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My Houzz: High Style and Discount Finds Mix in a San Francisco Rental
With combined styles, an elegant palette and a stellar bay view, this hilltop apartment is a vision of loveliness
"palette and a stellar bay view, this hilltop apartment is a vision of loveliness... design, and finding a way for our apartment to reflect both of our styles was a huge challenge... it was a done deal,” says Stacy Wichelhaus, a wedding and event planner. Four years... create a home that made them both happy. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Stacy... Cristoph, a physician, relocated from Southern California to the Russian Hill neighborhood..."
My Houzz: A Texas Ranch Finds Beauty on a Budget
Ingenuity, thriftiness and an eye for interior design turn a ranch home into a thoughtful, charming family home
"design turn a ranch home into a thoughtful, charming family home... change a feeling of a house just by updating the paint colors and purchasing unique... Kori. A collection of hand-me-downs, great garage sale finds and repurposed antiques... house into a unique space all their own. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Steve and... A limited budget meant that there were no major renovations in this Texas house's... she says a fresh coat of paint is one of the simplest ways to transform a space. It's..."
Do You Have a Signature Color? Here's How to Find and Use It
You don't need a TV show or legendary brand to play style maven at home — you just need a color of your own
"don't need a TV show or legendary brand to play style maven at home — you just need a... white, a long history of storied brands with signature colors exists. A signature... defines a signature color, how to find yours and what to do with it once you've got... can make a brand more memorable, but marketing aside, there are plenty of compelling... trying to find a fabric that matches the color of a certain wall. My signature clothing..."
My Houzz: A 'Home of the Future' Finds Present Perfection
Rescued from the brink of destruction, a 1965 home gets a complete, thoughtful overhaul from a Dallas couple
"destruction, a 1965 home gets a complete, thoughtful overhaul from a Dallas couple... middle of a remodel by New Leaf Construction. Built by Dallas' famous Ju-Nel Homes architects... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Mark and Betsy Nanchy, dog Pearl and cats Peeps and... given it a fresh makeover more suitable for today. Very nice! I'm a sucker for these... envision a satisfying life there. Lovely Home, Love the out side space as much as what..."
Owners Find Their Bliss in a Wine Country Ranch House
Going from cramped and dark to open and bright, a California home lands 600 extra square feet and a gorgeous new outdoor living room
"bright, a California home lands 600 extra square feet and a gorgeous new outdoor living... When a San Francisco couple was looking for a second home in Sonoma, California,... office of a beloved local doctor. They knew a renovation, master suite addition, back... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple who works from home Location: Sonoma, California... renovation in a beautiful part of the world. Such a great renovation. Enhancing the original..."
Video Gift Guide: 43 Finds for a Festive Home Bar
Shake up a party-ready bar with gleaming accents, dashes of red and enough glasses for every lord a-leaping
"ke up a party-ready bar with gleaming accents, dashes of red and enough glasses for... cocoa with a candy cane, setting up a chic holiday bar is one of the most festive ways... ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Wet the edge of a martini glass with lime, then... you into a fabulous holiday host and mixologist. Watch the video (left) to see how... beer, a bit of lime juice and a lime wedge. It's definitely a crowd pleaser and would..."
My Houzz: Thrifted Finds Invigorate a Montreal Artist Couple's Loft
"t has a factory past, but this Canadian home's creative look is anything but assembly... -road finds have created a comfortable home not only with tons of character, but... it is a Halloween party with 60 artists fully dressed up or a rockabilly band, we... workshop in a former textile factory lit by buzzing 8-foot-long fluorescent lights. By... space into a cool loft that bursts with colorful energy. Turquoise furniture, repurposed..."
My Houzz: Mod Finds Create a Fashionable Air in Toronto
Iconic midcentury furniture mixes with original artwork to bring a couple's light-filled one-bedroom apartment to life
"bring a couple's light-filled one-bedroom apartment to life... surprisingly, a whole lot of hip style. That's what Lygia Navarro, a journalist, an interior... out to find a space to house their ever-expanding collection of vintage midcentury... "It's a floating experience above the city," Lygia says. Houzz at a Glance Who... artist and a professor of fashion at Ryerson University, were aiming for with their Toronto..."
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century
"you see a clay tile roof in the U.S., you will likely find a palm tree nearby, for... buildings, as a painter's canvas does a frame, allowing pronounced and intricate details... can't find it, come back here and let me know. I will find a way to get it to you... is not a brick. It is made of cement to replicate the texture of a style of adobe... lived in a stucco version of the style in Florida and now live in a slump block version..."
Guest Picks: Chic Finds for a Small Living Room
Versatile furniture and eclectic accents combine for an instant plan that makes a petite living room feel just grand
"makes a petite living room feel just grand... tracked down finds for a complete living room plan that's perfect for a small space. Packed... together a comfortable, stylish living room is always a challenge, no matter the size... you have a real conundrum on your hands. The space must work for both entertaining and... it has a wider field of vision than a flat mirror, capturing more of the room in its... budget. A wire basket for 58 euros? Most of these things are way over-priced like..."
Houzz Tour: Finding the Essential in a Compact Guesthouse
Waiting out the economic downturn, a Wyoming couple takes up the challenge of living small — with beautiful results
"downturn, a Wyoming couple takes up the challenge of living small — with beautiful results... there: a main house for themselves, a garage and a guesthouse for their adult children... “It was a stretch for us, but we loved it.” They planned to build a family compound... being on a boat. You learn what’s essential. It’s made me a better architect.” Houzz... A few years ago, at the top of the real estate market, Jackson, Wyoming, architect..."
Guest Picks: Fancy Finds for a New Year's Eve Party
Celebrate the arrival of 2012 with drinkware, sparkly serving pieces and, of course, a glittering disco ball or two
"course, a glittering disco ball or two... fancy finds. A generous host plus good friends makes for a great party! — Jami from... Spectacular finds!! I love the light-up ice cubes - I'd never seen anything like those... easy food finds like these Amaretto grapes...complete receipe at http://bhall.willowhouse... adding a Creative fun way to let your guests' artistic talent shine! Details @ http://www... With a white elephant gift exchange, and "interactive" breakfast menu of "build..."
Guest Picks: 20 Finds for a Cozy Kitchen Worth Living In
"kitchens have a balance of practicality and warm, soulful style... been a fan of kitchens that don't look or feel like a kitchen for a long time.... warm and a little sophisticated. Here's my take on a room that will live up to being... I love a space that is functional enough for cooking an elaborate meal but still supremely... "heartbeat of a home." — Joslyn from Simple Lovely... some are a wee bit overpriced. I could do a lot to a kitchen with 3k opposed to buying..."
Find a Fitting Place to Store Your Firewood
"including a spot for logs in your fireplace design... maintaining a great focal wall? Whether you choose a symmetrical or asymmetrical design... enhance a fireplace — instead of being a messy distraction.... designing a new wood-burning fireplace is deciding how to house all the necessary wood... design, a contemporary or traditional style, here are some great ideas for wood storage... warms a house like a great wood stove. I do use a portable electric heater to warm..."
How to Start Finding a Greener House
"hunt for a more ecofriendly house? Here are the questions to ask and research to do... apartment, a home or building lot; and whether it be a rural, suburban or urban setting... looking for a new home, and you want it to be as green and environmentally responsible... there’s a lot to navigate if you’re not very familiar with green building and sustainable... are just a few tips to help you get started with your search, whether it be for an apartment..."