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Room of the Day: Ocean Inspires a Light and Breezy Design
"Florida living room now speaks of sunny skies and sandy beaches... into this living room, its dark woodwork called to mind a mountain lodge. Nothing is... family living in a suburban colonial that wanted a living room evocative of the beach... of blue walls and blue trim in the living room of our waterfront but north-west facing... The wall paneling gives this room so much more detail. Sure, the furniture in... like the walls the before was okay but too much green for me. love the design on the..."
A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories
"Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories... everyday lives — nearly doubling their living space in the process.... I have lived in Houston, and you need all the help you can get to survive in the summer... it. I live in the Houston area. I have a single medium Green Egg in a wooden table... zapper. I live just outside Austin, and I know it's much worse --humidity and s... Houston. I live in Texas, and nothing--I mean NOTHING--"trumps" the Texas heat..."
Beachfront Garden Stands Up to the Elements
A sophisticated outdoor entertaining space relies on tough plants and resilient materials to bring indoor living outside
"outdoor living space. “The garden needed to tolerate winter gales, where driftwood... homeowner’s living experience. “I wanted to create a sophisticated environment that would... in our lives! Everyday on the beach every evening in the garden and patio. The best... want to live on that beach! Victoria is a heavenly place! But how will the seating... concrete wall with a metal collar. The HardscapeNeutral, hardworking materials make..."
Room of the Day: Changes Come at the Speed of Life
An interior designer reacts to a family’s evolving needs in designing rooms that include a living room and entryway
"include a living room and entryway... family. The living room and entryway technically are two rooms, but their functions and... in the living room? very nice but man those chairs in the living room are awesome... on the walls in the living room? I was wondering about the paint color too. Very... in the living room and others want a private chat. What a lovely and functional space... flow of wall colors from one room to the next. They all look stunning together. The..."
Room of the Day: Going Glam in a Connecticut Colonial
Bits of bling and intricate textures (hello, raised crocodile velvet) replace mahogany and more in an East Coast living room
"decorated the living room in a warm, English-inspired style, after a number of years she... to a living room. Nicely glammed up!! Not over the top. I'm in love with the style... is the wall paint? Lovely, but shouldn't the curtains go to the ceiling? I love the... sharing the wall color--I love it! Also really like that painting. What a beautiful job... Love the wall sconces over the fireplace and the combination of the sunburst mirror..."
Room of the Day: Red, White and Bright in a Fun, Multifunctional Space
Clever design ideas and bold color turn a compact living area into a stylish place for work, rest and play
"compact living area into a stylish place for work, rest and play... with the living room were space and budget, so storage and multifunctionality were essential... white walls and true red is in my top 2 favorite colors. Sadly, my husband isn't... white walls - he calls it the "just moved in" look. There is nothing in this red... style living room, however the main colors are white & grey, with pops of red in... white walls. I like colour but prefer a slightly more toned down version. Another..."
Room of the Day: Waterside Views Inspire a Soothing Palette
Nodding to the bay and sand and offering ample comfy seating, this California living room invites relaxation
"California, living room, Jeff and Tray Schlarb of Green Couch Interior Design looked no... would live in a HUT to have that view again... This room is nice, too. :-) Beautiful... with Cosh Living's comment. The only things I would do differently are to put arms... and for living room, we selected sectional sofa to fit more people. We bought all those... making our living room a class one. Wow great...The view behind looks awesome wonder..."
Give Your Outdoor Rooms a Cozy Winter Makeover
If you live in a mild climate, enjoy days and evenings on your porch or patio with these tips for staying warm and comfortable
"f you live in a mild climate, enjoy days and evenings on your porch or patio with... those who live in mild climates there’s no reason outdoor rooms must sit unused for several... people who live in the warmer climates where they can enjoy their outdoor living. In... Outdoor living and living outdoors fabulously are not created equally http://wp.me... We live outside Nashville. It can get into the 20's here.. but sometimes we get..."
How to Screen a Seaside Garden From the Wind
Lucky enough to live by the coast? Here’s how to protect your garden and deck from the harsh sea breezes
"enough to live by the coast? Here’s how to protect your garden and deck from the harsh... outdoor living areas from harsh wind.... add a wall around my hot tub,all unsuccessful. I have it on a screened porch and... anyway. I live in an elevated area and its like a wind tunnel through there all winter... Perhaps you live on the coast with a fully functioning weather vane — lucky you! Use that... If you live in a coastal area with sand fences, check their angle because they are..."
9 Cooling Rooftop Gardens
"Living roofs meld home and landscape, help beat the heat and more... having a living roof versus a non-porous flat roof are numerous: They beautify a building... proponent of living roofs, having installed them on his winery and home. Oh, and we recently... (without walls) and place it above the other container. The base can then support the... three walls looking upon the terrace. See more of this house. This urban example..."
Great Escape: A Tiny, Off-the-Grid Hideout in the California Woods
Covered in bark and topped by a living roof, this 90-square-foot retreat hides on its California hillside
"topped by a living roof, this 90-square-foot retreat hides on its California hillside... and a living roof to blend in with the coastal California hillside. The clients'... house, and live there year round! You have some very lucky teenagers! Beautiful!! Where... enough live there. With a state population of over 38 million, we need the protection... cat to live there to keep the critters at bay. I grew up on a farm so I know what..."
Geek Chic: When Left and Right Brains Live in Harmony
"Live with a brainy type? Math and science can make great decor... If you live with somebody who doesn't seem to understand why you swoon over websites... on your wall, maybe it's time you introduce some new elements to make them feel more... for a wall & wants blue. Also the hoop sphere & circuit board ideas - so clever.... son's wall - was inspired by Houzz's 'Eclectic vs. Collected' article. Love the rulers... on the wall looks like something that could have been peeled from my biology teacher's..."
Get the Look: Spanish-Mediterranean Courtyard
"Your Living Area Outdoors With a Classic Garden Patio... home’s living space, with areas to sit, dine and relax surrounded by the classic good... tiled wall fountain. 4. Stucco walls. The low walls of this Spanish bungalow show... fireplace wall. 3. Hardscaping. The emphasis is on the usable living space; plants are... outdoor living, usually made of tile, stone or brick. This courtyard patio has a M... fireplace wall features a built-in bench and an outdoor kitchen. White stucco with..."
Climate Control: Work With Nature's Elements for the Best Outdoor Space
Consider sun, wind and water where you live for a deck or patio that's as comfortable as possible all year long
"where you live for a deck or patio that's as comfortable as possible all year long... outdoor living. The creation of space outside requires a sense of scale that differs... Unless you live in a warm climate or in the southern hemisphere, consider an outdoor space... where you live. Impacts of the wind, much like the sun, can either be positive or negative..."
Remember the Rooftop
A well-dressed roof deck can instantly expand your living area. Here's how to make this space the crowning glory of your home
"expand your living area. Here's how to make this space the crowning glory of your home... we’re living in the tightly packed quarters of a city. However, there may be one... since I live in Switzerland and snow is a winter reality, the roof should be able to... Rooftop Living9 Cooling Rooftop Gardens Choose a rug made of weather-resistant artificial... outdoor living room. This is perfect for entertaining a group of guests or playing..."