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Houzz Tour: German Tradition Deep in the Heart of Texas
Rooted in architecture from the 1800s, this award-winning home mixes history with the vernacular of today
"ooted in architecture from the 1800s, this award-winning home mixes history with... who was in love with the cabinets in her former home. She asked me to go out to her... architect in San Antonio, Texas, when he met his dream client. “I was working on a kitchen... played in the movie Hellfighters. He said gruffly, ‘So you’re an architect?’ When... strong the German heritage is in Texas. Germans started immigrating to Texas for farming..."
My Houzz: Red and Black Pop in a German Penthouse
See how an eye-catching color scheme, international finds and understated charm raise the style factor in this decorator's home
"penthouse in Cologne, Germany, blessed with a rooftop terrace and a view of the famous... Located in the Belgian Quarter of the inner city — known for its art shops, cool r... act" to German? The deck view (and by implication the location) is outstanding. Absolutely... you've made it warm - es sieht sehr angenehm und kuschelig aus. Bravo! How lucky to... deck) in an inner city location. Living under a pitched roof is inherently cozy and..."
My Houzz: German Prefab Home in the Colorado Mountains
This modern house was ordered from a website, but its clean-lined, elegant design belies its prefab origins
"value in importing the house in pieces except for the "interesting conversation"... granite in the kitchen. speaking of prefab high quality German houses - for anyone... In Germany and many other parts of Western Europe, prefab homes have lost their... reputable German company Stommel are building bespoke prefab high quality polar spruce... can be made to look any way you like. Their website is www.stommel-haus.de or www..."
Guest Picks: Made in the U.S.A
"promise one in the future, but this month I thought it would be fun to compile a product... of them in your home. I will admit it was a challenge to sort companies that produce... American-made product with American raw materials, from American-owned manufacturers... American made can mean different things, but what it all boils down to is that the... thriving in your Hometown USA! — Ellen of Nouveau Stitch... in the USA" label. Hate to break it to you... ...despite the "Made in the USA" pricetag..."
Made in the Shade, the Modern Way
"lazing in the shade. Until now. We’re fortunate that our home has a spacious, sunny... collect in the scallp, no? Outdoor shades are great when hung in a pergola, patio... rainwater in the winter How many of these will hold up in 40-50 mph winds? Would love... when not in use, homeowners don`t need to worry about removing the screens in the end... shade in a soft gold color, and I love it. I don't have a really good photo of the..."
Mismatched Rooms Made in Heaven
Take a pass on Stepford Wives style. To truly show off the glorious personality of your rooms, practice the art of mismatching
"believe in mismatching. It's practically my motto. Bedroom sets kind of give me the... it off in a kids' room I agree! I hate that bed-in-a-bag look. These rooms are so... shared in this piece. The first, third and last images are some of my faves on Houzz... to live in it. Still, I appreciate the style. I am a big advocate of surrounding yourself... style in all the featured rooms even though not to my own taste. Down with hotel..."
Houzz Tour: Light Is Right for a Modern German Home
Newly found natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a family in Münster
"child in Münster, Germany, she was greeted with small rooms, tiny windows and five... place in which we could really live," says Nieschlag. She enlisted the help of an... drawers seen in the third picture. I love all the natural light, the open shelving and... opening in the slats of that crib? They did a beautiful update on this house. I only... opening in the toddler's bed. Great idea on the crib. The toddler can't fall out of..."
It Takes a Village: 2 Homes Made of Multiple Structures
Separate buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is just right
"buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is... deeply in their respective locales, coastal Maine and Piedmont, Virginia, both take... very much in line with my current thinking on the house I want to build in the African... to heat in the winter and in the summer, I suspect the breezes from the water do more... bedroom in the winter, you have to shovel --- and store a shovel and now boots in every..."
Antique Sewing Machines: Tailor Made for Nostalgic Decor
In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables are stirring up the past in a most stylish way
"In full-on vintage rooms or contrasting modern looks, old sewing machines and tables... the past in a most stylish way... machine back in the 60's when I was in grade school. I made a lot of clothes and built... that were made in that same factory! This is a great article. I have had two in cabinets... Designed & Made most of my special clothes in high school. Made clothes for both my kids... factory in Clydebank, near Glasgow, when he left university in the 50s: I had always..."
12 Fun Light Fixtures Made From Found Objects
Trash became treasure in these one-of-a-kind lights. See if they inspire your own DIY pendant project
"treasure in these one-of-a-kind lights. See if they inspire your own DIY pendant project... mixed in a few not-exactly-one-of-a-kind fixtures made from reclaimed objects that... through in a lifetime, there's another way to have a stunning and unique light: create... watt bulb in a wire basket hanging 10 feet in the air just ain't gonna cut it! The "page... light kits in the same price range ($29.00 as advertised here?) We made this fixture from..."
Rooms We Love: A Mountain Retreat Made for Cold Winter Nights
Ample linen and Ushak carpets put a contemporary twist on cozy Appalachian style in a North Carolina show house
"style in a North Carolina show house... group in front of the fireplace and a table in the breakfast nook, Brown decided... keeping room in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Atlanta interior designer Robert... August in that tony Appalachian enclave. Although the room was intended to feature... that in a vacation home, the table becomes the focal point for everyday life — a... which in itself is very exciting! Placing sofas near windows, especially in winter..."
See an Outdoor Bathroom Made From a Water Tank
"fixture in a California backyard is now the owners' favorite bathing spot... things in their remodel: entertaining and honoring their home's past. So rather than... water tank in their woodsy backyard, they decided to repurpose it as an outdoor bathroom... called in general contractor Harry Smeenk, along with electricians and plumbers, to... tanks in Oklahoma are made out of galvanized metal or plastic, so I'm feeling a little..."
13 Simple Steps to a Perfectly Made Bed
"dreamland in a delightfully soothing, artfully dressed bed worthy of a posh hotel... share it in the Comments below!... a maid in the house. Heaven, and so like the scent of sheets dried in sunshine in... getting in a bed ( that is made tight as a drum) is rip out those tight corners at... freshly made bed is a major requirement for the balance of peace in my home. One thing... engrain them in our minds forever as they repeatedly made you do them over and over again..."
Privacy Screening Made Pretty
Craving a secluded escape in your own backyard? Check out these stylish solutions for privacy walls and screens
"escape in your own backyard? Check out these stylish solutions for privacy walls and... excellent tips in Marty Wingate's new book, Landscaping for Privacy, I took a tour through... ...We made sure our terrace was as private as possible....then I did a painting and... privacy in an outdoor space. The three dimensional metal screening system by Randy... Thanks in advance. p.s. is your painting on canvas? Mine is. Hi Storklady....yes,..."
My Houzz: European Minimalism in the Canadian Treetops
"German and Swiss furnishings keep the look of this light-filled Vancouver home clean... bright home in the lush treetops of Vancouver was once "badly maintained, dirty and smelly... fortress in the canopy. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Anja Henche, son Anton (age... lived in Switzerland for over 35 years, I can see all the Swiss/German influences... chair in the lounge is not a Wassily (by Marcel Breuer), but an LC1 Basculant chair..."