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Houzz Tour: 1929 Mansion Revival in Minnesota
The renovation of this classic home pays tribute to its origins but provides thoughtful design updates for modern life
"installed in just two weeks while the family was away on vacation. They came home to... mural in the dining room matches one that Jackie Kennedy chose for the White House... We live in an old 1905 home in MN which makes it very fun to see these photos. Makes... a leaf in; room for a baby grand and several sofas in the living room) without creating... to life in any home if you know what you're doing. Personally I could not live in..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Chic in San Francisco
"a year in France, Cabot wanted to design her apartment in a blend of French Provencal... haven in the Inner Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco. A love of all things French... a home in provence would look like. Snaps to her! That little polka dot bench...genius... - love in every stitch! WOW! If that's what you can hand sew imagine with a sewing... charming in person!! Love you Simple and Neutral. The outstanding treasure here:..."
Guest Picks: Live Large in the Land of Legos
Got a Lego fanatic at home? Kit out his or her room with storage, art and decor inspired these popular building blocks
"ks-by-german-street-artist-megx/ You find Legos everywhere in art and I love it.... parks in this country. You will have to search the web. Chicago and Minneapolis are... organize them in many different ways we spent some time making piles on the bed and floor... covered in on-going projects and bricks, but it's functional and keeps them off the... Cleanup made simple. www.swoopbags.com Here´s another lego decal that kids will love:..."
My Houzz: Whimsical Chateau in the Pacific Northwest
"designed in 2003 by Gösta and Mary Nilson, owners of Marquess of Granby Antiques in Lake... lived in this stunning, unforgettable home for three years. The home was designed... We live in the same house in TN! Guess what, This lady must actually live in this... things in every room in the house! The elevation of the home is beautiful, everything... people in the world who haven't a clue. What a lot of fun stuff to look at! I especially..."
My Houzz: Clean Swiss Style in a New Jersey Suburb
"home in suburban New Jersey, she hated leaving her kitchen behind. “I really loved... kitchen in Zurich,” she says, sighing. “Actually, everything about our time there.”... look in their new home, she sought help from European cabinet company Leicht. “Leicht... says. In addition to adding the new cabinets, the homeowners removed walls and r... kitchen made in the country (or at least the continent) where you live. really nice..."
My Houzz: DIY and Modern Mix Entertainingly in Vancouver
Film props mingle with toys, artwork and comfy furniture on the set of this personable Gastown apartment
"largest city in British Columbia and Los Angeles. He found his current Gastown apartment... drew him in, however, was the daytime and nighttime glow that illuminates the space... outside glow in the window, giving the space a wonderful, magical feel." Houzz at a Glance... see this in person some time. Ka Pow is right... I love how individual the space is... having it in your living room. http://www.houzz.com/photos/2910342/On-Show-contempor..."
Houzz Tour: Traditional Splendor in Minnesota
"detail in this home is custom and handmade. To top it all off, this luxurious house... moving in. I don't think the owners will mind at all . . . The only thing this house... ceilings in the first photo. The kitchen however is a bit dark and uninviting. I absolutely... represented in design at the center of the railing metalwork? A clue to the home owner... rough in elevator! Great work Vanessa! Thanks for the write up! Love it, love it..."
Houzz Tour: Warehouse Conversion in East London Sees Full Potential
Functional spaces, an open floor plan and optimized storage units transform this warehouse into an efficient small home
"designers take in the entire space before focusing on the details of a project, but Cassidy... warehouse in London's East End. Warped with deep indentations, the home's original wood... smack dab in the middle of a tiny cobbled street dating back to 1866, surrounded by a... Views in this part of east London are peppered with high rises, construction sites... od is in the midst of a transformation. "People are always shocked to see this unit's..."
Houzz Tour: Pattern-Happy Personality in Los Angeles
Bland design defaults didn't scare this owner; she used color, prints and quirky mixes to turn them on their head
"thing in the whole lively place is that fantastic floor lamp in the bedroom !!! Am... close in on you. In each of these before-after pairings the bright spots draw the... color in the kitchen, the parlor curtains, the wall painting and the color choices... elements in the room more. I love that orange sofa! Wow so many fresh ideas! I'm in... perfect in that room with that awesome coffee table and the fluffy rug. Love all of..."
Design Opportunity: Style in the Stairs
"carpenters in your region. Often times you can collaborate with them and come up with... transition is made, giving the diagonal more of a presence and drawing the eye to the slanted... hand-operated German threading jig that turns ordinary wood dowels into spiral cut, threaded... rails. In series, the balusters resemble both a finely turned piece of woodwork and... Continuity in Steel The Up and Down of it: Staircases as Focal Point What's Hiding Under..."
Built-ins Boost Storage in Small Bathrooms
Need more space for sundries in a compact bathroom? Check out these 10 innovative ideas for building storage into the plan
"sundries in a compact bathroom? Check out these 10 innovative ideas for building storage... dry it in a space the size of a breadbox). My current "solution" is a basket that... them back in there. But hope is on the horizon: We're planning a remodel, sooner rather... built-ins are going into the idea file.... knees are in direct injury line. In a dream world I could add 4 ft onto the back of... custom made. 1. Two 12 in wide by 2ft deep- floor to ceiling cabinet by hall door..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Black in the Bath
"black in for a dramatic and elegant bath that's different from all the rest... black in a bath, along with a selection of black paint colors to try in your own... it work in a bathroom can be extremely tricky, especially one that is cramped or underlit... mural in one of our guest baths and love it! Great article, we are in the midst of... putting in a new ensuite and I am keen on a carrara tiled look with black in there..."
Bathed in Color: How to Get White Right in the Bath
Get the pure look you want without going institutional by paying attention to tone, texture and sheen in an all-white bathroom
"accessories in a white space, since the hue is a terrific blank canvas. I recommend injecting... white in my bathroom and bedroom allows my thoughts in the morning to be calm. My... striking in a white room. I have no idea how people function in bathrooms that don't... vanity were in a cove in the master bedroom. On the left of the cove was a heavy dark... small walk-in closet that seemed almost an afterthought in this mid-seventies UGLY fixer-upper..."
So Over Stainless in the Kitchen? 14 Reasons to Give In to Color
Colorful kitchen appliances are popular again, and now you've got more choices than ever. Which would you choose?
"appliances in the 1970s are still trepidatious about using strong color on kitchen appliances... appliances. In the 1980s we clung to white and sometimes black, and sometime during the... cabinetry. In typical fashion, now things are swinging back. Home cooks are proud of their... fridges in some crappy apartments I lived in when I was in college. Then I looked... a drop-in cooktop can be made in colors?? I have a KitchenAid( Architect series)..."
Kick Back in Comfort in Your Own Kitchen Lounge
"relax solo in a kitchen hangout with all the comforts of a lounge... friends in a bar lounge and thought, "This would be a sweet setup in my own kitchen"... I had in mind when we were living in our second home. It was built in 1938 and I... and join in the conversatioin in the kitchen you can. In the modern family set up, separate... friends in a nice, relaxed setting...the party's always in the kitchen anyways! I apologize..."