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Renovation Detail: The Built-In Room Divider
As graceful as they are functional, built-in room dividers carry classic Craftsman architectural style
Renovation Detail: The Gambrel Roof
With sloped sides rising to a graceful center point, the classic gambrel roof combines architectural beauty and interior breathing room
Renovation Detail: The Tapered Craftsman Column
Squared, simple and perfectly proportioned, tapered columns add Craftsman-style beauty to porches, porticoes and interiors
"style and details. Small front entry porches came into vogue in the 1920's. It's hard... favorite details! Does anyone know if it is worth building exterior craftsman tapered... ceiling details, the built-ins, the moulding, and the porch. Our house has been added... dentil detailing top display cabinets in this historic Georgia home. With a partial-width..."
Renovation Detail: Arabesque Tile
Renovation Detail: The Built-In Corkboard
Stick 'em up! Line cabinet fronts, backsplashes and other slivers of space with cork to create a handy surface for pinning and posting
Renovation Detail: Tongue and Groove Ceilings
As camouflage for damaged surfaces or simply for their rich texture and beauty, tongue and groove ceilings create high impact
Renovation Detail: The Knee Brace
Playing a supporting role in architecture but earning attention in their own right, knee braces are a favorite on Craftsman home exteriors
"I love details that are heavy on form and function. The triangular knee brace perfectly... batten detail. due to budget considerations, we would not add anymore on the side... architectural details, this Seattle home features knee braces in Benjamin Moore's Newburg... See more Renovation Details..."
Renovation Detail: The Desk Sconce
Clear off your desk in one smooth move: Move your task lighting onto the wall with a sconce for task lighting
Renovation Detail: The Kitchen Sink Window
Doing dishes is anything but a chore when a window lets you drift off into the view beyond the kitchen sink
Renovation Detail: 4 Popular Brick Patterns for Patios
Classic, durable brick for patios and pathways creates a look that never goes out of style. Which of these four patterns is right for you?
Renovation Detail: The Kitchen Laundry Room
Do your whites while dishing up dinner — a washer and dryer in the kitchen or pantry make quick work of laundry
Renovation Detail: Arts and Crafts Interior Trim
Utilitarian doesn't have to mean afterthought with window and door trim that highlights finely crafted interior openings
"has been renovated in the past few years but the trims, doors, staircase and wooden... so much detail. And, the blue and the white together, it all pops! Why are they all... crown detail on the top of the surrounds. Thank you very much Sara :) very nice Thanks... Crafts Renovation..."
Renovation Detail: The Blue Porch Ceiling
Ghostly legends spurred the Haint Blue porch ceiling trend in the South, but you can pick this color just because it's pretty
Renovation Detail: Board and Batten Siding
Classic board and batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every style in between
Renovation Detail: The Transom Window
Homes may no longer need them for air, but transom windows can bring in necessary light and hand-crafted style