8 Romantic Spring-Flowering Vines to Cover a Trellis (12 photos)

Whether planted to drape over an arbor, climb a trellis or frame a doorway, flowering vines increase the charm and romance factor of a garden. If spring is just beginning in your region, now’s a perfect time to plant. If you live in a warmer climate, enjoy the peak of spring blooms now and make note...

11 Bathroom Remodeling Ideas to Make Cleaning Easier (11 photos)

Recently I told a Houzz colleague that I actually enjoy cleaning my bathroom now that I’ve renovated it. If you know me, this is kind of unbelievable, so she asked if it was easier to clean now. I hadn’t thought about it before, but I realized it is. The features and materials for my bathroom renovation...

9 Garage Conversions Fit New Uses Into Old Spaces (22 photos)

As a professional home organizer, I regularly stop in at open houses to keep up on the latest design trends. In my part of the San Francisco Bay Area, which is filled with Victorian, Craftsman and midcentury modern homes, I’ve noticed that many homes have detached carriage houses or garages...

How to Plant a Beautiful, Thriving Window Box Garden (11 photos)

Filling a window box with bright flowers and gorgeous foliage plants is one of the quickest ways to give your home a fresh look for the season. If you’re new to window planters, or looking for a refresher on the topic, read on to learn how to choose the best plants for your window box, how to prep your...