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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
"backyard decks, with all their bells and whistles. But a well-designed front porch is... it. A light sanding is fine if it will make the chairs more comfortable. I use soapy... rear deck which is not covered. We really like having the choice of whether to... the rear deck is great for summer when it gets the morning and evening sun but is shaded... about the light colored fabric cushions outdoors, especially when exposed to the elements..."
8 Nooks and Crannies That Can Wow
"you can deck out with major style.... Your deck is gorgeous. I am absolutely in love with that deep periwinkle bathroom... - in a light wood - we painted our walk in closet the same teal blue as the bedroom... Somehow, the light wood and rich blue make all our clothes look better.... Closet This... paint your deck turquoise, as I did here in my own backyard. When you inject a burst..."
Fabulous, Must-Have Features for Fall and Winter Outdoor Spaces
"patios and decks? Ostriches unite! Time to pull our heads out of the sands of denial... back deck. We have been working in sections and I did not want to put a roof because... natural light coming into our home, the skylights might be something to consider. Thanks... in the light into my home. It did drastically reduce my cooling bill though since..."
Houzz Tour: The Green Gambrel House
"plywood and decking material. Treff, thank you so much for taking the time to share your... natural light. Yes, I agree the exterior style makes for an unexpected interior, but... look so light and airy and the addition portion looks all closed in - it gives me a... natural light, as seen in this gorgeous bathroom. This house is proof that green can... Fortuny light graces the dining room. The more traditional architectural elements..."
New York's Wilderstein House Dresses Up for Christmas
See how local designers have transformed this historic Queen Anne–style home with stunning holiday displays
Decorated Houses Help Save a Detroit Neighborhood
Art's a start for an inner-city community working to stave off urban blight and kindle a renaissance
Color Guide: How to Work With Beige
If you yawn and dismiss it, you're missing out on beige's infinite subtleties and the possibilities it brings to room designs
"kind of light. Beige is also known as tan, buff, cream and even khaki. It varies... matter how light or dark, work with bright white trim; nothing looks crisper or more... look in a light sea foam blue-green, or a gentle warm pink ;) Samantha, thanks, I enjoyed... western light at some time of the day. That one was a big boo-boo for me personally... as the lighting changes thru out the house and every room looks different. I get..."
My Houzz: From Dated to Dreamy in 3 Weeks
The results belie the speedy makeover of this 1940s Quebec home — which not even a colony of ants could derail
"ample light, interesting architectural details and generous spaces. With help from... rails and lighting. They also gave their kitchen a makeover with new flooring, new hardware... and your lighting pieces are gorgeous as well. Found myself flipping back over the pictures... times. So light and airy. Cozy and gorgeous for a lovely family! You did a great job... patio/deck this summer. I hope to check in with them and see how they'll put it all..."
Houzz Tour: Unplugging From High Tech in a Texas Farmhouse
This simply styled home gives an Austin family all the warmth of comfort food and all the amenities of modern times
"full of light. After looking at photos together on Houzz, Cuppett and his clients decided... with light coming from all directions through windows needed for breezes — all elements... Large deck allows guests to view trees, landscaping, etc. The front porch extends... Love the light and the exposures. That said, though, it's definitely NOT small, LOL... exterior light fixture on the back porch? farmmom25...my exact thoughts...why sacrifice..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Lavender
Ever fresh, lavender comes in many flavors for the home: sophisticated neutral, cool accent and, yes, perennial nursery favorite
"from light purples to pale pinks, to blues and grays. Generally its purple and pink... from very light to medium dark — evoke femininity and youth and freshness, while the... interior a light amethyst with true white molding. I guess the people who bought our house... completely decked out in lavender. I've since developed an aversion to the color, and... PurplesA light purple lavender with a shock of bright, vivid chartreuse saves this open..."
7 Ideas to Get You Back on the Front Porch
Remember the good old days, when porches offered front-row seats to street scenes? They can be even better today
"backyard decks. But despite modern conveniences, we can still revive the front porch... on our deck called Deck Renew. It's like truck bed liner for decks. Comes in all colors... or the deck; or the patio. Older Australian homes, the more traditional ones had a... 400 sf deck that currently goes just shy of half way around my house which I love... my deck is uncovered, High traffic, and in the direct sun for most of the day..."
18 Knockout Ideas for Wooden Floor Showers
Look to an often-forgotten material choice for shower floors that radiate beauty in almost any style bathroom
"sunny deck-like experience in summer, making it a win-win for anyone looking to spiff... with a decking urethane, which we'll have to touch up annually. As for cleaning, ours... used Ipe decking in our bathroom about a year ago. I too would love to hear from someone... outdoor decking. I love the feel of wood under my feet in the shower. I have put wood... outdoor decking? Any ideas? How would I build one myself. I imagine I could build it..."
How to Replaster (or Remodel) Your Pool
Have an old pool? It could be time to update the plaster, landscaping and more for a pool that works swimmingly with your current style
"forms the decking that surrounds the pool. Project: Replaster or remodel a pool and... Track) with Deck On Deck Design, With Clean Rectangular Perimeter Which Re-frames Space... the pool deck instead of hard concrete that cracks? We used it around our pool and... concrete deck - and how cold is it in your area- If anyone has any other ideas on this... concrete deck leveled from underneath and the holes where they poured in the concrete..."
Dream Spaces: 14 Fabulous Indoor-Outdoor Bathrooms
Disappearing walls put these baths in Mother Nature’s lap, counting tranquil views and fresh air as the best luxuries of all
"tub on a deck (or in a garden) so I could admire the view while I soak. Imagine what... that the decking runs into the master shower. This is a great indoor-outdoor space... bathroom with deck, standing tub, laundry, glass wall, double sinks, double entrance doors... Note: deck useful for hanging laundry! It is greenish and healthy to have sundried... interior lights on. I did see some comments about this on another of this weeks ideabooks..."
Screen the Porch for More Living Room (Almost) All Year
"under your deck. I've included styles below from Eastern coastal to Western mountains... planning a deck for the backyard right now (sliding doors from the breakfast room are... elevated decks and safety, like all the open solutions involving the vertical slats... angle for light, fan overhead, furniture, (we have a hammock already, too :) ) I am... would a deck," he says, "as it will protect you from rain and mosquitoes." Tip: If..."