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Are Your Walls Talking? Wallpaper Makes a Comeback!
"their walls of it -- opting for a more minimalist look. Now, wall coverings have... cutting edge wall coverings are made of anything but paper.... grandmother's walls. Many remember the wallpapers of the 1960s and 1970s, when bright geometric... Others are pushing the design envelope -- adding all sorts of tactile dimensions.... bathroom ones are my favorite. I also like the idea of trees indoors - especially in a space..."
Houzz Call: Where Are the Craziest Places You Grow Edibles?
Basil in a bathtub, spinach stacked up a wall ... If your edibles occupy an odd spot, we’d like to know
"stacked up a wall ... If your edibles occupy an odd spot, we’d like to know... vessel? Are you growing green beans off the balcony? Does your basil grow up the wall... know: What are some of the unusual ways you’ve grown herbs and vegetables? How have you... sort of wall mounted system to start with some herbs. At my work, we are planning... parents are avid gardeners and farmers, growing everything from flowers to all sorts..."
Clerestory Windows Are Tops at Ushering in Light
Save on electricity and lift your mood with more natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls
"there are many ways to get it into your home. For one, CalFinder, a nationwide remodeling... top of a wall — your home may not need electricity during the day. And you may need... but here are some examples of how clerestory windows work to get you started.... window are a great way to maintain privacey. Great post, Lindsey! So relevant and... All are fixed, which doesn't help release hot summer air. Ah well...hindsight..."
Things Are Looking Up for Artistic Floors
Why should walls get all the glory? Pleasing rug patterns and dramatic inlay details make for eye-catching statements underfoot
"should walls get all the glory? Pleasing rug patterns and dramatic inlay details make... there are a host of choices for spicing up the floor. Don't settle for boring surfaces... Those are delicious options for any room, but may not fit with all decor styles.... because they are so hard to clean. The allergy factor is because you can't clean carpets... rug, you are probably putting it down on the nastiest place in your home. When you lay..."
These Baths are Bananas
"They are so beautiful. http://twotulipstalking.blogspot.com/ I am dreaming of a... These are gorgeous. Gorgeous! Shower doubling up as bath is awesome. Maybe I'm... people are beyond that. Nothing comes between them and their excess luxury and indulgence... accent wall. Cutting off one side gives this bath a one-of-a-kind look that instantly..."
Are You Gutsy Enough to Paint Your Floor White?
"whether the walls are also painted white or are a contracting dark colour. I have oak floor... because they are white, my husband has no excuse not to see it! They are super easy to clean... when we are finished. Wish me luck... We have done it and we are glad we did.! Debisue... floors are not hard to maintain. Dark floors are. They show EVERY spec that falls... house walls are pained, as well as the indigo blue in our bedroom, but my Fiancé..."
No Neutral Ground? Why the Color Camps Are So Opinionated
"Houzzers are very opinionated. And it seems like no other topic brings our opinions... indeed they are," says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute... living/dining wall the same color. The remaining living/dining walls are inviting ivory,... ceiling fans are now passe. Really? It's not like they are difficult to change out if you... white walls with a bright teal accent wall (we picked up a sample can of teal as..."
3 Modern Homes That Are Rooted Yet Soar
These heavyweight houses show that solid looks can be deceiving, as they inspire a sense of wide-open wonder
"heavy walls that are predominantly solid, rooting the building in place or at least... buildings are cave-like. The three examples collected here are solidly rooted in place... exteriors that are light and layered, looking lantern-like at certain times of day. The obverse... materials that are heavy and solid exude existential character by inviting touch and creating... These are awesome! But I wondered, too, about sleeping and waking without some window..."
Design Eye on the Oscars: The Kids Are All Right
"retaining walls that are not only functional, but also attractive. And, come spring... The Kids Are All Right that really steal the show. While the film focuses on the... gardens are where the plot really plays itself out. Sure Julianne Moore, who plays... Here are some more ideas for terraced gardens to inspire your own backyard farm:... fact, you are so right about the role the gardens played in the movie, I never even thought..."
Houzz Survey: Renovations Are Up in 2013
Home improvement projects are on the rise, with kitchens and baths still topping the popularity chart
"projects are on the rise, with kitchens and baths still topping the popularity chart... say they are delaying home design projects because of the economy, according to the... drains or walls are moving, smaller sized room). From my research it seems that the budget... s who are willing to work for me - they are holding out for the big fish I guess... luck! We are almost done. If you are planning on saving money by getting fixtures online..."
Are Plantation Shutters the Right Choice for Your Windows?
"They are versatile, less expensive than custom draperies, and can increase the value... They are the only window treatment that can be financed into the purchase of your... Because they are highly desirable and usually stay with the home when it's sold. Let's... members are using them in their homes.... little wall space in this bedroom...two walls are all windows and a third wall has... coverage and 'wall' space! The pictures you show are so lovely! Thanks! I just recently..."
Step Away From the Wallpaper: Why Decorating Risks Are Overrated
"rough hewn walls and ceiling and textured plaster on the walls that are not log. The cabinet... Just one wall. An accent wall in my bedroom. It's a really pretty shade of lavender... bathrooms are a soft yellow, but all other rooms are white. My style is what I call... there are so many monochromatic, neutral walled houses out there is that it is really... (No, we are not rich - these are all fairly small homes!) I love all these different..."
See How TVs Are Passing the Designer Test
"panel TVs are already the standard choices, but today's savvy hardware makers are taking... manufacturers are interacting with the design community. "Designers are creative people who... mounted on a wall. The consumer electronics industry had already come to accept the idea... companies are beginning talk about the role designers play in whether or not consumer... electronics are allowed into the home. Enter the "designer acceptance factor." This..."
Are Butterflies the New Birds?
"along the wall. There again on graphic pillows. There were bluebird coffee mugs and... They are easy to silhouette; they're pretty; they're colorful, and they're feminine... foxes are actually the new bird, but butterflies are fun too. I did a pair of shadow... Here they are in my recently restored gumwood kitchen. How about an original? http://www... to the wall look as if they have just alighted in this nursery. The beautiful butterfly..."
The '70s Are Back. Can Ya Dig It?
"the past are updated to look fabulous today... there are plenty of elements to pluck from the era and think of in a new way.... the 70's are my formative years! These are nice 70's decor. Our house had a hideous... about it - are textured ceilings with sparkles in it really ugly? I think they are quite... carpeting, wall to wall no less! It was downright sexy. Now, how about an Airport movie... green shag wall to wall in our living room; tan-ish grass cloth going up the stairs; an..."