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7 Ways to Shoot a Great Holiday Card Photo at Home
Make this year's holiday card stand out from the crowd with your home as the backdrop and these tips from the pros
"tree or fireplace, Case mixes up her holiday shoots with indoor and outdoor settings... all the photo cards! We are going to push our comfort level and make photo cards this... get a photo of the bear and the cat wanted to be in the photo. I have heaps of shots... to use photos of our cat, Hook. Each year, I try to capture new photos to use for... of the photo cards we receive from other people. I'll use last year's collage for..."
Houzz Call: Who'll Post the First Snow Photo of 2013?
If the weather's been flaky in your neck of the woods, please show us — and share how you stay warm at home
"genius. Photo is taken out my window yesterday morning. An unexpected 2" of snow here... in the fireplace! it's not my,so sad I'm soooo jealous of anyone who gets snow! Northern... enjoying the fireplace as only a Corgi can! Sorry charleee.. I live in Southern California... a few photos I took in my backyard. The first one was taken shortly after the snow... saw the photo from Michigan and wish it would just come on down here on top of us!..."
20 Great Ways to Display Family Photos
"their photos in albums, in one digital frame, or simply stowed away in iPhoto. Bring... family photos. This is because you want buyers to imagine themselves in the house... family photos make it feel like it's someone else's home. However, between that and... family photos into home decor. I'm anxious to bring them back out, and I bet you are... mismatched photo frames and choose a few treasured photos to display. My trouble is deciding..."
Photo Murals Expand Reality
Freed from its tacky past, photographic wallpaper gives a whole new meaning to the term 'accent wall'
"saw a photo mural was at the dentist's office. It was the '70s and the photo was... idea of photo murals, probably because they've come such a long way. Sure, you still... reclaim the photo mural, modernizing and reimagining it. Here are 11 rooms in which the... than a photo mural could. With a photo mural what you see is what you get. With an... use of photo murals. I have remained a long time fan of them and love seeing the..."
Edit Your Photo Collection and Display It Best — a Designer's Advice
Learn why formal shots may make better album fodder, unexpected display spaces are sometimes spot-on and much more
"candid photo of her children, plus a few smaller shots to the side. They were arranged... framed photos of your kids everywhere. I’d like some spaces that aren’t filled with... white photo of the kids on that wall that felt neither pretentious or staged.... amily-photos/ As a devoted grandmother, great aunt, mom, etc. who detests photo clutter... family photos they are not showing love. I display very few personal photos in my..."
People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"597,721 photos on Houzz. The number will probably top 600,000 by the time you read... design photos have people in them. Architecture and interiors tend to be photographed... way into photos; I can think of one magazine that won't even present houses without... houzz.com/photos/368500/minarc-modern-entry-los-angeles cmu204 - The minimal surface... forth to photos, but the examples collected here follow my personal preferences not..."
Member Photos: Small Touches Make a Big Difference
"those photos, my favorite was a pair of miniature Eiffel Towers from Houzz user Sandy... favorite photos and why I love them.... all my photos for this Ideabook! And your wonderful comments were just icing on the... LOVE the photos in a bowl idea too! Thanks for putting this together...great photos... all the photos from his childhood, and he proudly displays them in a large glass cookie... display photos in bulk, but this is brilliant. I don't think it would work with color..."
How to Take Better Photos of Your Interiors
"Gregory's photos, I envied how good his interior shots look. I am TERRIBLE at photographing... r-pad-photo-shoot-story.html Niche, I need to remember that. In my most recent purge... using PhotoShop Elements 8 to stitch pictures together to get a wider shot. This... resulting photo, I play with the contrast in Photoshop using: Image>adjustments>curves... biggest photo challenge is taking pho tos where it is bright daylight outside and still..."
Photo of the Week: Refuge on the Open Plains
How to Fix a Mirror-Above-the-Mantel Dilemma
Got an unmovable mirror over your fireplace? Use trim to turn it into a feature that will turn heads
"over your fireplace? Use trim to turn it into a feature that will turn heads... traditional fireplace. It measured about 3 feet by 4 feet and was held in place by heavy... of my fireplace... Lol this might look nice over yr fireplace if you consider this... ngled-fireplace/ Photo girl I feel the same way you do. A mirror over the fireplace... above a fireplace. Fireplaces are supposed to be calming and almost mesmerizing, and..."
Dreaming of a Fireside Soak
"Browse photos of bathrooms with fireplaces... for a fireplace right about now, but do you know what would really up the ante? A... A fireplace at the foot of my bathtub. Since I obviously have neither of those, I... collecting photos of drool-worthy bathtubs complete with a radiating fire. Check out these... these photos, and we can roast marshmallows during a long soak from the comfort of... first photo all I could do was GASP... No words! Beautiful. yeah, wall the designs..."
The Right Built-ins for Your Fireplace
Building the perfect storage around your fireplace starts with deciding what it's for. These 14 examples will get you started
"around your fireplace starts with deciding what it's for. These 14 examples will get you... depth of a fireplace just naturally creates a void around it begging to be filled with... around your fireplace. By first deciding what items you want to store, display or have... near the fireplace, you'll then be able to figure out how to provide the needed space... Your fireplace is usually the focal point of the room, so this isn't the place to..."
9 Inventive Materials for Memorable Fireplace Mantels
Bypass plain brick in favor of these choice materials, for a fireplace mantel that's anything but ordinary
"for a fireplace mantel that's anything but ordinary... rested over fireplaces for centuries. Mantels display our family photos, art and accessories... every fireplace, it should be worthy of displaying your most cherished items. See... standing fireplace? My son just bought a home which has a brick fireplace but no mantle... stone fireplace... You can call any place that sells all that fireplace stuff and... first photo is actually a beam from an old barn, so less creosote, more cow - you..."
Fall Fixes: Get Your Fireplace Cold-Weather Ready
"National Fireplace Institute and a self-described "fireplace nerd," gives us a walk-through... up your fireplace for the holiday season. Give your fireplace a checkup using his... certified fireplace technician. If you think something may not be right with your fireplace... posting a photo of your Flintstones-esque arrangement in the "design dilemma" section... National Fireplace Institute wood specialist (http://nficertified.org/) or a member..."
Surrounding the Fireplace with Texture
"favorite photos of beautiful fireplaces that it was too much for one ideabook; instead... in my fireplace (O.K. that's an exaggeration, it's gas, but I do have to light a... textures on fireplaces, hearths and surrounds. Let's take a look!... Third last photo is actually a beautiful piece of Onyx. That first fireplace is the... types of fireplace surrounds. That is a pretty unusual wood grain in the last photo... contemporary fireplace surrounds forever, thank you for these inspirational pics... Thanks..."