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Houzz Tour: Playing With Good Tension in Austin
A 1938 bungalow gets updates — including a whole new floor — but keeps much of its traditional charm
"they gave in and decided to add more space to their 1,200-square-foot, two-bedroom 1938... house in the Travis Heights neighborhood of Austin, Texas. “They were all living... space in general there is an old saying in another language that i may not translate... similar in age and floor plan, although mine already has the second floor in place... they're in, not another room somewhere else in the house. If the author had said something..."
Houzz Tour: Minimal and Soothing in Austin
"k-dab in the middle of a more traditional-style housing development outside of Austin... isn't just in its shape, but how it serves as a canvas. It inspires a different way to... breathe in the space typical. too large and in a development that doesn't have any... right in... I would hate to pay their electric bills! Here in Austin, we've had 60+... green hues in the glass tile work. My own home is very traditional but I still love this..."
My Houzz: Clean Swiss Style in a New Jersey Suburb
"for a traditional-style home in suburban New Jersey, she hated leaving her kitchen... kitchen in Zurich,” she says, sighing. “Actually, everything about our time there.”... look in their new home, she sought help from European cabinet company Leicht. “Leicht... says. In addition to adding the new cabinets, the homeowners removed walls and r... storage?!?' in the 'before' picture. I wish I had a kitchen half as nice as that. But..."
Postage Stamp Garden Delivers in Boston
A designer conquers an urban challenge with a private, green, modern space that honors New England tradition
"In Boston, where heritage is king, landscape designer Matthew Cunningham strikes... rooted in a palette of materials unique to New England,” says Cunningham. “The interior... building is traditional. The garden intentionally blends both contemporary and traditional... unlike with traditional yards, there's little room for surplus. “Urban gardens can be tough... and new in such a brilliant way. You work with what you've got--a great example of..."
My Houzz: Many Styles Meld Handsomely in a Vermont Countryside Home
With a traditional exterior, a contemporary interior and lots of Asian furniture, this home goes for the element of surprise
"ith a traditional exterior, a contemporary interior and lots of Asian furniture,... nugget in a shell of traditional architecture, which just happened to be the style... modern-meets-traditional-farmhouse design of his New England house, Michel Ciambra owes... I-beams in the kitchen ceiling don't do this home any favors, In My Opinion. The rest... like he's in love with the place. In the end that's all that matters. :-) I agree with..."
10 Terrific Pass-Throughs Widen Your Kitchen Options
"be left in the kitchen cooking alone while friends and family gather in the other room... gathering in a dining room while taking care of cooking in the kitchen. It also acts... going on in the family room while you have your own in the kitchen? A pass-through provides... tucked away in the back of the house are a thing of the past. I do like an open-concept... tchen-in-West-Chester-traditional-kitchen-philadelphia The curve of the wall in..."
12 Ways With Room Dividers
"space with built-ins, furniture and sculptures... you call in the drywall guy. There are so many versatile options out there — here's... chime in here. We create Redi-Screens, room dividers and space enhancers inspired... available in 3 or 4 panels... http://www.lalunecollection.com/collection/accessorie... unique built-in system allows for another kind of flexibility: Art can be displayed... anywhere in between. Intricate doors and windows can create a divider with exotic flair..."
16 Stunningly Beautiful Fireplaces
"surrounds in this collection are sculptural, stunningly beautiful and, arguably, works... trends in various countries in the world. In the United Kingdom there has been a dramatic... out the traditional idea of what a fireplace is and how it's built and incorporated... intimate and traditional type of fireplace. Although the ones in the 2nd, 6th, 11th, and... either traditional style, intimate size, or wood -- so I did get them in there :0)..."
8 Kitchen Amenities You'll Really Wish You Had
Keep kitchen mayhem and muck to a minimum with these terrific organizers and other time-saving, mess-preventing features
"Built-ins and storage additions can give you the perfect spot for every cooking must-have... knees in your kitchen, searching for that missing cutting board or rolling pin. Built-ins... your time in the kitchen just trying to find what you need? These eight time-saving amenities... recycle bin built in. I simply don't have the space for those things in my little kitchen... thin one in next to my refrig (and in the pantry in my old house). I only have one..."
Novel Ways With Bedroom Books
Reading and relaxing go hand in hand. See how designers are incorporating mini and all-out libraries in the bedroom
"go hand in hand. See how designers are incorporating mini and all-out libraries in... poetry in bed. Proust, late in life, wrote in his brass bed. Truman Capote once claimed... pipe in hand, wrote his iconic novels nestled between the four posts of his carved... read, and in an age of e-readers and flat-screen TVs, the bookshelf still holds a place... accoutrement in this sacred space. Add the convenience of reaching for a good read before..."
Painted Fireplace Mantels Add Pizzazz
These 10 fireplace mantels show how a new coat of paint can create focal-point flair in your interior design
"e-and-Built-in-Bar-eclectic-family-room-los-angeles I have never liked TV's over... that is built in looks like a design element. Very nice. My question is I have a... white built in's on each side of the fireplace. My fireplace wall is aqua. The fireplace... white in the marble down and by adding dark brown in the little creases, made it... walls in my livingroom with white baseboards , it is a 1940's cottage with white..."
Make Your Fireplace the Focal Point
"place in a room to create an unexpected focal point. Whether it be lining the interior... throwing in unexpected shades of color, there are several ways to make it stand out... point" in the room, particularly if the home has a nice view. Despite being in a warmer... fireplaces in pictures 3, 4, 6 and 13 really stand out. A lot of great ideas in this post... browse with built-in shelves surrounding the fireplace. http://brightboldbeautiful.blogspot..."
Expert Talk: Wall Dividers Pull Rooms Together
Open layouts are popular, but these designers explain how a little division can sometimes finish the look of a room the way nothing else can
"be used in almost any room. Let's take a look and see how we can divide and conquer... I live in a tropical location and dividing walls is certainly the in-thing here, with... these in the bedrooms where the bathroom is open plan but hidden behind the wall... ignored in residential design. It really is lovely to have light flow from one space... space!). In this remodel of a Pietro Belluschi home, we let a two-sided mirror help..."
Unusual Fireplaces: Bright Spots for Average Homes
"added in unique ways — you might just be inspired to add a few flames to your next... morning in the winter....coffee in hand, fireplace is on. What about with a circular... fireplace? In my home we have that kind of fireplace and is really difficult to decorate... furniture in this room using it as a focul point. I have a sofa to the right side floating... floating in the room and on the left i have a small entertainment center with my flat..."
Dress Up Your Hearth for Fireplace Season
"screen in front of it in mind as well. Like mantels, hearths vary in height, depth... placed in front of a firebox, though when decorating you should keep the firebox itself... can be. In addition, measure the width of the space from the sides of the firebox to... accents in any space, but particularly stand out in more minimal environments. I would... don't live in dry wood, if there are termites in your firewood then you either have termites..."