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Houzzers Say: A Wish List for the Entire House
"cool new things she should consider while planning her new home. So far we've covered... Today we're finishing up with Houzzers' suggested features for the home overall.... /ten-things-we-love-about-our-house-in.html As far as whole house things, I second... things we love about our new house. http://dejongdreamhouse.blogspot.com/2012/03... closet? We are planning a home with just this feature. The plans we modified had the..."
A Few Things I Would Like to Ask Frank Lloyd Wright
It could take a lifetime to understand Frank Lloyd Wright's work — less if we had answers to a few simple questions
"less if we had answers to a few simple questions... hardest thing to accomplish. His buildings fit in perfectly, gently nestled into the... modernism I loved in my youth has lost its sway on me. But Frank Lloyd Wright? He continues... layman, I love FLW - I would love to see a professional architect highlight his genius... hard-edged things? We built our home with a prairie feel, but much lighter and brighter... emotions! Do we really like everything about a person or thing? Very interesting reading..."
Etsy Designers at Home: Interview with Sue Teso of Solstice Home
"friend we all need! Once we saw Sue's shop, we were even more excited to have the... it?) We then found we wanted to move in order to be closer to family. The house... days! We needed a new home, and fast. We settled on Sandwich, a quaint coastal... which we both loved. It took us seven months to find our home, and again, location... 3. I love the connection I make with my wonderful customers and I love knowing I..."
10 Things Architects Want You to Know About What They Do
Learn about costs, considerations and surprising things architects do — plus the quick route to pinning down their style
"surprising things architects do — plus the quick route to pinning down their style... We spoke with two Best of Houzz architects, Nils Finne of Finne Architects and Matthew... When we hired him we told him our budget (very modest) and let him have free rein... The best thing was that we shared the same taste and preferences, so when the decis... - but we are expected to do so many different things and find solutions to so many..."
7 Things to Do Before You Move Into a New House
Get life in a new house off to a great start with fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning — and something on those windows
"of the things that we really helped with is how to prioritize tasks. Since it's getting... winter, we stressed the importance of getting only the most basic outside things done... course, we didn't let them do all of this alone. Uncle Ralph and I traveled to Boston... when we bought our current home to start many of the things we planned. I love the... home, we smudged/saged our house. We always purchase new homes so we eliminate most..."
The Beautiful Thing About Dad's Chair
"at the thing. I finally had my first Dad Chair. And then a peculiar thing happened... saying wise things, of reading thick leather-bound literary tomes and, of course, watching... Sunday. But we don’t even have a TV. And I hate scotch. And I read trashy detective novels... So now we have a THRONE of aloe green and we all love it! Who remembers Naugahyde... although we live on our own (no kids). We're about the only ones who have ever sat in..."
Contractor's Tips: 10 Things Your Contractor Might Not Tell You
Climbing through your closets and fielding design issues galore, your contractor might stay mum. Here's what you're missing
"be some things we contractors aren't saying. Sometimes there just isn't time to explain... sometimes we're worried you'll take it the wrong way, and sometimes we just have a lot... dirt), and we don't wear X-ray goggles". We know once we crack into the walls and begin... admit, we love our contractor! We did not get bids from multiple people, they were... job , we were happy, and he was happy too. We stressed to him we were not being "cheap"..."
Houzz Interview: "From the Right Bank" Alek's Seattle Home
"with all things France. As a result, it was love at first sight when we came across... state, we knew that we had found the perfect house the minute we walked in! What... first thing I always do is to try out different layouts. I love space planning and... the same thing with colors. I love just about every color but my favorite color for... and find things you really love rather than just buying something to make do. Thanks..."
Dare to Mix Things Up in the Landscape
Courageously contrast plantings, materials and structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigue
"We gardeners have many reasons for doing what we do: for braving mosquitoes and poison... ethereal thing called beauty. In our efforts to achieve this ideal, we employ, knowing... palates. We can do the same in our gardens to create more interest. Here's how. There... concern we have for you. When we had our house built we had our backyard fully landscaped... please do. We'd love to see. My favorite is the boulder peaking into the patio. I've..."
Look Up While You Eat: 10 Things To Hang Over Your Dining Room Table
"about what we put on the tables where we dine. Some of us are concerned about home decor... item that we see hanging above a dining room table is, of course, a light. We all like... other things that you can hang above your dining area as well. You can be functional... These things are great conversation pieces which is sometimes just what you need... candlelight. I love it! Do you? A modern chandelier or light fixture that hands down close..."
17 Ways to Decorate With Everyday Things
Characters on the new Netflix series 'Orange Is the New Black' make the most of what they have. Here's how you can too
"the way we binge watch TV — instead of being way behind because you are only on season... useful things out of the few items they have. So far my favorite is the way Sophia... wall. Love the show and love this guide! I love the pipes as shelf supports....we're... we're actually thinking of that exact thing for our kitchen Those decoupage lamps... Everybody loves it. As a designer, we always have tons of blueprints that are useless..."
8 Things an Architect Will Never Say
"But some things you just don't expect to hear from your designer, like, "I don't drink... " or "We should experiment with color," or "I don't worry about the economy." In... are some things that I would guess have never been uttered by an architect. Ever. Like... windows..." love love love Waking up with my coffee and laughing out loud.... Thank you... doing." love these Or, let's ask the Interior Designer her opinion. #6 might be a..."
How to Make Your House a Haven Without Changing a Thing
"possession, we gutted and replaced the kitchen, knocked down a wall between it and the... suggested we invite the former homeowner, an older woman, to come over and check it all... the work we’ve done,” he said. “Let me get this straight: You want to have her over... can see we couldn't wait to remove every trace of her presence from this place?"... is what we feel when we enter a home we love, and the people who live in it feel that..."
Guest Picks: The Tray's the Thing
"I love trays. I guess I'm one of those people who likes to make the most of little... little things, and I actually look forward to putting my tea or lunch together on a favorite... Denise ~ I love the Oversize Reversible Tray. "When weary from the fray Something on... thank God we say For something on a tray." Noel Coward To read the full poem and get... the fun-loving Eames duo who sought to give the world fun and practical things to play..."
12 Things To Do In Your Home Before Fall Blusters In
"whether we like it or not. So, that just means one thing...it’s time to pull ourselves... (which we are currently enjoying in South Africa) the winecellar is lovely and cool... fall! I love it! Thanks, Becky...I'm almost there. I'm trying to talk myself into... fall, lovely and cosy, winter, lots of red wine, great meals, friends and coversation..."