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A Toronto Rooftop Gets a Luxurious Makeover
Privacy screens, lighting, an outdoor kitchen and safety measures for pets make this spacious rooftop patio comfy for all
"Privacy screens, lighting, an outdoor kitchen and safety measures for pets make this... kitchen and appliances, contractors and labor, furnishings, flooring, lighting and... patio. Privacy was an issue, as was the narrow space, and they wanted to make the... maintenance and pet friendly. Using a fresh but cohesive material palette, designer Lisa... of snow and ice-filled winters and hot, humid summers. Looks fabulous but I didn't..."
Houzz Tour: Seeing the Light in a Sydney Terrace House
A narrow row house gains lots of interior sunshine and a connection to the outdoors without sacrificing privacy
"sunshine and a connection to the outdoors without sacrificing privacy... lack of privacy and natural light in a narrow Victorian terrace house, he resolved... light and framed views define a space. When architect Matt Fearns of Fearns Studio... friends and flatmates Location: Bondi Beach neighborhood of Sydney Size: 2,800 square... to gain privacy and open the house to the out of doors - makes the inside and outside..."
Houzz Tour: Major Renovations Aid a Usonian Home
Its classic lines got to stay, but this 1950s home's outdated spaces, lack of privacy and structural problems got the boot
"lack of privacy and structural problems got the boot... cantilever and outdated kitchens and baths. She hired Dahlin to make the house meet c... flow and the lines of this house were great, but it needed to be brought up to date... date, and it needed a lot of structural repairs," says architect Ken Dahlin of Genesis... spirit and intent intact. From the basement up to the roof, the renovations touched... mother and her daughter Location: Racine, Wisconsin Size: about 5,000 square feet;..."
How to Get Along With the Neighbors — and Live Happier at Home
"lives and how we feel about our home and neighborhood. Whether you live in the city... relaxing, and catch up with others who walk by with their dogs or are just out for an... the hens and toss them back over the fence. Getting along (or not getting along) with... drink and sit on the porch for a spell.... later date and ask your neighbor to write down any and all concerns and perhaps invite... came over and hugged me, grimy sweat and all. He and his partner fixed up their own neglected..."
7 Ways to Make a Small Bedroom Look Bigger and Work Better
Max out on comfort and function in a mini space with built-ins, wall mounts and decorating tricks that fool the eye
"comfort and function in a mini space with built-ins, wall mounts and decorating tricks... storage and the right color palette, it can feel cramped and uncomfortable. But with... functional and even look bigger. Use these professional tips to turn a bedroom, office... printer, legal folders, and letter folders. By day an office - remove the throw pillows... wallpaper, and murals, and wallpaper murals. But a wall-sized mural of Tuscany in a small..."
12 Gorgeous Black and White Bathrooms
Luxurious materials, vintage touches and thoughtful color splashes make these chic spaces worth borrowing ideas from
"touches and thoughtful color splashes make these chic spaces worth borrowing ideas... black and white hexagonal floor tiles, and pedestal sinks and tubs with chunky chrome... black and white bathroom. In New York City, where I live, you’ll find plenty of vintage... “hot” and “cold.” You’ll find them in high-end apartments as well as seen-better-days... wastebasket and matching soap dish. In new construction you’ll find more luxurious variations..."
Age Is Just a Number: Houzzers’ Homes Old and New
"colors and, of course, ages. The latter is one of those things that stirs up all sorts... homeowner. And we’ve got the proof. We asked Houzzers to tell us how old their homes are... are and what they love about them. The stories behind these 18 homes — from 1 to... a pool and pool house and a 4-car garage. I loved the house when I moved in and can't... the age and architecture of a home as we design and install windows, doors, and roofing..."
12 Ideas for Contemporary Window Dressings
"Sleek and Modern Looks for Privacy or Light When You Want It... option of privacy as that window looks out into a shared courtyard and I'd rather not... accomplish privacy that is both attractive and modern?" In the process of helping her... allowing for privacy, with a sleek and modern look:... create privacy with a Scandinavian modern twist: "I'm not totally sure what would... modern and sleek options for window dressings. These examples let light in while allowing..."
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
"Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite... open lawn and vegetable and perennial gardens with vast views of rolling meadows and... patio and garden that create a distinct feeling of sheltered privacy. Garden at... front and back yards, but that is what is so great about them — they have the perfect... patio and garden takes up a spot that easily could have been overlooked, creating..."
Houzz Tour: Modern 'Pods' Offer a Log Cabin Compromise
Two generations enjoy togetherness and privacy too, in this cleverly designed lakefront vacation home in Idaho
"togetherness and privacy too, in this cleverly designed lakefront vacation home in Idaho... their 60s and their kids and grandkids. Location: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (about 30 minutes... families — and extended families — is that while of course everyone loves one another... another and wants to spend time together, sometimes people just need their space. That was... couple and their two grown kids — one’s married with three kids, the other is a single..."
Exterior Panel Shutters Cover All the Bases
Take care of privacy, security and decoration in one fell swoop with panel shutters to dress your home's windows
"care of privacy, security and decoration in one fell swoop with panel shutters to dress... dressing for privacy and security, the paneled shutter still protects homes from weather... layout and color that excite you, fit your home's architecture and offer pizzazz and... sizes and panel configurations, shutters can be mounted on operable shutter hinges... design and color of panel shutters is much like choosing a door style. Select a panel..."
Houzz Tour: Modern 'White Mountain House' in Japan
An inclined roof, an all-white exterior and glassless windows give this modern, privacy-conscious home a distinct character
"exterior and glassless windows give this modern, privacy-conscious home a distinct character... Hongu and privacy from neighboring families. "My clients live in a suburb with... the side and in the back. I wanted to create various 'exteriors' within the house without... couple and their 2 children Location: Okazaki, Japan Size: 1,925 square feet That's... design and all the thought that must have gone into it! Your home can truly be your..."
Material Choices: Translucent Glass Doors
"Open — And Maintain Your Privacy, Too... space and provide ample privacy while keeping a more open feeling and letting in... guest room privacy as well as on a glass door in a business and it works like a charm... door came and went (but might be back again) as I was considering how to lighten up a... doors and pretty pricey. I am a budget conscious DIYer. A nice alternative to drywall... glass door and put frosted window film (by Artscape available online or at Home Depot)..."
Short Café Curtains Are Long on Style
More casual than full-length curtains, these abbreviated window treatments offer privacy without obscuring light and views
"offer privacy without obscuring light and views... draperies, and because they cover only part of the panes, they allow light in without... sacrificing privacy. Are they for you? Take a look at the ways they're used in these stylish... mortar and on line and only found cheesy cafes in walmart, jcp type stores. If anyone... Jamawag and Bobby P -- I've been also looking everywhere and have not found except... light and a crisp view of the outside. (great selection at Bed, Bath and Beyond,..."
Magical Materials: Luminous Kalwall Lets the Sunshine In
"your home and adds privacy, too... efficiency and structure. It's no wonder that many architects started specifying Kalwall... commercial and institutional buildings, Kalwall has become increasing popular for homes... desired but privacy must be maintained.... introduction and info. Kalwall might be the right choice of material for a privacy fence... produced? And what is the lifetime of this material? Are the ingredients polyester and..."