2596 window box Stories
Window Boxes Captivate on the Curb
For home appeal that reaches to the street, dress up your windows with boxes brimming with blossoms, vines or the freshest foliage
"up your windows with boxes brimming with blossoms, vines or the freshest foliage... well-placed window boxes? Let's grab some ideas from well-boxed windows in a variety... addition — a window box. Picture a little box full to overflowing with pink blossoms or... gold, window boxes put the finishing touches on the "necks" of plain-Jane windows... extending the box a few inches past the window to create a pleasing line. Window boxes can..."
Build a Modern Window Planter Box
This simply designed, easy-to-construct and inexpensive DIY window box can give your home or shed just the right touch of color
"e DIY window box can give your home or shed just the right touch of color... Window planter boxes are a great way to add an architectural element and a boost... thought a window planter box would be the perfect addition.... simple box style to reflect our 1900 cabin-style home and shed. We recently built... six-paned window, which gave it a little somethin' somethin', but it was still a blank... the wood window boxes up-side down to keep the boxes from filling up with snow. Beautiful..."
City Gardener: Fun With Winter Window Boxes
Winter's chill and a lack of yardage don't need to deter you from bedecking your windows with eye-catching arrangements like these
"bedecking your windows with eye-catching arrangements like these... means window boxes, fire escapes and the gaps in our sidewalks become opportunities... wanes, window boxes make the transition from bare displays to showcases for spring... are some window boxes at the end of winter to inspire the last of the cold-weather weeks... House with Window BoxesWindow Boxes and Container Gardens... Window boxes can be in a state of constant change with new plants rotating in all..."
Handmade Home: Build a Simple Flower Box
"flower box adds charm and curb appeal almost instantly. And once you've got the basic... of the box, creating a curved edge or adding any other unique details that make it... A window box of untreated softwoods like pine will be short lived unless it is... made for window boxes to the shape of the planting area w/ drain tubes that extend thru... Measure your window and determine the length of your flower box. Mine was 30 inches. Measure..."
Surprises Await in Little Glass Boxes
"glass box can also be just that, a box made out of glass that is part of a larger... Glass box" is an expression — sometimes endearing, more times not — describing buildings... glass boxes: One is an entry, one is a dining room (among other things), and one... glass boxes - with one exception - the box that sits just below the steep slope of... glass box on the roof to the space below...and vice-versa, of course. I love the..."
How to Make a Window Garden Grow
Get the scoop on materials, installation, plantings and more to bring the charming look of window boxes to your home
"look of window boxes to your home... than a window box filled with flowers? I love these boxes, but I admit it took me... these boxes in a snap — that just leaves the fun part of planting to you.... love my window box with legs! I love window boxes, but unfortunately I have casement... prefer boxes be 10 inches deep and wide for the most lush window boxes. Typical ones... behind the box from draining water? My window box is inside our porch area and gets no..."
How to Save a Boring Box of a Room
Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas that offer a big new vision
"and huge windows and amazing ceilings. But in reality most of have a least one boring... blah windows, zero molding, standard closet. But starting out with a boring, boxy... boring box of a room will benefit greatly from a big vision. *Love your walls. Paint... boring window a world of good and add some much-needed drama. Switching out a boring... boring box into something completely different. Yes, you don't have to love them..."
Box Beam Ceilings
"large windows showcasing great views, are box beam ceilings. To me they just announce... crowd, box beam ceilings also present a hidden benefit! The hollow beams are great... love the boxed ceilings. we have tall ceilings in our basement and are taking down the... have big windows down there but I think this new ceiling will just open up and lighten... with the boxed beam look, I just love it soooo much ! Great collection Janell! Kate..."
Houzz Tour: Complexity Hides Inside a Concrete Box
Don't be fooled by the monolithic exterior. This Canadian home is more open, light and multifaceted than it may seem
"of the windows in this house really helps bring the outdoors in! Quite a different... door and windows no less, to get to the bathroom. On the second floor, guests would... don’t see window coverings anywhere. Great if you don’t mind rising at cock’s crow. This... Those window screens in double-height space.... hmm, very demanding for cleaning... of the window standing in the tub after releasing the hot water ? @Mario this is in..."
Nesting Boxes: Houses With Homes of Their Own
"g one box with another creates a whole new style of modern indoor-outdoor living... referred to. Boxes inserted in boxes, espcially when the inner boxes are elevated or appear... smaller boxes partially inserted into a larger rectangle. Both are off the main social... low slot windows for a different experience from the soaring volumes an extensive glazing... nests a box within a frame, this house by CCS Architecture nests two perpendicular..."
Basement of the Week: Modern Style Converts an Empty Concrete Box
From raw wasteland to fab living, sleeping and storage space, this snazzy basement now covers all the angles
"concrete box with some engineering challenges, finishing it was the easiest way to add... Even the windows are large and bright. Great ceiling height. Fresh, clean and comfortable... lots of windows and natural light and right now it is full of stuff that has been stored... leaky window wells and no sump pump. Upgrading would be very expensive. Interesting... would box pipes that may be eliminated anyway. Once the heating contractor eliminates..."
Fuse Box Takes Cover
Her basement under siege from an unsightly fuse box, one Houzz user fought back with a clever camouflage
"unsightly fuse box, one Houzz user fought back with a clever camouflage... fuse box is near the top of the list of awkward but necessary home features. It's... a fuse box. My fuse box is in my walkin pantry, but because I'm in the pantry everyday... ugly fuse box. I hung a giant white board over the fuse box on hooks so that it can... the fuse box was in the kitchen on the same short wall as the telephone. We bought..."
Get the Scoop on High-Design Litter Boxes
Unavoidable doesn't have to mean unpleasant; cats and guardians alike will purr over these terrific design solutions for the litter box
"litter box is truly a labor of love. I'm lucky; it basically has its own room, but... into the box. I think of it as a box within a box, and any misses are cleaned very... of the box to let us know it was time to empty the box. I have the Scoop Free Sel... type box. She was close to the box when it went into cleaning mode and it scared... type of box for her. just built kitchen pantry cabinet around litter box by modifiying..."
Building Built-Ins: They're Really Just A Bunch of Boxes
"just big boxes with trim around them, so with a few inexpensive tools, (and a lot of... and use boxes, baskets and other containers to conceal everything.... Love the window bench- brilliant! Custom built-ins concealled this structural column... round window. The childerns' library / study room was organized with full height... Shelf over window Always good to add storage.... around a window. Just bookcases and a box in the middle! Here's a look at the "After"..."
Glass Box Architecture Endures
"Glass Box. It's funny, as I was poking around online to read more about glass box... glass box trend was officially over. This article was from 1962. In the article,... glass box and "go back to the solid mass." He was certainly correct in predicting... glass box architecture has endured and proved that it was much more than a trend... glass box buildings have certainly held their appeal much more successfully than..."