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9 Planning Musts Before You Start a Makeover
Don’t buy even a single chair without measuring and mapping, and you’ll be sitting pretty when your new room is done
Easy, Beautiful, Cheap: Managing the 3 Points of Home Projects
When you're decorating or building, it helps to be realistic about what's possible. Here are some equations to ponder
10 Real Ways You Can Help After a House Fire
Suggestions from someone who lost her home to fire — and experienced the staggering generosity of community
14 Design Ideas for an Exhilarating Outdoor Shower
Enhance an open-air shower with amenities and style upgrades from the all-essential towel hook to total landscape integration
Antique Sewing Machines: Tailor Made for Nostalgic Decor
In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way
Double Islands Put Pep in Kitchen Prep
With all that extra space for slicing and dicing, dual islands make even unsavory kitchen tasks palatable
My Houzz: 2 Tools + 1 Resourceful Guy = Lots of Great ‘New’ Furniture
With scrap wood and a hands-on attitude, a San Francisco renter on a tight budget furnishes his bedroom and more
"clothing shelves. I have wheels like that too... What are we going to do with them... too, the shelves between studs in the sunroom. I kind of agreed with Ka Chan, then I... activity. The shelves make a lot of sense given that it uses the narrow width of the walls... using the shelves for underwear storage. I hope he puts film in the Hassy and the Nikon... all the shelves, tables and benches are clever and cool. Amazing. Where is the furniture..."
Get It Done: Organize Your Kitchen Drawers
"bottom shelves in the uppers. My kids can just reach the bottom shelf now. Bet you... roll out shelves in lower cabinets also "pop up" . It seems to make sense to me. If... pull-out shelves rather than deep drawers due to increasing disability in my hands and... my open shelving above the dishwasher where the plates reside and bowls are in the... pull-out shelving. Plus, I have (for once!) a plethora of drawers (17, in varying sizes)..."
Style 101: The Birthplace of Today's Rustic Look
A look back to the beginning of cabin and lodge design can help you decide on a rustic look for your home today
"1010020,00.html Thank you for the nice article on rustic architecture. Our office designed... outdoor fireplace? I miss WA and I'm due for a visit! :) @Carey Potter- I would love... Open shelving and all-white interiors are also no strangers to the beach cottage... dining room fireplace and wide plank flooring, for example. The LodgeLarge timber trusses... oversize fireplaces and chimneys define these homes. The roofing is a thick cedar or..."
Mini Guide to Minimalism
A minimalist approach can make the most out of your space by focusing attention exactly where you want. These 12 rooms show you how
"stone fireplace and the storage units, as being in any sense 'minimalist'. To me... nick-nack shelves, makes me feel positively ill ! Love the room with the retro rug... built-in shelves, a stone fireplace and a natural-wood second-story railing take center... artwork or shelves of knickknacks. Walls like this are unique enough to stand on their... minimal. Mantels are commonly adorned with large pieces of artwork, which can be truly..."
Beautiful Headboards You'll Never Find In Any Furniture Store
"salvaged fireplace headboard. I also included the salvaged wrought iron pieced headboard... adore the mantel headboard, but my favorite part has to be the wreath shape placed atop... atop the mantel mirror. Not sure if this headboard started out it's life as a trellis... chippy old mantel used as a headboard...such a dramatic and beautiful statement. How much... have a mantel/shelft built into your headboard. This bed has an industrial vibe..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Plum
Glam or grounding, this luscious, vibrant hue can bring richness to rooms from old-world traditional to minimalist modern
Houzz Tour: Easygoing Vacation Home on Kiawah Island
Tossing overly styled and fussy for laid back and family friendly, a designer bucks the trend in an affluent South Carolina community
Houzz Tour: A Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Lovingly Restored
In a 15-year labor of love, one dedicated Ohio couple focuses on conserving over remodeling, protecting an architectural legacy
"designed fireplaces - so bad that they couldn't be used, awkward and tiny kitchens and... bkins.html freedomwarrior: When Wright designed the Usonian homes, he was out to... on the shelves above. All of the woodwork — from the walls to the shelves to the... glass-plate shelving within the windows' brickwork. The entry truly exemplifies Wright's..."
Houzz Tour: Ocean Views Exhilarate on the Sunshine Coast
Expansive gable windows and French doors offer an uninterrupted vista of the Pacific in this bright British Columbia A-frame
"dual-sided fireplace that looks into the Master Bedroom from the Great Room would work... s-bay.html thank you. Love the glass panels for decking areas, but how often do they... Shebib; fireplace: handmade aggregate tile, Solus Vancouver Seven French doors open... two-way fireplace into the great room. Custom bed: Vincent Lang Furnishings; bedding..."