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See an Arizona Nursery That’ll Never Get Old
"design of this boy’s nursery began with a Labradoodle. “My clients, who were expecting... Joanna Gick of J & J Design Group. “I wanted to include her somehow.” After nailing... or two of yellow against a neutral backdrop, Gick found a fantastic Labradoodle print... months old and we took his bumper out and it remains out. Also at 4 months old-there... with all of us and take all the advice with a grain of salt. Those of us who've passed..."
Old Hollywood Style for a Newly Redone Los Angeles Bath
"remodel of the 1920s bungalow. “This house is so old Hollywood,” says Schwartz-Muller... charm of the original room while adding a fresh take on old Hollywood style. P... the help of Laura Schwartz-Muller, principal at Four Point Design+Construction, to design... after. The old hollywood charm of the bathroom before was indeed something right out of... enjoyed all of the industrial touches. This room has the perfect balance of soft and industrial..."
Houzz Tour: Mixing It Up in a Century-Old Edwardian
Different eras, patterns and textures mingle beautifully in a Canadian interior designer's home and 'design lab'
"results of designers' hard work for their clients here on Houzz, but we don't often... reflection of her family's lifestyle and collections, and it also serves as a design... hundred-year-old Edwardian house in Toronto in early 2013. They chose it because it was... (choice of dining room chairs), good mix of new and old (everywhere!), great color... easy way out and ERASE. (Sometimes I think the hoards of HGTV wannabes out there would..."
My Houzz: Old-World Charm With a Modern-Love Twist
Heritage pieces combine with custom touches — and one great story — in a Canadian family's 'forever' house
"with lots of charming historical details. "Finding beautiful moldings that hadn't been... months of renovations gave them what they consider their forever home. Connie says... Drive area of Vancouver Size: 3,000 square feet; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus a basement... conjured out of the dark-stained woodgrain of the doors. Staring mesmerized at the... glimmers of a golden age of immortality and freedom expunged by the advent of the wee..."
Cottages: The Comfort Food of Architecture
"to roll out the welcome mat... and jump out of the car to stare and covet. Honestly, I have made it clear to God... array of tiny cottages. There are entire towns where every home sings a snug, cozy... a red door. Or maybe sage green. While the term “cottage” has been used to... sanctums of the uberrich, Merriam-Webster, quite pedantically, calls it “a usually small... style of the main house, but have lots of glass to make the most of a long, lovely..."
No Entry Hall? Create the Illusion of One
You can create the feeling of an entry hall even when your door opens straight into the living room. Here are 13 tricks to try
"feeling of an entry hall even when your door opens straight into the living room. Here... Many of us have a front door that opens unceremoniously and without any apology directly... transition out-in-out a better experience and keep what is outside out. So I've had everything... the idea of using the swing of the door, but mine open in the wrong direction. I live... the left of the door and a hall to the right.Any others out there? To jaoconnor --..."
Houzz Tour: Old House, New Attitude
Artistic touches, bold colors and other modern updates take a 1930s Toronto home from typical to terrific
"owner of Déco Addictude — and Rambod Nasrin, principle of Upside Development, see... silk), I made a curtain out of it. As far as the mantel is concerned, unfortunately... spice of life. March to the beat of a different drummer. I think it's fabulous... table legs made me smile, I love the kitchen but I must agree I feel sad the old fire... have been made funky What a great treatment for that powder room door and then carrying..."
Color Glams Up the Old-Fashioned Secretary
"think of secretary desks as a bit old-fashioned, but these hardworking pieces can... pack lots of storage and functionality into a compact space. Whether you already own... to the old fashioned organizational opportunities of all of the nooks, crannies, little... the home of one of our children or grandchildren for it's just that kind of piece you... add one of my paintings... Here it is. If you start out with a secretary in bad shape..."
How to Get the Closet of Your Dreams
"closet door? It may be time for a makeover... Most of us have them and appreciate them, but many of us would rather that our closets... the back of my closet door I use the over the door row of hooks for pocketbooks. Actually... couple of jogs in and out the way the space lays out. There is a separate reach in... extending out or are in your line of sight. This is an excellent example of the short... almost out to the edge of them, which means that you really need a depth of 23 - 24"..."
Houzz Tour: An Old Barn Inspires a Gracious New Home
Graceful and elegant, this spacious home in the Virginia countryside takes farmhouse style up a notch
"the job of designing a new home in McLean, Virginia, the old barn standing on the building... Lococo of Donald Lococo Architects lives and works in the Washington, D.C., area,... reminicent of an old barn outside and an old farmhouse inside. If I am correct, the house... picture of my piece of the world! Extremely well designed - it embraces the surroundings... in awe of the sense of peacefulness, visible even in the photos. Gotta love THIS level..."
Kitchen of the Week: Grandma's Kitchen Gets a Modern Twist
Colorful, modern styling replaces old linoleum and an inefficient layout in this architect's inherited house in Washington, D.C.
"replaces old linoleum and an inefficient layout in this architect's inherited house... the rest of the work area? I am a fan of drawers instead of cabinets (much easier... instead of squatting on the floor to pull things out of the shelves. All that counter... extreme of a theme I see on this site often: a lack of I understanding of what it... ingredient out of the SubZero, returning to the work zone where I'm putting a pat of unsalted..."
Kitchen of the Week: Pushing Boundaries in a San Francisco Victorian
If the roll-up garage door doesn’t clue you in, the blue cabinets and oversize molding will: This kitchen is no ordinary Victorian galley
"garage door doesn’t clue you in, the blue cabinets and oversize molding will: This... DeWitt of Hwang DeWitt admits he prefers the sleek lines of modernism and the freedom... version of a turn-of-the-century kitchen,” he says. “I wanted to push the boundaries... freedom of a healthy budget, but when a cousin and his wife approached him to design... principles of architect Adolf Loos. Photography by Alex Amend..."
Houzz Tour: Updated Elegance for a 200-Year-Old Norwegian Mansion
Original details are restored to glory with a modern color palette and set off by fresh furnishings and a more open layout
"as many of the home's original details as possible and highlighting them through a... family of 4 occupying the ground floor and basement. A separate family lives on the... space use of contrast colors made me to say WOW! I love the whole look of the house-... to sit out there and enjoy a drink! This is one of the most beautiful homes I've ever... the calm old world feel of what the owners did with their space. Bravo!!! Love the house..."
Old Dining Room, New Use
Is your dining room feeling neglected? Transform that valuable space into an office, pool room, library or lounge
"repurposing of a dining room is as an office, a library or a secondary living space. If... have one of these spaces, and you don't really use your formal dining room anyway, here... opposite of all of you. I recently made my living room our dining room. I've had a... extension of the entryway. I've been thinking of making it a small sitting area but... glass of wine with friends or a cup of coffee in the morning. @smiehlke - What if..."
Kitchen of the Week: Quirky Texas Remodel
"is part of a 130-year-old home owned by Houzz reader Robert Mace. A mishmash of vintage... glimpse of it recently in our roundup of Houzz readers' real-life kitchens. Here is... Most of this home was built in the early 1890s, in a standard Louisiana shotgun-shack... heart-of-pine floors — all wrapped up in a cozy 1,110 square feet. The home was... was full of history, and just what he was looking for — except for the kitchen. When..."