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Houzz Tour: Industrial Floating Home in Seattle
A Seattle couple downsizes to a dreamy floating house on Lake Union, with a putting green, local artwork and an industrial aesthetic
"putting green, local artwork and an industrial aesthetic... putting green atop. How great is this! This house is a dream! I've never had an in... zebra wood cabinets add high design to the industrial look. The first level has concrete... this golf green; the other half is a spot for lounging. "With a lack of new slips in..."
Houzz Tour: A Self-Sufficient Farmhouse With a Sheep-Pasture Roof
LEED Platinum certification and a soil-covered top make this pastoral Virginia home green in more ways than one
"Virginia home green in more ways than one... spectacular Green Mountain views I could not begin to pony up the kind of funds needed... kitchen cabinets are made of black walnut from Virginia, and are set off by a warm... Rainforest Green granite, Johnson Granite in Mount Airy, North Carolina The master bathroom..."
Apple Accents: Color from the Orchard Comes Home
"crisp greens inspire everything from centerpieces to bedscapes... have a green centerpiece or other green accessories on display, place a bowl of apples... apple green paint. Jonathan Adler never disappoints, so it’s no surprise that his... dash of green will balance the color throughout the room. For an easy decorating idea... in your cabinets? Pull it out and display apples beneath the glass top. Have a vignette..."
Houzz Tour: Firmly Planted Southern California Home
Clear garden views, turf-covered accessories and one very green outdoor room make this sunny home just right for a garden designer
"one very green outdoor room make this sunny home just right for a garden designer... color — green. Almost all of Blas' outdoor furniture was found at garage sales, except... Upper cabinets provide plenty of storage, and the glass cupboard doors show off... Ikea A green turf doormat invites guests to wipe off their feet before heading back..."
My Houzz: Quirky, Colorful Vancouver Heritage Home
Wallpapered stair risers, a striped lime-green ceiling and creative artwork are just the beginning in this designer's 1910 home in Canada
Postage Stamp Garden Delivers in Boston
A designer conquers an urban challenge with a private, green, modern space that honors New England tradition
The Lowdown on High-Efficiency LED Lighting
Learn about LED tapes, ropes, pucks and more to create a flexible and energy-efficient lighting design that looks great
"under cabinet lighting in my kitchen, but my cabinets are flat on the bottom because... under my cabinets and the power supply hidden inside the cabinet. Theyre only a few... installed new cabinets and it was already hard wired under the cabinets - is there a way... of the cabinet, recess a low profile luminaire within it, & just place an extra shelf... under cabinet kitchen lighting. Quality tape can be had for about $10/16 feet, much..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"since the green doors matched the green enamel on the hoosier very closely. I made this... made a cabinet box for it. (Below that, I attached a vent hood and made a coordinating... fancy for cabinets higher than my head. But I can't fit a picture of that...) Misfit... Built It Green NYC - they have spots in Queens and Brooklyn: http://www.bignyc.org... table and cabinet shelfing Another source of materials for a while were land clearing..."
Salvaged Materials Triumph as All-Stars of Sustainability
When you save manufacturing energy and have a beautifully crafted home to boot, it's a win-win situation
"to be green, it's a plus when we craft something beautiful at the same time. The... floor cabinets or filing cabinets for cutting stained glass, and have used old hollow... kitchen cabinets that I bought from Green Demolitions. I flew an unemployed Michigander... three new cabinets to match for spaces that we did not have the right cabinet for in... week's pay, Green Demolitions got money toward their charity. I got great cabinets that..."
The Future of Smart Design: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle
See why reducing waste in a home construction project should appeal to every architect, designer and client
"The U.S. Green Building Council estimates that building construction accounts for a... my new cabinet/furniture shop is a clean-up/hauling contractor who brings back old... tables and cabinets utilizing salvaged lumber, and a huge stockpile of old growth wood... very 'green' alternative to other things.) Thanks for the info. I think the biggest... with Ikea cabinets. I was stunned at how much the kitchen planner had over-ordered. It..."
Contractor Tips: 10 Ways to Remodel Greener
Push past the hype and learn what really makes a renovation kind to the earth and easy on your wallet
"remodel green. Being green starts long before you think about where you want to put... with " green" in mind - and learned a lot about "green". I am just starting on my... used wood cabinets and butcher block countertops. Also I got an account on freecycle... kitchen cabinets, carpeting, and appliances. All of which had takers - the cabinets... perfectly good cabinets rather than modeling for watchers the potential of re-using such products..."
Consider a Salvaged Sink
"metal cabinet it sits on or to build counter/cabinets around the sink. Let me know... building new cabinets underneath to match the rest of the kitchen cabinets. I moved the... of low cabinets for an apron front look. I want at least a double, if not triple well... think the cabinet under your sink is absolutely perfect and would DEFINITELY recommend... board cabinet under our very similar sink. Hired someone to build one and he wasn't..."
4 Hip Hues for 2013 and How to Use Them at Home
Strike a bluesy chord that's decidedly upbeat or make things greener on your side of the fence, with fresh paint colors for the new year
"leafy green), Grayed Jade (a soft tonal green), Dusk Blue (a sea blue) and Monaco... love the greens and blues. I have had a green living room, with white woodwork, that... by green...having those colors in my home means I am drowning in greens. Forget grey... shades of greens that will also let the white sparkle, a soft spring green is fresh and... yellows and greens, they're too vibrant for me. Although I do like the Sunswept, by Mystic..."
Bamboo Products — Earth Friend or Foe?
The ecofriendliness of this grass for flooring, wall coverings and furniture isn't cut and dried. Get the facts here
"States Green Building Council's LEED program awards points for bamboo floors, we also... to be "green" is to use the best quality products you can afford so that they don't... to be green. If a product is installed poorly and it needs to be removed in a few... hardly a Green Product. I have seen many wonderful Bamboo floor installs and like the... tons of "Green Building" products in the land fill all the time. Cheap flooring I think..."
Dumpster Decorating: Furnishing Your Home With Repurposed Pieces
"china cabinet. Thinking outside the box can save a fortune! What a fun article.... china cabinet that I have repurposed to a pantry since our kitchen lacks one and... that old green scale that had been hanging in their garage. Yes!!! It was too cool... loved---a free cabinet that my son used til he moved to college. When he decided that this... bird cage cabinet--and in clearing it out I found a jewelry box I had never seen before..."