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DIY: How to Paint Stripes on Your Floor
Paint brings a dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold and get tips and ideas for your own floors
"dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold and get tips... three-season porch. I live in New England, so this porch is used only for about five months... of your porch...simple but looks functional. http://www.thehomefanatic.com When I... brightened the porch. After making sure the floor was vacuumed and free of any dust or build-up... on my porch. I knew I wanted my second, visible layer to follow the direction of..."
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
How to Jazz Up a Solid-Front Door
"solid-front door. There's a lot you can do to make them special with stains, paint... is Your Front Door? Can you go bold with coral, blue or purple? http://brightboldbeautiful... orful-front-doors-what-color-is.html Wow....great ideas here! I wonder if there is... solid-front door where you have one with glass panels? Remove those panels, hang... Choose a Front DoorHow to Choose an Interior Door Go for a different approach with a..."
Red Doors Spice Up Home Fronts
Quaint or contemporary, a red door can be a key ingredient in creating a warm, welcoming entry to your home
"of 11 front doors in various shades of red and a wide variety of styles. From cool... is your front door? http://goo.gl/kmdmf Please: color names for doors in photos #1... Paint the Front DoorHow to Choose a Front DoorWhat Does Your Front Door Say? Red is a... apartment buildings and offices can benefit from a welcoming scarlet door. Designer Tineke..."
Creating Nests: Cozy Outdoor Rooms
50 Great Designs for a Garden Party
Good Houses Are Good Neighbors Too
The best houses engage the world and fit into their surroundings, even while celebrating their own distinct style
"like a front porch, a place from which to engage the world. Sure, these spaces are... think of front porches as something that only traditionally designed homes can have... such as a porch, from which you can see the street, and the street can see you. Creating... your own front porch..."
"g the front of the house: exterior colors, garage doors and more... who is building a home in Missouri and brought house plans to show me. The house looks... with the front of the house. A touch of refined farmhouse meets colonialism meets timeless... to the front of the house (and I imagine a great view from within) but not standing... lightens the front and gives the house more texture. And yet a porte cochere ["coach door"]..."
"along a building's facade has walkways covered... facade of a building where the colonnade and roof create a covered porch or walkway. Loggias... surrounds the building's exterior like a covered porch. A loggia can be created even with... style building...."
Kitchen of the Week: A Warm and Eco-Friendly Update
"part of a building's structure, a curtain wall is usually made of glass... mounted in front of a structural frame. Curtain walls are hung from a building's structure... Hallidie Building in San Francisco is considered the first example, dating to 1918)... office buildings as well as in multifamily and institutional buildings. Yet they are... glass in front of insulation), metal panels, operable windows and even doors. One of..."
Designer Sketch: Noel Cross
Hear about the California architect's new net-zero-energy home project and the first time a building brought him to tears
9 Ways to Create Comforting Farmhouse Style Anywhere
So you don't have 12 acres, a cow and a porch that sleeps a crowd. You can still get the warmth and coziness of a farmhouse at home
"and a porch that sleeps a crowd. You can still get the warmth and coziness of a farmhouse... covered porches, inherited pieces, light colors and rough-hewn finishes. This easy-breezy... to the porch and seeing great views from the front to the back. Southern Living magazine... Perfect front porch but, I would need a few ceiling fans. Phantom Screens - absolutely... awesome front porch, our renovated chicken coop but SO much more to do yet. I've been..."
Decorate With Intention: Create a Welcoming Entry
Porches and entryways should graciously greet you as well as guests in your home. Here, some welcoming ideas
"Porches and entryways should graciously greet you as well as guests in your home... love the front porch idea But... I live in wyoming and with the wind and snow hummm... on the front door of the first pic. Also, the color of the siding. The door is an... Giving your front door or porch ceiling a coat of blue paint is a great way to increase... near the front door is a wise choice for decor. It looks great filled with flowers but..."
4 Good Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitos in Your Yard
Stay safe from West Nile virus and put an end to irksome itches with these tools and methods for a porch, patio or yard
"for a porch, patio or yard... screened porch (very old invention.) It releases no toxins into the environment so... mosquitos! build some bat houses and put high on trees facing away from morning sun.... you can build one yourself for less than $10. Love the bat house idea. If you're sensitive... screened in porch. Birds eat mosquitos and given how bird numbers are declining they need... covered porches will keep them away from humans as well. Not sure I would introduce..."