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2295 window shape Ideabooks
13 Ways to Create an Inviting Eat-In Kitchen
"in all shapes and sizes. Here's how to make them cozy, flexible and fun... combines a window seat, fun throw pillows, classic mid-century Danish chairs, great lighting... has a shape we're more used to seeing on a headboard or a sofa, but here it certainly... iling window may break conventional design rules, but it also provides the perfect..."
Explore Your Garden Personality: The Artist
"wn to shapes, textures and colors? Let your landscape be your canvas... Texture, shapes and movement have become much more interesting to me the last several... vignette. Shapes. The artist’s eye is drawn to shapes. The successful artist knows how... celebrate shapes by employing the technique of juxtaposition. Notice how the disparate... disparate shapes of the boulders, the birch trees and the retaining wall in this garden..."
5 Homes That Won't Box You In
Unexpected architectural shapes outside create unique spaces inside these homes that respond strongly to their sites
Houzz Tour: Zen-Like Compound in California
With a moss-covered boulder centering the site, three structures converge in a U shape and a feeling of serenity
"in a U shape and a feeling of serenity... is a U-shaped plan, made up of three rectangular buildings about a courtyard. In this... the U-shaped plan abundantly clear. Though bathed in a snowstorm, the exterior walkways... large window on the right links this courtyard to an indoor pool adjacent to the..."
Guest Picks: Bamboo for Everyone
Thank smooth lines, scads of shapes and a renewable nature for bamboo's newfound popularity in homes of all styles
"scads of shapes and a renewable nature for bamboo's newfound popularity in homes of... Quirky shapes and a rainbow of colors — what could be more appealing? And finally... organic shape and the way it filters the light to create a warm glow. I just love this... lots of windows. I like using these bamboo plates at picnics and barbecues as a more..."
Organic Forms: Nature's Symbols in Home Décor
11 Kids' Beds Built in Dreamland
Encourage kids' journeys to a world of imagination with beds shaped like racecars, boats, a royal nook and much more
Spring Style: Fresh-Cut Flowers for Every Room
Graceful, lively or dramatic, fresh flowers make rooms of every shape, size and style that much lovelier
How Low Should Your Drapes Go?
Hover, brush the floor or pool like Scarlett O'Hara's tears — we give you the lowdown on curtain length options
"prevent window treatments from funneling the heated air into the window space instead... awing windows look silly at a cafe length only a bit longer than the windows themselves... beneath the windows. For the high awning windows, I'd have to replace all the crank mechanisms... so many windows. And for the fabulous 10-ft plate-glass picture window, I'd have to... of the window and the door. The window is 18" from the ceiling and the door 28" from..."
Embellishing Tricks for Cost-Effective Custom Curtains
Get curtains that look high end — even if you don't sew — with just a little trim here or a little banding there
"photos of windows with window treatments. http://www.interiordesigngreensboro.com/search... $650 per window and for 3 windows over 1500 dollars. No where in my right mind could... guess your window treatment cost less than a family meal at McDonalds. I've made curtains... for the window treatments. I forgot what a GREAT product it was. I've used sheets... com/search?q=window+treatments I haven't found a way to avoid the use of clamps (as shown..."
Go for a Greenhouse Effect With an Exotic Conservatory
Cultivate a rarified hothouse feel with or without all-glass walls; these inspiration photos and product picks show you how
"those windows! Maybe a stupid question... but what side of the house do you put a... operable windows at the top to allow the rising heat to escape. Good question about... cross-shaped (one horizontal arm of the cross is set back, 'higher' than the other... wing has windows on three sides of each room (lovely light) and there are in effect... The windows are cleaned by someone with a cherry picker. I LOVE the birdcage chandelier..."
Sliding Walls Bring the Outside In
"large windows and a standard aluminum frame sliding door leading to the deck. A sliding... major window design issue. I have 20 feet of wall with a spectacular view that I... screens? A window supplier/manufacturer would also be nice to know. April, thank you for... an odd shaped lowered projection of the living room so no walls to retract into. The... humbs/Window-Wall---Glass-Wall-Ideas For those of you looking for solid sliding panels..."
Decorating With Antiques: Luxurious Linens
Bring quality, comfort and a sense of old-world romance to your rooms with vintage tablecloths, sheets, napkins and more
"small windows. See Lovelyoldlinens on Etsy. LINENS! Oh, my heart skipped a beat... different shaped woven baskets. At one time I had baskets hanging in front of the curtains... on the windows, upholstery, decorative pillow and even the throw — all work together... used on windows, antique linens bring another layer of texture to a room. Here vintage... linens at a window (or, like here, in a doorway) add great charm. I find it harder nowadays..."
22 Divine Draperies That Indulge and Delight
"of the window to keep the look from feeling scrawny. Notice that there is a lot of... fit the window perfectly. Nothing here is dangling 5 inches above the floor. 2. Beautiful... bedroom windows/blinds are begging for a softening with fabric. They are at opposite... wall. (windows are about 5.5' x 3') Any ideas? Even the simplest curtain benefits... custom window treatment absolutely elevates a room. One tip: one way to do a really..."
Pick the Right Drapery Top for Your Room's Style
From rod pockets to goblet pleats, the headings of your curtains speak volumes about your attention to detail
"all soft window treatments look the same, take a closer look at the top of each. The... heading of a window treatment can demonstrate a room or homeowner's individual style — sometimes... that no window has a sill less than 18" from the floor, so when I make curtains they'll... :) Two windows in my office are 12" from the floor and the sill is right at eye level... on the window sill. A sill my husband used formica on to keep from getting ruined..."