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5 Decluttering Projects to Help You Get Ready for the Holidays (6 photos)

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 03:00
With the end of daylight saving time looming, it’s nesting time. Digging into home projects with the lights turned up and the music on is a great activity for the longer nights. You’ll also get a jump-start on readying the house for the holidays. Each of these five projects can take an hour to an afternoon,...

Soft Touch: How to Choose Carpet for Your Bedroom (11 photos)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:00
Plush, velvety carpet is a wonderful thing to wake up to in the morning. It’s also a practical choice, adding warmth and acoustic protection to a room that’s all about relaxation. We’ve asked three experts to discuss what you need to know if you’re in the market for new soft flooring for your bedroom....

10 Fresh Takes on Ombre (11 photos)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:00
Less hippie than tie dye, more graduated than dip dye, ombre is a graduated-color technique that has swept home decor, fashion, hair, nails and even baking over the past few years. While one would think baked goods and nails would signal a tipping point, designers are transcending trendiness by finding...

More Than Your Average Mum (11 photos)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:00
It’s easy to write off mums as filler flowers if you’re used to only the daisy-like cut flowers or the ubiquitous pompom-like fall bedding plants. But if you look beyond the common supermarket varieties, mums offer as much — or even more — diversity in color and form than garden favorites like roses,...

How to Refresh Your Kitchen on Any Budget (9 photos)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:00
Maybe you’re dreaming of a full kitchen remodel someday (but that day is a long way off), or perhaps you like your current kitchen but want to change a few components. if this sounds like your situation,...

How to Keep Your Herbs Growing in Winter (5 photos)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 07:00
Temperatures may be dropping, but that doesn’t mean we have to bid goodbye to our herb gardens. Cold-hardy herbs, such as chives, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme, can often survive cold-winter temperatures while continuing to produce flavorful foliage, as long as they are provided with some protection...

How to Keep Your Culinary Herbs Growing in Winter (5 photos)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 07:00
Temperatures may be dropping, but that doesn’t mean we have to bid goodbye to our herb gardens. Cold-hardy herbs, such as chives, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme, can often survive cold-winter temperatures while continuing to produce flavorful foliage, as long as they are provided with some protection...

Mediterranean Style in 11 Design Details (11 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:00
On the Mediterranean coast, whitewashed houses enveloped in the scents of nature call us across the sea with their beguiling charm. Let the following 11 characteristics of their distinctive style serve as a guide to re-creating, at any latitude, the timeless appeal of the region’s architecture and interiors....

6 Easy Fall Centerpieces (9 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:00
Now that the ghosts, witches and jack-o’-lanterns are gone, it’s time to transition fall decor from Halloween spookiness to autumnal elegance. With just a few items from the grocery store, your yard or the craft store, you can easily fashion a stylish centerpiece to enjoy for the next phase of the season....

A Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen (142 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:00
Make your kitchen the heart of your home by introducing the warm textures and rustic feel of farmhouse style. Embrace wire frames, reclaimed wood and all the little imperfections you would expect in a home on the farm. Start by introducing small accents like Mason jars and wood crates, then add barn...

Set Up Your Balcony for Year-Round Comfort (12 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:00
Set the mood on your balcony for year-round enjoyment with comfortable outdoor furniture, twinkling lights, shelter from sun, if needed, and plenty of snuggly blankets on hand for warmth on chilly evenings. Take a look at these appealing balconies from Los Angeles to Stockholm, which offer ideas for...

Spotted: Sawhorse Tables at Work in the House (12 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:00
The collapsible trestle table was the dining table back in medieval times, and it was formed by simply placing a horizontal board over two pedestal supports. It remained the most common kind of dining table until the 16th century, when it was replaced (in wealthier homes, at...

Spotted: Sawhorse Tables at Work in the Home Office (12 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:00
The collapsible trestle table was the dining table back in medieval times, and it was formed by simply placing a horizontal board over two pedestal supports. It remained the most common kind of dining table until the 16th century, when it was replaced (in wealthier homes, at...

Houzz Tour: Australian Shearing Shed Inspires a Family Home (24 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 09:00
Irene Coveney and Niall Browne met while studying architecture in Dublin and later moved to Australia with a shared dream — to design and build their own home in the country where they could raise a family and keep horses. That dream came true when they moved into their home near Perth, which they designed...

Creative, Montessori-Inspired Nursery Makes for a Bold Adventure (8 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 07:05
When Angela and Sam Ballard hired designer Rachel Crawford to create a nursery for their newborn daughter, Norah, they knew they wanted to include some unique Montessori-inspired elements, including a floor bed and pull-up bar. To get the space just right, Crawford collaborated with Montessori educator...

California Gardener’s November Checklist (11 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 07:00
As planting season winds down for most of the country, California gardeners can enjoy what is often wonderfully mild weather — bright, warm days, some scattered rainfall and cooler evenings. Take advantage of the warmth and moisture by planting Mediterranean and California native plants, filling in bare...

To-Dos: Your November Home Checklist (10 photos)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 02:00
With Thanksgiving approaching and the winter holidays just around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to (and prepare for) at this time of year. Batten down the hatches for winter weather and get a jump on holiday hosting prep, so you can relax and savor the many simple pleasures of the season,...

The Holidays Are Coming! 7 Things to Do This Weekend (7 photos)

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 18:00
This week, we’re flipping the calendar page to a new month, and setting our clocks back an hour as daylight saving time comes to an end. Make the most of your weekend with some fall meal planning, bird feeding and maybe a peek ahead to upcoming holidays. Need a reward yourself for being up early and...

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