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Salvaged Materials Triumph as All-Stars of Sustainability
When you save manufacturing energy and have a beautifully crafted home to boot, it's a win-win situation
Great Material: Illuminated Onyx
"love this idea great summary of ideas! we work commercially with onyx so i can answer... had no idea all of these were illuminated Onyx until I read this ideabook. Wow! Let... attention a fireplace. It should stand alone as it's own feature I think. Beautiful material... of good ideas Just my five cents like I said See ya M Onyx is Semi Precious stone... housing the fireplace. A similar idea is to use a large slab of backlit onyx as a media..."
Beat the Heat: Escape to the Basement
"Nice ideas here and they sure beat the heck out of sitting in the garage on a hot... design ideas for a normal, regular type basement that majority of homeowners have... Love the ideas above. Our lower level (aka basement) has almost no natural light..... bedroom with fireplace. Very cozy in the winter, pleasant in the summer. We often laugh... Good ideas but wish you had shown real basements. Step out of the ordinary.. neat..."
My Houzz: English Cottage Style Graces a Home Bathed in Light
Starting with a bare lot, a downsizing Illinois couple builds a fitting home that welcomes the sun everywhere you turn
"great idea! And I had never seen that before. The rooms are sized that it does... great idea! Where did he light fixture over the kitchen island come from....LOVE... of the fireplace? A couple of the pictures go close but I'd really love a full on... lots of ideas to plagiarize. However, for the 99%, in the current economic climate... original ideas and might try to copy one or two of them. Love this home!..."
Houzz Tour: Shaker Simplicity Inspires a Modern Farmhouse
Mixing classic farmhouse style with sustainable features, this Connecticut home is as charming as it is sensible
"a good idea This is a high end craftsmanship- particularly the interior woodwork-... not my idea of farm house....this seems modern...very spacious n airy...clean cut... bookshelves/fireplace surroung I love the layout of the house, especially the large kitchen... and the idea of not covering or hiding the appliances is the correct decision. Modern... great idea. I built a lot of shelves in my house and garage and placed them all..."
Pitch Some Retro-Cool Camping Style at Home
Enjoy a summer camp feel the grown-up way: heavy on picturesque picks for the home and backyard, light on sandy sheets and chilly feet
"Any ideas for protecting the fabric? Loved that movie and love these ideas! Yay... Great gift idea! love everything you posted! I get so nostalgic for camping. I love the... recovering idea. We actually started doing the very same thing a few months ago. LOVE... outdoor fireplace. The best part is the fact that I get to sleep inside with our... decor ideas from this vintage Airstream Show where the Scoutmaster sleeps. For a..."
My Houzz: Thrifty, Crafty and Charming in a Portland Bungalow
Newlyweds use DIY ingenuity and scores from friends and garage sales to give their home inviting, comfy style
"sparked some idea :))) I'd be curious about the cleaning issues with wax paper or stick... painted my fireplace white, it really does make a difference. Cool contact paper design... of your ideas to inspire me in my own redecorating efforts. Cute house. I especially... great ideas here. Thanks. Love the whole redo! One question where did you put the... inventive ideas that they have incorporated into their daily lives. I love how some rooms..."
Designing for Pleasure: The Beauty of Movement
"brilliant idea. And it's something anyone can do, as long as you have a high place with... steal your idea? Brings to mind the philosophy of Louis Sagar in the book "Zona Home"... Great ideas for creating dynamism in the home. I often use concrete countertops for... above a fireplace. Viewing the TV from either of those sofas would be difficult, as... wonderful ideas, just be aware that with all that movement, your motion detecting light..."
So Your Style Is: Traditional
Smitten with classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your house
"to get ideas about how to do traditional without it seeming stuffy or overdone. My... out this idea book for some pointers on trim: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/2450/l... offer ideas and solutions in each picture. If anyone has become overwhelmed about... Interesting idea Betty, but I just had the original hardwoods (50 year old wood) beautifully... and the fireplace. A kind of 'posh' uptight look..you would be nervous of having a..."
11 Amazing Home-Away-From-Home Tree Houses
Go climb a tree — and spend the night. Tree house hotels and lodges are booming as exotic vacation alternatives
"had no idea that you could rent a treehouse when on vacation. The ones in Costa Rica... tree-house idea spawned a special branch of hotels. I love the bird nest one. What fun... amazing idea A splendid home touch of creativity and art. All of it looks like long... help with ideas for our front yard 28 ft long and 18 ft across along the hedge and it... and a fireplace. It was gorgeous!!!... with a fireplace and an expansive private deck with an infinity pool. 9. Vertical..."
Explore Your Garden Personality: The Extrovert
People who need people will be some of the happiest gardeners in the world with these design strategies
"great ideas...thanks! beautiful Love every single one of these beautiful outdoor... great ideas for getting him out into the garden more! Love this article! One of the... garden ideas. lBut I don't like having to bring the table and chairs inside each... Outdoor fireplaces and fire pits are a great way to bring people together! I am an... Another idea for (at least some) extroverts is a games court - for ring toss, horseshoes..."
Binge on the Design of ‘House of Cards’
"if this idea book was coming. I binge watched and am now in need of therapy I'm so... Great idea! Yes, I binged season one right into season 2 and I love the decor.... of the fireplace, the symmetry everywhere! Love seeing all the Duncan Phyfe, Chippendale... many good ideas for color and art. I agree with marthabrandon; Francis and Claire's townhouse... esign-Ideas-Inspired-by-Ken-Burns---Prohibition- Thank you Becky! I will check it..."
How We Use Space
"practical ideas! I added several to my ever-growing ideabook. Nice ideabook, kitpollard... design ideas here. My favorite materials to work with are glass, stainless steel... e the ideas for a mini-mudroom in the entranceway. Thanks again! great ideabook... wonderful ideas~ Thanks! It's hard to fight trends and assert your own use of space.... glare or fireplace or open to other rooms. That would force the computers into the bedrooms..."
Make Your Vacation Home Pay Off
Renting your vacation house when you're not using it makes good financial sense. These tips can help
"slipcover idea! I agree with Helene on the grill issue. We have a weekly summer vacation... hate the idea of strangers sleeping in my bed. How do you get past that? Admittedly... very good idea....that way you can store the things that are most important to you or... with the fireplace going and spending quailty family time. My management company also... a good idea. They don't go 'off' and can be put away. After a long drive some where..."
Clues to Finding the Right Color for Your House
Waffling over the rainbow of color options for your home's face? This advice from an architect can help
"of your ideas worked wonders for our understanding. Love the idea of using color to... had no idea there was so much to consider in selecting exterior paint. I wonder if... - any ideas? @deannab - Yes, I'd look outside of the reds and whites that barns typically... stone fireplace and patio set. Looks like a grey colour with a hint of green. Thanks... Great ideas for front door colors..."