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Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Planning Phase
"and have our own tub in the master bath that is seldom used. Our plan is to stay in... remodel our guest bath! We did this for a large unused corner tub. Our shower is so... bought our current house as a retirement home, single story, relatively small (1500... write our story because one of the advantages, I feel of not converting the entire... shower as our plumber/friend suggested is that for our purposes, that stall would have..."
New Ways to Think About All That Mulch in the Garden
Before you go making a mountain out of a mulch hill, learn the facts about what your plants and soil really want
"(that’s our soil). Eventually she put in a row of three evenly spaced barberry shrubs... landscaper in our area. He ridiculed our mulching beneath the tree canopy of several trees... retention in our soil. As we have started our gardens from scratch we have added all of... re wet our soil when it dries out. We are starting our garden from scratch on very... that is our story in Western Australia Good experience. I like your article. I use..."
My Houzz: Humor and Kitsch Meet Midcentury Modern
Candy-colored accents set off clean lines and mod furnishings in this playful, approachable home for a Texas family
"wanted our home to be warm and approachable — a place where our kids would enjoy living... had on our 'potential' glasses when we bought this house," James adds. James, a designer... could be our story. Ours is yet unfinished, partly because I haven't been able to make... remodel made our home rather large but still no storage. All the dillema spoken of, rememdies... me for our 15th anniversary," Cindy says. "The baby bears are such accurate repre..."
My Houzz: Twister Damage Sparks a Whole Ranch Remodel
A Dallas couple transforms their traditional rambler into a bright, family-centered haven after a tornado
"completion of our home. it was definitely a nod to our story as are a lot of elements in... through our living room (just where we'd decided was the safest place to put our son's... fascinating story... and the house? WOW!!!! Great job!!! You are definitely the luckiest... fascinating story. Love ! Thanks for sharing ! The ceilings make such a difference to the... those and our cats decided they were fabulous litter boxes, so the expensive rugs went..."
Etsy Designers at Home: Jessica Rose from vol25
"fantastic stories about her kids (with great photos), and updates on her current projects... confirmed our suspicions - she and her family live in a great house. Even the unfinished... house Our first meeting was definitely memorable. But not necessarily in a good way... definitely our entry "area." We lack a foyer, so I hung a few ikea shoe cabinets by the... what the story is behind the name vol25. In January of 2008 when I opened the doors..."
Homeowners Give the Pink Sink Some Love
"check our story on Gerber. To reglaze, we've heard good things about Miracle Bath... vanities in our baths. Do you know how hard it is to find matching toilet seats? I grew... lasting. Our family sold their home in Santa Monica, which had been a 1930's show model... touched our master bath which has original baby blue bath features.... what if I told... remodel. Our rented house has mint green tile in the bath (with forest green stripe)..."
My Houzz: Hodgepodge Happiness in a Santa Cruz Beach House
"Telling our stories is our art. We know we spread warmth, color and whimsy. We see... moved into our forclosure house on the beach in Oahu, same week as the tsunami from South... love the story of beating the price of the hutch down to $500 from $2000.and the one... Funny story about the hutch, but is that an original Eames chair in front of it?... have a story for almost every piece I own - and have almost nothing that was new when..."
Decorating With Antiques: Chests, Dressers and Buffets
"For our daughter's wedding at our home, we used antique chests in different ways... We add our stories to those of the previous owners - known only to the antiques t... sideboard for our dining room. It holds a lot of table linens. Erica I had a friend who thought... hand by our skilled artisans to give an authentic appearance... http://www.houzz... including our work in this article, which offers lots of great advice for homeowners..."
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Lovell House
"many of our other projects. Our attention to detail is our gift and our curse at the... good a story and of course, we slept better at night knowing we were doing the right... Please give our readers who cannot make it to the tour a quick description of the neig... Please give our readers your best advice for surviving a remodel. A large contingency... live with our own work, practically every detail in the house was painstakingly poured..."
Room of the Day: 3 Brothers Share 1 Big Bedroom in Hawaii
With a loft, personalized areas and plenty of space for play, this shared boys’ bedroom inspires togetherness and a sense of fun
My Houzz: Ingenuity and Joy Transform an Oregon Farmhouse
A hardworking couple turn an 1800s farmhouse into a welcoming family homestead with original art and DIY touches
"bought our own quirky 75 yr old farmhouse. Our story so much like theirs in almost... leave our home in better condition than when we bought it. Old houses deserve to... across our part time country get away. Its true you that it just fills like home.... Ours needs some up dates, but article encouraging for me. I lived in Joseph, on... to be our full-time home, but it grew on us big time. Every time I sit on the front..."
10 Ways to Reuse Wrapping Paper
Don't just toss your prettiest paper in the trash or recycling bin — gift wrap scraps can make wonderful home decor
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Summer-Loving Dog!
Share a photo of your pooch kicking back in the backyard, helping you in the workshop or enjoying your favorite summer getaway
"ideabook on our homepage. (Now if only all that tail wagging could cool our homes.)... share stories and photos about their dogs. The outpouring of comments about their... share stories about their pups. Now that summer is upon us, we’d like to celebrate... strut our stuff and wag our tails! Kayaking Milo enjoying ice cream after a very... Camping dog Our sweet Maxwell (vizsla) is always near our 2 year old son. He absolutely..."
You Said It: ‘Rather Than Remove Them, They Framed Them’
"about the stories we tell via our homes, through objects we place inside and out. All... All of our homes have stories to tell, and those who live there add their own chapters... have no story, history, family. Putting our own stamp on our homes with our quirks... Respect for our past is a portal to our future. I miss the "You Said It" articles that... treasures give our home character. Maybe they don't look like a magazine cover but they're..."
You Said It: ‘Jump in a Lake’ and Other Houzz Quotables
"you have our blessing), grill outdoors, tend to our edible gardens, swim, cycle, camp... Houzz stories urged us to unplug (which seems funny for an Internet site, but seriously... campfire stories, throw impromptu outdoor soirees, push a kid on a swing and more. So... moved to our NC home, my daughters went in on the perfect housewarming kit: a flagpole... Full story: Houzz Tour: A New Chapter for a Storied Chicago Building “I want the..."