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How to Research Your Home's History
"what your house looked like in a previous life to make updates that fit — or just for... of your house. What did it look like when it was built? Who lived in it? What changes... renovating and decorating decisions with an eye to maintaining the vintage appeal. Whether... where your house has been, the easier it will be to move forward. But where on earth do... painting the exterior this summer we discovered that the original exterior trim was royal..."
When to Give Your Home a Coat of Many Colors
Drape your house in a dazzling array of hues to bring architectural details to life and draw admiration from the street
"your house in a dazzling array of hues to bring architectural details to life and... surface decoration became the norm rather than the exception. It was a perfect storm... stunning. The houses in St. John's NL are wonderfully colorful. Jellybean houses The jellybean... of our houses. The houses in this posts are beautiful. I especially like the first... colour! Houses look beautiful! One finds wonderful, colourful houses in the UNESCO..."
Decorating Around the World: Mexican Modern
The joyous colors, hand-painted tile and whitewashed exteriors of Mexico can bring an air of the tropics to your home
Know Your House: Anatomy of a Brick Veneer Wall
"style house. Love both the med style as well as brick. Designing a new house and... for the exterior akoreen - A stucco exterior comes to mind when thinking about a M... residential exterior finish where I live. Sometimes they get a bit fancy with the layout... of the house. Here I go again, singing the praises of Ben Pentreath's lovely lively... for our house. Can you recommend a brick pattern that would add subtle interest to..."
Know Your House: Components of Efficient Walls
"wood-frame houses today. It relies on each story of a house being built as a platform... architecture. Houses were built of smaller, lighter sticks, rather than heavy timbers or... framing, the exterior walls are built of continuous wood studs that start at the foundation's... that the exterior walls are built of wood studs no more than about 10 or 12 feet long... platform-frame exterior wall, as well as a variant of this system that uses far less material..."
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
"of us decorate our front porches and yards only for Halloween, the fall harvest season... animals on a house. Really? What happens to them when it rains or snows? Why not take the... decrepit house don't communicate hope or the power of art. The real test is the c... these houses looked liked before! I imagine they were pretty depressing. If you... inside your house, make people laugh, or at least smile, you have done a good thing! What's..."
Decorating the Haus of Gaga
17 Ways to Increase Your Home's Curb Appeal
The word on the street? Homes with appealing front views can sell faster, lift moods and convey a warm welcome
"welcoming exterior is a wonderful thing to come home to each day. From front doors, house... house numbers and porch furnishings to color schemes, landscaping and basic repairs... by the houses and look at their exteriors before they opt to view their interiors... that the exterior is crucial in buying and selling. We bid on our house before even... buy a house without ever going in. I like to explore houses that seem neglected on..."
Artistic Carvings Make for Cutting-Edge Architecture
Modern architecture makes room for decoration with artistic designs carved into exterior concrete and interior wood
"room for decoration with artistic designs carved into exterior concrete and interior... These houses offer inspiration for exploring artistic texture both on exteriors and... to your exterior. Any image, any size http://www.AliciaTappDesigns.com Lover of cave... of the exterior expanses, and what a delight that little ones can color and recolor... inside the house was reused on the exterior, breaking up the gray. A strong contrast also..."
How to Wash Your House
Avoid damage to siding and plants while getting your home's exterior shining clean, with this guide to using pressure washers and hoses
"home's exterior shining clean, with this guide to using pressure washers and hoses... giving the exterior a thorough cleaning. An exterior that sparkles in the sun can make... whole house. Our current house is stucco painted with a non-stick paint that needs... year old house. The shingles are on the top part of the house and the bottom is brick... to the house, we get a sticky aphid mess that accumulates on the house, mildews and..."
5 Places to Love Corrugated Metal in Your House
It’s budget friendly, versatile and even colorful. Is it any wonder this popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?
"popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?... here on house and were thrilled with a rustic way to warm up a newly finished space... inside the house, I would dream I was in the dairy having to milk the cows, I can almost... lol. We decorated our basement in a "Down Under" theme so the corrugated panels lent... upscale houses and visa versa. I'm saving this one...way too creative to get away... painted exterior wall. dying to know where I can find the porcelain letters "SUITS"..."
Star Home Facade Combo: Stone and Shingle
Forget one-note home exteriors. A facade that combines stone and shingle gives houses depth, character and curb appeal
"one-note home exteriors. A facade that combines stone and shingle gives houses depth, character... unforgettable exteriors. Here are some of our favorite uses of the stone-shingle combination... capture a house on film. You might try going to http://www.house-design-coffee.com/... choice of houses and the architects who designed them. I am reminded of a lovely little... com/victorian-houses.html where I have a few of my other pics from that same neighborhood..."
Trend Alert: Oxblood Red Enriches Autumn Style
Straight from the pages of fall fashion magazines, this deep red hue has arrived to warm up home decor and exteriors
"Since decor and fashion tend to take turns following each other, these fashion pages... Asian decor is mentioned in this article. I was feeling very over it (it's been that... pattern and house of the wing chair fabric. Thank you. The kitchen above looks really... t the house are refinished wide plank pine in their natural state. i am just moving... as an exterior trim accent. Red doors like this are welcoming and draw the eye to..."
7 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster to a Younger Buyer
Draw today's home buyers by appealing to their tastes, with these guidelines from an expert decorator
"outdated decor throughout the house. From day one we started updating the house with... from one house - and who knows if any of these houses are million dollar houses as that... we were house hunting last year a dirty house did not interest me at all. Dust and... position in house-shopping and ultimately score a great deal on a fantastic house (that... remodeled and decorated and cleaned out and tuned up their entire house ... they might decide..."
Exposed Rafter Tails Show Heads-Up Craftsman Style
For a touch that offers decorative appeal and practical protection in bad weather, look to this classic Craftsman roof detail
"offers decorative appeal and practical protection in bad weather, look to this classic... of the house. Now, with manufactured trusses and alternative framing options, rafter... trusses for decorative purposes. They can considerably change the profile of a home while... tails in decorative shapes and angles can dramatically increase curb appeal. Tell us:... it! The house done by Paul Moon Design - dreamy! We wanted to do this on our new second..."