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Topiaries Carve a Place Indoors and Out
Carve Out a Neat Little Nook
A well-designed nook can add charm and warmth to a room. Here are ideas for creating one that really works
See a Guesthouse Carved Into a Washington Cliff
Grand Entry Elements: Newel Posts Past and Present
"curved staircase was the only feature in the entire house worth keeping. Typically... hand-carved Moroccan doors while living in Morocco for 3 years. We incorporated... graced the grand balustrade of the mansion, which descended from the second floor balcony... of our staircase rebuilt to widen the steps there (the builder had left an awkward... a lit staircase is the best part. My next house will feature these newels on the..."
My Houzz: Step Inside a Grand 1800s Victorian
A 7,000-square-foot historic estate returns to glory, thanks to loving renovations by a tireless Texas couple
"House, a grand and historic 1883 Victorian residence in Terrell, Texas, listed on the... such a grand historical home was purchased by a couple who had the taste, resources... about this grand home. The present owners have done an outstanding job of renovating and... such a grand scale. Bravo its amazing. I forgot to mention the exterior couldn't be... and the staircase too. "I'm from Texas, where we like our homes to be new," Nancy..."
Regency Style Shows Interiors a Grand Time
Lavish and hinting at the fantastical, regency designs are still influencing interior decorating 200 years after their birth
My Houzz: Grand Openings for a Dallas Ranch
Making an Entrance Grand
Make the Most of Your Entryway
Whether you have a grand staircase or a tiny front hallway, you can maximize your home's entryway for beauty and usefulness
"have a grand staircase or a tiny front hallway, you can maximize your home's entryway... room or a grand staircase dedicated to inviting guests in. Other homes, like my 1940s... a baby grand or so precious as belonging to a very, very serious and talented musician... entry. The staircase itself is traditional in feel, a contrast to the very modern table... beautiful wood staircases that should be shown off. I love how the two lamps brighten this..."
Set Staircases Racing With a Striped Stair Runner
"with a grand stairway decked out with a funky striped runner. I like to think of... staircases as large-scale pieces of furniture in need of upholstering. And what better... than a staircase? Stair runners are excellent for injecting color and pattern into... cranny of a staircase, with the carpet affixed to the tread, around the nose, and to the... have a staircase in need of a runner, stripes are a great way to go...."
Staircase Backs Rise to the Challenge
How to make the back of a staircase as fetching as the front? Try architectural embellishments, creative colors and design-savvy materials
"back of a staircase as fetching as the front? Try architectural embellishments, creative... Spiral Staircase I Staircase and Windows Spiral Staircase II All available with... double grand curved stair cases. Absolutely lovely. This collection of staircases... like a grand British Colonial plantation house. Thanks for sharing. Charmean Nice... first staircase I would faint. I'm deathly afraid of height and those steps makes..."
The Up and Down of It: Staircases as a Focal Point
"amazing staircases, you'll be filled with inspiration to make your own staircase a... unique. Staircases are architecturally necessary. But does that mean that they have... life. Staircases can set the tone for a room. They can be dramatic, dynamic and... A grand staircase which highlights an unusual architectural feature such as this... rustic staircase. The traditional sweeping shape of this staircase is sharply contrasted..."
Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase
Understanding how stairs are designed and laid out can help you make the best decisions for safety and beauty in your home
"A staircase is a simple and elegant way for people to move between floors. The layout... existing staircase? (Five feet wide, fastened (?) by walls, no bannister.) Thank... balusters. Staircases are one of my favorite design features. I just have to share more... foot wide staircases and hope to be replacing the areas that meet them with hardwood... apply staircase runners and faux finish the riser/tread margins. I have seen it..."
"often carved rod supports a handrail or a furniture piece's frame... rod in staircases and furniture. (It is also a tapered stick used to twist fibers... can be carved into it. The spindle shown here is threaded like a screw. Spindles support... sweeping staircase look. Spindles are also used on furniture, such as beds, cribs and... this staircase has boat cleats and rope for a nautical look. The handrail is supported..."
Design Details: Neat Little Niches