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Multi Generational Living Spaces

According to remodelers and home builders, multi-generational homes are a trend that will only continue to grow in the future. At DFW Improved, we can help you create ...

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A Tranquil Front Yard Retreat for an Urban Garden (8 photos)

On a busy street, steps away from downtown Berkeley, California, a family of four finds peace and connection in their front yard. “On warmer evenings we will sit out there after work with a glass of wine. On the weekends we have lunch or read in the courtyard. The kids like the pebbles...

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8 Ideas From the Most Popular New Bedrooms (8 photos)

Our Trending Now series features the most-saved photos uploaded to Houzz in the previous three months.
Most people want their bedroom to be a relaxing space that’s easy to fall asleep in, but that’s no reason for it to be boring. As the designers of these popular bedrooms show, a bedroom...

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The Most Popular New Kid-Centric Spaces (12 photos)

Our Trending Now series features the most-saved photos uploaded to Houzz in the previous three months.
Houzzers’ favorite child-friendly spaces from the last three months run the gamut and include an elaborate indoor play set in Russia and a minimalist kid-size alcove in Kentucky. Parents...

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How to Decorate a Boho Living Room (18 photos)

Boho-chic decor has nothing to do with hard-and-fast rules. It’s a style that, when done properly, rises above trends and fads to create a timeless expression of a personal taste and carefree way of life. Of course, there are some common features seen in boho decor, and here are some to consider when...

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Refresh Your Kitchen Color: 8 Ideas for This Weekend (8 photos)

This is a good weekend to collect beach treasures (while being mindful of ecosystems), plan a block party and shop for a few holiday gifts (trust us, you’ll be glad you did). And with Bastille Day coming up on July 14 and the Tour de France happening right now, Francophiles have two great excuses to...

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5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Small Edible Garden (6 photos)

Growing edible plants in a small garden, especially one in the city, can be a challenge since issues with light, drainage and soil health abound. In their new book, Grow Food Anywhere, Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon of Melbourne, Australia-based Little Veggie Patch address these growing...

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The 10 Most Popular New Bathrooms (10 photos)

Our Trending Now series features the most-saved photos uploaded to Houzz in the previous three months.
Customization and creativity stood out to Houzz users who saved their favorite bathroom photos over the last three months. Furniture transformed into vanities, colorful mosaic-tiled floors...

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Houzz Tour: A Customized German Penthouse (21 photos)

Building your own home is usually the only way to have free rein with the layout. With remodels, floor plans often can be changed only as much as plumbing connections and load-bearing walls will allow. That’s usually true of new homes built by developers too. Of course, the earlier you sign up with a...

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10 Ways to Set a Magical Scene With Lanterns (10 photos)

The right lighting instantly makes any outdoor space feel more warm, welcoming and party-ready. Here are 10 ideas for using lanterns of all kinds — including hanging, hurricane, solar-powered and paper — to give your outdoor rooms a magical glow. Which one will inspire your yard?

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An Organic Garden in Denmark Retains Its Wild Side (21 photos)

Maja Egelund’s organic garden near Aarhus, Denmark, is chock-full of her favorite flowers and vegetables. The homeowner and her daughter, Karla, welcome as much natural beauty as they can into their garden and carefully cultivate its year-round charm without betraying its wild soul.

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Bakers’ Home Storage Tips for Sliced Bread’s 90th Birthday (8 photos)

When something is described as “the best thing since sliced bread,” the comparison is technically limited to innovations that have come about after July 7, 1928. That’s when a bakery in Chillicothe, Missouri, started using Otto Rohwedder’s revolutionary commercial bread-slicing machine to offer pre-cut...

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Pick the Right Hammock for Summer Lounging (12 photos)

The mere sight of a hammock gently swaying in the breeze spells instant relaxation. If you’ve been eyeing photos of hammocks on Houzz but aren’t quite sure which one is right for you, read on to get the lowdown on the main types of hammocks, where to hang them and how to get the most out of your hammock...

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Gift It: Must-Have Kitchen Appliances

Cooking can be a lot of fun, especially when you have a beautiful kitchen and the right equipment! If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the cooks on ...

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Houzz Call: Show Us Your Stylish Side Yards (4 photos)

A side yard can sometimes go overlooked when it comes to landscape design. While ideas for boosting a front yard’s curb appeal and creating a backyard “living room” garner the most attention, if you want to make the most of your entire property, it might be time to give your side yard a little...

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A Midcentury Kitchen With a Dior-Inspired Touch (7 photos)

Before renovating, the owners of this midcentury home in Vancouver, British Columbia, liked their kitchen’s layout but weren’t a fan of its finishes. The mostly white kitchen lacked personality except for the range hood, which featured a distracting mix of white, green and floral tiles. A renovation...

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9 Ways to Use Lavender in Your Garden Design (11 photos)

There’s a lot to love about lavender: its beautiful blooms, soothing fragrance and ability to act as a bee and butterfly magnet wherever it’s grown. Planted along a walkway, in a mixed-perennial bed, as a ground cover or even as a boxwood alternative, this Mediterranean favorite also proves to be very...

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Get the Kids Outside With Family-Friendly Backyard Ideas (17 photos)

If getting your kids off devices and spending more time outdoors is a goal this summer, set up your backyard to be a dynamic place to hang out. “Kid-friendly” doesn’t mean you need to turn your outdoor space into a backyard jungle gym. With a few design moves, landscapes can offer plenty of activities...

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