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Houzz Tour: Reviving a Farmhouse in California’s Wine Country
"The windows, the proportions, the placement of the pieces - it is all that a kitchen... Love the upholstered sofa and chairs in the sitting room. The colours bring a touch... those windows are now exposed in direct sunlight. I would love to see a before and... dollar view window. I like the modern and vintage juxtaposition and I like mid century... on any window, unless they are somehow hidden. I would think you would want some..."
8 Ways to Tailor Your Home for You, Not Resale
"two new windows when there was only one small window in a different location, all wolf/sub... roof, windows and insulation, I did what I wanted as far as decorating. I ignored... got new upholstered pieces whose colors blended in, except for two raspberry chairs... every window and covered porches front and back to sit on and contemplate the nature... large windows along the back side of the house so we can hear the creek from any..."
Choosing Paint: How To Pick the Right Gray
"trim, window trim (including a large bay window) and fireplace mantel are natural... fussy window treatments and installed black solar screens. I added a black leather... a few upholstered ottomans, finished with some contemporary lamp and I have a new... kitchen window shades? Looking into a woven type of shade but wanted to make sure it... paint the window trim and baseboards white to make the gray pop? I have light hardwood..."
12 Great Kitchen Styles — Which One's for You?
Sometimes you can be surprised by the kitchen style that really calls to you. The proof is in the pictures
"by the window yikes). Eclectic kitchens are very likeable! Then there's craftsman... classic upholstered chairs and finally french doors that open up onto my patio. Modern... ❤ the windows!!! I'm all about traditional/transitional/classic. I have built quite... doorways and windows, Greek-styled tiles, exposed beams. Very, very cozy and reminds me... in the window, filtered sunlingt, and cast iron pots. I like both the farmhouse and..."
No Neutral Ground? Why the Color Camps Are So Opinionated
"pillows, window treatments and accessories to add warmth & color to the home. Cozy... textile, window treatment book design, those are my "bestsellers" to which I refer from... floor and window coverings. Prior incarnations in my homes have used warm beiges with... which to upholster my headboard and make matching cornices. It's a wonderful fabric... the bay window. I have had to be pretty flexible about this and I think it will work..."
Kitchen of the Week: Period Details Keep History Alive in Portland
Modern functionality and doubled square footage bring a 1910 kitchen into the present while respecting its past
"the open windows, and open windows are all pluses. The warm wood tones on the cabinets... chairs, window molding, doors, shelves and brackets. Where's the oversized wooden spoon... massive windows, so I'm for them in this instance. But an electrical panel above a... stool seating has no leg room. Were they placed just for photo taking? No one... island with seating right next to a table and chairs. Seems a little redundant and gives..."
Houzz Tour: Artisanal Excellence in a Gracious Montana Ski Lodge
Rustic and rugged meet elegance and hand-crafted quality in this ski-in, ski-out vacation home for a family of 6
"extra bed/seating space was nice. The break of the wood/log walls to stone in the lounge... blended new upholstered pieces with the antiques. "Using new upholstered pieces keeps the... plenty of seating. There is plenty of space for storing and preparing food for all the... out the window behind. The TV is concealed over the fireplace. An iron and rope light... leather love seat: custom, designed by Peace Design, covered in a Kravet chenille; chandelier:..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Minimalism in a Multigenerational Home
Connections are paramount in an extended family's new house in Dallas. What furnishings would you choose to enhance them?
"firmer seats or higher seats etc.... ergonomic considerations for older bodies etc... Douglas window treatments which provide privacy and UV protection while highlight the... the windows. Or these Hunter Douglas Silhouettes to keep the modern flair... Stunning... absolutely no window treatment. Beautiful work and Minimalist to boot! I cannot add more... walls/windows on that side, not an entire wall of glass. Even with blackout curtains..."
12 Items Worth a Spot on Your Kitchen Counter
Keep these useful tools and accessories out in the open to maintain high function without spoiling the view
"fridge), the window ledge has a sponge and a bottle of hand soap, and a rack on the back... The window ledge was supposed to have rosemary, too, but it didn't get enough sun... on the window in that kitchen last evening. I tried to locate something like them... doors, windows, showers and tables and we ship worldwide, doing all our own in-house... toilet seat cover/toilet tank cover/little rug around the base of the toilet. It's..."
Step Away From the Wallpaper: Why Decorating Risks Are Overrated
"love huge windows, some with seats. All glass sunrooms thrill me. Plants, plants and... large windows, textured rugs, cushions, throws. Plus some tomato red and bright orange... Oversized deep seating with straight lines are a must. Old furniture pieces in the kitchen... vinyl windows (we're on salt water and vinyl makes the most sense). I was thinking... out my windows be what knocks everyone's socks off. Most of my decorating miscues..."
8 Ways to Rethink the Dining Room
"are no windows, it's dark and narrow. So now it will have a gas fireplace below... kitchen with windows all around, allowing us and our friends to take in the views. The large... of the window, & I'm here ALL the TIME! I still have my beautiful china cabinet, filled... can now seat lots of people for meals or meetings. The "pantry" is large enough to... a love seat and chair, and two bar height chairs with a bar table for when playing..."
New Reasons to Love and Decorate With Yellow
Learn some of this controversial color’s history and associations — you might just see it in a different light
"dark (one window facing north) bedroom, BM Lotus. Every time I walk in my bedroom, I... had no windows on the south wall (just the east & west sides). There was a porch... the east window so the entire room was dark. To overcome this, the previous owner painted... installed some windows on the south side and painted the room white. The room gets natural... have many windows in my condo so yellow makes both spaces bright and sunny! Love those..."
7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Laundry Room
Whistle while you work, knowing that your laundry area is as neat and clean as your freshly stacked clothes
"get a window put in so it is no longer a dark hole. It needs paint and some decor... on the window sill though! condensation will sick them all together! :-) I've always... also a window in the laundry room for when I do stinky projects! The flooring is... bench seat.. The laundry room is approximately 8' x 10' plus the space over the... are two windows, three doors, and an electrical panel taking up wall space. I don't..."
9 Award-Winning Kitchens from KBIS 2013 to Drool Over
See top-rated designs from this year's Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and get details about the designers' visions
"Those windows are magical. I wish I could have a wind-y staircase in my kitchen... kitchen seating is at an island or counter top. I'm disappointed, and offended, that... accessible seating for anyone with limited mobility! While the third-place large kitchen... bench seating and two chairs at a standard-height table, there are three reasons... (3) the seating area itself is outside the cooking/clean-up zone. I did like the..."
Kitchen Design Fix: How to Fit an Island Into a Small Kitchen
Maximize your cooking prep area and storage even if your kitchen isn't huge with an island sized and styled to fit
"with bar seating on the other side. And that's it. You will have 2 feet for cabinets... and then seating for four feet, which gives just enough room to walk behind it. That... Better if windows run along the wall behind the island. If this is not the design, then... enough to seat...10-12, if I remember right, but she could move it out of the way if... under the window which is next to the stove top or across on the opposite wall where..."