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An old houseboat's owner created a floating garden and installed redwood decking for a watery retreat.
Aug 1, 2014 / 11 notes

An old houseboat's owner created a floating garden and installed redwood decking for a watery retreat.

Blue-green fences define a studio garden space. See the other corners of this late-season garden sensation
Aug 1, 2014 / 25 notes

Blue-green fences define a studio garden space. See the other corners of this late-season garden sensation

The vast lighting department at Hippo Hardware occupies a third of the space and attracts customers from all over—some as far away as Japan—looking to rebuild period lamps and even lighthouse lanterns.
Aug 1, 2014 / 35 notes

The vast lighting department at Hippo Hardware occupies a third of the space and attracts customers from all over—some as far away as Japan—looking to rebuild period lamps and even lighthouse lanterns.

Jul 31, 2014 / 6 notes

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In bathrooms, a field of brightly colored or glossy white subway tile, finished with a black base and a chair-rail or bullnose cap, was a popular prewar wall finish—and one that’s still widely replicated today.
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Jul 31, 2014 / 45 notes

In bathrooms, a field of brightly colored or glossy white subway tile, finished with a black base and a chair-rail or bullnose cap, was a popular prewar wall finish—and one that’s still widely replicated today.

Read All About Ceramic Subway Tile

A two-piece chair rail, wall frames, and a dusky blue paint color impart character to a dining room/study, which had been a bedroom.
Read more about a Victorian-era house with restored charm
Jul 31, 2014 / 19 notes

A two-piece chair rail, wall frames, and a dusky blue paint color impart character to a dining room/study, which had been a bedroom.

Read more about a Victorian-era house with restored charm

Custom doors dress up a kitchen’s pantry unit, while a paint job reinforces its freestanding-furniture look. See the rest of this homegrown kitchen redo
Jul 31, 2014 / 74 notes

Custom doors dress up a kitchen’s pantry unit, while a paint job reinforces its freestanding-furniture look. See the rest of this homegrown kitchen redo

An outdoor kitchen positioned against a wall makes it easier to connect electrical and plumbing. See more deck design ideas to get the most out of your new favorite outdoor room.
Jul 30, 2014 / 63 notes

An outdoor kitchen positioned against a wall makes it easier to connect electrical and plumbing. See more deck design ideas to get the most out of your new favorite outdoor room.

Make a statement with a single dramatic light fixture. This multilight number casts ample light on a kitchen workstation, so you lose the need for individual task lights while gaining a stunning focal point.
Jul 30, 2014 / 21 notes

Make a statement with a single dramatic light fixture. This multilight number casts ample light on a kitchen workstation, so you lose the need for individual task lights while gaining a stunning focal point.

Jul 29, 2014 / 9 notes

Keep prying eyes out of your home by giving your window shades a major upgrade.

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Christened “Sprig,” this shed holds some of the garden collectibles that inspire the owner’s illustrations, gives her a place to dry herbs, and serves as a backup studio to her main workspace, an outbuilding in the backyard of the couple’s San Luis Obispo, California, home.
See more of this garden shed retreat
Jul 29, 2014 / 39 notes

Christened “Sprig,” this shed holds some of the garden collectibles that inspire the owner’s illustrations, gives her a place to dry herbs, and serves as a backup studio to her main workspace, an outbuilding in the backyard of the couple’s San Luis Obispo, California, home.

See more of this garden shed retreat

This multi-level deck design takes a playful slant (or curve) on its natural setting with leaf shapes and vein prints.
See more standout deck designs
Jul 29, 2014 / 47 notes

This multi-level deck design takes a playful slant (or curve) on its natural setting with leaf shapes and vein prints.

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Ditch the bed skirt. Get a neater-looking box spring with this easy trick.
Jul 29, 2014 / 89 notes

Ditch the bed skirt. Get a neater-looking box spring with this easy trick.

Got a rusty old steel rake that’s seen better days? Don’t just toss it. When mounted tines-out on a shed wall or a door, the rake’s head becomes a vintage-look gardening tool rack that’s as charming as it is convenient.
Jul 29, 2014 / 42 notes

Got a rusty old steel rake that’s seen better days? Don’t just toss it. When mounted tines-out on a shed wall or a door, the rake’s head becomes a vintage-look gardening tool rack that’s as charming as it is convenient.

To give new single-pane windows an air of old-house authenticity, make your own wood grilles for the look of traditional divided lights.
See more ways to add vintage charm
Jul 28, 2014 / 63 notes

To give new single-pane windows an air of old-house authenticity, make your own wood grilles for the look of traditional divided lights.

See more ways to add vintage charm