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2 Weeks + $2,000 = 1 Savvy Storage Shed
This homeowner took backyard storage and modern style into his own hands, building a shed with reclaimed redwood and ingenuity
"doors and 2 x windows using Hollow block, re-bar, cement, for $1500, it's now a security... more than 2 weeks as it was done only on weekends or free time. We still need to paint... than $2,000, in about two weeks time. The existing shed was 12x10, and we wanted... than $2,000. Alotta Miles - that's nice, but it's like saying "hey, we just built... near $2,000. I built a 16 X 20 in my backyard with reclaimed lumber and it has a..."
Houzz Tour: A Family of 4 Unwinds in 540 Square Feet
An extraordinarily scaled-down home and garden for a couple and their 2 kids fosters sustainability and togetherness
"their 2 kids fosters sustainability and togetherness... their 2 kids Location: Sauvie Island, Oregon Size: 540 square feet; 1 bedroom, 1... adults, 2 toddlers, 2 cats and a dog in a 900 square foot, unmodified shotgun with... small 2 bedroom bungalow. Includes myself, my teen son, 2 dogs, & my Mom stays with... 1200sqft (2bed-2bath) After just one year we realized that we could scale down even... sq ft 2bedroom 2 bath apt. Thank you for making me rethink and appreciate my space..."
Why Google Just Paid $3.2 Billion for a Company That Makes Thermostats
"over $3.2 billion in cash for Fadell’s company, Nest, which makes a smart device called... soon. $3.2 B I L L I O N??? I can only assume that's a typo. katsterh: 3.2 billion... $3.2B? I don't understand why cash cows like Google don't return money to investors... Linda.Linda2 After hurricane Katrina, many people who had not been aware of it learned... see co2 and radon detectors, security systems, floor or carpet cleaning, window..."
A Peek at 2 Prettily Dressed Fall Porches
"leaves of 2 Japanese maples along with the changing leaves of the crape myrtles to enhance... porch 2 years ago WOW Ladies, I am so impressed. These are all beautiful. Sorry... patscats2, I did that haystack once, the hay went EVERYWHERE. Did you have that problem... Patscats2 Thanks for the info What I do to make moving the hay to and from the porch... Patscats2 - you are a truly creative decorator - only a woman would suffer like that..."
Design Practice: How to Pick the Right Drawing Software
Learn about 2D and 3D drawing tools, including pros, cons and pricing — and what to do if you’re on the fence
"about 2D and 3D drawing tools, including pros, cons and pricing — and what to do... another free 2D program from the makers of SolidWorks which has overtaken AutoCAD in the... only a 2D drafting program. It allows for very robust 3D modeling/drafting. We are... grasp a 2D plan. I also fall back to hand sketching and rendering I learned from Mike... integrate 2D/3D, hand drawn content and digital content in one file with little hassle..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Wings for 3 Generations on a Vermont Lake
An extended family enjoys a spacious waterfront home influenced by farmhouses and Japanese architecture
"bedroom with 2 full and 1 half bathrooms in one wing, 4 bedrooms with 4 full and 2 half... wing, and 2 full plus 2 half in the other. It just seems like so many. So great!!... child. 2. I love all the windows! Not only does it let in a lot of natural light but... bedroom, 2½ bathrooms. Daughter’s wing: 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms... daughter, her 2 young children and, usually, a foreign exchange studentLocation: A lakeside..."
It Takes a Village: 2 Homes Made of Multiple Structures
Separate buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is just right
"land, 3 1/2 acres that my husband and I were going to build on in a year or 2. The lot... land (3 1/2 acres) we own for a multi generational home. We are located in the North... with 2 adorable little boys so having us nearby would be beneficial in so many ways... ouzz--2-Generations-Unite-in-an-Oregon-Craftsman Also, the questions you have are..."
Time Travel to Houzzers' Childhood Homes, Part 2
Catch a glimpse of kit houses, bungalows, Tudors and more just as they were way back when — and listen in on the intriguing personal stories
A Boston Kitchen and Bath Go From Dreary to Darling
See how a $25,000 renovation budget gave 2 outdated spaces in a small Massachusetts apartment a brand-new look
"budget gave 2 outdated spaces in a small Massachusetts apartment a brand-new look... kitchens in 2 different Manhattan Apts. The first one was in a $1.3M loft. I had the... 1 or 2 cabinets and my IKEA kitchen Akrum Adel--was half the cost. I also installed... divided to 2 workers) and Engineering wage is $30 per hour in the same Toronto, I am not... 1/3-1/2 that price for mid-high end. The kitchen @ $210. a square is a bit pricey..."
Togetherness Take 2: Is a Cohousing Community for You?
"breakdown and (2) Alzheimer's. I work with seniors and I see the segregation of old age that's... for last 2-3 years? What about insurance? Is the total property insured and that's... 1 and 2 hundred members. There will always be those who you don't necessarily get... almost 2 years. Many advantages as well as disadvantages. Ultimately I wanted more..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Prewar Condo Units Merge in Manhattan
Add a studio to an existing condo and what do you get? A modern loft-like home with an open feeling and an abundance of light
1 Chair + 2 Fabric Patterns = 1 Fabulous Look
Pair two contrasting fabrics on an upholstered chair to bring edge and an element of the unexpected to your interior decorating
"specify 2 different fabrics; unless you buy furniture from a designer's showroom?!... chair with 2 fabrics in the right way is outside the box. It is a very cool design trick... other 2 chairs! Too many different patterns! I like fabric patterns , wonderfull... could. 2. Tie in fabric elsewhere in the room. The blue denim on the fronts of these..."
An Architect's Calling Cards: Part 2
In the battle against social awkwardness, an intrepid architect calls upon ... what else? His design skills
When 2 Chandeliers Are Better Than 1
Double chandeliers can solve design dilemmas and give you twice the opportunity to show off your rooms in the best light
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Fixtures-Shopping Phase
Step 2 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Determine your mechanical needs and buy quality fixtures
"Step 2 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Determine your mechanical needs... a nice 2'x2' Marble floor tile?" If your lucky your guy/gal will say something like... Pietre/2 Nepi 16" sq tile for the field and 2" sq mosaic for the roll-in shower and... Chicago. 2) The sinks have an extra-large "European-sized" drain hole which required... long, so 2 sinks might be cramped and would certainly limit the amount of available..."