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Winning Combination: Wood and White in the Bedroom (12 photos)

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 15:00
When you think of a palette of wood and white, a sleek kitchen might come to mind, or even a modern sunroom. But this neutral and serene pairing can also be a winning combination for the bedroom. White adds a clean, calm feeling to a room, while the warm tones and organic textures of wood create...

Is a Backyard Chicken Coop Right for You? (31 photos)

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 14:00
Craving a daily supply of fresh eggs, perhaps you’ve decided to join the urban homesteading movement and get yourself a flock of chickens for the backyard. You’ll start indoors with chicks in a box and a heat lamp, but before long they’re going to need a permanent home with a place to sleep, lay eggs,...

Personal Style: Cheers to These 17 Hip Home Bars (22 photos)

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 12:00
A bar can squeeze onto any surface in your home depending on your space restrictions and entertaining habits. A bar cart can store bottles and glasses, a dining room buffet can provide a host-friendly spot for your liquor supply, and, if space is ultra tight, a simple tray can instantly...

A Beach Bungalow for Every Budget (142 photos)

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 12:00
Create the comfort of a coastal cottage. Easy living is about welcoming airy fabrics, soft-colored decor and natural furnishings into your home. Surf through these sea-inspired fittings to see what’s current in the beach lover’s world....

Decorating for Contentment: How to Live the ‘Lagom’ Life (13 photos)

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 09:00
The Swedish concept of lagom is the idea of “not too little, not too much.” The opposite of materialism and consumerism, it is about moderation and restraint. What does that look like? To visualize lagom, consider Scandinavian furniture. It’s practical and functional, its components...

The Rules of Summer: Backyard Edition (8 photos)

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 08:00
After waiting for summer all year, it’s finally time to fire up the grill, cold drink in hand, and savor a slower pace. Make the most of the season by adopting a few (or all eight) of these rules of summer that put the good stuff at the top of your to-do list.

Details That Count: 11 Designer Secrets to Work Into Your Kitchen (11 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:00
Designers have many secrets they deploy for a successful kitchen remodel. Recently I shared 17 of my favorites, and here I offer 11 more. Read on for ideas that will make your kitchen...

New This Week: 3 Breezy Dining Rooms Ready for Summer (3 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:00
Dining rooms in the fall and winter tend to be a bit more buttoned-up for the formal holidays. But in the spring and summer, it’s time to relax these formal spaces, remove those tablecloths and prepare for breezier, more casual dinners with family and friends. These three dining spaces show how laid-back...

Houzz Tour: Face-Lift for a Midcentury Modern House (12 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:00
Updating a midcentury modern home can be a challenge. What was new and fresh has probably faded over time. Midcentury design’s trademark dark wood paneling and flooring can feel dated 50 years later. The goal for this Greenbrae, California, home built in 1963 was to replace the drab wood paneling and...

Houzz Tour: Face-Lift for a Midcentury Modern Home (12 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:00
Updating a midcentury modern home can be a challenge. What was new and fresh has probably faded over time. Midcentury design’s trademark dark wood paneling and flooring can feel dated 50 years later. The goal for this Greenbrae, California, home built in 1963 was to replace the drab wood paneling and...

Outdoor Essentials With Free Shipping (181 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:00
Summer’s all about that outdoor lifestyle, so take it outside with a chic ensemble of fixtures and fittings that set up your deck as an extension of your home. Dress your patio, terrace or expansive yard with these essentials to prepare it for the warmer, longer days ahead.

Explore Inspiring Private Gardens With The Garden Conservancy (8 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:00
Looking for a family outing this summer? The Garden Conservancy — a nonprofit founded by Francis H. Cabot in 1989 to save and share outstanding American private gardens — recently released its Open...

Kitchen of the Week: Small, Cozy and Bright (12 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:00
It’s unusual for a kitchen to get smaller in a renovation, but that’s exactly what this couple from Sheffield, England, insisted on when designing a new layout. “My clients wanted to extend the kitchen out into the garden,” says Rob Cole, director of Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens. “The builders told...

Before You Unpack From a Move, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions (8 photos)

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:00
A home that you’ve just moved into is your blank canvas before you unpack. You are in control of how you will use the space. Understandably, you may be eager to unpack and just be done with the moving process.

However, spending a little time upfront to plan how

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Before and After: A Typical Garage Becomes a Vibrant Home Theater (12 photos)

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:00
It took some persuading, but Giselle Loor talked her husband, Brett Sugerman, into converting their garage into a home theater. The couple had explored adding on to their house, but it would have been double the expense of a garage conversion and would have created problems with the home’s roofline....

Before and After: Typical Garage Turns Into Vibrant Home Theater (12 photos)

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:00
It took some persuading, but Giselle Loor talked her husband, Brett Sugerman, into converting their garage into a home theater. The couple had explored adding on to their house, but it would have been double the expense of a garage conversion and would have created problems with the home’s roofline....

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