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Architect's Toolbox: The Open Corner Window
"build four walls, each connected and perpendicular to the adjoining wall. Doors and windows... windows are then "cut" or "punched" into the walls to connect rooms and introduce... connecting wall to wall. Opening up by taking out the corners of the room was like e... these windows. They're the perfect way to take in a great view.... it would be so... type of window. Where can I get info on these for my builder? @mkeller70 - For something..."
How to Speak the Lingo of Drapery
If you want the window treatments in your head to match what ends up on your windows, it helps to know these common drapery terms
"want the window treatments in your head to match what ends up on your windows, it helps... needs for window treatments into construction terminology to get exactly what your space... standard window treatments. You may discover that you know more than you thought you... when windows are huge. Here is an example, I had to cover 150 feet of windows in... point windows right now - thanks! Some lovely examples here. Wonderful article!..."
Architect's Toolbox: 3 Window Details That Wow
"over your windows with low sills, tall heads and deep reveals... of the window is closer to the floor line) create windows that tend to have the p... substantial wall structure above the windows. Deep reveals (shown in the first photo below)... wall and the security the wall provides.... sizes of windows, my favorites have low sills, tall heads and deep reveals. Low sills... of the window is closer to the ceiling line) provide much the same visual impact as..."
Houzz Tour: 'Pirate House' Lures With Surprises
Batten down the hatches for a wild ride in Minnesota, from a lofty crow's nest to a twisty, tubular slide to a secret passageway and more
"tubular slide to a secret passageway and more... spiral slide to the basement. Have a seat and get ready for a fun ride through a... of the slide and climbing wall. Pity our next house is a single storey. We can't even... The slide is also wonderfully unexpected and what I love about houzz!! One of the... tubular slides in my house! Pure genius. What a labour of love! Brought joy to this... secret slide in my house now ;) Becky, thanks again for a fantastic tour! Insanely..."
Guest Picks: Snake Charmers for the Home
Snake-inspired decor is sliding into on-trend interiors everywhere. These pieces capture the look perfectly
Architect's Toolbox: Partner a Window With Its View
"match with windows that consider the scenery and the overall feel of a home... in the wall, or should it take over the wall and even the roof? Should the window... Should the window help create a larger room or should it frame a view? Should the window... other windows? These and other questions are fundamental to ask when designing... of your windows. And how you answer will have a significant impact on the nature of..."
The Glass-Walled Cabin That Romance Built
"entire wall of windows and doodled their idea on a restaurant napkin. "It was really... whole wall of windows, mostly thinking about watching a sunset or stargazing from... sheared wall (which that window-wall is) is at risk of failure simply from high winds... Love the wall of windows! A tru labor of love. This is the kind of feel-good story I... awesome. The window wall looks very cool, and the view isn't too bad either. I love being..."
7 Ways to Make a Small Bedroom Look Bigger and Work Better
Max out on comfort and function in a mini space with built-ins, wall mounts and decorating tricks that fool the eye
"built-ins, wall mounts and decorating tricks that fool the eye... of the window space. It can give the appearance of a larger window and/or higher... closet and wall to wall carpeting removed and new flooring, of the same kind that runs... But a wall-sized mural of Tuscany in a small bedroom? No. Seriously - KNOCK IT... down on wall space. Always looking for new ideas, thank you! How about "Take Out the... If the windows are small, some people will install shades or drapes well above and..."
Houzz Tour: A Victorian Cottage in Sydney Opens Up
Colors, not walls, now define spaces in this once-dreary home — and the new airy garden overlook helps too
", not walls, now define spaces in this once-dreary home — and the new airy garden... have my windows and sliding doors open 24/7 for about 9 months of the year. But I... the window? LOL I 'd be living there! Windows cool ! I like this house, particularly... few side windows as well, and I'm trying to keep the space as bright as possible. Any... on the wall near the opening that ejects a mist of poison every few minutes. Hi Samantha..."
Kitchen of the Week: Open to the Outdoors in Ohio
"retractable wall and sheltered dining area let this Cincinnati kitchen embrace the landscape... folding and sliding door systems that bring the outdoors in. Don't forget the screens to... ceiling windows, which is why we positioned it that way. Unfortunately we don't have... They left sliding doors (no screens) open most of the time... and virtually never so... folding and sliding door systems. The mesh can be anything from an insect mesh which..."
Bedroom Color: The Secret to More Sex and More Sleep
"bedroom wall colors to get more of what you want... bedroom walls and decor with how much sleep and sex you're having. The takeaway: People... lored walls are having the most sex. Let the mad dash to invent caramel-blue paint... apartment 3 walls caramel, and the window wall accented blue to bring the color of the... the blue wall that makes it so the landscape on the wall & outside the window match... and the walls are white. The ceiling reflects a warm glow onto the walls. The effect..."
Room of the Day: From Dark Basement to Bright Master Suite
Turning an unsightly retaining wall into an asset, these San Francisco homeowners now have a bedroom that feels like a getaway
"retaining wall into an asset, these San Francisco homeowners now have a bedroom that... retaining wall. But with a few clever design moves, you can certainly dress one up enough... unsightly wall in the basement, which they wanted to turn into a private master suite... Before, the wall cast a dark, imposing presence in the former storage room. Now it’s a... of the wall and creating a wall of glass made all the difference in the world. The..."
Save Your Decor — Hide Your Media Stuff
When you tuck boxes, wires and speakers into walls and ceilings, all you'll notice is your favorite shows or music
"speakers into walls and ceilings, all you'll notice is your favorite shows or music... POWER55 wall mount. This amazing unit is a motorized, remote-controlled wall mount... Tiny wall or ceiling speakers (perish the thought of speakers in the TV) simply... of tiny wall or ceiling speakers. Concealment is great - but not at the cost of sound... cabinets, the walls, and even the ceiling, and it makes a huge difference in the listening..."
Dream Spaces: 14 Fabulous Indoor-Outdoor Bathrooms
Disappearing walls put these baths in Mother Nature’s lap, counting tranquil views and fresh air as the best luxuries of all
"aring walls put these baths in Mother Nature’s lap, counting tranquil views and fresh... glass walls and a glass door to the shower, or setting a freestanding tub on a deck... Glass walls, or what we call Moving Glass Walls, come in a couple of operating styles... length windows. At the same time we built a tall fence and planted shrubbery against... on the windows and as the shrubs grew, we raised the blinds. It is heaven to shower..."
Going Up: Vertical Storage Holds More Kitchen Stuff
"empty wall where you can squeeze in more room for what you need.... within the walls.A little depth to the vertical storage can accommodate so many utility... or or wall oven cabinets is bakeware or tray storage. You can buy after-market vertical... on the wall, too, store them in a shallow drawer (face down) or store them in a lid... things from sliding too far back and losing them, but sheeesh, I hate to give up any kind..."