Get inspired with these house update ideas from Houzz. From kitchen pendant lighting to popular new kitchens and living rooms, find everything you need to transform your home. Don’t miss the November home checklist and fall home maintenance checklist to keep your house in top shape. Also, discover the trending paint colors that are ready to take over in 2024. Plus, learn how to whip your baking center into shape. Explore these ideas and more on Houzz.com.
With Thanksgiving approaching and the winter holidays around the corner, there are things to look forward to (and prepare for) this time of year — even with the adjustments we are having to make because of the pandemic. Batten down the hatches for winter weather and get a jump on holiday prep, so you can relax and savor the simple pleasures of the season, like family dinners and walks in the crisp air outdoors.
Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home and prevent damage from winter storms with proper tree care. (We spoke with an expert to find out what you need to do.) Tick these items off your list this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home and yard are buttoned up and ready for winter.
The kitchen island pendant can be the jewelry of the kitchen, an important fixture to help with your everyday tasks and so much more. To help narrow down your choice from the seemingly infinite range of beautiful options, here’s a guide to choosing the type and style of pendant that suits your tastes and needs.
Clearly, blue is about to have a big year in 2024. Six out of the 10 companies featured in this article chose a shade of blue for their 2024 Color of the Year selections. The remaining colors run the gamut from dark and moody to warm and welcoming. Let’s take a closer look at the paint colors you’re about to see a lot more of.
Warm neutral color palettes are having a moment. And you’ll see plenty of welcoming examples in this countdown of the most-saved new kitchen photos on Houzz. You’ll also find elegant details that form a “quiet luxury” style, as well as design ideas for creating contrast, incorporating wood elements and devising practical layouts.
The basic elements of a living or family room are pretty simple: seating, a coffee table, lighting and maybe a television or fireplace — or both. But the styles, layouts and combinations of those elements — not to mention the accessories and color schemes that give the room personality — are virtually limitless. To see how pros narrowed down the options to create warm and inviting living spaces, check out this countdown of the most-saved living room photos recently uploaded to Houzz.