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Prep Your Dorm Room For the New School Year With These 16 Cool, Modern Products

August 15, 2017 2:39 pm

With the new school year quickly approaching, make sure to give yourself enough time to gather what you’ll need to make your dorm room both functional and fun. Though you’ll most likely be far from home, that doesn’t mean that your dorm space shouldn’t feel comfortable and welcoming. By sourcing a few strong pieces that […]

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House in the Woods

August 15, 2017 2:39 pm

House in the Woods” by Architectural Resources was awarded the ASID NYU / CE and AIA Buffalo Chapter Residential design awards. About the project: “Japanese culture is known for raising everyday activities to artistry. When a client asked for a traditional Japanese bathing experience within a contemporary residence, it required working within the limits of […]

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Houzz Call: Show Us Your Hardworking Workbench (4 photos)

August 15, 2017 2:39 pm

Handcrafted items such as jewelry, container gardens, sculptures and furniture begin their lives at a workbench. Like the items they help create, benches are unique: organized, stocked and designed to suit the needs of their owners. Calling all Houzzers: Upload a picture of your workbench,… Houzz Galleries

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8 Quick Summer DIY Projects (8 photos)

August 15, 2017 2:39 pm

Summer is going by fast, but there’s still time to sneak in a few quick and summery DIY projects to spruce up your home. These eight ideas use items you may already have on hand — like a bit of extra paint, unused yarn and found glass bottles — to create little moments of beauty… […]

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Simplifying: How to Get Your Grown Kids’ Stuff Out of Your House (8 photos)

August 13, 2017 2:39 pm

Many of my clients who are downsizing or simplifying have children who have moved out long ago, but somehow neglected to take 20-plus years of their belongings with them. Items I commonly see stored indefinitely at mom and dad’s include memorabilia from childhood, sports equipment from high… Houzz Galleries

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5 Things to Know About Starting Your First Native Plant Garden (5 photos)

August 13, 2017 2:39 pm

Fall is my favorite time to start a garden. The temperatures are cooler and rain is more likely, helping plants settle in with less stress. In addition, soil temperatures usually remain warm for a while, which also helps plants get established and develop a strong root system before winter sets in, making… Houzz Galleries

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5 Retro Decorating Trends That Deserve a Comeback

August 12, 2017 8:39 am

Some home decor looks are just too good to let go. The boldly colored kitchen cabinets of the ’50s are taking on a sophisticated modern look. The late ’80s country kitchen look is enjoying new life – minus the gingham frills and bonneted goose motif – in today’s farmhouse chic trend, and mid-century design has taken […]

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Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K

August 12, 2017 8:39 am

In the Poplar Dock Marina of London sits a 1924 barge that has been transformed into Beecliffe, a contemporary floating home with simple, sophisticated interiors. Recently converted for domestic use, the historic Humber Keel cargo boat now contains two bedrooms, two baths, open living space, and terrace views. The open plan at the center provides […]

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New This Week: Try Contemporary Style for a Bright, Airy Kitchen (4 photos)

August 12, 2017 8:39 am

Homeowners looking for bright, airy and clean-looking kitchens tend to focus on the color white. While that approach has its merits, other decisions, such as cabinet and material selections, can alter the effect. Contemporary style — with its straight lines, smooth cabinet fronts, and sleek hardware… Houzz Galleries

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Kitchen of the Week: It’s Easy Being Green (6 photos)

August 12, 2017 8:39 am

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