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Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
"fired brick atop the parapets; it helps protect the top of the stuccoed walls. Ironically... adobe brick walls that made for excellent insulation. I visited a number of them... have to paint your house every "x" number of years; if you don't mow the town will... signature brick courses at the parapets. Greek revival influences also show up on the..."
How to Match Tile Heights for a Perfect Installation
Upgrade Your Front Entry the Budget-Friendly Way
Freshen your facade and create an air of welcome from the get-go with these tips and affordable finds
"mortar on brick steps or a drab door that blends into the surrounding walls. If your... can not paint anything. The John Timberland lights in the 4th picture are on sale now... charcoal paint or brick. It could even work with creamy yellow.Help choosing a front... brown brick or stone, or slate-blue paint. The tap-tap-tap of a woodpecker might... against red brick or pale wood. This no-frills model in cherry red adds a dash of pizzazz..."
Roots of Style: Colonial Monterey Sets the Stage for Unique Design
French, Spanish and English features mix in enigmatic Monterey-style architecture. Here's how to recognize this type of home
"adobe bricks covered with stucco. From the influence of Anglo settlers, hipped or... Florida, painted in the 1920s. Beautiful Phi Steve, missed seeing an article this week... Stucco over brick veneer here demonstrates a rustic effect. Board and batten or clapboard... styles all painted a soft blue, as is the entrance door. Intimate scaleSimilar in plan... and the brick in the landscape is also likely a later alteration to the original design..."
Houzz Tour: A Former Stable Becomes a Live-Work Showcase
Two floors in a Washington, D.C., building get an extensive rehab to house a family and an architectural practice
"two-story brick building hadn’t housed horses for years, but it needed extensive renovations... orange paint for my stair railing.... Fabulous! Love the orange railing floating... a raw brick shell. “There were four walls and a roof,” he says.The work and residential... presence by painting it a bright orange. Lawrence says now he thinks the railing looks... Original brick and thick wood beams span the building. The white oak floors aren’t original..."
My Houzz: From Dreary Storeroom to Modern, Light-Filled Home
Tricks with light and space turn a former storage area into a bright and airy-feeling living space for two
"an old brick building that was being used to store old doors and a boat. It took... all the painted crates? It feels very uncomfortable to me. Sorry, just don't "get... us).A painted apple crate serves as a side table.Crate paint: Mint, Flexa The couple... Betke painted secondhand crates and mounted them to the wall for extra storage. A... Crate paint: Mint, Flexa The doorbell hanging from the ceiling to the right of..."
My Houzz: Pittsburgh Loft Living Gets a Hit of Artful Eclectic Style
"whitewashed bricks checked off everything on her wish list and allowed her to carry over... I love paintings. The collection here is very engaging and eye-appealing. I find... of his paintings in her private collection. Although the dressing area is out of... large-scale paintings balance the room's proportions and create movement among the furnishings... Liptiez, painted over a 20-year period, creates a contemplative backdrop. Lamp: Noguchi..."
Guest Picks: Casually Refined His-and-Her Den Decor
Pour a bourbon and pop on some tunes. Here’s everything that reading, napping, relaxing room for the two of you needs
Houzz Tour: Tudor Grove
Get Creative With Your Bathroom Floor Tile
Add movement, definition and interest to a humble bathroom floor by sidestepping uniform tile in favor of an unusual design
12 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and Fences
If pickets seem picked over and you shrink from chain link, try these full-of-personality fencing alternatives
My Houzz: Cheery and Breezy Pittsburgh Home
Bright colors and island-inspired furniture and decor bring sunny style to a three-bedroom in Pennsylvania
"solid brick, hanging draperies and artwork came with a huge learning curve.... door with brick too. Matt, the work you did together is almost as beautiful as Sara... Sara painted a thrift-store canvas with chalkboard paint and set it into a gilded... Dresser paint: Ocean Slumber, Valspar Paints The handmade quilt is a wedding gift from... spray painted it to match the sunny message above. Chandelier: World Market; typography..."
My Houzz: A Chicago Two-Story Circles the Globe
International travelers bunk downstairs, while pieces plucked from around the world grace both levels of this two-unit home
"two-story brick building with separate residences on each floor, connected with a common... "Wall paint: Mahogany Cherry, California Paints; pendant lamp: Fillsta, Ikea In the... patched and painted for years, room by room." The couple planned to use a rescued church... unit is painted in a bold yet inviting hue, Greensleeves by Behr. Travel books, Guatemalan... doors and painted the cabinets Million Dollar Red by Benjamin Moore. The eating area..."
Guest Picks: Unwind on the Porch
"coat of paint for an instant facelift. There are a lot of deck stains and paints on... of new paint. The classic Adirondack chair just screams, “Relax here!” I like that... We’ll be painting it a deep navy, but this River Blue shade by Benjamin Moore would... Yellow Brick Home..."
My Houzz: Green and Modern in Pennsylvania
An architect and his wife craft a modern family home with clean lines, a warm interior color palette and an ecofriendly bent
"glass, brick, steel and concrete, the home strikes a balance of harmonious, fresh... combination of brick, Galvalume from Atas, flat-seam metal panels and split-face concrete... doors.Paint: Hubbard Squash and Rookwood Terra Cotta, Sherwin-Williams The master... geometry. Paint: Icelandic, Sherwin Williams; headboard fabric: Jo-Ann; rocking chair:... so we painted stripes.” Lee and Amy's next home projects include installing built-in..."