9 Smart Charging Station Solutions for Decluttering Your Cables (13 photos)

8. Mixed-Use CabinetsDon’t like the look of a charging station, even behind closed doors? Put a small charging station within a mixed-use cabinet to distract from the “tech” look, and leave a few compartments free for your devices while allowing other shelves to hold attractive baskets, books or other items. This can be a great […]
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Pet’s Place: Flock of Chickens Inspires Fabric Chicken Decor (9 photos)

Photos from Jenny Carcia Pets at a GlancePets: Six chickens (Buffy, Latka, Ziggy, Mo, Saucy and Peaches)Ages: Up to 6 years oldLocation: Petaluma, CaliforniaOwners: Jenny Carcia and her husband, Erik Mueller First flock: Jenny Carcia and Erik Mueller started keeping chickens in the spring of 2011 and today have multiple breeds, including Buff Orpington, Speckled […]
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Can Dated 1970s Decor Don’ts Be Turned Into Do’s? (8 photos)

Houzz Contributor. Hi there! I live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta that I’ll describe as “collected.” I got into design via Landscape Architecture, which I studied at the University of Virginia. I’ve been writing about design online for quite a few years over at Hatch: The Design Public Blog. Houzz Contributor. Hi there! I […]
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Houzz Tour: A Couple’s Forever Home by a Texas Lake (25 photos)

Photos by White Photography House at a GlanceWho lives here: A couple and two college-age children live here part time.Location: Lake Hawkins, TexasSize: 2,781 square feet (258 square meters); three bedrooms, 3½ bathrooms The backstory: As they near retirement, this nature-loving couple decided to build their dream forever home on a lake. Right now they […]
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13 Summer Container Gardens From Houzz Readers (14 photos)

10. Contemporary collection. Debbie Lusk has used the same principles of landscape design to create the balanced and elegant container vignette in her Portland, Oregon, front yard. In the tall beehive container she grows cabbage palm (Cordyline sp., zones 8 to 11), with its long strappy foliage. In the shorter container, fine-textured tickseed (Coreopsis sp., […]
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Sustainable Design: Lessons We Can Learn From Vernacular Housing (20 photos)

Design for Your Way of Life When British settlers migrated to Australia in the 19th century, housing predominantly reflected that of their native land: cottages, farmhouses, sheds and, later, terraces. However, because the Australian land, climate and way of life differed from that of the British Isles, a separate Australian architecture began to develop. One […]
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