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My Houzz: A Basic Builder Home Gets the Glam Treatment
From blank canvas to decorated beauty, this home in Massachusetts changed a family's life in more ways than one
"texture and customized details to make this basic builder home her family's own, Curran... look more custom. One of my favs! Lovely Home! Amazing. Exactly the look I'm trying... for more custom detail. A mirrored backsplash brings light and glimmer into the kitchen... added customized style to the previously blank kitchen. "When we moved in, the home... much a builder's basic," Curran says. "Although it wasn't quite love at first sight..."
Houzz Tour: Builder's Beige Gets a Makeover
"it was builder's beige," she says. The home lacked moldings, pot lights, interesting... upholstered custom-made bed, with fun patterns, colors and shapes. We chose robot wallpaper... cushions are custom)Rug: Madeline WeinribNightstands: Crate and Barrel Tip: Involve young... "Bed: CustomNightstands and bench: Crate and BarrelWallpaper: Sanssouci from Designers... ools: Custom-made with Sunbrella fabric from Robert Allen The family is very busy..."
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How to Commission Custom Wood Furnishings
"to be custom, but where to start? “You write for Houzz,” he said. “Your job is... want in a custom wood piece.... - the custom builder is probably working on someone else's piece that needs to be... and the customer's to not meet their expectations. also, custom building (furniture)... creates all custom project drawings! Finally, after a drawing is customer-approved, that... as a custom furniture maker myself, this article speaks my language. Custom means..."
What to Know About Working With a Custom Cabinetmaker
Learn the benefits of going custom, along with possible projects, cabinetmakers’ pricing structures and more
"going custom, along with possible projects, cabinetmakers’ pricing structures and... dreaming of custom cabinets for the kitchen or bath, or perhaps a gorgeous built-in en... for in a custom cabinetmaker, plus the lowdown on pricing structure, 3D-rendering technology... eam-7-custom-furniture Dura Supreme has custom and semi-custom product lines and... Custom to me is "custom" -- I want something different. I don't like to hide things..."
6 Custom Features for Distinctive Cabinetry
Quality is in the details, as these cabinets with custom embellishments and other decorative details show
"cabinets with custom embellishments and other decorative details show... bit of customization can be. It's nice to see cabinets that are a bit different from... doing custom cabinetry and there is no limit to that creativity. Here is a project... artistic.... Custom cabinetry, one of my favorite topics. Love all the unique designs here... favorite custom cabinetry designs... Add stainless steel cabinet doors to match your..."
8 Cabinetry Details to Create Custom Kitchen Style
"base of custom cabinetry nowadays? I like the look of the feet, as they anchor the... do with custom cabinets, like these wonderful wavy drawers! http://www.houzz.com/... for the "custom" feet - SO many times I've heard "Oh, I should/could have told you that"... new home builder in Charlotte NC and we ONLY use Carolina Heartwood (http://www.car..."
8 Influential Home Design Trends for 2012
The National Association of Home Builders sees the year ahead through the eyes of its annual design award winners
"of Home Builders sees the year ahead through the eyes of its annual design award winners... of Home Builders (NAHB) annually conducts its Best in American Living Awards (BALA)... open to builders and design professionals, acknowledge that good design "is not and... d and custom homes." The NAHB uses these design awards to look for upcoming trends... International Builders Show, held in February in Orlando, Florida, BALA jurors Heather McCune..."
Idea of the Week: Driftwood Mantle
"Green builders turn black walnut river log into one-of-a-kind accent piece... Then 3 custom 3/8" metal plates were welded to a 3/4" steel dowel. The plates were... Master Builders. "But for us, that's part of the fun of reusing something unique and... Master Builders acquired this amazing piece through Cumar Marble and Granite in Everett..."
Houzz Tour: Step Inside (and Out) a New Florida Showhouse
2012 'New American Home' at International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor living
"International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor... International Builders Show is without a doubt a celebration of the Florida lifestyle. Designed... of Home Builders (NAHB) in several years. Still, at almost 4,200 square feet of living... International Builders Show | More regional modern home design... design and custom build three pieces of the furniture in this home. I attended a party..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Lakeside Jewel in Texas
A geometric window design acts as the springboard for a builder's dream family home on a lake near Austin
"for a builder's dream family home on a lake near Austin... contract builder Roger Lawrence built his dream family home along the shores of Lake... created a custom tile design around the windows. The custom-made, handblown glass lighting... table is custom made out of oak. The custom tile mosaic accenting the living room windows... cabinet was custom made by Johnson Cabinets. Other furnishings are from Back Door to the..."
Pick the Right Pendant for Your Kitchen Island
Don't settle for bland builder-grade pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's style
"bland builder-grade pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds... lights. Builder-grade pendant lights have become as predictable as maple and granite... by the builder/previous owner (second photo) and my client likes them. I DETEST.... Everything is custom-made from blown or fused glass. Happy Houzzing! Swinging the pendulum..."
11 Extraordinary Playhouses That Dream Big
Catch these imaginative custom playhouse designs before they find happily-ever-after homes off the show floor
"imaginative custom playhouse designs before they find happily-ever-after homes off the... in 11 custom-designed playhouses from this year's Dreams Happen event, a biennial... architects and builders followed just one rule: Each playhouse could have a maximum footprint... Artist-Builder (this photo and previous)Props: Howard's Shoes for ChildrenThis playhouse... chairs. A custom mural depicting underwater sea life wraps around a seating nook inside..."
Incredible Home Catwalks Make for Purr-fectly Happy Felines
Walkways and tunnels custom built to the tune of about $35,000 keep a homeowner’s 18 cats on cloud nine
"tunnels custom built to the tune of about $35,000 keep a homeowner’s 18 cats on cloud... when home builder Peter Cohen moved into his house in Goleta, California, two roaming... Great builder. who gives a rip about "who will buy it down the road" this is your... ‘I’m a builder. I could do that,’” he says. When there was downtime at his building..."
Houzz Tour: Bringing the Outdoors Inside on Bowen Island, B.C.