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Let the Sun Shine In
"light-filled rooms that will chase away the winter gloom:... Lovely sun soaked rooms. My ideal room is with wrap around windows overlooking the... dining or sun rooms, I also like the all glass overheard (garage type) doors.... ha!... how many sun rooms have the couches facing the interior wall. I was looking for ideas... imagine the room gets very direct sunshine. We are installing new wood floors - any ideas... family room has floor to ceiling then up onto roof wrapped around the corner windows..."
Here Comes the Sun
"around the room. - De-clutter. A messy room will make things feel less spacious, more... reading room. Great ideabook! Just looking at the pictures make me smile and I feel... living room in Hawaii is STUNNING! Natural light was at the top of our list when we... living room. GREAT photos and tips! Very nice ideabook - you made some excellent points... it's own sun-filled area of the room, bathing in this room is destined to be an ext..."
Here Comes the Sun: The Beauty of Skylights
"of the room. I've heard that skylights are kind of pain in reality - they leak and... make a room so pretty. Here are some great examples of skylights:... cute! sun thru skylight would be very nice during winter times,but how to make sure... and the sun during the day would last for almost 14 hours? Any ideas/advice?... part of a room's decor. There's minimal art in this clean, white space, but it's not... of the room above. Stained glass in a skylight is a bold choice, and interesting,..."
Look to the Sun for More of Your Home's Lighting
Manage sunlight with design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty
"how much sun reaches a house and into particular rooms, but these variables can be... local sun angles. They allow the lower solar angle of the winter sun in and block... laundry room. I wish we had done this sooner. Not only are both rooms filled with... summer sun. SketchUp has a great free tool built into the program for modeling these... around a room. Great article once again John. @bubblyjock Thanks! I have only one source..."
Houzz Tour: Bright, Sun-Warmed New England Getaway
Country views, flexible living space and a just-right size make for a soothing, comfortable family retreat
"by the sun. Horowitz is a principal architect at ZeroEnergy Design (ZED), a firm that... separate tub room That's interesting: The home consumes one-tenth of the energy for heating... bathtub room. I can die in this house!! The tub room has a very large window to soak... getting the sun into the windows, means the house relies too much on flashing for weather... living room. Thanks, Becky! I am a single mother with a disabled kid, who may or may..."
Kitchen Window Treatments - Let the Sun Shine In..Or Not!
"of the room, and an often overlooked one, and yet one that can make a world of difference... finish the room. Since many kitchen are open to family rooms they should have a nice flow... add to a room, very often correcting a visual imbalance! It's true that the choice of... other rooms. This works especially well in open spaces. aiza229 Yes, you're right... living room elements into a kitchen...within reason, but it just adds so much and..."
Bright as the Sun: Using Yellow
"entire room. Here are some great uses of yellow:... kid's room, but it would be equally appropriate in a modern, clean living room that's... This room is proof that multiple shades really can work together. Talk about pop... into a room really effectively. Grey and yellow are everywhere these days - and I... because the room is small and it looks clean and bright. I love this rug. It's cute in... brighten up a room. (In fact, right now, Trader Joe's has Irish daffodils for $1.50!) I love..."
What You Must Know About the Sun and Your Home
Learn about the powerful effects of sunlight on house materials and more, and see 7 homes that address the sun's rays beautifully
"ignores the sun, you will suffer. Most stock plans do not consider the sun's path across... with the sun. Near the equator people seek shade. Toward the poles sunlight is precious... precious. The sun provides more than light; it can create heat in homes: wanted in winter... under the sun. Plastics fade and become brittle. The heat created on the south side of... by the sun can cause buckling of asphalt shingles in unvented roofs. In short, if..."
A Surefire Way to Prevent Sun Damage Indoors
Why let light ruin your furniture, floors and artwork, when the solution could be as simple as applying high-quality window film?
"am a sun worshipper. Sixty years of living in Seattle will do that to you. I simply... enough sun.But even I know that all that wonderful sunlight pouring through the window... morning sun in the back and harsh afternoon sun in the front. It's been a problem... family room face south and get a great deal of sun all day. This article about UV... from the sun to get in. We live in Houston , Tx and had solar film installed shortly..."
Decorating With Yellow: Neutral Spaces Kissed by The Sun
"moving from room to room. It was a perfect addition to my living room in the summer and... inspirational rooms. Hi Erika! So nice to see you over at Houzz! I LOVE yellow, it makes... of the rooms in my home are painted an old Duron color called, Sugar Cookie. This... living rooms and kitchens. The two colors refresh one another. I once worked with... living room butter yellow. I wondered why she didn't use more variety, till I noticed..."
Houzz Tour: Sun-Washed Sophistication for a Miami Apartment
Ivory hues and crystal touches reflect light and create easy elegance in a beachfront Florida getaway for a family
"living room. A single ceiling fixture tends to create an uncomfortable mood. But otherwise... living room. I have had several of our homes photographed in the past for magazines... white rooms with the touches of sea inspired color....the interiors are beautiful... guest room and the nursery. I would live on the balcony! Beautifully done! These... These rooms allow whoever enters to exhale and relax. Bravo! Amazing I love the bar..."
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century
"a one room home and added rooms as children started families and grew into a nice... how the rooms are laid out. From what I've seen, they tend to be very open, high ceilings... as two rooms with a flat roof. Additions have been placed on either side of the original... as two rooms. That is very common in New Mexico and other poor areas that mix the... in the sun in preparation for additional spaces in many homes still built the same..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts
"color to sun-loving landscapes. This vigorous grower isn't fussy and is easy to grow... gets full sun. Those who live in the warmer zones of 9 and above can enjoy this tropical... too much sun. But my plant thrives in the sun, just did not bloom. Looking forward... in full sun that had room to grow. Dwarf varieties is best in containers I think.... Full sun means full sun here, though you can get away with less but you will get..."
Shade in Summer, Sun in Winter
"summer sun, but their placement at the top of windows lets the low winter sun enter... living room. The one drawback is that the sun typically hits the same way day after... from the sun. Granted the sun would have faded the furniture either way, but the stripes... outdoor room. ... reveals how the sunshade works in concert with a louvered double-wall... When the sun is low, light will enter the upper portion to help heat the interior when..."
Great Garden Combo: 5 High-Intensity Plants for High-Intensity Sun
Blend bold foliage and flowers to create a powerful combination that will hold its own even in the harsh light of midsummer
"summer sun, our gardens appear to change personality. The delicate pastel flowers... what full sun means there. In Tucson, we look at the full-sun label with great skepticism... you have room to spare. People down the street unfortunately used it as a cute foundation... labeled full-sun with the old reliable lantana. Soon that's pretty much all I'll have in... by the sun.Allow it to grow unchecked to enjoy the smoky "flowers" or hard prune each..."