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2044 upper west side Ideabooks
Rooms Delight at 2012 Kips Bay Decorator Show House
Bewitching colors and high-end touches wowed in Apartment 2102 of this year's showcase on Manhattan's Upper West Side
Make Your Fixer-Upper Fabulous on a Budget
So many makeover projects, so little time and money. Here's where to focus your home improvement efforts for the best results
"doors and side walls as well. It definitely made a huge difference painting the inside... for the west facing room to cool it down and wanted creams or whites to go with it... have some side tables made to match which will acknowlege the wall. I am also having... these side tables. Everything is second- hand from friends , the chairs upholstered... one from West Elm shown here), which shades your eyes from the bare bulb when you're..."
My Houzz: Bright and Airy Updates in a California Fixer-Upper
An Australian family tackles an unloved Cape Cod–style house, turning it into an inviting home that reflects their history and travels
"fixer-upper no one else seemed to want. While other homes in the area, north of... "fixer upper." I bought a fixer upper. They did a major reno on the kitchen & yard... "fixer upper that no one seemed to want." The home is beautiful, but the family is... on two sides. Because the space opens into the lounge and family room beyond, they... home is.” Siding paint: Anonymous; front door paint: Awning Red; trim paint: Ultra Pure..."
Considering a Fixer-Upper? 15 Questions to Ask First
Learn about the hidden costs and treasures of older homes to avoid budget surprises and accidentally tossing valuable features
"fixer-upper in a great location and set out to make it swoonworthy. But when the... If the siding is shot and windows need replacing, do the windows and siding as one... asbestos siding but easy to wrap it with something safely. Original doors still plumb... fixer uppers. They are not for the inexperienced unless you enjoy a challenge. With... quality siding with inter graded insulation .it will help at about a 4.5 r value without..."
Houzz Tour: A Fixer-Upper Becomes a Labor of Love
A thrifty spirit and endless vision enable a hardworking Kansas couple to create a charming home on a small budget
"either side of a stove and at least 2 feet on each side of the fridge. Hope we will... referring to a side wall so that when you open the fridge you bang the door into a wall. Or... right side. When I design a kitchen I always leave at least 3' of counters on either... against the side wall. Really inspiring work! I'm surprised to see even one naysayer... fixer-upper, I know how much of a labor of love it is. Lots of labor that leads..."
5 Ways to Protect Yourself When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Hidden hazards can derail your dream of scoring a great deal. Before you plunk down any cash, sit down with this
"fixer-upper can often seem like a first-time homebuyer’s dream: an older home with... cheap siding. Home inspectors come in two classes, certified and uncertified. The... fixer upper purchase. They tend to be in great neighborhoods with short commute times... fixer upper but I quickly discovered that without knowing what all the different... fixer-uppers by design and a couple by necessity, this is what I have learned: *..."
Houzz Tour: New Life for a Historic Georgia Fixer-Upper
"fixer-upper within walking distance of the downtown square in Decatur, Georgia, they... fixer-upper???? Proper English, girls! According to the Associated Press it's "A"... either side into the windows making it look a little off. Even if original, we know... Upholstered Side Chair, Restoration Hardware; wine refrigerator: Sub-Zero This claw-foot... stripped the siding, removed the loose paint and repainted. Having to keep the original..."
My Houzz: Global Handicrafts Personalize a Fixer-Upper
Worldly artifacts and splashes of bright color give a family’s home in the Netherlands one-of-a-kind flavor
My Houzz: Salvage Meets Chic in an Oregon Fixer-Upper
DIY determination and thrift store savvy give a run-down Lincoln City home a stylishly eclectic new look
Houzz Tour: From Fixer-Upper to Family Ski Retreat
Dream Spaces: 12 Decks That Rise Above It All
Tucked into upper levels, these inspiring outdoor spaces provide more privacy and relaxation above the fray
"into upper levels, these inspiring outdoor spaces provide more privacy and relaxation... on the Upper West side of Manhattan and added an entire level to the townhouse by... plank. The siding is a light blue vinyl. Should I paint the floor a solid colour and if... on the side also blocking the beautiful distant hills? The narrow deck: the only..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Camp Style Wows on the U.S. West Coast
Guest cabins, a barn for parties and a spacious communal bathroom make a couple's coastal home an entertaining dream
"love the siding Like the splash of red color on kitchen wall,it creates a nice contrast... here in west Africa where the buildings are made of concrete and the kitchens are enclosed... but the siding in red, brown and gray I find to be very appealing and fitting in this... love the siding. I LOVE the guest cabins. That or a Yurt (Urt?) sp? would be great... on the west coast in beach communities, its the norm. Its just the way it is. Its..."
Houzz Tour: West Coast Casual Meets Midwest Traditional
New and old, crisp and rustic, bright and subtle — this Minneapolis family's home balances contrasting elements beautifully
My Houzz: Paint and Pluck Revamp a Portland Ranch
"fixer-upper becomes a cheery and personal home at the hands of an industrious homeowner... fixer-upper four years ago, and it now shows off her creative abilities with a paint... see one side of it in the kitchen photo, but I love how it curves down to meet the... plant life.Siding paint: custom mix of Peppercorn SW 7674; trim paint: SW 7012 Creamy;... Fixer-Upper Flourish In the 1960s the previous homeowners removed a wall between..."
A Compact Shed Makes Room for Storage, Creativity and Style
With a tidy workspace, neatly hidden trash cans and even a mini patio, this inspired shed meets everything on a creative couple's wish list
"plastic siding. Storage, a workspace a hidden spot for trash cans and even a little... loft and side storage racks and tempered glass upper windows to let the light in...w/... on this side of the pond :) Looks great! @ rollinat - I see a "Scots wha' hae'" Ideabook... Here in West Virginia there are a number of different ethnic groups so it will probably... and part side walls, cedar roof, French doors with built in adjustable blinds within..."