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My Houzz: Global Handicrafts Personalize a Fixer-Upper
Worldly artifacts and splashes of bright color give a family’s home in the Netherlands one-of-a-kind flavor
"home in the Netherlands one-of-a-kind flavor... lived all over the world. After stints in Vietnam and Ghana, the pair set up house in... bring the experiences and memories of the last place to each new house, filling each... about the concept,” says Steinglass. “She wanted to know how we would use the house... in the Netherlands, where they took on a 1920s fixer-upper. They and their two children... Haarlem, the family tapped Van Nieuwenhuizen Construction, construction supervisor Piet..."
Discover a Hobbit House Fit for Bilbo Baggins
Part art studio, part guesthouse and all charm, this imaginative Colorado cottage looks like it grew right out of the earth
"Colorado, and the couple who owns the primary home on the property. “We wanted to match the... the look of the main house, which feels like an old turn-of-the-century cottage,”... embankment in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, this combination art studio and guesthouse... out of The Hobbit. Rugged stone walls seem to emerge out of the landscape, framing... fireplace wrap the 500-square-foot interior in a rustic embrace. While the place looks like..."
12 Ways to Make Your Home Feel New Again
Treat your furniture, walls, floors and countertops to some TLC, to give them a just-bought look for a fraction of the cost
"ng is the easy part for some — the thrill of the chase, the flutter of excitement... in to the urge to shop for new stuff, consider some home maintenance to show off... have in the best possible light. You may find that after giving what you already have... draperies in the dryer with a damp towel. The towel collects the year of accumulated dust... hair on the furniture, dampen a rubber glove and go over the fabric and it will clump..."
Houzz Tour: A Barn House Welcomes Weekenders
With lovely lounging areas and a kitchen that can handle a crowd, this retreat in the hills of New York is made for entertaining
"retreat in the hills of New York is made for entertaining... to fawn over the property. "I think a lot of people need to actually see modern ar... Despite the challenge of securing approval for a new build site, Gotlieb persisted... endear the house to Gotlieb even more. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A weekend... done in the kitchen so that the windows on the side of the house all matched. Great... sliding doors with shades and the higher windows still allow me to see the sky. I would..."
Are You Ready for a Dark and Sophisticated Kitchen?
Black kitchen cabinets have a rich, timeless look. Get ideas for your next cabs — and how to paint the ones you have
"While the color may be intimidating at first, black is timeless. When done well it... used all over or as an accent. Black cabinets may require an extra measure of care... paint the bottom cabinets black and the top cabinets the color of the wall - a sort... similar to the one 5 pictures down, the one with the "rustic lower cabinets," and I LOVE... detailing in the corners on the doors, our island is black, and we have exotic delicatus..."
6 Places to Lift Your Spirits Right at Home
"making the home a real sanctuary... about the loss of lives and homes on the other coast. The mixed bag of news has... across the States. Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Eastern Seaboard, leaving thousands... people at the mercy of nature. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, while my household... rejoiced over the Giants' becoming Major League Baseball's champions after their World... reeling from the news of the hurricane, nursing a sick child or just having a tough week..."
How to Get a Built-in Outdoor Grill
New project for a new year: Put fresh-air grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard
"grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard... and let the kids go crazy on the lawn or in the pool, and everyone can enjoy the aroma... sizzling over the fire. Could this be the year for a built-in grill?... out in the fresh air. Grills can make a house party easier by getting everyone outside... wider than the BBQ and from the top of the granite backsplash to the bottom of the vent..."
Top 9 Hardware Styles for Flat-Panel Kitchen Cabinets
Accentuate this simple cabinet style to best advantage in a modern or contemporary kitchen with the right pulls or latches
"kitchen with the right pulls or latches... letting the natural materials speak for themselves. The wood grain might be the statement... The flat-panel, or slab-door, style of cabinet is most often seen in modern or c... kitchens. The essence of this style is often about minimal embellishment and letting... look and the doors have round edge round pulls. The doors... maybe sometime I'll figure... anyone know the style/name/ where to purchase the wood & steel barstools shown in the last..."
Sweet Ideas and a Truffle Recipe from a Chocolatier's Test Kitchen
A $2,100 budget didn't mean a half-baked kitchen redo; this confectioner just rolled up her sleeves and rolled out the improvements
"improvements. "Over half of that was the labor to install the tile and countertop," she says... process, and the hot D.C. summers and her old shop's historic building had not been a good... Since the move meant she'd be spending a lot of her time testing new recipes at home... lived with the ugliest granite countertop known to mankind," Morris says. "It was olive... painted the kitchen ceilings, trim, walls and cabinets herself, and she applied tung..."
6 Must-Know Lessons From a Serial Renovator
Get your remodel right the first time, with this insight from an architect who's been there too many times to count
"right the first time, with this insight from an architect who's been there too many... Over almost four decades of marriage, my wife and I have renovated, in whole or in... redesign the room around the new window, then the purpose of the room would change and... painted the the lower portion of the kitchen cabinets the wrong color. They were stained... rather the shower over the bath, but when the bathroom is finished and it looks too..."
9 More Ways to Lighten Up Your Design
"er is the Perfect Time to Relax and Have Fun with Your Decor... All of the sudden, you're thinking that the fate of the free world rests upon which... you're in the middle of a renovation or are so overwhelmed that you cannot even start... which door handles you choose. IT DOESN'T. Worst case scenario is you don't like them... walk in the front door - an antique Italian mirror and Rosie the Riveted, a piece from... By the way, I am no longer MovingandConfused. That was the screen name I picked..."
Outfit a Cottage-Style Remodel, Top to Bottom
If you're renovating with a cottage look in mind, these fixtures, finishes and accessories will bring on the charm
"once, or over time, it pays to come armed with a plan to keep the look consistent. In... create the look you want. We are beginning with a bevvy of ideas for a cottage-style... you get the front door with the 1/3rd window in it and the side lights to match? I've... good for the country! And the work you did on the cottage in the first photo sounds... really like the pedestal sink, the only kind I like better are wall-mounted ones. The cottage..."
Dream Spaces: 14 Fabulous Indoor-Outdoor Bathrooms
Disappearing walls put these baths in Mother Nature’s lap, counting tranquil views and fresh air as the best luxuries of all
"air as the best luxuries of all... put at the top of my wish list: a way to bring the outdoors in. I’m talking about... glass door to the shower, or setting a freestanding tub on a deck (or in a garden)... rustle of the trees as you lather up, or smell the roses (or whatever else is blooming)... The modern bathroom has become a retreat in today’s busy world, a refuge from the... lives. The best ones are filled with luxurious touches — steam showers, soaking tubs..."
What We've Learned From Mom About Home
Share cherished memories as Houzzers recall the special traits, insights and habits of their mothers
"recall the special traits, insights and habits of their mothers... through the door, new curtains in the kitchen for every season, crisp and clean laundry... hanging on the clothesline, steaming food sitting on the kitchen table or simply the presence... part of the answer. Whether it's the smell of lemon furniture polish when we walk through... around the house. Take a look at 33 of our favorite responses.... Love all the quotes and stories! Thanks for the wonderful quotes. It is surprising..."
8 Ways to Give Your Entryway Summery Goodness
"expresses the relaxed breeziness of summer... feeling the moment you step through the door by making a few adjustments to your entry... wall?) to the top of the door in the last photo. Like ceilings and shelves J Like them... advise the name/manufacturer of the blue paint in the stairway photo? Or is that a... from the somber formality of the rest of the year! Nothing says summer like driftwood... roll up the carpet and enjoy the cool, ivory tiled floor. Love the simplicity of the..."