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8 Great Solutions for Magazine Storage
Magazines can get out of control in a hurry. Try these creative ways to keep them tidy and organized
"Magazines can get out of control in a hurry. Try these creative ways to keep them... spite the advent of digital magazine content, good old-fashioned paper versions are... years as a magazine editor, I can't quite bring myself to throw out my collection of back... so love the magazines and there is always something at the back of the page Fantastic... ] trow the rest of magazine in the garbage - nice, no clutter, easy to find what i..."
Designing Nemo: 30 Fish Tanks Make a Decorative Splash
"home with the living art of an aquarium... cleaning the tank and caring for the fish and plants. (A maintenance-cost estimate for... saltwater tank stocked with exotic, vibrantly colored fish and coral. The aversion... large fish tank, an important consideration is the monthly maintenance cost. He designed... not all tanks have to be so grandiose. Small and midsize tanks can be easily managed... split the duties, and the benefit of having a serene, undulating, colorful piece..."
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..."
Stop the Toy Takeover by Changing the Way You Think
Make over your approach and get gift givers onboard with your decluttering efforts by providing meaningful toy alternatives
"Make over your approach and get gift givers onboard with your decluttering efforts... For us! The hardest truths are ones we don’t want to hear, and the reality is that... toys all over the place,” my question is: Where did they all come from?... to have the best that we can give them. It’s also all too easy to let good intentions... acknowledging the difference between need and want is difficult when it comes to our children..."
The Absolute Right Way to Hang Toilet Paper. Maybe
Find out whether over or under is ahead in our poll and see some unusual roll hangers, shelves and nooks
"whether over or under is ahead in our poll and see some unusual roll hangers, shelves... hangs over the front of the roll, rather than under (or behind) it. And according... I’m in the majority. As of this writing, the poll has topped well over 13,000 votes... ) that the roll hangs over. But almost 2,000 people still say they want the sheets... under the roll. Maybe they have a point? Let’s take a look at the most common viewpoints..."
Give Footwear Storage the Boots
They stand up to fall chills and mud, but do your boots flop over forlornly in a corner indoors? These storage solutions can help
"boots flop over forlornly in a corner indoors? These storage solutions can help... pile in the back of the closet or in a hodgepodge assortment by the door. With the... I find the perfect fall boots and spend almost twice as much as I usually spend on... one is the best fit for you?... boots with the hangers leave indentations on the leather? those clips on the hangers... bags with the handles over the top of a hanger or on a hook for my boots. They stay..."
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..."
4 Easy Ways to Renew Your Bathroom Without Remodeling
Take your bathroom from drab to fab without getting out the sledgehammer or racking up lots of charges
"getting out the sledgehammer or racking up lots of charges... to get the scoop. Here's how you can refresh your bathroom without breaking the bank... go to the more visible parts of your house first. But a lack of remodeling funds... Picture #3, the one with the floor mount faucet - the odds of my getting the water IN the... out of the tub, and then rehung over the bath side, out of sight thanks to the draperies... take off the pedestal and not disrupt the security of the sink basin? The base could..."
Stressed Out? Try Hitting the Woodshop
Building things with your hands just might boost your mood while giving you personal new pieces for your home
"that at the end of the day, week or month give you something that can't be emailed... as the executive director of a think tank after only 10 months to start his own one-man... Inquiry into the Value of Work. With a PhD in political philosophy, he ditched a job as... happier. The fact is that humans have a primal urge to work with their hands. Psychologist... given the treat without effort. For humans, working with our hands to solve problems..."
The Pink Link — Learn the Secrets of a Decorating Darling
Is it the kiss of death for masculine rooms? Can it soothe a psyche? Discover the history and theories behind this delightful color
"Is it the kiss of death for masculine rooms? Can it soothe a psyche? Discover the... love. The idea of pink as a feminine color came about only in the 1900s — in fact... tint of the color red or a mix of red and violet creates a spectrum of pinks that both... hear from the experts on how to use this prettiest of hues at home.... petals and the petal has the the jagged edge of a pink garment, they were always the same..."
Modern Icons: Bullet Planters
The straight-shooting lowdown on these houseplant homes? They work wonderfully for drinks and magazines too, indoors or out
"The straight-shooting lowdown on these houseplant homes? They work wonderfully for... drinks and magazines too, indoors or out... legend of the San Francisco Bay Area. Wherever the planter came from, its style has endured... California in the 1950s. However, that's about all we know about its roots. No single designer... licensed the design of this piece, a bullet-shaped fiberglass planter nested in a metal... spreads the lore that a maker of satellite dishes brought one home one day, and his..."
The Family Home: 8 Easy Tips for an Organized Bathroom
If your bathroom has that hit-by-a-hurricane look that tends to come with kids, sort things out with these tried and true ideas
"strewn out over the countertops, or in the case of the toothpaste, stuck to the bathroom... children the art of being organized from an early age is the safest way to save your... One of the rooms in our home that can get out-of-hand crazy is the bathroom. Toothpaste... else! The only idea that truly seems practical is the over the door shoe organizer... items over time. I put the towels on the beds with clean sheets for the guests to..."
The Case for Waiting to Remodel
We know, you're excited to make your home match your vision. But your vision may change once you've lived there awhile
"carpeting in the bathroom) or make daily life difficult (a nonfunctional stove), you also... you take the time to listen to your house, it could offer some creative solutions that... we run over the walnuts. Fixed the dirt driveway Fixed the septic Replaced the water... some of the garden around the house, adding a second water tank & plumbing on the shed... cabinet but the electrician installed the control for the heated floor on the wall where..."
Houzz Interview: It's the little things that make a house a home
"peninsula the runs between the hardwood floors in the kitchen and the carpet in the family... moved in, the house was 13 years old. It still had the builder paint on the walls - except... it on the market. The color of every wall in the house was a beautiful shade of packing... (note the sarcasm!) and the house just felt lifeless. The first thing was to get... unused the other 364 days of the year. We decided to close off the arches and walkways..."
Lessons in Living Comfortably: Embrace the Scratches and Dents
"was all the rage? I pored over magazine photos of chintz-filled homes, with their... most was the tattered upholstery, the scratched and dented floors, the chests with peeling... embrace the character and warmth — including the scratches and dents — that inevitably... paint, and the comfort, character and welcome that those rooms exuded. Wear and tear... dent!" The gentle damage of day-to-day life can make us want to put velvet ropes around..."