Consumer Debt Now Surpasses Mortgage Debt

The debt of American households is on pace to surpass the prior peak debt level of 2008, led by non-mortgage debt, LendingTree found in its Consumer Debt Outlook for June. Mortgages may represent the largest debt for households, but as a percentage of disposable income, home loans are comprising less of a liability, LendingTree found….

87 Home Bar Design Ideas for Basements, Bonus Rooms or Theaters

Looking for home bar ideas for your basement, bonus room, home theater or lounge area? Browse these pictures to find new design ideas and options.   Rough hewn slats of wood wrap around this wet bar, giving it a charmingly rustic feel. Chic wood barstools add another layer of sophistication to the space.   Stocked…

Ideas for Your Yard From the Most Popular New Outdoor Spaces

You can do a lot with an outdoor space to make it inviting, whether the space you have to work with is large or small. The most popular recently uploaded deck, porch and patio photos on Houzz offer several ideas. Which one would you like to see in your own outdoor space? 1. Multiple zones…

Imagine Dragons

What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas, and Imagine Dragons are living proof. Named Billboard’s Breakthrough Band of 2013, the alt-rock foursome has quickly become the biggest Vegas band since The Killers, rising to international fame with hits like “It’s Time” and “Demons.” Propelled by their inventive mix of acoustic and electronic elements,…

7 Paleterias & Popsicle Shops That Will Help Cool You Down

Though it took longer than usual, the disgusting heat of the dead of summer has finally arrived. If you can’t be in air conditioning all the time — and that is certainly ideal — you’re going to need to think of creative ways to cool your hot self off when you’re walking to the grocery…

How to Turn a Utility Cart Into a Patio Grill Station

Learn how to trick out a metal cart with a wood top, magnetic hooks and baskets so it can be used as a portable outdoor kitchen island or bar. Tools and Materials metal utility cart (2) 1×6 x 8′ redwood or cedar for the tabletop (1) 1×2 x 8′ redwood or cedar for underside of…

The Most Popular New Entries

Formal foyers, casual entry hallways and functional mudrooms chock-full of storage all made the latest list of Houzzers’ favorite photos. Since these spaces are the first ones entered, it’s up to them to make visitors feel welcome and to hint at what the rooms beyond are like. They also help keep the rest of the…

Things To Do: Dallas-Fort Worth Summer Fun for Every Kind of Kid / 26 camps and activities for future dancers, scientists and more

What do your children want to be when they grow up? Maybe a movie star, a scientist, a singer or Spiderman—the possibilities are as endless as their imaginations, and North Texas has got kid-approved activities to match. We asked kids from our 2018 Model Search what they want to be when they’re older and rounded up the best summer camps, museums…