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Houzz Tour: Meet a Home Made With Minivan Parts
Sawn-off car roofs for the siding, windows popped out of van doors ... this California home is as resourceful as it is beautiful
"popped out of van doors ... this California home is as resourceful as it is beautiful... he’d map out the junkyard for the cars with roofs in the colors he was seeking. Then... and cut out eight to 10 car roofs with his Sawzall. At the same time, he’d seek out... check out and bring his haul to his metalworker. By the time the house was finished... can come out of working to constraints like a small lot. New variation on an old southern..."
Out With the Old Tile: 8 Steps to Prep for Demolition
This isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for your home and yourself
"plenty of protection for your home and yourself... get rid of your frustration. But before you start swinging, let's look at what can... a lot of force — and have experience with demo work. Demolition is hard and physical... barrier of acrylic and fiberglass and has achieved the highest (10 out of 10) ASTM... beautiful old tile we'd like to reuse but can't figure out how to get the mastic off... a lot of terrifying sounds that made me sweat). How does Ram Board compare as far..."
Make Your Own Rustic-Chic Headboard From Salvaged Doors
Turn old doors into a charming headboard with these step-by-step instructions from an expert woodworker
"Turn old doors into a charming headboard with these step-by-step instructions from... donated. Old doors are a good example. Here's how to turn a pair of weather-beaten cast-offs... handsome headboard. If you're not remodeling, then good places for finding old doors... folks put out trash) include consignment and salvage shops.... too have made a lot of door headboards. Its a great way to upcycle and repurpose...."
Houzz Tour: Unusual Mixes of Old and New in Texas
"renovation of a 1935 house in the Clarksville neighborhood of Austin, Texas, good clients... client. Of course, what exactly a “good client” is can vary greatly. For architect... history of their house as they and their daughters became its newest residents. Going... front door! first of all thanx for metric size! and yes-i loved mixtures of textures... uses of glass and wood! I would love to see the rest of the headboard in the master..."
Discover the Ins and Outs of Pocket Doors
Get both sides of the pocket door story to figure out if it's the right space separator for your house
"sides of the pocket door story to figure out if it's the right space separator for... coverage of both sides to help you decide if pocket doors are right for your new house... ocket doors will infuse an average space with architectural charm and can be great... pocket door comes into use. The door to each of my 3 bathrooms is a pocket door, and... Lots of discussion around the lack of sound control of pocket doors. As a door..."
Antique Sewing Machines: Tailor Made for Nostalgic Decor
In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way
"looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way... tradition of making us kids some of our most memorable Halloween costumes.... years old this year if she were still with us. She was a master carpet sewer until... an eye out for an old Singer cast iron base to put in the garden with an old slab... school. I made a lot of clothes and built up calf muscles of steel with that machine..."
The Dumbest Decorating Decisions I’ve Ever Made
"to some of the misguided design decisions I’ve made over the years. My hope is that... those old commercials in which the actor said, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one... After all of that work I was very protective of the piece, which of course made me crazy... couple of times to figure out which of your body parts go where. I took it home and... put it out at the curb and one of my neighbors scarfed it up. It was out at the curb..."
Home Accessorizing Made Simple
"principles of displaying accessories down pat to give your home some soul... story of the owners' lives — their passions, their travels ... and maybe even their... leave out and how to arrange the things that remain. Fear not. Once you understand... enough of them and display them in an attractive bowl. Arrange costume jewelry on... Check out more tips and find more inspiration below.... includes many of the old poets, the works of Paul Bunyan, and a two volume set of Dore's..."
It Takes a Village: 2 Homes Made of Multiple Structures
Separate buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is just right
"series of connected or freestanding pavilions is desirable. Maybe the home serves... g mix of family members. Or maybe the home grows over time, so that a home expansion... the best of both the traditional and the modern, the individual and the family.... walls are made of. What type of shake. Would love it if any of you know! thanks so... I get out of a discussion? I don't want to receive all of the updates on this thread..."
13 Simple Steps to a Perfectly Made Bed
"junkie. One of my favorite things about travel is collapsing at the end of a busy day onto... piles of pillows arranged just so and smooth sheets pulled tight as a drum. It's... the art of the hospital corner eludes me). However, as I often remind myself, that's... bed is made before I leave the house..The rest of the place can be out of order, but... purpose of a duvet was to protect comforters made of down, which are not washable...."
Guest Picks: Made in the U.S.A
"Ellen of Nouveau Stitch Finds Great Home Decor Products Made in America... those of you who read my blog, you probably were expecting an ideabook all about... use some of them in your home. I will admit it was a challenge to sort companies that... American-made product with American raw materials, from American-owned manufacturers... American made can mean different things, but what it all boils down to is that the..."
Refresh an Old Dresser With Leather Belt Handles
"piece of furniture a bright new look with loop handles made from a thrift store belt... Out in the garage, under a big pile of foam, I found the little shabby white dresser... coat of dirt, it needed new life, and I welcomed the challenge. Shiny bolts, nuts... decked-out charmer. And the only tools I used were a hammer, a flat-head screwdriver... width of any modern handle I can find. I'm going to try to figure something out using..."
Artful Salvage: Old Doors Decorate the Garden
In a fence or leading only to imagination, salvaged doors can create lots of intrigue for little cash
"salvaged doors can create lots of intrigue for little cash... a half door painted a deep shade of eggplant, or the old patina of a weathered door... its old doors as an entry gate for my vegetable garden. The blowsy sprays of Mexican... windows and doors. On a recent trip, I was thinking how I might possibly use one of its... gate or a door, and if you’re on a budget, the best solution might be to recycle something..."
A Brief History of Headboards
They once nuzzled the heads of pharaohs, but today's headboards can make anyone feel pampered in the bedroom
"heads of pharaohs, but today's headboards can make anyone feel pampered in the bedroom... right headboard can give you all the rest and relaxation you deserve. Headboards... and well-made headboard can become a lovely heirloom for many generations to come.... recently made my own upholstered headboard out of burlap and agree that makes a huge... getting a headboard! Headboards are more functional when they are angled to support your..."
Design Details: 12 Ways to Sneak the Most Out of Your Space
"Wall, Headboard, Cupboard, Island and Tub!... the size of your home, at some point everyone wishes for a little bit more usable space... can eke out a tad more room, and what a difference it can make when you do so!... a lot of room out of whatever space is on the other side of the wall? Doesn't seem... I've made notes of the ideas so I can share with the decorator and building crew... How many of them were inspired by boats, I wonder? Thanks for an inspiring idea book..."