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146 Cape Town Stories
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Summer-Loving Dog!
Share a photo of your pooch kicking back in the backyard, helping you in the workshop or enjoying your favorite summer getaway
"beach in cape cod We also live near a dog beach, for the week end. Mother & daughter... cruise in Cape May, NJ. As a condo dweller I practically live on my deck during the... watching on a Cape Cod morning can't be beat. My Neph-dog, enjoying the deck. This is Hank... in our town's Fourth of July parade with the Central Vermont Humane Society. This... summer... Cape Cod paradise Escaping the heat Our presidential pooch, Reagan, loves to..."
You Won't Believe What These Homeowners Found in Their Walls
From the banal to the downright bizarre, these uncovered artifacts may get you wondering what may be hidden in your own home
"by the town's pharmacist. His daughter's signatures are written in our attic. Hopefully... The town dentist simply dropped them into a hole in the wall. He had been the... small town of about 3,000, so imagine the DNA. In Austin, the older homes I renovate... in the town my father grew up in and on a renovation in the living room found the... across town. The homeowner sent a nice note back saying how much they appreciated..."
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
"live on Cape Cod where it has been a very strange winter. We have very cold days and... appreciate the town garages that leave a pile of treated sand that locals can come take home... beauty of Cape Cod is that snow accumulation doesn’t last very long. Beautiful photo... village towns and mountain vistas. However, We do understand cabin fever when the monsoonal... place on Cape Cod is freezing today. Where is your B & B? ALERT ALL DIETERS!! Morning..."
15 Ways to Get the English Cottage Look
"in my Cape Cod house many years ago. Now I live in a modern home with MCM style.... Western Cape today! @ acadie - lurcher dog? Love the skin on the sofa. Wish I had... code, town, UK" does seem to work with Royal Mail. ;) There's a house I drive by... houses in town. Everyone knows it, and where it is, and that's what is fun about old... transplanted Cape Codder now in South Dakota trying to recreate the Colonial American/English..."
Treasure Hunting at the Brimfield Antiques Fair
More than 5,000 antiques dealers are selling their goods along a 1-mile stretch of rural New England this week. Here's what we found
"throughout the town and surroundings. With some vendor lots set up in the town but the... here on Cape Cod and have found a corner cupboard, dry sink, wicker, etc. Love the... down into town---you can even do this after you use Rt 9 to see what's avail before... town---and takes you South along the Schroon River Road and to some private sales... in the town itself! For Balloon Weekend the sales are catch as catch can altho..."
Houzz Tour: Recalling the Pilgrims in a 350-Year-Old Home
"in this town in a few weeks---I would LOVE to know how to go see the School House!... York and Cape Cod where I lived for two years. Before Utah became a state, it was led... of the town they were on land owned by some one who lent it TO the District---I have... our tiny town if you wanted to go to High School some pf the students needed to either... out in Town or take the train daily---an elderly woman who went to school in the Shushan..."
A Few Things I Would Like to Ask Frank Lloyd Wright
It could take a lifetime to understand Frank Lloyd Wright's work — less if we had answers to a few simple questions
"in my town, Rochester NY. Just being completed now. Interesting premise for an... little town and the hotel is stunning! Well worth a visit. I love the article. As... live in a town with a Historical District, we let two out-of-towners buy an old riverfront... wearing a cape. Like many artists, (Gauguin, Picasso, Van Gogh, Pollack, Hemingway to... like a cape for the opera/vampire-set, and he was an organic thinker, therefore he's..."
6 Must-Know Lessons From a Serial Renovator
Get your remodel right the first time, with this insight from an architect who's been there too many times to count
"renovator in town and says, "Do it." She then typically leaves town. I am the exact opposite... small town. I am going to try hard to find re-cycled and creative, low cost solutions... new to town, your project is too small/big for that contractor), find references from... city or town building inspection office. Ask people who are shopping at plumbing/e... mid-century cape a year ago. Small rooms and the usual repairs. Expanding the diningroom..."
8 Challenges of Cottage Living
‘Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind,’ Leonardo da Vinci once said. Just how much discipline can you handle?
"small town (for later as a living home) about 1000sf no basement on a big, town size... out of town a lot. Our small home is now plenty big.I wish it was full again but I... house on Cape Cod. No attic, no basement, 1 bath, 1 tv, 1 phone. But we had a big... small town life 50 years ago. Can't romantacize it, there was no privacy and we... enough to a town to get internet. Never happen, but Husband and I agree on living a rural..."
Vegetables and Flowers Mix in Beautiful Edible Gardens
"ON THE CAPE THIS SUMMER, THE ADORABLE ANTIQUE CAPE IN THE FIRST PICTURE IS ON COMMERCIAL... county/town to see what the laws are, and if needed change them so you can grow vegetables... That town sounds like it needs an uprising! I am all for guerrilla gardening and... in down town San Francisco, Berkeley, suburbia one would encounter far less vehicle..."
Houzz Tour: Going Completely Off the Grid in Nova Scotia
Powered by sunshine and built with salvaged materials, this Canadian home is an experiment for green building practices
"place in town means their daily commute is much lighter. Regardless, the article does... across town. The cost of the solar set up equalled the cost of connecting to the... live off Cape Breton (Janvrin's Island) Nova Scotia and also have an amazing off-grid... back to town. I am an ex-Nova Scotian living in Alberta, and I remember Jennifer... live in Cape Breton and have actually been to see your friends home in Janvrins Island..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Fall Color!
Post pictures of your fall landscape — plants, leaves, wildlife — in the Comments section. Your photo could appear in an upcoming article
"resist...Cape Cod These Native Grasses are in bloom right now in Sarasota for about... part of town with beautiful large old trees. Absolutely love the canopy of color to... through town, and has beautiful walking trails. An unexpected calendula bloom in my... colours in Cape Breton this past weekend Taken from our lake house in the beautiful Pocono... husband's home town. Our pond in Northeast Ohio. Fall colors in colorado!!! We are so blessed..."
The Latest Info on Renovating Your Home to Sell
"post-war cape, it's important to me to keep the vintage feel within reason. I've attached... in our town that year. Never underestimate the power of clean AND staged! Interesting... post-war cape that has original hardwoods on the main floor (except kitchen and bath)... post war cape) was to refinish the hardwood floors. The cost was alot less than I expected... turning your cape into a colonial before offering it for sale! Add a Convenient place to..."
How to Bring Out Your Home’s Character With Trim
New project for a new year: Add moldings and baseboards to enhance architectural style and create visual interest
"beach town. The other is in a city of sweltering heat (the a/c isn't on because I'm... ocean on Cape Cod. We didn't change any of the 100 year old trim, we added some shelves... information on Cape Cod style houses. Mine was built in the 1950's, it needs updating, should... homes? "Cape Cod" can mean anything from the early 18th century, onward. If the house... Many true Capes have low ceilings, so the molding was often minimal where walls met ceilings..."
Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
"close to Cape Cods. . I was taught one thing in school, but the more I delve into... beautiful town of Covington, La. and bought 18 beautifully treed acres of land. We're... mining towns. Purchased my first home within the last year which I believe is a 50's... English-style town, although the Depression slowed construction and many of the homes weren't... in the town of Covington, La. At that time I was kind of stuck on an Acadian/cottage..."