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Houzz Tour: Belvedere
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Lego Creations
One California student makes Lego houses inspired by Houzz designs. What have you done with your set?
Fall Is Calling: What to Do in Your October Garden
Get a jump on winter prep or just sit back and watch the leaves fall. The beauty of an autumn garden is in all the choices you have
"spring planting, divide grasses and transplant perennials, even tuck in more cool-season... and fall plants. Instead, take some time to sit back and watch the leaves change. It's... LOVE your idea of planting a Chinese Pistache tree... I wonder if it will grow well in... California? Plant a Chinese Pistache tree and love it in the Fall! Beautiful photographs... Just now planting herbs, trees and ground cover... but then again, I live on Oahu...."
Get Creative Salvage Ideas from Houzzers' Reuse Projects
Save money and show off your resourcefulness by borrowing from these creative home projects using salvaged materials
"salvage ideas, and you answered with new uses for wine barrels, church pews, old windows... shipping containers, bowling alleys and dilapidated barns. Ever resourceful, you've... projects and ideas; we have room to share only a portion of them here.... incredible ideas for repurposing materials, even raising "dumpster diving" to a whole... shipping containers go to www.restart.org.nz after the earthquake here in Christchurch..."
Bon Appetit: Kitchens For Real Cooks
"d the idea of hanging pots and equipment on pegboard, and the system of grouping... tools in containers on her countertop. Working with her husband, artist and designer... design ideas that, like a recipe, you can adapt and make your own. Now if another... not be large to produce amazing food--and amazing aesthetic. I adore this space. The..."
8 Spectacular Grasses to Energize a Fall Garden
Dancing in the autumn wind or flowing along a flower bed, these ornamental grasses bring wonderful movement and color to the landscape
"spectacular plants move out of the background to claim our attention in ways that other... other plants simply can't. With their wide range of sizes, forms and colorations, you... under plants. Some of us live further north but still have lovely gardens. :) Here... of good ideas. Keep it up. Are there any grasses that do well in the shade? Doreen... background plant in xeriscape gardens. Planted in sweeps or displayed in large containers..."
Basement of the Week: For the Love of Sports and Games
Skateboards, an elevated train, a surfboard lighting fixture ... see how one family packed their basement with fun features
"hosting large family gatherings and planning parties for special events and charities;... "a self-contained playroom for adults." Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A family... with the idea of the surfboard light over the pool table. "The fixture was custom made... including this large wine cellar. A glass door and sidelights allow the clients to admire... space contains storage and mechanical areas, as well as a powder room. A woodcut..."
Garbage to Garden: A Vacant Philly Lot Gets Some Green-Thumb Love
Transformed by an artist, this once-derelict urban property is now a tranquil garden with living walls
"beautiful plants plus open space, seating, room for a slow stroll and an artistic living... nance plants she used and realistic advice for creating a vertical garden of your... entertain the idea of putting a mural on the blank wall, if they had enough money to do so... flowers and plants. And I was thinking the same thing about the dog poop and the gravel... to sexy plants, and because each is a self-contained planter, water and nutrients are..."
Timeless Design Ideas for Small Spaces
Classic to inventive, these design moves use intelligence in the battle to live comfortably in a compact space
") the ideas and projects inside were. It prompted me to considering taking some its... space can largely be overcome by intelligent design.” Not surprisingly, Brown lived... Admittedly, ideas from the East and the West go back and forth fairly seamlessly; cultural... hope the ideas that follow (and the links to past ideabooks with similar themes) will... rooms that large they would not be a problem! Great ideas for practical storage which..."
Urns Hold Huge Potential for Garden Decorating
Classic urns have uses far beyond holding olive oil and flowers. See how to use them as unexpected sculpture and more in the landscape
"with some ideas for how to use them, to see if using a large urn in your yard is for... Lately large, simple, Mediterranean-style urns have been catching my eye around Houzz... Great idea for an article! I love the drama of large urns! Great job, Becky. You... I had planted amaryllis bulbs and when they sprouted up through it and the large... find very large or very tall urns. Often, if a designer provides a source (sadly this..."
Tackle Weeds the Natural Way
Instead of dousing your yard with chemicals to wipe out weeds, let time and nature work their magic via smothering and solarization
"— both large and small — when time is not a factor. Both methods use simple, inexpensive... love the idea of smothering the weeds while mulching at the same time. I am in the... trees planted, but we are trying to keep this pretty low maintenance My current... was to plant wildflowers here after construction is done, but I've never done so.... s for plants, as long as Lavender isn't one of them (my wife hates the fragrance)..."
Life in a Glass House
"holding plants over the cold winter months, greenhouses and conservatories have been... These large glass structures are still sought after by many homeowners and come in... love the idea of a glass roof, but don't know if they're practical. I live in Colorado... so my plants don't burn up. The snow is not a problem but the room is very cold... these ideas - also see this amazing indoor pool turned into conservatory: http://www..."
Displaying Kitchen Supplies — Hot or Not?
Do some kitchens just beg for a cozy row of canisters and gear for all to see? Have a look and let us know what you think
"pretty containers and keep them neatly arranged, they can add to rather than detract... these containers, where else can you get a large container for $1? And I wouldn't... bulk containers of dry goods, etc. The large glass jars look nice when they're... of the container (Bobbi, you can get pretty decent containers for holidays gift giving... have no idea of how to cook, what is needed by a cook, and so on. I prefer to have..."
Lay of the Landscape: Theme Gardens
Whether you're a collector, a romantic or a kid at heart, here's how to create a garden that reflects your unique interests
"you an idea of what works best for you. Learning the elements that comprise a landscape... favorite plants or favorite sport. Or it might be something that's simply and uniquely... are some ideas to get you started.... garden ideas. Thanks Beautiful relaxing great ideas ! so many cool ideas! especially... lovely ideas..very nice outdoor play area. Since white is one of my favorite colors... never plant roses in any color, they grow like weeds in our backyard and drive me..."
Is Your Garden Minding the Viewing Speed Limit?
"stuck for ideas for a new stretch of the interstate, so you click your browser shortcut... window box planting at a mile a minute. What are the odds anyone would appreciate that... This idea applies not just to highways but also to backyards, where the viewer is... A Who plant would make a lovely addition to our yard. But Tribles, Olldboobi, remember... nature's planting approach, creating harmonious colonies of the same plant to avoid..."