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1028 fold out iron board Ideabooks
Iron It Out! Storage Solutions for the Ironing Board
"An ironing board is a household essential that's often forgotten about when designing... home. "Ironing boards are one of those necessary evils, like vacuums, toilet brushes... clunky ironing board behind a washer or in a closet, try following these three simple... place the ironing board in the laundry room. I like to watch television while I iron... keep my iron and ironing board in my bedroom closet. And here, months later, is my..."
Check Out Our Sweepstakes Winners' 2-Room Makeover
The laundry room's organization needed ironing out. The guest bath didn't make a splash. See the makeovers a Kentucky couple won
"needed ironing out. The guest bath didn't make a splash. See the makeovers a Kentucky... entry wall out a few feet in the Laundry room its still too narrow and looks about the... machines pops out so cheerfully. Congrats on your renovations! So I just applied for a s... turned out all right? Ha, what an understatement! :-) Really gorgeous. Congrats... in or out of the house! Yes, the cabinets remove the eyesore quality of laundry things..."
Board and Batten Shutters Offer Pretty Protection
If you're looking for a traditional window dressing that's decorative and practical, board and batten shutters are flat-out appealing
"practical, board and batten shutters are flat-out appealing... afted board and batten shutters may be the quintessential accessory for creating... vertical boards are positioned side by side to create the desired shutter width; the... the boards may be tightly positioned next to one another to create a closed design... hold the boards firmly in place. Often found on barns, cottages, French country–style... homes, board and batten shutters were originally designed to protect windows during..."
Know When to Fold 'Em
When space is tight, look for furniture that cleverly collapses, expands or fills more than one role
"stool that folds out into a step ladder! Whoa! You could renovate a whole room to give... chalk board, patterns, you name it! That table may fold up into a framed picture... tools. It folds down when you need it and folds away when you don't. It is a chic item... with pull out legs that fold into the undercarriage. Can seat 6 with extra chairs;... items that fold in half for less than that. The picture frame-to-table people need to..."
Opening Acts: Folding, Sliding and Pivoting Doors
"of the folding doors and they will also fold away should we lock the cats up if we... put one out to our patio. Really beautiful spaces, too bad it gets too cold in Canada... chipmunks) out? We looked into these doors but decided that without screens they are not... to go out. As a professional sailor, I'm particularly wary of moving parts and in... their folding doors for us. For exactly the same reason. The frames of the screen..."
To Drape a Throw or Fold It?
"neatly folded and graphically placed, which offers a cleaner, crisper look. Neither... neatly folded. Folded is perfect, as you say in the Valerie Pasquiou room. Also like... magazine. Folded gets my vote - and I USE my throws. I am with the "folded" crowd too... never folded, but I definitely like the way it looks when i fold them. Now if i could... about the folding/draping debate, but I've bought fabric shower curtains and folded them..."
Key Measurements for a Dream Laundry Room
Get the layout dimensions that will help you wash and fold — and maybe do much more — comfortably and efficiently
"wash and fold — and maybe do much more — comfortably and efficiently... pull out the ironing board, raise it up and voila -- an ironing board at the perfect... love the fold out ironing board! @Belahn...I agree with you, what's with all the sinks... need an ironing board and space to fold/unfold fabric. In our new house (in France)... full size ironing board up all the time. It does double duty as a folding table. We..."
Houzz Tour: Step Inside (and Out) a New Florida Showhouse
2012 'New American Home' at International Builders Show celebrates latest materials and ideas for luxurious, indoor-outdoor living
"slide and fold out of the way, balconies accessible from bedrooms, and retractable screens... we find out. The motorized retractable screens in the family room out to the pool are... moved out. Although I may be wrong, I don't believe it'll on the market any time... inside and out. WOW, great house I realize that the show ended yesterday (Sat 2/11) but... razors in/out the entire first floor...which made me do a quick bedroom count: 3 (including..."
How to Lay Out a Master Bedroom for Serenity
Promote relaxation where you need it most with this pro advice for arranging your master bedroom furniture
"and lay out, mainly because of precisely that one big feature: the bed. Make the process... had an iron/open headboard a long while ago, parked up against a big window. The light... thrown out there, I get a lot of opposition on that. In my guest room, I had a queen... creeped them out(?). So we moved it to other side of room against flat wall, now you walk... likes head board facing window note if you started get sick more often than before, it's..."
Kickin' Ideabooks Old School: Inspiration Boards
"ripped out of real sketchbooks and magazines. Sometimes there's nothing like shuffling... favorites that ironically after all I've just said, I found on the internet! I hope this ideabook... inspiration boards! Victoria Smith from sfgirlbybay has a beautiful board that you can... inspiration boards are really cool. Now I have to create one of my own... I'm in the... "inspiration boards" in saving photos of things I love from the internet and arranging them..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Laundry Room Touches Anyone Can Do
Make fluffing and folding more enjoyable by borrowing these ideas from beautifully designed laundry rooms
"fluffing and folding more enjoyable by borrowing these ideas from beautifully designed laundry... built-in ironing boards, craft areas, wrapping areas and gleaming machines. For me,... cleaned out. Clean out those corners and remove everything but the machines so you... clothes out of the dryer and leaves them in a lump on top of the machine. We’re lucky... after ironing, like the built in ironing board, handy to use and store it and the..."
Get It Done: Clean Out the Linen Closet
"course the folds all have to face out as do towels and they have to be folded so hems... I do (ironing pillowcases, folding towels and stacking with the plump fold showing)... freshly ironed when I made a bed up. Actually, I have even ironed the peg marks out... dry you fold from the bottom folded side as you remove the pegs and instantly the sheet... sheet is folded which also minimises ironing as it doesn't get creased in the basket..."
Budget Decorator: 10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio
Hang a vintage sign here and some inexpensive curtains there, for a patio or deck that looks polished and pulled together
"gazing out at your backyard, wishing you could spruce up your hangout space? You don’t... found this iron base, which previously held a pot, discarded by the side of the road.... switch out throughout the year and add color or warmth. I also buy replacement cushions... had come out a few months ago before I bought furniture! I have old pallets in the... love your iron chairs! Any chance you could share brand or where you purchased them?..."
We Can Work It Out: Living (and Cleaning) Together
Run a household without fussing and fighting with these ideas for how to work together on household chores
"leave out rather than calling them back to pick up every scrap. It helps to see that... work out? TMI to say why but, may I suggest "The Five Languages of Love?" It's... turns out my SO really doesn't mind doing the pots and pans, if I'll load the dishwasher... it all out. Slowly but surely! I also have to add to your reminding to be polite... and will fold without being asked. And that he puts up with my hideous, tornado-hit..."
Get the Lead Out: Lead Safety at Home
Keep your family safe by properly testing for and dealing with lead in old painted surfaces, water and soil
"calcium and iron supplements chelate the lead out of your system. Do your research and... finding out what to do to remediate. Excellent article. Thank you! I am restoring... over do iron so be careful. Make sure to remove all contaminated clothing before coming... actually dig out soil and replace but very $$. Thank you. Not one of the environmental... pulling out dozens 16' church windows that haven't been touched since their installation..."