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Focus Your Garden Palette
Raised Beds Lift Any Garden
From good old-fashioned wood garden boxes to modern metal troughs, raised beds can make any landscape space look great
Plan for Summer: Protect Your Family With a Safe Pool
Potted Plants Perk Up the Streets of Coastal France
Dotting a stairway or perched on a café table, plants in colorful pots and vibrant flowers make a picturesque scene in a town on the coast
Design Solutions for 11 Tricky Spaces
Creative furniture placement, smart storage and sleight of hand turn your home's problem areas into stylish places to enjoy
"custom fit wall to wall mattress, or you could have a surrounding narrow platform made... always lived in challenging spaces! My living room & bedrooms have to many large... are from wall to wall. To obstruct natural light as little as possible, I am using narrow... demolished the wall between living room & kitchen placing a bar in between, creating an open... the walls. Division can be a partial wall, a fabric, a through shelf unit (with books)..."
Build a Backyard Fish Pond Without Going Belly Up
You can make an outdoor fish paradise of your own, for less than you might think. But you'll need this expert design wisdom
"where we live (Edmonton) has mentioned having a pond. I live in Hay River, Northwest... they live in Edmonton Canada so she has to bring them in, but since she got the... (although I live in Texas and we dont get a whole lot of winter). This article is bookmarked... have been living there for about 10 years. The pond freezes over completely in winter... I live in Northern Ontario where we have winter October to April and our fish..."
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here
"where live grass simply doesn't work. Most of our clients maintain live grass in... where you live so I can see if I could do the same where I live.. Thanks. This might... retining wall/ planter, planted a Japanese Blood Red Maple and Japanese weeping cherry... If you live in an area where it's difficult to grow grass, look at the natural environment... say: any living patch of real grass in an urban area is better than fake grass, fake..."
Ribbons of Fire: 10 Artfully Minimalist Fireplaces
Long and lean and sleek to the core, these gas-burning fireplaces make a powerful contemporary statement
"in our living room! It's NEVER had A Fire (& we've lived here 28 years)!!! =( I... while living. So what you have to ask is if they release more toxins while burning... could not live with a traditional fireplace. Thank You for this article. Some of these... leave the wall above this bare, or hang a large picture? the top of our fire is about... after living in my house for 4 weeks (in very cold weather)that I absolutely love..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Great Patio, Deck or Rooftop!
"tdoor-living/ My patio lets me forget that I live in Montana :) http://www.houzz... (outdoor living room!). we live out here in summer and winter in Central Florida!... front wall of the pool house: http://www.houzz.com/photos/55537/outdoor-living-a... additional living area. Much thanks to Ben French and his team at Yards. yards.com.au... Outdoor Living is very popular here in Indianapolis. The following are pics of just..."
Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio
It's more than just a patio door — it's an architectural design element. Here's help finding the right one for your home and lifestyle
"in your wall, rotting your wall, sill and jambs. With each material consider how well... a NanaWall system! NanaWall is the recognized industry leader trusted by architects... but I live in hope of finding industrial looking sliding doors with three panes,... where the wall of glass and minimal framing lifts up and over your head like a garage... (besides NanaWall)? Our opening is 15 W X 8 H and we would like to open to the outside..."
See a Deluxe 'Catio' Built for Feline Fun
"block wall yard with three strands of elec wire on top of wall. Keeps coyotes OUT... finding live chipmunks running around our house, not to mention birds flying around... We now live in a condo in Toronto, and our cat has no use for the automatic cat door... one who lives this unexpected and rewarding life. I encourage anyone who able to adopt... Sardinia live many cats at the edge of the port where there is a small house almost..."
Below My Houzz: An Inviting Basement With Industrial Edge
"drywalled, wall-to-wall carpet or hardwood floor covering was not in the cards. It's a... for the walls (stone walls)? Is that some form of plaster or mortar? At it's lowest... similar walls and low low ceilings. Echoing Malbec's comments, would love to hear more... stone walls, potential moisture no matter what you do, drains in the floor, continuous... seal the walls ever few years, etc.) super cool. Amazing! this man is such a talent..."
Spring Patio Spiff-Ups: 12 Doable DIY Projects for Your Outdoor Space
"Thanks! I live in a loft condo and I love my outdoor space, but there is so much construction... and the wall garden to create a VERY private oasis. all those pillows and curtains... stucco wall? use outdoor fabric.... I love all of these ideas to create a cozy outdoor... additional living space in the summer! You can see a video of how I built everything here:... block wall planter. Could find a connection to ask the question on his blog. Regarding..."
12 Sofa Colors That Won't Box You In
"for the wall and what color wall unit to chose. Was hoping this article might just... The walls there are yellow but I plan to change them. In the living room I now... rectangle and wall unit will have to go on a wall tht is about 11 feet long. So, does it... colour on walls which I don't plan to change. Hope this won't be a mistake. Any comments... cool grey walls and warm ivory furniture and it never worked always looked off to me..."
Want More Party Space? 5 Tips to Improve Indoor-Outdoor Flow
Expand your home's entertaining area without adding on by boosting connections between inside and out
"between living spaces. Outdoor living has been a fast growing trend that does not show... Greenblott! Living Room Extensions to Exterior Patio...Current Design Renderings Great... indoor-outdoor living trend is becoming increasingly popular across the country, regardless... from the living room but currently less than 1m of this opens up. Thank you for confirming... install Nana walls or the like and add the beams overhead. Most people can afford maybe..."