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FEEL-GOOD HOME
Simple Pleasures: Scent and Memory
Laura Gaskill | July 29, 2014 19

Does baby soap fragrance make you bubbly, or a whiff of the ocean float your boat? Tap into sensory pleasures to stir up delicious feelings

GARDENING
Great Design Plant: Skylands Oriental Spruce, a Favorite Conifer
Jay Sifford | July 29, 2014

Brighten up a drab corner of your garden with Picea orientalis ‘Skylands’, a smaller spruce that a bird family might just call home

BEDROOMS
Designer Tips for Creating a Better Bedroom
Christine Tusher | July 29, 2014 1

In the dark about bedside lamps? Waffling over pillows at the store? Try these ideas for a more comfortable bedroom

PRODUCT PICKS
Guest Picks: Gilding the Lighting
Ann Marie @ Twice Lovely | July 29, 2014 1

Get your subtle-shine fix with pendants, sconces and floor lamps in antiqued brass or other warm metals

COLOR
Duck Egg Blue, the Friendliest Color Around
Joanna Simmons | July 29, 2014 4

This appealing hue transcends trends, spans styles and gets along with many other colors. Could it be right for one of your rooms?

PAINTING
Bulletproof Decorating: How to Pick the Right Kind of Paint
Fred Albert | July 29, 2014 7

Choose a paint with some heft and a little sheen for walls and ceilings with long-lasting good looks. Here are some getting-started tips

DINING ROOMS
Room of the Day: An Elegant North Carolina Dining Room
Becky Harris | July 29, 2014 5

Sophistication meets durability and easy-to-clean surfaces in a dramatic style-mixing space

ECLECTIC HOMES
Houzz Tour: A New Look for Former Student Digs
Natalie Wain | July 29, 2014 13

An ill-treated Victorian in England becomes a more open, extended and aesthetically appealing family home

FUN HOUZZ
40 Dogs Who Are Having a Way Better Summer Than You
Mitchell Parker | July 29, 2014 21

Houzzers share pics of their canine companions living it up — or getting down with relaxing — on warm days

WALL TREATMENTS
Look Up and Dream: 11 Ideas for an Inspired Ceiling
Lisa Higgins | July 28, 2014 15

Think beyond the standard coat of paint, and make your ceiling pop with unexpected materials and glamorous finishes

THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE
A New Stepped Entry Glows With Style
Becky Harris | July 28, 2014 17

Rotting stairs and leaky windows lead to an inviting new facade that welcomes with light

SMALL SPACES
10 Tips to Make a Small Bedroom Look Great
Jennifer Louise Ebert | July 28, 2014 12

Turn a compact space into a brilliant boudoir with these decorating, storage and layout techniques

GREEN BUILDING
The Future of Smart Design: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle
Eric Reinholdt | July 28, 2014 9

See why reducing waste in a home construction project should appeal to every architect, designer and client

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