HOW TO USE IDEABOOKS (OLD)
On Houzz.comSaving photos. Browse through photos on Houzz. When you find something you like, click the Save button at the bottom of the photo, as shown in this kitchen photo (top left; click on the image to enlarge it). Saving professionals. When you find a home service professional on Houzz you’d like to save for future reference, click the Save button beneath the pro’s profile photo (top right). Saving discussions. The Advice section offers a plethora of questions and answers uploaded and continuously updated by the Houzz community. Save a discussion to one of your ideabooks by clicking the Save button beneath the discussion title and its author (bottom right).Saving stories. Houzz Tours, remodeling and decorating guides, and other Houzz stories can also be saved to your ideabooks. To save a Houzz story, click the Save button that appears at the top of the story (bottom left).After you click the Save button, a new screen will pop up, allowing you to add the photo, professional profile, discussion or story to an existing ideabook. You also can create a new ideabook by clicking the title field, then selecting Create New Ideabook.You can add a comment about the item you saved at thi...
Privacy, sharing and collaborating. Once you’ve put the finishing touches on your ideabook, you can share it with friends, family or your home design professional. Click the Invite button underneath your ideabook title, as shown here in the web version.You can add additional viewers or editors by typing their Houzz username or email address into the search field; you can allow each person to edit or just view the ideabook.Select the Can View option, for example, to show someone the private ideabook of tile backsplashes you’re considering. Or select Can Edit to give someone the ability to add photos and make comments underneath your own.After you’ve added your collaborators, click Save Settings. Your collaborators will receive a notification email, so they can help you start making your home design dreams a reality.
You can also make your ideabook private or public. Click “…” next to More in the top-right corner of your ideabook. Click Edit and then drag the toggle next to Make Ideabook Private so that the background is green and the circle is on the right side of the toggle. Click Save to update your settings.