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How to Use Local Stone in Your Landscape Design (8 photos)

Local stone is a great material for creating a landscape design that’s timeless and durable. When thinking about landscape materials for garden design projects, consider local stone based on the shapes, sizes and colors available where you live. Different types…

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Shop Houzz: Modern Americana (46 photos)

A flag here, a rodeo lamp there. Americana decor is making a strong comeback in modern homes. Think minimalism meets Craftsman meets farmhouse with a little patriotism and history thrown into the mix. The key is keeping a balance between…

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Hat Storage: Don’t Get Bent Out of Shape (16 photos)

A century ago, you wouldn’t have been caught in public without your hat. Whether it’s due to style or skin protection, hats seem to be making a comeback, and that brings up an age-old question: Where do you hang your…

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Houzz Tour: A Victorian Update Plays by the Rules (22 photos)

One of Melbourne’s oldest suburbs, East Melbourne, is rich in history, with many significant terrace houses, or row houses, from the Victorian period. This home is no exception, and this wonderful renovation brought some interesting challenges for Nic Owen Architects.…

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7 Ways to Use Drifts and Masses In Your Garden (9 photos)

Most gardeners, I think, want to bring a bit of the wilder natural world into their home landscapes. This doesn’t mean an unkempt look, but it does often mean imitating and interpreting the natural structure, form and layout of a…

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Shop Houzz: Hammocks and Swing Chairs for Everywhere (55 photos)

Hammocks and hanging chairs are the ultimate in outdoor relaxation — and they’re showing up indoors, too. No matter where you choose to hang yours, think of the space’s style and decor first. Want something that has a warm color,…

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