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Bed Down in a Cocoon of Beautiful Textiles
Make your bedroom a real haven with a bed draped in sheets, blankets and pillows that speak to your dreams
"draped in sheets, blankets and pillows that speak to your dreams... bedroom. In fact, there was a time when I didn’t even have a bed, so when it comes to the... cloud of sheets, blankets, cats and magazines, I’m in my version of heaven on earth... white sheet girl but the dark gray sheet pic has me rethinking that rule too. Nicely... white sheet girl, but boldly went with dark purple sheets. I love them! Interestingly..."
Get It Done: Clean Out the Linen Closet
"bedroom sheets and bathroom towels is just a few hours away... space. In fact, having one is a luxury in itself. It was once a home staple, usually... even sheet sizes differ from brand to brand. No matter how hard I try to fold things... fitted sheet folding process is certainly achievable but well beyond my patience level... all the sheet sets in my linen closet are a mix of crisp, clean folds and a massive... folded sheets into a pillowcase for storage. Keeps everything together and neatly..."
Bamboo Products — Earth Friend or Foe?
The ecofriendliness of this grass for flooring, wall coverings and furniture isn't cut and dried. Get the facts here
Bathroom Surfaces: Ceramic Tile Pros and Cons
Learn the facts on this popular material for bathroom walls and floors, including costs and maintenance needs, before you commit
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How to Choose the Perfect Bedsheets
Don't lose any shut-eye over scratchy or ill-fitting sheets; our mini guide to materials, thread count and fit will help you sleep tight
"ill-fitting sheets; our mini guide to materials, thread count and fit will help you sleep... it's the sheets, you're in good company. Because they come in direct contact with our... skin, sheets are as important as a quality mattress and cozy blanket in sending us... variety of sheets on the market, however, can throw you for a loop when you're shopping... choose the sheets that will suit you best. Related: How to pick the right pillow..."
The Future of Backsplashes
Grout is out. Continuous sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more looks than ever
"Continuous sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering... solid sheet on top? Even a sheet of crumpled tin foil with glass on top could look... economical sheets of stock laminate! Or get creative and rustic -- sheets of OSB and a... single sheets of rain glass cut to fit perfectly as back splash. With under cabinet... solid sheets as they do look great. But there was a factor of 10 b/w the cost of..."
Decorating With Antiques: Luxurious Linens
Bring quality, comfort and a sense of old-world romance to your rooms with vintage tablecloths, sheets, napkins and more
"pillowcases, sheets, napkins, curtains and tablecloths. And there it was: a massive, almost... linen sheet. It was oatmeal colored, a bit nubby and rustic, and with a beautifully... of her sheets and pillowcases until the late 1980s when they finally gave up the ghost... monogrammed sheets but only use my plain ones... French linen curtains, ooh la la! "meant... NEED that sheet!!!! My husband and I have the initials M and B also. I'm drooling!!!..."
Pitch Some Retro-Cool Camping Style at Home
Enjoy a summer camp feel the grown-up way: heavy on picturesque picks for the home and backyard, light on sandy sheets and chilly feet
Modern Icons: The Case Study Daybed
Just toss the bolsters and add a sheet — turning this classic midcentury sofa into a bed is as easy as one, two
California Law: License to Practice Interior Design?
A proposed bill that would require a license to practice interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?
Top 10 Tips for Choosing Shower Tile
Slip resistance, curves and even the mineral content of your water all affect which tile is best for your shower
"little-known fact is that if you're using glass tile or any sheet mosaic tile, it is up... was in fact a water born adhesive that broke down with water. That and the adhesive... you have sheet membranes and liquid membranes. Some working with their own drain and... argue the fact that a 4"x4" or 2"x2" is safer and do agree that having more grout joints... after-the-fact because those weren't factored in, will be on the designer's dime, not..."
Renovation Detail: Beadboard Wainscoting
Tastefully protecting your walls from knocks and splashes, beadboard wainscoting is an eye-pleasing design element as well
Steel-Framed Windows Leap Forward Into Modern Designs
With a mild-mannered profile but super strength, steel-framed windows are champions of design freedom
"on of sheets of glass set in metal frames. Introduced on a large scale at the... 1851, sheets of plate glass held in place by a metal framework quickly found their... single sheet of glass and a thin steel frame, these windows were great conductors... breaks. In fact, some buildings using these types of windows have received USGBC LEED... home. In fact, like a yin and yang approach, these steel-framed glazing systems can..."
How to Choose and Use Ecofriendly Kitchen Appliances
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What to Ask Before Choosing a Hardwood Floor
We give you the details on cost, installation, wood varieties and more to help you pick the right hardwood flooring
"Substance Fact Sheet states that aluminum oxide can affect the nose, throat, lungs,... with the fact that I no longer cringe every time the doorbell rings. Our winner was... simple fact of material usage. On the other hand, solid hardwood make for a great... nowadays. One fact remains, a well made solid hardwood will last. The performance of solid..."