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Your Decor: The Joy of the Calculated Risk
"brate the Color and Surprise of Highly Personalized Homes... heard the expression, "the greater the risk, the greater the return." The risk/return... return when the home goes on the market. But let's focus more on the satisfaction the homeowner... but does the same apply when investing in your home's decor? Realtors around the world... discourage the risks in this ideabook because highly customized homes often yield a lower..."
See the Daring Designs at the 2013 Kip's Bay Decorator Show House
"serves as the latest canvas for the 41st annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House, which... show for the home, with each designer using an assigned space to express his or her... cause: The proceeds support the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. Step inside some of... of the most distinct spaces from this year's event. 2013 Kips Bay Decorator Show... June 4. The lofty spaces and beautiful terraces offer plenty of opportunities for..."
Turn Up the Party Heat — the Sultry Decorating Secret
Give your home a warm and romantic vibe with candles at the entry, lined up along a wall, floating in martini glasses and more
"your home a warm and romantic vibe with candles at the entry, lined up along a wall... simple to the over-the-top — for a sultry home soiree.... with the help of candles. Here are some ideas for using candles — from the very... party, and the effects can be even more impressive: Everyone looks great and feels sexy... sexy in the glow. Yep, even a house overrun by kids, pets and squeaky toys can be... saliva on the tips of the forefinger and thumb). The reason the above candle will give..."
Hisssss: Get Wrapped Up in the Year of the Snake
Throw your home some welcome curves with sinuous forms and reptilian patterns on all kinds of home decor
"your home some welcome curves with sinuous forms and reptilian patterns on all kinds... of the Chinese zodiac's Year of the Snake, why not embrace the scaly reptile with... snake in the house is good luck. And since February 10, 2013, marks the beginning of... with home decor? After all, bendy, curvy and slithering forms create a sexy and fluid... I love the bookends, and the cobra light. Very clever! I love the faucet, and the..."
Room of the Day: Reaching for the Stars in a Boy’s Nursery
Heavenly decor and snuggle-ready furnishings turn a former home gym into a place for getting starry-eyed with baby
"venly decor and snuggle-ready furnishings turn a former home gym into a place for... ideas.” The goal of the project was to shoot for the moon and give the room a no-e... landed the assignment of converting a makeshift home gym into a nursery, she discovered... she and the client were both expecting babies around the same time. In fact, their... keeping the costs firmly grounded in earthly reality.... believe the crib is the Classic, not the Sparrow as listed. And the room is stunning..."
My Houzz: The Antidote to Dreariness, in One Small Brooklyn Apartment
1. Stir spirited colors together. 2. Sprinkle in playful decor. 3. Top off with the striking creativity of the gifted artist who lives there
"playful decor. 3. Top off with the striking creativity of the gifted artist who lives... where the decor never lacks inspiration. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Laura... especially in decorating,” says Gulledge, a graphic artist, writer and educator. "New York... Loved the cat drawing on the wall and the pot cooking idea!!!! Sometimes decorating... place. The creative energy is off the chart. You can see the heart and imagination..."
The Pink Link — Learn the Secrets of a Decorating Darling
Is it the kiss of death for masculine rooms? Can it soothe a psyche? Discover the history and theories behind this delightful color
"Is it the kiss of death for masculine rooms? Can it soothe a psyche? Discover the... love. The idea of pink as a feminine color came about only in the 1900s — in fact... hear from the experts on how to use this prettiest of hues at home.... tint of the color red or a mix of red and violet creates a spectrum of pinks that both... petals and the petal has the the jagged edge of a pink garment, they were always the same..."
Home Tech: Make a Place for the Web in the Kitchen
"e why the heart of the home may be the perfect place to connect to the internet —... believe the heart of the home is no place for technology. But I encourage everyone to reconsider... than the kitchen — and I'll deal with technology in the bedroom another time — but... but the kitchen is one of the best places to have one. I know that designers disdain... and all the ugly wires and boxes that go with them. I know, too, that many believe..."
My Houzz: A Home Comes Alive With Day of the Dead Decor
Sugared skulls and bright paper flowers keep a Texas home's macabre decorating style on the lighter side
"Texas home's macabre decorating style on the lighter side... Day of the Dead. At the end of each October, their Dallas home is awash in paper flowers... 2 — so the family combines the decor of both holidays in their cheerful, family-friendly... endly home. "The culture of remembering loved ones who have passed and celebrating... Halloween decor. Melissa was introduced to Dia de los Muertos by her husband, Guillermo..."
Straight From the Runway: The Blues to Use at Home
"Fashion Week home with navy and teal mixed with black, red and more... translate to home applications. And while generally the sky's the limit at these fashion... ideas for home fashions. There are so many fun color combinations and examples of awesome... Straight From the Runway: Orange and Pink... room was the teal and red. The teal was dark and rich. Never thought to paint a room... smitten with the light blue and orange....and those mirrors! Here's a combo we did with..."
Discover the Unstoppable Advantages of Cork for the Home
Look beyond wine stoppers to see cork's ecofriendliness, durability, fire resistance and antimicrobial nature for all kinds of home products
"around the home. This completely natural, renewable, recyclable and biodegradable... piece is the same, offering a multitude of grain, texture and color choices.... underfoot for the cook in the family. I have this in my kitchen, the only bad thing I have... rounding the corner of the landing as he gains traction to run up the stairs; these... used a decorative cork on the fronts of the drawers in our kitchen island when we..."
Decorate With Intention: The Art of Compromise
You're modern, he's traditional? Someone's collection has gotta go? These 10 steps can help keep the peace when decorating tastes clash
"help keep the peace when decorating tastes clash... ne of the questions I hear most often is, How do you decorate a home when your s... thanks for the tips! Can you please tell me the color/paint used in the first picture... to say the least and sometimes the inability to compromise will stop a project from... person in the residence!!! You sir, have "your chair". That usually moves the selection... aspects, the relational and practical. We're moving into a new home next week and I..."
Glued to the Tube: 14 Ways to Put a TV in the Kitchen
"denying the fact that some of my clients simply must have a TV in the kitchen. I can... TV into the most popular room in the house. You might think I'm crazy, but I'm not... fan of the wall-mounted TV on a movable arm — it just reminds me of a bar or a hospital... create the feel I want in a newly designed kitchen. There are other options, though... think the TV in the corner of the counter top looks best and it's the simplest solution..."
Decorating Around the World: British Style Charms Any Home
Whether you want country home style or the look of a luxurious loft, something British might be just your cup of tea
"country home style or the look of a luxurious loft, something British might be just... to ease the pain. From sprawling country estates to tiny but hip mews houses in the... isn't in the cards anytime soon.... always like the furnishings and style of the rooms in the PBS British series As Time Goes... i love decorating wth the ethan allen british classic look ! This feature's made my... envy all the gorgeous American houses on Houzz, it's good to know it works the other..."
Oscars: From Home Decor to the Red Carpet
"Were the couturiers tracking home design before they started beading?... enjoy the red carpet reviews of the Oscars so much more than listening to winners... on as the orchestra tries to play them off the stage! Dresses come straight off the... the couture runways and onto the stars long before they are available for anyone... tracking in home decor for awhile.... many of the looks we saw last night put together elements and trends we've been tracking..."