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Houzz Tour: A Three-Story Barn Becomes a Modern-Home Beauty
With more than 9,000 square feet, an expansive courtyard and a few previous uses, this modern Chicago home isn't short on space — or history
"Chicago home isn't short on space — or history... , and one of the most desirable neighborhoods is Lincoln Park, just over 2 miles... are the ones I feel sorry for! ;O Positively my DREAM HOME!!! I usually like a more... But, the home is stunning. The privacy of a courtyard home within a city is hard to... definitely one of my favorite homes on Houzz. Plus I could steal the stairs. trasgorshek... admit the one thing that drives me crazy with homes in my area are the size of the kids..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love... inside your home. More to the point, if your life is anything like mine, your home is your... doors. The ones with rubber bottoms crack with constant washing, but the ones like heavy... apart - one box in each bedroom and one in the water heater closet (goodbye linen storage)... I have one long haired car and two dogs. As I work home and mainly from my sofa (I..."
Tell a Story With Design for a More Meaningful Home
"beyond a home's bones to find the narrative at its heart, for a more rewarding experience... music tell stories, many folks don't realize that home design can, and should, tell a... a story too. In a sense, a home's design should go beyond just the factual, quantifiable... does a home's design do this? How, in fact, can a collection of wood, brick, concrete... becomes your story and the story of your home. This is more making a "story home" than..."
5 Modern Home Exteriors Tell a Texture Story
'Woven' concrete, rammed earth, stones tumbled into baskets ... Materials with texture give these homes freedom of expression
"of your home, a freestanding wall in your yard or even a partition inside.... This is one of the secrets to making authentic and inspiring homes. These are fantastic... to the home. Modern, textured, subtle. My favourite for exterior is the illusion... can only dream..... sigh It is amazing all the ideas that people have. I would have... Buddhist's Home in UtahOne of the most unique aspects of this Buddhist's home in Utah..."
Houzz Tour: Storied Family Farmhouse in Ohio
A shelter and DIY blogger with a passion for interior decorating breathes new life into her husband's ancestral home
"an old home. I knew that we wanted to both uncover some of the home's original beauty... off from one another, often linked by doors and archways as opposed to having a seamless... yelling from one part of the house to my husband, who is usually in the living room when... bedrooms; one bath That's interesting: The ancestral house was built by Souder's husband's... com/our-home-front-porch-updates/#more-4767 I love the outside! I dream of adding..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Four-Story Find in San Francisco
"that a home renovated by architect John Maniscalco went on the market, they instantly... own the home, which was designed in 2003 by the esteemed architect, and were happy... Angeles home. With their combined interests and backgrounds, the couple created a... feet; 4 stories; 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms That's interesting: Quincy went to preschool... seeing homes that I can fall in love with - even when they are not my usual style..."
Houzz Tour: Cinderella Story in Pittsburgh
"modern home thanks to the keen eye and eclectic background of Mark Frankovitch, who... house. a dream is a dream and this big realisation is one of them becoming true! Great... takes one brave visionary to turn a neighborhood around. My husband and I did this... was one of the most gratifying experiences I have ever had. Job well done and... that this home fits right in to the new urban chic that is the South Side! There are..."
10 Ways to Honor and Remember a Departed Loved One at Home
"because the home has been forever changed. But the home also offers a place for taking... grief. One outlet may be to establish a way of remembering the loved one in the home... loved one can be a lengthy process, and it's different for everyone, even when the... loved ones, says Denise Badaruddin, a clinical psychologist in Pasadena, California... loved pets one way or another. Killing 2 crows with one stone (scuse the pun) we do something..."
Love the One You're With: Honoring a Home's Original Charm
"examples of homes whose quirkiness is a draw... everyone's homes start to look the same when the quirky old is replaced with the same... older homes prevents you from changing the roofline, walls and tile, it's often necessary... examples of homes the owners worked with instead of tearing down.... beautiful homes, albeit older, only to tear them down and build monster homes. Honeslty... on the one hand (new roof, new insides), and very ancient on the other (the story..."
Movin' on Up: What to Consider With a Second-Story Addition
Learn how an extra story will change your house and its systems to avoid headaches and extra costs down the road
"extra story will change your house and its systems to avoid headaches and extra costs... to your home at the second or even third story can capture views, maximize square footage... second story can greatly impact the rest of your home, which often means structural... featuring one of our second story additions, The Ballard Remodel. Like judygilpin mentioned... included one here. Jasonbarwise: how in the world did you do it yourself? Are you e..."
A Garden With a Love Story
Over 23 years, a North Carolina couple has created an inviting, magical garden that harmonizes with its woodland setting
"their story — one of romance, love of the land and passion for creating a beautiful... have a story to tell, and some are so highly personal that they are extensions of... converge into one garden space. Such is a garden called MapleWalk, created by Lib Jones and... space. The story was as interesting as the garden itself. Let’s take a tour of MapleWalk... with a story. Love this story! Jay ~ Very nice story. Thanks for featuring this..."
When Color Could Kill: Stories From the History of Paint
Delve into paint's storied past — what you learn about its history and modern incarnations may surprise you
"paint's storied past — what you learn about its history and modern incarnations may... into our homes. "[I am ] sorry to find that the Green paint which was got to give the... wrote home frequently, requesting updates on every aspect of the work, including... worked at one of the oldest (250 years in business) printing ink manufacturers. Paints... write one on the history of spices. :-) Thanks for all your kind comments... I won't..."
Designs for Living: Every Room Tells a Story
"Little Stories. What Tale Does Your Interior Tell?... where the story took place. Our homes also tell a story. With the exterior of the house... fictitious, story. Imagine yourself as the main character as I tell a story of what took... room—a story unfolds. In this ideabook, each room accompanies a likely, yet fictitious... house a home. Loved hearing your "story!" Erika, you come up with the most creative... enjoyed this one. I got down to the last picture and thought, "This one is my favorite...."
Architect's Toolbox: Tell a Home's Story With Trim
Trim speaks worlds about your home's style. Make sure yours is speaking the right language by understanding the 5 basic styles
"about your home's style. Make sure yours is speaking the right language by understanding... trim is one of the ways in which you can tell your story. For example, if you're more... interior is one thing, having a different trim on the inside from what one would expect... on the one thing that we really wanted. So define the story you wish to tell and... of the home is a design faux pas. It would make for a strange interior indeed if the..."
Give Your Home a History by Telling Your Story
Share your family's epic saga — or even just kiddie doodles — for a home that's personal, meaningful and inspiring
"for a home that's personal, meaningful and inspiring... well your home tells your story. Successful design inspires curiosity and makes your... way." One way to accomplish this is to use items from your family’s history — furniture... typewriter story. My husband brought one home from work one day (20+ years ago) and put... anything in a home. In my own home, I used parts of an old closet from my childhood bedroom..."