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Top 6 Hardware Styles for Raised-Panel Kitchen Cabinets
Whether you're going for a furniture feel or industrial contrast in your kitchen, these pulls and knobs will put you on the right track
"going for a furniture feel or industrial contrast in your kitchen, these pulls and... costs $45 for a single drawer pull?! For the heck of it, I just counted all the pulls... paying $45 for brass knobs when you can buy solid pewter knobs and pulls for less. I'm... to die for, design feature. Nice article! For me only handles work well, so cooking... pulls for my bathroom vanity at Target and EVERYONE who has ever seen it asked where..."
Hello, Honey: Beekeeping Anywhere for Fun, Food and Good Deeds
"article for the environment, and I love what is to me the 'new' movement for supporting... it up for more information and also looking for a local beekeeping organization.... Thanks for the suggestions. I actually had a beekeeper set up camp for almost 2 weeks... beekeeper for many years in the MN area and has great content for your review. Sadly... decide for ourselves IF we wish to endanger our lives for a few less dollars on our..."
Guest Picks: Tools and Accessories for Inspired Spring Cleaning
You'll be happy to roll up your sleeves and get to work cleaning around the home with these accoutrements at the ready
"$8.00 for a box of matches? Why on earth??? I am all for the outdoor clothesline... spend $60 for a laundry basket? $58 for springtime branches, when they could probably... $8.00 for white matches? $50 for a broom? While I do like useful cleaning products... money for a living, I am all for luxury, I looooooove luxury ..... but some stuff... shelf for about a dollar, has been a household staple for several generations...."
Roman Shades: The Just-Right Window Coverings for Summer
"insulation for energy-efficiency, not to mention privacy. Let’s go over the basics!... place for all styles. I love how versatile romans are! Thanks for the photo, Kimballstar;... insulated for sun protection and can be raised out of the way for the view and open feeling... the blog for the DIY instructions. Thanks. Great Education on the different styles... called for in the window treatments. You are so right about the diversity of styles..."
Tame the Toy Chaos: Bin Storage for All
"project for a new year: With bins, totes and shelves, a clutter-free playroom can be... affordable for some--and good for them---but for the REST of us--not so much! Take a... of Ikea for the adult area, I'm all for Ikea for the children's. it is hard to beat... shapes, 1 for big flat peices, 1 for small flat peices, 1 for Lego guys and their weapons... weapons, 1 for wheels, 1 for round shapes, 1 for gears, A few drawers have the clear..."
Houzz Tour: Hollywood Haven for a Celeb and Family
"the mkt for flooring. Can anyone tell me what they think/know what the master bedroom... Very nice floor, ceiling and lighting plan. Great color selction, furniture placement... don't care for the accent lamps all along the bookcase in the family. Way too much clutter... least that bathroom wall paper makes me nervous just looking at it. In a small space I'd... find, for a house with so many sq. ft. some of the rooms are too small. I do like..."
An Architect's Wish List for the New Year
"a time for wish lists, certainly, but more important, for ideas and resolutions for... wish is for all of us to improve our relationships with our homes. I know I will be... much food for thought. I'll bookmark this one. Thanks for sharing. There's such a difference... too big for two of us now and I'd love to get the "right" size for our retirement home... upper floor or had it for live in house keepers. One couple had two children and..."
See a Guesthouse Built by Grandpa for Summertime Fun
Lucky grandchildren get a camp all to themselves, thanks to tents and a bathhouse with beds in their grandparents’ backyard
"memories for their grandchildren by running an annual summer camp for them on their... plans for a simple bathhouse they could build themselves,” says architect Heidi... Tents for summer camp. I think you guys win the award for best grandparents! I... "keeper" for my idea file for sure!!! This is an awesome project, amazing grandparents... bad idea for a guest home or for what I just described. How some elderly move in with..."
Houzz Tour: A Sun-Soaked Solution for a Narrow Site
A high wall on one side and a sliver of land on the other allow ample space for a couple building their first home
"space for a couple building their first home... living for years in a small unit, architects Tim Hill and Dominique Ng dreamed of... built for clients, this time they got to enjoy the home they’d built and to witness... thank you for sharing, sympathy for your loss of Ng How clever! In both the materials... Thank you for sharing such a tiny lot that became larger than life once the design was... except for that dark bookcase deal under the stairs... one of a kind ... wow Interesting..."
Houzz Tour: Totally New Beauty for a Townhouse in Just 5 Months
Hardworking contractors and loved ones help a Canadian Realtor put a run-down house on the fast track to charm
"looking for. A Toronto Realtor with a love of renovations, Oleksak was looking for... Designed for: Aleksandra Oleksak Location: Junction Triangle neighborhood of Toronto... $80,000 for the total renovation Photography by Joseph K. Muscat... the open floor plan, the outdoor space, and the color chosen for the front of the house... quoted cost for these for REAL????? i would replace ALL of my closet doors! Truly..."
Tips for Moving Into a Smaller Space
Downsize with less compromise: Celebrate the positive, pare down thoughtfully and get the most from your new home
"furniture for. Hint: we have this problem ;) Other than needing to save for some good... stuff for my 1600sq ft space. Kids do their fair share too. For a person who loves... new home for it, repurposed things and stored it away for later always convincing myself... process for several months following the move. The hardest part of downsizing for... garage for two years before I finally posted it on Craig's List. I sold it for a..."
Basement of the Week: Tall-Order Design for a Lower-Level Lounge
High ceilings and other custom-tailored features in this new-build Wisconsin basement put the tall homeowners in a good headspace
"gning for a couple who stand 6-foot-5 and 6-foot-3 takes extra consideration, pa... objectives for this lower level was height," says architect Mark Udvari-Solner of this... designed for these tall empty nesters. In the basement he designed 8-foot doors and... designed for this next phase of the homeowners' lives. Basement of the Week Who lives... are fun for teenagers & children (just in time for school letting out!) as well as..."
Table Manners for Modern-Day Dining
Elbows and cell phones? Maybe. Forgetting to say 'thank you'? No way. Our mealtime etiquette guide takes the guesswork out of group dining
"and I for one am grateful for that. But in these casual times, what is the etiquette... are only for family: they were created to keep a napkin for reuse from meal to meal... think for one moment about tax, tip and chipping in for the birthday girl's dinner... Thanks for letting me vent! brghealey, that is exactly the reason for the opening... house for a meal, it's mannerly to bring something for the host: flowers, wine, or..."
10 Ideas for a Fireplace Facelift
From dramatic, artistic designs to small but unexpected details, these ideas for fireplaces are superhot
"been done for years with heads and antlers, right? Oh I think a giant fossil would be... looking for cephalapods and brachiapods in the creek in Ohio! ;) OK, I have no idea... stones for gas fireplace" and got great results - I see some similar ones on this... hole (for a giant TV?) above it? -The hearth is too short/small to sit on, it's... on the wooden lip? -Or pay a drywaller to enclose it? Seems like such a waste of space..."
Tour a Fantastical Tree House for Kids and Adults Too
For an architect and a master woodworker, a magical tree house answers the question, ‘What would you do if you could do anything?’
"For an architect and a master woodworker, a magical tree house answers the question... expressed in a wooden structure. Kudos to all three facets for what you have built...a whimsical... house for practically nothing. This structure is not live-able but could have been... power for electricity. Why on earth would it be a shame to use this as an office... enjoyed for generations. great creativity! I want one...Santa are you listening? Great..."