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14 Tips for Decorating an Attic — Awkward Spots and All
Turn design challenges into opportunities with our decorating ideas for attics with steep slopes, dim light and more
"with our decorating ideas for attics with steep slopes, dim light and more... in the attic can be a wonderful way to make the most of your home's square footage... particular to attics — from steeply sloped ceilings and awkward layouts to low light and... turn your attic into a room. FINALLY an attic space article. My finished attic is really... house with an attic! here's our attic..not the greatest pics, but we put in a small but..."
7 Decorating Tips for an Attic Bedroom Sanctuary
"Use an attic's cozy architecture to create a bedroom that's a snuggle-ready refuge... of the attic throw you off — with a little know-how, you can transform this often... I have an attic in the house I purchase in a few months, I will definitely make it... renovated our attic into a master suite. One of the smartest things we did was bring in a... your attic space?See an architect's tips for turning an attic or a basement into..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Weeks to an Apartment Transformation
Speedy didn't mean skimpy for this couple's Santa Monica rental, thanks to a designer who thrives on tight deadlines
"homes and apartments. "This is a great alternative for people with a tight deadline —... So when an international jet-setting couple who spends half of their year in Washington... their new apartment, they found Hills. They gave her complete freedom to turn their dark... weeks to an apartment transformation -- reminded me of one of my favorite movies: The... The apartment was dark before (not from the lighting) but because of the crowded..."
Houzz Tour: An Ingenious Entire-Apartment 'Hack' in Greece
They couldn't remodel, so these renters went wild with creative 'built-ins' that are completely portable
"rented apartment, Panagiotis Chatzitsakyris and Stelina Tsifti built it — every piece... including an impressive modular living room unit and a four-poster bed that also serves... .It's an interesting idea and a great way to use an apartment...I think they decided... well the apartment was originally built in the 70s :) Even though some of the funky... would be an interesting question to put forth...I like how they borrowed from traditional..."
My Houzz: Parents-to-Be Whip Up an Apartment Overhaul, Hold the Color
Scandinavian style mixes with a minimalist palette to create a soothing, clutter-free interior for this new family's Netherlands rental
"high-rise apartment that she shares with husband Pieter Horvers. Their super-refined... It is an apartment in a highrise in the Netherlands where everything is on a scale... (and what an adorable little pumpkin! :) I love the spare beauty of Scandanavia...beautiful... beautifully decorated, but totally a "boring, unstimulating canvas" for my taste. And yet... Everybody has an opinion, and if they didn't want us to voice ours, they wouldn't let us..."
9 Tips to Turn an Attic Into a Boutique Closet
"examined: the attic. Don’t let its unique architecture or its third-floor placement discourage... Your attic can become a boutique master closet or storage room with plenty of character... elfa is an option that I have used in an attic. Since the ceilings are low, I incorporated... of the attic under the middle of the roof. I think it would be an awesome idea to... These attics-turned-closets are beautiful, and such an innovative idea! I couldn't..."
My Houzz: Accessibility With Personality in an 1870 Home
"touches fill an accessible home with warmth and charm... adding an elevator, restoring the original stove and opening up the kitchen. Laurie's... windows are an R 1, and most double glazed are around an R 3, so it can take 40 years to... walls & attic completely? It appears to have very old storm windows, too. I highly... are in an historic home, you won't want to replace the windows, but reglazing & getting... (walls, attic & basement) for about $1000 cost to us. Granted our little old house..."
My Houzz: Honoring the Past in an 1891 Queen Anne
"1800s, an exterior paint color that matches the original and vibrant interior paint... yours. An interior decorator (friend ) said you don't put art work above a doorway... is such an inviting atmosphere...you just know you could have great conversations here... instead of decorator impractical, expensive spaces. Let's have more of these stories... great decorating style; personal and eclectic, yet clean and with respect to history..."
15 Ways to Design an Easy-Clean Home
Spend more time doing what you love with these pointers for minimizing cleaning needs throughout the entire house
"designing an easy-clean kitchen and designing an easy-clean bathroom. But this time I'd... afford an opportunity for easy, seasonal decor change. I'm always into storage options... chute in an old house (and I can't think of one in an inhabited structure) there should... come with an authentic (or authentic-looking) patina - we like our furniture to look... tip for an easy clean home is to keep as many things off the countertops as possible..."
12 Must-Haves for an Instantly Rustic Home
No need to wait around for just the right hand-me-downs and woodsy finds — with these pieces, you can fake it till you make it
"finished with decorating it. Waiting for an older canoe to come in so we can hang it from... friends apartment years ago & took it in ,added glass & heard they were still using... spoke of an outdoor life and simplicity, which I liked. Aegean-Designing Whims, I would... Grandma's attic...! In my family room we have a carved wood moose head. During Christmas... launching an online store for it this spring,http://www.rusticartistry.com/ Let me know..."
My Houzz: Reclaimed Style in an 1880s Loft
Budget-friendly finishes, books, vintage games and "big, cluttered art" warm up a 2-bedroom apartment in a historic Pittsburgh loft
"2-bedroom apartment in a historic Pittsburgh loft... chimney from an old pot-bellied stove, among other things. I'm so happy to have "reclaimed"... 2nd fl. apartment and then, who knows! My kitchen will likely never look as put-together... ses | Apartments | Lofts | Vacation Homes Avid art and book collector Mendelssohn... five loft apartments and the restaurant Tender, on its first floor...."
Is an Online Decorator Right for You?
For a professional look at a lower price and from the convenience of home, e-decorating may be the perfect solution
"home, e-decorating may be the perfect solution... "E-decorating" or "virtual decorating" allows clients to access a decorator from... of an in-person decorator is out of reach, or if you simply want to have more control... wanting to decorate and improve our homes on our own. But what happens when things just... full-service decorator or interior designer is the right course; however, if the cost of... design, e-decorating can include everything from mood boards and floor plans to specific..."
How to Create an Inventory, Whether You're Naturally Organized or Not
Documenting your home items is essential, even if disaster seems unimaginable. And it may be easier than you think
"gives you an idea of what it's like settling with an insurance company after a house... having an arsonist set my house on fire. The hard part was wrangling with the insurance... turn into an Ironman triathlon.) On your mark, get set, go! You find yourself jogging... to make an inventory, but to do it well before disaster strikes! An extremely article... anywhere. My apartment burned down from an errant firework when I was 22, and I had a younger..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"developer, not an architect, made his reputation on the fact that good design sells. He had... windows, an open pool and 2 small kids are recipe for disaster @grewa002 - Thanks for... is not an EASY task to remove the paint. Expensive and messy. Also, wood paneling... This is an excellent solution. Thanks. I'm inspired by what you have done on your... without an interior designer. Thanks so much for sharing your work with us. You should..."
My Houzz: Plastic Is King in an Out-of-This-World Home
Packed with wild colors, vintage collectibles and all things plastic, this Netherlands rental boldly ventures into futuristic territory
"colours an the mix of stuff. More plastic is just what the world needs! ... Or not... hotel room decorating), even if they are diametrically opposite of my own tastes. This... That's an interesting house. I'd like to take a tour. It must have taken a lot... entire apartment its just good looking at over and over Those are very impressive... including an extremely rare one that can otherwise be found only in Japan. “I always..."