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Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
"door and window trim employ the use of classical detailing, although in a much simpler... form. Window sizing and door placement are established according to the layout of... Palladian window and six over six windows? Is it now Colonial Revival? It is amazing... brackets, windows were typically tall 2 on 2 with window hoods, and porches were typically... Mission, French ect... variations. I personally think windows look rather bare without..."
"framing the windows. There seems to have been a trend favoring simple window treatments... a few windows in my house that need drapes!... white window treatment made for my living room; they are simple pinch pleat panels... for the window treatment to give a classic, glamour look.... beautiful french doors and a transom window. I often see another choice in such situations... the bay windows, stretching up the entire height of the room, while also referencing..."
Houzz Tour: Better Flow for a Los Angeles Bungalow
"set of French doors facing the street, but got confused when he approached it and... lovely tall windows gave a lot of light....now there is one awkward smaller window next... Other windows in other rooms letting in light is great! But why minimize windows... original windows and not the "high" window. I agree that the family area with the... The window looks odd and should be rectangular like the other windows. As for..."
My Houzz: International Meets Industrial in a Brooklyn Loft
Global pieces and antiques bring warmth and personality to an artist's home in an 1890s industrial building
"'gitane' is French for 'gypsy,' which is basically me in a nutshell," she says. Preciado's... industrial windows and the way you have invited that light into the private space of your... those windows are so great, and I love what she's done with the place. Love this... large window, serves as the main storage. This wall can hold about 1/2 a cord of... under that window first and then when running low, move to the secondary storage under..."
Houzz Tour: A Georgia Foreclosure Gets a Major Overhaul
"misguided bay window didn’t suit the scale and style of the home. The owners turned to Ili... triangular windows and towering ceilings. “Before you could craft the vision,” Hidalgo-Nilsson... pictures. French balconies on a ground floor?? Give me a bow window and the gabled entry... the new windows. Beautiful and efficient. !love the front landscaping Great job but... about the French doors - don't quite carry the look. But all that matters is whether..."
Roots of Style: Georgian Homes Offer Familiarity Through the Ages
Americans have been embracing this interpretation of classical architecture since the 1700s. Does your home show off any Georgian details?
"sash windows on each side of the entrance, sometimes with five aligning windows... give the windows such a presence. Its interesting, shoe bunny, that the shutters speak... extreme. Window glass being out of the financial reach of many of the 'under-classes'... our new windows during the next big hurricane that hits the Northeast! I love the... cedar windows throughout, Australian Tallow Wood t&g jointed verandahs front and..."
Frame Your Views With Great Moldings and Casings
"and/or windows go a long way to define a room's feel. Even the simplest, off-the-shelf... fabulous window treatment. Really, the options are endless.... with 5 windows, adjoining the dining room with three windows and French Doors. It... door and window moldings the same color as the walls. I did however want to set the... alot of windows, connecting to the DR is the kitchen (with the two pantry doors I attached..."
So Your Style Is: Contemporary
What's contemporary style? Strong lines, smooth forms, minimal accessories — with room for rule breaking
"Cottage | French Country Art Deco | Transitional | Midcentury Modern | Industrial | Eclectic... uncovered windows opposite a huge building? Yecch. This is a very timely and helpful... all-glass/window walls, clean lines, minimal clutter, horizontal/vertical design elements... country and french styles. Geo55, you might enjoy this idea book: http://www.houzz.com... dining room window naked. My kitchen, I guess is also a blend of the two styles since..."
My Houzz: Ethereal Glow in a Chic Montreal Penthouse
Snowy floors and furnishings contrast with rich, dark woods to give a Canadian designer's open-layout loft gorgeous sophistication
"Charbonneau's French style with clean, high-contrast lines. Houzz at a Glance Who lives... pardon my French. . . Élan. A child lives here? Um ... wow, that's white. I hate it... difference window treatments make. Beautiful set up, indeed. For the painting bricks... Arched windows.......just amazing! Love it all!! Julie, please dismiss any negative... arched windows. A murphy bed opens up and two screens at right angles descend from..."
So Your Style Is: Traditional
Smitten with classic home design? Use this primer to bring the best of the traditional look to your house
"Cottage | French Country Transitional | Contemporary | Midcentury Modern | Industrial... wall of windows in the living room - a traditional paneled look- but am struggling... around the windows. Only your library photo has wood stained baseboards... just curious... substantial window treatments. Trying to find my "new" style...just moved from CT to NC... for the windows, in a neutral fabric or a natural material such as rattan? Jcarey -..."
Architectural Sunscreens Take the Heat Off Homes
"from the French as "sun block." Usually defined as a permanent architectural element... house or windows to get rid of bugs and spider webs?; and how do you keep pigeons off... outside door/window (looked like BIG shutters when open), on tracks to close and latch for... covering the windows.. "Here the brise-soleil defines a simple exterior space that lies... Also, French does NOT accent syllables, so soleil should be pronounced sol-ay and..."
See How Wabi-Sabi Can Bring Harmony and Beauty to Your Home
"wooden French doors in my dining room and why I worked on a 1940s enamel table. I... close windows and shades, I manage quite well. thank you for this great article... some old windows as deciration and an old metal suitcase fir storage. Ill look for more... large windows. Don't want to miss any views whether it's an animal, sunset, sunrise... isn’t French country or shabby chic. It's more of an attitude than a style. Intimately..."
Finish Your Look With a Fun Mix of Textiles
Why box yourself into a design corner when you can spread out ever-changing throws, rugs and even bags?
"first French-style street market near us. There are booths littered with all kinds... about windows with baseboard heaters beneath them? I had to go safety first and... of your window, it starts looking skimpy. (Note, Roman shades use a lot less fabric)... below the window sill looks good. Just above the floor does, too. I think where things... look of a window more than skinny, stilted, high-water-pant curtains. A woven hamper..."
My Houzz: A Dream Indoor-Outdoor Home in Nicaragua
"African and French backgrounds resonated with, we found ourselves looking at five properties... over our windows! It is just a non issue. What about rain? I didn't see shutters- I'm... all the windows. Susan Mills Design, yes Carolynandsteve are correct, the straps on... on the windows. We have cats which take care of the mice and we do get an occasional... doors and windows come up in the main bedroom too, letting light and garden views in..."
Houzz Tour: 'Hobbit House' in Pennsylvania Countryside
This tiny Pennsylvania cottage and private museum takes its inspiration from J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world
""butterfly" window stemmed from Tolkien's own sketches. The semicircular halves of the... the window open from a center hinge.... and the window and surrounding ironwork on both is incredible! This brought tears to... butterfly window. I wish there would've been a picture of it open. I'm in love! I want... all the windows! The best house that I've ever seen, we live in Bryn Mawr and had called... doors and windows, the iron pulls and hinges. The space makes a huge impact marcie..."