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702 white lap siding porch Ideabooks
15 Outdoor Pet Projects You'll Lap Up
These bubbling fountains, shelters and other creations by Houzzers are treats for pets and inspiration for other owners
"in the side of the house. It does my heart good to see them able to safely enjoy... on the side of my house to save my backyard from having to be replanted year after... out the side door on leash. They have to at least pee or they aren't allowed to play... on it's side and floored with loose planks (to make it easy to remove and clean).... loves a porch, including Houzz user jkpp04's dog Oscar and his friends. The dogs spend..."
White Delights on Home Exteriors of All Styles
You can't go wrong looking on the bright side for a home's exterior — white exteriors like these have been succeeding for hundreds of years
"bright side for a home's exterior — white exteriors like these have been succeeding... good in white. White is the color we associate with purity and innocence. But beyond... color white has been used with great success on home exteriors. What is remarkable... is how white suits so many home styles. While it may not be appropriate for many... Clearly, a white house is separate and distinct from much of the natural world...."
Renovation Detail: Board and Batten Siding
Classic board and batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every style in between
"batten siding adds timeless appeal to traditional homes, modern structures and every... beautifully sided homes. As of late, I've been snoozing with visions of homes with board... style of siding is that there is no standard for board or batten widths and spacings... and the siding, with the wide boards going up next and the battens last.... blue B&B siding. Here is a picture of the side of the house. We had board and batten..."
A Dramatic Facade Makeover in Maine
"cedar siding and a smaller porch give a traditional Maine home a modern sensibility... shingle siding on the front, fresh paint on the back, modern cedar board treatments... the new porch wrap around the side and back of the house? I like that it has a covered... e. the porch overlooking the water. I really do not like the front entry. Nothing... around porch. But I like the new materials, especially the combination of cedar and..."
My Houzz: 500-Square-Foot Charmer in Santa Cruz
Dreamy whites, antique finds and nature-inspired decor fill an interior designer's cozy lagoon-side home
"reamy whites, antique finds and nature-inspired decor fill an interior designer's... has ALL white dishes, including white pet bowls. This gives a consistent flow to the... cream/white hues that makes the home look so open, which I adore! Also like how... mostly white walled. Whereas in a small space if one has a lot of different coloured... Spanish white and mixing them until you get what you want. marcie31 I live alone..."
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
"stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors... commonly used siding for houses. More than just a heavy-duty replacement for wood or vinyl... vinyl siding (fiber cement panels are termite and rot resistant and virtually maintenance... cement lap siding on our entire house. It came primed and then we painted it gray... prepainted lap siding. We love it! We are told that the paint application will last..."
9 Top Siding Materials
Everyone knows brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before you choose
"The siding of a house is like the clothing we wear. Our choice of clothes depends... change our siding material easily. Even though we can change colors and accessories depending... exterior siding choices will help you pick one that goes the distance for your house... great siding for contemporary architecture. It gives a little bit of industrial style... that's the siding I would use -- probably in some combination with the fiber cement panels..."
Houzz Tour: Natural Meets Industrial in a Canal-Side Washington Home
Wood and steel mix with copious glass in a contemporary new build that seamlessly transitions to the outdoors
"The back side, it looks like a piled up shipping containers. It's actually hard to... of the side windows in the bedroom cannot be overlooked... Beautifully done, beautifully... right side of the photo. Regarding the size of the house, the rooms are all quite... redwood sided Prairie-ish house!... Nils Finne...Genius! Becky, I love your idea books... Maybe the white walls, medium-light wood stain, and black iron work?? Anyone see this..."
24 Great White Kitchens
Find a white kitchen for every style, from Mid-Century Modern to Scandinavian, romantic, industrial and more
"ind a white kitchen for every style, from Mid-Century Modern to Scandinavian, romantic... change, a white kitchen is always in style. It's clean, bright, can look bigger than... with a white kitchen.....the new house being a Charleston side porch design. We're... designer, white is my favorite cabinet choice! As a person that has had a white kitchen... to see white appliances in an all white kitchen. I had to comment! I'm a kitchen..."
Green and White...Always Fresh, Never Outdated
"paired with white. A few tidbits about the history of the color green: Brides in the... blue and white together, and I do love that color combination. But, in my humble opinion... green and white deserves just as much attention. I found over 30 beautiful green and... and white spaces to show you, but I forced myself to pare it down to a delightful 15... green- white combination! I'd love to see the other fifteen - green and white are..."
Porch Life: 11 Inspirational Small Porches
"Scant porch and entry spaces don't have to mean scrimping on style, views or being... Wraparound porches | Sleeping porches | Screened-in porches... two-story porches in Low Country homes and long wraparound porches on farmhouses, their... welcoming porch. As long as you have a place to sit, a porch of any size is a wonderful... modest porches that add miles of charm and great livable space. More in this series:..."
Discover the Big Benefits of Tiny Tables
Don't juggle drinks on a lap or litter a floor with books when a regular table won't fit. Small tables easily pull more than their weight
"drinks on a lap or litter a floor with books when a regular table won't fit. Small tables... them as side tables and seats. They can stack and are beautiful in themselves, sturdy... all that white porcelain in the bathroom. With a few drawers for necessities, the table... regular-size side table in the space? Are you working with a small space and large furniture... for a side table or nightstand. A table that's smaller than usual provides a fine..."
DIY: How to Paint Stripes on Your Floor
Paint brings a dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold and get tips and ideas for your own floors
"dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold and get tips... three-season porch. I live in New England, so this porch is used only for about five months... Decorators White on the walls and Harbor Fog on the ceiling provided the bright, crisp... gray and white stripes on the floor.... of your porch...simple but looks functional. http://www.thehomefanatic.com When I... this" side of the lines. Another coat of the base coat to seal the edges of the tape..."
Enliven Your Porch With Color
Napworthy doesn't have to mean snoozefest. Turn a drab porch into a dashingly designed outdoor room with these ideas for adding color
"a drab porch into a dashingly designed outdoor room with these ideas for adding color... front, side or back porch. More Porch Life: Wraparound Porches | Sleeping Porches... Screened-In Porches | Modern Porches | Banishing the Bugs | Dining on the Porch... to your porch, amp up the color. We've already discussed how to do this using plants... toes into porch color, stick with smaller accessories at first. As you start to crave..."
A Screened-In Porch Communes With Nature
Lush forest views provide an idyllic backdrop for a Midwestern family's board games, coffee breaks and warm-weather dinners
"screened-in porch that would keep the mosquitos at bay but make the most of the beautiful... cing) side. Braided sisal, Scrabble-inspired pillows and wood accents create a relaxing... Love your porch! How do you keep rain off the porch? Oh what a functional space. I... screened porch that currently is a cement floor with green indoor outdoor carpet! Hi... screened porches, screening is often needed for comfort amongst nature. We can relax..."