146 preciou metal clay project Stories
Materials: The Advantages of a Metal Roof
"Metal reigns in roofing style, maintenance and energy efficiency... Consider a metal roof. While the cost of a metal roof is significantly higher than a shingled... of a metal roof are that it makes your home safer in harsh weather and can significantly... ly, a metal roof is versatile in design to complement many architectural styles,... a few metal roofs on the island now. You didn't show metal roofs in a tile look..."
25 Great Home Projects and What They Cost
Get the closet of your dreams, add a secret doorway and more. Learn the ins and outs of projects that will make your home better
"outs of projects that will make your home better... Great Home Projects series to show you high-impact changes you can make to improve your... common projects and relative costs. we've done 5,8, 11, 13, 18, 22, and haven't regretted... that if a project is not DIY we are choosing not to do it unless it is absolutely necessary... other projects. For those of us in the hinterlands, costs are higher. One thing to... a few projects (eg. I know ppl giving away old barn boards... So that saves 7' a..."
Pro Corner: Selecting a Style for the Photos in Your Projects
Learn the key architectural and decor features to look for when categorizing your photos by design style
"find your project while searching for the style they love, instead of missing it because... tones and clay, stucco and tile.Look for: Clay tile roofs, stucco exteriors, terra-cotta... Lots of metal, concrete, cinder block and exposed brick, as well as repurposed furniture..."
How to Reface Your Old Kitchen Cabinets
New project for a new year: Update your cabinets without replacing them entirely, as a DIY project or with help from a pro
"New project for a new year: Update your cabinets without replacing them entirely... a DIY project or with help from a pro... construction projects, the answer depends on lots of details.... needed. The project did take longer than a straightforward refacing project. This plan... The DIY project took almost two months. The professional project took about a week... chalk/clay paints which don't require sanding before application. Everyone who..."
How to Build a Raised Bed for Your Veggies and Plants
Whether you’re farming your parking strip or beautifying your backyard, a planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy
"a high-clay soil and use non-compacted, high quality organic compost blend to fill... permacultural projects have room for at least a few raised beds though, especially because... a low clay content. Troughs will eventually rot out due to rusting from water... sides of metal beds can get really hot, especially if they're facing south. It's best... (bottomless) metal planters as raised beds for flowers, but they could easily be used for..."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"supports), metal grating, and wire mesh to create a "platform" for the pot. I drilled... actual project will vary according to the container you choose.Typical project length:... a good project for you if: You’re inspired by a specific vessel or simply want a unique... in this project — for its durability and range of finishes and patinas.Don’t rule out... enjoy! Project considerations. Proper placement and drainage are key. Make sure your..."
The Future of Backsplashes
Grout is out. Continuous sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more looks than ever
"stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more looks than ever... quick project! @bretteshops, thanks! It was a fun project. Shayna-beautiful!... heavy metal utensil? More information would be appreciated. Oh, just read the comment... with a metal backing! It's bringing in the garden as an art installation. Not for... tiles. My clay artist friend provided the right glazes, which must be painted on for..."
What Goes With Purple Walls?
Make a plum wall come alive with art, warm metals, ivory, chartreuse, natural wood — and at least one wild card
"warm metals, ivory, chartreuse, natural wood — and at least one wild card... with a metallic silver spray paint. I accented the walls with vintage Frankenstein... orange and clay. The colours all work together. I should mention that my designer found... renovation project in Hatfield, PA and it worked perfectly. Better question is what doesn't... especially metal sculptures by Dorothy Gillespie and an old white marble victorian nude..."
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
"New project for a new year: Light a fire under plans for an outdoor oven and claim... on our project at home! My husband made a clay oven out of, you guessed it clay from... mouthwatering project We got the kettle pizza accessory for our Weber grill. Love it and... summer project a couple of years ago. We built it at our cabin, the stone we gathered... manufactured clay oven from Mugniani. Make a buffet of ingredients and each person can create..."
New Hardware Gives Doors a Turn for the Better
New project for a new year: Get a handle on how to find the knobs, levers or pulls that will make your doors memorable
"New project for a new year: Get a handle on how to find the knobs, levers or pulls... them. @Clay Aragon, Glad that you liked it! SCR SCR, I can't wait for your articles... pursuing any project." Once, when changing a knob, I accidentally locked myself in... mixing metals, I think it's more interesting when you do. There are several Ideabooks... todays projects. @mrsben - My experience in the field of doors & hardware shows..."
How to Add a Kitchen Backsplash
Great project: Install glass, tile or another decorative material for a gorgeous and protective backsplash
"Great project: Install glass, tile or another decorative material for a gorgeous... other projects need our attention and $ first - I painted/sponged metallic copper... get this project back on the list! Lol brigiazucena, keep it simple, you have enough... difficult project, and I hope we'll like the backsplash as much in 10 years as... tile. Metals maybe? Curious if other options are out there. I am an RN and a self-taught..."
Get It Done: Whip That Junk Drawer Into Shape
If the jumbled mess in your catch-all drawer inspires only dread, this quick organizing project is just the sort you need
"organizing project is just the sort you need... haard clay of your teeth staring back at you. Frightening. That is hilarious! Yes... pen's metal clip or paper clip and some paper and start a fire. To avoid this simply... -- any project you do first time find good Youtube video demo and then decide whether... expensive project at the end. You'll need screws, perhaps wood pins for inner part connection... this new metal drawer system is available exclusively from Dura Supreme as we partnered..."
October Checklist for a Smooth-Running Home
You're due for some winterizing, like clearing rain gutters and stowing swimsuits — but leave time for a fun project
"decorating project, pick up gourds for the front porch) and you'll find your to-do list... require metal venting systems which don't gather lint on the smoother surfaces. Furnace... original clay side-sewer pipes at the end of our run of healthy PVC side-sewer pipes... decorating projects indoors, for the cold winter, not nice Fall days when I want to soak... with one projected to come in this weekend to the gulf coast. But great pictures to..."
Are You a Maker? Show Us Your Favorite Tool or Material
Houzz Call: A tool or material can be a maker’s best friend. We’d like to see your favorite — and what it helps you achieve
"molds from clay to make cast classical elements for our projects. He left his tools out... for a metal gate / fence E. Shelving system Additional items made with Cold Rolled... of the projects similar to what we have on our Houzz profile. We are also using a... their projects. I personally love antique and vintage carpentry tools and made several... depending upon projects. I do need a good hot glue gun at all times, lol! Then there are all..."
How to Give Your Driveway and Front Walk More Curb Appeal
Prevent injuries and tire damage while making a great first impression by replacing or repairing front paths
"Architecture project we had the pleasure of providing product for features some absolutely... paver project. By "real", I am reffering to a job that collects and stores rain water... apron of clay red bricks which meets the road and looks terrific. I don't like pavers... elegant like clay bricks. I realize I need to sealcoat driveway occasionally. Great article... changed to a metal one. There was no landscaping in front of the house and darn little curb..."