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Houzz Tour: Ecofriendly 'Glamping' Dome in Scotland
An all-weather exterior, modern furnishings and luxurious amenities create a vacation home that blends in with nature
"nestled in a birch forest on the edge of a small cliff in Scotland, is visible only... Stalker, made famous by Monty Python and the Holy Grail — views best enjoyed from the... Aaargh" in Monty Python and the Holy Grail.... & I'm in california. up in the mountains. mine isn't green :P oh, & I'm in california... issue in Scotland. Keeping warm is. Where are the sleeping quarters? how much is... going in my bucket list. Not my favorite building. And to me it seems like a house..."
Landscape Detail: Do Fence Me In
For security and privacy or just a sweet backdrop to the begonias, a fence in your garden or yard is the finishing touch
"fence in your garden or yard is the finishing touch... can come in just about any material and any configuration. From the common but oh-so-homey... place in front of a Cape Cod home. Fences also have very specific functional re... screen. In addition, they can mitigate acoustic nuisances. To achieve these goals,... like one made of corrugated metal. The style, material and type of fence that's right... people see in, that promised magic, that made people long for an invitation, that added..."
My Houzz: Beachy Townhouse Getaway in San Diego
With a surfboard workshop in the garage and airiness all around, this townhome near the ocean celebrates sand-inspired style
"workshop in the garage and airiness all around, this townhome near the ocean celebrates... Craftsman in Mammoth Lakes, California. They sought sea breezes and minimalist style... creep in the front door, it’s all part of the aesthetic," Debbie says. The townhome... Debbie drop in occasionally. Location: Del Mar, north San Diego County, California Size:... tiles are made from recycled beer bottles.... built-in shelves.Candles: West Elm DN: What made you fall in love with this house..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Global Style in a Swedish Village
Indonesian, French, British ... with furniture, fabrics and design touches from around the world, a home in Sweden finds its eclectic groove
"a home in Sweden finds its eclectic groove... lived in France and Indonesia, wanted a blank slate to fill with their eclectic furniture... works in Indonesia Location: Marielund, Sweden Size: 2,260 square feet That's in... cabinet is made of wood from a sunken battleship.... taste in wallpaper. Where did you find the wallpaper in your kitchen? and what... Stockholm in July to prowl Gamla Stan and visit the the city of Visby in Gotland. Great..."
My Houzz: Family and Community Art Merge in an Architect's Home
This Southern California family loved the local artwork so much, they created a public gallery for it right in their house
"create an in-house gallery, called Ojai Gallery 353, that showcases artwork made by the... of Ojai in his kitchen. The experience hooked the Weinsteins on the local arts scene... be it in a kitchen, living room, den or studio. The perfect place for a gallery is... Living in my own art gallery...now that is a lovely concept I can embrace. I applaud... lives in such a well thought out, obviously comfortable and functional space. lovely..."
My Houzz: Resourceful and Inviting in Denver
Frugal fixes, delightful murals and roll-up-your-sleeves energy override a modest budget in a mountain-town home
"young sons in tow, Philadelphia natives Stephanie and John Henry headed west six years... determination in the midst of the housing slump, the Henry family completed four moves and... John have made the traditional-style home their own, adding thoughtful touches over the... we are in the same situation. What did you do about your mansard roof?... built-in office in the back of the family room. The cherry-wood Shaker-style cabinets..."
Houzz Tour: Wild for Wood in Central Texas
"beautifully in an Austin family's warm and modern home... palette in this four-bedroom Austin, Texas home, the designer smartly incorporated... product made from wood pulp — and kicked it all up with little surprises of poured... interested in seeing what the home looks like when there is light coming in the windows... Hickory in our remodel and the color variation in the flooring allowed multiple woods... treatment in the house in the article helps define the spaces and adds texture to many..."
My Houzz: Passionate Repurposing in a Heritage Home
Reclaimed and distressed furniture mingles with art, memorabilia and vintage finds in a couple's 100-year-old Canadian townhouse
"finds in a couple's 100-year-old Canadian townhouse... to life in this quirky East Vancouver townhouse rental. When Tami and Josh Knepper... mural made of contact paper to Josh's old Spiderman robe, this heritage home reflects... belongings in such kind of rooms and there are a couple of interiors those reminded me... style in her home that she shares with her husband. Very creative yet it has a... vacuuming in mind, and tire quickly of their quaint "clutter". It's also interesting..."
Houzz Tour: East Meets Southwest in New Mexico Home
Persian rugs, pieces by local artisans and a rich color scheme help an East Coast couple feel at home in sunny Santa Fe
"at home in sunny Santa Fe... accessories made by local artisans, and picking a rich color scheme based on the clients'... at home in New Mexico. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A retired couple Location:... would move in in a heart beat. Ballard Design has a similar pendant for $149 called Marrakesh... Pendants in the kitchen! Their custom, does anyone know where to get similar pendants... interested in something similar you could check out the Apricot Gallery of Hanoi's website..."
Night and Day Differences in Exteriors
Homes have different personalities when the sun goes down. See how these exteriors show themselves in the best possible light
"themselves in the best possible light... mute, made up of inert materials in stable compositions, but perceptions of them... windows in an architectural photograph reveal the soul of a house to me. Your samples... differences in the first house, day and evening, is amazing! Interesting article and... trees in the backyard. At night the composition and makeup of the various windows... than in the previous photos. Here is another example where a deep roof overhang..."
Patio Pavers Go Green in Between
Kind to the environment and easy on the eyes, pavers with moss or other foliage in the joints create a charming permeable hardscape
"foliage in the joints create a charming permeable hardscape... patios made of gravel and pavers. Many loved the look but had concerns about maintenance... growing in my new patio that is laid in sand...but it is not bad to keep up with.... We live in Wisconsin and have 4 very distinct seasons. Be careful...in hot weather... Here in NC clover is a hated weed. After a day pulling weeds in my garden I go to... thyme in other aread though. Such a great inspiration! I live in NY and have a patio..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Industrial Ledge House in Napa
Architectural volumes, impressive valley views and a spectacular infinity pool make for a gorgeous family weekend home in the Wine Country
"weekend home in the Wine Country... home is made of 10 distinct volumes, each with a different roofline and exterior skin... it sits in the landscape, and that pool is incredible! Love the mixed materials I love... Great job in every aspect. I have seen many great houses, but this one has got to be... family home in the country. The south elevation's exterior is covered in Cor-Ten steel... sunset in the ledge house seems to be from right inside the pool water, with a glass..."
Houzz Interview: Brenda's Cozy Little House in Texas
"quote it in full: My cozy little house sits amongst tall pine trees in East Texas.... closed-in patio with concrete floors, a drain in the middle, one outdoor wall, and... herself. In fact, Brenda's "About Me" on her blog describes the feeling of her blog... find me in my garden or feeding the birds and squirrels. Or right here reading your... one dog in my lap and the other one keeping my feet warm. And probably a cat or two..."
Houzz interview: Brooklyn Limestone in progress
"insane. In some ways, the delay of selling was a blessing in disguise because we happened... minor in the scheme of things but they have a big impact of how you live in the house... decade in an 800 square foot home. The Limestoners don’t go to nightclubs or to the... progress in her lovely blog brooklynlimestone. While the blog’s readers can follow the... house in terrible shape. A complete gut reno was the only option. But it didn't..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use White in the Kitchen
Make sure your snowy walls, cabinets and counters don't feel cold while you're riding white's popularity peak
"beautifully made materials, allowing them to take center stage. Also keep in mind that... natural wood in some way — usually in the form of flooring or furniture, which adds warmth... white in your kitchen can feel cold, sterile and unwelcoming. You'll see that most... sitting in the barn waiting to be put in our farmhouse kitchen. It is in perfect condition... aging in place/remaining in a home. I have a friend in Portland Oregon who installed..."