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My Houzz: Colorful and Conservative Mingle in a Manhattan Apartment
"yet warm and comfy open-plan home... stuff and their styles. Deby loves color and pattern, and Vivek leans more toward a c... Deby and Vivek Matthews faced a dilemma common to newlyweds: merging their stuff... could love and feel at home in.... is cozy and subtle but still exudes a chic and vibrant energy. I love the chestnut... personal and lovely home. Very well done!! Check and mate! Well done, warm, inviting... ,rugs and art. Great job ya'll We are very familiar with Rikki's talent and the..."
Garden Color: Lighten and Brighten With Yellow
From mellow to far out, yellow plants and accent features can bring a taste of the sun close to home
"plants and accent features can bring a taste of the sun close to home... gardens, and can it be mellow? Nature commonly uses yellow, with spring flowers like... forsythia and primroses, but can we use this bright color without its taking over?... walls and it is such a nice contrast to the blue of the pool and the greenery in... grays, blues and browns I decided to go "liberal" and chuck my "conservative home... yellow and green - and the terra cotta - is beautiful. Also - I find that many people..."
My Houzz: More Light and Views Transform a San Francisco Home
With a new floor and central staircase plus bigger windows, a century-old home gets a brighter outlook
"floor and central staircase plus bigger windows, a century-old home gets a brighter... reuse and being green with an eclectic mix of repurposed (and often free) furniture... objects and art. The result is a handsome home that strikes a perfect balance and is... Topetcher and Rick Bacon, director of catering at Hotel Kabuki, spent over six years... topography and vibe of the city around them, especially its steep vertical streets and..."
How to Organize and Style Your China Hutch
Whether you reserve your cabinet for your good china or stock it with everyday tableware, here are ideas for arranging it
"style and mood of your space. And beyond style, there are practical considerations... bowls and plates and add plants and leaves for fun Boosgramma, hopefully these pics... gold and green Oriental. I love stories like this for fabulous ideas and beautiful... with it, and lined the back and sides of my traditional breakfront. Just not willing... scraps and place mats as backgrounds for my hutch. Nice to change them with the seasons..."
My Houzz: Collections and Color for Crafty San Francisco Parents
Playful figurines and plenty of artwork brighten a Victorian rental for a creative California couple with a 1-year-old
"figurines and plenty of artwork brighten a Victorian rental for a creative California... Matthew and Sandy Lynn Davis, who together run the eclectic arts and crafts business... space and a garage," Sandy says. After they added their colorful artwork and eclectic... Matthew and Sandy Lynn Davis, 1-year-old son Dylan and cat Bella Location: Mission... very nice and family like LOVE You have done a wonderful job of bringing style and design..."
Kitchen Counters: Quartzite Offers Strength and Beauty
Eye-catching patterns and a natural pedigree make durable quartzite a popular alternative to granite and marble
"patterns and a natural pedigree make durable quartzite a popular alternative to granite... cons and special considerations to see if it’s right for you. Browse all kitchen... that more and more people are moving away from granite and marble as they lean towards... Creuset pots and cast iron skillets and it has chipped worse than any other marble or granite... White" and love it's strength and beautiful rhythm in it's grain Went with all quartzite..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Purple
From grapelicious to lavender, a front door cloaked in the color of royalty might just reign supreme in the neighborhood
"Dramatic and moody, it can veer toward garish if combined with too many other vibrant... sweet and girly, while too much deep purple tends to make a space feel gloomy, dark... dark and cavelike. But purple can be terrific on the oft-overlooked exterior. The... dose, and with abundant natural light it won't feel too heavy or gloomy. Check out... siding and trim or accent colors.... tan trim and a very dark brown on our guttering and parapet (?). It is very similar..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic and Colorful in Colorado
"black and white. In this Cherry Hills Village, Colorado home, designer Andrea Schumacher... of art and antiques. "It became a really great mix of old meets new," Schumacher says... pillows and a wonderful view! Love the use of bright carpets and the neutral backgrounds... paper and bright color of the island with the sleek white cabinets and gorgeous marble... kitchen now and may look into this!! Thank you! I haven't seen wallpaper in a kitchen since..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Black
"elegant and dramatic. It works well with any and every other color, making it extremely... a deep blue-green, and now have black. Black is my favorite and will probably stick... shutters and a blue door. I had a glossy black front door on my last house and loved... doors and trim. Today, the brick and stucco on the house are a soft, natural (we're... black and may blister, peel or warp your door. Covered doors and those facing north..."
My Houzz: Toys and Art Make Merry in a Texas Home
Lightheartedness and creativity abound in an artistic couple's midcentury home for their growing family
"dness and creativity abound in an artistic couple's midcentury home for their growing... Gibb and Keasler are most inspired by contemporary art and design, and the belief... mural and a chandelier in a chicken coop are just a taste of the playful nature of... Trust and photographer Misty Keasler are a creative couple whose modern yet lighthearted... collection and quirky accessories, each corner of this house shines with color, art and..."
Style and Nature Come Together in a Slovenian Landscape Design
Natural plantings and local materials create a memorable outdoor experience in picturesque Kranjska Gora
"plantings and local materials create a memorable outdoor experience in picturesque Kranjska... Austrian and Italian borders. Traditional wood and stone houses and barns with window... roofs and wood log joints dot the landscape. Alpine peaks, plummeting valleys and... holidays and winter sports. It’s in this picturesque setting that designers Tina Demšar... Demšar Vreš and Gregor Vreš have crafted a truly memorable outdoor experience. Respecting..."
Houzz Tour: Killy and Oliver's Hip Harlem Apartment
"Storage and Editing Turns a Tiny Apartment Into a Gem... and a chance for the husband-and-wife team behind design firm Frisson to put their... cheery home and office without breaking the bank, and find their many small space solutions... Oliver and Killy it was actually a step up in size from their previous apartment,... core. And did I mention it had to act as their work space too? See how they changed... stove, and reaching through the steam for the spices and herbs... Not a good idea..."
Bet on Black and Red for a Winning Combination
"pair red and black around the home... February 24, and I am excited for this year’s season, with Shakira and Usher rejoining regular... Shelton and Adam Levine. I’s the only TV show I’ll carve out time to watch. The show’s... black and red, a palette you maybe haven’t considered for your home. But you just... stage and hit all their notes. If you are wondering how you might turn up the volume... floors and fixtures with black and red towels and accessories. It was gorgeous...."
A Mom, a Garden and a Gift for the Neighbors
Gardening can be therapeutic in unexpected ways. See how one gardener found peace and purpose in a patch of Florida soil
"peace and purpose in a patch of Florida soil... before-and-after project comes with a story that I hope will encourage you to start... yourself and others in inconceivable ways. When my own life gave me manure, I used it... the Day' and I have been celebrating each and every day since. My wife and I miss her... condition and tending to nature gives me joy and peace. Much joy and happiness to you... watching and dancing with joy) and your neighbors and to us. Thank you for this heroic..."
Houzz Tour: Swanky and Playful in the British Countryside
Big beanbags, a Bubble chair, lacy black laquer — this family home proves there's more to U.K. country life than cottages and chintz
"family life and encourage outdoor living. Designer Carine Harrington and her team of three... modern and vintage furniture, a swanky lounge and playful kids' rooms helped create... fixtures and lighting and I think the kitchen works especially well. But the front... front door and the throwback-to-the-70's bedroom and ensuite decor ... but hey, each to... in LA and I specialize in nursery design and children's rooms. I love how they used..."