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Houzz Tour: Downsizing for Loft Living in Fort Lauderdale
"focus on entertaining guests, Haitian art and paring down dictates this loft's u... wanted my home to be comfortable but not overdone; I get overwhelmed by too much stuff... focused on the entertaining he wanted to do, keeping things uncluttered, choosing the... fill your home with original art painted by your mom imbues your home with a priceless... inviting on every level and a place I would love to visit for a dinner party! Love the..."
Houzz Tour: Fred MacMurray’s Enduring Farmhouse Retreat
One of the most beloved actors of the 20th century traded fame for farm implements on this California ranch. His daughter shows us around
"implements on this California ranch. His daughter shows us around... Douglas on My Three Sons. According to his daughter Kate MacMurray, the latter character... Hollywood on a ranch outside of Healdsburg, California.... an idea on a famous home in my area that was just put on market in NJ. The History... MacMurray home. Mr. MacMurray spent many wonderful hours in our home, while I was growing... ranch home gave me some ideas for our old home we just purchased in wine country..."
How to Get a Built-in Outdoor Grill
New project for a new year: Put fresh-air grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard
"grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard... kick back on lounge chairs and let the kids go crazy on the lawn or in the pool, and... grill on your patio or in your yard that allows you to be a chef out in the fresh... the BBQ on the deck but with storage like the Clever Homes BBQ Where's the 'how to'... wall of a home? Won't smoke and grease get on the walls? "Can a grill be up against..."
Houzz Tour: Manhattan Brownstone Hides a Surprise
Behind an unassuming residential facade on an East Village street dotted with storefronts lies a feat of engineering
"facade on an East Village street dotted with storefronts lies a feat of engineering... On the south side of a block of East 14th Street, between Second and Third Avenues... going on, much of it in unexpected ways. I was fortunate enough to meet Peterson... something on east 14th, and see the look on peoples' faces as this facade starts to open... from this home and I can tell you that the creativity found in homes throughout the area..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Luxury in the Hamptons
Rich materials and a hint of shingle style warm a modern design for living and entertaining on Long Island
"architecture on the island. One inheritor of this more recent tradition is Bates Masi Architects... conditions. On the larger end of the spectrum is this house that is a short walk from the... like a home. As someone mentioned earlier, it does look like a school. On a internal... John Hill on the Brod's home is well done. In the commentary thread that follows, If... beautiful home. The garden designer side of me saw the lawn and thought "where are they..."
Design Dilemma: Where to Put the Flat-Screen TV?
"TVs hung on a wall. Any ideas?" Rather than say "Get an iPad instead," I dug up some... and back on to the decor.... architect on the design of our future home and the whole "TV over the fireplace" thing... purchased a home, and the last thing on my wife's mind was allowing me to create my own... instance. My home staging company came up with this solution to hide the TV above the fireplace... shelves on either side. It looks really good with the only design dilemma being finding..."
My Houzz: A Surprisingly Light Lakeside Log Cabin
"cabin on a Michigan lake out of moody country... cabin on a quiet lake near Ann Arbor, Michigan. Boy, were they wrong. Because a... brick on our last home and made it look far better. It sold in 3 days with a nice... painted log home to buy, please call a log home restoration company before you put yr money... a home inspector come in before purchasing the home also. Houzz is to inspire homeowners... a log home on the ocean. It's been a struggle to figure out ways to brighten things..."
Now Approaching the Emerald City
Urbanites are spraying moss graffiti on walls and covering roofs in plants — and city regulators and designers are supporting the cause
"graffiti on walls and covering roofs in plants — and city regulators and designers are... park. On a smaller scale, designers and architects are bringing ideas and projects... focusing on simplicity and accessibility, requiring only an interest in adding plants... attitude on the part of users. The goal is to make it easy to add green to spaces in... at the home improvement store and aren’t necessarily designed with the homeowner in..."
Houzz Tour: A London Book Tower House Worth a Browse
To fit their mountain of books, these owners went big on scale with a double-height bookcase by the stairs
"went big on scale with a double-height bookcase by the stairs... their new home, which also had to include a separate living area for their grown-up children... The home was converted from three flats into two, and now it’s the perfect blend... favorite homes featured on Houzz were designed around books - this one is now on my... Books on the steps, love it! Wonderful book collection. Mine is not this extensive..."
From the Pros: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
Want a major new look for your kitchen or bathroom cabinets on a DIY budget? Don't pick up a paintbrush until you read this
"cabinets on a DIY budget? Don't pick up a paintbrush until you read this... start in on this seemingly simple DIY, keep a key point in mind. "The main issue is... glaze on the advice of the home depot girl. It doesn't show up on the dark colors... after on this week end retreat home on the eastern shore was really dramatic. The... worked on it everyday. Your New Home - did you do the whole kitchen at one time?... paint) on the doors in a portable booth, then lay the doors out on the ladder with..."
Houzz Tour: Having Fun With a Half-Buried House
Layers of dirt help create energy efficiency and an unusual look on a steep slope in Washington state
"unusual look on a steep slope in Washington state... details on just what exactly they were supposed to design for their client. Crossing... a berm home, I would love to see more articles on them. When I saw the first photos... irrigation on the soil roof -- these "buried homes" are notorious for leaking. The leaking... too long on the outside of home structures projecting an image and status and does very... problems on their partially buried home so it might be wise to know what institutions..."
Unlock Your Smart Phone's Front-Door Powers
Take your locks and keys into the digital age with 3 solutions that put convenience and new capabilities on your doorstep
"you’re not home? What if you get locked out? And what if you’d like to know who is in... counting on them to be home to let you in without being able to call them. Eric --... thing on a regular basis... and if they run on house power, that's going to be a... appearance on Shark Tank and have mine on pre-order... Apple needs to get into this market... ground on a new home. It's going to be packed with automated technology for lights..."
My Houzz: Art Deco–Contemporary Mix in Los Angeles
A designer couple puts a contemporary spin on their historic art deco apartment with choice furniture and a modern color palette
"spin on their historic art deco apartment with choice furniture and a modern color... felt like home. A designer couple with a modern aesthetic, Shawn Smith and Leah Russell... was once home to former president Ronald Reagan... make a home an eclectic blend of styles." Three-dimensional wall tiles in the entry... turned on its side. The clever combination looks like a modern piece of furniture... neutrals on the walls and furniture. An area rug placed perpendicularly adds visual..."
My Houzz: Copper Tones Warm an Amsterdam Apartment
"crush on copper help an Amsterdam resident conquer his compact space... his new home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Kees de Zwart Location: Amsterdam... Crushes on copper are becoming more common--we're seeing more and more of it turn up... Good tip on the Rijksmuseum en Rijksstudio for downloading. Danke! We've collected... skin to Home Depot to see if they could match the color. They came close, but they..."
Nontoxic Paint 101
If 'VOC' sounds like gobbledygook and you have no clue what causes that funny smell, check out this primer on ecofriendly paint types
"page here on HOUZZ. We are a paint company here in Atlanta, Georgia and we are on a... do our homes. On our page, ROMA-Eco Sustainable Building Technologies, there are... Visit us on HOUZZ or visit our blog, www.sanmarcousa.wordpress.com, to see projects... in the home is sensitive to VOCs. Why would ANYONE want to use paint that may contribute... our new home. I love that we had no (toxic) new house smell (our flooring was also..."