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Grow Your Own Privacy: How to Screen With Plants and Trees
Use living walls to lower your home and garden's exposure while boosting natural beauty in your landscape
"your home and garden's exposure while boosting natural beauty in your landscape... fragrance and movement that change with the seasons and help us mark time and appreciate... secure and private place where we can escape from the world. And although we can't... enclose and screen our private worlds. Unlike architectural structures, plants also... Eugenias for privacy. They grew in and now offer complete privacy. The only thing to note..."
Your Door: Shades of Privacy and Light
"neatly and let light in; when pulled down, it offers in color, texture and privacy... materials — and of course a roman shade is very functional. When the shade is pulled up... width and length. Then add two inches to the width and four inches to the height... control and privacy.Browse photos of roman shades Consider the amount of light you... through and keep the space relaxed and neutral. Match nearby windows. Keep the feel..."
Ribbon Windows: Openness, Privacy and Cool, Modern Design
"concrete and making a break with traditional buildings and are most evident in the... window, and 5) Free design of the facade. These interrelated design considerations... structure and facade. Because these long horizontal windows were impossible with t... Corbusier and his followers to explore how ribbon windows function, besides as a polemical... modern and contemporary houses. To be considered as extensions of Le Corbusier's treatise..."
Privacy Screening Made Pretty
Craving a secluded escape in your own backyard? Check out these stylish solutions for privacy walls and screens
"solutions for privacy walls and screens... little privacy. But how can you create a "cone of silence" around you and still experience... sunshine, sky and even resident wildlife? Inspired by the many excellent tips in Marty Wingate's... g for Privacy, I took a tour through Houzz to discover the best ideas for screening... buffering and creating a little visual distance from the outer world. See the first... nice. Privacy is so important and hard to get too.....We made sure our terrace was..."
Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement
Between a fortress and a wide open space lies the sweet spot for just the right amount of privacy in your exterior spaces
"fortress and a wide open space lies the sweet spot for just the right amount of privacy... exposure, and then there are gardens that look like fortresses. And neither extreme is... work and play there. In her book Landscaping for Privacy (Timber Press, 2011)... usable and beautiful design solutions and endless plant suggestions to achieve sanctuary... peace — and peace of mind — in your domestic landscape. Inspired by the tips and solutions..."
Upgrade Your Outdoor Privacy With Lattice
Keep prying eyes in their place while letting the light peek through when you add lattice fencing to your yard or patio
"Fences and walls can create privacy, sure, but tend to block light and views, and... your privacy and your vacation fund, give lattice a try.... your privacy probably isn't high on your priority list. For the rest of us, coming... creative and aesthetically pleasing ways to keep our festivities out of the view of... handsome and functional combinations of solid wood fencing up to 4 or 5 feet and lattice... "normal" privacy fence. What we did is 2 sides are solid and the one at the back "will..."
Solve Privacy Problems With Window Film
Let the light in and keep prying eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window film you can apply yourself
"light in and keep prying eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window film you... light and long days. But if you want to also preserve a sense of privacy, consider... energy. And films with fun geometric patterns have a design benefit, too.... and a razor knife and took out a few strips. One was crooked and I just peeled it... bedroom and master bath. They were covered with a pretty lacy accordion blind AND..."
My Houzz: New England Add-On Provides Privacy, Views
A Massachusetts couple gets increased lounge space, improved views of the backyard and much-needed privacy with a home addition
"backyard and much-needed privacy with a home addition... get the privacy and functionality they needed, the couple worked with designer and... Susan and Ben Bernhard craved privacy. The couple could see into their neighbor's... allowing for privacy and a smooth indoor-outdoor flow. By using strategically placed windows... home, and their lush backyard was visible only by peering through a small kitchen... windows and doors, the redesign lets the Bernhards enjoy open views of the backyard..."
Here's (Not) Looking at Loo, Kid: 12 Toilet Privacy Options
Make sharing a bathroom easier with screens, walls and double-duty barriers that offer a little more privacy for you
"walls and double-duty barriers that offer a little more privacy for you... dog — and we are always together. However, there is one thing I'd rather not share... bathroom, and for some reason that is easier said than done. Yes, apparently this room... as much privacy as possible. Never fear! Houzz designers have figured out how to make... both big and small more private for toilet time.... toilet AND shower, I found what I need. I want privacy in both places, and having..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening... imaginations and really feel at home. The result is a balance of wild overgrowth and ordered... Jennifer Orr and Ilse Frank redirected it, designing an intimate space for the homeowners... Lovely yard and fantastic idea for privacy. the before picture focuses your attention... pecan and bamboo mostly block the building and the wall focuses the eye on the greens..."
Get Backyard Privacy the Subtler, Stylish Way
Why settle for a hulking brick wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache?
"screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache?... freestanding privacy screens, wood slat partitions and partially enclosed pergolas are effective... fences and brick walls can do the trick, adding an extra divider, screen or plant... effective (and nice to look at). Plants are also a great choice. Landscape architect Bruce... evergreen and Ligustrum for a more natural partition, while garden designer Stephanie..."
Privacy Please: Outdoor Walls
"using privacy fences and outdoor walls as an opportunity to catch our attention.... plain old privacy fences where you had to have the more attractive side facing out toward... Babylon and use plants to cover a trellis wall, or have a vertical plant wall added... wall and climbing wall photographed below. With walls you can play with peek-a-boo... house, and much more. Here's a fun sampling:... mobile, and secures a variety of plant material for even more interest and texture..."
Wood Slats in Design: Repetition, Scale and Light
"Create Privacy, Delicacy, and Sometimes a Golden Glow... parallel and spaced pieces of wood allow light and air to often pass through. Yet combined... far away and up close — illuminating some of the appeal of these surfaces.... porous, and therefore let air and water through them to the solid barrier behind it... picture (and maybe even more) to an ideabook here so that I can save it to my front... slats, and would love to incorporate some in our home someplace. Hopefully we'll do..."
Discover an Intimate Garden Nestled on a Manhattan Rooftop
As rare as a taxi on a rainy day, this New York City escape balances privacy with a gentle embrace of city sights
"balances privacy with a gentle embrace of city sights... dramatic and recognizable architectural icons, and city dwellers with access to those... place and sometimes more about “turning inward and receiving the surroundings in... simple and elegant homage to surrounding architectural views, Tank Rooftop, as she... intimate and very New York rooftop experience.... out? And of course, a fire to look at in the evenings (if it's legal in the city)..."
Give Your Garden a Gate Mate
Keep pests at bay and boost privacy and protection on the home front with a stylish gate for your backyard, driveway or entry
"at bay and boost privacy and protection on the home front with a stylish gate for... cement and more. The materials are numerous, and the design options are limitless... to add privacy, protection and style to your yard.... just need privacy in your backyard. No matter what your problem is, odds are that a great... gates and fences that spray paint taggers aren't drawn to. Planting thorny roses... black and white color scheme of the home, and two symmetrically placed lanterns perfectly..."