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Custom Draperies 101
"dressing windows. My rule of thumb: Leave those panes bare until you're ready to drop... your windows, your soul and your sense of privacy will appreciate it.... moulding at window height or above window height with the wall above the window showing... picture window eight feet wide above a window seat leaving about three feet of wall... noun. "Window treatments" is commonly used for all manner of window coverings...shades..."
The Case for Stationary Draperies
Curtains that open and close are great in some situations, but stationary draperies can give you a better view (and save money too)
"world of window treatments comes with its own rules, perspectives and even its own language... beside the window? Are you comfortable with less light? What is your budget?... front window to a beautiful 12ft prairie glass style bow window, after lusting for... whole window offers privacy somewhat, but covers my nice window. So far I am opting... off bare windows, the cozy factor is added to the room, the window is enhanced. Yes..."
Decorating With Antiques: Luxurious Linens
Bring quality, comfort and a sense of old-world romance to your rooms with vintage tablecloths, sheets, napkins and more
"small windows. See Lovelyoldlinens on Etsy. LINENS! Oh, my heart skipped a beat... linens at a window (or, like here, in a doorway) add great charm. I find it harder nowadays... at the windows and even in the antique hemp area rug.Decorating with antique and vintage... chairs upholstered in antique linen. I think the only way I could sacrifice my old... headboard upholstered in antique linen is another thoughtful repurposing for damaged..."
The Case for Interior Courtyards
"fountain with seating around it . My husband is an architect and has designed interior... Operable windows allow these spaces to be ventilated by the courtyard. This last view... of the windows with wood framing reinforces this space's role as a connection to nature... Details: Windows That Frame a View Daring Cantilevers: Architecture Takes Flight Stunning..."
A Pattern Language: Light From Two Sides
"providing windows on two sides is not always easy or even possible. Think of infill houses... to the windows. This photo shows that even inserting a relatively small window (in... Corner WindowsDesign Details: Windows That Frame a ViewSliding Walls Bring the Outside... the two windows. The light and the seating anchor the space and draw one to the corner... small seating area features plenty of windows and light, even a third source in the..."
Go for a Greenhouse Effect With an Exotic Conservatory
Cultivate a rarified hothouse feel with or without all-glass walls; these inspiration photos and product picks show you how
"those windows! Maybe a stupid question... but what side of the house do you put a... operable windows at the top to allow the rising heat to escape. Good question about... wing has windows on three sides of each room (lovely light) and there are in effect... The windows are cleaned by someone with a cherry picker. I LOVE the birdcage chandelier... from tall windows. Or basically, a really bright, sunny room, without an exposed to the..."
Sliding Walls Bring the Outside In
"large windows and a standard aluminum frame sliding door leading to the deck. A sliding... major window design issue. I have 20 feet of wall with a spectacular view that I... screens? A window supplier/manufacturer would also be nice to know. April, thank you for... humbs/Window-Wall---Glass-Wall-Ideas For those of you looking for solid sliding panels... outside. The seating area inside is like an alternative to the seating outside: shade rather..."
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
"all the windows, replacing torn window screens, filling cracks in garage, fixing some... agree with window coverings at all windows. You can buy inexpensive at Ikea or Walmart... Bare windows - unless the design of the house incorporates open window spaces -... need new window treatments and sometimes organizers in closets. That makes it easy... toilet seat. Wish we had removed the popcorn ceiling before we moved in - would have..."
My Houzz: A New Dallas Build Handles Family Life Beautifully
An open family room, a smartly designed kitchen and walls of windows are built to suit a family of 5 in Texas
"walls of windows are built to suit a family of 5 in Texas... generous windows, a beautiful old oak tree and a central outdoor space combine to create... child's seat. Love the dining room light! Do you have details? Every room has so... with the window choices. What a beautiful home with a wonderful family. That baby girl... child seat to read the following article: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162... think such seats are safe to use on raised surfaces. Sarah, Thank you for the wonderful..."
My Houzz: A Hilltop Family Home in Santa Cruz
Couple draws dream home inspiration from 'A Pattern Language' in thoughtfully placing windows, nooks and heirlooms
"loved the windows and their window seats. i am ready to move right in! it must be a joy... all the window seats and built-ins! A Dream Home! Love all the windows and the true... facing windows and rooms, and windows you can actually sit next to and enjoy.... thats... and with window seats to enjoy it - sheer bliss. What an amazing house. Each photo... south-facing windows can make for VERY hot rooms in the summer, even with window treatments..."
Houzz Tour: Airplane Efficiency for a Minimalist Hong Kong Flat
Stowaway snack carts, sliding doors, window desks — this tiny modern Chinese apartment is big on small-space design savvy
"doors, window desks — this tiny modern Chinese apartment is big on small-space design... from all windows in our condo! They have a great space! Very nicely done! Was their... oking seats. It isn't very hard to redo a space on ths budget. I agree that no one... bleacher seats in the living room. I get a cold vibe from it all, but maybe for Hong... bench seating in the living area. They must watch TV in bed? I think a streamlined..."
Breakfast Nooks, Sunny Side Up
Banish early-morning darkness with a bright breakfast nook — even if a window is only in your dreams
"even if a window is only in your dreams... a bay window, you're lucky. If you don't, we're here to help. Here are 9 ways to... got true windows...use old windows fitted with mirrors.Ballard designs offers ready... all the seating appears to be comfortable. I think uncomfortable seating is unhospitable... lots of window light, and cookbooks immediately accessible for reference by the cook(s)... had a window with direct sunlight....the only direct sunlight I get is from my bedroom..."
Wake Up Your Woodwork With Black
Strike a dramatic note with black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in
"black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend... black windows and doors with crisp white moldings for contrast. This will give you... perhaps the windows but it's a bit scarey quite frankly!! I take my hat off to those that... of our windows and doors will be black inside and out...although they were way more... white windows ....I am so excited to see them in :) Personally, I love black accents..."
Inside Houzz: Refaced Cabinets Transform a Kitchen
No walls came down. No windows were added. But this once-dark kitchen looks completely different, thanks to bright new surfaces
"down. No windows were added. But this once-dark kitchen looks completely different,... large open windows & area much better. I also wondered why so low on the mirror, but am... over the windows in the living room. Do you know where I can get one of those? I have... With seating for only 4 (in this huge room) I'm not sure how this accommodates a... additional seating. Particularly for the dining room which currently shows 6 chairs. Where..."
How to Layer Comfort Into Urban Spaces
"rugs, window treatments and artwork add style and ease to city living... oversized upholstered headboard in jet black. Beige linens and brass swing-arm lamps... striped upholstered chair, round mirror and traditional rug add more layers. The brass... white upholstered Louise chair. The shallow green-gray console does not to occupy... sectional upholstered in a beige linen is piled with beautiful sage green floral pillows..."