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Renovation Detail: The Shed Dormer
To expand living space and maximize light at the top of a home, consider adding a shed dormer to the architecture
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Design Details: Tiled Fireplace Surrounds
"here. Great post about fireplace surround tiles. I love a beautiful and unexpected... So many great ideas! Just finished this fireplace in a small 1970's townhouse in Pickering... g the great room fireplace, I chose them because they matched the acid stained concrete... are a great contrast to the light mantel and chocolate walls. Arts and Crafts Era... carved wood details and built-in bookshelves flanking the fireplace. If it's Craftsman..."
7 Details for the Well-Dressed House
Renovation Detail: The Built-In Breakfast Nook
On the menu: one order of cozy seating with plentiful sides of storage. For the kitchen or any other room, built-ins fit the bill
Renovation Detail: Board and Batten Siding
Classic board and batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every style in between
Renovation Detail: The Built-In Dog Bed
Houzz Tour: Historical Details Charm in a Lakeside Michigan Home
Victorian touches harmonize with contemporary amenities in this inviting vacation home with its own dock on the lake
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10 Elegant Home Details
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Design Details: Colorful Lampshades
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Renovation Detail: Arts and Crafts Interior Trim
Utilitarian doesn't have to mean afterthought with window and door trim that highlights finely crafted interior openings
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My Houzz: Charming Scandinavian Details in Portland
Design Details: Moldings — or Not?
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Bathroom Details: Show Off Your Sink Line
You heard right. Exposed sink traps have gone stylish, with more materials and matching fittings than ever
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Design Details: 12 Ways to Sneak the Most Out of Your Space