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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
"built 3m x3m with toilet and sink including septic tank, included doors and 2 x windows... do a 12x16 version and had great luck with a 10x16 at a former home. I doubt a pre-made... built a 10 x 20 shed but it took more than 2 weeks as it was done only on weekends or... than $2,000, in about two weeks time. The existing shed was 12x10, and we wanted... near $2,000. I built a 16 X 20 in my backyard with reclaimed lumber and it has a..."
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
My Houzz: 2 Generations Unite in an Oregon Craftsman
For the love of a little boy (and a few chickens), a resourceful family creates a multigenerational home infused with graciousness
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... why pay 5X? just to clarify my comments above.......I didn't even read the article yet... Linda.Linda2 After hurricane Katrina, many people who had not been aware of it learned..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Modern Buildings on an Upscale Farm
My Houzz: 2 Dwellings Keep Things All in the Family
Grandparents get a newly built guest cottage in Portland, while the main bungalow benefits from a major overhaul
"Dyer and 2-year-old son Mead Location: Mississippi neighborhood of Portland, Oregon... out a 2-part piston system, so the bolts were required for stabilization. Regarding... Ceramics A 2-foot bump-out on the side of the cottage was put to good use. Upstairs, the... outside of a 2-mile radius!" Table, chairs, umbrella: Ikea The main house, a 1911 bungalow... scrap 2-by-6s, while the mirror backing above each floating shelf was removed from..."
Books: Tom Kundig's Houses 2
Expansive new release captures Seattle architect's beautiful, highly-crafted, often kinetic home designs
My Houzz: Creative DIY Personalizes a 2-Bedroom Bungalow
Stenciling, custom finishes and furniture, and Scottish-inspired style give a 1920s home personality and warmth
Togetherness Take 2: Is a Cohousing Community for You?
"here for "x" reason, it's about choose this community model for "x" reason. But don't... 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... being "x": go buy in an "y" community. We are still allowed to be different. Why... 1 and 2 hundred members. There will always be those who you don't necessarily get..."
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
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..."
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..."
Now Arriving on Platform 2, a Playful Powder Room
Subway graphics from a New York City station add unexpected depth and humor to a tiny half bath in California
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..."