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2 Washington Studios Give Artists a Place to Create
Offering well-equipped art studios to work in and a tree-dotted setting to dream in, one homeowner is making creative visions a reality
"and a tree-dotted setting to dream in, one homeowner is making creative visions a... Thoreau's best work was done in isolation at Walden Pond, and Vincent van Gogh painted... to her house. Architect Geoffrey Prentiss worked closely with her, building a dramatic... the main house. The main house's corrugated metal roof matches the roof and running-seam... was to house spaces that would be splattered with paint and materials, I knew I wanted..."
Great Design Plant: Retreat to the Shade of Hardy Catalpa
Big foliage and a towering height provide a shady respite in summer, but that's not all hardy catalpa offers dedicated gardeners
"branches. Best of all, this native tree is a problem solver, tolerant of air pollution... cover the tree in early summer, and the big heart-shaped leaves provide dense, cooling... with the tree. We bought a house a couple years ago with a mature catalpa tree located... as the trees get older. Careful when planting on the tree lawn. These trees will... of the tree. I felt so lucky to buy a house with a Catalpa in my Colorado backyard..."
Great Design Plant: Sabal Palm Enchants in Balmy Sites
"this tree blends in, stands out and happily stars in vacation photos... state tree, and it appears in vacation photos taken anywhere from Charleston, South... also the best time to transplant one into your garden, since the roots remain more or... pattern (old tree's of both varieties develop smooth trunks). Like any tree Sabals require... of the tree. It is a good native tree for attracting birds, butterfly's and other..."
Great Design Plant: River Birch
Pick this rugged native tree for its intriguing peeling bark, soil adaptability or leaves that bring dappled shade to a garden
"native tree for its intriguing peeling bark, soil adaptability or leaves that bring... of the best trees for year-round interest. With its multicolored papery bark that... screening tree too. I grew up partly in the northeast and miss the white birch trees... waterside trees, If you plants this tree, plan on spending hours removing seedlings.... growing tree! And yes.... it does require a "branch clean up" every so often on the..."
Great Design Plant: Eastern Redbud
With romantic pink blooms and heart-shape leaves, this ornamental tree has been inspiring affection since the days of the founding fathers
"ornamental tree has been inspiring affection since the days of the founding fathers... orite trees. Oklahoma agrees, as the Eastern redbud is its state tree. This beauty... is the best weather of the year right now. Enjoy it." Also, because it has heart-shape... these trees are the 3-inch-long seed pods they eventually drop on the ground, but... are the trees both my neighbors have and they are beautiful. Are these trees pretty..."
Great Design Plant: Downy Serviceberry
"sculptural tree in fall or spring for year-round interest and graceful beauty... ornamental tree that changes dramatically yet gracefully with the seasons, providing... for the best specimen for your landscape.... selection! The tree with white flowers, looks like snow filled tree. I also love the yellow... beach house on the mediterenian (Alexandria.egypt) what kind of trees or followers... shrubs or trees in your garden patio that is perfect all-year round. You can plant this..."
Celebrate a Sunny Climate With the Right Leafy Palm for Your Site
So you get freezes or floods. So your garden is small. These palms send excuses riding off into the tropical sunset
"the palm tree. While the majority of these palms are for gardeners in the subtropics... of the best palms to grow as houseplants.... love palm trees, probably because they don't last here. ;-) Winters in Northern Germany... a palm tree' service, so we could rent some for the summer half of the year (they... in our house in Steve Asbell's 'neighborhood' (Ponte Vedra Beach) where palm trees... normal tree and people long for growing roses. Well, I guess the grass is always greener..."
10 Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Figure out which renovations will pay off, and you'll have more money in your pocket when that 'Sold' sign is hung
"for the best possible results. These 10 home improvement projects make smart use of... there! The best thing I did to a 1903 Craftsman house was to take the paint off all the... of the house. The guy doing the work suggested repainting the entire house (one coat)... in this house; it was NOT warm. We have been house hunting for awhile. Please do not... And the house is getting painted. Right now, if I had to sell the house, there's no..."
Houzz Tour: Connecting to the Landscape in Melbourne
Views of iconic moonah trees and plenty of wood indoors help an Australian home connect with its site
"moonah trees and plenty of wood indoors help an Australian home connect with its site... cypress trees of Monterey, the baobab trees of Madagascar and the giant sequoias of... moonah tree. “The house was designed in conjunction with the landscape, and the two... oonah trees can live for hundreds of years. Their name alone conveys a sense of mysticism... As the trees age, their bark becomes increasingly gnarled and twisted, responding..."
One Big Happy Expansion for Michigan Grandparents
No more crowding around the Christmas tree. Friends and extended family now have all the elbow room they need, thanks to a smart addition
"Christmas tree. Friends and extended family now have all the elbow room they need, thanks... expand the house, knowing that for the holidays you may well have the entire family —... throughout the house. And if you're in love with your neighborhood and don't want to create... expand the house to 2,500 square feet and repurpose some old rooms to achieve what you... problem with houses that are enormous but are considered "green." This house is large enough..."
My Houzz: Cottage Comforts in the Louisiana Woods
"among the trees is all good design... only the house’s interior, but the house itself. Modeled after a caretaker’s cottage... with a house for sale in Indy and a house to close on in Pelican Point in January... creative house, but I particularly like the peachy bathroom - what a joy. I love this... this house, as I looked at the photo's I felt totally at home it's so exactly what... dream house. A lot of the décor I already have, so all I have to do is build a house..."
Architectural Images: Truth or Fiction?
Technology draws an ever-fainter line between photo and rendering. Can you tell the difference in these 17 images?
"in the best possible way. The images that follow straddle the increasingly fine line... of the houses depicted. Are they life-sized models that people inhabit (truth) or... surrounding houses, right? This may call into question some of your conclusions... I agree... make the house stand out in its surroundings, be it photo or rendering. diamondblue... make the best image possible with all my tradecraft to showcase the talent of the Architects..."
Design Photography: When the Fog Rolls In
"in the best light. Sunlight allows materials and forms to stand out and be read more... looking at houses that they are always photographed with blue sky and sun shining through... a new house with a very small lot. The challenge will be to create another haven... see the house but the view from the house, its link to the water and beyond. But what... and bare trees this blue house in The Netherlands stands out, if softly. Seen from up..."
Design Photography: Let's Get Symmetrical
"in its best light, if you will. Having previously looked at the aesthetic merging... of this house exudes symmetry, especially with its centered openings. But note how... frames the trees beyond. The symmetry of this hallway is achieved by echoing the long... part of a house that is anything but symmetrical, but the centering of the structure..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Treetop Living in Sydney
"among the trees is all about subtlety... “The house is fundamentally about engagement,” he says. Through its materials and... surrounding trees, the views and the local climate. The home is calm too, Elkan adds. “It... careful house.” Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Greg and Susan WIlliams, and their... wanted a tree house! This is truly nice. The use of black outside and in really do make... modest) tree house over the 'other side of town' on one of Sydney's northern beaches..."