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12 Ways A Kitchen Countertop Changes Everything
Home Elevators: A Rising Trend
The increasing popularity of aging in place and universal design are giving home elevators a boost, spurring innovation and lower cost
"a two-story home with the main living area and bedrooms on the upper floor. My g... in to our 2nd story kitchen! We're currently getting our building plans approved... there for our future needs. Until then, they are extra closets. This is our last... floor, our elevator is money well spent! We love our elevator when we have a lot... will be our last home so we are preparing for our own physical limitations and those..."
8 Bathroom Updates Have Ideas for Every Style
All white, classic vintage and brightly eclectic are just some of the new looks sported by the transformed bathrooms you'll find here
"to each story for more information about each remodel.... Shower! See our story on our project board on the Fitzsimmons Design site on Houzz for... transformed our guest bathroom with paint 9Martha Stewart color called cement), floating... Vanessa! Our main bathroom started as a bedroom in this old, dilapidated house that... shots of our guest bath reno from April 2013. The room is 5' x 7'. Other than adding..."
Stylish New Kitchen, Shoestring Budget: See the Process Start to Finish
"Love a story about hard work paying off. Beautiful kitchen and fabulous story! OMG... Love this story...real story about everyday people. This is truly what home is all about... GREAT story. Nice story...thanks for including the real life "scribbling on the... see more stories like this. we just added on to our kitchen too and I absolutely LOVE... Amazing story. Well done you. Beautiful story! Bravo!!!!! Looks wonderful!!! My husband..."
Feel Free to Break Some Decorating Rules
"is that our mothers seriously warped us — about decorating at least. So many of us... designing our homes. "I absolutely love that piece, but it's way too big for my room... shouldn't our homes tell our stories, mirror our tastes and evoke delightful memories... to get our guidelines from nature more often. Our modern world seems to be taking... decorated our home and yes with a lot of color and textures. He made our furniture as..."
Wisdom to Help Your Relationship Survive a Remodel
Spend less time patching up partnerships and more time spackling and sanding with this insight from a Houzz remodeling survey
"along with our children in our current great neighbourhood. Our home has undergone numerous... building our very own nest for our family. We moved in when it was all done. We still... execute our plan. What creates the most tension is having our property in complete... featuring our gutted kitchen. :) My husband has been doing most of the work on our 1920s... to make our remodel (and our marriage!) work. I love him dearly and am proud of and..."
Your "first meeting" with your house to be
"to make ours... It wasn't perfect. Frankly, it wasn't even close to perfect, and even... asked our houzz blogger friends about their first meeting with their "house to be"... Share your stories (and photos!) in the comments below for your chance to win a $100 Lowe's... our home. Our sprawling grounds welcome our three boys and our boxer to come and... really nice stories. Our "first meeting" with our house to be was a complete disaster..."
Where Front Yards Collide: Property Lines in Pictures
Some could be twins; others channel the Odd Couple. You may never look at property boundaries the same way again
"know our own properties. We labor over them, we clean them up and, if we have yards... also know our neighbors’ properties. We jealously eye their manicured lawns or complain... imagining the stories behind how the boundaries were created. “People have such different... plug into our electricity and use our water. Our chain link fence divided our properties... to make our property line a path on our "side." It's a long way for our neighbors..."
Houzz interview: Cindy's Elegant Romantic Home
"a two story with the bedrooms upstairs. Those are two things you rarely see in apartments... always in our dining when I was growing up and a few years back my mom passed it down... part of our apartment. It will be black and white with bright green. It was important... rent. Our landlord isn't as accommodating as hers is as I am not allowed to paint... love her stories. She is a great writter in addition to being a great decorator. Keep..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Mudroom Touches Anyone Can Do
"most of ours can at times be more like “Stars Without Makeup!” tabloid stories. But... can get our homes ready for their close-ups. Plus, there’s something extra satisfying... situation at our house. Our front door opens right into our living room. Originally there... too! :) Our mudroom is also our main front door entrance- it's the closed off former... pellets (for our pellet stove in our living room), a cooler for the weekly milk delivery..."
My Houzz: Vibrant Coziness for a 1920s Georgia Farmhouse
Downsizing Help: How to Edit Your Belongings
"should tell our stories, show our personalities, and be a reflection of the love in our... best. Our parent's vacation photos and our parents friends pics were not our memories... home and our lovely but cannot seem to find a place for our lovely but looonnng 80"... (f.i. our old school drawings and selfmade stuff or the ones from our children, paintings... years of our own photos but our parent's, about forty albums! I have scanned and uploaded..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Man Cave
If you've got a man-focused space for tinkering, collecting, rocking out or even just daydreaming, we'd love to see it
"wouldn't have our man caves any other way. Many of you uploaded your own man spaces (or... section in our recent ideabook, but we just can't get enough. We'd love to see more.... upcoming story. (And yes, we'll be doing the same thing for women's personal getaway... viewing, and our favorite of our guests after dinner. The fabrics are beautiful but also... we fill our house with the things we can enjoy, like pets, our hobbies (his music room=man..."
The Top 10 Home Tours on Houzz
See the most popular homes from the 1,000 profiled on Houzz, from an edgy garage to a sparkling Southern belle
"unique stories about the most important place on Earth: home. A thousand roofs covering... moments of our lives. All of which took thousands upon thousands of hours and dollars;... finally get our hands on that special place for which we'd fight 1,000 dragons with 1,000... one of our artists and Rikki did a photo shoot for us -- as a direct result of this... up with our kitchen design. The design was cooperative venture: my husband, his sister..."
Cool Nights are Coming; Consider a Fire Pit
"hopefully our nights will be cooler soon! One way to extend the season for enjoying company... architects in our history, often placed a "council ring" in his designs. This design had... dancing, stories, music, etc. In fact, the grounds of Martha Stewart's Skylands estate... I love our campfires on the beach, but I'm getting a bit too old for sitting on the... inherited on our property. Thanks for the inspiration. The Bay Area Air Quality Management..."