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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..."
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..."
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..."
See Why This Architect's Office Has a Built-In Safety Net
A Maine backyard studio gets high marks for energy efficiency, and its safety-net hangout adds low-tech fun
"Every day Kevin Browne wakes up, gets ready and travels to work. His commute takes... for the day ahead. Since relocating his one-man office to a studio he designed in his... these days is on the way up to the safety-net loft he built above his desk.... working, crafting and reading. Not sure about the net....at my age who would help me... for ours kids tree house. Thumbs up! Very creative. Great space with the net.....but..."
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"kitchen and kids don't mix? Well, it ain't necessarily so. I decided to do some research... have kids of every age. It was surprising, given how many folks are afraid to put... benchtops and kids. The other day I came out the find water that had being sitting on the... water most days. It has a natural finish. I personally do not like polyeurethane or... online from Craft Art. They sell them finished or DIY. The price for DIY top are sig..."
15 Home Ideas Fit for a Crowd
Spend less time corralling chaos and more time enjoying family togetherness with this advice from someone who's been there
"every day. If you have a large family, tasks that others take for granted (like laundry)... smooth day. If I could go back and wave a magic wand to help my parents out, the following... older kids also had one evening a week of kitchen cleanup. Foster kids have many... take all day to clean up just that "playroom". Then let the kids in there for 5 mins... store your kids toys, your kids may have too many toys! I know these ideas are for families..."
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
"young kids," says architect and interior designer Ili Nilsson of Terra Cotta Properties... The kids were sharing rooms, the places for study and play were oddly shaped and... these days to discard the old, totally gut revamp and do the sleek contempo vibe... these days. Nice project! All beautiful! I LOVE the kitchen. Would this house originally... other day about a center hallway colonial and thought if this house. Anyway, if there..."
Houzz Tour: From Overgrown Weeds to Picturesque Farmhouse Expanse
This once-neglected 100-acre South Carolina site now features a lake, a wood-filled farmhouse and a far-reaching view
"three kids. He first cleared the overgrowth to reveal stunning symmetrical rows of... their 3 kids Location: Outside of Barnville, South Carolina Size: 3,500 square feet;... and the kids have to share a bedroom? I would not like having my children stashed as... and the kids room is at the far end "house" so they are separated by the middle "house"... having the kid's room so far from the master bedroom--perhaps in person the separation..."
Christmas Tree Decorating the Painless Way
Holidays are for carols, not cussing. Make tree trimming less work and more fun with this guide at your side
"until the day after Thanksgiving, forgoing Black Friday shopping for getting our Christmas... and the day would not end until both trees were lighted and dressed. This ritual is... snowflake craft night. So much for "simple" this year. Christmas 2009: before kids VS... spoon. The day after Thanksgiving is always my "Tree Day" too! And it does take most of... Christmas day is a day of mixed emotions. As a teenager, he and his father went on their..."
Loving Color: 5 Ways to Decorate With Paint Chips
"a few days. The samples can start to pile up as you debate over which color is just... did for valentines last year: http://thedecorologist.com/wp/paint-chip-valentines... as the day changed and the sun moved in the sky. I even painted the colors onto large... might have kids... I made this countdown calendar for our Disney trip using Disney paint... local craft store, so if you're near Durham, NC check out the Scrap Exchange and..."
10 Secrets to a Neat Living Room
"play, craft, watch movies and entertain. With so much going on, it’s no wonder it... that 'kids will be kids' but I say 'kids will be slobs' if allowed to be by their... toys and kid stuff and wet kid snow stuff in the basement! We have a giant wood stove... every day. Great ideas. The reason we can't have a nice living room is that we... twice a day, 3. two sets of stairs, one to the sofa and one to a chair, 4. a tea towel..."
Houzz Call: What Has Mom Taught You About Making a Home?
Whether your mother taught you to cook and clean or how to order takeout and let messes be, we'd like to hear about it
"From day one Mom taught us how to take care of ourselves. From feeding us to teaching... Mother's Day, please tell us what special thing — big or small — your mother taught... 'special' days, that all days were special. To this day I use my grandmother's 'Sunday'... with nine kids + foster kids, she had time for others. She's passed that love of en... my own kids. I'm very grateful for those lessons. But she also was apt to grab your..."
How to Make a Stacked Stone Fire Pit
"of the day we'd finally own our first house. We spent a lot of time chatting about... when the day we became homeowners arrived, the idea of a fire pit was finally on its... fire on Valentines Day and it was so nice to be outside near a fire during our long... one from Valentine's Day and one is part of our log pile, which also doubles as a privacy... with the kids and drive to the cottage 2 hrs away for a nice fire/ family time, or I..."
Lessons in Living Comfortably: Embrace the Scratches and Dents
"damage of day-to-day life can make us want to put velvet ropes around certain rooms in... and had kids, kids and their friends, dogs and cats, and a life full of memories.... from my kids' (and admittedly mine) various art projects. But it actually makes the... made my day. A compilation of rooms that look comfortable and lived in and truly welcoming... grown kids and their spouses) and all fresh finishes are up for grabs in love and..."
Celebrating the Great American Quilt
"American of crafts, the hand-sewn quilt. The series premise is that “nothing is more central... next 7 days... Quilts, afghans, kilims...., anything that projects that homey feeling-... To this day she hugs it when she feels she needs comfort, but she'd deny it if she... camp for kids at the DAR Museum for many years using designs from their quilt collection... help the kids make wall hangings of their own. I've attached a few of my class samples..."