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Father’s Day DIY: Make a Personalized Grill Tool Hanger (14 photos)

June 6, 2017 1:54 pm

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Houzz Tour: Down-to-Earth Minimalism in Paradise Valley (11 photos)

June 4, 2017 1:51 pm

After building and living in several large homes, a retired couple decided to downsize and simplify. The feel of this single-story, rammed-earth home evokes the midcentury modern homes that once dominated Arizona’s Paradise Valley. Elegant yet simple materials and frameless glass create a seamless connection… Houzz Galleries

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Spotted! Sunken Spaces, Inside and Out (14 photos)

June 4, 2017 1:51 pm

Letting in the light, blurring the boundaries between inside and out, and creating communal areas to gather with family and friends are almost always at the top of homeowner priority lists when it comes to renovating. But adding a box-like, open-plan living, dining and kitchen area isn’t always the way… Houzz Galleries

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Traveling With Pets? Put Their Safety and Comfort First

June 3, 2017 1:51 pm

The holidays are a time to gather with friends and family, so it only makes sense that you would take your pets along when you go visiting or adventuring. No celebration would be complete without them, after all. Of course, not all pets can travel, but if yours do, these tips will help you make sure […]

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Overlook Guest House

June 3, 2017 1:51 pm

Overlook: a commanding position or view Overlook: to fail to notice Overlook: to care for Despite an extremely steep, almost undevelopable, densely wooded site, the Overlook House creates a new accessible indoor/outdoor second dwelling that allows an aging family member to remain close by the main residence and independently at home. To maintain ease of […]

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Roof Meidaimae

June 3, 2017 1:51 pm

Roof Meidaimae is a minimalist architecture project located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by SNARK. The multi-residence project is characterized by a light green concrete facade located on a corner lot. A series of geometric rectilinear windows form an array along the facade that provides exposure and lighting for the staircase. The building also features a […]

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A Fine Mess: How to Have a Clean-Enough Home Over Summer Break (6 photos)

June 3, 2017 1:51 pm

I awoke at 1:00 the other morning to my niece Grace’s soft voice informing me my daughter Eden was, as they say in the U.K., “being sick.” And boy howdy, was she ever! My husband, Paul, and I have a team approach on these occasions, and we are guided by our strengths. Because I am […]

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Kitchen of the Week: White-and-Wood Stunner on an $8,000 Budget (7 photos)

June 3, 2017 1:51 pm

Designer Sidra Gross sensitively rehabs rental properties with high-end, customized attention in mind. She recently transformed a 100-year-old kitchen in one of her rental units on an $8,000 budget, creating an upscale look using lots of her own labor, existing plumbing… Houzz Galleries

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Pro Tips for Making the Most of Your Kitchen Remodeling Budget

June 1, 2017 1:51 pm

A high-end kitchen remodel could easily drain your wallet. The nationwide average for a major kitchen remodel – replacing all appliances, installing a sink and faucet, and repainting walls – is $62,158, according to Remodeling magazine. And in cities like New York, those costs edge even higher. A modest kitchen remodel, in which the cabinets […]

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Building Credit 101: Tips for Recent Grads

June 1, 2017 1:51 pm

If you’re a recent college grad, you’ve likely heard speeches about pursuing your passions and believing in yourself, but you probably haven’t heard much about establishing a good credit history. Here’s what you need to know. It matters – a lot Qualifying for mortgages, auto loans, apartments and even jobs has become dependent, to some degree, on your […]

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