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My Houzz: Pint-Size Playfulness in Vancouver
An interior designer mixes handmade art with creative touches to give his small downtown Vancouver home a fresh look
"designer mixes handmade art with creative touches to give his small downtown Vancouver... different and this layout stood out to me," he says. "The plan is quite unique and makes... finishes and painted the walls crisp white as a background for his eclectic art collection... furniture and clever DIY touches helped transform this tiny apartment into a beautiful... beautiful and efficient home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Daniel Meloche Location:..."
Design Dilemma: How to Make a Bedroom Workspace Fit
Whether your bedroom is small or sleep intrusion is a concern, here's how to mix a good day's work with a good night's sleep
"how to mix a good day's work with a good night's sleep... papers and materials stay private in a bedroom, and distractions tend to be fewer... sewing and baking business mentioned recently that she's trying to figure out how... single wall and a slice of closet to work with. Although feng shui followers may disagree... homeowners and design pros have managed to come up with a happy middle ground. Take a... desks and chairs seem to be normal (console) tables and dining chairs, matching the..."
Come On In: Welcoming and Stylish Entryways
"inside and outside. Keep it simple and neat: A busy entryway can be make visitors... delight and a way to show off your design style. Remember it is the first and last... people and when doing business. Now, have you applied this when decorating your entryway... interior and focus on good design. Get a beautiful door: You will be shocked at how... house and make your foyer the ambassador of the theme. Give it personality: Make..."
Guest Picks: Dishes and Tea Towels That Bring a Smile
"details, and these dishy details are sure to make breakfast, lunch and dinner a bit... dishes and dish towels. Don't you think that something you use every day, well, several... face, and drying those dishes isn't so painful when you are using a pretty dish towel... sales and at yard sales and thrift stores)--to be more formal or more casual. Yes... friends and I are all born between 1970 and 1990 so for a Christmas lunch a couple..."
Houzz Tour: Elegant and Eclectic Femininity
"unique and stylish combination of vintage, contemporary and classic designs.... Malson and Jolene Ballard of Domicile Interior Design, this ever-present problem has... markets and Craigslist. Their finds are almost always reupholstered, refinished, or... Malson and Ballard have a look that can only be described as eclectic. Both were hotel... firm, and decided to open Domicile Interior Design after becoming friends. With their..."
Make a Beautiful and Long-Lasting Driftwood Centerpiece
Add succulents to found wood for an easy arrangement that looks straight from a designer florist's shelf
"succulents and tillandsias in a piece of driftwood I found on the beach in Washington... did it and how you can create your own mini driftwood garden below. Photos by Beki... water and scrub it with a clean brush and then rinse and repeat. The driftwood... it grow and develop all summer. I'm gonna scour her woods and bring my own home to... sedums and succulents to small hollowed out pieces of driftwood and set them around..."
8 European-Style Patios That Invite and Charm
Settle into a Spanish courtyard or fan yourself at a French farmhouse. These worldly patios will inspire outdoor relaxing anywhere
"sunshine and enjoy some al fresco dining. No matter how small their home might be (and... (and European homes often are quite small) you will always find Europeans trying to... croissant and coffee on a quiet morning or a summer barbecue with a glass of chilled... flowers and find an umbrella to offer a little shade. Voilà: You have the makings of... gnats and mosquitoes. Like Morganna44, we have an issue with mosquitoes here in central..."
New Classics: Woods Wallpaper by Cole and Son
"Domino, and I immediately cut it out and started plotting which room would be best... Philadelphia and then never found a wallpaper hanger (at the time, the wallpaper was so... by Cole and Sons, "Family Tree" by Ferm Living and "Pine Branches" over at Wallpaper... risers, and I love the black and white version in the powder room. I happen to be... Black and White office! We used this in a small powder room.... along with the glass..."
Your Spring and Summer Party Checklist
"stress and allow you to enjoy your time spent with friends or family. There's nothing... Spring and Fall! Although there is still snow here in southern Ontario, we can't wait... back yard and it is so wonderful in the summer, but would love to extend a month each... luxurious....and the lanterns, bring them on! Thank you for sharing! The good thing about... outside and if you are short on space, they would serve double duty...."
Topiaries Carve a Place Indoors and Out
"to grow and perfect (they're not for the faint of heart). For those who are committed... friend and I visited this delightful and inspirational garden and even met Pearl Fryar... beautiful and I admire the manpower/elbow grease that is needed to keep them in top shape... trunk and round pom-pom top. Woody herbs such as lavender and rosemary make ideal... dedication and time. You will be shaping your plant for years, and the upkeep is continual..."
Guest Picks: Fun and Functional Growth Charts
"These fun and functional growth charts will help you track their progress while making... black and white illustrated animals to stimulate the minds and imaginations of growing... letters fun and mixes textures in an attractive way. I'm a huge fan of playing with text... toddler and pops in all the right ways. Their bold use of color and playful design... detaches and moves with you. Kids definitely grow like weeds so this adorable wall decor..."
Houzz Tours: Parisian Modern Style for a San Francisco Flat
"architecture mixes with modern furnishings in a newly open Edwardian home... friend and her husband hired Sutro for this project, that long relationship made it... communicate and share ideas for the transformation of the couple’s Edwardian flat from... couple and their 2 children Location: San Francisco Size: 2,900 square feet; 3 bedrooms... dining and living space. And I LOVE the couch and how it's used in the space, absolutely..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Home for Newlyweds
"How to Mix Wish Lists for Beautiful Results... couple and shares advice on achieving domestic design bliss. Her ability to mix patterns... textures, and color makes this place fascinating and serves as great example of how... the name and maker of the bold patterned drapery? Where did the mirrored nightstands... to look and feel as rich as possible and yet everything is still livable and inviting... used a mix of graphic patterns, chrome nail head details and dark woods to satisfy..."
Perk Up Your Bedding’s Personality
Nix that whole ‘bed in a bag’ thing in favor of artfully arranged separates that speak to the imagination
"favorite and most inviting spaces. But do you labor and hesitate and perspire over... towel and settling for a “bed in a bag”? If you want to mix your linens in a way... surprise mixed with an invitation to comfort.” She completely echoes my philosophy... that mixing in our homes is the key to personal, welcoming, sensational interiors... taste and tickle your imagination, here are some ideas to help you do just that...."
Bathroom Details: Show Off Your Sink Line
You heard right. Exposed sink traps have gone stylish, with more materials and matching fittings than ever
"materials and matching fittings than ever... modern and classic sink designs expose our waste and water supply lines. If your new... "P" — and matching sink fittings. There are two basic kinds of P-traps: A Euro... brass and copper — to coordinate with your bathroom's style.... , Dr, and kitchen. I would like your opinion on this and would you use drapes or... bucks more and can greatly improve the overall look. PVC and ABS P-Traps should only..."