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Guest Picks: Bright Ideas for Fun Light Switches
"decorative light switch covers yields many, many — oh, so many — results. Sure, you can... unique light switch covers that let you add just a bit of crazy or geeky to your room... clever light switches that will really catch your eye and get your guests talking... plastic light switch cover in the kitchen that had interchangable paper scenes inside... element in a home is an opportunity to be creative. Covers are something you can't ignore..."
A Magical Tree House Lights Up for Christmas
An incredible tree house takes things up a notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it came to be
"bottom in lights; the display is an annual tradition that coincides with their well-attended... install the lights, a process in which he takes great pride. “My favorite thing is watching... wonderful lights Just to remind all that long time ago this wonderfull lights were from... the Xmas lights and no one will say "tacky." Adults and children alike will simply just... wrapped in lights. What fun those kids must have! Very good Grandparents. Too cool for..."
Color Guide: How to Use Light Blue
"Light blue, in its many variations, is one of the most classic decorating colors... Today's light blue goes by many names: baby blue, powder blue, angel blue. Whatever... call it, light blue is calming and easy on the eye. It's the color of a spring sky and... traditional light blues are true blues without the obvious yellows and greens in turquoise... design, light blue can be used as a neutral backdrop for eclectic, midcentury-inspired..."
Guest Picks: Lighting to Perk Up a Powder Room
"osing lighting for a powder room gives you a chance to select fixtures that are little... natural light, a combination of a ceiling fixture and wall sconces may be in order... there are lighting options in every style. — Vanessa from Decor Happy... lantern from Home Depot. It was so classic and so affordable! Have the Quoizel Downtown... Love the Home Depot lantern as well! Yayayinny - great choice! Post a pic here if you..."
Explore the Art of Light and Dark in Design
Play with dramatic contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors
"single light source coming from above. Your favorite object sits in the center of... single light source, your illuminated object dramatically appears with highlights... using light, since no contrast is visible without light. Strong light makes for... love dark/light contrast - I think it adds drama without too much DRAMA. Yet, I think... walls are light grey/white ceiling. The ebony and ivory color palette is classic and..."
Houzz Tour: A Do-Over Addition Brings in Light, Air and Views
Double-height glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on in this Washington, D.C., bungalow
"gave them light, air and views. “It’s a very simple idea but solves all of the problems... Love this home !!! Would have loved to see more prior/ frt of home. This house seems... invite more light. Takoma Park is a pretty neighborhood. I do not live very far away... out the light when you want to sleep Really visionary approach to this remodel. But... in that light. To "ordinary" people this looks like an unfinished project. Other..."
My Houzz: Renovated 1950s Family Home in Texas
A complete overhaul reinvents a dark midcentury home, leaving a cool color palette, an open layout and a nursery splurge in its wake
"midcentury home, leaving a cool color palette, an open layout and a nursery splurge in... this home in Dallas was purchased by Ryan and Paulette Bock, who had big plans in... style home into something unique," Paulette says. Comfort and ease were vital for... dream home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Ryan and Paulette Bock, baby daughter... temporary home (1-2 years tops), so it was never maintained as a "home." So, I'm now..."
November Checklist for a Smooth-Running Home
Prep for holiday entertaining and the onslaught of winter to enjoy a healthy home and a relaxed mood
"healthy home and a relaxed mood... these 13 home maintenance chores this month to keep your home safe, beautiful and working... November, home tasks naturally center around the indoors — preparing for the big Thanksgiving... built homes, especially energy efficient homes, need to be treated differently.... we're at home and when we're not. Nice article Back when I had carpeting in my home... Christmas lights and put outdoor ones up before weather gets really cold. Rinse displayed..."
Houzz Tour: A Toronto Home Comes Back From the Brink
Not even squatters deterred an interior designer from turning an abandoned 4-bedroom into a chic, unique home
"an old home in Toronto that had been abandoned for more than 30 years, it was a labor... of his home country. “The fact that it had not been lived in for so long was both... This home is NOT their dream home???? If this were my home, I would never leave... their new home. I beg you, Houzz, to PLEASE fill us in on their new home soon. The... " This home is fantastic! I love old Toronto architecture and these older homes -..."
My Houzz: Home Full of Boys Achieves Order and Inspiration
"1950s home with her husband, Phil, a general contractor. In three months — just in... : The home once belonged to prominent Tampa business owner Howard Frankland.... truly a home. In every sense of the word. Home. Home done tastefully, thoughtfully... organized home. My neighbors 2 doors down have raised 6 kids in their home, in about... Wonderful home. : ) I agree with above comments - beautiful home, beautiful mom. As for..."
All-White Gardens Light Up the Night
Lustrous blooms in white, cream and the palest ivory enchant in the landscape at night — and can be practical too
"really light up the night! Mary, your garden is stunning!! ...and Natasha your garden... Your new home -- that simply sounds DIVINE...I imagine any color might work like that... a lake home and am starting from scratch to build a white garden. - white periwinkle... Night Light, Inc. love the effect created by white flowers and shiny leaves after... architect and lighting designer working in the Chicago area, I know there are plenty of zone..."
My Houzz: From Raw Space to Hip Home in a Converted Utah Garage
Creative repurposing with an industrial edge defines the first home of an engaged couple in Salt Lake City
"first home of an engaged couple in Salt Lake City... feels like home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Spencer Steed, Alex Tovey and their... our new home (during winter months). Bravo to the home owners! Cool to look at but... in my office at work... and frankly, I wish I had one at home. Well done and creative... so much light! Love it - just love it. I would live there in a heartbeat. Love the... dream home. I congratulate him on having an open-minded mate. My initial impression..."
Modern Roof Features for Light, Rhythm and Interest
"Light monitors, clerestories and dormers are means of bringing light high into rooms;... g the light that comes from other windows. While these elements are especially good... utilize light monitors, clerestories and dormers, one effect I’m drawn to is the repetition... roofs and home designs we can only sigh and appreciate the esthetics of the whole. John... the light coming in is indirect rather than direct light, which would have overheated..."
7 Ways to Improve Bathroom Air Quality for Better Health
Clear the air for good — the right bathroom ventilation can purify what you breathe and prevent those nasty smells
"in your home — especially in your bathroom. The quality of the air inside a home is... to poor home ventilation. If you suffer from red, itchy eyes when you're at home,... No red lights. No orange lights. Just a sleek design. It is important to remember... setting light which is LED. Perfect for night light settings and regular use. Here... basement office. From my basement office to my laundry room and from there to the kids..."
In the Details: A Storage ‘Jewel Box’ Lights a Manhattan Loft
Mirrored shelves bounce sunlight into an apartment’s formerly dark core, while a fireplace provides nighttime glow
"natural light: two things city dwellers can’t get enough of. For a client in Manhattan’s... bring light to this core, the designers pulled one of the oldest tricks in the books... adequate lighting from cans, pendents, and under counter lights. Would really have loved... of your home; aesthetically pleasing while functional. The only concern I have is the... Island light: Cleo Pendant, Tech Lighting; counters: Caesarstone in Concrete; floors:..."