3 Ways to Restyle Your Kitchen for Just $300

What’s nice about restyling a kitchen is that it’s really all about the accents. Unlike with huge, costly remodel jobs, it’s possible to bring in a few lovely coordinating pieces and make a big impact on the look of your kitchen.

10 Top Mid-Atlantic Native Plants (10 photos)

The mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. has a rich diversity of native plants appropriate for use in the residential landscape. The four-season climate allows for distinct seasons, with spring a welcome and noticeable change from winter, and summer long enough to grow most plants to maturity. The rich colors...

To-Dos: Your March Home Checklist (8 photos)

With the first day of spring coming up on March 20, the time has come in many areas to start shedding winter layers and encourage new growth. Whether the view out your window this month is of a snowy wonderland or something springy and green, these 10 to-dos should help you get in the spring spirit.

Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Beets (4 photos)

If you know only canned beets, then beets from the fall or spring garden will be a surprise. First, they come in different shapes, from round to more oblong, and an array of colors. There’s the traditional deep red, but you can also find yellow, gold, white or striped. Even the leaves and stems are...

9 Dark Wall Colors to Suit Your Mood (9 photos)

I wish I had a dollar for every time I describe something as “light and airy.” I love a light and airy space. Most people love a light and airy space. They commission designers to create light and airy out of dark and musty. A large percentage of the time, light and airy is the goal. But sometimes...

Shop Houzz: Frank Gehry and His Influence (66 photos)

Canadian-born architect Frank Gehry may be best known for his fantastical, gravity-defying buildings, but the designer, who now lives in Los Angeles, has also had a major impact on interior design. From Gehry’s creativity with unusual textiles to his inventive use of shapes and space, this Houzz Shop...

Orchids 101: Frilly Oncidiums Dance Their Way to Center Stage (5 photos)

Whether you know them as dancing dolls, dancing ballerinas or simply spray orchids, oncidiums and their related members in the Oncidium alliance are popular both as long-blooming houseplants and long-lasting cut flowers. They may be a bit fussy about things like temperature humidity, but their...

5 Ways To Incorporate Prints Into Your Home

One of our very favorite ways to decorate is with prints and patterns.  With so many ways to make a statement–with a wallpaper on an accent wall or by collaging your dining table with linens–prints instantly freshen up your decor. Here are five ways you can start incorporating more prints into your homes–just see how happy polka dot napkins will make you!

My Houzz: Relaxing Retreat on a River in Maine (15 photos)

Karen Roos and Charles LeCompte’s home perched on the shores of the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, was not always quite so modern. The two-story home was built as a kit house in 1932 and had not changed significantly when the couple bought it in 2011. The dilapidated...

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