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Decorating 101: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?
"like to window shop or do the search and find like I did when I was younger. So the... my own window treatments, as I have for the last fifty years, but the cost of fabric... a bay window we love and almost no counter space. Hello! great article! I'm a designer... made the window coverings and the fireplace screen is a more recent Craig's list find... all the window treatments. That was pricey but looks so rich and sophisticated. My..."
Bathroom Ideas: Shower Curtain or Shower Doors?
Is glass or a curtain the perfect partner for your shower-bath combo? Here are 5 good reasons for each bathroom solution
"open the window. But someday in my old age, I'm getting a frilly shower curtain! If... coordinating window coverings and towels can change the mood and decor of the bathroom in... out the window at the lake while I'm taking my shower. If I had a curtain, it just... living room windows. See pic: http://findlikebuy.blogspot.com/ One thing important to consider... curtains on windows. Bathrooms are notorious for being built with aural reflective materials..."
Design Surprises Amaze in an Eye-Popping Manhattan Penthouse
Mathematics meets fun in a most unusual 7,000-square-foot space topping a landmark New York City building
"arched windows. Other than that its just too odd for my taste. This look like a... arched windows; much of the project is fit above this tall space, in the steep hip... noting the windows in the roof: arched dormers and smaller circular openings above those... unseen windows. It is confusing yet also exhilarating. After the left turn into the... arched windows facing west, toward the 100-year-old Woolworth Building and the World..."
Roots of Style: Colonial Monterey Sets the Stage for Unique Design
French, Spanish and English features mix in enigmatic Monterey-style architecture. Here's how to recognize this type of home
"doors and windows while others have Spanish tile and rustic wood shutters. It appears... their window and door choices and try to stay as architecturally correct as possible... boxed bay window on the right of the elevation. This was a common window design for several... Casement windows follow the proportion and detail of the French doors. Notice the boxed... boxed bay window and is supported by two inset beams on each end. Note also the varying..."
Design Workshop: Kinetic Architecture
"walls, windows that change aperture based on the amount of light they receive and... door or window situation, but not for my home. These are stunning, absolutely stunning... when a window wall rotates to become a roof. With the window in the fully closed position... of the window mullions, right down to the motor’s being positioned equidistant from... large window. Kinetic walls blur the distinction between building components. Walls..."
Inspired by Place: Bedrooms That Embrace Their Surroundings
"outside the window. In the case of these nine bedrooms, the style is strongly influenced... iling windows and views of our completely private patio with lots of trees beyond... horizontal window, which offers vast views of the Calgary, Alberta, plains. A serene lakeside... bedroom's window. You can almost hear the water lapping on the shore. Worldly urban... out the window. The oversize map of the world is a good reflection of how global the..."
Houzz Tour: Openness Rules in a Warm, Modern Home
Airy and low maintenance, this home is designed to look great throughout fundraising events, kids' get-togethers and everyday family life
"had huge windows where you could sit and gaze out to sea all day long. I longed for... those windows in the kitchen area. The orange and the white in the kitchen. I... door and window volume expressions give a taste of what to expect in the rest of the... and the windows already frame such amazing views," she says.Kitchen: custom, Steve... for the windows — one that gave views from the inside while still maintaining the couple's..."
Houzz Tour: A Portland Bungalow Gets a Major Lift
"neglected; the windows were broken, and it had no curb appeal,” she says. However, when she... The windows and light colors are a brilliant idea, the rest I can live w/o. I admire... original window seat in the dining room inspired the window seat in here. Crafted from... skylights. The window seat cabinets are original to the bungalow. A playful bike theme runs... ouse; window treatments: Bed, Bath & Beyond; sofa: Crate & Barrel; chairs:..."
Houzz Tour: Old World Style Gets an Airy Update
"ceilings, windows and architectural details came Atlanta-based interior designer Sherry... castle windows and the way everything fits around them! extraordinary, well thought... The oval windows, molding and trim bring a castle to mind. Even though I can't see it... the two windows and imitate its contour. The nightstands also were custom made so we'd... comfort. The windows give the feeling of being outdoors, yet the furnishings and decor have..."
Give Your Home a Little Bistro Charm
"over a window or doorway. That's right — inside your home. This type of decorative... in the window molding and the fabric falls from a box cut on a > shape ...tacked into... of the window and top with the awning above. Then add a cute round bistro table and... over the window in the kitchen. The choice of gold color is rich, and the fringe adds... bird and window box makes you feel like you are outdoors. A classic striped awning in..."
‘Wolf Hall’ Style: The Secrets of Tudor Architecture
As American audiences anticipate a new series about the politics of Henry VIII, we explore the elements of his era’s distinctive style
"oriel windows, turrets and wooden entrances. Famous examples of original Tudor... churchy windows and steep exposed roofline interior ceilings seem to invite a spiritual... Large windows featuring the Tudor arch were also particularly popular in aristocratic... Larger windows. Glass was quite expensive during the Tudor period, and therefore large... large windows were a clear display of wealth and status. Nonetheless, the glass itself..."
My Houzz: Clutter-Free Minimalism for a Converted Brick Storefront
"cient windows, creating an ideal clutter-free decorating canvas for Tibbals, an editor... cover windows with some curtains or something Wow, it must be nice to have no stuff... Store; windows: Serious Windows, Heliocentric Tibbals and Fukui worked through several... illed windows. "The space is pretty much flooded with natural light, so we sorta... clerestory window sill. The frosted glass door leads to a patio and a detached two-car..."
My Houzz: Mod Chic for a Midcentury Riverfront Home
White walls and floors set off gorgeous river views and brightly colored furnishings in a 1950s Ohio home
"iling windows facing the river, the house had me at hello," says Courtnay Cousino... ceiling windows the house had me at hello." Love how the house is situated on the hill... on the windows. Sectional sofa: Lennon, American leather; tie rug: Dreamweaver; floor... adorns the window. Kids' chair: Lömsk, Ikea; beanbags: Fatboy Cousino calls the main living... wall of windows pulls in greenery and river views. "I love natural light and don't..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Prewar Condo Units Merge in Manhattan
Add a studio to an existing condo and what do you get? A modern loft-like home with an open feeling and an abundance of light
"south-facing windows, filling those key areas with light and updating the interior design... the huge window (another framed painting?)across from the eating space? Is that the... beneath the window, thanks to Miller's signature brushstroke of sleek, concealed and u... southern window fills the relocated living room with light. Wide-planked, gray-stained... southern window wall, where it gets plenty of light — so much so that motorized solar..."
Warm Up a Sunroom Year-Round
"full of windows in your home? Did you enjoy it during the summer, filling the space... through the windows. If you have numerous windows and not much wall space in between, keep... trimmed windows. Instead, use natural light wood. It works exceptionally well in this... up the windows. A minimal covering, such as a valance, will hide any blinds or shades..."