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John Hill
March 28, 2015 74
When winter gives way to spring and warmer temperatures, it’s time to start thinking about what comes with those higher temperatures: bugs. As great as it is to be outside in the...
When winter gives way to spring and warmer temperatures, it’s time to start thinking about what comes with those higher temperatures: bugs. As great as it is to be outside in the...
Single Design Moves to Update Your Bedroom
Abigail Owens | March 27, 2015 5
We spend a lot of time in our bedrooms, so it’s natural that you might feel the urge to refresh yours from time to time, whether to incorporate a new trend or simply because you fancy a change. The good news is, updates don’t need to be big — the...
My Houzz: Minimalist Style and Original Art for a Seattle Home
Ellie Arciaga | March 27, 2015 2
“We think of our home as a gallery and a gathering space. Each space offers an opportunity for objects to interact in a beautiful way,” says Rachel Ravitch, a jewelry designer and an intern at Castanes Architects. She and Jon Parker, a hardware engineer,...
Quirky Meets Practical in a Dallas Chicken Coop
Marianne Lipanovich | March 27, 2015 5
Houzz contributor Sarah Greenman already had a thriving organic garden in her backyard, so adding a chicken coop was the logical next step. Backyard chickens were fairly common in the Central California town in which she grew up, and her current hometown...
Shop Houzz: Black and Gold
Houzz | March 27, 2015
Give your home a ’70s-style upgrade with a color combo that demands attention. Black and gold looks fresh and modern against a white canvas (sofa, bed, tub), different from the moodier looks you saw way back then. Inspired by the Jonathan Adler room...
Houzz Tour: Brood Spreads Its Wings in Art-Filled Addition
Joanna Tovia | March 27, 2015 14
With gorgeous Bronte Beach just a 10-minute walk from their house, these Sydney homeowners had no issue with their home’s location. But with four children at home, they wanted more room. The busy professionals love design, clever architecture...
Kitchen of the Week: Fans of Traditional Style Go For a ‘Mad Men’ Look
Mitchell Parker | March 27, 2015 16
The influence that the TV series Mad Men has had on revitalizing midcentury modern design is no secret. But if you need further proof, just ask Tom and Kathy Barrett. The Columbia, Illinois, couple had been enjoying years of traditional...
12 Garden Sheds and Cottages We Love Now
Laura Gaskill | March 26, 2015 13
Ideally, a backyard structure serves its purpose while also adding to the beauty of an outdoor space. Whether you want a guest cottage or a backyard office, or just need a spot to stash gardening tools, the right outdoor shed or...
Vintage Armoires and Cabinets Add Storage — and Character
Jo Leevers | March 26, 2015 29
A traditional armoire is ever so grand in the bedroom, but usher it into the dining room and it works in a different way. For storage that looks elegant and is also practical, take a fresh look at your wardrobe, wooden chests and cabinets.
8 Cost-Effective Ways to Get a High-End Look
Yanic Simard | March 26, 2015 34
Buying materials and finishes from big-box stores can certainly save you tons of money on your project. But if you’re not careful, you can also run the risk of creating a space that feels just a bit too generic. That’s why I’m a big fan of buying...
Shop Houzz: Spring Mix
Houzz | March 26, 2015 1
Many favorite gardens are a riot of color, with lots of flowers with different shapes and hues growing together. Interior designer, artist and author Kim Parker says that creating a floral mix indoors comes down to striking a balance between different...
Great Design Plant: Bouteloua Gracilis
Benjamin Vogt | March 26, 2015 9
I have a crush on blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis), whose feathery summer seed heads would be the envy of any mascara commercial. Even better, blue grama grass is a resilient, tough little native prairie grass that thrives in dry, sunny locations...
Houzz Tour: Undone in the French Quarter
Karen Egly-Thompson | March 26, 2015 43
One theory about how New Orleans earned its “Big Easy” nickname points to a local gossip columnist in the 1970s who contrasted the city’s easygoing, laid-back lifestyle with the pace of New York’s Big Apple. Laid back is exactly what New...
Room of the Day: More Fun for a Los Angeles Living Room
Mitchell Parker | March 26, 2015 8
Ray Barrios and Mian Gallardo say their home was suffering from an identity crisis. When they bought the split-level house, tucked into a hillside overlooking the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, wood panels...
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