Houzz is the new way to design your home.
2777 Built in traditional bunkbeds Stories
Stained Glass for Every Style
"living in an older home full of bits of surprise and history in every corner. Stained... artists in most cities. An artist can work with a design you have in mind, or come... glass come in modules, so recognize that seams become part of the overall design. C... incorporated in any style and any space of a house.... window I built from glass I brought back from a visit to France. close up Stained glass... a part in my home! franki These are windows I've made for our long porch -- more..."
Houzz Tour: A Brooklyn Landmark Returns to Glory
"unearthed. Built in 1887 by a co-founder of Pfizer for his daughter and her family, the... brownstone in serious need of a renovation. After completing a previous project for... project in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood. At the time the home was used as a... place in this home --- you can mix different decor styles (traditional, eclectic... onyx slab in the wet bar — so gorgeous! Wow, Wow, Wow! Can't decide what I'm most envious..."
Roots of Style: Dutch Colonial Homes Settle on the Gambrel Roof
Colonists from the Netherlands brought the gambrel roof and other quaint details. Has your home adapted any of these features?
"colonists, who built their domestic architecture in Georgian and Adam styles. Dutch colonial... space in the attic. This form evolved over several decades of adapting authentic... revival in general. Due to this, the gambrel roof has been shared and mixed across... a home in another locale, a 1920s cottage we renovated in Hobe Sound, Florida. And... Casco Bay in Maine. @Historical Concepts Those are beauties! Thank you for sharing...."
Color Guide: How to Work With Chartreuse
As earthy or electric as you please, this yellow-green hue brings the zing or just freshness to homes from traditional to modern
"sulphur. In its lighter, softer form chartreuse makes a great wall color for earthy... rooms. In its boldest, brightest form it is as eye catching as neon. Chartreuse can... stone) and in modern design is often used as a pop against muted neutrals. It looks crisp... popular in modern design, but chartreuse can span the eras and does not need to be... limiting. In fact, it's an all-around great decorating color...."
Houzz Tour: Cozy Elegance by the Lake
"Associates built this stunning lakefront home for a family of five in Rockford, Michigan... — even in the more private sections of the house. Along with the help of interior... ceiling in the kitchen. Great idea. love the home. the built ins are a wonderful way... I am in love with every room in this house...gorgeous! Beautiful!! Anyone could... one room in this whole home that I don't envy!!! This is a stunning home and I want..."
Houzz Tours: Edith Wharton's The Mount
"Wharton had built in 1902 in Lenox Massachusetts. While many know Wharton as the first... about it in newspapers and online in 2008, when The Mount's future was in peril. Thanks... restoration in progress! It's funny, I almost didn't put that picture in for just that... will be in the Berkshires in a few weeks. I'm going to encourage her to put The Mount... I was in Charlottesville last weekend ;). There is so much inspiration in these old..."
10 Favorite Features of Spanish Revival Style
"place in San Diego from 1915-1917. At this fair, temporary buildings were built... popular in California during the 1920s following the Panama-California Exposition,... Villa built by us in Bangalore India. Great pics, especially on the stair case tiles... house in Idaho in this style. We have a lot to be done on it. This is a pic of the... building in Mexico and incorporating all of those elements in it. We did something similar..."
My Houzz: Color and Fun Behind a Victorian Facade
Eclectic high-end and thrifty furnishings give a Toronto family’s traditional 1880s townhouse new flair
"family’s traditional 1880s townhouse new flair... on top in a bidding war for an 1880s Victorian townhouse in the Dundas West neighborhood... living in a loft on the east side of Toronto for a number of years, Andrea Van Leeuwen... moved in, and they’ve since filled it with an eclectic collection of midcentury... i live in a tiny 1880's row house in toronto in summerhill andi also knew right away... appears in photo 2) or is in an alcove (as in photo 3)? Love what they've done with..."
Roots of Style: The Indelible Charm of American Tudors
Rich details and an intimate scale give this English-inspired architectural style memorable character and flexibilty
"appearing in the U.S. in the late 1880s and peaked in the late 1920s and early 1930s... seen them in older neighborhoods close to the city center, or you may have seen them... them in semirural areas on large plots of land. They maintain a distinct identity. You... grown up in one or own one now. These are the Tudors. Not the popular television series... series set in the 16th century, but those wonderful American houses inspired by late-medieval..."
Diamond Muntins Help Windows Look Sharp
As the real deal or a decorative grille, diamond window muntins show attention to detail and add traditional flair
"there are in fact muntins separating multiple panes. Best suited for traditional homes... "It's all in the details." Whether a room has crown molding, a tile wall features an... been in love with diagonal window muntins and grilles lately. A muntin is a strip... glass in a window. Diagonal muntins create a diamond grid system of small panes of... house was built in 1964 and had the diamond grilles in the front casement windows...."
Shutter Cutouts: A Window to One's Soul?
To settle on the perfect shape for this simple detail, follow your heart — or diamond, or maple leaf
"ones back in the spring, I'm paralyzed with commitmentphobia. You see, I've always... cutouts. Up in Maine you see pine tree cutouts, on Cape Cod you see starfish and scallop... shells, and in my Atlanta neighborhood you tend to see a lot of card suits, mostly diamonds... thrown in. I've decided I don't want a shape that shows off too much of the siding... that's in or if the color will match after being covered up by a solid shutter for..."
Modern Metal Fireplaces Open World of Possibilities
Allowing way more natural light than traditional fireplaces, and with some not even needing a vent, metal fireplaces are a major improvement
"light than traditional fireplaces, and with some not even needing a vent, metal fireplaces... coming in no longer have to be closed off. Rather, the new metal flues allow architects... freedom in how to treat the visible part of the fireplace. So the next time you're... the view in. Here are a few ways to use them.... we put in prefab but still burn wood or gas and have an open front? shoppermom - the... fireplaces in one wall - each serving a different area (interior or exterior). There are..."
Guest Picks: Quirky Christmas Trees
Take a break from the traditional tannenbaum and opt instead for one of these Christmas tree originals
"from the traditional tannenbaum and opt instead for one of these Christmas tree originals... why a traditional pine tree may not suit you. Maybe you live in an apartment where... about traditions. But there's no reason why your decorating has to look traditional... I do, in a climate that's not conducive to a real tree. Or maybe you just really... another room in the house! Whatever your reasons, there are many options for those seeking..."
Houzz Tour: Living the Good Life, Lowcountry Style
"beautiful home in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. When Alix and her husband Mark built... ended up in design school. What type of wood was used for the flooring in this home... lived-in home. In spite of its size and imposing appearance being three-storeys... common tradition in the Low Country -- look up "Haint Blue." Depending on who you... right on in! absolute gorgeous home - thank you for sharing! (Karen - from Johannesburg..."
Houzz Tour: An Old-World Bungalow Earns a New Plan
With a hundred years under its belt, this New Hampshire home deserved the loving additions and modern updates made by its architect owner
"family live in a century-old New Hampshire bungalow — an anomaly on a street lined with... them more in the blueprints. A lot of homes have the layout for a hangover in the front... bungalow was built in 1900. I was searching for a color green and was having a hard time... We live in a town home and have a front porch that I sit out on all the time while... single home in the future that it must have a front sitting area because it's become one..."