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Our Houzz: A Surprise Home Makeover for a Marine and His Kids (18 photos)

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:32
The Marine Corps taught Angel Cuevas how to live a spartan, pared-down lifestyle. Years after serving, though, he still hadn’t quite broken the habit. He recently moved into a townhouse in Lancaster, California, with his two young daughters. The few pieces of furniture he owned...

What You Should Know About Composting in Winter (9 photos)

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:00
Just because the weather has turned chilly — or even downright icy and snowy — doesn’t mean your outdoor compost pile needs to hibernate for the winter. After all, you still have kitchen scraps, leaves and other materials to get rid of.
It’s relatively simple to keep composting outside over winter,

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New This Week: 4 Alternatives to a Big Kitchen Island (8 photos)

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:05
There are many benefits to a large kitchen island. But it’s not your only option. The following kitchens show a variety of alternatives that might offer a better solution for your space.

7 Ways to Make the Most of This Weekend (7 photos)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:22
It’s a good weekend to check off a few tasks (like getting your knives sharpened) before the holiday season begins in earnest, add some cozy comforts around the house and hang a wreath on the front door. Also, with Veterans Day coming up on Saturday, Nov. 11, show your gratitude for veterans’ service...

How to Style Your Home for an Open House (12 photos)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:00
If you are selling your home, you will want it to look its best when you hold an open house. If you can afford to hire a professional stager, do it! Their skills can do wonders for your home’s apparent value. But if that’s not within your budget, don’t worry — just follow these room-by-room...

Make a Splash in Your Kitchen With a Waterfall Countertop (18 photos)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00
When waterfall countertops first arrived on the design scene about six years ago, many designers thought they would be an ephemeral trend. In fact, they only seem to be gaining momentum.
Traditionally, a countertop is a horizontal surface that ends at the edge of the cabinets. With

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Peek Inside This Private Pavilion in the Washington Woods (6 photos)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:00
When Brenna Larson and her young family purchased their Washington home, she thought, “What are we going to do with that building on the hill?” Four years later, the family can’t imagine their home without it.

How to Choose the Right Vacuum (12 photos)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:00
We all have friends who tell us they’ve found the perfect vacuum. But you should realize that your friend’s ideal appliance may not be the perfect one for you. Everyone has different preferences and different homes. Let’s take a look at some of the different kinds of flooring used today and which type...

Your Guide to a Simpler Turkey Day (13 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:00
What with cleaning, shopping, table setting and all those (many, many) dishes to cook, pulling off Thanksgiving dinner is a major accomplishment. If you’re planning to host the big meal this year, whether it’s your first time or your 20th, chances are you’d love to make it a bit easier — which is where...

Hosting Thanksgiving? Here’s Your Guide to a Simpler Turkey Day (13 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:00
What with cleaning, shopping, table setting and all those (many, many) dishes to cook, pulling off Thanksgiving dinner is a major accomplishment. If you’re planning to host the big meal this year, whether it’s your first time or your 20th, chances are you’d love to make it a bit easier — which is where...

7 Ways to Bring Fresh Mediterranean Style to Your Kitchen (8 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:00
Mediterranean style is known for its colorful tiles, natural woods and wrought-iron details. Traditionally, these elements, which we’ve identified in past stories, have been paired with warm...

It’ll Soon Be Here: 7 Ways to Make the Most of This Weekend (7 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:00
It’s a good weekend to check off a few tasks (like getting your knives sharpened) before the holiday season begins in earnest, add some cozy comforts around the house and hang a wreath on the front door. Also, with Veterans Day coming up on Saturday, Nov. 11, show your gratitude for veterans’ service...

Tell Us: What Puzzles You About Holiday Lights? (4 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:00
Whether you go all-out or simply hang a lighted wreath on the door, you’ve probably experienced the hassles and frustrations of hanging holiday lights. They get tangled, fall down, flicker, burn out … the list goes on.
Let’s pool our knowledge and see if we can help make this part of the holidays

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Houzz Call: What Puzzles You About Holiday Lights? (4 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:00
Whether you go all-out or simply hang a lighted wreath on the door, you’ve probably experienced the hassles and frustrations of hanging holiday lights. They get tangled, fall down, flicker, burn out … the list goes on.
Let’s pool our knowledge and see if we can help make this part of the holidays

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Fireplaces and Accessories (133 photos)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:00
Warm up your patio chats with tabletop and freestanding fireplaces. Or get cozy in the living room with wall-mounted options. This collection keeps your fireside looking sharp even after the embers have cooled.

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