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DIY Projects: "Renovating" a Rental
My Houzz: Ranch Home in the Northwest Suburbs
My Houzz: Tudor Meets Contemporary
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
How Words of Legendary Architects Live On
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
Home Accessorizing Made Simple
"tell the story of the owners' lives — their passions, their travels ... and maybe even... and a story to go with it. The bottom line: If you have fun with your accessories... create a 'story.' If you need more inspiration go to our facebook at www.facebook.co... careful with our underwater gardens. They are disappearing real fast. @ mumof2 Hi Helen... go to our website www.detailsofdesign.biz. Pretty pics. It looks like they are all..."
Explore Your Garden Personality: The Artist
"tell the story of those who inhabit it. Like the chapters of a good novel, a successful... clear story begins to emerge about whose garden this is. This type of garden is... strengthens our relationship with nature. Love this article Jay, It puts into words what... effort for our benefit. Stunning idea book! Now that it is winter and the leaves are... are off our old twisty apple trees, the shade gardens look haunted and beautiful. I..."
Architecture: How Details Can Make All the Difference
To know what makes a home design a hit — or near miss — you've got to understand this key ingredient
"for a story (has potential) but if written with poor character development, the story... story will fall flat (a near miss). A poorly detailed home is much like a novel with... with how our architect has taken the effort to avoid many of the typical after-thought... similar to ours. We hired a fantastic architect from Santa Fe, NM, Bob Zachry. Built... WE LOVE OUR HOME and would not change a thing about it! Beautiful home! Glad you were..."
DIY Projects: How to Customize Your Closet
"tip or story (related to this or any other home design project) will win a $50 gift... everyone’s stories!... work on our walk-in closet ever since we moved to our current house (three years ago)... closet in our guest room. I thought to buy the ikea one but now that mrslimestone has..."
Design Tastemaker: Sian Zeng's Magical Prints
"become my stories to tell to my classmates." Her interest in visual story telling has... needs of our very mobile members of today's society. Questions for Sian-from what i... and then our wallpaper is pasted on top. What is magnetic about it is that it then attracts... the back story of how she started drawing in the first place, @charmean. Yes agreed... sharing her story. Great idea that, like removable and reusable wallcovering, addresses..."
Thom Filicia Takes On a Fixer-Upper in 'American Beauty'
Follow the 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' designer's lake house renovation and dive into his practical and valuable remodeling advice
Iconic Architecture: 10 Must-Know Modern Homes
These masterpieces of modern architecture are still influencing home design today — see if any elements appear in your own home
"This story kicks off a "Must-Know Modern" series, which will take in-depth looks... and the stories behind them. The houses, outlined here, span from 1908 to 1951, through... informing our thinking I'm not the biggest fan of modern houses, as I find them somewhat... force and story. Where is that in the list? JKA Design - That house had already been... There is story re-told in several variations about the clash of huge architectural egos..."
My Houzz: Industrial-Edged Chic in Rotterdam
"three-story 19th-century Rotterdam, Netherlands, house, Stella Verbrugge and Joeri... three-story interior brick wall with an electric hammer. “It was a terrible amount... happened to ours in Christchurch February 22nd 2011 6.3 earthquake. Taken through a window... in a 2story home we often have a seperate toilet, but newer homes have one in the... compiling this story. @bubblyjock Yes, that's a concrete worktop in the kitchen. @wantsideas..."
Houzz Tour: Universal Design Makes a Midcentury Home Accessible
More space for wheelchairs, easier access to appliances and a curbless shower fit a Seattle family's needs
"second story for more square footage. But I said, 'Wait a second. What if you try... second story would have ruined the architectural character of the home and required... build our first newly constructed home, and we have a young son in a wheelchair.... we've done our job. I think we were able to do it with this home," says Sundstrom.Toilet:..."