Whether it’s the way they help save space or their charmingly
rustic appeal, there’s no doubt that sliding barn doors are
becoming a popular choice in all kinds of homes.  See some great
examples in this article:  Creative Ways With Barn-Style Doors 

Article written by:  Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor



You can paint your front door any colour that you like, as long as you can coordinate the door color with your home’s architecture, as well as the other colours and materials on your home.  Read more in this great article:  9 Daring Colors for Your Front Door

Article written by:  Jennifer Ott, Houzz Contributor and Owner/Designer at Jennifer Ott Design, LLC



This is a great article, providing simple tips for
upgrading the front appearance of your home:  

10 Ways to Bring Charm to your Homes Exterior

Article written by:  Laura Gaskill,  Houzz Contributor

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A few months ago I saw a quote from a designer espousing the beauty of black doors. I had never thought about painting my doors black before. But then, up until a few months ago, I had never considered painting my ceilings black, either. Then I wrote a piece for Houzz called 11 Reasons to Paint Your Ceilings Black, and I was an instant convert.

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Article written by:  Fred Albert, Houzz Contributor

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"The architects begin each project with a questionnaire for prospective clients. “It’s about seven pages, asking the client how they live,” says Simon Jacobsen. The questionnaire includes such items as 'How many feet of books and clothes do you have?' "

Article written by:  By Scott Sowers | Photography by Anice Hoachlander


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A beautifully decorated interior not only functions well but it creates a mood or a feeling and shows off the personality of the family that lives there. It's attention to these three important ingredients — function, mood and personality — that ensures decorating success."

Written by:  Shari Hiller and Matt Fox




"Starting from the ground up, a Vancouver couple creates a modern dream home that's as family friendly as it is chic."  

Written by:  Christy Wright / Photography:  Janis Nicolay