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Nodding to the Coast in a Bainbridge Island Entry Garden
"Bainbridge Island, Washington, in a neighborhood filled with many anchor- and seagull-type... Bainbridge Island, near Seattle Team: Architect: Wittman Estes; construction: Pyramid... Bainbridge Island scores a ten on ten. I love the discreet, good-looking courtyard and... Bainbridge Island and this lovely home reminded me of so many visits. My nephew was one... Whidbey Island and just bought a lovely property with so much potential. Thank you..."
Houzz Tour: A Passion for Pattern in an Island Home
Layers of texture, vivid patterns and eclectic decor personalize a colonial beach house for a South Carolina family
"Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina Size: 4,400 square feet That's interesting:... Sullivan's Island and Ft. Sumter are two separate places. The cannons fired can be heard... Sullivan's Island. But no one can live 'in Ft. Sumter'. Not unless you want to share it... Sullivan's Island on a few occasions since I live about 35 minutes from there, there are..."
Great Design Plant: Island Alumroot
Shade tolerance and resilience make this California native a natural for planting under oaks and other canopy trees
"Island alumroot (Heuchera maxima), a native of California's Channel Islands and a... more. Island alumroot's lush yet understated, large-lobed foliage covers the ground... names: Island alumroot, giant alumroot, island coral bells, Jill-of-the-rocksOrigin:... Channel Islands (off the coast of Southern California)USDA zones: 8 to 11; hardy to..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Waterfront Home on Long Island
With a black-box exterior and a stagelike deck, this modern structure in New York takes its cues from the owner's career
Houzz Tour: Dual Island Homes for a Reunion-Loving Family
"Camano Island, Washington. They had grown up vacationing on a small cabin on this... Camano Island, Washington Size: O'Conner house: 3,000 square feet; 3 bedrooms, 3½... Camano Island must call for extremely high heating bills in the winter....not to mention... Camano Island, WA When accessibility becomes an issue, just put in a pneumatic elevator... on the island. The surround is slate and connects the fireplace to the outdoors. A..."
Houzz Tour: Between Sea and Sky on Raft Island
"on Raft Island overlooks Carr Inlet on the southern end of Puget Sound, Washington... on Raft Island, Gig Harbor, Washington Size: Main house, 3,200 square feet; separate... to raft island before to have a leaded glass door fixed by a glass artisan, it is a... little island. Love, love, love both the house and the art!... this Raft Island home is a virtual museum holding extraordinary pieces of art within... Raft Island is a tiny community of about 750 residents, connected by a quaint bridge..."
Unifying and Beautifying a Washington Island Landscape
"Bainbridge Island, Washington, was a particular labor of love, since it’s her own home... Bainbridge Island, near Seattle Landscape design: Bliss Garden Design Size: ½-acre property... Bainbridge Island? How beautiful! I love the relaxed style and colors. Using permeable... Bainbridge Island! Enjoy the summer looking out over Elliot Bay! Thanks for the nice..."
An Irish Island Gets a Most Meaningful Installation
Modern design meets ancient traditions in County Mayo, in architecture that celebrates spirit of place
"on the island of Inishturk in County Mayo, Ireland. This ideabook looks at how the... of the island. They seem to be fighting it, not complementing it. @Liz Kidd, exactly... on an island with no buses.... on the island, furthering envisioning it as a shrine, a respite, an interpretation... with the island's six family names: Heanue, Heaney, O’Toole, Concannon, Faherty and... of the island as a place of cultural gatherings, particularly music sessions. The..."
My Houzz: Refined Comfort on a Florida Island
"Davis Islands, Florida Size: 4,258 square feet (396 square meters); 4 bedrooms, 4½... a dark island: classic and luxurious. Happy home, Anna I love your room, very pretty... kitchen island is a splendid idea. The bathroom too, is quite nice and airy and those... says. The island features a built-in wine refrigerator that comes in handy for entertaining..."
Houzz Tour: Easygoing Vacation Home on Kiawah Island
Tossing overly styled and fussy for laid back and family friendly, a designer bucks the trend in an affluent South Carolina community
"Kiawah Island. Although most people associate Kiawah with gated communities, exclusive... Kiawah Island, South Carolina Size: 5,000 square feet That's interesting: Amy McKinney... of the island is expressed throughout the home, yet the space is still sophisticated... Kiawah Island. More:Simple and Soothing in South CarolinaRustic and Traditional Home..."
8 Take-Home Planting Ideas From Hawaii's Big Island
Houzz Tour: Beach Cottage Chic in Rhode Island
A traditional coastal cottage gets a makeover with bold color punches and splashy surprise additions
My Houzz: Nature Meets Nurture in a Canadian Island Retreat
Wood and nature-inspired artwork create a soothing oceanside condo for a traveling British Columbia family
Living the Island Life
Houzz Tour: Island Living