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9 Ways to Appreciate Your House Just as It Is
Look on the bright side — or that soothingly dark corner — to feel genuine gratitude for all the comforts of your home
"style new build is lovely from the outside. I WILL make it work. We've just arrived... brick buildings, but then I remember I have a great view of the Empire State Building... adjacent building. It puts a smile on my face. Tonight it is lit up in red, white and... front porch added on sometime in the 1920's and another homeowner in the 1950's closed... closed the porch up with windows. On close look the Craftsman pillars were terribly..."
When Does a House Become a Home?
Getting settled can take more than arranging all your stuff. Discover how to make a real connection with where you live
"a back porch with a porch swing! It was perfect! Alas after eight years we retired... enough to build a house, dug a pond, designed the house, had it built....and then put... we're building a new one, with features that are important to the both of us, separately... apartment buildings. The character of old homes has always appealed to me and felt like... husbands builds. @Julie - lucky you! Any thoughts you'd like to add here? Any theories..."
Design Workshop: Give Me an ‘H’
"covered porch on the front makes a nice entry and the covered porch and patio area... need to build in phases, but we can build the "guest wing" in phase 2 without major... you are building your project in phases, the modules can be completed as the client... opted for building an initial module to be able to use the house. Eventually the other... way to build. For these owners it does not matter if they sit in a fishbowl because..."
Houzz Tour: Turning a ’50s Ranch Into a Craftsman Bungalow
With a new second story and remodeled rooms, this Maryland home has plenty of space for family and friends
"decided to build the Craftsman-esque home they wanted, instead of modifying an original... front porch. The richly stained wood complements the house color so well. I'll be... front porch, and minimalist landscape. PROS: It's not too top heavy, it's adorable... front porch! CONS: I don't care for the conflicting and confusing style of the... rather than building new on on disappearing vacant land. I applaud their creativity, love..."
5 Bright Palettes for Front Doors
Splash bold green, blue, orange or red on your front door, then balance it with a more restrained hue on the rest of the house
"front porch door. I have an enclosed front porch, it is difficult to see until you... on the porch entry. There is a storm door that gives access to the porch. It is... and heat build-up in mind for these situations. UV rays can fade paint rapidly and also... local building products expert (your "door guy") can help you with solutions that... into the porch/house, so I have be careful it doesn't just look like a black hole...."
Houzz Tour: A Family of 4 Unwinds in 540 Square Feet
An extraordinarily scaled-down home and garden for a couple and their 2 kids fosters sustainability and togetherness
"or out buildings? I can't imagine four lots of home work on even that large table... thing building RETIREMENT homes that are 3000 square feet. I am a little curious... cost to build? I think when children approach the teen years, many people feel they... need to build a little house with 180 mts2, you show me is possible, thank you I applaud... currently building a barn-home, and it is 720 sq ft in the lower floor, and has a great..."
Tell a Story With Design for a More Meaningful Home
"thinking of building one like it? If building it, there are numerous things you can do... spirits. His buildings are timeless and that's another thing he's teaching me. David and... front porch is kind of a trademark for that style popular in the late 1989's thru... of this building that was so important to the community at one time. wyndyacre - What... currently building a new home, I have had a hard time with all the choices involved as..."
Key Measurements for a Dream Laundry Room
Get the layout dimensions that will help you wash and fold — and maybe do much more — comfortably and efficiently
"liked to build them in under a counter .. but no one makes the smaller units anymore... space to build it and I don't know how to integreat it with the garden and the kitchen... we're building, and despite enjoying that integrated look the FLs provide, I instead... a back porch as a mudroom/laundry room and convert the half bath to a full bath.... enclosed porch will be approximately 7' deep (have to work around log dovetails, so..."
Home-Buying Checklist: 20 Things to Consider Beyond the Inspection
Quality of life is just as important as construction quality. Learn what to look for at open houses to ensure comfort in your new home
"So do porches. Wish I'd known that the next door neighbors on one side would be... city's building codes. Our garage was built in the twenties and is right on the side... without building in a jog to comply with current setback rules. Finally, and this... spot, and builds the perfect house. Even then, perfection can be frustratingly elusive... front-porch presence was a crime deterrent for us on several occasions, and I had..."
Love the One You're With: Honoring a Home's Original Charm
"see old buildings being demolished to make way for new. We are now facing such a dilemma... down and build new with stone façade. If they do, I will cry until the day I die and... order to build a new, much larger house, I'm feeling much better about not tearing it... reason to build bigger. Also no reason to throw out all these materials, since my father... and re-build new in its place, particularly in your case! We almost learned the hard..."
Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
"even a building that is structurally hazardous); no reliable maintenance - meaning... facts. To build a multi unit condo type dwelling is far more costly, converting existing... warehouse type buildings is hugely expensive. Meaning the consumer trades the higher price... to) are building high density housing in the center of cities connected to pbulic transport... multi unit building. As a designer, there are many things that I notice - good and bad..."
How to Get a Pizza Oven for the Patio
New project for a new year: Light a fire under plans for an outdoor oven and claim the best pizza in town
"used to build his bread oven Build Your Own Earth Oven: A Low-Cost Wood-Fired Mud Oven... things to build once we upgrade the house. So many beautiful designs to choose from,... oven my building pizza oven , you can see my web.site www.decarina-kamini.com I would... until we build our new outdoor kitchen. It heats up fast and the pizza is fabulous.... hubby into building me one, wish me luck. Thank you for sharing. This is our pizza oven..."
Design Workshop: 9 Ways to Open a House to the Outdoors
Explore some of the best ideas in indoor-outdoor living — and how to make the transitions work for both home and landscape
"@skagitnana Porches is one way to provide great outdoor living space to a more traditional... on the porch and enjoying my own project/house - like being a guest in my own house... screened porch, that leads to a small deck, which leads to the yard. This is such a... huge work building in the back yard into an art studio/showroom, and am now transitioning... in the "Porches" section. Any idea where I can find them? I love the daybed. It looks..."
Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts: What’s the Difference?
If the zigzag and swirly designs of the past leave your head spinning, these descriptions will straighten you right out
"public buildings prior to 1950, such as post offices, courthouses, and libraries.... in new builds, in the trim work, millwork, fireplaces etc. The Pratt and Larsen tile... them and build upon them. If you dislike the style so much, why are you reading the... public buildings, as well as some beautiful Craftsman style neighborhoods. I love... while his building styles and methods pioneered the early Modern; he in fact is called..."
Prefab Homes Expand Modern Design's Reach
"our deep porches, overhanging roof lines, etc. I am not opposed to the modern look... council building control to have this fabulous dream home on your land and residential... Bravehart Building.com! Mekaworld.com is gaining traction just dropped a 480 on our property... sq ft build costs to preach about how we all should do our part, but the reality... proceeded to build. Also, as Emily992 mentioned, this is relatively easy when out in the..."