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15 Backyard Escapes Worth Taking a Vacation Day For
These guesthouses, studios, sheds and greenhouses show that sometimes the best getaway is right outside your back door
"escapes in their own backyards. Whether its a greenhouse-turned-studio, a playgrou... grain shed in Ohio the best! They are all beautiful, but the greenhouse in Pennsylvania... protection in order to extend the season of outdoor living. Here in the far north something... to live in a lightfilled greenhouse! The pergola/deck structure my husband built... screen doors would be good for protection from biting insects and biting cold and..."
Guest Picks: 20 Summery Entry Updates for Less Than $200
"change in a room can make a big difference. There are many ways you can easily transform... These come in a variety of colors and sizes and would look great in a group of three.Next:... place in your entry. It gives you a chance to have one last look before you leave... this one in deep red with its ethnic-inspired graphic print. Adding some hooks to your... prints in coordinating colors over a console table for a fresh and modern look. If..."
Houzz Tour: Big Bay Views Buoy a Seattle Floating Home
"Two glass sides bring spectacular scenes into this newly industrial modern home on... has two glass sides wide open to spectacular views of bay waters, the University of... peer in! Float home living in the Vancouver area is a bit different as well in that... same also in my corporate uniform designs that must unite all the above in one set of... bench in the shower Splendid! Exchange with my houseboat in Kerala ?? Awesome. Nice..."
Are These the Best Houses in the World?
A new book celebrates some of the world's most innovative home designs — including some that push the boundaries of what's possible
"over a glass shop in Pittsburgh. A house in Tokyo composed solely of glass and small... covered in Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric in the Netherlands. A Cor-Ten-clad volume... undertake in residential commissions and, as Jodidio describes it in his introduction... residences in recent years. This ideabook touches on a fraction of the houses in the... concrete box in West Africa designed by two German artists. A seven-story concrete tower..."
Showers to Spend Hours In
"might in a bathtub. That means it probably needs to have a seating area in it (or... and a glass of wine. It's spa-like and relaxing. And yes, I am one of those people... shower. In fact, I think that a great shower is even better that a terrific bathtub... or open glass showers? Do you want one shower head or many? Discovering these likes... difference in the world. Hansgrohe makes some really great high-end showerheads: http://www..."
7 Must-Dos on the Day You Show Your House
Don’t risk losing buyers because of little things you overlook. Check these off your list before you open the front door
"..one in the kitchen, one in the foyer and one in the MBR. In between showings I... ensure the doors were locked, the door to the sliding door was unlocked. Only once, I... smell in the stores in the fall? I can't go in, because I can't hold my breath long... lamps in a room. There never seem to be many in these rooms, one or two at most.... lights in tow for optimal imagery in photos. Good article, although one of my pet..."
Houzz Tour: Under a Metal Canopy in Texas
New technology, reclaimed materials and an enormous protective roof combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm
"combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm... Windows, doors and a garage door open the interior to an outdoor bar, a kitchen, a billiards... materials in this home came from a barn, historic buildings, a hacienda in Mexico, a... community in Hawkins, Texas Size: About 2,157 square feet; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths That's... industrial in appearance. All in all it's a great concept and could be used with different..."
Expert Talk: Entryway Wallpaper Ushers In Style
Set the right tone from the first step inside with this insight from pro designers on how to use wallpaper in an entry hall
"front door designs that give visitors a proper greeting. Just as important is what's... of that door. These designers show how wallpaper can provide the perfect welcome.... Associates in this idea book! Thanks for demonstrating that wall paper can have great... when used in any number of decorating styles. Thanks for featuring one of our projects... my work in this article, Larry! Beautiful examples and wonderful ideas on using wallpaper..."
Modern Homes Embrace Mixed Views on Windows
Sure, there are walls of glass. But modern architecture affords the design freedom to have small, narrow and oddly shaped windows too
"walls of glass. But modern architecture affords the design freedom to have small, narrow... perceived as glass walls, but most houses of the ilk have smaller windows, rather than full... windows, in a home with only clerestory windows I would not be able to look out! :(... can see in this photo -- http://www.houzz.com/photos/1407491/Sixties-Spiffed-moder... on them in that example, I was hoping to show their potential. OMG! Can you say burrrrr..."
Why Your Home Office Should Be in the Backyard
"work” in your home office, nobody else in the house will treat you like you’re at... participate in things and generally expect things of you that they wouldn’t if you were... and work in profoundly affect our mental state. That’s why people who don’t work at... office in the backyard. Like a rat-race commuter, you can get dressed, have breakfast... out the door ready to conquer the world. Walk across a stone path, open your office..."
Media Wall Hides the Television in Plain Sight
"television in cabinetry in an attempt to get it out of view, a hit-or-miss solution as... ubiquitous in their often-haphazard placement throughout our homes. The most common solution... cabinet doors are left open and the television rears itself. So it's refreshing to... hidden in plain sight. Integrated into the overall design aesthetic and color palette... are no doors to close nor any equipment to hide away, this television simply disappears..."
Unlock the Secret to Keeping Keys in Check
Say goodbye to frenetic searching with key storage that suits your needs and matches your home's style
"for the door, only to find that those darn car keys are nowhere in sight. Nothing like... front door. Whether you use a tray, a hook or a built-in cubby, these great solutions... they were in and out in 20 seconds. The police detective said this is very common now... these in upstairs hallway. If you want to hang keys by the door but maybe use a recessed... (comes in various colors - $4) and I clip it on my purse at night or my pants in..."
How Iron Can Be Feminine in Your Home
"Wrought iron doors can be designed in a way that emanates a more feminine style for the... placed on doors and windows to deter people from getting too close. However, there is... the home in furniture, entryways and even as art. Selecting the right style of iron... Wrought Iron Doors/Iron Fence/Iron gates/Iron railing/Iron hardware,if any interesting... com(The Doors to Happiness!) That's what we do ! Irondoorsplus.com This definitely..."
What to Shop for in Cabinet Hardware and Millwork
Learn about finishing touches for kitchen and bath cabinets to pick the options that will work best for you
"boxes and doors will be constructed, and what style of doors they’ll feature, there are... Busy door: Hardware bore ... flat door: Spend some more. Just look at the pictures... neatly in one lovely article. Kitchen Reno here we go! Thanks for a very informative... by the door when closed .. nothing pretty about a lower valance on a cabinet. And... newspaper in two days .... Polished Nickel anyone! Get Chrome! How big can a drawer..."
11 Ways to Create Indoor-Outdoor Connections
"sliding doors, covered porches, generous windows and more... Bottles and glasses are life size and actually made in glass so it sparkles like a real... sliding glass doors. When the doors are open, the space feels like an open porch o... trouble out in the country with birds flying in when I leave a door open, not to mention... ceiling in my dining room by my french doors. He's been in the same spot since last... French doors in our home. They meet in the middle with a magnet closure and retract..."