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Architecture Shows a Portal Frame of Mind
Providing shade or making a dramatic architectural statement, framed exterior portals and coves are becoming a modern trend
"iding shade or making a dramatic architectural statement, framed exterior portals... providing shade and cover or making a statement.... louvered glass wall. The superminimal expression of the whole design means the portal... sliding glass wall nicely extends this space to the exterior. From inside, looking... sliding glass wall bisected in the middle. The large portal (the span is large enough... sliding glass wall unites the indoors and the terrace overlooking the pool. The side..."
Umbrella House Creates Shower of Inspiration
The forecast is shade, reduced cooling costs and striking visuals for houses with canopies inspired by a 1950s icon
"forecast is shade, reduced cooling costs and striking visuals for houses with canopies... canopy that shades the front and back. Though the original wood umbrella structure fell... something to shade all that south-facing glass is needed. And the architecture of the umbrella... Rather, the shading device is located just where absolutely desired to shade the large... expanses of glass along what appears to be a south-facing elevation. The shading device..."
Cool Architecture for Hot Summers
Sun-repelling roofs, shades, windows and the natural flow of air can help your home weather heat waves
"roofs, shades, windows and the natural flow of air can help your home weather heat... windows shaded by shade trees. On the back side are lots of tall windows with very... little shade. We put solar screens on the back windows. When the blinds are open we... Add shade. Glass isn't an efficient insulator. It allows warmth out during the... Providing a shading device over these areas of glass will mitigate the greenhouse effect..."
Have You Heard the Hues? 15 Colors You May Not Know About
Name-drop these shades at holiday parties — or better, try one on your walls — and expand your palette possibilities
"these shades at holiday parties — or better, try one on your walls — and expand your... hundreds of shades of blue. If a blue fabric is described as smalt, I would know exactly... fabulous shade. I would also love to have seen Chartreuse included - my favourite... particular shade of blue is my absolute favorite and I cant see letting it get away! ive... Smalt is a glass that is created when cobalt salts are added to molten glass. It has a..."
11 Pretty Sweet Decorating Ideas Using Pastels
Go ahead, be a softie. When you use powdery shades right, they go beyond child’s play into the realm of chic
"powdery shades right, they go beyond child’s play into the realm of chic... pastel shades when choosing which hues to incorporate into your home. The secret to... muted shades can be woven into your home’s decorating scheme with great success.... wonderful new shades that can be used as a "new color neutral." And yes use neutral colors... Pastel shades, such as the muted yellow-green on the exterior walls of this striking..."
Get Inspired by Winter Greens
"with deep shades of moss, emerald and forest green... dark shades of green will emerge outdoors and become the leading colors of winter... these shades of green. Winter greens are much cozier than many people think! Thanks... bowls and glasses at flea markets and thrift stores. A green fireplace surround ties... stained glass insets on the cabinetry. The vibrant green accent color adds a bit of..."
Hello Again, Umbrella House
Emerald Green Pulls Nature Indoors
Summer is just the right time to use this rich and elegant shade of green to tie interiors and outdoor spaces together
"elegant shade of green to tie interiors and outdoor spaces together... rich shade of green — designers are using it to bring the outdoors in. Make your... Love this shade of green. Reminds me of the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz. The bathroom... elegant shade emerald is. Love how it pulls nature indoors. Anyone know where I can... in all shades of emerald green and tie indoor and outdoor space together.Tip: If you..."
Guest Picks: Fresh Milk
"white shades, milk bottle shapes and other dairycentric designs can refresh your... midcentury glass version would look just as nice with a bouquet of flowers as it would... into a glass — the shape evocative of movement and bubbles. It is available in six... milk glass piece would look great as a bud vase or simply used for display. I can... etched glass of the fun Milkbottle Lamp, by Droog, gives your room a soft-diffused..."
Guest Picks: Modern Pastels for Spring
"Sweet shades go chic when used on modern furnishings with sleek silhouettes... pastel shades. It's no surprise that ice cream colors are making their way into home... Easter egg shades would be a fresh addition to a white living room. This chair takes a... pastel shades with industrial forms and materials, such as with these powder-coated... the same shade from top to toe. This citron chair has a zing that's anything but drab..."
Great Lakes Gardener's May Checklist
Let's talk about brilliant flowering trees. About blooms to light up a shade garden. And, of course, about everyday garden tasks
"light up a shade garden. And, of course, about everyday garden tasks... bloom, the shade garden hits its peak of beauty and the weather is just about perfect... the May shade garden, such as brunnera (Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost', zones 3... partial shade, preferably with morning rather than afternoon sun. Who needs rhododendrons... sun and shade, meadow rues (here Thalictrum aquilegifolium 'Thundercloud', zones 5..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Orange
Bring high energy and spirit to your home's entryway with a vibrant shade of orange on the front door
"vibrant shade of orange on the front door... so what shade..Currently Hunter Green! gmanmcusa; I would say go with something like... a few shades darker than the siding. That will add some tonal variation to the entire... using 3 shades of white in one room; it just creates a better and richer visual statement... GLN46. 2. Glass and Orange-Framed DoorIf your front door has lites (glass panels), painting... eye-popping shade of orange is not for the timid. But it works here because the siding..."
My Houzz: Creative Salvaging in the Canadian Countryside
Lighting from X-ray shades, a wine-barrel table, suitcases as props ... this couple repurposes with enthusiasm and style in equal measure
Houzz Tour: Fuss-Free Hong-Kong Flat
Guest Picks: Color Me Cookin'
"These glasses have a serious sense of humor — the dented shape, the playful colors... have a glass oil dispenser like the rest of the world, of you could have one that... every shade of the rainbow..."