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Houzz Tour: Universal Design Makes a Midcentury Home Accessible
More space for wheelchairs, easier access to appliances and a curbless shower fit a Seattle family's needs
"second story for more square footage. But I said, 'Wait a second. What if you try... second story would have ruined the architectural character of the home and required... Cabinetry: custom, Contour Woodworks; cabinet pulls: Mockett; floor: clear-stained red... moved the custom cabinetry and built-in units back, expanding the kitchen and making..."
Weekend Decorating: 8 Ideas for a Small Entry
My Houzz: DIY Efforts Transform a South Philly Row House
Elbow grease and creative thinking take an early-1900s home in Pennsylvania into the realm of knockout style
"gorgeous custom style for their three-story, early-20th-century row house in South... vintage and customization really makes the place personal. Amazing and at a great price... three story home. It is romantic and unique just like it's owners. Bon chance! Houzz... for a custom look at a reasonable price.While oak floors on the first level were... all") from custom notecards she used to make and sell through the couple's Etsy shop...."
A 'Parks and Recreation' Star Comes Out of the Woodwork
Before Tinseltown called, he was a craftsman. Now Nick Offerman has turned his Los Angeles woodshop into a collective
"amazing custom pieces. Here's the story behind Offerman Woodshop.... wonderful story! Thanks for sharing. Wonderful. Thanks for passing on your woodworking... takes custom commissions. Lee is currently working on a mahogany pinball table, and... group's custom furniture pieces, the crew has come up with a collection of more affordable..."
Houzz Tour: Living Luxuriously With Nature
"it's also customized with a detailed sense of purpose that gives it a warm and personal... 000-foot, two-story structure a lower profile when seen from the street. It is certainly... back. A custom mahogany window-wall system helps blend the main living space with the... glow. Custom window treatments and bed linens complete the luxurious look. A sleek... actually two stories, part of the home is embedded into the hillside, so from the street..."
Renovation Detail: The Built-In Corkboard
Stick 'em up! Line cabinet fronts, backsplashes and other slivers of space with cork to create a handy surface for pinning and posting
"create the customizations from my mile-long wish list. At the top: the built-in corkboard... tell the story of our lives. Where in your home will you tell yours?... I have custom fabric wallpaper, but I can stick anything I want on it with a tack... is to custom fit the cork to the space. While paneled refrigerator doors are not... forward to a custom built-in corkboard for pinning swatches and samples that correspond..."
My Houzz: Tudor Meets Contemporary
"this custom-built house from several magazine cutouts. The couple wanted an Old... Size: Two-story home with basement; 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms Architect: Orren Pickell... designer custom built it for them.Bed: Christian LiaigreSettee: custom design by LKH... these custom-built his and hers sinks and cabinets, along with a shower with dual... room and custom-built closet. Ryder's room (which he chose) has plenty of natural light..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Beach House Dazzles
"tile, custom furniture and one-of-a-kind finishes to the beach? Recently, Tampa-based... three-story, waterfront home she designed in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. Michelle... features a custom table made in Italy. Michelle picked the wood and the stains and specified... hood is a custom design. Michelle loves to mix finishes and textures in her work. That's... on the custom vanity are concrete. Michelle had crushed brown glass mixed into the..."
Window Valances for Every Style
Small Kitchens: Big in Function and Style!
Houzz Interview: Wendy's Shabby Nest
DIY Projects: Choosing a Dining Room Table
7 Tips for Making Contractors Your Allies
For a contractor as vested as you are in your home project's success, follow these time-tested techniques from a professional designer
"more bad stories than good when it comes to client-contractor relations. Miscommunication... a good customer from my own customers. If I don't like a price, I don't say "I don't... backwards for customers. That way we would ensure future business. This contractor said... are in a customer service industry. If they want respect from clients they need to... to cut customer doors. So I called around to find someone who is capable to shorten..."
When You Need Real Housekeeping Help
Which is scarier, Lifetime's 'Devious Maids' show or that area behind the toilet? If the toilet wins, you'll need these tips
"call "my stories" (aka soap operas), who is also my own grandmother's favorite: Susan... of our customers are referred to us by our customers (word of mouth). We would never... of my customers were elderly people that seemed to enjoy my company when I was there... of my customers paid me by the hour for company as much as for my cleaning services... small my customers let it go. But I have had to pay and I expect it and talk to my..."
Survive Your Home Remodel: 11 Must-Ask Questions
"heard the stories: friends and family doing dishes in their bathroom sinks, cooking meals... happy customers and looked carefully at the other potential customers. No red flags... happy customers and excellent looking product at what seemed like all price points... was the customer who wanted a smooth running job at any cost, and deduced that their... give my customers is "No matter the scope of our project, a entire house remodel or..."