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On Trend: French Lamps Guided by Light
"ty of purpose leads the designs of these French table lamps, pendants and floor lamps... — they're all about the light..."
Houzz Tour: 'Pieced Together With a Purpose' in Dallas
"Key to re-create a century-old look in her spacious home. After hunting high and low... with a purpose." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A Dallas couple with 3 adult... serving two purposes. This house is perhaps my favorite ever on Houzz! I love it I just... wood; they're hollow, which made them easier to install. Most of the furniture is from..."
Linoleum, the All-Purpose Flooring Wonder
"Flooring.) Re 'Ellenklager's' comment. I too would definitely love to put it in my present... tile from ReStore and off of CL. *shrug* How does linoleum affect resale value. It seems... later!). Re linoleum, I guess there would be glue involved? Great post Bud, Linoleum... of the re-finished floor, but it is good as new) Just sold our home in Palos Verdes... know they're there. If I were putting it in a kitchen, I think I'd leave the installation..."
Turn a Forgotten Space Into a Place with Purpose
Do you have a catch-all room? You know the one. It's the space that never sees the light of day. The door remains closed at all times and you gasp in horror at the thought of someone opening it. Save yourself the embarrassment and clear it out, now. These...
Capture 'Ghosts' for Earthly Purposes in Photos
The designers and photographers in this ideabook know that showing images of spaces designed and built for human use without humans inevitably has the reader wondering where the people, furniture...
High-Tech Tips for Securing Your House While You're Away
"when you're traveling by using the latest gadgets, apps and online services... knowing you're away. Most are well known: Put a few lights on timers to go on in the evening... that you're out of town would have been a no-brainer, but I'm continually surprised... And you're done! While you're away, if anyone comes into your house, you'll not only... unexpected purpose while you're away, you can use Lockitron to unlock your door remotely..."
Clear Staircases — They're a Real Glass Act
"f you're flush with funds, you can have a ball with crystal on your stairs. The rest... actual purpose - sudden gripping in the event of a fall. There's nothing to hold onto... think you're getting the point. The homeowners posting here are thinking of practicality... know they're violating building & safety codes.l I couldn't walk down those stairs.... Ditto re: vertigo... Although I force myself to use the glass stairs at the Royal..."
When You're Suddenly Solo at Home
"If you're used to living with another, finding yourself suddenly solo can be challenging... When You're Ready Professional organizer Gayle Grace considers it her job to figure... remarks re: moving the tree. My house's comfort was in its 'old shoe' familiarity.... hope you're finding plenty of inspiring ideas on Houzz. Cathy it seems the older, bad... when they're ready by offering our help. I hope I can spare my family from dealing with..."
Building Built-Ins: They're Really Just A Bunch of Boxes
"what you're going to store in your built-ins. For instance, if you plan to use baskets... If you're intimidated by adding drawers and doors, just leave them off and use boxes... prepared to re-paint if you grow tired of your accent color!) I want to live here. That's..."
How to Decorate When You're Starting Out or Starting Over
"Whether you’re starting out or starting over, these steps can help you navigate the difficult... needed re-upholstering. It cost what a new sofa would cost to re-upholster our set.... which you're looking for furniture, having an idea of the "look" and color palette you're... you're trying to achieve before buying anything and mixing in vintage items with new... because they're comfortable. One day we'll buy a new king bed with an upholstered headboard..."
On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Lamp
"but you're on the Internet. It's great, isn't it? Soon your household appliances —... business, you're electronics are worthless. I know through my security company, I can unlock... title :) Re Jetsons analogy - we are not REALLY "there" until we have the Jane Jetson... when we're out of the house. It's great. My God, sheeple........ Did you know that... as you're walking around it could give you directions by showing arrows that appear..."
Notable Links: 10 Ideas We're Liking Now
"and they're space savers to boot. Nicole from Sketch 42 rounds up some of her favorites... If you're looking for a way to add major wow factor to a room, one of the beautiful..."
Notable Links: 5 Decorating Ideas We're Liking Now
"week we're clicking on two small space transformations with big impact, a roundup of... If you're on a budget (and who isn't?) Kirsten from 6th Street Design School pulled..."
How to Create an Inventory, Whether You're Naturally Organized or Not
"everyone. I purposely said email it to yourself because I tried to think of the very easiest... Seattle, you're right, but I'm here to tell you they do. Very helpful article. I just finished... year. The purpose was to make plans what would go where in our new house. The first and... that they're only on my phone - didn't think to mail them to myself, though. That's... it all re-appraised every five or so years. Just think what the cost of gold has..."
10 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe While You're Traveling
"for this purpose, throughout the house. Mail is held at the Post Office, as suggested... when you're away! My cat caregiver is NOT in this business. This is a private arrangement... while you're gone if you notify them. Luckily, we have lots of nice neighbors - we keep... THAT YOU'RE NOT AT HOME!!! a very helpful instructions thank you You should also consider... that you're going to be away, and provide them with the dates of your departure, and..."
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