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Low-Maintenance Ground Covers to Go With Your Pavers (9 photos)

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:00
Plants tucked between pavers can soften pathways, break up expanses of hardscape, aid in permeability and generally make a walkway or patio feel more like a lush, living part of a garden. When choosing a ground cover to add between pavers, look for low-growing, resilient plants that can tolerate foot...

New Book: What Makes a Home? (11 photos)

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:00
In his new book A Place to Call Home, architect Gil Schafer wants to help us understand something emotional beyond architecture: the elements that connect it to a place and the people who live in it. As he explores homes from the Adirondacks in New York to Mill Valley in California, he shows how...

Turkey Day Countdown: 7 Things to Do This Weekend (7 photos)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:00
With just one weekend to go before Thanksgiving, the countdown to turkey day has truly begun! If you’re hosting, your checklist probably feels miles long. But even if you’re visiting family for the holiday, there are still travel plans to nail down and bags to pack. Here are seven ideas to get ready...

Plant, Then Forget, These Attractive and Beneficial Natives (7 photos)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:38
There are many reasons to seed plants in your landscape, either on their own or in conjunction with nursery plants. You’ll see a higher diversity of blooms, and the cost per foot can be quite low compared with using plugs or larger containerized plants. Additionally, they can be an especially low-maintenance...

Best of Houzz Tech Gadgets (142 photos)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:00
These popular devices offer safety, efficiency and style. Shop this collection to outfit your home with the latest equipment.

How to Choose Your Bathroom Vanity Lighting (30 photos)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:00
The bathroom vanity is a special part of the home, but one that can sometimes get overlooked. In a primary bathroom, it can be the central hub for many important parts of our self-care and the true workhorse for much of our daily routines. For this reason, bathroom vanities need carefully selected lighting...

Houzz Tour: Park Avenue Pied-à-Terre Paints a Pretty Picture (12 photos)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:00
The homeowners thought they wanted to slow down and spread out, so they sold their Manhattan apartment and purchased a shingle-clad home on Long Island. It wasn’t long, however, before the couple realized how deeply rooted they were to the city and how much they still wanted a place there....

Tour a German Workshop Where Angels Take Wing (31 photos)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:00
Grünhainichen is an idyllic village with half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets in the Ore Mountains, in the eastern German region of Saxony. The place would be a little sleepy and off the beaten track were it not for the Wendt & Kühn workshop, which has been producing world-famous wooden figurines...

How to Host a Big Holiday Meal in Your Not-So-Big Home (11 photos)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:54
Perhaps you’d love to have everyone over for Thanksgiving, Christmas or another holiday meal, but you’re not sure you have enough room. Don’t write off the idea too fast. With a little planning and creativity, you can host a holiday feast in your small or average-size home. Follow these seven steps to...

How Will We Live on the Moon? Just Ask ‘The Martian’ Author (8 photos)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:00
For author Andy Weir, colonizing the moon isn’t a question of if, but when.
In his 2011 science fiction novel, The Martian, which became a blockbuster movie starring Matt Damon, Weir geeked out on the possibility of exploring the red planet. His new novel, Artemis, out Nov.

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3 Security Tips for Your Smart Home Technology (4 photos)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:42
Consumer technology is smarter than ever. This is especially true around the home, where appliances and lights connect with the Internet in new and unprecedented ways. On top of that, devices...

Bathroom Bestsellers With Free Shipping (199 photos)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00
Give your washroom a complete overhaul with a new vanity or tub. For a smaller update, choose key pieces like linens and decor. This collection of popular picks has what you need to make changes both big and small.

DIY: 1 Tablecloth, 2 Great Holiday Looks (9 photos)

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:00
Whether you prefer artfully applied bold color or streamlined Scandinavian-style black and white, with freezer paper stenciling you can make a unique Hanukkah or New Year’s tablecloth that will adorn your home this holiday season and for years to come.
Once you get the hang of applying designs

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How to Get Your Kitchen Storage Under Control (10 photos)

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00
Having an organized kitchen saves time and makes cooking a pleasure, since everything is easy to find and access. It also promotes safety and saves money. We asked Cathy Player, organizing expert at Australia’s Howards Storage World,...

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