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10 Feel-Better Things to Do on a Sick Day at Home
"ultimate home to-do list and catching up on your favorite podcasts. Here are 10 ways... yourself on your next sick day.... sitting on me because I was lying motionless on the couch, or begging me to read yet... month on a weekend day, I did not get dressed, I put on no make-up, and I stayed... I'm at home sick. It gives me something to focus on besides how lousy I feel and... about 2/3 on photos. Also purused through my ideabooks on House....very uplifting! Seriously..."
Get a Jump on Summer Prep for Home and Garden
Pick from these 16 things to do now — from hanging a hammock to bug-proofing screens — to maximize summer's sweetness
"Read on for more timely tips on prepping your home and garden now so you can enjoy... dinners on the grill and hammock lounging, savoring each day of summer makes this sweet... shower on that porch. Be careful of that water up against the house. I noticed a crack... numbers on the risers for a fresh, nautical-inspired look. Hang up a classic tree swing... sitting on a swing hung from a great big tree. If you are lucky enough to have a big..."
New on Houzz: Browse Home Photos by 14 Design Styles
"different homes until we find the inspiration we didn't even know we were looking for... Craftsman homes, farmhouses or industrial-style lofts. No matter what your technique... Style" menu on the left side of the page and click More Styles to browse photos in the... bigger home. It would be a great addition. Great ideas. Love it. Anne Dee, some pages... beach-style homes The beauty and simplicity of Craftsman homes translates well to budg..."
15 Ways to Ready a Summer Home on the Cheap
"vacation home — congratulations! But after saving and scrounging to pull off your dream... vacation home and making it, you know, livable. Once you have the nonnegotiables (working... Railing on pic of striped stairs? Also, just sold our vacation home in Texas. Purchased... summer "on the cheap"? Really? I think it all depends on the color you pick for your... planning on taking our "old" couches and sleeper sofas to the summer home. That way..."
Reflect on This: 6 Waterside Homes Gaze in the Looking Glass
Mirrored in realistic detail or artfully impressionist, these houses connect to their sites and convey double the majesty
"of our home in a way that provides a deeper connection to the earth while also making... making our home more majestic and complete.... of the home sitting right on the lake.....SIGH!!!! Love it. Bud, you are rocking... float home shown from Vancouver! It's part of a neighbourhood of float homes that... commenting on how poetic Bud is yesterday when he sent me an email about baseball. He... RilkeA home built in a vast landscape with nary a neighbor in sight doesn't have to..."
Innovative Screens Add Architectural Wonder on 3 Modern Homes
Aiding privacy and filtering sunlight may have been important, but these screens offer dazzling visuals as part of the package
"one is on New York's Long Island. Each one is beautiful in its own right.... amazing homes. Totally blown away by the effect of that last screen. Great work! Thanks... away" on the Jersey shore, near me. My guess is that these screens not only would... pattern on glass. Light patterns moving with the sun connect inside and out; connect... a veil on the house that is busy and claustrophobic. Loved this article. That first..."
Architect's Toolbox: 6 Drawings on the Way to a Dream Home
Each architectural drawing phase helps ensure a desired result. See what happens from quick thumbnail sketch to detailed construction plan
"working on projects - whether during preliminary design or detail sketching on-site... orders on a job. I must admit, that I I also find it very helpful for my own creative... confusion on the difference between a permit set and a complete set of plans. This article... going on will be well worth the effort. great article! hand sketches keep our work... affect a home's design. Design development. Though often overlooked, there's a very..."
Get Your Swizzle On: The Rustic Home Bar
"in the home. Unfortunately, don't entertain that often enough to justify it either... space or on furniture like this for fun? @ imnotvicki...my sister-in-law put in a coffee/tea... clear on top, smoky on bottom. Good luck keeping these tools on the rack; they will... anybody on a budget can obtain: a bar tray stocked with whatever you need.The nice... probably move on to a few pieces of barware that will feel all cozy and snuggly in the midst..."
Modern Homes Embrace Mixed Views on Windows
Sure, there are walls of glass. But modern architecture affords the design freedom to have small, narrow and oddly shaped windows too
On Trend: Home Decor That Draws the Line
And what a bold, graphic line it is. This abstract and geometrical art, furnishings and accessories will stop you in your tracks
"more info on it? I didn't think I'd find another wallpaper I liked more than the Cole... focuses on geometry. Wire-frame baskets, black and white art and frames, and a black... looks back on tradition in a modern way. At the same time, it would fit well in an older... Crafts home. Use a big print to re-cover a boring old wing chair, and you've got a... space on those steps, perhaps using organic vases and succulents to break it up...."
On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"statement on homes of any style and size... these homes, I would question whether a black exterior really does make the home... thoughts on that factor? That is a bad trend. Homes should be as lightcolored as possible... black on black. Yuck! To my surprise, I really liked the black on the modernist designs... the heat on the terrace of the house on the first photo I love black houses! Although... directly on it and the windows, perfect. love the black color on all these houses!..."
Guest Picks: Brush Up on Painterly Patterns
Use free-form stripes, vibrant florals and watercolor tones on furniture and accessories to evoke art around the home
"tones on furniture and accessories to evoke art around the home... my eye on a few fabric selections from Fiona Douglas. I absolutely adore her work... to my home collection...or paint myself! (lamp shades, for starters...) And bubblyjock... brightly hued home accents. http://www.lafuente.com/ @ Molly - yes! US stockists listed... listed on the Bluebellgray website: http://www.bluebellgray.com/stockists/ Or, come to..."
How to Artfully Build a House on a Hillside
"inspire your home's design, rather than fight it... house on a sloped site, let me suggest this mantra: "No house should ever be on any... by a home under construction on a steep terrain. The goal is to sit the house within... of the home. Below you'll learn more about how to handle building on a site with... which a home has successfully been nestled into the topography.... our new home, which was built on a downward slope. It has been quite the challenge..."
My Houzz: New England Add-On Provides Privacy, Views
A Massachusetts couple gets increased lounge space, improved views of the backyard and much-needed privacy with a home addition
"porch on their traditional colonial Massachusetts home. "We wanted more usable... iched on a suburban lot, Susan and Ben Bernhard craved privacy. The couple could... neighbor's home, and their lush backyard was visible only by peering through a small kitchen... neighbor's home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Susan and Ben Bernhard Location:... HISTORIC HOMES BUT THIS HOME ISN'T ONE OF THEM. OWNERS NEED TO DO WHAT THEY FEEL IS..."
On Trend: Painterly Florals
"roses in home décor as flower patterns make a comeback... is less on realist perfection and more on an artistic impression, brushstrokes and... of the home, climbing the walls in wallpaper designs and landing underfoot in crewel-work... popping up on runways all the way back in 2010, but it's really making its way into the... the home market now. Another characteristic of the newest floral prints: super-saturated..."