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574 raised entry Stories
Sunken and Raised Areas Take Gardens Up a Notch
Altering a landscape's grade can create energy and excitement, offering different vantage points and moods depending on the level
Heads-Up Hues: 10 Bold Ceiling Colors
Visually raise or lower a ceiling, or just add an eyeful of interest, with paint from splashy to soothing
"ually raise or lower a ceiling, or just add an eyeful of interest, with paint from... visually raise your ceiling height, stick to cooler hues. On the other hand, if you... paint the entry hall ceiling deep blue, the less than lovely entry way needs some elegance... from the entry to the hall). Thoughts? I moved into an interior decorator's house. The... visually raises the ceilings, while maintaining intimacy. I hate the visual disturbance..."
Fun Meets Philanthropy in a Lively Playhouse
"money it raised helps children in the real world... off to raise money for the Housing Assistance Corporation. Let’s take a peek. Photography... for an entry door and seal off the climbing wall. I'd also expand the rubber padding... 000 was raised for local children who receive services through emergency shelters and..."
Houzz Tour: A Portland Bungalow Gets a Major Lift
"Raising a whole house allowed 5 extra bedrooms and a walk-out basement — plus a boost... do you raise a whole house? A really big jack? Portland tends to be gloomy several... well. Raising the home to make more head room in the basement is a large undertaking... houses raised up, so that new more earthquake resistant foundations can be built.... Love it...raising up a house is a common sight in Portland, Seattle and Bay Area. love..."
Kitchen of the Week: Uncovering History in an 1800s Colonial
Brick features from long ago return to prominence, but a raised ceiling and newly open layout set them squarely in the now
Portrait of a Terrible Housekeeper
No Entry Hall? Create the Illusion of One
You can create the feeling of an entry hall even when your door opens straight into the living room. Here are 13 tricks to try
"of an entry hall even when your door opens straight into the living room. Here are... proper entry. So how can you create entry ambience?... making from entry closet useless nook? Also who needs SENSE of entry when you actually... need an ENTRY for purpose? I like the idea of built glass entry (saved in my ideabook... at the entry and exit. my entry door opened to the far side of my living room much... without an entry. Thank you for all the wonderful ideas. I'm off to buy my entry bench..."
Houzz Tour: Seamlessly Updating an Oglesby in Dallas
Renovations give a 1969 Texas home a new entry, a master suite and an expanded family room while honoring the original style
"a new entry, a master suite and an expanded family room while honoring the original... a new entry and expanding the family room, all honoring the original Oglesby style... think the entry is particularly inspired. The new entry is divine. Extremely calming... of the raised dining area as well. I must say, my favorite detail is the brightly... the new entry with the stunning garden view. Panels around TV I echo all the positive..."
Room of the Day: A San Francisco Living Room Enjoys the View
A reconfigured entry, expansive windows and modern furnishings create an inviting living room with stunning vistas
"reconfigured entry, expansive windows and modern furnishings create an inviting living room... g the entry and adding more natural light and better views with new skylights, dormers... them from raising the roof. So the solution was to maintain the roofline but add new... user-friendly entry, which improved the access to the unit. A custom, extra-wide clear glass..."
Your Doors: Make a Grand Entrance
"Style to Entries and Exits with Customized Creations or a Wild Coat of Paint... Custom entry doors will make a grand statement for your home anyday. It is the first... custom entry doors not only personalizes a home from the street side, but also offers... Character: Raised in a Barn Sliding Doors: Transition in Style Deep Pockets: Doors With..."
Houzz Planning: How to Choose a Front Door
Landscaping Magic Fixes a Dangerous Sloped Yard
It had scary parking, a confusing entry and erosion issues. See how this steep California landscape gained safety, beauty and clarity
A New Stepped Entry Glows With Style
"home’s entry into something interesting and new. Using common, inexpensive building... The entry is a work in progress and we'll see what the Owners decide to do. Gorgeous... Raised homes like this one are fairly common in California. The first level has a... uninviting entry. AFTER: Now each step is lit with an LED strip. The strips have shields... A new raised bluestone patio provides an inviting exterior foyer where people can..."
Nodding to the Coast in a Bainbridge Island Entry Garden
"style entry for a couple’s beachfront home. “The clients wanted a modern, elegant... home and entry way. I've been perplexed about keeping everything simple and practical... fills the raised planter. Abundant Acorus spills over path edges. A cedar fence encloses... unique entry experience. The house backs up to the beach, and its proximity to the... design. The raised planters help shape necessary paths and spaces without carving up the..."
Aging-in-Place Resolutions for the New Year
"such as raised entry areas, sunken living rooms, "conversation pits" and other useless... d his raised entry and filled the conversation pit with concrete before he retiled... were more raised dishwashers, and microwaves that were not over ovens. Brighter kitchen... zero-barrier entry to your home and at least one accessible ground floor bathroom. Not only... want your entry to speak eloquently to the style of your home, as this one does. Even..."