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Photo Murals Expand Reality
Freed from its tacky past, photographic wallpaper gives a whole new meaning to the term 'accent wall'
"on the wall. Has anyone had success with OUTDOOR murals? We are thinking of hiding... a wall mural on an 8 foot by 10 foot wall, you'd need approximately 7200 x 9000 pixels... these on a wall OR on a ceiling. Probably would have to be in a bedroom though. I may... an ugly wall alongside house with enlarged 'arty' photos of plants I've taken... Love... put up wall murals of local sites we are proud of (our opera house, and our National..."
Outdoor Style: Creative Ways With Classic Concrete
Have you cast concrete aside as being too dull or crack-prone? Learn about new design options along with the basics of using it outside
"widely used outdoor materials. Though it’s sometimes thought of as cold or even dull,... patios, walls and other features is almost limitless. It can be cast in nearly any... concrete wall during my last trip to LA--beautifully executed. My neighbors just put... Concrete outdoor features typically cost less than those made of stone, brick or tile... retaining walls will run $30 to $40 per square foot for a basic design. Limitations...."
Bathroom Tile: Loving the Look of Ledgestone
Stacked-stone tile looks amazing in a bathroom, especially when washed with light. Here's what to think about before you buy
"stone is a wall covering and not the wall itself, it can be removed or changed if the... stone walls are prime real estate for spiders... If your house is an outdoors-in... accent wall! http://www.houzz.com/projects/150240/Edgy---Contemporary As an easier... against the walls off a shower? But if you are a vigorous bather, you may find yourself... accent wall, is to consider manufactured stone (excludes shower or bath areas that..."
Pick the Right Paint Finish to Fit Your Style
The question of finish may be as crucial as color. See which of these 9 varieties suits your space — and budget
"agree that wall color is a key decorating decision, right up there with choosing furniture... of your walls? From velvety matte to high gloss enamel, Venetian plaster, decorative... coveted wall finishes, so you can make a great choice for your space.... Plaster walls and ceiling really make a statement High gloss walls can be traditional... entry walls (they share a wall) a Bordeaux color. I love the color and the effect..."
Understated Texture: Grasscloth in the Home
"hall (one wall only) and repeating the grasscloth on the opposite wall on the staircase... of the walls are very sloped (in its raw state it would have been attic space), and... on the wall) cleanable, AND reusable. Love this ideabook - I just finished a client's... bathroom wall next to the toilet. Is it washable enough? I'm about to put grass cloth... room (two walls) I have never papered before. I'm very nervous. Any pointers? I have..."
Give License Plates the Green Light
Imagination is the driving force behind these car and motorcycle plates repurposed as artistic home decor
My Houzz: Yard Seals the Deal for an Eichler Home
Expansive indoor-outdoor living sold a couple on this midcentury California home, now brimming with vintage finds collected over time
"indoor-outdoor living sold a couple on this midcentury California home, now brimming... glass wall into the backyard, I was hooked," Stacey says. "It's the essence of California... indoor-outdoor feeling. I don't think I could ever go back to a house with traditional... traditional walls and windows." Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Sean and Stacey Steimle;... hangs on a wall in the Steimles' living room was purchased by Stacey's mother at a Bowers..."
Houzz Tour: Motley to Modern in the Hollywood Hills
A California house with a choppy layout is redesigned to incorporate an addition, an open nature and indoor-outdoor flow
"you four walls for four beams." OK, that's not exactly what Margaret Griffin of Griffin... removing four walls that bisected the house and replacing them with a single column and four... where four walls previous met and divided the main level into four separate rooms. The... front outdoor room — and had the living room [which was previously at the back of... brick walls were redone with stucco. The Louis Ghost Armchairs and Bubble Club Sofa..."
10 Ways to Open a Kitchen to the Outdoors
"friendly to outdoor living, consider opening up your kitchen to light, air and outdoor... The wall to wall glazed doors made the garden look really narrow. My neighbours... to the outdoors. No squirrels, no mosquitoes, the only thing I see in their garden... indoors outdoors for parties. It's worth all the heartache of renovation (Ireland is... and an outdoor bar and, deep joy! Our glazier arrives next week to discuss the windows..."
An Indoor-Outdoor Serving Bar Opens the Possibilities
Thinking about revamping your patio this year? Indoor-outdoor pass-throughs make entertaining outside even easier
"Indoor-outdoor pass-throughs make entertaining outside even easier... you love outdoor entertaining (and who doesn’t when you have the space?), you know that... over your outdoor entertaining area, why not add a counter/serving bar on the patio side... did an outdoor wine art tile mural for a client for their outdoor indoor bar..... the full outdoor kitchen. An outdoor counter could really keep the kids (or energetic..."
10 Ways to Enjoy Your Outdoor Room More
Step up the comfiness and convenience of your porch, patio or yard to make time spent outdoors even better
"aspects of outdoor time, like bugs, rain and blazing-hot sun? Here are 10 tips to help... in your outdoor rooms more comfortable.... n.com/outdoor/outdoor-photo-gallery/ The light under the cantilevered benches is... enjoy an outdoor room is to accept that an outdoor room is never going to be as clean... vacuum outdoors. Love how the outdoor rug dresses up the deck that needs a little... n.com/outdoor-rugs/warm-stripes-outdoor-rug-5x8/ My most pressing challenge at the..."
Soak Up Nature With Outdoor Baths
Luxurious and downright sexy, outdoor baths are the ultimate back-to-nature indulgence for modern homes
"sexy, outdoor baths are the ultimate back-to-nature indulgence for modern homes... we love outdoor showers so much? Is it the little exhibitionist in us all that gets... is, the outdoor shower has become an icon of the good life. Taking a shower in the... great outdoors is sort of like being on permanent vacation. And then there's the... the outdoor bathtub, which is just straight-up sexy. Luxuriating in a tub of warm..."
3 Unexpected Reasons to Have an Outdoor Fireplace
Sure, their enchanting light makes longer evenings magical. But outdoor fireplaces solve 3 design issues as well
"magical. But outdoor fireplaces solve 3 design issues as well... sunset? Outdoor fire features are a great way to extend the livability of your outdoor... to an outdoor room if you need any of the following.... have been outdoor. I just got an outdoor hearth from Cdn Tire. I'm sure it cost a lot... regards to outdoor living. Perfect if you live in a climate that is warm. I guess I'm... you that outdoor living is much better for you and sitting outside in the evenings,..."
Interview: 10 Secrets to a Stunning Outdoor Room
"— her outdoor spaces all feel so comfortable and inviting, they're like a true extension... great outdoor entertaining area. Luckily, she obliged our pleas and graciously shared... of an Outdoor kitchen and/or large outdoor living area (all the curtains, pillows... search for outdoor fabrics and thought I'd share the following tips offered by one site... stunning outdoor areas. Living in an area which has huge spiders though I'm paranoid..."
Cozy Outdoor Rooms Let You Snuggle Up to Fall
Drape a throw and let the firelight glow. These ideas for your outdoor room will make fast friends of you and autumn
"for your outdoor room will make fast friends of you and autumn... lured outdoors in fall. Whether you love playing the social butterfly or prefer to... these outdoor rooms that get it right, along with creative ideas to apply in your... use as walls for outdoor rooms, keeping bugs out as well as preventing the sun coming... elbows, and outdoor fabric. Our backyard faces west and temps are over 100F daily, reaching..."