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12 Stylish Solutions for Ugly Cat Furniture
Bland beige post unhappily marking your living room territory? Scratch that with rakish kitty condos, perches and staircases
"opens for easy access. These are pretty typical places for cats to sleep. A couple... made this for them for their christmas present. These are some great, modern designs... dog bed for him, he sat in it for about 15 minutes and that was it, and that bed wasn't... enough for me to use them for another cat furniture/catio ideabook. I have a suggestion... find room for a cat tree after all.... I read your article on Bullet Planters, but I..."
Universal Lighting Design Strategies for 4 Key Home Areas
Brighten the way for eyes of any age with ambient and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty
"the way for eyes of any age with ambient and task lighting that supports safety and... Lighting can create drama by accentuating dark areas and creating bright focal points... balanced lighting levels. All rooms — and ages — can benefit from this simple lighting... having lights on both side of the mirror provides better lighting for shaving and... to make for a nice surprise. I researched a lot of lighting options for my house and..."
My Houzz: More Light and Views Transform a San Francisco Home
With a new floor and central staircase plus bigger windows, a century-old home gets a brighter outlook
"central staircase plus bigger windows, a century-old home gets a brighter outlook... central staircase as the home’s focal point. Budget constraints meant that furnishing... both had for this space! I especially like the wood on the staircase. Not overdone.... natural light into the home. It's a major challenge for a city home. Not really a fan... all the light you have, Love the corner nook and windows...so much light and peaceful..."
Houzz Tour: Light Is Right for a Modern German Home
Newly found natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a family in Münster
"natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a... into a light, functional and modern family home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... special for my taste. When spending money for an architect being involved, the house... natural light, the open shelving and the table and chairs. What a beautiful reno,... as well for my home (living areas). I love the toddlers room. She added more color..."
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... character for a Victorian home. I think the modern glass staircase and windows are the... natural light. Brilliant use of the space and a great solution for bringing in more..."
My Houzz: Lighthearted Brightness for a British Victorian
Gray London days are no match for the skylights, light finishes and upbeat charm of this renovated family home
"match for the skylights, light finishes and upbeat charm of this renovated family... rooms for rent once made up the floor plan of this 1918 Victorian in North London... boarded-up staircase and transformed the space by stripping away the drab elements to... least the staircase wasn't ripped out, but left in tact for someone else to enjoy...... trick for me.....well done, fantastic job! Excellent job. Would love to be a daughter..."
Mirrors, Mirrors on the Wall
"hall, staircase or wall with a mirror collection that reflects light and style... fashion look for your walls, that's for sure.... so much for sharing in my passion for mirrors! I started collecting mine when I was... mirrored staircase project...Jazzed up my boring staircase. One of my friends gifted... cloths make for quick work. I love the combination of smaller and larger mirrors--it makes... looking for beautiful pristine mirrors, but foggy glass with some spotting? Love mirrors..."
Art Rises to Staircase Challenge
It can be tricky to make the most of a staircase's wall space, but these ideas for using art will have you stepping up in style
"most of a staircase's wall space, but these ideas for using art will have you stepping... hankering for a more artful display on the walls along your own staircase. It can be... picture light for your cute paintings?... bounce the light around and brighten up a dark staircase.More ideas for arranging a group... you've got for guidance. The horizontal wood planks offer some guidance for the spacing... Gallery Wall for Every PersonalityStair Flair: Staircases Unlike Any Other Make the most..."
Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase
Understanding how stairs are designed and laid out can help you make the best decisions for safety and beauty in your home
"decisions for safety and beauty in your home... A staircase is a simple and elegant way for people to move between floors. The layout... as well for the handsome newel post and balusters. Staircases are one of my favorite... support for staircases? I love the look but need strong balusters to protect rambunctious... answer for me. In your professional opinion, is it feasible or even possible to... existing staircase? (Five feet wide, fastened (?) by walls, no bannister.) Thank..."
10 Easy Decorating Ideas for a Festive Entryway
"season for welcoming guests with wreaths, special lighting and plenty of comfy seating... around the staircase and top landing railing. A wreath and some lights? Love the door... perfect spot for the greens.... in my old watering can? Thank you for starting me thinking... homes for the season considering it is high summer. (The nearest equivalent for North... sleds and lights on the dwarf Alberta spruces. Going for a subdued, natural look this..."
14 Tips for Decorating an Attic — Awkward Spots and All
Turn design challenges into opportunities with our decorating ideas for attics with steep slopes, dim light and more
"ideas for attics with steep slopes, dim light and more... to low light and hard-to-dress windows. Here you'll find help for some of the most... typical for a 40s house, and I have my concerns for whether or not the boards for the... to hide for a few hours. We had custom made closet and shorter bookshelve for our 3... looking for more. These skylight shades are great for attic windows or any other slanted... sensitivity for some people and can disrupt sleep). - Budget for good insulation. This..."
Houzz Tour: Making Midcentury Modern Work for Modern Times
"Atlanta home for better light and flow... showcase for this Atlanta couple’s love of all things midcentury modern. The rooms were... natural light and creates a much-needed indoor connection to the basement. “We really... natural lighting does wonders for the entire room. Who doesn't like high ceilings -... Opting for the ridge beam instead of the trusses is an especially great improvement... makeover-- for some reason it gives a twilight-Cullen family vibe ...the whole thing has..."
7 Details for the Well-Dressed House
"welry for your home: trim, awnings, shutters, lights, cupolas and more... opportunity for dressing up. Whether it's for a backyard barbecue or a gala ball or something... shutters, lights to cupolas, red window frames and doors and so much more, the exterior... hardware for an authentic look. And thanks for looking and sharing your thoughts... Thanks for putting this together. Great inspiration photos, Bud - Good job! What beautiful..."
Master the Balancing Act for Rooms
Be good to your rooms through thick and thin with the ideal mix of heavy and light furniture, finishes and colors
"heavy and light furniture, finishes and colors... little light. Or you can choose skinny, light pieces and balance them with lighter... dress for your size. It's the same with dressing your spaces. You are limited only... heavy. The light tones on the carpeting, screen and bed modernize the space and balance... small for a dresser, a chair, a side table, a lamp, a window and artwork — but it... All that light and all that white and those skinny little spindles on the grand staircase..."
8 Creative Lighting Solutions for Food Prep
Get all the task illumination you need while distracting the eye from fluorescents, following the lead of the kitchens here
"from can lights, fluorescents and LEDs. Here are eight creative ideas for lighting your... Lighting can be a real doozy when you’re assembling your dream kitchen. Not only... softer light sources you desire. They key to finding this balance often lies in choosing... about lighting! @Studio41 fluorescent lights are awful but you made the right decision... their lighting perfectly. The over-sized pendants provide great light and look amazing..."