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Salvage Spotlight: From Boat Hull to Social Hub of the House
"One day when the lady met this fellow ... they renovated their home and included... island crafted from a sailboat. "These homeowners are a classic Brady Bunch story:... of the kids' birthstones. They also provide a function. "It is traditional in using... college days; he had a great working knowledge about how a bar should function," Verbridge..."
DIY Project: Slick Oilcloth Tabletop
A cinch to clean and shining with retro style, oilcloth on a tabletop is simple to apply. Here's how to do it in minutes
Guest Picks: Trash Talkin’
"For a kid? Was I the only one who found the gift to be inappropriate? I looked around... in the day, I stood at the top of the stairs and said to no one in particular, “Yesterday... arts 'n crafts for our gifts. Now I think it's sweet, but as a kid I learned to way... from the craft store that have a sticky film that you can put fabric on. I love them... trash day. I really do not like those very heavy cans. Anita, thanks for sharing..."
DIY Projects: Outfitting a Sleeping Porch
"Tons of kids? One couple? From there, make a decision about the number and size of... during the day, so consider trundles or daybeds that double as sofas. Plus, a couple of... these days of going greener, it's a good energy saving idea that is a throwback to... Arts and Crafts tudor, and getting to sleep on the sleeping porch was always a special... Arts and Crafts home as well, and this idea is especially appealling! Thank you! There..."
9 Exit Strategies for Your Clutter
"this some day”), or with various family members (“Are you kidding me? That was my Aunt... recycling days for obsolete TVs, computers, etc., and paper shredding days for documents... And the day It Will Be Glorious. Where E’er, It is, You stay. We used to move... we have kids. Stuff just started to accumulate and accumulate. Last summer we decided... clothing the kids have outgrown that are still in good condition. I go through their closets..."
It's Black and White and Fall All Over in a Holiday-Happy Home
Get inspired for budget-friendly fall decorating by a resourceful stylist's thrifty but sophisticated adornments
"“The kids love severed body parts and all that stuff,” says Macklem with a good-natured... Labor Day and culminates in a neighborhood Halloween party at her house. "Decorating... a well-crafted piece like this, Fred. Good lead, good use of quotes, good information... says. The kids are always late for the school bus, so Macklem hung this helper in the... to the kids' desire for something creepy. When the holidays approach, Macklem turns..."
So Your Style Is: Swedish
Fresh faced and cheerful, Swedish style marries casualness and elegance with ease. Could its lighter look uplift your home?
"snowy day. You're a pro at mixing pastels without an Easter egg effect. You captivate... captivate your kids with Nordic fairy tales. You read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series... and Arts/Crafts, and...) -- but now, I want to see samples of the Southwest Pueblo Revival... to be crafted of simple, light woods, perhaps with a bit of stenciled or carved detailing... custom crafted with the embellishments you'd like. Style Secret: Clean-Lined Seat..."
Tame the Toy Chaos: Bin Storage for All
"Kids collect toys like a magnet picks up metal shavings. If you don’t stay on top... stuff of a kid’s world can be child’s play. Your first line of defense should be setting... young kids out of the older kids games when we want. You can check craigslist people... Are you kidding? This is what I built for my kids toys & art supplies when they were... toy-tripping days were OVER when the last kid was in high school. Shows ya how WRONG I..."
Houzz Tour: Wide-Open Views on a Narrow Canadian Lot
Expansive glass walls facing the street create openness, sun-filled rooms and closer relations with the neighbors
"their kids playing outside and have the space be flexible for family growth. The... open kids' room, for instance, can easily be partitioned off to create two bedrooms... with 2 kids (ages 7 and 9) Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Size: about 3,400 square... long work day. Wow! Kudos to the architect firm! I love this house and that just soldifies... winter day..... This is such a great house - way to go, Thirdstone! Ikea taken to..."
The Not Naturally Organized Parent's Guide to the Holidays
This year get real about what you can and cannot handle, and remember the joys of spending time with the ones you love
"for our kids don't measure up to our expectations. And that's just normal life; during... holiday craft day a few weeks before Christmas. Thanks for a great article. I've actually... The next day (boxing day) they have us all over for an informal lunch, and a hike in... to say kids these days are terribly materialistic, and yeah they will be comparing... with the kids, and thus our kids appreciate us more when we get back! I love this gift..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Plays Nice in a Historic Houston Neighborhood
Subtle modern details make this new home stand out from its elderly neighbors without disrespecting them
"Arts and Crafts and Victorian-era styles — and contribute to the quality of the neighborhood... Arts and Crafts style but surprises with subtle modern nuances that play with materials... twice a day, morning + evening. The doors do not have a screen system, though if needed... "Arts and Craft"? Love this house, great use of the space. Beautiful design Wow...... yard in days like today with 60F, when the owners decide to screen the yard I found..."
My Houzz: Connecting Work and Play in South Australia
"of hand-crafted, vintage and upcycled pieces from the couple’s neighboring retail shop... lovingly crafted and considered in its production.” Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... poor kids have such grown up looking rooms and so controlled. Much of the house... leave your kids barbies and Lego scattered everywhere when Houzz comes to do a photo shoot... those kids rooms don't normally look like that! This is a beautiful bungalow with..."
Guest Picks: Make a Meaningful Display Wall
"display of kids' artwork, Lego creations or seasonal prints. Now I just need to take my... me that Valentine's Day (today!) is the anniversary of my state's being accepted into... Today (Valentine's Day) is my home state, Arizona's, anniversary too. Go state pride... beautiful craft and "tool chest." My other favorite display wall is a window. We're... or your kids will be treasured for years. If you don't want to splurge on custom paintings..."
My Houzz: Charming Scandinavian Details in Portland
"arts and crafts, thrift-store finds and antiques. Alicia, a craft designer, and Andy... rainy day like today. Nice to see really homey homes. I love what Alicia says about... Pottery Barn KidsPillow shams: Restoration HardwareCurtains: Retro Barn Julie: What do you... ours the day we closed on it.Andy: There was a moment after we had just bought the house..."
My Houzz: Step Inside a Grand 1800s Victorian
A 7,000-square-foot historic estate returns to glory, thanks to loving renovations by a tireless Texas couple
"Then one day in April 2006, a luxury real estate magazine crossed Nancy's desk that... the next day." Eight weeks after seeing the ad, the Aldingers were the proud owners... isn't a day that goes by without someone stopping to take a photograph of the house... at the kids all day not to mess the house although I feel contrary and think a few... house any day!!!!! Btw, what is its current value, anyone?? Phenomenal. Absolutely gorgeous..."