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Great Design Plant: New Zealand Flax
A commanding presence, year-round foliage and a hardy nature make flax a winner in the landscape even in fall and winter
Seal the Deal With Fiber Cement Siding
Chameleon-like, durable and low maintenance, fiber cement gives home exteriors of all shapes and styles a winning edge
"by the James Hardie corporation as a replacement for asbestos cement board. A combination... Hardie board: Just about everyone who has considered re-siding their house or building... what is Hardie board, or more properly, fiber cement board? Fiber cement board in... I used Hardi-Plank shingles for accent on my 8 year old house in Alaska and it appears... yard that Hardi-Plank no longer warranties for sale in Alaska, nor allows their dealers..."
50 Shades of Gray
Gray is hotter than ever, thanks to a hit novel full of romance and dark secrets. Tell us: Which paint shade possesses you?
Renovation Detail: Board and Batten Siding
Classic board and batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every style in between
New Construction in Minneapolis Keeps a Familiar Face
With the same exterior look of the previous home on its lot, this new build minimizes disruption while incorporating modern improvements
5 Bright Palettes for Front Doors
Splash bold green, blue, orange or red on your front door, then balance it with a more restrained hue on the rest of the house
Roots of Style: Shingle Style Is Back — Here's How to Spot It
Intimate or rambling, in the coast or by the sea, shingle homes are seeing a revival. Has your home joined in?
Green Grows Up: The Many Faces of Today's LEED Homes
9 Top Siding Materials
Everyone knows brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before you choose
Houzz Tour: Country Meets Contemporary in a Michigan Getaway
Soothing neutrals, casual furnishings and nearby Lake Michigan offer a Chicago couple and their guests a respite from city chaos
"Riker and James Dolenc of jamesthomas designed the fresh, rural house to be full of wood... Riker and James Dolenc, on weekends Location: Glen, Michigan (about a two-hour drive... photo by James Thomas with the dark red woodburner with the garden backdrop has conquered... siding: Hardie board The house sits on 4 acres about a block from Lake Michigan, allowing..."
So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Create a New Home
Get the house you envision — and even enjoy the process — by following this guide from a seasoned architect
Modern Icons: Eames Molded Plastic Rocker
7 Great Trees for Summer Shade and Fall Color
Great Design Plant: Giant Coneflower, a True Exclamation Point
Watch as towering stalks topped by yellow blossoms become a beacon for birds and insects in the midsummer garden
Bring a Taste of Italy Home With 12 Design Touches
No vacation plans abroad? You can still get the feel of old-world Italy with these ideas from an Italian designer