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Bathroom Surfaces: Ceramic Tile Pros and Cons
Learn the facts on this popular material for bathroom walls and floors, including costs and maintenance needs, before you commit
City View: New Orleans Style Mixes It Up
Always ready for a party and a parade, this Louisiana city also counts history, varied cultures and a resilient spirit among its influences
"simply French architecture, when it is French, Spanish, Caribbean and English," says... strongly French, it is a beautiful blend of many influences." This is true not only... cypress windows recycled from a St. Charles Avenue mansion," she says. "All of the... over the French Quarter," says Jones. "It appears to be a front sidewalk facade with..."
Houzz Interview: Victoria's bohemian modern home
"glass window, which wasn't really my style. Much too Gothic and Victorian for my... century French farm table, with long drawers, to store baguettes! I also love my collection... married to a french/american, living in the french/basque country... designer and "hopeful"... glass window. The "Keep Calm" art is so true and whimsical. Love it. reminds me of... glass window, making a feature of something you disliked. thanks very much everyone..."
Houzz Tour: Cozy and Playful in Cape Cod
Casual comfort meets whimsical architectural features in this Massachusetts vacation home with eye-popping views
"massive windows and French doors. That's what architect John DaSilva did to a stunning... Love the window seat with lamb's wool. So inviting, I want to be there now! I'd love... all the windows that open to those views. The house feels very grounded to the landscape... Why no window treatments in the kid's bedroom? The 4 outdoor showers are a bit of... into the windows of so many homes. Thanks Houzz! A monument to poor taste. I agree..."
Houzz Interview: Rebekah's Weekend Farmhouse Retreat
"adding windows, relocating doors, and adding the French doors, and designing the kitchen... through the windows. I love how everything looks like it evolved through the years and... over 2 windows! Wish I had considered that when we replaced ours. I totally agree... 2-over-2 windows...."
Houzz Interview: Life in the Fun Lane!
Lodge Love: 7 Ways to Land the Look
"stone. 2. WINDOWS Woven-wood blinds are a great way to add some natural texture to your... your windows. If you really want to go crazy, you might consider trimming out your... your windows with log-style trim too. As for curtains- skip 'em! Less is more in... unobstructed windows. 4. UPHOLSTERY Stick with comfortable, traditional, hard-wearing... white windows and trim. Any thoughts on doing stained wood door/trim and white painted..."
What's the Big Idea? In Architecture, It's the Parti Pris
Learn about the concept of this guiding principle in design to make sure you and your architect share the same vision
"which is French, likely originated in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, the 19th-century French... kitchen with windows instead of upper cabinets and the dining area inside the sunroom (like... that is windows on all sides and overhead. And you step outside to a kitchen garden... from the French Prendre parti meaning " to make a decision ", often referred to as the... parti" in French means something even stronger than "Make a decision", it's about "choosing..."
Doorless Showers Open a World of Possibilities
Universal design and an open bathroom feel are just two benefits of doorless showers. Here's how to make the most of these design darlings
"On a French-class trip to Paris at the innocent age of 14, I arrived at my hotel... out, the French were onto something. Doorless showers have become a design darling in... similar to window tint. We actually just did this to cabinet doors that had mirror and... a bare window wall such as the one in this bathroom, you'll be on full view from the..."
History Comes Home: The Story of Toile
"is the French word for cloth. The toile we're talking about is more properly known... with the French aristocracy, and in 1783 King Louis XVI gave Oberkampf a royal commendation... 1756, the French (and the English) banned the importation of all Chinese fabrics (especially... protect the French Wool and silk industries. When the ban was finally lifted cotton toile... coincided with French and English markets being filled with expensive Chinese fabrics and..."
Houzz Tour: New Spanish Style in San Sebastián
"to the French border — so many of the houses in this part of the country have a profound... profound French, turn-of-the-century influence. When Irastorza found the space he... next to a French side table and old Phillips floor lamp to create a cozy window-side... stained-glass window fills the space. A vintage leather German chair from the '50s and a... antique French country table, which melds beautifully with the home's golden wood floors..."
Dip Into Chartreuse for Intoxicating Interiors
Somewhere between green and yellow lies alluring chartreuse, a visually powerful, amazingly versatile color for interior designs
"itself, a French word that just sounds fancy and elegant. As it turns out, the name... in the French Alps. As you probably already guessed, the color of the liqueur is a... of the French monks Chartreuse elixir, but not so sure if I could warm up to it as... from the french liquor named after the monks Grande Chartreuse monastery who produced... of the window screens. This modern kitchen space uses chartreuse as an accent color..."
Houzz Tour: Child-Friendly Two-Bedroom in Chicago
Love Your Living Room: Make a Design Plan
Create a living room you and your guests will really enjoy spending time in by first setting up the right layout
"out the windows with the window seats. If anyone has advice for a long, thin room... rest are french doors, windows and the opening to the open plan kitchen. We can't work... lot of windows. So I was challenged with window treatments and artwork. That large... for your window treatments, probably good to do the same thing to each window. I'm a... doors, windows, etc. on plain paper. Then use tracing paper and try out different..."
Basement of the Week: Luxurious and Lovely in Tennessee
Bright artwork led to this walk-out’s restful, neutral palette, but the generous amenities are the real soothers here
"space with french door window and 9 feet ceilings a 'basement'...more like 'lower floor'... with the window treatment colors. I love everything about it! On the other hand I do... it's of French origin, but there is no better way to describe this kind of space, I... guess. Big windows are often a part of the concept, too. whoa you are making me cry this... lots of windows and even more importantly, they have what appears to be a 9' ceiling..."