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My Houzz: Thrifty Flourishes Give a ’50s Home Retro Appeal
An upsizing, homeschooling family turns to DIY projects and vintage pieces to colorfully fill their larger California house
"vintage pieces to colorfully fill their larger California house... midcentury pieces and DIY furniture. Notes Greta, “It’s safe to say we like a colorful... all the pieces, but as someone else stated the dear head freaks me out, they scare... the top piece with the salt & pepper shaker & clock. Any suggestions where I can find... find that piece? Love what they did with the house and especially the kitchen. So tired..."
Guest Picks: Get a Soothing (but Not Snoozy) Traditional Living Room
Fresh yet classic, these furniture pieces, lighting and accessories offer an updated take on traditional
"furniture pieces, lighting and accessories offer an updated take on traditional... several pieces of furniture were repainted. The style is traditional but still fresh... available pieces you have selected. Wonderful Idea book! You know how much I like French... similar pieces. I wanna see more like this! I love this room and the idea of using... simple piece. Love articles like this that use affordable options and tell you where..."
Houzz Tour: Vintage and New Make a Groovy Mix in Houston
A 1970s-loving designer sprinkles fur-covered benches, graphic art and vintage pieces among classic furnishings for an eclectic look
"vintage pieces among classic furnishings for an eclectic look... and new pieces for a look that’s as unique as it is timeless.... great art pieces. I love their boy's bedroom and the backyard living area as well. Everything... eclectic pieces and uses her keen eye to place them together in harmony. well done... decorative pieces and art! Love this house. Great kitchen not to big I like the fluffy... memorable pieces in her rooms. In this case it’s a large brass figure leaning backward..."
My Houzz: Wanderlust-Fueled Decor in Salt Lake City
"family pieces bring personal warmth to a historic Utah home... using pieces from their families and travels. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... all your pieces that bring in your lives and family and give your home personality.... total piece of you-know-what. It's not meant to be our showpiece, but rather the... lovely firm piece for the price. Would work very well in a living room. @krissielove that's... lots of pieces that came from my grandmother in New York — she was quite a woman,”..."
Guest Picks: Design-Forward Outdoor Furniture
Treat yourself to one of these splurge-worthy patio pieces and enjoy great outdoor style for many summers to come
"patio pieces and enjoy great outdoor style for many summers to come... especially pieces that will be in the sun. Unless of course you like your buns slightly... looking pieces here, but (to me at least) that Palm Canyon Chaise looks more 1950's... to the pieces from Ikea and Grandin Road , as they come at a lower price point and... elope pieces, these almost look like flying saucers. Mix a few in with your other..."
Room of the Day: A Fresh Mix in a Traditional Colonial
A designer combines rich colors and fabrics with lighter pieces in a living room that's the heart of a North Carolina home
"lighter pieces in a living room that's the heart of a North Carolina home... family pieces that are often traditional in style and wood content, it is nice to... leggy pieces of furniture (as hollybar notes above). The little white table could... The only piece that looks interesting is the lucite table hiding behind one of the sofas... existing pieces, like this antique pine desk. The piece, with a resin birdbath-like..."
My Houzz: Thrifted Chic With Art Deco Touches in Brussels
Online and flea market finds form a happy union with art deco pieces and DIY projects in this Belgian family's home
"art deco pieces and DIY projects in this Belgian family's home... art deco pieces." I don't know, it made me laugh. Beautiful use of space, furnishings... furniture pieces have such beautiful graceful lines. Pure delight! Corinne has a good... unique pieces together to blend beautifully. Love your steal of a deal Art Deco night... art deco pieces. Skylights bring in plenty of light — a lifesaver during European winters..."
My Houzz: Boho Flair for a 1920s California Tudor
Frumpy furniture gets the boot in favor of eclectic pieces that appeal to the travel-loving homeowner
"eclectic pieces that appeal to the travel-loving homeowner... Market pieces to be interesting. Makes me want to move back to Berkeley! It feels... furniture pieces and colors float together, like spiritual gondolas all their own. Brava... eclectic pieces look terrific and really accentuate the period details of the house... that the piece was big and the right scale for the dark, wood-paneled wall.” Wall art:... the main pieces of the room, had to make a statement,” says Wolf. With its anaconda..."
My Houzz: Color and Pattern Give a Newlyweds’ Home Zing
Starting from scratch, a British Columbia couple transforms their empty apartment with ready-made pieces and personal photos
"their pieces and they are great - any other suggestions of website to to purchase... affordable pieces from easily-accessible sources like IKEA and HomeSense. Love that bedroom... inexpensive pieces from IKEA look like a million bucks! Thanks for the inspiration Tamiza... timeless pieces with fun accessories, texture and pattern.Chevron pillow: Maharam;... wood art piece on the left, incorporating all of the couple’s accent colors. The rest..."
My Houzz: A Serial Thrifter's Comfortably Bohemian Bungalow
Repurposed pieces, budget-friendly decor and midcentury hand-me-downs give this 1940s house laid-back appeal
"posed pieces, budget-friendly decor and midcentury hand-me-downs give this 1940s... many cool pieces! I LOVE thrifting as well...I've found so many cool things whether it's... great pieces. i did not come to love thrift furniture til in my 50's and now prefer... choosing pieces that look good together. You have a beautiful place. Well done/good... gives me a piece of antique furniture. I love it. She's been doing it for most of my life..."
My Houzz: History Resonates in a New Washington Farmhouse
"reclaimed pieces to create a warmly personal home for a family... historical pieces are truly the gems of your living space! Thank you for sharing! Stunning... used old pieces mixed with new and created a wonderful, open, airy home.....LOVE it... favorite piece which is saying something compared to how many beautiful things you have... 12-by-12 pieces," Cari says. "So we brought it home and cut and fit it ourselves. Everything..."
My Houzz: Old-World Charm With a Modern-Love Twist
Heritage pieces combine with custom touches — and one great story — in a Canadian family's 'forever' house
"itage pieces combine with custom touches — and one great story — in a Canadian family's... the art piece. I am also careful to not display art that I do not want damaged in... a poor piece in my mind. I want to say that I love the wood door casings and trim... custom piece, we have tons of Makers to help you >>> http://custm.co/hz/16 i lile..."
Modern Classics: Vitra Algue
"plastic pieces can be sculpture, screen or wall art... interesting pieces may have caught your eye lately, and chances are, you thought, "What... plastic pieces shaped like plant skeletons that can be snapped together into endless... white pieces to make a wrapper sort-of-thing underneath an open staircase. They... small pieces from Vitra when you can pick up several thousand square miles of the... Thousands of pieces of it have been artfully hooked together to form what looks to me like..."
Guest Picks: Black and White and Stylish All Over
Graphic and high contrast, these home-decor pieces are an excellent starting point for any interior design scheme
"home-decor pieces are an excellent starting point for any interior design scheme... a few pieces, black and white pieces always build a pretty picture. — Trina from... Here's a piece from the Printed Art Collection that fits quite nicely with the other... these pieces. I have to say though, there is no way I would pay $2000 for that top... vintage pieces that come in black and white, this beautiful marble console being one..."
Make Your Own Abstract Photo With Cocktail Umbrellas
"conversation piece? Experiment with your own version of this DIY photography project... stunning piece of abstract art used in an office. Looking closely, I saw that it was... similar piece myself. Here’s what I did. How would you give it your own spin?... perfect piece of art cannot be found. Very clever! How imaginative! Nice play of shadows... the art piece, too. Brilliant!!!! I like it! Asquithoatley gave me another idea....."