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A Basement Remodel Sets the Stage for Flexible Play
Embracing change, this light-filled basement readily shifts between kids' play activities and grown-up entertaining
"Amundson had a very specific request from a Minnesota couple with two kids: no fixed furniture... could make room for whatever play may happen," says Amundson. The homeowners also wanted... areas for crafts, play, entertainment and dining. The result is the addition of 800... Great ideas! I'm just getting to my basement remodel. Thank you!!! is it me or... Except for bedrooms and closets, the rest of the house is unnecessary! Fantastic..."
Guest Picks: 20 Ideas for a Music Lover's Nursery
"loads of ideas for creating a rock-n-roll inspired room for their son. My new nephew... design a nursery. They both love music and going to concerts, so I used a Houzz ideabook... child's room, here are 20 ideas to get you started. — Laura from JourneyChic... home to a nursery filled with modern and colorful musical imagery. If you want to add... Thanks for all the great product tips. Charmean Neithart Nice collection! Here is..."
Tips for Decorating around a Piano
"in the room at the time. Our piano is a wooden piano. This is good for their house... living room today. Sometimes it's an eyesore and sometimes it's a magical part of... father is a woodworker and there are many wooden touches throughout the room. This helps... choose a black design. This goes well in almost any room. Besides, I love decorating... of the room's design for me. Regardless of the type of piano that you have, it can..."
Build a Backyard Fish Pond Without Going Belly Up
You can make an outdoor fish paradise of your own, for less than you might think. But you'll need this expert design wisdom
"your own, for less than you might think. But you'll need this expert design wisdom... incorporate a fish pond. So I wondered: What does it take to put a fish pond in a backyard... next to a waterfall, watching the sunset as a grass-skirted man danced and sliced coconuts... up to a lavish $40,000 koi pond the size of a swimming pool. The takeaway is, like... are not for the faint of heart. They take a lot of time and effort, love and care...."
8 Ways to Create a Neighborly Front Yard
"create a sense of community, it’s often necessary to bring people together so that... members of a neighborhood can mix naturally, communities can become communities in the... watch out for one another. Encompassing the sidewalk, the front yard and walk, and... are some ideas to help foster interaction with your neighbors.... borrow a cup of sugar or something or ask for some help for something -- a couple... neighbor for a bit of sugar for a recipe (supermarkets close between 12:30 p.m. and..."
Book It: Bring a Mini Library to Your Front Yard
Take a book, leave a book. An ingenious lending-library idea is sweeping the nation — see if it's right for your neighborhood
"Take a book, leave a book. An ingenious lending-library idea is sweeping the nation... Thanks for a great idea. really luv these!!!! What a great idea! @SallyHarris - If... perfect for my house for 3 reasons: 1. My boyfriend is always looking for a project;... Thank you for sharing this wonderful idea. It is such a win-win for everyone involved... is such a beautiful idea. What a wonderful idea! I think I might really do this! Like..."
Catch Some Zzzs in Your Baby's Nursery
Outfit your nursery with a cushy sofa or cozy daybed, and you'll be drifting off to dreamland right along with your little one
"nursery with a cushy sofa or cozy daybed, and you'll be drifting off to dreamland right... aring for a baby takes a lot out of you. In my mothering career, there have been... in the baby's room than in my own. Middle-of-the-night diaper changes, feedings, consoling... saving a new mom's sanity is incorporating a daybed or sofa into the nursery decor... serve as a comfortable spot to sit with your little one or to crash on those extra-difficult..."
My Houzz: Resourcefulness Works for a Midcentury Remodel
Reclaimed wood floors, thrifty finds and plenty of patience pay off for a budget-minded family in Dallas
"pay off for a budget-minded family in Dallas... For a couple who describes their style as "organic midcentury modest," this house... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Trey and Meridith Lohse, 3-year-old son Asher, a baby... baby on the way, a dog and 2 cats Size: 2,500 square feet; 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths... added a new bedroom and took the main living areas down to the studs. The remodeled... Such a GREAT re-model :) A fantastic remodel!! They did such a great job updating..."
10 Great Boy's Nursery Ideas
"ation for Creating a Cozy and Colorful Room for Your Little One... decorating a boy’s nursery. You don’t want a space that is too fancy and frilly, but... your baby’s nursery has fun things for him to set his eyes on.... play. Go for unexpected colors and patterns. Don’t be afraid to mix and match, and... throw in a surprising piece of furniture. Boys are very visual, so be sure that your... choose for itself. Oh, lighten up! It's just a kid's room for Pete's sake. some..."
Houzz Tour: Hollywood Haven for a Celeb and Family
"meeting a celebrity can be an intimidating experience — the idea of working with one... stuck with a soothing nature-inspired palette. Houzz at a Glance: Who lives here: Joel... made each room feel disconnected from the others. The McHales wanted to bring some of... McHale is a graphic artist and designer, and worked closely with Gordon to design the... has half a room finished, or maybe just random rooms throughout the house perfected..."
How to Arrange Your Room for TV and People, Too
"Get ideas for creating a great space for lounging, entertaining and enjoying the... furniture in a room with a TV is among the greatest design interior challenges. I've always... — our rooms need to do double, triple or quadruple duty, and accommodating a big screen... positioning for a view is sometimes as easy as moving the furniture.... who have rooms devoted exclusively to watching TV. Most of us don't live that way —..."
Guest Picks: 20 Pieces for a Casual Breakfast Area
Skip the formalities and get right to gathering 'round an easygoing nook filled with pared-down furniture and accessories
""breakfast room," the notion of a dining area for everyday use is more popular than ever... family room. Others are ditching the formal dining room and instead making it a f... items for a fresh, fun breakfast space that will appeal to everyone in the family... space for casual meals, meetings and weekend activities. Often tiny in size, these... making them a particularly demanding design challenge. To help with the process, I've assembled..."
Sail Through Special Occasions With a Ready, Gracious Home
Smile serenely in the face of impromptu parties, unexpected guests and last-minute gift giving with these ideas for preparing now
"bring to a wedding or housewarming. But with a little extra effort now, you can sail... ts to ideas for stocking the perfect gift cupboard, these 13 tips will help get you... prepared for throwing parties, giving gifts, writing thank-you notes, hosting unexpected... you have a huge house with lots of room for all these ideas: a cupboard just for party... her need for clean and organized by building a garden wall for a patio-entertaining..."
Design Workshop: 9 Ways to Open a House to the Outdoors
Explore some of the best ideas in indoor-outdoor living — and how to make the transitions work for both home and landscape
"the best ideas in indoor-outdoor living — and how to make the transitions work for both... spaces in a home. And they make for good design: We use them to negotiate changes in... Let’s take a look at a few approaches to designing transition spaces that successfully... outside, for entertaining, to reduce the apparent scale of our structures, to temper... extremes and for visual screening. By using the most basic architectural devices — columns..."
Houzz Tour: Step Inside (and Out) a New Florida Showhouse
2012 'New American Home' at International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor living
"materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor living... without a doubt a celebration of the Florida lifestyle. Designed around a central courtyard... makes for that barefoot lifestyle that people in temperate climates enjoy. This... home has a comfortable scale and intimate quality. The large spaces in the main level... accommodate a large party, but aren't overwhelming when occupied by just one or two people..."