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The holiday season is synonymous with tradition. But that doesn’t mean you have to fill your home with the same holiday decorations in the same color scheme every year.
Dear Claudia: It’s my first December living in Ahwatukee. I am looking forward to decorating my house for the holidays. My question is how can I decorate the house with a limited budget for Christmas?
Following the general trend in home décor, holiday trim and accessories this year are an eclectic mix of traditional and non-traditional colors and styles.
Dear Claudia: I am ready to make some major renovations to my house; I want to get it ready for the holidays. Do you have a suggestion on how to select the right contractor for the project?
Halloween, the holiday built around the twin pleasures of playing dress-up and eating too much candy, is obviously a hit with children.
Phoebe Taylor’s 20-year-old suburban Atlanta ranch house began plain and “builder grade.”
If you lived in a comfortable home in 17th century France or 19th century England, your chairs might well have been embellished with nail-head trim. It was a clever, decorative way for craftsmen to secure materials to upholstered furniture.
No one wants to think about home improvement chores in the summer, but with the hope of cooler weather drawing nigh, it’s time to start making those ‘to-do’ lists. The fall Maricopa County Home and Landscape Show comes just in time.
Consider custom furniture pieces next time you need to fill a special place in your home, instead of settling for limited choices or production furniture. Our lifestyles and furniture needs are ever changing as we add, subtract and replace those pieces that started with us when we had our first place. As the children come along we need to expand storage places for the clothes, collections, sports equipment, trophies, games, etc. into functional furniture pieces that can be customized to fit their needs. And when the children move out furniture again changes as we consolidate and compress to suit individual preferences.
You want a better bathroom, but don’t want to put a drain on your finances? Worry not. This is one room in the house where little things mean a lot.
During Tuesday evening’s study session, governing board members met to hear a brief discussion regarding the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which will aid towards maintenance for school facilities.
Moth-wing light fixtures? Thunderhead wallpaper? If you’re an armchair naturalist, you’ll love one of this year’s big home decor trends.
Dear Claudia: Is there still time to remodel our kitchen before the holidays? This year, our family is gathering at my house to spend Thanksgiving and Christmas. It would be a nice treat to have our kitchen remodeled.
Rise and shine, Mesa breakfast lovers; you’ll soon have a new place for your first meal of the day.
I’ve had the honor of chairing the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Women in Business for the last two years. It has been our mission to provide programs and opportunities in leadership, development, education and networking for women in the business community. This group of women also focuses throughout the year on raising and collecting funds for the Women in Business Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to aid the advancement of local woman into the business world.
Our family room in the summer time is the No. 1 focal point for all gatherings and activities, from special to mundane. It’s our favorite place to hang out, hide out, and chill out from the humid summer monsoon. It’s the gathering place for the family, it’s the casual place for entertaining friends, it’s the kids homework and play space, it’s TV central and it’s definitely the coolest retreat and the most utilized room of the house.
Dear Claudia: I am a resident of Ahwatukee and I used to read your columns in the Ahwatukee Foothills News. I appreciated all the design ideas. I am eager to know, when are you going to start again?
The round, white, paper light shades sold at IKEA for $5 are a familiar item in contemporary interior design. But these inexpensive lanterns are knockoffs of light sculptures created by the renowned artist Isamu Noguchi in the early 1950s.
The Arizona summertime, with those 100-degree temperatures, are a perfect time to explore our interiors. Since we’ll be spending more time inside we can look around and make some choice improvements from large to small, in different rooms and with different budgets. There’s going to be plenty of suggestions to change, do, undo, to add and subtract all kinds of things in your interiors, it’s up to you as to how much and where you want to make those changes.
Compared to other basic cooking techniques, grilling is hard: the temperatures are high, timing is crucial and slight differences in the thickness or wetness of the food can dramatically affect how quickly it cooks.
In this undated photo illustration sausage is grilled using foil. Compared to other basic cooking techniques, grilling is hard: the temperatures are high, timing is crucial and slight differences in the thickness or wetness of the food can dramatically affect how quickly it cooks. Bad design choices by equipment makers, kettle-shaped grills with black interiors, for example, make it harder still. But if you're willing to do some arithmetic or break out a roll of foil, you can reduce the guesswork and get better performance from your grill. (AP Photo/ Modernist Cuisine LLC, Ryan Matthew Smith)
Home-decorating television shows and shelter magazines have many Americans dreaming about inviting an expert interior designer into their homes.
With the housing recovery gaining steam, Americans have more incentives to paint up, touch up and otherwise redecorate their homes. But there’s no need to spend willy-nilly.
During a recent home remodel, Diane Wright decided the stairway leading to her garage needed some perking up.
This undated publicity photo shows Interior designer Phoebe Howard seated on a daybed in a finished bedroom she designed in New York City. Howard advises homeowners to communicate closely with their designer as they plan the decorating of their home, then step back and trust that the finished product will please them. (AP Photo/Phoebe Howard, Josh Gibson)