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Houzz Tour: A Radical Reconstruction Raises an Austin Home
With a new second floor and some room swapping downstairs, this 1935 Texas bungalow now fits an architect and his family beautifully
"second-story addition for the boys, with two bedrooms and a cool secret music room... second storey to a house. In fact, I've lived in my last 2-storey house and probably... my last storey-and-a-half house. A 2-storey house costs quite a bit more to re-roof... paint. A storey-and-a-half set-up requires a steep roof pitch (unless you live in an... sf, 2 story house is NOT scaled to the neighborhood (Hyde Park or wherever this project..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"three-story apartment building behind a family's newly renovated bungalow demanded... sharing the story Annie. I smell photo trickery to some extent. The "before" photo is... ugly two story commercial building behind the property, the after picture keeps your... the real story; it's like having a huge, inter-active landscape painting outside. Can... the 3rd story on that apartment building. I'm just not seeing where the 8' tall o..."
You Said It: ‘Which Color Truly Reflects You?’ and Other Quotables
"Houzz stories out on my screened-in porch. Naturally, the ones that dealt with making... solution: a custom rolling cutting board and base cabinet that can be pulled out should... Full story: There’s a Party in the Backyard, Says a Houzz Landscaping Survey “One... Full story: 6 Native Ground Covers for Tough, Dry Spots “Neighborhood kids as well... are.Full story: Room of the Day: An Idyllic Lakeside Dock “The porch is located to take..."
Double Take: Moorish Goes Modern in a Manhattan Townhouse
"unifying six stories of a sleek Manhattan townhouse, the forward-thinking designers at SPG... unifying "six stories" - does this mean that this unit has six flights of stairs inside?... volume, the custom-milled walnut wall on the right is composed of pocket doors, which open... are two stories high, making the screen’s impact all the more dramatic.For those of..."
Houzz Tour: Stylish Farmhouse Addition Keeps a Low Profile
"single-story brick veneer bungalow that was ordinary in every way. Far from taking... through stories shared by friends who visited and loved it. The home is open and flowing... place on a custom-built concrete base. “The owners love how the extension connects them... single-story 3,870-square-foot (360-square-meter) addition to an original 1960s b..."
My Houzz: 1896 Victorian Home Gets a Contemporary Lift
A renovated San Francisco home provides a creative family with a warm sanctuary as well as a design studio
"single-story residence — with the master bed and bath off the kitchen — into a three-level... a two-story Victorian (no basement) himself, with the help of my teenage brothers... makes custom furniture, such as this dining table. Kristen found the vintage wishbone... third story. The architects followed the lines of the original building, which resulted..."
Get Creative Salvage Ideas from Houzzers' Reuse Projects
Save money and show off your resourcefulness by borrowing from these creative home projects using salvaged materials
"sharing your stories. Be sure to check out the original salvage Houzz call to see all of... repurposing stories. This is my favourite kind of furniture, reno, decor. I love how each... Houzz story of 2013 so far - thank you, Becky! (I noticed that people were asking... Rikola customized cabinetry from pieces found in a kitchen that was about to be demolished..."
The Unparalleled Power of Trees
"this story is a ubiquitous one, in which "landscaping" is usually the culprit behind... With 3, 4 story high trees in our neighbourhood, its amazing. Beautiful examples! This... Love this story, but am concerned about the encouragement of uplighting. Our populated... This custom outdoor fireplace, situated among beautiful palms, makes a great piece..."
Ranch House Love: Inspiration From 13 Ranch Renovations
Kick-start a ranch remodel with tips based on lovingly renovated homes done up in all kinds of styles
"larger two-story homes. Today there is much renewed interest in these low-slung, iconic... had a 2 story townhouse once, I swore never again! With a population who is growing... single story homes will be more in demand, not everyone can afford to put an elevator... adding custom hardware and wrapping the sides in white oak for contrast. Photos: See..."
My Houzz: Scandinavian Style Inspires a Bungalow's New Look
Curbside keepsakes, vintage accessories, DIY projects and chic textiles bring life to this Asheville family home
"reflects the stories and passions of the people who live in it," says Garuti. "And I think... featured story. What's not to understand? Regardless of what the style is labeled, I... This story is why I love houzz. I love seeing home decor from a thrifty, practical... color: custom mix similar to Revere Pewter, Benjamin Moore; chair: Oddfellows Antiques;..."
Houzz Tour: A Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Lovingly Restored
In a 15-year labor of love, one dedicated Ohio couple focuses on conserving over remodeling, protecting an architectural legacy
"single story and were built of easily attainable brick, concrete and solid woods.... success story. I love Wrights work but this feels like a house, not a home. Everything... Great story...beautiful house I love the First photo of the studs looking like a... illuminated by custom-fit triangular recessed lights, while another phenomenon reveals itself..."
Houzz Tour: Manhattan Brownstone Hides a Surprise
Behind an unassuming residential facade on an East Village street dotted with storefronts lies a feat of engineering
"three-story garden residence (first and second floors with partial basement) at the... headboard is custom, picking up on the old quilt. The second is found in the framed T-shirt... three-story unit's foyer, it's clear that the facade screen is porous. Peterson actually... the six-story building. I particularly like the hinged light fixture that enables it... in this story. Traditional brownstone would have made the wall too heavy to raise and..."
8 Therapeutic Benefits of a Family Photo Gallery
"hear the story behind the photo. Get the idea? I love family photos. We all have them... photos custom framed, but there are also many budget-friendly alternatives that allow... tell the story of a place in time. Photos of a graduation class, military brigade or... children, story time is already a part of their everyday routine. Just think of how much... these stories forever and repeat them to their own children.More: The Right Frame..."
Houzz Tour: Nature Suggests a Toronto Home’s Palette
My Houzz: Easygoing Elegance for a Massachusetts Saltbox
With beers on tap, a pizza oven and a guitar collection, this home mixes classic with generous doses of fun