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Easy Green: 10 Tiny Homes That Live Large
Go ahead, micromanage. These 10 inventive spaces show how to pack a lot of living and style into small square footage
"is TOO large for the space;a 3/4 or full bed would give more manuver space. And cabinets... over that garage renovation. How wonderful! Living small is nothing new. Remember Gene... Bordeaux garage renovation is just marvelous! In America, small seems to scare a lot... Former garage in Bordeaux, FranceBy: Fabre/deMarienTip: Use unexpected areas for living... unused garage into a chic living space. Most of the key features were built into a..."
The Faces Have It: Large Portraits Go Over Big
"Love the large portraits, such an impact! Hope to try this with a future project.... rarely see large scale portraits in interiors. Here's one Of mine Sorry, forgot the... me to a large print on canvas on the blank wall in the informal diner next to the old... over the large tub. I recently waded through two huge boxes of a lifetime of photos... of my large canvases of a hauntingly beautiful German girl and an older Frenchman..."
Community Thrives Along With a Garage-Top Garden
Seattle neighbors join forces to create a large-scale community garden atop an old parking structure
"create a large-scale community garden atop an old parking structure... first large-scale community garden on top of a 50-year-old parking garage. Somewhere... Parking Garage and hope to see others like it small and large. For information... small and large scale. Our planters are made of FSC cedar and fir. We chose fir because... when a large amount of fluid weight is amassed in it). Our planters can be easily..."
More Living Space: Converting a Garage
"detached garages, and these garages can be turned to very nice living areas. In fact... single-car garages that beckon to be transformed into something livable. Whether you'd... these garages can be ideal candidates. As with any such project, you'll want to... converted garage will have enough light and space, comply with local ordinances and building... 'losing' a garage may affect the home's value. In Colorado you have to have a garage..."
6 Great Garage Conversions Dreamed Up by Houzzers
Pull inspiration from these creative garage makeovers, whether you've got work or happy hour in mind
"creative garage makeovers, whether you've got work or happy hour in mind... : the garage. These six Houzzer garage conversions have gone above and beyond the... dilapidated garages. The resulting dream rooms gave these families the extra space they... even a garage can be haven. I would LOVE to do this to my garage! Ugh. As a car guy... rooms? My garage is deep so in the winter it houses my car and also a large counter I..."
Behind a Garage Door, a Family Fun Room
Designer Kerrie Kelly's secrets to this low-budget garage makeover: a soothing palette, horizontal stripes and dashes of color
"low-budget garage makeover: a soothing palette, horizontal stripes and dashes of color... uffed garage into a trendy lounge suited for a young family. After clearing out the... existing garage door or purchase a special one? I have a garage I'd like to transform... build a large stand-alone garage, and discovered that the home they'd bought was already... detached garage and potting shed (which was attached to the garage), that was 600 square..."
My Houzz: Domesticating a Rugged Amsterdam Garage
Strong contrasts, myriad collections and vintage touches give a designer’s converted home in the Netherlands creative flair
"Fairly large sightlines though. I'd be interested to know what brand you went with... show my garage dwelling friend - looks great. Great space and the nod to Americana... separated the garage to kitchen, quite nice. The scaffolding pipe shelves are a wonderful... ( the garage entrance, motorbike in the bedroom). some of the walls & furniture seem... and the garage. Love this space! Favorite thing...the OBAMA 2012 bumper sticker. My..."
Room of the Day: A Former Garage Hits a High Note
Remodeling turns a hodgepodge storage space into a welcoming music room — just in time for a family wedding
"two-bay garage, which had devolved into a magnet for odds-and-ends storage. Working... in the garages? I love my 2 car garage but I keep it neat most of the time. I do... using the garage for cars to begin with, so why worry about the lack of garage space... done! Garages are wasted on vehicles...our cars have always lived outdoors in rainy... convert the garage. Wonderfully creative use of a typically overlooked space. The contractor..."
Key Measurements for the Perfect Garage
Get the dimensions that will let you fit one or more cars in your garage, plus storage, mechanical and whatever else you need
"in your garage, plus storage, mechanical and whatever else you need... single garage door width of 8 feet. The difference in garage dimensions now is that... common garage dimensions have remained roughly the same since the Ford Model T began... century, garage dimensions have remained about 9 to 10 feet wide and 18 to 20 feet long... a new garage or remodeling an existing one. If you have ever scraped your car alongside..."
Junk-Storing Garage Becomes a Cabana Getaway
"extra-large garage, which wasted a lot of space on stored junk. "We wanted some breathing... The garage structure is extra long and offered enough space for a living room with... a full garage remains, the back provides space for the family to mix drinks, play... is the garage door an actual working garage door on rails, or what? Help us! Show... UNUSUAL garage - it was SUPER DEEP. There is still room for 2 cars in the garage section..."
Design Workshop: The Case for Big Overhead Doors
Garage-style doors are cost-effective solutions for opening rooms to dream views and fresh air — and they’re more stylish than ever
"Garage-style doors are cost-effective solutions for opening rooms to dream views... where large openings and strong outdoor connections are essential, a garage or overhead... some garage doors have adopted such a level of finish and style, you wouldn’t want... around a large overhead door that gives expansive, unobstructed views of the large mountains... with 3 LARGE rolling garage doors). The view was amazing and we moved the party inside..."
8 Clutter-Busting Garage Storage Solutions
Never trip over tools or bumble through boxes again. These organizers, cabinets, shelves and boards will keep your garage neat and clear
"keep your garage neat and clear... Our garages play a very important role in our everyday living. Of course, they protect... cool a large garage in my humid area where temps reach 100 in the summer. We just... And the garage is LARGE and completely UNinsulated--this winters project! But it... get that garage take care of. :) These are my favorite garage projects. These garages... to the garage. Outdated for a kitchen, but Quite posh for a garage. A good source..."
Houzz Call: How Do You Put Your Garage to Work for Your Home?
Cars, storage, crafts, relaxing ... all of the above? Upload a photo of your garage and tell us how it performs as a workhorse
"of your garage and tell us how it performs as a workhorse... The garage is one of those vital supporting acts in a home. Its basic and original... attached garages in the mid-1950s meant that with a shorter, often protected, connection... connection, garages became a more important component of a home. Today we keep more than... put your garage to work for your home? Homeowners: Upload a picture of your garage..."
Great Garages: Parking, Reconsidered
"is the garage: its design (apparently an afterthought in many cases), its size, and... multi-car garage often closer to the street than the front door, needs improvement. This... look at garages as well as carports and driveways to see how the storage of cars can... maintaining a large usable garage space. On this property the garage door takes up a relatively... Basement garages can get around the problem of the garage dominating the design of the..."
How to Replace or Revamp Your Garage Doors
Boost curb appeal and maybe even security with new garage doors. Find out cost ranges and other important details here
"with new garage doors. Find out cost ranges and other important details here... A garage that faces the street (especially a large two- or three-car garage) can... If your garage doors are in poor shape, clash with the style of your home or are just... updating your garage doors, covering style, cost and more.... regular garage and RV garage. We are building one and I need some help. Thank you.... behind the garage on a hillside. Previously,the garage looked like a cement bunker with..."