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Houzz Tour: More Room to Relax in a Michigan Retreat
Tired of cramming their family and friends into a compact space, a family adds a guesthouse and an addition big enough for a crowd
"front porch she has now. . . but anyway, the screen porch (with ceiling fan for Oklahoma... screened in porches. Thanks for sharing!! What a beautiful home. Stunning, really. So... must) porches. That is nice Who makes the hand painted wallpaper? Fabulous job. I... screened in porches! My cousin has one, and when I visited in September I didn't want... having. The porch chairs are interesting but look very uncomfortable. Lovely reno. The..."
Not Your Average Ranch
"old iron porch rails and added chunky columns, removed the "green meatball" plantings... front porch and new landscaping. It made a big impact on it's curb appeal. Great... walkways and porches, and planted colorful trees and shrubs. Flower pots and flower beds... railing to porch in the front walk would add balance to the right side of the house.... patio or porch, it will extend your living space significantly. You have a nice space..."
How to Research Your Home's History
"around porch as a gift to his friend Professor John Spencer Bassett, a noted historian... our back porches and garage were a later addition. I went to the library where they... on the upper floor. It sat empty for a couple of years when we purchased it and restored... made the porch behind our house, I always wonder their story. @jrt3 When my parents... footprint, porches, outbuildings, etc. have changed over time and City Directories--you..."
Light Up Your Night With an Easy Outdoor Table Lamp
"front porch, then realized that, since it's a covered porch, the solar panel would... screened porch! Thank you! I love that little lamp idea I'm going to do it This is... front porch lamp. Thank you, fabulous! Wonderful! Thank you so much for the idea... in my porch for over a year with no wear or tear. Just wondered if any brand of... around porch. So cute. Thanks so much elchandra--We want pictures!!! these types of..."
The Case for Waiting to Remodel
We know, you're excited to make your home match your vision. But your vision may change once you've lived there awhile
"back porch, but waited to winterize the entire porch. Glad I did. We are refiguring... peninsula upper cabinet corner I knew it had to come out. Very happy with results but... The upper 4 are fixed to allow for plumbing. On top of that the drawers are only... fixer-upper and a year to do renovations that cost as much as the house before moved... sleeping porch to bring light into the small living room, ripping all the carpet out..."
Major Remodel: Restoring a Queen Anne to Glory
Misguided 1970s changes marred this Victorian-era home in Portland, until a dedicated family moved in
"additional porches and decks are fantastic! It seems like the added light for the kitchen... the blue porch ceiling. Great placement of the garage. Don't see much of a "mud room... rebuild the porch. Copper gutter is overkill and doesn't match the rest of the house.Liked... existing porch better. Also, it's unfortunate that over the years so many details were... above the porch removed. I guess it's not a restoration but a contemporary twist to..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"screen porch for a neighbor to use when we rebuild a more solid porch so my dog won't... was the uppers from a butler's pantry. The whole run had six doors, but I could only... bit of upper cabinetry (small kitchen). It's 52" high! Then I took its third door... original porch before we put on an addition. I reuposed them into dining room mirrors... (The upper shelves were made from bamboo.) We acquired 60 White Ash church pews..."
6 Ways to Rethink the Kitchen Island
When an island would be more hindrance than help, look to these alternative and very stylish kitchen setups
"empty upper cabinets because we have a panty and enough storage in the lower cabinets... of some uppers for open shelving but then I'd have to dust constantly. I don't see... accommodate an upper deck for my two 18 year old cats to eat and my border collie to eat... n-----Upper-Georgetown--DC-modern-kitchen-dc-metro One simple way to achieve a unique... screen porch to the east, a living room and the stairway to the cellar on the south..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on a Traditional Texas Farmhouse
Contemporary details update the classic form in this Austin home with a kitchen designed for a professional baker
"from the upper windows flood both levels of the home. The white walls don't bother... lack of porches or deep eaves. The South gets hot, fast! Nwmusing: This home is influenced... and no upper cabinets except for the cabinet wall.which is a waste of space. They... room for upper cabinets. The open shelves are fine but just for decorative and they... that no upper cabinets may pose a problem for the aging population. At 52 I love the..."
Knotty and Nice: Highly Textured Wood Has a Modern Revival
"removed the upper cabinets in that area. The uppers are mounted only 12.5" off the countertop... did our porch ceiling in a knotty cedar. Love it! Interesting comments - am currently... entryway/sun porch that we converted to a family room. It was the perfect product for raising... The upper and base cabinets match. Even with 2 doubles, 1 single window and a... ceiling and upper 3' of end walls the palest of robin's egg, which will still be much lighter..."
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
"the back porch and the washing machine was also located on the back porch. I filled... put one upper cabinet on the wall next to my "laundry closet" and build a rustic free... under the upper cabinet. I now have a very well lit unobtrusive and clean laundy area... them one upper cabinet and a rod for hang drying will share that space. I love @aann's... added upper cabinets along 2 long walls, with a space for hangers and a laundry..."
6 Ways to Cool Off Without Air Conditioning
Turn off that cash-guzzling, energy-hogging A/C — these methods of cooling your home and your body are cheaper and kinder to the planet
"an open upper window will mimic this effect, but for real efficiency nothing beats... the sun porch. It is amazing how much of a difference in temperature it makes in the... screened-in porches). A bit of common sense goes a long way.... Another way I found was... cover the upper halves of them, on the exterior, with aluminum foil so the higher sun... shaded porch on the first floor with big open windows into the house, an open stairwell..."
There’s a Party in the Backyard, Says a Houzz Landscaping Survey
Entertaining, growing edibles and solving problems are goals for homeowners planning to revamp their yards
"screened porch. I've used a cobalt blue and chartreuse color scheme on the porch, so... nose or upper respiratory system. These small particles end up deep in the lungs where... along the upper reaches of the river that flows near this property, which, fortunately... screened porch, which is comfortably and colorfully furnished. When it's not too hot... from the porch is a beautiful secret garden area, which isn't visible from the street..."
Considering Concrete Floors? 3 Green-Minded Questions to Ask
Learn what’s in your concrete and about sustainability to make a healthy choice for your home and the earth
"indoor porch (plus a large outdoor porch as well), with stained concrete floors, to... indoor porch with a stained concrete floor in my last home and I loved the way it... concrete porches for several years and spent a large portion of each day on them. I'm... on the porch - a lot of crud falls off when you walk on them and keeps it out of the... it on upper floors. @jeanstryker, choosing a good sealant that is low off gassing..."
5 Easy Tips for Choosing Your Exterior Paint Palette
Make your home the talk of the neighborhood — in a good way — with an exterior paint scheme that pops
"inside porch is coral. Screen door will be white with a big white egret grille.... color for upper sided story of house. Applying color swatches directly on the house... front porch and I already know I want the tim to be white. I want to get the look... and a porch how much of the brick will show and how much of your roof will be exposed... with the porch so realize the white and brick if it is red will be a big color contrast..."