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Small Changes to Simplify Your Long-Term Storage
Conquer your attic and basement storage in more than a day, with these easy, bite-size steps for sorting, storing and protecting your stuff
Flash Cards for Common Architectural Terms
Houzz Tour: A House Built for the Long Term
The designers of this one-of-a-kind home made the most of its challenging location to deliver enduring comfort and style
Considering Renting to Vacationers? Read This First
More people are redesigning their homes for the short-term-rental boom. Here are 3 examples — and what to consider before joining in
"short-term-rental boom. Here are 3 examples — and what to consider before joining... short-term or vacation rentals in mind. I stumbled across an urban two-flat home... "long term" versus "short term" rental law. In California anything over 30 days... a long-term traditional rental property. I have considered this short-term idea, but... short-term or vacation rentals in mind.I" Many pre 1940s houses were built with..."
"basic terms for parts and styles of draperies and curtains to get the look you want... tongue? Terms like “jabot,” “swag,” “goblet pleat,” “inner lining,” “tieback,” “fullness... basic terms, you’ll not only be able to understand your interior designer better... right terms for each kind of window treatments. I might add, on the modern side,... eable terms, meaning the zig zag folded shape at the corners of a treatment. A jabot..."
A Primer on the Language of Design
"architectural terms. I thought we had done this before (here), but clearly more study is... these terms? I am the client with the blank face, building a country property with... layman's terms.. BS. Too often designers, Architects and artists, live in a world of... Architectural TermsFind Your Architectural StyleGreat Architecture Speaks to Us..."
13 Versatile Furniture Pieces That Grow With You
Build a collection of high-quality pieces that will work from that first solo rental to a long-term home
Chaise, Divan, Daybed, Settee: What's the Difference?
Seeking the right furniture piece for lounging, sitting or even snoozing? We clear up the confusion in terms
"school term. Can I add one thing? If every man need a man cave, every woman needs... Actually the term "chaise longue" in French means deckchair. What you call here a "chaise... recamier is a term ive never heard ive always referred to it as a daybed.... French term "chaise longue," meaning "long chair," a chaise is an upholstered seat... pillows. The terms "divan" and "daybed" are often used interchangeably, but "daybed" is..."
How to Speak the Lingo of Drapery
If you want the window treatments in your head to match what ends up on your windows, it helps to know these common drapery terms
Ecofriendly Kitchen: How to Choose Flooring
Conserve natural resources and your long-term finances by choosing kitchen flooring materials with durability and beauty
7 Fall Beauties for Mild-Climate Container Gardens
We're talking long-term relationship: These showy shrubs will bring color to your container garden autumn after autumn
The Perfect Finish for Your Tile
Bullnose? Quarter round? V-cap? Demystify trim terms and finish off your kitchen and bath tile in style
Houzz Tour: Parisian Modern Updates for a Toronto Coach House
Iconic furniture, creative groupings and bold colors turn a short-term Canadian rental into a knockout
6 Fantastic Ferns to Enliven Shady Garden Spots
For long-term interest with little upkeep in challenging conditions, ferns might just be your garden's new best friend