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Bet Your Bottom Dollar on Cane Chairs for Stylish Seating
Cane and Chippendale-style chairs are so easy to customize, you can make one work in a dining space or home office of any style
"space or home office of any style... help your home look brand new, whether you're on a budget or ready to splurge.... commodities on the flea market and thrift store scene, highly sought after to add a touch... easy on the wallet — I recently scored four for a client for just $60 — and are... makeover on a flea market Cane chair. I wanted to pull the rich blue out of the fabric... canning on the sides. The furniture is all in natural wood and it all balances out..."
Window Boxes Captivate on the Curb
For home appeal that reaches to the street, dress up your windows with boxes brimming with blossoms, vines or the freshest foliage
"For home appeal that reaches to the street, dress up your windows with boxes brimming... touches on the "necks" of plain-Jane windows. Take a second look at your home. Could... finger on it? Try imagining that house with one simple little addition — a window... live in a home and ones that love to live in their home. These are great examples of... older home and have had window boxes on the north side for several years now. They..."
Bet on Black and Red for a Winning Combination
"premieres on February 24, and I am excited for this year’s season, with Shakira and Usher... for your home. But you just might when you see the gorgeous spaces below take center... in your home, consider the winning combination of black and red.... wood all on the walls in the bathroom i think it would seem really dark in there or... a show home bathroom once..... very dark cabinetry, white floors and fixtures with..."
Designs on College Bowl Games
Get ready for the national championship with a look at the year's best teams, and some home architecture to match
"and some home architecture to match... game on Jan. 9, 2012. This year's slate of games is already underway, and alumni... cheer on their Ducks, Spartans, Badgers, Buckeyes, Bulldogs, Cardinals, Tigers and... teams' home regions. More: 8 Ingredients of the Perfect Football Party Room... foundation on which their sophomore quarterback can grow. Like this lakeshore home in... Like this home's bridge and elevation, Luck has the arm strength to zip the ball on a..."
On Trend: Up-and-Coming Minimalist Swedish Accessories
"make for home decor that's modern but inviting... to our homes. Let's be honest — I want my home to be comfortable and inviting, and... focuses on that goal. But have no fear. Adding minimalist accessories is an easy way... takes on a classic set of reaching arms, this coatrack keeps the old-school details... of arms on this candlestick showcases slim candles. Even your fireplace deserves some... depends on a pair of reaching arms to keep your firewood carefully cradled. A very..."
How to Make a Room Easier on the Eyes
"brought home from the office. And this can cause stress. But the tricky thing is... going on, which can also stress us out. So how can we create spaces with just the... point on light-spot again. Also I put on use some valuable things instead of displaying... colorful homes shown on Houzz very much too. May I never be locked in a minimalist's... items on the shelves appear to have been chosen solely on the basis of size and color..."
Houzz Tour: Cottage Comforts on the Jersey Shore
"think this home’s purpose was to undo all the damage Snooki did to the beautiful Jersey... 1940s home got its charming groove back, thanks to an extensive renovation, new interiors... and a Home on the coast even if it is on the beach. Would I do it again? I am not... charming homes of the Jersey Shore! Lovely home, but I would have to change the door... beautiful homes on Houzz, I don't think I can ever pick a favorite. I'm going to enjoy..."
Houzz Tour: Lowcountry Style With an Eye on Entertaining
"Carolina home intimate yet ever ready for a soiree... photographs of homes in the area, getting the style down,” says architect Wayne Visbeen. To... designing a home with local Lowcountry style in Bluffton, South Carolina, he and his colleagues... to the home. Combining regional architectural elements with modern functionality that... design this home or a custom home for you wherever you are. Not at all surprised to see..."
Dream Spaces: Midcentury Bowling Lanes Roll On in Minnesota
"luxury home bowling alley made with vintage parts may just knock your socks off... lanes for homes, Ryan Claxton of Fusion Bowling also knows how to work it old-school... retro-style home bowling alley. The match was made. Claxton picked up the parts in Chicago... client's home in Battle Lake, Minnesota.... lders on his project in Mexico had first arrived at the site on foot, then on bikes... of time on one of these lanes. Beautiful job ! I also worked in the alleys and on..."
Air Plants Go Easy on Indoor Gardeners
If your best intentions leave stalks barely breathing, embrace blissfully easy air plants to bring a living garden to your home
Building or Remodeling? Get the Lowdown on Load Codes
Sometimes standard isn’t enough. Learn about codes for structural loads so your home will stay strong over time
"so your home will stay strong over time... remodeled a home has heard the term “built to code” and people saying, “The code requires... in your home. You could, in fact, easily have needs that require the design and c... of your home to exceed code.... articles on architecture for the lay person, and I found this one very enlightening... of the home renovation forums and websites, and I was starting to wonder if they even..."
On Show: The Ingenuity of Ancient Architecture
"traditional homes built with materials at hand... build homes more purposefully. The houses are built to take advantage of the power... Moroccan dar home has a central courtyard that acts as an air shaft, the walls are built... better homes are produced than when vanity follows dollars. NOT Batak but TORAJA... OTOH (on the other hand), almost anyone can afford a house -- even if it will become... Victorian home in Utah), it is akin to set decorating. Just phony. We humans, probably..."
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..."