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Natalie Wain
October 23, 2014 1
Karinda Tolland and husband Donnacha had rented their early 20th century terraced house in the historic heart of Dublin for about five years before deciding to buy it in 2013 and transform it into their perfect home. With friends and family visiting from all over the world — Karinda is from Australia and...
Bewitching Halloween Entryways by Houzzers
Becky Harris | October 23, 2014 35
Houzzers, you answered our call! Thank you for sharing your creative Halloween entryways with us. I have been having a ball checking out all of your decorations, from inviting harvest displays to decor made to frighten off the most intrepid visitors....
Simple Pleasures: Preserving Analog Memories in a Digital World
Laura Gaskill | October 22, 2014 7
Before switching to a digital camera, I remember getting photos printed regularly and enjoying time spent flipping through the albums stored on my shelves. But I also remember feeling positively joyful when I switched to a digital camera. Hooray...
Low-Boo Halloween Décor for the Little Ones
Mary Jo Bowling | October 22, 2014 3
Interior designer Kristi Will spends most of her time creating high-end, luxury interiors. But for clients with small children, she turns her mind from custom furniture to decorating pumpkins at Halloween time. “It started last year,” she says. “Because...
Modern Macramé in Halloween Hues
Charlene Spiteri | October 22, 2014 3
Don’t be scared! It’s just macramé. With more than a week until Halloween, there’s still plenty of time to decorate for it. This festive update on the hanging macramé planter will put a twist on your Halloween decor that will last...
Great Design Plant: Silphium Perfoliatum Pleases Wildlife
Heather Holm | October 22, 2014 9
Cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum) is not for the faint of heart, especially gardeners who usually shy away from large plants. But use its size to your advantage. What perennial native plant grows to a height of 10 feet or more in as little as two...
Houzz Tour: Victorian With a Modern Outlook
Becky Harris | October 22, 2014 15
In spite of the fact that these empty nesters have a penchant for “super modern” design, they also adore their 19th-century Victorian house. But as the go-to hosts for large gatherings of family and friends, they found that their small rooms were...
Room of the Day: A Playful Palm Springs Style in L.A.
Mitchell Parker | October 22, 2014 13
Even though Kelly Oxford chose to title her humorous New York Times bestselling book Everything Is Perfect When You’re a Liar, she wanted her midcentury Los Angeles home to be anything but fake. “I knew right away I wanted the house...
Guest Picks: Out-of-the-Ordinary Cabinet Pulls and Knobs
Anita Joyce | October 22, 2014 6
I would love to open that wardrobe door that magically leads to Narnia. Can you imagine the excitement and thrill of walking into the fairy-tale world of talking animals, a mystical lion and a treacherous witch? A wardrobe with those magical powers to...
10 Upgrades for a Touch of Kitchen Elegance
Laura Gaskill | October 21, 2014 54
“Elegant,” “sophisticated,” “simply beautiful” — are these words you would use to describe your dream kitchen? Even just adding a coat of paint, new lighting and carefully chosen decorative details can bring your current kitchen a bit closer...
Make Your Own Abstract Photo With Cocktail Umbrellas
Sarah Dorsey | October 21, 2014 40
The other day while watching TV, I saw a stunning piece of abstract art used in an office. Looking closely, I saw that it was basically a bird’s-eye view of beach umbrellas. I instantly looked it up to purchase it but hit a dead end. So I did what any...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Fall Color!
Annie Thornton | October 21, 2014 277
We want to see a photo of the best fall color where you are. Before winter forces many of us indoors for the season, let’s celebrate this beautiful time of year by getting outside and looking around. Calling all Houzzers: Grab your camera...
Unify Your Garden With a Common Thread
Jay Sifford | October 21, 2014 18
As humans we seek to understand ourselves, our environment and our world. Designers, writers, artists and philosophers, past and present, realize that we frequently need help to process our world in an attempt to understand it. We instinctively look for...
10 Ways to Bring Charm to Your Home’s Exterior
Laura Gaskill | October 21, 2014 27
Whether you have a cottage that needs a little TLC or a nondescript colonial you’d love to inject with a bit more personality, deciding on changes to the exterior can be tricky. It’s important not to force a completely unrelated style on your home,...
Great Design Plant: Low-Maintenance Allium Cernuum
Curtis Adams | October 21, 2014 2
When the weather cools in fall, it’s time to plant spring-blooming bulbs. Most of the familiar ones are from faraway places: tulips have their origins in the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor (Turkey), and daffodils originate from southwestern Europe....
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