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Guest Picks: Eye-Candy Knobs and Handles
"refresh and renew your home, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to changing... decorative and funky knobs and handles available. Here are some of my favorites. — Rachel... knobs and handles. Whether you want to add some glamour or glitz, color or design... nightstands and added these cool knobs from Anthropologie. I used to buy mismatched knobs... stores and spray paint them or I'd glue broken brooches to flat knobs for some bling..."
Great Color Combination: Yellow and Green
"patterns and designs while still tying each piece in with all of the others in your... colors and changing up your space. One interesting color combination for the home... yellow and green. Both of these colors have the potential to be very bold. They are... decor. And yet, used correctly, they don't have to be overwhelming. Yellow reminds... bright and not quite light and ends up looking totally perfect and intriguing. What..."
Guest Picks: Seuss-tacular Furniture and Accessories
On the bed, done in red, pictured on blocks or for holding socks, these Dr. Seuss–inspired designs will charm any fan
"illustrations and lively rhymes? His creations have made him an American icon, and he lives... characters and well-loved stories. A Seuss-inspired room will make your children feel... flop down and read a few of his books. Kids need storage, and these totes fit the bill... in the background of this pillow — and the fact that the other side is a bright, cheery... colors and fun prints.Next: Meet a Lakefront Home Designed for Work and Play Dr. Seuss..."
Guest Picks: Fun and Unique Advent Calendars
"the bone and your cornucopia is packed away for next year. Now the Christmas countdown... Ideas and the modern decals one is too cute! Thanks for sharing! our version... child and her 30-something brother are expert LEGO builders and big Star Wars fans... twine and clothespins come together for a rustic and cute way to count down to Santa's... mates and some extra yarn could be used to fashion something similar. This traditional..."
My Houzz: Midcentury Modern Style Transforms a Vineyard Bungalow
Spectacular surroundings and iconic design inspiration meet in a major overhaul of a 1960s Ontario home
"surroundings and iconic design inspiration meet in a major overhaul of a 1960s Ontario home... skyline and missed the open prairies and mountains of her hometown of Calgary, Alberta... vineyards and peach orchards in one of Canada's lush wine country towns. They set to... Woolgar and partner Dave Suydam bought a simple 1960s bungalow nestled between vineyards... floor and adding a second story designed as a private getaway to capitalize on the..."
My Houzz: An Antique Cape Cod House Explodes With Color
Creativity and color burst from every corner in this unique 18th-century Massachusetts home for an artist and her family
"ivity and color burst from every corner in this unique 18th-century Massachusetts... Kristin and Mark Nicholas. It was originally painted in simple whites and pastels,... Kristin and Mark Nicholas and their daughter, Julia Location: Franklin County, Mas... and Kristin has spent the past 14 years layering on brushstrokes in vivid colors... crochet and stitchery designs, Kristin has made their home a true reflection of her..."
Summer Crops: How to Grow Corn
"plant and care for your own mini cornfield... green, blue or black corn. And then there's the question of just how much sweetness... picked and immediately cooked. So if you want the best-tasting corn, try growing it... summer days and a lot more space than many other vegetables, making it a poor choice for... seasons and small gardens. Fortunately, there are new hybrids bred for cooler summers... summers and even tropical island living. As for the space required, that’s still needed..."
Take a Slice From Psychology to Use Orange Better
Get the scoop on this attention-seeking hue and learn how it can bring a refreshing zing to your interiors — and your spirit
"g hue and learn how it can bring a refreshing zing to your interiors — and your spirit... endurance and strength, orange is the color of fire and the sun, and its warmth is said... From peach to tangerine, orange is probably one of the most controversial colors... energy and fun. Learn here what else the color experts say about this warmest of hues... hues and how to use it around the home.... color, and as I grew up in Asia and have a lot of Chinese and Japanese things, it..."
How to Choose a Front Door Color
"an open-and-shut case for you, here's help... into the background — even if you're not in the market for changing your exterior color... pale grey blue color and right now our front door is a darker blue color. Like it but... green and the door and sidelites are green. Can I go black on the door and sidelites... imaginable, and you could walk down a village street and not see a color repeated. Of course... black and white and with soft green, it was stunning, very different. I have a dark..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Bold Orange in the Bath
"this warm and happy color can energize the place where you start your day?... neutral background hue that pairs well with many other colors and can handle more things... sociability and creativity. It's a great bathroom color choice if you live in a cold climate... bright and bold, use the orange in limited doses or with toned-down neutrals. Keep... advance, and cool colors recede, so darker oranges will make a bathroom feel smaller..."
5 Ways to Go Bold With (Almost) All White
"textures and interesting details and create a purely relaxing mood... white as a background for bold and quiet colors — and as a canvas for intricate design... relaxing and the classic perfect canvas. While I agree that color can certainly bring... is bold and bright with blue cabinetry and bright red and yellow dishware and accessories... whites and off whites! Recently had our living room, kitchen and breakfast area painted..."
Great Print: Decorating with Damask
"Big and bold or soft and light, damask prints transform a wall... from rugs and tiles to neon wallpaper, painted stencils and fashion runways. Read on... by a background of sheen fabric with raised designs. Today damask designs come in... black and white Damask pattern ....I added punches of turquoise and deep red for... pale-gray-and-white damask; other three walls in matching gray. I like damask and had... paper. The background is dark gray, the branches metallic silver and the flowers are big..."
Houzz Tour: Artistic Balance for a Brooklyn Studio
"textures and finishes combine to give a 400-square-foot apartment depth and character... white and warm wood, affordable basics and custom handmade pieces, and smooth and... mix old and new, and give a home unique character and personality. Studio at a Glance... Caleo and her colleague Fitzhugh Karol, both designers with backgrounds in art and... closets and bathroom Photography by Emily Gilbert Photography... kitchen and bath and the mix of warm wood and cool marble. The rest is all staging..."
Houzz Products: Create a Cat Heaven at Home
"you care and keep your style too with fun and cozy cat beds, perches, trees and decor... furniture" and you will find lots of litter hiding tables, benches and boxes and also... from one blue Abby and two Wild (brown) ones. And me, Kajsa! Gummy-Doo: love the' Ikea... comfy and happy and I have some now from your wonderful comments. Thank you and... ideas and beautiful kitties. Will be downsizing into a new condo and am really needing..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
"dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit... ninebark and dare to allow it to bring its depth of color, interest and texture to your... adaptable and underused native should be a workhorse in most every sun-loving garden... seeds, and exposes its great structure in winter with its dramatic exfoliating bark... wildlife and native plant lovers appreciate its understated but charismatic presence..."