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Houzz Tour: Artisanal Excellence in a Gracious Montana Ski Lodge
Rustic and rugged meet elegance and hand-crafted quality in this ski-in, ski-out vacation home for a family of 6
My Houzz: Urban Goes Exotic in a Montreal Artist's Home
Found treasures from around the world mix with reinvented furnishings and natural artifacts in this amazingly creative space
"outside stairs. Snow removal happened every time you walked up and down the stairs... reason the stairs are outside is to keep as much INTERIOR space as possible. So even... "outside stairs" was a direct result of old taxation rules that taxed buildings according... indoor stairs. So to keep the taxes down, builders and home owners decided to build... build the stairs outside. Considering the amount of snow fall and cold, this feature..."
8 Tiny Bathrooms With Big Personalities
Small wonders are challenging to pull off in bathroom design, but these 8 complete baths do it with as much grace as practicality
"the cast iron tub, the cast iron sink, and the toilet. Reframed the wall, w/new electricity... of the stairs. To be honest, I love seeing my pretty Acquia toilet when heading upstairs... first. Up stairs we have a much larger bathroom but still the toilet is not part of that... a cast iron bath tub (oh, the warm bubble baths!) and a pedestal sink. I did manage... curling iron. I can sit at my table,everything is at my fingertips, I can see my TV..."
Pet-Proofing Your Home: A Room-by-Room Guide
Not all pet dangers are obvious. Keep furry friends safe and sound by handling all of these potential hazards
"through the railing when he saw the neighbors dog. Lesson learned! I have an iron fence... is this railing? Love it! Really great information on toxins, but what about the most... balconey railing one hit close to home. When we first rescued our little Sammy, he was... the deck rails and the cable was not long enough to allow him to touch the ground :(... porch RAIL to the point that it gave way; inside he ate the MOLDING around the bathroom..."
Houzz Tour: Caretaking a Handsome Yonkers Foursquare
Thoughtful updates make a New York couple’s home ‘more of what it already was,’ says the architect-owner
"built in ironing boards and drying racks. They stored china and extra dishes in fr... Love the stairs. As all the comments suggest this was a fantastic tour. Many thanks... and new railings. The new and improved porch creates that wonderful gesture to the... and a stair hall with a formal living room and a dining room on each side. Large... up the stairs, painted.As we tour the house, you’ll see that Brewer has a wonderful..."
Strange but True Parallels Between Early Western and Old Japanese Style
Part 1 of our 'wabi-sabi' series: in which Shaker and Arts and Crafts designs reveal simplicity, modesty and integrity
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"corrugated iron roof. A strong memory is hearing the rain beating down on the roof in... winding stair, so the adults didn't like coming up!) I remember when the two of us... lots of stairs. Two spiral staircases where we still take pictures of the children... servants' stairs from an alcove off the kitchen to where the bedrooms were. (In fact... up the stairs with the "help" of three small children than I would have thought possible..."
The Crate Conundrum: A Safe Place for Your Pooch
"near the stairs. Thanks to earlier Houzz photos, we had already added a food drawer... under-the-stairs named Hairy Potter, perchance? Love the pocket door in the kitchen... under-stair space for this. Thanks so much for this article! Great ideas! I hate... under the stair? I leave my dog's crate somewhere can get some sunshine in the winter... under stairs, doggie room, most dogs when crated for the night like to be near the..."
My Houzz: Harbor Views Enrich a Newfoundland Townhouse
Bigger windows in this brownstone bring in ocean sights, but more features for entertaining are just as much a draw
"of the stairs, so it is hard to imagine that the architect would give the powder room... And the stair changes make a big difference. Lovely home. That is an A+ renovation... previous iron rails with glass panels for an uninterrupted view. The kitchen opens to... flights of stairs all day." During the renovation she replaced the stair treads and refinished... for the stair climb being a spectacular harbour view. High ceilings and white walls..."
Get Creative Salvage Ideas from Houzzers' Reuse Projects
Save money and show off your resourcefulness by borrowing from these creative home projects using salvaged materials
"antique iron bedstead (head and foot only) on the roadside, which I refinished. I'd... the old iron stove door being used as a back splash, the gorgeous millwork being used... 3' tall iron birdcage in a local antique store, cleaned it up, wired it with a found... fashioned the stairs and band board from another home that was being remodeled nearby. Foxhuntmom... post and rail fencing is oak from salvaged barns." Summilux offers a great tip: Repurpose..."
Considering a Fixer-Upper? 15 Questions to Ask First
Learn about the hidden costs and treasures of older homes to avoid budget surprises and accidentally tossing valuable features
"section of railing was rotting and needed to be replaced. None of the railing pieces... porch railing with standard sizes. Mine looks better. Each piece is harmoniously... the cast iron plumbing, the electrical system, the washer and dryer hookups, the HVAC... replace cast iron piping and aluminum wiring, even if the inspector misses those issues... Cast iron and galvanized piping should be replaced after about 50 years to assure..."
Color Feast: When to Use Purple in the Dining Room
"chair rail, gray with a candlelight finish over the rail. Add silver accents and... white iron bed made up with piles of lavender, light aqua and spring green bedding... but the iron bed stole the show. Between the fresh, restful colors, the generous sunshine... chair rail dividing it. I'm thinking about painting the lower half purple. Any s..."
Room of the Day: 3 Brothers Share 1 Big Bedroom in Hawaii
With a loft, personalized areas and plenty of space for play, this shared boys’ bedroom inspires togetherness and a sense of fun
"alternating stairs design is a winner .... Amazing room and wonderful aspirations for a... love the stairs. I love the design. Almost (but not quite) makes me wish I had more... agree the stairs are a clever design solution Growing up, my 4 brothers always shared... regular stairs. I can See myself going up but coming down seems like it would throw... those stairs look like an accident waiting to happen. All I can envision is a sleepy..."
Should You Remodel or Just Move?
If you're waffling whether 'tis better to work with what you've got or start fresh somewhere else, this architect's insight can help
"up the stairs by himself. We left the spiral stairs on the girl's side and Munchkein... up the stairs a day is all I could manage. I think the older we get, it's important... chair rail and wallpaper. It's an in progress, waiting on the chandelier etc.... spiral stairs in each section one leading to our bedroom and bath and the other leading... spiral stairs from our bedroom it was gone within two weeks! Our Yorke (Munchkein)..."
10 Big Space-Saving Ideas for Small Kitchens
Feeling burned over a small cooking space? These features and strategies can help prevent kitchen meltdowns
"waffle iron and some baking dishes. Prior to that change, I had the mixer on the... a cast iron sink with a small shallow bowl and a large deep bowl which I really miss... a cast iron double bowl sink and would much prefer a deep single bowl. The large... ladder rail system. I did both and love it for so many other reasons now that I have... ladder/rail system. I'll also include at least two toe kick drawers, one for infrequently..."