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Discover the Ins and Outs of Pocket Doors
Get both sides of the pocket door story to figure out if it's the right space separator for your house
"sides of the pocket door story to figure out if it's the right space separator for your... ocket doors will infuse an average space with architectural charm and can be great... pocket doors are right for your new house or remodel.... inch to the top of the door and to one side of the door (behind the wall). This not... close the doors and have the light bouncing through the glass doors. Either way we... to use the door. When I had the kitchen remodeled in 2011, I had the door repaired..."
New Hardware Gives Doors a Turn for the Better
New project for a new year: Get a handle on how to find the knobs, levers or pulls that will make your doors memorable
"to find the knobs, levers or pulls that will make your doors memorable... operate than the traditional knob. If you plan to stay in your home for the rest of your... Replacing door hardware is also a good idea if your house has basic door hardware but... interior doors. You’ll also find many new hardware levers, which are easier for many... all of the interior doors. It reminded us of the handles on all the doors on Germany..."
A Fine Mess: How to Have a Clean-Enough Home Over Summer Break
Don't have an 'I'd rather be cleaning' bumper sticker? To keep your home bearably tidy when the kids are around more, try these strategies
"tidy when the kids are around more, try these strategies... lovingly on the spot. I was so thankful to hand over her sister before I turned to the... (when the children are sick) and Paul has a stronger stomach, I extricate the child... spare you the details, but please know that the cleanup was involved, and more than once... I had the first load (of three!) in the washer and everything else scrubbed and sprayed... sprayed, the room airing and the little girls reshuffled — Grace in with her big sister..."
9 Award-Winning Kitchens from KBIS 2013 to Drool Over
See top-rated designs from this year's Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and get details about the designers' visions
"about all the great design ideas and product developments I saw at the 2013 Kitchen and... them the Oscars for kitchen and bath design. On awards night I got to meet the designers... April. The design awards for kitchens and baths were a highlight. You could call them... about the inspirations and challenges behind their winning projects. Here are my... designers are over the top for me. The red butler pantry was fun--but the wallpaper didn't..."
5 Ways to Pare Down Your Stuff — Before It Gets in the Door
Want to free up some room around the house? Rethink gift giving, give yourself a shopping mantra and just say, ‘No, thank you’ to freebies
"around the house? Rethink gift giving, give yourself a shopping mantra and just say... not see the gifts they have given you proudly displayed on the mantel? And how can... you win the battle with your own mind as you try to shove yet another item from the... or wine rack. Instead we donate money to the organization of the recipient's choice... money on the products I sell and I am still feeling the effects after the Great Recession..."
Get the Scoop on High-Design Litter Boxes
Unavoidable doesn't have to mean unpleasant; cats and guardians alike will purr over these terrific design solutions for the litter box
"will purr over these terrific design solutions for the litter box... Just open the doors and clean out the box! She had previously put the catbox in the... thinking of the best place to put the litter box. Love the ideas of it going under the... later, the box is always in the tub. The tub holds stray litter and with a towel... kitty door in a cabinet and the litter box was kept in the garage. I love the garage... added the cabinetry to match the rest and made the opening in the side wall. Just..."
How to Get the Closet of Your Dreams
"closet door? It may be time for a makeover... stay in the closet. But there is hope for disorganized, messy spaces. From premade... the hanging on the back wall. The rest of the wall should have hanging. On the... out belt racks also a must. 3.Tie rack flat against the wall behind the door used wall... closet door I use the over the door row of hooks for pocketbooks. Actually, I added... closer to the wall (10 1/2" inches from the wall to the center of the rod). No, the..."
5 DIY Decorating Projects Perfect for the Holiday Weekend
Spend that free day making something new and creative for your home, to admire long after the weekend is over
"you’ve done the weekly chores and caught up with friends and family, there’s often little... offers the perfect amount of time to dive into something a little more creative but... n for the coming holiday weekend, here’s a compilation of some imaginative DIY projects... not put the extra day to good use and create something lovely and functional for your... already had the piece of wood and teal paint. The spray shellac was $7.50, the door knobs..."
Guest Picks: Spice Up Your Spice Rack
"The right spice rack adds a pinch of style and a dash of functionality to any cook's... spice racks to keep me organized. — Eleni from My Paradissi... bottles in the nice rack? Pile the remaining remaining 20 or 40 misc. spice containers... choose the Ecology 6 piece herb rack and buy bunches of them. Turn the bottles around... alike. The plain bottles Streamlife showed look like the ones the Penzeys catalog... cabinet doors, but one cabinet is out because it's right over the stove - heat is bad..."
Put the Kibosh on Hair Dryer Chaos
Fed up with knocked-over blowers and tangled cords? Try these tactics for keeping hair dryers and other styling tools under control
"knocked-over blowers and tangled cords? Try these tactics for keeping hair dryers and... lean into the mirror, the whole thing crashing to the floor if I nudge it with an elbow... be in the way: cord snaking across the vanity top, hot nozzle burning my leg as I... weren't the size of a postage stamp, I would still have hair dryer issues. Somehow... problems, the answer comes down to "a place for everything and everything in its place..."
13 Ways to Keep the Peace With Roommates
A few ground rules will help you sidestep conflicts over dirty dishes, laundry, decorating, groceries and more
"conflicts over dirty dishes, laundry, decorating, groceries and more... challenging in the best of times — and that's not mentioning the other times. You know, the... headaches down the road. Even better: Pass this along to your roommates, so you can all... was on the left side of the frig and her towel on the left side of the rack! When... share of the rent on the kitchen table every month. The only reason I knew she was there..."
13 Ways to Add a Plate Rack to Your Kitchen
"Plate Racks Are the Best Way to Store Everyday Dishes... plate rack, my mind goes to country design. I tend to go more modern in my own design... plate racks. It's their no-nonsense nature that appeals to my pragmatic side. They... plate rack and then a shelf to the lower part of my cabinets that are to the left... where the rack would be 'cause I'd lose flexibility there but not with the shelf... Thanks for the ideas! Great idea book....Thanks for the inspiration. I have one and love..."
Guest Picks: Bring the Styles of the World Home
In honor of the Olympics, bring styles from countries all over the world together for an eclectic, well-traveled look
"honor of the Olympics, bring styles from countries all over the world together for an... In the spirit of the 2012 summer Olympics in London, I've gathered together 20 noteworthy... Emma from The Marion House Book... The Granada Lantern - beautiful! And I'll bet it's even prettier lit up, maybe... have done the country proud. This whimsical fabric is one of the newest items in the... folded over a towel rack. Moroccan wedding blankets are beautiful handmade throws..."
It's Black and White and Fall All Over in a Holiday-Happy Home
Get inspired for budget-friendly fall decorating by a resourceful stylist's thrifty but sophisticated adornments
"has. “The kids love severed body parts and all that stuff,” says Macklem with a... dishes and towels, while rendering familiar objects in unfamiliar ways. (White ceramic... furniture like the dresser Sarah did, how do you paint the detailing on the front of the drawers... I like the orange towels in the powder room. Gives me an idea, but there's only one... Black the new neutral demonstrates the highlight of color so becoming for the season..."
Using White Marble: Hot Debate Over a Classic Beauty
"all love the look, but the debate about the maintenance and wearability is bringing... As the specifying interior designer, I’ve been in the middle of these debates... through the pros, cons, maintenance, and how to make the most of your marble.... who love the look and contractors wary of wear. So I decided to bring in tile and marble... white and the more leathered the finish the leather acts as a sealant on the stone. I..."