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Enduring Design: The Picket Fence
"Just Add a Touch of This Classic Symbol of Home... with: picket fences. Dating back to America's earliest colonial era, picket fences... up with fences. An ideabook on everyday fences seemed too simple, so I'm going with... beloved picket fence has managed to stick around over the years, adding their classic... inspired! Picket Fences are not just for the exterior appeal of a home; take a look at... missed a great one! Take a look at this home that we recently built in a dense n..."
11 Fences to Match a Modern Mood
Pass on the picket — steel, glass and other materials let fences make a perfect union with modern house mates
"on the picket — steel, glass and other materials let fences make a perfect union with... including fencing. What is appropriate for a modern or contemporary residence is not... replicated in fences, which need to be sturdy and fairly private. (Though a couple of fences... A house's character is determined by its exterior form, materials and color, but... suitable for a neocolonial or other traditional residence. Modern materials, such as expansive..."
How to Install a Wood Fence
Gain privacy and separate areas with one of the most economical fencing choices: stained, painted or untreated wood
"economical fencing choices: stained, painted or untreated wood... accent and a solution to needs for containment and privacy. A wood fence is a versatile... offering picket pageantry and modern styling, as well as endless opportunities for... Lowing of Fence Consultants of West Michigan to find out how to install one right.... examined the fence. We went for a full privacy fence; every picket was routered on both... chain link fence to put in vinyl privacy fence. The vinyl fences have come a long way..."
How to Help Your Dog Be a Good Neighbor
Good fences certainly help, but be sure to introduce your pup to the neighbors and check in from time to time
"Good fences certainly help, but be sure to introduce your pup to the neighbors and... gone. A couple of times a year he goes on a "walk about" and usually makes a dash... Having a black Lab myself, I have a soft spot for the breed and this was a particularly... porch with a beautiful black Labrador retriever on a leash. Mary lost her dog, Shawnee... also a black Lab, to cancer three years ago. Because she and her husband are in..."
12 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and Fences
If pickets seem picked over and you shrink from chain link, try these full-of-personality fencing alternatives
"If pickets seem picked over and you shrink from chain link, try these full-of-personality... are 12 fences and walls that are creative and functional; they’re barrier solutions... call this a 'trellis' instead of a fence (for local permit purposes). ..Just in case... top for a unique design and replace them seasonally. This would be a fun project to... is just a retaining wall meant to give a level platform in an uneven yard... I doubt..."
Landscape Detail: Do Fence Me In
For security and privacy or just a sweet backdrop to the begonias, a fence in your garden or yard is the finishing touch
"or just a sweet backdrop to the begonias, a fence in your garden or yard is the finishing... white picket fence to the elegance of wrought metal, a fence extends the architecture... just as a white picket fence would be out of place where the house is all Tuscan villa... metal fence would be out of place in front of a Cape Cod home. Fences also have... goals, fences can be open and decorative, like the picket fence, or solid and tall..."
12 Great Fences and Gates
"install our fence. My husband and I debated over the design: I wanted a picket fence for... install a fence. Our one-acre lot was nothing but dead grass, a gravel parking 'pad'... debate with a wire grid along the bottom half of a split rail, with picket gates. It's... such as a split-rail fence. The problem was, split rails won't help keep in Mr. Darley... today. Fences and gates don't have to be merely functional. They are wonderful ways..."
8 Ways to Create a Neighborly Front Yard
"create a sense of community, it’s often necessary to bring people together so that... members of a neighborhood can mix naturally, communities can become communities in the... house has a fence around it. And not just a little picket fence, but something as high... yearly. A picket fence, An inviting gate And a path that leads to home. Where Flowers... mates on a hot day, and generally make a really happy noise which is a bit of a Sunday..."
How to Design a Storybook Cottage
A client’s request: “Build me a house where Disney meets Tudor.” The architect explores the details that make the style
"A client’s request: “Build me a house where Disney meets Tudor.” The architect explores... started a project that will be a total renovation of a fairly bland 1970s Cape Cod... features of a Cape and is sorely lacking in curb appeal. But that’s OK, as we have a blank... would like a storybook cottage, a place where Disney meets Tudor. Just as with any other... defines a storybook cottage and how Disney would adapt a Tudor. Here’s what I’ve learned..."
How to Choose the Right Fence
"Need a new fence for your yard or patio? Whether you crave more privacy in your outdoor... mask a street view or secure your pool; or keep your dogs in (or deer out), we’ve... right fence based on space and needs.... behind it, a plain vertical fence, and a picket fence - and would like to have one type... homes with fences. Most that do have pools where a fence is required. A neighbor recently... we need a barrier. :/ I bought a place about a year ago. The chain link fence was already..."
10 Creative Fence Designs
Unique materials and imaginative applications turn this yard staple into a powerful outdoor accessory
"staple into a powerful outdoor accessory... updating your fence is on your summer to-do list, consider a unique approach. Beyond picket... first fencing materials homeowners consider, but these bold choices add distinct... picket fences and simple wooden slats lies an array of interesting choices and unexpected... of fencing... A good fence can add to the curb appeal of your property besides serving... Metal fences add a touch of class and elegance to your property. You can make a style..."
Get a Jump on a Cool-Season Vegetable Garden
Late winter, spring and fall are great times to plant cool-season crops like salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas
"corn and a host of other summer vegetables that can threaten to take over your yard... indoors with a seed catalog and planning for next year rather than actively nurturing their... play. A cool-season vegetable garden is filled with plants that prefer the cooler... best with a touch of frost. For most people, cool-season vegetables are the ones you... live in a warm-winter climate, the cool-season garden might actually span the second..."
Houzz Tour: A New Shower Leads to a Whole-House Remodel
Cohesion is the new name of the game for this transformed Arizona home, a dramatic departure from its former awkwardness
"home, a dramatic departure from its former awkwardness... out as a bathroom remodel for Jerry and Desi Winter ballooned into a transformation... is not a new building from the ground up. Let's take a tour of the house and see how... (with a 1990s addition). The duo came to Ibarra Rosano Design Architects with the... only for a minimalist, modern spa-like bathroom, but then the awkward finishes and spatial... created a cohesive wrapper for the exterior and reworked the exterior spaces to create..."
Designing a Home...Mary Engelbreit Style, Your Cure for a Dreary Day
"pessimist into a Pollyanna. It would be virtually impossible to spend 10 minutes in a home... describe a home decorated in what I like to call…Mary Englebreit style. When you look... rooms in a home decorated in Mary’s style are happy rooms…rooms that could turn the... leave with a sunnier disposition. Her rooms envelop you in happiness. They tickle you... up to a cold, dreary day and find yourself badly in need of some sunshine…grab your..."
Places in the Heart: A Postcard from Maine
"share a bit of my current surroundings with all of you. I'm in the Mid-Coast region... is such a beauty in the simplicity of the architecture all around me. Some are summer... most have a charm that is hard to emulate.... home is a farmhouse just up from here--gray with a picket fence and a red barn, all... End for a lobster roll. And Hatetoquitit is the best name for a summer cottage ever... usually rent a home in Camden. We have also visited Port Clyde - such a cool relaxing area..."