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Office Inspiration Ideabook: A Case Study
"decently organized, so I took on a bigger project, my office. A big part of keeping... to get organized and stay organized without adding to my paper clutter. Personally... images of home offices because I aspire to have a beautiful one myself. As part of reaching... up an organizing e-course at Simplify 101. I had two reasons for signing up: (1)... to "Get Organized!" had waned and I'd run out of reorganizing mojo. (2) I wanted..."
My Houzz: Colorful Hand Painting Bedecks a Creative Home
A kaleidoscope of colors on walls, furniture and fabrics brings an energetic spirit to a 1920s colonial in Texas
"A kaleidoscope of colors on walls, furniture and fabrics brings an energetic spirit... spirit to a 1920s colonial in Texas... their home with a rainbow of colors and whimsical design. Hand-painted murals, ombré... With a stylish mix of play and utility that Alicia describes as horseplay, the couple... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Adam and Alicia Rico, daughter Dotty and dogs Otto... their home to be truly original and a great departure from a typical Houzz home...."
My Houzz: Fitness and Color Pump Up a Dallas Home
"A Texas mom brings her work home with a fitness studio amid rooms energized with... beginning of a divorce. Instead of giving up on her dream home, Dubuclet became a personal... A host of paradoxical design elements are at play in this Dallas home. Eclectic art... throughout the home. Dubuclet built her home from the ground up with the assistance of... is a harmonious dual-purpose home ready to nurture and nourish her young family...."
My Houzz: Artful Character Colors a Textile Designer's Home
"create a colorful rental in Mississippi... — only a few smart-phone photos — the couple trusted that Kate, an artist and a textile... Even a tiny opossum jaw is appreciated for its design and made part of a tabletop... Now a glittery chandelier covers an unwanted light fixture in the dining room,... a chicken crate serves as the living room coffee table, and handmade and printed... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Cody and Kate Roebuck Location: Oxford, Mississippi..."
My Houzz: Feminine Chic Charms in a Chicago Rental
Rosy hues, lively patterns and an ever-expanding art collection bring approachable sophistication to a DIYer's light-filled home
"on to a DIYer's light-filled home... Kaczmarski has a knack for design. The proof is in the DIY touches that enhance her Chicago... Kaczmarski, a stylist, writer and cofounder of the blog The Everygirl, used her signature... result is a style that's bright, dark, casual and funky all at once. Houzz at Glance... pretty home Love it Lovely home! What a stunning apartment! I could easily see myself... love this home. So gorgeous. So my style too! Beautiful home! Alaina has created a delightful..."
My Houzz: A Cabin of Curiosities in Los Angeles
A sheep's head here, a beaded fringe there and layers of exotic prints and art everywhere work wonderfully in a personal "Shangri-La"
"A sheep's head here, a beaded fringe there and layers of exotic prints and art everywhere... With a discerning eye, Vogel has turned her 1,500-square-foot home into a cabin... Vogel's home is like opening a jewelry box. Set back from the street in South Pasadena... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Julie Vogel and her 2 dogs, Leroy and Jackie Location:... Eberhard, a local LA artist. What a beautiful home! It does not get a lot better than..."
Houzz Tour: A Mid-Century Modern Getaway
"Transforms a William Wurster Ranch into a Dream Home for Today... buying a 1950s William Wurster ranch. DeLisle was ecstatic. A longtime admirer of... from this home. The design doesn't necessarily feel indicative of an era or a genre —... It's a perfect representation of how a designer can use his style to illustrate... mid-century home in Portola Valley, just outside California's Silicon Valley. While at... he knew a space like that would be beyond inspiring to work in. He crossed his fingers..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Industrial in a Restored New Jersey Barn
Amish craftsmen, trusting clients and an architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown
"architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown... it on a carefully selected site that makes the most of a hill and connects it to... A historic New Jersey barn's days were numbered. "This barn was in horrible condition... used as a pool house, guesthouse and garage to support the main farmhouse — but the... e for a working barn surrounded by farm acreage 200 years ago, but in its current... Houzz at a Glance Location: Harding Township, New Jersey Size: 1,464 square feet of..."
Houzz Tour: A Manhattan Studio Opens to Flexibility
A dilapidated prewar studio becomes an efficient, adaptable living space filled with sunshine in space-hungry New York City
"A dilapidated prewar studio becomes an efficient, adaptable living space filled with... what was a rundown prewar studio into a modern and adaptable open space. "Although... definitely a challenge, this project isn't what many typically call a micro apartment... It's a compact space that has a loft-like feel, one that requires the client to... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple in the design industry Location: Chelsea..."
My Houzz: Eclectic Coziness in a Dallas Studio
Comfy furniture rubs elbows with dress forms, an old-time record player and other vintage treasures in a 950-square-foot Texas home
"treasures in a 950-square-foot Texas home... their home is a vibrant expression of their relationship. However, it hasn't always... coming to a happy design compromise. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Joseph Rogers... retail as a sales associate and merchandiser, and tends to scrutinize small design details... works for a furniture company and is more concerned with the overall flow, feeling and... use of a space. After moving in together, the couple quickly learned the value of..."
Get Your Light Right for a Healthy House
Homes that are too bright at night and too dark during the day are ruining our health. Here's what you can do
"Homes that are too bright at night and too dark during the day are ruining our health... choices as a matter of personal preference, something that’s part of the lamp-shopping... I read a study awhile back about CFLs in the home being linked to higher rates of... even just a digital clock can be like a beacon in the dark. And I think it's been proven... installed a Solatube skylight in our home office. Installation was simple and the cost..."
My Houzz: Color and Pattern Make a Manhattan Apartment Sing
Wild colors, fearless patterns and a bit of burlesque show that downsizing doesn't have to mean cutting style short
"patterns and a bit of burlesque show that downsizing doesn't have to mean cutting style... n and a little elbow grease. That was the case for New Yorker Amanda Barlow, a marketing... downsized from a spacious rental in Queens to a 600-square-foot apartment in Manhattan's East... It's a good balance from my day job." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Amanda... from a blank canvas to highly personalized style often takes time, collaboration..."
Create a Family Landing Zone
"clear with a place designed for mail, bags and keys... Create a family landing zone that gets everyone out of the house faster in the morning... something (a box, a desk, a cabinet) but the reason we leave them out in the first place... content. Few organizing solutions from www.longstem.com Just a cool organizer that can... designing a new home, but rather than learn something from this ideabook, I found it... create a nook for essential junk. I think the best way is simply to have a small..."
Houzz Tour: Pretty Patterns Bedeck a Barn House
Sun-kissed interiors showcase handmade patterned creations and thrifted decor in this colorful, cozy Central California home
"windows; a yard for our dog, Toaster; and a place to garden," says Forkner. "To say... consider it a small miracle that they found their light-filled cottage nestled in California's... house, a converted barn that once sheltered rescued animals, sits on property overlooking... Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Bonnie Forkner, her husband and their pup, Toaster... best. A warm, efficient use of space. And Toaster is a great name for a dog! What..."
Ditch a Door to Open a Space
Say goodbye to an interior door or two and welcome better traffic flow and more accessible storage in your rooms
"Take a look at what I found, then turn to your own home and see if it wouldn't benefit... renovating a small outdated midcentury ranch. To optimize space and traffic flow, we've... promote organization, since closing the door on closet chaos won't be an option. In... losing a door or two. Sometimes less really is more.... I used a top down bottom up cellular shade in my little office in lieu of a closet... transformed a small sitting room off the master bath into my closet. I dedicated the entire..."