with it, too. This is lovely E It's hard to find words... and I do want to..."
Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less Water
"easier with the xeriscape approach’s 7 principles... house came with one (with no sensors) and areas of compacted, overwatered lawn Advice... referring to with "turf" and "hitting it with fertilizer" multiple times. People need to... tanks with welded wire and grow vines to cover them, or wrap the tanks with metal... dealing with those areas would be appreciated. Where we live strict watering laws... number. With mulch, wetter soil products it is amazing what you can grow, it also..."
Vintage Modern: Love It, but Unsure What to do With It?
"Armed with know-how and a bit of courage you can make even the most intimidating... put them with the right surroundings they may suddenly become your signature pieces... can jibe with the classics if the finishes can coordinate. Unexpected table displays... chairs with complementing colors....some with blue and tan patterns to bind the couch... ocean or a painting with mountains or clouds to accent the chairs in the room. Add a..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Style With an Unusual Inspiration
Comfort and sophistication are no surprise inside this Colorado home, but the exterior has an unexpected backstory
"layout with architect John Mattingly of Chalet, but the whole group was a bit stumped... concert with the rooflines Mattingly's layout dictated; a wraparound porch connects... Mmmmm with four kids I don't know how you keep it so clean A hell of rich farmer... and even with all the nuetrals it has a cozy warmth feeling! That study is just about... every decorating magazine. Overall, this home is truly beautiful! A very attractive..."
Houzz Tour: Light and Lovely Home with a Special History
"dealing with an older home, or trying to overcome your parent's style, the idea can... says. With four children in the house, McNeilly's learned to make smart, simple,... spray painted white at the local car body repair shop, and hand painted the rest... suggestion - paint the wall surrounding the fireplace a different color to really make that... house with brand new, rather horrible pine kitchen cabinetry. Not my style at all..."
Guest Picks: 20 Teapots With Unusual Flavor
Perk up your Easter brunch or everyday breakfast with tea served in a pot that charms with character
"breakfast with tea served in a pot that charms with character... those with added character like the ones below. — Annemarie from Brunch at Saks... blend with the decor. Adjustable ceiling lights highlight them . All of this, pretty... familiar with the ceramic work of Lynn Smiser Bowers? She's a Kansas City artist...I... personalized with lovely colours. Since then everyplace we go on holiday we buy. My most... being with the warmth, comfort, serenity of the sips! I appreciate all the comments..."
Kitchen Sinks: Fireclay Brims With Heavy-Duty Character
Cured at fiery temperatures, fireclay makes for farmhouse sinks that just say no to scratches and dents
"it up with steel pots, copper pans, thick glasses, metal jars — basically everything... stain with normal BarKeep cleaning. In addition to the disappoint with my Shaw's... come off with a wash cloth and for sure come right off with a Mr. Clean Eraser. I paid... experience with the other brand of sink mentioned. Just go in with your eyes open and... replace with a Shaw due to the sizes) that I went with a Kohler Farmhouse sink. I..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Lavender
Ever fresh, lavender comes in many flavors for the home: sophisticated neutral, cool accent and, yes, perennial nursery favorite
"bright with white. The brighter, purple versions looks great with lime green and orange... can't put with it. It's seen here with charcoal, navy, turquoise, terra-cotta and more... great with beige, magenta and yellows (gold and warm browns). But as you will see... lavender with white accents and silver in the bath. I have a 6'x6 painting in the... home, I painted the interior a light amethyst with true white molding. I guess the..."
My Houzz: A Home Grows With the Family
"style with vintage touches in The Hague... along with touches of vintage and French country charm, the home of Floris Zwolsman... want to decorate them stylishly and attractively. It would be good to see more ideabooks... square feet with smaller bedrooms and these ideas totally work for me. Thank you for featuring... always busy with the house, either painting, decorating or both. “She has always been an... accessorized with family pictures and table lamps with linen lampshades. Zwolsman, a property..."
Crown Your Pedestal Sink With a Fitting Mirror
"the top with a gorgeous mirror to fit your sink's style... purchased a decorative hat box. My problem was solved! I later purchased a decorated... photo with the orange wallpaper looks kind of foolish with the mirror centered over... should I do with this accent tile? With a pedestal sink there is no "backsplash" to put... a must with pedestals. I don't get that "pedestal sinks are a bathroom favorite"... sold. With these framed ones that hang like a picture, you can buy a house & realize..."
Fun With Retro Patterns: Interlocking Rings
"stenciled and painted. Thanks for sharing your stunning rooms with us! Any one have a source... exclusively with was LusterStone and it was applied with a palette knife. Garrison, thanks... our hand painted/stenciled wall! It's Erin Adams tile from Ann Sacks. Garrison, I had... stenciled and painted. I though it was wall paper too. Isn't it amazing? love that first... wall (with the orange plaid chairs). The wall and the table top are both achieved..."
Tell Us: Do You Know How to Live With Your Parents?
"to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life). It made me wonder how I could... back in with my folks or shelter them here at my house. So many economic factors... your home with your adult children, or have older family members moved in? How is it... and come with patience......it works with kids, with parents, with siblings, and neighbors... I live with my parents and my dad lives with his parents! We actually have a blog..."