Category: Living News

Guest Picks: Colorful Patterned Area Rugs for All Tastes (20 photos)

Right now I’m down in South Florida, at the little condo my husband and I purchased almost two years ago. Yes, it’s a funny place to...

A New Stepped Entry Glows With Style (11 photos)

Where some see mundane home maintenance and upkeep, others see an opportunity for design. These Mill Valley, California, homeowners viewed...

Look Up and Dream: 11 Ideas for an Inspired Ceiling (11 photos)

There’s nothing wrong with a white ceiling. White works beautifully with most colors, and it’s an easy way to deal with vast stretches...

Get to Know Louis-Style Chairs (8 photos)

Louis-style chairs originated during the reigns of French kings Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI, and they have remained design classics...

The Future of Smart Design: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle (12 photos)

I’m always shocked at the amount of waste I see when visiting a typical project under construction. We all tend to accept that...

10 Tips to Make a Small Bedroom Look Great (10 photos)

Planning a small bedroom can be fun (honestly). With the right design tips and techniques, you can turn your snug room into a dreamy...

My Houzz: Creative Flair Brightens a San Francisco Apartment (16 photos)

When Ana and Patrick Kamin moved to San Francisco from Hamburg, Germany, two years ago, they wasted no time personalizing their sunny...

How to Touch Up Your Home’s Exterior Paint (4 photos)

A pristine exterior paint job not only increases your home’s curb appeal; it also helps protect its trim, flashing and siding from damage...

15 Ways to Enhance Your Cabinets With Grilles (23 photos)

For those who love the idea of clear glass cabinet doors but don’t think their china, books and objects are ready for their close-ups, a...

10 Marvelous Ways With Mezzanines (10 photos)

Floating between the ground and the ceiling, a mezzanine level is a bonus slice of extra space. Although mezzanines can work in any style...