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On Trend: Feather Decor Makes Rooms Soar
Bring lightness and a breath of nature to your walls and home decor with feather art, accessories and wall treatments
"walls and home decor with feather art, accessories and wall treatments... stuck on earth to floating on air.... focus on feather art prints, collections of natural bird feathers, arrows and even... (found on the beach) on a metallic gold background. Please be aware that it is illegal... birds on the endangered species list. A Navajo I worked with years ago told me that... Focus on the natural side of feathers with a beautiful watercolor print. The soft..."
Color Makes Its Mark on Modern House Exteriors
Consider borrowing from the rainbow to give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost
"modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost... walls on the ground floor. Architects like Luis Barragán and the Eameses went so... ideabook on modern interiors will follow.... the last home shown. It was a nice surprise to see a home from my tiny town on Houzz... stuck on the side of this home. What does it accomplish architecturally? How does... especially on your home’s exterior. The green house is simply amazing. It is a bold statement..."
Great Design Plant: Quaking Aspen for 3-Season Beauty — on Its Own Turf
It offers bright fall foliage, snowy winter bark and lush green leaves in summer. Just don't try to plant quaking aspen away from its home
"them at home?" The quick answer is yes, if you live where the trees grow naturally... aspen in a home garden is almost as difficult as raising a rainbow trout in a goldfish... stumps. On my property on Vancouver Island, it's a big problem and it's going to take... warning on these trees. I'm dealing with the results of several of these trees in... to walk on. As beautiful as they are they had to come down and now we're left with..."
Mood Makers: Luxurious Looks on a Budget
Want a high-end look in your home but feeling choked by your budget? Try these pro decorator tips to give your rooms a luxe look for less
"in your home but feeling choked by your budget? Try these pro decorator tips to give... their homes look more expensive, even when they are working with a modest budget... in my home that I put old hardware on. I bought the hardware on eBay. Couldn't... own 3 homes and try to save as much money on home improvement costs as possible.... Good luck on your new home! My husband and I are transferring to another state and seeing..."
Make Your Fixer-Upper Fabulous on a Budget
So many makeover projects, so little time and money. Here's where to focus your home improvement efforts for the best results
"focus your home improvement efforts for the best results... decisions on where to put your money (and sweat) to make your house budget stretch the... First homes are usually not last homes, and even new homes need to be lived in to... lived in a home at least that long you won't know how you'll want the home to be for the... that a home is supposed to be photo ready on move in day, and the rest of the impatience... spent on this website actually doing work on the house, but I am really grateful..."
Houzz Tour: A Fresh Take on Traditional in Texas
"a 1926 home charming yet crisp... of this home toured a condominium with interiors designed by Dona Rosene, she made... traditional home but wanted to keep things fresh; she was afraid that 'traditional' would... find more home design tips here Becky...thanks for this..another great post. It's not... decor is on the light side with heavy furnishings. Kudos to this lady for putting color... Style home, I really enjoyed the pictures! Loved everything but those ridiculous..."
Design 2011: Trends to Build On
"Small Homes, Bold Upholstery, Gray Kitchens, White Walls, Honeysuckle and Green... trends for home design have recently caught my eye, and whether or not they are the trends... their home more carefully, resulting in a home that is personal and extremely liveable... shrinking home and quality over square footage! Love some the trends to build on shown... catches on (or not) -- my color of the year post will be coming up next week. Happy..."
Decorating With Antiques: Sit Pretty on Settees and Sofas
Get character and comfort when you bring home an antique seat — you can even reupholster it to perfectly fit your style
"bring home an antique seat — you can even reupholster it to perfectly fit your style... flopping down on my grandmother's settee and cracking my head so hard on the trim on the... visited. One on the floor and on on the chesterfield. We fought for the chesterfield to... stripes on Victorian settee & soft color palette on beautiful French settee! I've... to your home. What will be expensive is buying an antique sofa that someone has..."
Art House on the Edge Makes a Statement About ‘Place’
Gravity-defying installation in San Diego features a cottage dangling from a university roof, challenging the notion of home
"idea of home. His latest work is a powder blue gable roof cottage, the 18th permanent... house on the flat is on a tilt, but only a few inches on one side. Do Ho Suh does... their new home/country. I deeply admire the courage and fortitude one must have to undertake... precarious home market of today. Falling Stars is a visually stunning piece of work.... to work on this project. We installed the "garden," which is actually a living roof..."
Nature’s Color Wisdom: Lessons on Lavender From the Great Outdoors
Pluck some lavender hues for the home and watch tranquility — and maybe even a little magic — take hold
"for the home and watch tranquility — and maybe even a little magic — take hold... Ideabook on Lavendar, Laura. I painted my bedroom with Benjamin Moore's Ylang Ylang... plant on his night stand ; ) Thanks, Jo Allan. At a different computer so trying... in our home. However, we have different types of Lavender in our gardens, as well... right at home tucked up against a weathered wood fence or shingled home. The same effect..."
On Trend: Bring Spring Indoors With Nature-Inspired Furnishings
Energize your home with patterns, materials and colors borrowed from the outdoors, no matter what the weather is doing
"your home with patterns, materials and colors borrowed from the outdoors, no matter... cushion on it, it doesn’t even look comfortable! Ditto for that Medici Chair at $1... spend $4K on a single outdoor chair!... seat in a home office, but I'd prefer to see it as a side table with a large, simple... in the home...."
Great Space: New Take on Cabin Chic
"of the home, built and designed by John Maniscalco Architecture, was greatly influenced... contemporary home.Couch: CustomCoffee table: CustomChandelier: Ochre Arctic Pear Chande... Tahoe home..."
On Trend: Light Fixtures Take to the Branches
Tree branches in nature are inspiring chandeliers and table lamps at home, in both realistic and stylized interpretations
On Trend: Circular Nordic Furniture Gets Around
Rounded couches and chairs from Nordic designers give an omnipresent shape an innovative presence in the home
"plate on a circular dinner table, the circle is definitely part of our everyday lives... circles on top of one another, wrap them into a 3-D shape, then sit down. That seems... blue tone-on-tone colors make it anything but dull. What a great focal point for a modern... in the home..."
Nature’s Color Wisdom: Lessons on Red From the Great Outdoors
"around the home for an eye-opening look... in my home on the walls of my master bedroom in a rich deep shade with black and... look at homes for sale on real estate sites, red rooms almost always look awful and... using it on part of a living wall on a current project- a Passive House that is currently... reds more on the blue side... 4th of July fireworks reds... and not a lot...just a spritz... of the home we recently purchased. The kitchen is the only room that does not need..."