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Did Elves Make a Home in a San Francisco Park?
Speculation has swirled around a Lilliputian doorway in Golden Gate Park. We give you the true story — and a design dilemma
"the true story — and a design dilemma... this story? I'm sporting a big ol' grin. Thanks, Vanessa, for bringing us this tale... We spun stories of their lives and what they wore and ate. It was so much fun to spend... to use our imaginations. She's grown now, but I love these memories. I think fairies... are the stories we need more of.. everywhere. thanks for sharing! In Ann Arbor we... make up stories. A bit of the magic in life. If you've read this far and haven't linked..."
Bedrooms With a Personal Stamp of Style
12 Ways to Style Your Interior Photos Like a Pro
"tips for our new photoshoot with our new furniture. So thanks for those interesting... "Tell a story" photo looks exactly like Harrison Ford! I can't believe YOU indulge... shooting our work. This one is a Monet landscape. Not the best photo, but now that I... around our house. Kate, so true! Don't forget that they must have the ubiquitous red... know on our Facebook fan page (and see what everyone else is saying). Pick a show...."
My Houzz: Rescue Success for a Historical Rotterdam Home
A neglected three-story apartment becomes a strikingly modern family home with swinging hammocks and clever storage solutions
"three-story apartment becomes a strikingly modern family home with swinging hammocks... to fit our demands.” Although the initiative guaranteed a low price, they were obligated... staircases. Our children are not allowed to go alone along the staircases. Unfortunately... effort from our side but it worked until now, and hopefully it will keep on working 'till... 'till our second son will be 4! About the groceries, it was also my main concern from..."
Houzz Tour: Craning Toward the View in Seattle
"modern two-story home overlooking the mountains... a 3.5 story, 1906, 15 ft wide townhouse when we were younger. Now the old canines... went up a story higher than my home, ultimately blocking all of the sun to the south... south of our home, including the backyard. In Seattle where light is so rare, this really... killed our sanity and we ended up feeling as though we couldn't stay without feeling... second-story deck and a roof deck. The dark-stained cabinets were chosen to coordinate..."
Simple Pleasures: Digging in the Attic
Sift through forgotten things to bring back memories and inspire stories — and maybe even yield a treasure or two
"inspire stories — and maybe even yield a treasure or two... buying our Grandma's old house. I walked thru the other day and the pictures and old... me the stories that went with everything. I especially got a kick out of the college... love our attic. Lots of hide and seek places. Ha ha. Seeing Chevy Chase in Christmas... whose stories you want to uncover.Display idea: Set up a little photo exploration... the old stories. If no one’s nearby when you find something that stirs up a wonderful..."
My Houzz: Old-World Charm With a Modern-Love Twist
Heritage pieces combine with custom touches — and one great story — in a Canadian family's 'forever' house
"great story — in a Canadian family's 'forever' house... meet-cute story as well. How wonderful! Fab. Love almost all of it, especially the... slipped on our stairs and only went down half the flight, but I landed on my head and... assure our fabricator, M&W Stoneworks, that we wouldn't hold them responsible... Connie. "Our next project will be to get a new front door with a large leaded-glass... three in our home, and it feels great," says Connie. Lofty ceilings, walls painted powder..."
If Legendary Composers Designed Homes
Great architecture is often a symphony of elements, but what would the story of music itself say if cast in brick and stone?
"would the story of music itself say if cast in brick and stone?... fiber of our countries and people. They are the archetypes from which most genres of... tell the story of love and suffering — like two chairs side by side set against the... The story unfolds before them while they sit, not focused on each other but on... music of our folk heritage. In fact, this is his great contribution to music, the ability..."
My Houzz: Added Space and Style for a 1960s Split Level
With a new second story and downstairs suite, custom touches and midcentury pieces, this Portland family home suits 3 generations
DIY Project: Upgrade That Ugly Door!
"you!! Our 49 year old house is filled with those nasty things. Unfortunatly paint... work in our case, but it's a great idea! I learned this trick a few years ago, after... doors at our previous home I hate it much, but I couldn't afford new doors , I wish... it on our door. . my parents would appreciate this. Nice piece of work. Did You... cover story. Step 7: After checking to make sure all edges of tape are perfectly..."
"creating in our house. Thanks for the great images. I hadn't considered posters at all... art in our home. Do you think it looks odd to mix vintage posters with some classier... taken on our travels?... Have a story to tell about your adventures shopping street vendors in Paris? This... tell a story..."
My Houzz: Vancouver Artist's Curious, Collected Home
Family memorabilia and intriguing collections tell a lively story in a Canadian artist's one-bedroom home
Decorate With Vintage Suitcases
The View From Above
Collections: Create Art With the Things You Love