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Houzz Tour: Renovation Breathes New Life Into a Fire Station (16 photos)

Houzz Tour: Renovation Breathes New Life Into a Fire Station (16 photos)

Jamie O?Donnell loves a project and the idea of adaptive reuse. After he sold a retreat lodge he had run for years in Nevada City, California, he was champing at the bit for a new challenge. He set his real estate app on high alert and was intrigued...
general decoration - 2019-05-22 19:10:44
Your Guide to Transitional Style (11 photos)

Your Guide to Transitional Style (11 photos)

Whether you?re working with a designer or decorating on your own, being well-versed in the style you love most can be a big help. If your style falls in the happy medium between traditional and contemporary, then transitional style may...
general decoration - 2019-05-22 19:10:44
4 Porch Makeovers That Dramatically Transform Their Homes (12 photos)

4 Porch Makeovers That Dramatically Transform Their Homes (12 photos)

A welcoming and well-designed porch extends your home?s living space and creates an attractive view for visitors and homeowners alike. The following four porch makeovers show the impact a porch makes on the appearance of the home, from a closed-off...
general decoration - 2019-05-21 19:11:43


Bathroom of the Week: Wood Walls Warm Up an Eclectic Master Bath (11 photos)

Bathroom of the Week: Wood Walls Warm Up an Eclectic Master Bath (11 photos)

When bathroom designer Michelle Fee decided it was time to remodel the master bath in her 1980s Atlanta home, it turned out to be way more complicated than designing someone else?s bathroom. ?I?ve seen everything, so I kept thinking, ?What do I...
general decoration - 2019-05-21 19:11:43
The Right Height for Your Bathroom Sinks, Mirrors and More (11 photos)

The Right Height for Your Bathroom Sinks, Mirrors and More (11 photos)

A bathroom layout is mostly a pretty easy decision. If the plumbing is already in place and you?re using standard-size pieces, like a typical 60-inch bathtub, there aren?t a whole lot of options for rearranging that floor plan. However, when...
general decoration - 2019-05-21 19:11:43
8 Steps to Surviving a Kitchen Remodel (8 photos)

8 Steps to Surviving a Kitchen Remodel (8 photos)

Congratulations ? the kitchen remodeling job you?ve planned for months is finally ready to begin! Now comes the hard part: making do without a fully functioning kitchen for the duration. There?s no escaping the inconvenience, but with some smart...
general decoration - 2019-05-20 19:11:12
10 Container Gardens That Mix Edible and Ornamental Plants (11 photos)

10 Container Gardens That Mix Edible and Ornamental Plants (11 photos)

Having limited space for potted plants doesn?t mean you need to give up flowers in order to grow tasty tomatoes or a pot of herbs. Ornamental plants in potted edible displays not only look beautiful but can also attract pollinators and, in the case...
general decoration - 2019-05-20 19:11:12
On Trend: Fabrics Inspired by Abstract Art (5 photos)

On Trend: Fabrics Inspired by Abstract Art (5 photos)

I had the pleasure of touring the Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens in Atlanta this week. The designers who decorated each room provided loads of inspiration and ideas that embodied the region?s design style, which fearlessly embraces...
general decoration - 2019-05-20 19:11:12


5 Ideas for a More Earth-Friendly Garden (5 photos)

5 Ideas for a More Earth-Friendly Garden (5 photos)

We can make an impact on wildlife and urban communities through our gardens. How much lawn we have, how much area is devoted to impermeable surfaces and whether we include plants that build good soil all contribute to this. Even something as simple...
general decoration - 2019-05-19 19:10:11
Houzz Tour: An Angled Addition Opens Up a 1980s House (23 photos)

Houzz Tour: An Angled Addition Opens Up a 1980s House (23 photos)

How far would you go to get your dream home" Mark Sewell and Eunice Locher were so eager to see their vision realized that they lived in an office shed in the yard for months ? with their clothes in a tent ? while their awkwardly shaped and...
general decoration - 2019-05-19 19:10:11
6 Spots in the Kitchen Where Patterned Tile Can Amp Up Your Style (12 photos)

6 Spots in the Kitchen Where Patterned Tile Can Amp Up Your Style (12 photos)

If you?d like to create a beautiful, personalized kitchen with plenty of style, consider including patterned tile. Using this material can be an effective way to express your creativity and create a memorable design feature.Regardless of your...
general decoration - 2019-05-19 19:10:11
10 Exterior Projects That Add Up to Maximum Curb Appeal (10 photos)

10 Exterior Projects That Add Up to Maximum Curb Appeal (10 photos)

The front of the house pulls a lot of weight, designwise. This space stretching from the curb to your front door is the view you come home to every day, the first thing visitors see and the only part of your home passersby will catch a glimpse of....
general decoration - 2019-05-18 19:10:54
10 Tips for a Magical Party on the Patio (9 photos)

10 Tips for a Magical Party on the Patio (9 photos)

Whether it?s a leisurely weekend brunch on the patio or cocktail hour in the garden, when the weather is delightful, not much can top gathering outdoors with good company. Make your alfresco fetes as easy and comfortable as possible ? for you and...
general decoration - 2019-05-18 19:10:54


20 Delightful Double Vanities (20 photos)

20 Delightful Double Vanities (20 photos)

Whether used by a couple or siblings, bathrooms with two sinks add function and efficiency for today?s busy families. But what type of double vanity is right for you" Consider these 20 stylish bathrooms and see if any of them inspire you to...
general decoration - 2019-05-18 19:10:54
Kitchen of the Week: A Hardworking Island Creates Efficient Zones (8 photos)

Kitchen of the Week: A Hardworking Island Creates Efficient Zones (8 photos)

Josh and Maria Knox dubbed their original kitchen island the ?sushi bar.? That?s because the two-tier island with curved countertop and dark teak laminate cabinetry gave the couple the impression of a contemporary sushi counter rather than a casual...
general decoration - 2019-05-17 19:11:57
How to Mix and Match Your Kitchen Cabinet Hardware (31 photos)

How to Mix and Match Your Kitchen Cabinet Hardware (31 photos)

Designing a kitchen isn?t as simple as following a recipe. There?s always a surprising number of decisions to make, and choosing the right knobs and pulls for cabinets is often something that catches people off guard. The options for style, size and...
general decoration - 2019-05-17 19:11:57
New This Week: 5 Laundry Room Ideas to Perk Up Your Space (5 photos)

New This Week: 5 Laundry Room Ideas to Perk Up Your Space (5 photos)

Yes, doing laundry is a chore, but it doesn?t have to be something to dread. A well-designed room with functional areas for washing, sorting, folding and drying paired with thoughtful style that puts a smile on your face goes a long way toward...
general decoration - 2019-05-17 19:11:57
Construction Contracts: What to Know About Estimates vs. Bids (8 photos)

Construction Contracts: What to Know About Estimates vs. Bids (8 photos)

When planning a home remodeling or new construction project one of the first things homeowners usually want to know is how much the work will cost. Part of asking about cost is not just defining what the work will be but also knowing what form you...
general decoration - 2019-05-16 19:11:41
Houzz Tour: Madrid Apartment Celebrates Indoor-Outdoor Living (16 photos)

Houzz Tour: Madrid Apartment Celebrates Indoor-Outdoor Living (16 photos)

Ways to promote relaxation and experience space drove architect Gonzalo Pardo?s decision-making when he was renovating his penthouse in Madrid. The apartment?s free-flowing but well-organized interior leaves room for the unexpected, such as a...
general decoration - 2019-05-16 19:11:41
Your Essential Sofa Buying Guide (17 photos)

Your Essential Sofa Buying Guide (17 photos)

One of life?s pleasures is curling up and relaxing on a cozy sofa. But buying a sofa that will stand the test of time requires careful consideration. The important thing is to not rush into an impulsive purchase, as your sofa will be one of the...
general decoration - 2019-05-16 19:11:41
What?s Growing in Your Edible Garden" (5 photos)

What?s Growing in Your Edible Garden" (5 photos)

It doesn?t get more farm-to-table than plucking and serving up Swiss chard, strawberries or rosemary you?ve planted yourself. We want to know your edible garden plans! Please share pictures of the crops you are growing, and details of the ones you...
general decoration - 2019-05-15 19:07:44
7 Small U-Shaped Kitchens Brimming With Ideas (7 photos)

7 Small U-Shaped Kitchens Brimming With Ideas (7 photos)

If you?re planning a U-shaped kitchen, you?re probably looking forward to having an efficient work triangle. But what if the room is a bit short on square footage" These smart solutions will help you get a kitchen that feels as spacious as it...
general decoration - 2019-05-15 19:07:44
How to Get a Lush Look on Your Patio With Container Gardens (12 photos)

How to Get a Lush Look on Your Patio With Container Gardens (12 photos)

A few well-placed pots filled with exuberant foliage or hanging baskets full of flowers can quickly transform a bare balcony or patio into a lush, welcoming garden. The following dramatic examples by landscape designers on Houzz showcase what can be...
general decoration - 2019-05-14 19:07:36
Bathroom of the Week: Contemporary and Classic in a Master Bath (9 photos)

Bathroom of the Week: Contemporary and Classic in a Master Bath (9 photos)

These Utah homeowners were expecting their fourth child and were deep into the nesting phase when they signed on with interior designer Andrea West. They were eager to make their dark and cramped master bathroom feel luxe and calm, as they knew...
general decoration - 2019-05-14 19:07:36
Design Detail: An Architect Explains His Use of Slotted Cutouts (7 photos)

Design Detail: An Architect Explains His Use of Slotted Cutouts (7 photos)

What started as a modest interior design project soon became a complete transformation of this Chicago spec house. The work included commissioned art as well as the development of a rather interesting cutout detail that architect Jeffrey L. Day used...
general decoration - 2019-05-14 19:07:36
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