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Passageways Celebrate Getting from Here to There
Idea of the Week: Secret TV By the Tub
Space We Love: Down the Rabbit Hole
6 Ways to Put Some Wonder on Your Walls
Show off wild, unusual treasures or collections with these tips from a seasoned stylist who appreciates individual personality
Northeast Gardener's June Checklist
Tote out garden ornaments, unleash your color passion and glean inspiration from the many Northeast tours
Mood Makers: Make Your Home Feel Welcoming
Lighting, music, scent and other thoughtful touches create a welcoming home for guests — and for you and your family
Houzz News: Remodeling Heats Up
With the U.S. economy showing signs of recovery, homeowners invest in quality, livability and "a place to make their own"
"home. People are spending more time at home with the people they love. Long-lasting... those on our schedule as well. In addition to those people who are performing remodeling... busy and our inquiries as well as web traffic have more than doubled for renovations... re-model our Master bathroom this year. I'm really enjoying Houzz for new bathroom... certainly done our part to bolster the Orange County CA economy! ; ) This is a great trend..."
"which people sit primarily in Adirondack chairs. It is also used to describe using... we can people watch all of the parking lot action"? Who writes this stuff and why... in what people say when they meet her - youngsters call her Wikipedia, people our age... had in our back yard. They sat just past the tent as a way of reminding people they... share our chairs! At one point we had a dozen, purchased for the wedding we had..."
Design for All: Smart Interiors for All Members of the Home
"easier for people who develop a mobility impairment to visit friends and extended family... non-disabled people to remain in their homes if they develop a disability, rather than forcing... members of our family come to visit, I become keenly aware of the limitations of our home... will make our home a more comfortable place to be. Great ideabook Kerrie! I love the... them into our new home! I'd like to know what vendor is featured in photo #1. This kitchen..."
Rammed Earth: Old Meets New in Hybrid Material
"interested people should definitely check out Ronald Rael's great book Earth Architecture... veers from people's perceptions of the material, which may be associated with older structures... leave our walls uncovered, however. We love our home and feel it was a perfect decision... decision for our climate. Rammed earth is so sensible and durable - perfect for our climate... friends or people we hired. We had visited other rammed earth homes in a nearby community..."
How To Pick the Right Green Paint
"that most people are comfortable with having in their homes. However, depending on the... to most people. On the other hand, warmer yellow greens can be unsettling for some... accents. Our downstairs bath is a more yellow/green and it looks wonderful with our... suggestion? Our house is mostly shades of greens and reds. Not Christmas-y though. We... green in our living room, and it works great with the dark woods and brown and red accents..."
A New Houzz Survey Reveals What You Really Want in Your Kitchen
Discover what Houzzers are planning for their new kitchens and which features are falling off the design radar
"7,812 people who responded, 94 percent plan to replace their countertops — and fewer... appliances. Our kitchen had white tile builders grade, our dinning room had engineered... our storage space. We love our formica countertops w mahogany edges. I think granite... sodium in our diets and the cost of food in our budget, my husband wanted to paint some... redone our kitchen or bathrooms yet. We bought our condo in 2011, but are waiting..."
Open vs. Closed Kitchens — Which Style Works Best for You?
""Now people want the kitchen to be an active part of the family home." Although... kitchen that our open kitchen sorely lacks. Our next home will definitely not have an open... In our new home plans we added double barn doors between our kitchen and dining/great... meeting with our architect this week to begin our plans for a new mountain home. After... our formal dining room into a play room. Our kids pretty much run back and forth..."
Houzz Tour: Swank Style for a Fully Stocked Basement
Tucking into plush seating or the steam shower, curling up with wine or a movie, these homeowners can do it in utmost comfort
"passionate people, and they are some of the most hospitable people you will ever meet... under our stairs has already worked for someone. Thank you for sharing! Typically... comment on our project - THANK YOU! I'm so happy to hear that so many of you have really... about our space. My wife and I have been enjoying the "Purple Lounge" thoroughly... questions people have asked. Thanks for checking it out and supporting Canadian des..."
The Hidden Factors Driving Your Home's Design
Before you can talk aesthetics on a new build or remodel, you've got to open the floor to rules and requirements
"most people, houses embody a style that is draped over the home's exterior and applied... Many people are comfortable picking a style like an entrée off a restaurant menu... over our design. I feel the pain that your clients went through, it's crazy to hear... shape our homes that have nothing to do with "style" but end up greatly shaping many... live in our neighborhood. One thing she said really sticks in my mind. "Earthquakes..."