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My Houzz: Spanish Colonial Restoration in Hollywood
Honoring its Spanish heritage, a 1928 home in California becomes a romantic sanctuary and inviting space for entertaining
"Beautiful restoration and so inviting. Thank you for sharing! so jealous of this outdoor... think the lighting fixtures probably came from Ray Ferra's Antique and Iron Accents on... create a light, open and free-flowing space. I wanted the lighting, tilework and furnishing... and it lights up the house.”Olde considers the lighting to be art. "I really wanted... decided to restore it to honor the home's architectural roots. Their vision was for the..."
Replace vs. Restore: The Great Window Debate
Deciding what to do with windows in disrepair isn't easy. This insight on the pros and cons of window replacement or restoration can help
"versus restoring his windows. He calculates that replacing his windows would have... years. Restoring his windows cost him about $8,800, and he will recoup his investment... someone to restore his windows, it may have cost more than it would have cost to replace... been that restoring them has become cost-prohibitive. Restoration + new wood storms... investigate restoration but don't know where to start. I googled window restoration but..."
Houzz Tour: A Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Lovingly Restored
In a 15-year labor of love, one dedicated Ohio couple focuses on conserving over remodeling, protecting an architectural legacy
"years restoring it while living in it. "It's all about restoration and conserving... natural light as they are built to capture the light and warmth of the sun. They are... beautifully restored better than new. Michael John Smith beautiful! I love the little... so well restored and well looked after. Absolutely mesmerising views out to those majestic... beautiful restoration. an inspiration for us would be renovators's I just visited Falling..."
Houzz Tour: Restoration Revives a Historic Italianate Home
Painstaking work on a 3-bedroom in St. Louis results in a home that marries modern conveniences and respect for the past
"that the restoration and renovation work would last for many years to come has become... house was restored on spec and is for sale as of November 2013. Location: St. Louis Team:... This is a restoration that all with historic homes should aspire to! I hope someone thinks... sensitive restoration of my old schoolhouse someday. How was the dark burgandy paint... beautifully light filled and has gorgeous window moldings! And then I realized there are..."
Major Remodel: Restoring a Queen Anne to Glory
Misguided 1970s changes marred this Victorian-era home in Portland, until a dedicated family moved in
"was to restore the original Queen Anne character to the house, without being a slave... for that light fixture in the kitchen, as it's perfect! Oh gosh you guys, I completely... added light for the kitchen and the ability to enjoy the outdoors while undercover... grand light fixtures by the front gate to replace what is there, matching them on... not a restoration but a contemporary twist to a historic Queen Anne and not in a..."
Houzz Tour: Restored Eichler on the Waterfront
"how to restore the home to its original state. 20 Spectacular Beach Houses | Browse... easier for lights. We added fluorescent 'tracks' in our home by building them on the... pin-pointed lights. Not the best pics but you get the idea. http://www.flickr.com/ph... to go light creamy with paint? Just wondering (I have that issue in my late 70s era... floors? The lighting looks fabulous! This has been one of my favorites as well. It looks..."
My Houzz: Artful Restoration for a Brooklyn Brownstone
Historic detail balances with modern finishes and furnishings in this thoughtfully renovated, art-filled home
"Hassler's restored 1892 brownstone in Brooklyn, New York, is an artful mix of modern... he has restored the original flooring and wood detail motifs and given salvaged pieces... about restoration work is the satisfaction of taking something that has seen better... imaginative restoration! Question for you (Chris, Peter or Dahn!) - I see you have a massive... Also, the lighting in this home is exquisite--so many dancing shadows. Thank you for..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Industrial in a Restored New Jersey Barn
Amish craftsmen, trusting clients and an architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown
"down or restore it." Palombo knew some of the old barn's original timbers could live... rework and restore the original barn's post and beam structure, and rebuild it on a carefully... done! Light airy and open. This is a beautiful,well designed GUEST house. I have... love the restored barn articles. I always dreamt of doing that to our barn in Hingham... spacious, light interior too. GN Builders--I like the beams. You, on the other hand..."
My Houzz: Loving Efforts Restore a 1787 Farmhouse
Careful attention to original details preserves and revives a vacant New England home with a considerable history
"Wonderful restoration!! Hat's off to all involved in creating this wonderful home. Marie... Love this restoration! The screen used as a headboard is such a good idea. I have a... wonderful restoration balancing the history and antiquity of the house while adapting... job of restoring your home! It looks like a home to be lived in and enjoyed! Absolutely... know who restored the windows. I have a 1775 house with all the original windows and..."
Explore a Magical Restored English Garden
History comes alive in the gardens of a Rochester townhouse, filled with sculptural yew, a topiary parterre and an archway-draped pond
"beautifully restored Summer House. Designed in the style of a gazebo or arbor, it is set... another restored garden. The interior of the greenhouse is a workman-like space with... leaded lights. A cutting garden at the back, enclosed with very simple rustic poles... garden restoration. Red brick, a natural building material in the area, links the... why this restored garden is so magical. It employs the essence of different periods..."
Saving Facades: Modern Gems Merge Old and New
"Restored exteriors full of character wrap light-filled interiors designed for modern... tiles from light to dark. I think it is pretty effective as well. These renovations were... building to restore into a modern home. NICELY DONE!!! GORGEOUS HOME!!!... extraneous lights mounts to the wall, with the lights woven into the mirror design.The... space with light and views. It's a modern space that represents the lifestyle of its occupants..."
Houzz Tour: Recalling the Pilgrims in a 350-Year-Old Home
"onate restoration and preservation efforts give a 1665 home an honored place in the... lovingly restored every detail of their home, from the hand-hewn beams and stenciled... wood, a light went off in Towle’s head, and a lifelong passion was launched. “I was... Towle had restored 13 antique houses and was about to embark on his 14th: a 1665 Pilgrim... years restoring it. He dug up some 35,000 bricks that were buried outside of 18th-century..."
Kitchen of the Week: Exposed Brick Arches in Illinois
A careful restoration of a surprising discovery lends an unexpected accent to this contemporary kitchen
"careful restoration of a surprising discovery lends an unexpected accent to this c... with more light and an open connection to main living spaces. Since the kitchen has become... so they restored it and added arches and pillars. Cabinetry: Monarch; backsplash: white... Opulence; lighting: homeowner's; hood: Savona, Zephyr; range: Wolf 36-inch Storage was... natural light. "Before we started the project, the brick wall was simply a doorway..."
How to Light a Kitchen for Older Eyes and Better Beauty
Include the right kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and visually pleasing for all
"kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and... on of light, so that more light is often needed to see. This changes how we perceive... amount of light, location of the light source and color temperature will improve your... and our lighting requirements change. The ability to focus on near objects decreases... different lighting solutions. These solutions won't benefit just them; they will also..."
On Trend: Globe Lights Give Rooms a Well-Rounded Look
"globe light fixtures have a ball in rooms of any style... great light fixture. And you'll see hanging light fixtures finding their way beyond... find a light suited for your home.... actual light it give off? I bought 2 of these Ikea globe pendants for my small open... I love Restoration Hardware's Foucault's Iron Orb Chandelier in black or oil rubbed... This Restoration Hardware pendant takes an industrial warehouse light and makes..."