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Patio of the Week: Keep a Secret Garden on the Side
Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard
"Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard... “The side yard of a home is often overlooked, abandoned in favor of the heavily used... lovely side yard patio and garden takes up a spot that easily could have been overlooked... woodlands, the side yard has a more enclosed flower-lined path, patio and garden that create... my own "side" yard, which is on the side of my house and behind my office. Archieve..."
Take a Winter Walk on the Safe Side
"easier on car metals and bumpers. For personal safety, if you're out a lot on ice... with them on your shoes when you are NOT on an icy surface. Also, Plow and Hearth sells... options on hand. I use the pet-safe rock salt as well. Like the paver stones Pines... a door on the gable end of the house. Go figure. I agree with the backless stair... lived on the east coast (before dirt) salt was the primary de-icer, but in California..."
My Houzz: Check Out the Curves on This Cliffside Home
Circular forms star in a home on a Washington gorge, from the boulder pile downstairs to an exterior side with nary a straight line
"a home on a Washington gorge, from the boulder pile downstairs to an exterior side... their time on their vineyard property in a series of mobile homes, and then in a prefabricated... perched on the edge of the cavernous Columbia River Gorge. But two decades of travel... unique house. Struck over the years by the beauty of curved, round shapes found in... Washington, on the Columbia River Gorge Size: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, home office, loft and..."
Wild Texture: Crocodile Rocks
"of croc on your upholstery, tiles, walls and even the tub... /walk-on-the-wild-side-with-animal-print-tiles/ I used a new product (fairly new)... interior side of a front door complete with leather tacks! Ask your local faux finisher... in this house to do, so manybe it is not to late for me to incorporate this in that... we're on the topic--this is a silver crocodile wall (in progress) for our daring... a post on animal-print tiles that includes some fabulous snakeskin--Check it out!..."
Houzz Tour: A Bark-Covered Floating Getaway on Lake Union
If the unusual siding doesn’t clue you in to the fine craftsmanship in this floating home, the handmade handrails, lights and furniture will
"unusual siding doesn’t clue you in to the fine craftsmanship in this floating home... lay eyes on this floating house, you may think it’s the secret lair of some fantastic... floating home on Seattle’s Lake Union.... Love this house. Have always fantasized about a house boat on Lake Washington ever since... It's even on the correct side of the lake (opposite the Sleepless in Seattle house) to... built bark house homes in Blowing Rock, NC back in the 40's. The look is amazing and..."
Step Right Up: Expressing Movement on Modern Stairs
"person on a staircase changes our perception of the design... out them on the back deck of the house I'm building now. Never ever put risers on a... of the houses I see here on Houzz are in CA and have these glass stair designs and... plan. On the past few homes we've designed the stairs to be right up against a window... outside the house, and the stairs really played this up. Another project used the stairs... merchant's houses in St Petersburg Russia, also people have not been afraid to try what..."
Houzz Tour: Glass House on a Lowcountry Lagoon
"Room" house on Kiawah Island by architect and Houzzer Christopher Rose as its House... located on the edge of a lagoon on Kiawah Island in South Carolina's Lowcountry. Built... glass on the back side of the home captures these views while the front is a bit... insisted on making the house in general and the great room in particular as transparent... Room" house? Read on. Browse modern home design photos... feet, the house features a large great room overlooking the lagoon. A desire to maximize..."
How to Artfully Build a House on a Hillside
"building a house on a sloped site, let me suggest this mantra: "No house should ever be... be on any hill ... It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could... construction on a steep terrain. The goal is to sit the house within the landscape, as part... building on a site with a slope. We'll also look at a variety of completed project examples... have it on 2 or 3 sides with a foundation wall on the uphill side. Looks like you..."
8 Lessons on Renovating a House from Someone Who's Living It
So you think DIY remodeling is going to be fun? Here is one homeowner's list of what you may be getting yourself into
"with the house before we even got in the front door. I loved the wraparound porch. I... loved the house so much that I did not care that it was falling down. But now I understand... what the house could be and I had no concept of the chasm between the two.... different house and used the money on taking our family on great vacations instead of... living in a house while there is construction going on. The house was A complete disaster..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Montana Log House
"master house, guest house, lodge house and kitchen structure — that would form a modern... designing a house in the scorching climate of Tucson, Arizona, without air conditioning... let’s do a house in Montana that doesn’t have any central heat,” he says. When his client’s... depending on the execution. cordwood needs to breathe on both side to dissipate the... stone house stacked firewood along the sides of the house for years. They burned..."
My Houzz: A Country Home Built on Dreams and Determination
Meaningful antiques mix with new pieces in a family’s just-built house on a former strawberry farm in Oregon
"just-built house on a former strawberry farm in Oregon... Bissett on developing a new home for the site. “Everything I put in my house, I love... of the house. That was my favorite part. I just commented on a mud room idea book... merited on the Houzz quiz.. Truly a Home, well done! The color on the walls in Grace's... love this house on so many levels (all said above) and that she's collected things with... in NC on a larger scale, of course. This is my kind of house. It's eerie how much..."
Room of the Day: Warhol Rocks a 19th-Century Dining Room
"things on the traditional side. Then along came a couple who loved the house but wanted... and the house sat mostly empty until his death in 1947. The next owners kept things... updated in a house like this. The whole house, which I know must be very valuable, tells... through on the John Anderson link, Pacific Heights home. This is a beautiful home.... money on it just because they could. I wish you could share more photos of the house..."
"was the rock INSIDE the house (and that he had wanted to build a mile-high skyscraper)... cut slab rock sculptures that announce man's intervention on the site; making us consider... Fallingwater on flickr for my Conversation Pit ideabook the other day and remembered my... smaller rocks can be a brilliant addition to design. Japanese meditation gardens take... have used rocks in their original forms to play off cut stone walls, patios, pools and..."
7 Ways to Rock a TV and Fireplace Combo
Win the battle of the dueling focal points with a thoughtful fireplace arrangement that puts attention right where you want it
"under or side by side, some of these winning fireplace and television combinations could... fireplace on the same wall requires a delicate balance. These two focal points need a... entire house and now I am stuck on this room, because I can't decide on two decisions... off-center on the wall corner that joins a faux bay window. On the left side is a thinner... both go on different walls! I like the side by side designs much better than having..."
My Houzz: A Rock 'n' Roll Dad's Pad Gets a Tune-up
"update his house. Corrugated steel siding, a clean layout and a spacious backyard turned... in the rock band Inch, but after doing the Lollapalooza tour and having a song featured... kids, rock stars and lawyers alike. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Dave Hepler... fastener on a dissimilar metal? Love the house and floorings, yard and patio can use... alum as siding! Hide those electrical cords. Aluminum siding is great. Wild about..."