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12 Key Decorating Tips to Make Any Room Better
"hate to break it to you, but designers don’t follow a secret rule book. There are... and love to imagine, dream and explore, following our intuition. That said, there are... guide us to ensure a great result every time. They are just tried and true things that... years to master. Anyone can do them from day one. Consider this a foundation for... it in my price. I do not want to move in to my new home then have to worry about..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design a Powder Room
Clearances, codes and coordination are critical in small spaces such as a powder room. Here’s what you should know
"you want to fit one in during a remodel or into an addition, you may have constraints... helps to understand how much space is needed for these little — or not-so-little... for them to not have to climb steep stairs to use the bathroom. My dad, far from disabled... ine - my parents wouldn't have to go upstairs to use the toilet. We, too, included... Love to see pictures! Thanks, SCR Difficult to get full picture due to config of..."
My Houzz: Winging It in a Scottish Castle
"fires to create a home that’s grand yet welcoming... longed to move to the countryside. One morning she saw a section of this castle advertised... willing to move to the country. Fred’s reply: “If we can make a profit on our current... England to Scotland, where her husband, Fred, had bought a house in the suburbs of... conquered the castle! How wonderful! It's my fantasy to live in a castle (sadly none available..."
Live a Fairy Tale in a Getaway Castle Tower
Let down your hair or just savor the idyllic views. In these 5 remodeled European towers, how the story goes is up to you
"fairytale castles everywhere..my personal favourite which I go to often is Ashford, hoping... rekindled my need to visit Ireland again! Does anyone know of any must-see castles in... me want to book a stay... NOW. Lovely, really different. Don't think my knees would... great castles and funky ancient properties available to rent, for short weekend breaks... true not to mention it reeks of history. I love castles, hence, I love this. So much..."
Key Measurements for Planning the Perfect Dining Room
Consider style, function and furniture shapes and sizes to plan a dining space that will let you entertain with ease
"sizes to plan a dining space that will let you entertain with ease... furniture need to be considered so that personal movement is not impeded when the room is... heights tend to be standard but all else varies greatly. Take into consideration your decor... clear. My electrician kept trying to align my chandelier with the center of my dining... offer to my clients is to use glass tops combined with artistic or original table..."
The Key to Designer-Look Window Treatments
Learn the one thing that will make your curtains suffer if you get it wrong — and how to get it right
"and how to get it right... relates to the other components, to the other windows and to the room. Here are some... know in my gut that it’s wrong, it’s almost always an issue of proportion. Proportion... some tips to make sure your proportions are always appropriate.... fabric to add to the bottom? I suppose my mother was right, afterall. After reading... Becky And to sbkh : that was a great point. It explained to my why I particularly liked..."
Unlock the Secret to Keeping Keys in Check
Say goodbye to frenetic searching with key storage that suits your needs and matches your home's style
"goodbye to frenetic searching with key storage that suits your needs and matches your... only to find that those darn car keys are nowhere in sight. Nothing like a frantic... with a go-to key spot near your front door. Whether you use a tray, a hook or a built-in... search to ruin a perfectly good day! Instead of spending your precious minutes dumping... attached to my keyring and keep my keys attached to my handbag. When I am ready to..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Kitchen
Get the ideal kitchen setup by understanding spatial relationships, building dimensions and work zones
"a few key building measurements and organizational guidelines can help your culinary... Here’s how to get the ideal setup.... doors have to be closed to use it as is the case with my oven door also. I find my needs... stovetop to sink. I did not want to have to turn more than 1/4 of a circle; to have... than need to have. Very timely article. Just about to do my kitchen Great spiel Steve... better to be able to slide it out onto a counter top, rather that needing to lift..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design the Perfect Front Porch
Depth, width, proportion and detailing all contribute to the comfort and functionality of this transitional space
"contribute to the comfort and functionality of this transitional space... porch to function for all these purposes, a few key dimensions and configurations... public to private — a place where one can soak up the late-summer sun, visit with... themselves to hire a professional to do the design. It is better to do it right and pay... of how to add a porch to a house that was not designed with a porch. Releived to see..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Dream Bedroom
Learn the dimensions that will help your bed and more fit neatly and comfortably, so you can get a good night’s sleep
"you need to get to sleep, and get your day off to a good start when you wake. Planning... homes to nurture us, to recharge us and to offer rest and renewal, I would argue... close to the bath, else the wake person will have to cross the room repeatedly.... doesn't want to send someone to the snoring room. I also find making these beds easier than... room is to have a king size bed then I like to specify a bedside table or chest at..."
Key Measurements to Make the Most of Your Bathroom
Fit everything comfortably in a small or medium-size bath by knowing standard dimensions for fixtures and clearances
"second to kitchens as places where considerable attention is given to layouts and... can work to your advantage — will inspire you to embrace these intimate spaces as o... a few key dimensions and common fixture sizes — and understanding that a compact... opportunities to create unique and delightful rooms.... bathroom on my main floor and I want to redesign. I just finished my kitchen and I want... usually best to use a sliding enclosure; you need to be able to reach in and turn the water..."
Smart Phones Hold the Keys to Front Doors
Knock, knock. Who's there? A brand-new generation of hardware and app combos that let you play doorman from anywhere
"place to put all the stuff related to your door. For example, you can virtualize... send a key via email to unlock your door. You can hear knocks on the door or the ringing... according to plan, you'll be able to buy all of them, and at an affordable cost, by summer... the key, the peephole, the doorbell and other elements of the door, and put everything... phone to be used from anywhere over the Internet. There are major advantages for..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design the Perfect Home Office
Fit all your work surfaces, equipment and storage with comfortable clearances by keeping these dimensions in mind
"I used to use. The ability to dock and hook up external peripherals is key to this... ideas. My problem, however, is that my office is on one side of my dining room with... addition to HOUZZ. It should be featured! SCR to gladysob ~ I went to the local lumber... panel to get to wires if needed. Cap with molding and add molding to the rest of... flowers on my desk...adds a little cheer. I keep a range of clutter on my desk. It goes..."
Use It or Lose It: How to Get Rid of Old Keys
"rid of keys in an earth-friendly way... million keys are thrown away each year, left to sit in landfills. Read on to learn... seems to be at least one set of mystery keys in every household. Usually found at... hotels, keys can add up quickly. While it might be convenient to just throw them in... learn how to recycle your keys correctly, or reuse them around the house in a creative... mystery keys rarely reveal their purpose. Don't let all of the old house, storage,..."
Keys to a Stylish Entry
"Blocks to a Luxurious Entry Hall... recognize some key building blocks to a stylish entry hall or vestibule.... benches to stow away and organize all the lose items we keep near the back door. Let's... ceiling to the floor or setting up a paneled screen a few feet away parallel to the... table for my entry which i LOVE but i do not want to put a lot ON it as that would compete... I'd love to see a review of ways to deal with this! Just so everyone knows, you can..."