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5 Modern Home Exteriors Tell a Texture Story
'Woven' concrete, rammed earth, stones tumbled into baskets ... Materials with texture give these homes freedom of expression
Houzz Tour: A Three-Story Barn Becomes a Modern-Home Beauty
With more than 9,000 square feet, an expansive courtyard and a few previous uses, this modern Chicago home isn't short on space — or history
"family of 5 Location: Chicago Size: 9,100 square feet of living space That's interesting:... edu/pdfs/03.1f-Fall91Lee-sml.pdf (76 page PDF comparing traditional courtyard housing... photo story offerings. And please don't say, if you can't stand the heat. By the... several stories high and anyone could easily look out their window right into that... two one-story roof planes appear to drain directly into the courtyard (no gutters)..."
My Houzz: ‘Everything Has a Story’ in This Dallas Family’s Home
"Marcelle (1) and their yellow Lab, Montana Size: 3,050 square feet (283 square meters);... a back-story - the "Though she be but little, she is fierce” quote on the wall in... back in 5-10 years if/when we sell, in this great area surrounded bt restaurants, parks... buffet: Pier 1 Imports A small console and a black and white photo from the couple’s wedding... with a story and his favorite teddy bear. Crispin says, “I’m not big on themed kid’s..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"about 1/4 - 1/2 c to the wash load along with the detergent. (Don't sprinkle it on... birds,1 St. Bernard and a Cavalier King Charles.Need more stories like these. Need... share this story of love. Also, thank you for sharing the delightful photos. I've got... Solutions: 1. Pail under kitchen sink, ready to be filled with water to dunk and wash... house. 5. Lots of patterned area rugs to protect hardwood floors. 6. 85 year old hardwood..."
Is Cabin Fever Real? Share Your Story
Are snow piles across the U.S. leading to masses of irritability and boredom? We want to hear your experience
"dates. 5 degrees out! No one understands cabin fever better than moms of young children... the news stories of commuter nightmares on the turnpike and the trains and we thank... season-- (1) Staying physically active (a great time to deepen one's yoga practice in... winter 5 or so Ft. of snow & 30_ to 40_ We'd go for a drive, go to mall or local... It was 5 degrees here in NJ this morning. Schools are closed and most people like..."
Tell a Story With Design for a More Meaningful Home
"music tell stories, many folks don't realize that home design can, and should, tell a... a story too. In a sense, a home's design should go beyond just the factual, quantifiable... becomes your story and the story of your home. This is more making a "story home" than... about stories. I know my paintings sell better when they tell stories and when I... to my story. (Here's the cover to my story book.) This may be my favorite Houzz article..."
Give Your Home a History by Telling Your Story
Share your family's epic saga — or even just kiddie doodles — for a home that's personal, meaningful and inspiring
"tells your story. Successful design inspires curiosity and makes your family and guests... handprints @1decoratingqueen1 I have one of those antique telephones as well as antique... for our 1/2 bath Oh I must be in a silly place For relics of the past Make tears upon... tell our stories, not reflect another person's idea of haute couture. Our homes are... telling our stories as that is how I have always felt but you expressed it beautifully..."
12 Ways Art and Books Can Tell Your Story
Your home may be the ultimate blank canvas. Give every room meaning with books and artwork that speak to you
"unique story. Nourish yourself this fall with the comfort of books and art in every... on the 5 by 5 we built, I left out the last vertical support in the 2nd row (from... in pic 5. I loooove them :) Thanks for a great artikel Nathalie... 1. Know that art and books were made for each other. As this space demonstrates so... atmosphere. 5. Upgrade your shelves with lighting. It always amazes me what a difference..."
7 Sofas With a Story
Architect's Toolbox: Tell a Home's Story With Trim
Trim speaks worlds about your home's style. Make sure yours is speaking the right language by understanding the 5 basic styles
Houzz Tour: Lowcountry Charm for a South Carolina Cottage
"family of 5 live comfortably in 1,200 square feet... Size: 1,200 square feet; 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom... Finally, at 1,200 sq ft a cottage size cottage. Love this. Bravo. Nice! Well done! I love... for the story begins. Super cute! Becky, I always seem to love your articles - thank..."
Age Is Just a Number: Houzzers’ Homes Old and New
"r the stories behind homes ages 1 to 171, then share yours... them. The stories behind these 18 homes — from 1 to 171 years old — are reminders of... interesting stories. Our Cape Cod style 1 1/2 storey home was built in 1880 here on Cape... has a story to tell and can enrich our lives in ways we never expect. Thank you... how some 5 streets away, all the houses were hit and about 50 people died there in one... about 5 days to clear the stairs to get to the first floor. She was very eccentric;..."
9 New Ways to Look at Cinco de Mayo Decor
"Design Story Behind the May 5 Festivities... reality, May 5 commemorates the Mexican army's unexpected 1862 victory over French forces... de Mayo story. Here are 9 design influences the French left behind.... celebrate 5 de mayo? Here in México, where I live, is an important date, but no as far... 5. Balconies. A popular French-colonial addition to homes, balconies also began to... sandstone. 1. Large windows. Big windows and French doors are a standard fixture of French..."
Live a Fairy Tale in a Getaway Castle Tower
Let down your hair or just savor the idyllic views. In these 5 remodeled European towers, how the story goes is up to you
Time Travel to Houzzers' Childhood Homes, Part 1
Peek into home design's past and share the memories of Houzz community members with these personal photos and stories
"photos and stories. I'll be doing several installments over the next few weeks so that... that each story can get its due. They are in no particular order and include homes in... heartwarming stories and photos. Glad there are more to come. Becky, I think this my favorite... amazing stories! I don't think I could even start to pick a favorite. Can't wait to... these stories tell us how important design is for creating the space in which re..."