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Houzz Tour: In Japan, Farmhouse Style Inspires an Island Home (18 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Yu Ebihara

On the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, on a farm atop a small hill overlooking the sea, stands a house owned by Japanese actor Chieko Higuchi. It’s a delightful retreat where Higuchi’s family and friends can spend a few weeks of the year with her and experience farming.“My father, who bought…

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7 Reasons Why Accent Walls Are Here to Stay (7 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Jennifer Ott Design

I’ve noticed several interior design trend forecasters recently declare that painted accent walls are “over.” Now, first off, I believe you should decorate your home the way you see fit, regardless of what’s considered fashionable. Very few of us have the time and money to redecorate on a whim…

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Why Accent Walls Are Here to Stay (7 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Jennifer Ott Design

I’ve noticed several interior design trend forecasters recently declare that painted accent walls are “over.” Now, first off, I believe you should decorate your home the way you see fit, regardless of what’s considered fashionable. Very few of us have the time and money to redecorate on a whim…

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Shop Houzz: Up to 65% Off Bathtubs and Showers (142 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Houzz

Freshen up your washroom with crisp new features. Include a dreamy white tub and fresh shower fittings in your design, and you’ll be on your way to creating an in-home spa. Soak up this collection of bathroom focal points that emphasize tranquility and style while everything is on sale.Sale…

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Room of the Day: Coastal Bathroom Raises the Roof (8 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Jess McBride

A desire for more “room to grow” is an oft-repeated reason behind many home renovations. For this bathroom makeover, part of an attic remodel in Texas, the roof was raised to literally give two tall adolescent boys…

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10 Reasons to Work With (and Love) Black Marble (18 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Toronto Interior Design Group | Yanic Simard

Move over, Carrara marble. White-based stone with gray or black veining will always be classic, but it’s time for so-called Nero marble to receive a little appreciation. Dark, moody stone brings even more drama to the table — or the counter, or the backsplash — and it has just as many uses in your decor….

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Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on Multigenerational Living (13 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Catherine Laughlin

When three generations of a family outgrew their shared living situation in a two-level condo in Portland, Oregon, the homeowner, an executive at an apparel company, bought the 1,800-square-foot open-floor condo below and renovated it to add more private spaces. The new living space has a…

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How to Do a Serious Garage Clean-Out (10 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Jeanne Taylor

On my street, every home has a two-car garage. Yet hardly any of the garages are used to park two cars. Even fitting one car in the garage is a stretch for many of my neighbors. Because let’s be honest: It’s pretty common for the garage to turn into a home’s dumping ground. Often, people…

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Budget Gardener: 8 Easy Container Plants to Grow From Seed (8 photos)

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Kim Gamel

I love growing container gardens and keep many of them throughout my landscape. While I love the instant gratification of a 4-inch starter pot, buying dozens of them to fill all those containers gets expensive. One way to combat this is starting a number of easy-to-grow flowers and herbs from seeds….

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