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Houzz Tour: Turning a ’50s Ranch Into a Craftsman Bungalow
With a new second story and remodeled rooms, this Maryland home has plenty of space for family and friends
"over head light, and the banquet. Get a nice simple light wood rectangular table with... dark wood/light painted gems on the ceiling of the great room and I think it detracts... ceiling all light, pitch the chair in the far corner and update the pillows and throws... replace all lighting with something more modern, some bare canvased art on either side... home. Our lighting looks fabulous in pure crafstman style, traditional and in transitional..."
Show Us Your Home Office!
"windows and light. Not enough here to distract me but enough mood lifting light to keep... future! The light in this room makes for a pleasant working atmosphere, while the built... guest cottage and art studio. It's very small, but by using vintage suitcases and... natural light and a beautiful view to inspire - and often distract - me! I design... pendant light helps make the room feel creative and the bar for coffee or evening drinks..."
Shhh ... It's a Secret (Door, Room, Staircase)
Whether you're the cloak-and-dagger type or just want some practical storage, hidden places in the home show their appeal
"with a light bulb and a string. We pulled the string, and unbelievable the light... small cottage design works very well.... Guess which poster the electrical panel... had a light. There were just floor boards, but other than the dust and cobwebs,... that a light bulb would last that long!! :-) Hi, kelly519, it depends on when the... power the light you found was certainly introduced decades after the Civil War, so the..."
Houzz Tour: An Old Barn Inspires a Gracious New Home
Graceful and elegant, this spacious home in the Virginia countryside takes farmhouse style up a notch
"tiny cottage. But then, I realize that this house was what I could afford on my... beautiful cottage in England with a soulless, empty art gallery should take notes...... ran to a light switch and painted wall color. The view of the barn through the window... in the cottage. Good job. As I'm reading this, I'm kind of appalled that someone... cooling and lighting!) However, seeing the inside of this house and hearing the thought..."
Dream Spaces: Gracious, Spacious Front Porches
Maybe it’s the view. Maybe it’s the bed swing. Whatever their individual comforts, all of these porches encourage a leisurely stay
"Florida cottage with the shutters and swing, and the one wtih the 1960's fiberglass... it. A light sanding is fine if it will make the chairs more comfortable. I use soapy... about the light colored fabric cushions outdoors, especially when exposed to the elements... ceiling lights and slate flooring. In the U.S. South, deep porches with lofty ceilings... Florida cottage, the old-style shutters can be opened and closed for privacy and shelter..."
Displaying Kitchen Supplies — Hot or Not?
Do some kitchens just beg for a cozy row of canisters and gear for all to see? Have a look and let us know what you think
"U is a light blue Hoosier cabinet, a family heirloom. Our most-used cookbooks tend... that a cottage kitchen must have open shelving but I have lived with open shelving... different cottage kitchens, this one's my third, not doing it anymore. It looks good... little light), in the other two-color scheme kitchen it was TWO colors and white.... rustic/old cottage charm 3) I don't have that much junk. Really! Everything in my kitchen..."
How to Get Your Stair Runners Right
"you to lightly grasp the rail and glide down the steps, chin up and smiling at the... solid or light because it won't show every little bit of soil. What a great thread,... at the cottage. My husband is going to be building the stairs from the main floor... In our cottage we don't take our shoes off since we have stone floors. I would like... it is a cottage environment have you considered precast Concrete or a Vinyl flooring..."
Houzz interview: Simones' beach vintage home
"and the light palette in furniture & accessories) take advantage of the wonderful light... light as well. I love it! Now I have so many new photos to add to my vintage inspiration... looking at cottages literally in shambles withe my rose-colored glasses (one had a 4-foot... a tiny cottage on the back of the block by the street which we lived in while we built... little cottage. So many great memories, I use to eat crepe's on that deck! If you..."
Simple Pleasures: Make Do and Mend
"cabin, cottage, or such. No one stores canned goods near light. FYI I would caution... from our cottage....and to top it off, we carved our wedding date into the wood. All... over a light bulb or a potato. It's a satisfying way to keep all in the family from... aside cottage look! So many of my finds are painted an antique white etc. Fortunately..."
What Kind of Gardener Are You? Find Your Archetype
"much a cottage garden with a contemporary flair. Considering the archetypes discussed... create a cottage garden closer to the house. What type would that be ? The whimsical... Pelgrims, the cottage garden style would depend upon how to create it. It could be artistic... have a lighted pergola (waiting impatiently on the mandevilla vines to cover the top)... Italian lighting check us out www.luminosodesign.com Fabulous Fortuny @ fair pricing..."
Style Your Open Kitchen Shelving Like a Pro
Sloppy, haphazard open shelves? Not a chance when you follow these dos and don'ts for arranging items
"our tiny cottage in the woods, where we live year-round. Great feature Laura. I have... depending on lighting and/or appliances. Any building tips would be greatly appreciated... options, Lighting too is to be considered, what is the main focus......... storage,... 99462/Cottage-Kitchen-----Personal-Touches-traditional-kitchen-minneapolis I like..."
Shutter Cutouts: A Window to One's Soul?
To settle on the perfect shape for this simple detail, follow your heart — or diamond, or maple leaf
"at red lights, dull meetings and waiting at checkouts. Traffic lights? Or an H for... cute on a cottage). You'll have to let us know what you decide! Philip, I love seeing... of my cottage, but I have had so much fun reading all of these suggestions! Thank... beach cottage, it would have been a snap for me, but nothing just jelled! Well, since..."
How to Create a Built-In Home Bar
New project for a new year: Get the nuts-and-bolts info on building a swank home bar into a nook or wall
"off our cottage kitchen area that I think original owners had planned to put a double... at the cottage, I built a small bar instead:) Wife agreed with decision:) It also... up the cottage fridge for things like... food:) ~ Costs: Designed and built myself:... Halogen pot light and misc electrical: ~ $100 Booze to stock bar: Priceless:) so built-in... an LED light strip to the interior of the upper section to highlight my stored stemware..."
12 Signs Your Coastal-Style Home May Have Gone Overboard
Accessories conjuring the beach often start innocently enough, but if you've framed your flip-flops, it may be time to reconsider
"beach cottage, decorating it with themed items can be a lovely undertaking and a... lamp and light house pictures. 4pintobeans - very classy!! Well, I wish my vintage lake... fish net, light houses and knick knacks but kept a couple of oil paintings, some bookends... beach cottages out there. If they are outdated and tacky, that is when I see it... beach cottage I just purchased is being renovated in classic 'beach' style... White..."
10 Unexpected Color Schemes for Home Exteriors
"neighbors have light brown, light gray, off white homes. Mine is currently a light yellow... steps are lighted well). Sand and aqua! the taupe and lupine blue took me by surprise... white side lights abreast the front door. My thought was to do black shutters and possibly... the side lights. After reading some previous conversations is it best to keep the side... side lights white or paint them matching grey as the front door and then paint the..."