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Ox-Eye Windows Hit the Mark in Architecture
"cular windows are spot on in adding a whole new dimension to a home's architectural... to be windows to the soul, these windows also can offer an intriguing and unusual... or oval window. Placed judiciously, small circles of glass stand out in a home's design... kind of window was oeil-de-boeuf, literally "ox's eye"; it's also called an oculus... These windows do resemble eyes looking out at the world. And just as eyes are said..."
Steel-Framed Windows Leap Forward Into Modern Designs
With a mild-mannered profile but super strength, steel-framed windows are champions of design freedom
"steel-framed windows are champions of design freedom... steel-framed windows. However, starting in the 1960s these windows became less and less... iron, windows manufactured by the likes of Henry Hope & Sons found their way... original windows. Made of a single sheet of glass and a thin steel frame, these windows... these windows are undergoing a resurgence.... Hopes Windows it was considerably more than standard windows but way less that what..."
13 Ways to Dress Wide Windows
"glass with window treatments that balance privacy and light... really long window, or a group of windows side by side, such as sliding or French doors... There are window treatment options that can showcase your windows, that could flow well... Wide windows can keep a room bright and showcase a gorgeous view, but they can also... purchasing window treatments: What is your goal? Do you need the treatments to be functional..."
Contractor Tips: How to Choose and Install Windows
"holds the window glass; a double-hung window is made up of two moveable sashesMull: To... Windows are a major investment. They need to bring the outside in when you want,... replacement windows, and tips on deciding whether to repair or replace. Lingo to know:Sash:... or more windows togetherMuntins: Strips of wood that divide the sash into smaller sections... bid some windows, Im looking at vinyl windows in a slimline design so more window view..."
Private Access: 12 Bathroom Windows That Reveal Only the Views
Be hidden but not hemmed-in with a strategically placed bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes
"bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes... have a window. Ideally a bathroom window has a view and offers privacy, which may... location of windows, coverings, orientation of the window and wall, articulation of exterior... large windows that look upon enclosed courtyards or pocket gardens. These small exterior... pre-prep the window opening before the windows get installed. This was a tough job to waterproof..."
Renovation Detail: The Awning Window
Although they open from the bottom, awning windows are tops at boosting air circulation — even when the rain comes knocking
"awning windows are tops at boosting air circulation — even when the rain comes knocking... awning windows and their benefits (we're wild conversationalists, I know). Awning... Awning windows are a member of the casement family, but while standard casement windows... awning windows can be open while it's raining without letting water into your home... awning windows are also an easy way to boost ventilation. With proper placement they'll..."
Solve Privacy Problems With Window Film
Let the light in and keep prying eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window film you can apply yourself
"decorative window film you can apply yourself... consider window films — summer's version of storm windows, in a way. But instead of... keep some window shades open to take advantage of the cheerful light and long days. But... leaks, window films stop passersby from peeking in. Light-filtering films allow... print window film in my kitchen window because the view was so much less than desirable:... can of window frosting paint, made by Krylon. I use it often for temporary window..."
Stunning, Surprising Corner Windows
"ngled Windows Skip the Frame for More Light and Panoramic Views... nally windows are openings in a single wall that frame a view and bring in light... Corner windows are atypical and therefore something special; they create expansive... When a window eschews a corner support or frame the effect is even more dramatic,... corner windows create panoramic views and reinforce the dramatic cantilevers that... corner window in my home would be heaven! Excellent ideak, thanks for sharing it...."
8 Wonderfully Creative Window Treatments
If regular curtains and rods feel too off the rack, look to these imaginative alternatives for one-of-a-kind windows
"common window coverings can work for just about any window style or size, unique... designing a window treatment for privacy or purely for decoration, consider one of these... have no window treatments at dining room windows - would love to take down the old... "frame" the windows as side panels only on a big window. Notice there are no treatments... out the windows but I saw a really cool solution in a store window (1st picture) The..."
Clerestory Windows Are Tops at Ushering in Light
Save on electricity and lift your mood with more natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls
"clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls... clerestory windows — those shallow panes of glass at the top of a wall — your home may... clerestory windows work to get you started.... clerestory windows from our recent projects. The first image shows a high window above... clerestory window are a great way to maintain privacey. Great post, Lindsey! So relevant... to use windows in a space! Debra Hi Lindsey, This is an excellent piece concerning..."
Your Windows: Dress in Layers
"comes to window coverings. Layered window treatments provide the benefits of insulation... of the window below the arch as if the arch weren't there? Layered window treatments... outfitting our windows in our newly constructed home. All i can say is BIG budget for window... time for window coverings, our budget is almost non existant! Thank you for sharing... arched window in my upstairs master bedroom. How do I dress that? cdarden: can..."
How to Choose the Right Window Treatment
If the array of curtains, shades and shutters for windows is leaving you baffled about the best choice, here's professional help
"shutters for windows is leaving you baffled about the best choice, here's professional help... choosing window treatments should be deciding whether you need privacy or light — or... examples): "window treatments versus blinds" "best window valances" "window treatments... for bay windows" "window treatment hardware for ceiling mount" "custom window treatments"... had two windows with ceiling to floor curtains and one window with top of window to..."
Make the Most of Your Window Wall
The Hardworking Home: Put that area under your window to work as a mini library, a crash pad, a workspace, storage and more
"under your window to work as a mini library, a crash pad, a workspace, storage and more... under a window can be tricky to furnish and decorate, especially when it hosts a bulky... multi-size windows like in the Sunny Lounge above, solar shades are a great solution.... bank of windows, nondescript bookcase under the windows and "institutional" feel, I... below windows is often wasted and the low bookcase idea really takes advantage of..."
How to Add a Window Seat
"Window seats can add a great deal of charm to a room, creating a focal point while... large window. As long as you keep your new bay within the width of the existing opening... Gorgeous window seat in study Window seat I know you like these window seats.z Love... replacing a window with a bay window and window seat? How is the bump-out supported? I... for a window seat? Window seat...where? Sunroom? Sigh... if the window goes all the..."
Get the Story of Wonderful Windows From Both Sides
Consider the ins and outs of these unusual glass architectural features to see how marvelous windows can be
"is the window. Obvious, yes, but the variety of windows — sizes, shapes, frames —... expression. A window is not merely a separation between inside and outside; it is a controlled... Therefore a window's view from the inside is as important (if not more so) as how a window... looks at windows from the outside and the inside, illustrating the various effects that... better window options out there, and high performance windows do not necessarily need..."