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22 Merrily Decorated Front Doors by Houzzers
Swathed in greenery and sprinkled with lights, ornaments and wreaths, these entries offer a gracious holiday welcome
"greenery and sprinkled with lights, ornaments and wreaths, these entries offer a gracious... the bell and asked for photos of your holiday front doors, and you answered, posting... front door right now, shoot a picture and post it below. We'd love to see what you... photos, and we've selected 22 entryways to share with you. Take a look here, then check... beautiful and inspiring, and I love antoinettekr's cedar and holly Christmas hug! I put..."
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
"again and again, "How long should full-length drapes be?" People want to know if... heating and air conditioning, when people put up drapes for protection from the elements... light and privacy control. Today, far from hanging an animal pelt over the entry... on both windows and doors. Treat the doors as if they were windows. Mount the rod at... a 72" window and 72" French doors that open to a deck. The doors face east so we..."
Basement of the Week: Surprises Around Every Corner
With a secret door, games galore and walk-out access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement in Minneapolis never fails to entertain
"secret door, games galore and walk-out access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement... warm up and define the vast and sterile space, and to make it more functional. Basement... college, and they wanted a fresh and awe-inspiring place to entertain themselves after... poker, and Frank Lloyd Wright. "When they called me, the owners had just helped... at work and when they had guests over," he says. "The goal was to introduce personality..."
Light-Happy Changes Upgrade a Small Bathroom
Glass block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for a bright new bathroom design
"block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for... disaster, and the electrical system was old and potentially dangerous. Needless to... mother and her 9-year-old daughter moved into their home. For starters, the cracked... water, and the two found that they didn't even use the bathtub. They also feared that... beautiful and functional bathroom. Local builder Bill Fry tackled the project, with help..."
Reinvent It: A Texas Bathroom Says 'Bonjour' to Salvage
Serendipity leads to vintage Parisian swank in this renovated bathroom, starring a French door in place of shower glass
"French door in place of shower glass... dealer and stylist Brad Ross. He and his wife, Tiffany, are inspired by trips abroad... pocket door and the couple's love of Paris inspired the bathroom's vintage Parisian... abroad and love to bring international styles home. They are also pros at scouting vintage... pieces and architectural salvage. During this bathroom's renovation, the high cost... Adan, Eli and Lily. Project: A bathroom renovation in Texas Cost: About $1,500 Time:..."
12 Inspiring Garden Gates
"Behind That Door? Gates Add a Little Enchantment to the Yard... enchantment and curiosity to the landscape and reflecting the homeowners' personality and... function and good looks, and fitting effortlessly into their surroundings.... and style. Highlighted in this ideabook are 12 unique gates, each of them adding... gate, and the white wisteria over the front door. My goal with the wrought iron... elegant and simple. Merci!! Flip, I love you place, just beautiful and inviting...."
Just Passing Through: How to Make Passageways an Experience
Create a real transition between realms and interest along the way with archways, recesses, shelves and more
"realms and interest along the way with archways, recesses, shelves and more... molding and other elements that will maximize the space and make the passageway feel... journey and make sure you are getting every last inch of impact.... books and treasures. The books look as though they are loved and read. Treasures... spin it, and the script letters are so pretty and mysterious. You could use a bible... reference and inspiration. Or maybe you could sneak dumbbell storage in there, and put..."
My Houzz: Harbor Views Enrich a Newfoundland Townhouse
Bigger windows in this brownstone bring in ocean sights, but more features for entertaining are just as much a draw
"igger windows in this brownstone bring in ocean sights, but more features for en... south-facing windows with floor-to-ceiling windows to take advantage of her beautiful ocean... parking and a double garage is hard to come by in downtown St. John's, Newfoundland... floor and customized the layout of the main level, replacing all the unit's rear... before and after pictures... Provides the details in design and style Wow! Everything..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Yellow
"visitors and passersby quite like a vibrant yellow front door. An association with happiness... front door, trim and siding colors.... energy and warmth can make yellow a great choice for the entry to your home. If you... blues and tans. Check out these inspirational images featuring yellow front doors... happier and less serious. We painted our door a bright yellow last year and everyone... the red door we had for 17 years...and I LOVE it! It is so welcoming and makes me..."
Inventive Design: L-Shaped Windows
"e-box windows offer new angle on natural light... part, windows and doors are rectangular openings, either inserted into walls by... unusual window shape can do for a home's interior and exterior design.... architecture and construction, but it is certainly not the only way to articulate openings... angular roof and a door and fireplace below. The deep-set window — open at the corner but... operable, the window next to the door is fixed, and the door itself as the same swing as..."
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... Wide windows can keep a room bright and showcase a gorgeous view, but they can also... There are window treatment options that can showcase your windows, that could flow well... room, and that will not break the budget. Treating windows grouped together or i... purchasing window treatments: What is your goal? Do you need the treatments to be functional..."
13 Ways With Window Valances
"above the window hides the hardware and frames the view in style... picture windows, on functional doors and even above beds. Use a valance alone or combine... touch to windows in every room. A short length of decorative drapery, valances are often... above windows to disguise curtain rods or simply give a space polish. From super... kitchen and dining room windows and my husband wanted to know when I was going to "finish"..."
How to Replace or Revamp Your Garage Doors
Boost curb appeal and maybe even security with new garage doors. Find out cost ranges and other important details here
"appeal and maybe even security with new garage doors. Find out cost ranges and other... garage doors, covering style, cost and more.... garage doors are in poor shape, clash with the style of your home or are just uninspired... 2-car wide door by adding false windows and carriage style hinges and handles. While... folding window doors ($14,000). I bought 6 of these doors and let my carpenter figure... double door. This door required constant adjustments, and wore out springs and garage..."
Architect's Toolbox: The Open Corner Window
"connected and perpendicular to the adjoining wall. Doors and windows are then "cut"... rooms and introduce light and views. In the late 19th century, architects in the... another and from inside to outside. They did this by eliminating the corners and not... rooms and the outside. The result is that the open corner, like the flat roof, has... these windows. They're the perfect way to take in a great view.... it would be so..."
How to Choose the Right Window Shades
Should you roll with rollers or do as the Romans do? This mini guide to choosing window shades can help
"and every imaginable form of natural and synthetic fiber. The less disputed distinction... roll, and the only adjustment for light and view is up or down. Here are some of... like wood and aluminum, shades are made of soft materials, like linen, cotton, silk and... that open and close for light adjustment, whereas shades are constructed in a continuous... ceiling windows and doors and couldn't be happier. They can function as light filtering..."