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Houzz Tour: A Prewar Brooklyn Home Gains a Modern Edge
With geometrical cabinets, brass accents and a live edge here and there, an older home makes a presence in the present
"accents and a live edge here and there, an older home makes a presence in the present... posed a challenge. Designer Stefanie Brechbuehler, intent on creating a visually... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A family of 3, originally from India Location: New... workhorse of a kitchen area, rearranged the layout to accommodate updated appliances, fixtures... there a name for that tone of brass? I know the author mentioned it had a pinkish..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Cottage-Chic Kitchen on a Budget
See how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials, vintage accents, paint and a couple of splurges
"e how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials... paint and a couple of splurges... sticking to a $5,500 budget. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: Vacation rental for... materials for a clean slate and used authentic vintage accents and bursts of bright color... with a tight budget. A great design by a great designer! Great job by a skilled... taken a short time to take a few before shots......... This is a terrific kitchen..."
Create a Home Office on a Shoestring
If you have space for a desk and chair, you have space for a home office, no matter what your budget is
"space for a desk and chair, you have space for a home office, no matter what your budget... planning and a little imagination, you can put together a stylish, functional workplace... says a home office requires fancy built-in desks and walls of custom shelving? With... workplace on a dime. The 11 spaces shown here are easy to recreate and reinterpret with minimal... - what a cozy little nook with sunshine!! The first and the last are my very favorites..."
My Houzz: LEDs and a Living Wall Color a Minimalist Slovakian Home
Thanks to a modern overhaul, this small Central European apartment is now a testament to efficiency and thoughtful design
"ks to a modern overhaul, this small Central European apartment is now a testament... showpiece: a living wall that lights up with kaleidoscopic colors. Houzz at a Glance... began a yearlong makeover of an "an old, devastated apartment calling for reconstruction... briefly once a week or every other week, when you water. A living wall takes a little more... especially in a small space? AMAZING. LOVE the minimalist approach for such a small space..."
Build a Beautiful Platform Deck in a Weekend
Create a polished outdoor space for entertaining by building a basic DIY platform deck in your own backyard
"reate a polished outdoor space for entertaining by building a basic DIY platform... alone a whole crew. While our interior is highly lacking in the space category... adding a budget-friendly pathway and hanging shelves on our lackluster fence, but... entry — a bare piece of earth that just screamed, "Where's the deck?"... decking was a gift from my dad who got a killer deal on it during a hardware store liquidation..."
My Houzz: A Family Goes Sweet on a Traditional Texas Home
"A complete overhaul gives a 1940s colonial near Dallas an airy, romantic and feminine... create a happy environment for our family,” she says. Houzz at a Glance Who lives... aving a cozy retreat where they could raise their girls, Katie and Steve Aldrich... master is a pop up and the playroom has a triangular vault. so to answer his question... It's a beauty, although so monochrome. I hunger for at least a little color. White..."
Protect a Precious Resource With a Rain Garden
"water and a beautiful landscape with a garden design that makes the most of the rain... nurture a variety of plants and wildlife. In a pristine environment, rainfall is... gardens are a great way of creating beautiful landscapes while protecting one of our most... digging a pit about 25 feet by 5 feet by 4 feet deep, fronted by a berm. I built a... What a brilliant concept. We are going to have a 5000 litre water tank to collect..."
Draw a Crowd With a Fire Pit
"backyard and a happy group of guests, get cracking with a fire pit... Light a fire. We are like moths to a flame. And while all fires fascinate, it's hard... draw of a fire pit. S'mores, anyone?... we use a chimenia (sp?) will that keep the smoke out of our eyes? As a nurse practitioner... er in a burn ICU, I wanted to add a few comments about safety. Ground level firepits... firepits. A firepit can be a wonderful outdoor feature but make sure you and your guests..."
Lift a Room's Look With a DIY Pendant Light
"'em with a pendant light kit and a salvaged glass shade... A variety of lighting options in a room can take it from dull to lively — lighting... makes a great finishing touch in a room redo. We have numerous lighting fixtures... slices with a utility knife. To mount the Safe-T Pans, we first predrilled a hole in the... complete a marathon removal of all those lights, the spot above our kitchen sink was... ours from a local thrift store for less than $1.The pan kit includes its own hardware..."
See How a Practical Garden Can Be a Visual Treat, Too
A university edible garden overflows with ideas for growing produce and flowers in containers, beds — or a pickup truck
"A university edible garden overflows with ideas for growing produce and flowers in... beds — or a pickup truck... only as a source of fresh, local food, but also as a way to add interest, and even... offered a readily available source of fruit, vegetables and herbs within easy reach... to be a weed is actually a plant called hairy vetch, which serves as a cover crop... gardens are a wonderful way to grow a variety of edible plants in a beautiful garden setting..."
A Sleek Studio Emerges From a Cinderblock Warehouse
A plain pink box becomes a modern workspace and showroom that displays refined industrial-style design along with the company's creations
"A plain pink box becomes a modern workspace and showroom that displays refined i... he had a feeling that it was just the right spot for his company's new studio. Tovin... space into a modern studio for just under $100 per square foot.... What a fun workspace! I'm sure these folks look forward to going to work. Looking... - What a difference between the before and after photos... Tovin had unbelieveable... Did a terrific job on the redo. Stunning transformation! Bobbi P. I was wondering..."
Get a Tropical Splash With a Bird's Nest Fern
Sword-shaped leaves make this fern a stunning accent — and you can even mount it on wood for a wall hanging
"this fern a stunning accent — and you can even mount it on wood for a wall hanging... sun for a stunning tropical accent in any number of settings.... to see a new curl coming out of the center :) A beautiful plant, very fun and great... plant with a beautiful shape. These and moose antler ferns can just make a room complete... in had a plant section and this big beautiful fern was not being kept well so I made... is not a birds nest fern, it is birds nest anthirium. if you look closely you can..."
Houzz Tour: A Texas Home Gets a Healthy, Fresh Start
Mold eradication was just the beginning for this Austin family's home on a creek bed — toxins of all kinds now don't make it past the door
"home on a creek bed — toxins of all kinds now don't make it past the door... house into a one-of-a-kind breath of fresh air. After a lot of chopping away and bulldozing... with a screened-in sleeping porch with a queen-size bed? “There’s always an argument... catch was a multipage “healthy house contract,” according to Elkins, that laid out material... to be a Trojan horse of leaching chemical compounds. As for the design itself..."
Houzz Tour: A Manhattan Studio Gets a Bright Future
"zest to a young singleton's newly redesigned West Village apartment... filled with a hodgepodge of pine furniture and first saw ... a desk. "It wasn't a messy... feet is a bonus for a single gal in Manhattan." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... have such a cheerful disposition. In the home's previous life, guests walked into a studio... orders out a lot. But she also loves having people over for drinks. Entertaining in a..."
Houzz Tour: A Three-Story Barn Becomes a Modern-Home Beauty
With more than 9,000 square feet, an expansive courtyard and a few previous uses, this modern Chicago home isn't short on space — or history
"courtyard and a few previous uses, this modern Chicago home isn't short on space — or history... on of a 19th-century commercial building into a large house oriented around a courtyard... Let's take a tour of the house, from the outside in. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... was once a barn (circa 1875), later used as a dairy distribution center and then art... described as a city of neighborhoods, and one of the most desirable neighborhoods is Lincoln..."