clapboard 1920s cottage bungalow sat on a narrow straight street with many older homes, all of which meeting the street with a similar dignified approach. This house was the smallest of them all, built in 1922 as a weekend cottage, near the old East Falls Church rail station which provided direct access to
little 1920’s Craftsman style house that you love without totally losing the integrity that made it so perfect?
The answer began to formulate after a review of the houses in the turn-of-the-century neighborhood; every older house was two stories tall, each built in a different style, each beautifully proportioned
Quantum’s custom wood Euro Series Windows. Of particular architectural note are the custom Lift & Slide partition panels flanking the master bath. The pocketing window panels measure just under 5 feet tall and slide along tracks to disappear into the exterior walls. This configuration allows for a virtually
the home’s main entrance are double Hinged doors inlaid with obscured glass and flanked with top awning architectural windows.
honors Jeff’s wife, Tray Schlarb’s South African ties. In its completion, [lahyf-stahyl] LIFESTYLE 2020 deserves a second visit for the second year of Green Couch’s involvement in the Decorator Showcase.
late 1980’s. The front porch had settled and was in need of repair. The front porch “repair” became the basis for a new front facade facelift. The addition of a gable over the garage, natural stone at the entry and Arts & Crafts era inspired detailing erased the homes modern 80’s styling. Extended rakes
palette’s movement across the exterior threshold, while the shading devices, trellises and large eves provide protection and privacy for year round use and enjoyment of the entire site. This residence is truly a deliberate response to both the owner’s lifestyle and their love of nature.
building’s harmonious relationship with the natural environment. The undulating form steps down the hillside to frame incredible views of the landscape and surrounding golf course from every point in the house and a combination of decks, bridges and patios encourage the residents to be outside. This line
There’s always something to improve upon. Melissa’s office hung in the balance of our undecided minds but after a recent retro chair purchase we’ve been re-inspired. That room is coming along nicely and we should have pictures up shortly. Most of what we’ve done are cosmetic changes. We still plan on
nature’s bounty might be the cheapest and most temporary ways to test out bright colors. Apples placed around this space fill it with just the right bright green accents.More:Patios Look on the (Really) Bright Side With NeonGreat Color Combos: Neon and Neutral