MATERIALSShould You Use Composite Timber in Your Landscape?
This low-maintenance alternative to wood is made from varying amounts of recycled plastic. Consider it for decks, fences and moreFull Story
ACCESSORIESCollective Wisdom: Display Ideas for Collections of All Kinds
Show your interests without exposing clutter by going for artful arrangements with a unified feelFull Story
LIGHTINGGreat Compositions: Light and Private Courtyard Houses
Courtyard homes treat you to sun, light, air — and a new way of looking at the landscapeFull Story
LIFEThe Polite House: How Can I Kindly Get Party Guests to Use Coasters?
Here’s how to handle the age-old entertaining conundrum to protect your furniture — and friendshipsFull Story
KITCHEN DESIGNKitchen Recipes: Secret Ingredients of 5 One-of-a-Kind Cooking Spaces
Learn what went into these cooks’ kitchens — and what comes out of themFull Story
PAINTINGBulletproof Decorating: How to Pick the Right Kind of Paint
Choose a paint with some heft and a little sheen for walls and ceilings with long-lasting good looks. Here are some getting-started tipsFull Story
FARM YOUR YARDHouzz Call: Show Us Your One-of-a-Kind Chicken Coops
Do you have a fun or stylish backyard shelter for your feathered friends? Post your pictures and stories in the Comments!Full Story
LANDSCAPE DESIGNWhat Kind of Gardener Are You? Find Your Archetype
Pick from our descriptions to create a garden that matches your personality and tells your storyFull Story