8492 ideas for a baby room Stories
Houzz Prizewinners Take a Bathroom and a Laundry From Dated to Dreamy
Janine Thomson enters a Houzz sweepstakes and wins a $50,000 design package from Lowe’s. See the ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos
"enters a Houzz sweepstakes and wins a $50,000 design package from Lowe’s. See the... Laundry Room Sweepstakes from Lowe’s and Houzz. On a whim she entered, but she didn’t... Blum, a designer on Houzz, to make a spa-like space. “After” photos by Rikki Snyder... stage of a bathroom remodel when Thomson stumbled on the Dream Bathroom and Dream Laundry... received a call just three weeks later telling her that she was the lucky contestant..."
Design Workshop: Is a Phased Construction Project Right for You?
Breaking up your remodel or custom home project has benefits and disadvantages. See if it’s right for you
"aring a project’s goals and budget — often two very different things — is a common... plan for and delay building select components of a project. In the long run, the... allows a smaller initial project to be constructed, and a strategic master plan provides... structure for future additions as finances allow. A smaller initial project footprint... confront in a project’s earliest planning stages. The two almost never align when we begin..."
5 Ideas for a Great Home Learning Zone
Get your child off to a good start this school year with homework areas and strategies that reduce the frenzy
"off to a good start this school year with homework areas and strategies that reduce... reality for parents too. Now is the time to organize our homes for the homework that’s... planning and a few simple strategies, the experts say, can help boost productivity and reduce... entertain a rambunctious younger sibling, all before rushing off to sports practice or... So take a deep breath and try these expert-approved tips at home...."
Houzz Tour: Splashy, Colorful Fun for a Family of 5
"color and a creative hand make for a highly personal midcentury home in Michigan... property at a time when she and her husband weren't even looking for a house. But although... knew that for us to be happy in the house, we had to work hard at making it our own and... there's a real disconnect between the house and those living in it," she says. "I'm... every room in this house has our stamp on it. It's not perfect, but it's ours."..."
Over-the-Top Sophistication in a Holiday Show House
Decadently designed rooms for all seasons and purposes create showstopping displays in a Manhattan mansion
"designed rooms for all seasons and purposes create showstopping displays in a Manhattan... A larger-than-life photo mural, a courtyard gazebo made of colored string and DN... wallpaper in a vibrant study are just a few of the special designer touches on display at... transformed a historic limestone mansion in Manhattan into a striking holiday display.... creative ideas on how to elevate tabletops, bring the reindeer out to play and use natural..."
Make a Designer-Look Pillow Sham for $15
"Give a sofa or chair a high-end touch with a low-cost sham made to your exact taste... filling a sofa adds up quickly. So I found a way to get a similar look for a few... living room or bedroom, the first thing I do is swap out my pillow shams. It’s superfast... dollars and a little effort. With an existing solid pillow sham, fabric and iron-on adhesive... What a great idea!!!! Thanks for that :) Good ideas ! Good idea I am always fascinated..."
Guest Picks: A Gender-Neutral Nursery
"perfect for a boy or girl... decorate a nursery without knowing whether the baby is a boy or a girl. I've compiled... compiled a selection of items to create a lovely nursery while keeping the baby's gender... gender a surprise. — Dana from House*Tweaking... am not a big fan of the crib color. It makes me a bit sad to think of a little one... of the baby and do the nursery for you. She came up and spend an entire weekend painting..."
Give Me a Wall, a Roof, or a House of Glass
"s and rooms with glass walls. It sparked the idea for an ideabook titled Life in... articles for Houzz. It was the dead of winter and sky was washed in a palette of tired... soaked rooms of my house. It got me thinking about the affects of sun dampened spaces... in a Glass House, and here I am, one year later, trekking along the same path. Feel... below for some sunny spaces sure to enhance your mood during the days in the deepest..."
The Pink Link — Learn the Secrets of a Decorating Darling
Is it the kiss of death for masculine rooms? Can it soothe a psyche? Discover the history and theories behind this delightful color
"death for masculine rooms? Can it soothe a psyche? Discover the history and theories... pink is a confident color choice that can still feel soothing and happy. A tint of... red or a mix of red and violet creates a spectrum of pinks that both girls and boys... The idea of pink as a feminine color came about only in the 1900s — in fact, medieval... into a soft blush shade of pink, especially for a master bathroom or master bedroom..."
Be a Sweetheart: 13 Ways to Romanticize Your Home
"Take a love-laced approach to decorating for rooms that please the eye and warm your... Display a treasured photo, pick up a lost art or try a DIY project — whether you want... yourself a little extra love, these 13 ideas are great ways to get started.... looking for a table to place lap top for a cleaner look, this table would work. Both... Thanks for the idea I agree that correspondence is a lost art which makes old-fashioned..."
8 Elegant Ideas for a Stairway Wall
Turn an awkward area into a graceful scene with low seating, a pretty wallpaper, just-right tables and more
"area into a graceful scene with low seating, a pretty wallpaper, just-right tables and... furnishings for this area difficult, but often the wall is adjacent to a closet door as... eight ideas for handling this tricky space in an elegant way.... below a flight of stairs can be one of the most awkward spaces in the house. Not... chosen for their former powder room, chair for the living room, and the chest for... (last "room" done in a move to a new home), the antique prints on the stair wall..."
Luxury of Space: Designing a Dream Laundry Room
Plan with these zones and amenities in mind to get a laundry room that takes function and comfort to the max
"to get a laundry room that takes function and comfort to the max... lay out a dream laundry room that you'll actually enjoy spending time in. Helpful additions... aren't rooms we prioritize spending time in and money on, but making design decisions... less of a chore. Instead of shoving your washer and dryer into the basement, try following... laundry room's style and function, too.... anymore? A family needs a clothes care centre, not a laundry room. The room must have..."
9 Surprising Considerations for a Bathroom Remodel
"pick up a paint chip before you take these bathroom remodel aspects into account... intimate room can make a huge difference in the day-to-day experience of it. At the... To make a bathroom work, it's best to design from the fixtures and finishes backward... outset of a bathroom project and at every step of construction.... render a mirror next to useless for a woman to use for make up etc. Fit a PIR activated... smelliest room I was ever in was a private toilet room. Ugh. Thank you for reminding..."
10 Secrets to a Neat Living Room
"hardworking room, so you can have a neat (enough) living space.... living room looking (and feeling) neat. And other than leading an ultraminimalist... Great ideas. The reason we can't have a nice living room is that we have a... living room has a cat tree/scratching post, a scratching pad, a cat bed (heated),... a fleece for where one of the cats sits on the couch, a cat toy basket, and a grooming... two in a 1325 sq ft house with only a living room which tied into the dining room..."
12 Ideas for a Knockout Kitchen
"think a future buyer might want? These 12 ideas prove that kitchens don’t need to... they’re a lot more fun when you personalize your space exactly the way you want it... variations for a kitchen Here's an idea.. The wine bottles on the barrel is a mosaic... sharing for home decor and Kitchen bright ideas for how to design your living room... in that room for a minute, too busy and a BIG mistake using tiles instead of paint..."