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My Houzz: Country-Chic Farmhouse in North Carolina
An open, contemporary layout and an expansive, picture-perfect site sit pretty with a family from the West Coast
"outside the window are like a painting, with the flowing pastoral land, green trees and... delightful window seat? Where did you get the dining room table & chairs? They are awesome... grownups! The window seat is our son's bed, and it is 83"x41" Thanks for the nice comments... measure the window seat? My daughter is planning her first baby's nursery and wants just... sort of window seat in it. She always wished she had one in her early years. OMG! Beautiful..."
Kitchen of the Week: Seeking Balance in Virginia
Poor flow and layout issues plagued this kitchen for a family, until an award-winning design came to the rescue
"off-center window, a looming refrigerator and a weird ceiling were a few issues facing... half moon window above the main kitchen window- looks so much better. That backsplash... used to seat six now only seats three? And while flow through the room may have been... kept the window. Getting rid of a window is sacrilege to me unless it has a really... off-center window. Was there a consideration to either move the window to center, or,..."
14 Tips for Decorating an Attic — Awkward Spots and All
Turn design challenges into opportunities with our decorating ideas for attics with steep slopes, dim light and more
"hard-to-dress windows. Here you'll find help for some of the most common attic decorating... attic windows or any other slanted windows. They are attached to a track so that... the only window in the room instead of blocking it. My husband found this inexpensive... and the window treatment. Great advice - thank you! What I love about attic spaces... angled window there, a covered or uncovered beam, the whole vaulted thing - attic..."
Houzz Tour: Up and Out Around a Heritage Tree
A Texas ranch house gets a modern makeover and a two-story addition that wraps around a protected backyard elm
"multiple window walls and decks that wrap around it.... having a seat cushion made for the window seats? If so just make sure it can be removed... Milgard windows for our home but I like those Jeldwen black frames and the contrast... The windows are perfection. Incredible transformation -- very well done! This... in the windows when it was being built, because I was so intrigued by the lovely,... skylights, windows and lighting. Great recycling. Great indoor/outdoor relationship. I'm..."
Houzz Tour: 12 Years of Tinkering Produce an Amazingly Artful Loft
Major DIY efforts turn 3 units in a former Portland factory into a single home brimming with personality
"welding window dressings to handcrafting wallpaper. Her efforts have transformed the... resin/branch windows. Full of personality. Those translucent wall dividers with embedded... doors and windows beautifully inspirational....unique..... Such a creative and inspiring... comfortable seating area in the entire house (barring the commode, perhaps). Although... house. The seating arrangements are so far apart, how do they entertain (if they do) and..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Industrial in a Restored New Jersey Barn
Amish craftsmen, trusting clients and an architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown
"siding, windows, doors, hand-split cedar shingle roofing and copper gutters and leaders... and bar seating. Again it is a pool house/guest house and this allows for larger gatherings... All that seating may seem redundant, but when you consider this might also be the location... changing the windows, siding, doors, and roofs. Please post before and after photos of... doors, windows, insulation, etc and not to mention the average outdoor weather during..."
My Houzz: Amazing 'Steampunk-Rustic-Mechanical Sorta' Style in Toronto
Suspended furniture, reinvented salvage and imagination star in this Canadian designer's DIY labor of love
"of the windows and walls. But Cheveldeyoff, who studied architecture and lighting... tractor seats. :-) I've never seen anything like this! Are those lamps suspended? I'm... tractor seat beam, bar stools and the woodstove base table - cool! It is a pretty neat... suspend seating, beds, and tables, for that openness and uplighting. I think book shelves... in the windows are connected to an iPod dock, and the DIY sofa is made of cushions..."
Houzz Tour: Clean, Colorful and Collected in Denmark
"Large windows fill every room with natural light and views of the surrounding forest... several seating issues, which made me laugh: the chairs at the two ends of the dining... with the seating. Great place inside and out. Looks colorful and happy. It is funny... for the seat. Great pops of color, so cheerful and alive. Love the wit and the color-the... large windows keep it from feeling too confined. Bed: GETAMA; bedding: Georg Jensen;..."
What to Do With Old Family Photos
"through a window at another world. But if you’ve inherited boxes and boxes of old photos... (they're seated in the center)--they all look like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, don't... TRACTOR seat!!!--and us and our kids and grand kids on OUR motorcycles---no tractor... tractor seats here tho! Thanks for this great article. This is number one on my list..."
Why We Want a House With a Great View
Research shows that just looking at nature has powerful mental benefits. Here's how to get a boost — with or without a million-dollar view
"it has windows that frame rolling hills or water, the value of that space skyrockets... bedrooms with windows IN THE CORNERS--and the "Master" also has TWO windows in the corners... have huge windows or sprawling exterior decks to have the spectacular views of outside... doors or windows. This does not mean the bed faces the door but that it is easily seen... from any window, balcony or terrace. Every morning when I wake up, I can't wait to open..."
Houzz Tour: Caretaking a Handsome Yonkers Foursquare
Thoughtful updates make a New York couple’s home ‘more of what it already was,’ says the architect-owner
"where the windows alone can be many hundreds of thousands of dollars, turning a modest... mirrored "windows" in the window seat and the 3rd floor dormer are genius. I didn't know... "charming" window seat to open up the space and the mirrors used again in the attic bedroom... the "bay window" with mirrors idea. This is the reason I can never be a minimalist.... large windows but also a well-treed lot, so it can be a bit gloomy in the summer..."
Houzz Tour: Unplugging From High Tech in a Texas Farmhouse
This simply styled home gives an Austin family all the warmth of comfort food and all the amenities of modern times
"through windows needed for breezes — all elements that you need for comfort,” the architect... of the window and the pullout drawers under the seating in the kitchen. Visually... kitchen window. the little awning won't help a lot or for long. Lovely home, but what... kitchen window awning. And when the awning fails, the water will be pouring onto the... that windows in the staircase! Well done x 1000!!! Cool house, I'd like to see the..."
Houzz Tour: Beach-Scene Colors for a Picturesque Florida Getaway
Seaside hues paired with updated interior architecture make for a soothing and sophisticated vacation home
"double-hung windows, clapboard siding, pitched roofs, exposed rafters and picket fences... loaded with windows, I know they pay a price to keep those windows clean. Just look at... comfy seating options though, for kids or extra seating in a pinch? What about bean... cleaning windows- we have cleaned the tower windows a couple of times- I lean out an... cleaning the windows OVER THE STAIRCASE is virtually an impossibility. Much less washing..."
Kitchen of the Week: Fine-Tuning a Connecticut Farmhouse
"room, new windows above the sink and custom cabinets helped deliver a powerful update... changed the windows so I could see more outdoors......aaaaahhhh one thing always leads... overflow seating without buying special bar stools. The height is perfect AFTER I place... all the windows, the cabinets, the countertops. I wouldn't change anything but the... huge window over the sink, pocket door to dining room.... I've never understood..."
Lake House Essentials
"lots of windows and two big wraparound porches that offer a perfect view of the lake... love the window seat surrounded by book shelves. Our lake house ,Hermione Cottage, at... and a window seat on a windy winter's day would be perfect! we have found that including... with the window's behind it. And that crazy round fireplace reminds me of the student... outside our windows. Loved these pics:) I think another MAIN ingredient is a fabulous..."