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This week the Comments section for one of my ideabooks took a familiar turn — it morphed into a discussion about a Comments section full of “wows!” versus the value of criticism. It got me thinking about hot-button topics on Houzz. The Comments section is a huge and important part of the Houzz community,...
Kitchen of the Week: Traditional Kitchen Opens Up for a Fresh Look
A glass wall system, a multifunctional island and contemporary finishes update a family’s Illinois kitchen
Houzz Tour: Roughing Up a Fancy Mountain Home
Overstuffed furniture, bright color, local artwork and eclectic details help a couple cozy up their home away from home
Houzz Tour: A Cozy Place for Children in a Luxury Space
An apartment overlooking London’s Hyde Park gets an infusion of fun to create a welcoming family home
Shop Houzz: Games People Play
Houzz | November 21, 2014
Playing games with family and friends is one of the best parts of holiday celebrations — besides all the great food. Especially at this time of year, we like pulling out classic games that don’t require a joystick or computer monitor. So what’s...
7 Things to Know About Foo Dogs
Medicine Cabinets: Should You Get a Recessed or Wall-Mounted Style?
6 Shed-Inspired Homes Down Under
These contemporary Australian homes are influenced by the rural shed vernacular, which maintains close ties to the land
8 Creative Accents to Set Your Holiday Table Apart
10 Top Native Plants for the U.S. Southeast
For a low-maintenance and wildlife-friendly landscape, use Southern natives that withstand heat and humidity
Simple Pleasures: The Joy of Fresh Sheets
Make your bed a place of comfort and relaxation with good-quality linens, ample pillows and other pleasing accoutrements
Houzz Tour: Happy Days Are Here Again in a Miami Apartment
The colors of Biscayne Bay, an owner’s fond memories and the groovy spirit of the 1970s inspire a bright redesign
Shop Houzz: Gifts That Say Thanks to the Host
Houzz | November 20, 2014
Everyone knows it’s good form to bring a gift to a holiday party as a thank-you for the invite. A bottle of wine is nice, but why not delight your host with something more creative? These picks from Shop Houzz show your gratitude in splendid style....
How to Ditch the Drapes and Let Your Windows Shine
If your home has beautiful windows and you don’t need to hide a view, consider dressing them in these elegant, creative ways
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Hang a wreath or garland on brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential pitfalls