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Cast Concrete Countertops With a Personal Twist
From frame making to pouring to inlays, learn how concrete counters are cast — and how an artisan embellishes them
"counters are cast — and how an artisan embellishes them... says of casting custom concrete countertops. First he made them for a rental property... (reclaimed glass, various resins). And, if you really USE your kitchen, and perchance... prefer to cast the whole thing in situ such that there is no joints on the counter.That... going cast concrete with tile inset sections as well as hot trivets for decoration... stone and glass which matched the overall color scheme of the surrounding kitchen (and..."
Kitchen Sinks: Enameled Cast Iron for Attractive Durability
"enameled cast iron sink can bring character to your kitchen... spot. Cast iron is one of them. Cast iron sinks have been around for some time, because... edge of cast iron you then have to wipe it down as well. Also, the cast iron quickly... Sink Cast iron I just bought a deep blue kohler cast iron kitchen sink. Very happy... enameled cast iron sink in white and really love it. Our house is a 90 year old Craftsman..."
Original Home Details: What to Keep, What to Cast Off
"have the glass swapped out to insulated glass in the process, saving energy. It won't... Both the cast iron 1930s-era sink and vintage 1950s-era gas stove are actually brand... doorknobs are glass, very period, but I'm less than convinced that all of them are original... leaded glass sidelites on a set of French doors, are what make the house special and... older glass windows. You might want to post your question in the discussion section..."
Ecofriendly Fire Pits: Casting Backyard Campfires in a New Light
Wood burning may be discouraged — even illegal in places — but that needn't mean forsaking the fire pit. Try one of these alternatives
"found a cast iron cooking pot from india and converted it into a gas firepit. Image... large glass windows and doors. Kudos to Houzz for breaching a 'hot' topic. My eco... eling glass topper. Several manufacturers now offer eco-glass, which is made of... trial glass that has been melted down and dyed to achieve brilliant colors. Other..."
Cast a Spell With Outdoor Lights
Make a night on the patio magical or conjure a warm welcome for guests on the porch with well-chosen outdoor lighting fixtures
"light they cast without interfering with the starry NM skies. I create gas lanterns... Frosted glass is a great low-maintenance choice for outside lighting. It prevents glare... clear glass. Need your lighting to add curb appeal? Don't be afraid of a larger fixture..."
Cast Away for South Seas Style
Oh, to be in Tahiti right now. The next best thing: tips from South Seas resorts to create that lovely getaway feel at home
Interior Glass Doors Shine as Stars of the Flow
If your rooms are cast in a dreary light or the setting is uninspired, give glass doors a more prominent role
"rooms are cast in a dreary light or the setting is uninspired, give glass doors a more... erior glass doors — whether clear, frosted, multipaned, pocketed or French — will... light?), glass doors inside the house can provide the perfect solution to some very... interior glass doors can change a home for the better.... I love glass interior doors, French doors, glass pocket doors. Bookmarking this,... interior glass doors........what a great post! Glass doors really are a dramatic and..."
Glass Doors That Welcome — and Protect Your Privacy Too
"created by a glass door or sidelights. That’s why I’m drawn to front doors that manage to... interior glass door- easy and beautiful! Sophisticated updated Cast Glass is a great... stained glass is very thin and easy to break. Cast glass is tempered (usually 1/4 inch... leaded glass in my front door sidelight. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_glass... ns-on-glass. I'm actually thinking of etching or sandblasting shower glass. I was..."
The Glass Bathroom Wall: Love It or Lose It?
There's no question that a glass wall makes a bathroom feel more open. Are they private enough for you?
"that a glass wall makes a bathroom feel more open. Are they private enough for you... feel when glass walls are used to enclose the bathroom? It’s no secret that glass walls... Glass walls in architecture are nothing new. You’ll occasionally see them act as... Whether the glass wall in question is an interior or exterior wall, it may leave too much... install a glass shower, but a frosted glass sliding door for the entry to the room...."
Make Your Garden Sparkle With Glass Art
Bring color, shine and even delightful sounds to your garden with glass sculptures, chimes and gazing spheres
"garden with glass sculptures, chimes and gazing spheres... trees can cast dense shade, creating an inhospitable environment where even weeds can't... feature? Glass art could be just what you need. Often lightweight, easy to install,... points, glass offers something for every taste and every budget. It won't rust or need... smaller glass art pieces can be moved to different parts of the garden as you choose... to use glass art in the garden. I love the glass sculpture by Jesse Kelly. I purchased..."
Glass Art: How to Place and Light It
"illuminating glass art around your home... always been glass. Glass art has always been a passion of mine — I love the colors, depth... nature of glass, there are some special considerations to make in placement and lighting... display your glass art. Here are some helpful tips.... and the glass table extending from it. Now that's art! Pepe, Your red art glass wall... mounting glass art. It would be worth shipping your glass to a professional rather than..."
Materials Workshop: Channel Glass Finds Its Groove in Homes
The commerical world already knew its benefits. Now channel glass is bringing diffused daylight, privacy and more to residences
"channel glass is bringing diffused daylight, privacy and more to residences... channel glass a sort of modern take on traditional stained glass — luminous and mysterious... Channel glass is one material that carries over well. It’s an eminently robust material... Courtenay Glass. I was unaware of this type of glass. Thanks for the informative article... tying in Glass and Metal into your shower build. Last week I was working up North in..."
Surprises Await in Little Glass Boxes
"whimsy of glass walls shine through... But a glass box can also be just that, a box made out of glass that is part of a... “Glass box" is an expression — sometimes endearing, more times not — describing buildings... primarily of glass walls. Think Mies van der Rohe's designs of houses and office buildings... that have glass boxes: One is an entry, one is a dining room (among other things), and... like the glass boxes - with one exception - the box that sits just below the steep slope..."
Clear Staircases — They're a Real Glass Act
If you're flush with funds, you can have a ball with crystal on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar
"es, a glass stair can't be beat. Made of sheets of glass with an inner layer for... with a glass stringer and support. And the glass used, while mostly clear and textured... All-glass stairs, made popular by architect Peter Brohlin's for the iconic Fifth... nearly all glass (treads, risers, stringers and rail) or can include contrasting materials... glass is slumped and by some glass artist in Washington I believe. The glass has..."
Flying Colors: Stained Glass Through the Ages to Today
Ancient palaces sported it. Monks were distracted by it. But today's stained glass designs may be more glorious than ever
"stained glass designs may be more glorious than ever... ained glass, whether actually stained or enameled or painted, can do more than decorate... stained glass may be inspired by the styles of the past and reimagined for today.... Stained glass adds so much to a room! This is art glass I made. The glass I picked... stained glass. I have never been a big fan of stained glass windows until I did a show... colored glass (not stained glass) that were regular-sized windows and side panels of..."