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This Frisco, Texas, playroom was “blank, cold and barren, and I wanted to make it cheery, warm and welcoming,” says Dona Rosene. Her clients, who found her via Houzz, have a young son and daughter, who kept them too busy to finish the decorating themselves. “My clients had begun to decorate, but after three years...
A Sports Bar in the Family Room
Unique design always begins with a dilemma. Sherry and Keith Gregor's was twofold. For one, they’d spent 10 years trying to figure out just what to do with their 500-square-foot family room....
8 Ways to Dress Up a Drab Hallway
The hallways that connect living spaces to sleeping spaces to the exterior of a home are just as important as bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens. Whether you're working with a short hallway, a hallway with a sharp turn, a spacious hallway or one that's...
8 Rooms That Say 'Let's Make Something'
If you're lucky enough to have a workshop or craft room, you want it to be an inviting place that inspires you to get right to work, with plenty of easy-to-use places to stash your tools, samples and supplies and a nice big work surface. Dreaming of shaping...
8 Clutter-Busting Garage Storage Solutions
Our garages play a very important role in our everyday living. Of course, they protect our vehicles from the elements. But more often than not, they also become dumping grounds for tools, cleaning products and seasonal gear. These tips can help you make...
8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Laundry Room
We spend countless hours in our laundry rooms, scrubbing out stains, pressing our best and even washing the dog. Shouldn't we make this space as functional and pleasant as possible? Laundry rooms have come a long way from the barren basement...
Home Bars Tap Into Guy-Friendly Style
Gathering over a few drinks at a bar or pub to share ideas and catch up on friends' lives has long been an important part of community life. In Britain pubs have historically been integral as working-class social hangouts. But Paul Jennings, author of...
Stressed Out? Try Hitting the Woodshop
Could it be that we’re in a renaissance of working with our hands? I mean really working with our hands? You know, with heavy tools that leave calluses, on projects that at the end of the day, week or month give you something that can't be emailed...
Decorate With Intention: Design Your Ideal Dining Room
Living rooms get a lot of attention, but a dining room that suits your style and fits your needs can make each day a bit richer. So why not give yours a little extra love? If you haven't been using your dining room, it could be that setting it up properly...
Why Men Really Do Need a Cave
Calm down, ladies. When a man wants his own space in the house — be it a cave, garage, bar, media room, billiards hall, woodshop...
Dream Spaces: Trash Becomes Treasure in a Massive Seattle Garage
A love of restoring junk to its former glory led a professional Porsche driver to build this incredible garage. The 3,981-square-foot space is dedicated solely to his collections; everything in here was trashed at some point but now shines after careful...
12 Home Stages That Put on a Great Show
In our technology-saturated world, we often turn to the TV, the computer or the video game console as soon as boredom strikes. Although all those screens have their conveniences, being your own source of entertainment can help spark creativity and up...
11 Elements of the Perfect Sunroom
Sunrooms support leisurely living and increase square footage — often with lower construction costs than a fully finished room. If you're thinking about someday adding a sunroom or turning an existing space into a sunny retreat, here are some features...
Basement of the Week: Backyard Beauty Inspires a Resort-Like Space
After three years of living in their new house, this Georgia family needed an update: The toddlers had grown into playful kiddos, and they all wished for more room for family fun and entertaining. They contacted builder John Willis Homes to...
Morning Nook Tips for Sleepyheads to Get-Up-and-Goers
Start your morning on the right note by crafting a space that lifts your spirits and fills you with vitality for the day ahead. Whether you want to be energized to get moving, or you crave a gentler awakening, the first step is to set up a special corner...