Houzz is the new way to design your home.
758 found objects Ideabooks
Found Objects: The Most Natural Decor of All
They're beautiful, plentiful and best of all, free. See how to turn surprise finds into uniquely personal displays
"Celebrate the found object by putting it in a space of honor, displaying a collection or... make your found objects feel right at home.... using your found nature object as your most precious object for that day or week. Then... art from found objects. I love the branches for the chandelier and I love the mirror... All found objects! Here is the picture of my bobcat sculpture. Click on picture... is the found objects mosaic backsplash located in our wet bar area. The former owner..."
12 Fun Light Fixtures Made From Found Objects
Trash became treasure in these one-of-a-kind lights. See if they inspire your own DIY pendant project
"from a found object. You can make a pendant or chandelier yourself with a pendant... right object, I've mixed in a few not-exactly-one-of-a-kind fixtures made from reclaimed... reclaimed objects that are available for purchase.)... Love found object lighting sculptures! The birdcages are classic & I LOVE that hung... lighting from found objects! Thanks for sharing our passion! The Shades of Light Team bubblyjock..."
Vintage Modern: Featuring Heirlooms and Found Items
Dressed-Up Headboards Ride High in Bedrooms
In ensembles with artwork, found objects and original wall treatments, headboards get their rightful share of attention
My Houzz: Eclectic Meets Rustic in a Decidedly Different Dallas Home
This couple's highly personal style embraces found objects, thrift store scores, international art and a whole lotta grandkid love
"embraces found objects, thrift store scores, international art and a whole lotta grandkid... Steve have found the most unusual items with which to decorate and make this house a... me. I found myself delving into the photos, discovering retablos on the wall, at... out of found objects. "I have always been fascinated with junk," she says. She keeps... Jeri, a found-object collage artist, created the piece hanging above the stove. The..."
Houzz Tour: Creative Cabin on The Water
"Filled With Found and Handmade Treasures... beauty with found objects. When you see photos of her 1936 duck-hunting shack on the San... gems from found objects. Such a sweet home, how inspiring. I love the headboard and... so many objects. Very creative! I have to go back and read this again to take everything... metal she found underneath an old water heater. Here, an old brass porthole that was... mirror with found driftwood, which she also used to create the legs of the side table...."
My Houzz: Urban Goes Exotic in a Montreal Artist's Home
Found treasures from around the world mix with reinvented furnishings and natural artifacts in this amazingly creative space
"Found treasures from around the world mix with reinvented furnishings and natural... items he's found and purchased over the years to create his own furnishings, using almost... materials and objects. "I try not to buy new at all," he says. "If something already exists... their objective/s. The folks for whom I design have different needs and goals and... items he's found and purchased over the years to create his own furnishings, using almost..."
Who Invented the Coat Hanger, and Other Household Mysteries Solved
Learn the origins of common household objects, see patent drawings and more in a traveling exhibition
"household objects, see patent drawings and more in a traveling exhibition... Notice any objects whose designs changed the world? No, not your phone. Or your computer... these objects every day but never really stop to think about what life would be like... insignificant objects that we take for granted, or objects you don't think about like hangers... lego was found in an ancient Egyptian pyramid. Guess I'm wrong. Interesting article..."
Houzz Tour: Spanish Colonial–Modern Union in California
"eras and objects from far-flung places happily coexist in this Spanish colonial home... details found as far away as Africa and India that were in keeping with Old World style... Instead, she found some ornately carved wooden panels from India. She had a very talented... Intriguing Objects stands up to the scale of the cathedral ceiling and the dining table... were also found at Decor, Globally Inspired. One full panel goes across the front, and..."
Small Solar: Big Home Tech Trend in the Making
"household objects to power themselves by harnessing natural light... the very objects that are using the power. All this investment has accelerated the... example I found out solar is cheaper in one state than it is is in another. Since I have... wered object with a solar-powered one won’t make much of a difference. But as you..."
Design Tastemaker: Jared Rusten
San Francisco product designer shares his thoughts on object lust, avoiding trends and creating pieces to cherish
"thoughts on object lust, avoiding trends and creating pieces to cherish... design, object lust, and the beauty of the materials he works with.... ultimately found wood to be a satisfying medium, and furniture gives me an opportunity... build objects that people have intimate relationships with — gatherings around a... a pure object lust, a need to caress the surface of the wood, to marvel over the depth..."
Tray Chic: Turn an Everyday Item Into Decor
"Functional Object Can Become a Thing of Beauty, Too... I've found a few at thrift stores and update them myself to make them a little more... other found objects. Add a dash of color to a room. This tray plays off the glossy... to the objects you can add to your trayscape. This designer has even thrown some horns..."
Make a Scene With Vignettes and Tablescapes
Draw attention to objects on a table or shelf by arranging them in a vignette. These guidelines will get you started
Vintage Modern: What Does It Mean?
On Show: The Greatest Invention of Our Time
An exhibit spotlights remarkable new directions for an object we'd all be hard pressed to live without