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8 Materials for Raised Garden Beds
Get the dirt on classic and new options for raised vegetable and plant beds, to get the most from your year-round garden
"a few years. Used stock tanks 25 years ago at our home in Virginia. Moved them... same spot year after year without problems with disease. You can get the details at... beds for years now, and these ideas will certainly come in handy. EarthBoxes work... a few years is wash tubs. And they aren't cheap anymore, although they might not... them for years. I have no clue why I let them go, but I sure wish I had them back after..."
Upgrade Your House With New Interior Doors
New project for a new year: Enhance your home's architecture with new interior doors you'll love to live with every day
"a new year: Enhance your home's architecture with new interior doors you'll love... woodwork from 50 year old shellacked pine to dark chocolate stained oak, which would have... building this year...like half a pocket door if that were possible. Great information here... s. 20 Years ago I had them made for a client's house in Australia.. We are now completing... home 4 years ago and plan to replace all the flush, hollow core doors some day. We..."
How to Bring Out Your Home’s Character With Trim
New project for a new year: Add moldings and baseboards to enhance architectural style and create visual interest
"a new year: Add moldings and baseboards to enhance architectural style and create... is 100 years old- this was my second home when my grandparents lived here. I can't... once a year. Were both houses installed incorrectly?? My guess would be temperature... the 100 year old trim, we added some shelves and a few simple collar tie beams and... company many years ago. They're still at it. http://www.foamfactory.com/ Thank you Tram..."
How to Install a Dimmer Switch
New project for a new year: Take control of your lighting to set the right mood for entertaining, dining and work
"a new year: Take control of your lighting to set the right mood for entertaining... about 20 years. . Math is not my strong suit but that's $30 a year. At that price... me 25 years to convert them! The pricing is STILL out of reach after 3 years on market... enjoyed for years. It's $25. Great!!! But will save me $700 over the lifetime of bulb:... about 50% of max. Obviously, there are still kinks in it but prices do not reflect..."
How to Get a Pizza Oven for the Patio
New project for a new year: Light a fire under plans for an outdoor oven and claim the best pizza in town
"a new year: Light a fire under plans for an outdoor oven and claim the best pizza... couple of years ago. We built it at our cabin, the stone we gathered locally from a nearby... three years and we enjoy everything about it. I roast many things in it but one... built this year. Be aware that if you DIY, there are some very precise measurements that... time of year being in New England not to heat it up too fast. I had always wanted a..."
My Houzz: Modern Features Join Period Details in Toronto
A hundred-year-old home in Canada gets a new addition and modern updates, with respect for its beautiful original elements
"hundred-year-old home in Canada gets a new addition and modern updates, with respect... on 30x50' lot will cost 700k and up). Kids play area is dangerous. And I can't see... 200- by 50-foot lot at the top of a small hill, surrounded by enormous sculptural old... a one-year opportunity to consider and reconsider the drawings," says Sorbara. This... through 100 years to the day after the initial construction permits for the house were..."
New Hardware Gives Doors a Turn for the Better
New project for a new year: Get a handle on how to find the knobs, levers or pulls that will make your doors memorable
"a new year: Get a handle on how to find the knobs, levers or pulls that will make... the $30-$50 door levers at the big box store of good enough quality to last, or should... Several years ago we replaced our builder-grade round polished brass door hardware... Over the years we have had the opportunities to work in some fine old homes & the a... house 12 years ago was change the motley old collection with new doorknobs that matched..."
Get Organized: Make Your Own Stylish Corkboard
New project for a new year: Craft an inexpensive custom pin board to keep papers, photos and more neatly at hand
How to Choose the Right Exterior Color
Explore each color in our guide to pick a hue for your home's face that you'll be happy with for years to come
Light Your Landscape for Drama and Function
New project for a new year: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe
"a new year: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime... was 30 years ago and I didn't take a picture, but it made an impression that stayed... house two years ago and we are still in the process of figuring out/correcting the DIY... past 15 years. There is nothing that can enhance a property in such an elegant way... projects for years, but I was hooked from the first night I noticed that my clients jaws..."
White Delights on Home Exteriors of All Styles
You can't go wrong looking on the bright side for a home's exterior — white exteriors like these have been succeeding for hundreds of years
"for 20 years and I have painted it twice. So, about 10 years is the duration. Everyone... over 20 years). Attached photo is from one of those extreme weather conditions! Climate... third year we have had the brick painted and we haven't even had to touch it up.... wood this year, but the brick looks awesome. We have been so impressed that we painted... process, celebrate the modern age.More: Help! What Color Should I Paint My House?..."
Handmade Home: The Paper Pompom
"many years ago, we did this with tissues,and created "carnations". Everything has... have 12 years later. I made a "flower" out of 10 Kleenexes, using the steps for this... birthday celebration. Hung in clusters, these fluffy crafts make for a beautiful display... dinners or year-round décor..."
My Houzz: Island Life and Love in the Bahamas
"Fifty years of devotion begets two handmade open-air cottage homes on a private tropical... nearly 60 years of marriage, the couple has never owned a car, connecting to the outside... $28 a year from the Queen of England before finally purchasing it from her in 1965... every year in the summertime. We fed "Belch", the big grouper down at the marina... these years,too.Love your relaxed attitude to life. How darling are they? I love..."
Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Triumph Returns
Sixteen years' worth of restoration and reconstruction efforts have brought the Martin House Complex in New York back to glory
"xteen years' worth of restoration and reconstruction efforts have brought the Martin... Glance Year built: 1904 Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright Location: Buffalo, NY Size:... about 3 years ago. I have seen the progression of the restoration and I know what hard... couple of years ago, so this takes me back. The exterior was pretty much complete, but... over the years and his designs in the 21st century would probably be quite a bit different..."
Warm Up Your Home With an Evergreen Windbreak
"growth a year. Some of these pictures feature 30-40 year old trees. Something like... beautiful 30 year old blue spruce at my old house due to heavy snowfall this year. Just... pristine 100 year old farmhouse, if you have the space consider making the windbreak several... within 50 feet of it. Tall evergreen trees should be planted 10 to 20 feet apart in..."