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8 Ways to Dress Up a Drab Hallway
Make your hallways as special as the rest of your home with artwork, bookcases, vibrant floor coverings and more
"your hallways as special as the rest of your home with artwork, bookcases, vibrant... working with a short hallway, a hallway with a sharp turn, a spacious hallway or one that's... The hallways that connect living spaces to sleeping spaces to the exterior of a home... that's a tight squeeze, you can make it feel just as special as the rest of your home... Make your hallways come alive with built-ins, lighting, colorful rugs and more...."
Decorating 101: How to Start a Decorating Project
Before you grab that first paint chip, figure out your needs, your decorating style and what to get rid of
"your decorating style and what to get rid of... decades, decorating can be a challenging task, filled with costly decisions whose outcomes... decided to decorate your home. Now what? Whether you’re furnishing your first place... or hire a pro? How much should you spend? And what steps can you take to ensure you’ll... entire decorating process, from initial inspirations to final floor plans. We’ll talk... and had a home decorated with a very tropical theme. When I moved to NC to a very..."
Put a Narrow Hallway to Work
Got a skinny, underused corridor? Try these tricks to tease out storage, style, artwork display and more
"Got a skinny, underused corridor? Try these tricks to tease out storage, style, artwork... you have a narrow hallway, are you wondering how to make it visually appealing or more... use your hallway to make an impact.... backing for a durable, easy to clean, frameless design. For a matte finish or a more t... large as a wall portrait. this might be an excellent way to decorate a truly narrow... "narrow" hallway. Obviously I was wrong. Narrow hallways generally preclude building..."
Give Your Victorian Hallway a Modern Slant
Keep the architectural integrity of your hallway while adapting it for modern use, with these ideas for floors, doors, walls and trim
"of your hallway while adapting it for modern use, with these ideas for floors, doors... adapting a hallway in a Victorian house for modern use can present a few challenges... gateway to a home is often a hall, and it's the first impression visitors get of the interior... interior. Hallways in Victorian homes were no different, but there were different lifestyles... rooms in a Victorian home, the halls are filled with architectural features. Regardless..."
Man Space: A Guy Likes a Nice Closet, Too
If clothes make the man, shouldn't a man make a great space for the clothes? Take inspiration from these dream closets for dudes
"shouldn't a man make a great space for the clothes? Take inspiration from these dream... between a man and woman. The man’s portion will likely take up one-third of the space... But a guy still needs his own well-designed and organized space, too. Our fashion... floor, hallway floor, bedroom floor, desk chair and kitchen counter aren't appropriate... excercise a little personal style. Our ladies might not want dark, sophisticated wood..."
Houzz Tour: A Colorful Victorian Gets a Through Line
Color, repetition and a 52-foot-long runner unify the rooms in this newly redecorated San Francisco home
"repetition and a 52-foot-long runner unify the rooms in this newly redecorated San Francisco... repetition and a really long rug, she fluidly created a through line that ebbs and flows through... added hallways. In this Victorian, in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood, interior... homeowner is a sailor, and though the house sits in the middle of San Francisco, Harris... created a space that subtly references the spirit of the ocean. Photography by Scott..."
10 Ways a Red Lamp Shade Can Sass Up a Room
Energize a neutral palette, refine a rustic look ... where a red shade goes, liveliness is sure to follow
"rgize a neutral palette, refine a rustic look ... where a red shade goes, liveliness... putting a space together and have a case of the blahs, try adding a bright red lamp... meaning, a red light unmistakably draws attention, which makes it a fun and useful tool... A red light has come to signify many things, some racy, others utilitarian. Regardless... interior decorating. Sassy and unexpected, they’re usually best in small doses. If you..."
Houzz Tour: A Historic House Gets a Feng Shui Adjustment
In a Massachusetts seaside town, a traditional home is redecorated in a playful style and with attention to flow and balance
"In a Massachusetts seaside town, a traditional home is redecorated in a playful style... completing a renovation on their intended home away from home in Rockport, Massachusetts... shui. A mix of historic architecture, favorite street art, bright happy colors and... resulted in a home that’s comfortable and reflects their playful and colorful personalities... that was a place where you feel extra nestled-in and cozy - a windowseat, a nook, a..."
My Houzz: Once a Rebel Capitol, Now a Storied Home
Painstaking work turns an 1809 building with many past lives into a homey, inviting residence for a Louisiana couple
"lives into a homey, inviting residence for a Louisiana couple... life — a process that took 18 months of painstaking work. Houzz at a Glance Who lives... ownership of a region above New Orleans known as West Florida. American settlers, tired... staged a brief rebellion and established the short-lived, independent Republic of... by such a challenge. What a lovely warm home! Regardless of the history, it is a home..."
Get a Wallpaper Look With a Hand-Painted Touch
"encil a pattern for all the beauty of your favorite wallpaper at a fraction of the... I can. A while back I came across the Ashbury Mosaic tile by Walker Zanger. I loved... create a similar Moroccan pattern in paint and use it in my entryway. I have used... using a level will only work if a) you've got a plumb wall (this wouldn't work so... must have a steady hand and lot's of patience! Great wall! And a lot of dozer! I love..."
Salvage Style: A DIY Upholstery Project Makes a Grand Entrance
"to turn a recycled coffee table into a stylish bench for your entryway... don’t have a stockpile of these things to work with, it’s still fairly easy to create... pieces from a few easily obtainable materials. I’ve even walked around my house and decided... idea! As a slight alternative, if you have a table with a thick top or ornate edges... figure out a safer way to test a table to turn into a bench. I had to chuckle over testing..."
Strategies to Create Color Flow Throughout a Home — a Case Study
Unite your indoor and outdoor rooms with a consistent color palette, for cohesion and a polished look
"rooms with a consistent color palette, for cohesion and a polished look... isn't a bad thing. Done right, color coordinating leads to better flow and a polished... remember a home with a particular color scheme, because it's different from all the... help turn a disjointed, choppy space into a flowing thought-out masterpiece, as this... having a moment: eclectic, colorful spaces are all the rage. But though many are over..."
Decorating Trends: A New Houzz Survey Shows What Homeowners Want
Is the TV gaining or losing ground? Are women or men trendier? Find out and learn more about people’s decorating plans right here
"according to a recent Houzz decorating survey, for which more than 1,700 people shared their... standing in a room of 100 people, know that 98 of them share your frustration. That’s according... their decorating intentions — and, yes, frustrations. Of those surveyed only 2 percent... elements in a room, but I prefer to decorate a room that makes a statement about the people... will add a TV to a guest room and a kids’ room, respectively, and 16 percent will make..."
Budget Decorator: A Most Affordable Gallery Wall
"to fill a wall on the cheap? See how to make use of something pretty cool you may already... discovering a fantastic print at a garage sale for a very reasonable price, then needing... art has a big impact on the design of your home. Whether it’s a picture, print, photograph... can be a shock when you’re finding art for your home is how expensive it can be. I’ve... found a solution to this problem, and I’m going to share it with you: calendar art..."
21 Decorating Ideas for a Chic Bathroom
"your bath a designer look with everything from tiny touches to major changes... (more than a pretty dining room, one could argue), making rushed mornings run a bit more... s) or a major makeover (new everything), these 21 ideas can inspire a creative change... having a beautiful, functional and stylish bathroom can enhance your everyday life... bought a couple for my bathroom... a large one for a hamper and a smaller one for..."