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A Magical Tree House Lights Up for Christmas
An incredible tree house takes things up a notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it came to be
"notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it... house for their grandsons. What began as a backyard construction project quickly... bottom in lights; the display is an annual tradition that coincides with their well-attended... install the lights, a process in which he takes great pride. “My favorite thing is watching... house for the holidays this year. Hear their story and take the video tour. Tree..."
10 Tips to Start a Garden — Can-Do Ideas for Beginners
Green up your landscape even if you're short on time, money and knowledge, with these manageable steps for first-time gardeners
"feet of lawn, which separated the south side of our home from our neighbor's driveway... Half the lawn was thick and luxuriant, but the other was scraggly and more dirt than... consideration for design or even reason.... of work for plants that will never do anything for you. Here's a better plan: Sheet... monoculture lawn of one variety, I like our mixed lawn of various grasses and other plants... short note for less known plants, for example "perennial, ground covering grass or hanging..."
Modern Roof Features for Light, Rhythm and Interest
"Light monitors, clerestories and dormers are means of bringing light high into rooms;... g the light that comes from other windows. While these elements are especially good... good for deep plans, where the center of a large space is far removed from an exterior... utilize light monitors, clerestories and dormers, one effect I’m drawn to is the repetition... @Gerald. For example, the Phoenix house. A ranch house with a deep overhang and dormers..."
Guest Picks: Bright Ideas for Fun Light Switches
"search for decorative light switch covers yields many, many — oh, so many — results... unique light switch covers that let you add just a bit of crazy or geeky to your room... clever light switches that will really catch your eye and get your guests talking... see the light"... or, just for Architectrunnerguy - "try out our own Vitruvian Man... plastic light switch cover in the kitchen that had interchangable paper scenes inside..."
Kitchen of the Week: More Light, Better Layout for a Canadian Victorian
Stripped to the studs, this Toronto kitchen is now brighter and more functional, with a gorgeous wide-open view
"to work for the family of four who live there. Toronto designer Philippe Beauparlant... natural light. By opening up the kitchen to the backyard, expanding windows and using... perfect for the space, but the windows seem out of character for a Victorian. Beautiful... natural light. Brilliant use of the space and a great solution for bringing in more... more light. Oh, BTW, beautiful too. I LOVE this renovation - it appears for what the..."
How to Use Mirrors for More Light and Style
A well-placed mirror gives a room sparkle, surprise and a bright, open feeling. Here are 15 clever ideas to try in your own house
"natural light, enhances views, opens a small space and adds oomph to decor. The key... northern light only, and it does absolutely brings in 'double' the light I have two... is true for mirrors above the headboard. We avoid framed art using glass for the same... waiting for a handyman to come hang it?!?! I'm looking for two gothic arch mirrors... mirrors for over my fireplace. They will be like spooky eyes- perfect for halloween! I..."
More Storage and Light for a Seattle Kitchen
Removing walls and replacing dysfunctional features give a kitchen a bright look and better function
"space and light made it less than desirable by today’s standards. Architect Anne Scott... budget was for this? Though it's not my style (but it seems perfect for the house, which... easier for the visually challenged among us if the before and after photos were actually... touch of lighting in these kitchens! I like this kitchen very much and am not usually... always look for a "landmark" and use that to orient myself. In the case of this kitchen..."
My Houzz: Light and Bright Updates for an Israeli Family Home
Knocking out walls, adding windows and lightening up finishes gives an agricultural-community home a fresh perspective
"ready for a change after years of living in cosmopolitan Tel Aviv. So the two childhood... house for previous owners, to help replace the dark flooring, add large windows and... perfect for the space⚡ I'm an Anglo, born and bred in Australia, and have been happily... Israel for the past 10 years. The facts on the ground here, are far less complicated... offline for more information. Re: the post, I thought it was great! They've made..."
My Houzz: Lovely Lightness for a Brooklyn Apartment
"needs some light my dear to complement the light and the space as you said. love it lovely... praises for this space, & that it's in Brooklyn! Even more amazing, it feels as vast... so much for sharing your photos. You have a very lovely home. the kithchen is great... shouting for help. and the lining room passage isn't needed, too much sofas. the couch... these light pink, lavender and pale blue rugs before the renovation, and Yaron and..."
6 Tips for Teaching Your Kids to Be Good Neighbors
Everyone wins when your children learn to respect boundaries, get help when they need it and show others they care
"market for their first home. In a neighborhood they liked, they found two houses,... side, up for sale. After they toured both, they decided on the slightly smaller one... front our lawn met theirs, and the line of demarcation was as obvious as if there had... Cadillac, lawn maintenance was Mr. Lincoln's life's work. When a ball fell across the... were gone for the weekend. There was Trash on the street and lawns for two houses in..."
Ideabook 911: I Need Help Staging for Resale
"great spot for bachelors to have a few brews, for for a family to have a great swingset... pick a light neutral or maybe even a dark brown. If you opt for the light color, paint... ideas for the interior, but I am at a total loss outside. My total budget for the... house for resale, but to be honest I am feeling overwhelmed by the task. While I... so much for your help in advance! Sincerely, Jennifer Alright, first I would ask..."
Mix Your Lamp Styles for Major Interest
"those light fixtures for unrivaled personality and appeal. Here’s how to do it right... settle for “Any old lamp will do.” Although I’m always saying that lamps are the jewelry... going for a very formal (and dated) décor. I found a Lucite lamp perfect for my... great eye for beautiful things--often in the form of lamps! Fortunate for me (a Lamp... makes for a challenge when sourcing shades--but so worth it. Thanks Becky for validating..."
Guest Picks: 20 Sconces for Under $100
"Gorgeous Lights That Won't Break the Bank... layer the light. A sconce can just be a practical lighting solution or add an element... streets for a good sconce. Even a bad one sometimes. I don't care if it's wrong, it's... jellybeans. Lighting is one of the most important elements to a beautiful room and sconces... sconces for under 100 bucks. From this day forward everyone needs to be more sconcey... Thanks for featuring our Barn Light Austin Sconce! We also think it's great and versatile..."
Make a Mod Solar Lamp Trio for the Garden
What’s that hovering ethereally in the dark? A set of cool globe lights showing off your DIY ingenuity
"globe lights showing off your DIY ingenuity... twine light globes for my kitchen ceiling fixture. I recently decided to move on... thank you for sharing your ingeniously creative lights project!!! Brilliant! (get it... forum for fun ideas. What a great and creative idea... Thanks for sharing and I look... thank you for the idea Reupholster satee Love this, especially the light in the fountain... ball of light. They had string lights in them. I was thinking about using solar string..."
Are Ceiling Fans the Kiss of Death for Design?
Ceiling fans get a bad rap for being clunky and outdated, but these streamlined styles and a bevy of pros beg to differ
"bad rap for being clunky and outdated, but these streamlined styles and a bevy of pros... trim? Lights or no lights? Five blades or four? HELP! All of us who watched Trading... this cry for design help: My husband and I are building our first home. He has graciously... bedrooms for air circulation, energy efficiency, etc. The home we live in now has ceiling... $1,000 for the entire room, they might have replaced the old fans with one of these..."