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10 Low-Maintenance, High-Fun Backyards (10 photos)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Laura Gaskill

Whether you are hoping to conserve water, cut down on time spent weeding and mowing, or just want to make the most of your outdoor space, these 10 backyards prove that low maintenance doesn’t have to mean boring. They get it right with a party-ready bocce ball court, alfresco dining areas…

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Houzz Call: Show Us Your Summer Picnic Spot (3 photos)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Erin Carlyle

One of the great joys of summer is dining outdoors, and it’s even nicer when you’ve got the perfect picnic spot in your own backyard. Whether you’ve carved out a space on an urban patio or a patch of lawn, we’d love to see it. Please tell us about your favorite summer picnic place, and share your best,…

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Pendant Lighting Under $199 (145 photos)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Houzz

With single focused fixtures and sets of bulbs from this collection, your squeaky-clean surfaces will reflect your style. Let there be light.

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Will Shark Week Create a Decor Feeding Frenzy? (8 photos)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Becky Harris

July 23, 2017, kicks off Shark Week, a period the Discovery Channel has managed to make a big deal through excessive amounts of hype (yes, I realize I’m adding to it). Sharks are scary; memories of Jaws have many of us checking our Sharktivity apps before we leap into the sea. And sharks are magnificent,…

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A Small London Courtyard With a Serene Water Feature (11 photos)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Jo Froude

Most garden design involves rethinking a space that doesn’t work. But when landscape architect Stefano Marinaz was asked to come up with ideas for a small walled plot behind a new-build home in London’s Chelsea area, his starting point was an uninspiring drawing. “There was already a design for the project,…

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Houzz Tour: Vintage Dreaming in a Filmmaker’s Modern Home (11 photos)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Bernice Calupas

“I’ve known Roy for about seven to eight years now,” designer Raymond Seow says. He’s referring to award-winning Singaporean filmmaker Royston Tan, who has gained acclaim for his gritty movie 15 and his succeeding films 4:30, 881, 12 Lotus and 3688. Recently, Tan won the award for…

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New This Week: 3 Powder Rooms, 3 Winning Styles (3 photos)

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Mitchell Parker

Powder rooms may be small spaces, but they can still offer loads of opportunity to showcase big style. This trio shows how three different styles can work in three similar-size spaces.

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Trending Now: Cool Off With 10 Patios That Keep Temperatures Down (10 photos)

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Annie Thornton

Summer is all about outdoor living — if your climate allows it, that is. If you’re looking for inspiring photos of outdoor rooms with ideas that might help you keep cool outside, check out the 10 most popular patio photos added to Houzz from April through June this year, as measured by the number of…

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