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The Upstairs-Downstairs Connection: Picking the Right Stair Treatment
Carpeting, runner or bare wood? Check out these ideas for matching your staircase floor treatment to upstairs and downstairs flooring
"hardwood downstairs and upstairs. Here are some pics of what we did. Patterns look... style! Our downstairs floors are painted a warm dark cocoa grey, and our upstairs is carpeted... tile downstairs in the public areas and wood upstairs except in the bathroom. If... replace our downstairs laminate with hardwood and put new carpet in upstairs. Our stairs... hardwood downstairs, and opted to have a runner cut and bound for the painted stairs..."
Beat the Heat: Escape to the Basement
My Houzz: A Chicago Two-Story Circles the Globe
International travelers bunk downstairs, while pieces plucked from around the world grace both levels of this two-unit home
"travelers bunk downstairs, while pieces plucked from around the world grace both levels of... their downstairs unit into an urban bed-and-breakfast and guesthouse, which they... occupy the downstairs space. In her room upstairs, Frances keeps her beloved doll collection... " The downstairs front room is used as a den. Depke paired a white leather couch..."
My Houzz: Added Space and Style for a 1960s Split Level
With a new second story and downstairs suite, custom touches and midcentury pieces, this Portland family home suits 3 generations
11 Reasons to Love Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Again
Basement of the Week: Expanded Living Space on a Budget
Cost consciousness matches style savvy in this downstairs Massachusetts family room with guest quarters and a laundry room
"in this downstairs Massachusetts family room with guest quarters and a laundry room... to the downstairs. What is the paint color on the walls above trim ? The paint color... family room downstairs and added a fourth bedroom to it — a guest room for now and a potential... family room downstairs included relocating the laundry room down there too. She decided..."
My Houzz: Check Out the Curves on This Cliffside Home
Circular forms star in a home on a Washington gorge, from the boulder pile downstairs to an exterior side with nary a straight line
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
My Houzz: An Art-Filled Austin Home Has Something to Add
Can a 90-square-foot bump-out really make that much difference in livability? The family in this expanded Texas home says absolutely
"expanded the downstairs back wall 3 feet outward, which added about 90 square feet. "Not... just the downstairs. And speaking of the downstairs, I'm attaching a "during" image... entire downstairs recently. For the last go-around, Terry completely gutted the entire... entire downstairs down to studs, and straightened out a sagging structure in the... of the downstairs. Note the fireplace at right. Appreciations with living arts......"
Houzz Tour: 3 Design Styles, 1 Minnesota Tudor
Color, tradition and playful design meet in a Tudor family home near Minneapolis, and everyone is happy
"lounge downstairs, successfully combining all the clients' styles into one beautiful... in the downstairs of this home -- and the modern touches mixed with global accents... bright downstairs is the best part! It defies all the mental images of a dark, closed... modern downstairs lounge was designed as a place for the client's daughter to hang... bathroom downstairs is one of Penfield's favorite spaces in the house; it was inspired..."
Upload of the Day: A Mini Fridge in the Master Bathroom? Yes, Please!
"to go downstairs and wait for it to be ready takes valuable time in the morning.... to walk downstairs, that's wonderful! And by the way, we do have a separate "closet"... to trek downstairs. It really made my life a lot easier because I went to bed more... to run downstairs. I love it on weekends when my husbands buddies stop in for coffee... when our downstairs was under construction. I loved the convenience of getting ready..."
Houzz Tour: New Life for a Historic Mill House
Respectful reconstruction, an addition and a new site take a Delaware home from the 18th century to the present
"rooms downstairs and a bedroom upstairs, a central chimney and a gambrel roof. F... beautiful downstairs and up! I have moved an 1910 farmhouse and am in the process of... room. Downstairs the new master suite enjoys lots of light and a high ceiling. AFTER:... Moving back downstairs, this present-day interior shows the original log-frame wall. “These..."
Houzz Tour: A Brooklyn Townhouse Takes a Warm, Contemporary Turn
Softening a traditional boxy shape creates better access and a more interesting look for a Brooklyn family home
Houzz Tour: Design Moves Open Up a Melbourne Cottage
A renovation rejiggers rooms and adds space. Suspended shelves and a ceiling trick make the living area feel bigger
Salvage Spotlight: Warehouse Windows Become a Storage Screen
Full of character but originally short on practicality, these panes in a Brooklyn loft now hide gear instead of leaking air