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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
"variety of custom cut outs for your windows! http://www.timberlane.com/resource-cent... tions-customizations/cut-outs/ I think an @ would make a cool cutout. As in @home... always do custom ones to truly make it personal. When we first built our house I really... those stories about the hostess pineapple at parties. I've heard it a few ways but... but the story goes that hostesses would put a pineapple on the mantel (or porch) at..."
10 Things Decorators Want You to Know About What They Do
They do more than pick pretty colors. Here's what decorators can do for you — and how you can help them
"mixing custom paint colors, and arranging goes into this kind of work, and unless... from a customers perspective would help some professionals too. Thank you for a great... of our customers are also looking at these photos and at what's currently in the stores... horror stories of being paid coolie wages for his work which was then fully doubled... sleazy stories about his own colleagues. There are, I'm sure, many dedicated, honorable..."
The Right Built-ins for Your Fireplace
Building the perfect storage around your fireplace starts with deciding what it's for. These 14 examples will get you started
"surround custom designed and built that creates one cohesive unit out of the two sides... lot of customers that want to put a TV above a fireplace. Since they don't want the... creating custom build ins for your space. So cool with the secret storage places, too... the full story and considerations that went into each person's choices. mrmccull --... of the story here is to really think about how you sit and watch and what else might..."
Inspiring Ideas for Vintage Kitchen Islands
Tired of the same old boxy kitchen island? Look to the past for a functional piece with timeless personality
"create a custom color with the heritage finish for an even more unique look. http://www... It was custom built and finished We have the ultimate kitchen island with concrete... we have custom built this kitchen ourselves and I wanted an older feel so we used table... interesting story. This island was built in 1938 for a grocery store where my father-in-law... and the story adds to the "appeal"... Needed a smaller than usual island for a tight..."
Thai Tradition: Tiny Spirit Houses Honor the Departed
Good luck and fortune are believed to follow when homeowners keep the spirits happy with these mini dwellings
"birdhouse and customize? Where can spirit houses be purchased in U.S., preferably New York... respectful custom; what lovely, colorful shrines. I thank this article's author for... Charming custom. @EriinWolfe, your property is gorgeous and your shrine lovely. Thanks... beautiful story. Thank you for the additional insights into this phenomena Houzzers!... beautiful story. It connected with me more than I realized at first. At the end of the..."
Decorating With Antiques: Chests, Dressers and Buffets
"design a custom built-in hutch or buffet to give you the look you want and your exact... telling Customers Antiques make a house a home! plus using them unconventionally is... and a custom jam cupboard for a pantry. Works great! Here's an old chest and dresser... add our stories to those of the previous owners - known only to the antiques themselves…... The story I have heard is that these came in series and were nested when not in..."
Collect With Confidence: An Art-Buying Guide for Beginners
Don't let a lack of knowledge or limited funds keep you from the joy of owning art. This guide will put you on the collector's path
"creating custom pieces of art for anyone with a vision & budget. The site has been... Also, custom work online is another way to be sure you like what you are getting... helped custom painting clients who are uncertain what exact size canvas to order.... and the stories behind their works! Three cheers for original art! Thank you for... Short story, see it in person or have a very clear agreement about what will happen..."
How Much Stuff Is Enough?
"library with custom cabinetry filled with my clients books and art. Cook books fill the... major customer of sheets in this house! The main thing that we do is use our... making custom bedding back in the early 80's when the Italian sheet companies only... tell the story of much of my diverse life---as well as the lives of beloved family members... wonderful story...and the book is happier being enjoyed by a new reader as opposed to..."
Discover the Pull of Microwave Drawers
More accessible, less noticeable and highly space efficient, microwave drawers are a welcome newcomer in kitchen appliances
"repeat customer's they could possibly lose. As for cleaning the top, I just close... satisfied customers whose microwaves are working just fine years later. Yes, cost... Funny story: We bought a new home that had been lived in for about 8 months. Bachelors... half the story...! I checked with my resident engineering expert (DH) and the only..."
Travel in Style: 10 Designer Hotels to Inspire You
Pick up some decorating ideas or just revel in the decor and furnishings of these eye-popping hotels by famous designers
"rolls are custom - yellow paper to go with the corporate pineapple logo and the hotel's... read the story I see why it feels like so many timescapes and moods. When I was a design... Seuss story, but then it's not disfiguring a lovely town (whose other structures... great story to tell and I can't wait to tell it in an upcoming video tour. http://www... feature custom-designed fabric, wallpaper and rugs, as well as large abstract paintings..."
My Houzz: Collective Panache for an 1890s Home
"putting in custom cabinets and granite? I will say that the collage front cabinets are... ... a story board i made up for my master and a dinning room I no longer have but... her life story. How extremely interesting it must be to visit this lovely home. Stories... create a custom concrete tub. Sink: Batimat “We travel a lot, so we like to bring home... Guilien’s story on the floor — about him, people he knows and places they’ve been. She..."
Houzz Tour: Taking ‘Ye Olde’ Out of a Nantucket Shingle-Style Home
Vintage and modern pieces mix it up in a vacation house reconfigured to host casual gatherings of family and friends
"Love the custom rug in the dining room. Exquisite! Oh what a wonderful home! The remodel... tell that story. We need a before and after floor plan. Second, why are there... background story! @JudyG, unless there are 9 foot swells that force the high speed ferry... cut and customized into roller shades. Shade rolls: British Sign Company, turned into... style. The custom bedding is quilted gauze with appliqués. A large milk carton rattan..."
Celebrating the Great American Quilt
"also be custom-made as roman shades and offer great window insulation in a cold winter... all the stories, and am learning so much! Thanks, Becky! Icedancer - what a great find... all your stories and pictures, it has been such a joy to read them and revel in this... great story! Katierose, I'm a complete newbie on Houzz, so I don't know the etiquette... They tell stories and convey information, both political and social. And they’re no longer..."
Christmas Tree Decorating the Painless Way
Holidays are for carols, not cussing. Make tree trimming less work and more fun with this guide at your side
"appear more custom-matched than a unique layering of light types that they both share.... is the story on those? Decorating the tree is also my favorite holiday tradition!... all your stories...I am sitting in front of my Christmas tree reading them - such a... tells me a story of old friendships. You're lucky that Mike isn't red/green color-blind... tell a story or share your life, so much the better. This ornament is one Mike and..."
Inside Houzz: Ideabooks Aid Design Collaboration in Seattle
Homeowners find their designers on Houzz, use ideabooks to communicate their remodeling ideas, and get the home they'd longed for
"were all custom mixes to match existing trim and wall colors. - Tom Freeman Will be... our 2nd story remodel, I had discovered houzz but no one would look at my idea books... fascinating story and a great example of how Houzz is such a useful tool! Thank you so... hear more stories like this! Hi I would like information on the paint used for the kitchen... and a custom vanity. Floor tile: matte porcelain hex mosaic, Ann Sacks; border tile:..."