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My Houzz: Reclaimed Style in an 1880s Loft
Budget-friendly finishes, books, vintage games and "big, cluttered art" warm up a 2-bedroom apartment in a historic Pittsburgh loft
"apartment in a historic Pittsburgh loft... building with bad drop ceilings everywhere" when he first bought it. To cozy up the... bathroom with penny and subway tiles and more. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Brian... "square one" with a 2-floor storefront in a small town. Beginning with the 2nd fl. apartment... it just with paint or was a clear coat applied as well? Just Fantastic :) unisex appeal... built in 1854, also in Pennsylvania, but on the other side of the state. We found..."
My Houzz: High End Meets Budget Friendly in Toronto
Splurging selectively and saving elsewhere, a Canadian family gets a posh-looking home that matches their vision
"agency in New York. When Steve accepted a job offer in his hometown of Toronto, the... house in the Annex, an eclectic neighborhood filled with century-old homes. After... living in the home for more than seven years without any major renovations, the pair... satisfied with the outcome, they decided to extend the same look and feel to the rest... called in a friend, Kirsten Marshall of Palmerston Design Consultants, for some p..."
Innovative Details: Letting in the Light
"Lobby in Historic New York Apartment Building... charged with renovating a historic condominium’s dark and unappealing lobby. With custom... project in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood, New York firm Workshop/apd was charged... great in theory, but never executed quite right. This feels seamless--a natural extension... process with us! Just came across this photo. The lovely light reflection reminded... we did in the Chelsea flower district a while back - Lynn..."
My Houzz: Modernism Takes a Natural Turn in Pennsylvania
"windows with views of the picturesque woodsy surroundings. Great care was taken with... everything in the house which helps greatly with the energy efficiency, along with every... floor with polished concrete floor with in floor radiant heating. A big open floor... flyash in the concrete mix. the heating in the floor is radiant tubing with hot water... chiming in.... LOVE THIS HOUSE! I will never in this lifetime be able to live in such..."
Dreaming in Color: 8 Gorgeously Green Bedrooms
Bring in a bold splash of watery blue-green or a slice of soft celery for a colorful yet sleep-friendly sanctuary
"Bring in a bold splash of watery blue-green or a slice of soft celery for a colorful... of bed in the morning, you can look to green for help. I've gathered an assortment... along with eight beautiful bedrooms on Houzz that wear the hue well.... green with yellow tulips in the Spring, Dark Grass Green with Sunflowers in the... green in the second photo shown. Decor Is black and white with red accents. Bathroom... great in my sister-in-law's kitchen. We ended up with BM Splendor and 3 years later..."
Make Your Own Barn-Style Door — in Any Size You Need
Low ceilings or odd-size doorways are no problem when you fashion a barn door from exterior siding and a closet track
"I live in New England, so they’re easy to find on old barns in seaside towns or farmhouses... farmhouses in the country. I love the look of industrial hardware combined with a simple... space in a room. (Pocket doors are high on my list, too.) When I renovated my basement... use this in place if a pocket door in my next house. I wanted to add a door in an area... "thing" with plans for a large double barn door in my front room when we remodel. Thanks..."
5 Places to Love Corrugated Metal in Your House
It’s budget friendly, versatile and even colorful. Is it any wonder this popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?
"available in an array of finishes and sizes to harmonize with a gamut of styles — from... style in their interiors, corrugated metal has emerged as an offbeat alternative... fireplaces with built in mantle. Very plain. I know I will do something with it, maybe... furniture in the home. If I start a sentence with "Studies have shown . . . ", what follows... metal. In terms of echoing, perforated corrugated metal can be used with a sound absorbing..."
My Houzz: Goodwill and Good Taste in a Grand Colonial
Welcoming the community for charity fundraisers and more, this Massachusetts home radiates graciousness
"town. In May 2010 Jim found what they were looking for: a stately 1906 home in need... renovation with Jim working as general contractor, using plans from architect Rob Bramhall... invited in, in typical southern charm style, or in just passing by the front yard and... delighted with their home and want to share with us.....that's admirable. Why be so... dishes in the sink and cluttered it with knick-knacks to make the complainers feel..."
The Case for In-Between Colors
"answered with a single word — say, "blue" or "yellow" — perhaps your walls could use... fan of in-between colors — those indescribable shades that fall somewhere between... These in-between shades can be a great compromise, offering a tease of color without... success with achieving true gray was with a scratch coat of interior plaster. Otherwise... shades in between. It goes with anything. Other colors in the room (& outside) and..."
Houzz Tour: Mixing It Up in a Century-Old Edwardian
Different eras, patterns and textures mingle beautifully in a Canadian interior designer's home and 'design lab'
"beautifully in a Canadian interior designer's home and 'design lab'... house in Toronto in early 2013. They chose it because it was the right size, it was... experiment with ideas and test products and materials. "Over the years I have had the... says. In her work she strives to give her clients' homes that same casual yet pu... complete in six weeks. Here's how this self-confessed "clutter nut" has chicly organized..."
Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration
"Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great counterto... along with tips to ease your selection process.... agree with docilana- be careful with short backsplashes in areas near sinks. I have... problem with this in the laundry room. Have to be careful not to splash around in... be made in any color, so it can go with whatever else you have going on in the room... laid in a diamond pattern, with accent tiles to bring in the countertop color...."
My Houzz: Going White and Bright in Montreal
White lacquer and wider doorways help create an airer backdrop for colorful contemporary art in a 1910 Arts and Crafts home
"y art in a 1910 Arts and Crafts home... moldings in white, opening up spaces and adding a private apartment in the basement... features in their 1910 Arts and Crafts home and wanted to preserve them. But they also... setting in which they could highlight their collection of contemporary art. To accomplish... original coating. A barrier coating would need to be soluble in a solvent which will... you did with the wood! I've lived 15 years in a dark, dingy wood house, in dark cloudy..."
5 Ways to Hide That Big Air Conditioner in Your Yard
"you live in a hot climate, your air conditioner is probably your favorite major appliance... crasher in the middle of your backyard summer barbecue. That same hulking, boxy piece... eyesore in your garden. But don’t sweat it. There are plenty of ways you can hide,... noise in the model you choose. We live in midtown Atlanta in a large 100 yr old... you put in a low lying wall as shown in the last picture of the article. By doing..."
Kitchen of the Week: Period Details Keep History Alive in Portland
Modern functionality and doubled square footage bring a 1910 kitchen into the present while respecting its past
"covered in carpet, and at some point, it had been dyed burgundy. The room felt cramped... intact in the other rooms, designer Wade Freitag recaptured the home’s period vibe... vibe in a more functional modern-day kitchen, doubling the room’s square footage without... contents in the cupboards. It looks great in this kitchen, though! I live in an 120+... spent in this room. I got a real kick out of the old connectors in the powder room..."
Houzz Tour: Flexibility and Efficiency for a New Seattle Home
"With rental potential and an ecofriendly design, this house is smart in more ways... parked it in the backyard and lived in it while overseeing construction. Her goal: create... house in Seattle was so dedicated to rebuilding a new home where her old one once... house with a range of versatile living solutions. Adding a separate unit on the... Working with architect Bradley Khouri, she served as her own general contractor, sourcing..."