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10 Ways to Live With a Smaller Carbon Footprint (10 photos)

From the first disposable coffee cup of the morning to the drive home in rush-hour traffic, many things we do daily have an effect on the planet. But looking at the big picture can be overwhelming — where can we begin? Choosing to make a few impactful shifts at home to shrink your carbon footprint is...

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Salone del Mobile 2019: The Changing Face of Design (22 photos)

This year’s Salone del Mobile, or Milan Furniture Fair, presented countless reinterpretations of the current design zeitgeist and offered clues to the big shifts in thinking happening within the industry. Houzz editors were on the scene at the April 9-14 show and have picked out the most popular trends...

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See 3 Gardens Beautifully Transformed by Native Plants (15 photos)

Native and regionally adapted plants can greatly enhance our gardens, both aesthetically and environmentally, as the following three landscape makeovers show. The landscape designers worked in different regions with distinct needs, collectively transforming a water-loving lawn into a vibrant native meadow,...

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Kitchen of the Week: Hardworking Style Holds Up to a Busy Family (9 photos)

Ryan and Mindy Gledhill lead busy lives. She’s an indie-pop recording artist who frequently tours, he’s the CEO of a company that manufactures dietary supplements. Meanwhile, they’re raising three sons and two Portuguese water dogs and entertain often. So when they built their three-level hillside home...

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New This Week: 6 Bold and Beautiful Dining Rooms (6 photos)

When it comes to going bold with design, it seems the dining room is the new powder room. Designers have long treated compact powder rooms as a chance to go a little over the top with bold patterns and interesting materials. Now it seems that formal dining rooms are getting the same treatment — which...

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How to Donate or Recycle Home Remodeling Materials (3 photos)

Visit any remodeling project during its demolition phase, and you might think that those piles of broken concrete, asphalt, wood, drywall, brick, metal, glass and more are just junk heaps destined for a landfill. Not so fast.
Many construction and demolition materials
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Houzz Tour: Collectibles and Color in a 1930s Cottage (18 photos)

For years Randy and Cindi Maddox filled their more than 5,000-square-foot home with antiques and other collectibles. But after raising three kids and downsizing to a cozy Arkansas cottage half the size of their previous home, the couple needed help figuring out what to bring with them and what to let...

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10 Home-Wellness Essentials for a Healthy Life (10 photos)

Home ought to be a haven of rest, relaxation and wellness. And while the term “wellness” gets bandied about an awful lot these days, the fact remains that there are some things you can do to help your home work harder to keep you healthy. Read on for 10 essentials that really make a difference, like...

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A Designer’s Top 10 Tips for Increasing Home Value (10 photos)

Unless my clients are designing their forever home, they are usually quite concerned with resale value when discussing renovations big and small. A home is often a person’s largest asset, so design upgrades are not only an aesthetic decision but a financial one as well. As my clients have sold their...

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The 10 Most Popular Powder Rooms So Far in 2019 (10 photos)

This Trending Now story features the most-saved powder room photos uploaded to Houzz since Jan. 1, 2019.
Often the smallest room in the house, powder rooms offer the perfect petite-size canvas for creativity. And the designers of the most popular powder rooms uploaded to Houzz so far in...

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10 Smart Ideas From Beautifully Organized Garages (10 photos)

Your garage likely has to hold everything from gardening and sports equipment to holiday decorations — not to mention a car. With such a big job to do, it’s no wonder this hardworking space can get a little (or a lot) disorganized. Gather inspiration from these beautifully arranged...

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How to Refresh Your Living Room (9 photos)

Does your living room have a case of the blahs? Whether you’re looking for quick furniture-arranging help or a complete overhaul, read on for the need-to-know info on making your living room live up to its full potential. We caught up with interior designer Mollie Openshaw to get the scoop...

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Green Mermaid Tile and a New Layout Boost a Dated Pink Bathroom (13 photos)

Years ago Chasity Blank saw a photo online that included beautiful sea-green tile in a pattern often called mermaid or fish scale. She found the tile so striking that she knew if she ever renovated a bathroom, she was going to use it.
After buying a house last year with...

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View 1 Exterior With 4 Different Color Schemes (9 photos)

Spring is in the air, and that means we are approaching peak house-painting season. If your home is ready for a new coat of paint, now’s the time to consider changing things up a bit. To get your creative juices flowing, we rendered four different paint color options on one home to show what a difference...

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How to Map Out Your Kitchen Remodel’s Scope of Work (6 photos)

When you’re planning a kitchen remodel, an important early step is to determine your project’s scope of work. Find out what scope of work is and how you can decide what yours will be. Then find the right pros for your project.

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10 Easy Edibles to Grow in Containers (11 photos)

Growing vegetables and herbs is so tempting, especially as the weather warms up. Who doesn’t want to wander out in the garden and pick the freshest, ripest edibles for the next meal? But it can feel like it’s just a dream if you don’t have a sunny patch of soil for a garden or, even worse, if you have...

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Is Smart Lighting a Smart Choice for You? (9 photos)

Smart lighting promises a new and improved way to light your home. Research has shown that smart lights can improve your sleep, boost your mood and even help you heal faster. But how well do these lighting systems actually work? And which ones are best for you?
There are four basic types of smart...

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11 Design Solutions for Sloping Backyards (11 photos)

We are not all blessed with an open, flat garden. Many of us live in hilly towns or the rolling countryside. Terraces cut into the incline are probably the most common method for making the most of those tricky sloping plots, but there are lots of ways to have fun with an uneven landscape. From snaking...

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Decluttering and Organizing When Your Family Is Not on Board (7 photos)

If you’ve caught the urge to declutter and organize, it can be challenging if your family members aren’t on board. After all, how can you declutter a whole house when your partner or children won’t participate and their belongings are part of the clutter?

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Mar. 25, 2019

Small Spaces: Unique Uses of Wood Brackets

When you live in a small urban apartment, like me, often times the apartment does not come with much overhead lighting, and if it does come with overhead lighting, it’s overbearing fluorescent light from the 70’s that provides no ambience or hygge.

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Jul. 4, 2018

ICFF May 19-22nd, 2019 : Booth 385

Visit us at ICFF in New York May 19-22nd. We are excited to be showing our new cut-to-size decorative wire grilles program, brass bistro shelving and a new line of acrylic, chrome and wood furniture feet.

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