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8 European-Style Patios That Invite and Charm
Settle into a Spanish courtyard or fan yourself at a French farmhouse. These worldly patios will inspire outdoor relaxing anywhere
Houzz Tour: Georgia Peach Grows California Roots
Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Some Beautiful, Tasty Thyme
Kitchen Details: The Right Edge for Your Countertop
How to Size Interior Trim for a Finished Look
There's an art to striking an appealing balance of sizes for baseboards, crown moldings and other millwork. An architect shares his secrets
Guest Picks: Storage and Styling for a Child's Bookcase
10 Elements of the Just-Right House
The World Series, Moneyball and the smart house: The case for smaller homes rich in character and function over the big and bland
Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
Trim Color Tips: Get Your White Trim Right
Set off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it
Thriving in Student and Studio Housing
"carpet, and small square footage of student housing: you know what I'm taking about. My... ty in small temporary dwellings such as student housing or studio apartments offered... seemingly small addition, a rug not only sections small rooms into comprehensible areas... classy, and small touches hung higher than expected can change the entire feel of a room... on in a small room while keeping to a distinct and organized aesthetic. DRAPE. Though..."
Kitchen Storage Solutions Hide and Keep
Rollout drawers, pullout cabinets and slide-in doors are just a few of the options for keeping kitchen items out of sight but close at hand
"ge or small, a kitchen has to function well for you to get the most out of it, whether... In a small kitchen, unpiling and unstacking is cumbersome and irritating when you're... of how small can be both functional and beautiful. The cabinet doors slide back into... lifelong small-space dweller, I can tell you having to unpile and repile stacks of cooking... solution. In small spaces, every piece of furniture has to serve as many purposes as possible..."
7 Spicy Hot Color Palettes to Fire Up a Living Room
Hues on the fiery end of the spectrum can add spark and intensity to living room walls, furniture and accent pieces
"in a small space that gets little to no natural light. If you have a small living... architecture. Small bits of eye-popping orange and red look great against the white walls... paint a small section of a wall a dramatic color. Proceed with caution when using bright... modern. The small bits of red give just the right amount of pep and life. Example palette:... loft. The small punches of yellow are offset nicely with the tan and taupe shades of..."
Entertaining Arrangements: Move the Party Indoors
"large or small: If you don’t have room for an extra couch, a small ottoman will do the... with a small coffee table between for cocktails or hors d’oeuvre plates. Or, you... great for small spaces: if you can’t squeeze in any more substantial furniture, get an... especially in small rooms like this one, take advantage by outfitting them with a window... table or small coffee table, will create a cozy yet contemporary seating area by the..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"live in a small suburban home or on several acres, you can add a tranquil water feature... simple as a small modern-style rectangular pool or a large, elaborate pond with a waterfall... for this small suburban backyard fountain. The blue tile and geometric shape is ch... relaxing, and small, cascading plants on the edge add focal points. Even the average homeowner... This small space has been dug out and lined with pond liner, then edged with stones..."
See a Seattle-Area Home Steeped in Graciousness
Brimming with welcoming touches, this condo shows that a home short on space and decorating funds can still go long on personal style
"arranged on a small iron table. I invite you to enjoy her home with me. It's a place that... big with small — in terms of both budget and square footage — and that mixed styles... relatively small space a great-room effect. The dining table and chairs were acquired... make a small place look great." The condo reeked of 1980 when Marion bought it. But... duty as a small desk. The petite French chair welcomes you to sit down and write a note..."