Category: Living News

Wildlife-Sensitive Ways to Light a Coastal Landscape (12 photos)

A well-lit beach garden creates a place for relaxing and listening to the ocean waves in the evening. But artificial lighting disrupts...

Key Measurements for the Perfect Garage (13 photos)

Surprisingly, common garage dimensions have remained roughly the same since the Ford Model T began the obsession with the automobile about...

Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials (15 photos)

With so many choices at homeowners’ fingertips, picking out a kitchen counter is no easy task. Since this surface area ends up...

Houzz Tour: Rugged and Refined Beauty in Sonoma County (16 photos)

The owners of this house, weekday city dwellers in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood, wanted a weekend retreat and a gateway to the...

Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain (7 photos)

Versailles. The White House. The Taj Mahal. Each has an outdoor space with one thing in common: a water feature.The sound of running water...

The Best of My Houzz: 20 Beloved Collections Artfully Displayed (22 photos)

Collections tell us a lot about a person, and there’s a story behind each one. Here’s a peek 20 of our favorite collections from My...

12 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and Fences (16 photos)

You know the usual barriers well — the ones made of wood, brick, vinyl and chain link — but now it’s time to meet their more...

7 Supermodel Homes and Why Creatives Rent Them (29 photos)

Although Cindi Osborn struggles to pin down exactly what makes a private home the perfect setting for photo shoots, she knows a winner when...

8 Creative Lighting Solutions for Food Prep (10 photos)

Lighting can be a real doozy when you’re assembling your dream kitchen. Not only do you need to make sure that key food prep and cooking...

Rooster Decorating Worth Crowing About (17 photos)

Once upon a time, I had the great joy of keeping chickens. And roosters. (After all, we wanted fertile eggs and happy hens.) Cogburn was...