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My Houzz: A 'Shoe-in' for Creativity in Brooklyn
Can a mini shoe showroom, an office and chic living spaces fit into just 750 square feet? See how one New Yorker made it happen
"lives in an apartment just as charming as her handmade shoes. Located in the quiet... built-ins. Shoes (as with all clothing) are, in the hands and minds of artists, ART... display them in the kitchen. Love her style. Sorry but shoes staring me in the face while... you have made such a small place live LARGE ;} My husband and I live in a one bedroom... walls in my apartment, but I think the landlord would probably notice when the roof..."
Scope Out a Family Greenhouse Grown From Scraps
Can-do resourcefulness and less than $400 lead to a new 8- by 8-foot home for plants on a Tennessee family's property
"Aside from caring for a family of eight, harvesting and selling homemade honey, and... for free from a glass cutter looking to unload them, Moore decided that building a... involved in a meaningful home improvement project. Using a circular saw, a jigsaw and... stand in the kitchen, hot coffee in hand and compare the outside porch temp with... Someone in my little town did a similar greenhouse in their tiny backyard and I've..."
10 Ideas for Packable Decor From Your Travels
It's fun to decorate with finds from a trip — but not so fun to lug them home. These ideas are affordable and easy on the suitcase
"finds from a trip — but not so fun to lug them home. These ideas are affordable and... hippo from Egypt, Kiwi-bird from New Zealand, carved giraffe from somewhere in Africa... covers from Paris, linen from Ireland, sweaters from Scotland,grain sacks from W.... didgeridoo from Australia, 18" pottery bowls from Antigua, 16 wood animal masks from Santiago... pieces from Indonesia, dishes from Spain, a wooden storyboard from Palau, and beautiful..."
Houzz Tour: Dutch Colonial Home in Williamsburg
Unabashed use of toile, Queen Anne furnishings and Windsor chairs in this Virginia heritage home take us back to 18th-century America
"chairs in this Virginia heritage home take us back to 18th-century America... guesthouse in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Walk through its brick-laid entry, open... go back in time and take a peek into one of our nation's colonial homes — the Ewing... Williamsburg, Virginia Size: 2,047 square feet That's interesting: The original owner of... carpeting in the first interior shot, and in the blue-and-white room. If the description..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Black in the Bath
"black in for a dramatic and elegant bath that's different from all the rest... black in a bath, along with a selection of black paint colors to try in your own... it work in a bathroom can be extremely tricky, especially one that is cramped or underlit... cabinets in black and white to fit in the alcove, I bought some from a living room... bought it from a shop in Cardiff and had to wait 6 weeks to be delivered from Spain (funnily..."
Mission Possible: A Designer Decorates a Blank Apartment in 4 Days
Four days and $10,000 take an apartment from bare to all-there. Get the designer's daily play-by-play
"apartment from bare to all-there. Get the designer's daily play-by-play... a call from a number she didn't recognize at 5 p.m. on a Monday, she had no idea how... Husch from Miami had found her via Houzz. He was moving to Dallas that weekend, and... freedom in the design, everything she chose had to be readily available and delivered... anyone in West Virginia?? Whew! What a sprint! Now, how much to you have to pay..."
My Houzz: Window Love in a Midcentury Texas Home
Ample light sold this couple on their first home, but bold paint colors and DIY projects made it theirs
"windows in the living room, floor-to-ceiling windows in the dining area and extra-wide... looking for in their first home. "The second my husband and I walked in, we knew we were... windows in all three bedrooms created the cheery, expansive atmosphere they were looking... everything from painting their bedroom chartreuse to tiling their kitchen backsplash to... I live in Dallas now in a '61 ranch house but not with those great windows and ceilings..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Gray in the Bath
Go for elegance and sophistication without going overboard on coolness, using these gray bathroom paint picks and inspirational photos
"and more in residential interiors. The trick to working with gray is to counterbalance... you live in a hot climate, a predominantly cool gray bathroom can feel soothing. Here... gamut from light to dark and cool to warm, along with seven stylish examples of how... window in it - gasp!) in the darker grey/brown you can see around the mirror in the... Cabinetry in a new home master bath here in Northern Virginia. http://www.houzz.com..."
Revel in Retro With Vintage and New Kitchen Appliances
Give your kitchen old-fashioned charm with refrigerators and stoves that recall yesteryear — even if they were made just yesterday
"we saw made for the American market? Perhaps they are still better made in Europe... I live in central Missouri in the country and we could only get service from St. Louis... the one in the picture for $400.00 from G&J in Redwood Valley, CA. It was cleaned... stops in 1938 for stove & sink, 1974 for the slab-of-burl live-edge table top in the... practically in pieces. It was a far cry from his childhood Aga. I went with Wolf as the..."
5 Amazing Landscapes Across the U.S.
"yard, from the Virginia countryside to the California coast... U.S. from east to west, to look at some beautiful outdoor spaces. From gardens in... in rural Maine to a modern roof deck overlooking the Pacific, these landscapes are... feature in the future! A friend of mine just came back from Colorado and was raving... I've seen in this part of the country is in Boulder, CO. I take tons of photos of Boulder... want some in MY yard!) :-) We're in northern Wyoming where gardening challenges are..."
Houzz Tour: Retirees Follow Vineyard Dreams With a Hillside Farmhouse
Being closer to family and growing grapes for wine drove this 5-bedroom new build in the Virginia countryside
"acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains, close to the West Virginia border and about a... Farm life in the Blue Ridge Mountains is quite different from the life they led in I... working in Indianapolis but wanted to be closer to their children and grandchildren... n in the Washington, D.C., area, and they wanted to grow grapes for wine. They found... drive from D.C., and built a new farm that enjoys the right conditions for grapes..."
My Houzz: Modern Sleekness and Serenity in Austin
Check out the before and after photos from inside and out to see a home's complete transformation in 10 months
"photos from inside and out to see a home's complete transformation in 10 months... Location: Old West Lake neighborhood of Austin, Texas Size: 3,100 square feet; 3 bedrooms... great in that bath. Well done. What a fun project!! why do nice sleek kitchens have... wood beam in the kitchen and stairs. Very impressive make-over. I like your dining room... to be in the salon. The paintings of lovebirds above the bed is from one of the couple's..."
14 Beautiful In-Between Spaces: Verandas Around the World
See how architects are using transitional spaces for shelter and sun harnessing, in homes from Austria to Wisconsin
"harnessing, in homes from Austria to Wisconsin... protect us from the elements. They can also harness the sun's energy in low-energy houses... protect from the searing sun in hot climates. Moveable screens can temper the sun,... shade in the summer and more sunlight in the autumn when the leaves fall. See how... useful in-between spaces — shown here in the form of verandas.... form of in-between space or cover — it could be a stoop, porch, balcony, veranda, courtyard..."
Project Tour: New Urbanism in Colorado
High-density community forges its own style from a mix of influences, uses and sustainable design ideas
"style from a mix of influences, uses and sustainable design ideas... river in the country was about to be cut off from the public by a private developer... master plan in hand, had cleared the zoning boards and broke ground, they had met architect... already in love with the coast of Maine, I'd move there in a heartbeat! I wish I could... Does (in some cases)There Litter, Drunkenness And In Disregard For Others. Now This..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Red in the Bath
Rev up your space and flatter all skin tones with bold, beautiful red on bathroom walls, floors and fixtures
"pull off in a small space that gets little light, as is the case in many residential... a room from feeling cold and sterile. Here are a handful of my favorite vibrant... bathrooms in high-end restaurants have red walls — it's a flattering color for all skin... looking good in the bathroom mirror means you'll feel good about frequenting the establishment... closed in than a neutral- or cooler-hued space. But it will also have a warm, cozy..."