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Houzz Tour: Taking ‘Ye Olde’ Out of a Nantucket Shingle-Style Home
Vintage and modern pieces mix it up in a vacation house reconfigured to host casual gatherings of family and friends
"ntage and modern pieces mix it up in a vacation house reconfigured to host casual... feel easy and comfortable.” Button redesigned some of the interior architecture and completed... changes and new decor opened up the house to make the most of sunlight and water views... views, and to give the family plenty of comfy spots where they could gather and relax... didn’t match the way the family who bought it wanted to live. “These homeowners are..."
Happy Color: A Rainbow of Dressers
"about mixing and matching and decorating with furniture that's unique to our personal... dresser with matching mirror and matching bed frame. Nowadays we do quite the opposite —... style. And we're not afraid to add color. A dresser in a bold color instantly makes... paint and stain technique. Love it! Before and after photos (and tutorial) here... akmcmullen and bronskibeat- Some car paint shops will lacquer pieces of furniture at great..."
My Houzz: Color and Texture Fill an Eclectic Pittsburgh Row House
Moroccan touches join exposed brick, salvaged materials and scads of books in this home for a creative couple
"materials and scads of books in this home for a creative couple... clothing and shoe company, and Jeb Jungwirth, a psychologist. The creative couple spent... reading and collecting. In the end, color and texture dominate by way of exposed brick... brick and ceiling beams, a vibrant wall mural and casual-cool patterned wallpaper... wallpaper and bedding. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Alissa Martin and Jeb Jungwirth..."
Houzz Tour: Colorful Quirkiness in an Irish Home
It may match its neighbors outside, but this semidetached home surprises inside with bright colors, bold patterns and eclectic accessories
"t may match its neighbors outside, but this semidetached home surprises inside with... sourcing art, mixing old decor with new and swathing the walls with bold wallpaper and paint... around and retaining the existing kitchen cabinetry, bathroom tiles and flooring.... unique and quirky home — one that strayed far from the all-beige interiors, leather... sofas and oak furniture that was common in their leafy Irish suburb. "They talked..."
Pick the Right Pendant for Your Kitchen Island
Don't settle for bland builder-grade pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's style
"colors and kinds to match your kitchen's style... peninsula. And over most of those islands and peninsulas hang three little droplet lights... maple and granite. And it's a shame. Because the lights that hang over your kitchen... a bit and bring a whole lot of style into the mix. Think of them as your kitchen's... kitchen and will include pot lights, and under upper cupboard indirect lights, but... is in and that over looks the kitchen table and then another over the table or if..."
Houzz Tour: Black and White and Beautiful in Upstate New York
"directors — and often dress in hipster black and white. The house was boxy and nondescript... inside and out. Leanne Ford of Acre Goods + Services, the couple’s friend and interior... home to match their style and personality. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: This... Musumeci and David Curcurito are witty urbanites who work at magazines — they are creative... Musumeci and David Curcurito. Location: Upstate New York Size: About 1,800 square feet;..."
Guest Picks: 20 Vintage-Inspired Finds for Your Table
Mix a few older pieces with newer tabletop wares for an eclectic, collected Thanksgiving place setting
"Mix a few older pieces with newer tabletop wares for an eclectic, collected Thanksgiving... cooking and the cleanup! I'd mix and match vintage and vintage-modern finds for a holiday... passed on and new traditions are created. I've never hosted Thanksgiving dinner, but... I do. And I'll be honest, it's more fun for me to dream about how I'd dress my table... china and flatware? Every single thrift store in the country. What kind of idiot..."
Room of the Day: Revising History in a New Orleans Bath
Original features mix with modern and vintage touches for a bathroom with surprising and beautiful character
"features mix with modern and vintage touches for a bathroom with surprising and beautiful... lived and what they liked,” he says. “The old houses have real character.” While... history bare and, deciding it was beautiful, they left it for the family to enjoy.... beautiful job and and a perfect mix between traditional, vintage, and a touch of modern in... color and line than old and new. I love this... Love the old and new! It's so..."
My Houzz: Retro Fun Brings an Ohio Home to Life
Aqua splashes mix with antiques and handmade touches for a lively and personal family home in Toledo
"splashes mix with antiques and handmade touches for a lively and personal family home... style and antiques started when she was a child and has resulted in a knockout style... blues and yellows. When Kaiser and her husband, Josh, bought their house, the white... here: Josh and Veralynn Kaiser, daughter Saoirse and dog Calvin Location: Toledo, Ohio... stores and antiques shops in college, amassing a unique collection that nods to a..."
My Houzz: Raw Meets Refined in an Open Brooklyn Loft
Exposed brick and rustic elements mix thoughtfully with global art and textiles in a former warehouse
"brick and rustic elements mix thoughtfully with global art and textiles in a former... settled and I started to learn what was necessary, I took action and started drawing... walls and walk-throughs to carve out a dining room, bedroom and living space. He... construction and carpentry company, and each room now highlights exposed air ducts, original... walls and the loft's natural light and airflow. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:..."
Houzz Tour: An Old Dairy Gets a Contemporary Twist
Soothing neutrals and a mix of old and new transform a dilapidated Suffolk dairy into an elegant home
"neutrals and a mix of old and new transform a dilapidated Suffolk dairy into an elegant... evening, and I felt soft grays and greens would be much better. When it comes to choosing... restore and extend the old dairy and create a contemporary living space sympathetic... materials and techniques. The project took nine months to complete, and the result is... important, and that’s what inspired my choices.” When she was asked to work her magic..."
Kitchen of the Week: Hardworking Island in a Timeless Space
A new layout, tailored workstations and a rich mix of surfaces create a beautiful and functional family kitchen
"workstations and a rich mix of surfaces create a beautiful and functional family kitchen... eclectic and contemporary style. Rich wood finishes and a lively backsplash provide... to use and not suitable for the family now living there. “Before, this kitchen was... bathroom and was lackluster,” says interior designer Nathan Kyle of Astro Design Centre... a wall and incorporated into the kitchen a side entry hallway that had been a waste..."
Kitchen of the Week: Artfully Etched in Denver
An engraved island, art-screened cabinets and a smart layout are just the right mix for a professional chef and his wife
"cabinets and a smart layout are just the right mix for a professional chef and his wife... barn wood and a very functional layout add to the unique vibe of this artistic and practical... function well and allow dinner guests to watch him cook without their being in the middle... days of matching and boring, predictable kitchens is over! Bring on the fresh and... clean and efficient. Good job! GORGEOUS. And the precision of the fittings/millwork..."
10 Ways to Get That Casual Chic Look
Make your home look effortlessly elegant by balancing rustic and refined, mixing textures and having a little fun
"rustic and refined, mixing textures and having a little fun... together and thoughtfully designed, but without an ounce of fussiness. There are no... cabin and hanging kitchen items, clothing, etc. there and on the walls and from cupboard... Cotton and linen, it brightens the space and feels both cottage-like and sophisticated... stairwell to a mix of vintage license plates and hubcaps hanging throughout the house. Tasteful..."
My Houzz: Going Heavy on the Metal for Industrial-Style Beauty
"Steel and iron pieces mix with antiques and heirlooms in an eclectic Netherlands... stairs and home and garden accessories made of steel and iron. De Boer runs a web shop... products and accessories that Boon fabricates. While updating and decorating their... couple mixed items from their own label with antique and heirloom pieces for an eclectic... (age 8) and cats Tijgertje and Boeffie Location: Hoorn, the Netherlands Size: 100 square..."