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Patio of the Week: Rugged Comfort in Northern California
Houzz Tour: Cozy Mountain Retreat Near Lake Tahoe
An observation deck, a gourmet kitchen and generous helpings of windows make this California vacation home a storm watcher's paradise
"outside, cedar and stone inside, this family mountain retreat near Lake Tahoe, California... pines and white firs. Cedar, heavy timber and native stone allow the structure to look... such as cedar and slate converge in this image. The contrast between the sleek slate... and the cedar ceiling is simply stunning.Fireplace surround: Falls Creek Ledgestone;... clear cedar The tractor-seat bar stools throw the angular kitchen a few curves. The..."
Guest Picks: Cozy Up a Covered Porch
Turn a porch into a comfortable outdoor room with French cottage–inspired furniture, accessories, lighting and decor
Guest Picks: Everything Old-World Is New Again
Give even a new build a romantic history with lighting fixtures, hardware and drapes that recall the Old Country
Teach a Tansu New Tricks
Championing the Solar House, From the 1930s to Today
Homes throughout history that have used the sun offer ideas for net-zero and passive homes of the present, in a new book by Anthony Denzer
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Exteriors of 2012
Outsides were in on Houzz this past year, as readers remarked on all kinds of home exterior details that stood out
History Gets a New Spin on a Victorian Facade
Modernization had stripped this home’s exterior of its charm. Now the owners have put it back — in their own personal take
When to Paint Your Home Yellow
"leave white to those most rational and platonic of home styles, such as colonial... Montgomery White HC 33, which, despite the name, is not white at all but a lovely creamy... Montgomery White house and that's what we did. And white corbels will add lots of interest... bright white trim! Once upon a time I had a home north of Seattle which was painted... home. The shingles on the roof are blue, to represent the water of the lake. The second..."
Pop Culture Watch: Get a Good Rap With Thrift Store Scores
"painted white. Thrifty Houzzers may have different outfits, but they apply the same... & Ball whites? Their website is a great place to start: http://us.farrow-ball.com... bought this cedar dresser for $5. My husband didn't even want to load it in the car it... old roof shingles; a $5 hutch that sat all day at a tag sale because not one of the... painted it white, I was able to paint the knobs and handles and reuse those too. (@Susan..."
Dream Spaces: Gracious, Spacious Front Porches
Maybe it’s the view. Maybe it’s the bed swing. Whatever their individual comforts, all of these porches encourage a leisurely stay
"black and white TVs, a good old-fashioned front porch makes me think of quieter, gentler... home. White wicker furniture and Boston ferns make it look great. Can't wait for... those white cushions and pillows clean. I live in the country and everything gets... glossy white painted columns and railing with matching rocking chairs add to the appeal... house’s white walls and black shutters, and the porch is so spacious (54 feet long..."
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"grays, whites and beiges are no-brainers. Warmer colors, like orange, brown, rust... and the white toilet and white doors- really bugs me. I have a white door going into... It has white build-in drawers and a white closet door. The floor is not that red!... and that white made everything much easiter. I have white trim now and love it but was... I have white now and love white but just wanting a change but I am afraid I will tire..."
Are These the Best Houses in the World?
A new book celebrates some of the world's most innovative home designs — including some that push the boundaries of what's possible
"A white box covered in Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric in the Netherlands. A Cor-Ten-clad... platforms of white steel. A raised concrete box in West Africa designed by two German artists... The white one in Japan is the worst I think but most should never have been built... with shingles covering the roof and long walls, and mottled stonework covering the... made of white steel and defined by glass walls. Fujimoto compares it to living in a..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Paint Makeovers
Let your newly repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook
"arctic white. White on white can be quite pleasing. Then you can use a stronger... with shingles. We've looked at both cedar and poplar shingles. I love the texture... thinking white=beautiful? Half the kitchens with white painted cabinets look better... oxygen white from Lowes. We painted the oak cabinets white. Counter tops from Ikea... the white in a few years just like you are sick of the wood finish now. White paint..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Beige
If you yawn and dismiss it, you're missing out on beige's infinite subtleties and the possibilities it brings to room designs
"bright white trim; nothing looks crisper or more traditional than this combo. Beige... walls and white crown moulds and baseboards !! Kept both baths in white and everyone... brown. Shingles are supposedly "Navajo tan." Apparently these shingles are no longer... beige, white, tan and brown. Beige doesn't feel so basic now... love when it functions... color with white trim. I absolutely love it. It changes hues all day and night as the..."